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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Electricity and Modern Physics
Dates:
1932, 1983
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-123
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of three phonograph records documenting the WMAL radio broadcast "Wonders of the National Museum," which aired on 16 August 1932. The broadcast features WMAL broadcaster Ted Church and was the second of three segments for the Columbia Broadcasting System program "Odd Spots of Washington, D.C." Church takes listeners ...

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Dates:
1922-1971
Size:
3 cu. ft. (6 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 246
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records contain annual reports of the Department and its predecessors, 1922-1970, including curators' and divisional reports, statistics on specimens and accessions, and publications lists; plans of operations, 1927-1951, 1953-1966; and requisitions for purchase of specimens, 1964-1971. Also included are reports to the Department on acti...

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Creators:
Smith, Loretta Thomsen (collector)
Dates:
1900-1970.
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0147
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two scrapbooks containing postcards, stamps, and hand-written information about various states of the United States. The initial pages in volume 1 contain information about the early history of postcards in Europe and the United States.

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Creators:
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Dates:
1959 - 1960
Size:
1.67 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0522
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Documentary materials relating to the construction and operation of the 80-inch hydrogen bubble chamber at Brookhaven National Laboratory: a 16mm film of the construction of the bubble chamber; 6 reels of audiotapes from the operation of the bubble chamber, 8 rolls of 70mm film of particle tracks; 3 rolls of 35mm film of particle tracks; a log book...

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Dates:
1992, 1994-1995
Size:
15 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9586
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
Ogden, Darius
Robbins, Lawrence
Dates:
1916-1917.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0995
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Black-and-white photoprints of mills, taken ca. 1916-1917, some captioned in shorthand; a notebook, also in shorthand; two postcards of mills; a typescript essay entitled "On the Hunting of Old Mills"; and maps, presumably used to find the mills. Of those captioned, most of the mills in the captioned photographs are in Maryland and Virginia.

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Dates:
1968-1979 and undated, some from 1954, 1961-1964
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 331
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The records of the Department of Cultural History contain a variety of document types. These range from correspondence, memoranda, reports, proposals, minutes of meetings, and manuscripts of papers and lectures, to photographs and printed documents such as brochures or journal articles. The records relate to administrative topics such as perso...

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Creators:
Schultz, Leonard P. (Leonard Peter), 1901-1986, interviewee
Dates:
1976
Size:
3 audiotapes (Reference copies). 6 digital .mp3 files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9510
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Postal History
Dates:
1960, 1969-1974
Size:
2.03 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-134
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession primarily consists of audiotape recordings of the radio series Philatelic Dialogue, later known as Philatelic Conversations, whereby individuals important in philatelics were interviewed. Among those interviewed include Carl H. Scheele, David Lidman, and Stevan Dohanos. Also included are drawings of an Abbott-Downing Company ...

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Graphic Arts and Photography
Dates:
1882-1969
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 206
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of correspondence, accession lists, blueprints for the Hall of Graphic Arts, historical information about the Division, annual reports, staff lecture notes and papers, materials pertaining to The Printing Ink exhibition, biographies of important contributors in the field of printing technology, exhibition labels and ...

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