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History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Ogden, Darius
Robbins, Lawrence
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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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Creators:
Miller, Stephen Robeson
Dates:
1972-1973
Size:
10 Photographic prints (col., 3 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in.)
1 Photographic print (b&w)
Collection ID:
AAA.millster
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Color photos taken by Stephen Robeson Miller, including 2 of Alexander Calder's sculpture and home, Roxbury, Conn.; 2 of sculpture by Marino Marini and Calder on the lawn at the home of James Thrall Soby, and an interior view of Naum Gabo's house, Middlebury, Ct. showing work by Gabo and Yves Tanguay. The collection also includes photos taken by Po...

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Claflin, Agnes Rindge, 1900-1977
Dates:
1936-circa 1970s
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.clafagne
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of arts administrator, collector, and educator Agnes Rindge Claflin concerning Alexander Calder measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1936-circa 1970s. Included are five letters, two of which are illustrated, and one postcard from Alexander Calder to Claflin; two handwritten manuscripts by Calder, one untitled and "A Propos of Measuring a Mobile," 1943; an invitation to a Calder exhibition at Galerie Maeght, Paris, 1952; and 14 photographs of Calder, of Calder and Claflin in Calder's studio, of Calder's art work, and of a Calder exhibition installation at Vassar Art Gallery, 1942. Transcriptions of three of the letters and both manuscripts are also included.

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von Meister, F.W. "Willy,", 1903-1978
Dates:
1925-1969
bulk 1934-1937
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (6 folders)
Collection ID:
NASM.1996.0002
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material relating to Friedrich Wilhelm. "Willy" von Meister and his activities with the airship industries of Germany and the United States.

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Public Information Office
Dates:
1971-1985
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 87-049
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of general correspondence and memoranda with advertising agencies, corporations, Smithsonian staff, and television and radio stations concerning announcements and public service notices of museum events and activities; memoranda with staff concerning museum contributions to Smithsonian publications; press releases; ...

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Taylor, Frank A. (Frank Augustus), 1903-2007
Dates:
1835-2003
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-009
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Frank A. Taylor (1903-2007) was a Curator of Engineering and Industries and an administrator at the Smithsonian. He was born in 1903 in Washington, D.C., where he grew up. Taylor began his career at the Smithsonian in 1922 as a Laboratory Apprentice in the Division of Mechanical Technology of the United States National Museum (USNM). After ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1994
Size:
26 cu. ft. (26 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-071
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Secretary Robert McCormick Adams' administrative files for 1994. Listings in bold and capital letters indicate both the topic of folder contents and major subheadings from the Secretary's Office file plan.

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Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Reed, Samuel E., 1872-1964
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Dates:
1947-1964.
Size:
3 Cubic feet (9 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1001
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scrapbooks kept by Reedand by his wife, Grace Fillmore Reed, after his death) on the subject of bridges. Contents of the scrapbooks vary, and include postcards, photographs with detailed captions, stickers, articles, and clippings. One set of scrapbooks relates to covered bridges, another set relates to all other types of bridges. The scrapbooks ar...

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Creators:
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Office of the Director
Dates:
1959-1999
Size:
20.58 cu. ft. (20 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-295
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Ben Read, Director, 1969-1973; James Billington, Director, 1973-1987; and Charles Blitzer, Director, 1988-1997. Materials include correspondence, program files, Board of Trustees member files, budget information, records documenting the legislative establishment of the center and the...

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Creators:
Chapman, Dean R., 1922-1995
Dates:
circa 1960-1976
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes; 1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-100
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Dean R. Chapman (1922-1995) was an authority on tektites (enigmatic natural glass objects that are found in certain regions of both the Earth's land surfaces and in its deep sea sediments. Tektites have historically been collected along with meteorites). He spent most of his career as an aerodynamicist at the National Aeronautics and Spac...

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