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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Central Engineering Department
Dates:
1978-1996
Size:
73 cu. ft. (73 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-063
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of contract files dealing with the research, development, and construction of the Advanced X-Ray Astrophysics Facility (AXAF), now known as the Chandra X-Ray Observatory; and its components; the High Resolution Camera (HRC); the Advanced CCD Imaging Spectrometer (ACIS); and its two transmission grating spectrometers, ...

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Creators:
Whitehead, Donald R., 1938-1990
Dates:
1972-1990
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7404
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers document Whitehead's career at the SEL and his research on weevils. They include correspondence and memoranda concerning the identification of specimens, publication of research papers, review of grant proposals and manuscripts, and SEL administration; notes, lists, and related research materials; and personnel records.

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Creators:
Eisler Engineering Company.
Dates:
(bulk 1920-1950s)
1885 - 1988
Size:
30 Cubic feet (49 boxes, 25 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0734
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records document Charles Eisler, a Hungarian immigrant who was a skilled mechanic and engineer and his company, Eisler Engineering Company of Newark, New Jersey, which manufactured equipment for producing electric lamps, television and radio tubes, welding equipment and laboratory equipment.

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Creators:
Muller, Robert O., 1911-2003
Dates:
1930-1997
Size:
7.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A2003.14
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Personal papers of Robert O. Muller, a Connecticut-based art dealer and collector who, over the course of seventy years, assembled one of the world's finest collections of Japanese prints from the late 1860s through the 1940s. The papers include Muller's correspondence relating to Japanese art, files relating to his and his wife's 1940 honeymoon in Japan during which he forged many contacts with Japanese artists and art dealers and purchased thousands of prints, subject files, catalogs, business transactions, magazine and newspaper clippings, photographs, and notes and drafts for a planned book.

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Creators:
Gordon, Mackenzie,1913-
Dates:
1913-1992
Size:
16 cu. ft. (16 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-078
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection documents Gordon's paleontological research; his service with the USGS, including field work; and his professional activities. Included is correspondence and memoranda arranged chronologically, alphabetically, and by subject; reports on fossils sent to Gordon for identification; subject/project files concerning field work, ...

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Creators:
Downs, Darian
Hall, Joseph Underwood Jr.
Dates:
undated
undated
Size:
3 Cubic feet (12 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1317
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection primarily documents the personal life and medical career of Joseph Underwood Hall Jr. Hall was among the first to use the new X-ray technology and built his own X-ray machine.

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Creators:
Washburn, Wilcomb E
Dates:
1955-1977
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession T91026
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers document Wilcomb E. Washburn's professional career. Materials include correspondence, appointment books, files concerning Washburn's activities on the American Revolution Bicentennial Commission and research on bicycles, and other papers documenting his professional activities.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center
Dates:
1980-2005
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-035
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the planning and development of the Smithsonian Information Center (SIC) in the Smithsonian Institution Building. The SIC, which opened on November 15, 1989, served as the primary visitors' center for the Institution. Many of the files document the SIC's interactive and audiovisual components. ...

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Creators:
Coors Brewing Company
Valdes Zacky, Dolores
Dates:
1955 - 1999
Size:
2 Cubic feet (2 boxes, 3 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1394
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the work of Dolores Valdes-Zacky and her advertising firm Valdes-Zacky Associates, who specialize in the Hispanic consumer market.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History.
Dates:
circa 1983-1994 and undated
Size:
27 cu. ft. (27 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-002
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the planning, development, and installation of American Encounters, a permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History (NMAH) commemorating the Columbus Quincentenary. The exhibition opened in 1992. The records primarily include the correspondence, memoranda, and research fil...

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