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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division
Dates:
1992-1998
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-079
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials created and maintained by David H. DeVorkin, Senior Curator, documenting the video "Pathways to the Skies" produced by the National Air and Space Museum for Project SMART. Project SMART was led by George R. Carruthers, Physicist, to encourage minority youths to become interested in science, math, and techno...

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Division of Mineralogy and Petrology
Dates:
1932-1963
Size:
5 cu. ft. (10 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 268
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists primarily of Edward P. Henderson's official correspondence files as associate curator of the Division of Mineralogy and Petrology. A smaller amount of files were created by Roy S. Clarke, Jr., who was appointed chemist in the Division of Mineralogy and Petrology in 1957. Correspondence before 1942 was carried out ...

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Creators:
Cooper, G. Arthur (Gustav Arthur), 1902-2000 interviewee
Dates:
1984
Size:
6 audiotapes (reference copies). 10 digital .mp3 files (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9524
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 Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.
Dates:
Ongoing
Size:
175 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1183.B
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Technical Reference Files comprise an artificial collection that currently contains 1,900 cubic feet of aviation and space related materials, organized in 22 subject series. File materials include photographs, press releases, clippings, correspondence, reports, and brochures, on individuals, organizations, events, and objects.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Sciences
Dates:
circa 1990-1993
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-042
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

A greater part of these records document the administrative activities of Ross B. Simons as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science, but these records also include some material from when he served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research (1988-1992). They consist mostly of correspondence and memoranda pertaining to science programs ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Editorial and Publications Division
Dates:
1847-1966
Size:
7.38 linear meters.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 83
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records represent most of the activities of the Editorial and Publications Division. Included are a range of fiscal and administrative records pertaining to Smithsonian publications, especially correspondence with United States National Museum publications authors and background records for Annual Reports; news releases and news clipping...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, International Exchange Service
Dates:
1989-1992
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-038
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence, invoices, shipping receipts, and related materials concerning the exchange of books among international and national organizations, societies, institutions and universities. The International Exchange Service was phased out in 1992. Related records exist in Record Units 502 and 509.

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Physical Sciences
Dates:
1956-1976
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (7 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 293
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of public inquiries about scientific instruments; layout plans, scripts, and photographs for exhibitions; proposals for the Hall of Physics, Mathematics, and Astronomy in MHT; general correspondence with domestic and foreign science museums, universities, manufacturers and collectors of scientific instruments, and profess...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum, Daedalus Human Powered Aircraft Project
Dates:
circa 1984-1988
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-023
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials related to the Daedalus Project, a program to develop a human-powered aircraft, sponsored in part by the Smithsonian Institution. Included are magazines, photocopies, reports, photographs and correspondence.

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Dates:
1987-1990
Size:
files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9536
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical r...

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