National Company (NATCO) Atomic Clocks Records
NATCO, Inc. (National Company, Inc.)
The records document the development of the first commercial atomic clocks by the National Company, Inc., (NATCO) of Malden, Massachusetts, a company known for producing specialized electronic equipment. The records include blueprints, technical drawings and schematics, technical and research reports, instruction manuals, photographs, and marketing materials.
Mergenthaler Linotype Company Records
These records document primarily the history of typeface development at the Mergenthaler Linotype Company of Baltimore, Maryland. The company supplied most of the typesetting machines used in the printing industry, both in America and worldwide. As changing technology ended the usefulness of the linotype machine the company pioneered new computer-driven, photo typesetting machines.
Iowa Button Industry Collection
American Pearl Button Company.
Claus Schmarje Button Company.
Barry Manufacturing Company.
Collection documents the manufacture of both freshwater pearl and plastic buttons in Muscatine, Iowa, including at least 12 different companies from primarily 1925 to the 1960s.
Myron Lecar Papers
Myron "Mike" Lecar was born on April 10, 1930 in Brooklyn, New York. He received an S.B. in industrial engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1951 and an M.S. in industrial engineering from Case Institute of Technology in 1953. From 1954 to 1958, Lecar served as an officer in the U. S. Navy, developing …
This record unit documents the work of the assistant secretary for Museum Programs. The office directed the operations of the Conservation Analytical Laboratory, Office of Exhibits Central, Office of the Registrar, the Smithsonian Institution Archives, Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, and the Institution's functions under the National Museum Act of …
Horatio Allen Papers
The collection documents civil engineer Horatio Allen's work with the Croton Aqueduct Board in New York, and with the New York Bridge Company.
United States Navy YEZ-2A Airship Program Collection
This collection consists of material relating to the United States Navy YEZ-2A Airship Program.
William G. Elliott Spectra-Span Records
Elliott Laboratories (Andover, Massachusetts)
Elliott, William G., 1932-2014
The collection documents Elliott's work in developing the SpectraSpan Spectrometer and related technologies including the use of echelle gratings and argon plasmas with the spectrometer. It also documents his companies, SpectraMetrics, and Elliott Laboratories. The collection contains correspondence; photographs, including lantern slides; business and financial records; writings; laboratory notes; internal …
Curtiss Falcon Lindbergh Special and Curtiss XF8C-4 Helldiver Maintenance Records [Wehler]
Henry Wehler (1899-1961) was an employee of the Assembly Department at the Garden City, New York Curtiss-Wright Corporation factory. During his time there, he worked on repairs to the Curtiss Falcon Lindbergh Special and was also the lead on the assembly of the Curtiss XF8C-4 Helldiver. This collection consists of correspondence relating to Henry Wehler's work.
Pepsi-Cola Advertising Collection
The collection consists largely of print ads, signs, decals and other marketing and promotional materials. Virtually all of the print ads are for the U.S. audience. The period since World War II is more fully documented than the earlier period, although there are some advertisements from the 1930s and earlier. Most …