Query: National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
Melvin Kranzberg Papers
Creators:
Kranzberg, Melvin, Dr., 1917-1995
Dates:
1934 - 1988
Size:
140 Cubic feet (433 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0266
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Personal papers of Dr. Kranzberg from his undergraduate years at Amherst College through his professional career. Collection documents his involvement with development of the new field of history of technology and his role as principal founder of the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT); work as consultant and advisor to domestic and international agencies, colleges, and universities; personal affiliations, lectureships, publications; and teaching and administrative activities for more than 40 years as a college professor.

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Robert Ledley Papers
Creators:
Ledley, Robert S.
National Biomedical Research Foundation. Georgetown University
Dates:
1972-1990
Size:
3 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1135
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Robert Ledley Papers document the development of the first whole-body diagnostic imaging system, the Automatic Computerized Transverse Axial (ACTA) X-ray Scanner by Ledley in 1973. Also included is material relating to Ledley's company, Digital Science Information Corporation (DISCO), as well as the public and medical communities' reactions to the scanner.

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Exhibition Records
Dates:
1965-1986
Size:
1.03 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Accession 20-127
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of exhibition records created and maintained by Associate Curator and Curator, Uta C. Merzbach. The materials document the research, design, and execution of exhibitions at the National Museum of American History, primarily in the field of mathematics. Exhibitions covered include 1876: A Centennial Exhibition, the Hall of Physical …

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in Accession 20-127 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
Subject Files
Dates:
circa 1991-1994
Size:
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-010
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records primarily document administrative activities of the National Museum of American History (NMAH) concerning NMAH departments, divisions, exhibitions, and special programs. Directors represented include Roger G. Kennedy (1979-1992), and Spencer R. Crew (Acting Director, 1992-1994; Director, 1994-2001). Materials include records pertaining to the First Ladies Gowns, Duke Ellington Collection, Women in Museums …

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in Accession 99-010 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
Records
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Armed Forces History
Dates:
1926-1930, 1954-1988
Size:
10.5 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 383
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include correspondence and memoranda documenting research activities, planning exhibitions for the Hall of Naval History, construction of ship models such as the USS Constitution, arrangements for acquiring the gunboat Philadelphia, studies of the submarine Nautilus and the Sperry Gyro-compass, presentation in 1965 of Sir Francis Drake's Cadiz Letter to …

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in Record Unit 383 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
MS 4695 Minor Archaeological Papers by W. H. Holmes
Creators:
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942
Dates:
1872-1920 assembled May 7th, 1932."
Size:
24 Items (Approximately papers Approximately 24 papers)
260 Items (Approximately pages Approximately 260 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4695
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Story of the Human Race. Notes for Lecture. 1916. (Sketches Nos. I and IX Missing) 2. Bearing of Archeological Evidence on the Place of Origin and on the Question of the Unity or Plurality of the American Race. 1912. 3. Art in Stone. Lithic Art in History. 4. Stone Age Among Eastern and Northern …

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Women in Industry Photographs and Advertisements
Dates:
1890-1979
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1446
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of photographs and advertisements related to women working in industry dating from 1890 to 1948.

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Computer World Smithsonian Awards
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Computerworld Magazine.
Dates:
1989-2000
Size:
145 Cubic feet (341 document boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0425
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents an awards program established in 1989 as a partnership between Computerworld Magazine and the Smithsonian Institution. The Computer World Smithsonian Awards (CWSA) brought together the Chairmen of Chief Executive Officers of the world's foremost information technology companies with the world's leading universities, libraries and research institutions to document a revolution in progress—the global information technology revolution. The program identified men, women, organizations and institutions leading the technology revolution and asked them to contribute case studies. Collection consists of case studies which include questionnaires, essays, oral histories, conference proceedings, publications, video tapes, photographs, slides, software, and product samples about each project.

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in NMAH.AC.0425 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
Records
Dates:
1899-1947
Size:
15.12 cu. ft. (14 document boxes) (14 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 223
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records, for the most part, document the history of the collection of the United States National Herbarium (USNH), United States National Museum, Division of Plants, while William Ralph Maxon was aid, assistant curator, associate curator, and curator of the USNH, Division of Plants (1899-1946). This material includes loose incoming and …

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in Record Unit 223 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
Nicholas C. Mandragos Papers
Creators:
Mandragos, Nicholas C., 1896- (engineer)
Mandragos, Frieda
Dates:
1905-1964, undated
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0484
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers of immigrant engineer Nicholas C. Mandragos.

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