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Creators:
Becker, Leonard, ?-1985
Physical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).
Dates:
1976
Size:
2 Cubic feet (1 box , 5 audiocassete tapes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0248
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Leonard Becker was a major participant in the development and marketing of Vinyl plastic.

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Creators:
Howard, William A.
Dates:
April 15, 1946-January 1, 1979.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0738
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of one pictorial album of 180 pages of black and white photographs and text documenting the National Broadcasting Company's (NBC) Engineering Department. The album was created by William A. Howard, a retired senior staff engineer at NBC. Mr. Howard collected original photographs from the NBC files in New York and Hollywood and...

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Creators:
Merker, Walter H., Jr.
PCC and St. L Railroad
Dates:
1925-1928
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1079
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of photographic prints of railroad construction in Pierron, St. Jacob, and Collinsville, Illinois, from 1925-1927.

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Creators:
Halkett, James Nicol, 1895-1953
Dates:
1924-1951
Size:
2 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1455
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the life and work of engineer and inventor James Nicol Halkett.

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Creators:
Hoefler, Don C.
Information Technology and Communications, Div. of (NMAH, SI).
Schreiner, Robert J.
Dates:
1975-1987.
Size:
2 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0884
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of the weekly newsletter "Don C. Hoefler's Microelectronic News," covering developments in the world of corporate microelectronics. Most issues include "Manager's Case Book," a two-page editorial on various business and economics topics by Hoefler.

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Creators:
Anderson, John R.
Dates:
1920s-1986
Size:
2 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1401
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains guidebooks issued to Cadillac salesmen containing images of vehicles, and data on the specifications, options and features of the 1963, 1966, 1968, and 1970-1978 vehicles. Many of the books contain upholstery samples from which buyers could choose. Also: 1920s print advertisements for luxury vehicles, including Cadillac, Pac...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1998-2009
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-116
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials created and maintained by Kathryn B. Lindeman, Director of Publications, who along with Director of Communications, David J. Umansky, were responsible for the implementation and coordination of the Smithsonian Institution's visual identity program and its systems of logos. Materials include correspondence, ...

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Creators:
DuPont (E. I.) de Nemours & Company
Dates:
1939-1977
Size:
1 Cubic foot (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0007
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Promotional booklets and pamphlets, 1940-1963, regarding nylon; catalogues on the industrial use of nylon; 25th anniversary book on nylon; photographs, and a variety of other documents. Includes memo to DuPont employees concerning the company's wartime involvement in the development of the atomic bomb.

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Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Guha, Subhendu
Dates:
1998
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0668
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains original, master, and reference videos documentingSubhendu Guha, inventor of the solar shingle.

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Creators:
Zane, Michael Stuart, III
Kryptonite Lock Company
Zane, Elizabeth
Dates:
1972 - 2003
Size:
5.6 Cubic feet (; 15 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0840
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Massachusetts entrepreneur Michael Zane purchased a bicycle lock design and its trade name, 'Kryptonite lock," in 1972. Working with members of his family, Zane developed the Kryptonite Corporation. The records consist of audio-visual materials, correspondence, design drawings, photographs, testing records, patent information, sales reports, product information, advertisements, clippings, periodicals, legal documents, and research files.

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