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Creators:
Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906
Dates:
1891-1914
bulk 1891-1900
Size:
24.28 Cubic feet (64 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0494
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes information about Samuel P. Langley and his colleagues, as well as documentation of Langley's work. The collection includes biographies of Langley and his assistant Charles Manly, newspaper clippings, correspondence, manuscripts regarding Langley's aircraft, photographs and drawings, work requisitions for the Aerodromes, a sketchbook, specifications and measurements for Langley's experiments, the Langley Memoirs on Mechanical Flight and the Langley "Waste Books."

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Creators:
Cornell, Joseph
Dates:
1750-1980, bulk 1930-1972
Size:
196.8 Linear feet
186 nitrate negatives
Collection ID:
SAAM.JCSC.1
Repository:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center

The Joseph Cornell Study Center collection measures 196.8 linear feet and dates from 1750 to 1980, with the bulk of the material dating from 1930 to 1972. Documenting the artistic career and personal life of assemblage artist Joseph Cornell (1903-1972), the collection is primarily made up of two- and three-dimensional source material, the contents of the artists' studio, his record album collection, and his book collection and personal library. The collection also includes diaries and notes, financial and estate papers, exhibition materials, collected artifacts and ephemera, photographs, correspondence, and the papers of Robert Cornell (1910-1965) and Helen Storms Cornell (1882-1966), the artist's brother and mother.

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National Museum of the American Indian. Office of External Affairs. Member Services Department
Dates:
1993-2004
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-212
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the National Museum of the American Indian direct mail program, contracted out to Lautman and Company. Materials include direct mail membership and renewal samples; calendars; year-end reports; postcards; newsletters; and other mailing samples.

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Office of the Registrar
Dates:
1984-1999
Size:
18 cu. ft. (18 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-123
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting incoming loans for Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum exhibitions. Materials include condition reports, correspondence, loan agreements, color object photographs, object lists, shipping information, photocopies of images, catalogs, and contracts. A small portion of the records also document ...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Work and Industry
Dates:
2014
Size:
0.69 cu. ft. (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-184
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting the design of the exhibition Hear My Voice: Alexander Graham Bell and the Origins of Recorded Sound at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). Materials consists of drawings, floor plans, and other related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Creators:
American Ornithologists' Union
Dates:
2007-2015
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-147
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records from the American Ornithologists' Union (AOU). Materials include correspondence; meeting minutes and agenda; conference programs and abstracts; reports; "The Auklet;" photographs; and information requests. Some materials are in electronic format.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Libraries. Office of the Director
Dates:
2011-2013
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-324
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the meetings of the Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL) Advisory Board. Materials include agendas, minutes, handbooks, notes, member lists, reports, by-laws, informational materials, brochures, presentations, and related materials.

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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:
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:
Magellan GPS
Dates:
1978-2005
bulk 1986-1998
Size:
12 Cubic feet (14 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1214
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Magellan Systems Corporation Records document various aspects of the development of several different Magellan GPS devices through engineering, research, design, manufacturing, and marketing records. Magellan Systems Corporation introduced the first hand-held differential GPS product and the conpany's focus was on research, product engineering, and design activities for GPS receivers. The collection includes correspondence and internal company reports and memoranda; design drawings; research notes; engineering notebooks, technical notes, schematics; photographs, slides and negatives; video and audiocassettes; advertisements; product literature, magazine articles and newspaper clippings; press releases; and user guides and manuals.

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