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Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Caldwell, William E., 1890-
Dates:
1914 - 1969
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0971
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Primarily printed materials relating to power plants and boilers in the city of New York: articles and reprints, technical journals, trade literature, notes, reports, charts, and graphs, and test data; also publications containing descriptions and specifications on individual power stations in New York.

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Creators:
Maxim, Hiram H.
Dates:
1890-1916
bulk 1890-1894, 1912
Size:
1.09 Cubic feet ((1 records center box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0031
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains material by or about Maxim. The bulk of the collection consists of published works, but does include an unpublished paper about Maxim's aeronautical experiments and a collection of newclippings regarding Maxim's life. This accession includes the following five books: Li Hung Chang's Scrapbook by Sir Maxim, 1913; The Life an...

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Creators:
Fanning, Michael
Dates:
1983-2003
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1255
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents through correspondence, marketing materials, patent materials, photographs, and newspaper clippings, the development of T-Net, a sport that combines electronic game technology with a diamond-shaped court the length of a tennis court and "invisible" nets created by inventor Michael Fanning.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1979, 1986
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-120
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of 16mm film and 1" videotape documenting the 1979 production, "Thomas A. Edison and His Amazing Invention Factories," a companion film to the exhibition, "Edison: Lighting a Revolution." The 28 minute film was a biography featuring the invention of electric light and the founding of research labs. The film won the ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1979
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-134
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consists of film and sound elements for the film, "Thomas Edison and His Amazing Invention Factory." This 28 minute film was made in 1979 to accompany the exhibition, "Edison: Lighting a Revolution" at the National Museum of History and Technology. The film was a biographical piece featuring the invention of electric light a...

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Chapman, John W. (John Wight), 1858-1939
Dates:
undated
Size:
108 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1279
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Texts with interlinear and free translations. Contents: 1. The Crow's disappointment 5 and 3 pages. 8 pages. 2. The little hawk 2 and 2 pages. 4 pages. 3. How the fox became red 2 and 1 pages. 3 pages. 4. The origin of animals that dive, and of aquatic birds 7 and 3 pages. 10 pages. 5. The sun and the moon 7 and 3 pages. 10 pages. 6. The Wolverine ...

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Creators:
Peiperl, Adam, 1935-
Dates:
1968-2007
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.peipadam
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, photographs, loan agreements, printed material, and miscellany relating to Adam Peiperl's career as a kinetic artist.

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Samuel Yellin Metalworkers
Dates:
1909-1944
Size:
13 Linear feet ((on 12 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.samuyell
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Alphabetical and location indexes of commissions; photographs of commissions, Samuel Yellin and the shop; correspondence and commendations from architects, 1909-1923; photograph albums; and ca. 4,000 drawings and sketches of designs.

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Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867
Dates:
1821-1869
Size:
3.47 cu. ft. (5 document boxes) (3 half document boxes) (2 microfilm reels) (6 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7053
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of the papers of Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867) relating to his study of European education, magnetic and meteorological observations at Girard College, his appointment as Superintendent of the United States Coast Survey, his professional discourse with other scientists on a broad range of topics, his own res...

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Creators:
Welsbach, Carl Auer von, Baron
Forscher, Frederick
Dates:
1890.
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0438
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Letter, written by Carl Auer Von Welsbach to the Austrian Gas and Electric Company, February 23, 1890. It records his sale to that utility of the gaslight mantle he invented.

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