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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society
Dates:
1942-2001
Size:
16 cu. ft. (16 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-276
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the planning, development, and installation of Science in American Life, a major permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). This exhibition demonstrates how science has changed the way Americans have lived over the past 125 years. Opening on April 27, 1994, Sci...

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medicine and Science
Gray Panthers
Dates:
1981-1983
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1354
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Printed materials issued by the senior citizen advocacy group, the Gray Panthers. including press releases, meeting minutes, newsletters, flyers, brochures, and other papers.

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Swarthmore College. Sproul Observatory (Swarthmore, Pennsylvania: 1916)
Gaustad, John E. (Director, Sproul Observatory)
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
Dates:
1916-1975
Size:
1 Boxe
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0251
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection of group portraits donated by Sproul Observatory. Group portraits include participants at American Astronomical Society and I.A.U. [International Astronomical Union] meetings, as well as several other taken at Johns Hopkins University, Swarthmore College, and an autographed photo of Roy W. Delaplaine at a 24-inch refractor telescope.The photographs were accumulated in the files of the Sproul Observatory, Swarthmore College, over a period of years. They form a visual record of astronomers and attendees at astronomical meetings from 1916 to 1975.

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Kronenberg, Max, 1894-
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
Dates:
1954-1971
Size:
1.3 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0813
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection includes technical reports containing laboratory notes, charts, graphs, drawings, and diagrams relating to Kroenberg's career as a researcher and analyst in the field of machining of metals from the 1920s to the 1960s. The papers are in English, in Kronenberg's native German as well as in French, Russian and Spanish. They relate t...

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
Kemmer, Frank
Dates:
1916-1917
Size:
0.33 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1041
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photograph album showing all aspects of construction of the Narrows Dam on the Yadkin River in North Carolina.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Science, Medicine, and Society
Kisch, Bruno Z., 1890-1966
Dates:
1904-1968.
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (11 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0835
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of materials from the professional life of Dr. Bruno Z. Kisch.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical Sciences
Wolver, Anita Tuohy
Tuohy, Kevin M., 1921-1968 (optometrist, inventor)
Dates:
1897-1959
Size:
1.2 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0317
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Technical information on contact lenses, including manuals, brochures, etc. from Solex Laboratories, and articles from professional journals and other publications. Numerous photographs, including a set of color prints, illustrate techniques of fitting, inserting, and removing contact lens. Medical problems, legal cases involving patent infringemen...

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Koenig, Eldo C.
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Information, Technology and Society
Dates:
1950-1969.
Size:
0.12 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0650
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers representing Koenig's research on early personal computers. Includes photographs, articles, laboratory reports, Koenig's students' research, writings and illustrations and diagrams on hardware and software.

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Deskey, Donald, 1894-
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Science, Medicine, and Society
Procter & Gamble Company
Dates:
1940s-1970s.
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0836
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of flat-folded product packages for soap and detergent. Some of the packages were designed by industrial designer Donald Deskey.

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Education and Public Programs, Department of (NMAH, SI)
National Museum of American History (U.S.)
Dates:
2002-2003.
Size:
20 Cubic feet (21 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0848
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Comment cards, on which museum visitors recorded their memories of the events of September 11, 2001, and their opinions on how their lives have changed as a result of those events. Comment cards have been made available in the exhibition hall in every venue for visitors to record their comments.

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