Nathan Kane Innovative Lives Presentation
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Collection consists of original, master, and reference videos documenting Nathan Kane, inventor of Pass-It-Football, a remote control for television, Project-A-Sketch opaque projector for children and low distortion bellows folds for industrial machines.
Thomas Tucker and Tucker family papers
Thomas Tucker's pattern books, 1832-1838, including designs, receipes for colors and porcelain; price books, 1826-1846; 20th century clippings; letters from descendents; and letterbooks of Benjamin Tucker, 1823-1831, relating to the manufacture of porcelain by his son, William Ellis Tucker.
J. C. B. Tinling/Power Jets, Inc. Collection
bulk [ca. 1930s-1940s]
This collection consists of corporate records, magazine articles, photographs and a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings on Power Jets, Ltd. Most of the material in the collection also relates to Frank Whittle and his accomplishments. Included are some of Whittle's writings and the agreements he signed for Power Jets.
This accession consists of records relating to the Intertoys Multiexpo (the first international multiple museum exhibition of toys, play materials, and learning aids) of 1971, compiled by William W. Warner, Assistant Secretary for Public Service. It was a joint venture between the Smithsonian Institution, the Art Gallery of Ontario, UNICEF, UNESCO …
This accession consists of records that document the collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and the Unites States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in developing programs and exhibitions related to innovation for the Arts and Industries Building (AIB). Closed to the public since 2004, the Arts and Industries Building was meant to …
Booker T. Washington Sound Recording, Correspondence, and Other Material Collection
The Booker T. Washington collection, which dates from 1899 to 1940 and measures 5 folders, is an artificial collection of correspondence, speeches, and mementoes related to the life and legacy of Booker T. Washington. Collection comprises correspondence, phonograph record, photograph, and miscellaneous memorabilia.
Robert E. Johnson Collection (1939-1958)
This collection contains Johnson's profession papers during his tenure as Chief Field Engineer at Wright Aeronautical. It consists of correspondence relating to flight and engine testing, engine production, and civil aviation.
Everhart Brothers Records
Everhart Brothers Music Store.
Records of the Everhart Brothers Music Store, including letters; business records such as invoices and receipts; insurance documents; and printed material including product catalogs, instruction manuals, and material relating to the patent process.
Horticultural Subjects vertical file
The Horticultural subjects vertical file contains materials related to garden history, landscape architecture, garden furniture and ornaments, gardening practices and design, horticulture, conservation, plant folklore and other topics compiled from various published sources.
Henri Gaston Busignies Papers
Documentation of Gaston's role in the development of radio direction finders during World War II.