Jo Dugi created these records while she was Special Assistant to the Assistant Director of the Collections Management Division. These files document various special projects such as reports, visits to the museum and its collections by foreign visitors, coordination of internal and external museum special events and development activities, correspondence …
This accession consists of audiovisual materials created during the production of a filmed interview of Oscar Wiedmann, carpenter, pioneer, and tool collector. The interview was performed on September 21, 1976 by Otto Mayr, Curator, National Museum of History and Technology, Department of History of Science. Some materials may have been used to …
This accession consists of audiovisual records created during the production of "Peril on the Sea." This film, completed in 1978, is a compilation of maritime disasters as shown in Hollywood movies. It accompanied an exhibit in the Hall of American Maritime Enterprise and is 11 minutes and 50 seconds long. Materials include A …
This accession consists of audiovisual records created during the production of "Yorktown," produced by Guggenheim Productions Inc. with oversight from the Office of Telecommunications. The 28 minute film was completed and released in 1982, and was created to commemorate the bicentennial of the Battle of Yorktown, the final battle of the American …
This accession consists of records documenting the curatorial affairs of Kerry Brougher, Curator, who also served as Chief Curator, 2000- . Topics covered in this accession include declined acquisitions, deaccessions, exhibitions, facilities, budgets, and special events. Materials include correspondence and memoranda; budgets; events calendars; meeting agendas and minutes; production schedules; floor plans …
This accession consists of records that document the administration of Irwin I. Shapiro, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) Director, and consist mostly of correspondence, memoranda, notes, publications, reports, project files, travel files, budget materials, directories, program files, recommendations, personnel files, grant proposals, and meeting minutes.
Brannock Device Company Records
Park, Ernest N.
Brannock, Otis C.
Brannock, Charles F., 1903-1992
The Brannock Device Company began with the 1925 invention of the Brannock Device, a tool to measure foot length and width at the same time, by inventor and businessman Charles F. Brannock. Early in his career Brannock worked as a shoe salesman at the Park-Brannock shoe store, and in 1962 he became the CEO of the company. This collection documents both the Park-Brannock store and the Brannock Device. Materials in The Brannock Device Company Records, 1925-1998, include of correspondence, design drawings, United States and foreign patents and trademarks, advertisements, product information, sales records, photographs, and a film strip documenting the invention, promotion, and sale of the Brannock Device as well as the concurrent development of Park-Brannock as a leading shoe store in Syracuse, N.Y.
Jerome Clarke Hunsaker Papers
The Hunsaker Papers are rich in aeronautical information relating to the 1920s and 1930s. The material furnishes a generous account of his contributions in the aeronautics field as an engineer. Interested researchers should pursue materials pertaining to Hunsaker in such repositories as MIT's Institute Archives and Special Collections Department, the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Corporation, the U.S. Navy History and Archives at the Washington Navy Yard, and the NASA History Office, Headquarters Building, Washington, DC. This archivist views the Hunsaker Papers, NASM.XXXX.0001, most relevant to research dealing with Hunsaker's professional career.
This accession consists of records that document the activities of the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC). Materials include annual meeting materials, business and council meeting minutes, newsletters, publications, flyers, and photographs of annual meetings.
This accession consists of Director's subject files pertaining to Smithsonian Institution offices and committees, program files concerning Office of Physical Plant (OPP) divisions, and building files relating to OPP projects and services for the various Smithsonian buildings. Materials include reports, memoranda and correspondence, staff and committee meeting minutes, audits, and …