Standards Western Automatic Computer Circuit Notebooks
Collection documents circuit development for the Standards Western Automatic Computer (SWAC). SWAC was an early digital computer built in 1950 by the U.S. National Bureau of Standards in Los Angeles, California.
Division of Physical Anthropology photographs of Albert Attocknie and other Native Americans
Mostly portraits of Albert Attocknie (Lone Tipi) and William H. Egberts made by De Lancey Gill and collected by Alice Cunningham Fletcher. The collection also includes a photograph depicting Smithsonian employee Paul C. Natta measuring Native Americans, a portrait of Charlie Saplish (Doctor or Chief Whirlwind), and another photograph of …
This accession consists of the records of Paul Forman, curator of modern physics, which document his participation in exhibition planning at the National Museum of American History, as well as his work on exhibition publications and object research. Earlier records date from when Forman was in the Division of Electricity …
Dr. John G. Evans Papers
1947 - 1949
Collection documents Dr. John G. Evans, a physician and surgeon practicing in New Hartford, Iowa in the 1940s.
This accession consists of the records of Jon B. Eklund, curator of chemistry and computers, which document his exhibition planning, development and production activities in the Division of Science, Medicine and Society and during the years when he was in the Division of Information Technology and Society; the Division of …
Ithiel de Sola Pool Collection
Pool, Ithiel de Sola, 1917-
A collection of articles, publications, writings, and research notes on the topic of communication in the 20th century, especially the psychological effects of mass media. Also 4 VHS videotapes and an accordion file folder.
This accession consists of the exhibition records of Paul Forman, curator of modern physics, which document proposals, planning, and object research for exhibitions and displays. Earlier records date from when Forman was in the Division of Electricity and Nuclear Energy, and, prior to his arrival at the Smithsonian Institution, when …
This accession consists of the exhibition records of Paul Forman, Curator of modern physics, which document his participation in exhibition planning groups and as co-curator of exhibitions. Earlier records date from when Forman was in the Division of Electricity and Nuclear Energy and the Division of Electricity and Modern Physics …
S. Colum Gilfillan Papers
Kranzberg, Melvin, Dr., 1917-1995
Gilfillan, Seabury Colum (college instructor)
The collection documents S. Colum Gilfillan, a charter member of the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) in 1958 and his SHOT correspondence, particularly with Melvin Kranzberg.
William K. Applebaugh Papers
The papers document the life and career of William K. Applebaugh, and his activities as a telegrapher during the U.S. Civil War.