Query: Physicists
Gerard K. O'Neill Collection
Creators:
O'Neill, Gerard
Dates:
1940s-1993
Size:
26.22 Cubic feet (75 Boxes)
35.14 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.2014.0005
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Gerard Kitchen O'Neill (1927-1992) was an experimental physicist, educator, inventor, entrepreneur, writer and novelist.

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Naval Research Laboratory Space Science Videohistory Collection
Dates:
1986-1987
Size:
8 videotapes (Reference copies). 22 digital .wmv files and .rm files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9539
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical research when …

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Rocketry Scrapbook (1930s)
Dates:
1931-1936
Size:
0.18 Cubic feet (1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0820
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one scrapbook containing newspaper clippings pertaining to rocketry during the 1930s.

This collection is in English.

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Theodore von Karman Collection Microfiche
Creators:
Von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963
Dates:
1871-1963
Size:
2 Cubic feet ((10 shoeboxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0537
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection covers von Karman's life, but the core of the collection is records relating to: his career in Germany after World War I; materials pertaining to his assocation with such organizations as the Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics, the National Advisory Committee on Aviation, the United …

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Ralph Earle Color Slides of Atomic Bomb Test
Creators:
Earle, Ralph
Dates:
1945.
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0794
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

11 lantern slides and 18 35mm slides, all glass-mounted and taped at edges, showing an atomic bomb test explosion. Of this collection, two slides contain images of the crew conducting the test and a third shows the camp and some of the equipment used. The remainder contain images of explosions and the resulting …

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Serge A. Scherbatskoy Papers
Creators:
Scherbatskoy, Serge A., 1908-2002
Dates:
1925-2002
Size:
17 Cubic feet (39 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0936
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the professional career and business interests of inventor Serge A. Scherbatskoy, who specialized in petroleum geophysics. Papers include laboratory notebooks, license agreements, correspondence, blue line prints, patent litigation files, newspaper clippings, reference files, patents, promotional literature, and audio-visual materials.

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Superconducting Super Collider Collection
Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Science, Medicine, and Society
Dates:
1985-1992
bulk 1987-1989
Size:
4 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0538
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection was assembled by Museum curators and documents the efforts of persons in eight states to have the Superconducting Super Collider (SSC), a particle accelerator, built in their state. Also documents efforts in each state to oppose locating the SSC in their state. The collection contains correspondence, press kits, posters, signs, bumper stickers, leaflets, handbills, clippings, photographs, and a videotape.

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Charles Sumner Tainter Papers
Creators:
Tainter, Charles Sumner, 1854-1940
Hartsook Studio (San Diego, Calif.)
Dates:
1878-1937
Size:
2 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0124
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Charles Sumner Tainter has been recognized as the father of the talking machine, and much of the material in this collection represents his experimental work on the graphophone. Alexander Graham Bell, Chichester Bell, and Tainter established the Volta Laboratory Association in 1881. This collection presents a comprehensive picture of the early development of the phonograph and Tainter's substantial contributions to the project.

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Foresight Institute Newsletter Collection
Creators:
Foresight Institute. (Palo Alto, California)
Lubar, Steven D.
Dates:
1986-2004
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0863
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains an almost complete set of the quarterly newsletter Foresight Background and its successor Foresight Update from 1987 to January, 2004. Also included are five issues of Foresight Briefing. The Foresight Institute of Palo Alto, California, studies transformative technologies.

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Scientists and Inventors Portrait File: photoprints
Dates:
undated
Size:
10 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0315
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Copy prints created by the Smithsonian Office of Priting and Photography of portraits of important scientists and others in Smithsonian collections.

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