Fairchild Industries, Inc. collection
This collection consists of historical files on FI, its predecessors, and subsidiaries. The material consists primarily of historical/public relations material, including photographs and brochures, but also includes significant amounts of business records for FEAC, Kreider-Reisner, Hiller, Republic, Ranger, Stratos, and Swearingen. The collection also documents Fairchild's joint ventures with Fokker, Pilatus, and other aircraft manufacturers. The material also includes an extensive negative collection as well as film and videotape libraries.
This record unit consists of films of meteors detected by the radar system at Havana, Illinois, circa 1960-1970; computer printouts containing data on meteors observed, circa 1966-1971; and computer tapes, circa 1965-1970.
Walter Inglis Anderson papers
The Walter Inglis Anderson papers, microfilmed on reels 4867-4868, include letters from Anderson (referred to as Bob) to his parents, mostly from boarding school in Manlius, New York (1915-1919), and from New York City and Philadelphia while attending the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (1922-1928); correspondence with his wife Agnes Grinstead (referred …
Harry S. Ladd Papers
This accession consists primarily of field notes of Harry S. Ladd (1899-1982), a geologist who spent much of his career with the United States Geological Survey (1940-1969) and with the National Museum of Natural History, Department of Paleobiology (1969-1979). He specialized in the geology of the islands of the Pacific Ocean. Materials also …
This accession consists of an annual report and program reports concerning the Resident Associates Program (RAP); brochures, pamphlets, and announcements of Smithsonian Resident Associates activities; and blank membership cards. Also included are Susan Hamilton's personal files. There are extensive materials documenting the City Building Education Program, a city planning workshop …
This accession consists of the Director's external correspondence and internal memoranda pertaining to exhibitions, donors, recommendations, collection inquiries, technology, publications, events, conferences, and meetings. Correspondence was generated by Milo Cleveland Beach, Director (1987-2001). Materials include printed email and relevant supporting documents to specific correspondence.
This accession consists of forms used by bureaus throughout the Smithsonian Institution (SI) that have been registered with the Office of Financial and Management Analysis. The records contain the most recent versions of the forms, along with prior versions and rough drafts. Some files contain correspondence regarding the history and …
This accession consists of records which document the tenure of Milo Cleveland Beach, Director of the Arthur M. Sackler/Freer Gallery of Art (1987-2001). Materials include incoming correspondence, brochures and related materials. Outgoing correspondence is documented in the series titled "Chronological Files."
"Tantalus" Synchrotron Radiation Source Collection
Rowe, Ednor "Ed"
The collection consists primarily of notebooks, manuals, and other data and operational logbooks documenting the creation, building, and maintenance of Tantalus, and the experiments performed on the machine. Tantalus was the first dedicated synchrotron radiation laboratory and source. Series 5 and Series 6 include oral and video histories with Ednor Rowe, Fred …
Palmer C. Hayden papers
The papers of African-American painter Palmer C. Hayden date from 1920-1970 and measure 2.4 linear feet. The collection contains biographical material, including 32 diaries documenting Hayden's daily activities, scattered correspondence relating to art sales and Hayden's work for the Works Progress Administration, printed material, 47 sketchbooks compiled over a period of almost forty years, and photographs of Hayden and his artwork.