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Creators:
Fairchild, Sherman M.
Dates:
bulk 1900-1945
Size:
10 Cubic Feet (( ))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0952
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consisted of 10 cartons of photographs that were at first loaned, and then donated, from the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences (IAS) in 1968 when they were dissolving their library. After the photographs arrived at NASM, they were divided and placed in the Technical Files. As of 2009, 817 images have been identified and cataloged a...

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Creators:
Acebes, Hector R.
Dates:
1949-1953
Size:
206 photographic prints ((2 boxes), black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
130 slides (photographs) ((1 vol), color)
23 photographic prints ((1 box), black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-009
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographic images taken by Hector R. Acebes from 1949 to 1953 throughout many countries to include Mali, Tanzania and Morocco.

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Creators:
Davis, Frederick Errol
Dates:
bulk 1938-1964
Size:
digital Cubic Feet
Collection ID:
NASM.2001.0026
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of digital scans of a pilot's log book belonging to Captain Frederick Errol Davis, used from 1938-1964. This 300 page log book documents Davis' activities as a pilot for Eastern Airlines. Data recorded includes: date of flight, from and to, make and model of the airplane flown, aircraft certificate number, solo, dual, night...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Department of the History of Science and Technology
Dates:
1980-1989
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-176
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created by Steven D. Lubar, Curator at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). These records primarily document the planning of the exhibit "Engines of Change: The American Industrial Revolution, 1790-1860," but include a small amount of material concerning two additional exhibitions: "The Changing ...

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Creators:
Lippold, Richard, 1915-2002
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1971 Dec. 1
Size:
125 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.lippol71
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Richard Lippold conducted 1971 Dec. 1, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Lippold speaks of his family background and early life in Milwaukee; his early interests in art and music; early teachers; the impact of the Chicago World's Fair; studying industrial design at the Chicago Art Institute; designing machinery for...

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Pittsburgh and West Virginia Railway Company
Dates:
1948-1950
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0279
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Engineering drawings (81) of the Centralized Traffic Control Machine electrical circuits of the Pittsburgh and West Virginia Railway Company (later Norfolk and Western Railway Company). The circuits extend from Connellsville, Pennsylvania to Pittsburgh Junction, Ohio and include those for mechanical controls, electrical signals, and telephone commu...

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Creators:
Nelson, Scott
Bobcat Company
Dates:
1940s-2009
Size:
24 Film reels
56 Cubic feet (128 boxes, 8 oversized folders)
10 electronic discs (cd)
5 electronic discs (dvd)
14 videocassettes (betacamsp)
38 videocassettes (u-matic)
9 videocassettes (vhs)
1 videocassettes (digital betacam)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1129
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Bobcat Company Records document a post-war invention process and American manufacturing system through the case study of a dynamic machine, the Bobcat skid-steer loader. The records focus primarily on Bobcat's products, marketing, and advertising through product literature, photographs, advertisements, posters, newsletters, and audiovisual materials.

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United Telegraph Workers.
Western Union Telegraph Company
Dates:
circa 1820-1995
Size:
452 Cubic feet (871 boxes and 23 map folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0205
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents in photographs, scrapbooks, notebooks, correspondence, stock ledgers, annual reports, and financial records, the evolution of the telegraph, the development of the Western Union Telegraph Company, and the beginning of the communications revolution. The collection materials describe both the history of the company and of the telegraph industry in general, particularly its importance to the development of the technology in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The collection is useful for researchers interested in the development of technology, economic history, and the impact of technology on American social and cultural life.

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Creators:
Bickley, Everett H., 1888-1972
Dates:
1919-1980
bulk 1919-1965
Size:
5 Cubic feet (17 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0683
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Everett H. Bickley Collection, 1919-1980, documents the inventions of Everett Huckel Bickley, most known for his electric sorting machine used to automate the process of sorting beans by use of a photoelectric cell. The collection consists of patents, drawings, photographs, correspondence, and artifacts designed by Bickley. The collection spans a considerable portion of the twentieth century and is of value to those researchers interested in product development, the patent application process, product marketing and promotion, World War II innovation, and the daily operation of a small, privately-owned industry.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Department of the History of Science and Technology
Dates:
1921-1922, 1947, 1956-1986
Size:
5.5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-299
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the research, planning, and execution of exhibits by the Department of the History of Science and Technology. Exhibits include the Hall of Petroleum, the Hall of Iron and Steel, and Inventing Standard Time. Some of the materials date to when the department was known as the Division of Indus...

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