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Creators:
Mergenthaler Linotype Co.
Dates:
1886-1997
Size:
108 Cubic feet (257 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0666
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These records document primarily the history of typeface development at the Mergenthaler Linotype Company of Baltimore, Maryland. The company supplied most of the typesetting machines used in the printing industry, both in America and worldwide. As changing technology ended the usefulness of the linotype machine the company pioneered new computer-driven, photo typesetting machines.

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American Ornithologists' Union
Dates:
circa 1956-1961, with material from 1936
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-159
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Ernst Mayr, who served as President of the American Ornithologist's Union (AOU) from 1957 to 1958. Materials include correspondence and other records documenting the editorship of "The Auk," awards, annual meetings, AOU membership, Ad hoc committees, and financing of "The Handbook of North Ameri...

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Creators:
Smithsonian's America/Japan Project
Dates:
circa 1991-1994
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 98-146
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the creation of The Smithsonian's America: An Exhibition on American History and Culture for the American Festival Japan 1994. Materials include correspondence with sponsors such as the Media International Corporation and the Japan Broadcasting Corporation, also known as NHK; staff memoranda; ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Physical Plant. Horticulture Services Division. Office of the Director
Dates:
1981-1989
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-247
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of subject files created and maintained by James R. Buckler, Director, Horticulture Services Division (HSD), 1972-1995. Topics covered include product development, loans, the Enid A. Haupt Garden, organization charts, organization review reports, proposals, and work with various offices and museums in the Smithsonian ...

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Special Events Coordinator
Dates:
1992-1999
Size:
1.43 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-089
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that pertain to special events held at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, including annual auctions, major exhibition openings, the opening of the Design Resource Center, and the 1998 visit of New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani. Materials include auction catalogs, brochures, invitations, contact sheets, ...

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Creators:
Montgomery, G. Gene (Gerald Gene)
Dates:
circa 1979-1984
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-022
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

G. Gene Montgomery is an ornithologist and former staff member of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. These papers consist of logbooks and other data compiled during Montgomery's research on the sea-birds of the eastern Pacific. The data is unpublished.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division
Dates:
1988-2001
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-156
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the research, professional, and programmatic activities of Gregg F. Herken, Senior Historian and Curator, 1988-2003, and Chair, 1988-1996. Herken specialized in military history, especially atomic weapons and the Cold War. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, research files, lecture s...

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Creators:
Manly, Charles Matthews, 1876-1927
Dates:
1895-1925
bulk 1903-1915
Size:
0.9 Cubic feet (2 legal document boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0004
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material relating to Manly's aeronautical career, specifically his work with Samuel Langley's Aerodrome. The material consists of programs, publications, newspaper clippings, work notebooks, waste books, (mostly letterpress) and correspondence between Manly and the aviation and Smithsonian communities, circa 1885-1925. Correspondents include the following personalities: Glenn Curtiss, Carl Myers, Charles Walcott, Frank Lahm, Cyrus Adler, Augustus Post, and Samuel Langley.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
1964-1971
Size:
297.65 cu. ft. (568 document boxes) (91 3x5 boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 99
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records reflect the growing scope and complexity of the Smithsonian during Ripley's tenure. They document the Smithsonian's changing administrative structure; growing relationships with universities, foundations, and other external groups; efforts to attract more government support for the Smithsonian; pursuit of new initiatives and...

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Creators:
Blair, Donald W.
Dates:
1966-1972
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (One box.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0034
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of color slides taken by Don Blair during his coverage of astronaut crew splashdowns and recoveries, 1960s.

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