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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Extractive Industries
Dates:
1926-1979
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-125
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that primarily document exhibition planning, development and production activities for the Hall of Agriculture, the Hall of Farm Machinery, the Hall of Forest Products, and the Hall of Nuclear Energy at the National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT), which, prior to 1969, was known as the Museum of...

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Creators:
Brown, Leon D. "Bink"
Dates:
1944-1945
Size:
0.55 Cubic feet ((1 folder, 1 VHS tape))
Collection ID:
NASM.2002.0029
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 79 color slides taken during Leon Brown's time in the Pacific Theater in World War II. In addition to the slides there are also four color prints and a videotape. The videotape is a home recording of the slides being projected, with Brown narrating in the background. After the slide portion of videotape is a recording of...

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Dates:
bulk 1925
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 box (23 glass lantern slides))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0491
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The collection consists of 23 hand-colored glass lantern slides of images taken during the 1925 Arctic expedition attempt by Roald Amundsen and Lincoln Ellsworth to fly to the North Pole using a pair of Dornier Do J Wal (Whale) (Do 16) flying boats.

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Creators:
Webb, Michael, 1951-1986
Dates:
1977-1985
Size:
1.35 Cubic feet (3 legal document boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0052
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately 869 negatives, 343 transparencies and 539 photographic prints of aircraft and cockpit shots. These images are divided into the forty-three groups, which include the following aircraft: Boeing B-17 'Swoose,' B-29 'Enola Gay,' B-36, KC-97L; Cessna Citation; Convair T-29; Curtiss A-4E; Douglas C-124; Falcon 50...

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Creators:
DeVorkin, David H., 1944-
Dates:
circa 1930s-1960s
Size:
1.35 Cubic Feet (3 legal document boxes)
1.26 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0034
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the photographs used in Race to the Stratosphere: Manned Scientific Ballooning in America and collected by David DeVorkin for research. It also includes a few engineering drawings of balloon gondolas.

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Creators:
Grant, George B. (George Barnard), 1849-1917
Philadelphia Bank Note Company (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Bollée, Léon, 1870-1913
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)
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Dates:
1873-1896
Size:
1 Volume (approximately 70 leaves, ill., 34 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-DL.MSS001780B
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Scrapbook compiled by George Barnard Grant (inventor of Grant's calculating machine), a businessman based in Lexington and Boston, Massachusetts, containing printed ephemera, machine manuals, handwritten and typescript notes and correspondence, photographs, patent applications, and other papers relating to calculating machines, inventors, the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia, and Grant's patent dispute with Léon Bollée in the 1880s. Some of the other inventions and companies referenced in the scrapbook include: Baldwin's calculating machine; Reliance Machine Works (B.F. Quimby); Baldwin's arithmometer; Teasdale's calculating machine; American Type Machine Co. (Westcott type casting and setting machine); Babbage's difference engine; Warren on the Thomas De Colmar calculating machine; Warren Bros. calculating engine; Tendollaradder (Grant Calculating Machine Co.); tabulating machine of G. & E. Schuetz; the Pidgin Electric Calculating Machine Co.; Webb's adding machine; Sir William Thomson's harmonic analyzer; L. Bollée's calculating machine; Grant's ciphering hand-organ; and Hattersley composing and distributing machines.

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Creators:
Giacconi, Riccardo, interviewee
Dates:
2004
Size:
5 audiotapes (reference copies). 5 videotapes (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9617
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 r...

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Dates:
bulk 1904-1920
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (4 folders)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0682
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Glenn Hammond Curtiss (1878-1930) is best known as an aviation pioneer and inventor and founder of the Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Co. This collection consists of fifty-four images, predominantly photographs printed as postcards. The postcard images feature subjects relating to Glenn Curtiss and his aviation career.

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Creators:
Cady, Walter Guyton, 1874-1973 (physicist)
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1903-1974
Size:
22.5 Cubic feet (72 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0046
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Consists chiefly of Cady's research notebooks on various subjects in physics and a considerable technical reprint file; some records of Cady's consultant work and patents granted.

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Creators:
Blair, Charles F., Jr., 1909-1978
Dates:
[ca. 1950s]
Size:
1.74 Cubic feet ((1 shoebox) (1 23.5x19x4 flatbox) (1 16x13.5x3 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0042
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two large scrapbooks, 15 glass slides and a print and copy negative film of Blair on his historic polar flight.

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