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Creators:
Peters, Heber Wallace
Dates:
1916-1956
Size:
0.12 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0593
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of four folders of correspondence and official papers generated during Wallace Peters's military service.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education
Dates:
1978-1979, 1995-1996, 2003
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-125
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting three exhibitions in which insect zoo (named the O. Orkin Insect Zoo in 1992) collections were featured. The Dynamics of Evolution Hall, which opened in 1979, featured a section on population potential that was illustrated with a full-size kitchen covered in freeze-dried cockroaches that were rea...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Museum Programs
Dates:
1973-1984
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 90-026
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual program conservation instruction booklets. Materials also include presentation color slides and audio cassettes to the booklets, which document conservation issues such as the care of paintings, treatment of metal artifacts, textile cleaning, protecting objects in exhibitions, preservation of rare books ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
1983-2001
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-116
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the organization, design, and promotion of exhibits. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, planning documents, exhibit proposals, research notes and materials, letters of agreement, exhibition booking contracts, object loan agreements, packing instructions, budgets, object lists, label copy, press releases, catalo...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History, Office of Education and Outreach
Dates:
circa 1954-2006
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-591
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the management of the Naturalist Center collections, including the acquisition, cataloging, and disposition of objects. The Naturalist Center, 1976-2011, provided hands-on learning experiences for students and adults through the use of study collections. It was located within the museum building ...

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Creators:
Batts, Carl T., 1892-1969
Dates:
1953-1969
Size:
1.35 Cubic Feet ((3 legal document boxes))
1.26 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
NASM.1992.0048
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of correspondence from and to Batts concerning the organizational interests of the Early Birds. The correspondence is organized into two series, one a chronological correspondence series and the other a series of miscellaneous documents. The correspondence reveals Batts' concern with arrangements for reunions and other affa...

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Creators:
Hartford Electric Light Company.
Foster Wheeler Corporation
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Stone and Webster.
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Dates:
1920 - 1961
Size:
4 Cubic feet (11 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0968
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Emmet Mercury Boiler Records contains information about General Electric Company and Hartford Electric Light Company's development, installation, and use of William Le Roy Emmet's mercury boiler units. The mercury boiler units used mercury fluid along with steam power to improve cycle efficiency in converting coal or oil to electric power. The collection contains articles, news clippings, reports, instruction manuals, log books, data sheets, photographs, and drawings related to the experimental unit installed at Dutch Point, Connecticut, and the first commercial use of a mercury boiler at the South Meadow Station in Hartford, Connecticut.

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Creators:
Boyd, Theodore E.
Dates:
1916-1983
Size:
0.84 Cubic Feet (1 legal document box; 1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0016
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Theodore E. Boyd World War I collection consists of material documenting Theodore E. Boyd's World War I career. The bulk of the collection covers the World War I era, 1917 to 1919, but materials before and after those dates are also present. Materials include: correspondence, written both during the war to family and friends; photographs; military orders, mostly in English, a few in French; flight logs; identity card; Honorable Discharge and Distinguished Service Cross certificates; memoirs of his war experiences, both written for publication and to his family; and post war veterans rosters.

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Creators:
Information, Technology and Society, Div. of (NMAH, SI).
GTE Laboratories Inc.
Dates:
1984-1999.
Size:
7 Cubic feet (14 boxes, 6 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0833
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Drawings, patents, notes, computer printouts, articles, and technical papers documenting the GTE Burst-switch; also, subject files relating to many aspects of the burst switch project.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of the History of Technology
Dates:
1984, 1991, and 2006
Collection ID:
Accession 18-160
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of exhibition records created by Steven D. Lubar, during his time as curator within the Division of Engineering and Industry and later the Division of the History of Technology. The materials cover his work on the exhibition, Engines of Change: The American Industrial Revolution, 1790-1860. Included in the accession ...

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