Query: National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
William W. Brown Papers
Creators:
Brown, William W. (electrical engineer)
Dates:
1920-1950
Size:
2.66 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0102
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

35 binders of engineering drawings, correspondence, and charts concerning high frequency alternators, low and high frequency antenna systems, insulators, conductors, power transformers, cables, and vacum tubes.

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in NMAH.AC.0102 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
Project Bionics Artificial Organ Documentation Collection, [videotapes]
Creators:
Watson, John (M.D.)
Topaz, Stephen
American Society for Artificial Internal Organs
Kolff, Wilhelm, 1911-
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Dates:
2002
Size:
2 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0841
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A series of interviews conducted jointly by the American Society for Artificial Internal Organs, the National Museum of American History, and the National Library of Medicine. The interviews are of scientists and others instrumental involved in the invention and development of artificial internal organs. Project Bionics is ongoing and may include additional interviews or other materials in the future.

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in NMAH.AC.0841 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
B.H. Worsley Collection
Creators:
Worsley, Beatrice H., Dr. (associate professor)
Dates:
1946-1959
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0237
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Dr. Worsley's papers include handwritten notebooks, loose notes, memoranda, reprints from her articles in professional journals, and copies of her theses written in fulfillment of the master's and doctor's degree, from MIT and the University of Cambridge, respectively. All of these papers deal with technical and theoretical problems of computer …

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Division of Science, Medicine and Society HIV/AIDS Reference Collection
Creators:
Kondratas, Ramunas A.
Dates:
1979-2006
bulk 1987-1993
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (12 boxes, 3 oversized folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1134
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of pamphlets, books, and a wide variety of printed matter and ephemera relating to HIV/AIDS. The collection was principally assembled by National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution curator Ramunas Kondratas.

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William Currie Photograph Album
Creators:
Currie, William
Dates:
1904-1912
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1043
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

William Currie was a civil engineer and photographer who worked during the early twentieth century. The photograph album documents irrigation systems in the western United States, sewage systems in Louisville, Kentucky, and work on the Panama Canal.

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Emilio Segre Collection
Creators:
Segre, Rosa, Estate of
Segre, Emilio
Dates:
1942-1997
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 box, 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0691
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers relating to the career of the nuclear physicist Emilio Segre, including a set of previously classified, now unclassified government documents including correspondence, laboratory reports and memoranda, relating to Segre's research; several diplomas and honorary awards and the programs from the ceremonies at which they were conferred.

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Terry M. Sachs Collection
Creators:
Sachs, Terry M.
Dates:
1965-1971
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0238
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes IBM operating manuals, RCA training and field engineering manuals, several printouts of data from RCA computer in COBOL; and a description of a computer programming problem (payroll calculation and reporting).

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in NMAH.AC.0238 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
James A. E. Halkett Papers
Creators:
Halkett, James A. E. (physicist)
Wesolowski, Sigmund A.
Dates:
1948-1951.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0220
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Halkett and Wesolow(ski) materials show the process of technological innovation through laboratory protocols. They also demonstrate the various alternatives explored in the search for effective artificial circulation by using materials which would not damage or clot blood and that could be sterilized. The evolution of the pumping mechanism and …

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in NMAH.AC.0220 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
American National Standards Institute X3L2 Committee Records
Creators:
Clamons, Eric H.
Dates:
1969-1975
Size:
3 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0311
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records from Eric H. Clamons, fifth chairman of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) X3L2 Standards Committee.

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F. C. Brown Papers
Creators:
Brown, F.C. (Fay Cluff)
Dates:
1902 - 1964
Size:
4.5 Cubic feet (17 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0693
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

F.C. Brown was a physicist and inventor who created and supervised the development of education exhibits, most notably as organizing director of the New York Museum of Science and Industry (part of the Museums of the Peaceful Arts), 1926-1931. He was also curator of physics exhibits at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry, 1932-1937. Much of Brown's scientific research focused on the element selenium. He invented the phonopticon, an improvement on the optophone (invented by Fournier d'Albe, 1912). Material focuses on Dr. Brown's professional life: correspondence, photographs, photo albums, scrapbooks, and ephemera from the positions he held and research he conducted. Very little personal information is included.

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