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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. International Center
Dates:
1987-1988
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 91-020
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the International Center's preparation for, and involvement with, the "Science, Ethics and Food Colloquium." The colloquium, a four-city program tour, included presentations of the "World Food Prize." Materials include correspondence and memoranda; proposed budgetary figures; media advisory info...

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Creators:
Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies. Office of the Director
Dates:
1964-1976 and undated
Size:
17 cu. ft. (34 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 286
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the history of CBCES and the development of its programs. Included are materials concerning the establishment of the Center; land acquisition, including files on foundations that contributed funds for the purchase of property; facilities development; the cooperative agreement between the Smithsonian, the Johns Hopkins ...

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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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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education
Dates:
circa 1980-1999
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-195
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the contents of discovery boxes maintained in the Discovery Room and associated educational activities. The Discovery Room is a a hands-on, collections-based activity center for school groups focusing on scientific inquiry. Each discovery box includes objects, photographs, and activity instruction...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach
Dates:
circa 1974-2004
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-188
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting activities and events in the Discovery Room, a hands-on, collections-based activity center for school groups focusing on scientific inquiry. Materials include photographic prints, contact sheets, slides, and negatives. Also included are several small commemorative signs.

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Creators:
National Musem of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach
Dates:
1972-2005
Size:
1.43 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 12 x 17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-189
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the overall operation and administration of the Discovery Room, a hands-on, collections-based activity center for school groups focusing on scientific inquiry. Topics include planning, renovation, publicity, and procedures. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, procedural documents, fact ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Latino Center
Dates:
1992-2009
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-006
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document the programs and administration of the Smithsonian Latino Center (SLC) whose goal it is ensure that Latino contributions to the arts, sciences, and humanities are highlighted, understood, and advanced through the development and support of public programs, research, museum collections, and educa...

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Creators:
Kronenberg, Max, 1894-
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1954-1971
Size:
1.3 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0813
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection includes technical reports containing laboratory notes, charts, graphs, drawings, and diagrams relating to Kroenberg's career as a researcher and analyst in the field of machining of metals from the 1920s to the 1960s. The papers are in English, in Kronenberg's native German as well as in French, Russian and Spanish. They relate t...

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Creators:
Halkett, James A. E. (physicist)
Medical Sciences, Division of, NMAH, SI.
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 powe...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
Dates:
1979-2000
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-234
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of materials related to the administration of the Educational Outreach Fund (EOF). The EOF was administered under the offices of the Assistant Secretary for Public Service, 1989-1992, Assistant Secretary for Education and Public Service, 1992-1994, Assistant Provost for Educational and Cultural Programs, 1994-1995, O...

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