Query: National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
C. Willard Geer Scrapbooks
Creators:
Geer, C. Willard, 1902-1975 (physicist)
Dates:
1944-1962
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0096
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two notebooks (scrapbooks) of clippings, correspondence, original United States patents, briefs on hearings of patent interference suits, drawings of color television tubes, photographs of Geer and his model of the receiving tube, licensing agreement proposal on the sale of patent rights to the (Bob) Hope Enterprises, and biographical information.

Loading...
in NMAH.AC.0096 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.

Loading...
in NMAH.AC.0311 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
Charles H. Land Papers
Creators:
Land, Charles H., 1847-1922
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974
Dates:
1860-1957
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box, 1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0834
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents inventor and dentist Charles H. Land and consists of correspondence, financial records, patent records, articles, printed material, writings, sermons and photographs.

Loading...
in NMAH.AC.0834 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
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).

Loading...
in NMAH.AC.0238 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
Conference on Federal Government Involvement in Electronic Computing Documentation
Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology
Dates:
1976-1979
Size:
1 Cubic foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1298
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers and recordings relating to a conference held at the National Museum of History and Technology (now called the National Museum of American History) on October 23, 1978. The Conference was a joint effort by the Smithsonian, the Washington, D.C. chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery, the Washington, D.C. chapter of the Data Processing Management Association, and the Washington, D.C.chapter of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. The collection includes: a program signed by participants; photographs taken at the conference; planning documents such as invitations to speakers to participate and responses to them, proposed guest lists, proposed agendas, press releases, minutes of the planning committee for the Conference; documents relating to budgeting for the conference; and audiocassette and reel-to-reel tapes of the conference.

Loading...
in NMAH.AC.1298 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
James H. Nicholson Amateur Radio Collection
Creators:
Nicholson, James H., 1897-
Dates:
1920-1970.
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0577
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Correspondence, photographs, audio tapes and other documents relating to James H. Nicholson's career in radio, both as a long-time amateur operator and in his career in the U.S. Navy in both world wars and civilian government employment before and after World War II; Nicholson's autobiography; reminiscences by his daughter; and …

Loading...
in NMAH.AC.0577 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
Archives Center Photoprint Collection
Dates:
circa 1870-1880
Size:
8 Items (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0496
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This artificial collection is the repository for miscellaneous photoprints transferred from other Smithsonian units: see series records.

Digital Content Available

Loading...
in NMAH.AC.0496 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
Institute for Advanced Study Computer Project Records
Creators:
Princeton University. Institute for Advanced Study Computer Project
Dates:
1950-1957.
Size:
0.7 Cubic feet (3 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0401
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the Electronic Computer Project, 1950-1957 at the Institute for Advanced Study. The goal of the project was to build a computer that would be a general-purpose postwar tool for various branches of scientific research.

Loading...
in NMAH.AC.0401 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
Erasmus D. Leavitt Papers
Creators:
Calumet and Hecla Mining Company.
Leavitt, Erasmus D., 1836-1916
Dates:
1861-1955
Size:
20.4 Cubic feet (4 boxes, 82 folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0966
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers document prominent nineteenth-century steam engineer Erasmus D. Leavitt.

Loading...
in NMAH.AC.0966 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
George Edward Burch Papers
Creators:
Burch, George Edward, Dr., 1910-1986 (physician)
Dates:
1984-1986
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0316
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers of Dr. George Edward Burch (1910-1986) researcher in cardiovascular issues and illnesses.

Loading...
in NMAH.AC.0316 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
879 records — Page 8 of 88