C. Willard Geer Scrapbooks
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.
American National Standards Institute X3L2 Committee Records
Records from Eric H. Clamons, fifth chairman of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) X3L2 Standards Committee.
Charles H. Land Papers
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974
The collection documents inventor and dentist Charles H. Land and consists of correspondence, financial records, patent records, articles, printed material, writings, sermons and photographs.
Terry M. Sachs Collection
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).
Conference on Federal Government Involvement in Electronic Computing Documentation
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.
James H. Nicholson Amateur Radio Collection
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 …
Archives Center Photoprint Collection
This artificial collection is the repository for miscellaneous photoprints transferred from other Smithsonian units: see series records.
Institute for Advanced Study Computer Project Records
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.
Erasmus D. Leavitt Papers
Leavitt, Erasmus D., 1836-1916
Papers document prominent nineteenth-century steam engineer Erasmus D. Leavitt.
George Edward Burch Papers
Papers of Dr. George Edward Burch (1910-1986) researcher in cardiovascular issues and illnesses.