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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Section of Mathematics
Dates:
circa 1954-1968
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 88-152
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of weights and measurements records. Materials include articles, clippings, photographs, lists of objects, and a small amount of correspondence. See also Record Unit 332 for Section of Mathematics records.

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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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Creators:
Tektronix, Inc.
Department of Defense, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
Hewlett-Packard Company.
Information, Technology and Society, Div. of (NMAH, SI).
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Dates:
1970s.
Size:
4 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0586
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Thirty-two films collected by the Department of Defense, created by Hewlett Packard, Motorola and Techtronix, relating to the design, manufacture, troubleshooting, repair and teaching of integrated circuits. The films were used by Walter Reed Army Medical Center Television Branch to maintain their own equipment.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
2013
Collection ID:
Accession 13-231
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two websites maintained by the Smithsonian Institution. The "Smithsonian Commons Prototype," crawled May 17, 2013, demonstrates a new planned digital presence dedicated to stimulating learning, creation, and innovation through open access to Smithsonian Institution research, collections, and communities. The prototy...

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Creators:
Gerber, H. Joseph
Gerber Scientific Instrument Company (Hartford, Conn.).
Dates:
1911 - 1999
Size:
75 Cubic feet (182 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0929
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records document the Gerber Scientific Instrument Company, Hartford, Connecticut, and its four subsidiaries: Gerber Garment Technology, Inc., Gerber Scientific Products, Inc., Gerber Systems Corp., and Gerber Optical, Inc. Gerber Scientific designs, develops, manufactures, markets and services computer aided design and computer aided CAD/CAM systems. The records include correspondence, memoranda, product literature, trade literature, patent records, instruction manuals, proposals, engineering records, photographs, technical reports, drawings, press releases, and newspaper clippings.

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Creators:
Think Surgical, Inc. (Fremont, California)
Dates:
1983-2010
bulk 1991-1994
Size:
5.5 Cubic feet (17 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1378
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the development of ROBODOCâ„¢, the first robot to perform surgery on a human in the United States through correspondence, memoranda, press clippings, press releases, engineering drawings, regulatory policies and procedures, photographs, and audiovisual materials.

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History. Assistant Director for Automatic Data Processing
Dates:
1965-1990
Size:
14.5 cu. ft. (14 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-169
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the development of automated data management systems for the collections of NMNH and other museums, the establishment of data handling and storage standards, and the consolidation of administrative structures to control automation policy at the Smithsonian. They include documentation of the Health, Education and Welfare ...

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Creators:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Massie, Thomas
McLurkin, James
Dates:
1995; 1997.
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes, 5 hours)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0603
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of approximately 5 hours of original, master and reference video footage and photographs, documenting Thomas H. Massie and James McLurkin in 1995 and 1997. Massie invented the Phantom Haptic Interface, an electronic device giving existing computer technology the ability to simulate the sense of touch. James McLurkin inven...

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Creators:
Radio Meteor Project (Harvard College Observatory)
Dates:
circa 1959-1971
Size:
109.20 cu. ft. (86 record storage boxes) (40 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 304
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of films of meteors detected by the radar system at Havana, Illinois, circa 1960-1970; computer printouts containing data on meteors observed, circa 1966-1971; and computer tapes, circa 1965-1970.

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Creators:
Brower, Joseph.
Dates:
bulk 1955 - 1986
Size:
0.68 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.2005.0029
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes Swissair navigational charts, Selected Stars Epoch 1960, aircraft position chart, passenger tickets and baggage checks and trip log (Flug Report); United Air Lines navigational charts, proficiency reports, and monthly flight time records; Lufthansa route forecasts, navigation logs, and weather maps; manuals, including Gyro ...

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