Query: 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.

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in NMAH.AC.0496 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.

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in NMAH.AC.0966 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
Ladislaus Laszlo Marton Collection
Creators:
Marton, Ladislaus Laszlo, 1901-1979 (physicist)
Dates:
1932 - 1970
Size:
4.66 Cubic feet (15 boxes, one (1) 16 mm film)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0100
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of materials documenting the history of electron optics, especially electron microscopes. Included are engineering drawings of Marton's devices, designed in Belgium, Stanford and RCA in the 1930s and 1940s; notebooks concerning extensive investigations in electron microscopy; photographs and micrographs concerning development work in this area of physics; correspondence 1930s 702; and …

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in NMAH.AC.0100 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
Fournet Drugstore Collection
Creators:
Fournet, Fred G.
Hallmark.
Fournet Drugstore.
Dates:
1950-1977, undated
Size:
3 Cubic feet (7 boxes, 8 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0346
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists primarily of advertising and promotional materials for products sold by the Fournet Drugstore. In addition, there are photographs of the African American community in St. Martinville, Louisiana.

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in NMAH.AC.0346 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
Kevin M. Tuohy Papers
Creators:
Wolver, Anita Tuohy
Tuohy, Kevin M., 1921-1968 (optometrist, inventor)
Dates:
1897-1959
Size:
1.2 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0317
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers of Kevin M. Tuohy (1921-1986) containing technical information on contact lenses designed to correct vision problems.

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in NMAH.AC.0317 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
Records
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Engineering and Industry
Dates:
circa 1948-1988
Size:
18.81 cu. ft. (18 record storage boxes) (1 12x17 box) (1 film box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 397
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of correspondence and memoranda pertaining to horology, exhibit proposals, manufacturers of engineering equipment, models, collections management, minutes of meetings, acquisitions, and installation of exhibits. Also included are blueprints for the Hall of Heavy Machinery; exhibit scripts from Power and the Early Steam Engine and for Building the …

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in Record Unit 397 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
Don C. Hoefler's Microelectronic News Collection
Creators:
Hoefler, Don C.
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Information Technology and Communications
Schreiner, Robert J.
Dates:
1975-1987.
Size:
2 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0884
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of the weekly newsletter "Don C. Hoefler's Microelectronic News," covering developments in the world of corporate microelectronics. Most issues include "Manager's Case Book," a two-page editorial on various business and economics topics by Hoefler.

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in NMAH.AC.0884 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Information Technology and Society
Dates:
1942-2001
Size:
16 cu. ft. (16 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-276
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the planning, development, and installation of Science in American Life, a major permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). This exhibition demonstrates how science has changed the way Americans have lived over the past 125 years. Opening on April 27, 1994, Science in …

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Lloyd Espenschied Papers
Creators:
Espenschied, Lloyd, 1889-? (electrical engineer)
Dates:
1907-1969
Size:
11.3 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0013
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Miscellaneous information on the history of telephonic and wireless communication; considerable personal correspondence about men and events in the field, especially disputed claims of inventions, development, and the like.

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in NMAH.AC.0013 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
Henri Gaston Busignies Papers
Creators:
Busignies, Henri Gaston, 1905-1981 (electronic/communications engineer)
Dates:
1905-1981
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0098
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Documentation of Gaston's role in the development of radio direction finders during World War II.

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in NMAH.AC.0098 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
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