Archives Center Photoprint Collection
This artificial collection is the repository for miscellaneous photoprints transferred from other Smithsonian units: see series records.
Erasmus D. Leavitt Papers
Leavitt, Erasmus D., 1836-1916
Papers document prominent nineteenth-century steam engineer Erasmus D. Leavitt.
Ladislaus Laszlo Marton Collection
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 …
Fournet Drugstore Collection
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.
Kevin M. Tuohy Papers
Tuohy, Kevin M., 1921-1968 (optometrist, inventor)
Papers of Kevin M. Tuohy (1921-1986) containing technical information on contact lenses designed to correct vision problems.
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 …
Don C. Hoefler's Microelectronic News Collection
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Information Technology and Communications
Schreiner, Robert J.
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.
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 …
Lloyd Espenschied Papers
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.
Henri Gaston Busignies Papers
Documentation of Gaston's role in the development of radio direction finders during World War II.