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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Electricity and Modern Physics
Dates:
1932, 1983
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-123
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of three phonograph records documenting the WMAL radio broadcast "Wonders of the National Museum," which aired on 16 August 1932. The broadcast features WMAL broadcaster Ted Church and was the second of three segments for the Columbia Broadcasting System program "Odd Spots of Washington, D.C." Church takes listeners ...

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Currie, William
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Dates:
1904-1912
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1043
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

William Currie was a civil engineer and photographer who worked during the early twentieth century. The photograph album documents irrigation systems in the western United States, sewage systems in Louisville, Kentucky, and work on the Panama Canal.

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Porter, Russell W.
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Electricity and Modern Physics
Ingalls, Albert G., 1888-1958 (astronomer, editor)
Dates:
circa 1920-1956
Size:
8.7 Cubic feet (27 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0175
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents Albert G. Ingallsrole as an editor for the "Scientific American" (specifically a column on amateur astronomy) primarily through correspondence and other publications.

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Koenig, Eldo C.
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Information, Technology and Society
Dates:
1950-1969.
Size:
0.12 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0650
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers representing Koenig's research on early personal computers. Includes photographs, articles, laboratory reports, Koenig's students' research, writings and illustrations and diagrams on hardware and software.

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American Telephone and Telegraph Company
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Information, Technology and Society
Dates:
1942-1978
Size:
39 Items
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0684
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Thirty-nine 16mm films on various subjects relating to telephone systems and communications, such as pole worker safety; party line etiquette; the transition from silent film to sound film; and the application of satellites, lasers and transistors to sound communication.

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Levine, Ken, 1950- (scriptwriter)
Alda, Alan (actor, scriptwriter)
Bull, Sheldon (scriptwriter)
Bloodworth, Linda (scriptwriter)
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Dates:
undated
1950 - 1982
Size:
8.4 Cubic feet (25 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0117
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The television show M*A*S*H was initially broadcast from September 17, 1972 to February 28, 1983. It told the story of doctors and nurses assigned to a fictitious medical unit, the 4077th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital, based in Uijeongbu, Korea during the 1950-1953 war.

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Boston, Orlan W.
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of History of Technology
Dates:
1927-1950
Size:
0.33 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0811
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of technical papers, tables, charts, photographs and other information on tests of the physical, and chemical properties of metals, as determined by various cutting and other processes.

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Davis, Henry
Klepetko, Frank, 1856-1925
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
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Dates:
circa 1880
Size:
0.33 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1042
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Album of cyanotype photographs of mills, mines and mining equipment, and the shipping of iron ore, mostly in Michigan.

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Enterline, Stevenson
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of History of Technology
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
Eney, William J.
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Dates:
1905-1986
bulk 1905-1916
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (3 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1026
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the construction of the first and second Quebec Bridges over the St. Lawrence River. Construction on the first bridge began in 1900 and the bridge collapsed before completion in 1907. Construction on the second Quebec Bridge, which is the longest cantilever bridge in the world, was completed in 1917.

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Marcus Ward & Company
Mauran Family
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Dates:
1800s.
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet (2 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0037
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Seven scrapbooks with decorated hard covers, either red or green, filled with newspaper clippings of the 1880s, a few earlier and a few 18th-century items, as well as marginal notes and quotations and index. Imprint in one volume: "Newspaper Cuttings. / Ready Reference Receptacle for Scraps of Print, from our chief sources of knowledge, the Newspa...

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