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Essay des merueilles de nature, et des plus nobles artifices : piece tres-necessaire à tous ceux qui font profession d'eloquence / par René François ..

Title:
Des merveilles de nature DSI
Essai des merveilles de nature, et des plus nobles artifices
Author:
Binet, Etienne 1569-1639  Search this
Former owner:
Bayer, Frederick M. DSI  Search this
Terwangne, Armande de DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[14], 134, [2], 135-149, [2], 150-155, [3], 155-592, [2] : ill. (woodcuts) ; 22 cm. (4to)
Type:
Early works to 1800
Pre-Linnean works
Date:
1622
Topic:
Science  Search this
Natural history  Search this
Industrial arts  Search this
Military art and science  Search this
Heraldry  Search this
Paper  Search this
Call number:
AG104 .B5 1622
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_774983

Is the United States prepared for war? / by Frederic Louis Huidekoper ; with an introduction by Honorable William H. Taft, Secretary of War

Author:
Huidekoper, Frederick Louis 1874-1940  Search this
Taft, William H (William Howard) 1857-1930  Search this
Physical description:
47 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
United States
Date:
1907
1906
[1907]
Topic:
Operational readiness (Military science)  Search this
Military art and science  Search this
Armed Forces  Search this
Operational readiness  Search this
Call number:
U21 .H97 1907
U21.H97 1907
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_329261

Inuentioni di Gio. Battista Isacchi da Reggio : nelle quali si manifestano varij secreti, & vtiliauisi a persone di guerra, e per i tempi di piacere ..

Author:
Isacchi, Giovanni Battista  Search this
Donor:
Burndy Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[16], 170, [10] p. : ill., port. ; 21 cm. (4to)
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1579
Topic:
Weapons  Search this
Armor  Search this
Military art and science  Search this
Call number:
U800.A2 I73 1579
U800.A2I73 1579
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_332645

Traitté des siéges et de l'attaque des places ; Traitté de la deffense des places, between 1700 and 1707?

Title:
Fortifications DSI
Traité de la defense des places
Traité des siéges et de l'attaque des places
Traitté de la deffense des places
Author:
Vauban, Sébastien Le Prestre de 1633-1707 http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n82072979 http://viaf.org/viaf/22153531/  Search this
Author:
Louis Duke of Burgundy, Dauphin of France 1682-1712 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n82272892 http://viaf.org/viaf/28437842/ http://dbpedia.org/resource/Louis,_Dauphin_of_France,_Duke_of_Burgundy  Search this
Vauban, Sébastien Le Prestre de 1633-1707 De l'attaque et de la defense des places http://viaf.org/viaf/6199153063200119320002/  Search this
Burndy Library Manuscripts Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Donor:
Dibner, Bern http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/fmo http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/dnr DSI http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n80015691 http://viaf.org/viaf/29661946  Search this
Burndy Library http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/fmo http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/dnr DSI http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n83827146 http://viaf.org/viaf/149783636  Search this
Physical description:
[230] pages, [43] leaves of plates (some folded) : illustrations (chiefly colored) ; 45 cm
Type:
Early works to 1800
Early works
Manuscripts (documents).)
Sources
Place:
France
Date:
1700
1707
Topic:
Fortification  Search this
Geometry  Search this
Military art and science  Search this
Military engineering  Search this
Military reconnaissance  Search this
Science--History  Search this
Technology--History  Search this
History  Search this
Science  Search this
Technology  Search this
Call number:
MSS 001303 B
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_179164

En tibi lector Robertum Valturium ... De re militari libris XII multò emaculatius, ac picturis, quae plurimae in eo sunt, elegantioribus expressum, quàm cum Veronae inter initia artis chalcographicae anno M.cccclxxxiii. inuulgaretur

Author:
Valturio, Roberto 1405-1475  Search this
Donor:
Burndy Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[12], 383, [1] p. illus. 31 cm
Type:
Early works to 1800
Date:
1532
1532 Mense Iulio
Topic:
Military art and science  Search this
Call number:
U101 .V215 1532
U101.V215 1532
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_134734

The art and science of war versus the art of fighting, by Captain Robert Goldthwaite Carter

Author:
Carter, Robert Goldthwaite 1845-1936  Search this
Physical description:
97 p. 23 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
United States
Date:
1922
Topic:
Military art and science  Search this
History, Military  Search this
Call number:
U104 .C3X
U104.C3X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_34224

Military imagery : stereographs

Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969  Search this
Names:
United States Military Academy -- Stereographs -- 1900-1920  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereographs
Place:
West Point (N.Y.) -- Stereographs
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
One view of the West Point Cadets' Marching Band.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs musst be handled with gloves, unless protected by plastic sleeves.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Military bands -- Stereographs  Search this
Military education -- Stereographs  Search this
Military art and science -- Stereographs  Search this
Marching bands -- Stereographs  Search this
Bands (Music) -- 1900-1920  Search this
Colleges -- Stereographs  Search this
Soldiers -- Stereographs.  Search this
Students -- Stereographs  Search this
Musicians -- Stereographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1910-1920
Stereographs -- 1880-1900
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Series 2: Other Collection Divisions
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Series 2: Other Collection Divisions / 2.6: Stereographs / Military
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s02-ref2808

Rand History Project Interviews

Creator:
Collins, Martin  Search this
Names:
Rand Corporation  Search this
United States. Air Force  Search this
Augenstein, Bruno W.  Search this
Bacher, Robert.  Search this
Barlow, Edward J.  Search this
Belzer, Robert  Search this
Blasingame, Paul  Search this
Bowles, Edward  Search this
Collbohm, Frank  Search this
Collins, Martin  Search this
Davies, Merton E.  Search this
DuBridge, Lee A. (Lee Alvin), 1901-  Search this
Frick, Richard Henry, 1916-  Search this
Henderson, Lawrence  Search this
Hitch, Charles Johnston  Search this
Katz, Amron H.  Search this
King, Scott  Search this
Klein, Burton H.  Search this
Novick, David  Search this
Palmatier, Malcolm  Search this
Plessett, Ernst  Search this
Quade, Edward  Search this
Raymond, Arthur  Search this
Rumph, Ben  Search this
Salter, Robert  Search this
Schriever, Bernard  Search this
Shubert, Gustave.  Search this
Specht, Robert D.  Search this
Speier, Hans.  Search this
Tanham, George  Search this
Thompson, Crawford  Search this
Wohlstetter, Albert.  Search this
Extent:
2.35 Cubic feet (12 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Transcripts
Date:
1985-1990
Summary:
The Rand History Project Interviews constitute one of several oral history projects conducted within the National Air and Space Musuem's Department of Space History. The principal investigator for this project was Martin Collins and the following individuals were interviewed: Bruno Augenstein, Robert Bacher (with Lee DuBridge), Edward Barlow, Robert Belzer, Paul Blasingame, Edward Bowles, Frank Collbohm, Merton Davies, Richard Frick, Lawrence Henderson, Charles Hitch, Amrom Katz, Scott King, Burt Klein, David Novick, Malcolm Palmatier, Ernst Plessett, Edward Quade, Arthur Raymond, Ben Rumph, Robert Salter, Bernard Schriever, Gustave Shubert, Robert Specht, Hans Speier, George Tanham, Crawford Thompson, and Albert Wohlstetter.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of the compact audio cassettes and transcripts for the Rand History Project interviews, which is a dual institutional study of the RAND Corporation and its military sponsor, the Air Force. This collection covers the period 1945 though the early 1960s and consists of 104 hours of interviews with 29 individuals. The RAND interviews were conceived as another angle of inquiry on the relations between expert knowledge and the military in the early Cold War. RAND drew together engineers, scientists, and mathematicians whose specialties were oriented toward military hardware design and the physical sciences and sociologists, political scientists, economists, psychologists, and other social science and humanities specialists. All were organized within a single institution to study the problem of warfare in the cold War, especially from the perspective of the Air Force.
Arrangement:
The RAND History Project Interviews are arranged alphabetically by interviewee. Series I (boxes 1-9) contains interviews on audio cassette tapes. Series II (boxes 10-12) contains the transcripts.
Biographical/Historical note:
This collection contains the interviews for the RAND History Project Interviews. These interviews explore the non-profit research firm's efforts to study the various problems of U.S. national security during the Cold War, in particular, from the perspective of the U.S. Air force (USAF). RAND brought together physical scientists, political scientists, sociologists, engineers and mathematicians and organized them within this single institution to pursue such research efforts. The RAND Project constitutes one of a number of oral history endeavors conducted by the National Air and Space Museum's (NASM) Department of Space History. The principal (though, by no means the only) interviewer for this project was Martin Collins, and the interview set consists of 104 hours of interviews with 38 individuals. The following people were interviewed for this project: Bruno Augenstein, Robert Bacher (with Lee DuBridge), Edward Barlow, Robert Belzer, Paul Blasingame, Edward Bowles, Charles Carey, Frank Collbohm, Merton Davies, Robert Davis, James Digby, Gene Fisher, Richard Frick, Olaf Helmer, Lawrence Henderson, Charles Hitch, Victor Jackson, Amrom Katz, Scott King, Burt Klein, Charles Lindblom, Hugh Miser, David Novick, Malcolm Palmatier, Ernst Plessett, Edward Quade, Arthur Raymond, Ben Rumph, Robert Salter, Bernard Schriever, Lloyd Shapley, Gustave Shubert, Robert Specht, Hans Speier, George Tanham, Crawford Thompson, and Albert Wohlstetter.
Related Materials:
Similar materials, specifically a series of videohistories on the same topic, are housed in the Smithsonian Institution Archives in the The Research and Development (RAND) Corporation Interviews, local collection number SIA 9536.
Provenance:
Department of Space History, NASM, Transfer, 1999, NASM.1999.0037, Varies.
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Topic:
Military art and science  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Astronautics and state  Search this
Aeronautical engineers  Search this
Astronautics  Search this
Aeronautics designers  Search this
Cold War  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Transcripts
Citation:
Rand History Project Interviews, Acc. NASM.1999.0037, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.1999.0037
See more items in:
Rand History Project Interviews
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1999-0037
Additional Online Media:

MS 7463 Book of Cheyenne drawings by Little Skunk and unknown Cheyenne artists, with correspondence concerning drawings

Artist:
Little Skunk  Search this
Correspondent:
Wernher, Adolf  Search this
Cushing, Frank Hamilton, 1857-1900  Search this
Knox, Philander C. (Philander Chase), 1853-1921  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (hard-bound volume of 89 drawings (152 pages+flyleaves+covers+3 leaves inserted) in slipcase, graphite and colored pencil on ruled paper, 14 x 21 cm.)
Culture:
Cheyenne Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Ledger drawings
Date:
ca. 1878-1902
Scope and Contents:
Bound notebook of ruled paper with 89 drawings, primarily scenes of warfare. The drawings are the work of several different artists and depict battles with several different tribes as well as with White civilians and Army troops. Slip case embossed with title "Outbreak of the Cheyenne Indians 1878. Sign Language Written by the Chief 'Little Skunk'." Three letters regarding history and identification of the book inserted. One insert, a note dated September 10, 1892, and signed by A. Wernher, states "this book was presented to me in 1879 by Hermann Hauser of the Q. Mr. Dept. at Fort Reno, Ind. Terr. Hauser was affiliated by marriage to the Cheyenne tribe of Indians and assured me that the book represented in sign language (i.e. drawings) the outbreak of the Cheyenne Indians at Fort Reno Ind Terry and their raid through Kansas to the North in 1878, written by the Cheyenne Indian "Little Skunk." Another insert is a letter dated February 2, 1897, written by Frank Hamilton Cushing returning the book to a Colonel Cushing and asking to see it again later. The third insert is a letter dated March 11, 1902, written by P. C. Knox to Colonel William C. Sanger with thanks for letting him see the book.
Biographical / Historical:
P.C. Knox (1853-1921), author of one letter, was appointed Attorney General of the United States under the McKinley Administration and continued to serve until 1904 when he was appointed to a vacancy in the Senate. Knox was reelected to this position in 1905, resigning in 1909 to join the Cabinet under Taft's administration. For more information about P.C. Knox see Archibald Dodds' The Public Services of Philander Chase Knox, 1950, PhD. Dissertation, University of Pittsburgh. Col. William C. Sanger, to whom the letter is addressed, was appointed as Assistant Secretary of War in 1901.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 7463

OPPS SLIDE 22,227-22,297
Varying Form of Title:
Outbreak of the Cheyenne Indians, 1878 / sign language written by the Chief "Little Skunk"
Local Note:
The content of the images is not consistent with the accompanying identification that they depict the Northern Cheyenne outbreak of 1878. The names Little Skunk and Hermann Hauser do not appear in the index to the records of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Agency held at the Oklahoma Historical Society, but the latter's name appears as "Herman Hauser" in separate material at the Oklahoma Historical Society relating to Fort Reno.
Place:
United States Indian Territory Fort Reno.
United States Oklahoma Fort Reno.
Album Information:
MS 7463 001
Restrictions:
Researchers should use slides.
Topic:
Military art and science -- Cheyenne  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Citation:
Manuscript 7463, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS7463
See more items in:
MS 7463 Book of Cheyenne drawings by Little Skunk and unknown Cheyenne artists, with correspondence concerning drawings
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms7463
Additional Online Media:

The British occupation of the Sokoto Caliphate : the military dimension, 1807-1906 Chinedu N. Ubah

Author:
Ubah, C. N  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria
Fulani Empire
Great Britain
Africa
Nigeria, Northern
Date:
1994
19th century
Topic:
Military art and science  Search this
Wars  Search this
Warfare  Search this
Colonies  Search this
History, Military  Search this
Call number:
CB3 .P142
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_915574

MS 4987 Extracts from various sources concerning the Choctaw

Collector:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958  Search this
Creator:
de Lusser, Joseph Christophe  Search this
Author:
Milfort, Louis, 1752-1820  Search this
Copeland, C.C.  Search this
Extent:
22 Pages
Culture:
Choctaw Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southern States  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Diaries
Date:
ca. 1932
Scope and Contents:
Contents: Extracts from journal of Mr. Lusser, January 12-March 23, 1730. Typescript document. 5 pages; extract from Le Clerque de Milfort, (date), pages 288-310. Typescript document. 12 pages; extract from letter of February 8, 1733 about number of Choctaw warriors. Typescript document. 1 slip. "A Choctaw Tradition," by Reverend C.C. Copeland, tear-sheets from American Ethnological Society Transactions, volume 3 (date), pages 170-171. Printed document. 4 pages.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 4987
Local Note:
Typescript document and printed document
Topic:
Military art and science -- Choctaw  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries
Citation:
Manuscript 4987, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS4987
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms4987

The Pentagon's brain : an uncensored history of DARPA, America's top secret military research agency / Annie Jacobsen

Title:
Uncensored history of DARPA, America's top secret military research agency
Author:
Jacobsen, Annie http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n2006023521 http://viaf.org/viaf/43723229  Search this
Subject:
United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency History  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 552 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2016
Topic:
Military research  Search this
Military art and science--Technological innovations  Search this
Science and state  Search this
National security--History  Search this
Defenses  Search this
History  Search this
Military policy  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1104820

Central America

Author:
Tsouras, Peter  Search this
Physical description:
240 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Central America
Date:
1996
C1996
Topic:
Wars  Search this
History  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Conquerors  Search this
Military art and science--History  Search this
Aztecs--History  Search this
Call number:
F1434.2.W37 T76 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_566432

The Iraq wars and America's military revolution / Keith L. Shimko

Author:
Shimko, Keith L. 1962-  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 249 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2010
21st century
20th century
Topic:
Military art and science--Technological innovations--History  Search this
Iraq War, 2003-2011--Technology  Search this
Afghan War, 2001---Technology  Search this
Persian Gulf War, 1991--Technology  Search this
Military policy  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1105641

Acta

Author:
International Commission of Military History  Search this
International Colloquy on Military History  Search this
Physical description:
volumes
Type:
Congresses
Conference papers and proceedings
History
Date:
1970
Topic:
Military art and science--History  Search this
Military history  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1108583

Revue de la Société des amis du Musée de l'armée

Author:
Musée de l'armée (France)  Search this
Société des amis du Musée de l'armée  Search this
Subject:
Musée de l'armée (France) Periodicals  Search this
France Armée History Periodicals  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
France
Date:
1956
1956-
Topic:
Military art and science  Search this
History, Military  Search this
Call number:
U13.F82 P37
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_546863

Bulletin de la Société des amis du Musée de l'armée

Author:
Musée de l'armée (France)  Search this
Société des amis du Musée de l'armée  Search this
Subject:
Musée de l'armée (France) Periodicals  Search this
France Armée History Periodicals  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
France
Date:
1909
1956
Topic:
Military art and science  Search this
History, Military  Search this
Call number:
U13.F82 P37
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_546864

Journal of the Military Service Institution of the United States

Author:
Military Service Institution of the United States  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
1879
1917
1879-
Topic:
Military art and science  Search this
Call number:
U1 .M5
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_65367

Special bibliography series

Author:
Air University (U.S.) Library  Search this
Physical description:
volumes ; 28 cm
Type:
Bibliography
Periodicals
Date:
19uu
1998
Topic:
Military art and science  Search this
Area studies  Search this
Call number:
Z6723 .S64
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1107438

Museum supplement

Title:
Army historical research
Regimental museums
Author:
Society for Army Historical Research (London, England)  Search this
Physical description:
volumes ; 24 cm
Type:
Periodicals
History
Date:
1949
1964
1949-1964
Topic:
Military art and science--History  Search this
Military museums  Search this
Call number:
DA49 .S6m
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_192711

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