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Littoraria undulata

Collector:
R. Jameson  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
South Pacific Ocean  Search this
Preparation:
Dry
Place:
Upolu Island, N End Mulinuu Peninsula Between Observatory + Tide Quage House, Western Samoa, South Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
6 Oct 1965
Common name:
Gastropods
Published Name:
Littoraria undulata (Gray, 1839)
Other Numbers:
Original Number : L 204
USNM Number:
675658
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Invertebrate Zoology
Mollusca
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_442227

Ctenocardia symbolica

Collector:
United States Fish Commission  Search this
Expedition:
Philippines Expedition  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Pacific Ocean  Search this
Vessel:
Albatross R/V  Search this
Depth (m):
0 - 79
Preparation:
Dry
Place:
Palawan Island, Libro Point, NW of Observatory Island, Palawan, Philippines, North Pacific Ocean
Collection Date:
20 Dec 1908
Common name:
Bivalves
Published Name:
Ctenocardia symbolica
Other Numbers:
Sort Order : JD-R28-C080-196
USNM Number:
297654
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Invertebrate Zoology
Mollusca
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_13339803

Plectritis macrocera

Biogeographical Region:
76 - Southwestern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
F. R. Fosberg  Search this
Place:
Santa Clara County. Mt. Hamilton, just below junction with road to observatory on steep road cut., California, United States, North America
Collection Date:
19 May 1991
Common name:
longhorn plectritis
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Dipsacales Valerianaceae (caprifoliaceae)
Published Name:
Plectritis macrocera
Barcode:
02791938
USNM Number:
3499741
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13887778

Poa bajaensis Soreng

Biogeographical Region:
79 - Mexico Northwest  Search this
Collector:
Robert F. Thorne  Search this
T. Elias  Search this
P. Rojas  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Pinus jeffreyi forest, abundant  Search this
Min. Elevation:
2600  Search this
Place:
Sierra San Petro Martir, just above Observatory living quarters, Baja California Norte, México
Collection Date:
7 May 1986
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Cyperales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Poa bajaensis Soreng
Poa orcuttiana Vasey
Barcode:
01260360
USNM Number:
3709515
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_14561582

Agrostis sandwicensis Hillebr.

Biogeographical Region:
63 - North-Central Pacific  Search this
Collector:
Hugh H. Iltis  Search this
Carolyn M. Iltis  Search this
Max. Elevation:
3048  Search this
Min. Elevation:
3048  Search this
Place:
At University of Hawaii Observatory, Maui, Hawaii, United States, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
7 Aug 1967
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Cyperales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Agrostis sandwicensis Hillebr.
Barcode:
00523503
USNM Number:
3316369
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Flora of Hawaii
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2709861

Agrostis sandwicensis Hillebr.

Biogeographical Region:
63 - North-Central Pacific  Search this
Collector:
Hugh H. Iltis  Search this
Carolyn M. Iltis  Search this
Max. Elevation:
3048  Search this
Min. Elevation:
3048  Search this
Place:
At University of Hawaii Observatory, Maui, Hawaii, United States, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
7 Aug 1967
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Cyperales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Agrostis sandwicensis Hillebr.
Barcode:
00523504
USNM Number:
3316356
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Flora of Hawaii
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2709862

Deschampsia nubigena Hillebr.

Biogeographical Region:
63 - North-Central Pacific  Search this
Collector:
Hugh H. Iltis  Search this
Carolyn M. Iltis  Search this
Max. Elevation:
3048  Search this
Min. Elevation:
3048  Search this
Place:
at University of Hawaii Observatory, Maui, Hawaii, United States, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
7 Aug 1967
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Cyperales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Deschampsia nubigena Hillebr.
Barcode:
00430352
USNM Number:
2624867
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Flora of Hawaii
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2702105

Deschampsia nubigena Hillebr.

Biogeographical Region:
63 - North-Central Pacific  Search this
Collector:
Hugh H. Iltis  Search this
Carolyn M. Iltis  Search this
Max. Elevation:
3048  Search this
Min. Elevation:
3048  Search this
Place:
at University of Hawaii Observatory, Maui, Hawaii, United States, Pacific Islands
Collection Date:
7 Aug 1967
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Cyperales Poaceae Pooideae
Published Name:
Deschampsia nubigena Hillebr.
Barcode:
00430356
USNM Number:
2624866
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Flora of Hawaii
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2741857

Comparator Made by Warner and Swasey for use by S.P. Langley

Maker:
Warner & Swasey Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 17 1/2 in x 36 in x 12 in; 44.45 cm x 91.44 cm x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Comparator
Place made:
United States: Ohio, Cleveland
Date made:
ca 1900
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Astronomy  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from Smithsonian Institution Astrophysical Observatory
ID Number:
MA.314884
Accession number:
211531
Catalog number:
314884
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1196343
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Abbot Periodometer

Maker:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 19 in x 37 in x 19 in; 48.26 cm x 93.98 cm x 48.26 cm
Object Name:
Calculating Machine
computing device, analog
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1932
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from Smithsonian Institution Instrument Room
ID Number:
MA.314627
Accession number:
208046
Catalog number:
314627
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Calculating Machines
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1196344

Ellipsograph

Maker:
Stanley, William Ford  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
hardwood (overall material)
brass (overall material)
felt (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13.3 cm x 27 cm x 13.7 cm; 5 1/4 in x 10 5/8 in x 5 13/32 in
Object Name:
ellipsograph
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
ca 1888
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Smtihsonian Astrophysical Observatory
ID Number:
MA.314861
Accession number:
211531
Catalog number:
314861
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Ellipsographs
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_904483
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Crookes tube with solid substance

Measurements:
overall: 17 in x 1 1/4 in x 3/4 in; 43.18 cm x 3.175 cm x 1.905 cm
Object Name:
Discharge Tube
crookes tube
Credit Line:
from the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
ID Number:
EM.314973.5
Catalog number:
314973.5
Accession number:
213039
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_712129

Crookes tube with solid substance

Measurements:
overall: 29 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 73.66 cm x 4.445 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
Electron Tube, Diode
crookes tube
Credit Line:
from the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
ID Number:
EM.314973.3
Catalog number:
314973.3
Accession number:
213039
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_712859
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Pitcher, "Signals at Portland"

Physical Description:
polychrome (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic, earthenware, refined (overall material)
transfer printed (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 9 1/4 in x 9 3/4 in x 6 1/4 in; 23.495 cm x 24.765 cm x 15.875 cm
Object Name:
pitcher
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, Liverpool
Date made:
1807
Credit Line:
Robert H. McCauley
ID Number:
CE.63.142
Catalog number:
63.142
Accession number:
248619
Collector/donor number:
44-344
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Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Domestic Furnishings
Art
McCauley Liverpool Pottery
Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_572531
Additional Online Media:

Dactyle Calculating Machine

Maker:
Chateau Frères of Paris  Search this
Physical Description:
iron (overall material)
steel (overall material)
brass (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13.9 cm x 47.8 cm x 20.5 cm; 5 15/32 in x 18 13/16 in x 8 1/16 in
Object Name:
calculating machine
Place made:
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Date made:
ca 1909
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from United States Naval Observatory
ID Number:
2005.0174.02
Accession number:
2005.0174
Catalog number:
2005.0174.02
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Mathematical Association of America Objects
Calculating Machines
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1291209
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ruby rod from KORAD laser

Associated user:
unknown  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/8 in x 13/16 in; 15.5575 cm x 2.06375 cm
Object Name:
Ruby Rod
laser component
Date made:
1969
Credit Line:
from McDonald Observatory, thru Harland J. Smith
ID Number:
1985.0752.05
Accession number:
1985.0752
Catalog number:
1985.0752.05
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_714254

Spectrograph

Object Name:
spectrograph
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia
Date made:
1913
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
National Bureau of Standards
ID Number:
PH.328727.01
Catalog number:
328727.01
Accession number:
275807
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1185221
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Astronomical Quadrant

Measurements:
overall: 42 in x 37 in x 37 in; 106.68 cm x 93.98 cm x 93.98 cm
Object Name:
Astronomical Quadrant
ID Number:
PH.181130
Catalog number:
181130
Accession number:
24885
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1455781
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Website Records, 2012

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Office of the Under Secretary for Science  Search this
Uniform title:
MarineGEO: Integrated Ecological Observatories for Changing Marine Ecosystems (Website)  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Institution Marine Global Earth Observatories  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Marine Science Network  Search this
Type:
Electronic records
Collection descriptions
Date:
2012
Topic:
Marine ecology  Search this
Marine laboratories  Search this
Marine sciences  Search this
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Research  Search this
Web sites  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 12-564
See more items in:
Website Records 2011-2016 [Smithsonian Institution Office of the Under Secretary for Science]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_361810

Website Records, 2009-2012

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Uniform title:
Facebook (Electronic resource)  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Smithsonian American Art Museum Lunder Conservation Center  Search this
Smithsonian American Art Museum Luce Foundation for American Art  Search this
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Chandra X-ray Center (U.S.)  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Lemelson Center  Search this
Museum Conservation Institute  Search this
National Anthropological Archives  Search this
National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.) George Gustav Heye Center  Search this
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)  Search this
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
National Postal Museum (U.S.)  Search this
National Zoological Park (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Affiliations (Program)  Search this
Smithsonian Associates  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Smithsonian Books (Publisher)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Archives  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Global Volcanism Program  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Libraries  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service  Search this
Smithsonian Latino Center  Search this
Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute  Search this
Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings  Search this
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center  Search this
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum  Search this
Encyclopedia of Life  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery  Search this
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Human Origins Program  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Ocean Portal  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce  Search this
National Portrait Gallery (U.S.) Catalog of American Portraits  Search this
Smithsonian Associates Art Collectors Program  Search this
Smithsonian Associates Jazz Café  Search this
Smithsonian Associates Studio Arts Program  Search this
Smithsonian Center for Archives Conservation  Search this
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Smithsonian Enterprises  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Asian Pacific American Program  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Architectural History and Historic Preservation  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Advancement Smithsonian Women's Committee  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Smithsonian Enterprises Smithsonian Journeys  Search this
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Bocas del Toro Research Station  Search this
Archives of American Art  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden ArtLab+  Search this
O. Orkin Insect Zoo  Search this
Arctic Studies Center (National Museum of Natural History)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Fellowships and Internships  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Human Resources  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of the Chief Information Officer  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Accessibility Program  Search this
Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies  Search this
Biodiversity Heritage Library Consortium  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Libraries Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Branch  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Libraries National Museum of African Art Branch  Search this
Smithsonian Associates Discovery Theater  Search this
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Galeta Point Marine Laboratory  Search this
Smithsonian Folklife Festival  Search this
Type:
Electronic records
Collection descriptions
Date:
2009
2009-2012
Topic:
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Online social networks  Search this
Social media  Search this
Web sites  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 13-108
See more items in:
Website Records 1995-2018 [Smithsonian Institution]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_361849

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