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Rocket girl : the story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America's first female rocket scientist / George D. Morgan

Author:
Morgan, George D  Search this
Subject:
Morgan, Mary Sherman 1921-2004  Search this
North American Aviation Rocketdyne Division  Search this
Physical description:
325 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2013
20th century
Topic:
Rocketry  Search this
Women scientists  Search this
Rocketry--History  Search this
Liquid propellant rockets--Fuel systems  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1004942

Magazine Case of Drawing Instruments

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
brass (overall material)
german silver (overall material)
steel (overall material)
rubber (overall material)
graphite (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7.5 cm x 23.5 cm x 15.3 cm; 2 15/16 in x 9 1/4 in x 6 1/32 in
Object Name:
drawing instruments, set of
Date made:
early 20th century
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Drafting, Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of John William Christopher Draper and James Christopher Draper
ID Number:
MA.335355
Accession number:
304826
Catalog number:
335355
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Drawing Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_1122188
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Wedgewood 692.

Maker:
Mayer, Merkel & Ottmann  Search this
Artist:
Schultz, A. J.  Search this
Measurements:
image: 17 in x 23 7/8 in; 43.18 cm x 60.6425 cm
Object Name:
lithograph
Object Type:
Lithograph
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1885
Subject:
Horses  Search this
Chronology: 1880-1889  Search this
Architecture, Domestic Buildings  Search this
Credit Line:
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
ID Number:
DL.60.3546
Catalog number:
60.3546
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Peters Prints
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_325753

Volunteer

Maker:
Mayer & Merkel  Search this
Original artist:
Humphrey, Charles S.  Search this
Artist:
Geissler, L.  Search this
Measurements:
image: 17 7/8 in x 24 in; 45.4025 cm x 60.96 cm
Object Name:
chromolithograph
Object Type:
Chromolithograph
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1869
Subject:
Architecture  Search this
Chronology: 1860-1869  Search this
Patriotism and Patriotic Symbols  Search this
Horses  Search this
Horse Racing  Search this
Wagons  Search this
Architecture, Domestic Buildings  Search this
Credit Line:
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
ID Number:
DL.60.3566
Catalog number:
60.3566
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Clothing & Accessories
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Peters Prints
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_325776

Burning Mirror

Originator:
Priestley, Joseph  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 17 in x 12 1/2 in; 43.18 cm x 31.75 cm
Object Name:
brass reflector on stand
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Chemistry  Search this
ID Number:
CH.316959
Catalog number:
316959
Accession number:
229395
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Science & Mathematics
Joseph Priestley
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2272
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Colorimeter

Measurements:
overall: 28 in x 10 in x 5 in; 71.12 cm x 25.4 cm x 12.7 cm
Object Name:
colorimeter
Credit Line:
Walter Voigt
ID Number:
AG.MHI-M-9479
Catalog number:
MHI-M-9479
Accession number:
276730
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Work and Industry: Food Technology
Food
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_864555
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Mathematical Table, Brinemaster dial-a-brine

Maker:
Perrygraf Corporation  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .2 cm x 19.1 cm x 22.8 cm; 3/32 in x 7 17/32 in x 8 31/32 in
Object Name:
mathematical table
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Maywood
Date made:
ca 1962
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Food Processing  Search this
Psychology  Search this
Psychological Tests  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Cincinnati Boss Company
ID Number:
2000.3029.14
Nonaccession number:
2000.3029
Catalog number:
2000.3029.14
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Mathematical Charts and Tables
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_904516
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Société Genevoise 103 Meter Standard

Maker:
Societe Genevoise d’Instruments de Physique  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
cloth (overall material)
cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5.2 cm x 106.5 cm x 10.8 cm; 2 1/16 in x 41 15/16 in x 4 1/4 in
Object Name:
rule
scale rule
Place made:
Switzerland: Genève, Geneva
Date made:
early 20th century
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Rule, Measuring  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles A. and Helen S. Mulhern
ID Number:
2000.0126.25
Catalog number:
2000.0126.25
Accession number:
2000.0126
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Measuring & Mapping
Scale Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_905335
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Spinthariscope

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
leather (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4.8 cm x 2.2 cm; 1 7/8 in x 7/8 in
overall: 4 in x 4 in x 2 1/2 in; 10.16 cm x 10.16 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
Spinthariscope
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
early 20th century
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, School of Science, Department of Chemistry
ID Number:
1994.3029.04
Nonaccession number:
1994.3029
Catalog number:
1994.3029.04
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Medicine and Science: Biological Sciences
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_333787
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Pasteur Flask

Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 29.2 cm x 45.7 cm; 11 1/2 in x 18 in
Object Name:
flask, culture, Pasteur's pipette
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Barbara A. Keppel
ID Number:
1985.0311.021
Catalog number:
1985.0311.021
Accession number:
1985.0311
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Science & Mathematics
Science Under Glass
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1020
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Florence flask

Maker:
Schott and Genossen  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 16.5 cm; 6 1/2 in
Object Name:
flask, Florence
flask, florence
Date made:
after 1884
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Barbara A. Keppel
ID Number:
1985.0311.024
Catalog number:
1985.0311.024
Accession number:
1985.0311
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Science & Mathematics
Science Under Glass
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1053

Florence flask

Maker:
Schott and Genossen  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 16.5 cm x 8.8 cm; 6 1/2 in x 3 7/16 in
overall: 6 7/8 in x 3 1/2 in; 17.4625 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
flask, Florence
flask, florence
Date made:
after 1884
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Barbara A. Keppel
ID Number:
1985.0311.025
Catalog number:
1985.0311.025
Accession number:
1985.0311
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Science & Mathematics
Science Under Glass
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1063
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Kjeldahl flask

Developer:
Kjeldahl, Johan Gustav C. Thorsager  Search this
Maker:
Rheinische Glashutten-Actien-Gesellschaft  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 19 cm x 6.5 cm; 7 1/2 in x 2 9/16 in
overall: 7 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 19.685 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
flask, Kjeldahl
flask, kjeldahl
Date made:
1872-1937
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Barbara A. Keppel
ID Number:
1985.0311.048
Catalog number:
1985.0311.048
Accession number:
1985.0311
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Science & Mathematics
Science Under Glass
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1192
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Kjeldahl flask

Maker:
Schott and Genossen  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 22.9 cm x 1.125 cm; 9 in x 7/16 in
overall: 9 in x 2 3/16 in; 22.86 cm x 5.55625 cm
Object Name:
flask, Kjeldahl
flask, kjeldahl
Date made:
after 1884
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Barbara A. Keppel
ID Number:
1985.0311.049
Catalog number:
1985.0311.049
Accession number:
1985.0311
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Science & Mathematics
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1193
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Kjeldahl flask

Maker:
Rheinische Glashutten-Actien-Gesellschaft  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 23.2 cm x 7 cm; 9 1/8 in x 2 3/4 in
overall: 9 in x 3 in; 22.86 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
flask, kjeldahl
Date made:
1872-1937
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Barbara A. Keppel
ID Number:
1985.0311.050
Catalog number:
1985.0311.050
Accession number:
1985.0311
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Science & Mathematics
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1194
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Kjeldahl flask

Maker:
Schott and Genossen  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 29.2 cm x 7.5 cm; 11 1/2 in x 2 15/16 in
overall: 11 1/2 in x 3 in; 29.21 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
flask, Kjeldahl
flask, kjeldahl
Date made:
after 1884
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Barbara A. Keppel
ID Number:
1985.0311.052
Catalog number:
1985.0311.052
Accession number:
1985.0311
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Science & Mathematics
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1196
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Kjeldahl flask

Maker:
Schott and Genossen  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 26.7 cm x 7.5 cm; 10 1/2 in x 2 15/16 in
overall: 10 11/16 in x 2 7/8 in; 27.14625 cm x 7.3025 cm
Object Name:
flask, Kjeldahl
flask, kjeldahl
Date made:
after 1884
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Barbara A. Keppel
ID Number:
1985.0311.053
Catalog number:
1985.0311.053
Accession number:
1985.0311
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Science & Mathematics
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1197
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Erlenmeyer flask

Maker:
Corning Incorporated  Search this
Physical Description:
pyrex (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 150 mm x 86 mm; 5 7/8 in x 3 3/8 in
Object Name:
flask, Erlenmeyer
Date made:
1931-1985
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Barbara A. Keppel
ID Number:
1985.0311.070
Catalog number:
1985.0311.070
Accession number:
1985.0311
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Science & Mathematics
Science Under Glass
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1214

Erlenmeyer flask

Maker:
Corning Incorporated  Search this
Physical Description:
pyrex (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 152 mm x 76 mm; 6 in x 3 in
Object Name:
flask, Erlenmeyer
Date made:
1931-1985
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Barbara A. Keppel
ID Number:
1985.0311.072
Catalog number:
1985.0311.072
Accession number:
1985.0311
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Science & Mathematics
Science Under Glass
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1216

Erlenmeyer flask

Maker:
Corning Incorporated  Search this
Physical Description:
pyrex (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 20.3 cm x 10.2 cm; 8 in x 4 in
overall: 7 5/8 in x 3 15/16 in; 19.3675 cm x 10.00125 cm
Object Name:
flask, Erlenmeyer
flask, erlenmeyer
Date made:
1931-1985
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Barbara A. Keppel
ID Number:
1985.0311.074
Catalog number:
1985.0311.074
Accession number:
1985.0311
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Science & Mathematics
Science Under Glass
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1218
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