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Sikorsky JRS-1

Manufacturer:
Sikorsky Aircraft Company  Search this
Dimensions:
Overall: 540 x 1550cm, 4816kg, 2620 x 388.62cm (17ft 8 5/8in. x 50ft 10 1/4in., 10617.4lb., 85ft 11 1/2in. x 12ft 9in.)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1938
Credit Line:
Transferred from the United States Navy, Bureau of Weapons.
Inventory Number:
A19610112000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Hangar:
Boeing Aviation Hangar
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9a360542b-cca7-403b-9ef9-a9d9a1a7d6bb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19610112000
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Committee for the Simon Rodia Towers in Watts records

Creator:
Committee for the Simon Rodia Towers in Watts  Search this
Names:
Simon Rodia Towers (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Morgan, Jeanne S.  Search this
Rodia, Simon, 1879-1965  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Photographs
Transcripts
Place:
Watts (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc
Date:
1953-1989
Summary:
The Committee for the Simon Rodia Towers in Watts records measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1953-1989. The records include clippings, a transcript of the film The Towers, interview transcripts with the towers' creator Simon Rodia, materials related to the Watts Towers' false restoration, photographic material, and unpublished articles by Jeanne Morgan. The records were compiled by Jeanne S. Morgan, founding member, executive director, and chair (1978-1980) of the Committee for the Simon Rodia Towers in Watts.
Scope and Contents:
The Committee for the Simon Rodia Towers in Watts records measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1953-1989. The records include clippings, a transcript of the film The Towers, interview transcripts with the towers' creator Simon Rodia, materials related to the Watts Towers' false restoration, photographic material, and unpublished articles by Jeanne Morgan. The records were compiled by Jeanne S. Morgan, founding member, executive director, and chair (1978-1980) of the Committee for the Simon Rodia Towers in Watts.
Arrangement:
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.

Series 1: Committee for the Simon Rodia Towers in Watts Records, 1953-1989 (Box 1; 0.2 linear feet)
Biographical / Historical:
Simon Rodia (1879-1965), a native of Serena, Italy, created the unique sculptural assemblage of the Watts Towers in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. Reaching over 100 feet each, the seventeen interconnected sculptural towers were assembled over a thirty-three year period (1921-1954). The Committee for the Simon Rodia Towers in Watts was founded in response to plans by the city of Los Angeles to have the towers destroyed. For sixteen years the committee raised money, designed an engineering test to disprove the city's contention that the towers were unsafe. The members also ran an art center that offered free classes to the community. In 1975 the committee assigned the towers and art center to the city of Los Angeles.
Provenance:
The Committee for the Simon Rodia Towers in Watts records were donated to the Archives of American Art by Jeanne S. Morgan in 1997.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Assemblage (Art)--California--Los Angeles  Search this
Sculptors--California--Watts  Search this
Sculpture -- Conservation and restoration  Search this
Towers -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Photographs
Transcripts
Citation:
Committee for the Simon Rodia Towers in Watts records, 1953-1989. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.morgjean
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Committee for the Simon Rodia Towers in Watts records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-morgjean

Five Statues form Ain Ghazal, Jordan

Creator:
Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2017-03-24T16:27:03.000Z
Topic:
Conservation and restoration;Museum conservation methods;Museum techniques  Search this
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Education  Search this
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute
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Part 3: Updated Methods for Digitization of Daguerreotypes

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Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
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2012-11-26T14:08:29.000Z
Topic:
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Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute
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Furniture Care and Maintenance (Chinese subtitles)

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Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
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2013-07-16T13:01:45.000Z
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Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute
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Contemporary Daguerreotype of the Capitol

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Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
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2012-06-05T18:47:30.000Z
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Conservation and restoration;Museum conservation methods;Museum techniques  Search this
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Education  Search this
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Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute
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One Thing New Under the Sun- Morse, Draper, & the Cross-Currents of Early American Photography

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Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
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2012-06-05T14:37:51.000Z
Topic:
Conservation and restoration;Museum conservation methods;Museum techniques  Search this
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Education  Search this
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Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute
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One Thing New Under the Sun: Morse, Draper, and the Cross-Currents of Early American Photography

Creator:
Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
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2012-06-05T15:55:35.000Z
Topic:
Conservation and restoration;Museum conservation methods;Museum techniques  Search this
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Education  Search this
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MCISmithsonian
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Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute
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edanmdm:yt_6wwCznKZxO0

Microscopy Sample Preparation Part II: Mounting the Sample

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Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
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2012-12-19T19:10:02.000Z
Topic:
Conservation and restoration;Museum conservation methods;Museum techniques  Search this
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Education  Search this
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MCISmithsonian
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Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute
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edanmdm:yt_CRKD1E0VcaQ

MCI Textile Conservation Interview (longer version)

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Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
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2012-05-18T16:31:01.000Z
Topic:
Conservation and restoration;Museum conservation methods;Museum techniques  Search this
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Education  Search this
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MCISmithsonian
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Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute
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edanmdm:yt_DbTHlOXCcEY

MapArt OpenSource Viewer Presentation

Creator:
Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2013-04-15T15:31:03.000Z
Topic:
Conservation and restoration;Museum conservation methods;Museum techniques  Search this
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Education  Search this
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MCISmithsonian
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Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute
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edanmdm:yt_EJNG-yfe4ko

Smithsonian & Partners Pioneer Method to Boost Endangered Coral Populations

Creator:
National Zoo  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
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2018-12-12T19:28:07.000Z
Topic:
Zoology;Animals;Veterinary medicine;Animal health  Search this
Youtube Category:
Pets & Animals  Search this
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SmithsonianNZP
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SmithsonianNZP
Data Source:
National Zoo
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_HzVntzq-L94

Microscopy Sample Preparation Part I: Embedding & Overview of Sample Prep

Creator:
Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2012-12-19T19:31:52.000Z
Topic:
Conservation and restoration;Museum conservation methods;Museum techniques  Search this
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Education  Search this
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MCISmithsonian
Data Source:
Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute
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edanmdm:yt_Jx_ZjY-u2rk

Part 2: Updated Methods for Digitization of Daguerreotypes

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Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
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2012-11-26T14:08:41.000Z
Topic:
Conservation and restoration;Museum conservation methods;Museum techniques  Search this
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Education  Search this
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MCISmithsonian
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Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute
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Viewing a Daguerreotype with Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI)

Creator:
Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
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2012-03-16T17:57:53.000Z
Topic:
Conservation and restoration;Museum conservation methods;Museum techniques  Search this
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Education  Search this
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MCISmithsonian
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Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute
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edanmdm:yt_N00aYLgO1Ms

Viewing a Gigapixel Image of a Daguerreotype

Creator:
Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
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2012-03-16T17:16:10.000Z
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Education  Search this
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Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute
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edanmdm:yt_PJYT6PghkC4

Microscopy Sample Preparation Part IV: Polishing

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Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
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2012-12-19T19:39:34.000Z
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Conservation and restoration;Museum conservation methods;Museum techniques  Search this
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Education  Search this
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Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute
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MCI Textile Conservation Interview (shorter version)

Creator:
Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2012-05-18T16:30:31.000Z
Topic:
Conservation and restoration;Museum conservation methods;Museum techniques  Search this
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Education  Search this
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Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute
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MCI Furniture Conservation Interview (longer version)

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Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
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2012-05-18T16:10:17.000Z
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Conservation and restoration;Museum conservation methods;Museum techniques  Search this
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Education  Search this
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MCISmithsonian
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Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute
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edanmdm:yt_RTRLy9hUvj4

Part 1: Updated Methods for Digitization of Daguerreotypes

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Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
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2012-11-26T14:08:53.000Z
Topic:
Conservation and restoration;Museum conservation methods;Museum techniques  Search this
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Education  Search this
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MCISmithsonian
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Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute
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edanmdm:yt_VzolOGIMS18

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