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Inventors

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 03 Dec 2012 22:47:26 +0000
Topic:
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Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_bbace3c72737af2ff6f1d9f2c5d4e431

A Conversation with Internet Inventors

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2011-11-30T20:33:25.000Z
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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americanartmuseum
YouTube Channel:
americanartmuseum
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_r92NP53fQ_A

USMC Research Division Inventors

Collection Creator:
United Shoe Machinery Corporation  Search this
Container:
Box 202A
Type:
Archival materials
Photos
Date:
1915 - 1920
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view materials in cold storage and audio visual materials. Using cold room materials requires a three hour waiting period, reference copies do not exist for audio visual materials. Arrangements must be made with the Archives Center staff two weeks prior to a scheduled research visit. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning intellectual property rights. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
United Shoe Machinery Corporation Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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United Shoe Machinery Corporation Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0277-ref922

Inventors on "Not for Women Only" from 1975

Creator:
Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2012-06-19T13:50:17.000Z
Topic:
American History  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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LemelsonCenter
YouTube Channel:
LemelsonCenter
Data Source:
Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_j-YtYOKt6T0

Visit the Homes of America's Greatest Inventors

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 25 Aug 2015 13:30:00 +0000
Topic:
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Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_d585191e7fb2f44afacc20984960caa2

World Inventors Exposition catalogue cover designed by Alvin Lustig

Creator:
Lustig, Alvin, 1915-1955  Search this
Type:
Printed Materials
Date:
ca. 1947
Topic:
Graphic design  Search this
Inventors  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8652
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Alvin Lustig papers, 1935-1955
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8652

[Albert Einstein] [Portrait]

Theoretical physicist:
Einstein, Albert 1879-1955  Search this
Subject:
Einstein, Albert 1879-1955  Search this
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item, 10.7 x 8.1 in
Type:
Portrait prints
Copy prints
Photographs
Date:
1900
1955
Topic:
Portrait  Search this
Scientists  Search this
Inventors  Search this
Physics  Search this
Local number:
AC0315-0000001.tif (AC Scan)
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright restriction. Fees for commercial reproduction
See more items in:
Scientists and Inventors Portrait File. 1950-1980
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_367143

Scientists and Inventors Portrait File: photoprints

Compiler:
Physical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).  Search this
Physical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).  Search this
Extent:
10 Cubic Feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 19th-20th century
Copy prints
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Although the obvious intention of the organizers of this file was to produce a comprehensive, alphabetical file of images of important scientists, inventors, engineers, and other figures in the history of science and technology, the resulting representation of significant subjects is somewhat haphazard. Also, there are some portraits of subjects outside the intended fields, such as photographer Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr., and figures from non technological business areas.

Several drawers of file cards accompany the photographs. Some duplicate the names and negative numbers of file images without providing additional information; some provide source data; and some represent images which are not in the file. Most of the National Portrait Gallery items are copied from a study collection of carte de visite and cabinet prints which is uncatalogued: special arrangements to view the originals must be made with that institution.
Arrangement:
Collection arranged into one series and arranged alphabetically by subjects' names.
Historical:
This "collection" is essentially an alphabetical browsing file of copy prints created by the Smithsonian Office of Printing and Photographic Services. The original images are photographs, lithographs, etchings, and other forms of portraits located in Smithsonian collections, especially those of curatorial divisions located in NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY, but there are also substantial numbers of images copies from illustrations in books and periodicals. The latter probably were created for use in Museum exhibits and publications over the years.

These prints apparently were gathered from various curatorial divisions and other sources by volunteers, probably under the direction of curator Deborah Warner, Division of Physical Sciences. The prints were dry mounted onto cardboard and identified with the subjects' names and the corresponding OPPS negative numbers in order to serve as a ready reference file.

This is entirely a file of second and third generation images, therefore, and differs in form from most Archives Center collections. The usual handling precautions for photographic imagery do not necessarily apply, and users are free to browse in the files without protective gloves.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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:
Inventors  Search this
Portraits -- Scientists  Search this
Scientists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 19th-20th century
Copy prints
Citation:
Scientists and Inventors Portrait File, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0315
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0315
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20c American Inventors block of four

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 2058a
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored)/ lithographed; engraved
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
September 21, 1983
Topic:
Technology & Inventions  Search this
Science  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
1999.2004.316.1-4
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1999.2004.316.1-4

Moody's Inventors Service, Inc. - Mount Holyoke College

Collection Creator:
Frank K. M. Rehn Galleries  Search this
Container:
Box 9, Reel 5860, Frame 1223-1339
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1924-1967, undated
Scope and Contents note:
Moody's Investors Service, Inc.

Moon, Owen, Jr.

Moor Institute of Art, Science and Industry

Moore, Fanny H.

Moore Galleries

Moore, Gladys G.

Moore, Mrs. Joseph A., Jr.

Moore, Martha E.

Mopper, Coleman

More, Herman

Moreno, Jean Anderson

Morey, Mrs. L. B.

Morgan Brothers and the Manhattan Storage Co. (See also Manhattan Storage and Warehouse Co.)

Morgan, John P., II

Morgan, Patrick

Morganthau, Mrs. Henry, Jr.

Mories, B. L.

Moross, Jerome

Donald Morris Gallery

Morris, Harrison S.

Morris, Willamene S.

Morrissey, Clara

Morse, A. R.

Morse, Margaret

Morse, Peter

Morse, Richard E.

Morten, Marjory

Morton, Mrs. David

Morton, Richard H.

Morton, Sylvia P. and Sterling

Moses, Lillian L.

Mott, Luther W.

Mount, Charles Merrill

Mount Holyoke College
Collection Restrictions:
The collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website.
Collection Rights:
The Frank K. M. Rehn Galleries records are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Frank K. M. Rehn Galleries records, 1858-1969 (bulk 1919-1968). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Frank K. M. Rehn Galleries records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-franrehg-ref305

[Alfred Vail] [Portrait]

Inventor:
Vail, Alfred 1807-1859  Search this
Subject:
Vail, Alfred 1807-1859  Search this
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item, 6.0 x 4.2 in
Type:
Portrait prints
Copy prints
Photographs
Date:
1820
1860
Topic:
Portrait  Search this
Scientists  Search this
Inventors  Search this
Engineering  Search this
Telegraph  Search this
Local number:
AC0315-0000002.tif (AC Scan)
Restrictions & Rights:
Probably public domain
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Scientists and Inventors Portrait File. 1950-1980
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_367144

The Woman inventor

Ed:
Smith, Charlotte  Search this
Author:
Patent Centennial Celebration (1891 : Washington, D.C)  Search this
Physical description:
v. 42 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1891
Topic:
Women inventors  Search this
Inventors--Periodicals  Search this
Call number:
HQ1397 .W87
HQ1397.W87
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_155594

National Inventors' Month Looks Bright at the Smithsonian

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 04 Aug 2009 17:42:47 +0000
Topic:
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_f9ce6ab6b19420e7aa5159d4992ef1e2

Edison, the wizard : the story of the world's greatest inventor

Donor:
Burndy Library DSI  Search this
Subject:
Edison, Thomas A (Thomas Alva) 1847-1931  Search this
Edison, Thomas A (Thomas Alva) 1847-1931 Anecdotes  Search this
Physical description:
p. 18-24 : ill., ports. ; 28 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
United States
Date:
1901
1901]
Topic:
Inventors  Search this
Call number:
TK140.E23 E23 1901
TK140.E23E23 1901
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_372917

Events: Women Inventors, Walking in Space, Quilting and More!

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 22 Mar 2010 13:07:06 +0000
Topic:
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Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_f69a08e956c0bb2353312397591fe4e5

With Patents or Without, Black Inventors Reshaped American Industry

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:10:22 +0000
Topic:
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Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_4ca000f4305b5e311be0509fea3893ed

10c American Inventors Alexander Graham Bell first day cover

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 893
Recipient:
James A. Farley, American, 1888 - 1976  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (brown) /
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 4 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. (10.8 x 24.13 cm)
Type:
Covers & Associated Letters
Place:
United States of America
Date:
October 28, 1940
Topic:
National Stamp Collection  Search this
Object number:
0.209045.76.24.1
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_0.209045.76.24.1
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1c American Inventors Eli Whitney plate block of four

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 889
Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (bright blue green); gum
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 4 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. (10.8 x 5.72 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1940
Topic:
National Stamp Collection  Search this
Object number:
2005.2004.1486.1-4
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2005.2004.1486.1-4

5c American Inventors Elias Howe plate block of four

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 892
Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (ultramarine); gum
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 4 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. (10.8 x 5.72 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1940
Topic:
National Stamp Collection  Search this
Object number:
2005.2004.1489.1-4
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2005.2004.1489.1-4

3c American Inventors Cyrus Hall McCormick plate block of four

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 891
Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (bright red violet); gum
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 4 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. (10.8 x 5.72 cm)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1940
Topic:
National Stamp Collection  Search this
Object number:
2005.2004.1488.1-4
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2005.2004.1488.1-4

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