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"Ruling Engines" Exhibition at NMHT

Creator:
Harrell, Alfred E  Search this
Subject:
Rowland, Henry Augustus 1848-1901  Search this
Bedini, Silvio A  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Photographic Services Division  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology  Search this
Johns Hopkins University  Search this
Physical description:
120mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1973
March 9, 1973
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-009 [73-1963]
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email photos@si.edu)
Public Domain
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_394855

Negative Log Book Number 18, (86-5143 to 88-15270)

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Archives Smithsonian Photographic Services  Search this
Physical description:
Ink on paper
Type:
Logs (records)
Collection descriptions
Date:
1986
1986-1988
Topic:
Photography--History  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 10-001 [SIA_10-001_NLB18]
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email photos@si.edu)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_367115
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Negative Log Book Number 3, (72-1 to 72-11410)

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Archives Smithsonian Photographic Services  Search this
Physical description:
Ink on paper
Type:
Logs (records)
Date:
1972
Topic:
Photography--History  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 10-001 [SIA_10-001_NLB03]
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email photos@si.edu)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_367100
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Ruling Engine

Collection Author:
Stong, C.L., 1902-1975 (electrical engineer)  Search this
Collection Collector:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Container:
Box 36
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
April-1975
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
C. L. Stong Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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C.L. Stong Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0012-ref577

Archives Center Glass Plate Collection

Creator:
Archives Center, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Source:
Physical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).  Search this
Former owner:
Physical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).  Search this
Names:
Burka, S. W.  Search this
Rowland, Henry Augustus  Search this
Extent:
0.1 Cubic feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Transparencies
Photographs
Place:
Moon
Date:
ca. 1910-1920.
Scope and Contents:
Collection designated for miscellaneous glass plates, unidentified and/or of unknown provenance. The plates included here are indexed, but additional items may be added to the collection. There are eight plates, both negatives and positives; subjects include a man with cog railway tracks(?), two images of an observatory and two of the moon, and four identical images (two negatives and two positives) of Henry A. Rowland with his ruling engine.
Arrangement:
Divided into two series.

Series 1: Silver Gelatin Plates (8 x 10)

Series 2: Silver Gelatin Plates (4 x 5)
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquisition unknown. Found in collections, November 12, 1986.
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:
Cog railways  Search this
Ruling engines  Search this
Observatories  Search this
Genre/Form:
Transparencies
Photographs -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass -- 1910-1920
Citation:
Archives Center Glass Plate Collection, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0246
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Archives Center Glass Plate Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0246

Negative, Henry A. Rowland with ruling engine.

Collection Creator:
Archives Center, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Source:
Physical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Archives Center Glass Plate Collection, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center Glass Plate Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0246-ref17

Rowland Solar Spectrum

Maker:
Rowland, Henry A.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 11 1/8 in x 35 1/4 in; 28.2575 cm x 89.535 cm
Object Name:
spectrum photograph
Place made:
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Date made:
1886
Credit Line:
Columbia University
ID Number:
PH.322957.02
Accession number:
249200
Catalog number:
322957.02
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1826127

Rowland Solar Spectrum

Maker:
Rowland, Henry A.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 11 3/16 in x 35 3/8 in; 28.41625 cm x 89.8525 cm
Object Name:
spectrum photograph
Place made:
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Date made:
1886
Credit Line:
Columbia University
ID Number:
PH.322957.03
Accession number:
249200
Catalog number:
322957.03
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1826128

Rowland Solar Spectrum

Maker:
Rowland, Henry A.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 11 1/8 in x 35 1/4 in; 28.2575 cm x 89.535 cm
Object Name:
spectrum photograph
Place made:
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Date made:
1886
Credit Line:
Columbia University
ID Number:
PH.322957.04
Accession number:
249200
Catalog number:
322957.04
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1826129

Rowland Solar Spectrum

Maker:
Rowland, Henry A.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 11 1/8 in x 35 3/8 in; 28.2575 cm x 89.8525 cm
Object Name:
spectrum photograph
Place made:
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Date made:
1886
Credit Line:
Columbia University
ID Number:
PH.322957.05
Accession number:
79596Z12
249200
Catalog number:
322957.05
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1826130

Rowland Solar Spectrum

Maker:
Rowland, Henry A.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 11 in x 35 in; 27.94 cm x 88.9 cm
Object Name:
spectrum photograph
Place made:
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Date made:
1886
Credit Line:
Columbia University
ID Number:
PH.322957.01
Accession number:
249200
Catalog number:
322957.01
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1184648
Additional Online Media:

Rutherfurd Diffraction Grating

Maker:
Rutherfurd, Lewis Morris  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 73 mm x 73 mm x 7 mm; 2 7/8 in x 2 7/8 in x 9/32 in
overall: 3 3/4 in x 4 11/16 in x 1/2 in; 9.525 cm x 11.90625 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
diffraction grating
rutherfurd diffraction grating
Place made:
United States: New York
Date made:
1877
Subject:
Astronomy  Search this
Credit Line:
Princeton University
ID Number:
PH.330706
Accession number:
299612
Catalog number:
330706
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1183856
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Rutherfurd Diffraction Grating

Maker:
Rutherfurd, Lewis Morris  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 77 mm x 77 mm x 8 mm; 3 1/32 in x 3 1/32 in x 5/16 in
overall: 4 in x 4 in x 1 in; 10.16 cm x 10.16 cm x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
diffraction grating
Place made:
United States: New York
Date made:
1878
ID Number:
PH.330707
Accession number:
299612
Catalog number:
330707
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1183922
Additional Online Media:

Rutherfurd Diffraction Grating

Maker:
Rutherfurd, Lewis Morris  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 3 3/4 in x 4 3/4 in x 7/8 in; 9.525 cm x 12.065 cm x 2.2225 cm
overall: 3 3/4 in x 4 3/4 in x 7/8 in; 9.525 cm x 12.065 cm x 2.2225 cm
Object Name:
diffraction grating
Place made:
United States: New York
Date made:
1877
Credit Line:
Princeton University
ID Number:
PH.328884
Accession number:
277637
Catalog number:
328884
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1183943
Additional Online Media:

Rowland Diffraction Grating

Maker:
Rowland, Henry A.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 10 in x 7 in x 3 1/2 in; 25.4 cm x 17.78 cm x 8.89 cm
overall; case: 10 in x 7 1/8 in x 4 in; 25.4 cm x 18.0975 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
diffraction grating
Place made:
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Date made:
1882
Credit Line:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
ID Number:
PH.316865
Catalog number:
316865
Accession number:
228767
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1184623
Additional Online Media:

Hemmi-Sun 255 Duplex Slide Rule

Maker:
SUN HEMMI JAPAN CF  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (case material)
bamboo (overall material)
plastic (laminate material)
metal (part material)
glass (cursor material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 cm x 33.1 cm x 6.5 cm; 25/32 in x 13 1/32 in x 2 9/16 in
Object Name:
slide rule
Date made:
1952
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Engineering, Electrical  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Clyde S. Freint
ID Number:
1992.0574.01
Accession number:
1992.0574
Catalog number:
1992.0574.01
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Slide Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1215065

Perrygraf Load Center Unit-Sub Slide Rule for Allis-Chalmers

Maker:
Perry Graf Corporation  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (part material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .2 cm x 23 cm x 9.6 cm; 3/32 in x 9 1/16 in x 3 25/32 in
Object Name:
calculating rule
slide rule
Date made:
1943
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Rule, Calculating  Search this
electricity  Search this
Engineering, Electrical  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from Smithsonian Institution Libraries
ID Number:
1983.3009.06
Catalog number:
1983.3009.06
Nonaccession number:
1983.3009
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Slide Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_694152
Additional Online Media:

Negative, Henry A. Rowland with ruling engine. Broken corner, lower left.

Collection Creator:
Archives Center, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Source:
Physical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Archives Center Glass Plate Collection, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Archives Center Glass Plate Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0246-ref18

Positive, Henry A. Rowland with ruling engine. Original envelope signed [S.W. Burka?]

Collection Creator:
Archives Center, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Source:
Physical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Archives Center Glass Plate Collection, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Archives Center Glass Plate Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0246-ref19

Positive, Henry A. Rowland with ruling engine. Image partially treated with red opaquing medium.

Collection Creator:
Archives Center, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Source:
Physical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Archives Center Glass Plate Collection, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Archives Center Glass Plate Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0246-ref20

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