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Frank A. Taylor Interviews, 1974, 1979-1980, 1982, 2005

Interviewee:
Taylor, Frank A (Frank Augustus) 1903-2007  Search this
Uniform title:
The Torch (Serial)  Search this
Subject:
Taylor, Frank A (Frank Augustus) 1903-2007  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Office of the Director  Search this
United States National Museum Director  Search this
United States National Museum Assistant Director  Search this
United States National Museum Director General of Museums  Search this
American Association of Museums  Search this
International Council of Museums  Search this
National Museum Act Program  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Mechanical Technology  Search this
United States National Museum Department of Engineering and Industries  Search this
United States National Museum Exhibits Modernization Program  Search this
Interviewer:
Freilicher, Miriam S  Search this
Henson, Pamela M  Search this
Field, Cynthia R  Search this
Physical description:
26 audiotapes (Reference). 45 digital .mp3 files (Reference copies)
Type:
Audiotapes
Collection descriptions
Interviews
Compact discs
Transcripts
Date:
1974
1974-1982
1974, 1979-1980, 1982, 2005
Topic:
Museum techniques  Search this
History of science and technology  Search this
Records of meetings, organizations, and professional societies  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Museum architecture  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU009512
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_217680

Collection Records

Creator::
United States National Museum. Division of Mechanical Technology  Search this
Extent:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
circa 1899 and undated
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of registrar cards that document objects acquired in the Division of Mechanical Technology, United States National Museum prior to 1912, when that Division was known as the Division of Technology reporting to the Department of Anthropology. Some of the cards also date to when Mechanical Technology was a section of the Division of Engineering. The cards primarily include information on objects such as models of locomotives, vessels, and coal mining tools, with earlier dates spanning from 1888 to 1900. In addition there is a notebook of "boats sent to storage," from the year 1899.
Topic:
Mechanical technology  Search this
Technology -- History  Search this
Museums -- Collection management  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-034, United States National Museum. Division of Mechanical Technology, Collection Records
Identifier:
Accession 97-034
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Collection Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa97-034

Schedule of Boats Sent to Storage, 1899

Collection Creator::
United States National Museum. Division of Mechanical Technology  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-034, United States National Museum. Division of Mechanical Technology, Collection Records
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Collection Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa97-034-refidd1e201

Key to Collections, ca. 1947

Collection Creator::
United States National Museum. Division of Mechanical Technology  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-034, United States National Museum. Division of Mechanical Technology, Collection Records
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Collection Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa97-034-refidd1e213

Registrar's Cards, 1876-1908

Collection Creator::
United States National Museum. Division of Mechanical Technology  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-034, United States National Museum. Division of Mechanical Technology, Collection Records
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Collection Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa97-034-refidd1e225

Registrar's Cards, 1882-1896

Collection Creator::
United States National Museum. Division of Mechanical Technology  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-034, United States National Museum. Division of Mechanical Technology, Collection Records
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Collection Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa97-034-refidd1e237

Registrar's Cards, 1898, 1938

Collection Creator::
United States National Museum. Division of Mechanical Technology  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-034, United States National Museum. Division of Mechanical Technology, Collection Records
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Collection Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa97-034-refidd1e250

Box 1

Collection Creator::
United States National Museum. Division of Mechanical Technology  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-034, United States National Museum. Division of Mechanical Technology, Collection Records
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Collection Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa97-034-refidd1e193

George C. Maynard

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Maynard, George C  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Mechanical Technology  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 5 1/4w x 7 1/4h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Portraits
Date:
1899
Topic:
Museum curators  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Standard number:
2002-10655
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10320

Frank A. Taylor

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Taylor, Frank A (Frank Augustus) 1903-2007  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Mechanical Technology  Search this
Exhibits Modernization Program United States National Museum  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Person; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1962
Topic:
Museum directors  Search this
Curators  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Historians  Search this
History of Science and Technology  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2010-0495 and 83-2077
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12267

Frank A. Taylor Working on a Press

Author:
Underwood and Underwood, Washington  Search this
Subject:
Taylor, Frank A (Frank Augustus) 1903-2007  Search this
Arts and Industries Building  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Mechanical Technology  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1920s
Topic:
Airplanes  Search this
Artifacts  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
National Collections  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Printing presses  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2010-0496 and Neg. # 83-2073
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9626

Agency history, 1885-1957

Creator:
United States National Museum Division of Engineering  Search this
Subject:
Mitman, Carl Weaver 1889-  Search this
Taylor, Frank A (Frank Augustus) 1903-2007  Search this
Frank, Paul M  Search this
Pogue, Joseph E (Joseph Ezekiel) 1887-1971  Search this
Gilbert, Chester Garfield  Search this
Walcott, Charles D (Charles Doolittle) 1850-1927  Search this
Maynard, George  Search this
Winlock, William Crawford  Search this
Battison, Edwin A  Search this
Garber, Paul Edward 1899-1992  Search this
Multhauf, Robert P  Search this
Oliver, Smith Hempstone  Search this
Perry, Kenneth M  Search this
King, W. James (William James) 1915-  Search this
Watkins, J. Elfreth (John Elfreth) 1852-1903  Search this
Woodbury, Robert S  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Mineral Technology  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Mechanical Technology  Search this
United States National Museum Section of Transportation and Civil Engineering  Search this
United States National Museum Department of Arts and Industries  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1886
1886-1956
1885-1957
Topic:
Engineering--History  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00083
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218137

Agency history, 1881-1957

Creator:
United States National Museum Department of Engineering and Industries  Search this
Subject:
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown) 1851-1896  Search this
Holmes, William Henry 1846-1933  Search this
Taylor, Frank A (Frank Augustus) 1903-2007  Search this
Mitman, Carl Weaver 1889-  Search this
Ravenel, W. de C (William de Chastignier) 1859-1933  Search this
Graf, John Enos  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Mineral Technology  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Mechanical Technology  Search this
United States National Museum Department of Arts and Industries  Search this
National Air Museum (U.S.)  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Technology  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Medicine  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Textiles  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Graphic Arts  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Engineering  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Aeronautics  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Crafts and Industries  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Medicine and Public Health  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1881
1881-1957
Topic:
Engineering--History  Search this
Science and industry  Search this
Art and industry  Search this
Industries--History  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00240
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_222793

Collection Records, circa 1900-1921

Creator:
United States National Museum Divisions of Mineral and Mechanical Technology  Search this
Subject:
United States National Museum Division of Mineral Technology  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Mechanical Technology  Search this
Physical description:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1900
1900-1921
circa 1900-1921
Topic:
Museums--Administration  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000216
See more items in:
Collection Records 1899-1921 and undated [United States National Museum Division of Engineering]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_216782

Biographical File, undated

Creator:
United States National Museum Division of Engineering  Search this
Subject:
United States National Museum Division of Mineral Technology  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Mechanical Technology  Search this
Physical description:
.25 cu. ft. processed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Date:
undated
Topic:
Engineering--History  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00410
See more items in:
Biographical File undated [United States National Museum Division of Engineering]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_219622

Airplane Engines Exhibited at Air Museum

Subject:
United States National Museum Division of Mechanical Technology  Search this
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Date:
1922
Topic:
Airplanes  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_429

Army Air Service Donates Monoplane

Subject:
United States National Museum Division of Mechanical Technology  Search this
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Date:
1924
Topic:
Airplanes  Search this
Gifts  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_447

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