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Folia Water Materials

Creator:
Dankovich, Theresa  Search this
Names:
Folia Water  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Books
Filters
Date:
2016.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of the Safe Water Book, loose filters, and a Tasita, a filter holder that connects two bottles together, created by chemist and inventor, Theresa Dankovich.
Arrangement:
Collection is unarranged.
Biographical / Historical:
Dankovich created the Safe Water Book, a book of silver-nanoparticle filter papers that kill disease and bacteria. The paper filters are called Folia Filters. The filters are used in conjunction with the Tasita, a plastic filter that holds the paper and connects two bottles together. The filters come in the form of Safe Water Books. Each book contains 26 filters and one book provides a year of safe drinking water. Dankovich holds a B.S. in fiber science from Cornell, an M.S. in agricultural and environmental chemistry from the University of California, Davis, and a Ph.D in chemistry from McGill University. She is the Chief Technology officer and Chairwoman of Folia Water, a company she founded in 2015.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Theresa Dankovich, 2016.
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:
Health  Search this
Inventions -- 21st century  Search this
Filters and filtration  Search this
Water -- Purification -- Filtration  Search this
Inventors -- 21st century  Search this
Water -- Bacteriology  Search this
Sanitation  Search this
Public health  Search this
Entrepreneurship  Search this
Water -- Filtration  Search this
Drinking water  Search this
Water -- Purification  Search this
Genre/Form:
Books
Filters
Citation:
Folia Water Materials, 2016, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1407
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1407

Ashok Gadgil Innovative Lives Presentation and Interview

Creator:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.  Search this
Gadgil, Ashok  Search this
Berger, Sondra  Search this
Names:
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Videotapes
Oral history
Interviews
Date:
1998 January 16
1998 April 28
1996 - 1996
Summary:
Original, master, and reference videos documenting an Innovative Lives presentation and interview with Ashok Gadgil, inventor of the UV Waterworks disinfectant unit.
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains original, master, and reference videos, and audio cassettes documenting Ashok Gadgil, inventor of the UV Waterworks, a water purifier.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into four series.

Series 1: Original videos, 1998

Series 2: Master Videos, 1998

Series 3: Reference Videos, 1998

Series 4: Photographs and Slides, 1998
Biographical / Historical:
Ashok Gadgil, was born in India and is a physicist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California. Gadgil invented the UV Waterworks, a water purifier that provided reliable, inexpensive water disinfection for the world. The UV Waterworks uses ultraviolet light to kill waterborne pathogens (bacteria, viruses, and molds) and thus purify drinking water. The key to this invention is the effect ultraviolet light has on bacteria and viruses--it triggers the formation of peptide bonds between certain nucleic acids in the pathogens' DNA molecules, which robs them of the ability to reproduce and renders them harmless. Water, powered by gravity, flows down through pipes, passing into a tray where it is exposed to twelve seconds of ultraviolet light before it flows out a spigot. Gadgil used sheet metal, UV lamps, and stainless-steel piping to create this invention.
Separated Materials:
UV Water Works Disinfectant unit is located in the Division of Medicine and Science. See accession #: 1998.0158.01.
Provenance:
This video presentation and interview was created by the Innovative Lives Program of the Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation on April 28, 1998.
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:
Water -- Bacteriology  Search this
Water -- Ultraviolet treatment  Search this
Water -- Purification  Search this
Ultraviolet radiation  Search this
Physicists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Videotapes -- 1990-2000
Oral history -- 1990-2000
Interviews -- 1980-2000
Citation:
Ashok Gadgil Innovative Lives Presentation and Interview, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0647
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Ashok Gadgil Innovative Lives Presentation and Interview
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0647

Frederick Douglass Patterson papers

Creator:
Patterson, Frederick D. (Frederick Douglass), 1901-1988  Search this
Names:
Phelps-Stokes Fund  Search this
Tuskegee Institute  Search this
United Negro College Fund  Search this
Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943  Search this
Moton, Robert Russa, 1867-1940  Search this
Patterson, Frederick D. (Frederick Douglass), 1901-1988  Search this
Extent:
18.66 Linear feet (21 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Diplomas
Notebooks
Articles
Manuscripts
Photographic prints
Ephemera
Scrapbooks
Newsletters
Awards
Photographs
Invitations
Legal documents
Programs
Correspondence
Clippings
Date:
1882 - 1988
Summary:
President of Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute (later Tukegee Institute; now Tuskegee University) from 1935 - 1953 and founder of the United Negro College Fund (1944). Patterson was born on October 10, 1901. Orphaned at age two, he was raised by his eldest sister, Wilhelmina (Bess), a school teacher in Texas. He studied at Iowa State College, where he received a doctorate in veterinary medicine in 1923 and a master of science degree in 1927. Five years later, he was awarded a second doctorate degree from Cornell University. Patterson taught veterinary science for four years at Virginia State College, where he was also Director of Agriculture. His tenure at Tuskegee University started in 1928 and spanned almost 25 years, first as head of the veterinary division, then as the director of the School of Agriculture and finally as Tuskegee's third president. He married Catherine Elizabeth Moton, daughter of Tuskegee University's second president, Dr. Robert R. Moton. Patterson also founded the School of Veterinary Medicine at Tuskegee in 1944, the same year he founded the United Negro College Fund (UNCF). The UNCF continues today as a critical source of annual income for a consortium of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Tuskegee University among them.
Scope and Content note:
The Frederick Douglass Patterson Collection comprises 18.66 linear feet of correspondence, manuscripts, research material, published writings, photographs, audiovisual material, scrapbooks, diplomas, awards, and other materials chronicling the personal life and professional career of Frederick D. Patterson.

The collection is comprised of glimpses into the life of Dr. Patterson. The little correspondece that survived is located in Series 2: Career, Series 3: Correspondence, and Series 4: Organizations. Some of the correspondence takes the form of congratulatory notes from 1953 during Patterson's transfer from Tuskegee Institute to the Phelps-Stokes Fund, located in Series 2. There is also a personal note sent to Patterson's wife, Catherine Patterson, from George Washington Carver in which he describes peanut oil as a good massage oil.
Arrangement note:
The collection is arranged by series and chronologically therein:

1. Biography: This series provides insight into Patterson's family life through primary documents. It is comprised of family wills, insurance policies, and his autobiography. Sub-series are arranged alphabetically by title.

2. Career: This series contains materials from Patterson's long professional career in the field of higher education, including his tenure as present of both the Tuskegee Institute and the Phelps-Stokes Fund. Sub-series are arranged chronologically.

3. Correspondence: This series contains letters sent to Patterson (and his wife) of a personal and professional nature. Several letters relate to Patterson's personal business "Signs and Services," which was a small billboard advertising company. There are also letters from George Washington Carver. The series is arranged chronologically. 4. Organizations: This series contains material from the various foundations Patterson founded and to which he belonged, including the R.R. Moton Fund and the College Endowment Funding Plan. He is especially noted for developing the United Negro College Fund. The series is organized alphabetically by sub-series title.

5. Honors: This series contains the awards, citations, and resolutions Patterson received during his lifetime. Folders are organized chronologically. 6. Subject Files: This series comprises articles, employee vitas, and other documents collected and organized by Patterson. Among the subjects in the files are higher education, Negroes, segregation, civil rights, and employee records. There is no key to this system.

7. Photographs: The Photograph series mostly documents Patterson's tenure at Tuskegee University. The series includes images of Patterson and various other notable figures during formal functions at the university. Noteworthy personalities include George Washington Carver, Eleanor and Franklin D. Roosevelt, and President Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana.

8. Printed Materials: This series contains books, programs, and other documents from Patterson's personal collection. The series is organized alphabetically by author's last name.
Biographical note:
Frederick Douglass Patterson was born on October 10, 1901 to parents William and Mamie Brooks Patterson, in the Buena Vista Heights area of Anacostia in Washington, D.C. The youngest of six children, Patterson's parents died of tuberculosis before he reached the age of two years, his mother when he was eleven months old and his father a year later. Following his parents' death, the Patterson children were split up and sent to live in the homes of family and friends as stipulated in his father's last will and testament until he was seven years old, Patterson lived in the Anacostia area with a family friend he called "Aunt Julia."

When he was seven years old, Patterson's older sister Bess (a recent graduate of the Washington Conservatory of Music) decided to seek employment in Texas and took him with her. Many of their parents' family still lived in the state, which allowed Patterson the opportunity to spend months with various aunts and uncles, while his sister taught music throughout the South. After completing eighth grade, Patterson joined his sister at the Prairie View Normal School, where she taught music and directed the choir. Patterson attended the school for four years, during which time he developed an interest in veterinary medicine.

In 1920, Patterson enrolled at Iowa State College as a veterinary student. He graduated in 1923 and moved to Columbus, Ohio, to join his brother John. While there, he took the Ohio State Board exam for Veterinary Medicine. Although he became certified, a lack of money prevented him from practicing. Four years later he received a teaching offer from Virginia State College (VSC) in Petersburg, Virginia, which afforded him the opportunity to work within his profession. While at VSC Patterson took a leave of absence and returned to Iowa, in 1926, to pursue a Master's degree in veterinary medicine.

After five years at VSC, the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute offered Patterson a position running the veterinarian hospital and teaching veterinary science. He moved to Tuskegee, Alabama in 1928. While at Tuskegee, Patterson decided to pursue a Ph.D. in bacteriology at Cornell University. During his year and a half leave from Tuskegee, Patterson completed his coursework and wrote his dissertation. After he returned to Tuskegee, a serial killer murdered three people, including the head of the Department of Agriculture. Confronted with this tragedy, school officials quickly offered Patterson the vacant position, which he accepted in 1934.

Robert R. Moton, second president of Tuskegee, retired in 1935 and a search was soon commenced to find the next president for the school. Patterson, in the meantime, pursued more personal matters when he met and married Catherine Moton (with whom he would have a son) in June 1935. By then he was already hired to take his now, father-in-law's, position as President of Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute.

As president of Tuskegee, Patterson made several changes and many additions to the institution. He increased faculty housing for professors; integrated the Board of Trustees' meeting meals and eventually arranged for both balck and white members to eat at one table; shortened the name to Tuskegee Institute; and established the Department of Commercial Dietetics in 1935, the veterinary medicine program in 1942, and the engineering program in 1948. While many considered Patterson's changes important achievements, it was his development of the Commercial/Military Aviation Program that would bring the school distinction and fame.

Patterson first attempted to develop the aviation program in 1939. The government fostered the development of such programs by subsiding the expenses. All a university had to do was present able-bodied instructors and willing pupils. Tuskegee had both. By 1940 the United States Air Force was interested in integrating its forces. In order to do this they needed trained black pilots. Tuskegee was the perfect place to provide the needed pilots since the school was situated in an all-black environment where students could concentrate on learning to fly without having to worry about racist reactions from their fellow classmates. To accommodate this program, the Tuskegee Army Air Base was created. Tuskegee pilots flew missions throughout World War II and would later be recognized for their bravery.

An important part of Patterson's duties as president was fund-raising. By 1943 he found it increasingly difficult to find ample sources of funds to run the Institute. He came to realize Tuskegee and similar black colleges would benefit if they pooled their funding resources and asked for larger amounts of money from philanthropic individuals and organizations as a collective. Working together would cut fund-raising expenses; this in turn would leave more money for the colleges to use as they wished. Patterson named his new creation the United Negro College Fund (UNCF); it would go on to raise millions of dollars for the nation's historically black colleges. He served as the first president of the organization.

During the fifteen years Patterson served as president of Tuskegee, he hosted many famous personalities, including W.E.B. DuBois, Mary McLeod Bethune, Eleanor Roosevelt, Duke Ellington, Paul Robeson, Pearl Buck, and Andre Segovia. He developed a lasting relationship with George Washington Carver, who had been a professor with Tuskegee since the days of Booker T. Washington.

Patterson served on many organizational boards in addition to his educational work. His involvement with the Phelps-Stokes Fund would ultimately lead Patterson to leave his beloved Tuskegee Institute to apply his educational philosophies on a broader scale. In 1953 the Fund approached Patterson and offered him the presidency of the organization. Patterson, feeling he needed a change, accepted the offer. He resigned from Tuskegee that same year and moved to New York to begin a new life.

Organized in 1911, the Phelps-Stokes Fund supported African, African American, and Native American education and worked on solving housing problems in New York City. Patterson's interest in African education began before he joined Phelps-Stokes. In 1950 the World Bank/International Bank Commission to Nigeria hired him to "evaluate the resources of Nigeria and…to study the educational programs and the organizational structure of advanced education." Through his work with the Fund he continued his efforts to improve the educational opportunities for Africans and help them move beyond colonialism. Patterson traveled extensively throughout the west coast of Africa in support of these goals.

In addition to forming the UNCF, Patterson created two other organizations (the Robert R. Moton Institute and the College Endowment Funding Plan), during the mid 1960s and 1970s. Each was designed to improve funding efforts for historically black colleges. The Robert R. Moton institute began as an off-shoot of the Phelps-Stokes as a site for conferences to address the Fund's primary concerns. Patterson's idea for the Institute came from a desire to put to use a piece of property inherited after Moton's death. Empathy with the frustrations of college presidents regarding the restricted funding for institutional expenses led Patterson to create the College Endowment Funding Plan. The Endowment was designed to alleviate this situation by providing matching funds to eligible colleges. The Endowment made its first payment in 1978. Unfortunately, by the 1980s, the Moton Institute lost most of its government funding due to federal cutbacks. This resulted in reductions to the Institute's programming.

It was not until Patterson was well into his eighties that he began to retire from his life of public service. On June 23, 1987, President Ronald Reagan presented Dr. Patterson with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest possible honor that can be bestowed upon a civilian, for his service in higher education and his role in creating funding sources for the nation's historically black colleges. A year later Frederick Douglass Patterson died at the age of eighty-seven.

Honorary Degrees

undated -- Xavier University

1941 -- Virginia State College

1941 -- Wilberforce University

1953 -- Morehouse College

1956 -- Tuskegee Institute

1961 -- New York University

1966 -- Edward Waters College

1967 -- Atlanta University

1969 -- Franklin and Marshall College

1970 -- Virginia Union University

1975 -- Bishop College

1977 -- St. Augustine's College

1982 -- Brooklyn College of the City University of New York

1984 -- Stillman College

1985 -- Payne College

Distinctions

undated -- Association for the Study of Negro Life and History Carter

undated -- The Southern Education Foundation, Inc. Distinguished Service Citation

undated -- The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) and Texas Association of Developing Colleges Annual Leadership Awards

1950 -- Christian Education department, African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Inc. Citation for Distinguished Service

1953 -- Bethune-Cookman College, the Mary McLeod Bethune Medallion

1953 -- John A. Andrew Clinical Society at Tuskegee Institute, Citation for Distinguished Service in the Cause of Humanity

1953 -- Tuskegee Institute, Certificate of Appreciation for 25 Years of Service

1957 -- Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Beta Lamda Sigma Chapter, Bigger and Better Business Award

1960 -- National Alumni Council of the UNCF, Inc. Award

1963 -- National Business League, Booker T. Washington Award

1965 -- Booker T. Washington Business Association, Certificate of Acknowledgement

1970 -- Moton Conference Center Award

1970 -- Tuskegee National Alumni Association, R.R. Moton Award

1972 -- American College Public Relations Association, 1972 Award for Distinguished Service to Higher Education

1972 -- UNCF F.D. Patterson 71st Birthday Award

1975 -- National Business League, Booker T. Washington Symbol of Service Award

1976 -- Phelps-Stokes Fund, Continuous Creative and Courageous Leadership in the Cause of Higher Education for Blacks

1977 -- Yale Alumni Associates of Afro-America, Distinguished Service Award

1979 -- Alpha Phi Alpha Education Foundation Inc., Distinguished Educator Award

1979 -- Tuskegee Institute Alumni Association Philadelphia Charter Award

1980 -- The Iowa State University Alumni Association, Distinguished Achievement Citation

1980 -- Gary Branch NAACP Life Membership Fight for Freedom Dinner 1980, Roy Wilkins Award

1980 -- State of Alabama Certificate of Appreciation

1982 -- St. Luke's United Methodist Church Achievement Award

1983 -- Tuskegee Airmen, Inc., Distinguished Service Award

1984 -- Booker T. Washington Foundation, Booker T. Washington Distinguished Service Award

1984 -- The Ohio State University Office of Minority Affairs, Distinguished Humanitarian and Service Award

1985 -- Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc, Eta Zeta Lamda Chapter Civic Award

1985 -- United States, Private Sector Initiative Commendation

1987 -- Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc of New York State, Founders Day Award

1987 -- Presidential Medal of Freedom

1987 -- Brag Business Achievement Award

1987 -- Phelps-Stokes Fund, Aggrey Medal

Public Service

1941-1971 -- Southern Educational Foundation, Inc., Board Member

1943-1988 -- United Negro College Fund, Founder, President, and Member

1960s-1988 -- Robert R. Moton Memorial Institute, Founder

1970s-1988 -- The College Endowment Funding Plan, Founder

undated -- American National Red Cross, Board of Governors Member

undated -- Boys Scouts of America, National Council Member

undated -- Citizens Committee for the Hoover Report on Reorganization of Federal Government, Board Member

undated -- Institute of International Education, Advisory committee Member

undated -- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Life Member

undated -- National Business League, President and Board Member

undated -- National Urban League, National Committee Member

undated -- Phelps-Stokes Fund, Board of Trustees Member

undated -- President's Commission on Higher Education for Negroes

undated -- Southern Regional Education, Board of Control Member
Related Materials:
Additional biographical materials in the Dale/Patterson Collection of the Anacostia Community Museum Archives.

This collection contains artifacts catalogued in the ACM Objects Collection.
Provenance:
The Frederick Douglass Patterson papers were donated to the Anacostia Community Museum in 2001 by Frederick Douglass Patterson, Jr.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
The Frederick Douglass Patterson papers are the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Topic:
Universities and colleges -- Administration  Search this
African Americans -- Education (Higher)  Search this
African American universities and colleges  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diplomas
Notebooks
Articles
Manuscripts
Photographic prints
Ephemera
Scrapbooks
Newsletters
Awards
Photographs
Invitations
Legal documents
Programs
Correspondence
Clippings
Citation:
Frederick Douglass Patterson papers, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Frederick Douglass Patterson, Jr.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-010
See more items in:
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Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-06-010
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Localities and Analysis of Bottom Samples. Includes correspondence, 1915-1917, 1920-1922; "Some Chemical Characteristics of Sea Water at Tortugas, Florida" by R. B. Dole, "Catalogue of Bottom Samples Collected by T. W. Vaughan and Associates in Florida...

Collection Creator:
Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 99-124, Vaughan, Thomas Wayland, 1870-1952, Thomas Wayland Vaughan Papers
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Thomas Wayland Vaughan Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa99-124-refd1e3731

Leo Baekeland Diary Volume 29

Author:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944  Search this
Collection Creator:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (6.0" x 3.5")
Container:
Box 20, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Diaries
Date:
1920 February 27- 1920 April 12
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.
Topic:
Family -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries -- 20th century
Collection Citation:
Leo Baekeland Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Leo H. Baekeland Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0005-ref318
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[Trade catalogs from Palo-Myers, Inc.]

Company Name:
Palo-Myers, Inc.  Search this
Related companies:
Palo Company , Teschner-Myers Co. Inc. (1930s), Palo Laboratory Supplies, Inc. (1950s) ; Baker & Adamson Chemical Co. ; Grasselli Chemical Co. ;  Search this
Notes content:
Catalogs (dating between 1916 and 1957) on scientific laboratory equipment ; apparatus instruments and assayers' materials for biological , bacteriological , chemical , physical , metallurgical and astronomical uses ; reagents ; Gas Testing Apparatus: recording, micrometers and precision gauges, calorimeters and recording thermometers ; analytical balances , micrometer caliper , stop watches , filter papers , water stills , cameras , microscope lamps and microscope slide boxes. "The Palo Retort" containing "A Few Notes on the Early History of the Chemical Exposition". Waldo Hardness Tester ; Adams Centrifuges ; Nelson Vacuum-Blast-Pressure Pump ; sulphate photometers ; electrolytic apparatus ; pHydrion papers ; Silicate of Soda ; motorized laboratory stirrer ; Polyethylene bottles, beakers, tubing , funnels ; Plastic Laboratory Supplies: Polyethylene , Polyurethane , Polyvinyl and nylon. ; Shampaine portable hospital sterilizers and autoclaves ; absorption bulb , alkimeter , voltmeter , aprons , animal cage , ampule , asbestos boards and gloves , bottles , crucibles , drying ovens , autoclaves , balances and weights , beakers , blood and urine testing aparatus , sediment testers , pipettes , holders , van slyke apparatus , blowers and pumps , brushes , burettes , burners , calorimeters , capsules , cement testers , centrifuges , clamps , colorimeters , combustion boats , condensers , conductivity aparatus , corks , counting aparatus , crucibles , crushers , grinders and mills , dissecting sets , forceps , distilling aparatus , water stills , extraction aparatus , filters , flasks , funnels , furnaces , gas analysis aparatus , gas density balance , glass rods and tubing , goggles , hydrometers , hydrogen-ion aparatus , incubators , ovens , jars , labels , lamps , laboratory furniture , magnifiers , microscopes , microtomes , milk testing apparatus , mortars , Westinghouse motors , moulds , muffles , nitrogen apparatus , nitrometer , oil testing apparatus , ovens and sterilizers , platinum anodes cathodes and dishes , polariscopes , potash bulbs , projectors , photo-micrographic cameras , radio activity apparatus , refractometers , refrigerators , retorts , rheostats , rings , rubber stoppers and tubing , saccharimeters , shaking apparatus , sieves , slide rules , spectroscopes , sterilizers , stirring apparatus , stopcocks , stop watches , supports , syphon pumps , thermometers , thermostats , tripods , tongs , valves , wire gauze.
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists and manual
Black and white images
Physical description:
117 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
New York, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Biotechnology and biochemical equipment and supplies  Search this
Plumbing supplies and fixtures  Search this
Refrigeration and ice-making equipment  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Clocks and watches (including clock-making and watch-making equipment)  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Photographic equipment and supplies  Search this
Chemicals and chemical products  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Plastics and rubber  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Biochemical engineering  Search this
Biotechnology  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Cameras  Search this
Chemicals  Search this
Clocks and watches  Search this
Hardware  Search this
Ice -- Manufacture  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Photographic industry  Search this
Plastics industry and trade  Search this
Plumbing equipment industry  Search this
Plumbing fixtures  Search this
Refrigeration and refrigerating machinery  Search this
Rubber industry and trade  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Tools  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_28024
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_28024

[Trade catalogs from Millipore Filter Corp.]

Variant company name:
Bedford, MA  Search this
Company Name:
Millipore Filter Corp.  Search this
Related companies:
Milligen/Biosearch Div. ; Dynamic Solutions Corp. Div. ; Waters Associates ; Waters Div. ; Millipore Corp.  Search this
Notes content:
"MF Millipore Filters: Supplemental Technical Information regarding Bacteriological and other Analytical Procedures" ; "MF" millipore filters ; laboratory equipment ; "Maxima" chromatography workstation ; laboratory software ; chromatographic software ; "Dynamic Solutions" company publication ; ATP bioluminescence ; water purification ; electrophoresis analyzer ; "Techniques for Microbiological Analysis" ; other scientific and laboratory equipment ; filter holders ; field monitors ; Minitan ultrafiltration systems ; microchemical and instrumental analysis ; membrane filters ; Milli-Q-system ; IV filtration systems ; portable water analysis kit ; monitors for water analysis ; microbiological test kits ; incubators ; petri dishes ; aerosol analysis products ; disc filtration ; liquid and gas filtration
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists, manual and samples
Black and white images
Color images
Types of samples:
Filter
Physical description:
390 pieces; 5 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Watertown, Massachusetts, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Biotechnology and biochemical equipment and supplies  Search this
Cleaning tools and supplies  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Biochemical engineering  Search this
Biotechnology  Search this
Cleaning compounds  Search this
Cleaning machinery and appliances  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_28325
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_28325

[Trade catalogs from Will Corp.]

Company Name:
Will Corp.  Search this
Related companies:
Will Scientific, Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
Laboratory equipment and glassware ; chemicals ; water stills ; "Barnstead" stills ; "Greene's" stills ; discontinuous stills ; "Spencer" polarimeter ; "Beckman" pH electrodes ; "Pyrex Vycor" glass apparatus ; semi-micro qualitative analysis equipment ; laboratory furnaces ; "Beckman" infrared spectrophotometer ; photoelectric hemoglobinometer ; titration assemblies ; stains ; solutions ; bacteriological apparatus ; "Bausch & Lomb" metallographic equipment ; other metallurgical equipment ; "Columbia" paraffin oven ; "Microdak" photomicrographic camera ; slides ; porcelain and "Vitreosil" apparatus ; other scientific equipment . See Will Scientific, Inc. record for 9 additional pieces , including 4 Will Corp. pieces . ; Water Master Purifier ; Water demineralizing equipment...this comprises the uncataloged portion of Will Scientific, Inc.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
37 pieces; 5 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Rochester, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Biotechnology and biochemical equipment and supplies  Search this
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Chemicals and chemical products  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Biochemical engineering  Search this
Biotechnology  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Chemicals  Search this
Glass  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Porcelain  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_28440
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
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[Trade catalogs from Central Scientific Co.]

Company Name:
Central Scientific Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Cenco; Educational Service Dept.; Cenco Instruments Corp. ; Central Scientific Co. of California (Los Angeles, CA) ; Central Scientific Co. of Canada, Ltd. (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) ; Refinery Supply Co. (Tulsa, OK)  Search this
Notes content:
Physics, chemistry and general science apparatus and supplies for secondary school and laboratories. Balances and weights; glassware; thermometers and hydrometers; gas and air pollution analysis; hydrogen ion measurement; industrial testing; spectrophotometry and colormetry; refinery supply specialties; bacteriological and clinical; school sciences and agriculture; magnifiers, microscopes, and projectors; physical chemistry; chromatography; physics and electronics instruments and measuring instruments ; tools and raw materials; high vacuum equipment; high vacuum pumps ; constant temperature devices; chemicals. Wireless telegraphy apparatus; rheostats; drying ovens; water stills; ozonator; electro-titration apparatus. Cenco's Manometric Blood Gas Apparatus ; laboratory burners and attachments ; "Photelometer" ; electric incubators ; constant temperature ovens. Issues of "Cenco News Chats." (No. 39, December 1942) ; Evans Equipment (progressive electro-dynamic)for teaching current electricity in schools and colleges ; catalog J-200, J-300; catalog 1975 ; thermo-regulators ; self attaching spigot ; barogroaphs ; thermographs ; tubing ; sillimanite ; laboratory amplifiers ; radio tube testing apparatus ; "Gilley-Gramme Machines" ; "Miller-Cowan Dynamo Electric Machines" ; microwave apparatus
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
149 pieces; 27 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Chemicals and chemical products  Search this
Department store; dry goods and mail order catalogs  Search this
Educational institutions; equipment and supplies (includes playground equipment)  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Pumping machinery and air compressors  Search this
Refinery equipment  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
"Schools -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Air-compressors  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Chemicals  Search this
Commercial catalogs  Search this
Department stores  Search this
Dry-goods  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Oil field equipment and supplies industry  Search this
Petroleum industry and trade  Search this
Playgrounds  Search this
Pumping machinery industry  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10287
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10287

The Botulism Outbreak That Gave Rise to America’s Food Safety System

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
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Smithsonian staff publications
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Published Date:
Fri, 03 Aug 2018 15:56:14 +0000
Topic:
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United States Navy Galapagos Expedition, 1941 : correspondence

Collection name:
Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation:
Box 101
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Correspondence
Place:
Panama
Colón, Archipiélago de
Ecuador
Coco, Isla de
Costa Rica
Chatham, Isla
Date Range:
1941
Start Date:
1941
End Date:
1941
Topic:
Zoology  Search this
Accession #:
SIA RU007231
Access Information:
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Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978
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Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
Graf, John Enos
McCain, Lucile
Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978
See more records associated with this expedition:
United States Navy Galapagos Expedition (1941-1942)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI1486
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Bamaha Cruise on the Anton Dohrn, April - June 1912

Collection name:
Paul Bartsch Papers, 1907-1937, 1989
Physical Description:
1 notebook
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation:
Box 1 Folder 6
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Maps
Place:
Bahamas
Date Range:
1912
Start Date:
19120401
End Date:
19120630
Topic:
Invertebrates  Search this
Marine Invertebrates  Search this
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 16-213
Access Information:
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Paul Bartsch Papers, 1907-1937, 1989
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Bartsch, Paul, 1871-1960
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Albatross Expedition to the Gulf of California (1911)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI8731

Cooperative bacteriological study : upper Chesapeake Bay dredging spoil disposal / by the Chesapeake Field Station, Federal Water Pollution Control Administration and Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, Natural Resources Institute, University of Maryland

Author:
United States Federal Water Pollution Control Administration Chesapeake Field Station  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries. Chesapeake Bay and Tributaries Collection. DSI  Search this
Physical description:
5 leaves, 6 leaves of plates : ill., map ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Chesapeake Bay region (Md. and Va.)
Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.)
Date:
1968
[1968?]
Topic:
Water--Pollution  Search this
Dredging spoil--Environmental aspects  Search this
Call number:
TD223.1 .C77 1968
TD223.1.C77 1968
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_344365

Novy Anaerobe Bottle

Physical Description:
glass (stopper with glass tube material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 3/4 in x 7 in x 4 1/2 in; 29.845 cm x 17.78 cm x 11.43 cm
Object Name:
bottle
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of University of Michigan Medical School. Department of Microbiology
ID Number:
MG.253100.21
Catalog number:
253100.21
Accession number:
253100
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Science & Mathematics
Science Under Glass
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_730536

The Untold Story of the Vengeful Japanese Attack After the Doolittle Raid

Creator:
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Type:
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Published Date:
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:01:45 +0000
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How Humankind Got Ahead of Infectious Disease

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
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Smithsonian staff publications
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Published Date:
Mon, 23 Sep 2013 03:00:00 +0000
Topic:
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Research Reveals More Complete Picture of the Devastation Wrought by the Black Death

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
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Smithsonian staff publications
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Published Date:
Wed, 25 May 2016 16:11:29 +0000
Topic:
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Henry's clinical diagnosis and management by laboratory methods

Author:
McPherson, Richard A  Search this
Pincus, Matthew R  Search this
Henry, John Bernard 1928-  Search this
Physical description:
xxi, 1,450 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2007
C2007
Topic:
Diagnosis, Laboratory  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_840857

Man vs. microbes, by Nicholas Kopeloff

Author:
Kopeloff, Nicholas 1890-  Search this
Physical description:
xxiii, 311, viii p. front., illus., (incl. ports.) diagrs. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1930
[1930]
Topic:
Bacteriology  Search this
Communicable diseases  Search this
Pathogenic bacteria  Search this
Microorganisms  Search this
Call number:
QR41 .K6 1930
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_741897

Report of streams examination, chemic and bacteriologic, of the waters between Lake Michigan at Chicago and the Mississippi River at St. Louis, for the purpose of determining their condition and quality before and after the opening of the drainage channel. Made under the direction of Arthur R. Reynolds; pub. by authority of the trustees of the Sanitary District of Chicago

Author:
Chicago (Ill.) Department of Health  Search this
Reynolds, Arthur R  Search this
Chicago Sanitary District  Search this
Physical description:
140, [196] p. ill., plates 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Mississippi River Valley
Illinois
Chicago
Chicago Drainage Canal
Date:
1902
Topic:
Water--Analysis  Search this
Sanitary engineering  Search this
Water--Bacteriology  Search this
Call number:
TD387.A15 C53 1902
TD387.A15C53 1902
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_407665

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