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C.L. Stong Papers

Author:
Stong, C.L., 1902-1975 (electrical engineer)  Search this
Collector:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Extent:
12.6 Cubic feet (38 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1952-1976
Scope and Contents:
These papers are the files of the editor of "The Amateur Scientist" section of the Scientific American from 1952 to 1976. They are arranged chronologically by date of article. The feature was started in 1952 as an expansion of "The Amateur Astronomer" section of the periodical. The papers include files of Stong's predecessor and files for articles prepared but not published before his death. The files contain correspondence with authors and readers, original illustrations, and reprints of articles.
Arrangement:
Divided into 69 series, including: (1) Aerodynamics; (2) Analogue; (3) Antibubbles; (4) Antitwister; (5) Archeology; (6) Astronomical Instruments other than telescopes & photographs; (7) Birds; (8) Cavendish; (9) Clocks; (10) Collagen; (11) Color; (12) Cooling; (13) Coriolis; (14) Crystals; (15) Differentials; (16) Electrical Discharge; (17) Electrochemistry; (18) Electronics; (19) Electrostatics; (20) Experiments; (21) Fish; (22) Gibberellins; (23) Glass; (24) Gravitation; (25) Hall effect; (26) Hekeshaw; (27) Hilsch; (28) Holograms; (29) Hydrophone; (39) Interferometer; (31) Isotension; (32) Laser; (33) Liesegang; (34) Liquids; (35) Magnetics; (36) Mathematical Machines; (37) Mead; (38) Meteorology; (39) Micron; (40) Microscopy; etc.
Biographical / Historical:
C. L. Stong (1902 1975), an electrical engineer with the Western Electric Company from 1926 to 1962, became editor of "The Amateur Scientist" feature of the Scientific American in 1957 and held that position until his death.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Mildred Stong, 1976.
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:
Ornithologists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Paleontologists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Mathematicians -- 1950-1980  Search this
Meteorologists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Mineralogists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Musicians -- 1950-2000  Search this
Astronomers -- 1950-1980  Search this
Biologists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Botanists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Ichthyologists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Photographers -- 1950-1980  Search this
Publishing, scientific  Search this
Electrical engineers -- 1950-1980  Search this
Aerodynamics -- 1950-1980  Search this
Science -- 1950-1980  Search this
Zoologists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Archeologists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Physicists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Citation:
C. L. Stong Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0012
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C.L. Stong Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0012
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Correspondence, 1896, 1916, 1944, 1960-2013

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Invertebrate Zoology  Search this
Subject:
Roper, Clyde F. E. 1937-  Search this
Physical description:
12.25 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes) (1 half document box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Clippings
Picture postcards
Serials (publications)
Electronic records
Compact discs
Floppy disks
Scientific illustrations
Maps
Sketches
Floor plans
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Color negatives
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Glass negatives
Date:
1896
1896-2013
1896, 1916, 1944, 1960-2013
Topic:
Giant squids  Search this
Cephalopoda  Search this
Research  Search this
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Scientific expeditions  Search this
Natural history museums  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 14-101
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Correspondence 1826-1849, 1896, 1916, 1928, 1935-2015, and undated [National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Invertebrate Zoology]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_367008

Correspondence, 1937-2005

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Invertebrate Zoology  Search this
Subject:
Bayer, Frederick M  Search this
Physical description:
9 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Picture postcards
Clippings
Field notes
Maps
Sketches
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Color transparencies
Date:
1937
1937-2005
Topic:
Corals  Search this
Alcyonaria  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 07-194
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Correspondence 1826-1849, 1896, 1916, 1928, 1935-2015, and undated [National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Invertebrate Zoology]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_273002

Correspondence, 1952-2006

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Invertebrate Zoology  Search this
Subject:
Fauchald, Kristian  Search this
American Society of Zoologists  Search this
Biological Society of Washington  Search this
Society of Systematic Zoology (U.S.)  Search this
University of Southern California  Search this
Electronic Publishing Working Group  Search this
Physical description:
13.5 cu. ft. (13 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Picture postcards
Clippings
Floppy disks
Illustrations
Plates (illustrations)
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color transparencies
Date:
1952
1952-2006
Topic:
Annelida  Search this
Polychaeta  Search this
Worms  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 10-051
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Correspondence 1826-1849, 1896, 1916, 1928, 1935-2015, and undated [National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Invertebrate Zoology]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_287536

Robert P. Higgins Papers : field data, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), Indian Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, United States, Australia, Spain, Namibia, Hong Kong, Brazil, Chile, Papua New Guinea, Japan, Polynesia, South Atlantic Ocean, 1958-1960, 1963, 1980-1986, 1988-1993.

Collection name:
Robert P. Higgins Papers, 1957-1960, 1963-1965, 1968, 1972, 1976-1993
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation:
Box 1, folder 11
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Place:
Soviet Union
Indian Ocean
Mediterranean Sea
United States
Australia
Spain
Namibia
Hong Kong
Brazil
Chile
Papua New Guinea
Japan
Polynesia
Atlantic Ocean
Date Range:
1958-1960, 1963, 1980-1986, 1988-1993
Start Date:
1958
End Date:
1993
Topic:
Marine biology  Search this
Zoology  Search this
Marine invertebrates  Search this
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 17-105
Access Information:
Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
See more records from this collection:
Robert P. Higgins Papers, 1957-1960, 1963-1965, 1968, 1972, 1976-1993
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Higgins, Robert P.
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI9404

Robert P. Higgins Papers : field data, USSR, Antarctic, 1957, 1963-1964, 1972, 1986.

Collection name:
Robert P. Higgins Papers, 1957-1960, 1963-1965, 1968, 1972, 1976-1993
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation:
Box 1, folder 21
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Place:
Soviet Union
Russia
Arctic Ocean
Antarctica
Black Sea
Date Range:
1957, 1963-1964, 1972, 1986
Start Date:
1957
End Date:
1986
Topic:
Marine invertebrates  Search this
Zoology  Search this
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 17-105
Access Information:
Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
See more records from this collection:
Robert P. Higgins Papers, 1957-1960, 1963-1965, 1968, 1972, 1976-1993
See more records associated with this person:
Higgins, Robert P.
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Invertebrate Zoology
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI9414

Robert P. Higgins Papers, 1957-1960, 1963-1965, 1968, 1972, 1976-1993

Extent:
1 box
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Record type:
Collection record
Place:
America
Europe
Asia
Polynesia
Arctic Ocean
Antarctica
Date Range:
1957-1960, 1963-1965, 1968, 1972, 1976-1993
Topic:
Mollusca  Search this
Crustacea  Search this
Animalia  Search this
Animalia  Search this
Mollusks  Search this
Crustaceans  Search this
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 17-105
Access Information:
Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
See more records associated with this collector:
Higgins, Robert P.
See more records associated with this person:
Higgins, Robert P.
See more records from this field book collection:
Robert P. Higgins Papers, 1957-1960, 1963-1965, 1968, 1972, 1976-1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_coll_NCDC691

Correspondence, 1907-2000

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Echinoderms and Lower Invertebrates  Search this
Subject:
Bayer, Frederick M  Search this
Clark, Austin Hobart 1880-1954  Search this
Cairns, Stephen  Search this
Pawson, David L (David Leo) 1938-  Search this
Ruetzler, Klaus  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Marine Invertebrates  Search this
Physical description:
15.75 cu. ft. processed holdings
7 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Date:
1907
1907-2000
Topic:
Echinodermata  Search this
Marine invertebrates  Search this
Invertebrate zoology  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00099
See more items in:
Correspondence 1907-2000 [National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Echinoderms and Lower Invertebrates]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_217932

Correspondence, 1947-2000

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Echinoderms and Lower Invertebrates  Search this
Subject:
Bayer, Frederick M  Search this
Physical description:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Field notes
Clippings
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1947
1947-2000
Topic:
Echinodermata  Search this
Marine invertebrates  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 03-146
See more items in:
Correspondence 1907-2000 [National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Echinoderms and Lower Invertebrates]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_246936

Descended from Darwin : insights into the history of evolutionary studies, 1900-1970 / Joe Cain and Michael Ruse, editors

Author:
Cain, Joe 1964-  Search this
Ruse, Michael  Search this
Burkhardt, Frederick 1912-2007  Search this
Physical description:
xxvi, 360 p. : ill ; 26 cm
Type:
Congresses
Date:
2009
20th century
Topic:
Evolution (Biology)--History  Search this
Natural selection--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_922729

Transactions of Liaoning Association of Zoologists

Author:
Liaoning Association of Zoologists  Search this
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
19uu
Topic:
Zoology  Search this
Call number:
QL1 .L53
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_961625

G. Evelyn Hutchinson and the invention of modern ecology / Nancy G. Slack ; foreword by Edward O. Wilson

Author:
Slack, Nancy G  Search this
Subject:
Hutchinson, G. Evelyn (George Evelyn) 1903-1991  Search this
Hutchinson, G. Evelyn (George Evelyn) 1903-1991 Influence  Search this
Hutchinson, G. Evelyn (George Evelyn) 1903-1991 Friends and associates  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 457 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
England
Date:
2010
C2010
20th century
Topic:
Ecologists  Search this
Naturalists  Search this
Ecology--History  Search this
Scientists  Search this
Scholars  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_970501

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