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Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of the History of Technology  Search this
Subject:
Sharrer, G. Terry  Search this
Schlebecker, John T  Search this
Lewton, Frederick L (Frederick Lewis) 1874-1959  Search this
Chapelle, Howard Irving  Search this
Daniel, Pete  Search this
Johnson, Paula J. 1954-  Search this
Mitman, Carl Weaver 1889-  Search this
Gilbert, Chester Garfield  Search this
Bishop, Philip W  Search this
Hoffman, John Nathan 1923-  Search this
Houston, Charles O (Charles Orville) 1918-2001  Search this
Kendall, Edward C  Search this
Walther, R. G (Robert G.)  Search this
Wessel, Thomas R  Search this
Doyle, Aida M  Search this
Rosson, Mrs. E. W  Search this
Roche, Francis D  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Department of Arts and Manufactures  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Extractive Industries  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Manufacturing  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Agriculture and Mining  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Agriculture and Forest Products  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Manufactures and Heavy Industries  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Industrial Cooperation  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Mineral Technology  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Textiles  Search this
United States National Museum Section of Organic Chemistry  Search this
United States National Museum Section of Manufacturers  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
Physical description:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Place:
United States
Date:
1904
1904-2005
Notes:
Folder List in accession file.
Electronic List in accession file.
For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.
Organization:
Unarranged
Summary:
This accession consists of records that document collections management, research, and professional activities of curators in the Division of the History of Technology, with earlier records dating back to when the division was known as the Division of Extractive Industries, the Division of Manufacturing, the Division of Agriculture and Mining, the Division of Agriculture and Forest Products, the Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, the Division of Manufactures and Heavy Industries, and the Division of Industrial Cooperation at the National Museum of American History, which, prior to 1980, was known as the National Museum of History and Technology and the Museum of History and Technology, respectively. Records that date to when the museum was part of the United States National Museum document curatorial activities in the Division of Mineral Technology, as well as the related sections of Organic Chemistry and Manufacturers. Staff represented in these records include curators G. Terry Sharrer, John T. Schlebecker, Frederick L. Lewton, Howard Irving Chapelle, Pete Daniel, Paula J. Johnson, Carl Weaver Mitman, and Chester Garfield Gilbert; Philip W. Bishop, Curator, and Chairman of the Department of Arts and Manufacturers; associate curators John Nathan Hoffman, Charles O. Houston, Edward C. Kendall, and Samuel S. Wyer; museum specialists Robert G. Walther and Thomas R. Wessel; aids Aida M. Doyle, Section of Organic Chemistry, and Mrs. E. W. Rosson, Division of Textiles; and collections manager Francis D. Roche. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; grant information; reports; speech papers; publications; photographs and negatives; conference, symposium, and committee information; press releases; brochures; and drawings.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Topic:
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Mining engineering  Search this
Mineral industries--History  Search this
Production engineering  Search this
Chemical engineering  Search this
Agricultural machinery  Search this
Agriculture--History  Search this
Forest products  Search this
Coal  Search this
Steel  Search this
Iron  Search this
Congresses and conventions  Search this
Speeches, addresses, etc  Search this
Research grants  Search this
Committees  Search this
History  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 20-134
Restrictions & Rights:
Restricted for 15 years; until Jan-01-2021. Copyrighted material in Box 3 (Mineral Technology: Myles Salt Company, 1916; and John N. Hoffman: "Study of Surface Mine Refuse Fires," Pennsylvania State College, 1949-1950); see finding aid. Transferring office; 5/8/1997 memorandum, Johnstone to Langley; Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Curatorial Records 1847-2009 [National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Work and Industry]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_400118