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General Motors 'SunRaycer'

Maker:
General Motors Corporation  Search this
GM Hughes  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 3 11/16 ft x 6 9/16 ft x 19 3/4 ft; 1.11557 m x 2.0065 m x 6.0198 m
Object Name:
automobile, racing, solar
Date made:
1987
Subject:
Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of General Motors Corp.
ID Number:
1989.0599.01
Accession number:
1989.0599
Catalog number:
1989.0599.01
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Road
Automobiles
Transportation
Road Transportation
Sports & Leisure
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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EDAN-URL:
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Weights

Maker:
Seederer-Kohlbusch, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, stainless steel (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13 cm x 10.2 cm x 6.3 cm; 5 1/8 in x 4 in x 2 1/2 in
overall in case: 2 7/16 in x 5 3/16 in x 4 1/8 in; 6.19125 cm x 13.17625 cm x 10.4775 cm
Object Name:
Weights
Credit Line:
U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Goddard Space Flight Center
ID Number:
1988.0664.03
Accession number:
1988.0664
Catalog number:
1988.0664.03
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_332301
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Varian Associates pre-production rubidium-vapor frequency standard

Maker:
Varian Associates  Search this
Physical Description:
metal; plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 29 1/2 in x 23 in x 21 1/8 in; 74.93 cm x 58.42 cm x 53.6575 cm
Object Name:
Frequency Standard, Rubidium Vapor
Date made:
1960
Credit Line:
Transfer from National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
ID Number:
1980.0511.01
Accession number:
1980.0511
Catalog number:
1980.0511.01
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Modern Physics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Varian V-4760

Maker:
Varian Associates  Search this
Physical Description:
metal; glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/4 in x 18 1/4 in x 19 in; 13.335 cm x 46.355 cm x 48.26 cm
Object Name:
Power Supply
Object Type:
power supply
Date made:
1961
Credit Line:
Transfer from National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
ID Number:
1980.0511.03
Accession number:
1980.0511
Catalog number:
1980.0511.03
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Medicine and Science: Modern Physics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Space Shuttle: A Journey Into Space

Maker:
Activision  Search this
Activision, Incorporated  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (disk (1) material)
cardboard (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 19.2 cm x 14 cm; 7 9/16 in x 5 1/2 in
Object Name:
Game, Computer
Place made:
United States: California, Mountain View
Date made:
1984
Subject:
Video Games  Search this
Space Travel  Search this
NASA  Search this
Credit Line:
Activision, Inc. (through Robert Holmes and Charlotte J. Taylor)
ID Number:
1984.0971.01
Accession number:
1984.0971
Catalog number:
1984.0971.01
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Albree Trulog Duplex Circular Logarithm Table

Maker:
Albree, G. Norman  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
plastic (cursor material)
Measurements:
overall: .1 cm x 15.4 cm x 15.2 cm; 1/32 in x 6 1/16 in x 5 31/32 in
Object Name:
slide rule
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
after 1948
Subject:
Rule, Calculating  Search this
Chart, Logarithmic  Search this
Education  Search this
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of G. Norman Albree
ID Number:
MA.335484
Catalog number:
335484
Accession number:
321674
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Slide Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Albree Trulog Duplex Circular Logarithm Table

Maker:
Albree, G. Norman  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (part material)
plastic (cursor material)
wood (overall material)
metal (part material)
Measurements:
overall: 1.5 cm x 26.2 cm x 24.5 cm; 19/32 in x 10 5/16 in x 9 21/32 in
Object Name:
slide rule
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
after 1945
Subject:
Rule, Calculating  Search this
Chart, Logarithmic  Search this
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of G. Norman Albree
ID Number:
MA.335487
Catalog number:
335487
Accession number:
321674
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Slide Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-8eb1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Poor Line of Position Computer Circular Slide Rule Retailed by Negus

Maker:
Negus, T. S. & J. D.  Search this
Physical Description:
hardwood (case material)
brass (overall material)
celluloid (part material)
metal (part material)
Measurements:
overall: 42.5 cm x 42.5 cm x 5.7 cm x 42.5 cm; 16 23/32 in x 16 23/32 in x 2 1/4 in x 16 23/32 in
Object Name:
calculating rule
slide rule
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1914-1918
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Rule, Calculating  Search this
Navigation  Search this
Navigation, Aeronautical  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ferdinand Oberthol, Pupin Physics Laboratory
ID Number:
MA.320413
Catalog number:
320413
Accession number:
242377
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Slide Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-13bf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Capt. Field's Improved Hinged Parallel Rule Signed Henry Hughes & Son

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
german silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1.1 cm x 53.3 cm x 7.3 cm; 7/16 in x 20 31/32 in x 2 7/8 in
Object Name:
parallel rule
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
1919
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Navigation  Search this
Government  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from U.S. Department of Commerce, Coast & Geodetic Survey
ID Number:
MA.309661
Catalog number:
309661
Accession number:
106954
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Measuring & Mapping
Parallel Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-0491-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_690215
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Capt. Field's Improved Hinged Parallel Rule Signed Henry Hughes & Son

Maker:
H. Hughes & Son, Ltd.  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
german silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1.1 cm x 53.6 cm x 7.3 cm; 7/16 in x 21 3/32 in x 2 7/8 in
Object Name:
parallel rule
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
1923
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Navigation  Search this
Government  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from U.S. Department of Commerce, Coast & Geodetic Survey
ID Number:
MA.309662
Catalog number:
309662
Accession number:
106954
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Measuring & Mapping
Parallel Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-0492-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Instrument for Aeronautical Calculations, Crocco Flessigrafo

Maker:
Crocco, Gaetano Arturo  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
wood (case material)
cloth (lining material)
glass (level cover material)
Measurements:
overall: 28.2 cm x 68 cm x 49.5 cm; 11 3/32 in x 26 25/32 in x 19 1/2 in
Object Name:
drawing instrument
Place made:
Italy
Date made:
ca 1912
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Drafting, Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
ID Number:
MA.271855.04
Accession number:
271855
Catalog number:
271855.04
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Single Drawing Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-ae48-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Indicatore di Rotta Crocco, Crocco Drift Indicator or Drift Sight for Aerial Navigation

Maker:
Crocco, Gaetano Arturo  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 23.3 cm x 55 cm x 37.7 cm; 9 3/16 in x 21 21/32 in x 14 27/32 in
Object Name:
route indicator
drift indicator
drift sight
Place made:
Italy
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Drafting, Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
ID Number:
MA.271855.05
Accession number:
271855
Catalog number:
271855.05
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Single Drawing Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-ae49-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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medal set

Measurements:
overall (as stored): 5 in x 5 in x 2 in; 12.7 cm x 12.7 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
Medal Set
Credit Line:
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Employee-Management Relations Branch
ID Number:
AF.68957M
Catalog number:
68957M
Accession number:
259067
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-23f9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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medal set

Physical Description:
cloth (medal material)
cloth (rosette material)
cloth (suspension ribbon material)
enamel (lapel button material)
metal (lapel button material)
metal (medal material)
metal (pendant material)
Measurements:
overall (in box): 4 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 11.43 cm x 11.43 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
Medal Set
Credit Line:
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Employee-Management Relations Branch
ID Number:
AF.68956M
Catalog number:
68956M
Accession number:
259067
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-5a62-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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medal set

Physical Description:
cloth (medal material)
cloth (rosette material)
cloth (suspension ribbon material)
metal (lapel button material)
metal (medal material)
metal (pendant material)
Measurements:
overall (in box): 4 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 11.43 cm x 11.43 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
Medal Set
Credit Line:
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Employee-Management Relations Branch
ID Number:
AF.68959M
Catalog number:
68959M
Accession number:
259067
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-23fa-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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medal set

Physical Description:
cloth (medal material)
cloth (rosette material)
cloth (suspension ribbon material)
metal (lapel button material)
metal (medal material)
metal (pendant material)
Measurements:
overall (in box): 4 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in; 11.43 cm x 11.43 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
Medal Set
Credit Line:
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Employee-Management Relations Branch
ID Number:
AF.68958M
Catalog number:
68958M
Accession number:
259067
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Bubble Sextant

User:
Weems, Philip Van Horn  Search this
Maker:
Bausch & Lomb  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 6 in x 8 3/4 in x 7 in; 15.24 cm x 22.225 cm x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
octant
sextant
Associated place:
United States
Credit Line:
Weems Memorial Library
ID Number:
AF.59069-N
Catalog number:
59069-N
Accession number:
242229
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Naval
Measuring & Mapping
Time and Navigation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-8add-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Phyllis Diller’s Gag File

Manufacturer:
Art Steel Company, Inc.  Search this
Maker:
Diller, Phyllis  Search this
Art Steel Company, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
adhesive (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 48 in x 40 in x 17 1/4 in; 121.92 cm x 101.6 cm x 43.815 cm
Object Name:
file
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
ca 1962 - 1994
Subject:
Humor  Search this
Comedians  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Phyllis Diller
ID Number:
2003.0289.01.01
Accession number:
2003.0289
Catalog number:
2003.0289.01.01
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Phyllis Diller
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-40b6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1218385
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Poster Entitled Metric Is A Perfect Ten

Maker:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 36 in x 24 in x 1/16 in; 91.44 cm x 60.96 cm x .127 cm
Object Name:
poster
Date made:
ca 1992
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Jeffrey Tinsley
ID Number:
2001.3009.01
Catalog number:
2001.3009.01
Nonaccession number:
2001.3009
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Measuring & Mapping
Science & Mathematics
Metric System
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-977e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_905338

Pickett N600-ES Log Log Duplex Slide Rule

Maker:
Pickett & Eckel, Incorporated  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (cursor material)
aluminum (overall material)
leather (case material)
Measurements:
overall in case: 2.3 cm x 17.2 cm x 5.2 cm; 29/32 in x 6 25/32 in x 2 1/16 in
Object Name:
calculating rule
slide rule
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Date made:
ca 1962
Subject:
Rule, Calculating  Search this
Mathematics  Search this
Engineering, Aeronautical  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Donald Mela
ID Number:
1998.0119.02
Catalog number:
1998.0119.02
Accession number:
1998.0119
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Trigonometry
Slide Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-5178-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_694174
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