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Vannevar Bush

Artist:
Samuel Johnson Woolf, 12 Feb 1880 - 03 Dec 1948  Search this
Sitter:
Vannevar Bush, 11 Mar 1890 - 28 Jun 1974  Search this
Medium:
Charcoal and chalk on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 39.5 × 30 cm (15 9/16 × 11 13/16")
Sheet: 51.5 × 38.5 cm (20 1/4 × 15 3/16")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1945
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Pipe  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Vannevar Bush: Male  Search this
Vannevar Bush: Literature\Writer  Search this
Vannevar Bush: Education\Educator\Professor\University  Search this
Vannevar Bush: Science and Technology\Inventor  Search this
Vannevar Bush: Science and Technology\Engineer\Military  Search this
Vannevar Bush: Science and Technology\Engineer\Electrical  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution © Estate of S.J. Woolf
Object number:
NPG.80.253
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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Bush, Vannevar (Doctor)

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
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National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Biographies
National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Biographies / Series C: Biographies: Individuals / Biographies B
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Bush, Vannevar (Doctor) [Documents]

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.1183.C, File CB-924000-01
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National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Biographies / Series C: Biographies: Individuals / Biographies B / Bush, Vannevar (Doctor)
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Bush, Vannevar (Doctor) [Photos]

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.1183.C, File CB-924000-20
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National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Biographies
National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Biographies / Series C: Biographies: Individuals / Biographies B / Bush, Vannevar (Doctor)
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Vannevar Bush's Profile Tracer

Maker:
Bush, Vannevar  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (frame, mechanism material)
rubber (wheels material)
wood (mechanism material)
paper (mechanism material)
glass (mechanism material)
Measurements:
overall: 32 cm x 156 cm x 55 cm; 12 5/8 in x 61 7/16 in x 21 5/8 in
Object Name:
drawing instrument
Place Made:
United States: Massachusetts
Date made:
1912
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Vannevar Bush
ID Number:
MA.317853.01
Accession number:
317853
Catalog number:
317853.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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EDAN-URL:
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Input Table Carriage from the Bush Differential Analyzer

Maker:
Bush, Vannevar  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 cm x 89 cm x 67 cm; 3 15/16 in x 35 1/32 in x 26 3/8 in
Object Name:
differential analyzer component
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
Date made:
ca 1930
ca 1930
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Wayne State University, College of Liberal Arts, Computation Laboratory
ID Number:
1983.3002.01
Catalog number:
1983.3002.01
Nonaccession number:
1983.3002
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National Museum of American History
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Adder or Differential Gear from the Bush Differential Analyzer

Maker:
Bush, Vannevar  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7.8 cm x 8 cm x 8 cm; 3 1/16 in x 3 5/32 in x 3 5/32 in
Object Name:
differential analyzer component
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
Date made:
ca 1930
ca 1930
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Wayne State University, College of Liberal Arts, Computation Laboratory
ID Number:
1983.3002.02
Nonaccession number:
1983.3002
Catalog number:
1983.3002.02
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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EDAN-URL:
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Carriage and Tracer for an Output Table from the Bush Differential Analyzer

Maker:
Bush, Vannevar  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
barss (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11.5 cm x 102 cm x 74 cm; 4 17/32 in x 40 5/32 in x 29 1/8 in
Object Name:
differential analyzer component
Other Terms:
Output Table
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
Date made:
ca 1930
ca 1930
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Wayne State University, College of Liberal Arts, Computation Laboratory
ID Number:
1983.3002.03
Nonaccession number:
1983.3002
Catalog number:
1983.3002.03
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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EDAN-URL:
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Frontlash Unit from the Bush Differential Analyzer

Maker:
Bush, Vannevar  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7.6 cm x 32 cm x 9 19/32 in; 3 in x 12 19/32 in x 24.384 cm
Object Name:
differential analyzer component
Other Terms:
Frontlash Unit
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
Date made:
ca 1930
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Wayne State University, College of Liberal Arts, Computation Laboratory
ID Number:
1983.3002.04
Nonaccession number:
1983.3002
Catalog number:
1983.3002.04
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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EDAN-URL:
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Cross Shaft from the Bush Differential Analyzer

Maker:
Bush, Vannevar  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 cm x 67.5 cm x 4 cm; 1 9/16 in x 26 9/16 in x 1 9/16 in
Object Name:
differential analyzer component
Other Terms:
Cross Shaft
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
Date made:
ca 1930
Subject:
DELETE  Search this
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Wayne State University, College of Liberal Arts, Computation Laboratory
ID Number:
1983.3002.05
Nonaccession number:
1983.3002
Catalog number:
1983.3002.05
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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EDAN-URL:
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Two Buses from the Bush Differential Analyzer

Maker:
Bush, Vannevar  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
each: 7.8 cm x 7.5 cm x 7.3 cm; 3 1/16 in x 2 15/16 in x 2 7/8 in
Object Name:
Differential Analyzer Components
Other Terms:
Differential Analyzer Components; Bus
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
Date made:
ca 1930
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Wayne State University, College of Liberal Arts, Computation Laboratory
ID Number:
1983.3002.06
Nonaccession number:
1983.3002
Catalog number:
1983.3002.06
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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EDAN-URL:
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Shaft with Gearing from the Bush Differential Analyzer

Maker:
Bush, Vannevar  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 25 cm x 63.8 cm x 2.5 cm; 9 27/32 in x 25 1/8 in x 31/32 in
Object Name:
Differential Analyzer Component
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
Date made:
ca 1930
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Wayne State University, College of Liberal Arts, Computation Laboratory
ID Number:
1983.3002.07
Nonaccession number:
1983.3002
Catalog number:
1983.3002.07
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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EDAN-URL:
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Shaft with Gears from the Bush Differential Analyzer

Maker:
Bush, Vannevar  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5.2 cm x 55 cm x 5.2 cm; 2 1/16 in x 21 21/32 in x 2 1/16 in
Object Name:
Differential Analyzer Component
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
Date made:
ca 1930
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Wayne State University, College of Liberal Arts, Computation Laboratory
ID Number:
1983.3002.08
Nonaccession number:
1983.3002
Catalog number:
1983.3002.08
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-31bd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Incomplete Frontlash Unit from the Bush Differential Analyzer

Maker:
Bush, Vannevar  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6.7 cm x 30 cm x 10.3 cm; 2 5/8 in x 11 13/16 in x 4 1/16 in
Object Name:
Differential Analyzer Component
Other Terms:
Differential Analyzer Component; Frontlash Unit
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
Date made:
ca 1930
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Wayne State University, College of Liberal Arts, Computation Laboratory
ID Number:
1983.3002.09
Nonaccession number:
1983.3002
Catalog number:
1983.3002.09
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-31be-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Incomplete Frontlash Unit from the Bush Differential Analyzer

Maker:
Bush, Vannevar  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6.8 cm x 28 cm x 10 cm; 2 11/16 in x 11 1/32 in x 3 15/16 in
Object Name:
Differential Analyzer Component
Other Terms:
Differential Analyzer Component; Frontlash Unit (Incomplete)
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
Date made:
ca 1930
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Wayne State University, College of Liberal Arts, Computation Laboratory
ID Number:
1983.3002.10
Nonaccession number:
1983.3002
Catalog number:
1983.3002.10
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-31bf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Frontlash Unit from the Bush Differential Analyzer

Maker:
Bush, Vannevar  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6.7 cm x 30 cm x 9.5 cm; 2 5/8 in x 11 13/16 in x 3 3/4 in
Object Name:
Differential Analyzer Component
Other Terms:
Differential Analyzer Component; Frontlash Unit
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
Date made:
ca 1930
ca 1930
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Wayne State University, College of Liberal Arts, Computation Laboratory
ID Number:
1983.3002.11
Nonaccession number:
1983.3002
Catalog number:
1983.3002.11
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Bush Differential Analyzer Component

Maker:
Bush, Vannevar  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (shaft material)
Measurements:
overall: 6.7 cm x 23 cm x 7.5 cm; 2 5/8 in x 9 1/16 in x 2 15/16 in
Object Name:
Differential Analyzer Component
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
Date made:
ca 1930
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Wayne State University, College of Liberal Arts, Computation Laboratory
ID Number:
1983.3002.12
Nonaccession number:
1983.3002
Catalog number:
1983.3002.12
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Bush Differential Analyzer Component, Gears on Shaft

Maker:
Bush, Vannevar  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (gears material)
steel (shaft material)
Measurements:
overall: 5.5 cm x 13.8 cm x 5.5 cm; 2 5/32 in x 5 7/16 in x 2 5/32 in
Object Name:
Differential Analyzer Component
Other Terms:
Differential Analyzer Component; Gears On Shaft
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
Date made:
ca 1930
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Wayne State University, College of Liberal Arts, Computation Laboratory
ID Number:
1983.3002.13
Nonaccession number:
1983.3002
Catalog number:
1983.3002.13
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-1695-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_693244
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Bush Differential Analyzer Mechanism

Maker:
Bush, Vannevar  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 cm x 8.8 cm x 7 cm; 2 3/8 in x 3 15/32 in x 2 3/4 in
Object Name:
Differential Analyzer Component
Other Terms:
Differential Analyzer Component; Mechanism
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
Date made:
ca 1930
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Wayne State University, College of Liberal Arts, Computation Laboratory
ID Number:
1983.3002.14
Nonaccession number:
1983.3002
Catalog number:
1983.3002.14
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-1696-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_693245
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Gearset from the Bush Differential Analyzer

Maker:
Bush, Vannevar  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5.7 cm x 9 cm x 6.5 cm; 2 1/4 in x 3 17/32 in x 2 9/16 in
Object Name:
Differential Analyzer Component
Other Terms:
Differential Analyzer Component; Gearset
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
Date made:
ca 1930
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Wayne State University, College of Liberal Arts, Computation Laboratory
ID Number:
1983.3002.15
Nonaccession number:
1983.3002
Catalog number:
1983.3002.15
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-16a2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_693246
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