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[Trade catalogs from General Electric]

Variant company name:
a/k/a GE ; Jane's office ; WWII; Modern American home  Search this
Company Name:
General Electric  Search this
Notes content:
refrigerators, electric motors for farms, appliances, lighting, war production, War Projects Committee
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
9 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Schenectady, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Lighting (electric; gas; candle; oil; etc.)  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Refrigeration and ice-making equipment  Search this
Appliances (household)  Search this
Topic:
Candles  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Household appliances  Search this
Ice -- Manufacture  Search this
Lamps  Search this
Lighting  Search this
Refrigeration and refrigerating machinery  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10228
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10228

George Washington

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Copy after:
Gilbert Stuart, 3 Dec 1755 - 9 Jul 1828  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
Ivory: 8.3 × 6.5cm (3 1/4 × 2 9/16")
Frame: 12.1 × 10.8cm (4 3/4 × 4 1/4")
Type:
Painting
Date:
after 1796
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the McNeil Americana Collection; Conserved with funds from the Smithsonian Women's Committee
Object number:
NPG.2013.140
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm479dd35ad-4111-4373-902d-75d2359cb074
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2013.140
Online Media:

George Washington

Artist:
William Russell Birch, 1755 - 1834  Search this
Copy after:
Gilbert Stuart, 3 Dec 1755 - 9 Jul 1828  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Enamel on copper
Dimensions:
Image/Plate: 7.3 × 6cm (2 7/8 × 2 3/8")
Case Open: 8.3 × 14.3 × 1cm (3 1/4 × 5 5/8 × 3/8")
Case Closed: 8.3 × 7.3cm (3 1/4 × 2 7/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1810-1820
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
Cased object  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the McNeil Americana Collection; Conserved with funds from the Smithsonian Women's Committee
Object number:
NPG.2013.141
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm48a482762-4b9a-4923-930b-54f79a33f2c4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2013.141
Online Media:

George Washington

Artist:
Ellen Wallace Sharples, 1769 - 1849  Search this
Copy after:
James Sharples, c. 1751 - 1811  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
Ivory: 6.4 × 5.4cm (2 1/2 × 2 1/8")
Frame: 11.9 × 10.5cm (4 11/16 × 4 1/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1803
Topic:
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the McNeil Americana Collection; Conserved with funds from the Smithsonian Women's Committee
Object number:
NPG.2013.142
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4d59bb138-91d4-426c-a014-9fea6959a1a3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2013.142
Online Media:

William Linn

Attribution:
Archibald Robertson, 8 May 1765 - 6 Dec 1835  Search this
Sitter:
William Linn, 27 Feb 1752 - 8 Jan 1808  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
5.7 x 4.4 x 0.6cm (2 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 1/4")
Type:
Painting
Date:
early 1790s
Topic:
Miniature  Search this
William Linn: Male  Search this
William Linn: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Clergyman  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of DeWitt Linn Sage Conserved with funds from the Smithsonian Women's Committee
Object number:
NPG.2007.11
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm44a9659c3-58cb-4ab2-83ee-558ddfb8353c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2007.11
Online Media:

Peabody Award presented to Imogene Coca

Physical Description:
metal (medal material)
stamped (medal production method/technique)
cardboard; leather; velvet (case material)
Measurements:
case: 3 7/8 in x 3 7/8 in x 7/8 in; 9.8425 cm x 9.8425 cm x 2.2225 cm
medal: 2 1/2 in; 6.35 cm
Object Name:
award
Date made:
1953
Subject:
Comedy  Search this
Comedians  Search this
Television  Search this
Awards and Prizes  Search this
ID Number:
2019.0102.06
Accession number:
2019.0102
Catalog number:
2019.0102.06
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-9b28-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1943765

Journalist pass for the 2012 Democratic National Convention owned by Jim Vance

Distributed by:
Democratic National Committee, American, founded 1848  Search this
Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Jim Vance, American, 1942 - 2017  Search this
Subject of:
President Barack Obama, American, born 1961  Search this
2012 Democratic National Convention, American, 2012 - 2012  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper, plastic, metal, nylon
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 24 7/16 × 3 15/16 × 3/16 in. (62 × 10 × 0.5 cm)
H x W (2018.107.13a): 5 5/16 × 3 1/4 in. (13.5 × 8.2 cm)
H x W (2018.107.13b): 5 5/16 × 3 1/4 in. (13.5 × 8.2 cm)
H x W (2018.107.13c): 5 1/2 × 3 3/8 in. (13.9 × 8.5 cm)
H x W (2018.107.13d): 3 15/16 × 3 7/8 in. (10 × 9.9 cm)
H x W (2018.107.13e): 3 3/8 × 2 7/16 in. (8.5 × 6.2 cm)
H x W x D (2018.107.13f): 19 5/16 × 7/16 × 3/16 in. (49 × 1.1 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
passes (tickets)
Place used:
Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2012
Topic:
African American  Search this
Identity  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Estate of James H. Vance, III
Object number:
2018.107.13a-f
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5be59b960-0c99-4500-ab9f-c26bf9a8197c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.107.13a-f

A descriptive catalogue of the glass vessels in the South Kensington Museum. With an introductory notice by Alexander Nesbitt, F.S.A

Author:
South Kensington Museum  Search this
Nesbitt, Alexander 1817-1886  Search this
Physical description:
viii, clx, 218 p. illus., XXI pl. (part col. and mounted; incl. front.) 26 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
England
London
Date:
1878
Topic:
Glassware  Search this
Call number:
NK5102.L6X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_249387

Correspondence, 1903-1925

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Office of the Secretary  Search this
Subject:
Bell, Alexander Graham 1847-1922  Search this
Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906  Search this
Walcott, Charles D (Charles Doolittle) 1850-1927  Search this
Library of Congress  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology  Search this
United States National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Administration  Search this
United States Interstate Commerce Commission  Search this
Physical description:
1.5 cu. ft. (3 document boxes)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Date:
1903
1903-1925
Topic:
Museums--Administration  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 05-162
See more items in:
Correspondence 1863-1971 [Smithsonian Institution Office of the Secretary]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_259002

Administrative Records, 1953-2009

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Office of the Secretary  Search this
Subject:
Adams, Robert McC (Robert McCormick) 1926-2018  Search this
Clough, G. Wayne  Search this
Heyman, Ira Michael 1930-2011  Search this
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon) 1913-2001  Search this
Small, Lawrence M  Search this
Samper, Cristián  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Board of Regents  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Administration  Search this
Physical description:
10.43 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (1 12x17 box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Brochures
Compact discs
Floppy disks
Illustrations
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color negatives
Color transparencies
Audiotapes
Video recordings
Electronic records
Date:
1953
1953-2009
Topic:
Budget  Search this
Museums--Administration  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 10-126
Restrictions & Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2025; Transferring office; 3/19/1970 memorandum, Lytle to Ripley; Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Administrative Records 1835-2017 [Smithsonian Institution Office of the Secretary]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_289211

Computer Oral History Collection

Creator:
Blanch, Gertrude  Search this
Bloch, Richard M.  Search this
Bradburn, James  Search this
Brainerd, John G.  Search this
Brown, George W.  Search this
Brown, Gordon S.  Search this
Buchholz, Werner  Search this
Burns, Robert  Search this
Atanasoff, John V.  Search this
Atchison, William  Search this
Auerbach, Issac  Search this
Bartik, Jean  Search this
Bauer, William  Search this
Beek, Allan  Search this
Bernstein, Mort  Search this
Bigelow, Julian  Search this
Coleman, [Ichel?]  Search this
Cohen, I. Bernhard  Search this
Computer History Forum.  Search this
COT Meeting.  Search this
Coombs, John  Search this
Crawford, Perry O.  Search this
Couret, Lynn  Search this
Campbell, Robert V.  Search this
Campaigne, Howard  Search this
Cannon, Edward  Search this
Canning, R.G.  Search this
Clem, Mary  Search this
Cass, James  Search this
CODASYL Meeting.  Search this
Clippinger, Richard F.  Search this
MIT Club Talks (Brown & Wiener).  Search this
Andrews, Ernest G.  Search this
American Federation of Information Processing Societies  Search this
Alt, Franz  Search this
Alrich, John  Search this
Association for Computing Machinery.  Search this
Association for Computing Machinery, 8/14/72  Search this
Argonne National Laboratories R.  Search this
Allard, Gerry  Search this
Aiken, Howard  Search this
Adams, Charles  Search this
Acton, Forman  Search this
Halstead, Maurice H.  Search this
Harmon, Leon  Search this
Harvey, Samuel  Search this
Hazen, Dean Harold  Search this
Gruenberger, Fred  Search this
Gunning, William  Search this
Hagen, Glenn E.  Search this
Hall, W.  Search this
Greenwald, Irwin  Search this
Greenwarld, Sidney  Search this
Griswold, Ralph E.  Search this
Grosch, Herbert R. J.  Search this
Goheen, Harry E.  Search this
Good, I.J.  Search this
Goteib, C.C.  Search this
Granholm, Jackson  Search this
Israel, David R.  Search this
Huskey, Harry D.  Search this
Kates, Josef  Search this
Juncosa, Mario  Search this
Householder, Alston S.  Search this
Horwitz, Bernhard R.  Search this
Hurd, Cuthbert R.  Search this
Howard, Bernard  Search this
Hopper, Grace Murray, 1906- (mathematician)  Search this
Holbrook, Bernard  Search this
Horner, Joseph  Search this
Horn, Robert J.  Search this
Herold, Henry  Search this
Herget, Paul  Search this
Holberton, Betty  Search this
Hertz, Ted  Search this
Elkins, Harold  Search this
Estrin, Gerald  Search this
Edwards, Walt  Search this
Elbourn, Robert  Search this
Eckert, J. Presper (John Presper), 1919-1995  Search this
Eddy, Robert Philip  Search this
Downey, William  Search this
Eckdahl, Donald  Search this
Dodd, Stephen  Search this
Dotts, Richard D.  Search this
Dietzhold, Robert  Search this
Dimsdale, Bernard  Search this
Desch, Joseph  Search this
Dickinson, Arthur H.  Search this
Curtiss, John H.  Search this
Dederick, [Louis?] S.  Search this
Glazer? T.  Search this
Givens, Wallace  Search this
Gill, Stanley  Search this
Geisler, Murray  Search this
Garrison, Ken  Search this
Frankel, Stanley  Search this
Forrester, Jay W.  Search this
Forrest, Cameron B.  Search this
Forbes, George  Search this
Fenaughty, Alfred L.  Search this
Fein, Louis  Search this
Feign, David  Search this
Farrand, William R.  Search this
Fall Joint Computer Conference, 12/6/72.  Search this
Fall Joint Computer Conference, 11/17/71.  Search this
Everett, Robert  Search this
Nelson, Eldred  Search this
Neisius, Vincent  Search this
Northrop, John  Search this
Neovius, G.  Search this
Parker, R.D.  Search this
Palevsky, Max  Search this
Phelps, Byron R.  Search this
Patrick, Robert  Search this
Pickrell, D.  Search this
Phister, Montgomery  Search this
Pollmyer, R.  Search this
Polachek, Harry  Search this
Quady, Emmett  Search this
Postley, John A. R.  Search this
Rajchman, Jan  Search this
Ream, Norman  Search this
Reed, Irving S.  Search this
Rees, Mina  Search this
Rhodes, Ida  Search this
Rice, Rex  Search this
Rochester, Nathaniel  Search this
Rogers, Jim  Search this
Rogers, Stanley  Search this
Rosenberg, Milton  Search this
Rosenthal, Paul R.  Search this
Rubinoff, Morris R.  Search this
Salzer, John M.  Search this
Samuel, Arthur L. R.  Search this
Sarkissian, Harold  Search this
Schuette, Roger  Search this
Serrell, Robert R.  Search this
King, Paul  Search this
Kilpatrick, Lester  Search this
Killian, James  Search this
Kaufold, Leroy R.  Search this
Lanzarotta, Sandy R.  Search this
Kreuder, Norman L.  Search this
Korn, Irving  Search this
Kirsch, Russell  Search this
Lovell, Clarence A.  Search this
Lehmer, Derrick H.  Search this
Legvold, Sam  Search this
Larson, Harry  Search this
Martin, Richard R.  Search this
Marden, Ethel  Search this
Madden, Don R.  Search this
Lowe, John  Search this
McPherson, John C.  Search this
Mendelson, Jerry  Search this
Mason, Daniel R.  Search this
Mauchly, John R.  Search this
Michel, J.G.L. R.  Search this
Miller, Frederick G.  Search this
Menzel, Donald H.  Search this
Metropolis, Nicholas C.  Search this
Mitchell, Joel  Search this
MITRE Meeting.  Search this
Mills, Roger L.  Search this
Morton, Paul  Search this
Mumford, Louis  Search this
Mock, Owen  Search this
Morse, Philip B.  Search this
Wilkinson, James H. R.  Search this
Wilkes, Maurice R.  Search this
Wizenbaum, Joe  Search this
Williams, Charles  Search this
Wieselman, Irving  Search this
Wiener, Robert  Search this
Wild, Arthur  Search this
Wieser, C. Robert  Search this
Wrench, John W. R.  Search this
Woodger, Michael  Search this
Yowell, E.C. R.  Search this
Youtz, Pat  Search this
Woo, Way Dong  Search this
Wolfe, Philip  Search this
Woodbury, William R.  Search this
Wood, Ben D.  Search this
Zemanek, Heinz  Search this
Zuse, Konrad  Search this
Smagorinsky, Joseph  Search this
Slutz, Ralph R.  Search this
Skramstad, Harold R.  Search this
Skillman, Sherwood R.  Search this
SIAM/SIGNUM Meeting.  Search this
SIAM-72.  Search this
SHARE XXXVIII.  Search this
SHARE Meeting for Pioneers.  Search this
Taylor, Norman  Search this
Tanaka, David  Search this
Strong, Jack  Search this
Stibitz, George  Search this
Steele, Floyd G. R.  Search this
Sprague, Richard E.  Search this
Snyder, Samuel  Search this
Smith, Charles V.L.  Search this
TV Program KQED.  Search this
Uncapher, Keith  Search this
Torfeh, Mark  Search this
Travis, Irven  Search this
Todd-Tausskky, Olga  Search this
Tomash, Erwin  Search this
Toben, Gregory  Search this
Todd, John  Search this
Wheeler, R.J.  Search this
Whirlwind Discussion.  Search this
Ware, Willis H.  Search this
Wegstein, Joseph Henry  Search this
Wagner, Frank  Search this
Wang, An R.  Search this
von Hippel, Arthur  Search this
von Neumann, John  Search this
Armer, Paul, 1924- (computer technician)  Search this
Rabinow, Jacob, 1910-  Search this
Source:
Computers, Information and Society, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Former owner:
Computers, Information and Society, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
43.5 Cubic feet (158 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Videotapes
Oral history
Audiotapes
Transcripts
Interviews
Date:
1969-1973, 1977
Summary:
The Computer Oral History Collection (1969-1973, 1977), was a cooperative project of the American Federation of Information Processing Societies (AFIPS) and the Smithsonian Institution. This project began in 1967 with the main objective to collect, document, house, and make available for research source material surrounding the development of the computer.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of approximately 43.5 cubic feet of material documenting the development of the computer.
ABC -- Atanasoff-Berry Computer

ACE -- Automatic Computing Engine

ACM -- Association for Computing Machinery

ALGOL -- ALGOLrithmic Language

ALWAC -- Axel Wenner-Gren Automatic Computer

ARPA -- Advanced Research Projects Agency

BACAIC -- Boeing Airplane Company Algebraic Interpretative Computing System

BARK -- Binar Automatisk Rela Kalkylator

BINAC -- Binary Automatic Computer

BIZMAC -- Business Machine

BMEW -- Ballistic Missile Early Warning (System)

BUIC -- Back-up Interceptor Control

CADAC -- Cambridge Digital Automatic Computer

CALDIC -- California Digital Computer

CEC -- Consolidated Electrodynamics Corporation

CEIR -- Council for Economic and Industry Research

COBOL -- Common Business-Oriented Language

CODASYL -- Conference on Data Systems Languages

CONAC -- Continental Automatic Command

COMTRAN -- Commercial Translator

CPC -- Card Programmed Calculator

CRC -- Computer Response Corporation

DARPA -- Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DINA -- Digital Network Analyzer

DDA -- Digital Differential Analyzer

EDSAC -- Electronic Delay Storage Automatic Calculator

EDVAC -- Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Computer

EAM -- Electric [or Electronic] Accounting Machines [or Methods]

ENIAC -- Electronic Numerical Integrator and Automatic Computer

ERA -- Engineering Research Associates

ERMA -- Electronic Recording and Machine Accounting

FADAC -- Field Artillery Data Computer

FSQ -- Fixed Special eQuipment

IAS -- Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton University)

ICBM -- Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

ILLIAC -- Illinois Automatic Computer

INTERCOM -- Intercommunication System (Programming Language)

JOHNNIAC -- John [von Neumann's ] Integrator and Automatic Computer

JOSS -- Johnniac [John's Integrator and Automatic Computer] Open Shop System

LARK -- Livermore Atomic Research Computer

LAS -- Laboratories of Applied Science

LGP -- Librascope

MAC -- Magnetic Automatic Calculator/Multiple Access Computer

MADDIDA -- Magnetic Drum Digital Differential Analyzer

MAGIC -- Machine for Automatic Graphics Interface to a Computer

MANIAC -- Mathematical Analyzer, Numerical Integrator, and Computer

MIDAC -- Michigan [University of] Digital Automatic Computer

MIDSAC -- Michigan [University of} Digital Special Automatic Computer

MINAC -- Minimal Automatic Computer

MIT -- Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MITRE -- Massachusetts Institute of Technology Research Establishment

MX -- Missile, Experimental

NATDAN -- North American Digital Anaylzer

NATPAC -- North American Programmed Automatic Computer

NDRC -- National Defense Research Committee [of Office of Scientific Research and Development, World War II]

NELIAC -- Naval Electronics Laboratory International Algebraic Compiler

NORC -- Naval Ordnance Research Calculator [or computer] [Naval Ordnance Proving Ground]

NTDS -- Naval Tactical Data Systems

ONR -- Office of Naval Research

ORACLE -- Oak Ridge Automatic Computer and Logical Engine

ORDVAC -- Ordnance Discrete Variable Automatic Computer [AEC]

OSRD -- Office of Standard Reference Data [National Bureau of Standards]

PACT -- Project for the Advancement of Coding Techniques

QUAC -- Quadratic Arc Computer

RAMAC -- Random Access Memory Accounting Machine

RAYDAC -- Raytheon Digital Automatic Computer

REAC -- Reeves Electronic Analog Computer

RECOMP -- Reliable COMPuter

RESISTOR -- Reusable Surface Insulation Stresses [NASA computer program]

SCERT -- Systems and Computer Evaluation Review Technique

SCM -- Smith Corona Merchant

SEAC -- U.S. Bureau of Standards Eastern Automatic Computer

SHARE -- Society to Help Avoid Redundant Effort

SHOT -- Society for the History of Technology

SIAM -- Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

SILLIAC -- Sydney [version of the ] Illiac

SIMSCRIPT -- Simulation Script

SNOBOL -- String-Oriented Symbolic Language

SSEC -- Selective Sequence Electronic Calculator

SUBROC -- Submarine Rocket

SWAC -- U.S. Bureau of Standards Western Automatic Computer

TPM -- Tape Processing Machine

UDEC -- United Digital Electronic Computer

UNIVAC -- Universal Automatic Computer

WEIZAC -- Weizmann Automatic Computer [at Weizmann Institute]

WISC -- Wisconsin Integrally Synchronized Computer
NT=No Transcript

R=Restricted
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into six series.

Series 1: Transcripts, 1967-1973, 1977

Series 2: Supplemental Documentation, 1922-1974

Series 3: Patents, 1940-1973

Series 4: John Vincent Atanasoff's Materials, 1927-1968

Series 5: Audio Tapes, 1967-1974, 1977

Series 6: Video Tapes, 1968-1972
Biographical / Historical:
The Computer Oral History Collection (1969-1973, 1977), was a cooperative project of the American Federation of Information Processing Societies (AFIPS) and the Smithsonian Institution. This project began in 1967 with the main objective to collect, document, house, and make available for research source material surrounding the development of the computer. The project collected taped oral interviews with individuals who figured prominently in developing or advancing the computer field and supplemental written documentation--working papers, reports, drawings, and photographs. The AFIPS provided the "seed" money to support the project and to aid the Smithsonian with its expenditures. Interviews were conducted by I.B. Cohen, A. Dettinger, Bonnie Kaplan, Elizabeth Luebbert, William Luebbert, Robina Mapstone, Richard Mertz, Uta Merzbach, and Henry Tropp. In some instances, the audio tapes and/or transcripts are not "formal" interviews, but rather moderated panel discussions/meetings, or lectures delivered by interviewees.
Related Materials:
The Archives Center contains several "computer" related collections:

American National Standards Institute, 1969-1979

Association for Computing Machinery Collection, 1958-1978 (Washington, D.C., Chapter)

N.W. Ayer Advertsing Agency Records, 1889-1972

Paul Armer Collection, 1949-1970

Robert G. Chamberlain Numerical Control Collection, 1954-1984

J. Childs Numerical Control Collection, 1952-1970

Computer Standards Collection, 1958-1978

Computer World Smithsonian Awards Collection, 1989-2001

Data Processing Digest Collection, 1955-1974

Max Holland Machine Tool Industry Collection, c. 1941-1990

Grace Murray Hopper Collection, 1944-1965

Information Age Exhibition Records, 1979-1990

Institute for Advanced Study Computer Project Records, 1950-1957

Instrument Society of America Collection, 1911-1969

Odex I Walking Robot Collection, 1973-1986

Jacob Rabinow Papers, 1910-1917; 1947-1990

Terry M. Sachs Collection, 1965-1969

Scientists and Inventors Portrait File, c. 1950-1980

Share Numerical Analysis Project Records, 1964-1970

SHARE Records, c. 1954-1984

Cliff Shaw papers, c. 1954-1985

Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) Records, 1956-1992

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, c. 1754-1965

Whirlwind I Computer Collection, 1945-1959

B.H. Worsley, 1946-1959

Within the National Museum of American History there are other related collections that may be found in the Division of Medicine and Science. These collections contain both artifacts and documents. Artifacts include: digital computing machines, automatic digital computers and electronic calculators, logic devices, card and tape processors, slide rules, integrators and integraphs, harmonic analyzers and synthesizers, differential analyzers, other analog computing devices, space measurement and representation, time measurement, and combination space and time measurement. Documentation includes the Electronic Computers History Collection and the Mathematical Devices History Collection. Photographs and video materials can also be found. The Smithsonian Institution Archives contains administrative documentation regarding the Computer History Project.
Provenance:
The Computer Oral History Collection was a cooperative project of the American Federation of Information Processing Societies (AFIPS) and the Smithsonian Institution. This project began in 1967 and was concluded in 1973. This collection was transferred to the Archives Center in approximately 1986 from the Division of Information, Technology & Society, formerly known as the Division of Electricity.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.

Reference copies do not exist for all of the audio. Use of these materials requires special arrangement with Archives Center staff.

Original audio tapes are stored offsite. Contact repository for details.
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:
Scientists  Search this
Physicists  Search this
Computers  Search this
Mathematics  Search this
Mathematicians  Search this
Engineers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Videotapes
Oral history
Audiotapes
Transcripts
Interviews -- 1950-2000
Citation:
Computer Oral History Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0196
See more items in:
Computer Oral History Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0196
Online Media:

Gateways/Portales: Interview with Lauren Cavins and Two Mothers

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
58 Video recordings (MP4 Video (.MP4), born digital)
1 sound recording (MP3 Sound Recording )
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Baltimore (Md.)
Charlotte (N.C.)
Raleigh (N.C.)
United States
Date:
2016 March 23
Scope and Contents:
Lauren Cavins, director of Children's Ministries at Holy Comforter Episcopal Church and director of La Escuelita Bilingual Preschool, talked about her family and where they lived; growing up in Mississippi; when and where she learned Spanish; arrival in Charlotte, North Carolina; and how Charlotte has changed since her arrival. Cavins talked about how she first became involved in the Latino community; the networks she created and building community; how she created a home at Holy Comforter Episcopal Church for Latinos; and Latino outreach and inclusion at Holy Comforter. She also spoke about starting the ESL program at Holy Comforter; how the growth of Latino community at Holy Comforter changed the church and the community; mission trips to Latin America - faith, education, and service; the inspiration for La Escuelita preschool; how community issues (state IDs, voting, public education, ICE raids, and banking) show themselves in the church; and her role as the chairperson for the Chartered Committee for Hispanic Ministries for the Episcopal Diocese of NC and the work of the organization. Cavins is not Latina. Following Cavins' interview, two women - Rossana Guzman and Iris Dominguez - were interviewed separately and answered similar questions, particularly about where they have lived and their experience living in Charlotte, North Carolina; the interviews with Guzman and Dominguez are in Spanish. Dominquez was born in Honduras, and lived in Jersey City, New Jersey prior to her arrival in Charlotte, North Carolina. Clips of Lauren Cavins' interview was included in the 'Church as Safe Space' section of the exhibition.
Interview in English and Spanish. Lauren Cavins' interview in English. The two mothers' interview in Spanish. Mothers' names: Rossana Guzman and Iris Dominguez. Related to exhibition 'Gateways/Portales.' The MP4 video files are grouped with related SMI files, PPN files, XML documents, and BIM files. Dated 20160323.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Hispanic Americans  Search this
Latin Americans -- United States  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Communities  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Citation:
Gateways/Portales: Interview with Lauren Cavins and 2 Mothers, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Gateways/Portales Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-102-ref72

Oral history interview with Merrell Gage, 1964 May 27

Interviewee:
Gage, Merrell, 1892-1981  Search this
Interviewer:
McGlynn, Betty Lochrie Hoag, 1914-2002  Search this
Subject:
Armitage, Merle  Search this
Borglum, Gutzon, 1867-1941  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Sculptors -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Sculpture -- United States  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12185
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213473
AAA_collcode_gage64
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213473

Carl Zigrosser papers, 1891-1971

Creator:
Zigrosser, Carl, 1891-1975  Search this
Subject:
Arms, John Taylor  Search this
Barr, Alfred H., Jr.  Search this
Boyd, E. (Elizabeth)  Search this
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim  Search this
Calder, Alexander  Search this
Carrington, Fitz Roy  Search this
Castellón, Federico  Search this
Colker, Ed  Search this
Cook, Howard Norton  Search this
Dehn, Adolf  Search this
Durieux, Caroline  Search this
Dwight, Mabel  Search this
Flannagan, John Bernard  Search this
Girard, André  Search this
Hayter, Stanley William  Search this
Hopper, Edward  Search this
Huntley, Victoria Hutson  Search this
Ingersoll, R. Sturgis (Robert Sturgis)  Search this
Kent, Rockwell  Search this
Keppel, Frederick  Search this
Kimball, Fiske  Search this
Kohn, Misch  Search this
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo  Search this
Lankes, Julius J.  Search this
Lasansky, Mauricio  Search this
Mauzey, Merritt  Search this
McNulty, Kneeland  Search this
Michener, James A. (James Albert)  Search this
Mitchell, Marian  Search this
Nalbandian, Karnig  Search this
Norman, Dorothy  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia  Search this
Pach, Walter  Search this
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Ronnebeck, Arnold  Search this
Rose, Ruth Starr  Search this
Rosenwald, Lessing J. (Lessing Julius)  Search this
Ruellan, Andrée  Search this
Schniewind, Carl Oscar  Search this
Seidenberg, Roderick  Search this
Spratling, William  Search this
Spruance, Benton  Search this
Sternberg, Harry  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred  Search this
Teng, Kuei  Search this
Valentin, Curt  Search this
Warneke, Heinz (Heinrich)  Search this
Weston, Edward  Search this
Wickey, Harry  Search this
Wright, Frank Lloyd  Search this
Yunkers, Adja  Search this
Art in America  Search this
American Artists Group  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Independent Citizens Committee for the Arts, Sciences, and Professions  Search this
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation  Search this
Philadelphia Museum of Art  Search this
Print Club (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Print Council of America  Search this
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum  Search this
Tamarind Lithography Workshop  Search this
Weyhe Gallery  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Armory Show  Search this
Topic:
Modern school magazine  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Prints -- Societies, etc  Search this
Prints -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Prints, American  Search this
Prints, European  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10859
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214612
AAA_collcode_zigrcarl
Theme:
Diaries
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214612

Rockwell Kent papers, circa 1840-1993, bulk 1935-1961

Creator:
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971  Search this
Subject:
Wildenstein, Felix  Search this
Phillips, Duncan  Search this
Hays, Lee  Search this
Untermeyer, Louis  Search this
Zigrosser, Carl  Search this
Robeson, Paul  Search this
DuBois, W.E.B. (William Edward Burghardt)  Search this
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano)  Search this
Ruggles, Carl  Search this
Stefansson, Vilhjalmur  Search this
Nearing, Helen  Search this
Nearing, Scott  Search this
Pach, Walter  Search this
Rasmussen, Knud  Search this
Reeves, Ruth  Search this
Seeger, Pete  Search this
Daniel, Charles  Search this
Cleland, T. M. (Thomas Maitland)  Search this
Davies, Arthur B. (Arthur Bowen)  Search this
Chamberlain, J. E.  Search this
Boyesen, Bayard  Search this
Chase, William Merritt  Search this
Freuchen, Peter  Search this
Gellert, Hugo  Search this
Gottlieb, Harry  Search this
Hartley, Marsden  Search this
Fitzgerald, James  Search this
Keller, Charles  Search this
Miller, Kenneth Hayes  Search this
Henri, Robert  Search this
Jones, Dan Burne  Search this
United American Artists  Search this
United Office and Professional Workers of America  Search this
United Scenic Artists  Search this
National Farmers' Union (U.S.)  Search this
National Maritime Union of America  Search this
American Artists' Congress  Search this
Artists' Union (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Artists League of America  Search this
Citizens' Committee for Government Arts Projects  Search this
Farmers Union of the New York Milk Shed  Search this
Federal Art Project  Search this
Federal Writers' Project  Search this
Macbeth Gallery  Search this
International Workers Order  Search this
Type:
Poems
Sketches
Business records
Photographs
Drawings
Topic:
Designers -- New York (State)  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Painters -- New York (State)  Search this
Politics and culture  Search this
Authors -- New York  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States -- Political aspects  Search this
Dairy farms  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Illustrators -- New York (State)  Search this
Illustration of books  Search this
Works of art  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief  Search this
Labor unions  Search this
Art and war  Search this
Commercial art  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9557
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211757
AAA_collcode_kentrock
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211757
Online Media:

Minutes of meeting of Group of 8, 1919 Dec. 31

Creator:
Gussow, Bernard, 1881-1957  Search this
Subject:
Bouché, Louis  Search this
Maurer, Alfred Henry  Search this
Stella, Joseph  Search this
Weber, Max  Search this
Zorach, William  Search this
Exposition d'artistes de l'école Américaine  Search this
Topic:
Art, American -- Exhibitions  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10580
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214056
AAA_collcode_gussbern
Theme:
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214056

William Anderson Coffin papers, 1886-1924

Creator:
Coffin, William A. (William Anderson), 1855-1925  Search this
Subject:
Stella, Joseph  Search this
Warren, Whitney  Search this
Mauer, Alfred  Search this
Benson, Frank Weston  Search this
Blashfield, Edwin Howland  Search this
Zorach, William  Search this
Gay, Walter  Search this
Gussow, Bernard  Search this
Bouché, Louis  Search this
Cortissoz, Royal  Search this
Pan-American Exposition  Search this
Société des artistes français  Search this
Exposition d'artistes de l'école Américaine  Search this
American Rights Committee  Search this
American Artists' Committee of One Hundred  Search this
Lotos Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Musée d'histoire et d'art (Luxembourg)  Search this
Committee for the Exhibition of American Painting and Sculpture (Paris, France)  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Topic:
Harper's Weekly  Search this
New York Post  Search this
Art Exhibitions France Paris  Search this
Art critics -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Landscape painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art, American  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief -- France  Search this
Art critics -- France -- Paris  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7476
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209634
AAA_collcode_coffwill
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209634
Online Media:

Joel Chandler Harris

Artist:
Lucy May Stanton, 22 May 1875 - 19 Mar 1931  Search this
Sitter:
Joel Chandler Harris, 9 Dec 1848 - 3 Jul 1908  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
Ivory: 17.8 x 12.7cm (7 x 5"), Accurate
Frame: 33.7 x 28.6cm (13 1/4 x 11 1/4"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1914
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair\Armchair  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Miniature  Search this
Joel Chandler Harris: Male  Search this
Joel Chandler Harris: Communications\Journalist\Editor\Magazine  Search this
Joel Chandler Harris: Communications\Journalist\Columnist  Search this
Joel Chandler Harris: Literature\Writer\Novelist  Search this
Joel Chandler Harris: Communications\Journalist\Humorist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Walter T. Forbes Conserved with funds from the Smithsonian Women's Committee
Object number:
NPG.71.38
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm47e8cc7e4-606b-431d-af17-b0b69fae4a37
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.71.38

John Paul Jones

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Former attribution:
Charlotte-Marguerite de Bourbon, Comtesse de Lowendahl, 1754 - 1839  Search this
Sitter:
John Paul Jones, 6 Jul 1747 - 18 Jul 1792  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
Sight: 7.3 x 5.4cm (2 7/8 x 2 1/8")
Frame: 7.3 x 5.1 x 0.3cm (2 7/8 x 2 x 1/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1780
Topic:
Costume\Hair Accessory\Wig  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Epaulet  Search this
Miniature  Search this
John Paul Jones: Male  Search this
John Paul Jones: Politics and Government\Government Official  Search this
John Paul Jones: Military\Navy\Officer  Search this
John Paul Jones: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution Conserved with funds from the Smithsonian Women's Committee
Object number:
NPG.73.10
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4b70be9c0-d461-4424-b8cf-e47e4aaf85b3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.73.10

Thomas Corwin Mendenhall

Artist:
Annie Ware Sabine Siebert, 24 Feb 1864 - 7 Nov 1947  Search this
Sitter:
Thomas Corwin Mendenhall, 4 Oct 1841 - 33 Mar 1924  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
Ivory: 10.2 x 7cm (4 x 2 3/4")
Frame: 14 x 11.9cm (5 1/2 x 4 11/16"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1918
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses\Pince-nez  Search this
Miniature  Search this
Thomas Corwin Mendenhall: Male  Search this
Thomas Corwin Mendenhall: Science and Technology\Scientist\Physicist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Elizabeth L. Howie and John F. Marshall Conserved with funds from the Smithsonian Women's Committee
Object number:
NPG.67.138
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4c51d18b6-72ab-44bd-b9cb-0023a7d59d94
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.67.138

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