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Modern war By V. Derrécagaix. Tr. by C.W. Foster. Authorized translation

Author:
Derrécagaix, Victor Bernard 1833-1915 http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n2014053171 http://viaf.org/viaf/67362716  Search this
Author:
Foster, Charles William http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n78069493 http://viaf.org/viaf/57875415  Search this
Physical description:
3 volume plans (part folded) 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1888
1890
Topic:
Military art and science  Search this
Strategy  Search this
Tactics  Search this
Call number:
U102.D43X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_286913

Pratica manuale di arteglieria nellaquale si tratta della inuentione di essa, dell'ordine di condurla, & piantarla sotto á qualunque fortezza, fabricar mine da far volar in alto le fortezze, spianar le montagne, diuertir l'acque offensiue á i regni & prouincie, tirar co i pezzi in molti & diuersi modi, far fuochi artificiali : con altri bellissimi secreti all'essercitio dell'arteglieria appartenenti nuouamente composta & data in luce dal mag. signor Luigi Collado .

Author:
Collado, Luis 1520-1589 http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://viaf.org/viaf/304414223 http://isni.org/isni/000000044257159X  Search this
Donor:
Burndy Library DSI http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n83827146 http://viaf.org/viaf/149783636  Search this
Physical description:
[6], 92 leaves, [2] folded leaves of plates illustrations 36 cm. (folio)
Type:
Early works to 1800
Early works
Date:
1586
Topic:
Artillery  Search this
Military art and science  Search this
Call number:
UF144 .C69 1586
UF144.C69 1586
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_284960

The United service magazine, with which are incorporated the Army and navy magazine and Naval and military journal

Physical description:
236 v. ill. 22-25 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
1829
1920
Topic:
Military art and science  Search this
Naval art and science  Search this
Call number:
U1 .U482
U1.U482
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_110113

Understanding modern warfare / David Jordan, James D. Kiras, David J. Lonsdale, Ian Speller, Christopher Tuck, and C. Dale Walton

Author:
Jordan, David (David John) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n2003032881  Search this
Kiras, James D.  Search this
Lonsdale, David J.  Search this
Speller, Ian 1969- http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n2001008656  Search this
Tuck, Christopher  Search this
Walton, C. Dale 1971- http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n2001057643  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xvi, 482 pages) : PDF file(s)
Type:
Electronic resources
History
Date:
2016
20th century
21st century
Topic:
Military art and science--History  Search this
Military history, Modern  Search this
Military art and science  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1144616

The Cambridge history of war. Volume 4, War and the modern world / edited by Roger Chickering, Dennis Showalter, Hans van de Ven

Title:
War and the modern world
Editor:
Chickering, Roger 1942- http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n83193274  Search this
Showalter, Dennis E. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n80082510  Search this
Van de Ven, Hans J. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n91030621  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xiii, 656 pages) : illustrations, maps
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Date:
2012
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Military art and science--History  Search this
Military history, Modern  Search this
Military art and science  Search this
Military & Naval Science  Search this
Law, Politics & Government  Search this
Military Science - General  Search this
Call number:
D431 .C36 2012 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1143738

Greece, the Hellenistic world and the rise of Rome / edited by Philip Sabin, Hans van Wees, Michael Whitby

Author:
Sabin, Philip A. G  Search this
Wees, Hans van  Search this
Whitby, Michael  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xvii, 628 pages) : illustrations, maps
Type:
Electronic resources
History
Military history
Place:
Greece
Rome
Rome (Empire)
Date:
2007
©2007
Topic:
Military art and science--History  Search this
Military art and science  Search this
History, Military  Search this
Call number:
U33 .G74 2007 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1143127

Rome from the late Republic to the late Empire / edited by Philip Sabin, Hans van Wees, Michael Whitby

Author:
Sabin, Philip A. G  Search this
Wees, Hans van  Search this
Whitby, Michael  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xxii, 571 pages) : illustrations, maps
Type:
Electronic resources
History
Military history
Place:
Rome
Rome (Empire)
Date:
2007
©2007
Topic:
Military art and science--History  Search this
Military art and science  Search this
History, Military  Search this
Call number:
U35 .R66 2007 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1143128

The heirs of Archimedes : science and the art of war through the Age of Enlightenment / Brett D. Steele and Tamera Dorland, editors

Author:
Steele, Brett D  Search this
Dorland, Tamera  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (vi, 397 pages) : illustrations
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
Europe
Date:
2005
©2005
Topic:
Military art and science--History  Search this
Science--History  Search this
Technology--History  Search this
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING--Military Science  Search this
Military art and science  Search this
Science  Search this
Technology  Search this
SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & SOCIETY/History of Science  Search this
Call number:
U43.E95 H45 2005 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1141407

Army, Navy, Air Force register

Physical description:
125 v. in 142 v. ill., ports. 29-47 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
United States
Date:
1879
1962
Topic:
Military art and science  Search this
Naval art and science  Search this
Armed Forces  Search this
Call number:
U1 .A74r
U1.A74r
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_83805

New approaches to Greek and Roman warfare / edited by Lee L. Brice

Editor:
Brice, Lee L. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2004017252 http://viaf.org/viaf/26769123/  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource
Type:
Electronic resources
History
Military history
Electronic books
Place:
Greece
Rome
Rome (Empire)
Date:
2020
To 500
To 146 B.C
Topic:
Military art and science--History  Search this
Military art and science  Search this
History, Military  Search this
Call number:
U33 .N49 2020 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1140705

Introduction to UAV Systems / Paul Gerin Fahlstrom, Thomas James Gleason

Author:
Fahlstrom, Paul Gerin http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n94081084 http://viaf.org/viaf/229451754/  Search this
Author:
Gleason, Thomas J http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2004109769 http://viaf.org/viaf/73575099/  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (308 pages)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Date:
2012
Topic:
Drone aircraft  Search this
Cruise missiles  Search this
Engineering  Search this
Military art and science  Search this
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING--Military Science  Search this
Luftfarkoster  Search this
Drönare (luftfarkost)  Search this
Kryssningsrobotar  Search this
Call number:
UG1242.D7 .F34 2012
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1131832

Engineering principles of combat modeling and distributed simulation / edited by Andreas Tolk

Author:
Tolk, Andreas http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no98115868 http://viaf.org/viaf/8071203/  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xlii, 888 pages) : illustrations
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Date:
2012
Topic:
War games--Data processing  Search this
Military art and science--Computer simulation  Search this
Combat--Mathematical models  Search this
Combat--Simulation methods  Search this
HISTORY--Military--Strategy  Search this
Call number:
U310 .T63 2012 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1131196

A dictionary of military history and the art of war / edited by André Corvisier ; translated from the French by Chris Turner

Author:
Corvisier, André http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n81020279 http://viaf.org/viaf/56607845/  Search this
Childs, John 1949- http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n82090965 http://viaf.org/viaf/73899539/  Search this
Blackwell Reference Online (Online service) http://viaf.org/viaf/162149066744465602815/  Search this
Physical description:
xxvii, 916 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Type:
Encyclopedias
Electronic books
Wörterbuch
Date:
1994
Topic:
Military art and science  Search this
Military history  Search this
Krijgsgeschiedenis (wetenschap)  Search this
Military science  Search this
Call number:
U24 .D4913 1993 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
Electronic version available only to subscribers.
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1123773

War in ancient Egypt : the New Kingdom / Anthony J. Spalinger

Author:
Spalinger, Anthony John http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n81094481 http://viaf.org/viaf/19800897/  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xx, 291 pages) : illustrations, maps
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Military history
Place:
Egypt
Égypte
Date:
2005
New Kingdom, ca. 1550-ca. 1070 B.C
Ca 1550-1070 av. J.-C. (Nouvel Empire)
Topic:
Military art and science--History  Search this
Art et science militaires--Histoire  Search this
HISTORY--Ancient  Search this
Military art and science  Search this
Oorlogvoering  Search this
Krijgskunde  Search this
History, Military  Search this
History  Search this
Histoire militaire  Search this
Histoire  Search this
Call number:
U31 .S66 2005 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1123087

War in the Hellenistic world : a social and cultural history / Angelos Chaniotis

Author:
Chaniotis, Angelos http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n88017920 http://viaf.org/viaf/69054999/  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xxiii, 308 pages) : illustrations, maps
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
Middle East
Moyen-Orient
Griechenland
Hellenistische Staaten
Date:
2005
Topic:
Military art and science--History  Search this
Wars of the Hellenistic Monarchies, 301-146 B.C  Search this
Art et science militaires--Histoire  Search this
Guerres des monarchies hellénistiques, 301-146 av. J.-C  Search this
HISTORY--Ancient  Search this
Military art and science  Search this
Hellenismus  Search this
Krieg  Search this
Kriegführung  Search this
Oorlogvoering  Search this
Krijgskunde  Search this
Griekse oudheid  Search this
Call number:
U31 .C49 2005 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1123088

How to prepare defense-related scientific and technical reports : guidance for government, academia, and industry / Walter W. Rice

Author:
Rice, Walter W. 1951- http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n2006077708 http://viaf.org/viaf/24032265/  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xxix, 342 pages) : illustrations
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Place:
United States
Date:
2007
Topic:
Military art and science--Authorship  Search this
Defense industries--Authorship  Search this
Technical writing  Search this
Publishers and publishing  Search this
Authors and publishers  Search this
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES--Rhetoric  Search this
REFERENCE--Writing Skills  Search this
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES--Composition & Creative Writing  Search this
Call number:
T11 .R54 2007 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1120908

Everett H. Bickley Collection

Creator:
Bickley, Everett H., 1888-1972  Search this
Names:
Bickley Manufacturing Company  Search this
H. J. Heinz Company  Search this
Extent:
5 Cubic feet (17 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Patents
Correspondence
Dance charts
Photographs
Drawings
Date:
1919-1980
bulk 1919-1965
Summary:
The Everett H. Bickley Collection, 1919-1980, documents the inventions of Everett Huckel Bickley, most known for his electric sorting machine used to automate the process of sorting beans by use of a photoelectric cell. The collection consists of patents, drawings, photographs, correspondence, and artifacts designed by Bickley. The collection spans a considerable portion of the twentieth century and is of value to those researchers interested in product development, the patent application process, product marketing and promotion, World War II innovation, and the daily operation of a small, privately-owned industry.
Scope and Contents:
The collection spans a considerable portion of the twentieth century and is of value to those researchers interested in product development, the patent application process, product marketing and promotion, World War II innovation, and the daily operation of a small, privately-owned industry.

The collection consists of general correspondence, patents and patent correspondence, drawings, manuals, trade literature, and photographs. In addition, there are several artifacts designed by Bickley in the collection. These include a photographic exposure meter (Fotimer), a prototype slide mount (Color Tight Slide Mount), dance charts, and even a clipboard (Deskette).

Series 1: Everett H. Bickley Personal Papers, 1920-1999

This series consists of personal information about Everett H. Bickley. It includes his will, a company biography written by Bickley and edited by his daughter, and the story of the motograph, also written by Bickley.

Series 2: Bickley Manufacturing Company, 1933-1980

In this series is information directly related to the day-to-day operations of the company, including a checks-received ledger, office instructions, shop instructions, and employment information.

Series 3: Sorter Information, 1928-1965

This series consists of information about the various sorters that Bickley developed. Included are drawings related to the development of the sorters, engineering part drawings, equipment histories for plants where leased sorters were located (arranged alphabetically by location, though H-M is missing), patents, and patent correspondence related to specific sorter improvements. The patent correspondence in this series is sorted by starting date of the correspondence for each individual patent. If the starting dates were the same, they were then arranged alphabetically within the starting date. This was done to make it easier to trace the development of the sorter. The actual patents are also arranged alphabetically.

Series 4: Other Inventions, 1919-1958

This series documents Bickley's non-sorter related inventions. Included are the development drawings, patents, patent correspondence, and marketing material. In addition, the artifacts that are part of the collection can be found in this series.

Series 5: World War Two Related Activities, 1939-1950

The material in this series pertains to Bickley's work in World War II. It includes correspondence, information on the various ideas he submitted to the National Inventor's Council, and his attempts to get patent protection extended for the years during the war when he could not exploit his inventions. Information on sorter-related activities during the war is in Series III.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into five series.

Series 1, Everett Bickley Personal Papers, 1920-1999

Subseries 1, General Information,1920-1999

Subseries 2, Publication Material, 1933-1998

Series 2: The Bickley Manufacturing Company, 1933-1980

Subseries 1, General Information, 1949-1980

Subseries 2, Company Operations, 1933-1972

Series 3, Sorter Information, 1928-1965

Subseries 1, Sorter Specific Information, 1933-1965

Subseries 2, General Information, 1928-1965

Series 4, Other Inventions, 1919-1958

Subseries 1, General Information, 1919-1951

Subseries 2, Inventions, 1920-1958

Series 5, World War two Related Activities, 1939-1950

Subseries 1, General Information, 1939-1950

Subseries 2, Ideas Submitted, 1941-1943
Biographical / Historical:
Everett Huckel Bickley (1888-1972) was an active inventor and enterpreneur. His inventing career began while a student at the Carnegie Institute of Technology, where he invented a number of items, including a variable speed governor with which he won the Senior Design Competition in 1910, the year he graduated.

In 1911, Bickley developed and marketed his first commercial invention, the "motograph," which was an electric sign which spelled out moving messages with light bulbs. The first motograph was erected over the Columbian Theatre in Detroit, but others were eventually seen in cities throughout the world. Unfortunately, he sold his interests too soon and made little money from this idea.

Only a few years later, while he was watching lines of women sorting navy pea beans in his job as chief engineer for the H. J Heinz Company, Bickley came up with the idea to develop an electric sorting machine to automate the process. By the early 1930s he had developed, patented, and begun to market a machine that could, by use of a photoelectric cell, sort the good beans from the bad. The first company to lease a bean sorter from him was the H. J. Heinz Company. Bickley continued to improve the sorter for the next thirty years, eventually adapting it to sort rice, peanuts, and ball bearings.

The sorter was the only invention from which Bickley ever made any considerable money, but it never dulled his enthusiasm for developing new ideas. At times he had up to nine active patent applications in the works. Examples include a nutcracker, snow shovel, slide mount, faucet, and photographic exposure meter.

Bickley was also active during World War II as a $1.00 A Year Man and member of the National Inventors Council, which reviewed war related invention ideas. In addition, he contributed over fifty ideas of his own to the National Inventors Council. During the war, his company was able to produce little of its own products due to wartime material restrictions and having most of its workers drafted. Consequently, Bickley spent several fruitless years after the war trying to get his patent rights extended to cover time lost during the war.

Early on, Bickley realized the need to form a company to help develop and promote his many inventions, and formed the Bickley Manufacturing Company shortly after his graduation for just this purpose. When he married in 1913, his new wife, Mary, became an active partner in the company. Later, their daughter Audrey joined the company, producing the photoelectric cells for the sorter, going on sales trips, and working as one of her father's most reliable troubleshooters when the sorters broke down.

Bickley died in 1972 at the age of 84. Always a believer that hard work was necessary for success, he left behind a legacy of inventions, including one that helped to revolutionize the agricultural processing industry.
Related Materials:
Materials at the National Museum of American History

The machine that Bickley used to demonstrate his bean-sorting process is held by Division of Work and Industry.
Provenance:
Audrey Bickely Beyer, Everett Bickley's daughter, donated the collection to the Archives Center, National Museum of American History, in March of 1999.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning intellectual property rights. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions. Copyright status of items varies.
Topic:
Dance notation  Search this
Insect pests -- Control  Search this
Advertising, Outdoor  Search this
Military -- Art and science -- 1930-1950  Search this
Sorting devices  Search this
Patent practice  Search this
Photography -- Apparatus and supplies  Search this
Industry  Search this
Fotimer (exposure meter)  Search this
Slide mounts  Search this
Bean sorters  Search this
Inventors -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Agriculture -- Quality control  Search this
Research, Industrial  Search this
Inventions  Search this
Photography -- Exposure  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Genre/Form:
Patents
Correspondence -- 1930-1950
Dance charts
Photographs -- 20th century
Drawings -- 20th century
Citation:
The Everett H. Bickley Collection, 1919-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0683
See more items in:
Everett H. Bickley Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0683
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Warfare in Atlantic Africa, 1500-1800 / John K. Thornton

Author:
Thornton, John K (John Kelly) 1949-  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 194 p. : maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Africa, West
Date:
1999
Topic:
Military art and science--History  Search this
History, Military  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_684167

Notes of military interest for 1902. Compiled and arranged by Major E.A. Edwards, 23d Infantry; Captain J.S. Herron, 2d Cavalry; First Lieut. H.B. Ferguson, Corps of Engineers; and First Lieut. R.S. Clark, 9th Infantry. January, 1903

Author:
United States Adjutant-General's Office Military Information Division  Search this
Clark, Robert S  Search this
Edwards, Eaton Albert  Search this
Ferguson, Harley B (Harley Bascom) 1875-1968  Search this
Herron, Joseph Sutherland 1869-  Search this
Physical description:
492 p. illus., plates, fold. maps. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1903
Topic:
Military art and science  Search this
Military maneuvers  Search this
Call number:
U15 .U75 1902X
U15.U75 1902X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_161045

Notes of military interest for 1901. Comp. and arranged by Capt. E.A. Edwards, Capt. J.S. Herron, First Lieut. H.B. Ferguson and Second Lieut. R.S. Clark, January, 1902

Author:
United States Adjutant-General's Office Military Information Division  Search this
Edwards, Eaton Albert  Search this
Clark, Robert S  Search this
Herron, Joseph Sutherland 1869-  Search this
Ferguson, Harley B (Harley Bascom) 1875-1968  Search this
Physical description:
549 p. ill., plates, maps. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1902
Topic:
Military art and science  Search this
Military maneuvers  Search this
Call number:
U1.U75X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_93048

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