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Keuffel & Esser Abney level with compass and pentaprism

Maker:
Keuffel & Esser Co.  Search this
Measurements:
case: 5 3/8 in x 3 3/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 13.6525 cm x 8.5725 cm x 6.35 cm
level: 2 5/8 in x 5 in x 1 3/4 in; 6.6675 cm x 12.7 cm x 4.445 cm
overall in case: 5 5/8 in x 3 1/2 in x 2 9/16 in; 14.2875 cm x 8.89 cm x 6.50875 cm
Object Name:
level (abney)
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Credit Line:
University of Missouri-Columbia, Department of Civil Engineering
ID Number:
PH.333654
Catalog number:
333654
Accession number:
300659
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Measuring & Mapping
Surveying and Geodesy
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-9737-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_761995
Online Media:

MS 780 Pueblo Indians of Moqui vocabulary

Creator:
Simpson, J. H. (James Hervey), 1813-1883  Search this
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Extent:
2 Pages
Culture:
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Copied by George Gibbs from "Number 6, Vocabularies ocng524Pueblo and other Indians of New Mexico" in Journal of a Military Reconnaissance from Santa Fe to Navajo Country (Philadelphia, 1852), by Simpson. Source of this information: Title page, Manuscript 104.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 780
Local Note:
manuscript document
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 780, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS780
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms780

MS 104-a Vocabularies of the Pueblo and other Indians of New Mexico from a "Journal of a Military Reconnaissance from Santa Fe, New Mexico, to the Navajo Country [in 1844], by Jas. H. Simpson 1st Lieut. Top. Eng." Phila. 1852

Creator:
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Simpson, J. H. (James Hervey), 1813-1883  Search this
Extent:
2 Pages
Culture:
Towa  Search this
Zuni Indians  Search this
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Pueblo Indians  Search this
Ute Indians  Search this
Tewa Indians  Search this
Keresan Indians  Search this
Tiwa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Basin  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Title page, in handwriting of George Gibbs, and back cover prepared to enclose Manuscript copies by Gibbs of vocabularies by Simpson, printed in the publication cited. Manuscript copies of the 9 Simpson vocabularies (marked by Gibbs, "Simpson Number 1," etc.) are separately catalogued as follows: "Keresan Manuscript Number 504-b (Simpson Number 1), Tewa Manuscript Number 1024-a (Simpson Number 2), Tiwa Manuscript Number 1024-b (Simpson Number 3), Towa Manuscript Number 1026 (Simpson Number 4), Zuni Manuscript Number 1156-b (Simpson Number 5), Hopi Manuscript Number 780 (Simpson Number 6), Navaho Manuscript Number 104-b (Simpson Number 7), Apache Manuscript Number 115 (Simpson Number 8), and Ute Manuscript Number 783 (Simpson Number 9).
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 104-a
Local Note:
manuscript document
Topic:
Navaho  Search this
Tiwa  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 104-a, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS104A
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms104a

"Recognizione Militare ad Adua Eseguita dal Maggiore Di Maio E Dal Plotone Cacciatori a Cavallo" [Military Reconnaissance in Adua Performed by Major Di Maio and Plotone Cacciatori a Cavallo]

Collection Collector:
Ofcansky, Thomas P., 1947-  Search this
Extent:
1 Lithograph (black and white, 14.5 x 10.5 inches)
Container:
Map-case 3, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Prints
Lithographs
Date:
1890 January 19
General:
Published in L'Illustrazione, Italiana.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Thomas Ofcansky Collection, EEPA 2015-012, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.2015-012, Item EEPA 2015-012-0015
See more items in:
Thomas Ofcansky collection
Thomas Ofcansky collection / Lithographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2015-012-ref521

Pressure Suit, Manned Orbiting Laboratory, MD-2

Manufacturer:
David Clark Company, Inc.  Search this
Materials:
Exterior: HT-1 Nomex, Velcro, brass, steel, stainless steel
Interior: Link Net Nomex, Neoprene-coated nylon, Mylar, Velcro, Polyester, Rubber Latex/Neoprene mix
Neck Ring: Anodized aluminium
Wrist Bearings: Anodized aluminium, rubber
Dimensions:
Approximate: 35.56 x 165.1 x 68.58cm (1ft 2in. x 5ft 5in. x 2ft 3in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Pressure Suits-Parts & Structural Components
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19850218000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9279a3466-274e-48fa-9010-bb720762413a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19850218000

Pressure Suit, Manned Orbiting Laboratory, MD-1

Manufacturer:
David Clark Company, Inc.  Search this
Materials:
Exterior: HT-1 Nomex, Velcro, brass, steel, stainless steel
Interior: Link Net Nomex, Neoprene-coated nylon, Mylar, Velcro, Polyester, Rubber Latex/Neoprene mix
Neck Ring: Anodized aluminium
Wrist Bearings: Anodized aluminium, rubber
Dimensions:
Approximate: 22.86 x 167.64 x 88.9cm (9in. x 5ft 6in. x 2ft 11in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Pressure Suits
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1966
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19850219000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv959bf7f2e-9936-4d45-a6fb-c4ffaa3c4065
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19850219000
Online Media:

Traitté des siéges et de l'attaque des places ; Traitté de la deffense des places, between 1700 and 1707?

Title:
Fortifications DSI
Traité de la defense des places
Traité des siéges et de l'attaque des places
Traitté de la deffense des places
Author:
Vauban, Sébastien Le Prestre de 1633-1707 http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n82072979 http://viaf.org/viaf/22153531/  Search this
Author:
Louis Duke of Burgundy, Dauphin of France 1682-1712 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n82272892 http://viaf.org/viaf/28437842/ http://dbpedia.org/resource/Louis,_Dauphin_of_France,_Duke_of_Burgundy  Search this
Vauban, Sébastien Le Prestre de 1633-1707 De l'attaque et de la defense des places http://viaf.org/viaf/6199153063200119320002/  Search this
Burndy Library Manuscripts Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Donor:
Dibner, Bern http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/fmo http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/dnr DSI http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n80015691 http://viaf.org/viaf/29661946  Search this
Burndy Library http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/fmo http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/dnr DSI http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n83827146 http://viaf.org/viaf/149783636  Search this
Physical description:
[230] pages, [43] leaves of plates (some folded) : illustrations (chiefly colored) ; 45 cm
Type:
Early works to 1800
Early works
Manuscripts (documents).)
Sources
Place:
France
Date:
1700
1707
Topic:
Fortification  Search this
Geometry  Search this
Military art and science  Search this
Military engineering  Search this
Military reconnaissance  Search this
Science--History  Search this
Technology--History  Search this
History  Search this
Science  Search this
Technology  Search this
Call number:
MSS 001303 B
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_179164

Military Reconnaissance...Gila

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Object Name:
Map
Associated dates:
1847 00 00 / 1847 00 00
ID Number:
1985.0672.03
Catalog number:
1985.0672.03
Accession number:
1985.0672
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-2e0f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1073701

Map of Military Reconnaissance Arkansas to Pacific Ocean, 1847

Measurements:
eastern section: 32 in x 35 in; 81.28 cm x 88.9 cm
western section: 32 in x 35 1/2 in; 81.28 cm x 90.17 cm
Object Name:
Frame, Map
ID Number:
PH.317500
Catalog number:
317500
Accession number:
230397
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-2331-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1167068

Daguerreotype of Professor Joseph Henry, the first Secretary of the Smithsonian

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
copper (overall material)
Measurements:
open: 5 7/8 in x 9 1/4 in x 1/4 in; 14.9225 cm x 23.495 cm x .635 cm
closed: 5 7/8 in x 4 1/2 in x 9/16 in; 14.9225 cm x 11.43 cm x 1.42875 cm
Object Name:
photograph
Subject:
Civil War  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Credit Line:
Caroline Henry
ID Number:
PG.001711
Accession number:
55663
Catalog number:
1711
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Civil War
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-beb4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_555527

Negative Log Book Number 21, (92-1 to 94-5200)

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Archives Smithsonian Photographic Services  Search this
Physical description:
Ink on paper
Type:
Logs (records)
Collection descriptions
Date:
1992
1992-1994
Topic:
Photography--History  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 10-001 [SIA_10-001_NLB21]
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email photos@si.edu)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_367119
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Thaddeus Lowe’s “Whale of a View”

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2016-07-13T12:50:44.000Z
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
airandspace
YouTube Channel:
airandspace
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_m80htTQUjEI

Aphelocoma ultramarina arizonae

Collector:
J. H. Clark  Search this
Expedition:
Military Reconnaissance From Fort Leavenworth, Missouri To San Diego  Search this
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Male
Stage:
Immature
Type Citation:
Ridgway. December 1873. Bull. Essex Inst. 5 (12): 199.
Type Status:
Cotype
Place:
Copper Mines, Grant, New Mexico, United States, North America
Collection Date:
Aug 1851 to Sep 1851
Common name:
Mexican Jay
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Aves, Passeriformes, Corvidae
Published Name:
Aphelocoma ultramarina arizonae
Cyanocitta ultramarina arizonae Ridgway in Baird & Ridgway
USNM Number:
A8469
See more items in:
Vertebrate Zoology
Birds
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/37e29d459-bb0b-4ddb-8624-d5a1232cdbe6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_4293801

Forwood, W. H. (William Henry), 1838-1915

Alternate Name:
Forwood, William Henry  Search this
W. H. Forwood  Search this
Forename:
William  Search this
Middle Initial:
Henry  Search this
Surname:
Forwood  Search this
Occupation:
Botanists
Surgeons
Record type:
Personal name
Birth Date:
1838
Death Date:
1915
See more records associated with this person:
Forwood, W. H. (William Henry), 1838-1915
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:auth_per_fbr_EACP303

[Early Russian Military Balloons]

Author:
Postnikov, F. A.  Search this
Alexandrov, Andrei  Search this
Smirnov, Alexander  Search this
Roduych, Alex. A.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Hardesty, Von, 1939-  Search this
Extent:
19 Pages
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Pages
Date:
1904-1992
Scope and Contents:
Multiple articles (photocopies).

F. A. Postnikov, "A Military Reconnaissance in a Balloon During the Russo-Japanese War," -- Aeronautics -- 2, May 1908, pp.18-19.

Alexander Alexandrov and A. Smirnov, "Russian Balloons in the Russo-Japanese War," -- W.W.I Aero -- 136, April 1992, pp.43-47.

Alex. A. Roduych, "Kurzer Abriß der Geschichte der russischen Luftschiffahrt," -- Österreichische Flug-Zeitschrift -- , May 17, 1912, pp.209-210; reprinted from -- Topograph. Geodät. Journal -- 5 (1911).

"You're too much for us on land and sea, but just wait until we get you up in the air" [cartoon] -- Life -- 43, June 23, 1904, p.611.

F. A. Postnikov, "Notes of a Russian Military Aeronaut on the Application of Ballooning to Land and Naval Warfare," -- American Magazine of Aeronautics -- 1, November 1907, pp.25-27 (2 copies).

"Napoleon and an Airship," -- Times -- (Buffalo, NY), June 17, 1908.

"Count 'Took' Austrian's Ideas for His Zeppelins," unidentified newspaper article, February 20, 1915.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Russian Aeronautical Collection, ACC. 2006-0034, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Russian Aeronautical Collection
Russian Aeronautical Collection / Series 1: Imperial Russia (1885-1917)
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2006-0034-ref113

The Unusual Way Union Troops Spied on Confederates

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2013-08-21T18:33:09.000Z
Youtube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
See more by:
smithsonianchannel
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianchannel
Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_kpk-VNb2jIQ

Military Data and Memoranda

Collection Creator:
Milling, Thomas DeWitt, 1887-1960  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1911-1913
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Thomas DeWitt Milling Collection, NASM.XXXX.0133, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Thomas DeWitt Milling Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0133-ref23
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MS 504-b Vocabulary of Pueblo Indians of Santo Domingo, San Felipe, Sta. Ana, Silla, Laguna, Pojuate, Acoma, Cochiti

Creator:
Simpson, J. H. (James Hervey), 1813-1883  Search this
Extent:
2 pages
Culture:
Keresan Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Copy in hand of George Gibbs, marked "Simpson Number 1." Title page, filed with Navajo Manuscript Number 104, reads, "Vocabularies of the Pueblo and other Indians of New Mexico from a Journal of a Military Reconnaissance from Santa Fe New Mexico to the Navajo Country, by Jas. H. Simpson 1st Lieutenant Top. Eng. Phila. 1852." (Note added by SJB 12/1969.)
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 504-b
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 504-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS504B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms504b

MS 1156-b Vocabulary of the Pueblo Indians of Zuni

Creator:
Simpson, J. H. (James Hervey), 1813-1883  Search this
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873  Search this
Extent:
2 pages
Culture:
Zuni Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Copy in hand of George Gibbs, marked, "Simpson [Number] 5."

Title page, filed with Navajo Manuscript Number 104, reads, "Vocabularies of the Pueblo and other Indians of New Mexico from a Journal of a Military Reconnaissance from Santa Fe New Mexico to the Navajo Country, by Jas. H. Simpson 1st Lieut. Top. Eng. Phila. 1852." (Note added by SJB 12/1969.)
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1156-b
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 1156-b, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1156B
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1156b

Around the World with the Smithsonian

Author:
Craig, William O  Search this
Subject:
Poey, Felipe 1799-1891  Search this
Perry, Matthew Calbraith 1794-1858  Search this
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887  Search this
Gilliss, J. M (James Melville) 1811-1865  Search this
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878  Search this
Rush, Richard 1780-1859  Search this
Smithson, James 1765-1829  Search this
Wilkes, Charles 1798-1877  Search this
Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919  Search this
Goddard, Robert Hutchings 1882-1945  Search this
Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906  Search this
Mann, William M. 1886-1960  Search this
Small, Lawrence M  Search this
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Smithsonian Seal  Search this
United States Exploring Expedition (USEE)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution General History  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Establishment of  Search this
United States Naval Expedition to Japan, 1852-1854  Search this
National Institute  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL)  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
National Zoological Park (U.S.) Early History  Search this
National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)  Search this
National Collection of Fine Arts  Search this
National Zoological Park (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Global Volcanism Program  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of International Activities  Search this
National Geographic Society-Smithsonian Expedition to the East Indies, 1937  Search this
Smithsonian Associates, The  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Arctic Studies Center  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)  Search this
Foreign Currency Program (FCP)  Search this
Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of International Relations  Search this
Smithsonian-Chrysler Expedition to East Africa (1926)  Search this
Amazonia Exhibit  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages : 142
Date:
2004
Topic:
Smithson Bequest  Search this
Seals (Numismatics)  Search this
SI, Early History  Search this
Wright Brothers  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Rockets (Aeronautics)  Search this
Giant panda  Search this
Folk festivals  Search this
International Activities  Search this
Latin America--Research  Search this
Publisher:
Coral Springs, FL : Llumina Press
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_11389

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