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An introductory discourse delivered in the amphitheatre of the London Institution, on Wednesday the 5th of May, 1819 by William Thomas Brande .

Author:
Brande, William Thomas 1788-1866  Search this
Donor:
Burndy Library DSI  Search this
Author:
Royal Institution of Great Britain  Search this
Physical description:
[2], 38, [2] pages 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1819
Topic:
Chemistry  Search this
Science and civilization  Search this
Call number:
QD28 .B82 1819
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_274030

Emmanuel Jacobson papers

Creator:
Jacobson, Emmanuel, 1907-  Search this
Names:
Spears, Ethel, 1903-1974  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1934-1941
Scope and Contents:
Notes (1940-1941); printed material (1937-1938) and photographs (1934-1937) documenting the New Deal art work of mural painter Emmanuel Jacobsen.
A list of historic figures proposed for inclusion in the Herzl Junior College mural illustrating "Significant Men and Women in the History of Science and Civilization"; a 3-page typewritten list (1940) of artists representing the Illinois Art Project in the "American Art Today" exhibition at the New York World's Fair; an 11-page bulletin listing January 1941 exhibitions; seven clippings concerning exhibitions by Illinois artists (1937-1938); a 1938 exhibition catalog "Art for the Public by Chicago Artists" and a copy of the May 1937 issue of FORTUNE magazine containing an article on "Unemployed Arts".
Subjects of photographs include the murals for the Mann School, Oak Park, Illinois; Bloom Township High School, Chicago Heights, Illinois (1936-1937); Herzl Junior College, Chicago, Illinois; Jacobson at work; an unused sketch; a tapestry and Ethel Spears at work on a mural.
Provenance:
Donated 1988 by Emmanuel Jacobson.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Muralists -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.jacoemma
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-jacoemma

Scrapbook 3

Collection Creator:
Wise, John, 1808-1879  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
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:
John and Charles Wise Ballooning Collection, Acc. 2001.0002, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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John and Charles Wise Ballooning Collection
John and Charles Wise Ballooning Collection / Series 2: Scrapbooks
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2001-0002-ref8
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Douglass' Monthly, Vol.III, No. IV

Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1860-09
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Collection of Frederick Douglass materials, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
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Collection of Frederick Douglass' Monthly's, booklets, and other materials
Collection of Frederick Douglass' Monthly's, booklets, and other materials / Series 1: Douglass' Monthly Newspapers
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-112-ref2
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Emmanuel Jacobson papers, 1934-1941

Creator:
Jacobson, Emmanuel, 1907-  Search this
Jacobson, Emmanuel, 1907-  Search this
Subject:
Spears, Ethel  Search this
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9684
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211892
AAA_collcode_jacoemma
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211892

Science and its stakeholders: The making of 'Science in American Life'

Author:
Molella, Arthur P  Search this
Stephens, Carlene E. 1949-  Search this
Series Editor:
Pearce, Susan M  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)  Search this
Science in American Life (Exhibition) (1994: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages: 12; Page numbers: 95-106
Date:
1996
Topic:
Technology  Search this
Science and civilization  Search this
Science--Social aspects  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Controversies  Search this
Publisher:
London: Athlone
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14576

Sites of Salvage: Science History Between the Wars

Author:
Scheinfeldt, Tom  Search this
Subject:
United States National Museum  Search this
Date:
2003
Topic:
Postsecondary education  Search this
Education, Higher  Search this
Education--Museums  Search this
Universities and colleges  Search this
Science--History  Search this
Science museums  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
History of science collections  Search this
History of Science and Technology  Search this
Science and civilization  Search this
Science--Social aspects  Search this
Publisher:
Oxford University
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_11595

Meissen octagonal plate

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
hard-paste porcelain (overall material)
polychrome enamels (overall color)
famille rose (overall style)
Measurements:
overall: 9 1/2 in; 24.13 cm
overall: 1 3/16 in x 9 1/2 in; 2.9845 cm x 24.13 cm
Object Name:
plate
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
ca 1740
1740
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
ID Number:
1983.0565.36
Accession number:
1983.0565
Catalog number:
1983.0565.36
Collector/donor number:
1440
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Domestic Furnishings
Art
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Meissen Porcelain: The Hans Syz Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-07ef-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1405980

Stereographs of India

Creator:
Ricalton, James  Search this
Underwood and Underwood  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
151 Items (stereocards)
Type:
Archival materials
Stereoscopic photographs
Stereographs
Place:
India
Scope and Contents:
151 commercial stereographs depicting scenes of South Asia. Sources include Underwood and Underwood Publishers; Ricalton; H.C. White Co.; American Stereoscopic Co. and Keystone View Co. Collectively this is a nearly complete complement of photographs of India taken by James Ricalton.
Local Numbers:
E591

FSA A2014.06 2.S
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Genre/Form:
Stereoscopic photographs
Stereographs
Identifier:
FSA.A2014.06, Item FSA A2014.06 2.S
See more items in:
Robert J. Del Bonta Collection
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a2014-06-ref11
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Executive Committee Records

Topic:
Isis (Serial)
Osiris (Bruges, Belgium) (Serial)
Creator::
History of Science Society  Search this
Extent:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Books
Clippings
Manuscripts
Place:
Latin America
Date:
circa 1991-1994
Descriptive Entry:
These records primarily document activities of the Executive Committee, under Sally Kohlstedt, for the History of Science Society (HSS). Includes a list of donors and lifetime members of HSS, information on Latin American Historians of Science, a copy of the International Union for the History and Philosophy of Science (IUHPS) constitution, reports of the HSS President and "Friends of the HSS", and "Scientist to Scientist" newsletters. In addition there is background and budget information on publications OSIRIS and ISIS, and the Human Genome Project.
Topic:
Historians of science  Search this
Science and civilization  Search this
Genre/Form:
Books
Clippings
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-083, History of Science Society, Executive Committee Records
Identifier:
Accession 96-083
See more items in:
Executive Committee Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa96-083

The Pitfalls and Promise of America's Founding Myths

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 22 Feb 2021 17:42:53 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_05cbcbe779a6da76cc4a3f8643f0a505

The postcolonial science and technology studies reader edited by Sandra Harding

Author:
Harding, Sandra G  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 476 pages illustrations 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2011
Topic:
Science--Social aspects  Search this
Feminism and science  Search this
Science and civilization  Search this
Postcolonialism  Search this
Postkolonialismus  Search this
Wissensrepräsentation  Search this
Technik  Search this
Europäisierung  Search this
Biowissenschaften  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1108958

Minutes to midnight history and the Anthropocene era from 1763 Paul Dukes

Author:
Dukes, Paul 1934-  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xii, 153 pages)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Date:
2011
20th Century
Topic:
Science and civilization  Search this
Nature--Effect of human beings on  Search this
Global environmental change  Search this
Human ecology  Search this
History, Modern  Search this
HISTORY--Modern--General  Search this
HISTORY--Modern  Search this
History & Archaeology  Search this
History - General  Search this
Sciences et civilisation  Search this
Écologie humaine  Search this
Histoire moderne et contemporaine  Search this
Call number:
CB478 .D85 2011 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
1-user
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1145216

The history of the sea : a graphic description of maritime adventures, achievements, explorations, discoveries and inventions ... covering the many centuries of development in science and civilization from the ark to the present time / by F.B. Goodrich ... ; to which is added an account of adventures beneath the sea ... prepared with great care by Edward Howland ... ; over 250 spirited illustrations

Author:
Goodrich, Frank B (Frank Boott) 1826-1894  Search this
Howland, Edward 1832-1890  Search this
Physical description:
785, [1] p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1880
Topic:
Discoveries in geography  Search this
Voyages and travels  Search this
Call number:
G80 .G65 1880
G80.G65 1880
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_250711

Nature engaged : science in practice from the Renaissance to the present / edited by Mario Biagioli and Jessica Riskin

Title:
Science in practice from the Renaissance to the present
Author:
Biagioli, Mario 1955-  Search this
Riskin, Jessica  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 301 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Date:
2012
Topic:
Science--History  Search this
Science--Social aspects  Search this
Science and civilization  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1108517

An assessment of the Science in American Life exhibition at the National Museum of American History / Andrew J. Pekarik, Zahava D. Doering, Adam Bickford

Title:
Science in American Life exhibition at the National Museum of American History
Author:
Pekarik, Andrew  Search this
Doering, Zahava D  Search this
Bickford, Adam  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Institutional Studies Office  Search this
Subject:
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Evaluation  Search this
Physical description:
vi, 102, [14] p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1995
Topic:
Museum exhibits--Public opinion  Search this
Museum attendance--Evaluation  Search this
Science and civilization--Exhibitions  Search this
Exhibitions--Evaluation  Search this
Multimedia systems--Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
AM101.W3 P45 1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_525067

Ascent of Man XI: Knowledge of Certainty, parts I and II 1973

Physical description:
1 film reel (1,872 feet) sound color 16mm reference
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Date:
1976
1973
Topic:
Scientists  Search this
Science and civilization  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1994.21.234
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_389156

Science and the city : the mechanics behind the metropolis / Laurie Winkless

Author:
Winkless, Laurie  Search this
Physical description:
298 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2016
Topic:
Cities and towns  Search this
Cities and towns--Effect of technological innovations on  Search this
Civil engineering  Search this
Science and civilization  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1090351

Challenging collections : approaches to the heritage of recent science and technology / edited by Alison Boyle and Johannes-Geert Hagmann

Title:
Approaches to the heritage of recent science and technology
Editor:
Boyle, Alison 1977-  Search this
Hagmann, Johannes-Geert  Search this
Publisher:
Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 251 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2017
Topic:
Technology and civilization  Search this
Science and civilization  Search this
Cultural property--Protection  Search this
Museums--Collection management  Search this
Museum exhibits--Social aspects  Search this
Science museums  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1084151

Narrating discovery : the romantic explorer in American literature, 1790-1855 / Bruce Greenfield

Author:
Greenfield, Bruce Robert 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
x, 249 pages ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
America
Date:
1992
©1992
19th century
Topic:
American literature--History and criticism  Search this
Narration (Rhetoric)--History  Search this
Geographical discoveries in literature  Search this
Romanticism  Search this
Explorers in literature  Search this
Travel in literature  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Historiography  Search this
In literature  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1081439

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