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Davis's descriptive catalogue of apparatus and experiments : to illustrate the following branches of science, namely, galvanism, electro- magnetism, electro-dynamics, magneto-electricity, magnetism, thermo-electricity / Daniel Davis, Jr., manufacturer of philosophical instruments ..

Author:
Davis, Daniel Jr. 1813-1887  Search this
Physical description:
72 p. ; 16 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1838
Topic:
Electricity  Search this
Magnetism  Search this
Electromagnetism  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Call number:
QC543 .D26 1838
QC543.D26 1838
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_408699

A manual of magnetism, including galvanism, magnetism, electro-magnetism, electro-dynamics, magneto-electricity, and thermo-electricity. With 180 original illustrations

Title:
Manual of magnetism
Davis's Manual
Author:
Davis, Daniel Jr. 1813-1887  Search this
Channing, William F (William Francis) 1820-1901  Search this
Bacon, John Jr. 19th cent  Search this
Wightman, Joseph M (Joseph Milner) 1812-1885  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 322, [6] p., [2] leaves of plates. illus. 19 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Date:
1848
Topic:
Electromagnetism  Search this
Magnetism  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Call number:
QC760 .D26 1848
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_454285

Davis's Manual

Author:
Davis, Daniel Jr. 1813-1887  Search this
Thomas Hall (Firm)  Search this
Printer:
Wright & Potter  Search this
Subject:
Thomas Hall (Firm)  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 322, [5] p. : ill. ; 19 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Date:
1869
Topic:
Electromagnetism  Search this
Magnetism  Search this
Electricity  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Call number:
QC760 .D26 1869
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_744871

Complication Pendulum

Used at:
Cornell University  Search this
Maker:
Krille, Carl  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, brass (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 15 in x 23 9/16 in x 14 5/16 in; 38.1 cm x 59.90006 cm x 36.39998 cm
weight: 6 1/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 15.5575 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
Apparatus, Testing, Psychological
complication pendulum, parts
complication pendulum
Other Terms:
Apparatus, Testing, Psychological; Medicine
Date made:
1890s
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Cornell University Department of Psychology
ID Number:
MG.300427.005.02
Accession number:
300427
Catalog number:
300427.005.02
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_723617

Roland C. Hawes Papers

Creator:
Cary Instruments.  Search this
Hawes, Roland C., 1908-1999  Search this
Names:
Applied Physics Corporation.  Search this
Aviv & Associates, Inc.  Search this
Beckman Instruments, Inc.  Search this
National Technical Laboratories.  Search this
Varian Associates.  Search this
Beckman, Arnold O.  Search this
Cary, Howard  Search this
Duffield, Jack J.  Search this
George, Kenyon  Search this
Extent:
14.5 Cubic feet
14.5 Cubic feet (44 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Blueprints
Correspondence
Diazo prints
Drawings
Pencil works
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
1908-1997
1908-1997
Summary:
The papers document the career of Roland C. Hawes (1908-) who worked in the field of immunnassay, spectrophotometry, scientific apparatus and instruments industry, and administrative duties at Applied Physics Corporation/Cary Instruments. The papers include correspondence, handwritten notes and sketches, memorandum reports, catalogs, printed material, patent documents, drawings, blueprints (original and diazo copies), and photographs.
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, handwritten notes and sketches, memorandum reports, catalogs, printed material, patent documents, drawings, blueprints (original and diazo copies), and photographs document Hawes's work in the field of immunnassay, spectrophotometry, scientific apparatus and instruments industry, and administrative duties at Applied Physics Corporation/Cary Instruments.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into seven series.

Series 1, Personal files, 1938-1997

Series 2, Research files, A-Z, 1913 (1927-1990)

Series 3, Piness Laboratories, 1920-1979

Series 4, Beckman Instruments, Inc., 1939-1974

Series 5, Cary Instruments, 1937-1992

Series 6, Consulting work, 1908-(1939-1992)

Series 7, Professional activities, 1949-1996
Biographical/Historical note:
The career of Roland C. Hawes, born Oct. 4, 1908, Riverside, California, began in chemical analysis and led him into the scientific apparatus and instruments industry, where he worked in the field of spectrophotometry. B.S., chemistry, California Institute of Technology, 1930. He died in 1999.
Related Archival Materials:
Materials at Other Organizations

Office Of History, National Institutes of Health

Images of Applied Physics Corp. Vibrating Reed Electrometer, Model 31 (89.0001.206); Applied Physics Corp. Cary Vibrating Reed Electrometer, Model 31-V (89.0001.208); and Applied Physics Corp. Cary Recording UV-Vis Spectrophotometer, Model 14 (90.0010.001).

California Institute of Technology Archives

Arnold Orville Beckman: oral history, 1978

Papers of Arnold O. Beckman, 1919-1989
Provenance:
This collection was donated by Roland C. Hawes on September 9, 1997.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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:
Engineers -- 20th century  Search this
Inventions -- 20th century  Search this
Inventors -- 20th century  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments industry  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments industry -- California  Search this
Spectrophotometry  Search this
Spectrum analysis  Search this
Genre/Form:
Blueprints
Correspondence -- 1930-1950
Diazo prints
Drawings -- 20th century
Pencil works
Photographic prints
Photographs -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass -- 1890-1920
Citation:
Roland C. Hawes Papers, 1908-1997, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0617
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Roland C. Hawes Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep81c2f26da-b32d-4b6f-91f5-221c716b2bd7
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0617

[Trade catalogs from Edmund Scientific Co.]

Variant company name:
Founded 1942  Search this
Company Name:
Edmund Scientific Co.  Search this
Related companies:
ES ; Edmund Industrial Optics ; Robert Edmund's Products for Health, Fitness & Better Living  Search this
Notes content:
(selection) Magnifiers ; microscopes ; weather instruments ; magnets ; optical instruments ; lasers ; fiber optics ; binoculars ; telescopes. Assorted "scientific" products (watches, telescopes, binoculars, calipers, scales, ladders, flashlights, surveillance equipment) ; personal fitness equipment (monitors, stationary bikes, clock radios, watches, weights, massage wands). Motors ; laboratory equipment ; scales ; meters ; thermometers ; spectrometers ; educational products for science. 1995 annual reference catalog for optics, science, and education; 1995 Annual Reference Catalog for Optics, Science, and Education optics, lenses, fiber optics, binoculars, lab equipment, microscopes, magnets, telescopes, weather instruments
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
80 pieces; 4 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Barrington, New Jersey, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Educational institutions; equipment and supplies (includes playground equipment)  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Sporting goods  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
"Schools -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Engines  Search this
Motors  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Playgrounds  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Sporting goods  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_14407
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_14407

Exhibition Records, 1915-2014, 2020

Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Subject:
Stine, Jeffrey K  Search this
Worthington, William E. 1948-  Search this
Lubar, Steven D  Search this
Daniel, Pete  Search this
Johnston, Paul Forsythe 1950-  Search this
Harrison, Michael  Search this
Johnson, Paula J. 1954-  Search this
Finn, Bernard S. 1932-  Search this
Vining, Margaret  Search this
Chase, Lynn  Search this
Kendrick, Kathleen M  Search this
Battison, Edwin A  Search this
Stephens, Carlene E. 1949-  Search this
Post, Robert C  Search this
Withuhn, William L  Search this
Bishop, Philip W  Search this
Schlebecker, John T  Search this
Vogel, Robert M  Search this
White, John H. 1933-  Search this
Hoffman, John Nathan  Search this
Klose, Claudine  Search this
Sharrer, G. Terry  Search this
Henkel, Lowell L  Search this
Doyle, Aida M  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of the History of Technology  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Mechanisms  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Extractive Industries  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Manufacturing  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Agriculture and Mining  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Agriculture and Forest Products  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Industrial Cooperation  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Transportation  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Mineral Technology  Search this
United States National Museum Section of Organic Chemistry  Search this
United States National Museum Section of Chemical Industries  Search this
Physical description:
40.84 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Video recordings
Color photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Clippings
Brochures
Manuscripts
Color transparencies
Drawings
Floor plans
Compact discs
Audiotapes
Newspapers
Books
Picture postcards
Exhibition catalogs
Digital versatile discs
Artifacts
Color negatives
Electronic records
Ephemera
Pamphlets
Digital images
Date:
1915
1915-2020
1915-2014, 2020
Topic:
Technology--History  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Agriculture--History  Search this
Navigation--History  Search this
Electricity--History  Search this
Military education  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Clocks and watches  Search this
Autonomous vehicles  Search this
Mining engineering  Search this
Forest products  Search this
Nuclear energy  Search this
Petroleum  Search this
Steel  Search this
Iron  Search this
Loans  Search this
Congresses and conventions  Search this
Contracts  Search this
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Speeches, addresses, etc  Search this
Committees  Search this
Textile fabrics  Search this
Rubber  Search this
Coal  Search this
Traveling exhibitions  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00388
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Exhibition Records 1915-2014, 2020 [National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Work and Industry]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_223016

Section of rectangular vacuum chamber of SPEAR (Stanford Positron Electron Accelerating Ring) at SLAC

Maker:
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center  Search this
Physical Description:
aluminum; titanium (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 cm x 152 cm x 16 cm; 2 3/8 in x 59 27/32 in x 6 5/16 in
Object Name:
SPEAR Vacuum Section
Date made:
1970-1972
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Stanford University
ID Number:
1980.0177.03
Accession number:
1980.0177
Catalog number:
1980.0177.03
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Modern Physics
Energy & Power
Science & Mathematics
Modern Physics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-7700-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1005190
Online Media:

Microscope

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
glass (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 45.7 cm x 11 cm x 16.8 cm; 18 in x 4 5/16 in x 6 5/8 in
Object Name:
microscope
Place made:
United Kingdom: England
Date made:
ca 1830
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards
ID Number:
MG.247805.05
Accession number:
247805
Catalog number:
M-10436
247805.05
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Microscopes
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-63d7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1349172
Online Media:

Microscope

Maker:
Murray & Heath  Search this
Measurements:
case: 2 7/8 in x 7 3/4 in x 3 1/8 in; 7.3025 cm x 19.685 cm x 7.9375 cm
microscope: 7 3/8 in x 2 in x 2 in; 18.7325 cm x 5.08 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
microscope
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
ca 1870
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
ID Number:
MG.210834.04
Catalog number:
M-09788
210834.04
Accession number:
210834
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Microscopes
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-97fc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1351570
Online Media:

Microscope Illuminator

Measurements:
overall: 1 5/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 4.1275 cm x 3.175 cm
Object Name:
microscope coll obj
microscope illuminator
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Miss Charlotte B. Ward
ID Number:
MG.174919.59
Accession number:
174919
Catalog number:
174919.59
M-09766
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-0245-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1368098

Microscope

Maker:
Zeiss, Carl  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric (case material)
glass (microscope material)
metal (microscope material)
wood (case material)
Measurements:
microscope: 12.4 cm x 7.5 cm x 8.7 cm; 4 7/8 in x 2 15/16 in x 3 7/16 in
case: 17 cm x 12.6 cm x 11.8 cm; 6 11/16 in x 4 15/16 in x 4 5/8 in
Object Name:
microscope
Place Made:
Germany: Thuringia, Jena
Date made:
ca 1875
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
H.S. Barber, Executor of the Estate of Dr. Eugen Amandus Schwarz
ID Number:
MG.162080.01
Catalog number:
M-09781
162080.01
Accession number:
162080
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Microscopes
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-aba1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1348591
Online Media:

Microscope

Maker:
Bausch & Lomb  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 7/8 in x 1 1/2 in x 3 1/8 in; 2.2225 cm x 3.81 cm x 7.9375 cm
Object Name:
microscope
Place made:
United States: New York, Rochester
Date made:
1870s
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Miss Charlotte B. Ward
ID Number:
MG.174919.19
Catalog number:
M-9734
174919.19
Accession number:
174919
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-b216-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1351382

Microscope

Maker:
Ogden, John T.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/4 in x 6 in x 4 3/4 in; 5.715 cm x 15.24 cm x 12.065 cm
Object Name:
microscope
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
ca 1880-1890
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Division of Marine Invertebrates, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
ID Number:
MG.163004.01
Catalog number:
M-9782
163004.01
Accession number:
163004
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Microscopes
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-b218-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1351423

Microscope

Measurements:
overall: 1 in x 1 3/16 in; 2.54 cm x 3.01625 cm
Object Name:
microscope
Place made:
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Date made:
ca 1850
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Miss Charlotte B. Ward
ID Number:
MG.174919.31
Catalog number:
174919.31
M-09746
Accession number:
174919
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Microscopes
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-0247-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1368102

Chronograph

Maker:
William Bond & Son  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 12 3/8 in x 25 in x 25 in; 31.4325 cm x 63.5 cm x 63.5 cm
Object Name:
chronograph, drum
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
early 1850s
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Haverford College
ID Number:
1981.0745.09.01
Catalog number:
1981.0745.09.01
Accession number:
1981.0745
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-4e37-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1813403
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Spectrograph

Maker:
Baird Associates  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 56 cm x 61 cm x 343 cm; 22 1/16 in x 24 1/32 in x 135 1/32 in
skid: 30 in x 144 in; 76.2 cm x 365.76 cm
overall: atomic spectrograph: 22 1/8 in x 133 1/2 in x 23 5/8 in; 56.1975 cm x 339.09 cm x 60.0075 cm
Object Name:
spectrograph, atomic
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
Date made:
1937
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
ID Number:
1979.0025.01.01
Accession number:
1979.0025
Catalog number:
1979.0025.01.01
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-7768-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1802676

Spectrograph

Measurements:
overall: 74 in x 140 in x 24 in; 187.96 cm x 355.6 cm x 60.96 cm
Object Name:
spectrograph
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia
Date made:
1913
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
National Bureau of Standards
ID Number:
PH.328727.01
Catalog number:
328727.01
Accession number:
275807
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-272c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1185221

Camera

Maker:
Adam Hilger, Ltd.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 7 5/16 in x 9 in x 21 3/4 in; 18.57375 cm x 22.86 cm x 55.245 cm
overall: 7 3/8 in x 9 in x 21 7/8 in; 18.7325 cm x 22.86 cm x 55.5625 cm
Object Name:
spectrograph
camera
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
around 1912
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
National Bureau of Standards
ID Number:
PH.326616
Catalog number:
326616
Accession number:
261654
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-2688-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1464491
Online Media:

Spectrograph

Maker:
Adam Hilger, Ltd.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 7 in x 7 1/2 in x 79 in; 17.78 cm x 19.05 cm x 200.66 cm
overall: 20 in x 84 1/4 in x 20 1/2 in; 50.8 cm x 213.995 cm x 52.07 cm
Object Name:
spectrograph
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
1913
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Anaconda American Brass Company
ID Number:
PH.322453
Catalog number:
322453
Accession number:
248008
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-2689-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1464494

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