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Thomas Jefferson, clock designer

Author:
Bedini, Silvio A.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
1964
Citation:
Bedini, Silvio A. 1964. "Thomas Jefferson, clock designer." Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, 108, (3) 163–180.
Identifier:
138049
ISSN:
0003-049X
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:slasro_138049

The Pocahontas watch

Author:
Bedini, Silvio A.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
1962
Citation:
Bedini, Silvio A. 1962. "The Pocahontas watch." Bulletin of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc., 10, (5) 283–289, 6 figs.
Identifier:
135026
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:slasro_135026

The compartmented cylindrical clepsydra

Author:
Bedini, Silvio A.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
1962
Citation:
Bedini, Silvio A. 1962. "The compartmented cylindrical clepsydra." Technology and Culture, 3, (3) 115–141.
Identifier:
132547
ISSN:
0040-165X
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:slasro_132547

The Georgia-South Carolina Boundary. A Problem in Historical Geography, by Louis De Vorsey, Jr.

Author:
Bedini, Silvio A.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
1985
Citation:
Bedini, Silvio A. 1985. [Book review] "The Georgia-South Carolina Boundary. A Problem in Historical Geography, by Louis De Vorsey, Jr." Annals of Science, 42, (2), 175–176.
Identifier:
120813
ISSN:
0003-3790
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:slasro_120813

Early American Surveyors: Mapping the Wilderness

Author:
Bedini, Silvio A.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
1982
Citation:
Bedini, Silvio A. 1982. "Early American Surveyors: Mapping the Wilderness." Professional Surveyor, II, (2) 16–18, 35-36.
Identifier:
127375
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:slasro_127375

Leonardo da Vinci: The Marvellous Works of Nature and Man, by Martin Kemp

Author:
Bedini, Silvio A.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
1982
Citation:
Bedini, Silvio A. 1982. [Book review] "Leonardo da Vinci: The Marvellous Works of Nature and Man, by Martin Kemp." Isis, 73, (4), 601.
Identifier:
127385
ISSN:
0021-1753
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:slasro_127385

The scent of time. A Study of the Use of Fire and Incense for Time Measurement in Oriental Countries

Author:
Bedini, Silvio A.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
1963
Citation:
Bedini, Silvio A. 1963. "The scent of time. A Study of the Use of Fire and Incense for Time Measurement in Oriental Countries." Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, 53, (5) 1–51, 45 illus.
Identifier:
135033
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:slasro_135033

Galilean Giovilabio

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 cm x 20 cm x 41 cm; 3 5/32 in x 7 7/8 in x 16 5/32 in
Object Name:
Galilaean Giovilabio (replica)
Credit Line:
Carolyn Mugar
ID Number:
PH.336360
Catalog number:
336360
Accession number:
1977.0878
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Time and Navigation
Measuring & Mapping
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-eb34-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1184676

Bedini, Silvio A.

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Container:
Box 51
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

Access to the Department of Anthropology records requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Department of Anthropology records
Department of Anthropology records / Series 3: Alpha-Subject File / Loan Policy
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw370dcf3b8-3597-4ca8-ac8e-4ab157c4aed0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0311-ref2604

Quadrant by Falconi, a Form of Sundial

Maker:
Falconi  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .5 cm x 11.2 cm x 11.7 cm; 3/16 in x 4 13/32 in x 4 19/32 in
Object Name:
quadrant
sundial
Place made:
Italy: Lombardy
Date made:
1500s
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Timekeeping  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of New York University
ID Number:
MA.326976
Catalog number:
326976
Accession number:
1990.0646
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-9a3c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_997121

Surveyor's Compass

Also made surveyor's compasses:
Rittenhouse, David  Search this
Maker:
Lamb, Anthony  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall length: 14 in; 35.56 cm
needle: 4 7/8 in; 12.3825 cm
overall in box: 3 3/16 in x 17 in x 6 3/4 in; 8.09625 cm x 43.18 cm x 17.145 cm
Object Name:
surveyor's compass
Place made:
United States: New York
Date made:
1750s
Related Publication:
Bedini, Silvio A.. At the Sign of the Compass and the Quadrant, the Life and Times of Anthony Lamb
ID Number:
PH.325900
Catalog number:
325900
Accession number:
251930
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Surveying and Geodesy
Measuring & Mapping
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-93ab-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_745614
Online Media:

Surveyor's Compass

Maker:
Dod, Lebbeus  Search this
Measurements:
overall length: 14 1/2 in; 36.83 cm
needle: 5 1/4 in; 13.335 cm
overall: 2 1/2 in x 14 5/8 in x 7 in; 6.35 cm x 37.1475 cm x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
Surveyor's Compass
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, Mendham
Related Publication:
Bedini, Silvio A.. Thinkers and Tinkers. Early American Men of Science
Drost, William E.. Clocks and Watches of New Jersey
Credit Line:
Columbia University. Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
ID Number:
PH.335207
Catalog number:
335207
Accession number:
317998
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Surveying and Geodesy
Measuring & Mapping
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-ad08-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_747113

Surveyor's Compass

Maker:
White, Peregrine  Search this
Measurements:
overall length: 12 3/8 in; 31.4325 cm
needle: 4 1/2 in; 11.43 cm
overall: 6 7/8 in x 12 3/8 in x 5 7/8 in; 17.4625 cm x 31.4325 cm x 14.9225 cm
Object Name:
Surveyor's Compass
surveyor's compass
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Woodstock
Related Publication:
Bedini, Silvio A.. Early American Scientific Instruments and Their Makers
Credit Line:
Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
ID Number:
PH.388993a
Catalog number:
388993a
Accession number:
182022
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Surveying and Geodesy
Measuring & Mapping
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-69a1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_747333
Online Media:

Surveyor's Compass

Maker:
Bowles, Thomas Salter  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall length: 13 in; 33.02 cm
needle: 4 1/2 in; 11.43 cm
overall: 7 in x 13 in x 6 1/4 in; 17.78 cm x 33.02 cm x 15.875 cm
Object Name:
surveyor's compass
Place made:
United States: New Hampshire, Portsmouth
Related Publication:
Bedini, Silvio A.. Early American Scientific Instruments and Their Makers
ID Number:
1987.0706.01
Accession number:
1987.0706
1987.0706
Catalog number:
1987.0706.01
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Surveying and Geodesy
Measuring & Mapping
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-a049-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_758674
Online Media:

Galileo Pendulum Clock Model, Replica

Physical Description:
iron (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 14 in x 5 in x 5 7/8 in; 35.56 cm x 12.7 cm x 14.9225 cm
Object Name:
pendulum clock
clock
clock, model
Date made:
1958
ID Number:
ME.316158
Catalog number:
316158
Accession number:
224775
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Time and Navigation
Measuring & Mapping
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-a4fa-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_856876
Online Media:

Declaration of Independence Desk

Associated person:
Jefferson, Thomas  Search this
Maker:
Randolph, Benjamin  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (inkwell material)
wood, mahogany (overall material)
fabric, baize (part material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 3/4 in x 14 3/4 in x 3 1/4 in; 24.765 cm x 37.465 cm x 8.255 cm
unfolded: 19 3/4 in; x 50.165 cm
Object Name:
writing box
Object Type:
portable desks
Place Made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Used in:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Independence Hall
Date made:
1775-1776
Subject:
Declaration of Independence  Search this
National Symbols  Search this
Related event:
Declaration of Independence, Signing of  Search this
Related Publication:
Nation of Nations, A
Bedini, Silvio A.. Declaration of Independence Desk
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
ID Number:
PL.031819
Catalog number:
31819
Accession number:
67435
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
National Treasures exhibit
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition:
American Democracy
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-cf33-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_513641

American Folk Art Collection, NMHT

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Bedini, Silvio A  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)  Search this
Eleanor and Mable Van Alstyne Collection  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Exhibit
Date:
1965
Topic:
Art objects  Search this
Merry-go-round  Search this
Children  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Folk art  Search this
Horses  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Museum visitors  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Standard number:
2002-12193 and OPA-1007-25A and 61331
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10358

Leonardo da Vinci Drawings at NMHT

Author:
Hrabak, Dale  Search this
Subject:
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Bedini, Silvio A  Search this
Leonardo da Vinci 1452-1519  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Date:
1976
Topic:
Secretaries  Search this
Mackworth-Young, Robin  Search this
Windsor Castle  Search this
Secretariats  Search this
Art objects  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Drawing  Search this
Standard number:
76-8410-22A
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8559

Silvio Bedini with Bust of Jefferson

Author:
Nielsen, Kim  Search this
Subject:
Bedini, Silvio A  Search this
Jefferson, Thomas  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Date:
1981
Topic:
Museum curators  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Standard number:
81-4539-14A
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8651

Silvio Bedini Conducts a Tour

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Bedini, Silvio A  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Physical description:
35mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1967
March 10, 1967
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-008 [OPA-1007]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_371962

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