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French cancelling machine

Manufacturer:
General Electric Company  Search this
Ste L'Outillage R.B.V. Constructeur  Search this
Medium:
Tin/metal, rubber (cord & belt), wood (base), wires, plastic (switch)
Dimensions:
Height x Width x Depth: 13 × 28 1/2 × 29 in. (33.02 × 72.39 × 73.66 cm) Weight: 185 lb. Height x Width x Depth (Crate Dimensions): 27 × 38 × 37 in. (68.58 × 96.52 × 93.98 cm) Weight (Crate Weight): 220 lb.
Type:
Mail Processing Equipment
Place of Use:
Benjamin Franklin Post Office Station
Date:
May 11, 1961
Object number:
2007.2004.106
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Coiling machine

Designer:
Benjamin R. Stickney  Search this
User:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
Height x Width x Depth: 40 × 26 × 20 in. (101.6 × 66.04 × 50.8 cm) Height x Width x Depth (Crate Dimensions): 53 × 34 × 32 in. (134.62 × 86.36 × 81.28 cm)
Type:
Printing Equipment
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1920-1959 (BEP)
Credit line:
Transfer from The Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Object number:
0.253853.2
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Set of five Geissler tubes

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
.01: 9 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in; 24.13 cm x 5.715 cm
.02: 11 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 1/8 in; 29.21 cm x 6.35 cm x 2.8575 cm
.03: 8 1/2 in x 2 in x 1 1/4 in; 21.59 cm x 5.08 cm x 3.175 cm
.04: 11 in x 2 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 27.94 cm x 6.985 cm x 6.35 cm
.05: 14 in x 10 in x 2 in; 35.56 cm x 25.4 cm x 5.08 cm
box: 4 1/2 in x 23 in x 12 1/2 in; 11.43 cm x 58.42 cm x 31.75 cm
Object Name:
Electron Tube
geissler tube
Other Terms:
Electron Tube; Electron Tubes
Credit Line:
from University of London King's College, Department of Physics
ID Number:
1990.0539.20
Catalog number:
1990.0539.20
Accession number:
1990.0539
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Exhibition:
Artifact Wall (1990.0539.20.05)
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Elliott Brothers Kelvin-type galvanometer

Maker:
Elliott Brothers  Search this
Measurements:
meter: 11 in x 8 in x 8 in; 27.94 cm x 20.32 cm x 20.32 cm
case: 13 in x 9 3/4 in x 10 1/2 in; 33.02 cm x 24.765 cm x 26.67 cm
Object Name:
galvanometer
Credit Line:
from General Electric Co., thru W. J. Maxwell
ID Number:
EM.326494
Accession number:
260036
Catalog number:
326494
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-9960-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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General Electric dynamometer

Maker:
General Electric Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 14 in x 8 in x 8 in; 35.56 cm x 20.32 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
Dynamometer
Other Terms:
Dynamometer; Measuring Devices
Credit Line:
from General Electric Co., thru W. J. Maxwell
ID Number:
EM.326511
Catalog number:
326511
Accession number:
260036
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-931f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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General Electric dynamometer

Maker:
General Electric Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 14 in x 8 in x 8 in; 35.56 cm x 20.32 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
Dynamometer
Other Terms:
Dynamometer; Measuring Devices
Credit Line:
from General Electric Co., thru W. J. Maxwell
ID Number:
EM.326510
Catalog number:
326510
Accession number:
260036
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-40a8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Argonne superconducting solenoid

Designer:
Fields, T.H.  Search this
Manufacturer:
Argonne National Laboratory  Search this
AVCO Corporation  Search this
Physical Description:
stainless steel, copper, niobium, zirconium (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 35 cm x 75 cm; 13 25/32 in x 29 17/32 in
inside diam. (approx.): 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
Superconducting Solenoid, Argonne
superconducting solenoid, Argonne
Date made:
1964
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Argonne National Laboratory
ID Number:
1978.0469.01.1
Accession number:
1978.0469
Catalog number:
1978.0469.01
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Medicine and Science: Modern Physics
Energy & Power
Science & Mathematics
Modern Physics
Measuring & Mapping
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-bda8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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De Forest variable resistance with riveted construction

Maker:
De Forest Radio Telephone & Telegraph Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 1 5/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 2 3/8 in; 4.1275 cm x 6.0325 cm x 6.0325 cm
Object Name:
variable resistance
Credit Line:
from Franklin Wingard
ID Number:
EM.241556.540
Accession number:
241556
Catalog number:
241556.540
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49fbb1e6b-eada-0dc8-e053-15f76fa0e3c0
EDAN-URL:
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De Forest variable resistance with closed construction

Maker:
De Forest Radio Telephone & Telegraph Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 1 3/4 in x 2 5/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 4.445 cm x 6.6675 cm x 5.715 cm
Object Name:
variable resistance
Credit Line:
from Franklin Wingard
ID Number:
EM.241556.541
Accession number:
241556
Catalog number:
241556.541
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49fbb1e6b-eadc-0dc8-e053-15f76fa0e3c0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1975234

De Forest variable resistance with fine wire

Maker:
De Forest Radio Telephone & Telegraph Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in x 2 in; 5.715 cm x 5.715 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
variable resistance
Credit Line:
from Franklin Wingard
ID Number:
EM.241556.542
Accession number:
241556
Catalog number:
241556.542
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49fbb1e6b-eade-0dc8-e053-15f76fa0e3c0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1975236

Cable, Electrical Power, Waste Management System, Apollo 11

Materials:
Copper Alloy
Plastic
Aluminum
Ink
Dimensions:
3-D (Coiled): 1.9 x 19.1cm (3/4 x 7 1/2 in.)
Other (Uncoiled): 274.3cm (108 in.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Crewed-Electrical Power
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from NASA Manned Spacecraft Center
Inventory Number:
A19791731000
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/nv91680e3e0-bf3a-4890-b7c3-e1ff02e3685e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19791731000
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Inductorium

Used at:
Cornell University  Search this
Maker:
Macmillan, E. R.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
leather (overall material)
metal (overall material)
textile, cotton (overall material)
black (overall color)
green (overall color)
Measurements:
average spatial: 11.5 cm x 24.2 cm x 8.8 cm; 4 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in x 3 7/16 in
Object Name:
Inductorium
Other Terms:
Inductorium; Psychological Apparatus
Credit Line:
Cornell University, Department of Psychology
ID Number:
MG.323602.03
Accession number:
323602
Catalog number:
323602.03
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-a8c0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1130846

Episode 327

Collection Producer:
Lodge, Arthur  Search this
Arthur Lodge Productions.  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Association of Manufacturers  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film
Container:
Reel AC0507-OF0327
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Date:
1957 January 19
Scope and Contents:
New Jersey Machines form metals into tubes for such things as toothpaste and thermos jugs. The Sun Tube Co., Washington, NJ.

Illinois Radio system gives emergency vehicles remote control of traffic lights. Standard Coils Electronic Protection Plant, Melrose Park, IL.

California Harvesting cotton with machines. Mobile repair units fix mechanical cotton pickers; farming. W. B. Camp and Sons, Bakersfield, CA.

Missouri Electrical power plant, located near coal deposits. An artificial lake, stocked with fish, cools condensers and creates new recreational facilities. Kansas City Power and Light Co., Clinton, MO.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the films are stored off-site. Special arrangements must be made directly with the Archives Center staff to view episodes for which no reference copy exists. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection 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 will be charged for reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Industry on Parade Film Collection, 1950-1959, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
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Industry on Parade Film Collection
Industry on Parade Film Collection / Series 1: Motion Picture Films
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8c041a85f-bf74-4c91-9d1e-3b5fb6a4b63e
EDAN-URL:
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"Bitsy O'Wire,"

Collection Creator:
Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1977  Search this
Extent:
(Oversized material housed on Box 3)
Container:
Box 2, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1940s-1970s
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Charles Henry Alston papers, 1924-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Charles Henry Alston papers
Charles Henry Alston papers / Series 4: Writings and Notes
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw965e0e124-1a2f-4b10-9b3f-47f8eda123d3
EDAN-URL:
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Patent model, Clark and Splitdorf electromagnet, US Patent #58,217

Maker:
Clark, James J.  Search this
Splitdorf, Henry  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 1 in x 2 1/2 in; x 2.54 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
Coil
electromagnet
Other Terms:
Coil; Magnetic Devices
Date made:
1866
ID Number:
EM.308565
Catalog number:
308565
Accession number:
89797
Patent number:
58,217
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-2f7a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_708957
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Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974

Creator:
Jacques Seligmann & Co.  Search this
Subject:
Hauke, Cesar M. de (Cesar Mange)  Search this
Glaenzer, Eugene  Search this
Haardt, Georges  Search this
Seligman, Germain  Search this
Seligmann, Arnold  Search this
Parker, Theresa D.  Search this
Waegen, Rolf Hans  Search this
Trevor, Clyfford  Search this
Seligmann, René  Search this
Seligmann, Jacques  Search this
De Hauke & Co., Inc.  Search this
Jacques Seligmann & Co  Search this
Eugene Glaenzer & Co.  Search this
Germain Seligmann & Co.  Search this
Gersel  Search this
Type:
Gallery records
Citation:
Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Mackay, Clarence Hungerford, 1874-1938 -- Art collections  Search this
Schiff, Mortimer L. -- Art collections  Search this
Arenberg, duc d' -- Art collections  Search this
Liechtenstein, House of -- Art collections  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- France -- Paris  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war  Search this
La Fresnaye, Roger de, 1885-1925  Search this
Art, Renaissance  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Art treasures in war  Search this
Art, European  Search this
Theme:
Art Gallery Records  Search this
Art Market  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9936
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212486
AAA_collcode_jacqself
Theme:
Art Gallery Records
Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212486
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Inductorium

Used at:
Cornell University  Search this
Maker:
Zimmermann, Emil  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10.2 cm x 10 cm x 50 cm; 4 in x 3 15/16 in x 19 11/16 in
Object Name:
Inductorium
Other Terms:
Inductorium; Diagnostic Medicine
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Leipzig
Credit Line:
Cornell University Department of Psychology
ID Number:
MG.300427.193
Catalog number:
300427.193
Collector/donor number:
LI9
Accession number:
300427
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-2ebc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_733957

Cable, DAC Power

Title:
Cable, DAC Power
Materials:
Coated wire
metal plug
ceramic
Dimensions:
Approximate: 111.8cm (44 in.) in length, with plug, coil not extended
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Photographic
Credit Line:
Promised Gift of Carol Armstrong
Inventory Number:
A20190311001
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/nv9a9a6352a-a462-4ab2-8839-a06d4e3c2605
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A20190311001
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Walbert "Univernier" variable resistance

Measurements:
overall: 1 1/2 in x 2 5/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 3.81 cm x 6.6675 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
variable resistance
Credit Line:
from Franklin Wingard
ID Number:
EM.241556.764
Accession number:
241556
Catalog number:
241556.764
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng444c0d80b-d905-440b-b479-f71ae2f019c1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2023771

extension rod for induction coil mount

Measurements:
overall: 2 1/2 in x 1/2 in x 5 1/4 in; 6.35 cm x 1.27 cm x 13.335 cm
Object Name:
radio component
handle
Date made:
ca 1922
Credit Line:
from Franklin Wingard
ID Number:
EM.241556.765
Accession number:
241556
Catalog number:
241556.765
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng4b75e9363-5514-468e-a487-3ec8034ef727
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2023773

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