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Oral history interview with Robert Smithson, 1972 July 14-19

Interviewee:
Smithson, Robert, 1938-1973  Search this
Smithson, Robert, 1938-1973  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Subject:
Dwan, Virginia  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Art -- Philosophy  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12013
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212421
AAA_collcode_smiths72
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212421
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Mexico y Sus Alrededores [color map]

Publisher:
Loteria Nacional  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 8-3/4" x 15-3/8".)
Container:
Box 100
Type:
Archival materials
Cartoons (humorous images)
Maps
Brochures
Place:
Mexico -- 20th century
Scope and Contents:
Map from brochure, "Mexico, Mapa de Carreteras", @1938. In color, with cartoon illustrations. Compass at lower left contains the phrases "Loteria Nacional" and "Para la beneficencia publica."
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0001226.tif (AC Scan No.)
Related Materials:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, 1724-1965
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series 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:
Exhibitions -- 1900-1910 -- Missouri -- St. Louis  Search this
Genre/Form:
Cartoons (humorous images) -- 1930-1960
Maps -- 1930-1940
Brochures -- 1930-1940
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Railroads, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Railroads
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Railroads / 1: Business Records, Marketing Material, and Other / Railroads
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Clipboard with Stopwatch

Measurements:
overall: 14 3/8 in x 13 in x 1 3/4 in; 36.5125 cm x 33.02 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
clipboard with stopwatch
Place made:
United States
Date made:
ca 1950s
1940s - 1950s
Credit Line:
Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Industrial & Systems Engineering
ID Number:
1997.0160.03
Accession number:
1997.0160
Catalog number:
1997.0160.03.1
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Automatic Screw Making Machine

Manufacturer:
Waltham Watch Company  Search this
Designer:
Woerd, Vander  Search this
Physical Description:
nickel plated cast iron (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 3/8 in x 20 7/8 in x 20 1/4 in; 26.3525 cm x 53.0225 cm x 51.435 cm
Object Name:
automatic screw machine
Date made:
ca 1875
ID Number:
ME.316564
Catalog number:
316564
Accession number:
225117
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Celestial Globe

Maker:
Weber Costello Company  Search this
W. & A.K. Johnston Limited  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
iron (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
average spatial: 45.7 cm; 18 in
Object Name:
celestial globe
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago Heights
Associated place:
United States: Illinois, Rock Island
Date made:
20th century
Subject:
Astronomy  Search this
Credit Line:
Augustana College
ID Number:
1987.0196.02
Catalog number:
1987.0196.02
Accession number:
1987.0196
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Measuring & Mapping
Globes
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Brunton Pocket Transit

Dealer:
Lietz, Adolph  Search this
Maker:
Ainsworth, William  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in; 3.175 cm x 6.985 cm x 6.985 cm
Object Name:
pocket transit
Date made:
ca 1950-1975
Credit Line:
United States National Imagery and Mapping Agency
ID Number:
2000.0257.14
Accession number:
2000.0257
Catalog number:
2000.0257.14
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Surveying and Geodesy
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Watch movement, Waltham

Maker:
American Waltham Watch Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in x 1/2 in; 6.35 cm x 4.445 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
watch movement
Other Terms:
Watch; watch movement; Mechanical, Spring-Driven; Pocket Watch
Place made:
United States
Date made:
ca 1867
Credit Line:
W. E. Emory
ID Number:
ME.271558
Serial number:
520977
Catalog number:
271558
Accession number:
53268
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-d891-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Watch movement, Waltham

Manufacturer:
American Waltham Watch Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 46 mm; 1 13/16 in
Object Name:
watch movement
Other Terms:
watch movement; Mechanical, Spring-Driven; Pocket Watch
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1862
Credit Line:
John Hansen
ID Number:
ME.252965
Catalog number:
252965
Accession number:
49576
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-d45f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Watch movement, Waltham

Maker:
Howard & Davis  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 1/2 in x 1 13/16 in; 1.27 cm x 4.60375 cm
Object Name:
pocket watch movement with dial and hands
watch movement
Other Terms:
pocket watch movement with dial and hands; watch movement; Mechanical, Spring-Driven
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston, Roxbury
Date made:
1853
Credit Line:
Abraham Burnstine
ID Number:
ME.222557
Catalog number:
222557
Accession number:
41705
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-d45e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Truman Gravity Meter No. 1

Maker:
Humble Oil and Refining Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 33 in x 24 in; 83.82 cm x 60.96 cm
Object Name:
gravity meter
Date made:
ca 1931
Credit Line:
Humble Oil and Refining Company
ID Number:
AG.MHI-P-7682
Catalog number:
MHI-P-7682
Accession number:
230370
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Work and Industry: Petroleum
Measuring & Mapping
Natural Resources
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-292f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Rolling Navigation Ruler, 19th century

Measurements:
overall: 15 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 39.37 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
parallel rule
rolling ruler
Other Terms:
parallel rule; Maritime
ID Number:
TR.320635
Catalog number:
320635
Accession number:
242721
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Work and Industry: Maritime
Measuring & Mapping
Maritime Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-9179-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Aneroid Barometer

Measurements:
overall; barometer: 1 1/4 in x 3 1/8 in x 4 3/16 in; 3.175 cm x 7.9375 cm x 10.63625 cm
overall; case: 1 5/8 in x 3 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in; 4.1275 cm x 8.89 cm x 10.795 cm
Object Name:
aneroid barometer
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
ca 1900
Credit Line:
Doris Hoffman
ID Number:
PH.335617
Catalog number:
335617
Accession number:
1977.0058
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Measuring & Mapping
Barometers
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-b048-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Magnetic Compass with Sights

Physical Description:
paper (scale material)
metal (needle, sights, plumb bob material)
wood (case material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 3/4 in x 8 3/8 in x 4 1/2 in; 4.445 cm x 21.2725 cm x 11.43 cm
overall: 1 in x 8 1/4 in x 4 1/2 in; 2.54 cm x 20.955 cm x 11.43 cm
Object Name:
magnetic compass
Place made:
France
ID Number:
PH.314618
Catalog number:
314618
Accession number:
208046
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Measuring & Mapping
Metric System
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-2339-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Negretti & Zambra Thermometer

Maker:
Negretti & Zambra  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 11 in; 27.94 cm
overall: 11 1/8 in x 1 7/16 in x 1/2 in; 28.2575 cm x 3.65125 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
thermometer
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
early 20th century
Subject:
U.S. Weather Bureau  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Weather Bureau
ID Number:
PH.314556
Accession number:
204612
Catalog number:
314556
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Thermometers and Hygrometers
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-53d5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Duboscq Colorimeter

Maker:
Bausch & Lomb Optical Company  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 40.7 cm x 16 cm x 14 cm; 16 1/32 in x 6 5/16 in x 5 1/2 in
case: 38 cm x 18.5 cm x 17.5 cm; 14 15/16 in x 7 5/16 in x 6 7/8 in
overall in case: 14 7/8 in x 7 9/16 in x 6 7/8 in; 37.7825 cm x 19.20875 cm x 17.4625 cm
Object Name:
Colorimeter
Place made:
United States: New York, Rochester
Subject:
Color  Search this
Optics  Search this
Chemistry  Search this
National Bureau of Standards  Search this
Credit Line:
National Bureau of Standards
ID Number:
CH.326630
Catalog number:
326630
Accession number:
261654
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Measuring & Mapping
Saccharimeters
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e549-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Keuffel & Esser Military Protractor

Maker:
Keuffel & Esser Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
xylonite (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .4 cm x 15 cm x 4.6 cm; 5/32 in x 5 29/32 in x 1 13/16 in
Object Name:
protractor
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
ca 1918
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Protractor  Search this
Artillery  Search this
Maps  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Llewellyn N. Edwards
ID Number:
MA.325515
Accession number:
257193
Catalog number:
325515
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Protractors
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Alluard Hygrometer

Maker:
Gaertner Scientific Corporation  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 31 cm x 13 cm; 12 7/32 in x 5 1/8 in
overall: 11 1/8 in x 4 1/2 in; 28.2575 cm x 11.43 cm
Object Name:
Alluard hygrometer
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Date made:
early 20th century
Credit Line:
Kalamazoo College
ID Number:
PH.323821
Catalog number:
323821
Accession number:
256846
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-e828-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Kelvin and James White Azimuth Mirror

Maker:
Kelvin & James White, Ltd.  Search this
Measurements:
box: 6 13/16 in x 10 1/4 in x 4 3/4 in; 17.30375 cm x 26.035 cm x 12.065 cm
overall: 9 in x 6 in x 2 in; 22.86 cm x 15.24 cm x 5.08 cm
overall: 6 3/4 in x 10 1/4 in x 4 3/4 in; 17.145 cm x 26.035 cm x 12.065 cm
Object Name:
azimuth mirror
Place made:
United Kingdom: Scotland, Glasgow
Date made:
early 20th century
Credit Line:
U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey
ID Number:
PH.309653
Catalog number:
309653
Accession number:
106954
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Navigation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-256d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Box Sextant

Maker:
Hughes  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 3 in; 7.62 cm
overall: 3 5/8 in x 3 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 9.2075 cm x 8.255 cm x 5.715 cm
Object Name:
box sextant
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
early 20th century
after 1903
Credit Line:
Howard Beall
ID Number:
PH.336361
Catalog number:
336361
Accession number:
1977.1038
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-5b48-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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A. H. Abbott & Co. Rule

Maker:
A. H. Abbott & Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
boxwood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .4 cm x 17.1 cm x 3.2 cm; 5/32 in x 6 23/32 in x 1 1/4 in
Object Name:
rule
scale rule
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Date made:
ca 1906
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Education  Search this
Credit Line:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
ID Number:
MA.293320.2819
Accession number:
293320
Catalog number:
293320.2819
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Measuring & Mapping
Scale Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-21f4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_690255
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