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A Tour of NGC 6231

Creator:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2018-05-02T17:00:23.000Z
YouTube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
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cxcpub
Data Source:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
YouTube Channel:
cxcpub
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_vIvNzr-MkBA

Hidden Figures Mathematician Christine Darden: My Path

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-08-10T15:15:01.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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airandspace
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
YouTube Channel:
airandspace
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_-4jxZfOZToA

The Maya People

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2012-06-14T18:49:57.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
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SmithsonianNMAI
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNMAI
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_86F10IrvVus

STEM in 30 Mission Debrief - Hidden Figures Chat with Christine Darden and Margot Lee Shetterly

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-06-24T14:00:16.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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airandspace
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
YouTube Channel:
airandspace
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_cm4VqkCt4RE

Photographs of Women with Doctorates in Mathematics

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .5 cm x 27 cm x 20 cm; 3/16 in x 10 5/8 in x 7 7/8 in
Object Name:
photographs, group of
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Women's History  Search this
ID Number:
2006.3037.02
Catalog number:
2006.3037.02
Nonaccession number:
2006.3037
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Women Mathematicians
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-cb8a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1300157
Online Media:

Le Tombeau de Voltaire

Attribution:
Charles Macret, 1751 - 1789  Search this
Sitter:
Benjamin Franklin, 17 Jan 1706 - 17 Apr 1790  Search this
Jean le Rond d'Alembert, 1717 - 1783  Search this
Catherine II, 2 Mar 1729 - 6 Nov 1796  Search this
Medium:
Engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 26 × 36.5 cm (10 1/4 × 14 3/8")
Sheet: 29.5 × 40.5 cm (11 5/8 × 15 15/16")
Type:
Print
Place:
France\Île-de-France\Ville de Paris, Départment de\Paris
Date:
1779
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Exterior\Church  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Fur  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Tree\Palm  Search this
Funereal  Search this
Allegorical  Search this
Catherine II: Female  Search this
Catherine II: Rulers and Aristocracy\Empress  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Male  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Literature\Writer  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial statesman  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Congressman\Continental congressman  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial statesman\Signer of Declaration  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Science and Technology\Scientist  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Diplomat  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Science and Technology\Inventor  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Crafts and Trades\Printer  Search this
Benjamin Franklin: Politics and Government\Government official\Postmaster  Search this
Jean le Rond d'Alembert: Male  Search this
Jean le Rond d'Alembert: Education and Scholarship\Scholar\Philosopher  Search this
Jean le Rond d'Alembert: Science and Technology\Scientist\Mathematician  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.97.62
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm45487ee51-5bb5-409d-8f41-c34e45e06dc4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.97.62

Portrait of Reverend Elijah Slack

Artist:
John James Audubon, 26 Apr 1785 - 27 Jan 1851  Search this
Sitter:
James Elijah Slack, 1784 - 1866  Search this
Medium:
Pencil on paper
Dimensions:
22.9cm x 19.3cm (9" x 7 5/8"), Sight
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1820
Topic:
Pencil\Graphite  Search this
James Elijah Slack: Male  Search this
James Elijah Slack: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy  Search this
James Elijah Slack: Education and Scholarship\Educator  Search this
James Elijah Slack: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Professor  Search this
James Elijah Slack: Science and Technology\Scientist\Physicist  Search this
James Elijah Slack: Education and Scholarship\Administrator\College administrator\President  Search this
James Elijah Slack: Science and Technology\Scientist\Chemist  Search this
James Elijah Slack: Science and Technology\Scientist\Mathematician  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Princeton University
Object number:
PP 472
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4976b7461-6304-4336-8d5e-ad6063100284
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_PP_472

Charles Francis McCay

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Charles Francis McCay, 1810 - 1889  Search this
Type:
Painting
Topic:
Charles Francis McCay: Male  Search this
Charles Francis McCay: Business and Finance\Banker  Search this
Charles Francis McCay: Education and Scholarship\Administrator\College administrator\President  Search this
Charles Francis McCay: Science and Technology\Scientist\Mathematician  Search this
Charles Francis McCay: Business and Finance\Accounting\Actuary  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia
Object number:
SSSA1860
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm465f0f2dd-e814-422e-a1c8-0d5412c5620f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_SSSA1860

Charles Francis McKay

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Charles Francis McCay, 1810 - 1889  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
71cm x 58cm (27 15/16" x 22 13/16"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1855-65
Topic:
Charles Francis McCay: Male  Search this
Charles Francis McCay: Business and Finance\Banker  Search this
Charles Francis McCay: Education and Scholarship\Administrator\College administrator\President  Search this
Charles Francis McCay: Science and Technology\Scientist\Mathematician  Search this
Charles Francis McCay: Business and Finance\Accounting\Actuary  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia
Object number:
SSSA1871
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4521ae412-f811-4016-b0ae-9e23d71c3ccb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_SSSA1871

Richard Wilde and James Thomson

Artist:
Auguste Edouart, 1788 - 1861  Search this
Sitter:
Richard Henry Wilde, 1789 - 1847  Search this
James Bates Thomson, 1808 - 1883  Search this
Medium:
Lithograph, chalk and cut paper on paper
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 28.2cm x 21.2cm (11 1/8" x 8 3/8")
Type:
Silhouette
Date:
1841
Topic:
Exterior\Landscape\Rural  Search this
Silhouette\Cut-out  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Tree  Search this
Equipment\Walking stick\Cane  Search this
Richard Henry Wilde: Male  Search this
Richard Henry Wilde: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Richard Henry Wilde: Literature\Writer  Search this
Richard Henry Wilde: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Professor\University  Search this
Richard Henry Wilde: Politics and Government\State Attorney General\Georgia  Search this
Richard Henry Wilde: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Georgia  Search this
James Bates Thomson: Male  Search this
James Bates Thomson: Literature\Writer  Search this
James Bates Thomson: Education and Scholarship\Administrator\School administrator\Principal  Search this
James Bates Thomson: Science and Technology\Scientist\Mathematician  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Robert L. McNeil, Jr.
Object number:
S/NPG.91.126.115.A
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4f128177d-11f3-4221-ba0d-24066ea354e7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.91.126.115.A

Frederick Carlos Ferry

Artist:
Dorothy E. Vicaji, 1880 - ?  Search this
Sitter:
Frederick Carlos Ferry, 22 Jan 1868 - 1956  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
78.7cm x 63.5cm (31" x 25"), Estimate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1928
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
Frederick Carlos Ferry: Male  Search this
Frederick Carlos Ferry: Education and Scholarship\Administrator\College administrator\President  Search this
Frederick Carlos Ferry: Science and Technology\Scientist\Mathematician  Search this
Frederick Carlos Ferry: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Professor\Mathematics  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Williams College Museum of Art
Object number:
WP.14
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm44cd111ac-9398-4784-aefb-f42228d13deb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_WP.14

Scheutz Difference Engine

Maker:
Georg and Edvard Scheutz  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (mechanism material)
paper (printout material)
wood (base material)
Measurements:
overall: 56 cm x 170 cm x 58 cm; 22 1/16 in x 66 15/16 in x 22 13/16 in
Object Name:
difference engine
Place made:
Sweden: Stockholm, Stockholm
Date made:
1853
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Worlds Fair  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Victor Comptometer Corporation
ID Number:
MA.323659
Catalog number:
323659
Accession number:
250163
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Calculating Machines
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-63cd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_997042
Online Media:

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
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Metric System
Measuring & Mapping
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-2339-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1456452
Online Media:

Computer Oral History Collection

Creator:
Blanch, Gertrude  Search this
Bloch, Richard M.  Search this
Bradburn, James  Search this
Brainerd, John G.  Search this
Brown, George W.  Search this
Brown, Gordon S.  Search this
Buchholz, Werner  Search this
Burns, Robert  Search this
Atanasoff, John V.  Search this
Atchison, William  Search this
Auerbach, Issac  Search this
Bartik, Jean  Search this
Bauer, William  Search this
Beek, Allan  Search this
Bernstein, Mort  Search this
Bigelow, Julian  Search this
Coleman  Search this
Cohen, I. Bernhard  Search this
Computer History Forum.  Search this
COT Meeting.  Search this
Coombs, John  Search this
Crawford, Perry O.  Search this
Couret, Lynn  Search this
Campbell, Robert V.  Search this
Campaigne, Howard  Search this
Cannon, Edward  Search this
Canning, R.G.  Search this
Clem, Mary  Search this
Cass, James  Search this
CODASYL Meeting.  Search this
Clippinger, Richard F.  Search this
MIT Club Talks (Brown & Wiener).  Search this
Andrews, Ernest G.  Search this
American Federation of Information Processing Societies  Search this
Alt, Franz  Search this
Alrich, John  Search this
Association for Computing Machinery.  Search this
Association for Computing Machinery.  Search this
Argonne National Laboratories R.  Search this
Allard, Gerry  Search this
Aiken, Howard  Search this
Adams, Charles  Search this
Acton, Forman  Search this
Halstead, Maurice H.  Search this
Harmon, Leon  Search this
Harvey, Samuel  Search this
Hazen, Dean Harold  Search this
Gruenberger, Fred  Search this
Gunning, William  Search this
Hagen, Glenn E.  Search this
Hall, W.  Search this
Greenwald, Irwin  Search this
Greenwarld, Sidney  Search this
Griswold, Ralph E.  Search this
Grosch, Herbert R. J.  Search this
Goheen, Harry E.  Search this
Good, I.J.  Search this
Goteib, C.C.  Search this
Granholm, Jackson  Search this
Israel, David R.  Search this
Huskey, Harry D.  Search this
Kates, Josef  Search this
Juncosa, Mario  Search this
Householder, Alston S.  Search this
Horwitz, Bernhard R.  Search this
Hurd, Cuthbert R.  Search this
Howard, Bernard  Search this
Hopper, Grace Murray, 1906-1992  Search this
Holbrook, Bernard  Search this
Horner, Joseph  Search this
Horn, Robert J.  Search this
Herold, Henry  Search this
Herget, Paul  Search this
Holberton, Betty  Search this
Hertz, Ted  Search this
Elkins, Harold  Search this
Estrin, Gerald  Search this
Edwards, Walt  Search this
Elbourn, Robert  Search this
Eckert, J. Presper (John Presper), 1919-1995  Search this
Eddy, Robert Philip  Search this
Downey, William  Search this
Eckdahl, Donald  Search this
Dodd, Stephen  Search this
Dotts, Richard D.  Search this
Dietzhold, Robert  Search this
Dimsdale, Bernard  Search this
Desch, Joseph  Search this
Dickinson, Arthur H.  Search this
Curtiss, John H.  Search this
Dederick, Louis S.  Search this
Glazer, T.  Search this
Givens, Wallace  Search this
Gill, Stanley  Search this
Geisler, Murray  Search this
Garrison, Ken  Search this
Frankel, Stanley  Search this
Forrester, Jay W.  Search this
Forrest, Cameron B.  Search this
Forbes, George  Search this
Fenaughty, Alfred L.  Search this
Fein, Louis  Search this
Feign, David  Search this
Farrand, William R.  Search this
Fall Joint Computer Conference, 12/6/72.  Search this
Fall Joint Computer Conference, 11/17/71.  Search this
Everett, Robert  Search this
Nelson, Eldred  Search this
Neisius, Vincent  Search this
Northrop, John  Search this
Neovius, G.  Search this
Parker, R.D.  Search this
Palevsky, Max  Search this
Phelps, Byron R.  Search this
Patrick, Robert  Search this
Pickrell, D.  Search this
Phister, Montgomery  Search this
Pollmyer, R.  Search this
Polachek, Harry  Search this
Quady, Emmett  Search this
Postley, John A. R.  Search this
Rajchman, Jan  Search this
Ream, Norman  Search this
Reed, Irving S.  Search this
Rees, Mina  Search this
Rhodes, Ida  Search this
Rice, Rex  Search this
Rochester, Nathaniel  Search this
Rogers, Jim  Search this
Rogers, Stanley  Search this
Rosenberg, Milton  Search this
Rosenthal, Paul R.  Search this
Rubinoff, Morris R.  Search this
Salzer, John M.  Search this
Samuel, Arthur L. R.  Search this
Sarkissian, Harold  Search this
Schuette, Roger  Search this
Serrell, Robert R.  Search this
King, Paul  Search this
Kilpatrick, Lester  Search this
Killian, James  Search this
Kaufold, Leroy R.  Search this
Lanzarotta, Sandy R.  Search this
Kreuder, Norman L.  Search this
Korn, Irving  Search this
Kirsch, Russell  Search this
Lovell, Clarence A.  Search this
Lehmer, Derrick H.  Search this
Legvold, Sam  Search this
Larson, Harry  Search this
Martin, Richard R.  Search this
Marden, Ethel  Search this
Madden, Don R.  Search this
Lowe, John  Search this
McPherson, John C.  Search this
Mendelson, Jerry  Search this
Mason, Daniel R.  Search this
Mauchly, John R.  Search this
Michel, J.G.L. R.  Search this
Miller, Frederick G.  Search this
Menzel, Donald H.  Search this
Metropolis, Nicholas C.  Search this
Mitchell, Joel  Search this
MITRE Meeting.  Search this
Mills, Roger L.  Search this
Morton, Paul  Search this
Mumford, Louis  Search this
Mock, Owen  Search this
Morse, Philip B.  Search this
Wilkinson, James H. R.  Search this
Wilkes, Maurice R.  Search this
Wizenbaum, Joe  Search this
Williams, Charles  Search this
Wieselman, Irving  Search this
Wiener, Robert  Search this
Wild, Arthur  Search this
Wieser, C. Robert  Search this
Wrench, John W. R.  Search this
Woodger, Michael  Search this
Yowell, E.C. R.  Search this
Youtz, Pat  Search this
Woo, Way Dong  Search this
Wolfe, Philip  Search this
Woodbury, William R.  Search this
Wood, Ben D.  Search this
Zemanek, Heinz  Search this
Zuse, Konrad  Search this
Smagorinsky, Joseph  Search this
Slutz, Ralph R.  Search this
Skramstad, Harold R.  Search this
Skillman, Sherwood R.  Search this
SIAM/SIGNUM Meeting.  Search this
SIAM-72.  Search this
SHARE XXXVIII.  Search this
SHARE Meeting for Pioneers.  Search this
Taylor, Norman  Search this
Tanaka, David  Search this
Strong, Jack  Search this
Stibitz, George  Search this
Steele, Floyd G. R.  Search this
Sprague, Richard E.  Search this
Snyder, Samuel  Search this
Smith, Charles V.L.  Search this
TV Program KQED.  Search this
Uncapher, Keith  Search this
Torfeh, Mark  Search this
Travis, Irven  Search this
Todd-Tausskky, Olga  Search this
Tomash, Erwin  Search this
Toben, Gregory  Search this
Todd, John  Search this
Wheeler, R.J.  Search this
Whirlwind Discussion.  Search this
Ware, Willis H.  Search this
Wegstein, Joseph Henry  Search this
Wagner, Frank  Search this
Wang, An R.  Search this
von Hippel, Arthur  Search this
von Neumann, John  Search this
Armer, Paul, 1924- (computer technician)  Search this
Interviewee:
Rabinow, Jacob, 1910-  Search this
Former owner:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Computers, Information and Society  Search this
Extent:
43.5 Cubic feet (158 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Audiotapes
Interviews
Oral history
Sound recordings
Transcripts
Videotapes
Date:
1969-1973, 1977
Summary:
The Computer Oral History Collection (1969-1973, 1977), was a cooperative project of the American Federation of Information Processing Societies (AFIPS) and the Smithsonian Institution. This project began in 1967 with the main objective to collect, document, house, and make available for research source material surrounding the development of the computer.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of approximately 43.5 cubic feet of material documenting the development of the computer.
ABC -- Atanasoff-Berry Computer

ACE -- Automatic Computing Engine

ACM -- Association for Computing Machinery

ALGOL -- ALGOLrithmic Language

ALWAC -- Axel Wenner-Gren Automatic Computer

ARPA -- Advanced Research Projects Agency

BACAIC -- Boeing Airplane Company Algebraic Interpretative Computing System

BARK -- Binar Automatisk Rela Kalkylator

BINAC -- Binary Automatic Computer

BIZMAC -- Business Machine

BMEW -- Ballistic Missile Early Warning (System)

BUIC -- Back-up Interceptor Control

CADAC -- Cambridge Digital Automatic Computer

CALDIC -- California Digital Computer

CEC -- Consolidated Electrodynamics Corporation

CEIR -- Council for Economic and Industry Research

COBOL -- Common Business-Oriented Language

CODASYL -- Conference on Data Systems Languages

CONAC -- Continental Automatic Command

COMTRAN -- Commercial Translator

CPC -- Card Programmed Calculator

CRC -- Computer Response Corporation

DARPA -- Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DINA -- Digital Network Analyzer

DDA -- Digital Differential Analyzer

EDSAC -- Electronic Delay Storage Automatic Calculator

EDVAC -- Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Computer

EAM -- Electric [or Electronic] Accounting Machines [or Methods]

ENIAC -- Electronic Numerical Integrator and Automatic Computer

ERA -- Engineering Research Associates

ERMA -- Electronic Recording and Machine Accounting

FADAC -- Field Artillery Data Computer

FSQ -- Fixed Special eQuipment

IAS -- Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton University)

ICBM -- Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

ILLIAC -- Illinois Automatic Computer

INTERCOM -- Intercommunication System (Programming Language)

JOHNNIAC -- John [von Neumann's ] Integrator and Automatic Computer

JOSS -- Johnniac [John's Integrator and Automatic Computer] Open Shop System

LARK -- Livermore Atomic Research Computer

LAS -- Laboratories of Applied Science

LGP -- Librascope

MAC -- Magnetic Automatic Calculator/Multiple Access Computer

MADDIDA -- Magnetic Drum Digital Differential Analyzer

MAGIC -- Machine for Automatic Graphics Interface to a Computer

MANIAC -- Mathematical Analyzer, Numerical Integrator, and Computer

MIDAC -- Michigan [University of] Digital Automatic Computer

MIDSAC -- Michigan [University of} Digital Special Automatic Computer

MINAC -- Minimal Automatic Computer

MIT -- Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MITRE -- Massachusetts Institute of Technology Research Establishment

MX -- Missile, Experimental

NATDAN -- North American Digital Anaylzer

NATPAC -- North American Programmed Automatic Computer

NDRC -- National Defense Research Committee [of Office of Scientific Research and Development, World War II]

NELIAC -- Naval Electronics Laboratory International Algebraic Compiler

NORC -- Naval Ordnance Research Calculator [or computer] [Naval Ordnance Proving Ground]

NTDS -- Naval Tactical Data Systems

ONR -- Office of Naval Research

ORACLE -- Oak Ridge Automatic Computer and Logical Engine

ORDVAC -- Ordnance Discrete Variable Automatic Computer [AEC]

OSRD -- Office of Standard Reference Data [National Bureau of Standards]

PACT -- Project for the Advancement of Coding Techniques

QUAC -- Quadratic Arc Computer

RAMAC -- Random Access Memory Accounting Machine

RAYDAC -- Raytheon Digital Automatic Computer

REAC -- Reeves Electronic Analog Computer

RECOMP -- Reliable COMPuter

RESISTOR -- Reusable Surface Insulation Stresses [NASA computer program]

SCERT -- Systems and Computer Evaluation Review Technique

SCM -- Smith Corona Merchant

SEAC -- U.S. Bureau of Standards Eastern Automatic Computer

SHARE -- Society to Help Avoid Redundant Effort

SHOT -- Society for the History of Technology

SIAM -- Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

SILLIAC -- Sydney [version of the ] Illiac

SIMSCRIPT -- Simulation Script

SNOBOL -- String-Oriented Symbolic Language

SSEC -- Selective Sequence Electronic Calculator

SUBROC -- Submarine Rocket

SWAC -- U.S. Bureau of Standards Western Automatic Computer

TPM -- Tape Processing Machine

UDEC -- United Digital Electronic Computer

UNIVAC -- Universal Automatic Computer

WEIZAC -- Weizmann Automatic Computer [at Weizmann Institute]

WISC -- Wisconsin Integrally Synchronized Computer
NT=No Transcript

R=Restricted
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into six series.

Series 1: Transcripts, 1967-1973, 1977

Series 2: Supplemental Documentation, 1922-1974

Series 3: Patents, 1940-1973

Series 4: John Vincent Atanasoff's Materials, 1927-1968

Series 5: Audio Tapes, 1967-1974, 1977

Series 6: Video Tapes, 1968-1972
Biographical / Historical:
The Computer Oral History Collection (1969-1973, 1977), was a cooperative project of the American Federation of Information Processing Societies (AFIPS) and the Smithsonian Institution. This project began in 1967 with the main objective to collect, document, house, and make available for research source material surrounding the development of the computer. The project collected taped oral interviews with individuals who figured prominently in developing or advancing the computer field and supplemental written documentation--working papers, reports, drawings, and photographs. The AFIPS provided the "seed" money to support the project and to aid the Smithsonian with its expenditures. Interviews were conducted by I.B. Cohen, A. Dettinger, Bonnie Kaplan, Elizabeth Luebbert, William Luebbert, Robina Mapstone, Richard Mertz, Uta Merzbach, and Henry Tropp. In some instances, the audio tapes and/or transcripts are not "formal" interviews, but rather moderated panel discussions/meetings, or lectures delivered by interviewees.
Related Materials:
The Archives Center contains several "computer" related collections:

American National Standards Institute, 1969-1979

Association for Computing Machinery Collection, 1958-1978 (Washington, D.C., Chapter)

N.W. Ayer Advertsing Agency Records, 1889-1972

Paul Armer Collection, 1949-1970

Robert G. Chamberlain Numerical Control Collection, 1954-1984

J. Childs Numerical Control Collection, 1952-1970

Computer Standards Collection, 1958-1978

Computer World Smithsonian Awards Collection, 1989-2001

Data Processing Digest Collection, 1955-1974

Max Holland Machine Tool Industry Collection, c. 1941-1990

Grace Murray Hopper Collection, 1944-1965

Information Age Exhibition Records, 1979-1990

Institute for Advanced Study Computer Project Records, 1950-1957

Instrument Society of America Collection, 1911-1969

Odex I Walking Robot Collection, 1973-1986

Jacob Rabinow Papers, 1910-1917; 1947-1990

Terry M. Sachs Collection, 1965-1969

Scientists and Inventors Portrait File, c. 1950-1980

Share Numerical Analysis Project Records, 1964-1970

SHARE Records, c. 1954-1984

Cliff Shaw papers, c. 1954-1985

Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) Records, 1956-1992

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, c. 1754-1965

Whirlwind I Computer Collection, 1945-1959

B.H. Worsley, 1946-1959

Within the National Museum of American History there are other related collections that may be found in the Division of Medicine and Science. These collections contain both artifacts and documents. Artifacts include: digital computing machines, automatic digital computers and electronic calculators, logic devices, card and tape processors, slide rules, integrators and integraphs, harmonic analyzers and synthesizers, differential analyzers, other analog computing devices, space measurement and representation, time measurement, and combination space and time measurement. Documentation includes the Electronic Computers History Collection and the Mathematical Devices History Collection. Photographs and video materials can also be found. The Smithsonian Institution Archives contains administrative documentation regarding the Computer History Project.
Provenance:
The Computer Oral History Collection was a cooperative project of the American Federation of Information Processing Societies (AFIPS) and the Smithsonian Institution. This project began in 1967 and was concluded in 1973. This collection was transferred to the Archives Center in approximately 1986 from the Division of Information, Technology & Society, formerly known as the Division of Electricity.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but original audio tapes and videotapes are stored off-site. Reference copies do not exist for all of the audiovisual materials. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
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:
Computers  Search this
Engineers  Search this
Mathematics  Search this
Mathematicians  Search this
Physicists  Search this
Scientists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Interviews -- 1950-2000
Oral history
Sound recordings -- Compact disks
Transcripts
Videotapes
Citation:
Computer Oral History Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0196
See more items in:
Computer Oral History Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8b666ccc2-1644-4513-9a64-89be727d5419
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0196
Online Media:

Puzzles, Geometricks an Album of Puzzles

Maker:
Grumetter, Murray  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 1.5 cm x 12 cm x 15.1 cm; 19/32 in x 4 23/32 in x 5 15/16 in
Object Name:
puzzles
Date made:
1950
1939
1939-1950
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Mathematical Recreations  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Rhoda S. Ratner
ID Number:
2008.0047.01
Catalog number:
2008.0047.01
Accession number:
2008.0047
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-bf9e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1377902

Puzzle, Yamoto Block Puzzle

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 cm x 6 cm x 6 cm; 13/32 in x 2 3/8 in x 2 3/8 in
Object Name:
Puzzle
puzzle
Place made:
Japan
Date made:
ca 1920-1970
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Mathematical Recreations  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Edith R. Meggers
ID Number:
MA.335284
Catalog number:
335284
Accession number:
314637
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-6068-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_694576
Online Media:

Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race ; Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars

Author:
Levasseur, Jennifer K.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
2017
Citation:
Levasseur, Jennifer K. 2017. [Book review] "Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race ; Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars." Physics Today, 70, (1), 57–58. https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3429.
Identifier:
141367
DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.3429
ISSN:
0031-9228
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:slasro_141367

Women of Apollo Lecture Highlights

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2021-07-08T21:27:49.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
See more by:
airandspace
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
YouTube Channel:
airandspace
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_5lzWtHreO1I

Symbols and Things Material Mathematics in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries Kevin Lambert

Author:
Lambert, Kevin M. 1959-  Search this
Distributor:
Project Muse  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (x, 318 pages) illustrations
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Date:
2021
19e siecle
18e siecle
19th century
18th century
Topic:
Communication en mathematiques--Histoire  Search this
Communication in mathematics--History  Search this
Mathematics--Equipment and supplies--History  Search this
Communication in mathematics  Search this
Call number:
QA24 .L363 2021 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
Non-linear
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1155324

Florence Arquin to Samuel Williams

Collection Creator:
Arquin, Florence  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 21
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1940 Nov
Collection Restrictions:
The Florence Arquin papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
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:
Florence Arquin papers, 1923-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Florence Arquin papers
Florence Arquin papers / Series 2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9b50fd4ff-c8c8-477b-9d02-58190767d266
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-arquflor-ref29

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