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Metric system

Container:
Box 1 of 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7068, Robert Stanton Avery Papers
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Robert Stanton Avery Papers
Robert Stanton Avery Papers / Series 3: MATHEMATICAL EQUATIONS AND TABLES. / Box 1
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Metric System, 1978

Container:
Box 14 of 19
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 430, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology, Chairmen's Records
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Chairmen's Records
Chairmen's Records / Box 14
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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QC Metric System

Container:
Box 47 of 69
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service, Records
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Records
Records / Box 47
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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QC Metric System

Container:
Box 47 of 69
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service, Records
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Records
Records / Box 47
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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QC Metric System 1966/1970

Container:
Box 47 of 69
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service, Records
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Records
Records / Box 47
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa90-105-refidd1e27753

QC Metric System - 1959/60/64/65

Container:
Box 47 of 69
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service, Records
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Records
Records / Box 47
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa90-105-refidd1e27742

Folder 4 Meserve, F. H. - Metric system

Container:
Box 37 of 112
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 45, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Records
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Records
Records / Series 1: CORRESPONDENCE, 1890-1929. Arranged alphabetically and chronologically. / Box 37
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Project, Events, and Research Documents

Collection Creator:
Washington Society of Engineers  Search this
Collection Author:
Remington, Charles E.  Search this
Collection Donor:
Ellenberger, William J.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1931 - 1983
Scope and Contents:
Series 5 contains papers related to the American Bicentennial Project, awards given by the Society, annual banquet invitations, and research files about the metric system and engineering societies.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. 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 may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Washington Society of Engineers Records, 1905-1985, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0972, Series 5
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Washington Society of Engineers Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8bfa617d2-f1ad-48f1-94fe-41f95acd10bd
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0972-ref18

Astrolympics: Distance

Creator:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
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2016-08-16T23:40:54.000Z
YouTube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
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cxcpub
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AstrOlympics: Distance

Creator:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2021-07-28T19:59:57.000Z
YouTube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
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cxcpub
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The MThe Metric System Enters the American Classroom - 1790-1890

Author:
Kidwell, Peggy Aldrich  Search this
Editor:
Shell-Gellasch, Amy  Search this
Jardine, Dick  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
2005
Citation:
Kidwell, Peggy Aldrich. 2005. "The MThe Metric System Enters the American Classroom - 1790-1890." In From Calculus to Computers: Using the Last 200 Years of Mathematics History in the Classroom. Shell-Gellasch, Amy and Jardine, Dick, editors. 229–236. Washington, DC: Mathematical Association of America.
Identifier:
89621
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:slasro_89621

Publicizing the metric system in America: From F.R. Hassler to the American Metric Bureau

Author:
Kidwell, Peggy Aldrich  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
1991
Citation:
Kidwell, Peggy Aldrich. 1991. "Publicizing the metric system in America: From F.R. Hassler to the American Metric Bureau." Rittenhouse, (5) 111.
Identifier:
151101
ISSN:
1544-5526
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:slasro_151101

Metric System Demonstration Apparatus

Author:
Kidwell, Peggy Aldrich  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
2012
Citation:
Kidwell, Peggy Aldrich. 2012. Metric System Demonstration Apparatus. Smithsonian National Museum of American History Behring Center.
Identifier:
146437
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:slasro_146437

Arshile Gorky Murals, Correspondence and Printed Material

Collection Creator:
Miller, Dorothy Canning, 1904-2003  Search this
Container:
Box 20, Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1977-1979
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:
Dorothy C. Miller papers, 1853-2013, bulk 1920-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Dorothy C. Miller papers
Dorothy C. Miller papers / Series 9: Works Progress Administration Federal Art Project Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ddbfed56-4562-47ad-b70a-dc17d9821a54
EDAN-URL:
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Casella Scale of British and Pyramid Inches

Maker:
Casella, Louis Paschal  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
ceramics (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 cm x 81 cm x 22 cm; 4 11/32 in x 31 7/8 in x 8 21/32 in
Object Name:
rule
scale rule
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
1867–1872
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Rule, Measuring  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Augustana College Department of Physics
ID Number:
1987.0196.01
Accession number:
1987.0196
Catalog number:
1987.0196.01
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Metric System
Science & Mathematics
Measuring & Mapping
Scale Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-400d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_905198
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Leo Baekeland Diary Volume 25

Author:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944  Search this
Collection Creator:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (6.0" x 3.5")
Container:
Box 20, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Diaries
Date:
1918 June 19-1918 December 16
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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 may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Family -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries -- 20th century
Collection Citation:
Leo Baekeland Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Leo H. Baekeland Papers
Leo H. Baekeland Papers / Series 4: Diaries
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep849368396-7c18-49c9-9577-5ba4f31dcc6d
EDAN-URL:
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Going metric with the US printing industry [by] Clive A. Cameron

Author:
Cameron, Clive A  Search this
Physical description:
x, 175 p. illus. 30 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1972
[1972]
Topic:
Printing industry  Search this
Metric system  Search this
Call number:
Z244.6.U5 C3X
Z244.6.U5C3X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_24340

Set of Demonstration Metric Grain Measures Made by the Shakers

Maker:
Shakers  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
dekaliter: 9 11/16 in x 10 1/8 in; 24.60625 cm x 25.7175 cm
deciliter: 2 11/16 in x 2 5/16 in; 6.82625 cm x 5.87375 cm
liter: 4 9/16 in x 4 5/8 in; 11.58875 cm x 11.7475 cm
overall; nested: 9 5/8 in x 9 3/4 in; 24.4475 cm x 24.765 cm
Object Name:
volumetric measures
Place made:
United States: Maine, New Gloucester
Date made:
1877-1900
ID Number:
CH.322102
Catalog number:
322102
Accession number:
246882
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Metric System
Measuring & Mapping
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-ec5a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2452
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Metric Demonstration Apparatus

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
tin (overall material)
Measurements:
cube: 10 cm x 10 cm x 10 cm; 3 15/16 in x 3 15/16 in x 3 15/16 in
overall: 4 1/16 in x 4 1/8 in x 4 1/8 in; 10.31875 cm x 10.4775 cm x 10.4775 cm
Object Name:
weights and measures - demonstration apparatus
Object Type:
Weights
Date made:
1880-1950
ID Number:
CH.323506
Catalog number:
323506
Accession number:
251559
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Metric System
Measuring & Mapping
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e908-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2476
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U.S. Standard Liquid Measures Based on the Gallon, a Non-metric Measure

Maker:
United States Office of Weights and Measures  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
inside #333: 5.2 cm x 10.4 cm; 2 1/16 in x 4 1/8 in
inside #458: 27 cm x 13.3 cm; 10 5/8 in x 5 1/4 in
inside #334: 6.6 cm x 13.3 cm; 2 5/8 in x 5 1/4 in
inside #336: 21.1 cm x 10.1 cm; 8 5/16 in x 4 in
inside #335: 9 cm x 16.8 cm; 3 9/16 in x 6 5/8 in
Object Name:
liquid, measures, U.S. standard
liquid, measures, u.s. standard
Place made:
United States
Date made:
ca 1860
Credit Line:
Transfer from U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Standards
ID Number:
CH.309583
Catalog number:
309583
Accession number:
103830
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Metric System
Measuring & Mapping
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e190-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1702

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