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C.L. Stong Papers

Author:
Stong, C.L., 1902-1975 (electrical engineer)  Search this
Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Electricity and Modern Physics  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Electricity and Modern Physics  Search this
Extent:
12.6 Cubic feet (38 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1952-1976
Scope and Contents:
These papers are the files of the editor of "The Amateur Scientist" section of the Scientific American from 1952 to 1975. They are arranged chronologically by date of article. The feature was started in 1952 as an expansion of "The Amateur Astronomer" section of the periodical. The papers include files of Stong's predecessor and files for articles prepared but not published before his death. The files contain correspondence with authors and readers, original illustrations, and reprints of articles.
Arrangement:
Divided into 69 series, including: (1) Aerodynamics; (2) Analogue; (3) Antibubbles; (4) Antitwister; (5) Archeology; (6) Astronomical Instruments other than telescopes & photographs; (7) Birds; (8) Cavendish; (9) Clocks; (10) Collagen; (11) Color; (12) Cooling; (13) Coriolis; (14) Crystals; (15) Differentials; (16) Electrical Discharge; (17) Electrochemistry; (18) Electronics; (19) Electrostatics; (20) Experiments; (21) Fish; (22) Gibberellins; (23) Glass; (24) Gravitation; (25) Hall effect; (26) Hekeshaw; (27) Hilsch; (28) Holograms; (29) Hydrophone; (39) Interferometer; (31) Isotension; (32) Laser; (33) Liesegang; (34) Liquids; (35) Magnetics; (36) Mathematical Machines; (37) Mead; (38) Meteorology; (39) Micron; (40) Microscopy; etc.
Biographical / Historical:
C. L. Stong (1902-1975), an electrical engineer with the Western Electric Company from 1926 to 1962, became editor of "The Amateur Scientist" feature of the Scientific American in 1957 and held that position until his death.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Mildred Stong, 1976.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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.
Occupation:
Ornithologists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Topic:
Paleontologists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Mathematicians -- 1950-1980  Search this
Meteorologists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Mineralogists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Musicians -- 1950-2000  Search this
Astronomers -- 1950-1980  Search this
Biologists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Botanists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Ichthyologists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Photographers -- 1950-1980  Search this
Publishing, scientific  Search this
Electrical engineers -- 1950-1980  Search this
Aerodynamics -- 1950-1980  Search this
Science -- 1950-1980  Search this
Zoologists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Archeologists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Physicists -- 1950-1980  Search this
Citation:
C. L. Stong Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0012
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C.L. Stong Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0012
Online Media:

7th International Conference on Mineralogy and Museums, August 27th-29th, 2012, Dresden, Germany program, abstracts, field trips Klaus Thalheim [and] Jochen Schluter (comp.)

Title:
M&M 7 Dresden 2012
Author:
International Conference on Mineralogy and Museums  Search this
Contributor:
Schlu╠łter, Jochen  Search this
Thalheim, Klaus  Search this
Physical description:
200 pages illustrations (some color), maps 24 cm
Type:
Congresses
Conference papers and proceedings
Date:
19uu
Topic:
Mineralogy  Search this
Minerals  Search this
Call number:
QE351 .I57 2012
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1007318

Paul E. Desautels Papers, circa 1952-1984

Creator:
Desautels, Paul E  Search this
Subject:
Desautels, Paul E  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Mineral Sciences  Search this
Physical description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Books
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Manuscripts
Date:
1952
1952-1984
circa 1952-1984
Topic:
Mineralogy  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 93-121
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_254184

Correspondence, 1936-2008

Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Mineral Sciences  Search this
Subject:
Switzer, George S (George Shirley) 1915-2008  Search this
Mason, Brian (Brian Harold) 1917-2009  Search this
Melson, William G. 1938-  Search this
Fudali, Robert F  Search this
Appleman, Daniel E  Search this
Simkin, Tom  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Mineralogy and Petrology  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
Physical description:
13.5 cu. ft. processed holdings
51 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Color transparencies
Manuscripts
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Black-and-white negatives
Maps
Clippings
Newsletters
Brochures
Ephemera
Picture postcards
Date:
1936
1936-2008
Topic:
Geology  Search this
Mineralogy  Search this
Meteorites  Search this
Petrology  Search this
Volcanology  Search this
Research  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00248
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Correspondence 1936-2008 [National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Mineral Sciences]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218059

Seeing Yellowstone in 1871 : earliest descriptions & images from the field / edited and with an introduction by Marlene Deahl Merrill ; with text by Albert Peale and illustrations by Thomas Moran, William Henry Jackson, and Henry Wood Elliott

Author:
Peale, A. C (Albert Charles) 1849-1914  Search this
Merrill, Marlene  Search this
Subject:
Peale, A. C (Albert Charles) 1849-1914 Travel  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 85 p., [8] p. of col. plates : ill., 1 map ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Pictorial works
In art
Place:
Yellowstone National Park
Date:
2005
C2005
20th century
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Geological surveys  Search this
Watercolor painting  Search this
Drawing  Search this
Photography  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_798376

Journal of sedimentary petrology

Author:
Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists  Search this
SEPM (Society for Sedimentary Geology)  Search this
Physical description:
63 v. ill., maps. 24 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
1931
1993
1931-1993
Topic:
Petrology  Search this
Rocks, Sedimentary--Periodicals  Search this
Call number:
QE420 .J86
QE420.J86
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_68222

Oral history project interviews with Edward P. Henderson, Curator Emeritus, Division of Meteorites, Department of Mineral Sciences

Author:
Henderson, Edward P (Edward Porter) 1898-  Search this
Henson, Pamela M  Search this
Smithsonian Archives  Search this
Subject:
Henderson, Edward P (Edward Porter) b. 1898  Search this
Smithsonian Institution History  Search this
Physical description:
5 v. : ill ; 28 cm
Type:
Interviews
Sources
Place:
United States
Date:
1988
[1988]
20th century
Topic:
Mineralogists  Search this
Meteorites  Search this
Hope diamond  Search this
Meteoritics  Search this
Call number:
QE361.H46 A5 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_912393

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