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Agency history, 1984-2019

Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Armed Forces History  Search this
Subject:
Ezell, Edward Clinton  Search this
Langley, Harold D  Search this
Lundeberg, Philip K  Search this
Kloster, Donald E  Search this
Hutchins, James S  Search this
Jones, Jennifer Locke  Search this
Golden, Kathleen  Search this
Hacker, Barton C. 1935-  Search this
Miller, David D  Search this
Vining, Margaret  Search this
Blazich, Frank A. Jr  Search this
Lowe, Miranda Summers  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Department of the History of Technology  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Military History and Diplomacy  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Armed Forces History  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Military History  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Naval History  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Political History  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1984
1984-2019
Topic:
Historical museums  Search this
Military history  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Historians  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00081
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218128

Agency history, 1947-

Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Political and Military History  Search this
Subject:
Goins, Craddock R. Jr  Search this
Kloster, Donald E  Search this
Howell, Edgar M  Search this
Peterson, Mendel  Search this
Jones, Jennifer Locke  Search this
Bercaw, Nancy  Search this
Lilienfeld, Bonnie Campbell  Search this
Rand, Harry  Search this
Smith, Barbara Clark  Search this
Grinspan, Jon  Search this
Golden, Kathleen  Search this
Miller, David D  Search this
Yeh, Cedric S  Search this
Blazich, Frank A. Jr  Search this
Lowe, Miranda Summers  Search this
Cohen, Kenneth  Search this
Graddy, Lisa Kathleen  Search this
Jerry, Claire  Search this
Labode, Modupe  Search this
Méndez, Verónica A  Search this
Rodriguez, Manuel R  Search this
Wolde-Michael, Tsione  Search this
United States National Museum Section of Historical Relics  Search this
United States National Museum Division of History  Search this
United States National Museum Section of Naval History  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Naval History  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Armed Forces History  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Department of Armed Forces History  Search this
Museum of History and Technologu (U.S.) Department of National and Military History  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Political History  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Historic Archeology  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Department of National History  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Department of the History of Science and Technology  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Naval History  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Armed Forces History  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Military History  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Political History  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States
Date:
1968
1947-
Topic:
Military history  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Historical museums  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00104
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218182

Waldemar A. Ayres Collection

Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Naval History  Search this
Ayres, Waldemar A., 1909- (inventor)  Search this
Extent:
3.3 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Research (document genres)
Patents
Personal papers
Correspondence
Date:
1954-1974
Scope and Contents note:
Collection deals primarily with Ayres' artificial gill underwater breathing equipment project. Includes correspondence (1956-1971), personal papers, three boxes of research notes, documentation of the success of the invention, and subsequent patents and patent litigation; also publicity for the artificial gill, items from Ayres' other projects, and related periodicals, brochures, articles, etc.
Arrangement:
Divided into eight series.

Series 1: Correspondence, 1956-1971

Series 2: Personal Papers

Series 3: Research Notes On Artificial Gills

Series 4: Documentation of Success of Gill

Series 5: Patents and Patent Litigation

Series 6: Publicity For Gill

Series 7:Ayres's Other Projects

Series 8: Related Journals, Magazines, Articles, Brochures, and Catalogs
Biographical/Historical note:
Ayres was an inventor who worked independently and for a number of companies. Among his varied research interests were radar, stereo photography, and aircraft navigation systems. In the 1950s-1960s he developed gill-type underwater breathing equipment.
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.
Topic:
Underwater exploration  Search this
Underwater breathing equipment  Search this
Periodicals  Search this
Naval history  Search this
Inventors -- 1940-1990  Search this
Gill-type underwater breathing equipment  Search this
Genre/Form:
Research (document genres)
Patents
Personal papers
Correspondence -- 1930-1950
Citation:
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection, 1954-1974, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0077
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Waldemar A. Ayres Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8dc7d57ca-fec0-479f-8276-4ef36d55e908
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0077
Online Media:

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Naval History  Search this
Ayres, Waldemar A., 1909- (inventor)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1956-1971
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.
Collection Citation:
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection, 1954-1974, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0077, Series 1
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Waldemar A. Ayres Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8a8bdbcad-1d15-4ec6-9d82-48946acd6606
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0077-ref511

Philip V.W. Peck, Patent Attorney

Collection Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Naval History  Search this
Ayres, Waldemar A., 1909- (inventor)  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1957-1965
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.
Collection Citation:
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection, 1954-1974, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Waldemar A. Ayres Collection
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8f1ba9319-a685-464c-b0e5-eda65ca905f3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0077-ref512

Philip V.W. Peck, Patent Attorney

Collection Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Naval History  Search this
Ayres, Waldemar A., 1909- (inventor)  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1966-1971
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.
Collection Citation:
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection, 1954-1974, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Waldemar A. Ayres Collection
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8332742de-cac8-40f9-8227-b349915e5bdc
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0077-ref513

Miscellaneous Correspondence

Collection Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Naval History  Search this
Ayres, Waldemar A., 1909- (inventor)  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
7/1956-9/1959
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.
Collection Citation:
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection, 1954-1974, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Waldemar A. Ayres Collection
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep820934874-dff6-4a34-9358-859179c4c4bb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0077-ref514

Miscellaneous Correspondence

Collection Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Naval History  Search this
Ayres, Waldemar A., 1909- (inventor)  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1/1961-12/1965
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.
Collection Citation:
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection, 1954-1974, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Waldemar A. Ayres Collection
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8e54991cc-50d1-46f7-bac0-a71dbe09127c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0077-ref515

Miscellaneous Correspondence

Collection Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Naval History  Search this
Ayres, Waldemar A., 1909- (inventor)  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1/1966-5/1966
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.
Collection Citation:
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection, 1954-1974, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Waldemar A. Ayres Collection
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8dee998fe-a0b6-4ff9-b0c0-5dbd6507ecb0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0077-ref516

Miscellaneous Correspondence

Collection Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Naval History  Search this
Ayres, Waldemar A., 1909- (inventor)  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
6/1966-12/1969
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.
Collection Citation:
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection, 1954-1974, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Waldemar A. Ayres Collection
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8038d7867-f19f-4f12-b8be-572dd98ceeab
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0077-ref517

Miscellaneous Correspondence

Collection Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Naval History  Search this
Ayres, Waldemar A., 1909- (inventor)  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1/1970-3-1971
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.
Collection Citation:
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection, 1954-1974, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Waldemar A. Ayres Collection
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8050804ca-d026-4435-9a88-c47c8fc07087
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0077-ref518

Correspondence with Smithsonian Institution

Collection Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Naval History  Search this
Ayres, Waldemar A., 1909- (inventor)  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1966-1967
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.
Collection Citation:
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection, 1954-1974, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Waldemar A. Ayres Collection
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8bf0d876a-3907-41f5-8396-5823d3050551
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0077-ref519

Personal Papers

Collection Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Naval History  Search this
Ayres, Waldemar A., 1909- (inventor)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
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.
Collection Citation:
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection, 1954-1974, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0077, Series 2
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Waldemar A. Ayres Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8ce510fd5-92ff-471f-a6e8-8367720b562e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0077-ref520

Biographical Materials

Collection Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Naval History  Search this
Ayres, Waldemar A., 1909- (inventor)  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
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.
Collection Citation:
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection, 1954-1974, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Waldemar A. Ayres Collection
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection / Series 2: Personal Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep81f781d01-3c4c-4999-b23b-fb63a658a4ff
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0077-ref521

List of Awards of Ayers' Inventions

Collection Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Naval History  Search this
Ayres, Waldemar A., 1909- (inventor)  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
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.
Collection Citation:
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection, 1954-1974, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Waldemar A. Ayres Collection
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection / Series 2: Personal Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep80ae32aae-e6a9-4448-bcb1-08411cf4d4c1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0077-ref522

Lecture "Unsolved Problems of Science"

Collection Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Naval History  Search this
Ayres, Waldemar A., 1909- (inventor)  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1954-1955
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.
Collection Citation:
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection, 1954-1974, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Waldemar A. Ayres Collection
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection / Series 2: Personal Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep80e95cfc6-acad-4ce0-b544-93fff30e7ae9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0077-ref523

Research Notes on Artificial Gill

Collection Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Naval History  Search this
Ayres, Waldemar A., 1909- (inventor)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
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.
Collection Citation:
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection, 1954-1974, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0077, Series 3
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Waldemar A. Ayres Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8184c1bf9-95da-4cdd-9d39-5a887b203e86
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0077-ref524

Bubble Type Gills

Collection Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Naval History  Search this
Ayres, Waldemar A., 1909- (inventor)  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
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.
Collection Citation:
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection, 1954-1974, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Waldemar A. Ayres Collection
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection / Series 3: Research Notes on Artificial Gill
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep80b6dffa3-f656-4192-acbb-4c65bc98e192
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0077-ref525

Bubbling

Collection Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Naval History  Search this
Ayres, Waldemar A., 1909- (inventor)  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
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.
Collection Citation:
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection, 1954-1974, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Waldemar A. Ayres Collection
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection / Series 3: Research Notes on Artificial Gill
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8b557f6d7-b813-433b-b60b-6a2cdddf9a3d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0077-ref526

Development Program Estimates

Collection Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Naval History  Search this
Ayres, Waldemar A., 1909- (inventor)  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
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.
Collection Citation:
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection, 1954-1974, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection
Waldemar A. Ayres Collection / Series 3: Research Notes on Artificial Gill
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8b71cee7d-4eb4-45fc-830b-484bdfb3999a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0077-ref527

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