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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:

George E. Watson Papers

Creator::
Watson, George E. (George Elder), 1931-  Search this
Extent:
17.53 cu. ft. (16 record storage boxes) (1 3x5 box) (2 16x20 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Books
Manuscripts
Maps
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1950s-1980s
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of materials documenting the professional career of George E. Watson. Included are records concerning his work as Curator, National Museum of Natural History, Division of Birds; his ornithological research; and his professional activities.
Topic:
Ornithology  Search this
Ornithologists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Books
Manuscripts
Maps
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 85-094, George E. Watson Papers
Identifier:
Accession 85-094
See more items in:
George E. Watson Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa85-094

Salim Ali's Ornithological Field Footage ca. 1947-1980

Creator:
Ali, Salim ornithologist (1896-****)  Search this
Physical description:
reference 15,000 feet silent color 16mm
archival original 15,000 feet silent color 16mm
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
India
Asia
Sikkim (India)
Date:
ca 1947-1980
Topic:
Ornithology  Search this
Birds  Search this
Bird watching  Search this
Wildlife watching  Search this
Tigers  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1985.7.1
Restrictions & Rights:
HSFA
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218230

George E. Watson Papers, 1950s-1980s

Creator:
Watson, George E (George Elder) 1931-  Search this
Subject:
Watson, George E (George Elder) 1931-  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Birds  Search this
Physical description:
17.53 cu. ft. (16 record storage boxes) (1 3x5 box) (2 16x20 boxes)
Type:
Books
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Maps
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1980
1950s-1980s
Topic:
Ornithology  Search this
Ornithologists  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 85-094
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_229352

Jackson Miles Abbott Papers, c. 1931-1988

Creator:
Abbott, Jackson Miles  Search this
Subject:
Abbott, Jackson Miles  Search this
Physical description:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Type:
Books
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Manuscripts
Drawings
Place:
Virginia
Washington, D.C
Date:
1931
1931-1988
c 1931-1988
Topic:
Birds  Search this
Ornithology  Search this
Ornithologists  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 92-117
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_254256

John W. Aldrich Papers, 1930-1988

Creator:
Aldrich, John W (John Warren) 1906-1995  Search this
Subject:
Aldrich, John W (John Warren) 1906-1995  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Birds  Search this
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service  Search this
Physical description:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Type:
Books
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1930
1930-1988
Topic:
Ornithologists  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 89-003
Restrictions & Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2004; Transferring office; Contact reference staff for details
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_254938

Andrew John Berger Papers, circa 1954-1980

Creator:
Berger, Andrew John 1915-1995  Search this
Subject:
Peterson, Roger Tory 1908-1996  Search this
Sutton, George Miksch 1898-1982  Search this
Berger, Andrew John 1915-1995  Search this
Physical description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Drawings
Date:
1954
1954-1980
circa 1954-1980
Topic:
Birds  Search this
Ornithology  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 82-025
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_229306

Andrew John Berger Papers, 1952-1982

Creator:
Berger, Andrew John 1915-1995  Search this
Subject:
Berger, Andrew John 1915-1995  Search this
Physical description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Date:
1952
1952-1982
Topic:
Ornithology  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 83-111
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_229330

John W. Aldrich Papers, 1957-1984

Creator:
Aldrich, John W (John Warren) 1906-1995  Search this
Subject:
Aldrich, John W (John Warren) 1906-1995  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1957
1957-1984
Topic:
Ornithology  Search this
Ornithologists  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 03-132
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_246929

Jackson Miles Abbott Papers, 1914-1991

Creator:
Abbott, Jackson Miles  Search this
Subject:
Abbott, Jackson Miles  Search this
Physical description:
0.58 cu. ft. (0.58 non-standard size boxes)
Type:
Books
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Manuscripts
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Virginia
Date:
1914
1914-1991
Topic:
Birds  Search this
Ornithology  Search this
Ornithologists  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 97-030
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_251959

Florida and Michigan Bird Records (2 of 16)

Collection name:
Walkinshaw, Lawrence H, Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers, c. 1916-1991
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation:
Box 7 Folder 7
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
Place:
United States
Michigan
South Africa
Muskegon
Calhoun
Oceana
Kalamazoo
Barry
Branch
Cheboygan
Date Range:
1932-1993
Start Date:
1932
End Date:
1993
Topic:
Ornithology  Search this
Bird banding  Search this
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 93-079
Access Information:
Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
See more records from this collection:
Walkinshaw, Lawrence H, Lawrence H. Walkinshaw Papers, c. 1916-1991
See more records associated with this person:
Walkinshaw, Lawrence H.
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_item_MODSI2422

Neal Griffith Smith Papers, circa 1925-1995

Extent:
16 field books
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Record type:
Collection record
Place:
Panama
Barro Colorado
Date Range:
1925-1995
Topic:
Aves  Search this
Animalia  Search this
Birds  Search this
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 17-057
Access Information:
Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.
See more records associated with this collector:
Smith, Neal Griffith, 1937-
See more records from this field book collection:
Neal Griffith Smith Papers, circa 1925-1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_coll_NCDC680

Scientists or Spies? Ecology in a Climate of Cold War Suspicion

Author:
Lewis, Michael L. 1971-  Search this
Subject:
Ali, Sálim 1896-1987  Search this
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
United States Dept. of Defense  Search this
Physical description:
Number of pages: 10; Page numbers: 2323-2332
Place:
India
Bharatpur District (India)
Date:
June 15-21, 2002
Topic:
Ecology  Search this
Biological diversity  Search this
Cold War  Search this
Bird banding  Search this
Animal migration  Search this
Espionage  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14381

Birds new to science : fifty years of avian discoveries / David Brewer

Title:
Fifty years of avian discoveries
Author:
Brewer, David (Ornithologist)  Search this
Physical description:
415 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Type:
Classification
Date:
2018
20th century
21st century
Topic:
Birds  Search this
Birds--Identification  Search this
Ornithology--History  Search this
Discoveries in science--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1092246

Letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Charles D. Walcott

Author:
Roosevelt, Franklin D (Franklin Delano) 1882-1945  Search this
Subject:
Walcott, Charles D (Charles Doolittle) 1850-1927  Search this
Richmond, Charles Wallace 1868-1932  Search this
United States Navy Department  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Color Size: 8.5w x11h Type of Image: Letters Medium: Paper
Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Paper
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
February 26, 1918
20th century
Topic:
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Birds  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Ornithologists  Search this
Ornithology  Search this
Ships  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2014-06985
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_14252

Annual report / RAOU

Title:
RAOU annual report 1992-
Author:
Royal Australasian Ornithologists' Union  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 21-30 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
Australasia
Date:
19uu
1996
Topic:
Ornithology  Search this
Birds  Search this
Call number:
QL671 .R693
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_604867

N.S.W. Field Ornithologists Club Incorporated newsletter

Title:
N.S.W. Field Ornithologists Club newsletter
New South Wales Field Ornithologists Club newsletter
Newsletter / N.S.W. Field Ornithologists Club Incorporated
NSW Field Ornithologists Club Inc. newsletter -
Author:
N.S.W. Field Ornithologists Club Inc  Search this
Physical description:
v. ; 30 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
New South Wales
Date:
19uu
Topic:
Birds  Search this
Birds--Periodicals  Search this
Call number:
QL671 .A9372
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_559715

Popular bulletin

Author:
South African Ornithologists' Union  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. ; 22 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
19uu
1909
Topic:
Ornithology  Search this
Call number:
QL671 .J87
QL671.J87
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_422429

List of the members - British Ornithologists' Union

Author:
British Ornithologists' Union  Search this
Physical description:
v. 25 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
19uu
Topic:
Ornithologists--Directories  Search this
Call number:
QL35.B74aX
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_422543

The Flock, membership directory

Author:
Ornithological Societies of North America  Search this
American Ornithologists' Union  Search this
Cooper Ornithological Society  Search this
Wilson Ornithological Society  Search this
Association of Field Ornithologists  Search this
Subject:
American Ornithologists' Union Directories  Search this
Cooper Ornithological Society Directories  Search this
Wilson Ornithological Society Directories  Search this
Association of Field Ornithologists Directories  Search this
Physical description:
v. ; 26 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
19uu
Topic:
Ornithologists--Directories  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_485224

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