Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon), 1913-2001 Search this
Film reels (32,000 feet, 16mm)
Scope and Contents:
Film materials associated with S. Dillon Ripley, ornithologist and secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. Many of the films record his scientific travels with others of ornithology and family home movies.
Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
S. Dillon Ripley's papers are held by Smithsonian Institution Archives and Yale University Library.
Received from Rosemary L. Ripley in 1994.
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Stong, C.L., 1902-1975 (electrical engineer) Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Electricity and Modern Physics Search this
12.6 Cubic feet (38 boxes)
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.
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.
Collection donated by Mildred Stong, 1976.
Collection is open for research.
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.
17.53 cu. ft. (16 record storage boxes) (1 3x5 box) (2 16x20 boxes)
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.