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C.L. Stong Papers

Author:
Stong, C.L., 1902-1975 (electrical engineer)  Search this
Collector:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  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:

Hips Don't Lie: The American Incognitum

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 24 Apr 2020 14:31:46 -0400
Topic:
Art  Search this
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Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_6a777150fa92ed5769f79fddeb8fee6b

How do paleontologists reconstruct environments from the ancient past?

Creator:
Smithsonian Insider  Search this
Type:
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Smithsonian staff publications
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Published Date:
Thu, 31 Jan 2013 18:39:26 +0000
Topic:
Science  Search this
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edanmdm:posts_1cde8433a5ab3885f1fe3a7ef5db4266

Charles Doolittle Walcott (1850-1927) family campsite in the Canadian Rockies

Creator:
Smithsonian Insider  Search this
Type:
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Smithsonian staff publications
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Published Date:
Wed, 25 May 2011 13:25:26 +0000
Topic:
Science  Search this
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edanmdm:posts_1f6313d95de153d4655632bc18160ba8

Varied diet has allowed gray whales to survive millions of years, study reveals

Creator:
Smithsonian Insider  Search this
Type:
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Smithsonian staff publications
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Published Date:
Thu, 07 Jul 2011 05:46:03 +0000
Topic:
Science  Search this
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edanmdm:posts_44562db870df15c7ff8fc26a88706aa8

Time Travel With Smithsonian Paleontologist: Nick Pyenson

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Smithsonian Insider  Search this
Type:
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Smithsonian staff publications
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Published Date:
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:15:04 +0000
Topic:
Science  Search this
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edanmdm:posts_46d1749806c598df3eba1b6329db8bec

How do paleontologists identify dinosaur teeth? Smithsonian Curator Matthew Carrano identifies Cretaceous dinosaur teeth from the Washington D.C. area.

Creator:
Smithsonian Insider  Search this
Type:
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Smithsonian staff publications
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Published Date:
Tue, 21 Feb 2012 14:05:48 +0000
Topic:
Science  Search this
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edanmdm:posts_563d2c8d4c37b6fcba20ac20aafac6f2

What is it like to discover a new dinosaur?

Creator:
Smithsonian Insider  Search this
Type:
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Smithsonian staff publications
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Published Date:
Wed, 04 Oct 2017 19:24:37 +0000
Topic:
Science  Search this
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edanmdm:posts_6d9342de43362914245565016012385c

Evolution of earliest horses driven by climate change

Creator:
Smithsonian Insider  Search this
Type:
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Smithsonian staff publications
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Published Date:
Mon, 27 Feb 2012 18:45:22 +0000
Topic:
Science  Search this
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Smithsonian Insider
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edanmdm:posts_ccbb3004ffc5b2015aa39814ee54e7bb

Fossils help scientists build a picture of the past—and present

Creator:
Smithsonian Insider  Search this
Type:
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Smithsonian staff publications
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Published Date:
Thu, 08 Oct 2015 23:13:20 +0000
Topic:
Science  Search this
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Smithsonian Insider
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edanmdm:posts_e441198b223a3b420d05a6739e6af9d7

Smithsonian scientists discover that rainforests take the heat

Creator:
Smithsonian Insider  Search this
Type:
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Smithsonian staff publications
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Published Date:
Thu, 30 May 2013 17:31:10 +0000
Topic:
Science  Search this
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Smithsonian Insider
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_f7f4c55c664d75231c6d9b1717704af8

A Prehistoric Flying Creature Nicknamed 'Monkeydactyl' May Have Climbed Trees Using Opposable Thumbs

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 16 Apr 2021 18:29:05 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
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Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_74bd6c99730c06ce0711f9eb176f84eb

Waterhole, Africa

Artist:
Anna Hyatt Huntington, born Cambridge, MA 1876-died Redding Ridge, CT 1973  Search this
Founder:
Medallic Art Company  Search this
Commissioner:
Society of Medallic Arts  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
1/8 x 2 7/8 in. (0.3 x 7.3 cm) diam.
Type:
Sculpture-Medal
Date:
1943
Topic:
Animal\cattle  Search this
Animal\elephant  Search this
Animal\zebra  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the heirs of Albert Laessle: Mrs. Albertine de Bempt Laessle, Mr. Albert M. Laessle and Mr. Paul Laessle
Object number:
1972.167.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 46A, Drawer 5
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7f9bb3664-4719-45f3-937e-3883530a9ca3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1972.167.1

Robert Edwards Carter Stearns

Artist:
Sarah C. Frothingham, born 1821-died New York City 1861  Search this
Sitter:
Robert Edwards Carter Stearns  Search this
Medium:
watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
3 1/4 x 2 5/8 in. (8.3 x 6.8 cm) rectangle
Type:
Painting-Miniature
Date:
ca. 1840
Topic:
Portrait male\bust  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Mary Roberta Stearns
Object number:
1928.1.4
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk76a702bfd-b994-48f9-9491-e155309f5e6c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1928.1.4

32c Dinosaurs sheet of fifteen

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 3136
Medium:
paper; ink; adhesive
Dimensions:
20 x 25.5 cm (7 7/8 x 10 1/16 in.)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
May 1, 1997
Topic:
Contemporary (1990-present)  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2002.2009.45.1-15
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8ab490f60-ee7d-414b-b9aa-b22d32d5e288
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2002.2009.45.1-15

32c Ceratosaurus single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 3136a
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored)/ lithographed
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
May 1, 1997
Topic:
Animals  Search this
Contemporary (1990-present)  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
1997.2007.41.1
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8034006bf-689a-4811-a4c3-ec164562fa80
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1997.2007.41.1

32c Einiosaurus single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 3136j
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored)/ lithographed
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
May 1, 1997
Topic:
Animals  Search this
Contemporary (1990-present)  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
1997.2007.41.10
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8d3adf41a-151c-4038-b1d9-930bf721e359
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1997.2007.41.10

32c Daspletosaurus single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 3136k
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored)/ lithographed
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
May 1, 1997
Topic:
Contemporary (1990-present)  Search this
Animals  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
1997.2007.41.11
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8165557b1-a6ae-487a-b882-3e40c511dd85
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1997.2007.41.11

32c Palaeosaniwa single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 3136l
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored)/ lithographed
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
May 1, 1997
Topic:
Animals  Search this
Contemporary (1990-present)  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
1997.2007.41.12
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8215fe462-e837-4ee6-95f8-eca1937dabe6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1997.2007.41.12

32c Corythosaurus single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 3136m
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored)/ lithographed
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
May 1, 1997
Topic:
Animals  Search this
Contemporary (1990-present)  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
1997.2007.41.13
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8aae59138-b4fa-4ab5-a9a0-10d0c58654ca
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1997.2007.41.13

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