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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:

Mackenzie Gordon, Jr., Papers, 1913-1992

Creator:
Gordon, Mackenzie 1913-  Search this
Subject:
Gordon, Mackenzie 1913-  Search this
Geological Survey (U.S.) Branch of Paleontology and Stratigraphy  Search this
Ninth International Congress of Carboniferous Stratigraphy and Geology (1979 : Champaign-Urbana, Ill.)  Search this
Physical description:
16 cu. ft. (16 record storage boxes)
Type:
Books
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Date:
1913
1913-1992
Topic:
Invertebrate paleontology  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 95-078
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_252262

Ellis Leon Yochelson Papers, 1950s-1980s

Creator:
Yochelson, Ellis L (Ellis Leon) 1928-2006  Search this
Subject:
Yochelson, Ellis L (Ellis Leon) 1928-2006  Search this
Geological Survey (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Books
Collection descriptions
Date:
1980
1950s-1980s
Topic:
Paleontology  Search this
Geology  Search this
Geologists  Search this
Paleontologists  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 88-177
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_255027

William Albert Oliver papers, 1946-1998

Extent:
70 items
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Record type:
Collection record
Place:
United States
New York
Canada
Czechoslovakia
Poland
Russia
Date Range:
1946-1998
Topic:
Animalia  Search this
Accession #:
SIA Acc. 15-307
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:
Oliver, William Albert, 1926-2005
See more records from this field book collection:
William Albert Oliver papers, 1946-1998
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fbr_coll_NCDC605

The ghosts of Gombe : a true story of love and death in an African wilderness / Dale Peterson

Author:
Peterson, Dale  Search this
Subject:
Davis, Ruth -1969  Search this
Physical description:
222 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Tanzania
Gombe National Park
Date:
2018
20th century
Topic:
Primatologists  Search this
Biological stations--Accidents  Search this
Ghosts  Search this
Accidents--Psychological aspects  Search this
Primatology--History  Search this
Chimpanzees  Search this
Human-animal relationships--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1093089

Rex appeal : the amazing story of Sue, the dinosaur that changed science, the law, and my life / Peter Larson, Kristin Donnan

Author:
Larson, Peter L  Search this
Donnan, Kristin  Search this
Subject:
Larson, Peter L  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 404 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
South Dakota
United States
Date:
2002
C2002
20th century
Topic:
Tyrannosaurus rex  Search this
Paleontologists  Search this
Paleontology--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_696815

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

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