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Truman Gravity Meter No. 1

Maker:
Humble Oil and Refining Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 33 in x 24 in; 83.82 cm x 60.96 cm
Object Name:
gravity meter
Date made:
ca 1931
Credit Line:
Humble Oil and Refining Company
ID Number:
AG.MHI-P-7682
Catalog number:
MHI-P-7682
Accession number:
230370
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Work and Industry: Petroleum
Measuring & Mapping
Natural Resources
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-292f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_892824

Gulf Gravimeter

Measurements:
overall: 51 cm x 17.7 cm; 20 1/16 in x 6 15/16 in
Object Name:
gravity meter, helical spring
ID Number:
AG.MHI-P-9196
Catalog number:
MHI-P-9196
Accession number:
272511
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Agriculture
Measuring & Mapping
Natural Resources
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-c10f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_865070
Online Media:

Napeanthus riparius Philipson

Biogeographical Region:
83 - Western South America  Search this
Collector:
David A. Neill  Search this
Aída Alvarez-Molina  Search this
Homero Vargas  Search this
R. Mayanche  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Steep slopes, sandstone rock substrate, Mera formation; tropical wet forest  Search this
Min. Elevation:
500  Search this
Place:
Pastaza Cantón; on ridge above Río Acaro (erroneously as "Río Manderoyacu" on IGM maps); ARCO petroleum prospecting area, Pastaza, Ecuador, South America - Neotropics
Collection Date:
20 Jan 1998
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Scrophulariales Gesneriaceae
Published Name:
Napeanthus riparius Philipson
Barcode:
00631486
USNM Number:
3410319
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/31ba1d425-004d-4254-89d2-59aba0202ed7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_10417895
Online Media:

North American Geophysical Gravimeter

Maker:
North American Geophysical Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 44 cm x 27.5 cm x 30 cm; 17 5/16 in x 10 13/16 in x 11 13/16 in
Object Name:
gravity meter, North American
Place made:
United States: Texas, Houston
ID Number:
AG.MHI-P-9376
Catalog number:
MHI-P-9376
Accession number:
281132
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Measuring & Mapping
Natural Resources
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-c386-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_865073
Online Media:

[Trade catalogs from Prospect Boiler Co.]

Company Name:
Prospect Boiler Co.  Search this
Notes content:
"Red Shell" products ; underground storage tanks for gasoline and fuel oil ; oval and obround basement tanks
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
2 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Fuel (includes oil; petroleum; gas; coal; etc.)  Search this
Topic:
Barrels  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Coal  Search this
Fuel  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Petroleum  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_33834
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_33834

Gulf Gravity Pendulum

Maker:
Gulf Research & Development Corp.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 20 in x 23 in x 13 1/2 in; 50.8 cm x 58.42 cm x 34.29 cm
Object Name:
gravity pendulum (Gulf)
gravitometer, pendulum, Gulf
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Harmarville
Date made:
1930s
Credit Line:
Gulf Research and Development Company
ID Number:
PH.319961
Catalog number:
319961
Accession number:
241314
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Measuring & Mapping
Natural Resources
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-cc89-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_892807
Online Media:

Schweydar-Bamberg Torsion Balance

Maker:
Askania  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 152 cm x 50 cm x 54 cm; 59 27/32 in x 19 11/16 in x 21 1/4 in
overall: 67 in x 27 in x 27 in; 170.18 cm x 68.58 cm x 68.58 cm
Object Name:
torsion balance, Bamberg
Place made:
Germany
Date made:
1926
Credit Line:
Humble Oil and Refining Company
ID Number:
AG.MHI-P-7680
Catalog number:
MHI-P-7680
Accession number:
230370
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Agriculture and Natural Resources
Measuring & Mapping
Natural Resources
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-be79-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_865068

Wells: Oklahoma - South Durham Prospect

Collection Creator:
American Petroleum Institute.  Search this
Container:
Box 65, Folder 48
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1977
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Viewing film portion of collection requires special appointment. See repository for details.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection, 1860s-1990 (bulk 1955-1990), Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection / Series 2: Modern Photographs, 1960s-1980s
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8b21e0a3c-644e-4a78-9a95-b6ad42d53e5a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0711-ref4285

Exploration: Seismic Operations (charting/mapping); exploration and production executives examining technical data on co. prospect, 1982

Collection Creator:
American Petroleum Institute.  Search this
Container:
Box 39, Folder 70
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Viewing film portion of collection requires special appointment. See repository for details.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection, 1860s-1990 (bulk 1955-1990), Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection / Series 2: Modern Photographs, 1960s-1980s
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8f65a12e4-e575-486a-b30c-34a2f1b81e90
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0711-ref2087

Natural Gas: Wells-Onshore; West Virginia Wildcat discovery at Dry Fork prospect, near Bluefield (Conoco Inc.)

Collection Creator:
American Petroleum Institute.  Search this
Container:
Box 42, Folder 24
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1985
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Viewing film portion of collection requires special appointment. See repository for details.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection, 1860s-1990 (bulk 1955-1990), Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection / Series 2: Modern Photographs, 1960s-1980s
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8c4ff323c-9d47-404d-a9e8-74e5d43246d7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0711-ref2287

Wells: Onshore: Workers drilling create well on Kingville Dome Prospect near Corpus Christi, Texas

Collection Creator:
American Petroleum Institute.  Search this
Container:
Box 66, Folder 66
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1982
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Viewing film portion of collection requires special appointment. See repository for details.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection, 1860s-1990 (bulk 1955-1990), Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection / Series 2: Modern Photographs, 1960s-1980s
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8812feb64-2d5e-4f45-9a6d-3087d557c99c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0711-ref4458

[Trade catalogs from Seismograph Service Corp.]

Variant company name:
Incorporated 1931  Search this
Company Name:
Seismograph Service Corp.  Search this
Related companies:
Seismograph Service Corp. of Delaware (Caracas, Venezuela ; Bogota, Colombia); Westby Geophysical Corp.  Search this
Notes content:
consulting geophysical organization providing petroleum prospecting service
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
2 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Fuel (includes oil; petroleum; gas; coal; etc.)  Search this
Topic:
Coal  Search this
Fuel  Search this
Petroleum  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_18436
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_18436

[Trade catalogs from Tremont Coal Co.]

Variant company name:
Tremont Township, Schuylkill County, PA  Search this
Company Name:
Tremont Coal Co.  Search this
Notes content:
anthracite coal ; coal mining ; "Tremont Coal Company: Its Property, Resources, and Prospects" (1866)
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Frailey Township, Pennsylvania, United States
Date:
1800s
Topic (Romaine term):
Fuel (includes oil; petroleum; gas; coal; etc.)  Search this
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Coal  Search this
Fuel  Search this
Mining machinery industry  Search this
Petroleum  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_43018
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_43018

Diagrams and Maps: China; On/Off-shore exploration - Pennzoil Co. and Sun Co. Inc. oil prospects in Gulf of Beibu region of the South China Sea

Collection Creator:
American Petroleum Institute.  Search this
Container:
Box 33, Folder 51
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1983
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Viewing film portion of collection requires special appointment. See repository for details.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection, 1860s-1990 (bulk 1955-1990), Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection / Series 2: Modern Photographs, 1960s-1980s
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep80be04a99-3c46-478e-9806-c97c3d44b48a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0711-ref1709

Exploration: Seismic Operations (charting/mapping); Company manager, regional exploration, and geologist zero in on a prospect in the Overthrust Belt area

Collection Creator:
American Petroleum Institute.  Search this
Container:
Box 39, Folder 67
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1980
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Viewing film portion of collection requires special appointment. See repository for details.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection, 1860s-1990 (bulk 1955-1990), Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection / Series 2: Modern Photographs, 1960s-1980s
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8550557f3-017b-4efc-af28-73482f038cd7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0711-ref2084

Pipelines: Alaska-construction of Trans Alaska Pipeline (signs); Sign marks the entrance to the Prospect Creek work camp (A and B), undated

Collection Creator:
American Petroleum Institute.  Search this
Container:
Box 44, Folder 55
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Viewing film portion of collection requires special appointment. See repository for details.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection, 1860s-1990 (bulk 1955-1990), Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection
American Petroleum Institute Photograph and Film Collection / Series 2: Modern Photographs, 1960s-1980s
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep899253874-4ea6-409a-9edb-9621ce23c215
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0711-ref2485

[Trade catalogs from E. J. Longyear]

Company Name:
E. J. Longyear  Search this
Related companies:
Longyear Service ; Geological Dept. ; Engineering Dept. ; Contract Drilling ; Mining Dept. ; Mechanical Dept. ; Canadian Longyear Ltd. (North Bay, Ontario, Canada) ; Longyear Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Shaft sinking ; test boring ; "Longyear UG Universal Diamond Core Drill" ; "Longyear Core Splitter" ; "Modern Prospecting" ; core barrels ; "Straitline" diamond core drills ; prospector drills ; wireline drill rods ; pumping units ; "Longyear: contract drilling specialists" ; "electro-hydrostatic drill" ; diamond bits ; drilling rigs ; truck rigs ; "Longyear World: special hydrostatics issue" ; "Longyear Automatic Pre-Torque Break Out Tool" ; other drilling equipment .
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
60 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Construction and earth-moving machinery  Search this
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Fuel (includes oil; petroleum; gas; coal; etc.)  Search this
Topic:
Coal  Search this
Construction equipment  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Fuel  Search this
Mining machinery industry  Search this
Petroleum  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_27620
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_27620

[Trade catalogs from Kilby Mfg. Co.]

Company Name:
Kilby Mfg. Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Prospect Machine & Engine Co.; Barney & Kilby.  Search this
Notes content:
Automatic engine; steam engines; boilers; machinery for beet and cane sugar refining.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
3 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Date:
1800s
Topic (Romaine term):
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Business services (advertising; marketing; organizational management; etc.)  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)  Search this
Refinery equipment  Search this
Topic:
Beverage industry  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Distilleries  Search this
Engines  Search this
Food industry and trade  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Motors  Search this
Oil field equipment and supplies industry  Search this
Petroleum industry and trade  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_23714
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_23714

[Trade catalogs from Cyclone Drill Co.]

Variant company name:
Chicago, IL ; New York, NY  Search this
Company Name:
Cyclone Drill Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Sanderson Cyclone Drill Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Drills for prospecting ; cable tools and equipment ; drilling rigs ; well drilling machinery ; hollow rod tools
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
12 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Orrville, Ohio, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Construction and earth-moving machinery  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Fuel (includes oil; petroleum; gas; coal; etc.)  Search this
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Railroad; streetcar; subway and tramway equipment and supplies  Search this
Well drilling equipment: water; oil; etc.  Search this
Topic:
Coal  Search this
Construction equipment  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Engines  Search this
Fuel  Search this
Gas well drilling  Search this
Mining machinery industry  Search this
Motors  Search this
Oil well drilling  Search this
Petroleum  Search this
Railroad equipment industry  Search this
Street-railroads  Search this
Subways  Search this
Water well drilling  Search this
Well drillers  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_12567
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_12567

[Trade catalogs from Pennsylvania Diamond Drill Co.]

Variant company name:
Est. 1869 ; Birdsboro, PA  Search this
Company Name:
Pennsylvania Diamond Drill Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Diamond drills : diamond-pointed steam drills, prospecting drills, tunneling machines, root engines, artesian well machines. Steam-powered drilling machines and drill bits for mining coal, lead, iron, silver and copper ores ; oil and artesian wells...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
4 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Pottsville, Pennsylvania, United States
Date:
1800s
Topic (Romaine term):
Engineering consultants and contractors  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Fuel (includes oil; petroleum; gas; coal; etc.)  Search this
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Well drilling equipment: water; oil; etc.  Search this
Topic:
Coal  Search this
Consulting engineers  Search this
Engineers  Search this
Engines  Search this
Fuel  Search this
Gas well drilling  Search this
Mining machinery industry  Search this
Motors  Search this
Oil well drilling  Search this
Petroleum  Search this
Water well drilling  Search this
Well drillers  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_30091
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_30091

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