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Lost and found : reclaiming the Japanese American incarceration / Karen L. Ishizuka ; forewords by John Kuo Wei Tchen and Roger Daniels

Author:
Ishizuka, Karen L  Search this
Japanese American National Museum (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 217 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2006
C2006
Topic:
Japanese Americans--Forced removal and internment, 1942-1945  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Japanese Americans  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_800903

The Oxford handbook of modern Irish poetry / edited by Fran Brearton, Alan Gillis

Title:
Modern Irish poetry
Author:
Brearton, Fran  Search this
Gillis, Alan A  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xx, 723 pages)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Date:
2012
20th century
21st century
Topic:
English poetry--Irish authors--History and criticism  Search this
English poetry--History and criticism  Search this
English poetry  Search this
English poetry--Irish authors  Search this
Call number:
PB1333 .O94 2012 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1151959

Anita Huffington photographs by David Finn

Author:
Huffington, Anita 1934-  Search this
Author:
Finn, David 1921-  Search this
Subject:
Huffington, Anita  Search this
Physical description:
287 pages chiefly color illustrations 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2007
20th century
21st century
Topic:
Sculpture, American  Search this
Plastik  Search this
Mensch (Motiv)  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1113274

The Oxford handbook of British and Irish war poetry / edited by Tim Kendall

Title:
British and Irish war poetry
Author:
Kendall, Tim 1970-  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xvi, 754 pages)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Place:
Verenigd Koninkrijk van Groot-Brittannië en Noord-Ierland
Ierland
Date:
2009
20th century
Topic:
War poetry, English--History and criticism  Search this
War poetry, English--Irish authors--History and criticism  Search this
English poetry  Search this
War poetry, English  Search this
Oorlog  Search this
Gedichten  Search this
Call number:
PR605.W3 O94 2009 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1152071

Politics in Brazil, 1930-1964 : an experiment in democracy / Thomas E. Skidmore

Author:
Skidmore, Thomas E  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xxxiii, 446 pages) : map
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Brazil
Date:
2007
1930-1945
1945-1954
1954-1964
Topic:
Politics and government  Search this
Regions & Countries - Americas  Search this
Latin America  Search this
History & Archaeology  Search this
Call number:
F2538 .S56 2007 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1150271

The 1926 Miners' Lockout : Meanings of Community in the Durham Coalfield

Author:
Barron, Hester  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (331 pages)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
England
Durham
Durham (England)
Date:
2009
20th century
Topic:
Strikes and lockouts--Coal mining--History  Search this
Strikes and lockouts--Coal mining--Social aspects--History  Search this
Coal mines and mining--Social aspects--History  Search this
Coal miners--Social conditions  Search this
Coal miners--Family relationships  Search this
Working class families  Search this
Coal mines and mining--Social aspects  Search this
Economic history  Search this
Strikes and lockouts--Coal mining  Search this
Economic conditions  Search this
Call number:
DA690.D96
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1149710

Nature's new deal : the Civilian Conservation Corps and the roots of the American environmental movement / Neil M. Maher

Author:
Maher, Neil M. 1964-  Search this
Subject:
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) History  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (x, 316 pages) : illustrations, maps
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2008
1933-1945
Topic:
Conservation of natural resources--History  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Development--Sustainable Development  Search this
NATURE--Environmental Conservation & Protection  Search this
Conservation of natural resources  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Call number:
S930 .M155 2008 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1149470

France : the dark years, 1940-1944 / Julian Jackson

Author:
Jackson, Julian 1954-  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xix, 660 pages) : maps
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
France
Europe
Frankreich
Vichy-Regime
Frankrike
Date:
2001
German occupation, 1940-1945
1940-1945 (Occupation allemande)
1940-1945
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945  Search this
HISTORY  Search this
Besetzung  Search this
Geschichte  Search this
Tweede Wereldoorlog  Search this
Bezettingen  Search this
Vichy-bewind  Search this
Guerre mondiale (1939-1945)  Search this
Vichyregimen, Frankrike, 1940-1944  Search this
History  Search this
Histoire  Search this
Politique et gouvernement  Search this
Historia  Search this
Tyska ockupationen 1940-1945  Search this
Call number:
DC397 .J18 2001 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1149502

The spectacle of Japanese American trauma : racial performativity and World War II / Emily Roxworthy

Author:
Roxworthy, Emily  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 231 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2008
C2008
20th century
Topic:
Japanese Americans--Forced removal and internment, 1942-1945  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Mass media and the war  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Psychological aspects  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Internment camps--Psychological aspects  Search this
Ethnic relations  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_990750

After Hitler : recivilizing Germans, 1945-1995 / Konrad H. Jarausch ; translated by Brandon Hunziker

Author:
Jarausch, Konrad Hugo  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xiii, 379 pages)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
Germany
Allemagne
Duitsland
Date:
2006
1945-1990
20th century
20e siècle
Topic:
Political culture  Search this
Culture politique  Search this
HISTORY  Search this
Economic history  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Politieke verandering  Search this
Cultuur  Search this
Maatschappij  Search this
Keerpunten  Search this
Democratisering  Search this
Politieke cultuur  Search this
History  Search this
Economic conditions  Search this
Histoire  Search this
Conditions sociales  Search this
Conditions économiques  Search this
Call number:
DD257.4 .J3413 2006 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
Use copy Restrictions unspecified
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1149432

Media and the making of modern Germany : mass communications, society, and politics from the Empire to the Third Reich / Corey Ross

Author:
Ross, Corey 1969-  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xiii, 426 pages) : illustrations
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
Germany
Tyskland
Date:
2008
19th century
20th century
1800-talet
1900-talet
Topic:
Mass media--History  Search this
SOCIAL SCIENCE--Media Studies  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Tyskland--historia  Search this
Massmedia  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
P92.G3 R67 2008 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1149635

Politics of time : "primitives" and history-writing in a colonial society / Prathama Banerjee

Title:
Primitives and history-writing in a colonial society
Author:
Banerjee, Prathama  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (ix, 273 pages)
Type:
Electronic resources
History
Place:
Bengal (India)
India
Bengale (Inde)
Bengal
Date:
2006
1765-1947
British occupation, 1765-1947
1765-1947 (Occupation britannique)
Topic:
Historiography  Search this
History  Search this
Histoire  Search this
Historiographie  Search this
Call number:
DS485.B49 B314 2006 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
Use copy Restrictions unspecified
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1149862

The Irish in post-war Britain / Enda Delaney

Author:
Delaney, Enda 1971-  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (ix, 232 pages)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
Great Britain
Ireland
Date:
2007
20th century
Topic:
Irish--History  Search this
HISTORY  Search this
Emigration and immigration  Search this
Ethnic relations  Search this
Irish  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
DA125.I7 D45 2007 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
Use copy Restrictions unspecified
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1149477

Epidemics and genocide in Eastern Europe, 1890-1945 / Paul Julian Weindling

Author:
Weindling, Paul  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
Europe, Eastern
Germany
Eastern Europe
Date:
2000
20th century
Topic:
Epidemics--History  Search this
Bacteriology--History  Search this
Genocide--History  Search this
Public health--History  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Atrocities  Search this
Atrocities  Search this
Bacteriology  Search this
Epidemics  Search this
Genocide  Search this
Public health  Search this
Call number:
RA652
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1150185

Memories find their voices : Japanese American experiences during and after World War II / stories compiled by Yukiko Jane Adachi

Title:
Japanese American experiences during and after World War II
Author:
Adachi, Yukiko Jane  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 151 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
Type:
Personal narratives
Biography
Biographies
Place:
United States
Date:
2008
©2008
Topic:
Japanese Americans--Forced removal and internment, 1942-1945  Search this
Japanese Americans  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Concentration camps  Search this
Japanese Americans--Ethnic identity  Search this
Japanese American families  Search this
Concentration camps  Search this
Call number:
D769.8.A6 M46 2008
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_923524

A matter of conscience : essays on the World War II Heart Mountain draft resistance movement / edited and contributions by Mike Mackey

Title:
Essays on the World War II Heart Mountain draft resistance movement
Author:
Mackey, Mike  Search this
Daniels, Roger  Search this
Nomura, Gail M  Search this
Fujitani, Takashi  Search this
Hohri, William Minoru 1927-  Search this
Emi, Frank S  Search this
Kuromiya, Yosh  Search this
Hansen, Arthur A  Search this
Muller, Eric L  Search this
Mass, Amy Iwasaki 1935-  Search this
Tsukuda, George  Search this
Inada, Lawson Fusao  Search this
Subject:
Heart Mountain Relocation Center (Wyo.)  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 185 p. ; 23 cm
Type:
Personal narratives
Place:
United States
Wyoming
Date:
2002
C2002
Topic:
Japanese Americans--Forced removal and internment, 1942-1945  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Draft resisters  Search this
Japanese Americans--Civil rights  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Japanese Americans  Search this
Internment camps  Search this
Call number:
D769.8.A6 M38 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_711253

Britain's experience of empire in the twentieth century / edited by Andrew Thompson

Author:
Thompson, Andrew S (Andrew Stuart) 1968-  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xii, 356 pages)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
2012
20th century
21st century
Topic:
Imperialism in popular culture--History  Search this
Postcolonialism  Search this
British colonies  Search this
Diplomatic relations  Search this
Imperialism in popular culture  Search this
Regions & Countries - Europe  Search this
History & Archaeology  Search this
Great Britain  Search this
Foreign relations  Search this
Colonies  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
DA566.7 .B75 2012 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1150044

The business of decolonization : British business strategies in the Gold Coast / Sarah Stockwell

Author:
Stockwell, S. E  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (ix, 265 pages) : illustrations, map
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
Ghana
Great Britain
Date:
2000
20th century
Topic:
Decolonization  Search this
British colonies  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Colonies--Administration  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Bedrijven  Search this
Dekolonisatie  Search this
Colonies  Search this
Administration  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
JV246 .S76 2000 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
Use copy Restrictions unspecified
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1149540

Treasures into tractors : the selling of Russia's cultural heritage, 1918-1938 / Anne Odom and Wendy R. Salmond, editors

Author:
Odom, Anne 1935-2011  Search this
Salmond, Wendy R  Search this
Physical description:
xxiii, 424 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Soviet Union
Date:
2009
C2009
20th century
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Art--Marketing  Search this
Export marketing  Search this
Cultural property  Search this
Art--Collectors and collecting--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_951384

Harold Lyons Atomic Clocks Collection

Author:
Lyons, Harold, Dr., 1913-1998  Search this
Donor:
Lyons, Sherrie  Search this
Extent:
2 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Laboratory notebooks
Photographs
Diagrams
Correspondence
Technical notes
Articles
Patents
Date:
1935 - 1991
Summary:
Harold Lyons was a physicist whose primary interest was in atomic frequency standards and atomic clocks. The collection documents Lyons and his work with atomic clocks. The collection includes his research as manifested in published papers, presentations, reports, correspondence, laboratory notes, photographs and diagrams.
Scope and Contents:
The Harold Lyons Papers, 1935-1991, show his professional interests, especially his research from the 1950s, as manifested in published papers, presentations, reports, correspondence, laboratory results, and photographs. The bulk of the collection consists of papers and presentations of Lyons and others in the atomic physics field. Most of Lyons's work and the materials he collected address different aspects of microwave frequency.

Formats represented in the collection include published articles, typewritten and handwritten manuscripts, typewritten and handwritten personal correspondence, memorandums, photographs, diagrams, laboratory results, pamphlets, and newspaper clippings. The collection is arranged into five series.

Series 1, Biographical Information, 1955-1965; 1973, contains copies of Lyons's curriculum vitae (circa 1955, 1962, and 1971) and his entries in Who's Who in America and Who's Who in The West. This series also has two folders with materials relating to two honors he received, the Franklin Institute Certificate of Merit, in 1958, and the U.S. Department of Commerce's 25th Commemorative Award in 1973.

Series 2, Papers and Presentations, 1947-1962; 1973-1974, contains the journal articles and papers authored by Lyons and the conference and special presentations he gave during his career, most of which address research for aspects of the atomic clock. Included are papers he authored published in the Journal of Applied Physics, American Scholar, Scientific American, and Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences and presentations given at the National Bureau of Standards for the anniversary of the atomic clock.

Series 3, Correspondence, 1949-1991, contains general correspondence for the years 1949-1966, 1978, 1987, and 1991, as well as correspondence with the following individuals: Dirk Brouwer, Paul Forman, Polykarp Kusch, Koichi Shimoda, Wilbert F. Snyder, Charles H. Townes, and Jerrold R. Zacharias. The bulk of this series is incoming correspondence addressed to Lyons, although he did retain some copies of outgoing correspondence.

Series 4, Research, 1947-1958; 1970-1991, contains laboratory results for deuterated ammonia (via strip chart recordings) and general cesium atomic beam experiments through calibration of magnetic fields, calculation of c-fields in the magnetic chamber, and atomic beam measurements. It also contains brief information on other research interests, such as the International Scientific Radio Union, and scattered promotional materials for natural health and electrical products. In addition, this series contains a copy of the patent granted to Lyons and Benjamin F. Husten in 1955 for the atomic clock and photographs and diagrams relating to Lyons's work on the atomic clock. Included are black and white photographs of Lyons and his colleagues with views of the clock as well as diagrams and charts included in published and unpublished work and presentations. Most of the photographs and diagrams are undated and unlabeled.

Series 5, Collected Background Research Materials, 1935-1982, contains papers and presentation materials focused on atomic physics, including papers published in journals, memoranda, technical reports, conference programs, and conference proceedings. One folder in this series has materials relating to the promotion of the atomic clock through pamphlets, speeches, papers, and one oversize item of reproduced newspaper clippings. A folder relating to a university course of lectures, most likely authored by Polykarp Kusch of Columbia University, on molecular beams is also included in this series. In addition, this series contains copies of two patents, one granted to Friedrich H. Reder in 1960 for molecular resonance devices, and the other, an Australian patent, applied for in 1958, for an invention dealing with a frequency selective method and system.
Arrangement:
The collection is organized into five series.

Series 1, Biographical Information, 1955-1965; 1973

Series 2, Papers and Presentations, 1947-1962; 1973-1974

Subseries 1, Publications, 1947-1948; 1950-1953; 1957; 1959-1960; 1962; undated

Subseries 2, Presentations, 1946-1958; 1973-1974

Series 3, Correspondence, 1949-1991

Series 4, Research, 1947-1958; 1970-1991

Subseries 1, Laboratory Findings, 1952-1954; undated

Subseries 2, Other Research Interests, 1947-1957; 1970-1991

Subseries 3, Photographs and Diagrams, 1957; undated

Series 5, Collected Background Research Materials, 1935-1982
Biographical / Historical:
Harold Lyons was born February 16, 1913 in Buffalo, New York, and attended the University of Buffalo, graduating summa cum laude with a B.S. in Physics in 1933. After obtaining a Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics from the University of Michigan in 1939, he worked at the Naval Research Laboratories for two years and then joined the National Bureau of Standards (NBS) in 1941. In 1944, he was appointed chief of the Microwave Standards Section of an Interservice Radio Propagation Laboratory (IRPL) established at the NBS during World War II. He continued in that position after the war when the IRPL, in 1946, was reconstituted as the Central Radio Propagation Laboratory (CRPL).

Lyons's work on microwave frequency standards led directly to his interest in atomic frequency standards and atomic clocks. On his initiative a substantial program of research and development was pursued in the Microwave Standards Section from 1948-1951. There under his direction the first operative atomic clock, based on the absorption of microwaves of ammonia, was constructed in 1948 and announced in early 1949.

Lyons remained with the CRPL after it was moved to Boulder, Colorado, in 1954, but left a year later to work in Hughes Aircraft Company's Culver City, California, research labs. Here he continued his atomic physics research, particularly applications for the atomic clock, including satellite technology, and expanding to development work in lasers. He continued his work on lasers at Electro-Optical Systems Quantum Physics Division from 1960-1962. In the late 1960s and during the 1970s, he was an independent physics consultant and conducted research through an association with the University of California, Los Angeles.

Harold Lyons died March 23, 1998 in Los Angeles, California.
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center

National Company (NATCO) Atomic Clocks Records, 1955-1968 (AC0547), contains related archival materials, principally on the development of the first commercial atomic clock, the Atomichron.

Materials in the National Museum of American History

The Division of Work and Industry, formerly the Division of Information, Technology and Communication, holds the first operative atomic clock, constructed under Lyons's direction at the National Bureau of Standards in 1948.
Provenance:
The collection was donated by Harold Lyons's daughter, Sherrie L. Lyons, in January, 2000.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning intellectual property rights. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Atomic frequency standards  Search this
Atomic clocks  Search this
Time -- Systems and standards  Search this
Physics  Search this
Atomic absorption spectroscopy  Search this
Genre/Form:
Laboratory notebooks
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1950-1960
Diagrams
Correspondence -- 1940-2000
Technical notes
Articles -- 20th century
Patents
Citation:
Harold Lyons Atomic Clocks Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0701
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8c80341a7-6d61-433a-8e66-4c27f27218fa
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0701
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