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Division of Electricity Dissertation Series

Source:
Division of Electricity.  Search this
Creator:
Belfield, Robert Blake  Search this
Miller, John David  Search this
Ghose, Saroj J.  Search this
Douglas, Susan Jeanne  Search this
Post, Charles Robert  Search this
Rowland, Henry Augustus  Search this
Former owner:
Division of Electricity.  Search this
Names:
Page, Charles Grafton, 1812-1868  Search this
Extent:
0.75 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Dissertations
Date:
1970-1979
Scope and Contents note:
Copies of dissertations formerly deposited in the Division of Electricity, National Museum of American History. It is an active series, as new dissertations may be added.
Arrangement:
Alphabetical by author. Collection.
Provenance:
The collection consists of copies of dissertations formerly deposited in the Division of Electricity, National Museum of American History, from 1970-1979.
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.
Topic:
Electrical science and technology  Search this
Genre/Form:
Dissertations
Citation:
Division of Electricity Dissertation Series, Coll. 54, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0054
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Division of Electricity Dissertation Series
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0054

Thomas Eakins, Philadelphia, Pa. letter to Caroline Stuyvesant Lapsley, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Creator:
Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916  Search this
Lapsley, Caroline Stuyvesant  Search this
Subject:
Rowland, Henry Augustus  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1902 Jan. 2
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)12863
See more items in:
Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art records, 1883-1962, bulk bulk 1885-1962
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_12863
Online Media:

Archives Center Glass Plate Collection

Creator:
Archives Center, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Source:
Physical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).  Search this
Former owner:
Physical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).  Search this
Names:
Burka, S. W.  Search this
Rowland, Henry Augustus  Search this
Extent:
0.1 Cubic feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Transparencies
Photographs
Place:
Moon
Date:
ca. 1910-1920.
Scope and Contents:
Collection designated for miscellaneous glass plates, unidentified and/or of unknown provenance. The plates included here are indexed, but additional items may be added to the collection. There are eight plates, both negatives and positives; subjects include a man with cog railway tracks(?), two images of an observatory and two of the moon, and four identical images (two negatives and two positives) of Henry A. Rowland with his ruling engine.
Arrangement:
Divided into two series.

Series 1: Silver Gelatin Plates (8 x 10)

Series 2: Silver Gelatin Plates (4 x 5)
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquisition unknown. Found in collections, November 12, 1986.
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.
Topic:
Cog railways  Search this
Ruling engines  Search this
Observatories  Search this
Genre/Form:
Transparencies
Photographs -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass -- 1910-1920
Citation:
Archives Center Glass Plate Collection, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0246
See more items in:
Archives Center Glass Plate Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0246

Rowland condenser for ratio of charge

Associated person:
Rowland, Henry Augustus  Search this
Maker:
Grunow, William  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 26 in x 20 in x 15 7/8 in; 66.04 cm x 50.8 cm x 40.3225 cm
Object Name:
Condenser
condenser
capacitor
Credit Line:
from Johns Hopkins University, thru G. A. Dieke
ID Number:
EM.318513
Catalog number:
318513
Accession number:
235069
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-34c8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_709731

Henry Augustus Rowland

Artist:
Thomas Cowperthwaite Eakins, 25 Jul 1844 - 25 Jun 1916  Search this
Sitter:
Henry Augustus Rowland, 1848 - 1901  Search this
Medium:
Oil and pencil on board
Dimensions:
29.3cm x 21.9cm (11 9/16" x 8 5/8"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
1897
Topic:
Henry Augustus Rowland: Male  Search this
Henry Augustus Rowland: Science and Technology\Scientist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Addison Gallery of American Art
Website: www.andover.edu/addison/
Object number:
1940-17
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm42de41587-99d6-4a73-a177-6a9a935af655
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1940-17

Henry Augustus Rowland

Artist:
Thomas Cowperthwaite Eakins, 25 Jul 1844 - 25 Jun 1916  Search this
Sitter:
Henry Augustus Rowland, 1848 - 1901  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
202cm x 134.7cm (79 1/2" x 53 1/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
1897
Topic:
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair\Armchair  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Henry Augustus Rowland: Male  Search this
Henry Augustus Rowland: Science and Technology\Scientist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Addison Gallery of American Art
Website: www.andover.edu/addison/
Object number:
1931.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4b6c3f8c7-b7d4-4f66-a8d3-e192f2710ebc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1931.5

Rowland electrostatic convection apparatus

Associated person:
Rowland, Henry Augustus  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 20 in x 22 in x 16 in; 50.8 cm x 55.88 cm x 40.64 cm
Object Name:
Electrostatic Convection Apparatus
electrostatic apparatus
Credit Line:
from Johns Hopkins University, thru G. A. Dieke
ID Number:
EM.318514
Catalog number:
318514
Accession number:
235069
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-3f49-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_709152

Rowland electrostatic convection apparatus

Associated person:
Rowland, Henry Augustus  Search this
Measurements:
.01: 10 3/4 in x 21 1/2 in x 9 3/4 in; 27.305 cm x 54.61 cm x 24.765 cm
.02: 22 1/2 in x 12 in x 6 in; 57.15 cm x 30.48 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
Electrostatic Convection Apparatus
electrostatic apparatus
Credit Line:
from Johns Hopkins University, thru G. A. Dieke
ID Number:
EM.318515
Catalog number:
318515
Accession number:
235069
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-4147-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_709457

"Ruling Engines" Exhibition at NMHT

Creator:
Harrell, Alfred E  Search this
Subject:
Rowland, Henry Augustus 1848-1901  Search this
Bedini, Silvio A  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Photographic Services Division  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology  Search this
Johns Hopkins University  Search this
Physical description:
120mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1973
March 9, 1973
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-009 [73-1963]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions 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
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_394855

The command of light : Rowland's school of physics and the spectrum / George Kean Sweetnam

Author:
Sweetnam, George Kean  Search this
Subject:
Rowland, Henry Augustus 1848-1901  Search this
Physical description:
xxv, 233 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Type:
Biography
Biographies
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2000
19th century
Topic:
Diffraction gratings  Search this
Physics--History  Search this
Physicists  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1108513

Letter

Author:
Rowland, Henry Augustus 1848-1901 http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n86856576 http://viaf.org/viaf/18022435/ http://dbpedia.org/resource/Henry_Augustus_Rowland  Search this
Author:
Carhart, Henry S (Henry Smith) 1844-1920 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n87100438 http://viaf.org/viaf/55655551/  Search this
Burndy Library Manuscripts Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Donor:
Dibner, Bern http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/fmo http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/dnr DSI http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n80015691 http://viaf.org/viaf/29661946  Search this
Burndy Library http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/fmo http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/dnr DSI http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n83827146 http://viaf.org/viaf/149783636  Search this
Physical description:
2 items
Type:
Manuscripts
Manuscripts (documents).)
Sources
Date:
1895
1895-1895
Topic:
Science--History  Search this
Technology--History  Search this
History  Search this
Science  Search this
Technology  Search this
Call number:
MSS 001241 A
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_178457

The Niagara Frontier: The Evolution of Electric Power Systems in New York and Ontario, 1880-1935

Collection Source:
Division of Electricity.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Belfield, Robert Blake  Search this
Miller, John David  Search this
Ghose, Saroj J.  Search this
Douglas, Susan Jeanne  Search this
Post, Charles Robert  Search this
Rowland, Henry Augustus  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Division of Electricity Dissertation Series, Coll. 54, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Division of Electricity Dissertation Series
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0054-ref7

Exploring Pathways in Ether: The Formative Years of Radio in America, 1896-1912

Collection Source:
Division of Electricity.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Belfield, Robert Blake  Search this
Miller, John David  Search this
Ghose, Saroj J.  Search this
Douglas, Susan Jeanne  Search this
Post, Charles Robert  Search this
Rowland, Henry Augustus  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Division of Electricity Dissertation Series, Coll. 54, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Division of Electricity Dissertation Series
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0054-ref8

The Telegraph in India,Henry Augustus Rowland and his Electromagnetic Researches,Physics, Patents, and Politics: The Washington Career of Charles Grafton Page, 1838-1868

Collection Source:
Division of Electricity.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Belfield, Robert Blake  Search this
Miller, John David  Search this
Ghose, Saroj J.  Search this
Douglas, Susan Jeanne  Search this
Post, Charles Robert  Search this
Rowland, Henry Augustus  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Division of Electricity Dissertation Series, Coll. 54, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Division of Electricity Dissertation Series
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0054-ref9

Folder 24 Rowland, Henry Augustus (1848-1901). An address commemorating his life and services, 1902.

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Mammals  Search this
Container:
Box 14 of 17
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7320, National Museum of Natural History. Division of Mammals, Biographical File
See more items in:
Biographical File
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7320-refidd1e8648

Folder 5 Rowland, Henry Augustus

Collection Creator::
Benjamin, Marcus, 1857-1932.  Search this
Container:
Box 5 of 6
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7085, Marcus Benjamin Papers
See more items in:
Marcus Benjamin Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7085-refidd1e1637

Henry Augustus Rowland and his electromagnetic researches / by John David Miller

Author:
Miller, John D (John David)  Search this
Subject:
Rowland, Henry Augustus 1848-1901  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Electricity & Natural Energy  Search this
Physical description:
[17], 428 leaves, bound : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Date:
1970
Topic:
Electromagnetic theory  Search this
Call number:
QC16.R69 .M55 1970
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_749337

The physical papers of Henry Augustus Rowland, Johns Hopkins university, 1876-1901; collected for publication by a committee of the faculty of the university

Author:
Rowland, Henry Augustus 1848-1901  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 704 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1902
Topic:
Physics  Search this
Dividing-engine  Search this
Call number:
QC3.R88X 1902
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_388820

Henry A. Rowland vs. Cataract Construction Co

Author:
Rowland, Henry Augustus 1848-1901  Search this
United States Circuit Court (2nd Circuit)  Search this
Defendant:
Cataract Construction Co.  Search this
Physical description:
345 l. 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1894
Topic:
Construction industry--Law and legislation  Search this
Call number:
KF228.R88 A1
KF228.R88A1
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_155016

On the mechanical equivalent of heat, with subsidiary researches on the variation of the mercurial from the air thermometer, and on the variation of the specific heat of water. By Henry A. Rowland. Presented June 11, 1879.

Author:
Rowland, Henry Augustus 1848-1901  Search this
Physical description:
1 p. l., 75-200 p., 1 l. front., illus., tables. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1880
Topic:
Heat, Mechanical equivalent of  Search this
Thermometers  Search this
Temperature measurements  Search this
Call number:
QC312 .R88 1880
QC312.R88 1880
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_165096

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