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Professional Activities Files

Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Archives. Institutional History Division  Search this
Extent:
6.5 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Serials (publications)
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1973-2000
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of materials documenting the professional activities of the Institutional History Division with Pamela Henson as Director. Information pertains to the Smithsonian Institution Sesquicentennial and the America's Smithsonian exhibition, From Smithson to Smithsonian: The Birth of an Institution exhibition, and the Smithsonian Institution conference "Science and Humanities Dialogues." Materials include committee notes, architectural drawings, floor plans, object lists, correspondence, grant proposals, publications, photographs, and lectures.
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Serials (publications)
Architectural drawings
Floor plans
Color photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-064, Smithsonian Institution, Archives, Institutional History Division, Professional Activities Files
Identifier:
Accession 06-064
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Professional Activities Files
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa06-064

Untitled

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Archives. Institutional History Division  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Summary:
National Academy of Sciences Exhibit Files, 1996
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-064, Smithsonian Institution, Archives, Institutional History Division, Professional Activities Files
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Professional Activities Files
Professional Activities Files / Box 5
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa06-064-refidd1e1230

Folder 13 National Academy of Sciences Exhibit and Lecture, April 1996

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Archives. Institutional History Division  Search this
Container:
Box 5 of 7
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-064, Smithsonian Institution, Archives, Institutional History Division, Professional Activities Files
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Professional Activities Files
Professional Activities Files / Box 5
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa06-064-refidd1e1239

Folders 14-15 National Academy of Sciences Exhibit Files, 1996

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Archives. Institutional History Division  Search this
Container:
Box 5 of 7
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-064, Smithsonian Institution, Archives, Institutional History Division, Professional Activities Files
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Professional Activities Files
Professional Activities Files / Box 5
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa06-064-refidd1e1250

Untitled

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Archives. Institutional History Division  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Summary:
Science and Humanities Dialogues Files, 1993-1997
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-064, Smithsonian Institution, Archives, Institutional History Division, Professional Activities Files
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Professional Activities Files
Professional Activities Files / Box 5
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa06-064-refidd1e1261

VLBI: History - Radio Science USSR, 1983

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Office of the Director  Search this
Container:
Box 21 of 52
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Access limitations to personnel records; Transferring office; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-100, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Office of the Director, Subject Files
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Subject Files
Subject Files / Box 21
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-fa98-100-refidd1e4603

Department of Science and Technology, 1979-1980

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for History and Art  Search this
Container:
Box 6 of 58
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 477, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for History and Art, Records
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Records
Records / Box 6
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0477-refidd1e1486

5 Assistant Secretary for Science

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for History and Art  Search this
Container:
Box 22 of 58
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 477, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for History and Art, Records
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Records
Records / Box 22
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0477-refidd1e4270

14-11 Department of History of Science and Technology

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for History and Art  Search this
Container:
Box 24 of 58
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 477, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for History and Art, Records
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Records
Records / Box 24
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0477-refidd1e4642

7-9-7 Through Indian Eyes

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for History and Art  Search this
Container:
Box 40 of 58
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 477, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for History and Art, Records
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Records
Records / Box 40
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0477-refidd1e6538

14-11 Department of History of Science & Technology

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for History and Art  Search this
Container:
Box 41 of 58
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 477, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for History and Art, Records
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Records
Records / Box 41
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0477-refidd1e6932

Untitled

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for History and Art  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Summary:
Assistant Secretary for Science, 1979-1980
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 477, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for History and Art, Records
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Records
Records / Box 3
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0477-refidd1e709

Science - Cornell/Smithsonian project, 1984

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for History and Art  Search this
Container:
Box 51 of 58
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 477, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for History and Art, Records
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Records
Records / Box 51
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0477-refidd1e8951

Department of History of Science & Technology, 1983-1984

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for History and Art  Search this
Container:
Box 54 of 58
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 477, Smithsonian Institution, Assistant Secretary for History and Art, Records
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Records
Records / Box 54
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0477-refidd1e9977

Exhibition Records

Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Electricity and Modern Physics  Search this
Extent:
3 oversize folders.
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Floor plans
Drawings
Posters
Date:
1977-1983
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the records of Paul Forman, Curator of modern physics, which document planning for the following exhibitions: Atom Smashers; Einstein: A Centenary Exhibition; FDR: The Intimate Presidency; and Atomic Clocks, an in-depth examination of the discoveries and developments that changed the international time standard from the rotation of the Earth to the vibrations of atoms in a vacuum. Earlier records date from when Forman was in the Division of Electricity and Nuclear Energy. Materials include floor plans, drawings, and posters.
Topic:
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Science -- History  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Atomic clocks  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Atomic frequency standards  Search this
Genre/Form:
Floor plans
Drawings
Posters
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-500, National Museum of American History. Division of Electricity and Modern Physics, Exhibition Records
Identifier:
Accession 12-500
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Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa12-500

Curatorial Records

Topic:
Wonders of the National Museum (Radio program)
Odd Spots of Washington, D.C. (Radio program)
Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Electricity and Modern Physics  Search this
Extent:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Audiotapes
Phonograph records
Date:
1932, 1983
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of three phonograph records documenting the WMAL radio broadcast "Wonders of the National Museum," which aired on 16 August 1932. The broadcast features WMAL broadcaster Ted Church and was the second of three segments for the Columbia Broadcasting System program "Odd Spots of Washington, D.C." Church takes listeners on a short tour of the science and technology collections at the United States National Museum where he interviews Carl Weaver Mitman, Curator of Engineering, Frank A. Taylor, Assistant Curator, and Paul Edward Garber, Assistant Curator of Aeronautics. Also includes copies of the phonographic recordings on three cassette audiotapes made by Elliot N. Sivowitch, Museum Specialist in the Division of Electricity and Modern Physics, at the Library of Congress in 1983.
Topic:
Engineering  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Phonograph records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-123, National Museum of American History. Division of Electricity and Modern Physics, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 11-123
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Curatorial Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa11-123

Research Records

Creator::
National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Physical Sciences  Search this
Extent:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Date:
1955-1966 and undated
Descriptive Entry:
This record unit consists of the research files of Robert P. Multhauf, Curator in the Division of Physical Sciences. The records contain scripts for Hall of Chemistry exhibitions; historical information and illustrations pertaining to chemistry, chemical apparatus, and industrial laboratories; biographies of distinguished chemists; and selected early twentieth-century scientific catalogs and articles on chemistry. Also included are the research files of Edouard Farber, a visiting scholar.
Topic:
Mathematics -- History  Search this
Physical sciences -- History  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 579, National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Physical Sciences, Research Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 579
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Research Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru0579

Alchemy

Collection Creator::
National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Physical Sciences  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 579, National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Physical Sciences, Research Records
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Research Records
Research Records / Box 2
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0579-refidd1e1000

Analytical

Collection Creator::
National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Physical Sciences  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 579, National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Physical Sciences, Research Records
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Research Records
Research Records / Box 2
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0579-refidd1e1011

Atomic Weights

Collection Creator::
National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Physical Sciences  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 579, National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Physical Sciences, Research Records
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Research Records
Research Records / Box 2
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0579-refidd1e1022

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