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Microscope

Associated person:
Pasteur, Louis  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/2 in x 10 3/4 in x 6 in; 11.43 cm x 27.305 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
microscope, in box
Microscope
Place made:
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Date made:
1870-1885
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
from the Burndy Library through Bern Dibner
ID Number:
2005.0182.9
Catalog number:
2005.0182.9
Accession number:
2005.0182
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Science & Mathematics
Microscopes
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-c2ac-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1294149
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Engraved wood block "Madeira Boat"

Publisher:
Wilkes, Charles  Search this
Graphic artist:
Brightly, Joseph H.  Search this
Author:
Wilkes, Charles  Search this
Original artist:
Drayton, Joseph  Search this
Printer:
Sherman, Conger  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 4 in; 7.62 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
block, printing
block
Object Type:
Wood Engraving
relief
Place Made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
ca 1844
ca 1844
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Related event:
U.S. Exploring Expedition  Search this
Related Publication:
The United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842
Related Web Publication:
http://www.sil.si.edu/digitalcollections/usexex/index.htm
ID Number:
1999.0145.005
Catalog number:
1999.0145.005
1999.0145.005
Accession number:
1999.0145
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Measuring & Mapping
Wilkes Blocks
Art
Natural Resources
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-e2a0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_552293

Antique Scientific Instruments, Museum of History and Technology

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Photographic Services Division  Search this
Subject:
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Sections of Mathematics and Antique Instruments  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints; 8 x 10;
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1964
Between 1964 and 1970
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B45_F01B_001]
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_402579

Antique Scientific Instruments, Museum of History and Technology

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Photographic Services Division  Search this
Subject:
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Sections of Mathematics and Antique Instruments  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints; 8 x 10;
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1964
Between 1964 and 1970
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B45_F01D_001]
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_402581

Charpak multiwire proportional chamber

Maker:
Charpak, G.  Search this
Physical Description:
copper; stainless steel; other metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 48 cm x 48 cm x 10 cm; 18 29/32 in x 18 29/32 in x 3 15/16 in
Object Name:
chamber, multiwire proportional
Date made:
1968
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
CERN, European Organization for Nuclear Research
ID Number:
1977.0708.02
Catalog number:
1977.0708.02
Accession number:
1977.0708
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Medicine and Science: Modern Physics
Science & Mathematics
Measuring & Mapping
Modern Physics
Energy & Power
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-e4f7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_700211

Programmer, Peptide Synthesizer

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 28 in x 21 1/2 in x 18 in; 71.12 cm x 54.61 cm x 45.72 cm
Object Name:
programmer, peptide synthesizer
Date made:
1965-1966
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Chemistry  Search this
biochemistry  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Rockefeller University through Bruce Merrifield
ID Number:
1988.0492.01
Catalog number:
1988.0492.01
Accession number:
1988.0492
Patent number:
3531258
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-6080-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1450167
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Section of rectangular vacuum chamber of SPEAR (Stanford Positron Electron Accelerating Ring) at SLAC

Maker:
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center  Search this
Physical Description:
aluminum; titanium (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 cm x 152 cm x 16 cm; 2 3/8 in x 59 27/32 in x 6 5/16 in
Object Name:
SPEAR Vacuum Section
Date made:
1970-1972
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Stanford University
ID Number:
1980.0177.03
Accession number:
1980.0177
Catalog number:
1980.0177.03
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Medicine and Science: Modern Physics
Science & Mathematics
Modern Physics
Energy & Power
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-7700-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1005190
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Spectroscope

Maker:
Hilger, Adam  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 15 in; 38.1 cm
Object Name:
Spectroscope
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
1875
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Smith College
ID Number:
1980.0098.01
Catalog number:
1980.0098.01
Accession number:
1980.0098
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Science & Mathematics
Optics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-f8fc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1167149
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Zeitschrift für Instrumentenkunde

Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
1881
1967
Topic:
Scientific apparatus and instruments--Periodicals  Search this
Call number:
Q184.Z4X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_192312

[Trade catalogs from Farmer Electric Products Co., Inc.]

Company Name:
Farmer Electric Products Co., Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
Miniature tubular photoelectric scanners ; adjustable focus tubular light source ; proximity sensor ; miniature photoelectric scanners ; explosion-proof photoelectric scanner ; long-range light source ; general purpose relay ; high-speed impulse relay ; electronic timers ; rototimers ; etc. ; 1970 consolidated price list ; light sources ; photocells ; reflective scanners ; retroreflective targets ; external apertures ; modules ; plug-in modules ; timer modules ; self-contained controls ; timer control chassis ; solid state timers ; static industrial control switches ; electronic batch counter ; fill-guard level control ; shift register controls ; edge connector interface ; replacement parts...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
7 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Natick, Massachusetts, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Photographic equipment and supplies  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Topic:
Calculators  Search this
Cameras  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Photographic industry  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_14448
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_14448

[Trade catalogs from Fairchild Semiconductor]

Company Name:
Fairchild Semiconductor  Search this
Related companies:
Fairchild Aerial Camera Corp. (Woodside, NY) ; Fairchild Aircraft Corp. (Hagerstown, MD) ; Fairchild Aviation Corp. (Jamaica, NY) ; Sound Equipment Div. ; Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corp. (Jamaica, NY) ; Fairchild Caminez Engine Corp. (Farmingdale, NY) ; Fairchild Controls Corp. (Hicksville, NY) ; Fairchild Dumont Laboratories (Clifton, NJ) ; Fairchild Engine & Airplane Corp. (Farmingdale, NY) ; Fairchild Graphic Equipment (Plainview, NY) ; Fairchild Industrial Products (Plainview, NY) ; Al-Fin Div. ; DuMont Laboratories ; Fairchild Semiconductor Components Group, Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corporation  Search this
Notes content:
OVERSIZE. Aerial cameras, military, commercial ; camera machine guns ; portable roll fill dryer ; feedback amplifier. Airplanes: personal, cargo, military. Pressure transducer. Teletypsetter, technical specifications and manuals ; perforator, operator's manual. Photographic flight analyzer ; high speed motion picture cameras ; table-top film processor ; high speed motion analysis cameras ; identification camera ; oscilloscope camera ; automatic film processor ; roll film drier ; roll film developing outfit. Lunar mapping camera. Lithotype ; photo-electric engraver ; portable recorder ; transcription table ; lateral dynamic pickup recorder ; design aids. Diffused silicon transistors ; high current switch/diffused silicon planar epitaxial transistor ; micromatrix arrays ; microprocessors ; integrated circuits ; diodes. High, low frequency oscilloscopes ; digital, large screen instruments ; signal generators ; oscilloscope cameras and accessories. Aluminum alloys ; molded structures. "History of the Company" ; 1974 data sheet for CMOS logic data sheet...This comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
146 pieces; 7 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Portland, Maine, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Aviation (aircraft; balloons; etc.)  Search this
Brass; bronze and specialty metals  Search this
Computers and computer equipment  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Military equipment and supplies (including uniforms)  Search this
Photographic equipment and supplies  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Sound recording and playback equipment (including phonographs; microphones; and phonograph records)  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Armed Forces -- Equipment  Search this
Audio equipment industry  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Brass  Search this
Bronze  Search this
Cameras  Search this
Computers  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Engines  Search this
Iron industry and trade  Search this
Metals  Search this
Military supplies  Search this
Military uniforms  Search this
Motors  Search this
Optical equipment  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Phonograph  Search this
Photographic industry  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Sound -- Recording and reproducing  Search this
Sound recording industry  Search this
Steel industry and trade  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_14229
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_14229

Erlenmeyer Filtering flask

Maker:
Corning Incorporated  Search this
Physical Description:
pyrex glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18.4 cm x 10.2 cm; 7 1/4 in x 4 in
overall: 7 1/2 in x 4 1/16 in; 19.05 cm x 10.31875 cm
Object Name:
Filtering Flask
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1917-1930
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of University of Pennsylvania Chemistry Lab
ID Number:
CH.316056.089
Catalog number:
316056.089
Accession number:
217523
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Science & Mathematics
Science Under Glass
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e024-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1918
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Filtering flask

Maker:
Corning Incorporated  Search this
Physical Description:
pyrex glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 147 mm x 87 mm; 5 13/16 in x 3 7/16 in
overall: 5 15/16 in x 4 in x 3 3/8 in; 15.08125 cm x 10.16 cm x 8.5725 cm
Object Name:
Filtering Flask
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1917-1930
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of University of Pennsylvania Chemistry Lab
ID Number:
CH.316056.091
Catalog number:
316056.091
Accession number:
217523
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Science & Mathematics
Science Under Glass
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-dff9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1920
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Vertebrate Paleontology Exhibit, Conference on Future

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Gilmore, Charles W  Search this
Conference on the Future of the Smithsonian Institution  Search this
National Museum of Natural History. (U.S.) Division of Vertebrate Paleontology  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8 x 10; Type of Image: Exhibit; Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Exhibit
Date:
1927
Topic:
Vertebrate Paleontology Exhibit  Search this
National Collections  Search this
Paleontology  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Dinosaurs  Search this
Microscopes  Search this
Bones  Search this
Paleontologists  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Standard number:
17881-K or MNH-17881K
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9409

Vertebrate Exhibit, Conference on Future of SI

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Gilmore, Charles W  Search this
Conference on the Future of the Smithsonian Institution  Search this
United States National Museum Dept. of Geology  Search this
National Museum of Natural History. (U.S.) Division of Vertebrate Paleontology  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8 x 10; Type of Image: Exhibit; Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Exhibit
Date:
February 11, 1927
1927
Topic:
Vertebrate Paleontology Exhibit  Search this
National Collections  Search this
Paleontology  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Curators  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Dinosaurs  Search this
Microscopes  Search this
Bones  Search this
Paleontologists  Search this
Standard number:
17883-B or MNH-17883B
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_9927

Distillation Tube

Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 17 3/4 in; 45.085 cm
Object Name:
Distilling Tube
Distillation Tube
Date made:
after 1875
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of University of Pennsylvania
ID Number:
CH.315820
Catalog number:
315820
Accession number:
217523
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Science & Mathematics
Science Under Glass
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-ea7c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1822

Distillation Tube

Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 673 mm x 152 mm x 25 mm; 26 1/2 in x 6 in x in
Object Name:
distilling tube, Snyder's
Distillation Tube
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of University of Pennsylvania
ID Number:
CH.315822.012
Catalog number:
315822.012
Accession number:
217523
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Science & Mathematics
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e524-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1825

Distillation flask

Maker:
Jena Glasswork, Schott & Associates  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
cork (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 30.4 cm x 26 cm x 12.8 cm; 11 15/16 in x 10 1/4 in x 5 1/16 in
overall: 11 3/4 in x 11 1/2 in x 5 in; 29.845 cm x 29.21 cm x 12.7 cm
Object Name:
Distillation Flask
Date made:
after 1884
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of University of Pennsylvania Chemistry Lab
ID Number:
CH.315835.043
Catalog number:
315835.043
Accession number:
217523
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Science & Mathematics
Science Under Glass
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e7e4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1855
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Meyer Sulfur Apparatus

Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 37.4 cm x 15.2 cm x 6.3 cm; 14 3/4 in x 6 in x 2 1/2 in
Object Name:
Meyer Sulfur Apparatus
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of University of Pennsylvania
ID Number:
CH.315837.047
Accession number:
217523
Catalog number:
315837.047
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Science & Mathematics
Science Under Glass
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e628-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1859

Beaker

Maker:
Jena Glasswork, Schott & Associates  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 22.8 cm x 13 cm x 14.2 cm x 10.7 cm; 9 in x 5 1/8 in x 5 9/16 in x 4 3/16 in
overall: 9 1/4 in x 5 11/16 in x 5 1/8 in; 23.495 cm x 14.44625 cm x 13.0175 cm
Object Name:
Beaker
Date made:
after 1884
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of University of Pennsylvania Chemistry Lab
ID Number:
CH.316050.078
Catalog number:
316050.078
Accession number:
217523
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Science & Mathematics
Science Under Glass
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e03e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1907
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