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Chronograph

Maker:
William Bond & Son  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 12 3/8 in x 25 in x 25 in; 31.4325 cm x 63.5 cm x 63.5 cm
Object Name:
chronograph, drum
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
early 1850s
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Haverford College
ID Number:
1981.0745.09.01
Catalog number:
1981.0745.09.01
Accession number:
1981.0745
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-4e37-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1813403
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Spectrograph

Maker:
Adam Hilger, Ltd.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 7 in x 7 1/2 in x 79 in; 17.78 cm x 19.05 cm x 200.66 cm
overall: 20 in x 84 1/4 in x 20 1/2 in; 50.8 cm x 213.995 cm x 52.07 cm
Object Name:
spectrograph
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
1913
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Anaconda American Brass Company
ID Number:
PH.322453
Catalog number:
322453
Accession number:
248008
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-2689-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1464494

Microscope

Maker:
Ernst Leitz  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
brass (overall material)
glass (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
black (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 30 cm x 12.4 cm x 28 cm; 11 13/16 in x 4 7/8 in x 11 1/32 in
Object Name:
microscope
Place made:
Germany: Hesse, Wetzlar
Date made:
mid 1920s
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Division of Marine Invertebrates, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
ID Number:
MG.M-11514
Accession number:
260035
Catalog number:
M-11514
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Microscopes
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-57ca-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_1175523
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Microscope

Maker:
Ernst Leitz  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (microscope material)
metal (microscope material)
wood (case material)
Measurements:
microscope: 27.6 cm x 10.7 cm x 15 cm; 10 7/8 in x 4 3/16 in x 5 7/8 in
case: 32.5 cm x 19.7 cm x 23.5 cm; 12 13/16 in x 7 3/4 in x 9 1/4 in
Object Name:
microscope
Place made:
Germany
Date made:
1921
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Division of Marine Invertebrates, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
ID Number:
MG.M-11516
Accession number:
260035
Catalog number:
M-11516
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Microscopes
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-ba7b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1348615

Microscope

Maker:
Bausch & Lomb  Search this
Measurements:
case: 12 in x 7 1/4 in x 6 9/16 in; 30.48 cm x 18.415 cm x 16.66875 cm
microscope: 10 7/8 in x 5 3/4 in x 6 in; 27.6225 cm x 14.605 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
microscope
Place made:
United States: New York, Rochester
Date made:
ca 1881
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Mrs. Katharine Selden Kniskern Mather
ID Number:
MG.M-11497
Accession number:
262401
Catalog number:
M-11497
262401.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-ad0a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_1351336
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Microscope

Maker:
Bausch & Lomb  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
wood (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 15 3/4 in x 8 7/16 in x 9 1/16 in; 40.005 cm x 21.43125 cm x 23.01875 cm
Object Name:
microscope, compound
microscope
Other Terms:
microscope, compound; Dentistry
Place made:
United States: New York, Rochester
Date made:
1899
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Mrs. George L. Dreman
ID Number:
MG.M-11505
Catalog number:
M-11505
263971.01
Accession number:
263971
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-99fa-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_735040

Replica of Rutherford and Geiger apparatus for determining the charge on the alph-particle, after original Cavendish Lab apparatus of 1908

Originator:
Rutherford, Ernest  Search this
Maker:
University of Cambridge. Department of Physics. Cavendish Laboratory  Search this
Physical Description:
glass; brass; aluminum; wax (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13 in x 13 1/2 in x 1 15/16 in; 33.02 cm x 34.29 cm x 4.92125 cm
projection stopcock tube from main axis: 6 9/16 in; 16.66875 cm
projection of emitter stem from axis: 6 15/16 in; 17.62125 cm
apparatus mounted on base (axis vertical): 13 in x 13 1/2 in x 4 1/16 in; 33.02 cm x 34.29 cm x 10.31875 cm
Object Name:
apparatus, alpha charge
apparatus, alpha charge (replica)
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, Cambridge
Associated Place:
United Kingdom: England, Cambridge
Date made:
1960
Subject:
Modern Physics  Search this
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Cavendish Laboratory
ID Number:
EM.N-08019
Catalog number:
N-08019
Accession number:
224580
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Medicine and Science: Modern Physics
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-08ce-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_700138
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Brookhaven superconducting dipole magnet

Manufacturer:
Brookhaven National Laboratory  Search this
Physical Description:
metal; iron; niobium-titanium, fiberglass, epoxy (overall material)
Measurements:
crated object:;
overall (approx.): 50 cm x 50 cm x 100 cm; 19 11/16 in x 19 11/16 in x 39 3/8 in
nbti strands: 10 mm; x 3/8 in
nbti wires: .03 mm; x in
crate: 20 3/4 in x 43 1/2 in x 19 in; 52.705 cm x 110.49 cm x 48.26 cm
Object Name:
Dipole magnet, Superconducting
solenoid, superconducting, brookhaven
Superconducting Magnet
Date made:
1974
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Brookhaven National Laboratory
ID Number:
1988.0706.01
Accession number:
1988.0706
Catalog number:
1988.0706.01
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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-e5bf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1005202
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Lithographic printing stone "Australian Fossils, Plate 9"

Publisher:
Wilkes, Charles  Search this
Original artist:
Dana, James Dwight  Search this
Graphic artist:
Sarony & Major  Search this
Printer:
Sherman, Conger  Search this
Physical Description:
stone (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 48.8 cm x 32.2 cm x 4.7 cm; 19 3/16 in x 12 11/16 in x 1 7/8 in
Object Name:
stone, lithographic
Lithograph Stone
Object Type:
Lithograph
Place Made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1849
Subject:
Fossils  Search this
Shells  Search this
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:
1999.0145.462
Accession number:
1999.0145
Catalog number:
1999.0145.462
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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/ng49ca746a5-98e2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_746493
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Chadwick's Neutron Chamber, replica of Cavendish Lab apparatus

Manufacturer:
University of Cambridge. Department of Physics. Cavendish Laboratory  Search this
Originator:
Chadwick, James  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 14 cm x 6 cm x 15.5 cm; 5 1/2 in x 2 3/8 in x 6 3/32 in
Object Name:
Neutron Chamber
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, Cambridge
Associated Place:
United Kingdom: England, Cambridge
Date made:
ca. 1960 (original 1932)
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Modern Physics  Search this
Credit Line:
Cavendish Laboratory
ID Number:
EM.N-08022
Catalog number:
N-08022
Accession number:
224580
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Medicine and Science: Modern Physics
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-172d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_700141

Spirometer

Maker:
Code, Hopper and Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 14 in x 9 in; 35.56 cm x 22.86 cm
overall: 11 1/2 in x 10 1/4 in; 29.21 cm x 26.035 cm
Object Name:
Gas Meter
Gas Meter
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from Smithsonian Institution Astrophysical Observatory
ID Number:
CH.314949
Accession number:
212903
Catalog number:
314949
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-df9d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1737

Gas Meter

Maker:
Precision Scientific Company  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
painted alumnium (overall material)
Measurements:
hose fitting: 3/8 in; .9525 cm
pipe: 1/8 in; .3175 cm
dial: 20.3 cm; x 8 in
dial: 15.3 cm; x 6 in
overall: 34 cm x 37 cm x 23 cm; 13 3/8 in x 14 9/16 in x 9 1/16 in
Object Name:
Gas Meter
Sargent Wet Test Meter
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from U.S. Department of Commerce
ID Number:
CH.330327
Catalog number:
330327
Accession number:
1978.0483
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e4f6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2602

Retort

Maker:
Jena Glasswork, Schott & Associates  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
tube: 38 cm; 14 15/16 in
overall: 19 cm x 44.5 cm x 13.7 cm; 7 1/2 in x 17 1/2 in x 5 3/8 in
Object Name:
retort
Retort
Date made:
after 1884
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. John C. Bailar, Jr.
ID Number:
CH.336524
Accession number:
1977.0602
Catalog number:
336524
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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-e994-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2958
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Agency history, 1982-

Creator:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Central Engineering Department  Search this
Subject:
Dias, R. Bruce  Search this
Boczenowski, John  Search this
Shaw, James  Search this
Haworth, Kari  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1982
1982-
Topic:
Astrophysical observatories  Search this
Engineering  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00404
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_250573

[Trade catalogs from W. Green & Co. Inc.]

Company Name:
W. Green & Co. Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
tools, machinery, and general supplies for watchmakers, jewelers, silversmiths, platers, engravers, and opticians
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
New York, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Clocks and watches (including clock-making and watch-making equipment)  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Topic:
Clocks and watches  Search this
Hardware  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Tools  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_44983
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_44983

J.J. Thomson's positive ray apparatus, replica of Cavendish Lab apparatus

Manufacturer:
University of Cambridge. Department of Physics. Cavendish Laboratory  Search this
Physical Description:
wood; glass; metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 44 cm x 35 cm x 62 cm; 17 5/16 in x 13 25/32 in x 24 13/32 in
Object Name:
Positive Ray Apparatus (replica)
positive ray apparatus (replica)
positive ray apparatus (replica)
Electron Tube, Positive Ray Apparatus
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, Cambridge
Associated Place:
United Kingdom: England, Cambridge
Date made:
ca. 1960 (original 1907-1912)
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Modern Physics  Search this
Credit Line:
Cavendish Laboratory
ID Number:
EM.N-08014
Accession number:
224580
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Medicine and Science: Modern Physics
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-8a41-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1004733
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Atwood Machine

Maker:
Fortin et Herrmann  Search this
Measurements:
overall (object): 98 1/2 in x 25 3/4 in x 25 3/4 in; 250.19 cm x 65.405 cm x 65.405 cm
overall (in case): 112 in x 35 in x 35 in; 284.48 cm x 88.9 cm x 88.9 cm
Object Name:
Atwood Machine
Place made:
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Military Academy
ID Number:
PH.315758
Catalog number:
315758
Accession number:
217544
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-fe58-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1865665
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Spectrophotometer, Cary 14

Maker:
Applied Physics Corporation  Search this
Physical Description:
aluminum (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
cabinet: 90 cm x 122 cm x 76 cm; 35 7/16 in x 48 1/32 in x 29 29/32 in
Object Name:
recording spectrophotometer
Place made:
United States: California, Pasadena
Date made:
1954-1966
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from NIH
ID Number:
1981.0535.08
Catalog number:
1981.0535.08
Accession number:
1981.0535
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-f276-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_401

Spectrophotometer, Cary 11

Maker:
Applied Physics Corporation  Search this
Physical Description:
aluminum (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 75 cm x 96.5 cm x 42.5 cm; 29 17/32 in x 38 in x 16 23/32 in
Object Name:
Recording Spectrophotometer
Place made:
United States: California, Monrovia
Date made:
1947-1966
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from National Institutes of Health
ID Number:
1979.1224.01
Catalog number:
1979.1224.01
Accession number:
1979.1224
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-ec94-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_96

Spectrophotometer, Perkin-Elmer model 202

Maker:
PerkinElmer, Inc.  Search this
PerkinElmer, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
enamel (overall material)
Measurements:
cord: 75 in; 190.5 cm
overall: 48.9 cm x 43.5 cm x 80.6 cm; 19 1/4 in x 17 1/8 in x 31 23/32 in
Object Name:
Spectrophotometer, Perkin-Elmer Model 202
Date made:
1960-1980
1961-1980
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Camp Springs Christian School
ID Number:
1982.0630.01
Catalog number:
1982.0630.01
Accession number:
1982.0630
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-3197-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_586

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