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Seismology

Collection Author:
Stong, C.L., 1902-1975 (electrical engineer)  Search this
Collection Collector:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Container:
Box 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
June-1953
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:
C. L. Stong Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0012-ref315

Benioff Horizontal Seismometer (WWSSN)

Maker:
Geotechnical Corporation  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 53 cm x 50.4 cm x 53.5 cm; 20 7/8 in x 19 27/32 in x 21 1/16 in
Object Name:
seismometer
Place made:
United States: Texas, Dallas
Date made:
1961-1962
Related event:
Cold War  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Geological Survey
ID Number:
1999.0275.01
Catalog number:
1999.0275.01
Accession number:
1999.0275
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-9f6b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1415790

Benioff Vertical Seismometer (WWSSN)

Maker:
Geotechnical Corporation  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 88 cm x 44 cm x 55 cm; 34 21/32 in x 17 5/16 in x 21 21/32 in
Object Name:
seismometer
Place made:
United States: Texas, Dallas
Date made:
1961-1962
Related event:
Cold War  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Geological Survey
ID Number:
1999.0275.02
Catalog number:
1999.0275.02
Accession number:
1999.0275
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-9ccf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1415792

Long-Period Vertical Seismometer (WWSSN)

Maker:
W. F. Sprengnether Instrument Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 25 in x 15 in x 26 in; 63.5 cm x 38.1 cm x 66.04 cm
Object Name:
seismometer
Place made:
United States: Missouri, Saint Louis
Date made:
1961-1962
Related event:
Cold War  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Geological Survey
ID Number:
1999.0275.03
Catalog number:
1999.0275.03
Accession number:
1999.0275
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-e883-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1445875

Long-Period Horizontal Seismometer (WWSSN)

Maker:
Geotechnical Corporation  Search this
W. F. Sprengnether Instrument Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 54 cm x 57 cm x 63 cm; 21 1/4 in x 22 7/16 in x 24 13/16 in
Object Name:
seismometer
Place made:
United States: Texas, Dallas
United States: Missouri, Saint Louis
Date made:
1961-1962
Related event:
Cold War  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Geological Society
ID Number:
1999.0275.04
Catalog number:
1999.0275.04
Accession number:
1999.0275
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-e82e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1445876

Long-Period Galvanometer Control (WWSSN)

Measurements:
overall: 14 cm x 10.3 cm x 20.2 cm; 5 1/2 in x 4 1/16 in x 7 15/16 in
Object Name:
long-period galvanometer control
Related event:
Cold War  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Geological Survey
ID Number:
1999.0275.06
Catalog number:
1999.0275.06
Accession number:
1999.0275
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-e66a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1445877

Time and Power Console (WWSSN)

Maker:
Geotechnical Corporation  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 177 cm x 60 cm x 50 cm; 69 11/16 in x 23 5/8 in x 19 11/16 in
Object Name:
time and power console
time and power consoler
Place made:
United States: Texas, Dallas
Date made:
1961-1962
Related event:
Cold War  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Geological Survey
ID Number:
1999.0275.07
Catalog number:
1999.0275.07
Accession number:
1999.0275
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-e97e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1445878

Short-Period Galvanometer (WWSSN)

Maker:
Geotechnical Corporation  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 29 cm x 22.8 cm; 11 13/32 in x 8 31/32 in
Object Name:
galvanometer
Place made:
United States: Texas, Garland
Date made:
1961-1962
Related event:
Cold War  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Geological Survey
ID Number:
1999.0275.08
Catalog number:
1999.0275.08
Accession number:
1999.0275
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-e66b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1445879

Short-Period Galvanometer Control (WWSSN)

Maker:
Geotechnical Corporation  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 14 cm x 10.3 cm x 20.2 cm; 5 1/2 in x 4 1/16 in x 7 15/16 in
Object Name:
galvanometer control
Place made:
United States: Texas, Dallas
Date made:
1961-1962
Related event:
Cold War  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Geological Survey
ID Number:
1999.0275.05
Catalog number:
1999.0275.05
Accession number:
1999.0275
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-e17f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1445887

Three-Channel Drum Photographic Recorder (WWSSN)

Maker:
United ElectroDynamics  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 35 cm x 139 cm x 44 cm; 13 25/32 in x 54 23/32 in x 17 5/16 in
Object Name:
three-channel drum photographic recorder
Place made:
United States: California, Pasadena
Date made:
1961-1962
Related event:
Cold War  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Geological Survey
ID Number:
1999.0275.10
Accession number:
1999.0275
Catalog number:
1999.0275.10
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-e730-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1445903

Galvanometer Test Set (WWSSN)

Maker:
General Electric Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 18.5 cm x 10 cm x 11 cm; 7 9/32 in x 3 15/16 in x 4 11/32 in
Object Name:
galvanometer test set
seismic station, galvanometer test set
Date made:
1961-1962
Related event:
Cold War  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Geological Survey
ID Number:
1999.0275.11
Accession number:
1999.0275
Catalog number:
1999.0275.11
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-e937-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1445907

Transformer (WWSSN)

Maker:
Geotechnical Corporation  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 19.5 cm x 32 cm x 15.3 cm; 7 11/16 in x 12 19/32 in x 6 1/32 in
Object Name:
transformer
seismic station, transformer
Place made:
United States: Texas, Garland
Date made:
1961-1962
Related event:
Cold War  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Geological Survey
ID Number:
1999.0275.12
Accession number:
1999.0275
Catalog number:
1999.0275.12
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-e731-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1445908

Wiechert Horizontal Seismograph

Maker:
Spindler & Hoyer  Search this
Object Name:
seismograph
Place made:
Germany: Lower Saxony, Göttingen
Date made:
1915
Credit Line:
Georgetown University
ID Number:
PH.326987
Accession number:
265135
Catalog number:
326987
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-32ff-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1184661

Mainka Conic (or Bifilar) Pendulum Seismograph

Maker:
J. & A. Bosch  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 96 in x 48 in x 60 in; 243.84 cm x 121.92 cm x 152.4 cm
Object Name:
seismograph
Place made:
France: Grand Est, Strasbourg
Date made:
ca 1911
Credit Line:
Georgetown University
ID Number:
PH.319816
Accession number:
240152
Catalog number:
319816
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-4fd6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1183833

Gray-Milne Seismograph

Maker:
Kyo iku-Hin-Seizo Kwaisha  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 17 in x 30 1/2 in x 25 in; 43.18 cm x 77.47 cm x 63.5 cm
Object Name:
seismograph
Place made:
Japan: Tōkyō, Tokyo
Date made:
around 1892
Related event:
World's Columbian Exposition  Search this
ID Number:
PH.314580
Catalog number:
314580
Accession number:
205890
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-3c96-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1187994

Weed Inverted Pendulum Seismograph

Measurements:
overall: 22 in x 6 1/2 in; 55.88 cm x 16.51 cm
overall: 21 7/16 in x 6 3/8 in; 54.45125 cm x 16.1925 cm
Object Name:
seismograph
Place made:
United States: Virginia, Charlottesville
Date made:
ca 1930
Credit Line:
University of Virginia
ID Number:
PH.323393
Catalog number:
323393
Accession number:
251562
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-64d6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1414062
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Duplex Pendulum Seismograph

Maker:
California Electrical Works  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
paper (label on top of the instrument material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 27 1/8 in x 13 1/2 in x 11 3/4 in; 68.8975 cm x 34.29 cm x 29.845 cm
Object Name:
seismograph
Place made:
United States: California, San Francisco
Used:
United States: Ohio, Cleveland
Date made:
late 1880s
Credit Line:
Case Institute of Technology
ID Number:
PH.323669
Catalog number:
323669
Accession number:
251332
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-1a63-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_996607

Reports

Collection Creator:
Knabenshue, A. Roy (Augustus Roy), 1876-1960  Search this
Container:
Box 6, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
A. Roy Knabenshue Collection, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0136, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
A. Roy Knabenshue Collection
A. Roy Knabenshue Collection / Series 5: Subject files
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0136-ref159
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Graham Cracker Seismology with Astronaut Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger: Smithsonian Science Starter

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National Air and Space Museum  Search this
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Uploaded:
2020-05-18T14:49:40.000Z
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Graham Cracker Seismology with Drew Feustel : Smithsonian Science Starter

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
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Uploaded:
2020-05-29T14:01:29.000Z
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