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Akhil Madhani Innovative Lives Presentation

Topic:
Black Falcon
Innovative Lives Program (NMAH public program series)
Creator:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.  Search this
Interviewee:
Madhani, Akhil  Search this
Speaker:
Berger, Sondra  Search this
Extent:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 Box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Oral history
Videotapes
Interviews
Date:
1999-12
Scope and Contents:
Collection documents inventor Akhil Madhani and his invention, the Black Falcon, a teleoperated surgical instrument.
Arrangement:
Series 1: Original videotapes

Series 2: Master Videotapes

Series 3: Reference Videotapes

Series 4: Digital Images
Provenance:
Created by the Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, National Museum of American History, 1999.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the original videos are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
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. Copies of signed releases on file.
Topic:
Surgical instruments and apparatus -- 1990-2000  Search this
Robotics laboratories -- 1990-2000  Search this
Robot industry -- 1990-2000  Search this
Robotics -- 20th century  Search this
Inventions -- 1990-2000  Search this
Inventors -- 1990-2000  Search this
Genre/Form:
Oral history -- 1990-2000
Videotapes -- 1990-2000
Interviews -- 1980-2000
Citation:
Akhil Madhani Innovative Lives Presentation, 1999, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0709
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Akhil Madhani Innovative Lives Presentation
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0709
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Instruments

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
4.56 Cubic feet (consisting of 10 boxes, 1 folder, 1 oversize folder, 1 map case folder.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Ephemera
Printed ephemera
Sales letters
Business cards
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Sales catalogs
Sales records
Manufacturers' catalogs
Publications
Receipts
Commercial catalogs
Surveying instruments
Trade cards
Catalogs
Manuals
Invoices
Business ephemera
Advertisements
Mail order catalogs
Advertising cards
Advertising
Advertising mail
Business records
Print advertising
Business letters
Correspondence
Letterheads
Periodicals
Advertising fliers
Catalogues
Printed material
Date:
circa 1800-1965
bulk 1830-1930
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Instruments forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Scope and Contents:
The Instrument category covers devices and tools used in arts and sciences, including but not limited to architecture, biology, medicine, geography, physics, chemistry and related laboratory investigation, navigation, in industry with machinery, astronomy, and a variety of optics including reading glasses. An emphasis on engineering and survey work is evident in the volume of Drawing and Surveying catalogues present.

Materials include a small sampling of business records, particular invoices and receipts, with also some advertisement, correspondence, financials, import/export documents. The bulk of material is comprised of product catalogues, many with detailed descriptions, specifications, and illustrations, plus pricing information. A number of catalogues are in German. A small portion of the catalogues are not instruments per se, but are accompaniments used with instruments. For example, specimen slides for microscopes. A few company publications are present as well. Several guides on the use of or history of some apparatus are present, as are a few stand-alone illustrations, though most catalogues are heavily illustrated.

No extensive runs or complete records exist for any single company, brand, and no particular depth is present for any singular subtopic though some publications may provide general and historical overviews of a person, company, or facet of industry. Separate folders were used for a few companies which have a small bulk of material. Companies of note: Bausch & Lomb, Sperry Corporation and Wheelco Instrument Company.

With the industries and trades represented in this category, there is overlap with Hardware, Tools, and Mensuration.
Arrangement:
Instruments is arranged in two subseries. Researchers are advised to look both under the company name and under the category of catalogue of products it produces.

Business Records and Marketing Material

Genre
Forms Part Of:
Forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana.

Series 1: Business Ephemera

Series 2: Other Collection Divisions

Series 3: Isadore Warshaw Personal Papers

Series 4: Photographic Reference Material
Provenance:
Instruments is a portion of the Business Ephemera Series of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Accession AC0060 purchased from Isadore Warshaw in 1967. Warshaw continued to accumulate similar material until his death, which was donated in 1971 by his widow, Augusta. For a period after acquisition, related materials from other sources (of mixed provenance) were added to the collection so there may be content produced or published after Warshaw's death in 1969. This practice has since ceased.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
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:
Surgical instruments and apparatus  Search this
Surveying -- Instruments -- 1800-1810  Search this
Mail-order business -- Catalogs  Search this
Engineering instruments  Search this
Wild flowers -- Specimens  Search this
Magnetic instruments  Search this
Surveying -- Instruments -- 1870-1940  Search this
Consumer goods -- Catalogs  Search this
Specimens -- list of  Search this
Mathematical instruments  Search this
Spectrum analysis -- Instruments  Search this
Retail trade  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments industry  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Artists' materials  Search this
Microscopes  Search this
Scales (Weighing instruments)  Search this
advertising -- Specimens -- 1840-1950  Search this
Industrial productivity -- measurements  Search this
Drawing  Search this
Dental instruments and apparatus -- 1880-1940  Search this
Laboratories  Search this
Optics  Search this
Dental instruments and apparatus -- 1930-1970  Search this
Dental instruments and apparatus  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus  Search this
Zoological specimens -- Collection and preservation  Search this
Specimens -- catalog of  Search this
Measuring instruments industry  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Plant specimens  Search this
Tools  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Chemistry -- 19th century  Search this
Chemistry -- Distillation  Search this
Medical Equipment  Search this
advertising -- Business ephemera  Search this
Medical supplies  Search this
Surveying and surveying instruments  Search this
Chemistry  Search this
Function:
Scientific instruments manufacturing
Genre/Form:
Ephemera
Printed ephemera
Sales letters
Business cards
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Sales catalogs
Sales records
Manufacturers' catalogs
Publications -- Business
Receipts
Commercial catalogs
Surveying instruments
Trade cards
Catalogs
Manuals
Invoices
Business ephemera
Advertisements
Mail order catalogs
Advertising cards
Advertising
Advertising mail
Business records
Print advertising
Business letters
Correspondence
Letterheads
Periodicals
Advertising fliers
Catalogues
Printed material
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Instruments, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Instruments
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Instruments
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-instruments

InBae Yoon Papers

Creator:
Yoon, InBae, 1936-2014  Search this
Extent:
13 Cubic feet (35 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Correspondence
Notebooks
Patent applications
Patents
Legal documents
Clippings
Photographs
Design drawings
Business records
Articles
Date:
1970-2009
bulk 1973-2003
Summary:
InBae Yoon was a Korean American inventor. He specialized in OB-GYN surgery, and his inventions aided in the safety of laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery. The papers include personal documents, corporate agreements and licenses, technical drawings, patent applications, correspondence, project proposals, and methods and procedures.
Scope and Contents:
The collection documents Dr. Yoon's life and career as a surgeon and his invention and development of numerous tools, instruments and procedures. The collection specifically focuses on three inventions: the "Yoon Ring", a device for tubal ligation for women patented in 1975; a penetrating instrument with safety shield, and method for introducing a portal sleeve into a cavity in the body, patented in 1985; and surgical clips and applicator, patented in 1992. All three were manufactured and widely used. The contents include invention notebooks, sketches, photographs and slides, correspondence, patents, patent applications, legal papers, business papers, articles and clippings, reference files, and some audiovisual materials.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into 6 series.

Series 1: Personal Documents and Correspondence, 1980-1999

Series 2: Professional Activities, 1974-2009

Series 3: Corporate Agreements and Correspondence, 1970-2005

Subseries 3.1: Ethicon Endo-Surgery (Johnson & Johnson), 1987-2003

Subseries 3.2: Ralph Wolf GmbH,1980-1986

Subseries 3.3: Cabot Medical Instruments Corporation, 1984-1986

Subseries 3.4: KLI, 1973-1980

Subseries 3.5: Reznick,1982-1986

Subseries 3.6: Other Disclosures and Partnerships,1973-1999

Series 4: Drawings and Technical Specifications, 1970-2005

Series 5: Legal Documents, 1970-2003

Subseries 5.1: Patents, 1970-2003

Subseries 5.2: Ethicon Inc./InBae Yoon vs. United States Surigcal Corporation/Choi, 1975-1998

Subseries 5.3: Correspondence, 1975-2001

Series 6: Projects and Proposal Documents, 1975-2001
Biographical / Historical:
Dr. InBae Yoon (1936-2014) was a prolific Korean American inventor of surgical devices and instrumentation. He was born in Korea during the Japanese Occupation (1910-1945) and attended the Yonsei University School of Medicine, earning his medical degree in 1961. From 1961 to 1964, Yoon served as medical officer in the South Korean Navy, and in 1964 he participated in a program developed to match Korean medical doctors with United States hospitals and medical schools. As a result, Yoon immigrated to Baltimore, Maryland to conduct his rotating internship and general surgical residency at Church Home and Hospital. During his residency, Yoon switched his training from general surgery to obstetrics and gynecology and became fascinated by laparoscopy, a method of surgery performed using a scope placed through the umbilicus, sometimes with other small incisions in the abdomen. During this period he was exposed to tubal ligation, one of the few surgeries done laparoscopically at the time. Observing some of the injuries and complications from these early laparoscopic procedures he became interested in safer laparoscopic methods. After completing his residency in 1969 and finishing a yearlong fellowship, he joined a private practice. In 1973 he then joined the John Hopkins University School of Medicine as an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology where he explored new laparoscopic techniques and procedures.

Yoon became convinced that laparoscopic or "keyhole" surgery was the future. His first invention, the Yoon Ring, was developed between 1972 and 1974, with the patent being issued in 1975 (US Patent 3,870,048). The Yoon Ring system, manufactured with KLI Incorporated, provided a safer method for laparoscopic tubal ligation by applying a silastic ring around the fallopian tube to prevent pregnancy. This simple mechanical method of tubal ligation avoided many of the complications associated with other tubal ligation techniques that utilized electrocautery. Yoon began to see further potential for the use of laparoscopy and from 1975 to 1985, he focused on inventing safety systems for laparoscopic procedures, including safety trocars, safety needles, and safety catheters, which all aided in different aspects of laparoscopic surgery. Yoon spent much of the late 1980s to the early 2000s, working on new innovations such as retractable penetrating instruments, suture tie instruments, cavity stents and expanders, as well as making modifications to previous safety system designs. During this period, Yoon investigated and sought out the assistance of a few large instrument manufacturing companies, such as Richard Wolf GmbH, Olympus, and Cabot Medical in an effort to bring his trocar designs to the market without success. In 1985, Yoon then incorporated his own company, Yoonitech, Inc. to pursue his inventions. In 1988, Yoon established a relationship with Johnson and Johnson, specifically the subsidiary of the company, Ethicon, which later became Ethicon Endo Surgery (EES) and licensed his shielded trocar patent (US Patent 4,535,773) to bring his product to market. From 1995-2005, Yoon continued to collaborate with EES for the production of instruments and techniques for laparoscopy and endoscopy. Dr. Yoon passed away on December 30, 2014. After 5 decades of focusing on this innovative approach to surgery, he amassed over 200 U.S. patents for his work.
Separated Materials:
The Division of Medicine and Science holds artifacts related to this collection. See accession 2017.0024.

Falope-Ring® Band (2017.0024.01)

Demonstration Forceps (2017.0024.02)

Wold Falope Ring Applicator (2017.0024.03)

Wolf-Yoon Double Puncture Ring Applicator (2017.0024.04)

Falope-Ring® Applicator (2017.0024.05)

Mark II Applicator (2017.0024.06)

Yoon and Stoup Faolpian Ring Applicator (2017.0024.07)

Falope-Ring® Applicator (2017.0024.08)

An instrument with forcep like handles(2017.0024.09)

An endoscope which can be used in conjunction with theFalope-Ring® Applicator (2017.0024.10)

Endopath Endoscopic Tissue Manipulator (2017.0024.11)

Safety Trocar (2017.0024.12)

Prototype Safety Trocar and Sleeve (2017.0024.13)

Prototype Safety Trocar (2017.0024.14)

Prototype Safety Trocar (2017.0024.15)

Disposable Safety Trocar (2017.0024.16)

Safety Trocar (2017.0024.17)

Ligaclip Endoscopic Multiple Clip Applier (2017.0024.18)

Endoscopic Simulation Training Device (2017.0024.19)
Provenance:
Collection donated by Kyung Joo Yoon, widow of InBae Yoon, 2017.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs.
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.
Occupation:
Surgeons  Search this
Physicians  Search this
Topic:
Surgery  Search this
Patents  Search this
Laparoscopes  Search this
Inventors -- 20th century  Search this
Endoscopy  Search this
Inventions -- 20th century  Search this
Medical innovations  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus  Search this
United States Surgical Corporation  Search this
Medical Equipment  Search this
Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc.  Search this
Laparoscopic surgery  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus  Search this
Sterilization (Birth control)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Slides (photographs) -- 20th century
Correspondence -- 20th century
Notebooks -- 20th century
Patent applications
Patents -- 20th century
Legal documents
Clippings -- 20th century
Photographs -- 20th century
Design drawings
Business records -- 20th century
Articles -- 20th century
Citation:
InBae Yoon Papers, 1970-2009, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1414
See more items in:
InBae Yoon Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1414
Online Media:

[Trade catalogs from Sampson-Soch Co.]

Company Name:
Sampson-Soch Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Surgical instruments, medical instruments and supplies, surgical furniture...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
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:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_16587
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_16587

[Trade catalogs from Otto Young & Co.]

Variant company name:
Est. 1865  Search this
Company Name:
Otto Young & Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Jewelers' merchandise : silverplated ware, clocks and watches, watch crystals, jewelry, pens and pencils, leather goods, stationery, umbrellas, eyeglasses and lenses, opticians' sundries and instruments, watchmakers' and jewelers' equipment and supplies. Glassware ; silverware ; boxes ; cases ; display fixtures...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
6 pieces; 5 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Clocks and watches (including clock-making and watch-making equipment)  Search this
Curios; novelties and souvenirs  Search this
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Leather products; tanning and equestrian supplies  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Office equipment and supplies  Search this
Packaging materials and shipping  Search this
Silverware  Search this
Topic:
Ceramics  Search this
Clocks and watches  Search this
Collectibles  Search this
Furniture industry and trade  Search this
Glass  Search this
Hardware  Search this
House furnishings  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Leather industry and trade  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Novelties  Search this
Office equipment and supplies industry  Search this
Packaging machinery  Search this
Porcelain  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Silverware  Search this
Silverwork  Search this
Souvenirs (Keepsakes)  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Tanning  Search this
Tools  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_34507
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_34507

[Trade catalogs from Minnesota Mining & Mfg. Co.]

Company Name:
Minnesota Mining & Mfg. Co.  Search this
Related companies:
3M ; 3-M ; Mincom Div. ; Revere Camera Co. ; Wollensak Optical Co. ; Adhesives, Coatings & Sealers Div. 3M ; Scotch Brand Tape ; AVI, Inc. ; McGhan Medical Corp. ; Ion Brand ; 3M Pharmaceuticals ; 3M Company ; Revere-Wollensak Div.  Search this
Notes content:
One piece OVERSIZE ; One binder. "3-M" products ; "Scotch" adhesive tapes ; "Scotch Adhesive Tapes for Aircraft Industry" ; World War II wartime publication ; grinding tools ; "Safety-Walk" non-slip surface ; "Scotch-Tred" floor covering ; "3M" "Scotchprint" crapgics ; "3-M" adhesives ; high-speed cameras and lenses ; industrial finishes ; "Scotch" mounting systems ; "Ferraniacolor" reversal film ; photocopiers ; "Filmsort" microfilm systems ; "Color-in-Color" reproduction system ; photography equipment and supplies ; "Wollensak" cassette tape recorders ; "3-M" particle masks ; "Scotchlite" reflective materials ; "Honite" barrel finishing ; static elimination equipment ; "Scotchlite" heat shrinkable tubing ; "Scotchflex" cable / connector system ; "theolair" ; anhydrous theophylline sustained release tablets ; IV Flow Regulator ; medical tape ; plastic lenses ; laser imager ; fluoridator ; aerosol drug delivery systems ; Patient Counseling ; angina ; "Scotch" sound recording tape...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists, manual and samples
Black and white images
Color images
Types of samples:
Tape, sanding papers ;
Physical description:
138 pieces; 3 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
St. Paul, Minnesota, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Drugs; pharmaceuticals and patent medicines  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Nuclear materials and technologies  Search this
Office equipment and supplies  Search this
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Photographic equipment and supplies  Search this
Plastics and rubber  Search this
Sound recording and playback equipment (including phonographs; microphones; and phonograph records)  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Adhesives  Search this
Audio equipment industry  Search this
Cameras  Search this
Drugs  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Nuclear energy  Search this
Nuclear engineering -- Instruments  Search this
Nuclear industry  Search this
Nuclear power plants  Search this
Office equipment and supplies industry  Search this
Paint industry and trade  Search this
Patent medicines  Search this
Pharmacy  Search this
Phonograph  Search this
Photographic industry  Search this
Plastics industry and trade  Search this
Rubber industry and trade  Search this
Sound -- Recording and reproducing  Search this
Sound recording industry  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_31694
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_31694

[Trade catalogs from Max Wocher & Son Co.]

Company Name:
Max Wocher & Son Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Wocher's  Search this
Notes content:
Hospital and surgical instruments and supplies: hospital furniture, hospital beds, hospital room outfits, hospital bassinettes, public health clinic sanitary treatment outfit, sanitary office equipment, hospital food and dish wagons and tray carriages, clinic aseptic cabinets, electrical office outfit, dressing sterilizers and containers for dressings, dressing and instrument tables, treatment tables and cabinets, porcelain enamel circular table, bedside, office and bath-room tables, instrument tables, operating tables, treatment and office chairs, commodes, stretchers, combination sterilizing outfits, sterilizers, therapeutic appliances, scales, hospital sundries, enamel ware, electro therapeutic apparatus, fracture splints, cauteries, catheters, stomach and duodenal tubes, thermometers, rubber gloves and tubing, surgical needles and needle holders, clips, operating knives, general operating instruments, forceps, scissors, and hypodermic and serum syringes. "Dr. Hugh H. Young" and "Young-McKim-Smith" X-Ray urological tables ; urological equipment ; medical equipment ; veterinary equipment ; veterinary dental instruments ; extractors ; floats ; dental halters ; mouth specula ; balling guns ; drenching equipment ; empty horse capsules ; boluses ; probangs ; syringes ; bandages ; eye instruments ; artificial eyes for animals [unique ?] ; hoof care instruments ; branding and cauterizing instruments ; veterinary surgical instruments ; trocars ; castrating and spaying instruments ; obstetric and partruition instruments ; impregnators or inseminators ; veterinary thermometers ; canine instruments ; bovine instruments ; caponizing instruments ; other poultry instruments ; chemicals and drugs ; glassware ; laboratory equipment ; hospital and veterinary surgery furniture ; other equipment ; Mont R. Reid Operating Table ; pharmacological apparatus ... this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
5 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Agricultural tools and machinery  Search this
Cutlery  Search this
Dental equipment and supplies  Search this
Drugs; pharmaceuticals and patent medicines  Search this
Farm equipment and supplies (including dairy and poultry equipment)  Search this
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Plastics and rubber  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Veterinary and pet supplies  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Agricultural implements  Search this
Agricultural machinery  Search this
Cutlery  Search this
Dairying  Search this
Dental instruments and apparatus  Search this
Drugs  Search this
Farm equipment  Search this
Furniture industry and trade  Search this
House furnishings  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Patent medicines  Search this
Pet supplies  Search this
Pharmacy  Search this
Plastics industry and trade  Search this
Rubber industry and trade  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Veterinary instruments and apparatus  Search this
Veterinary medicine  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_28777
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_28777

[Trade catalogs from Lane Bryant, Inc.]

Variant company name:
Multiple sites: Indianapolis, IN  Search this
Company Name:
Lane Bryant, Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
Women's clothing. Clothing, outerwear, and underwear for stout women, overweight women ; out-sized garments ; shapewear, corsets, and girdles ; shoes ; gloves ; "slenderizing fashions" ; World War II wartime publication ; maternity and pregnancy clothes ; post-partum breast and abdominal binders ; "complete obstetrical outfit" ; baby clothes, accessories, and supplies ; infants' and children's clothes for boys and girls ; Fall-Winter 1912-1913, Spring-Summer 1913, 1915 catalogs (photocopy) ...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
14 pieces; 6 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
New York, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Clothing (including hats; shoes; accessories; etc)  Search this
Department store; dry goods and mail order catalogs  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Clothing and dress  Search this
Commercial catalogs  Search this
Department stores  Search this
Dress accessories  Search this
Dry-goods  Search this
Hats  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Shoes  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_25720
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_25720

[Trade catalogs from Lee Lab Supply]

Company Name:
Lee Lab Supply  Search this
Related companies:
Datacraft, Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
1973-1974 catalog ; (selection:) AC power supplies ; accelerometers ; ammeters ; amplifiers ; analyzers ; attenuators ; balance units ; bridges ; calibration fixtures ; converters ; couplers ; decades ; detectors ; digital products ; directional couplers ; directional gyros ; dynamonitors ; explosimeters ; filters ; force ; frequency sources ; galvanometer items ; generators ; high speed cameras ; immerscope ; indicators ; level recorders ; line followers ; meters ; microwave items ; ohmmeters ; oscillators ; power supplies ; pressure transducers ; receivers (various) ; recorders ; strain gage items ; synchros ; tachometers ; telemetry ; temperature monitoring ; transducers ; UHF ; vacuum ; valves ; VHF ; vibration ; wattmeters ; waveguide ; oscilloscopes ; etc...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
3 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Gardena, California, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Aviation (aircraft; balloons; etc.)  Search this
Computers and computer equipment  Search this
Educational institutions; equipment and supplies (includes playground equipment)  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Topic:
"Schools -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Computers  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Optical equipment  Search this
Playgrounds  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_34858
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_34858

[Trade catalogs from John Wyeth & Bro.]

Variant company name:
See Wyeth Pharmaceuticals "Company History: Feature Stories" at http://www.wyeth.com/aboutwyeth/history for a history of John Wyeth & Bro.  Search this
Company Name:
John Wyeth & Bro.  Search this
Related companies:
Wyeth Laboratories, Inc. ; Wyeth ; American Home Products  Search this
Notes content:
Pharmaceutical preparations : elixirs, syrups, wines, compressed powders or pills, compressed hypodermic tablets, compressed ophthalmic discs, compressed tablet triturates, compressed lozenges, medicinal fluid extracts, standard powdered extracts. Pharmaceutical preparations and specialties ; acids ; antiseptic solutions ; cascara wafers ; diastasic malts ; lithia tablets ; lozenges ; pancreatin ; pepsin ; pills ; quinine ; quinine and chocolate troches ; soda fountain supplies ; suppositories ; tablets ; lithia ; local anesthesia ; medicinal beef juice ; rennet for cheesemaking ; other medical or pharmaceutical preparations...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
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:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Chemicals and chemical products  Search this
Drugs; pharmaceuticals and patent medicines  Search this
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Beverage industry  Search this
Chemicals  Search this
Distilleries  Search this
Drugs  Search this
Food industry and trade  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Patent medicines  Search this
Pharmacy  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_28969
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_28969

[Trade catalogs from James W. Queen & Co.]

Company Name:
James W. Queen & Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Queen & Co. ; Queen-Gray Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Marine and field glasses, spy-glasses, tourist glasses. Anatomical models ; Astronomical telescopes ; Electrical instruments ; testing and resistance sets ; potentiometers ; Engineering instruments ; General and miscellaneous catalogs ; Laboratory apparatus ; Mathematical instruments and materials ; drawing, surveying and civil engineering equipment ; Meteorological instruments ; Microscopes ; Optical and ophthalmological instruments ; physical and optical instruments ; spectacles and eyeglasses ; opera glasses ; school laboratory instruments and apparatus ; Pencils ; Phonograph ; Photographic lenses ; magic-lanterns ; stereopticons ; photographic transparencies ; colored views ; Physical and chemical apparatus ; Radiant matter, lecture on ; X-ray tubes...this comprises the uncataloged portion ; includes catalogs in the SIL digital project, "Instruments for Science, 1800-1914." --JR 2/09
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
113 pieces; 8 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Artists; drafting; crafts materials and supplies  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Engineering consultants and contractors  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  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:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Artists' materials  Search this
Audio equipment industry  Search this
Cameras  Search this
Consulting engineers  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Engineers  Search this
Handicraft  Search this
Mechanical drawing  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  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
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_24645
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_24645

[Trade catalogs from J.R. Watkins Co.]

Variant company name:
Memphis, TN ; Winona, MN ; Oakland, CA  Search this
Company Name:
J.R. Watkins Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Spices, extracts and tube flavors; toiletries and health care products; household, farm and medicinal preparations; automobile supplies; home remedies and recipes...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Newark, New Jersey, United States
Date:
Please Select
Topic (Romaine term):
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_39781
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_39781

[Trade catalogs from Harvey Hubbell Inc.]

Company Name:
Harvey Hubbell Inc.  Search this
Related companies:
Ensign Electric Div. ; Kellems Co., Inc. (Stonington, CT) ; Wiring Device Div. (Bridgeport, CT)  Search this
Notes content:
Power distribution products ; outdoor substations ; visible disconnects ; AC power centers ; DC power centers ; motor controls ; pilot devices ; DC contactors ; push button and control stations ; speed resonsivel switches ; high voltage connectors ; low voltage connectors ; transformers ; centrifugal switches for belt conveyors. Grips for cable: pulling grips ; support grips. Sockets ; electrolier caps ; insulating links ; pull chains, tassels ; cleat receptacles ; reflectors ; adaptors ; plugs ; cords ; toggle switches ; push switches ; switch plates ; etc. Kellems grips ; deluxe cord grip ; strain relief grip ; sealtite conduit grip ; cord connector grip ; bus drop and support grips ; hose containment grips ; industrial pulling grips ; starters ; lampholders ; ground fault devices ; fuse bases ; receptacle circuit tester ; tip jacks ; floor boxes ; temporary power systems ; switches ; plates ; adapters ; hospital products ; etc. ... this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
142 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Huntington, West Virginia, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Lighting (electric; gas; candle; oil; etc.)  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Candles  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Hardware  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Lamps  Search this
Lighting  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Tools  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_20101
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_20101

[Trade catalogs from Gibson Co.]

Company Name:
Gibson Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Surgical instruments and supplies, medical apparatus. Surgical instruments and supplies: dissecting and post-mortem instruments ; diagnostic instruments ; microscopes ; laboratory apparatus and glass ware ; blood and urine analysis equipment ; phlebotomy, cupping and leeching apparatus ; syringes ; anaesthetics ; operating instruments ; artificial limbs ; splints ; crutches ; trusses ; wheelchairs ; hospital equipment ; office furniture ; electro-cautery equipment ; obstetrical equipment ; etc. ... this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Washington, Washington (D.C.), United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_17182
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_17182

[Trade catalogs from Frequency Devices, Inc.]

Company Name:
Frequency Devices, Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
programmable active filters ; band reject active filters...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Haverhill, Massachusetts, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_34929
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_34929

[Trade catalogs from Environmental Tectonics Corp.]

Company Name:
Environmental Tectonics Corp.  Search this
Notes content:
Industrial sterilizers ; medical sterilizers ; environmental test chambers ; walk-in environmental rooms ; industrial process ovens ; industrial vacuum equipment ; industrial reclamation and purification systems ; psychrometers ; etc. ; also manufactures aircrew training systems, flight simulators, hyperbaric chambers, sterilizers, calorimeters, etc. ; battery-operated psychrometer ; anemometer ; thermometer ; sound level meter ; multi gas detector ; oxygen analyzer...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
16 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Southampton, Pennsylvania, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Aviation (aircraft; balloons; etc.)  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Waste Management (including water treatment; recycling; refuse collection; industrial waste; etc.)  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
"Recycling (Waste, etc.)"  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Refuse and refuse disposal  Search this
Refuse disposal industry  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Water -- Purification  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_15973
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_15973

The first lines of the practice of surgery being an elementary work for students, and a concise book of reference for practitioners : in two parts, Part I. General surgical subjects. Part II. Particular surgical subjects by Samuel Cooper

Author:
Cooper, Samuel 1780-1848  Search this
Former owner:
Ingham, J.E., DSI  Search this
Donor:
Burndy Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, [1], 18-447, [1] pages, IX leaves of plates illustrations 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1828
Topic:
Surgery  Search this
Surgery--Practice  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus  Search this
1828  Search this
Surgical Procedures, Operative  Search this
Call number:
RD30 .C77 1828
RD30.C77 1828
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_284420

[Trade catalogs from David Moseley & Sons, Ltd.]

Company Name:
David Moseley & Sons, Ltd.  Search this
Related companies:
David Moseley and Sons  Search this
Notes content:
Rubber sports goods : football bladders, football bladder rubber bands, golf ball cleaners, golf tees, golf handlegrips, roller skate rubbers, cricket glove finger tips, cricket glove protectors, beach balls, lacrosse balls, racquet balls, bathing caps, quoit rings, polo rings, hockey rings, pitching rings, hollow cord rings, ice hockey pucks, bull board discs, fishing trousers and stockings, bowling green mats, dog collars and leads, gun recoil pads and finger guards, billiard table covers, billiard and bagatelle strips, hose, catapult and model aeroplane elastic. Rubber goods and specialties ; "Pneumatic Upholstery" ; air-filled cushions ; sporting goods ; medical equipment ; air mattresses ; tires ; bicycle tires ; bath goods ; other equipment...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
28 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Ardwick, United Kingdom
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Bicycles  Search this
Cleaning tools and supplies  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Plastics and rubber  Search this
Sporting goods  Search this
Topic:
Automobiles  Search this
Bicycles  Search this
Cleaning compounds  Search this
Cleaning machinery and appliances  Search this
Cycling  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Plastics industry and trade  Search this
Rubber industry and trade  Search this
Sporting goods  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_32463
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_32463

Robert M. Hall (b. 1928)

Subject:
Hall, Robert M. 1928-  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1964
Topic:
Dentistry  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-2200]
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
Copyright Not Evaluated
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_385225

[Trade catalogs from Coleman Electric Co., Inc.]

Variant company name:
Maywood, IL  Search this
Company Name:
Coleman Electric Co., Inc.  Search this
Related companies:
Coleman Instruments div. of Perkin-Elmer Corp. (filed under P) ; Coleman Instruments Corp.  Search this
Notes content:
"Coleman" anoxia photometers ; pH electrometers ; equipment for medical research ; electronic photofluorometers ; other scientific instruments ; titration assemblies...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog and manual
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
17 pieces; 3 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
New York, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_12082
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_12082

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