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Ladder-walking locust experiment

Creator:
Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2010-01-19T16:21:05.000Z
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Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
Science  Search this
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Inka Engineering Symposium 4: Suspension Bridge Technology

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Symposia
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2013-11-19T16:46:06.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
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SmithsonianNMAI
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNMAI
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The college stamps of Oxford and Cambridge A study of their history and use from 1870-1886. Exemplified by reference to original letters and collections. With illustrations from specially preparedphoto-mezzotype plates By the Rev. Hayman Cummings

Author:
Cummings, Alfred James Hayman  Search this
Subject:
University of Cambridge On postage stamps  Search this
University of Oxford On postage stamps  Search this
Physical description:
6 pages leaves, 109, [1] pages including illustrations plates 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
1904
Topic:
Postage stamps  Search this
Call number:
HE6185.G7 C97 1904
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_278213

Iordani Bruni Nolani De monade numero et figura liber consequens quinque de minimo magno & mensura item de innumerabilibus, immenso, & infigurabili, seu, De vniuerso & mundis libri octo ... ad illustrissimum et reuerendiss Principem Henricum Iulium Brunsuicensium & Luneburgensium ducem .

Author:
Bruno, Giordano 1548-1600  Search this
Donor:
Dibner, Bern 1897- DSI  Search this
Burndy Library DSI  Search this
Former owner:
Trinity College (University of Cambridge),) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[24], 655, [1] pages illustrations 17 cm. (8vo)
Type:
Books
Date:
1591
Topic:
Mathematics--Philosophy  Search this
Philosophy, Renaissance  Search this
Call number:
QA8.4 .B89 1591
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_274845

B.H. Worsley Collection

Author:
Worsley, Beatrice H., Dr. (associate professor)  Search this
Collector:
Mathematics, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).  Search this
Mathematics, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).  Search this
Names:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology  Search this
Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada  Search this
University of Cambridge  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Dissertations
Notebooks
Proceedings
Publications
Promotional literature
Technical notes
Theses
Date:
1946-1959
Scope and Contents:
Dr. Worsley's papers include handwritten notebooks, loose notes, memoranda, reprints from her articles in professional journals, and copies of her theses written in fulfillment of the master's and doctor's degree, from MIT and the University of Cambridge, respectively. All of these papers deal with technical and theoretical problems of computer design. Also included are numerous manuals and descriptive materials about them--current models of computers manufactured by IBM and other producers; and proceedings of several conferences of computer specialists.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into 2 series

Series 1: Notes/meeting announcements, 1946-1959

Series 2: Publications, 1947-1955
Biographical / Historical:
It represents personal papers of Dr. Beatrice H. Worsley and other documents. All are concerned with early development of automatic digital computers, circa 1946-1959.
Provenance:
Collection donated by The Department of Computing and Information Service, Queen's University, through Dr. Beatrice H. Worsley, 1971.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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:
Computers and women  Search this
Computers  Search this
Education and educators: mathematics and computer science  Search this
Women  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence -- 1930-1950
Dissertations
Notebooks
Proceedings
Publications
Promotional literature
Technical notes
Theses
Citation:
B.H. Worsley Collection, 1946-1959, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0237
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B.H. Worsley Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0237

B. H. Worsley, "Serial Programming for Real and Idealised Digital Calculating Machines", submitted in partial fulfillment of requirements of Ph.D., University of Cambridge (UK) May, 1952

Collection Author:
Worsley, Beatrice H., Dr. (associate professor)  Search this
Collection Collector:
Mathematics, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).  Search this
Container:
Box 2
Type:
Archival materials
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:
B.H. Worsley Collection, 1946-1959, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
B.H. Worsley Collection
B.H. Worsley Collection / Series 2: Publications
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0237-ref29

Movement paths of 224 radio-tagged palm seeds by rodents on Barro Colorado Island, Panama.

Creator:
Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2012-07-13T16:50:22.000Z
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Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
Science  Search this
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Michael Koehl, "Single Ion Coupled to an Optical Fiber Cavity"

Creator:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Type:
Lectures
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2013-10-18T17:24:06.000Z
YouTube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
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ITAMPhysics
Data Source:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
YouTube Channel:
ITAMPhysics
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edanmdm:yt_eodQEgLG-gc

For first time, scientists prove locusts use vision to place their legs when walking

Creator:
Smithsonian Insider  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Thu, 14 Jan 2010 18:35:09 +0000
Topic:
Science  Search this
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Smithsonian Insider
Data Source:
Smithsonian Insider
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_1fe61623cfe1f16797119029501132d9

Untitled (Jane Goodall)

Artist:
Robert McCurdy, born 1952  Search this
Sitter:
Dame Jane Goodall, born 1934  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Approximate: 185.4 × 172.7 cm (73 × 68")
Type:
Painting
Date:
2020
Topic:
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Ian M. Cumming
Object number:
EXH.IC.15
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Robert McCurdy
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm40f453f36-4428-4601-a02d-f163758ae867
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_EXH.IC.15

Sara Tyson Hallowell

Artist:
Mary Fairchild Low, 1858 - 1946  Search this
Sitter:
Sara Tyson Hallowell, 1846 - 1924  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 98 × 111 cm (38 9/16 × 43 11/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1886
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Sofa  Search this
Home Furnishings\Flatware\Spoon  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drinking vessel\Cup  Search this
Sara Tyson Hallowell: Female  Search this
Sara Tyson Hallowell: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Humanitarian  Search this
Sara Tyson Hallowell: Visual Arts\Curator  Search this
Sara Tyson Hallowell: Visual Arts\Art Patron  Search this
Sara Tyson Hallowell: Visual Arts\Art Historian  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: University of Cambridge
Object number:
UK040024
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4b5cf958b-d787-4c23-a6d1-197ad494b2bf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_UK040024

Francis J. H. Jenkinson

Artist:
John Singer Sargent, 12 Jan 1856 - 15 Apr 1925  Search this
Sitter:
Francis J. H. Jenkinson, c. 1853 - 1923  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
90.2 x 69.9cm (35 1/2 x 27 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1915
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Fob  Search this
Francis J. H. Jenkinson: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: University of Cambridge, Library
Object number:
UK040021
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4ff0d4476-1eae-46ab-af67-63f8313af434
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_UK040021

Stokes Apparatus

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 in x 4 3/4 in; 40.64 cm x 12.065 cm
overall: 17 in x 5 in x 7 1/2 in; 43.18 cm x 12.7 cm x 19.05 cm
Object Name:
Stokes apparatus
Place made:
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Military Academy
ID Number:
PH.315640
Catalog number:
315640
Accession number:
217544
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-4478-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1184296
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The Bronzeman vol. 3 no. 7

Published by:
The Bronzeman, American  Search this
Fireside Publications, Inc., American  Search this
Edited by:
Henry N. Bacon  Search this
Caswell W. Crews  Search this
Written by:
Joy White  Search this
Subject of:
Laura Cathrell, 1914 - 1999  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 11 5/16 × 8 1/4 × 1/16 in. (28.8 × 20.9 × 0.2 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 11 5/16 × 16 3/8 × 1/16 in. (28.8 × 41.6 × 0.1 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
Spencer, Owen County, Indiana, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
June 1933
Topic:
African American  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Literature  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Religion  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.271
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd554859576-8da4-4e05-9a22-aa46a296282d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.271
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The Literary Corner: Vernon February’s Life and Works (side a) / Edward Brathwaite's Life and Works (side b)

Title:
Cassette tape with two episodes of the Literary Corner radio program
Created by:
Brooks B. Robinson Ph.D., American  Search this
Interview of:
Daniel Kunene, PhD, South African, 1923 - 2016  Search this
Vernon February, South African, 1938 - 2002  Search this
Edward Brathwaite PhD, Barbadian, 1930 - 2020  Search this
Subject of:
Hein Eersel, Surinamese, born 1922  Search this
Directed by:
Robert Cham  Search this
Medium:
plastic and tape
Dimensions:
H x W (audiocassette): 2 3/4 × 4 1/4 × 5/8 in. (7 × 10.8 × 1.6 cm)
Duration (side a): 00:15:07
Duration (side b): 00:14:47
Type:
audiotapes
Place made:
United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Netherlands, Europe
Suriname, Caribbean, South America
South Africa, Africa
Barbados, Caribbean, North and Central America
Ghana, West Africa, Africa
Date:
1978
Topic:
African American  Search this
Literature  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Radio  Search this
Religion  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Contributed in memory of Professor Sarah Webster Fabio (1928-1979), poet, educator, Black Arts Movement icon, and one of the Literary Corner's analysts.
Object number:
2010.17.1.11a
Restrictions & Rights:
© Brooks B. Robinson
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
The Literary Corner: Black Writers of the World
Classification:
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Movement:
BAM (Black Arts Movement 1965-1976)
Anti-apartheid movements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53284cdab-850d-4ff9-bc6b-502be2fa292f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.17.1.11a
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Man's shirt

Culture/People:
Siksika Blackfoot  Search this
Previous owner:
Big Old Man, Siksika Blackfoot  Search this
Donald A. Cadzow, Non-Indian, 1894-1960  Search this
Collector:
Donald A. Cadzow, Non-Indian, 1894-1960  Search this
Seller:
Donald A. Cadzow, Non-Indian, 1894-1960  Search this
Expedition:
Franklin Motor Expedition (1929)  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge  Search this
Object Name:
Man's shirt
Media/Materials:
Deerhide/deerskin, porcupine quills
Techniques:
Quill plaiting/woven quillwork, quilled (lane stitched)
Dimensions:
114 x 171 x 4 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments
Place:
Gleichen; Alberta; Canada
Catalog Number:
22/7592
Barcode:
227592.000
See related items:
Siksika Blackfoot
Clothing/Garments
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6b51e4817-40af-49e9-ae4f-69afb9d416b7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_242611
Online Media:

Saddle (Image withheld)

Culture/People:
Siksika Blackfoot  Search this
Previous owner:
Big Knife, Siksika Blackfoot  Search this
Donald A. Cadzow, Non-Indian, 1894-1960  Search this
Collector:
Donald A. Cadzow, Non-Indian, 1894-1960  Search this
Seller:
Donald A. Cadzow, Non-Indian, 1894-1960  Search this
Expedition:
Franklin Motor Expedition (1929)  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge  Search this
Object Name:
Saddle (Image withheld)
Media/Materials:
Hide, porcupine quills
Techniques:
Painted
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place:
Gleichen; Alberta; Canada
Catalog Number:
22/7593
Barcode:
227593.000
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Siksika Blackfoot
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws679bdab4e-b2cb-47b1-bf0a-5545937b4743
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_242614

Bundle (Image withheld)

Culture/People:
Tsuu T'ina (Sarcee)  Search this
Previous owner:
Jack Kipp, Kainai (Kainah/Blood) [Gleichen, Alberta], ca. 1894-1980  Search this
Donald A. Cadzow, Non-Indian, 1894-1960  Search this
Collector:
Donald A. Cadzow, Non-Indian, 1894-1960  Search this
Seller:
Donald A. Cadzow, Non-Indian, 1894-1960  Search this
Expedition:
Franklin Motor Expedition (1929)  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge  Search this
Object Name:
Bundle (Image withheld)
Media/Materials:
Hide
Techniques:
Painted
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items: Bundles
Place:
Alberta; Canada
Catalog Number:
22/7588
Barcode:
227588.000
See related items:
Tsuu T'ina (Sarcee)
Ceremonial/Ritual items: Bundles
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws67b16039a-6fef-41d1-927c-76c226923f17
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_242606

Paint bag

Culture/People:
Tsuu T'ina (Sarcee)  Search this
Collector:
Donald A. Cadzow, Non-Indian, 1894-1960  Search this
Previous owner:
Donald A. Cadzow, Non-Indian, 1894-1960  Search this
Seller:
Donald A. Cadzow, Non-Indian, 1894-1960  Search this
Expedition:
Franklin Motor Expedition (1929)  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge  Search this
Object Name:
Paint bag
Media/Materials:
Hide, hide thong/babiche
Techniques:
Sewn
Object Type:
Art and Printing tools
Place:
Alberta; Canada
Catalog Number:
22/7586
Barcode:
227586.000
See related items:
Tsuu T'ina (Sarcee)
Art and Printing tools
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6595c9eaa-0e87-4118-9b65-53523e83b90f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_242604
Online Media:

Rattle (Image withheld)

Culture/People:
Tsuu T'ina (Sarcee)  Search this
Collector:
Donald A. Cadzow, Non-Indian, 1894-1960  Search this
Previous owner:
Donald A. Cadzow, Non-Indian, 1894-1960  Search this
Seller:
Donald A. Cadzow, Non-Indian, 1894-1960  Search this
Expedition:
Franklin Motor Expedition (1929)  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge  Search this
Object Name:
Rattle (Image withheld)
Media/Materials:
Feather/feathers, porcupine quills
Techniques:
Fringed, quill-wrapped (flat)
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place:
Alberta; Canada
Catalog Number:
22/7578
Barcode:
227578.000
See related items:
Tsuu T'ina (Sarcee)
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws69dd6acde-3c44-42e0-bdd9-322b6aa24a61
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_242596

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