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Curatorial Records

Creator::
National Museum of History and Technology. Section of Mathematics  Search this
Extent:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Clippings
Journals (accounts)
Newsletters
Pamphlets
Floor plans
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1955-1974
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the records of Dr. Uta C. Merzbach, Associate Curator. Topics covered include planning of the IBM computer terminal exhibit with collection viewing; museum fire of 1970; exhibit preparations for "1876: A Centennial Exhibition"; education and training; educational programs; and exhibit of a working computer, with Nicholas J. Suszynski, Jr., Director, Information Systems Division, 1968-1970. Some materials are dated from a time period before Merzbach started working at the National Museum of History and Technology in 1964. Additionally, some materials date to when the museum was known as the Museum of History and Technology and when the section was known as the Section of Mathematics and Antique Instruments as well as from when the sections were part of the Division of Physical Sciences and the Division of Electricity and Nuclear Energy. Materials include notes, memoranda, pamphlets, proposals, reports, correspondence, news clippings, photographs, drawings, and related materials.
Topic:
Historical museums  Search this
Computer terminals  Search this
Fire  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Journals (accounts)
Newsletters
Pamphlets
Floor plans
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-101, National Museum of History and Technology. Section of Mathematics, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 18-101
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa18-101

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