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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

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

Ewing Horizontal Pendulum Seismograph (part)

Measurements:
overall: 8 1/8 in x 9 7/8 in x 8 1/2 in; 20.6375 cm x 25.0825 cm x 21.59 cm
Object Name:
seismograph
Place made:
Japan: Tōkyō, Tokyo
Date made:
ca 1892
Related event:
World's Columbian Exposition  Search this
ID Number:
PH.315165
Catalog number:
315165
Accession number:
219145
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-3c8f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1187993
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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

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