Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Record Unit 7363
Brooke Hindle Papers, circa 1944-1985
|General Information About This Collection|
|Repository:||Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at email@example.com.|
|Title:||Brooke Hindle Papers|
|Quantity:||43 cu. ft. (43 record storage boxes)|
|Collection:||Record Unit 7363|
|Language of Materials:||English|
These papers document Hindle's teaching career; his tenure as an academic dean, historian, and professor of science and technology at New York University; his service as President of SHOT; and, to a lesser extent, his years as Director of the NMHT.
Papers consist of correspondence and memoranda with historical, scientific, and technological institutes and societies concerning research; correspondence and memoranda with prominent historians of science and technology, particularly Carl Bridenbaugh, Whitfield J. Bell, and A. Hunter Dupree; historical research proposals, manuscripts, publications, index cards, and related material; biographical information; slides and photographs of scientific illustrations and portraits of historic American figures; files concerning his presidency of SHOT and as a member of various visiting committees to review academic programs in the history of science and technology; and copies of course materials prepared during his teaching career at New York University.
Brooke Hindle (1918-2001), historian, was born in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania. He attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1936-1938, but completed his A.B., magna cum laude, at Brown University in 1940. Hindle received an M.A. (1942) and Ph.D. (1949) from the University of Pennsylvania and was a fellow at the Institute of Early American History and Culture, College of William and Mary, 1948-1950. In 1950, Hindle joined the history faculty at New York University as associate professor and in 1961 became a professor in the department. He was also chairman of the history department, 1965-1967; dean of the College of Arts and Science, 1967-1969; and head of the history department, 1970-1974. In 1974, Hindle succeeded Daniel J. Boorstin as director of the National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT). He served until 1978, when he became senior historian. Hindle retired in 1985, but remained at the Smithsonian as historian emeritus.
Hindle belonged to numerous professional organizations, including the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the History of Science Society, and the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT), which he served as president, 1981-1982.
Hindle wrote and edited many articles and books on the history of science and technology in colonial America, including The Pursuit of Science in Revolutionary America (1956), The Scientific Writings of David Rittenhouse (1980), and Emulation and Invention (1981).
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
These papers document Hindle's teaching career; his tenure as an academic dean, historian, and professor of science and technology at New York University; his service as president of SHOT; and, to a lesser extent, his years as director of the NMHT.
Papers consist of correspondence and memoranda with historical, scientific, and technological institutes and societies concerning research; correspondence and memoranda with prominent historians of science and technology, particularly Carl Bridenbaugh, Whitfield J. Bell, Jr., and A. Hunter Dupree; historical research proposals, manuscripts, publications, index cards, and related material; biographical information; slides and photographs of scientific illustrations and portraits of historic American figures; files concerning his presidency of SHOT and as a member of various visiting committees to review academic programs in the history of science and technology; and copies of course materials prepared during his teaching career at New York University.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Hindle, Brooke
- Bridenbaugh, Carl
- Bell, Whitfield J. (Whitfield Jenks)
- Dupree, A. Hunter
- Boorstin, Daniel J. (Daniel Joseph), 1914-2004
- New York University
- Society for the History of Technology
- National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.). Office of the Director
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Brown University
- University of Pennsylvania
- Institute of Early American History and Culture (Williamsburg, Va.)
- College of William and Mary
- American Association for the Advancement of Science
- History of Science Society
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7363, Brooke Hindle Papers
A, back Files
Adams, Dr. Robert McC.
American Antiquarian Society
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Book Review
AAAS Meeting, Session, 1982
AAAS, 1981 Meeting
AAAS, Meeting, Sessions #1, 1981
AAAS, Section L, 1981
AAAS, Section L, 1980
AAAS, Section L, 1979, No. 2
AAAS, Section L, 1979
Hindle, AAAS Travel Expenses
AAAS, Section L, 1977-1978
AAAS, Chinese Visit, 1979
AAAS, 1971 Meeting
American Antiquarian Society
American Association for the Advancement of the Humanities
American Precision Museum
American Technology Course
Anglo-American Conference, 1961-1965
Appropriate Community Technology
ARNO Press #2: Scientific Writings of David Rittenhouse
ARNO Press #1: Scientific Writings of David Rittenhouse
Association of American Colleges
AASLH (American Association for State and Local History)
ACLS (American Council of Learned Societies)
AHA (American Historical Association)
AHA, American Historical Association - 1964 Joint Session with American Studies Association
AHA, American Historical Association - 1968 Convention, Dinner for Lester Cappon
American Precision Instruments
American Philosophical Society
American Philosophical Society, Autumn General Meeting (November 1983)
American Philosophical Society, Library Committee
American Philosophical Society
American Philosophical Society, 1963-1968
ASA (American Studies Association)
American Studies Association, 1961-1972
ASA Joint Sessions, 1963-1964
ASA-AHA Session, 1965
ASA-HSS Session, 1963
ASA of Metropolitan New York City, 1961-1966
ASA-WHA Sessions, 1963-1964
Bedini, Silvio A. (2 folders)
Bell, Whitfield J., 1965-1973, 1978-1982 (3 folders)
Bell, Whitfield J., 1947-1964 (3 folders)
Beranger, Dr. Jean F., regarding Paris Lecture
Blunt, John (2 folders)
Book Review Correspondence
Boston University, Board of Visitors
Boston University, Board of Visitors American and New England Studies Program
Boston University, Board of Visitors, American and New England Studies (2 folders)
Briefing Book, American and New England Studies Program, Board of Visitors, November 30-December 1, 1978
American and New England Studies Program, Board of Visitors Briefing Booklet, April 1976
American and New England Studies Program: Board of Visitors, April 21-22, 1977
Boston University, Board of Visitors, American and New England Studies
Boorstin, Daniel J.
Boyer, Carl B.
Bridenbaugh, Dr. Carl, 1944-1979 (4 folders)
Brolin, Brent C.
Brown University Press
Buchanan, Dr. R. Angus
Bulletin of the History of Medicine, Dr. Lloyd G. Stevenson, editor
Burndy Library Conference, March 23-24, 1973
Bush, Ronnie Beth (2 folders)
Business History Review
Butterfield, Lyman H.
C, Back Files
Cameron, Rondo: New Interpretations and the Process of Industrialization in Europe
Cappon, Dr. Lester J.
Cappon, Lester J., 1948-1975 (2 folders)
Caridi, Ronald J.
Carter, Edward C., II
Carlson, Eric T.
Carosso, Prof. Vincent P.
Carosso, Vincent P.
Charles River Museum
Coates, Vary T.
Cochran, Dr. Thomas C.
Cohen, Prof. I.
Cohen, I. Bernard, 1949-1973 (2 folders)
Cohen, Sheldon (2 folders)
Colbourn, Mr. Trevor
Colonial Society of Massachusetts
Colorado School of Mines
Columbia University Seminar in Early American History and Culture
Columbia University Seminar, 1967-1972
Colvin Run Mill Park
Cosmos Club, 1979-1983
Cosmos Club: Palaver Club
D, Back Files
Daniels, George H.
Doster, James F.
Doubleday Lecture Series
Duvall, Dr. Robert F.
Dupree, Prof. A. Hunter
Dupree, A. Hunter
E, Back Files
Early American Technology
Eighteenth-Century Short-Title Catalogue
Eighteenth-Century Short-Title Catalogue (ECSC), The North American Committee for ESTC
Eighteenth-Century Studies, American Society for
Edison Papers, 1980-1985 (3 folders)
Edison TV Series (Consultant) Brooke Hindle
Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation, 1970-1985 (12 folders)
Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation, Hagley Fellows-Hagley Museum Program
Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation, Budget Records
Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation, Correspondence
Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation, Financial Reports
F (Back Files)
Falk, Stanley L.
Fellows in American History, 1962-1965
Ferguson, Eugene S. (2 folders)
Finn, Bernard S.
Fishwick, Marshall W.
Fishwick, Marshall W., Book: American Studies in Transition
Folsom, Michael B.
Ford Museum, Henry
G (Back Files)
Garraty, John A.
Gaustad, Edwin S.
Geller, Lawrence D.
Gianniny, Allen O., Jr.
Govan, Thomas P.
Greene, John C., 1955-1975 (3 folders)
Gregorian, Dr. Vartan
Guerlac, Henry (L'affaire Guerlac)
Guggenheim Fellowships, 1964-1965
H (Back Files)
H, 1961-1975 (Back Files)
Hagley Museum and Library, 1983-1985 (3 folders)
Harris, C. M.
Harris, John R.
Harvard College, Committee to Visit the Department of History of Science, 1984-1985
Harvard College, Committee to Visit the Department of History of Science
Harvard Committee Meeting
Hazen, Dr. Robert M.
Heacock, Wallis J. (2 folders)
Hewlett, Richard G.
Hobson, J. Allen
History of Science Society (HSS)
HSS, Holton, Gerald
Hindle, Emulation & Invention, Correspondence
Hindle, Office Services
Hindle, B.: Personal Book Orders
Hindle File on Malakoff
Hindle, Brooke: Personal
Hindle, Brooke: Trust Fund, 1355B001
Hindle Office Correspondence During Florida Stay, December 1980-March 1981
Hindle, Brooke: Retirement
Historian: Lubar, Steve
Historian's Senior: Office
Hindle, Brooke: Personal
Hindle, Brooke: European Trip, 1961
History of Science Society (2 folders)
History of Science Society, Holton, Gerald D.
History of Science Society, 1971 Annual Meeting
History of Science Society, New York Metropolitan Area
History of Science Society, Program Chairman, 1961 Annual Meeting (2 folders)
History of Science Society, 1946-1959
History of Science Society - American Historical Association, 1966
History of Science Society: Brooke Hindle on Council, 1955-1958, 1962-1965; Program Chairman, 1955-1961
History of Science Society: ISIS, 1962-1973
History of Science Society: ISIS - Critical Bibliography, 1964-1966
History of Science Society: Brooke Hindle Secretary, 1958-1960
H - Back Files, 1947-1960
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Hellman, C. Doris
Henner, Solomon P.
Herivel, John W.
Hester, James M.
Hitz, Elizabeth #1
Hoermann, Alfred R.
Hughes, Thomas Parke
Hunter, Louis C.
I - Back Files
Industrialization Discussion Group
ICOHTEC Conference, June 28 - July 5, 1970
Iron Bridge Gorge, through 1979
IEAHC, 1948-1973; Council, 1964-1967
Institute of Early American History and Culture, Council, 1966
Institute of Early American History and Culture, 1964-1966
Institute of Early American History and Culture, 1944-1960
Institute of Early American History and Culture
Institute of Early American History and Culture, Council, 1967
Institute of Early American History and Culture, Technology in Early America, 1967
Institute of Early New York History, 1963-1964
International Academy of the History of Science, 1971-1972
International Conference of HS, Poland, 1965
International Conference on the Conservation of Industrial Heritage
(XVIth) International Conference on the History of Science, Bucharest, 1981
(XVIIth) International Conference on the History of Science, University of California, Berkeley, July 31- August 8, 1985
Edinburgh, Scotland, XVth International Congress, August 1977 (Miscellaneous Travel Information Re: Entire Trip)
Tokyo, Japan, XIVth International Congress of the History of Science, August 19-27, 1974
International Academy of the History of Science
Internationale d'Histoire des Sciences Academie
Iron Bridge Gorge Museum
J (2 folders)
Jeremy, David J.
Kennedy, Roger, 1984-1985
Kleber, Dr. Brooks E.
Kobayashi, Professor T.
Kohn, Richard H.
K - Back Files, 1950-1960
K - Back Files, 1961-1975
Kramer, Stephen E.
Kranzberg, Melvin (2 folders)
Kubota, Mr. Kuras
L, Back Files (2 folders)
Latimer, Dr. Margaret
Layton, Jr., Professor Edwin H.
Leder, Professor Lawrence H.
Leder, Lawrence H.
Leder, Lawrence H., 1954-1960
Lehigh University, History Visiting Committee
Library, Director of Smithsonian Institution Libraries
Search Director of Libraries
Library: Director of the Smithsonian Institution Libraries
Search Dibner Librarian
M, 1980-1985 (2 folders)
M, Back Files, 1960-1975
M, Back Files, 1950-1960
MacMurray, Robert R.
Macy Fellowship: Ronnie Beth Bush
Macy Fellowship: Stuart Galishoff
Malone, Dr. Patrick
Maruyama, Professor Magorah
Maryland Science Center
Mayr, Dr. Otto
McMahon, Dr. Michal
McNeil, Jr., Robert L.
University of Maryland, Coverlets Symposium, September 24, 1983
Massachusetts Historical Society, Corresponding Member, Brooke Hindle
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 1970-1972 (2 folders)
MIT, Proposed Center for the Study of Technology
MIT Appointment, Visiting Killian Professor, 1971-1972
MIT, Seminar on the History of Technology, 1971-1972, Correspondence
MIT, Seminar on the History of Technology, Reports, 1971-1972
Material Culture of the Wooden Age, book
McGaw, Judith A.
Minchinton, Professor W. E.
Molella, Arthur P.
Multhauf, Robert P.
Munroe, John A.
N, 1980s, #1
N, Back Files, 1948-1960
N, Back Files, 1961-1975
National Air and Space Museum (NASM), National Air and Space Administration: Search Committee for Director
National Humanities Institute (Yale), Advisory Committee, 1977-1978, Brooke Hindle
National Museum of American History (NMAH), Marine Curator Search
National Science Foundation (NSF), History and Philosophy of Science, Panel
National Science Foundation (3 folders)
National Science Foundation, Referring, 1957-1971
National Science Foundation
National Endowment for the Humanities
Nature - Nurture
New Jersey Historical Commission
New Jersey Academy of Sciences
New Jersey Historical Society
New York Historical Society (2 folders)
New York State Historical Association
Nolosco, Marynita Anderson
New York University (NYU) Miscellaneous
NYU/Dept. of History
NYU - Professional Activities Report, 1960-1973
NYU: Plumb Lectures
NYU: General Correspondence
NYU: Letters of Appreciation
NYU: Hindle Committee Report
NYU: Proposed History of Science Chair
NYU: UC, 1950-1966
NYU: UC Deanship, 1967-1969
NYU: Deanship, Vietnam War, 1967-1968
NYU: UC - Resignation as Dean
NYU: Resignation as Dean
NYU: Correspondence as Dean
NYU: Graduate Commission
NYU: BH - Head Department
NYU: Faculty, 1971-1972
NYU: Brooke Hindle Appointment
NYU: UC, American Civilization
NYU: Gallatin Papers, 1961-1968
NYU: History Department Reports
NYU: All University Departments, 1967-1968
NYU: History of Science Program
NYU: GSAS History Society, 1960-1963
NYU: GSAS, 1966-1968 Kenan Chair
NYU: GSAS, 1962-1965 NSF Grants
NYU: BH: Research Grants, 1957-1964
NYU: Phelps Lecture, 1964
NYU: Knedler, J. W., Jr.
NYU: Parkes, Henry B.
NYU: UC, 1964 Resolutions Committee
NYU: Woodrow Wilson Fellowships
NYU: UC, 1960-1972, Students
NYU: UC, Students, 1950-1960
NYU: Grad Students
NYU: Student Protest
NYU: GSAS, Students A-B (2 folders)
NYU: GSAS, Students, Connor, Paul
NYU: GSAS, Students, C-E (3 folders)
NYU: GSAS, Students, French, Stanley R.
NYU: GSAS, Students, F-L (6 folders)
NYU: GSAS, Students, Mongin, Alfred, 1962-1966
NYU: GSAS, Students, Murzyn, Dr. John S., 1967-1970
NYU: GSAS, Students, M-Z, 1961-1972 (11 folders)
NYU: Emulation and Invention, NYU Press Correspondence
NYU Press, Emulation and Invention, Smithsonian Associates Phelps Lecture
NYU: Emulation and Invention, Phelps Lectures, New York University, 1979
NYU Press - Emulation and Invention, Illustrations, Permissions
NYU Press - Emulation and Invention, Illustrations, Expenses
NYU Press - Emulation and Invention, Book Prizes
NYU Press - Correspondence
Nodyne, Dr. Kenneth R. #1
Nichols, Roy F.
North Carolina State University
O, Back Files
Organization of American Historians (OAH)
Organization of American Historians (OAH), Kelley Letter
P, Back Files, 1961-1975
P, Back Files, 1946-1960, 1976-1979 (2 folders)
Peck, Dr. Robert M.
Peale Book Correspondence
Pennsylvania, University of, Board of Overseers for Faculty of Arts and Sciences, 1979
Pennsylvania, University of #2, Board of Overseers for Faculty of Arts and Sciences, 1979, Brooke Hindle, 1977-1978
Pennsylvania, University of, Leon Lecture, March 4, 1976
Pennsylvania, University of, Miscellaneous
Pennsylvania, University of #1, Board of Overseers for Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Brooke Hindle
Pennsylvania, University of, 1947-1970
Philosophy of Science Association
Pont-a-Mousson Conference, 1970
Post, Robert C.
Prince, Prof. Carl E.
Princeton University Press, Finances
Pursell, Jr., Professor Carroll W.
Princeton University Press, David Rittenhouse Conference
Professional Accomplishments and Evaluation Committee (PAEC)
P-Q, 1980-1985 (3 folders)
Peterson, Charles (2 folders)
Publication Requests, Hindle - Personal
R, Back Files, 1949-1975 (2 folders)
Reingold Exchange, 1983
Reingold, Nathan (2 folders)
Ripley, S. Dillon
Roberson Center Conference
Royal Society of Arts, The: Fellow (Brooke Hindle)
Rutgers University Symposium
S, 1983-1985 (2 folders)
S, Back Files, 1949-1970 (3 folders)
Schallenberg, J. Edmund Correspondence
Shryock, Richard H., 1946-1970 (2 folders)
Schlereth, Thomas J.
Technology and Culture, Editorial Correspondence
Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) Awards, 1978
SHOT Awards Committee, 1980-1982 (2 folders)
SHOT Honors, 1980
Society for the History of Technology (SHOT) - Technology and Culture at National Museum of History and Technology
SHOT, Technology and Culture/Fores and Sorge
SHOT, Annual Meeting, 1984
SHOT Session, 1982
SHOT, 1982 Meeting for Society Cooperation
Technology and Culture, Publication
Finances, Thomas Hughes
Technology and Culture
SHOT Meeting 1981, 1982, Choice of Meeting Site, Arrangements, etc.
SHOT Monograph Committee
SHOT Hughes Presidential Files: SHOT, 1981
SHOT Hughes Presidential Files: SHOT, 1979 Meeting
SHOT Hughes Presidential Files: SHOT, 1979
SHOT Hughes Presidential Files: SHOT, Local Arrangements & Programs, 1979-1980
SHOT Hughes Presidential Files: SHOT, Museum Committee
SHOT Hughes Presidential Files: Special Meeting, December 27, 1978, Constitution
SHOT Hughes Presidential Files: SHOT, Committee on Honors
SHOT Hughes Presidential Files: SHOT, Committee Appointments (Hughes File)
SHOT Hughes Presidential Files: SHOT, Research Committee
SHOT Hughes Presidential Files: SHOT, 1973-1978
SHOT Hughes Presidential Files: SHOT, Miscellaneous
SHOT Awards Committee, 1985
SHOT, Annual Reports, 1985
SHOT, Advocacy Groups, Consortium of Social Science Associations (COSSA)
SHOT, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
SHOT, Affiliated Societies
SHOT - Brooke Hindle Correspondence
SHOT - COSSA (Consortium of Social Sciences Association)
SHOT - (Brooke Hindle, President), Awards Committee
Society for the History of Technology, Constitution
SHOT (Brooke Hindle, President), Dexter Prize
SHOT, Dibner, Dr. Bern
SHOT, Document Committee
SHOT (Brooke Hindle, President) Committees
SHOT, Dues Structure and the University of Chicago
SHOT (Brooke Hindle, President) Da Vinci Medal
SHOT, Editorial Committee
SHOT, Endowment Committee
SHOT, Executive Council, 1983-
SHOT (Brooke Hindle, President) Executive Council
SHOT, Finance Committee
SHOT, Fores, M.
SHOT, Funding Efforts
SHOT (Brooke Hindle, President) Hughes, Thomas P.
SHOT (Brooke Hindle, President) 1985 ICHS Meeting
SHOT (Brooke Hindle, President), International Committee for the Conservation of the Industrial Heritage
SHOT, Joint Committee on Archives of Sciences, 1982
SHOT (Brooke Hindle, President, 1981- ), JCAST, Joint Committee on Archives of Science and Technology (2 folders)
SHOT, 1983 Meeting Local Arrangements
SHOT (Brooke Hindle, President), Pursell correspondence
SHOT (Brooke Hindle, President) Monograph Series
SHOT, The National Humanities Alliance
SHOT (Brooke Hindle, President), National Science Foundation & History of Technology (NSF), NSH, NHPRC - Letters to Congress
SHOT - NCC, National Coordinating Committee
SHOT, Theodore Z. Penn
SHOT, President's Correspondence
SHOT, Nominating Committee
SHOT, President's Address, 1982
SHOT, 1982 Program Committee
SHOT, Publication Fund
SHOT, Research Committee
SHOT, (Brooke Hindle, President) Robinson Prize Committee
SHOT, Eric Robinson
SHOT, Presidential Address, 1982
SHOT, Technology & Culture Presidential Address; Correspondence Presidential Address, 1982
SHOT, Sites Committee
SHOT, Temsig, 1981-1982
SHOT, Brooke Hindle, President: Technological Studies and Education Committee
SHOT, Brooke Hindle, President: Treasurer
SHOT, Technology and Culture, University of Chicago Press, 1982
SHOT, Usher Prize
SHOT, ICOHTEC International Committee, 1985 Congress
SHOT, Annual Meeting, 1984
SHOT, 1983, Annual Meeting
SHOT, 1982, Meeting, Local Arrangements
SHOT, Brooke Hindle, President: 1982 Meeting
SHOT, Brooke Hindle, President: 1981 Meeting
SHOT, Society for the History of Technology, 1980
Technology and Culture (2 folders)
SHOT, Brook Hindle: Technology and Culture Editorial
Society for the History of Technology and Culture, Robert Post
Silvestro, Clement--Scottish Rite Masonic Museum
Sleepy Hollow Restorations, 1976-
Sleepy Hollow Restorations, America's Wooden Age, 1975
Sleepy Hollow Restorations, 1950-1970
Slotkin, Helen W.
Smith, Cyril Stanley (2 folders)
Smith, Merrit Roe
Smith College Internship Program
Smithsonian Institution/NMAH/Education Program
Smithsonian, Annual Reports
Smithsonian Institution, Collections Committee
Smithsonian, Colloquium Series/Paul Forman
Smithsonian Institution, Computers
Smithsonian Institution, Dept. of Cultural History
Smithsonian Institution, Docents, Helen Snyder
Smithsonian, Education Program
Smithsonian Institution, Electricity, Curator of
Smithsonian, Doug Evelyn
Smithsonian Institution, Fellows
Smithsonian Institution, Fellowship Applications, 1984
Smithsonian Institution, Fellowships and Grants
Smithsonian Institution Fellowships
Smithsonian Institution Industrialization Exhibit Personnel
Smithsonian, Hindle - Job, Promotions, etc.
Smithsonian Institution - Hindle, Leave without Pay, 1982 - Teaching in Delaware
Smithsonian Institution - Hindle, Leave without Pay, 1981 - Teaching in Florida
Smithsonian Institution: Intern Program
Smithsonian, Photo Lab
Vogel, Production Engineering Curator
Smithsonian Institution, Publications Committee
Smithsonian: Smithsonian Associates
Smithsonian National Associates, Philadelphia Lecture, April 1979
Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Fellows
Smithsonian, Smithsonian magazine
Smithsonian Institution, Miscellaneous
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Symposia & Seminars, N. C. 1984, Folklife Fair
Smithsonian, Smithsonian Year
Smithsonian, Symposia and Seminars, Office of
Smithsonian, U .S. Chamber of Commerce
Smithsonian, Fellowships & Grants, Office of
Smithsonian Institution, Word Processing
Smithsonian Correspondence, through 1972
Smithsonian Correspondence, 1953-1957
Smithsonian: Senior Historian's Office
Society for History in the Federal Government
Society of American Historians (2 folders)
Sokal, Michael L., #1
Southern Association for History of the Sciences and Technology (SAHST)
Southern Connecticut State College, 1968-1969
Stapleton, Darwin H.
Staudenmaier, S. J., John
National Army Museum
Still, Bayrd (Back Files), 1960-1970
Still, Bayrd, 1950-1960
T - Back Files, 1950-1975 (2 folders)
Taylor, Frank A.
Elihu Thomson Papers
U, Back Files
Uchida, Professor Hoshimi
United States National Committee for the International Union of the History and Philosophy of Science Annual Report (USNGA/IUHPS)
University of Bath, Centre for the Study of the History of Technology
University of Delaware
University of Delaware Exhibits, Butler
University of Delaware, "Course Evaluations"
University of Delaware, Exhibits
University of Delaware, History Department
University of North Carolina Press, Finances
University of Central Florida
University of Central Florida, Examination Papers
University of Maryland
University of Maryland (Coverlet Symposium)
University of Minnesota
University of New Hampshire
University of North Carolina Press
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Center for Early American Studies
United States National committee on the history and Philosophy of Science
Vitae for National Museum of History and Technology, Individual Research Summaries, September 1975
V, Back Files
W, Back Files, 1947-1975 (2 folders)
Wallace, Anthony, F. C.
Washington, George Washington Exhibit
Welsh, Peter C.
Weston, Dame Margaret
White, John H.
Widnall, William B., 1973
Wendel, Mr. Thomas
Wheeler, Dr. John Archibald
Wilkes, John W.
William and Mary Quarterly (2 folders)
Wolf, II, Edwin
Y, Back Files
Yale University, Advisory Committee for Yale Center for American Art and Material Culture, Brooke Hindle
Yale University, Miscellaneous
The Pursuit of Science in Revolutionary America, 1735-1789, Reviews
Technology in Early America, Reviews
Edited Books, Early American Science in Selections from ISIS, 1976
Early American Science, Reviews
Edited Books, America's Wooden Age: Aspects of its Early Technology, 1975
America's Wooden Age, Reviews
Edited Books, America's Wooden Age, Carl Bridenbaugh Correspondence
Edited Books, America's Wooden Age, Charles E. Peterson Correspondence
Edited Books, America's Wooden Age, Louis C. Hunter Correspondence
Edited Books, America's Wooden Age, Charles F. Carroll Correspondence
Edited Books, America's Wooden Age, Silvio A. Bedini Correspondence
Edited Books, America's Wooden Age, David Smith Correspondence
Edited Books, America's Wooden Age, Jacob Judd Correspondence
Edited Books, America's Wooden Age, Charles Howell Correspondence
Edited Books, America's Wooden Age, Nathan Rosenberg Correspondence
Edited Books, America's Wooden Age, Eugene Ferguson Correspondence
"Article on Brooke Hindle"
Lecture: "Teaching the History of Science"
Lecture: "Humanistic Technology," 1968, MIT
Lecture: "Research and Teaching or Toward a Clearer Vision", circa 1968
Lecture: "Science in New York City"
Lecture: Comments, OAH Meeting, 1984, Comments on Thomas J. Schlereth's, "Material Culture Evidence and Historical Explanations" by Brooke Hindle
Lecture/Article: Technology and Culture, 1983, "Through his 3-D Time Warp"
Lecture: Sleepy Hollow Restoration (November 19, 1983), "Did the American Revolution Affect Technology?"
Lecture: Sleepy Hollow Conference, 1983, "Did the American Revolution Affect Technology?"
"Comments" "Museum Reviews" "Shot Meeting," October 15, 1981
Lecture - Office of Symposia and Seminars May 4, 1981, Lecture to High School Students, "Inventiveness in Mechanical Technology"
Lecture/Article, The Federalist, 1981, "Science, Technology and Government"
Lecture - AAAS Annual Meeting, January 4, 1981, "Science in the History Museum"
Lecture - Rutgers University Symposium, April 24, 1981, "Visual Imagery and Spatial Thinking"
Lecture - Roberson Center, Binghamton, New York, October 11, 1980, "New Continuities in Wood Technology"
NMHT, Smithsonian Institution, 3/20/1980, "Science and Technology in Early America"
University of Pennsylvania, 11/26/1979, "Spatial Thinking"
"How Benjamin Franklin Retarded the Introduction of the Steamboat," American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS), Lecture, November 1979
"History and the Inner Truths", Hagley Museum, Ferguson Party
Edison Symposium, 10/19/1979, "The Spirit of Age: Science and Technology in 19th-Century America"
"The Art, Science, and Technology of Samuel F. B. Morse," July 7, 1978, NMHT
"History of the NMHT: The South in the Nation", 4/23/1978, Coastal Ga. Historical Society
"The Art and Invention of Samuel F. B. Morse", 4/4/1978, Yale Center of American Art and Material Culture
"Museums and the Public", (Opening Address), 9/21/1977, Westchester Museum Conference
Illustrations: "Water Supply Systems in Early America," Stockholm, August 22-25, 1977
"Water Supply Systems in Early America," August 22-25, 1977, Stockholm Tekniska Museet
"The Experimental Philosophy in Early America," 5/6/1977, The John Carter Brown Library
"American Military History and the Museum," 11/16/1976, Fifth Annual U. S. Army Museum Conference, San Francisco, California
"The Meaning of the Bethlehem Waterworks," 5/22/1976, Historic Bethlehem, In.
"Science in Revolutionary America," 3/8/1976, Langley Air Force Base
"Science and the American Revolution," (Leon Lecture), 3/4/1976, University of Pennsylvania
"Science and Independence in the American Revolution," 2/20/1976, AAAS Symposium, Boston
"How Much is a Piece of the True Cross Worth?", 11/13/1975, Winterthur Conference
"The Science of Franklin and Jefferson," 10/1/1975, U. S. Information Service, London
"NMHT Bicentennial Exhibits," 7/11/1975, New York State Historical Society
"Preoccupation with Exhibits," 4/19/1975, Museum Studies Conference, University of Delaware
"NMHT Bicentennial Exhibits," 2/11/1975, Smithsonian Associates in Carmichael Auditorium
"Talk to Students from George Washington University," 8/8/1974
"The Transfer of Technology and American Industrial Fairs to 1853," August 1974, XVth International Congress in Tokyo, Japan
"Science and Technology in the American Revolution," 7/31/1974, Hofstra University, Hampstead, New York
"The Art, Science, and Telegraph of Samuel F. B. Morse," 6/18/1974, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Inc., at NMHT, Washington, DC
"Science, Technology and Values in Antebellum America," 12/28/1973, American Historical Association Meeting, San Francisco, California
"The Underside of the Learned Society in New York, 1754-1854," June 1973, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Newagen Inn
"Artifacts in Context," 9/24/1983
Miscellaneous NMHT Talks, Lectures, Introductions, and Thoughts
"The Humanistic Dimension of Technology: History," 1970 or 1971, MIT
"Is the Sky Falling?" Baccalaureate Address, Ridgewood High School, June 1968
"Technology in the APS," circa 1967-1979, Philadelphia, American Philosophical Society
"British v. French Influence on Technology in the Early United States," August 1965, XIth International Congress of History of Science
"The Transit of Technology," April 12, 1964, University of Minnesota
"Research for my Biography of David Rittenhouse," April 1964, University of Minnesota
"The Historiography of Science in the Middle Colonies and Middle States," May 1963, APS Conference on Middle States Tradition
"Roots of the Industrial Revolution," April 20, 1963, New Jersey Academy of Sciences
"Ingenious Mechanics in the Early Republic," March 1963, Monday Club, Wilmington
"Ingenious Mechanics in the Early Republic," November 2, 1962, Philadelphia, American Studies Association
"David Rittenhouse's Theory of Magnetic Dipoles," August 1962, Xth International Congress of History of Science, Ithaca, New York
"The American Debate over Scientific Education in the Late 18th Century," August 1959, IXth International Congress of History of Science in Barcelona, Italy
European Trip, 1959
American Academy of Arts and Sciences: "Conference on the Early History of Societies for the Promotion of Knowledge in the United States," 1971-1973, and Proposal to National Science Foundation for "Knowledge in American Society: Changes in the Structure, Character, and Social Role of the Learned Community, 1860-1920," 1973
Lecture: "American Culture and the Migrations of the Revolutionary Era," February 1957, Dickinson College
Talks: New York University, 1965-1972
MIT, Report on the Seminar on the History of Technology
MIT, Interim Report on the Seminar on the History of Technology, February 2, 1972
NYU Baccalaureate Address, "The College Journey Today," June 8, 1969
NYU, University College of Arts and Sciences, Annual Report of the Dean, 1968-1969
Introduction/Forward, to John M. Staudenmaier, Technology's Storyteller
Introduction: Aspects of Art and Science, ed. by Cyril S. Smith (published in 1978)
Introduction: Building Early America, ed. by Charles L. Peterson (published in 1976)
Foreword: The Frontiers of Knowledge (Frank Nelson Doubleday Lecture Series, 1972-1975), 1975
Introduction: The Engineer as Agent of Technological Transfer, etc. (submitted to E. Mills His. Lib. 12/1974)
Introduction: Catalogues of Union College Library, 1970
Article, Hounshell, ed. History of American Technology, 1984, "Exhilaration of Early American Technology"
Article/Note, American Heritage, 1984, "Inventing the Telegraph"
Article, Technology and Culture, 1984, "Bridge to the Future"
Article, William and Mary Quarterly, 1984, "Retrospective View"
William and Mary Quarterly (1984), "Retrospective View"
Articles, The National Museum of American History and History/OAH, August 1983
"Technology Through the 3-D Time Warp," 1983
Time Warp Notes
"The Federalist," December 1981
"Visual Imagery and Spatial Thinking in Technology," Smithsonian magazine, 1981
Michael Glazier, Inc., 1979, Colonial Science
"Water Supply Systems in Early America" from Technology and Its Impact on Society, Symposium No. 1, 1977, Tekniska Museet, Stockholm, 1979 (3 copies)
"The Meaning of the Bethlehem Waterworks," Historic Bethlehem Incorporated, 1977
"Mechanizing A Nation," National Geographic, November 1976
"Mechanizing A Nation" (proofs and correspondence)
"The Craftsman During America's Wooden Age" (to be published as part of VOA Forum Series)
"L'Acquisition Des Techniques," Colloques Internationaux, etc., Paris 1970
"Museum Treatment of Industrialization," Curator, 1970
NYU, "Museum Treatment of Industrialization: History, Problems, Opportunities," 1972
"A Bridge: The History of Technology," Prometheus, 1972
"The Hindle Committee Report," 1971
"The Transfer of Power & Metallurgical Technologies to the United States, 1800-1880," 1970
"British v. French Influence on Technology in the Early United States," 1968 (3 copies)
"Autobiography," IRM, 1966
"A Bridge for Science and Technology," American Studies in Transition, edited by Marshall Fishwick
"The Historiography of Science in the Middle Colonies...", APS Proceedings, 1964
"A Colonial Governor's Family: The Coldens of Coldengham," The New-York Historical Society Quarterly, 1961
"David Rittenhouse's Theory of Magnetic Dipoles" from Xth International Congress of History of Science, Ithaca, 1962 (3 copies)
"The American Debate over Scientific Education in the Late Eighteenth Century" from IXth International Congress of History of Science, Barcelona, Spain, 1959 (5 copies)
"David Rittenhouse and the Illusion of Reversible Relief," ISIS, June 1959
"William Crawford Gorgas: Physician in Uniform," Broadcast Music radio script, 1958
"Witherspoon, Rittenhouse, and Sir Isaac Newton," William and Mary Quarterly, July 1958
"The Quaker Background and Science in Colonial Philadelphia," ISIS, September 1955
"The March of the Paxton Boys," William and Mary Quarterly, October 1946
Report/Paper: Chairman, HSS Session, Part of HSS/SHOT Meeting, Philadelphia, December 1976
"The Rainmakers," by Clark C. Spence, American Historical Review
"Rufus Porter Rediscovered," by Jean Lipman, Historic Preservation
"Tools and Technologies," ed. by P. B. Kebabian and W. C. Lipke, Technology and Culture
"Water Power," by Louis Hunter, New Jersey Historical Society
"Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford," by Sanborn Brown, ISIS
"Artisans of the New Republic," by Howard Rock, Technology and Culture, April 1980
"Eighteenth-Century Prints," by Joan Dolmetsch, Technology and Culture, January 1980
"Rockdale," by Anthony Wallace, Technology and Culture, October 1979
"Mr. Peale's Museum" by Charles C. Sellers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania
"A Streak of Luck" by Robert Conot, New-York Historical Society Quarterly, October 1979
"The Papers of Benjamin Franklin," volumes 20-21, Journal of American History, November 1979
"A Species of Eternity" by Joseph Kastner (mailed 2/14/1978) The American Historical Review
"No Other Gods" by Charles E. Rosenberg (mailed 2/14/1978) Bulletin of the History of Medicine
"The Papers of Benjamin Franklin," volumes 18-19, Journal of American History, July 27, 1976
"The Colonial Physician and Other Essays," by Whitfield J. Bell, Jr., William and Mary Quarterly, November 20, 1975
"The Papers of Benjamin Franklin," volumes 16-17, Journal of American History, March 1974
"Science and Sentiment in America," Morton White, New York Historical Society Quarterly, January 1974
"The Scientific Papers of James Logan," Isis, Winter 1973
Letter to the Editor, Reviews in American history, June 1983
Letter to the Editor, OAH Newsletter, August 1983
Letter to the Editor, OAH Newsletter, November 1983
Letter to the Editor, OAH Newsletter, February 1984
Slides - National Museum of History and Technology
Slides - Audiovisual sources
Films - History of Technology
Photographs - Miscellaneous
Photographs - Smithsonian
Research Office - Chronology re: Appointment, Resignation, and Reassignment
Letters received re: Resignation
Miscellaneous biographical listings
Books and Papers
"Pursuit of Science in Revolutionary America"
White House Library, 1963
"Emulation and Invention" - Phelps Lectures
Emulation (Phelps Lectures)
Oral Version Chapter I
Oral Version Chapter II
Steamboat Images Chapter III (illustrations, photographs) (2 folders)
Oral Version Chapter III
Morse Images Chapter V
Morse Related Photographs
Fulton Photographs, Technology, Emulation and Art
Steamboat Data (photographs)
The Steamboat and New England
"Emulation and Invention" Colloquium
"Early American Technology Today:" Hagley Museum
Paper, Manuscript, and Notes
Material Culture of the Wooden Age
"A Retrospective View of Science, Technology, and Material Culture in Early American History:" William & Mary Quarterly
The Brooklyn Bridge and Conference
Brooklyn Bridge conference
David Rittenhouse: Correspondence and Notes
Copies Out First
Copies of Acknowledgment
American Philosophical Society
American Academy of Science
Photostats: John Bartram
Directors for the Society for establishing Useful Manufactures
Standard Measures (photographs)
Book Illustrations (photographs)
European Instruments (photographs)
Instruments by Brothers of David Rittenhouse
Photocopies of articles
Family Portraits (photographs)
Newman, Eric P.
Smart, Charles E.
Theory of Magnetic Dipoles
United States General Correspondents
New York University
Anthony, Donald C.
Chronology and Outline
United States Individual Correspondence
Edgerton, Samuel Y.
Hall of Fame - Correspondence
Correspondence (4 folders)
Bird, Different Grating
Hoopes, Penrose R.
The Scientific Writings of David Rittenhouse
"American Industrial Revolution:" Exhibit 1983-1986
Minutes of Meetings
McGaw, Judith A.
Molella, Arthur P.
Section IV: "Engines of Change"
Section V: "Engines of Change"
"Engines of Change" - Book
Table of Contents and Introduction
Hager, Robert E. (photographs)
Charles Willson Peale and His World
Diaries and Autobiography
Extracts - Other Authors
New York University History Department
Proposal for Ph.D. Program in History and Science
Ph.D. Exams: American Civilization/History (2 folders)
Grade Policy - 1970
Courses Taught at New York University - Includes notes, outlines, lecture schedules, exams, and reading lists (Folders 1-33 of 53)
Courses Taught at New York University - Includes notes, outlines, lecture schedules, exams, and reading lists (Folders 34-53 of 53)
Syllabi - Courses: History of Technology
University of Central Florida: Courses taught, 1981 (34 folders)
University of Delaware: Course taught, Spring 1982 (5 folders)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Courses taught, 1971-1972 (2 folders)
American Philosophical Society 1
American Philosophical Society 2
College and Enlightenment Courses
David Rittenhouse 1
David Rittenhouse 2
David Rittenhouse 3 and American Philosophical Society Bibliography
Emulation and Invention I-Il
Emulation and Invention III and New York Institute and Duplicates
Emulation and Invention IV
Notes from Courses
Pursuit of Science in Revolutionary America 1
Pursuit of Science in Revolutionary America 2
Pursuit of Science in Revolutionary America 3
Technology Notes from Pursuit of Science in Revolutionary America
Transfer of Technology
Transit of Technology
Wood - Past Projects
Wooden Age (book)