Research Records, 1954-1985

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Consists of records documenting research activities, exhibitions, and special projects in the Division of Physical Sciences. Included are records from the Section of Mathematics, National Museum of History and Technology which was part of the division. Materials include historical information and illustrations pertaining to chemistry, chemical apparatus, industrial laboratories, and weights and measures; biographies of distinguished chemists; catalogs and articles on chemistry; research files of visiting scholars and interns; exhibition scripts; correspondence; memoranda; reports; meeting agendas and minutes; agreements; contracts; conference proceedings; press releases; floor plans; object lists; budgetary information; and postcards.


National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Section of Mathematics


Series Level Description


  • To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
  • For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.


By topic, alphabetic, and unarranged

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1955
  • 1955-1966
  • 1954-1985


  • Physical sciences
  • Mathematics
  • History
  • Mathematics--History
  • Physical sciences--History


  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Brochures
  • Floor plans
  • Manuscripts
  • Picture postcards

Local number

SIA RS00432

Physical description

  • 2 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
  • 11.41 cu. ft. processed holdings

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