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Accession 00-001,  National Museum of American History, Dept. of the History of Science and Technology,  Exhibition Records, circa 1979-1990, and undated

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History, Dept. of the History of Science and Technology
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: circa 1979-1990, and undated
Quantity: 23.69 cu. ft. (23 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection: Accession 00-001
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records document the planning, development, and installation of "Information Age: People, Information, and Technology," a major exhibition at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), which traces the evolution of information-processing and communications technologies from the 1830s to the present. The exhibition opened on May 9, 1990. The bulk of the records include the correspondence, memoranda, and research files of two NMAH staff members involved in the project: Jon B. Eklund, Assistant Curator, 1968-1969, Associate Curator, 1970-1982, and Curator, 1983-1994; and David K. Allison, Curator, 1987-1994; as well as files of Marie Mattson, Special Assistant to the Secretary, 1989-1990. Records also include graphic notebooks of photographic prints or photostatic copies of all the artifacts and graphics that appeared in the exhibition; installation photographs and slides; and exhibition blueprints.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records that document the planning, development, and installation of "Information Age: People, Information, and Technology," a major exhibition at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), which traces the evolution of information-processing and communications technologies from the 1830s to the present. The exhibition opened on May 9, 1990. The bulk of the records include the correspondence, memoranda, and research files of two NMAH staff members involved in the project: Jon B. Eklund, Assistant Curator, 1968-1969, Associate Curator, 1970-1982, and Curator, 1983-1994; and David K. Allison, Curator, 1987-1994; as well as files of Marie Mattson, Special Assistant to the Secretary, 1989-1990. Records also include graphic notebooks of photographic prints or photostatic copies of all the artifacts and graphics that appeared in the exhibition; installation photographs and slides; and exhibition blueprints.

This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-001, National Museum of American History, Dept. of the History of Science and Technology, Exhibition Records

Container List

Box 1

Jon B. Eklund's Records

9/25/1987 - Paul Edwards, University of California, Santa Cruz , "Closed Worlds ... 11 MS

Box 1 of 24

10/1987 - Pfaffenberger, University of Virginia, "The Social Construction of the PC: Why the PC Revolution was no Revolution" (SCOT, Levy, Turkle)

Box 1 of 24

Miscellaneous stills and artifacts: Early calculators, Government Data processing, Jeff Sturchio [of Bell Labs] to David Allison: Bell Labs' role in innovation

Box 1 of 24

6/1984 - Stevens Institute of Technology: Every student has a computer

Box 1 of 24

1979 - Don Ihde, Techne & Praxis: Ch 5. The Existential import of computer technology

Box 1 of 24

Cathart and Gumpert: "The person-computer interaction" from Information & Behavior, Ruben ed.

Box 1 of 24

Kobayashi, "Computers and Communication"

Box 1 of 24

Magda Cordell McHale, Facts & Trends: The Changing Information Environment: An Information Chartbook

Box 1 of 24

1982 - Fortune & Business Week, etc. on power of future computer

Box 1 of 24

11/1985 - High Technology Magazine "Microls at work"

Box 1 of 24

10/1985 - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Spectrum Magazine "Inside the PARC: the information architects"

Box 1 of 24

1988 - Computer and Information Security Conference

Box 1 of 24

1982 - Fortune Magazine: series on "Thinking Machines"

Box 1 of 24

7/18/1988 - Newsweek: Iranian Jetliner shot down. (see Finn's idea in "Memos to 1985")

Box 1 of 24

1988 - Information Industry Association: prospectus

Box 1 of 24

4/16/1984 - Time Magazine: "Software: the Wizard Inside the Machine"

Box 1 of 24

6/11/1984 - Information World Magazine: Alan Kay

Box 1 of 24

1987 - Kirsch and Kirsch: "Syntactic and Structural Pattern Recognitions" (AI 'understanding' art)

Box 1 of 24

Office Automation technology

Box 1 of 24

5/1983 - Paul Trachtman, "Mircroprocessors of the 3rd world" [American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) meetings]

Box 1 of 24

1987 - William Greider, Secrets of the Temple: How the Federal Reserve Runs the County

Box 1 of 24

Office of Technology Assessment "Intellectual Property Rights in an age of electronics and information

Box 1 of 24

12/28/1987 - Rogow and Bernstien to Allison: Transmitted: Set of approximately 250 unbound photocopies, pictorial research, 3-hole punched and divided into general sections.

Box 1 of 24

1/17/1987 - Los Angeles Times, Part VI: Cyberpunk Phenomenon

Box 1 of 24

11/27/1988 - Rogow & Bernstein to Allison "re epidemiology and dangers of information"

Box 1 of 24

Making Data crunching personal: Huntington's patients who learn of genetic disease become suicidal CBS new broadcast transcripts on microfilm catalog.

Box 1 of 24

1978 - Fortune Magazine:"The Computer Stores have arrived"

Box 1 of 24

2/1984 - Robert a Vitro, "Managing International Development" journal: "The Information Engine" "The information sector can propel development"

Box 1 of 24

Miscellaneous technical imagery in advertising: IBM products

Box 1 of 24

Miscellaneous New York Time clips: computers in politics, computer "love letters"

Box 1 of 24

Computer animation

Box 1 of 24

Superconductors

Box 1 of 24

Computers and financial markets

Box 1 of 24

4/1987 - Technology Review Magazine, "Computers in the classroom', about Seymour Paper

Box 1 of 24

1/1986 - Technology Review Magazine, the Dreyfus brothers,, "Why Computers may never think like people"

Box 1 of 24

Eklund to Allison: 1980 US census on CD ROM

Box 1 of 24

10/23/1987 IBM Canada to Allison: IBM system to "age" missing children

Box 1 of 24

Japan-bashing

Box 1 of 24

1987 - Machine Mediated Learning (journal vol. 2 #1-2) "This issue explores how computers can improve the ways in which undergraduates in various disciplines 'design.'" - Writing, science, genetics, algorithms, art

Box 1 of 24

5/1988 Smithsonian Magazine TV phone ad

Box 1 of 24

Life Magazine: "In Tiny Devices a Revolution" (3/10/1961)

Box 1 of 24

12/6-23/1988 Doonesbury strips showing computer shopping hazards

Box 1 of 24

Miscellaneous electronics advertisements

Box 1 of 24

Csikszemtmihalyi and Rochberg-Halton, The Meaning of Things: Domestic Symbols and the Self: "TV" written: "David: a little 'social perspective' for you on TV-Jackie [McGage]"

Box 1 of 24

Speed of Time

Box 1 of 24

6/1982 - Boston Review, Daniel Dennett "Notes on Prosthetic Imagination"

Box 1 of 24

1980 - Gassman, ed., Information, Computer and communication policies for the 80's. North-Holland Publishing Co.

Box 1 of 24

5/1987 - US Information Agency World magazine "Information USA to Open in Moscow"

Box 1 of 24

9/3/1980 - Chartrane, et al, "Computer graphics: applications and technology"

Box 1 of 24

Congressional Research Office

Box 1 of 24

Overviews

Box 1 of 24

MS's by Howard M. Bloom, National Bureau of Standards, Factory automation systems division chief (about factory automation in US)

Box 1 of 24

Allison to EDS re auto assembly segment

Box 1 of 24

Kennedy Nixon Debates

Box 1 of 24

3/22/1988 - Keith Meldner: comments on Information Exhibition presentation of 3/7/1988

Box 1 of 24

Richard Nixon essays on the debates (c. 1968-1970)

Box 1 of 24

Role of UNIVAC and the census (c. 1968)

Box 1 of 24

Unsigned script 1st page: "Information Age Beginnings [Morse]: "The first telegraph line -;" was this a revolution"

Box 1 of 24

Newsletter

Box 1 of 24

6/13/1989 - Invite to "preliminary exhibition review"

Box 1 of 24

Miscellaneous undated newsletter copy, design drawings of mannequins, etc.

Box 1 of 24

4/3/1989 - Unsigned Information Age "Levels of exhibition experience" (types of interaction expected for the visitor. Both social and technical levels intended to be addressed)

Box 1 of 24

12/29/1988 - Information Age Status of Exhibit Sections (division of labor, progress report)

Box 1 of 24

11/9/1989 - Draft Script Sections

Box 1 of 24

11/17/1989 - Script, incl. graphics, objects, and labels

Box 1 of 24

Legal-length plan views and elevations of logotypes undated object list

Box 1 of 24

4/11/1990 - Final Script Sections (comments and credits for donations, etc.)

Box 1 of 24

Forty Film Ideas

Box 1 of 24

4/21/1989 - "Visions and Realities: a preliminary treatment for film" Jonathan Company, California

Box 1 of 24

Script fragment, including feminization of office work typography for text rails

Box 1 of 24

10/27/1989 - Radio script fragment (edited in pencil])

Box 1 of 24

1/21/1988 - Press packet from Doron D. Swade, head of Modern Technology, The Science Museum, South Kensington, to Finn: regarding The Science Museum's "Information Age Project."

Box 1 of 24

1974 - James L. Adams, Conceptual Block Busting, the Portable Stanford

Box 1 of 24

4/29/1988 - "A Software Script by Martin Campbell Kelly" (with Eklund cover memo)

Box 1 of 24

Object list, undated

Box 1 of 24

6/3/1987 - "Agenda: info rev. group meeting" (includes Rogow and Berstien item)

Box 1 of 24

5/23/1987 - Paul Ceruzzi (National Air and Space Museum Curator of Computers) to Information Revolution Group regarding guidelines for interactives in the gallery

Box 1 of 24

Box 2

"FYI: The emerging info age 4.7 Information systems 1946? 60" [messages: social and technical factors]

Box 2 of 24

3/1988 Script outline

Box 2 of 24

9/21/1988 Storyline

Box 2 of 24

Mike Williams' Script for section 2.5 information processing technology before digital computer, calculators, sorters, etc.

Box 2 of 24

7/20/1988 - 3.5 the ENIAC walkway 1890 census questions

Box 2 of 24

Script for artifact portion of section 4 [Williams], undated

Box 2 of 24

10/22/1987 Eklund "Postwar Technology Core Draft" [messages are "crucial"]

Box 2 of 24

9/6/1988 Storyline

Box 2 of 24

[Hilke?] "What should the visitor say after leaving the exhibition?" undated/unsigned

Box 2 of 24

7/27/1988 Hilke: "Thoughts on convergence of communication and processing streams"

Box 2 of 24

"Social themes for Information age: Visions and realities," undated

Box 2 of 24

7/14/1989 Interactive Inventory

Box 2 of 24

12/1988 Storyline: "Information Age: People, Information, and Technology"

Box 2 of 24

6/1988 Script outline [includes We are the world section]

Box 2 of 24

3/1988 Script outline

Box 2 of 24

4/21 Handwritten on typescript Bijou Theater Outline, unsigned

Box 2 of 24

Draft section 4. Needs revision by Jon.

Box 2 of 24

Information Age Newsletter, final copy

Box 2 of 24

3/3/87 Allison to team on Part II of exhibits

Box 2 of 24

1/21/1987 Time node 1--Information before the computer [approx. 1858]

Box 2 of 24

1/11/1988 Script outline

Box 2 of 24

11/22/89 draft script sections, edited in pencil

Box 2 of 24

"Master" [Finn?] Instantaneous communication telephone, undated

Box 2 of 24

"Visitor's experience in 'online: the Information Age in America' summary outline," undated

Box 2 of 24

12/2/1987 Finn: "Online" Part 1 period settings

Box 2 of 24

12/4/1987 Eklund: Postwar Technology core update

Box 2 of 24

8/1988 Draft script

Box 2 of 24

4/6/1988 Draft Introduction film text

Box 2 of 24

11/12/1988 Script Fragments

Box 2 of 24

Comments on Information Age script sections 103, 1990

Box 2 of 24

SAGE system images and documents from Air Force

Box 2 of 24

Letters to Pentagon from Louis Hutchins, Div. Computers, Information, and Society, NMAH re use of video clip from vintage film for use with SAGE command center model [from IBM]

Box 2 of 24

Color prints of SAGE command center model

Box 2 of 24

Naval research: "Programming Whirlwind I" (6/11/1965)

Box 2 of 24

7/1985 Annals of the History of Computing, vol 17 #3 on SAGE

Box 2 of 24

8/28/1988 Jackie McGlade to Allison re Kennedy-Nixon Debate [Washburn reprint, "The Great Autumnal Madness" Quarterly Journal of Speech]

Box 2 of 24

Newsreel Construction (12/1963)

Box 2 of 24

NMAH's archival holdings on 1940 NYC World's Fair undated unsigned "The Middletons explore the Information Age: an idealized family experience (February 1991) [fictive date]

Box 2 of 24

World's Fair 1940 background

Box 2 of 24

New York Street Scene

Box 2 of 24

Archival background. photos showing actual street scene, including actual AutoLux movie theater.

Box 2 of 24

Eckert Interview

Box 2 of 24

ENIAC materials, SI video History Program - Setting up the interview, transcript

Box 2 of 24

Original ENIAC brochure from University of Pennsylvania

Box 2 of 24

Theodore White: The Making of the President: "The TV debates" (1960)

Box 2 of 24

Datamation Mag. "Analyzing election computing 1960" (1/1961)

Box 2 of 24

"Election data processing for the political executive" Republican National Committee, undated

Box 2 of 24

"Notes on Electronic Politics," undated

Box 2 of 24

Miscellaneous reprints on computers and political outcome [contemporaneous analysis], (c. 1965-1975)

Box 2 of 24

10/24/1988 Time Magazine comparing 60's & 80's presidential races

Box 2 of 24

9/23/1988 Michael O'Malley: "Polls, computers, and TV in 1960"

Box 2 of 24

Life Magazine "The Machines are Taking Over" (3/3/1961)

Box 2 of 24

Ken Olson Interview

Box 2 of 24

163 pp transcript, undated

Box 2 of 24

2 Polaroids showing TX-0 computer and Whirlwind core

Box 2 of 24

Miscellaneous correspondence surrounding Digital Equipment Corporation's (DEC) donation of PDP class computers.

Box 2 of 24

9/12/1988 Information Week Mag: "Olson on DEC"

Box 2 of 24

DEC Historical Collection event: Eichhorn and Olson speeches, undated

Box 2 of 24

Box 3

Network TV

Box 3 of 24

Various reprints

Box 3 of 24

VDT brochures: health hazards, etc.

Box 3 of 24

Prodigy on-line service press kit

Box 3 of 24

Interactive Prototypes [bar coder hardware information]

Box 3 of 24

Showscan Replies [queries to sites with Showscan; exhibition projection system installed]

Box 3 of 24

Showscan press kit

Box 3 of 24

Allison portrait proof sheet

Box 3 of 24

Computer World xerox copies

Box 3 of 24

Computer World originals [Black and White prints of IBM, Boston Computer Museum]

Box 3 of 24

IBM materials, including films

Box 3 of 24

12/l/1988 Marie M. to Claudine Close [budget is tight]

Box 3 of 24

Script Sections

Box 3 of 24

4.2 Elec.

Box 3 of 24

AV Plan

Box 3 of 24

Software History

Box 3 of 24

PC Messages

Box 3 of 24

Statistical Data

Box 3 of 24

Misc IA Memos

Box 3 of 24

IR Ideas

Box 3 of 24

Part IV - Online

Box 3 of 24

Claudine

Box 3 of 24

Memo, JE to DD, 1/6/1990, re script

Box 3 of 24

Memo, A. Molella to dist., 12/28/1989, re revised script

Box 3 of 24

Script

Box 3 of 24

IC's (including graphics)

Box 3 of 24

Software

Box 3 of 24

4.6.2 PC Phil.

Box 3 of 24

Computers in Business

Box 3 of 24

Business of Computers

Box 3 of 24

IA 4/1988

Box 3 of 24

MNW - Memory

Box 3 of 24

Information Age Outlines: DKA

Box 3 of 24

Tel & Computers

Box 3 of 24

IA Movie

Box 3 of 24

Script - BF

Box 3 of 24

"Storylines"

Box 3 of 24

Latest Script

Box 3 of 24

Miscellaneous Script

Box 3 of 24

Loose - Working drafts, etc.

Box 3 of 24

Script - BF

Box 3 of 24

Script

Box 3 of 24

Post-War Socio-Tech Core

Box 3 of 24

Misc. loose memos; Personal Computing, October 1989; miscellaneous memos; "A Software Script" by Martin Campbell-Kelly, 4/29/1988

Box 3 of 24

Postwar Tech Core Background

Box 3 of 24

Postwar Tech Core update, etc., 12/4/1987

Box 3 of 24

Miscellaneous loose memos

Box 3 of 24

Information Revolution (IR) Drafts I

Box 3 of 24

Box 4

IR Drafts II

Box 4 of 24

IR Versions

Box 4 of 24

Information Age (IA) Facts

Box 4 of 24

IA Invitations

Box 4 of 24

IA Files

Box 4 of 24

IA Script

Box 4 of 24

4.6.2 - Messages

Box 4 of 24

II: Section 1

Box 4 of 24

II: Section 2

Box 4 of 24

II: Section 3

Box 4 of 24

Software Section

Box 4 of 24

Plan of IA exhibit

Box 4 of 24

IA Script

Box 4 of 24

IA Problems

Box 4 of 24

IA Install

Box 4 of 24

IBM 650

Box 4 of 24

Data Ads Computers

Box 4 of 24

IEEE PDP-8

Box 4 of 24

Alto History

Box 4 of 24

Artifact Forms

Box 4 of 24

OCLC

Box 4 of 24

The Information Revolution: An Exhibition Proposal, NMAH, 1985

Box 4 of 24

Polaroids, prints, and slides. Some have been removed from other files (as marked).

Box 4 of 24

Polaroids: most undated, some dated.

Box 4 of 24

Models of design, Part II layout from plan drawings (March 1989), street scene, movie theater "Autolux"

Box 4 of 24

Objects In Situ/ site ambience: auto assembly robot, vintage radio shop with signs, early PC's, IBM calculators, tabulating machines

Box 4 of 24

Other exhibit spaces (Where - L Period setups elsewhere SAGE command center model Front Carousel in progress)

Box 4 of 24

Sample layout of "panel 311" (computer memorabilia)

Box 4 of 24

"Bill Anderson Studio Examples" including Ewoks tree scene posters.

Box 4 of 24

Slides: Blueprints, models of show, computers.

Box 4 of 24

Computers, mushroom cloud, "Privacy in America" book cover, Mad Magazine UPC cover, Telstar, Radio mannequins preliminary sketch

Box 4 of 24

Blueprints, mannequin sketches, computers, graphic output from computers

Box 4 of 24

David's slides from Japan: gardens, etc.

Box 4 of 24

Cassette Tape: "Gordon Move of Intel re microprocessor," one 30-minute side

Box 4 of 24

Proposal Copies; IBM Proposal: Additional Copies; Proposal (General) & Appendices (Masters); Proposal & Appendices (prospective Donors): Copies; and Scope Memo & Outline: Masters.

Box 4 of 24

Proposal; Proposal Copies: June 20, 1985 version; Proposal: Original: June 20, 1985; Chart: Original & Copies; IBM Proposal: Masters; Proposal: Original & Copies, November 9, 1984; IBM Proposal, I; IBM Proposal, II; IBM: Alternate Proposals; IBM Proposal, III; IBM Proposal, IV; IBM Proposal Versions: Ideas; and IBM Axioms

Box 4 of 24

Box 5

Prospectus/Working Script; Information Revolution: Structure Chart; Prospectus, Version 4: Master; Prospectus, June 30 Version; Prospectus, Version 4; Prospectus, Version 1: Master & Copies; Information Revolution Exhibit Outline

Box 5 of 24

The Information Revolution; IBM: Travel; Computer Project Historian; Contracts; Administrative: General; IBM: Correspondence; IBM: Organization; IBM: To do; IBM: Miscellaneous; I. B. Cohen; Marie Makurath; DP Industry Leaders; Outside Suggestions; Resources; IBM: Meeting Notes; IBM: Tentative Script; Loans & Registration; Media & Public Affairs; IBM Exhibit: Schedule; Designs

Box 5 of 24

Brochure; Photos Returned from NCC - Subject: Computers; Memos, etc., re: Brochure; IBM: Work Plan Schedule; Brochure, Version 4, August 23, 1985; Brochure, Version 4: Copies; Brochure, Version 3; Brochure, Version 3: Originals; Brochure, Version 2: Copies; Brochure; Version 2: Original & Original Cover sheet; Brochure Review; IBM Brochure, July 3, 1985; Version; IBM Brochure

Box 5 of 24

Pamphlets and Brochures

Box 5 of 24

"Seminars," May 16, 1986 and June 27, 1986; May 16 Conference: Ex Post Facto Papers; Seminar: June 27; Dennett, Daniel; Linden, Eugene; Lucky, Robert; Weizenbaum, Joseph; York, Carl

Box 5 of 24

Script: FYI: EIA

Box 5 of 24

Box 6

Marie Mattson's Records

Mattson, Marie: Education and Computer Background Information

Box 6 of 24

Japan: The trip and after NEC PR mat's

Box 6 of 24

ICOT packet

Box 6 of 24

6/8/1988 Marie Mattson for the record: Japan Trip report: toured Nissan, Tokyo National Museum, National Science Museum, ICOT, Tokyo Electric, EDS Japan, Preservation Hall of research instruments.

Box 6 of 24

5/19/1988 Robert McC Adams for the record: Japan Trip

Box 6 of 24

Nissan's Public relations materials

Box 6 of 24

List of Participants at Tokyo Museum presentation

Box 6 of 24

4/28/1988 Robert McC Adams :"Science, Technology, and 'Progress: Reflections on the historical relationship."

Box 6 of 24

5/18/1988 Marie Mattson: "Techniques for exhibiting the Information Age at the Smithsonian

Box 6 of 24

Typescript Arthur P. Molella: "Nationalism, Technology and Technology Musuems," undated

Box 6 of 24

5/6/1988 Marie Mattson to Henry Leonard, GM: arrainging tour of SI delegation in GM's plant in Japan

Box 6 of 24

Preservation Hall Of research instruments brochure mechanical Engineering

Box 6 of 24

Laboratory brochure A Guide to the National Science Museum misc. correspondence

Box 6 of 24

Japan: First File

Box 6 of 24

Miscellaneous correspondence arranging trips 3/1983 Datamation Magazine "Computing at Tokyo University"

Box 6 of 24

Correspondence rationalizing cross cultural perspectives/contributions to information technology in justifying conference in Japan

Box 6 of 24

Japan Trip 5/13-23/1988 [Allison, Molella, Mattson] expenditures, etc

Box 6 of 24

Computer Museum Information and other related exhibits

Box 6 of 24

2/2/1987 unsigned Discussion on cooperation with computer museum [draft memo of understanding]

Box 6 of 24

4/1987 Travel & Leisure Magazine "Signing on at the computer musuem"

Box 6 of 24

3/18/1987 Boston Globe Business page "Computer musuem Hurting"

Box 6 of 24

Spring 1986 The Computer Museum Report, vol. 15

Box 6 of 24

2/4/1987 Allison to Gwen Bell of computer museum: draft memo of understanding for areas of cooperation

Box 6 of 24

1987 Exhibit prospectus: The Age of Intelligent Machines Computer Museum brochure Eklund notebook, small brown cover, undated

Box 6 of 24

Eklund notes on brown paper "Notes from visit to computer museum (things we should avoid!) Files, please, JE" [to Mattson], undated

Box 6 of 24

10/1985 Computerworld Magazine "A walk through the computer musuem with Gordon Bell

Box 6 of 24

5/28/1984 Ray Hutt to Molella Comments on trip to Franklin Institute [with Finn and Eklund 5/25/1984]

Box 6 of 24

6/4/1984 Finn to Doug Evelyn thru Molella: Computers at Franklin Institute [they are both impressed, but not quick to imitate]

Box 6 of 24

Eklund notes on Chicago Musuem of Science & Industry computer exhibit

Box 6 of 24

Eklund: Souveneir semiconductor samples from Scince Museum, London. Undated.

Box 6 of 24

Winter 1987/1988 The computer museum report

Box 6 of 24

FYI exhibit sections packet

Box 6 of 24

Exhibit sections: FYI: The emerging information age (1 page summary)

Box 6 of 24

Originals

Box 6 of 24

Communications artifacts in the collections of the NMAH fact sheet

Box 6 of 24

10/1986 Smithsonian Magazine McC Adams:"The Information Revolution will probe such complex, unresolved questions as the boundaries of "life and consciousness"

Box 6 of 24

"Connected:the emerging information age" [profiles of project team]

Box 6 of 24

5/12/1988 Information age Update Session

Box 6 of 24

Miscellaneous Memoranda

Box 6 of 24

3/10/1988 Allison to project group: exhibition level [progress report, deadlines, reminder of Hilke's importance etc.].

Box 6 of 24

1/9/1988 Mattson to dist. Invite for "FYI review"

Box 6 of 24

1/29/1987 Mattson to Paul Johnson [video about show ready]

Box 6 of 24

M from Jon [Eklund] to me, me to Jon [Mattson, now Makurath]

Box 6 of 24

Memos, mostly on mundane internal affairs

Box 6 of 24

2/l/1987 Allison to Eklund [asks E. to take over accession and deaccession of digital computers for duration of show]

Box 6 of 24

10/23/1987 Makurath to Eklund [concerning change in Eklund's status from project manager to special exhibit projects manager]

Box 6 of 24

1987 Eklund to Molella: Staffing needs for the Division of Computers, Information, and Society

Box 6 of 24

1987 Makurath to Eklund: [fundraising success] remainder are about fundraising as well]

Box 6 of 24

Collections correspondence and contacts

Box 6 of 24

Unlabeled Folder: Eklund?

Box 6 of 24

10/26/1987 Discussion with Claudine Close and Jeff Howard Folder: Professional Associations

Box 6 of 24

11/l/1985 Nanni, of Information Industry Association to Robert McC Adams [endorsing information rev. show]

Box 6 of 24

3/3/1986 Armed Forces communications and electronics association prospectus

Box 6 of 24

1986 Computer & Business Equipment Manufacturers Assoc to Cerozzi [Air and Space]

Box 6 of 24

Design Considerations

Box 6 of 24

1/29/1988 Carrigan: Bid Letter to open bids for design of Info age

Box 6 of 24

9/23/1986 Michael Sand Inc to Makurath: The Information Revolution, new hands-on exhibits [credential package for Sand's firm interior architectural design, some exhibits]

Box 6 of 24

4/11/1985 Rogow & Bernstein to Roger Kennedy: [R&B's exhibit background]

Box 6 of 24

National Computer Conference (NCC), 1987

Box 6 of 24

6/17/1987 Mattson talk outline/overheads (no MS): "Incorporating the Technology" [using computer interactives in an exhibit about computers]

Box 6 of 24

NCC 187 preview program

Box 6 of 24

Mattson talk abstract

Box 6 of 24

National Computer Graphics Association (NCGA)

Box 6 of 24

March 1987 conference registration materials

Box 6 of 24

1989 registration brochure

Box 6 of 24

ADAPSO

Box 6 of 24

The computer software industries association

Box 6 of 24

1986 annual report: "Fulfilling the promises of the information age

Box 6 of 24

1988 newsletters [to Mattson]

Box 6 of 24

1986 Economic report

Box 6 of 24

Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM) Conference

Box 6 of 24

1988 Information Industry Association Annual Convention and Exhibition participation

Box 6 of 24

August 1988 Information Times magazine [AIIM publication] "Smithsonian Exhibit to focus on Information Age"

Box 6 of 24

Press kit

Box 6 of 24

4/1987 Inform Magazine [AIIM publication]

Box 6 of 24

4/1987 AIIM show

Box 6 of 24

2/1987 Information Management

Box 6 of 24

File Net press kit

Box 6 of 24

5/1987 Information Management

Box 6 of 24

6/1987 Information management

Box 6 of 24

Press Kit

Box 6 of 24

7/14/1987 AIIM to Allison

Box 6 of 24

Mailing list of AIIM board of directors

Box 6 of 24

ASTC

Box 6 of 24

4/8/1987 from Makurath

Box 6 of 24

List of ASTC attendees and their institutions at Information Revolution session (any further involvement?)

Box 6 of 24

International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP)

Box 6 of 24

8/1989 IFIP congress 1989; 11th World Computer Congress

Box 6 of 24

9/1986 IFIP congress 1986; "Informatics-A New Awareness"

Box 6 of 24

1986 IFIP prospectus and pubs misc. promo mat'l

Box 6 of 24

1986 program [attended by Molella, Eklund, Makurath]

Box 6 of 24

London, etc.

Box 6 of 24

1986 R. M., Aiken, "Micropower: The use of computers in pre-college education" in Information Processing, 86 (Elsevier) IPIF

Box 6 of 24

1986 program [preliminary and final]

Box 6 of 24

"Information Revolution" video

Box 6 of 24

Contracts and correspondence for the production of promo video by Peter Vogt

Box 6 of 24

2/18/1987 Eklund to Kennedy [recommending Vogt in creating interactives (what are interactives at this point? cross-check)]

Box 6 of 24

1985 SI "Information Revolution" Exhibit prospectus [glossy]

Box 6 of 24

1/7/1987 Makurath to Robert McC Adams and Kennedy: Video script/interview protocol [written to create impression that McC Adams and Kennedy are guiding forces presenting their vision of the show]

Box 6 of 24

"The Information Revolution" - Script for the video

Box 6 of 24

Vogt : "The Information Revolution" Structural OutlineVogt brochure, 1987

Box 6 of 24

2/18/1987 Shot sheet transcript from Kennedy-McC Adams shoot for video

Box 6 of 24

Artifacts

Box 6 of 24

Rough contents of the great metallic photographic storage scainet in NMAH 5206

Box 6 of 24

10/14/1986 Eklund, Finn, Mertzbach, Williams to Collections Committee: Acquisition of a collection of hand held electronic calculators [justification of why museum should have them, etc.]

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References (e.g., Book titles)

Box 6 of 24

Paper scrap: Dennet (Mind's Eye), Papert (Mindstorms), Turkle (Second self)

Box 6 of 24

Mimeo "Computer literacy bookshop"

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Library of Congress headings (computer and information systems)

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American Federation of Information Processing Societies (AFIPS)

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1988 ASIS conference prospectus

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1986 memos about receptions, posters, etc. at conference for Information Revolution

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AFIPS brochures

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1/1986 AFIPS "Washington Report" includes writeup on Information Revolution

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11/1985 AFIPS Federal and State legislative update

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ASIS

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10/1988 ASIS meeting prospectus

Box 6 of 24

8/22/1988 Mattson, Allison: Promotion for information age for ASIS

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6/1988 ASIS Bulletin. Includes Information rev, article by Mattson

Box 6 of 24

5/10/1987 McC Adams: ASIS keynote address: "Information Technology and the transformation of out time" (Transcript)

Box 6 of 24

10/1987 ASIS conference program: "Information: The Transformation of Society" [50th annual conference]

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1986 ASIS handbook and directory

Box 6 of 24

8/10/1987 Mattson to Robert McC. Adams [coaching on plugs for show in speech to ASIS]

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11/13/1986 Kennedy McC Adams [NMAH will provide speech if he goes to give it]

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Memoranda indicating early SI involvement in helping to plan ASIS conference, especially Advisory Committee participation

Box 6 of 24

Computer and Business Equipment Manufacturers Association (CBEMA)

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Correspondence related to fundraising, etc.

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Contacts/Contract re: Temp Work Assignments

Box 6 of 24

Letters of inquiry, etc., of folk interested in working on Information Age project, mostly intern-level

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12/28/1985 David Shayt, Division of Engineering and Industry to Earl Via [concerning operation of an old NIC drill. Eklund wants it possibly for Information Age.

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10/29/1985 The Burdick Group to Eklund: Interactive exhibit prospectus

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12/12/1985 Gary O. Larson to Carrigan: computer music (What other follow-ups were done with this other than the keyboard display seen on the floor?)

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Contacts/Full employment re: Information Age

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Applicants

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2/21/1986 Eklund to Sherry Turkle, MIT: Setting up time to meet, enthusiasm for T's work

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Education Topics

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Prospectus for Education and Computing: The International Journal

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Possible Spin-offs

Box 6 of 24

Traveling show

Box 6 of 24

Computer Art Show

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Thoughts

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1941 John Anderson Miller: Fares Please! From horse-cars to streamliners

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"Draft Proposal to support the Smithsonian in developing an Information and Society Exposition," undated

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Written page unsigned undated: "Computers &.... Media, Design, Medicine, etc.

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Hyatt Stationery "Bit By Bit" chronology of calculating equipment, undated

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5/12/1986 Invite to conference on supercomputing

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Comments on Content (from other than team members)

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1/7/1985 Chris Evans (research scholar in 'precision manufacturing,' National Bureau of Standards) to David Shayt): The information revolution [based on prospectus]

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11/29 I Bernard Cohen to Molella: Plans for Advisory Board and choosing members thereof.

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11/8/1985 Withuhn to Makurath: Online access to interactives via modem from remote sites

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Computer Information re: Information Revolution

Box 6 of 24

Information Revolution: Thank you and Acceptance Letters

Box 6 of 24

Relevant Articles: but not about Information Revolution

Box 6 of 24

Clips on computers, AI, US competitive decline, ENIAC MS

Box 6 of 24

History of memory devices, factory automation

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10/14/1985 USA Today Money page: Mertzbach profile

Box 6 of 24

Technology Center of silicon valley prospectus, undated

Box 6 of 24

Volunteers

Box 6 of 24

Applicants with background in computers, including military

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Mailings/Contacts

Box 6 of 24

Miscellaneous correspondence to outside NMAH people

Box 6 of 24

3/17/1986 Eklund to Joseph Wiezenbaum of MIT [admires his work, wants further perspective on exhibit as it develops]

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"Thought" contribution to show

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12/12/1986 From Shayt to Eklund: Collection related thoughts on your recent presentation [recommending various Numerical Control machine tools for Information Revolution]

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University Relation Information

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Center for instructional development and evaluation: The University of Maryland, brochure; innovative solutions to your educational challenge

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Box 7

Educational Thoughts (Hilke, et al)

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1986 DD Hilke "Museums as resources for family learning: turning the question around" presented to the 1986 MAAM conference

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10/1986 DD Hilke "Do I want a computer in my exhibit hall? Assessing the impact of interactive computer software on visitor's museum experience/preliminary findings "The laser at 25" evaluation study

Box 7 of 24

MS DD Hilke and John D. Balling: "The family as a learning system: an observational study of Families in Museums" undated

Box 7 of 24

7/25/1985 DD Hilke Families in Museums: an overview" address to the families in museums workshop, SI Office of Museum Programs

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2/20/1987 Hilke to Information Revolution: Let the medium match the message [thoughts on the development process]

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6/1987 Hilke, Elizabeth Hennings, Myriam Springuel: "The impact of interactive

Box 7 of 24

Computer software on visitor's exhibition experiences: A case study" [pre-pub MS for laser stuff]

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"When educators complain about exhibit design," undated

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"Eduction at NMAH: some basic assumptions and rules of thumb," undated

Box 7 of 24

"Visitor Overview," undated

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SI/MIT Athena

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WETA - "SI World"

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11/12/1987 Michele Bertrand, WETA [D.C.] to Jackie McGlade [proposal to do segment on Information Revolution for program episode "From Cuneiform to Computer." Attached is the "Proposal for Underwriting" for the "SI World" series.

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Television Projects

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7/17/1987 Mattson to Kennedy [Doing a full-length show on Information Review with Peter Vogt (nothing else in file, so unlikely much came of it)]

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Audio Cassette tapes

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3/16/1988 Peter Vogt on Bijou film [90 min tape. conversation with Jeff Bernstein about goals for "audience experience" in creating the newsreel footage]

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6 tapes 11911 Emergency calls - Originals

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2 tapes 11911 Audio master 1 of 2, 2 of 2

Box 7 of 24

1 tape "rough edit 91111

Box 7 of 24

4 snapshots of telephone switcher transferred to photos box

Box 7 of 24

11/25/1987 Lubar to Pam [Rogow?]: [pictures of offices and references for "clerical ed.11.]

Box 7 of 24

Also excerpt from Samuel Cohn, "The process of occupational sex-typing"

Box 7 of 24

undated computer-generated graphs of phone co.'s, etc.

Box 7 of 24

Miscellaneous reprints of contemporary technical literature on office machines, etc., c. 1900-1920

Box 7 of 24

6/8/1959 US post office "Mail by missile" press release

Box 7 of 24

4/23/1987 Merzbach to Seeger: airline "Reservisor" reservation automation system references

Box 7 of 24

3/15/1988 unsigned "Exhibit Item Forms" listing computer equipment currently on display at NMAH - UNIVAC, whirlwind, etc.

Box 7 of 24

Reprint: Robert William Fogel: "Railroads and American Economic Growth: Essays in Econometric History" (typescript note: railroad not the sole instigator of US economic development)

Box 7 of 24

Spring 1986 Cathcart and Gumpert "I am a Camera: The Mediated Self" Communication Quarterly vol 34, no. 2 "This paper argues that an individuals self image is in large part media dependent."

Box 7 of 24

Miscellaneous reprints on early history of development of TV hardware

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1900 "The history and growth of the US census prepared for the Senate Committee on the census," Carroll D. Wright, Commissioner of Labor.

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4/1988 Lubar to Allison: "Preliminary labels for "Information Processing and the Rise of Modern Business," nee "Pre-War Processing"" [change in approach from before undated corporate archive list - More comprehensive than above; dotmatrix printout. Begins with "A. G. Edwards and Sons"]

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12/1985 Priscilla Murolo, American Studies, Yale, "Gender, Skill, & the Rationalization of clerical work: The Aetna Life Insurance Company in the 1920's" (American History Association meeting)

Box 7 of 24

11/24/1987 Lubar and Carlene Stephens to Allison and Rogow: 1914 Office period room" [dramatizing a moment]

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Office equipment (c. 1890-1920)

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Commissioner of labor

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1890 sample census form

Box 7 of 24

Miscellaneous radio history reprints

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List of corporate archival contacts, undated. "Search for Order""

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Folder 2.6-2.7

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Miscellaneous handwritten notes

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11/14/1988 unsigned [Lubar?] "Draft outline of sections 2.7 and 2.7

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Information Revolution exhibit - Undated, unsigned note from 11/7 meeting: subsections 2.6 and 2.7: What is information processing?"

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Miscellaneous images of Babbage equipment, sorting desks

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Print of Hollerith tabulator in use 1890

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Information on Solomon G. Brown [Brown was assistant to Joseph Henry and SFB Morse]

Box 7 of 24

Miscellaneous Biographical information, photos, historical letters, pamphlets, essays on Black American scientists

Box 7 of 24

Social Environment

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"FYI Social environments: Propose exhibit format, undated

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Yellow legal page: Ideas for people to represent periods, undated

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Written page "Black Male Adolescent" - Possible sources of info on blacks and communications, undated

Box 7 of 24

Typescript: "Social vignettes"

Box 7 of 24

Miscellaneous written notes

Box 7 of 24

Reprints from American Headlines Year by Year, Calvin Linton, ed, years 1874-1876

Box 7 of 24

1983 Arthur Schlesenger ed, Almanac of American History: Forging a Nation 1866-1900

Box 7 of 24

5/1988 Life Magazine recap of all Life covers

Box 7 of 24

General Background

Box 7 of 24

World War I propaganda poster reprints

Box 7 of 24

Bibilography for Personal vignettes female

Box 7 of 24

Miscellaneous images of women in offices

Box 7 of 24

Excerpt, "Away from the Factories" [women in clerical work]

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Excerpt, "Six Decades of Change" [women in sales, telephone operators]

Box 7 of 24

Time line of periods in information revolution, undated

Box 7 of 24

4/l/1987 Finn & Merzbach: Comments on period settings [what to emphasize in each period]

Box 7 of 24

5/29/1987 Finn to team "Themes for the Matrix, or What the Visitor Should Get from the exhibit version 211 [using historical examples to illustrate the themes]

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6/8/1987 Finn "Process for justifying what goes into the exhibit" [evidence, concepts, and design]

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Written notes 111858 Node 311 [comments by Finn, Williams, Merzbach], undated

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8/l/1986 Merzbach to Eklund, Finn, Makurath, Williams: [outline for exhibit on information]

Box 7 of 24

10/11/1986 Miscellaneous Finn outlines of nodes, etc.

Box 7 of 24

11/10/1986 unsigned [Finn/Eklund?] Concept Script draft 11/7/1989 Morse script fragments

Box 7 of 24

Data tabulation for Visitor behavior study in; undated

Box 7 of 24

"Engines of Change" and "Life in America"

Box 7 of 24

Miscellaneous node writeups, earlier draft of Merzbach 8/l/1986 outline

Box 7 of 24

[Merzbach?] Major Additions to the Collections, undated

Box 7 of 24

2/4/1987 Finn "Note 3 (1917?)"

Box 7 of 24

1/21/1987 Allison to team "Conceptualization and Structuring of the Exhibit"

Box 7 of 24

Outline of chronology, some reprints of chronologies. Suggests altering Eklund's original scheme, especially adding more events to the list

Box 7 of 24

2/11/1987 Finn "Comments about nodes" [defending idea of node as discrete time point]

Box 7 of 24

2/22/1987 Finn "Node 1 (1858)"

Box 7 of 24

Allison: "Immediate reactions to node 1, version of 2/22/1987 [point by point responses to Finns scheme] undated

Box 7 of 24

1/23/1987 Eklund to team [applauding the debate, contesting Allison's 1/21/1987 positions in some spots]

Box 7 of 24

1/14/1987 Finn "Node 3 (1917)"

Box 7 of 24

7/12/1986 Eklund MS for "Annals [of the history of computing]: "The Information Rovolution: A New Smithsonian Exhibition"

Box 7 of 24

3/23/1987 Finn to David [Allison] and Marie, Uta: Themes and revolutions (talk given in Jersey)

Box 7 of 24

Miscellaneous typography

Box 7 of 24

Script fragment: wireless, undated

Box 7 of 24

"Computer World Contacts" [innovative use of communication tech. in education, business, etc.] undated

Box 7 of 24

Script fragment: Instantaneous communication: telephone [mannequin script, label], undated

Box 7 of 24

12/1988 Storyline "The Information Age: People Information, and technology"

Box 7 of 24

9/13/1988 Storyline "Connected: information, technology, and society 1835-1990"

Box 7 of 24

1/11/1988 NMAH Emergence of the Information age Draft script outline: Manifestoll

Box 7 of 24

11/7/1989 draft script [Part I] edited 12/27/1989

Box 7 of 24

Miscellaneous script fragments

Box 7 of 24

10/31/1989 Script, including designs of layout of gallery at end misc. script [fragments] from 8 - 12/1989, includes listing of interactive videos, etc.

Box 7 of 24

9/2/1988 Thomas Nemcik of Community Memory Project, Berkeley, California to Mattson [bundle of information on Community Memory: User guides, newsletters, a sociology study on computers as a social network tool]

Box 7 of 24

8/19/1988 Press kit on Iris corps. interactive health "link"

Box 7 of 24

3/21/1988 Heritage Projects [UK] "Report for a computer museum/archive, March 1985

Box 7 of 24

Research Notebooks, 1979-1982

Box 7 of 24

University of Chicago Medical Center, 1983-1985

Box 7 of 24

Burroughs Hospital Information System, 1979

Box 7 of 24

Box 8

Center for Naval Analyses, 1984

Box 8 of 24

Research Notebook, 1980-1981

Box 8 of 24

Work Diary (Computer Printouts), c. 1980s

Box 8 of 24

Information Revolution Project/Brochure, 1985

Box 8 of 24

Information Revolution Project: List Development, 1985

Box 8 of 24

Information Revolution Project: Luncheons, 1985 (2 folders)

Box 8 of 24

RMA Brief, 1988

Box 8 of 24

Memoranda: Allison, David, 1987

Box 8 of 24

CIS: Administrative Notes, 1986

Box 8 of 24

Correspondence, 1986

Box 8 of 24

Lorch, Stephen, 1986

Box 8 of 24

Computer Events, 1986

Box 8 of 24

Insurance, 1986

Box 8 of 24

Introduction to VAX/VMS and EDT Editor

Box 8 of 24

IDA Work, 1985

Box 8 of 24

Computing Services Newsletters, 1980-1981

Box 8 of 24

Information Revolution Project: Press Conferences, 1985

Box 8 of 24

Information Revolution Project: Follow-ups, 1985

Box 8 of 24

Sloan Foundation: Videohistory Proposal, 1985-1986

Box 8 of 24

Stevens Institute, 1986-1987

Box 8 of 24

Tech World

Box 8 of 24

Babbage Institute, 1986

Box 8 of 24

Press Conference, 1985

Box 8 of 24

Luau, 1987

Box 8 of 24

Pentagon Contacts, 1986

Box 8 of 24

Vogt, Peter, 1987

Box 8 of 24

FBI, 1988

Box 8 of 24

Illustration

Box 8 of 24

Exhibition Support: U.S. Western Attendee List, 1985

Box 8 of 24

Exhibition Support: U.S. Eastern Attendee List, 1985

Box 8 of 24

Information Revolution Project: NMAH Reinstallation Plan

Box 8 of 24

Japanese Interment Exhibition Information

Box 8 of 24

Seminar 1: Information History Problems, 1986

Box 8 of 24

Seminar 2: Computers and Brain, 1986

Box 8 of 24

Seminar 3: Information Revolution, 1986

Box 8 of 24

Seminar 4: Economic Issues, 1986-1987

Box 8 of 24

Press Releases, 1985

Box 8 of 24

Seminar: Information, 1987

Box 8 of 24

Internal Advisory Group, 1987

Box 8 of 24

Planning for Information History Seminar, 1987

Box 8 of 24

Bibliographic Information

Box 8 of 24

Early Exhibition Planning

Box 8 of 24

Ideas for Interactives

Box 8 of 24

Box 9

Ideas for Interactives

Box 9 of 24

West End Issues, 1983-1987

Box 9 of 24

Visitor Overview

Box 9 of 24

20th Century Collecting, 1987

Box 9 of 24

Music Exhibition, 1988

Box 9 of 24

Life in America Project, 1988

Box 9 of 24

Elaine Gurain's Game, 1988

Box 9 of 24

Weatherium Proposal, 1988

Box 9 of 24

ACS Project, 1988

Box 9 of 24

CIS Division, 1988

Box 9 of 24

System Integration

Box 9 of 24

AIS-II

Box 9 of 24

National Air and Space Museum (NASM) Progress Reports/Minutes, 1986-1988

Box 9 of 24

News Releases, 1986

Box 9 of 24

NASM Aerospace Computing Gallery, 1985 (2 folders)

Box 9 of 24

NASM DEC Hardware, 1986

Box 9 of 24

TIES Authoring System, 1986

Box 9 of 24

Computer Products

Box 9 of 24

Office of Information Resource Management (OIRM) Issues, 1985

Box 9 of 24

CMASS Description

Box 9 of 24

Finn's Laser Program

Box 9 of 24

PC System Work/Hints, 1985-1987

Box 9 of 24

NMAH Fund Management System, 1987

Box 9 of 24

Software Development

Box 9 of 24

PC/AT Information

Box 9 of 24

General Networking Information, 1987

Box 9 of 24

Video Disc/NDL

Box 9 of 24

Apple/MAC II Information, 1988

Box 9 of 24

LCIS, and Museum Functional Analysis, 1988

Box 9 of 24

Apple Computer Users Group, 1988

Box 9 of 24

AutoCAD, 1987

Box 9 of 24

Laser Jet II/Xerox Publishing Software

Box 9 of 24

Networking Articles and Write Ups

Box 9 of 24

Local Area Networking

Box 9 of 24

OIRM Information Architecture Project

Box 9 of 24

Inventory Program/Configuration Management, 1985

Box 9 of 24

Computer Science

Box 9 of 24

David K. Allison's Records

Miscellaneous images of computer, "speed mail," installations (c. 1950-1970)

Box 9 of 24

Miscellaneous reprints on the media and satellite telecommunications

Box 9 of 24

"Statistical report value of shipments data by product class for the 1000 largest manufacturing companies of 1950. FTC" (1972)

Box 9 of 24

Images, reprints, cartoons, technical reports on early period of television, pre-1960, also telephones in 1940-1960

Box 9 of 24

6/1987 Rogow and Bernstein: "The Info Revolution: Notions" - Clips, images, etc. of R&B's ideas. Include conceptualizations of entrance (kinetic sculpture), Native Americans, Turing Test, "Disembodiment," and "What is real?" Three bound copies - 1 marked "David" [unannotated, marked M3 [Mattson; some annotation, one unnamed, annotated in black pen]

Box 9 of 24

4/15/1988 Mattson to group: interactives and A/V pieces

Box 9 of 24

Box 10

Aviation Film Libraries (Bijou Theater)

Box 10 of 24

Library of Congress Info Services and Systems

Box 10 of 24

8/28/1986 Automation and computers: an alphabetical microthesaurus of terms selected from the legislative indexing vocabulary

Box 10 of 24

Vickils LC Photos

Box 10 of 24

Lists of images of calculating machines, etc.

Box 10 of 24

Within the bldg (NMAH) non-archives

Box 10 of 24

Movie Posters: Division of Community Life, undated

Box 10 of 24

7/31/1987 Division of holitical history audiovisual collections

Box 10 of 24

Table of contents from American Broadcasting: A Source Book on the History of Radio and Television, Lichty and Topping, eds. ["Elliot Sivowitch personal copy"] (1975)

Box 10 of 24

Miscellaneous images of consumer electronics (c. 1960-1980)

Box 10 of 24

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Box 10 of 24

Brochures for: Marlboro Advertising history, Arab American, Pepsi Advertising History, Alka-seltzer advertising history collections, and overview of all SI archives collections

Box 10 of 24

UCLA film archives

Box 10 of 24

Catalog entries of newsreel footage (c. 1940-1965)

Box 10 of 24

Rick Prelinger Archives

Box 10 of 24

Film and photography of American material culture

Box 10 of 24

Book Notes

Box 10 of 24

1986 Lexis Nexis printout of review of Beniger's Control Revolution by Langdon Winner in 10/5/1986, New York Times, section 7, p 43

Box 10 of 24

1986 Lexis Nexis Printout of story by Beniger "Information society and the Control Revolution" in Computerworld Magazine, 11/3/1986

Box 10 of 24

Bibliography of museums of science and technology

Box 10 of 24

3/17/1986 Finn MS "The Museum of Science and Technolgy" for The Museum: A Refernce Guide

Box 10 of 24

12/1985 Basic musuem Bibliography compiled by Philip D. Spiess II, office of museum programs, SI

Box 10 of 24

Local production and post-production facility (1986)

Box 10 of 24

In Motion Magazine: "The 1986 Production and Post production facility survey" [DC, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, undated]

Box 10 of 24

Historical Society of Delaware

Box 10 of 24

NBS Museum

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Brochure

Box 10 of 24

11/1977 H. L. Mason, "Catalog of artifacts on display in the NBS museum" NBS

Box 10 of 24

National Cash Registrar

Box 10 of 24

4/15/1988 unsigned (WHO) Trip report - Visit to Dayton Ohio [tour of collections of National Cash Register]

Box 10 of 24

Xerox Parc

Box 10 of 24

"Xerox PARC blue and white serires reports 1973 [written: "digest recent research"] c. 1984

Box 10 of 24

10/1987 ASIS 50th anniversary conference: "Information Science on Tape" [film clips available]

Box 10 of 24

Library of Congress SCORPIO retrieval system

Box 10 of 24

6/1986 Congressional research service office of automated infromation services information systems section "scorpio self-teaching workbook"

Box 10 of 24

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) bibliography

Box 10 of 24

Nancy McGovern "The early involvement if the US Government in data processing 1880's to 1950's" [archivist, machine readable branch special archives division, National Archives and Records Administration], c. 1985

Box 10 of 24

Photos for Information Revolution

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Photo of NMAH, Constitution Ave

Box 10 of 24

"Information USA in BACK of this folder"

Box 10 of 24

Script "Information USA special publications exhibits service, U.S. Information agency," undated (2 copies)

Box 10 of 24

"Information USA Exhibit text? English" [blue covers]

Box 10 of 24

New England Technology Group press kit on their interactive exhibitry, article on Information USA

Box 10 of 24

4/20/1987 Brian [?] to David [Allison] [mentions exhibit brochure not in the file] attached is "Suggested computer software for Information USA exhibit 8/21/1986 [commercial programs from games to word processors]

Box 10 of 24

Live AID

Box 10 of 24

3/15/1988 Allison to Bob Geldof [requesting Live AID materials, etc. for "We Are the World" segment]

Box 10 of 24

11/18/1987 DIALOG search service printout of newspaper search on LIVE AID (no sign of reply from Geldof or representatives)

Box 10 of 24

Silver Hill: Naval History

Box 10 of 24

List of objects at Silver Hill in Naval History section

Box 10 of 24

6/13/1988 Newsweek Magazine: Stephen Hawking spread

Box 10 of 24

8/18/1988 . Newsweek Magazine Iranian Airliner shot down

Box 10 of 24

1988 IIA prospectus

Box 10 of 24

2/4/1988 Jeff Sturchio, Bell Labs to Allison: reprints of Bell Labs innovation [contemporary and historical]

Box 10 of 24

Originals - Articles (newspaper magazine)

Box 10 of 24

Cathcart and Gumpert "I am a Camera" reprint

Box 10 of 24

1/1988 "On the Line: Essays in the history of auto work" Lichtnestein and Meyer, advertisement (photo shows anti-robot labor protest in 1950's)

Box 10 of 24

Reference: Field to Factory Exhibit Script

Box 10 of 24

12/3/1986 Bob Selim to Finn: Field to Factory Script [script enclosed. nearly final version - Production to start "immediately"]

Box 10 of 24

Reference: NASM Aerospace Computer Gallery

Box 10 of 24

10 & 11/1986 Ceruzzi: Aerospace computing Gallery monthly report

Box 10 of 24

Ceruzzi "Walk through of Aerospace computing gallery," c. 1986

Box 10 of 24

Ceruzzi "Aerospce computing: a new gallery at the NASM, Gallery prospectus," undated

Box 10 of 24

Reference: Outside Agencies Exhibits/Concepts 1/27/1988 Mattson to Arizona State University Professor Kyrala: [thank you for outline of mathematics exhibit done by Kyrala (attatched)]

Box 10 of 24

Reference: NMAH Academic Programs

Box 10 of 24

Written notes

Box 10 of 24

Exhibit Projects

Box 10 of 24

2/l/1984 Molella and Withuhn to East and West End Planning groups, Department of History of Science and Technlogy: Major Reinstallation (East and West ends) [new exhibits include: "materials show, science in american life, observational sciences in america, the experimental sciences, science and tech in the atomic age, information society, medical sciences, connections"]

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2/9/1987 American music exhibit proposal

Box 10 of 24

1987 exhibit review meetings schedules

Box 10 of 24

1/21/1987 Kennedy to Museum Advisory Committe: [info on Claudia Kidwell's "Dressing the Part" attached: ""Men and Women" Exhibit review" and Extended exhibit scenario)

Box 10 of 24

10/8/1985 Deborah Warner: "Science Power and Conflict" synopsis

Box 10 of 24

11/7/1986 Carlene Stephens: Draft Preliminary Exhibit Proposal: Clocks Capitalism, and Culture" [2 copies]

Box 10 of 24

Frank Lloyd Wright Show, undated

Box 10 of 24

Reference: Project Database

Box 10 of 24

1986 reprints about PC database programs

Box 10 of 24

Reference: Society for the History of Technology (SHOT)/History of Science Society (HSS) 1987 Meeting

Box 10 of 24

Miscellaneous correspondence to Allison concerning business, etc. of History of Science Society and Society of History of Technology

Box 10 of 24

HSS/SHOT joint meeting 1987 brochure

Box 10 of 24

Reference: USIA exhibit on Information to Russia

Box 10 of 24

Information USA symposium program "Benefits and Costs of an Information Society" 6/1987, Moscow

Box 10 of 24

Exhibit opening press release (good summary of intent, scope of show)

Box 10 of 24

Smithsonian Facilities: Museum of American History

Box 10 of 24

Smithsonian history overview

Box 10 of 24

3/21/1983 Scholarly Studies Program

Box 10 of 24

3/1986 SI's "resources for research" handbook, NMAH section

Box 10 of 24

4/1986 "General Useful information" for interns/fellows/new staff, etc

Box 10 of 24

Smithsonian staff: Biography

Box 10 of 24

Robert McC Adams, Kennedy, Eklund, c. 1986

Box 10 of 24

Division Administration

Box 10 of 24

1/2/1987 correspondence on division reorganization

Box 10 of 24

3/18/1987 "Agenda: Meetins on "information Revolution" exhibit"

Box 10 of 24

Office Memoranda

Box 10 of 24

Financial management procedures

Box 10 of 24

Smith Horizons Magazine

Box 10 of 24

10/1986 Smithsonian Magazine - McC Adams on Information Revolution

Box 10 of 24

Newsletter

Box 10 of 24

"News of the Information Revolution Exhbit A quarterly bulletin," Spring 1987

Box 10 of 24

Team biographies: Molella, Eklund, Finn, Merzback, Mattson, Hilke, Allison, Mcglade

Box 10 of 24

Collections

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7/22/1987 Finn: Part II list of objects

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1/29/1985 Ceruzzi to Sperry Corp re CIC computer donation

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6/11/1987 Mike Williams: Items from the UNIVAC 9400 salvaged

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3/19/1987 Lubar to Scientific American, re aquiring 1950's robots by W. Grey Walter

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10/17/1986 Eklund to one Harry Wood: [declining offer of UNIVAC 1050]

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IBM sorter, Bro. Fitt

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August/Sept 1986 correspondence concerning St Johns University Donation of IBM punchcard equipment

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Radio Shack TRS-80 (J. Collazo)

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7/19/1991 S. Allison inventory continued

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Apple-1 P H Morrison

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9/12/1986 Mike Williams to one Dr. Morrison [concerning donation of Apple 1board]

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Letter from Morrison offering board for tax write-off

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IBM optical scanner, c. 1960's

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Marks, Katharine

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2/4/1977 Merzbach to one Katharine Marks [reciept of Honeywell computer as gift]

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Lee, Dave (Venko Valancic) Computer Circuit Boards

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12/28/1979 Merzbach to one Dave Lee [concerning donation of moon shot computer circuit boards]

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5/12/1979 Dave Lee to SI [offering boards]

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Konder, Robert LPG-30

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6/6/1978 correspondence between Konderl and Merzbach

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5/24/1978 MAH Collections Committee approval of acquisition.

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5/3/1978 Konders Photo of computer

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Holcomb, Larry

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Potential UNIVAC 1104 acquisition [Merzbach]

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Hagopian, Jacob J.

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Correspondence concerning dontation of early [first?] hard disk drive invented by Hagopian in 1955 (1972-1974)

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Great Lakes Steel

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1974 miscellaneous notes [Merzbach]

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Finn/GE

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3/18/1974 GE to Finn regarding A/C network analyzer

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Coker, Charles (Scanner Prototype)

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3/16/1979 correspondence and collections committee action on magnetic

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Strip scanner prototypes offered by Coker of IBM to Merzbach. Includes Coker's photos and inventory

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Life's collector edition 2000 covers

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May 1988 Life Magazine all Life covers (reduced xerox)

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2.2 Telegraph

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9/4/1858 Harper's Weekly "Telegraph Supplement"

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Miscellaneous photo records of telegraphy

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2.3 Telephone

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Miscellaneous images of telephones, c. 1940-1965

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2.7 Processing

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Two images of adding machines, c. 1959, 1964

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2.4 Wireless

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Miscellaneous images of radio [includes page from WJZ "Milestones with Marconi" radio script, c. 1917-1940

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2.5 Radio

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Miscellaneous Exhibit Item Forms: Images of radio advertisments, radio programs/announcers and broadcasts, hardware (tubes, full sets, etc.)

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Social Environment World War II

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Miscellaneous images of wartime advertising, Dept. of War photographs of stateside events - rationing, scrap salvage, electronics production (especially radio)

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3.5 ENIAC

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ATHENA Computer, at Silver Hill 10/22/1987 Eklund to team "Postwar Technological Core Draft," undated

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3.2 CIC

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Miscellaneous images of World War II naval radar, anti-submarine warfare, etc. Original captions typed on back of xeroxes

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2.8 Televisions

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Miscellaneous images of early television (c. 1950-1965) technical specifications, set, transmitters, programming

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Yellow Folders: Computer World: Awards for innovative use of information technology in association wtih the Smithsonian institution [1989 winners]

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Business: Bell & Howell

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Manufacturing: University of Iowa National Advance Driving Simulator

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Environment: Sierra/Misco; flood control

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Media: Uplinger enterprises: Live AID

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Medicine: Eyegaze Computer System (for disabled)

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Retail: Inovis interactive technology

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Finance: Fidelity Investors

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Education: Orangeburg School District 5 (computers in school)

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Government: National Research Center for the Identification of Missing Children

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Transportation: American Airlines

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Computerworld/Smithsonian Awards

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Miscellaneous correspondence setting up award program

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Atanasoff Affair

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1989 correspondence between Allison, Roger Kennedy, and Clark Mollenhoff of Washington and Lee University concerning priority dispute between Mauchley and Atanasoff over invention of the digital computer (Kennedy wants to turn debate over to the historians (Allsion, et al), but Mollenhoff doesn't trust them and passionately wants to see Atanasoff vindicated)

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August 15, 1989 Kennedy to congressman Fred ["Gopher"] Grandy

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7/26/1989 Eklund to Allison [stipulating the version of the story Eklund stands by]

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7/28/1989 Kennedy to Senator Grassley [avoiding pressure]

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7/24/1989 Eklund "The Atansasoff Matter"

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Public Inquiry

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12/1988 Jacob Hagopian inquiry on nature of Information Age

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Correspondence, 1990

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Miscellaneous - 7/31/1990 Visitor Comment form "This is the best exhibit I have ever seen anywhere." 13 year-old

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Correspondence, 1989

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Miscellaneous correspondence from team members in and out of museum: Pioneer videodisk players, recruitment of EDS

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11/22/1989 Allison to Kennedy [requesting Kennedy as voice talent for Bishop Doane giving Atlantic Cable blessing in opening street scene recording]

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1989 Kidwell miscellaneous for Chron file

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9/15/1989 SI press release on opening of "Costume, Gender, & Power"

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ISYS Forum promo materials

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10/2/1989 Eklund to Allison: Comments on Allison's script for section 3.5

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Louis to David, Barney, Claudine,, Vogt: choices of clips for Newtwork TV loop, undated

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9/5/1989 Allison to designer Bill Anderson: comments on parade/church scene

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9/l/1989 Yoko Nonaka [Xerox PARC] to Allison: re making Alto "alive" without running

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Correspondence, 1989-1990

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6/12/1990 Allison to Molella: [draft charter to establish "SI Multimedia interactive program office"]

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Robert Friedells review of Information Age "A Brief Dramatic Prelude," undated

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Fax copies of the following concerning conflict of interest at Air and Space following United Technologies Sponsorship of Sikorsky exhibition

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12/23/1989 Washington post op-ed Harwit rebutting charges

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11/24/1989 Washington Post Weekend/Friday, Hank Burchard criticizes Sikorsky show

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Robert McC Adams to Burchard, undated

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4/28/1989 Burchard to McC Adams re Reuters and Information Age - "press puffs" [Reuter's letter enclosed]

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4/28/1989 Burchard to Hardesty [of NASM] re allegations of conflict of interest

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4/21/1990 Hardesty to Burchard: "private" explanation of how museum/exhibitions work, response to B's "Power and the Story" below

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4/13/1990 Washinton Post, Weekend: Hank Burchard "The Power and the Story" conflict of interest with Library of Congress and Gannett Foundation exhibit on the press.

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May/June 1990 Computerland Magazine flood control network [awardwinner]

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7/25/1990 Finn to Bob Norton thru Allison: Revised plans for period TV set cluster

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1/24/1990 SI Collections management policy

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4/4/1990 SI Info age video wall post-production schedule

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3/15/1990 Allison to Lavendel, Xerox PARC re script review

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3/14/1990 New York Times - Interactive computers in museums for virtual reality

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Hilke: The exhibition preview area opening March 1990

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5/15/1984 PC magazine "Supercomputer poer and the PC's future"

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3/15/1990 Allison to High of Intel: script review [letters to others for same purpose also on this date], undated

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2/26/1990 Maureen Braden/ Barbara Mallow: Smithsonian Information age exhibit systems integration video-focus. Theme: System integration in the information age. Message: how does it all work?

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101st congress 2s session, Senator Kennedy: "Excellence in Mathematics, Science, and Engineering Act of 1990, undated

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5/12/1989 Allison to team: "Information Wizard Interactive," undated "David - You continue to work miracles with the Information Age. Thank You, Roger"

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2/6/1990 I. B. Cohen to Allison: Script review

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3/18/1990 Allison thank-yous to I. B. Cohen, James Martin, Shoshana Zuboff, J. David Bolter & Sherry Turkle for filmed interviews for Information Age

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2/9/1990 Allison to Zuboff [Harvatd Business School] interview schedule

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3/18/1990 Allison to Amy Warner [National Associate Program] on Information Age Seminar

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1/23/1990 Hutsko [of Information Services and Tech] to Allison: "Certainly you and your team are in on of he neatest sandboxes ever constructed... 'Where is the Life we have lost in living?/ Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge?/ Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?' T. S. Eliot" [also enclosed is Calvin and Hobbes]

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(12/30/1989) complaining about lack of futuro technology, Hobbes says"I'm not sure people have the brains to manage the technology they've got"

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2/8/1990 unsigned "Draft pattern and world list for fast talker" [techno-babble stuff]

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2/8/1990 unsigned quesiton for on-the-street interviews

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1/9/1989 Finn on the John Sheetz re Pulse Code Modulation demonstration

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1/9/1989 Allison to Stan Williams: MS by Allison "Planned Coverage of Telephone Technology and its Social Effects in Information Age: People, Information, and Technology"

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12/7/1989 Kennedy to C. Dianne Martin, George Washington University: receipt of Martin MS: "American and Soviet Attitudes About Computers" [1988 poll in US and USSR, the latter taken at the USIA Info USA show]

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1/26/1990 Peter Vogt treatment for video wall, undated

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Information Age related events, April-June 1990

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Correspondence and Memoranda, 1989

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7/25/1989 Kennedy to To Whom it may concern: Requests for 911 tapes [presumably from local law enforcement agencies]

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1989 miscellaaneous correspondence relating to in-kind equipment donations from IBM, HP, etc.

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8/22/1989 Allison to Team: "Plans for "software Section" in area 4 of the exhibition" [Eklund is to develop this; notions of what's to be in the section]

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8/21/1989 unsigned written note 114.4 south side" [2nd page: "Pac Man, Pong", also sketch of layout]

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8/7/1989 Klose to Gewrt Niers, Aufbau newspaper: [Gathering information/materials for Jewish family in street scene (what was actually collected/provided?)]

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8/11/1989 Klose to Kennedy: "documenting design decisions" [two letters from Bernstein indicating descisions on reader rails]

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7/1/1989 Allison [turns down offer of director of Computer Museum] undated Info-Age Film and Video List [written: "Film Festival"]

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Correspondence and Memos, 4/18/1989-7/1/1989

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5/5/1989 Klose to Peter Vogt: [adjustments to rough cut of "Bijou Theater" film.] "the group seemed to feel that you should strive to clarify the topical and chronological flow more for our visiotrs, increase the intensity of the build-up to the presentation of the CIC and then tighten that presentation and expand a bit othe message that the story has larger implications related to the coming information age."

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5/12/1988 Klose to Kennedy: Design decision documentation: type for labels, revised floorplan

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6/13/1989 Information Age update session

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Miscellaneous letters to McC Adams from potential sponsors: Citicorp, Aetna, 3M,

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6/20/1989 Diana Robinson to various, re computer gear for interactive gallery

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5/30/1989 Unisys corporate Archives to Allison: Univac I oral history symposium on 6/16/1989

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6/19/1989 Allison to Jack Humphreis, C&P Telephon: 911 tape request, description of exhibit layout and function

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6/9/1989 Allison to Kennedy: [priming K. for 6/13 sponsor review]

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Miscellaneous letters to McC Adams from potential sponsors: Dow Jones, Co., GTE, Cray

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Miscellaneous offers of computers and calculators for donation to SI by private citizens

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5/10/1989 Allison to collections committee: aquisition of DEC PDP 1 and PDP 8.

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4/24/1989 Allison to Dr. Sybil Milton, US Holocaust Museum: IBM/Hollerith machine for Holocaust Musuem [in reply to Milton 4/13]

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4/24/1989 Allison to Kurzweil Computer products (miscellaneous technical information, Kurtzveil specs, etc.)

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Correspondence and Memoranda, 2/24/1989-4/18/1989

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4/10/1989 Karen Lee to Claudine Klose: "Summary of suggesting for improving the Hansen Carousel"

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3/9/1989 McC Adams to IBP pres. Akers: Updated proposal and equipment request

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12/7/1988 David Lendt Iowa State University Information Office to Allison: [further salvo of support for Atanasoff-Berry computer priority-vindication etc.]

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3/29/1989 CNN VP marketing to Allison: [outlining form and content of CNN interactive station]

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3/2/1989 Tepper to Allison [concerning dispute with R+B]

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2/27/1989 Bernstein to Tepper [the dispute]

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Correspondence and Memoranda, 8/20/1988-11/25/1988

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11/23/1988 miscellaneous repsonses to public offers of objects by Peggy Kidwell

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11/22/1988 Allison to Peter McWilliams [requestion memorabilia related to early PC's "anything humorous?"]

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11/21/1988 Allison to Lendt [Atanasoff]

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10/13/1988 Lendt to Mattson [problems with SI's portrayal of Atanasoff]

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6/15/1988 Lendt to Mattson [Atanasoff: cites court case as deciding arbiter in history]

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11/16/1988 Mattson becomes Special Assistant to the Secretary

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11/14/1988 Allison to Molella : Accomplishments in 1988 "I believe we have been successful in developing the exhibition into amore balances technical and social presentation and in making it a more interesting and engaging story that it was a year ago. With your help, we have kept the exhibition team together and working well."

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11/5/1988 Arthure Burks, EE at University of Michigan to Allison

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11/11/1988 Mattson to Gene Autrey [sic] of Flying A Pictures: Requesting material for Autolox theater

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10/25/1988 Allsion to Burks (Atanasoff: explanation of historiography of innovation)

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9/9/1988 Mattson to Ken Leonardo: "re: 25 words or less. Here it is... In March, 1990 the National Museum of American History of the Smithsonian Institution will open a new permament exhibition that will examine the mergence of information technologies and their effect on society."

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9/16/1988 Allison to Anita Watkins, EDS public affairs [discussing idea of and image for "information utility" to link entrance and exit of show]

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9/8/1988 McGlade to Mutual of Omaha: visit to corporate archives, object list

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Correspondence and Memoranda, 6/6/1988-8/19/1988

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8/8/1988 Allison to Robert Crooke, Reuters North America [content of news monitors in final interactive area]

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8/16/1988 Allison to Mike O'Malley: Statement of work for research contract [to research impact of TV and computers on American politics, describes methods and structure of background research project]

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8/15/1988 Allison to Michael Williams [summary of exhibit goals and content]

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8/9/1988 Allison to NMAH Office of Personnel Administration: Creation of a new historian position ... "The individual sought must particularly have knowledge and expertise in social history related to infromation technology in order to balance the expertise of the Division's two curators, who are specialists in the history and of science and technology." [Position Description attached]

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8/9/1988 Allison to McGlade: Research tasks [phone in white house, life insurance, street scene, intro. carousel, post-war period]

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8/9/1988 Allison to Nat Pendelton: Research tasks

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8/9/1988 Draft Script: The Information Age: Visions and Realities

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8/4/1988 Allison to Ed Ezell [supervisor, Armed Forces History, NMAH: Script material - Flaws in current conception: "The two most serious are that it is not visual enough and the mix of social and technical content is still weighted too much to the technical side."]

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7/8/1988 Allison to Distribution: Information Exhibition meeting [current state of project, "iterative" development, emphasizing social aspects]

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7/7/1988 Allison to Watkins, EDS public affairs [wish list for robotic car assembly station]

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6/20/1988 Nat Pendleton [Division of Electricity] to Allison: [selection of film clips for Bijou Theater. Those listed here are cartoons]

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6/21/1988 Mattson to Zahava Doering: re notes on 6/13/1988 meeting [beefing up social aspect, talk about the title]

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Miscellaneous letters to artifact donors from Peggy Kidwell

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Correspondence and Memoranda, 11/25/1988-2/23/1989

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2/16/1989 preliminary screen design for IBM's gesture interface for visitor comments

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2/17/1989 Allison to Watkins [of EDS]: Artist's concept of automated car production

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2/7/1989 Dorfman Museum Figures to Nicastro, NMAH: Bid on figures for The

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Information Age (insight into speicfication and creation of mannequins)

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2/8/1989 Allison to John Korty [Jonathan COmpany] [Concerning final film: Clarifying goals of film]

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2/3/1989 Schloss to Ed Hackley: Revision of Style book [new headlines for show]

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2/l/1989 Allison to FInn, Eklund: Plans for interactive stations [galvanometer, wireless, early TV tube, FM radio, color TV, software emulation]

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1/6/1988 Specifications for life-sized figures

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12/21/1988 Dorfman Museum figures to Klose: [Early specs on figures]

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1/24/1989 Schloss to Showscan: [not going to use Showscan]

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1/17/1989 Allison to Catherine Wolf, IBM [using gestural interface for visitor feedback, using the hardware to make a point]

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12/20/1988 Hilke to Bernstein and Tepper: potential bottlenecks in the information center area [discussion floor plan for traffic flow]

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11/28/1988 Mattson :Information age interactives [what they are and who will do them]

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11/25/1988 Allison to Finn: Communications interactives and suggestions for information center [responses to Finn's proposed interactives]

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Miscellaneous correspondence from Peggy Kidwell to object donors

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Correspondence and Memoranda, 3/l/1988-6/5/1988

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6/l/1988 Mattson to Hilke: Comments on 5/16/1988 memo [role of audience advocate: clarify, be sure included in development team from start]

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3/29/1988 I. B. Cohen to Allison [comments on Script outline of 3/1988 quite favorable, effusive]

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3/25/1988 Hugh Aitken to Finn [comments on script, lack of focus in telling story of innovation]

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4/15/1988 Mattson to team: Interactives and A/V pieces

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4/12/1988 Kennedy to Allison: "Your letter from I. Bernard Cohen is a triumph. You have obviously earned his confidence and that's not easy to do..."

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Miscellaneous correspondence by Peggy Kidwell to object donors

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Correspondence and Memoranda, 2/l/1988-3/18/1988

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3/18/1988 Allison to Greene [Kidwell promotion]

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3/15/1988 Eklund to team: Distribution of Functions for Information Systems [who will do what]

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3/16/1988 Allison to Nancy Linde, NOVA, WGBH [collaboration on episode, reply to Linde of 2/24/1988]

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3/15/1988 Allison to Bob Geldof: Live AID [We are the world segment of show]

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3/14/1988 Allison to Douglas Trumbull. Berkshire Films [closing film ideas/goals]

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3/14/1988 Allison to Eklund: Exhibit section on 4.12, Integrated Systems Control Technology [comments on ways of talking about hardware and software]

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3/11/1988 Allison to I. B. Cohen, Laberis of Computerworld, Watkins of EDS concerning script reviews

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3/11/1988 Allison to team: Numbering exhibt sections

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3/10/1988 Allison to team: "Exhibition development" (overview of progress, milestones ahead

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3/7/1988 Mattson to Kennedy [fate of advisory board, script readers, internal academic review

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3/1/1988 Eklund to Computer, Information, and Society Division: Collections policy draft [originally developed by Peggy Kidwell]

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Correspondence and Memoranda, 12/l/1987-1/31/1988

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2/12/1988 Eklund to Allison: Potential artifact donations

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1/25/1988 Allison to Presper Eckert: (ENIAC interview schedule)

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1/21/1988 Allison and Mattson to Roger Kenndey [Rogow and Bernstein problems]

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1/13/1988 Mattson, Allison, Kondratas, Hutt to Molella [Molella to Doug Evelyn, same date, recaps this info: Closing of exhibition space on lst floor, maintaining a science exhibit presence at NMAH]

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1/7/1988 Mattson to Tom Wolf: SI/MIT-Athena project [possible collaboration with MIT for info age interactives, demonstrations]

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1/5/1988 Allison to Sokal of WPI [declining to write paper for HSS newletter]

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12/11/1987 Carrigan to Rogow and Bernstein: [review of design and award of stage II and III contract, not hint of problems here]

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12/9/1987 Eklund to Friedl, Xerox PARC [can not guarantee exhibition of object in return for its donation]

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12/8/1987 Eklund to one Gerald Wright [SI doesn't accept long-term loans]

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12/4/1987 Molella to Distribution [absorption of Section of Mathematics in to CIS division]

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12/3/1987 Allison [Merzbach retirement]

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12/l/1987 Allison to Eklund [Eklund to have control of accession/deaccession of computer holdings]

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Correspondence and Memoranda, 10/l/1987-11/30/1987

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11/30/1987 Allison to team [screening of "Middletons" 1939 World's Fair film (connected to the "Info age Middletons" scenario)]

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11/4/1987 Lubar and Stephens to Rogow and Allison: 1941 office period room (also to be found in Mattson files above)

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10/30/1987 Mattson to Kennedy and Carrigan [agenda for R+B visit of 11/3-11/6]

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10/23/1987 Mattson to team: Minutes from 10/22/1987 meeting [proposed Gallery Study Part II organization]

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10/26/1987 Mattson to team: Minutes form 10/9/1987 meeting [person in show, humans to bring tech. alive, physical considerations]

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10/23/1987 Eklund to various Boston Children's museum staff [praising "Estimating" show there]

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10/13/1987 Allison to Charles Gillispie [Allison was Gillispie's student at Princeton. Allison comments on Gillispie's teaching and mentor ship]

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7/21/1987 CompuServe to Hilke (describing the Science Museum Computer Network)

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Correspondence and Memoranda, 8/l/1987-9/30/1987

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9/15/1987 Mattson to team: Minutes from 9/10/1987 meeting ["The use of the word "labels" was discussed. We should not be writing actual labels, as we think of them for use in the finished show. Instead, we should be writing content descriptions of the artifacts or graphics."]

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Draft script assignments

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9/15/1987 Allison to one Mr. K. Tang [fellowship application]

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9/13/1987 Hilke to team: Have we pushed the personea idea too far?

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9/4/1987 Allison to Molella: Performance appraisal for period 1/5/1987 through 8/31/1987 [upon arriving at SI]

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8/12/1987 Allison to team: Notes on meetings with R+B, 7/29-31, etc. [period settings to tell story, breakdown of sections]

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8/13/1987 Allison to Mattson: Entry for exhibit title of the week contest "Online: The Emergence of the Electronic Information Age"

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Correspondence and Memoranda, 5/1/1987-7/31/1987

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7/31/1987 McC Adams to Japanese Shipbuilding Industry Foundation [includes proposal to above for Information Age]

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7/24/1987 Mattson to McC Adams: Talking points for ASIS talk

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7/23/1987 Allison to team: Notes on meeting of 7/23/1987 [postwar section, name of show]

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7/22/1987 Finn: Part II after 1945 preliminary list of objects and other material [includes diagram of organization]

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5/1987 Tom Freudenheim Travel report [Trip to Germany - Information on many German museums]

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4/28/1986 J. A. N. Lee (computer science, Virginia Tech] "Proposals for funding: the excavation of the Harvard Mark III Calculator [6/18/1987 Lee to Allison claims this was distributed to a variety of funding agencies]

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7/21/1987 Allison to team: Mones on meeting of 7/16/1987 (technological core, discussion of chronological versus subject-related approaches)

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7/17/1987 Ceruzzi to Allison: Present status of exhibit script [arguing centrality of World War II in story, exploring meaning of ENIAC]

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7/14/1987 Allison to team: Minutes for meeting - 7/9/1987 [replacement of node approach accepted]

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6/24/1987 McGlade to team: Intern guidelines [narrative of what to do vis a vis collections. Artifact-based research plan]

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6/23/1987 McGlade to team: Minutes of meeting Friday, June 20, 1987 [external advisory committee]

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6/4/1987 Allison to team: Plans for external advisory groups: [composition and role of advisory groups]

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6/17/1987 Allison to R+B [things to be thinking about]

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6/19/1987 Finn: Node 1 from differnt perspectives rough comments [how visitors with different backgrounds might see different objects]

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6/16/1987 McGlade to team: Notes on meeting of 6/11-12/1987 [debates over title, story-line/design alignment. includes: 6/8/1987 Finn: Process for justifying what goes into the exhibit]

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6/8/1987 Allison to team: Notes on meeting of 6/4/1987 [plans for nodes, package for describing show to funders et al. agenda for 6/11 meeting (McGlade 6/16 above) mentions Turkle, but T. not in McGlade 6/16]

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6/3/1987 Mattson to distribution: Apple fundraising meeting [Apple notorious for not giving cash]

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Correspondence and Memoranda, 4/l/1987-5/30/1987

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5/29/1987 Mattson to team: Notes on meeting of 5/28/1987 [discussion of Finn's "Themes for the Matrix"]

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5/28/1987 Finn "Themes for the matrix or what the visitor should get from the exhibit"

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5/22/1987 Allison to team: Notes on the meeting of 5/21/1987 [includes letter to R+B, 5/22/1987, Allison preliminary thoughts on exhibit introduction, and Hilke's thematic analysis]

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5/11/1987 Allison to Doug Evelyn, Deputy Director, NMAH: Proposal for Smithson Society support of a Symposium on "New Directions in the History of Information Technology" 9/18/1987

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5/6/1987 unsigned Plans for the "Information Revolution" Exhibit: "This narrative plus the enclosed diagram are the current working overview of the "Information Revolution" exhibition."

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5/14/1987 Allison to File: Highlights of Princeton Conference

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5/l/1987 Allison to Carrigan [tabulation of communications with R+B]

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5/l/1987 Allison to team: notes on meeting of 4/30/1987

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4/27/1987 Rogow to Eklund and Allison [need for chronological development as stipulated by curators, "ideas" to represent "messages"]

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4/29/1987 Finn & Merzbach: Node 2 (1897) (Outline)

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4/22/1987 Allison & Eklund to R+B [concerns that there be "a much closer linkage between your design ideas and our concepts in the Statement."]

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4/16/1987 Allison to team: Notes on meeting of 4/9/1987

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4/21/1987 Allison to Thomas DeFanti, Director Electronics Visualization Lab, University of Chicago: [Thanks for materials on exhibit to be done at Chicago Science & Industry]

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Spring 1987: News of the information revolution exhibit

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4/16/1987 unsigned Plans for the Information Revolution Exhibit ["concept outline"]

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4/7/1987 Allison to team: notes on meeting of 4/2/1987 [period settings, interactives]

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4/7/1987 Allison to File: Reflections on preliminary Eckert interview

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Correspondence and Memornada, 1/5/1987-3/31/1987

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3/31/1987 Allison to team: Notes on meeting of 3/26/1987 [USIA Information USA, R+B, developing exhibit overview]

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3/27/1987 Allison to R+B [clarifying design principles, treatment of concepts of show]

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3/27/1987 Allison to various: Internal review committee

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3/26/1987 Allison to team: Notes on meeting of 3/12/1987, R+B meeting 3/18-20/1987 [R+B: explanations to them of thrust of show - Difference between history and science-center type show]

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3/6/1987 Allison to team: Notes on meeting of 3/5/1987 [transition to World War II, then World War II itself and post-war]

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3/3/1987 Allison to team: Notes on meeting of 2/26/1987 [advisory committees, TI artifacts, node 1]

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2/26/1987 handwritten notes of 3/3 above

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3/3/1987 Allison to team: Thoughts on second part of the Exhibit [World War II transition, postwar]

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Kennedy to Gwen Bell, Director, Computer Musuem: Official version of memorandum of understanding, undated

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Allison: Immediate reaction to node 1 version of 2/22/1987, undated

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2/25/1987 Allison to Terry Sharrer: Script for "The Search for Life" [topics include growth of biological sciences, genetics, social issues]

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2/20/1987 Allison to team: Notes on infofrmation review meeting of 2/19/1987: [advisory committees, part II of show]

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Allison to team: Trip to Computer Museum February 6, 1987 [idea of a software archives also "redefinitions for field of computer history], undated

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2/18/1987 Allison to John Fleckner, Public Life Group: Planning for NMAH 20th Century collections

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2/17/1987 Allison to team: Notes on information revolution meeting of 2/12/1987 [Finn's node 1 plan]

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[Allison?] dot-matrix typescript "The information revolution: a developing exhibit" [objective, approach), undated

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2/12/1987 Eklund to Allison: Experimental video history tape of the NRL Radiation Astronomy and Geophysics group [what things are useful in an interview schedule, how to use artifacts on video]

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8/20/1986 [Yes] Information revolution update [project outline]

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1/29/1987 Allison to team [Eklund, Makurath, Finn, Merzbach ' Hilke] (consensus on node treatment with period settings]

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1/21/1987 Allison to "Planning group": Conceptualization and Structuring of the Exhibit [nodes in Part I, Periods in Part II, including reprints of various chronologies]

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Newsletters

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SHOT

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Charles Babbage Institute

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History of Science Society

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Turing, Alan

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4.5 FBI NCIC

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Photos of FBI identification division

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4.6 1976-1990

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Prints of Osbourne computer, fiber optic test bench, American Express card reader, Xerox copier

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Portable Computers/Various Photographs, etc.

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4.7 Information Utility

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Print of Intel 1972 microchip photolith mask

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Photo: German narrow band station

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Color prints of CPC Wilmington operation: computer center

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Contact sheet, negatives, of B&W shots CPC Wilmington, including NMAH tour group

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Possible Software Graphics: Images not shot for videowall (keep together)

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Color snapshots of HP Bicycle company color prints of auto factory, color and B&W slides from IBM, HP, and EDS miscellaneous images of computers in contemporary business settings

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Correspondence re: Exhibition preparation and prospective donors, 1987

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Correspondence, 1985

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Correspondence re: Advisory Committee, Contribution Estimates, and Exhibits Plan, 1986

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Correspondence re: Automation/Computers, 1986-1987

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Correspondence re: Text labels, 1990

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Financial Reports, 1986-1987

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ATM/DCLC Terminals, 1989

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4.6.2 Programing

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"The Software Challenge," 1988

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Mark I Coding

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Fortran

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Cobol

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Basic

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Tools of the Programmer

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The Hopper Connection

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Operation and Management, 1986-1987

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Exhibition Planning, 1984-1987 (2 folders)

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Trade Literature, 1985

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IBM Exhibition of Information Technology, undated

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Casio Computer Company, LTD., 1987

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Presentation: The Information Revolution

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Advisors

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CBEMA

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AMD

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Volunteers

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Newspaper Clippings

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Fiscal: Reviews and Surveys (6 folders)

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Postwar Socio-Technological Core: Object List (2 folders)

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Label Scripts, June and August 1989

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Concept Script

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Minutes and Correspondence, 1987-1988 (2 folders)

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EDS Corporation: Trade Literature and Meeting, 1987

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Box 13

Trade Literature

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National Computer Conference, 1987

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Administrative Files, 1986-1990

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Washington, Diana: "The Computer as a Significant Component of Society's Information System," 1985

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Advisory Committee Progress Reports, 1991

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Washington, Diana: "Information Age Exhibit - Outline Proposal for Contemporary Issues' Section," 1985

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Draft Copies: Information Revolution Prospectus, 1985

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Early Exhibition Files, 1984

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Mahoney, Michael

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Norberg

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de Sota Pool, Jean, 1987-1988

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McGlade, Jackie, 1987

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Dennett, George E.

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Molella, Arthur

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Memoranda, 1985-1988 (2 folders)

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Williams, Michael, 1986-1988

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Campbell-Kelly, Martin, 1987

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Allison, David K., 1987

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ASIS

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Materials Labels, 1988

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Information Revolution Concepts

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Imaging Reality Files, 1986-1988

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SI Interactive

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Laser Disc Information,

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Fiber Optics Transmission, 1979-1987

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Division of Computers, Information, and Society, 1987-1988

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Manchester Calculating Machine (1949)

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Stevens Institute of Technology, 1984-1987

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Information Revolution Preliminary Intent Review, May 1987

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Administrative File, 1989-1990

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Software: General, 1985-1988

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Software: Sequence Control (c. 1800s-1940s)

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Software: Algorithms (BC to present)

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Software: The First Computer Programs (1948-1951)

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Software: Early Computer Languages (1952-1960)

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Software: Languages, Operating Systems & Applications (1960s)

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Software: Time Sharing (1959-1965)

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Administrative Files, 1985

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Whole Scripts #1/Beginning February 1988 [Contains a number of stapled or gathered documents with various titles, e.g. "Script," "Conceptual Outling", etc. Dates of composition actually begin in 1986.]

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1.1: SG (26 pp.): "Script Outline/FYI: The Emerging Information Age, February 1988"

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1.2: SG (14 pp.): "Script Outline/For/Mind Machines:/Emergence of the Information Age/February 1988.

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1.3: SG (19 pp): With covering memo date February 12, 1988: "To: Roger, Mike, Art/From: Marie" and entitled "Script Outline/Emergence of the Information Age, February 12, 1988.

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1.4: SG (17 pp.): "Conceptual Outline/For/NMAH Information Exhibit/ February 3, 1988.

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1.5: SG (3 pp.): "The Emergence of the Information Age Concept Script" [Dated: January 29, 1988.]

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1.6: SG (22 pp.): "National Museum of American History/Emergence of the Information Age/Draft Script Outline/As of January 11, 1988."

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1.7: SG (12 pp.): "National Museum of American History/Emergence of the Information Age/Draft Script Outline/As of January 11, 1988.

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1.8: SG (12 pp.): "Emergence of the Information Age/Draft Script/As of January 7, 1988.

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1.9: SG (27 pp.): With covering memo dated December 29, 1987; To: Pam Rogow/From: David K. Allison): "Emergence of the Information Age/Draft Script/As of December 29, 1987

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1.10: SG (li pp.): "Materials for Pam Rogow /December 21, 1987.

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1.11: SG (5 pp.): "Online: Exploring the Emerging Information Age/Summary of Sections/AS of November 27, 1987

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1.12: SG (4 pp.): "Online: Exploring the Emerging Information Age/Summary of Sections/As of November 19, 1987

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1.13: SG (13 pp.): "Online: Exploring the Emerging Information Age/Summary of Sections/As of September 16, 1987.

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1.14: DUPLICATE of 1.13.

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1.15: SG (pp.): "Memo/ To: Information Revolution Planning Group/From: David K Allison/ Subject: Conceptualization and Structuring of the Exhibit." Dated January 21, 1987.

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1.16: SG (36 pp.): Fragment from Script Draft of 11/10/1986. Consists of 3 page "Outline", 33 pages of Draft Script. On 4th page is the title: "The Information Revolution/Part II, Section IV: Information and Computers for Everyone/The Micro-Chip and the Micro-Computer (1972-the present)"

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1.17: SG (130 pp. ): 11 Information Revolution/The Script/M. R. Williams/November 10, 1986

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1.18: SG (30 pp.): Draft of Paper, "The Information Revolution/A New Smithsonian Exhibition." Written by Jon Eklund. Version of May, 1987.

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1.19: Graphic (1 p.): Box Diagram. Outline of exhibit units.

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1.20: SG (22 pp.) : "Section 1: Introduction: Our Af f air with Mind Machines."

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Whole Scripts #2/March 1988

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I. 2. 1: SG (16 pp.; unpunched.): "Storyline/The Information Age/People and Technology/1835-1990/September 21, 1988".

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I.2.2: SG (13 pp.): "Storyline/Connected/Information Technology and Society/1835-1990/September 13, 1988".

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I.2.3: SG (10 pp.): Hand labeled: "Draft - 3/31/1988/Gene". [A 3-column list of artifacts, labels and comments. Appears to be by Barney Finn.]

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I.2.4: SG (25 pp.): "Overview of Information Exhibition/National Museum of American History/ May 12, 1988".

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I.2.5: SG (33 pp.): "Script Outline/FYI: The Emerging Information Age/April 15, 1988.

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I.2.6: SG (c. + ii + 29 pp.): "Script Outline/FYI: The Emerging Information Age/March 1988".

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I. 2.7: SG (29 pp.): 11 Script Outline/FYI: The Emerging Information Age/mid-March 1988"

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I.2.8: SG (30 pp.): "Script Outline/FYI: The Emerging Information Age/March 1988.

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I.2.9: SG (27 pp.): "Script Outline/FYI: The Emerging Information Age/early March 1988".

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I.2.10: SG (18 pp.): "11 ... Apt8-Change-Bks/First Diablo Line Count: 423. Needs 409 3/2/1988/ Chapter 8 - Computers and Chips/By T.R. Reid".

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I.2.11: Xerox of 16 hand-written cards with titles of computer topics.

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Box 14

"Background #2/Including Processing continued/1927 node-/Post World War l Computing/Auto Car"

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Tab Label "Node 3 - 1915"

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I.3.0: SG (13 pp.; Unpunched): "Components (1946-1960)" [B. Finn]

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I.3.1: (29 pp.): "Node 3 (1912, 1915) B. Finn 10 September 1986 [16 + 12 + 1 pp.]

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I.3.2: Gathering (16 pp.): "Node 3. 1912 (& World War I)"

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I.3.3: Gathering (12 pp.): "Node 3. 1914: Selling Efficiency."

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I.3.4: Gathering (1 pp.; Xerox): "Node 3 (1917)/(additions 1/1987 by BF)

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I.3.5: (75 pp.): "Mike Williams' Script for Section 2.511" [74 pp + illustrations]

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I.3.6: (3 pp.): "The 1850's and its era". (3 pp.)

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Tab Label "Node 4-1927"

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I.3.7: (2 pp.): "Period Vignette, 1914" [2 pp. signed "SL 11/18/1871"].

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I.3.8: (12 pp.): "Node 4 (1927)/draft 12/15/1986" [11 pp. and "Suggested Modifications and Miscellaneous Remarks Node 4 (Computing)" initialed Ilucm/1/1987"]

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I.3.9: (12 pp.): "Node 4 B. Finn 18 September 1986" (11 pp. "Suggested Modifications and Miscellaneous Remarks Node 4 (Computing)" initialed Ilucm/1/1987". Identical with 'lb," above.]

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Tab Label "Node 5-1939". By B. FINN, dated 12/15/1986.

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I.3.10: G (2 pp.): "Period Setting E. 193911" [2 pp. no attribution]

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I.3.11: (7 pp.): "Node 5 (1939)/(draft 12/15/1986)" [6 pp. + Suggested Modifications and Miscellaneous Remarks Node 5 (Computing)", initialed Ilucm/1/1987"]

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I.3.12: (2 pp.): "Information in 193911 [2.pp. initialed IIBF-11/1986]

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I.3.13: (7 pp.): "Node 5 (1939)/(draft 12/15/1986)" [6 pp. + "Suggested Modifications and Miscellaneous Remarks Node 5 (Computing).", initialed Ilucm/1/1987]

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I.3.14: Two notes to "Jackie" from "David" n.d.

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I.3.15:

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I3.16: Gathering (12 pp.): "FYI: The Emerging Information Age/3. World War II: The Information War." (n.d.; Pages marked 111711 to 112811]

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I.3.17: Sheaf (L pp.): Sheet with notes.

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I.3.18: Gathering (6 pp): "To: Peter Vogt/From: David K Allison/Subject: Conceptual Agenda for CIC Movie"

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I.3.19: [Identical to item 18, but with some misc. notations]

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I.3.20: Miscellaneous hand notes: [3 pp. ungathered] "Victory at Sea"

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I.3.21: Miscellaneous hand notes

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I.3.22: Miscellaneous hand notes: "Psychological Training"

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I.3.23: Miscellaneous hand notes: "Battle of Atlantic"

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I.3.24: Gathering (2 pp.): "Object Outline for World War II Section". [Annotated, n.d.]

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I.3.25: Phone Message: "Dean Allard"

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I.3.26: Note (l pp.): IIDCA Contact"

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Miscellaneous Handwritten notes [8 pp. ungathered, 5 pp. gathered]

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I.3.27 through I.3.32

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I.3.33: SG (5 pp.): "Materials at Silver Hill"

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I.3.34.: Gathering (2 pp.): NSA memo dated October 2, 1987 agreeing to let SI borrow the Cryptoanalytic Bombe.

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I.3.35: Miscellaneous typed and hand notes on various aspects of the exhibit [13 pp. ungathered, 6 pp. gathered. Appear to be largely from 1988].

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I.3.36: Miscellaneous sketches on various aspects of the exhibit [13 pp. ungathered, 6 pp. gathered. Appear to be largely from 1988].

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I.3.37: SG (2 pp.): "Notes on Meeting with Ex-OSG Personnel/September 4, 1987"

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"ENIAC Passageway"

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I.3.38: Gathering (2 pp.) "Information and the Invention of the Computer (1942-1950) ". Appears to be notes by Mike Williams on the first section of the original Part II.

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I.3.39: Gathering (10 pp.) "Section 3.5 The ENIAC Walkway (Final version - July 20, 1988)."

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I.3.40: Gathering (7 pp.) "Biographical Notes". Notes by Mike Williams made in late 1986 on major figures in the first decade of computing.

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I.3.41: Gathering (5 pp.): "Information Revolution Node 6, Sect. 1/ I. Information and the Invention of the Computer (1942-1950) Outline by John Eklund.

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I.3.42: Identical to "I.3.3811" above.

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I.3.43: Identical to "I.3.3811" above.

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"Communications/ Post War"

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I.3.44: Gathering (5 pp. + cover memo dated April 22, 1988): No title. Appears to be script for section on development of color television.

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"Post WWII Computing/ Section 411

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I-3.45: Gathering (3 pp. Memo "To: David/From: Jon/Subject: Periodization of the Postwar Socio-Technological Core" dated July 24, 1988.)

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I.3.46: Gathering (51 pp.) "Script for Artifact Portion of Section 411. Later page headers labeled: "Mike Williams' Script for Section 4.6, .7, 9.,.ll-.14.

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I.3.47: Gathering (50 pp. with cover memo dated December 4, 1987) "Postwar Technological Core." Concept script and object list for postwar period. Object list had been converted into a full database (RBASE System V).

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I.3.48: Gathering (2 pp. Memo "To: David/From: Jon/ Subject: More on themes and messages for the PSTC" Dated July 11, 1988. Commentary on possible organization for the post war section.

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I.3.49: Gathering (2 pp.) Handwritten notes on paper labeled "software AG".

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I.3.50: Gathering (5 pp.) "The Software Challenge" Concept for treating software in the exhibition by Jon Eklund.

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I.3.51: Gathering (31 pp.) "A Software Script/By/Martin Campbell-Kelly/April 29, 1988". [Concept script proposal for section on software.]

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I.3.52: Gathering ( 5 pp.) "Comments on 'Software Script' by Martin Campbell-Kelly dated April 29, 1988./ Jean E. Sammet/June 21, 1988". [E-Mail sent to and distributed by Mike Williams.]

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I.3.53: Gathering ( 43 pp. including cover memo) "FYI: The Emerging Information Age" (Preliminary draft of label script for "postwar technical core". Lists both "social factors" and "technological factors".]

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I.3.54: Gathering (14 pp. n.d. Post-it label: "To: David A./ From: Barney") "Components (1946-1960)." [Concept script for various communications devices.]

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I.3.55: Gathering (8 pp.): 114. 12 Information Components, 1946-1960/ BF 7/6/1988.-I

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I.3.56: Gathering (5 pp. with covering memo "To: FYI Group/From: Marie Mattson/RE: Interactives and A/V pieces (so far)".

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I.3.57: Gathering (12 pp.) [Outline (handout) for presentation at Thursday meeting on postwar section by Jon Eklund. n.d. (probably Spring, 1989).]

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"Automated/Car processing"

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I.3.58: Gathering (5 pp.): "FYI: The Emerging Information Age/A Concept for Information systems in society/Automated Automobile

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Production 1985/ June 22, 1988 [Concept outline for elaborate exhibit section on GE automated plants. Includes graphics.]

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I.3. 59: Gathering (2. pp) : Memo "To: David, DD, Jon Marie/From: Barney/Subject: Notes on Buying a Car". [Cautionary memo on automobile automation exhibit unit.] Dated "May 14, 1988".

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Background #3/Including Processing continued/1927 node-/ Post World War I Coiftputing/Auto Car

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"Sect 1 1944-1954"

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I.4.1: Gathering (37 pp. Starts with p. 3): "Section 1: (1944-52) The Electronic Revolution". [From original script of late 1986. It is a section of Part II and was written by Mike Williams.]

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I.4. 2: Gathering (4 pp. ): "Components (1946-1960) ". [By Barney Finn. Label script including fm stereo, color TV, touch-tone phone etc.]

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I.4.3: Gathering (6 pp.): "Components (1946-1960)". [By Barney Finn. Label script including color TV, speakers, Stereo headphones etc.]

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I.4.4: Gathering (14 pp.) : "Microelectronics (1946-1950) 11: [By Barney Finn. Label script listing objects and including transistors, integrated circuits etc.]

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"Sect 2 1954-1964"

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I.4.5: Gathering (38 pp. Starts with p. 40): "Section 2: (1954-64): The Development of the Computer." [Mixed concept and label script by Mike Williams from the script of late 1986].

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"Section 1965-75"

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I.4. 6: Gathering (4 pp.) "Decade 3: The 1960s" (Outline of computer development during this period by Mike Williams. Dates from 1986.]

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I.4.7:

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I.4.8. Gathering (21 pp.) "Note to Eklund, Finn, Makurath, Williams/From ucm". [Hand dated July 1986. Outline by Uta Merzbach dealing with mathematical themes and calculators.]

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I.4.9: Gathering (2 pp.) "Decade 3-the 1960". [Overview by Mike Williams of computer development in this period.]

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I.4.10: Gathering (2 pp.) "Decade 2 (1950-1960) "Computers become Established". [Overview by Mike Williams of computer development in this period.]

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I.4.11: Gathering (4 pp.): [Sketches, with dimensions, of major computers in the collections. Probably done for Gene sometime in the summer of 1989]

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I.4.12: (1 pp.): [no. attr., n.d., handwritten header 114.12.1. cont. 2.11 List of graphics and interactive items for the section on color television, presumably by Barney Finn."

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I.4.13: Gathering (8 pp.) "FYI: Postwar Socio-Technological Core: Object List/Elements: 1945-1959/ Version of 05/11/1988/ Section: Decoding"

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I.4.14: Gathering (102 pp.) [First draft of a label script which was intended to include 4 social factors (Access, Content, Control, Cost) and 5 Technological Functions (Encode, Process, Store, Transmit, Decode) for each object. Done by Jon Eklund, probably in the late summer of 1988.]

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"Social Env."

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I.4.15: Gathering (3 pp.) "April 10, 1988/ Thoughts on the Social Environments" [Appears to be a report to David for a 4 day contract. Signed by Joan Krammmer.]

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I.4.16: Gathering (2 pp.) "FYI Social Environments/Proposed Exhibit Format" [indicates that it proposed titles and short descriptions of "vignettes proposed to serve as the social environments for visitors at several stations in the FYI exhibit."]

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I.4.17: Gathering (2 pp.) "FYI Social Environments/Proposed Exhibit Format." Identical to I.4.2 above, but has hand notation Summer 1988.

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I.4.18: Gathering (42 pp.): "Bibliography/For Personal Vignettes/Female" [Actually only 1 p. of bibliography followed by 41 pp. of xeroxed illustrations & text about women and information technology.]

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I.4.19: SG (6 pp.; n.d.): "Connected Over Time/Individual Social History Presentations."

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I.4.20: Clipping (1 pp.): "Doers Profile."

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I.4.21: SG (4 pp.): "April 8, 1988 /For the Social Environment/Notes on the 6 Periods."

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I.4.22: G (5 pp.): [Miscellaneous Handwritten notes.]

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I.4.23: SG (3 pp.) "Social Themes in the Information Exhibit (BF 7/6/1988).

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I.4.24: SG (7 pp.; n.d.): [Xeroxes of Text and Graphics re Solomon G. Brown.]

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I.4.25: SG (2 pp.) "April 8, 1988 / For the Social Environments/Notes on the 6 Periods." [Appears to be identical to the first 2 pages of item I.4.21 above.]

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I.4. 2 6: SG (2 pp. ): Memo: "To: Information Exhibit Group/From: Jon/Subject: Gallery Study." (Dated "June 3, 1988.11]

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Memoranda, 1985-1986 (2 folders)

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Science in American Life: Feasibility Study, 1989

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Research Resources, 1989

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Memoranda, 1985-1987 (2 folders)

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Memoranda, 1987

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Introduction to Node I

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Inaccurate Script, Summer 1990, Copy 1

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Inaccurate Script, Summer 1990, Copy 2

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Inaccurate Script, Summer 1990, Copy 3

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Complete Script, Early Version

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Part of final film script

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"Brochures": various versions

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Exhibit Catalog

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Box 15

Info Rev Video Script [Fundraising Video]

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3.1 Mobilization

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2.2 Telegraphy

Box 15 of 24

4.4.1 Phase II Intro

Box 15 of 24

Research & Script Tasks

Box 15 of 24

3.5.2 ENIAC

Box 15 of 24

4.2.1 Phase I Intro

Box 15 of 24

Murals

Box 15 of 24

Section IV Graphics

Box 15 of 24

Social Environments

Box 15 of 24

Final Film

Box 15 of 24

Werner Schumann

Box 15 of 24

"Breaking the Code" script

Box 15 of 24

Code breaking

Box 15 of 24

FBI

Box 15 of 24

Introduction

Box 15 of 24

Contact prints from Olson interview

Box 15 of 24

Turner Entertainment

Box 15 of 24

Research

Box 15 of 24

Code breaking 3.03

Box 15 of 24

Prodigy - Presentation Folder

Box 15 of 24

XCIS Xerox System

Box 15 of 24

911

Box 15 of 24

Interactives

Box 15 of 24

4.7 Info Utilities

Box 15 of 24

Information Age: Operations and Management, May 1990-February 1991

Box 15 of 24

Script Labels for Interactive Gallery

Box 15 of 24

Information Wizard

Box 15 of 24

CW/SI Awards

Box 15 of 24

Children's Hospital

Box 15 of 24

Script & Elevations

Box 15 of 24

Misc. proof sheets, film material

Box 15 of 24

Script Material [Mostly 1990 final or late rewrites]

Box 15 of 24

Miscellaneous lists and script, 1989

Box 15 of 24

Language Translator

Box 15 of 24

Baseball Hall of Fame

Box 15 of 24

Printout Station

Box 15 of 24

Kurzweil

Box 15 of 24

Ham Station

Box 15 of 24

Comment Station #1

Box 15 of 24

Siggraph # 11

Box 15 of 24

Systems Integration

Box 15 of 24

Prodigy

Box 15 of 24

Reuters 15

Box 15 of 24

General Stuff - Interactive Gallery

Box 15 of 24

IDG

Box 15 of 24

Box 16

Miscellaneous 1990 material on interactive gallery

Box 16 of 24

Bicycle Factory #14

Box 16 of 24

Photos from xerox for Alto

Box 16 of 24

Hewlett-Packard Bicycle

Box 16 of 24

Unisys Oral History

Box 16 of 24

Printout

Box 16 of 24

Software Section

Box 16 of 24

Kennedy/Nixon

Box 16 of 24

Possible Material for Future Rotating Exhibits

Box 16 of 24

Fiber to the Home

Box 16 of 24

Miscellaneous collection of 1989-1990 material

Box 16 of 24

4.1 Establishment of Info Age

Box 16 of 24

Miscellaneous late 1989, early 1990 material

Box 16 of 24

Intel IC's

Box 16 of 24

Bellcore Research

Box 16 of 24

Rotating Space

Box 16 of 24

Script Background

Box 16 of 24

Exhibit Planning

Box 16 of 24

Policies and Procedures

Box 16 of 24

Reference: COMPAQ Equipment

Box 16 of 24

Rogow & Bernstein Contract

Box 16 of 24

Rogow & Bernstein Contract II

Box 16 of 24

20th Century Collecting

Box 16 of 24

Collections Requests

Box 16 of 24

Management Structure

Box 16 of 24

IA Exhibit: Interactive/Media

Box 16 of 24

IA Exhibit: Node I Background

Box 16 of 24

IA Exhibit: Concepts and Narratives, 1985-1987

Box 16 of 24

Projects: Sloan Video History

Box 16 of 24

Newsletter Masters

Box 16 of 24

Outside Agencies: Computer Museum

Box 16 of 24

Ford

Box 16 of 24

Outside Agencies: Computer Museum of America

Box 16 of 24

Rogow & Bernstein Meetings 3/18-20/1987

Box 16 of 24

Reference: Info Rev Seminar Position Papers

Box 16 of 24

Projects: Info Rev Seminar 9/11/1987

Box 16 of 24

Box 17

Vivid Effects

Box 17 of 24

WETA Presendation Folder: Smithsonian World

Box 17 of 24

Presentation Folder: Carbons to Computers

Box 17 of 24

Info Age Exhibit Ideas

Box 17 of 24

3.5 Birth of the Computer

Box 17 of 24

Felsenstein

Box 17 of 24

OCLC

Box 17 of 24

IBM 650

Box 17 of 24

ERMA (2 folders)

Box 17 of 24

IBM 650

Box 17 of 24

Felsenstein

Box 17 of 24

Paul Armer

Box 17 of 24

SUN

Box 17 of 24

Manchester Machine

Box 17 of 24

PDP-8

Box 17 of 24

"Design, Management, Early Proposals, R&B, Hilke"

Box 17 of 24

G (l P.): "Social Themes/bf 7/28/1988"

Box 17 of 24

SG (6 pp.): "Section I: Information Processing Prior to World War II" [MRW]

Box 17 of 24

G (4 pp.): "Comments/2/29/1988/B Finn"

Box 17 of 24

SG (2 pp.): "February 22, 1988/To: David, Marie, ion/From: Barney"

Box 17 of 24

SG (4 pp.): "Steven Lubar 1/28/1988"

Box 17 of 24

SG (2 pp.): "14 January 1988/To: Information Group/From: Barney"

Box 17 of 24

SG (6iT ): "Some Thoughts on Exhibit Material/M. R. Williams 5/27/1986"

Box 17 of 24

SG (3i:): "Some Thoughts on Exhibit Material/M. R. Williams 6/1986"

Box 17 of 24

SG (9 pp.): "Tentative Outline and Comments/Bernard Finn June 6, 1986

Box 17 of 24

SG (5,TT:): "Some Thoughts on Exhibit Material/M. R. Williams, 6/2/1986"

Box 17 of 24

SG (2 pp.): "Node 0 (Comments about nodes)/BF, 2/4/1987"

Box 17 of 24

SG (16 pp.): "March 23, 1987/To: David, DD, Jon, Marie,Uta/From: Barney"

Box 17 of 24

SG (2 pp.): "November 9, 1987/Group/From: Jon"

Box 17 of 24

SG (9 pp.): "October 21, 1987/Deborah Bretzfelder/Barney Finn's outline and on

Box 17 of 24

"Scripts/Miscellaneous Notes on show"

Box 17 of 24

"1946-1990/Info Systs in Soc./4.11/Information Systems 1975-1990"

Box 17 of 24

"4.11/Information Systems/1975-1990/#31,

Box 17 of 24

G (XX pp.) Information Age Graphics Style Book"

Box 17 of 24

Info Rev Briefing

Box 17 of 24

Budget & Schedule

Box 17 of 24

IBM Letters

Box 17 of 24

Exhibit Educational Plan

Box 17 of 24

Pioneer Agreement

Box 17 of 24

Pioneer

Box 17 of 24

Box 18

Sponsors Meeting

Box 18 of 24

Viewgraphs

Box 18 of 24

Current Exhibit Plans

Box 18 of 24

Allison

Box 18 of 24

Position Paper

Box 18 of 24

Bibliography

Box 18 of 24

IBM Research, Yorktown

Box 18 of 24

SG (ll pp.): Proposal to Ford Motor Company (2 copies, loose)

Box 18 of 24

Audience Research Issues

Box 18 of 24

Visitor Surveys

Box 18 of 24

Photo Research

Box 18 of 24

Kodak

Box 18 of 24

VJ Day Mural

Box 18 of 24

Life Picture Service

Box 18 of 24

Graphics, other art for Street etc.

Box 18 of 24

Hansen

Box 18 of 24

Drawing by Hansen

Box 18 of 24

Visions and Realities

Box 18 of 24

G (7 pp.): Cardinal Sound & Motion Picture Systems

Box 18 of 24

Steve Hansen Intro

Box 18 of 24

Film

Box 18 of 24

Miscellaneous notes to Exhibits Department

Box 18 of 24

Information Age Meetings

Box 18 of 24

Internships

Box 18 of 24

George Mason University

Box 18 of 24

Registrar

Box 18 of 24

Museum Shops

Box 18 of 24

Registrar's Office Move

Box 18 of 24

Office Spaces

Box 18 of 24

Conservation

Box 18 of 24

Publications

Box 18 of 24

Brochure/Printout

Box 18 of 24

139 Street Scene

Box 18 of 24

Information Story Lines/Script

Box 18 of 24

SG (16): "Storyline/The Information Age/October 27,1988"

Box 18 of 24

G (l): [Memo: November 21, 1989-Allison to Molella re Lubar assignment]

Box 18 of 24

SG (2): [Memo: August 22, 1989: from Allison re so tware section]

Box 18 of 24

SG (4): Information Exhibition meeting/March 17, 1988 (four folders)

Box 18 of 24

G (5) [Memos: JE - Claudine re ENIAC progress]

Box 18 of 24

Staff Responsibilities

Box 18 of 24

SG (ll): "Status of Exhibit Sections, December 29, 1988"

Box 18 of 24

[Memo: Molella - Distribution re Script Review/December 15, 1989]

Box 18 of 24

SG (24): "Alternative 'summaries' for Part 2 ... /BF 9/7/1988"

Box 18 of 24

SG (13): "Storyline/Connected/Information/Technology and Society (9/13/1988)

Box 18 of 24

SG (12): "Storyline/The Information Age: Visions and Realities" (9/6/1988)

Box 18 of 24

Drawing: "Social Security, NMAH/Information (6/19/1989)

Box 18 of 24

Memo: Allison - Information Exhibition Group/March 11, 1988 (2 folders)

Box 18 of 24

Memo: Allison - Information Exhibition Group/March 10, 1988

Box 18 of 24

Committee for Wider Audience

Box 18 of 24

Early documents re Bernstein/Tepper Disagreement."

Box 18 of 24

Detail Drawings

Box 18 of 24

Script - Section IV

Box 18 of 24

Elevation Drawing, Sheet # 17

Box 18 of 24

Elevation Drawing, Radio Wall Case

Box 18 of 24

R & B Design Work

Box 18 of 24

Style sheets

Box 18 of 24

IBM

Box 18 of 24

Interactive Gallery

Box 18 of 24

Vivid Effects

Box 18 of 24

Viewed Speech

Box 18 of 24

Box 19

Video Window

Box 19 of 24

Interactives: Eds

Box 19 of 24

No Tab Label: Material on Interactives (large file)

Box 19 of 24

"1946-1990/Information Systems in Society (165B46-X)"

Box 19 of 24

Information Age Clippings

Box 19 of 24

Graphic Notebooks

Morse

Box 19 of 24

Cable & telegraph

Box 19 of 24

Cable

Box 19 of 24

Telegraph

Box 19 of 24

2.3 to 2.7

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Box 20

2.3 to 2.7 (continued)

Box 20 of 24

Telephony

Box 20 of 24

Wireless

Box 20 of 24

Radio

Box 20 of 24

Island - Stock Ticker

Box 20 of 24

Island - Radio Broadcasting

Box 20 of 24

Island - Titanic

Box 20 of 24

Sheutz & Corliss

Box 20 of 24

Management

Box 20 of 24

Markets

Box 20 of 24

Systems

Box 20 of 24

Box 21

People

Box 21 of 24

Exhibition Photos

Box 21 of 24

Island-Social Security

Box 21 of 24

Island-NYSE Booth

Box 21 of 24

2.8

Box 21 of 24

Street Scene

Box 21 of 24

Combat Information Center (CIC)

Box 21 of 24

Code Breaking

Box 21 of 24

3.1 to 3.3

Box 21 of 24

New Partnership

Box 21 of 24

ENIAC

Box 21 of 24

Birth of the Computer

Box 21 of 24

3.4 to 4.1

Box 21 of 24

Box 22

Overlook

Box 22 of 24

CIS (1946-1960)

Box 22 of 24

Electrical (1946-1960)

Box 22 of 24

Textrails

Box 22 of 24

Kennedy/Nixon

Box 22 of 24

Communications

Box 22 of 24

Software, Business, Knowledge, Miniaturization

Box 22 of 24

Textrails (Computers)

Box 22 of 24

FBI

Box 22 of 24

Box 23

FBI

Box 23 of 24

1971-1990

Box 23 of 24

4.2 to 4.6

Box 23 of 24

Layout

Box 23 of 24

Photographs

Box 23 of 24

Stibitz Material

Box 23 of 24

Script

Box 23 of 24

Box 24

5/1987 - Rogow & Bernstein: "The Information Revolution; preliminary intent review" [subjects: objectives, traffic flow, entry, introduction, emergence, establishment, development, conclusion, gallery plan options, project schedule]. 2 copies: 1 has pp 1-28 (color cover), one has pp 1-15 (plain cover)

Box 24 of 24

10/1987 - Rogow & Bernstein: "Online: the Emerging Information Age" [technical and social channels. 2 copies, each pp 1-27] undated Rogow and Bernstein "Key Plan" [shows extant space and planned demolition/modification; quite ambitious--more holes thru ceiling, redo of entryway, etc. 2 copies, each pp. 1-16]

Box 24 of 24

Outline: Emerging Information Age, 1987

Box 24 of 24

The Information Age: Graphics Style Book

Box 24 of 24

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15 installation blueprints and layouts. Also includes 1 sample of Information Age sign for the exhibition

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