Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Multhauf, Robert P.
Robert P. Multhauf Papers, 1947-2004 and undated
This accession consists of the papers of Robert P. Multauf, historian of science and former curator of chemistry and director of the National Museum of History and Technology. These materials consist of correspondence, both professional and personal, including correspondence with the History of Science Society and the Society for History of Technology; research notebooks; manuscripts of published and unpublished works, including work on the growth of technology and the origins of European firearms; research notes; and personal materials, including materials from junior high and high school, military records, teaching appointments; and traveling materials from trips to Japan and Europe.
These materials are arranged in the following subseries: 1) Correspondence; 2) Research; 3) Smithsonian; 4) Personal; and 5) Albums and scrapbooks.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Multhauf, Robert P.
- National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
- History of Science Society
- Society for the History of Technology
- Technology -- History
- Firearms -- Europe -- History
- Europe -- Description and travel
- Japan -- Description and travel
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-059, Robert P. Multhauf Papers