Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Reingold, Nathan, 1927-
Nathan Reingold Papers, 1965-1998
Nathan Reingold (1927- ), historian of American science, received his B.A. (1947) and M.A. (1948) degrees from New York University and his Ph.D. (1951) from the University of Pennsylvania. He was on the staff of the National Archives and Records Service from 1951 to 1959 and at the Library of Congress from 1959 to 1966. In 1966 Reingold was appointed Editor of the Joseph Henry Papers at the Smithsonian Institution. He continued in the position until 1985, when he was appointed Senior Historian in the National Museum of American History (NMAH). After his retirement in 1993, Reingold became Historian Emeritus at NMAH.
Reingold has researched and published extensively on the history of science in the United States. He is the author of Science in Nineteenth-Century America, A Documentary History, 1964; Science in America since 1820, 1976; Science in America, A Documentary History, 1900-1939, 1981; and Science American Style: Selected Writings of Nathan Reingold, 1991.
This accession consists of various materials which document Reingold's work. Included are materials regarding royalty payments for his published works; numerous drafts, notes, and other research materials for papers presented at conferences, including the Conference on Critical Problems and Research Frontiers; materials regarding his membership in the American Antiquarian Society; a copy of an interview with Reingold regarding his tenure on the governing council of the Rockefeller Archive Center; and materials regarding a course Reingold taught at John Hopkins University.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Reingold, Nathan, 1927-
- American Antiquarian Society
- Rockefeller Archive Center
- John Hopkins University
- New York University
- University of Pennsylvania
- United States. National Archives and Records Service
- Library of Congress
- Joseph Henry Papers Project
- National Museum of American History (U.S.)
- Conference on Critical Problems and Research Frontiers (1991 : Madison, Wisconsin)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-286, Nathan Reingold Papers