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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 14-102

National Museum of American History. Division of Science, Medicine and Society

Curatorial Records, 1955-2004

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Division of Science, Medicine and Society
Title: Curatorial Records
Dates: 1955-2004
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 14-102
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the records of Jon B. Eklund, curator of chemistry and computers, which document his curatorial and professional activities in the Division of Science, Medicine and Society and during the years when he was in the Division of Information Technology and Society; the Division of Computers, Information and Society; and the Division of Physical Sciences. Also consists of the records of Audrey B. Davis, during the years she was a curator in the Division of Medical Sciences, and Patricia Peck Gossel, curator in the Division of Biological Sciences and later, when that division merged with Medical Sciences, in the Division of Science, Medicine and Society. Some of Gossel and Eklund's records date prior to their tenures, respectively, at the Smithsonian Institution, and when the National Museum of American History was known as the National Museum of History and Technology. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; meeting agendas and minutes; agreements; lecture papers, articles, and book reviews; collections management information; photographs; information in regard to conferences, symposiums, workshops, and committees; and newspaper clippings.

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This accession consists of the records of Jon B. Eklund, curator of chemistry and computers, which document his curatorial and professional activities in the Division of Science, Medicine and Society and during the years when he was in the Division of Information Technology and Society; the Division of Computers, Information and Society; and the Division of Physical Sciences. Also consists of the records of Audrey B. Davis, during the years she was a curator in the Division of Medical Sciences, and Patricia Peck Gossel, curator in the Division of Biological Sciences and later, when that division merged with Medical Sciences, in the Division of Science, Medicine and Society. Some of Gossel and Eklund's records date prior to their tenures, respectively, at the Smithsonian Institution, and when the National Museum of American History was known as the National Museum of History and Technology. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; meeting agendas and minutes; agreements; lecture papers, articles, and book reviews; collections management information; photographs; information in regard to conferences, symposiums, workshops, and committees; and newspaper clippings.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-102, National Museum of American History. Division of Science, Medicine and Society, Curatorial Records

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Container List

Box 1

Jon B. Eklund

Jon B. Eklund: Resume and Personal Information, 1971-1999

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Jon B. Eklund: Envelope Drawings

Box 1 of 3

Jon B. Eklund: Donation to the National Museum of American History (NMAH), 1997

Box 1 of 3

Address to the American Chemical Society, 1978-1979

Box 1 of 3

Foucault Pendulum, 1988

Box 1 of 3

Paper Review: "The Reservisor: Communications and Computing in the Early Postwar Period," 1993

Box 1 of 3

The Smithsonian Associates, 1995

Box 1 of 3

Artifacts Workshop Lecture Paper

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Jon B. Eklund: General Correspondence, 1968-1995 (6 folders)

Box 1 of 3

Jacob J. Hagopian, 1990

Box 1 of 3

Phlogiston Theory Paper

Box 1 of 3

Whirlwind Objects, 1997

Box 1 of 3

Corps of Engineers Project, 1976-1977

Box 1 of 3

Possible Donations, 1985

Box 1 of 3

J. Harry Du Bois Company, 1976-1982

Box 1 of 3

Charles Goodyear, 1974-1976

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Electronics Technology and Computer Science (SHOT) Annual Meeting, 1986

Box 1 of 3

Leo H. Baekland Papers, 1989

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Charles Babbage Institute, 1988

Box 1 of 3

Gene Tepper, 1988

Box 1 of 3

Transition Working Group, 1995

Box 1 of 3

Computer Daily Newspaper, 1987

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General Electric Company, 1971-1972

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Lecture Paper regarding the Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer (ENIAC)

Box 1 of 3

Cooper-Hewitt Museum Loans, 1980

Box 1 of 3

"Field to Factory" Exhibition Installation, 1987

Box 1 of 3

National Air and Space Museum (NASM)-Sloan New Liberal Arts Workshop, 1987

Box 1 of 3

American Chemical Society at Loyola College, 1980

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University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Department of Chemistry, 1979-1980

Box 1 of 3

Society for Coatings Technology, 1978-1979

Box 1 of 3

Naval Research Laboratory Chapter of Sigma Xi, 1978

Box 1 of 3

A Note on Publications

Box 1 of 3

John McCaffrey, 1989

Box 1 of 3

The National Plastics Museum, Inc., 1984

Box 1 of 3

Resident Associate Program, 1983-1985

Box 1 of 3

The Computer Museum (Boston, Massachusetts), 1989

Box 1 of 3

Association of Graduate Training Programs in Conservation (AGTPC) Conference, 1994

Box 1 of 3

American Chemical Society, 1975-1993

Box 1 of 3

Research Pending Correspondence, 1973

Box 1 of 3

Cooperstown Graduate Programs, 1974-1975

Box 1 of 3

Surveying a Collection of Chemicals and/or Pharmaceuticals for Hazardous Materials

Box 1 of 3

Award Certificates and Official Documents, 1969-1994

Box 1 of 3

Museum Service Program Proposals, 1973-1981

Box 1 of 3

Ideas Contributed, Correspondence, 1977-1981

Box 1 of 3

National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT), Office of the Director, 1973-1979

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Library Advisory Committee on History, 1968-1981

Box 1 of 3

Library Research, 1967-1968

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Washington History of Science Club, 1969-1970

Box 1 of 3

NMAH Curatorial Planning, 1977-1981

Box 1 of 3

Box 2

John B. Eklund: Memoranda, 1975-1993

Box 2 of 3

National Museum of Scotland, 1989

Box 2 of 3

History Project on the Microsoft Corporation

Box 2 of 3

Energy Management Program, 1982

Box 2 of 3

Electroplating Sample, 1975

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Robert Multhauf, 1968-1982

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The Center for History of Chemistry (CHOC), 1985-1986

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Optical Society of America, 1991

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American Association of Physics Teachers, 1985

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Development of the Personal Computer

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Jon Eklund: Publications, 1974-1992

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College Chemistry Notes: Organic and Thermo Dynamics, 1955-1958

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Professional Consultations and Requests, 1970-1985

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Lawrence Badash, 1965-1973

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John J. Beer, 1975-1978

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Daniel J. Boorstin, 1975

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Stephen G. Brush, 1973-1976

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Susan Faye (Walter F.) Cannon, 1965-1982

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Audrey B. Davis, 1969-1976

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Otto F. Dingeldein, 1978-1979

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Sidney Fine, 1976-1981

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Bernard S. Finn, 1967-1973, 1995

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Bruce B. Graves, 1976

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Diana Long Hall, 1979-1987

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John A. Hennings, 1974-1976

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Brooke Hindle, 1976-1984

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Stuart Pierson, c. 1969-1978

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Jack Pribram, 1964-1975

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Science Museum of London, 1979-1984

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Alan E. Shapiro, 1972-1978

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Ronald E. Zupko, 1974-1980

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Chemical Engineering and News, 1978-1979

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Syracuse University, 1974

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Cellulose Degradation, 1974

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University of Maryland, 1990

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University of South Carolina, 1990

Box 2 of 3

Lois F. Lunin, 1985-1986

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Armand G. Winfield, Inc., 1989-1990

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S. T. Greer Associates, Inc., 1994

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C. M. Boswell, 1969-1973

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Russell Bourne, 1979

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Robert Friedel, 1993

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Paul Forman, 1988

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NMAH Chemicals Policy, 1981-1982

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Division of Computers, Information and Society: Accountability Review, 1989

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Collections Management Accountability Plan (CMAP) Meeting, 1993

Box 2 of 3

Chemistry Collection Plan

Box 2 of 3

Ellen Baker Wells Memorial Service, 1995

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Curators' Association Meeting, 1984

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Museum Advisory Committee, 1979-1985

Box 2 of 3

Computer Collection Object Categories, 1997

Box 2 of 3

Division of Computers, Information and Society: Collection Plan, 1992

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Art and Science Exhibition Tour: Jon Eklund with Rosalynn Carter and Elena Ceausescu, April 1978

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Workshop on Artefacts and the History of Technology, 1996

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Seminar on Early Pyrotechnology, 1979

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NMAH Colloquiums, 1983-1986

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Ways of Knowing Seminar, c. 1990

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Box 3

Patricia Peck Gossel

Patricia Gossel: Resume and Personal Information, 1973-2004

Box 3 of 3

Louis Rosenfeld, 1987

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Fellowship, Division of Medical Sciences, 1982-1984

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Joint Atlantic Seminar in the History of Biology, 1984

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Patricia Gossel: General Correspondence, 1988-2004 (2 folders)

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Hershel L. Herzog, 1991

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Patricia Gossel: "The Social Reception of the Birth Control Pill," 1993

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Patricia Gossel: "Controlling Human Nature," 1991

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Patricia Gossel: "Packaging the Pill," 1996

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Patricia Gossel: "By-Product of Practice: Accruing a Biology of Bacteria," 1994

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Patricia Gossel: "Bacteriology at Johns Hopkins, 1886-1923," 1997

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Patricia Gossel: "Leopold von Ranke," 1978

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Patricia Gossel: "The Influence of Tissue Culture Technique on the Work of Alexis Carrel and Warren and Margaret Lewis," 1979

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Robert Bud, 1997-1998

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Deborah Oakley, 1997

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Patient Compliance, 1997

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"Taking Precautions" Exhibition, Powerhouse Museum (Sydney, Australia), 1997

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Lara Marks, 1997-2002

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Elizabeth Watkins, 1993-1997

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Award Certificates, 1991-2000

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Incoming Acknowledgment Letters, 1989-1997

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Women in Molecular Biology Conference, 1995

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Lecture at the District of Columbia Science Writers' Association, 1995

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The Oxford Companion to United States History, 2000

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Joel R. Cohen, American Public Health Association, 1997

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The Johns Hopkins University, 1985

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Journal of the History of Medicine, 1984-1985

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American National Biography, 1992-1997

Box 3 of 3

Instruments of Science: An Historical Encyclopedia, 1993-1998

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Montana State University, 1973-1977

Box 3 of 3

Patricia Gossel: Donations to the National Museum of American History (NMAH), 1992-1996

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Christiane Citron, 1969-1994

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American Society for Microbiology, 1998-1999

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Lemelson Center Proposals, 1996

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Jewish Museum Berlin, 2003

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Tylenol Conference, 2002

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Divisional Supervisor Meetings, 1991-1993

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Experimental Gallery Sciences Planning Meeting, 1990

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Audrey B. Davis

Audrey B. Davis: Personal Information, 1974

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Audrey B. Davis: General Correspondence, 1968-1974

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Lecture Paper: "Innovation in Dental Medicine: The Historian's Role"

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Audrey B. Davis: "Medicine in the Revolutionary Period," 1975

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Audrey B. Davis: "Circulation Physiology and Medical Chemistry in England, 1650-1680," 1970-1972

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Audrey B. Davis: "Magnesia Alba Before Black," 1972

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Audrey B. Davis: "Some Implications of the Circulatory Theory for Disease Theory and

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Treatment in the Seventeenth Century," 1971

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Audrey B. Davis: "The Emergence of American Dental Medicine"

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H. Lewis McKinney, 1971-1972

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Carolyn Treadgill, Coronado Press, 1972

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Doris Hastape (?): Oral History Interview Transcript

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Gordon Hubel and the Smithsonian Institution Press, 1972

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Charles Goodall

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Pagel Festschrift, 1971

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Newspaper Clippings, 1973

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Request for Rudolph Schindler Paper, 1972, 1985

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Neale Watson Academic Publications, Inc.

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Facts on Prospective and Practicing Women in Medicine, 1968

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