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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 15-271

National Museum of American History. Department of the History of Science and Technology

Chairmen's Records, 1970-1999

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Department of the History of Science and Technology
Title: Chairmen's Records
Dates: 1970-1999
Quantity: 3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 15-271
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records that document the work of Arthur P. Molella while he was department chair of the Department of History of Science and Technology, 1983-1994. The materials document his correspondence with colleagues both within the Smithsonian and with outside organizations, his work in the history of science and technology, and his work on exhibitions. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, committee records, lectures and talks, exhibition proposals and outlines, floor plans, and other related materials. Some materials date from before and after Molella's tenure as department chair.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records that document the work of Arthur P. Molella while he was department chair of the Department of History of Science and Technology, 1983-1994. The materials document his correspondence with colleagues both within the Smithsonian and with outside organizations, his work in the history of science and technology, and his work on exhibitions. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, committee records, lectures and talks, exhibition proposals and outlines, floor plans, and other related materials. Some materials date from before and after Molella's tenure as department chair.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-271, National Museum of American History. Department of the History of Science and Technology, Chairmen's Records

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Container List

Box 1

Correspondence

Correspondence - A, 1986-1997

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American Philosophical Society, 1985

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Correspondence - B, 1986-1995

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Correspondence - C, 1986-1997

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Chamber, Wade

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Chrisman, Miriam Usher, 1986-1987

Box 1 of 4

Consolidated Rail Corporation, 1989-1990

Box 1 of 4

Corsi, Pietro, 1989-1990

Box 1 of 4

Correspondence - D, 1986-1997 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Di Pasquale, Giovanni, 1996-1998

Box 1 of 4

Drovenikov, Igor, 1989-1993

Box 1 of 4

Correspondence - E, 1986-1995

Box 1 of 4

Correspondence - F, 1986-1997

Box 1 of 4

Freudenheim, Tom, 1992

Box 1 of 4

Correspondence - G, 1984-1996 (3 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Gater, Catherine, 1999

Box 1 of 4

Correspondence - Ha-He, 1987-1997

Box 1 of 4

Correspondence - Hi, 1986-1991

Box 1 of 4

Correspondence - Ho-Hz, 1986-1997

Box 1 of 4

Correspondence - I, 1986-1990

Box 1 of 4

Correspondence - J, 1986-1996

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Correspondence - K, 1986-1996 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

Correspondence - L, 1986-1999 (3 folders)

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Correspondence - M, 1986-1994 (3 folders)

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MacLeod, Roy, 1986-1996

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Moyer, Bert, 1994

Box 2 of 4

Multhauf, Robert, 1995

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Correspondence - N, 1986-1996

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National Science Foundation, 1989-1991

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Correspondence - O, 1986-1992

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Correspondence - P, Q, 1986-1996

Box 2 of 4

Correspondence - R, 1986-1994

Box 2 of 4

Correspondence - S, 1986-1997 (3 folders)

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Samuels, Helen, 1997

Box 2 of 4

Simson, Jo Ann, 1990-1993

Box 2 of 4

Stevens Institute of Technology, 1977

Box 2 of 4

Correspondence - T, 1986-1996 (2 folders)

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Technology and Culture, 1984-1993

Box 2 of 4

Truher, Jack B., 1994-1995

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

Correspondence - U, V, W, Z, 1986-1997 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 4

Subject Files

History of Science and Technology Steering Committee, 1974-1976

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The Scientific and Cultural Accomplishment of Joseph Henry: An Illustrated Essay for the Science Museum of Virginia, 1979

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West Virginia University prospectus, 1984

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Lectures - History 402, 1970-1972 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 4

Science at the Smithsonian

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History of Electricity at the Smithsonian

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University of Maryland, Baltimore County talk - "Science and its Stakeholders," 1995

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Notes on Frank Capra

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Cold War Project, 1991-1995 (2 folders)

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Mr. Smithson's Legacy: An International Videoconference in Celebration of 150 Years of UK-US Scientific Cooperation, October 22, 1996 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 4

American Historical Association (AHA) Guide to Historical Literature Project, 1992

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Nam June Paik talk - National Museum of American Art, 1996

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Powerhouse Museum, 1993-1994 (2 folders)

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International Research and Exchange Board - Russia, 1991-1992

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13th Scientific Instrument Symposium, 1993

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Box 4

Exhibitions

First floor reinstallation responses, 1984

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Engines of Change exhibition presentation to Secretary Adams, October 31, 1984

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West End - Major Reinstallation Program (MRP) - General, 1983

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West End - MRP - Communications, Automation, Computers

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First floor exhibit - Carlene Stephens proposal, 1986

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First floor plan - Goals

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East End MRP, 1983

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American Science Core Exhibit, 1980-1988

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American Science Core Exhibit - Proposals, 1982-1985 (2 folders)

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Medical Sciences MRP, 1985

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Norfolk Southern - Major exhibition pitch, 1984

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First floor - Master Plan, 1983

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American Psychological Association Centennial exhibition, 1988-1994

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International Center of Photography - "Science Projects: A Taxonomy of Images" - Science Service exhibition, 1997

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"Franklin Delano Roosevelt: The Intimate Presidency" exhibition - Original outline, 1982

Box 4 of 4

Search for Life, 1991

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