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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 17-295

Museum of History and Technology. Division of Manufactures and Heavy Industries

Curatorial Records, 1878-1961

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Museum of History and Technology. Division of Manufactures and Heavy Industries
Title: Curatorial Records
Dates: 1878-1961
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 17-295
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records which document the exhibitions, collections, and research of curators in the Division of Manufacturers and Heavy Industries. People represented include Edward C. Kendall, Curator and Frank A. Taylor, Curator. Some materials date from when the Division of Manufacturers and Heavy Industries was known at the Division of Industrial Cooperation, as well as from when it was part of the United States National Museum and known as the Division of Crafts and Industries, the Division of Engineering, the Division of Mineral Technology, and the Department of Mineral Technology respectively. Materials include correspondence, drawings, object lists, reports, pamphlets, proposals, diagrams, bibliographies, images, clippings, and other related records.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records which document the exhibitions, collections, and research of curators in the Division of Manufacturers and Heavy Industries. People represented include Edward C. Kendall, Curator and Frank A. Taylor, Curator. Some materials date from when the Division of Manufacturers and Heavy Industries was known at the Division of Industrial Cooperation, as well as from when it was part of the United States National Museum and known as the Division of Crafts and Industries, the Division of Engineering, the Division of Mineral Technology, and the Department of Mineral Technology respectively. Materials include correspondence, drawings, object lists, reports, pamphlets, proposals, diagrams, bibliographies, images, clippings, and other related records.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-295, Museum of History and Technology. Division of Manufactures and Heavy Industries, Curatorial Records

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Container List

Box 1

Wild Rubber Paintings, Charles Johnson Post, 1953-1955

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Zinc exhibit, 1947-1955

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Russell Electric Company, 1938

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Alloys, 1934

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"Alternates and Substitutes," 1942-1943

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Aluminum, 1887-1891, 1902-1955 (2 folders)

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Johns-Manville Corporation

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Aluminum exhibit, 1934-1936

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Anhydrite, 1915

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Antimony, 1919-1920

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Arsenic-Bismuth, 1916-1948

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Asbestos, 1907-1934

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Asphalt, 1917-1918

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Automation, 1955

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Mineral technology: Boiler and Furnaces efficiencies and miscellaneous, 1943

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Barytes, 1918, 1924

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Bauxite and Aluminum, 1916-1923

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Beryllium, 1939

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Bibliography - General, 1938

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Bismuth, 1918

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Borax, 1918, 1926

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Brick, 1918

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Bromine and Calcium Chloride, 1909, 1934

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Cadmium, 1919

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Carbon Black, 1920-1923

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Cement: Soil - Cement, 1941

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Cemented Carbide Tools - Power Metallurgy, 1939

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Chalk, 1919

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Chrome, 1919

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Chromite, 1919-1921

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Clay, 1916-1934

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Cobalt, 1919

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Copper, 1893-1951 (3 folders)

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Corundum, 1918-1919

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Mining: Laws of Mexico Mineral Trade Notes - Allopathnife, Fuchsite, Tryphalife, etc., 1915-1919, 1939

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Cupaloy, 1938-1941

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Diamond, 1923

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Diatomaceous Earth - Johns-Manville Company

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Diatomaceous Earth (infusorial), 1920-1929

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Dyestuffs, 1916

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Elaterite, 1919

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Electric power, 1911, 1919, 1927

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Energy - Power, 1919

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Explosives, 1915, 1933-1934

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Feldspar, 1917-1922

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Fertilizers, 1918-1934 (2 folders)

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Fluorspar, 1916-1921

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Fuel briquetting, 1903-1927

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Fulgurites, 1886

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Fuller's Earth, 1918-1919

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Galena

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Garnet, 1922

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Gas, 1897, 1951

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Gas, industrial, 1918-1924

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Gasoline, 1919-1923

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Glass, history and bibliography, 1927-1945

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History of glass, 1926, 1949, 1952

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Box 2

Mineral Technology - Glass - Plant model and miscellaneous, 1919, 1937

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Mineral Technology - Glass, 1942

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Mineral Technology - Atom energy, 1945-1954

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Mineral Technology - Atom energy, miscellaneous, 1945-1946

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Glauberite, 1916

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Early gold mining accessories, 1939

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Gold mining practices at small gold mines, 1912-1935

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Gold, 1878, 1895, 1915-1934 (2 folders)

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Granite, 1918-1920

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Graphite, 1892, 1918-1931

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Gypsum, 1918-1919

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Helium, 1920, 1934

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Hopeite, 1916

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Jadeite, 1888, 1930

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Lead, 1917-1940 (2 folders)

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Lignite, 1919-1920

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Lime, 1918-1934

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Limestone, 1918-1934

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Lithium minerals, 1916-1920

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Magnesite, 1918-1945

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Manjak, 1919

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Magnesium, 1920

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Manganese, 1919-1934 (2 folders)

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Meteorites, 1909-1918

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Mica, 1918-1923

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Miloschite, 1916

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Mineral waters, 1901, 1917

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Mining costs, 1934

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Mining laws, 1919, 1934, 1956

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Molybdenum, 1918

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Monazite, 1918, 1921

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Nickel, 1918-1919, 1940-1942

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Natural gas, 1918-1921, 1934

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Nitrate, 1917-1919, 1925

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Nitrogen, 1912-1919

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Oil fuel, 1921-1931

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Box 3

Oil shale, 1920-1923

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Ore dressing, 1910, 1934

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Parahopeite, 1917

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Platinum, 1918-1919

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Phosphate rock, 1918-1920, 1928

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Poisonous gas, 1915-1918

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Potash, 1916-1934 (3 folders)

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Potash mining industry, Strassfurt, Germany - Photographs

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Potassium salts, 1921, 1927

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Pottery, 1914-1918

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Power, 1922-1929

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Pyrite, 1918-1919

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Quartz, 1917

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Quicksilver, 1919-1927

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Radio program - The World is Yours, 1940-1941

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Radium and uranium, 1917-1918

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Rubber, 1942

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Rust removal, 1947

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Rubber, synthetic, 1942

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Salt, 1912

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Sand and gravel, 1919, 1923

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Silica, 1918-1922

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Silver, 1902, 1917-1934

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Slate, 1918-1933

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Soda compounds, 1918-1919

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Sodium - Sodium salts, 1923

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Sulphur, 1918-1925

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Talc, 1919-1925

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Spelter, 1919

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Spencerite, 1916-1917

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Statistics of minerals, 1918

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Stone, 1919-1924

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Strontium, 1915-1929

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Sulphuric acid, 1919-1920

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Temeskamite, 1914

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Tests for identifying white metals

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Tin, 1918-1923, 1941

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Titanium, 1913, 1921

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Tripoli, 1920

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Mineral technology - Thorium minerals in 1916

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Tungsten, 1898, 1908, 1918-1919

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Vanadium, 1918

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Varascite, 1912

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Water power, 1914-1929

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Water supply, 1931

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Wolframite, 1911, 1914

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Zinc, 1917-1961 (2 folders)

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Zirconium, 1917-1919

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Zinc: Mining at Franklin, New Jersey, by C. M. Haight and B. F. Tillson, 1917

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