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Finding Aids to Records of Professional Societies in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 18-137

Science Service

Records, 1907-1970

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Science Service
Title: Records
Dates: 1907-1970
Quantity: 4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 18-137
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of Science Service subject files pertaining primarily to agriculture, farming, plants, animals, forest and forestry, fishes, mining, chemical technology, manufacturing, the National Park Service, and food. The subject files are arranged according to the Library of Congress classification system: E - America, HV - Poverty, JV - Emigration and immigration, NC - Posters, QC - Physics, RA - Environmental Health, S - Agriculture (General), SB - Plant Culture, SD - Forestry, SF - Animal culture, SH - Aquaculture, Fisheries, Angling, SK - Hunting Sports, TA - Civil engineering (General), TJ - Mechanical engineering and machinery, TN - Mining engineering, TP - Chemical technology, TS - Manufactures, TX - Home economics, and VM - Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering. Some of the images were taken by Science Service staff, while others came from manufacturers and governmental agencies such as the National Park Service, the U.S. Department of the Interior, the U.S. Forest Service, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Materials include correspondence and memoranda, photographs and negatives, news releases, and clippings.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of Science Service subject files pertaining primarily to agriculture, farming, plants, animals, forest and forestry, fishes, mining, chemical technology, manufacturing, the National Park Service, and food. The subject files are arranged according to the Library of Congress classification system.

E - America

HV - Poverty

JV - Emigration and immigration

NC - Posters

QC - Physics

RA - Environmental Health

S - Agriculture (General)

SB - Plant Culture

SD - Forestry

SF - Animal culture

SH - Aquaculture, Fisheries, Angling

SK - Hunting Sports

TA - Civil engineering (General)

TJ - Mechanical engineering and machinery

TN - Mining engineering

TP - Chemical technology

TS - Manufactures

TX - Home economics

VM - Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering

Some of the images were taken by Science Service staff, while others came from manufacturers and governmental agencies such as the National Park Service, the U.S. Department of the Interior, the U.S. Forest Service, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Materials include correspondence and memoranda, photographs and negatives, news releases, and clippings.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-137, Science Service, Records

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Container List

Box 1

Benjamin Franklin (E), 1938 and 1964

Box 1 of 4

Poverty (HV), undated

Box 1 of 4

Emigration and immigration (JV), 1918 and undated

Box 1 of 4

Posters (NC), 1941-1942

Box 1 of 4

Geophysical - Prospecting (QC), 1935-1938, and 1964

Box 1 of 4

X-rays (QC), 1960

Box 1 of 4

Air pollution (RA), 1963

Box 1 of 4

Agriculture (S), 1936-1966

Box 1 of 4

Agriculture - Atomic Energy (S), 1947-1956, and 1968 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 4

Agriculture - Puerto Rico (S), 1941 and 1965

Box 1 of 4

Agriculture - Conservation (S), 1966-1967

Box 1 of 4

Agriculture - Engineering (S), 1931-1932

Box 1 of 4

Agricultural machinery - Mowing machine (S), 1940-1948

Box 1 of 4

Agricultural machinery (S), 1918-1941

Box 1 of 4

Agriculture - Silos (S), 1940

Box 1 of 4

Agriculture - Russia (S), 1958-1960

Box 1 of 4

Agriculture - U.S. Department of Agriculture, Pioneering Laboratory (S), 1958

Box 1 of 4

Agriculture - World production (S), 1969

Box 1 of 4

Contour farming (S), 1935-1938

Box 1 of 4

Crops (S), 1954-1966

Box 1 of 4

Fertilizers (S), undated

Box 1 of 4

Fertilizers, Manures (S), 1964

Box 1 of 4

Irrigation (S), 1907-1920

Box 1 of 4

Outdoor recreation (S), undated

Box 1 of 4

Phosphate (S), 1936

Box 1 of 4

Plowing (S), 1938-1939

Box 1 of 4

Scarecrows (S), 1924, 1938

Box 1 of 4

Soil analysis (S), 1937-1938

Box 1 of 4

Soil conservation (S), 1937-1964

Box 1 of 4

Soils (S), 1944-1963

Box 1 of 4

Agriculture - Pests (SB), 1946-1947, and 1958

Box 1 of 4

Agricultural pests - Airplane dusting (SB), 1924, 1938, and 1947

Box 1 of 4

Agricultural pests - Gypsy moth (SB), 1958

Box 1 of 4

Aquatic plants (SB), undated

Box 1 of 4

Artichokes - Jerusalem (SB), undated

Box 1 of 4

Beets and beet sugar (SB), 1935-1939

Box 1 of 4

Berries (SB), undated

Box 1 of 4

Chestnuts - Hybrid (SB), 1947-1949

Box 1 of 4

Coffee (SB), 1947-1954

Box 1 of 4

Copra (SB), undated

Box 1 of 4

Corn (SB), 1934-1966

Box 1 of 4

Cotton growing (SB), 1905-1960

Box 1 of 4

Cranberries (SB), 1966

Box 1 of 4

Dates (SB), 1945

Box 1 of 4

Dyes - Plants or natural (SB), 1947

Box 1 of 4

Grapes (SB), 1967

Box 1 of 4

Fruit (SB), 1923-1945

Box 1 of 4

Fruit culture (SB), 1932

Box 1 of 4

Fumigation (SB), 1946

Box 1 of 4

Fungicides (SB), 1945

Box 1 of 4

Gardening (SB), 1946

Box 1 of 4

Grain (SB), 1919-1920, and 1946

Box 1 of 4

Grass (SB), 1941 and 1960

Box 1 of 4

Greenhouses - Heating and ventilation (SB), 1946

Box 1 of 4

Harvest (SB), 1948 and 1964

Box 1 of 4

Hemp (SB), 1944

Box 1 of 4

Hydroponics (SB), 1939-1967

Box 1 of 4

Hydroponics - Dr. Geriche (SB), 1936-1951

Box 1 of 4

Insecticides (Beltsville Research) (SB), 1950

Box 1 of 4

Insects - Agricultural pests (SB), 1936 and 1954

Box 1 of 4

Krilium (SB), 1951

Box 1 of 4

Maple sugar (SB), 1940-1942

Box 1 of 4

Mulches (SB), 1962

Box 1 of 4

Mushrooms (SB), 1951

Box 1 of 4

Nuts (SB), 1933-1944

Box 1 of 4

Peanuts (SB), 1946

Box 1 of 4

Pineapples (SB), 1948

Box 1 of 4

Plant breeding (SB), 1938 and 1967

Box 1 of 4

Plant diseases (SB), 1949

Box 1 of 4

Plant food (SB), undated

Box 1 of 4

Plant genetics (SB), 1951-1966

Box 1 of 4

Plant growth (SB), 1953-1965

Box 1 of 4

Plants, Radioactivity (SB), 1954

Box 1 of 4

Poison Ivy (SB), 1947-1949

Box 1 of 4

Potatoes (SB), 1946-1967

Box 1 of 4

Rubber (SB), undated

Box 1 of 4

Silkworms (SB), 1946

Box 1 of 4

Sisal (SB), 1951

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

Soy bean (SB), 1935-1966

Box 2 of 4

Spices (SB), undated

Box 2 of 4

Spraying (SB), 1945, 1962

Box 2 of 4

Sugarcane (SB), 1936-1954

Box 2 of 4

Tobacco (SB), 1949

Box 2 of 4

Tobacco - Diseases and pests (SB), 1938, 1942, and 1960-1970

Box 2 of 4

Tree surgery (SB), 1936-1966

Box 2 of 4

Trees (SB), 1968

Box 2 of 4

Trees, diseases (SB), 1947-1958

Box 2 of 4

Vegetables (SB), 1941-1951

Box 2 of 4

Vegetables, hybrid (SB), 1921

Box 2 of 4

Victory gardens (SB), 1941-1945

Box 2 of 4

Viticulture (SB), undated

Box 2 of 4

Water chestnuts, water weeds (SB), 1941 and 1964

Box 2 of 4

Weeds (SB), 1937-1946

Box 2 of 4

Weeds - Extermination (SB), 1946-1947, and 1965

Box 2 of 4

Wheat (SB), 1918-1941

Box 2 of 4

Wheat - Photomicrographs of wheat spikes by O. T. Bennett (SB), 1936

Box 2 of 4

Forests and forestry (SD), 1943-1966

Box 2 of 4

Forest fire laboratory (SD), 1959

Box 2 of 4

Forest fires (SD), 1939, 1947-1963

Box 2 of 4

Forest fires - Fighting with airplanes, parachutes, etc. (SD), 1937-1940

Box 2 of 4

Forests - Conservation (SD), 1919-1947

Box 2 of 4

Forests and forestry - Olustree Experimental Forest Laboratory, Florida (SD), 1936

Box 2 of 4

Forests and forestry - Tree belt (SD), 1931-1936

Box 2 of 4

Lumbering (SD), 1946-1951

Box 2 of 4

National forests (SD), 1928

Box 2 of 4

National Parks (SD), 1917-1962

Box 2 of 4

National Parks - Acadia National Park (SD), 1934

Box 2 of 4

National Parks - Crater Lake (SD), 1934

Box 2 of 4

National Parks - Death Valley National Monument (SD), 1922

Box 2 of 4

National Parks, Devils Tower National Monument, Wyoming (SD), undated

Box 2 of 4

National Parks - Everglades (SD), 1967

Box 2 of 4

National Parks - Glacier National Park (SD), 1930-1934

Box 2 of 4

National Parks - Grand Canyon National Park (SD), 1923-1934

Box 2 of 4

National Parks - Great Smokies (SD), 1934

Box 2 of 4

National Parks - Rainier National Park (SD), 1934

Box 2 of 4

National Parks - Petrified Forest National Monument (SD), undated

Box 2 of 4

National Parks - Rocky Mountain National Park (SD), 1930-1937

Box 2 of 4

National Parks, Yellowstone (SD), includes photographs by W. J. Cribbs, Watson Davis, J. E. Haynes, and W. H. Jackson, 1933-1936

Box 2 of 4

National Parks, Yosemite (SD), 1935-1936

Box 2 of 4

National Parks, Zion (SD), includes photographs by George A. Grant, Department of the Interior, 1929, 1934-1935

Box 2 of 4

Redwood (SD), 1966

Box 2 of 4

Trees, Annual rings (SD), 1922, 1941

Box 2 of 4

Willows, Baskets (SD), undated

Box 2 of 4

Wood (SD), 1934, 1944, 1947, 1960

Box 2 of 4

Animal husbandry (SF), 1967-1968

Box 2 of 4

Blood transfusion - Animals (SF), 1938

Box 2 of 4

Cattle (SF), 1940-1966

Box 2 of 4

Cattle, Breeding (SF), 1953

Box 2 of 4

Cattle, Dairy (SF), 1939-1964

Box 2 of 4

Cattle, Diseases (SF), 1941-1942, 1946, 1962, 1965

Box 2 of 4

Cattle, Longhorn (SF), undated

Box 2 of 4

Cattle, Screwworm (SF), 1963-1967

Box 2 of 4

Cattle, Unicorn Bull (SF), 1936

Box 2 of 4

Cheese (SF), 1949

Box 2 of 4

Chickens, Embryo Vaccine (SF), 1939

Box 2 of 4

Box 3

Churk (SF), 1960

Box 3 of 4

Dairying, Supplies, and Equipment (SF), 1930, 1936

Box 3 of 4

Ducks and Geese (SF), 1934-1935, 1946

Box 3 of 4

Eggs (SF), 1946, 1955

Box 3 of 4

Feeding and Feeding Suites (SF), 1964

Box 3 of 4

Fishing (SF), 1946, 1966

Box 3 of 4

Foot and Mouth Disease (SF), 1947, 1967

Box 3 of 4

Guinea Fowl (SF), undated

Box 3 of 4

Hog Culture (SF), 1965

Box 3 of 4

Horses (SF), 1947

Box 3 of 4

Pigeons (SF), 1936

Box 3 of 4

Pigs - Pigloo System (SF), 1958, 1965

Box 3 of 4

Poultry (SF), 1931-1940

Box 3 of 4

Poultry - Sex determination, Chicks (SF), 1936-1940

Box 3 of 4

Poultry, Wingless rooster (SF), 1934

Box 3 of 4

Ranch life (SF), undated

Box 3 of 4

Swans (SF), 1937

Box 3 of 4

Swine (SF), 1941

Box 3 of 4

Trees (SF), 1949-1967 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 4

Turkeys (SF), 1944-1965

Box 3 of 4

Veterinary Medicine (SF), 1940, 1947, 1960, 1963

Box 3 of 4

Veterinary, Quarantine (SF), 1947

Box 3 of 4

Fish Culture (SH), 1937-1940

Box 3 of 4

Fish Kill (SH), 1963-1966

Box 3 of 4

Fish Screens, Electric (SH), 1947

Box 3 of 4

Fish, Starfish (SH), 1969

Box 3 of 4

Fisheries (SH), 1938

Box 3 of 4

Fishing (SH), 1945, 1967

Box 3 of 4

Fishways (SH), 1969

Box 3 of 4

Oysters (SH), 1949

Box 3 of 4

Pearl Fisheries (SH), 1937

Box 3 of 4

Sponges, Natural and Artificial (SH), undated

Box 3 of 4

Tuna (SH), 1954

Box 3 of 4

Tuna Fish (SH), 1966

Box 3 of 4

Whaling (SH), 1940

Box 3 of 4

Trapping (SK), 1936

Box 3 of 4

Waterfowl (SK), 1968

Box 3 of 4

Wildlife (SK), 1962-1964

Box 3 of 4

Pipe lines (TA), 1944-145, 1960

Box 3 of 4

Coal handling machinery (TJ), 1944

Box 3 of 4

Pipe lines (TJ), 1930-1934

Box 3 of 4

Tools (TJ), 1944-1945

Box 3 of 4

Coal mines and mining - Sink and float process, DuPont (TN), 1928 and 1938

Box 3 of 4

Coal mining (TN), 1939

Box 3 of 4

Copper mines and mining (TN), 1938 and 1960

Box 3 of 4

Diatomite (TN), 1937-1939

Box 3 of 4

Fluorspar (TN), undated

Box 3 of 4

Iron (TN), 1946-1956

Box 3 of 4

Limestone (TN), 1938

Box 3 of 4

Magnesium - Dow Plant (TN), 1934, 1942-1944

Box 3 of 4

Mine and mineral resources (TN), 1937-1938

Box 3 of 4

Oil drilling (TN), 1963

Box 3 of 4

Sand (TN), 1935-1936

Box 3 of 4

Chemicals from coal (TP), 1945

Box 3 of 4

Fuels (TP), 1932 and 1945

Box 3 of 4

Fuel storage tanks (TP), 1964 and 1968

Box 3 of 4

Gas - Manufacture and works (TP), 1933

Box 3 of 4

Gas, natural (TP), 1946

Box 3 of 4

Gas, natural - Transportation (TP), 1929-1932

Box 3 of 4

Gasoline (TP), 1941-1946

Box 3 of 4

Gasoline - High octane aviation (TP), 1942-1947

Box 3 of 4

Oils and fats (TP), 1944-1965

Box 3 of 4

Petroleum - Diesel fuel (TP), 1935

Box 3 of 4

Petroleum exploration (TP), 1944-1946

Box 3 of 4

Bread manufacture (TS), 1947

Box 3 of 4

Butchering (TS), undated

Box 3 of 4

Cigarettes and cigars (TS), 1929, 1939, and 1952

Box 3 of 4

Cornstalk products (TS), undated

Box 3 of 4

Cotton (TS), 1936 and 1965

Box 3 of 4

Cotton machinery (TS), 1943, 1936-1937

Box 3 of 4

Flour - Mills (TS), 1941

Box 3 of 4

Hemp (TS), 1942

Box 3 of 4

Leather (TS), 1942

Box 3 of 4

Meat inspection (TS), undated

Box 3 of 4

Rope (TS), 1949

Box 3 of 4

Box 4

Rubber (TS), 1940-1965 (2 folders)

Box 4 of 4

Rubber Crystals, Dr. W. H. Smith (TS), 1930

Box 4 of 4

Rubber - Guayle (TS), 1941-1944

Box 4 of 4

Rubber - Monsanto, Synthetic and Artificial (TS), 1943

Box 4 of 4

Rubber reclamation (TS), 1941

Box 4 of 4

Rubber - South American (TS), 1958

Box 4 of 4

Rubber, Synthetic (TS), 1942-1957 (4 folders)

Box 4 of 4

Rubber, Synthetic and Artificial (TS), 1942-1944

Box 4 of 4

Rubber, Synthetic - Kobuta Plant (TS), undated

Box 4 of 4

Rubber, Tires, Manufacture (TS), 1943

Box 4 of 4

Rubber, Vulcanizer (TS), 1943

Box 4 of 4

Bread making (TX), 1947

Box 4 of 4

Bread (TX), 1943-1945

Box 4 of 4

Cookery (TX), 1943

Box 4 of 4

Fish inspection (TX), 1938-1939

Box 4 of 4

Food (TX), 1940-1960

Box 4 of 4

Food adulteration and inspection (TX), 1943

Box 4 of 4

Food - Coffee (TX), 1948

Box 4 of 4

Food - Concentrated (TX), 1940 and 1951

Box 4 of 4

Food - Dehydrated (TX), 1940-1947

Box 4 of 4

Food - Great Britain (TX), 1943

Box 4 of 4

Food handling (TX), 1946

Box 4 of 4

Food preservation - Canning (TX), 1938-1958

Box 4 of 4

Food preservation - Freezing (TX), 1943 and 1964

Box 4 of 4

Food preservation - Irradiated and dehydrated (TX), 1962-1963

Box 4 of 4

Food preservation - Irradiation (TX), 1955-1956

Box 4 of 4

Food, Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) School (TX), 1943

Box 4 of 4

Food Rationing (TX), 1938, 1946

Box 4 of 4

Fruit - Inspection (TX), 1938

Box 4 of 4

Home Economics (TX), 1944

Box 4 of 4

Kitchen Utensils (TX), 1935, 1959

Box 4 of 4

Kitchens (TX), 1940, 1944

Box 4 of 4

Kitchens, Mobile (TX), 1944-1946

Box 4 of 4

Magnetic cooking (TX), 1957

Box 4 of 4

Oil tanker (VM), 1968

Box 4 of 4

Uncategorized images, undated

Box 4 of 4