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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 19-124

National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Extractive Industries

Divisional Records, 1925-1979

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Extractive Industries
Title: Divisional Records
Dates: 1925-1979
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 19-124
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records that document collections management, research, and professional activities of curators in the Division of Extractive Industries, with earlier records dating back to when the division was known as the Division of Manufacturing, the Division of Agriculture and Mining, the Division of Manufactures and Heavy Industries, and the Division of Industrial Cooperation at the National Museum of History and Technology, which, prior to 1969, was known as the Museum of History and Technology. Staff of the division represented in these records include John T. Schlebecker, Curator, and Chairman of the Department of the History of Technology; Philip W. Bishop, Curator, and Chairman of the Department of Arts and Manufactures; associate curators Charles O. Houston, G. Terry Sharrer, and John Nathan Hoffman; and Lowell L. Hankel, Industrial Specialist. A small amount of records also document the activities of Aida M. Doyle, Aid, Section of Organic Chemistry, 1925-1938, and Joseph W. Schutz, Assistant Curator, Section of Chemical Industries, 1942-1943, in the United States National Museum. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; policies and guidelines; meeting agendas and minutes; committee information; publications; clippings; drawings; brochures; photographs and slides; and reports.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records that document collections management, research, and professional activities of curators in the Division of Extractive Industries, with earlier records dating back to when the division was known as the Division of Manufacturing, the Division of Agriculture and Mining, the Division of Manufactures and Heavy Industries, and the Division of Industrial Cooperation at the National Museum of History and Technology, which, prior to 1969, was known as the Museum of History and Technology. Staff of the division represented in these records include John T. Schlebecker, Curator, and Chairman of the Department of the History of Technology; Philip W. Bishop, Curator, and Chairman of the Department of Arts and Manufactures; associate curators Charles O. Houston, G. Terry Sharrer, and John Nathan Hoffman; and Lowell L. Hankel, Industrial Specialist. A small amount of records also document the activities of Aida M. Doyle, Aid, Section of Organic Chemistry, 1925-1938, and Joseph W. Schutz, Assistant Curator, Section of Chemical Industries, 1942-1943, in the United States National Museum. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, and notes; proposals; policies and guidelines; meeting agendas and minutes; committee information; publications; clippings; drawings; brochures; photographs and slides; and reports.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-124, National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Extractive Industries, Divisional Records

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Container List

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Correspondence (general), 1960-1975

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Miner J. Cooper, 1963-1964

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William C. Epler, 1968

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Carpenter Steel Company, 1963-1964

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American Can Manufacturers Institute, 1966

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Boller and Chivens, Inc., 1958-1961

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Bloch Brothers Tobacco Company, 1969-1970

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Virginia Morris Pollak, 1958-1967

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Blind Museum, 1967-1968

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Bicentennial of the American Revolution, 1969-1972

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Bruce S. Bazelton, 1971

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Burton and Wilda F. Faust, 1967-1972

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William T. Cruse and J. Harry DuBois, 1975-1976

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J. Harry DuBois, 1961-1972

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J. R. Dolan, 1969-1972

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Monthly Department Meetings, 1974-1977

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Dawsons of Pall Mall (London, England), 1961

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Edward H. Davis, 1959-1972

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American Concrete Pipe Association, 1970-1971

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Metal and Thermit Corporation, 1960

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Manufacturing (general), 1961-1972

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Scholarly Activity Reports, 1975

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Special Reports for the Chairman's Office, 1972-1976

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Department and Division Memoranda, 1975-1978

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Report and Plan of Activities, 1972

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Research Time Proposals, 1976

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Department of the History of Technology: Forward Planning Statement, 1978

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Dianne Macdougall, 1971

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Washington County Historical Society, 1966-1967

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Gridley Multiple Spindle Automatic Machine, 1968

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National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT) Library Committee, 1974-1977

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Democratic State Central Committee of Iowa, 1971

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Roy S. Klein, 1971-1972

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Melvin Kranzberg, 1969-1970

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John B. McKinney, 1960

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Henry J. Kauffman, 1962-1966

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W. James King, 1969-1971

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Jeanne McHugh Kerr, 1971

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Karl Gustaf Karsten Papers, 1971

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Smithsonian Publications Advisory Committee, 1969

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Journal of Economic History Review Office, 1968-1969

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David J. Jeremy, 1968-1970

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Section of Organic Chemistry: Correspondence, 1925-1940

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International Business Machines (IBM) Corporation Selectric Composer, 1976

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History of Science and Technology at the Smithsonian Institution

Box 1 of 1

The Hermitage Museum, 1960-1971

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Orrin J. Henbest, 1967

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E. R. R. Green, 1960-1966

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Antonio Graiff, 1964-1965

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Aurelia Ghezzi, 1967-1969

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Samuel A. Goldblith, 1971

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Bianca Gaetani Merighi, 1958-1971

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John R. Nelson, Jr., 1976-1977

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The Permutit Company, 1942-1943, 1958

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Monsieur J. Payen, 1962-1969

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Nicholas B. Wynnick, 1965

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The Newcomen Society, 1956-1966

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Sigvard Molen, 1962

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Sharon Y. Eubanks, 1976

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Douglas Helms, 1979

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John T. Schlebecker: Curriculum Vitae and Publications, 1975-1979

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Staff Curricula Vitae, 1969

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Historic Machinery Slides List

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Plymouth Cordage Industries, Inc., 1960

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Armand G. Winfield, 1969-1970

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Arthur Bright, 1968

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