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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 19-155

Science Service

Records, 1905-2005

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Science Service
Title: Records
Dates: 1905-2005
Quantity: 1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 19-155
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of Science Service subject files pertaining to photography. Some of the images were taken by Science Service staff, while others came from manufacturers and governmental agencies such as the United States Army Signal Corps and the United States War Department. The files also include images and other information used in the production of two exhibitions at the National Museum of American History: "World War II Photographic Perspectives," which commemorated the opening of the World War II Memorial on the National Mall; and "Science Projects: A Taxonomy of Images," which featured a selection of photographs from the Science Service collection used to promote and popularize science from the 1920s to the 1960s. Materials include correspondence, notes, photographs and negatives, newspaper clippings, news releases, articles, exhibition label scripts, photo lists, newsletters, illustrations, and drawings.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of Science Service subject files pertaining to photography. Some of the images were taken by Science Service staff, while others came from manufacturers and governmental agencies such as the United States Army Signal Corps and the United States War Department. The files also include images and other information used in the production of two exhibitions at the National Museum of American History: World War II Photographic Perspectives, which commemorated the opening of the World War II Memorial on the National Mall; and Science Projects: A Taxonomy of Images, which featured a selection of photographs from the Science Service collection used to promote and popularize science from the 1920s to the 1960s. Materials include correspondence, notes, photographs and negatives, newspaper clippings, news releases, articles, exhibition label scripts, photo lists, newsletters, illustrations, and drawings.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-155, Science Service, Records

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Container List

Box 1

Vitaphone Sound Recording Machine

Box 1 of 2

American Society of Photogrammetry, 1935

Box 1 of 2

Science Projects: A Taxonomy of Images Exhibition, 1997-1998 (3 folders)

Box 1 of 2

World War II Photographic Perspectives Exhibition, 2004-2005

Box 1 of 2

David J. Rhees: "A New Voice for Science: Science Service under Edwin E. Slosson, 1921-1929," 1979

Box 1 of 2

Photography Articles and Images, circa 1905-1923 (3 folders)

Box 1 of 2

Apparatus to Receive by Radio, 1971

Box 1 of 2

Cameras (general), 1934-1965

Box 1 of 2

Cameras: Television

Box 1 of 2

Cameras: Underwater, 1944

Box 1 of 2

Microphotographic Duplication: Draeger Camera, 1937

Box 1 of 2

Microphotographic Duplication: Hand Reading Machines, 1936-1937

Box 1 of 2

Microphotographic Duplication: Miscellaneous Equipment, 1950

Box 1 of 2

Microphotographic Duplication: Large Reading Machines, 1936-1938

Box 1 of 2

Microphotography, 1937, 1949

Box 1 of 2

Moving Pictures (general), 1929-1936, 1946-1948, 1961-1963

Box 1 of 2

Moving Pictures: Artists

Box 1 of 2

Moving Pictures: Military, circa 1942-1946

Box 1 of 2

Moving Pictures: Relief, 1934-1936

Box 1 of 2

Moving Pictures: Three-Dimensional, 1953

Box 1 of 2

Moving Pictures Sound (general)

Box 1 of 2

Moving Pictures Sound: Bell Laboratory, 1938

Box 1 of 2

Moving Pictures Sound: Movietone

Box 1 of 2

Moving Pictures Sound: Vitaphone, 1928

Box 1 of 2

Photogrammetry, 1942-1946

Box 1 of 2

Photography (general), 1934-1949, 1960, 1962

Box 1 of 2

Photography: Aerial, 1940

Box 1 of 2

Photography: Aerial Mapmaking, 1935-1947

Box 1 of 2

Photography: Apparatus and Supplies, 1943

Box 1 of 2

Photography: Ballistic, 1944

Box 1 of 2

Photography: Color, 1962-1963

Box 1 of 2

Photography: Electronic Drier, 1945

Box 1 of 2

Photography: Films, 1942, 1945

Box 1 of 2

Photography: Flash Bulb, 1939-1946

Box 1 of 2

Photography: Gaseous Explosion, 1932

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Photography: High Speed, 1926-1946 (2 folders)

Box 2 of 2

Photography: History

Box 2 of 2

Photography: Hollywood, 1943

Box 2 of 2

Photography: Holography, 1965-1966

Box 2 of 2

Photography: Infrared, 1934

Box 2 of 2

Photography: Lenses, 1947-1948, 1959

Box 2 of 2

Photography: Lighting, 1941, 1948

Box 2 of 2

Photography: Printed in Glass, 1948

Box 2 of 2

Photography: Stereoscopic, 1941

Box 2 of 2

Photography: Stroboscope, 1932

Box 2 of 2

Photography: Three Dimensional, 1940

Box 2 of 2

Photography: Underwater, 1944

Box 2 of 2

Photography: Wartime, 1929, 1943-1945

Box 2 of 2

Photomicrography, 1938, 1949

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Radiography, 1931-1937, 1945

Box 2 of 2

Telephotography

Box 2 of 2