Sites of Salvage: Science History Between the Wars

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Summary

Doctoral thesis explored inter-war interest in science and its history in diverse cultural contexts, including museums, universities, World's Fairs and the mass media. Includes discussion of United States National Museum at the Smithsonian.

Author

Scheinfeldt, Tom

Subject

United States National Museum

Category

Smithsonian History Bibliography

Notes

Ph.D. dissertation

Contained within

Dissertation

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

2003

Topic

  • Postsecondary education
  • History of science collections
  • History of Science and Technology
  • Education
  • Science
  • Exhibitions
  • Science and civilization
  • Museums
  • Science museums
  • Universities and colleges
  • History
  • Social aspects
  • Education, Higher
  • Education--Museums
  • Science--History
  • Science--Social aspects

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