Secretary Carmichael attends International Conference on Scientific Information, November 16-21, 1958, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, Secretary Leonard Carmichael and Ellis Yochelson, geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. National Museum, attend the International Conference on Scientific Information held in Washington, DC. Sponsored by the National Science Foundation, the National Academy of Sciences, the American Documentation Institute, and the National Research Council, this conference explored current research on the storage and retrieval of scientific information bringing together on an international level scientists and information specialists..