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Science and Technology

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 158 Collections and/or Records:

James Dean Collection

Identifier: Ms-2003-061

The collection consists of reference material NASA artist James Dean used in producing the artwork for astronaut Michael Collins' book Liftoff: The Story of America's Adventure in Space and Dean's book Journey into Space.

Dates: 1961 - 1988

Edward D'Invilliers Report

Identifier: Ms-1959-002

The collection consists of a typescript carbon copy of a geological report on the Virginia Anthracite Coal Company property, Price and Brush Mountains in Montgomery County, Virginia by Edward d'Invilliers.

Dates: 1905

John E. Duberg Papers

Identifier: Ms-1990-056
Scope and Contents Aeronautical engineer, NASA administrator. Received B.S. at Manhattan College (1938); M.S., Virginia Tech (1940); Ph.D. in Structural Engineering, University of Illinois (1948). Aeronautical research scientist, National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (1943-46 and 1948-1952); research engineer, Standard Oil Company (1948); chief, structural research division, NACA (1952-1956); research engineer, Aeroneutronics Systems (1956-1957); professor of structural engineering, University of...
Dates: 1940 - 1980

G. Grahame Duce Papers

Identifier: Ms-1987-005

This collection includes the papers of president of Duce Aeronautical Research (Baltimore, Maryland). Includes typescript "Alphabetical Index of Approved Aircraft"; manuscript drafts of articles on pilot safety, paratroop devices, air races, Boeing XB-47 Stratojet, the future of jet pilots; and miscellaneous notes.

Dates: 1920 - 1947

Richard Faraday Collection

Identifier: Ms-1984-177

The Richard Faraday Collection consists of photocopies of a formula book for making lead shot at the Shot Tower in Wythe County, Virginia. The collection also includes genealogical notes on Faraday's family.

Dates: 1816

Cyrus W. Field Cable Section and Letter

Identifier: Ms-1989-053

Section (4.5 in.) cut from first (1858) trans-Atlantic telegraph cable, accompanied by a photocopied letter of authenticity from Cyrus West Field, co-founder of Atlantic Telegraph Company.

Dates: 1858

Junius Blair Fishburn Papers

Identifier: Ms-1958-001

The papers include a typescript report on the Fishburn Price Mountain coal property in Montgomery County, Virginia, and a letter by Fishburn regarding the property.

Dates: 1940 - 1947

Food and Agricultural Education Information System Reports

Identifier: Ms-2008-094

The collection contains statistical data compiled by the Food and Agricultural Education Information System regarding college enrollment and degrees in such majors as Agriculture, Family and Consumer Science, Forestry, Home Economics, and Renewable Natural Resources.

Dates: [1981]-2001

Willis E. Franklin Patent

Identifier: Ms-1967-001

This collection contains an 1872 patent transfer for Movable Comb Bee-Hives to Willis E. Franklin from Lorenzo L. Langstroth, the inventor of the modern Langstroth beehive.

Dates: 1872