5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Technological innovations.

  1. Margaret Mead papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996

    530,000 items ; 1,790 containers plus 50 oversize ; 783.2 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Anthropologist, author, and educator. Personal, professional, and family papers, consisting of correspondence, notebooks, organization files, appointment books, writings, teaching and office files, field notes, photographs, and miscellany relating primarily to anthropological and ethnological fieldwork, Mead's association with various universities and other cultural, scientific, and educational...

  2. George W. Goddard papers, 1889-1984

    4,900 items ; 12 containers ; 5.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Air Force brigadier general, author, and pioneer of modern aerial photographic reconnaissance. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, transcripts, research files, reports, patents, grants, diagrams, newspaper clippings, printed material, and photographs pertaining primarily to Goddard's career in the United States Army Air Corps and United States Air Force.

  3. Merle Antony Tuve papers, 1901-1982

    152,000 items ; 434 containers plus 1 classified ; 174 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physicist. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, articles, reports, laboratory and personal notebooks, notes, personnel records, printed material, blueprints, diagrams, photographs, and other papers relating to Tuve's administration of government-sponsored scientific projects such as the development of the proximity fuze for the United States Navy during World War II.

  4. Herbert T. Kalmus papers, 1904-1963

    18,000 items ; 78 containers plus 1 oversize ; 32 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chemical engineer, inventor, and businessman. Correspondence, diaries, writings including drafts of his memoir Mr. Technicolor, financial records, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Kalmus's business ventures and personal affairs.

  5. Maggie Holtzberg collection, 1972-2002

    approximately 1100 items. sound recordings: 21 sound cassettes : analog.. graphic images: 31 slides : color ; 35 mm.. graphic images: 108 photographic prints and negatives : black and white, color ; various sizes.. manuscripts: 1.2 linear feet.. electronic media: 16 computer files (word perfect and .tif) on 1 floppy disk ; 5.25 in.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Maggie Holtzberg collection documents, through interviews and photographs, the occupational folklife and craft of hot metal typesetters, compositors, and printers. Holtzberg interviewed skilled craftsmen and women who experienced the disruptive technology and transition in the printing industry from mechanical typesetting, "hot metal," to computer-aided photocomposition or "cold type." She...