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    C.L. Stong Papers, 1952-1976.
     
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    Creator: 
    Stong, C.L., 1902-1975 (electrical engineer) (author).
    Title: 
    C.L. Stong Papers, 1952-1976.
    Uniform Title: 
    Scientific American
    Phy. Description: 
    12.6 cu. ft.: 38 document boxes.
    Bio / His Notes: 
    Stong, an electrical engineer with the Western Electric Company (1926-1962), became the editor of "The Amateur Scientist" feature of the Scientific American in 1957, and held that position until his death.
    Scope and Content: 
    These papers are the files of the editor of "The Amateur Scientist" section of the Scientific American, 1952-1976. The feature was started in 1952 as an expansion of "The Amateur Astronomer" section of the periodical. The papers include files of Stong's predecessor and files for articles prepared but not published before his death. The files contain correspondence with authors and readers, original illustrations and photographs, and reprints of articles.
    Organization: 
    Divided into 69 series, including: (1) Aerodynamics; (2) Analogue; (3) Antibubbles; (4) Antitwister; (5) Archeology; (6) Astronomical Instruments other than telescopes & photographs; (7) Birds; (8) Cavendish; (9) Clocks; (10) Collagen; (11) Color; (12) Cooling; (13) Coriolis; (14) Crystals; (15) Differentials; (16) Electrical Discharge; (17) Electrochemistry; (18) Electronics; (19) Electrostatics; (20) Experiments; (21) Fish; (22) Gibberellins; (23) Glass; (24) Gravitation; (25) Hall effect; (26) Hekeshaw; (27) Hilsch; (28) Holograms; (29) Hydrophone; (39) Interferometer; (31) Isotension; (32) Laser; (33) Liesegang; (34) Liquids; (35) Magnetics; (36) Mathematical Machines; (37) Mead; (38) Meteorology; (39) Micron; (40) Microscopy; etc.
    Provenance: 
    Transferred from the Division of Electricity and Nuclear Energy, 4/13/83.
    Finding aids: 
    Register by Robert S. Harding with subject index to individual articles available in repository only at the present time (undergoing revision).
    Cite as: 
    C. L. Stong Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
    Other Title: 
    Scientific American
    Restrictions: 
    This collection is available for research by special arrangement, as it is stored in an off-site location. Call 202-633-3270 for access.
    Subject-Topical: 
    Electrical engineers -- 1950-1980
    Science -- 1950-1980
    Archeologists -- 1950-1980
    Astronomers -- 1950-1980
    Biologists -- 1950-1980
    Botanists -- 1950-1980
    Ichthyologists -- 1950-1980
    Mathematicians -- 1950-1980
    Meteorologists -- 1950-1980
    Mineralogists -- 1950-1980
    Musicians -- 1950-2000
    Ornithologists -- 1950-1980
    Paleontologists -- 1950-1980
    Photographers -- 1950-1980
    Physicists -- 1950-1980
    Zoologists -- 1950-1980
    Aerodynamics -- 1950-1980
    Publishing, scientific.
    Repository Loc: 
    Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453.
    Co-Creator: 
    Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI (collector).
    Item Information
    RepositoryCall No. 
    Archives Center at American HistoryACNMAH 0012Add Copy to MyList

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