A summary of the history of the Scurlock Studio and a description of the the Museum's Scurlock collection, with remarks about conservation challenges, especially regarding deteriorating acetate negatives.
The list of selected staff publications may be searched by keyword or author and can be sorted by year.
A critical appraisal of the influence of diarist and surrealist Anais Nin on the films of her husband Ian Hugo. Nin served as muse, model, actress, and collaborator in inspiring Hugo to become a creative artist.
The text of a paper delivered at a conference on tourism details the ways in which commercially published stereographs were used to simulate travel experiences, 1895-1921.
The text of a paper delivered at a conference on tourism analyzes the goals of tourists when visiting museums as part of a sight-seeing ritual.
This essay describes the influence of Hahn's graduate school photography professor, Henry Holmes Smith, on her early work, including her revival of "obsolete" photographic processes such as gum-bichromate. Her technical and aesthetic experiments are described.
A psychological and cultural meditation about the unique experience of photobooth photographs, with notes about the NMAH Hall of Photography’s photobooth.
On several key objects in an exhibition on submarines in the Cold War and how they contributed to the exhibition theme
Includes author, title, and subject indexes, with annotation for all articles.
Until the 19th century, North American Indians successfully confined European settlement to the area east of the Appalachians and south of the Great Plains by adapting European technology and exploiting European enmities.
Annotated bibliography of works published 1967–97.
Women played important and indispensable military support roles in European and American armies from the 15th through the early 19th centuries.
On the unusual organization of the exhibition team, stressing its efforts to display nuclear submarine development and operations in the context of the Cold War.
Graphic images of women in military settings document women's changing military roles from the 16th century through World War I.
Military concerns greatly influenced the development of engineering and engineering education in the 18th and 19th centuries, with important consequences for 19th-century industrialization.
The adoption of gunpowder weapons tended to strengthen central governments against regional powers.
On the author’s intellectual history.
Annotated bibliography of works published before 1967.
On the historiography of military technology, including the role of museums.
Links between military and scientific institutions expanded and intensified during the 19th and 20th centuries.
Military technological change greatly influenced the course of European and American history in the 20th century.
Overview of the development of American military technology, from colonial times to the present.
How anthropology and archaeology have dealt with war since the 19th century.
Catalog of the West Point in the Making of America exhibition.
Overview of relationships between science, engineering, and American military institutions, from colonial times to the present.
On the necessary and vital roles women served in supporting the activities of early modern armies.