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.
The list of selected staff publications may be searched by keyword or author and can be sorted by year.
Women played important and indispensable military support roles in European and American armies from the 15th through the early 19th centuries.
On the author’s intellectual history.
Military concerns greatly influenced the development of engineering and engineering education in the 18th and 19th centuries, with important consequences for 19th-century industrialization.
On the interaction of industrial and military institutions from the 18th century to World War I
On the historiography of military technology, including the role of museums.
Annotated bibliography of works published 1967–97.
Overview of the development of American military technology, from colonial times to the present.
Graphic images of women in military settings document women's changing military roles from the 16th century through World War I.
Overview of relationships between science, engineering, and American military institutions, from colonial times to the present.
Military technological change greatly influenced the course of European and American history in the 20th century.
Annotated bibliography of works published before 1967.
Military technological innovation has profoundly influenced the course of world history since earliest times.
How anthropology and archaeology have dealt with war since the 19th century.
Bibliographical essay focused on recent scholarship on the interaction of science and technology with American military institutions in the 19th century.
The adoption of gunpowder weapons tended to strengthen central governments against regional powers.
Adoption of Western weapons played a key role in the modernization of East Asian states.
Lists Graphic Arts Collection patent models from the following groups: Printing presses and stamps; Press-related apparatus; Compositors' tools; Type; Plate, stone, and block making; Bookbinding; Copying and autographic printing (with stencils and pantographs); Picture framing; Miscellaneous.
Amateur and young printers in the 19th century.
An article outlining guidelines for handling historic costumes delivered in a question and answer format. Also includes basics on storage, cleaning, labeling of costume as well as environmental elements.
A book presenting an overview of preparing costumes for display to include selecting costumes for exhibition, conservation and treatment, methods of display, supports for display forms, dressing costumes, environmental conditions in display areas, and costume bibliographies. Includes appendixes and illustrations.
The transformation of Kalorama Heights and Washington Heights from private estates into streets and houses is presented as a case study of the process, pace, and limits of Washington, D.C.'s suburban expansion in the last quarter of the nineteenth century.
An examination of efforts in the 1880s and 1890s to create a master street plan for those parts of the District of Columbia outside the cities of Washington and Georgetown. The resulting Permanent System of Highways guided the city's growth during the twentieth century.
A catalog covering 176 major subdivisions of land made outside the city of Washington between 1854 and 1902, compiled out of the records of the D.C. Surveyor's Office. The information was gathered to provide modern researchers with a starting point for tracing the origins of District neighborhoods outside Florida Avenue and east of the Anacostia River.
Discusses the genius of Ellington, his increasing recognition by colleges and concert halls, and the Smithsonian’s extensive set of initiatives to interpret his legacy, including exhibitions, fellowships, performance programs, publications, and radio broadcasts.