Military funding has shaped the development of American meteorology, oceanography, geology, geodesy, and other earth sciences.
The list of selected staff publications may be searched by keyword or author and can be sorted by year.
Documented narrative history of the second U.S. manned spaceflight project during the 1960s.
On the interaction of industrial and military institutions from the 18th century to World War I
The adoption of gunpowder weapons tended to strengthen central governments against regional powers.
On military funding for scientific research.
Annotated bibliography of works published 1967–97.
Links between military and scientific institutions expanded and intensified during the 19th and 20th centuries.
Overview of U.S. nuclear weapons development from World War II to the present.
Graphic images of women in military settings document women's changing military roles from the 16th century through World War I.
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.
Includes author, title, and subject indexes, with annotation for all articles.
Catalog of the West Point in the Making of America exhibition.
Annotated bibliography of works published before 1967.
On the necessary and vital roles women served in supporting the activities of early modern armies.
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.
Women played important and indispensable military support roles in European and American armies from the 15th through the early 19th centuries.
Adoption of Western weapons played a key role in the modernization of East Asian states.
Amateur and young printers in the 19th century.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A guide for college professors to Jazz: The First Century, featuring 500 discussion and test questions (and answers); and chapter-by-chapter recommendations for further reading.