A collection of essays exploring the use of material culture artifacts as primary resources for scholarly research.
The list of selected staff publications may be searched by keyword or author and can be sorted by year.
The importance of 20th-century collecting to museums and the new angles of vision needed to build a contemporary collection.
Explores Eleanor Roosevelt's style and approach to fashion and dress.
A perspective on sponsorship issues in the mounting of a major science exhibition.
A study of contradictory tendencies in modernism toward modern science and technology.
A history of the annual meetings of science Nobelists at Lindau, Germany. Prepared to accompany the Nobel Voices exhibition.
A study of the creative influences of philosophy on German electrical theory of the 19th century. An exploration of an aspect of the scientific imagination.
Nobel portraits by the German photographer Peter Badge, accompanying the Smithsonian exhibition, Nobel Voices. Includes statements by the laureates and brief essays by various authors.
Catalog for an exhibition on Nobel Laureates at the University of Aachen, Germany. Considers the effects of National Socialism on German scientists
Collection of articles on effect of declining state budgets on national scientific and research institutions, including the work of museums and other cultural institutions.
Book of essays resulting from a multidisciplinary conference on the role of invention in mitigating environmental problems.
A cultural study of boundary problems in the development of modern science exhibitions.
Brief articles in the history of electricity and science.
Expands on the exhibition of similar name.
Explores the relationship between religion and craft in an early twentieth-century community.
Illuminates the influence of martial law on civilian life during the Civil War in Harpers Ferry.
Focuses on the creation of the stained glass windows for the Bryn Athyn Cathedral to explore the relationship between a religious community and the arts and crafts movement in the early twentieth century.