The list of selected staff publications may be searched by keyword or author and can be sorted by year.
The emergence of an academic ethos at the Smithsonian
A perspective on sponsorship issues in the mounting of a major science exhibition.
Examination of atom bomb exhibitions at the American Museum of Science and Energy
A study of contradictory tendencies in modernism toward modern science and technology.
Ideologies of technological progress in the planning of the first Chinese "Eco-City"
A history of the annual meetings of science Nobelists at Lindau, Germany. Prepared to accompany the Nobel Voices exhibition.
What makes a laboratory an inventive space?
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.
The prospects of atomic warfare and the dispersal of cities.
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.
a companion book for the Places of Invention exhibtion at the National Museum of American History.
Catalog for an exhibition on Nobel Laureates at the University of Aachen, Germany. Considers the effects of National Socialism on German scientists
Edited volumes of the manuscripts of Joseph Henry, American physicist and first Secretary of the Smithsonian.
Examination of the influences on the historian of technology Lewis Mumford.
Expands on the exhibition of similar name.
Explores the influence of working-class women on suburban life and the design of household goods in post-World War II America.
Examines the marketing strategies designers used to appeal to the middle-class consumer and the ways manufacturers, advertisers, designers, and government agencies constructed ideas about women, family, and society in the 1930s. Includes illustrations of trade literature in the NMAH library collections.
Offers a reconsideration of postwar class relations by exploring the influence of working-class women on American social life and culture.
Analyzes the design and acceptance of new domestic technologies in the 1930s as part of defining a modern American social order.
Examines the social history of housework in America through artifacts used to clean the home.