Museum of Innovation and Science

Museum of Innovation and Science

15 Nott Terrace Heights
Schenectady, NY 12308, United States
miSci, the Museum of Innovation and Science, is a dynamic destination which celebrates science, invention, and imagination. miSci explores the area's rich technological heritage, with some of the region's finest interactive exhibits and a research archive. The miSci Archives contains manuscript collections, photographs, trade literature, and other materials relating to the history of General Electric and the impact of innovation in electricity and electronics on communication, food preparation, transportation, power generation, and medical imaging.

Recently added Collections

Willard Grubb Papers, 1951 - 1986, bulk 1964 - 1986

The papers of Willard Thomas Grubb, a research chemist at General Electric. Contains a mix of working papers, articles and reports mostly focused on Grubb's work with fuel cells.

Man Made Diamond Collection, 1952 - 2005

An artificial collection of materials about GE Research Lab's work of man-made diamonds and related products. Contains mostly published materials such as press releases and articles, along with photographs, slides and clippings.

Robert Crandell Papers, 1956 - 1992

Materials collected by Robert B. Crandell in his 37 years as a technician in various General Electric laboratories. Contains numerous photographs of the labs in the seventies.

Edward Smith Papers, 1928 - 1961

The Edward Smith papers include materials collected the the General Electric Engineer during the 45 years at the Research Laboratory. This include documents on his work with thyratron tubes and his lab notebooks from the 1930s.

Charles Stutt Papers, 1956 - 1968

A small collection of reports created by GE Engineer Charles (C.A.) Stutt, mostly related to his work in radio communications and radar.

Roland Schmitt Papers, 1949 - 2003

Materials created and collected by Roland Schmitt during his time as the head of the General Electric Research Laboratory and as the president of Rennsselaer Polytechnic Institute. Mainly consists of article and speeches

Roy Anderson Papers, 1951 - 1990

Documents created and collected by General Electric engineer Roy E. Anderson. The materials consist of reports, articles and notes, mostly concerned with Anderson's work on satellite communication and positioning.