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Warner, Deborah J.

Fellowship Advisor National Museum of American History staff

History of scientific instruments; history of celestial cartography; women in science and technology.

Background And Education

Education And Training

Publications

Selected Publications

  • Article

    • Warner, Deborah. 2021. "Replicating Historic Scientific Instruments." Bulletin of the Scientific Instrument Society, (151) 10–13. 2021
    • Warner, Deborah Jean. 2019. "Joseph Henry and the Smithsonian's First Collection of Scientific Apparatus." Bulletin of the Scientific Instrument Society, (142) 26–32. 2019
    • Warner, Deborah Jean. 2017. "The American Way of Weighing Hay." Equilibrium, 2017, (2) 4378–4381. 2017
    • Warner, Deborah Jean. 2016. "Benjamin Dearborn: Vibrating Steelyards and Gold Standard Balances." Equilibrium, 2016, (4) 4322–4328. 2016
    • Warner, Deborah Jean. 2014. "Maurice Ewing, Frank Press, and the Long-Period Seismographs at Lamont and Caltech." Earth Sciences History, 33, (2) 333–345. https://doi.org/10.17704/eshi.33.2.d71g20x1l716v218. 2014
    • Warner, Deborah Jean. 2013. "The Smithsonian Takes the Temperature of the Earth." Bulletin of the Scientific Instrument Society, (117) 26–28. 2013
    • Warner, Deborah Jean. 2012. "Casella and Phillips' Maximum Thermometers for Meteorology and Medicine." Bulletin of the Scientific Instrument Society, 115 36–38. 2012
    • Warner, Deborah Jean. 2012. "The Sprengnethers and Their Seismographs." eRittenhouse, 24, (2). 2012
    • Warner, Deborah Jean. 2008. "Charting the water's edge." Nature, 453, (7193) 285–286. https://doi.org/10.1038/453285a. 2008
    • Warner, Deborah Jean. 2008. "Ira Remsen, saccharin, and the linear model." Ambix, 55, (1) 50–61. https://doi.org/10.1179/174582308X255415. 2008
    • Warner, Deborah Jean. 2007. "Harmonious triads: Physicists, musicians, and instrument makers in nineteenth-century Germany." Technology and Culture, 48, (4) 856–857. https://doi.org/10.1353/tech.2007.0191. 2007
  • Blog Posting

  • Book

    • Warner, Deborah Jean. 2011. Sweet Stuff: An American History of Sweeteners from Sugar to Sucralose. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press. 2011
  • Chapter

    • Warner, Deborah Jean. 2015. "Seismic Instruments, Geographical Perspectives." In Geography, Technology and Instruments of Exploration. MacDonald, Fraser and Withers, Charles W. J., editors. 161–177. Surrey, England: Ashgate. 2015
    • Warner, Deborah Jean. 2013. "Inventions for Planters." In Smithsonian Civil War: Inside the National Collection. Kagan, Neil and Hyslop, Stephen G., editors. 24–25. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Books. 2013
    • Warner, Deborah Jean. 2010. "Refractometers and Industrial Analysis." In Illuminating Instruments. Morris, Peter and Staubermann, Klaus, editors. 41–52. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press. 2010
  • Review

    • Warner, Deborah Jean. 2009. [Book review] "Raising Cane in the &#39Glades. The Global Sugar Trade and the Transformation of Florida." Technology and Culture, 50, (4), 926–927. https://doi.org/10.1353/tech.0.0376. 2009
    • Warner, Deborah Jean. 2009. [Book review] "The Microscope and the Eye: A History of Reflections, 1740-1870." Technology and Culture, 50, (3), 690–691. https://doi.org/10.1353/tech.0.0311. 2009
    • Warner, Deborah Jean. 2009. [Book review] "The Transit of Venus Enterprise in Victorian Britain." Technology and Culture, 50, (2), 463–464. https://doi.org/10.1353/tech.0.0244. 2009

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