NBS Metric Kit : Official Metric Information

Description:

Kit issued by the U.S. National Bureau of Standards containing materials regarding conversion to the metric system of measurement. The kit includes a letter of introduction; an order form; two plastic cards printed with rulers and conversion information; and four booklets that discuss how the metric system is different from the English system of measurement, why America should switch, and reference materials for converting.

Creator(s): United States. National Bureau of Standards.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: 1977?  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
Technical Report Archive and Image Library
Usage:
Total Uses: 133
Past 30 days: 24
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Publisher Info:
Publisher Info: Dept. of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards
Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1977?
Coverage:
Place
United States
Date
197u  
Description:

Kit issued by the U.S. National Bureau of Standards containing materials regarding conversion to the metric system of measurement. The kit includes a letter of introduction; an order form; two plastic cards printed with rulers and conversion information; and four booklets that discuss how the metric system is different from the English system of measurement, why America should switch, and reference materials for converting.

Physical Description:

6 pieces : ill. ; in envelope 23 x 29 cm.

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Keyword(s): conversions | systems of measurement | informational kits
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Alternate Title: National Bureau of Standards Metric Kit : Official Metric Information
Series Title: NBS special publication
Series Title: National Bureau of Standards Reports
Series Title: National Bureau of Standards Metric Kit
Added Title: National Bureau of Standards Special Publication 410
Added Title: NBS special publication ; 410
Added Title: America Joins a Metric World
Added Title: Brief History of Measurement Systems: with a Chart of the Modernized Metric System
Added Title: What About Metric?
Added Title: Some References on Metric Information: Including a Chart on All You Need to Know About Metric
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
Technical Report Archive and Image Library
Relation (Has Part): [Letter from the United States National Bureau of Standards], NBS Special Publication 410, ark:/67531/metadc123538/
Relation (Has Part): [United States National Bureau of Standards Ruler], NBS Special Publication 376, ark:/67531/metadc123540/
Relation (Has Part): [United States National Bureau of Standards Metric Conversion Card], NBS Special Publication 365, ark:/67531/metadc123539/
Relation (Has Part): America Joins a Metric World, ark:/67531/metadc123541/
Relation (Has Part): Brief History of Measurement Systems: with a Chart of the Modernized Metric System, NBS Special Publication 304A, ark:/67531/metadc123542/
Relation (Has Part): What About Metric?, NBS Consumer Information 7, ark:/67531/metadc123543/
Relation (Has Part): Some References on Metric Information: Including a Chart on All You Need to Know About Metric, NBS LC 1070, ark:/67531/metadc123544/
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 3958716 |
  • SUDOC: C 13.10:410
  • REP-NO: NBS Special Publication 410
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc67329
Resource Type: Collection
Format: Text