NBS Metric Kit : Official Metric Information Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title NBS Metric Kit : Official Metric Information
  • 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

Creator

  • Author: United States. National Bureau of Standards.
    Creator Type: Organization

Contributor

  • Distributor: United States. Government Printing Office.
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off

Publisher

  • Name: United States. National Bureau of Standards.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
    Additional Info: Dept. of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards

Date

  • Creation: 1977?

Language

  • English

Description

  • Physical Description: 6 pieces : ill. ; in envelope 23 x 29 cm.
  • Content 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.

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Metric system -- United States.
  • Keyword: conversions
  • Keyword: systems of measurement
  • Keyword: informational kits

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States
  • Coverage Date: 197u

Relation

  • Has Part: [Letter from the United States National Bureau of Standards], NBS Special Publication 410, ark:/67531/metadc123538/
  • Has Part: [United States National Bureau of Standards Ruler], NBS Special Publication 376, ark:/67531/metadc123540/
  • Has Part: [United States National Bureau of Standards Metric Conversion Card], NBS Special Publication 365, ark:/67531/metadc123539/
  • Has Part: America Joins a Metric World, ark:/67531/metadc123541/
  • Has Part: Brief History of Measurement Systems: with a Chart of the Modernized Metric System, NBS Special Publication 304A, ark:/67531/metadc123542/
  • Has Part: What About Metric?, NBS Consumer Information 7, ark:/67531/metadc123543/
  • Has Part: Some References on Metric Information: Including a Chart on All You Need to Know About Metric, NBS LC 1070, ark:/67531/metadc123544/

Collection

  • Name: Technical Report Archive and Image Library
    Code: TRAIL

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Collection

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • OCLC: 3958716
  • SuDoc Number: C 13.10:410
  • Report No.: NBS Special Publication 410
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc67329