Emanuel Goldberg and His Knowledge Machine

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Greenwood Publishing Group, Jan 1, 2006 - 399 pages
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Contents

1 Origins
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Illustration 11 Colonel Grigorii Ignatevich Goldberg
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Illustration 12 Goldbergs family group circa 1900
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2 University Studies
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Illustration 21 Certificate of nonadmission to the Imperial Technical School Moscow
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Illustration 22 Robert Luther 18681945
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3 Berlin
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Illustration 31 Moiré effect on portrait of Goldberg with a lathe
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10 Microdots
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Illustration 101 Diagram of Goldbergs method of photographing a negative to produce microphotographs 1917
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Illustration 102 Goldbergs 1925 Microdot
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Illustration 103 Mechanized desktop microfilm reader
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11 Zeiss Ikon and the Contax
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Illustration 111 Coupled rangefinder for folding camera
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Illustration 112 Contax Model I 1932
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Illustration 113 Contax Model II 1934
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4 Sophie Posniak
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Illustration 41 Sophie Posniak circa 1907
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Illustration 42 Sophie Posniak and Emanuel Goldberg at the time of their engagement circa 1907
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Illustration 43 Sophie Posniaks bookplate
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Illustration 44 Early bookplate of Emanuel Goldberg
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Illustration 45 Later bookplate of Emanuel Goldberg
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5 Graphics
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Illustration 51 Academy for Graphic Arts and Bookcraft Leipzig
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Illustration 52 Emanuel and Sophie Goldberg circa 1909
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Illustration 53 Certificate expressing regret that Goldberg was ineligible for an award
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Illustration 54 Wer Ists? Cartoon of Academy instructors
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6 The Goldberg Wedge
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Illustration 61 A typical Characteristic Curve
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side view
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top view and plot
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Illustration 64 Densograph with angled eyepiece and Zeiss Ikon logo circa 1930
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7 The Great War
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Illustration 71 Aerodynamic Observation Balloon Drachenballon
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Illustration 72 Ernst Wandersleb 18791963
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8 Ica and the Kinamo
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Illustration 81 Announcement of Goldbergs appointment at Ica June 1917
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Illustration 82 Selffocusing enlarger by Emanuel Goldberg and Martin Nowicki 1926
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Illustration 83 Goldberg and his staff circa 1920
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Illustration 84 Kinamo N25 movie camera
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Illustration 85 Herbert Goldberg helps Renate look out of the window
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Illustration 86 Handheld filming with the Zeiss Ikon Kinamo
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Illustration 87 Goldberg and Herbert in a tent
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Illustration 88 Goldberg Herbert Renate Sophie and an unidentified youth in Die verzauberten Schuhe
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Illustration 89 Sophie weeping with Renate in Die verzauberten Schuhe
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Illustration 810 Herbert and Goldberg look out from a farm hut
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Illustration 811 Son and father Herbert and Goldberg receive a letter
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Illustration 812 Son and father Herbert and Goldberg enjoy a parcel of candies
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Illustration 813 Students cartoon of Goldberg 1927
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9 The Goldberg Condition
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Illustration 114 When the Professor travels Cartoon
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12 Television
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Illustration 121 Cross Section of a Nipkow disk
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Illustration 122 Fernseh AGs Intermediatefilm Mobile Television Camera
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13 The 1931 Congress
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Illustration 131 Sensitometria Diabolica or Punch on the Standards Committee
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14 The Statistical Machine
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Illustration 141 Alexander Rudolphs Continuous Revolving File and Index 1892
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Illustration 142 Brooks B Hardings Cataloguing Device 1932
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Illustration 143 Georges Sebilles Apparatus for Reading Books and the Like 1932
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Illustration 144 The Statistical Machines sensing mechanism
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Illustration 145 Microfilmed documents with associated index codes
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Illustration 146 Diagram of the Statistical Machine showing the sensing mechanism and projection of the image of a document
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Illustration 147 Diagram of the Statistical Machine from USPatent 1838389
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Illustration 149 Diagram of the Statistical Machine showing use of light bulbs
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15 Ludwig Killinger and Mutschmann
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Illustration 151 Goldbergs forced letter of resignation April 4 1933
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16 Paris
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Illustration 161 Copying camera
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Illustration 162 Photographic copying apparatus
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17 Palestine
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Illustration 171 Goldberg instructs his staff in the Laboratory
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Illustration 172 Goldberg refractometer
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Illustration 173 Goldberg at his desk with boiler refractometer
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18 Military Needs
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Illustration 181 Aerial photo rectifier built during World War II
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19 The Microfilm Rapid Selector
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Illustration 191 Diagram for conducting searches remotely by telephone
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20 Finale
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Illustration 201 Emanuel Goldberg in the 1960s
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21 After Goldberg
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22 Goldberg in Retrospect
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N 1 Trigonometry of the Gamma
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About the author (2006)

MICHAEL BUCKLAND is Professor, School of Library and Information Science, University of California, Berkeley. He is also author of Library Services in Theory and Context.

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