General Electric Tungsten Records

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1440
Creators:
General Electric Company
Dates:
circa 1913-1965
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2.5 cubic feet
4 boxes
Repository:
The collection contains records relating to General Electric's lamp manufacturing activities in its Lamp Wire and Phosphors Department in Cleveland.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The collection contains records relating to General Electric's lamp manufacturing activities in its Lamp Wire and Phosphors Department in Cleveland. It contains internal company procedural instructions, reports, statistics, property records, property inventory, one photograph of a tungsten mine, appraisals of company property, lab reports and technical papers on metals used in products, and clippings.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is unarranged.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
General Electric was founded in 1892 by the merger of the Edison General Electric Company and the Thomson-Houston Company. Lighting was one of the first concentrations of the company.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated to the Archives Center in 2017, by the GE Tungsten Products Plant.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Papers, technical Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Statistics -- 20th century Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lectures -- 20th century Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Reports -- 20th century Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Metals Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tungsten Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wire Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives