Wadsworth W. Mount Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0368
Creators:
Mount, Wadsworth W., 1907-1985
Dates:
[ca. 1940s-1977]
bulk [ca.1940s-1950s]
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.09 Cubic feet
(1 records center box)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection contains photographs, negatives, blueprints, patents, test reports and correspondence dealing with Mount's rocket application inventions.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Wadsworth W. Mount (1907-1985) was educated at Amherst College and New York University. Besides practicing business and finance, he patented and successful demonstrated a number of inventions, including wire and cable carrying rocket projectors for antiaircraft and lifesaving applications. Among his rocket patents are 4 types of ordnance equipment for the US Navy in WWII. After WWII he worked with the Naval Ordnance Lab and Bureau of Ordnance requirements, and conducted experiments on the use of small rocket motors for firing steel cable ashore from ships in distress.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Wadsworth W. Mount, gift, XXXX-0368, unknown

General
General
NASMrev

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access
Conditions Governing Use
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Rockets (Aeronautics) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rocketry Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics, Military Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Antiaircraft missiles Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Negatives Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Correspondence Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Reports Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mount, Wadsworth W., 1907-1985 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Navy. Naval Ordnance Lab [NOL] Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Bureau of Ordnance Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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