Guide to the Harold R. D. Roess Papers

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0048
Creators:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Roess, Harold R.D. (radio engineer)
Dates:
circa 1920-1964
Languages:
English
Collection is in English.
Physical Description:
2 Cubic feet
6 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
These papers document the career and interests of Roess, especially radio rebroadcasting stations, radio navigation, radar, antennas, Naval Research Laboratory projects, and radio broadcasting. Includes blueprints, schematics, technical literature, reprints, manuals, photographs, correspondence, and notes.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is divided into three series.
Series 1: Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Materials
Series 2: Photographs
Series 3: Radio Materials

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Radio engineer for Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company; later worked for the Naval Research Laboratory.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by NMAH Staff, undated
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Harold R.D. Roess Papers were originally donated to the Division of Electricity by Harold R.D. Roess' daughter, Ms. O'Mara, circa 1972.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Harold R. D. Roess Papers, ca. 1920-1964, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
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.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Transferred from the Division of Electricity to the Archives Center, May 12, 1983.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Technical literature -- Electric equipment Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electrical equipment Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Antenna systems Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electrical engineers Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Radar Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Technical drawings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Radio Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Professional papers Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Radio engineers Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blueprints Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Naval Research Laboratory (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company Corporate Name 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