Collection ID:
Deal, Harmon B. (electrical engineer)
ca. 1920-1930.
Physical Description:
0.66 Cubic feet
2 boxes

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
This collection includes blueprints, schematics, photographs, notes, and some correspondence of Harmon B. Deal, engineer with the Atwater Kent Manufacturing Company, relating to a study on the possible lines of development of television in 1929.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Deal, an electrical engineer, graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1920. He joined the Atwater Kent Manufacturing Company in Philadelphia and was assigned to the Radio Apparatus Division and then to the television research department. Later he worked for the RCA Company, Moorestown, New Jersey. He researched improvements in radar reception techniques for the Defense Electronics Division.

Processing Information
Collection processed by Robert Harding, 1983
Robert Harding
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Harmon B. Deal Papers, ca. 1920-1930, Coll. 53, 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
Collection transferred from the Division of Electricity (now Division of work and Industry), 5/27/83.

Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
Inventory available; contact the Archives Center for more information.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Television Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electrical engineers Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Technical drawings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Atwater Kent 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