William W. Brown Papers

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0102
Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Electricity and Modern Physics
Brown, William W. (electrical engineer)
Dates:
1920-1950
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2.66 Cubic feet
8 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
35 binders of engineering drawings, correspondence, and charts concerning high frequency alternators, low and high frequency antenna systems, insulators, conductors, power transformers, cables, and vacum tubes.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
William W. Brown (1899- ), electrical engineer, specialized in low frequency transmitter and antenna systems design for the General Electric Company. After his retirement in 1956, he continued his activities in a consulting capacity.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Robert Harding, 1985
Author
Robert Harding
Immediate Source of Acquisition
William W. Brown, Gift, circa 1974.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
William W. Brown Papers, 1920-1950, 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.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Collection transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Electricity (now Division of Work and Industry), March 30, 1984.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Drawings -- 1900-1950 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cables Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Correspondence -- 1930-1950 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Antennas (Electronics) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electric transformers Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electric insulators and insulation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electric generators -- Alternating current Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electric conductors Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vacuum-tubes Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electrical engineers Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electrical engineering Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Electricity and Modern Physics Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
General Electric 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