Russell H. Varian Papers

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0110
Creators:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Varian, Russell H., 1898-1959 (electrical engineer)
Dates:
1937.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.15 Cubic feet
1 box
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Two notebooks, April 12-July 14 and July 14-September 8, 1937, documenting development of the klystron tube at Stanford University.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Russell H. Varian was co-inventor of the klystron tube, important in the development of radar. Varian worked at various times for Stanford University, Humble Oil Company, Farnsworth Television Corporation, and the Sperry Gyroscope Company, before founding Varian Associates with his brother Sigmund.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by NMAH Staff, undated
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Russell H. Varian,gift,1958

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Russell H. Varian Papers, 1937, 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.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Transferred from the Division of Electricity, 5/25/84.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Klystron tube Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Notebooks -- 1900-1950 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Radar Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electrical science and technology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Varian Associates. 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