National Bureau of Standards Radio Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0217
Creators:
United States. National Bureau of Standards
Dates:
circa 1917-1933
Languages:
English
Collection is in English.
Physical Description:
0.15 Cubic feet
1 box
Repository:
Documents relating to early development of radio aids to aerial navigation, mostly on behalf of the U.S. military services.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Documents relating to early development of radio aids to aerial navigation, mostly on behalf of the U.S. military services.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
This material describes developments related to the National Bureau of Standards work in radio technoloqy in its early days. It relates to specific projects (some classified) involving aerial navigation equipment and other electrical instrumentation. It was identified by Mr. Wilbert F. Snyder who was engaged in writing a history of radio work conducted by the National Bureau of Standards entitled "Achievement in Radio" and who•had access to the N3S files on this work. Most of the material he reviewed was sent to the National Archives and the present collection represents the residual.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Don Darroch, 1986
Author
Don Darroch
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by National Bureau of Standards, through R. Kamper, and Boulder Laboratories, July 30, 1986.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
National Bureau of Standards Radio Collection, 1917-1933, 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.

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

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Letters (correspondence) -- 1900-1950 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Snyder, Wilbert F. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. National Bureau of Standards 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