Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Harmon B. Deal Papers

Summary

Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0053
Creators:
Deal, Harmon B. (electrical engineer)
Dates:
circa 1920-1930
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.66 Cubic feet
2 boxes
Repository:
These papers relate to the study of the development in television.

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.

Administration

Author
Robert Harding
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.
Processing Information
Collection processed by Robert Harding, 1983
Custodial History
Collection transferred from the Division of Electricity (now Division of work and Industry), 5/27/83.

Using the Collection

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation
Harmon B. Deal Papers, ca. 1920-1930, Coll. 53, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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.

Keywords

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Electrical engineers Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Technical drawings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Atwater Kent Manufacturing Company Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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