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Creators:
Belfield, Robert Blake
Miller, John David
Ghose, Saroj J.
Douglas, Susan Jeanne
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Dates:
1970-1979
Size:
0.75 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0054
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Copies of dissertations formerly deposited in the Division of Electricity, National Museum of American History. It is an active series, as new dissertations may be added.

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Creators:
Deal, Harmon B. (electrical engineer)
Dates:
ca. 1920-1930.
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0053
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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.

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Creators:
Von Fuchs, George, Dr.
Halacsy, Andrew, Dr. (electrical engineer)
Dates:
1884-1885
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0052
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Contains information directly relevant to the transformer's 1884-1885 evolution and secondary references and articles which von Fuchs and Halacsy referred to in their research.

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Creators:
Beakes, William Edgar
Harris, Charles Cohill, 1898- (radio engineer)
Dates:
1904-1961
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0049
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Correspondence, notes, articles, and photographs assembled by Harris on the history of the United Fruit Company and Tropical Radio Telegraph Company (TRT), 1904-1961. Also includes manuscript histories of companies; material on the application of teletypewriters to radio circuits; blueprints, schematics, reports, and manuals concerning the technica...

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Creators:
Herder Cutlery, Inc.
Dates:
1836 - 1976
Size:
3 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0050
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents through corporate records, correspondence, financial records, news clippings, personal papers, photographs, and sales records of several Herder family cutlery businesses in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Creators:
Pollard, Benjamin (merchant)
Dates:
1787-1792
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0035
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Manuscript letter book of 175 leaves, by Pollard of Norfolk, Va., includes his drafts of letters with traders in the United States, Europe, and the West Indies concerning shipment of goods, payment of accounts, and other business activities. Some letters not in Pollard's hand.

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Creators:
Evans, John G., Dr. (physician; surgeon)
Dates:
1893 - 1893
1947 - 1949
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0024
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents Dr. John G. Evans, a physician and surgeon practicing in New Hartford, Iowa in the 1940s.

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Creators:
Du Mont, Allen B. (Allen Balcom), 1901-1965
Dates:
1884-1965
Size:
46 Cubic feet (150 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0018
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

While the collection is focused rather specifically on the development of television in America, including technical details, legal proceedings, marketing and advertisement, and manufacturing, it is also a rich source for the history of American advertising, work cultures, sales, and entertainment. There is also information about radio, mostly in p...

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Creators:
American Scale and Service Company
Dates:
1912-1956
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0010
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These records of this company, located in Kansas City, Missouri, include invoices; bills of material (quantity surveys); sales records with model name, number, date, customer; and promotional literature and specifications.

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Creators:
Hyatt, John Wesley (inventor)
Celluloid Corporation.
Dates:
1883 - 1943
Size:
3 Cubic feet (3 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0009
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of trade catalogs, price lists, notebooks, promotional literature, patents, a salesman's kit (including samples), photographs and prints of plant buildings, personnel, celluloid molds and by-products documenting the Celluloid Corporation.