Science Service was established in 1920 through the efforts of the E. W. Scripps Company in collaboration with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), and the National Research Council (NRC). In 1919 Scripps had established the American Society for the Dissemination of Science …
Westinghouse Philippines Power Mission Photograph Album
Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company
Photographs that document Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing employee Ray Quick's travels to the Philippines and Guam to explore the power potential of the islands.
Niagara Falls Power Company Photographs
The collection consists of bound photograph albums and loose photographs documenting the construction of the Adams Power Station (hydroelectric plant) and allied structures of the Niagara Falls Power Company, 1899-1919.
Dodge Manufacturing Company Records
A collection of photographs, some prints but mostly negatives, documenting the facilities, products and staff of the Dodge Manufacturing Company between 1905 and 1924. There are exterior and interior views of the factory.
Charles Richardson Pratt Papers
The papers document the professional career of mechanical engineer, Charles Richardson Pratt. The papers include correspondence, patents, patent application materials, agreements, photographs, publications, and blueprints for many of Pratt's inventions, especially his work on elevators.
Edmund A. Laport Collection
The collection documents Edmund A. Laport, a former director of broadcast engineering for the Radio Corporation of America.
Kenneth M. Swezey Papers
Sarony, Napoleon, 1821-1896
Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943
The collection consists of correspondence (both of Nicola Tesla and Kenneth Swezey), copies of patents, articles, pamphlets, brochures, stamps, newsletters, and manuscripts, from 1890-1972 collected and assembled by Swezey.
Lloyd Espenschied Papers
Miscellaneous information on the history of telephonic and wireless communication; considerable personal correspondence about men and events in the field, especially disputed claims of inventions, development, and the like.
Reddy Kilowatt Records
Hooks, Benjamin, Dr.
Reddy Communications, Inc.
The records document the development and use of Reddy Kilowatt, a cartoon figure trademark created in 1926 by Ashton B. Collins, Sr. More than 150 investor-owned electric utilities in the United States and at least twelve foreign countries licensed the use of the Reddy Kilowatt trademark. The records include a wide range of textual and visual materials and sound and moving image recordings.
George H. Clark Radioana Collection
The collection forms a documentary record of over half a century of the history of radio, with the greatest emphasis on the period 1900-1935. The collection includes materials that span the entire history of the growth of the radio industry. It is useful for those historians and other researchers interested in technological development, economic history, and the impact of applications of technology on American life.