Paul G. Watson Collection
The collection documents the early development of radio apparatus.
ITT Industrial Research Laboratories Electron Tube Research Records
International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation
Salinger, Hans W.G.
This collection contains a diverse selection of materials that address a variety of aspects of the ITT Industrial Laboratories in Fort Wayne, Indiana. There are research and development notebooks from various scientists and engineers, reports and articles on products being developed and research being conducted, technical drawings, a large body …
John Goffe Rand papers
The scattered papers of inventor and portrait painter John Goffe Rand measure 0.2 linear feet and date from circa 1832-1960, bulk 1832-1873. Included are biographical sketches, a will, lists of portraits by Rand, a small amount of correspondence, files regarding Rand's invention of the collapsible artists' paint tube, clippings, a photo, and an example of one of the first paint tubes made in a factory.
Russell H. Varian Papers
Two notebooks, April 12-July 14 and July 14-September 8, 1937, documenting development of the klystron tube at Stanford University.
Milt Jackson Innovative Lives Presentation
Collection documents inventor Milt Jackson who discusses his "re-invention" of the test tube. Jackson's test tube has a flat side that enables it to rest horizontally without a rack, and a bent end. Milt Jackson is the founder of the company Norwood-Cortez which provides computer systems design services.
William W. Brown Papers
35 binders of engineering drawings, correspondence, and charts concerning high frequency alternators, low and high frequency antenna systems, insulators, conductors, power transformers, cables, and vacum tubes.
MS 6034 Chumash ethnographic notes collected by G. H Gould
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961
Contains: Interview with Rafael Solaris concerning tubes, bone cylinders, and charm stones. Santa Barbara, California. November 28, 1886. Interview with Justo Gonales and Rafael Solaris concerning ring stones, tubes, and other objects. [Santa Barbara, California?]. January 4, 1887. Interview with Juan de Jesus concerning artifacts, houses, etc. [Santa Barbara, California?]. Undated. "Second interview with …
Meredith Leam Jones Oral History Interview
The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives’ record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program …
Allen Balcom Du Mont Collection
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 periodicals …
MS 3256 Miscellaneous Notes on the Mound Builders
Extracts from printed sources on such subjects as "cloth," "stone tubes," "fortified towns," etc.