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Creators:
Watson, Paul Gristock, 1900-1966 (naval officer)
Dates:
1960-1965
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0104
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the early development of radio apparatus.

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Papp, George
International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation
Lott, H.J.
Salinger, Hans W.G.
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Dates:
1934-1984
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (9 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0822
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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 of...

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Creators:
Rand, John Goffe, 1801-1873
Dates:
circa 1832-1960
bulk 1832-1873
Size:
0.2 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
AAA.randjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

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.

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Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Varian, Russell H., 1898-1959 (electrical engineer)
Dates:
1937.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0110
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two notebooks, April 12-July 14 and July 14-September 8, 1937, documenting development of the klystron tube at Stanford University.

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Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Jackson, Milt
Madewell, Steven
Dates:
October 2, 2010
Size:
2 electronic discs (dvd)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1241
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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.

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Creators:
Gould, George H.
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961
Dates:
1886-1887
Size:
1 Folder
Collection ID:
NAA.MS6034
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

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...

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Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Brown, William W. (electrical engineer)
Dates:
1920-1950
Size:
2.66 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0102
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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.

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Du Mont, Allen B. (Allen Balcom), 1901-1965
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1884-1965
Size:
46 Cubic feet
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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Size:
20 Linear feet
Collection ID:
SI.Test
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Creators:
Eisler Engineering Company.
Dates:
(bulk 1920-1950s)
1885 - 1988
Size:
30 Cubic feet (49 boxes, 25 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0734
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records document Charles Eisler, a Hungarian immigrant who was a skilled mechanic and engineer and his company, Eisler Engineering Company of Newark, New Jersey, which manufactured equipment for producing electric lamps, television and radio tubes, welding equipment and laboratory equipment.

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