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Walter G. Bain papers, 1958-1982

Accession: 2464-76Identifier: 2464-76-I.

Part of collection: RCA Camden records (2464-76)


  • Creation: 1958-1982

Biographical Note

Walter G. Bain was born in Springfield, Illinois on June 20, 1910. Bain served in the National Guard from 1926 to 1932. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in 1932 from the University of Colorado and his Bachelors of Science in Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1935. Bain joined RCA Camden as the Vice President and General Manager of Communications and Missile Electronics in RCA Defense Electronic Products in 1959. Prior to working for RCA, Bain worked for Republic Aviation Corporation from 1953 to 1958. He died in February of 1987.

Scope and Content

The Walter G. Bain papers contain correspondence with various organizations including Republic Aviation Corporation, the United States Air Force, General Motors Company, Midwestern Instrument, and Hergenerather Associates. Along with RCA internal correspondence, the papers also include a scrapbook, newspaper clippings, and membership information related to a variety of organizations.


Folders are arranged alphabetically. Folder titles are original.


From the Collection: 6.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Additional Description

Access Restrictions

This collection contains material from the Manuscripts and Archives Department (M&A) and the Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department (AVD). Box prefixes indicate which department holds an individual file or item.

Films and negatives are housed in cold storage and must reacclimate prior to viewing (Film Cans 1-15 and Box AVD-NG1). Please contact the Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department at least 48 hours in advance of research visit.

Records subject to 25-year time seal.


Folders are arranged alphabetically. Folder titles are original.

Processing Notes

Processed by Ashley Giordano, 2016.


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Repository Details

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

PO Box 3630
Wilmington Delaware 19807 USA