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Electrical engineering

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Charles A. Rosencrans lab notebooks

 Collection
Identifier: 2549
Abstract: Charles A. Rosencrans (1908-1991) was an RCA engineer who specialized in radio transmission. His notebooks largely consist of fragmentary handwritten notes from both his career at RCA and from his studies in electrical and mechanical engineering at Lehigh University.
Dates: 1929-1959

Electrical power systems records

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Identifier: 2612
Abstract: The Leeds & Northrup Company thrived throughout the twentieth century as a premier manufacturer of precision measuring and scientific equipment. The bulk of the Leeds & Northrup Electrical Power Systems records come from three employees, whose work at Leeds & Northrup spanned from 1928-1981: W. Spencer Bloor (1918-2002), Nathan Cohn (1907-1989), and S. Byron Morehouse. All worked within the Instrumentation and Controls for Electric Power Application Division. The records include papers, presentations, correspondence, memos, blueprints, and other materials relating to the development of a national electrical power grid in the United States. Technological and commercial developments in automatic electric power generation control, stabilization of energy load across regions, and problems of interconnection feature prominently in these materials.
Dates: 1904-2014

Elmer Ambrose Sperry papers

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Identifier: 1893
Abstract: Elmer Sperry (1860-1930) was one of America’s electric pioneers. He founded the Sperry Gyroscope Company in order to develop, manufacture, and market marine gyrostabilizing devices. The papers document Sperry's research and development work and entrepreneurial activities.
Dates: 1876-1931

Frederick O. Barnum III collection of RCA Victor Company negatives

 Collection
Identifier: 1995-220
Abstract: For over fifty years the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) was one of the country's leading manufacturers and vendors of radios, phonographs, televisions, and a wide array of consumer and military electronics products. The Radio Corporation of America (RCA) and the Victor Talking Machine Company merged in 1929 becoming the RCA Victor Company in 1930. This merger allowed RCA to consolidate the research, engineering, manufacturing and sales of RCA products. This collection consists of negatives, a majority of which feature sound and television equipment manufactured by RCA. These images include phonographs, radios, radio-phonograph combinations, records, speakers, amplifiers, microphones, facsimile machines, televisions, equipment involved in the transmission and reception of television and radio waves, radio equipment created for use by government agencies and motion picture equipment.
Dates: circa 1930-1977

Harry Farnsworth Brown papers

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Identifier: 2447
Abstract: Harry F. Brown (1886-1980) was an electrical engineer, and his entire career was devoted to railroad electrification. The collection consists of personal letters received by Brown, primarily from his father, Harry B. Brown, secretary of the McLagon Foundry Company in New Haven, his mother, his sister Grace, and his uncle Charles S. Brown, professor of mechanical engineering at Vanderbilt University.
Dates: 1901-1950; Majority of material found within 1901-1905

Louis F. Moose papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2605
Abstract: This collection contains papers from Louis F. Moose from his early days as a student at the University of California, Berkeley, to his retirement from Bell Laboratories, Allentown, Pennsylvania, as an electrical engineer and department head. They date from 1928 with the bulk of the documents from 1942 to 1982 covering his work and activities at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Bell Laboratories.

Throughout his career, Mr. Moose was involved with the early research and development of magnetrons/microwave tubes used in radar for military use and for Bell Systems applications.
Dates: 1928-1991

Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company of America engineering drawings

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Identifier: 2464-83
Abstract: The Marconi Wireless Telegraph Corporation of America was founded in 1899 as the American branch of Guglielmo Marconi’s (1874-1937) Wireless Telegraph & Signal Company of London. Because of its emphasis on providing radio transmitter receivers for ships and fostering oceanic communications, the U.S. Navy commandeered the company during World War I. After the war, both government and industry colluded to buy out the British company; they created the Radio Corporation of America in its stead in 1919. This collection includes around 1,300 engineering and technical drawings from the Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company of America . Subjects depicted range from circuit diagrams, wiring layouts, and switchboard schematics to architectural plans for aerial towers and carrying case designs.
Dates: 1905-1921