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Electronic industry workers

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Electronic industry employees

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

David Sarnoff Library records

Accession: 2464-73

The David Sarnoff Library was established at the David Sarnoff Research Center in Princeton, New Jersey in 1967 as a showcase for the accomplishments of long-time Radio Corporation of America (RCA) head David Sarnoff. After five years of activity, the Library was largely moribund until the arrival of Alex Magoun as Curator (later Executive Director) in 1998. Under his leadership, the Library expanded its mission to include the history of RCA in general and the David Sarnoff Research Center in particular. Due to lack of funding, the David Sarnoff Library closed in 2009. The collection documents the creation and evolution of the Library through board of directors records, correspondence, reports, oral histories, and photographs.

Dates: 1960-2009

Nathan Gordon photographs, 1963-1979

Accession: 2464-09Identifier: 2464-09-17.
Scope and Content:

This collection contains photographs of Gordon and his co-workers as well as copies of newspaper and journal articles about his life.

Dates: 1963-1979

Nicholas F. Pensiero papers

Accession: 2138

Nicholas F. Pensiero (1918-2003) worked in the Marketing Division of the Radio Corporation of America (RCA), a leading American electronics company. The papers comprise a portion of Pensiero’s files retained by him after retirement in 1984. They include a variety of pieces relating to the history of RCA and its predecessor, the Victor Talking Machine Company. There are memoirs (copies) of two RCA engineers, an advertising scrapbook dating from 1938 to 1942, and a set of dust jackets for 78rpm records dating from 1912 to 1938.

Dates: 1904-1984; Majority of material found within 1974-1984

Photographs, 1920-1960

Accession: 2333Identifier: 2333-III.
Scope and Content:

Consists of a variety of photographs spanning the period from 1920 to 1960. The photographs cover a range of subjects, including the facilities and equipment, employees at work, and the products themselves. There are also several aerial photographs of the plant.

Dates: 1920-1960

Radio Corporation of America photographs

Accession: 1995-292

Radio Corporation of America (RCA) was incorporated in 1919, entered the broadcasting field in July 1921 and shortly thereafter began to sell home broadcasting equipment manufactured by GE and Westinghouse. The collection consists of photographs and negatives relating to Radio Corporation of America (RCA), the Victor Talking Machine Company, which was purchased by RCA in 1929, and the RCA-Victor Division of Radio Corporation of America.

Dates: circa 1878-1960

R.R. Wright collection of RCA ephemera

Accession: 2574

R.R. Wright (1913-2009) was an employee of the RCA Corporation, one of the country's leading manufacturers and vendors of radios, televisions, and consumer electronics products. This is a small collection of ephemera Wright preserved throughout his thirty-three year long career with the company. Included are sample publications, manuals, stationery and small artifacts with RCA logos or advertising.

Dates: 1940-1973