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Charles Cohill Harris Collection, ca. 1906-1976

Collector:
Harris, Charles Cohill 1898- (radio engineer)
Beakes, William Edgar
Subject:
Fessenden, R.A
Tropical Radio Telegraph Company
United Fruit Company
Physical description:
1 cu. ft.: 1 record box
Type:
Technical drawings
Collection descriptions
Scrapbooks
Correspondence
Blueprints
Reports
Date:
1906
1976
ca 1906-1976
20th century
Notes:
Harris, radio engineer and executive, served in various capacities in the Tropical Radio Telegraph Company, a subsidiary of the United Fruit Company, 1916-1963.
Summary:
Correspondence, notes, articles, and photographs assembled by Harris on the history of the United Fruit Company and Tropical Radio Telegraph Company (TRT), 1904-1961. Also includes manuscript histories of companies; material on the application of teletypewriters to radio circuits; blueprints, schematics, reports, and manuals concerning the technical work on TRT; and a scrapbook of William Edgar Beakes, president of TRT, 1939-1943.
Cite as:
Charles Cohill Harris Collection, ca. 1906-1976, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Communications
Electrical engineers
Electric equipment
Electrical science and technology
Radio
Technical literature--Electric equipment
Telegraph, Wireless
Radio engineers
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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