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George H. Clark Radioana Collection, ca. 1880-1950

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Collector:
Clark, George Howard 1881-1956
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI
Subject:
Radio Corporation of America
American Marconi Company
Physical description:
220 cu. ft.: 700 boxes
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Technical manuals
Sale catalogs
Patents
Letters patent
Clippings
Correspondence
Blueprints
Technical drawings
Date:
1880
1950
ca 1880-1950
1880-1950
1900-1950
1850-1900
1930-1950
Notes:
George Howard Clark, born February 15, 1881, at Alberton, Prince Edward Island, Canada, emigrated to the United States at fourteen. He graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a B.S.E.E. in 1903. Clark worked for several firms and the federal government until joining the American Marconi Company in 1919, when the Radio Corporation of America was formed. Clark remained with RCA and eventually became one of its vice-presidents.
Summary:
This collection, assembled and arranged by Clark, consists of materials documenting the history of radio, especially its early days. Records include correspondence, photographs, articles, clippings, drawings, blueprints, patents and patent specifications, sales literature, and technical literature.
Cite as:
George H. Clark Radioana Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Communication
Electric engineers
Electricity
Radio--History
Radio engineers
Electrical equipment
Local number:
1997.3051 (NMAH Acc.)
1997.3052 (NMAH Acc.)
1997.3062 (NMAH Acc.)
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