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Henri Gaston Busignies Papers, 1905-1981

Author:
Busignies, Henri Gaston (electronic/communications engineer) 1905-1981
Collector:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI
Subject:
International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation
Physical description:
0.15 cubic feet
1 box
Type:
Papers
Collection descriptions
Place:
Nutley (N.J.)
Date:
1905
1905-1981
20th century
Notes:
Busignies, electronic-communications engineer, came to the United States from France in 1940 and was naturalized in 1953. He held several positions at the Paris laboratories of the International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation(ITT), 1928-1941, where he was involved with the development of direction finders, radar, and instrument landing and at the Federal Telecommunications Laboratories of ITT at Nutley, New Jersey, 1941-1946. He received a certificate of commendation for his outstanding service with the United States Navy in 1947 and the Presidential Certificate of Merit in 1948.
Summary:
Documentation of Gaston's role in the development of radio direction finders during World War II.
Cite as:
Henri Gaston Busignies Papers, 1905-1981, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Communications, Military
Electronics
Radio detection finders
Radar
Telecommunications engineers
Electronic engineers
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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