Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI
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Russell H. Varian was co-inventor of the klystron tube, important in the development of radar. Varian worked at various times for Stanford University, Humble Oil Company, Farnsworth Television Corporation, and the Sperry Gyroscope Company, before founding Varian Associates with his brother Sigmund.
Two notebooks, April 12-July 14 and July 14-September 8, 1937, documenting development of the klystron tube at Stanford University.
Russell H. Varian Papers, 1937, Archives Center, National Museum of American History