Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
1 documents - page 1 of 1

Daniel Henderson Portable Electronic Devices Documentary Collection, 1968-2002

view Daniel Henderson Portable Electronic Devices Documentary Collection, 1968-2002 digital asset number 1
Donor:
Henderson, Daniel
Author:
Hashimoto, Kazuo
Physical description:
3 cu. ft. : 9 boxes, 1 oversize folder
Type:
Manuals
Collection descriptions
Press releases
Articles
CD-ROMs
Technical notes
Patents
Photocopies
Date:
1968
1968-2002
20th century
1950-2000
Notes:
Inventor who worked closely with Kazuo Hashimoto, widely recognized for having developed the telephone answering machine. After Hashimoto died in August 1995, Henderson strove to ensure that Hashimoto's work would be recognized in the telecommunications and computer industries. In 1996, Henderson and Hashimoto's widow co-founded PhoneTel Communications, a company dedicated to protecting the patent portfolios of inventors, including Hashimoto.
Summary:
Photocopies (xerographic copies) of American, Japanese, German, and French patents; photocopied articles, advertisements, news releases, user manuals, buyer's guides, company analyses, technical references, and an oversize timeline. The collection documents 79 artifacts, including telephone answering machines, cellular phones, and related wireless devices, which Henderson donated to the Museum's Electrical Collections holdings. Compiled by Henderson to accompany the artifacts, the materials document the history and development of cellular phones and related wireless devices.
Cite as:
Daniel Henderson Portable Electronic Devices Documentary Collection, 1968-2002, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Cellular telephone equipment industry
Inventions
Inventors
Telephone--History
Telephone answering and recording equipment industry
Telephone--Equipment and supplies
Local number:
2004.3078 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

Modify Your Search






or


Narrow By
  • Finding aids
  • Archival materials
  • Articles
  • Collection descriptions
  • Compact discs
  • Manuals (instructional materials)
  • Patents
  • Photocopies
  • Press releases
  • Technical notes
  • Archival materials
  • Articles
  • Collection descriptions
  • Compact discs
  • Manuals (instructional materials)
  • Patents
  • Photocopies
  • Press releases
  • Technical notes
  • Cellular telephone equipment industry
  • Equipment
  • History
  • Inventions
  • Inventors
  • Telephone
  • Telephone answering and recording equipment industry
  • Cellular telephone equipment industry
  • Equipment
  • History
  • Inventions
  • Inventors
  • Telephone
  • Telephone answering and recording equipment industry
  • Hashimoto, Kazuo
  • Henderson, Daniel
  • Hashimoto, Kazuo
  • Henderson, Daniel
Filter results to a specific time period.
  • 1900s
  • 1910s
  • 1920s
  • 1930s
  • 1940s
  • 1950s
  • 1960s
  • 1970s
  • 1980s
  • 1990s
  • Archives Center - NMAH