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JCPenney Model 863-5610-60 Microwave Oven

Maker:
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.  Search this
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
glass (overall material)
copper (overall material)
rubber (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 1/2 in x 20 1/4 in x 21 in; 21.59 cm x 51.435 cm x 53.34 cm
Object Name:
electrical appliance
microwave oven
appliance
Date made:
1976-04
Credit Line:
from Jeff and Jan Thompson
ID Number:
2006.0133.01
Accession number:
2006.0133
Catalog number:
2006.0133.01
Model number:
863-5610-60-21
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Food
FOOD: Transforming the American Table 1950-2000
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-23c3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1305716
Online Media:

[Trade catalogs from Litton Industries]

Variant company name:
Multiple locations  Search this
Company Name:
Litton Industries  Search this
Related companies:
Litton Industries, Inc. ; Litton Bionetics, Inc. (MD) ; Aero Service Corp. (PA) ; Triad Transformer Corp. [Div.] (CA) ; Triad Distributor Div. (IN) ; Litton Industries, Electron Tube Div. (CA) ; Litton Industries, McKiernan-Terry Marine Div. (NJ) ; Litton Industries, Atherton Div. (CA) ; Litton Industries, Atherton Div., Industrial Microwave Dept. (CA) ; Litton Microwave Cooking (MN) ; Western Geophysical Co. of America [Div.] (CA) ; Times Facsimile Corp. [Div.] (NY and DC) ; Communication Papers Inc. [Div.] (PA) ; Litton Engineering Laboratories (CA) ; Lucas Machine Tool Co. ; Lucas Machine Div., New Britain Machine Co. ; Profexray Div. (Elk Grove, IL and Rexdale, Ontario, Canada) ; Eureka X-Ray Tube Co. (Chicago, IL) ; Westrex Corp. ; Facsimile Communications Quarterly  Search this
Notes content:
Marine Dinoseis system; recording systems and equipment, photographic and magnetic systems, newsreel recording systems and re-recorders, film editing equipment, electrical printing equipment, film processing equipment, sound track magnetic stripers, studio review room equipment, disk recording equipment, testing and measuring equipment, associated studio equipment, location recording power equipment, and motion picture theatre sound systems. Marine "DINOSEIS" system for mapping and exploration ; "For Heat, Tune to 915 or 2450 Megacycles" on microwave heating applications ; model "C-10S-2", icrowave conveyor ; magnetrons ; "Microtron" heating unit ; wave amplifiers ; "Barratron" transmitting tubes ; backward wave oscillators ; klystrons ; traveling wave tubes ; cathode ray tubes ; microwave equipment ; Litton "Minutemaster" microwave ovens ; Litton "PDR" precision depth recorder ; laboratory products ; animal, human, and other immunoenzymology reagents ; rat liver homogenate ; Murine Antibody Test (MAT) kits ; lymphocyte separation medium ; other biological research products ; "Aerial Surveys Aid Highway Location", using the "Brock Method of translating aerial photographs into contour maps" ; electronic transformers ; replacement transformers for televisions ; "Red Spec" transistor transformers ; transistors for audio equipment ; transformers ; power components ; "geoformers" ; television components ; "Timefax" NDA electrosensitive recording paper ; rectifier power transformers ; glassworking lathes and other precision glassworking equipment ; "Product Safety Testing at Litton Bionetics, Inc.", "tests from mollecular and cellular in vitro assays to long-term animal studies" ; "Litton Bionetics, Inc. Department of Toxicology" ; "Testing Capability and Resources: Department of Molecular Toxicology" ; multi-beam CRT's ; cathrode ray tubes for electronic imagery ; Litton Medical Products: patient monitoring systems ; resuscitation units ; preamplifiers ; Quality System Registrars (QSR) ; recording systems...this comprises the uncataloged portion.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
57 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Biotechnology and biochemical equipment and supplies  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Chemicals and chemical products  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Engineering consultants and contractors  Search this
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Military equipment and supplies (including uniforms)  Search this
Nuclear materials and technologies  Search this
Office equipment and supplies  Search this
Radios and radio equipment  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Telephone; telegraph and telecommunications equipment and supplies  Search this
Television  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Armed Forces -- Equipment  Search this
Beverage industry  Search this
Biochemical engineering  Search this
Biotechnology  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Chemicals  Search this
Consulting engineers  Search this
Distilleries  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Engineers  Search this
Food industry and trade  Search this
Glass  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Military supplies  Search this
Military uniforms  Search this
Nuclear energy  Search this
Nuclear engineering -- Instruments  Search this
Nuclear industry  Search this
Nuclear power plants  Search this
Office equipment and supplies industry  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_27280
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_27280

William R. Stone Microwave Oven Papers

Donor:
Hoffman, Robin  Search this
Hoffman, Robin  Search this
Creator:
Stone, William R., 1920-2006  Search this
Raytheon Company  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes )
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Graphs
Memorandums
Reports
Specifications
Patents
Articles
Notes
Photographs
Design drawings
Trade literature
Date:
1967-1985
Scope and Contents:
Papers documenting William R. Stone's involvement in the invention and development of the microwave for industrial and home use. The collection includes biographical information; patents, and other invention related papers; photographs; design drawings; internal company papers and memoranda; Stone's research and reports, especially on the subject of microwave safety; and trade literature relating to products for both industrial and home use.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Biographical / Historical:
Stone was an engineer for Raytheon. He was involved in the invention and development of microwave ovens for industrial uses, such as for ink drying, rubber vulcanization, and later for home use.
Provenance:
Donated to the Archives Center in 2014 by Robin Hoffman, William Stone's daughter.
Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Microwave heating  Search this
Microwave equipment industry  Search this
Engineers -- 20th century  Search this
Safety  Search this
Microwave ovens  Search this
Microwave oven industry  Search this
Genre/Form:
Graphs
Memorandums -- 1950-2000
Reports
Specifications
Patents -- 20th century
Articles -- 1950-2000
Notes
Photographs -- 20th century
Design drawings -- 20th century
Trade literature
Citation:
William R. Stone Microwave Oven Papers, 1967-1985, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1320
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1320

A Little Independent Energy Experiment on the Prairie

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Interviews
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 06 Apr 2012 03:00:00 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_fb2bb13bc8b541220861395e688640fe

Microwave-enhanced chemistry : fundamentals, sample preparation, and applications / H.M. (Skip) Kingston, editor, Stephen J. Haswell, editor

Author:
Kingston, Howard M  Search this
Haswell, S. J (Stephen John) 1954-  Search this
Physical description:
xxviii, 772 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1997
C1997
Topic:
Microwave heating  Search this
Chemical reactions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_536550

The way kitchens work : the science behind the microwave, teflon pan, garbage disposal, and more / Ed Sobey

Author:
Sobey, Edwin J. C. 1948-  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 203 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2010
Topic:
Cooking--Equipment and supplies  Search this
Kitchens--Equipment and supplies  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1035516

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