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Harold R. D. Roess Papers

Collector:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Author:
Roess, Harold R.D. (radio engineer)  Search this
Names:
Naval Research Laboratory (U.S.)  Search this
Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company  Search this
Extent:
2 Cubic feet (6 boxes )
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Technical drawings
Professional papers
Photographs
Blueprints
Date:
circa 1920-1964
Scope and Contents:
These papers document the career and interests of Roess, especially radio rebroadcasting stations, radio navigation, radar, antennas, Naval Research Laboratory projects, and radio broadcasting. Includes blueprints, schematics, technical literature, reprints, manuals, photographs, correspondence, and notes.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into three series.

Series 1: Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Materials

Series 2: Photographs

Series 3: Radio Materials
Biographical / Historical:
Radio engineer for Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company; later worked for the Naval Research Laboratory.
Provenance:
The Harold R.D. Roess Papers were originally donated to the Division of Electricity by Harold R.D. Roess' daughter, Ms. O'Mara, circa 1972.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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:
Technical literature -- Electric equipment  Search this
Electrical equipment  Search this
Antenna systems  Search this
Electrical engineers  Search this
Radar  Search this
Radio  Search this
Radio engineers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Technical drawings
Professional papers
Photographs -- 20th century
Blueprints
Citation:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers, ca. 1920-1964, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0048
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0048

Photographs, radio apparatus transmission stations

Collection Collector:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Author:
Roess, Harold R.D. (radio engineer)  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers, ca. 1920-1964, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Harold R. D. Roess Papers
Harold R. D. Roess Papers / Series 2: Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0048-ref44

Photographs, transmitted by short-wave

Collection Collector:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Author:
Roess, Harold R.D. (radio engineer)  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers, ca. 1920-1964, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Harold R. D. Roess Papers
Harold R. D. Roess Papers / Series 2: Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0048-ref45

Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Materials

Collection Collector:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Author:
Roess, Harold R.D. (radio engineer)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers, ca. 1920-1964, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0048, Series 1
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Harold R. D. Roess Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0048-ref14

Nucleonic Division – capacitors; modulator

Collection Collector:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Author:
Roess, Harold R.D. (radio engineer)  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers, ca. 1920-1964, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Harold R. D. Roess Papers
Harold R. D. Roess Papers / Series 1: Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0048-ref15

Automatic Pilot – Technical and Repair Manual

Collection Collector:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Author:
Roess, Harold R.D. (radio engineer)  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers, ca. 1920-1964, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers
Harold R. D. Roess Papers / Series 1: Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0048-ref16

Linear array theory, graph, invention record

Collection Collector:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Author:
Roess, Harold R.D. (radio engineer)  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers, ca. 1920-1964, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers
Harold R. D. Roess Papers / Series 1: Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0048-ref17

Graphic instruments instruction manual

Collection Collector:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Author:
Roess, Harold R.D. (radio engineer)  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers, ca. 1920-1964, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers
Harold R. D. Roess Papers / Series 1: Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0048-ref18

Oscilloscope instruction manual

Collection Collector:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Author:
Roess, Harold R.D. (radio engineer)  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers, ca. 1920-1964, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers
Harold R. D. Roess Papers / Series 1: Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0048-ref19

Blueprints

Collection Collector:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Author:
Roess, Harold R.D. (radio engineer)  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers, ca. 1920-1964, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers
Harold R. D. Roess Papers / Series 1: Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0048-ref20

Nuclear Science Quarterly

Collection Collector:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Author:
Roess, Harold R.D. (radio engineer)  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers, ca. 1920-1964, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers
Harold R. D. Roess Papers / Series 1: Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0048-ref21

NRL—reprints

Collection Collector:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Author:
Roess, Harold R.D. (radio engineer)  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers, ca. 1920-1964, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers
Harold R. D. Roess Papers / Series 1: Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0048-ref22

NRL—research

Collection Collector:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Author:
Roess, Harold R.D. (radio engineer)  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers, ca. 1920-1964, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers
Harold R. D. Roess Papers / Series 1: Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0048-ref23

Magazine articles and supplements

Collection Collector:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Author:
Roess, Harold R.D. (radio engineer)  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers, ca. 1920-1964, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers
Harold R. D. Roess Papers / Series 1: Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0048-ref24

Blueprint for gravity oscillator

Collection Collector:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Author:
Roess, Harold R.D. (radio engineer)  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers, ca. 1920-1964, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers
Harold R. D. Roess Papers / Series 1: Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0048-ref25

NRL—Pulse Modulator and calibrator

Collection Collector:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Author:
Roess, Harold R.D. (radio engineer)  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers, ca. 1920-1964, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers
Harold R. D. Roess Papers / Series 1: Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0048-ref26

Nuclear reactor material

Collection Collector:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Author:
Roess, Harold R.D. (radio engineer)  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers, ca. 1920-1964, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers
Harold R. D. Roess Papers / Series 1: Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0048-ref27

Radar, cable fault location, NRL pamphlet, part security

Collection Collector:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Author:
Roess, Harold R.D. (radio engineer)  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers, ca. 1920-1964, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers
Harold R. D. Roess Papers / Series 1: Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0048-ref28

NRL—lectures

Collection Collector:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Author:
Roess, Harold R.D. (radio engineer)  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers, ca. 1920-1964, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers
Harold R. D. Roess Papers / Series 1: Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0048-ref29

Letter of commendation on atomic bomb

Collection Collector:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Author:
Roess, Harold R.D. (radio engineer)  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers, ca. 1920-1964, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Harold R. D. Roess Papers
Harold R. D. Roess Papers / Series 1: Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0048-ref30

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