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William W. Brown Papers

Source:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Creator:
Brown, William W. (electrical engineer)  Search this
Former owner:
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Names:
General Electric Company  Search this
Extent:
2.66 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Correspondence
Date:
1920-1950
Scope and Contents note:
35 binders of engineering drawings, correspondence, and charts concerning high frequency alternators, low and high frequency antenna systems, insulators, conductors, power transformers, cables, and vacum tubes.
Biographical/Historical note:
William W. Brown (1899- ), electrical engineer, specialized in low frequency transmitter and antenna systems design for the General Electric Company. After his retirement in 1956, he continued his activities in a consulting capacity.
Provenance:
William W. Brown, Gift, circa 1974.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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:
Cables  Search this
Antennas (Electronics)  Search this
Electric transformers  Search this
Electric insulators and insulation  Search this
Electric generators -- Alternating current  Search this
Electric conductors  Search this
Vacuum-tubes  Search this
Electrical engineers  Search this
Electrical engineering  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings -- 1900-1950
Correspondence -- 1930-1950
Citation:
William W. Brown Papers, 1920-1950, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0102
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0102

Thomson DC Generator

Associated person:
Thomson, Elihu  Search this
Associated company:
Thomson-Houston Electric Company  Search this
Maker:
Thomson, Elihu  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 10 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in; x 26.67 cm x 26.67 cm
Object Name:
motor
electric motor
Object Type:
Patent Model
Other Terms:
motor; Motors and Generators
Place Made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1886
Patent date:
1886-01-05
ID Number:
EM.252663
Catalog number:
252663
Patent number:
333573
Accession number:
49064
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Energy & Power
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-268e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_706172
Online Media:

The U.S. Could Switch to Mostly Renewable Energy, No Batteries Needed

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 25 Jan 2016 16:00:00 +0000
Topic:
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See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_0ff080da5f781242e4297fe34709b326

[Trade catalogs on electrical and steam machinery equipment : steam turbo and engine driven units, water wheel type alternators, alternating current dynamos and motors, steam turbo units, engine driven units, gas engine sets, direct current generators and motors, rotary converters, transformers, engines, condensers, boilers, pumps, insulators, switching equipment ... ]

Author:
Archer and Baldwin, Inc  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<1> v. : ill
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
1924
1924-
Topic:
Motors  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Engines  Search this
Electric generators  Search this
Capacitors  Search this
Call number:
053110
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_700269

[Trade catalogs on automatic controls : elevated tank systems, multi-circuit float switches, float switches, water level control systems, air pressure systems, automatic alternators, timers ... ]

Author:
Automatic Control Company  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<56> v. : ill
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
1935
1935-
Topic:
Automatic control  Search this
Electric switchgear  Search this
Gages  Search this
Electric generators--Alternating current  Search this
Call number:
053586
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_706605

[Trade catalogs on generating units : direct current battery chargers, gasoline engines, alternating current plants, lighting plants ... ]

Author:
BFM Industries Inc  Search this
General Lighting Products (Firm)  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<3> v. : ill
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
1950
1950-
Topic:
Electric generators  Search this
Battery chargers  Search this
Electric motors  Search this
Engines  Search this
Call number:
053818
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_713476

Der Einphasenkollektormotor als Generator und die Nutzbremsung von Wechselstromlokomotiven / von Louis Monath

Author:
Monath, Louis  Search this
Physical description:
v, 73 p., [11] folded leaves of plates : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1917
Topic:
Electric motors  Search this
Electric generators  Search this
Electric motors, Alternating current  Search this
Call number:
TK2411 .M73 1917
TK2411.M73 1917
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_401337

[Trade catalogs on motors for refrigeration, direct current electric motors, induction motors, elevator motors, motor-generator sets, alternating current generators, motor starters and compensators, alternators, electric equipment for boats, machinery for boats, motors for vacuum processing orange juice, motors for electroplating, synchronous motors, crane and hoist motors, capacitor motors, capacitors, welders, motors for telegraphs, power switchboards, sleeve bearings, and water cooled motors for air conditioners]

Author:
Ideal Electric & Manufacturing Co  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<95> v. : ill
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
1920
1929
[192-]-
Topic:
Refrigeration and refrigerating machinery--Motors--Catalogs  Search this
Motors  Search this
Electric motors, Induction  Search this
Electric motors, Direct current--Catalogs  Search this
Electric motors, Synchronous--Catalogs  Search this
Electric generators--Alternating current  Search this
Vacuum technology--Equipment and supplies--Catalogs  Search this
Food processing machinery--Motors--Catalogs  Search this
Electroplating--Equipment and supplies  Search this
Elevators--Motors--Catalogs  Search this
Boats and boating--Electric equipment--Catalogs  Search this
Capacitor motors--Catalogs  Search this
Capacitors  Search this
Cranes, derricks, etc--Motors--Catalogs  Search this
Hoisting machinery--Motors--Catalogs  Search this
Electric switchgear  Search this
Bearings (Machinery)  Search this
Welding--Equipment and supplies  Search this
Ideal (Brand name)  Search this
Call number:
48191
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_473153

Belted alternating current generators: types AB and AH Bulletin no. 1099

Author:
ALLIS-CHALMERS MFG. CO  Search this
Type:
Books
Trade catalogs
Date:
1916
Topic:
Electric generators  Search this
Call number:
40613
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_305550

A text-book on electro-magnetism and the construction of dynamos / by Dugald C. Jackson ..

Author:
Jackson, Dugald C (Dugald Caleb) 1865-1951  Search this
Jackson, John Price b. 1868  Search this
Donor:
Burndy Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. : ill. ; 20 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1893
1896
1893-1896
Topic:
Electromagnetism  Search this
Electric generators  Search this
Electric machinery--Alternating current  Search this
Call number:
QC760 .J13 1893
QC760.J13 1893
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_332618

Vertical waterwheel alternators

Author:
General Electric Company  Search this
Type:
Books
Trade catalogs
Date:
1924
Topic:
Electric generators--Alternating current  Search this
Call number:
45834
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_340390

Horizontal alternating-current generators... GEH-105

Author:
General Electric Company  Search this
Type:
Books
Trade catalogs
Date:
1925
Topic:
Electric generators--Alternating current  Search this
Call number:
45230
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_342585

On a dynamo for maintaining electrical vibrations of high frequency : with some notes on the transmission of waves in wireless telegraphy / by Oliver Lodge

Author:
Lodge, Oliver Sir 1851-1940  Search this
Physical description:
p. [757]-791 : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1913
[1913]
Topic:
Electric generator--Alternating current  Search this
Telegraph, Wireless  Search this
Call number:
TK2931 .D15 1903
TK2931.D15 1903
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_396453

A.C. GENERATORS FOR DIESEL ENGINE DRIVE

Author:
Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company  Search this
Type:
Books
Trade catalogs
Date:
1938
Topic:
Electric generators--Alternating current  Search this
Call number:
015025
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_223728

Multiphase belted alternators - form B Bulletin no. 1104, February 1, 1908

Author:
Fort Wayne Electric Works, Inc  Search this
Type:
Books
Trade catalogs
Date:
1908
Topic:
Electric generators--Alternating current  Search this
Call number:
24495
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_228896

Dynamos and motors; a text book for colleges and technical schools, by William Suddards Franklin ... and William Esty ... Direct-current and alternating-current machines

Author:
Franklin, William S (William Suddards) 1863-1930  Search this
Esty, William 1868-1928  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 489 p. illus., diagrs. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1909
Topic:
Electric generators  Search this
Electric motors  Search this
Call number:
TK2181.F8X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_243423

Alternating current generators Bulletin no. 431

Author:
Triumph Electric Co  Search this
Type:
Books
Trade catalogs
Date:
1910
Topic:
Electric generators  Search this
Call number:
27743
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_251631

Alternating current generators: direct connected type Bulletin no. 481

Author:
Triumph Electric Co  Search this
Type:
Books
Trade catalogs
Date:
1911
Topic:
Electric generators  Search this
Call number:
27900
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_252744

Inductor type alternating current generators Bulletin no. 28

Author:
ELECTRIC MACHINERY CO  Search this
Type:
Books
Trade catalogs
Date:
1901
Topic:
Electric generators  Search this
Call number:
33840
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_275305

Westinghouse belt-driven, alternating current generators - type G Circular no. 1161

Author:
Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company Railway and Lighting Department  Search this
Type:
Books
Trade catalogs
Date:
1910
Topic:
Electric generators  Search this
Call number:
34112
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_275530

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