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Electric discharge tube

Measurements:
overall: 11 in x 10 in x 5 1/2 in; 27.94 cm x 25.4 cm x 13.97 cm
Object Name:
Electron Tube
discharge tube
Date made:
ca 1900
Credit Line:
from International Business Machines, Inc., William J. Hammer Collection
ID Number:
EM.320436.01
Catalog number:
320436.01
Accession number:
241402
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Electric discharge tube

Measurements:
overall: 11 3/4 in x 7 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in; 29.845 cm x 19.05 cm x 13.97 cm
Object Name:
Electron Tube
3electron tube
discharge tube
Date made:
ca 1900
Credit Line:
from International Business Machines, Inc., William J. Hammer Collection
ID Number:
EM.320436.02
Catalog number:
320436.02
Accession number:
241402
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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[Trade catalogs from Allen B. Du Mont Laboratories, Inc.]

Variant company name:
Passaic, NJ  Search this
Company Name:
Allen B. Du Mont Laboratories, Inc.  Search this
Related companies:
DuMont ; Instrument and Cathode-ray Tube Division ; Du Mont Laboratories ; Divisions of Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corp. ; Du Mont Technical Sales Dept. ; Telecasting Equipment Dept.  Search this
Notes content:
Cathode-ray oscillography ; cathode-ray tubes ; precision electronics and television ; color television ; radar, guided missiles, computers, amplifiers, navigational aids, sonar systems and components, transducers, electron tubes, etc. ; "fine furniture" television and high fidelity instruments ; film reproduction equipment ; "Oscillographer" ; "Raster" publications ; "Resonoscope" to determine the correct pitch of musical instruments or voice ; television service manual for "Models 180, 181, 182, 183" ; operating instructions for oscillographs ; service and maintenance manuals for oscillographs ; "Ultra High Frequency channels" ; National Television Allocation Plan vol. 4 ; "Comparison of F.C.C and Du Mont Allocation Plans" ; "Duoscopic" television receiver ; "Practical Guide for Cathode-Ray Design" ; direct view storage tube
Includes:
Trade catalog, manual, photographs and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
388 pieces; 9 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Clifton, New Jersey, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Computers and computer equipment  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Military equipment and supplies (including uniforms)  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Photographic equipment and supplies  Search this
Television  Search this
Topic:
Armed Forces -- Equipment  Search this
Cameras  Search this
Computers  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Furniture industry and trade  Search this
House furnishings  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Military supplies  Search this
Military uniforms  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Optical equipment  Search this
Photographic industry  Search this
Television -- Receivers and reception  Search this
Television supplies industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_13718
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_13718

[Trade catalogs from Tung-Sol Electric Inc.]

Variant company name:
Bloomfield, NJ  Search this
Company Name:
Tung-Sol Electric Inc.  Search this
Related companies:
Tung-Sol Lamp Works Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
miniature incandescent lamps ; all-glass sealed beam headlight lamps ; current intermittors ; electron tubes ; cathode ray tube data ; diodes ; triodes ; pentodes ; quadruple diodes ; semiconductor rectifiers
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
118 pieces; 10 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Newark, New Jersey, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Lighting (electric; gas; candle; oil; etc.)  Search this
Topic:
Candles  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Lamps  Search this
Lighting  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_26086
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_26086

[Trade catalogs from Machlett Laboratories, Inc.]

Variant company name:
Springdale, CT  Search this
Company Name:
Machlett Laboratories, Inc.  Search this
Related companies:
Raytheon Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Timing and mAs test kit ; Fluoroscopic System resolution test tool ; Focal spot test tool ; Wide range kV X-Ray test cassette ; Tomographic Phantom ; Diagnostic X-Ray dosimeter ; Dosimeter charger ; Patient phantom/penetrometer system ; beam alignment ; collimator x-ray/light field congruence tool ; cassette film-to-screen contact mesh ; half-value layer filter ; CYR shockproof shield ; electron tubes ; "Cathode Press" publication
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
106 pieces; 4 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Stamford, Connecticut, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Topic:
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_36921
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
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Set of five Geissler tubes

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
.01: 9 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in; 24.13 cm x 5.715 cm
.02: 11 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 1/8 in; 29.21 cm x 6.35 cm x 2.8575 cm
.03: 8 1/2 in x 2 in x 1 1/4 in; 21.59 cm x 5.08 cm x 3.175 cm
.04: 11 in x 2 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 27.94 cm x 6.985 cm x 6.35 cm
.05: 14 in x 10 in x 2 in; 35.56 cm x 25.4 cm x 5.08 cm
box: 4 1/2 in x 23 in x 12 1/2 in; 11.43 cm x 58.42 cm x 31.75 cm
Object Name:
Electron Tube
geissler tube
Other Terms:
Electron Tube; Electron Tubes
Credit Line:
from University of London King's College, Department of Physics
ID Number:
1990.0539.20
Catalog number:
1990.0539.20
Accession number:
1990.0539
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Exhibition:
Artifact Wall (1990.0539.20.05)
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Geissler tube without envelope

Measurements:
tube: 7 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 in; 17.78 cm x 6.35 cm x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
Geissler Tube
Other Terms:
Geissler Tube; Electron Tube; Electron Tubes
ID Number:
EM.317883
Catalog number:
317883
Accession number:
233317
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Exhibition:
Artifact Wall
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-181c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_703158
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Geissler tube without envelope

Measurements:
tube: 7 1/2 in x 2 in x 1 in; 19.05 cm x 5.08 cm x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
Geissler Tube
Other Terms:
Geissler Tube; Electron Tube; Electron Tubes
ID Number:
EM.317884
Catalog number:
317884
Accession number:
233317
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Exhibition:
Artifact Wall
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_703159
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Geissler tube without envelope

Measurements:
tube: 7 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 in; 17.78 cm x 4.445 cm x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
Geissler Tube
Other Terms:
Geissler Tube; Electron Tube; Electron Tubes
ID Number:
EM.317890
Catalog number:
317890
Accession number:
233317
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Exhibition:
Artifact Wall
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-19e6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_703160
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Geissler tube without envelope

Measurements:
tube: 6 in x 3/4 in; 15.24 cm x 1.905 cm
Object Name:
Geissler Tube
Other Terms:
Geissler Tube; Electron Tube; Electron Tubes
ID Number:
EM.317891
Catalog number:
317891
Accession number:
233317
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Exhibition:
Artifact Wall
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-3b83-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_703982
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Geissler tube without envelope

Measurements:
tube: 7 in x 2 3/4 in x 1 in; 17.78 cm x 6.985 cm x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
Geissler Tube
Other Terms:
Geissler Tube; Electron Tube; Electron Tubes
ID Number:
EM.317878
Catalog number:
317878
Accession number:
233317
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Exhibition:
Artifact Wall
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Crookes tube

Associated user:
unknown  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 7 1/2 in x 4 in; x 19.05 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
EM*314960
Discharge Tube
Crookes tube
crookes tube
Other Terms:
Discharge Tube; Electron Tubes
Credit Line:
from Rutgers University, thru Peter Lindenfeld
ID Number:
EM.327604
Catalog number:
327604
Accession number:
268279
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Exhibition:
Artifact Wall
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Crookes V-shaped tube with 3 electrodes

Measurements:
overall: 11 in x 1 in; x 27.94 cm x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
Discharge Tube
Crookes tube
crookes tube
Other Terms:
Discharge Tube; Electron Tubes
Credit Line:
from International Business Machines, Inc., William J. Hammer Collection
ID Number:
EM.320421
Catalog number:
320421
Accession number:
241402
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Exhibition:
Artifact Wall
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Phosphorescent Crookes tube with floral target

Measurements:
overall: 11 1/2 in x 4 in; x 29.21 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
Electron Tube, Diode
Crookes tube
crookes tube
Other Terms:
Electron Tube, Diode; Electron Tubes
Credit Line:
from Gettysburg College, thru Richard T. Mara
ID Number:
EM.318445
Catalog number:
318445
Accession number:
235480
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Exhibition:
Artifact Wall
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Crookes tube for demonstrating mineral phosphorescence

Measurements:
overall: 6 in x 3 in; x 15.24 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
Electron Tube, Diode
Crookes tube
cathode ray tube
crookes tube
Other Terms:
Electron Tube, Diode; Electron Tubes
Credit Line:
from International Business Machines, Inc., William J. Hammer Collection
ID Number:
EM.320434
Catalog number:
320434
Accession number:
241402
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Exhibition:
Artifact Wall
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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EDAN-URL:
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Cunningham type CX112 tube

Maker:
E. T. Cunningham, Inc.  Search this
Object Name:
Electron Tube
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN79803T03
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_700571

Cunningham type CX112A vacuum triode

Maker:
E. T. Cunningham, Inc.  Search this
Object Name:
Electron Tube
triode
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN79803T04
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Cunningham type CX112 tube

Maker:
E. T. Cunningham, Inc.  Search this
Object Name:
Electron Tube
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN79803T06
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Cunningham type CX112A vacuum triode

Maker:
E. T. Cunningham, Inc.  Search this
Object Name:
Electron Tube
triode
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN79803T07
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Cunningham type C324 tube in RCA Cunningham box

Maker:
E. T. Cunningham, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
composition (overall material)
glass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
paper (box, wrapping material)
Measurements:
tube: 5 in x 1 3/4 in; 12.7 cm x 4.445 cm
box: 5 1/2 in x 2 in x 2 in; 13.97 cm x 5.08 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
Electron Tube
tetrode
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN79838U03
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-18be-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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