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Wadsworth W. Mount Collection

Creator:
Mount, Wadsworth W., 1907-1985  Search this
Names:
United States. Bureau of Ordnance  Search this
United States. Navy. Naval Ordnance Lab [NOL]  Search this
Mount, Wadsworth W., 1907-1985  Search this
Extent:
1.09 Cubic feet ((1 records center box))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Negatives
Drawings
Correspondence
Reports
Date:
[ca. 1940s-1977]
bulk [ca.1940s-1950s]
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains photographs, negatives, blueprints, patents, test reports and correspondence dealing with Mount's rocket application inventions.
Biographical / Historical:
Wadsworth W. Mount (1907-1985) was educated at Amherst College and New York University. Besides practicing business and finance, he patented and successful demonstrated a number of inventions, including wire and cable carrying rocket projectors for antiaircraft and lifesaving applications. Among his rocket patents are 4 types of ordnance equipment for the US Navy in WWII. After WWII he worked with the Naval Ordnance Lab and Bureau of Ordnance requirements, and conducted experiments on the use of small rocket motors for firing steel cable ashore from ships in distress.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Wadsworth W. Mount, gift, XXXX-0368, unknown
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Rockets (Aeronautics)  Search this
Rocketry  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Antiaircraft missiles  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Negatives
Drawings
Correspondence
Reports
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0368
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg254d68980-0a29-49ed-a3b9-d5aa2fef67f4
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0368

[Records of the Bureau of Ordnance] [microform]

Author:
United States Navy Department Bureau of Ordnance  Search this
United States National Archives and Records Service  Search this
Subject:
United States Navy Department Bureau of Ordnance  Search this
United States Bureau of Ordnance and Hydrography  Search this
Physical description:
1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm
Type:
Microforms
Archives
Date:
1978
1978?]
Call number:
mfm 003393
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_820429

Report on the thirty-two pounder of thirty-two cwt. to Commodore Warrington, chief of Bureau of Ordnance & Hydrography / by Jno. A. Dahlgren

Author:
Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard 1809-1870  Search this
United States Bureau of Ordnance and Hydrography  Search this
Physical description:
107 p., [5] leaves of plates : ill., map ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1850
Topic:
Naval gunnery  Search this
Ordnance, Naval  Search this
Naval art and science  Search this
Call number:
VF145 .D13 1850
VF145.D13 1850
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_334382

A system of boat armament in the United States Navy : reported to ... Bureau of Ordnance and Hydrography / by Lieut. J. A. Dahlgren ... in charge of experimental department

Author:
Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard 1809-1870  Search this
United States Bureau of Ordnance and Hydrography  Search this
Subject:
United States Navy Small-boat service  Search this
Physical description:
122 p. : 11 plates, 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1852
Topic:
Ordnance, Naval  Search this
Call number:
VD403 .D14 1852
VD403.D14 1852
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_340264

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