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Guide to the Charles Vincent Litton papers, 1912-1972
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Boxes 1-10

Letters written to Litton

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from business associates, employees, firms, government agencies and departments, engineers, physicists, family and friends relating to the activities of Litton's various companies as well as those with which he was associated, tube developments and designs, patents, government contracts and theories in physics. Arranged alphabetically. A partial list of correspondents follows the Key to Arrangement. Unlisted letters are arranged alphabetically in miscellanies preceding each letter of the alphabet. Unidentified letters are at the end.
Boxes 11-13

Letters written by Litton, 1912-1971

Scope and Content Note

Primarily carbon copies with occasional drafts. No letters for the years 1913-15, 1917-24, 1926-28, 1931-34 and 1970. Arranged chronologically, with undated letters at the end.
Box 11

1912-1950

Box 12

1951-1954

Box 13

1955-1971 & n. d.

Carton 1

Litton Engineering Laboratories

Scope and Content Note

Minutes, notices, technical notes, reports, orders, manuals and transcripts of telephone conversations covering the business activities and functioning of Litton Engineering Laboratories. Arranged alphabetically.
 

Litton Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (of New Jersey)

 

Litton Industries (of California)

 

Quality Control Systems

 

Tube Manufacturing Position, 1951

 

Vacuum Tube Reliability

carton Cartons 1-3

Material relating to tubes

Scope and Content Note

Designs, notes, tests, official reports, drawings, orders for equipment and specifications for various tubes made by Litton Engineering Laboratories, Litton Industries and other companies with which Litton was associated (i. e., Bell Telephone Laboratories and Federal Telegraph Company). Arranged chronologically. Blueprints from Litton Engineering Laboratories, Litton Industries (of California), Federal Telegraph Company and Federal Telephone and Radio Corporation are in Oversize.
Carton 4

Material relating to machinery

Scope and Content Note

Specifications, notes, drawings, blueprints and reports on the design and production of some of the machines built by Litton Engineering Laboratories. Arranged chronologically.
 

Patents

Scope and Content Note

Applications, revisions and final forms of patents taken out or applied for by Litton and his associates. Arranged chronologically.
Carton 5

Notebooks

Scope and Content Note

Record books and notebooks containing data and ideas for designs and inventions kept by Litton and Litton Engineering Laboratories. Arranged chronologically.
Carton 6

Physics Notes

Scope and Content Note

Litton's notes on various aspects of physical phenomena in general and nuclear physics in particular. Include notes for and manuscript of an unpublished work on the geometry of the universe and notes pertaining to the justification for his belief in the existence of the ether. Arranged chronologically.
 

Personal data

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous records concerning Litton's travel, finances and consulting work, and short articles by him about his political beliefs and philosophy. Arranged alphabetically.
 

Family Memorabilia

 

Genealogy

 

Keepsake Album of Alice C. Smith (1856)

 

Letters of Charles Frederick Allen

 

Letters of James Vincent

 

Miscellaneous

 

Papers re Vincent Property

oversize Oversize

Includes blueprints of tubes and blueprints of equipment and tubes removed from correspondence folders.

Partial List of Correspondents

 

Anderson, John Will, 1883-

 

letter, March 4, 1946

 

Anderson, John Zuinglius, 1904-

 

letter, August 5, 1948

Additional Note

Copy of a letter, Jan. 7, 1946, to him from Currie in Cuthbert B. Currie correspondence folder.
 

Atherton, Warren Hendry, 1891-

 

letter, January 23, 1948

 

Backer, Lyle A., 1910-

 

30 letters, 1944-62

Additional Note

Included also, short biography, 1961. Copies of letters, Ap. 25, 1945, Jl. 4, 1945, Jl. 26, 1945, Aug. 5, 1945, Aug. 20, 1945, Sept. 4, 1945, Feb. 29, 1956 and Ap. 7, 1960, to him in Litton Engineering Laboratories correspondence folder.
 

Barton, Henry Askew, 1898-

 

2 letters, 1954 and 1957.

Additional Note

Re American Institute of Physics.
 

Benedict, Donald Lee, 1916-

 

letter, January 4, 1966

 

Bethlehem Apparatus Company, Inc.

 

33 letters, 1962-66

 

2 memos, 1965 and 1967

 

2 telegrams, 1965 and 1966

Additional Note

Mostly about the addition of Litton Engineering Laboratories' glass working machinery to their sales program.
Included also, agreement with Heathway Machinery Co., Ltd. and promotional picture and brochures.
Copies of letters, Jl. 27, 1965, Aug. 12, 1965, Dec. 14, 1965, Dec. 30 1969, Jan. 20, 1966 and Feb. 4, 1966, to Bethlehem Apparatus Company, Inc. from Heathway Machinery Co., Ltd., in H Miscellaneous correspondence folder.
 

Blair, Clay Drewry, 1925-

 

letter, December 19, 1963

 

Bloch, Felix, 1905-

 

letter, January 4, 1947

 

Borge, Victor, 1909-

 

letter, September 19, 1958

 

Brink, David Elbert, 1908-

 

letter, March 31, 1948

 

Brown, Barremore Beverly, 1917-

 

letter, May 5, 1952

 

Buckley, William Frank, 1925-

 

letter, March 5, 1964.

Additional Note

Re renewal of subscription to National Review.
 

Burrows, Charles Russell, 1902-

 

5 letters, 1949-66

 

Bush, Vannevar, 1890-

 

letter, May 12, 1944,

 

memo, 1946.

Additional Note

Re U. S. Office of Scientific Research and Development
 

Buttner, Harold Hendry, 1892-

 

71 letters, 1940-63

 

4 memos, 1942-46

 

telegram, July 13, 1944

Additional Note

Some re International Standard Electric Corporation. Included also, a short biography, 1961. Drawings mentioned in letters removed to Oversize.
Copy of a letter, Oct. 19, 1942, and copy of a memo, Nov. 21, 1944, to him in Litton Engineering Laboratories correspondence folder.
 

Cassels, Louis Welborn, 1922-

 

No incoming letters; copy of a letter, Jan. 6, 1948, addressed to him in Litton's outgoing correspondence.

 

Cattell, Jaques, 1904-1960

 

letter, October 24, 1947.

Additional Note

Re Litton's inclusion in the Biographical Directory of American Men of Science.
 

Collier, John, 1884-

 

3 letters, 1945-46.

Additional Note

Re the Institute of Ethnic Affairs, Inc.
 

Condon, Edward Uhler, 1902-1974

 

letter, March 19, 1955

Additional Note

Included also, an article by him, "A Half-Century of Quantum Physics", 1955.
 

Cook, Ransom M., 1899-

 

letter, September 16, 1963

 

Cooksey, Donald, 1892-

 

2 letters, 1949

 

Cornog, Robert Alden, 1912-

 

4 letters, 1947-67

 

Crapuchettes, Paul Wythe, 1917-

 

56 letters, 1946-67

 

11 memos, 1946-56

 

telegram, March 6, 1952

 

note to the files, September 23, 1946

Additional Note

Information about Litton Engineering Laboratories, Litton Industries (of California), and Litton Industries, Inc.
Letter, Ap. 15, 1947, and copy of a letter, May 7, 1948, to him in Federal Telephone and Radio Corporation correspondence folder.
Copy of a memo, Feb. 1, 1957, and copy of a letter, Mar. 28, 1957, to him in Litton Engineering Laboratories correspondence folder. Copy of a letter, Jl. 6, 1954, to him from Phinney in Edward D. Phinney correspondence folder.
Letters, Feb. 1, 1949 and Feb. 28, 1949, to him from White in Albert E. White correspondence folder.
 

Currie, Cuthbert B.

 

17 letters, 1946-65

 

5 memos, 1954-65

Additional Note

Re Litton's legal affairs.
Included also, agreement, 1961, and subpoena, 1964, concerning Litton Engineering Laboratories
Copies of letters, Oct. 7, 1963 and May 22, 1964, to him from Lucy Litton in Lucy T. Litton correspondence folder.
Copies of letters, Feb. 28, 1946, Mar. 1, 1956, Ap. 16, 1956, Jl. 23, 1959 and Ap. 22, 1960, to him in Litton Engineering Laboratories correspondence folder.
Memo, Jan. 5, 1956, to him and others from Moore in Norman H. Moore correspondence folder.
See also Hanning, Frank L. in H Miscellaneous correspondence folder.
 

Davis, Willard Kenneth, 1918-

 

letter, April 26, 1962

 

Deloraine, Edmond Maurice, 1898-

 

letter, September 10, 1941

 

memo, June 24, 1941

 

telegram, July 13, 1944

Additional Note

Memo, Ap. 7, 1944, to him in Federal Telephone and Radio Corporation correspondence folder.
Copies of memos, both Dec. 22, 1943, to him in International Standard Electric Corporation correspondence folder.
 

Dow, William Gould, 1895-

 

8 letters, 1945-46

 

memo, August 3, 1945

Additional Note

Included also, three technical reports on magnetrons, 1950-54.
Copies of letters, May 29, 1945, Je. 14, 1945, Je. 19, 1945, Je. 25, 1945, Jl. 31, 1945 and Sept. 10, 1945, to him in Litton Engineering Laboratories correspondence folder.
Copies of letters, Mar. 27, 1945 and Mar. 30, 1945, to him in U. S. Office of Scientific Research and Development. National Defense Research Committee correspondence folder.
 

Eastham, Melville, 1885-1964

 

letter, April 12, 1950

 

Elliott, Harold Farley, 1892-

 

6 letters, 1944-45

 

Engle, Clair, 1911-1964

 

letter, July 28, 1954.

Additional Note

Re Grass Valley Hospital.
 

English Mountain Ranch

 

3 letters, 1958-59

Additional Note

Included also design of seal.
 

Eurich, Alvin Christian, 1902-

 

2 letters, 1946 and 1947

 

Farquhar, Francis Peloubet, 1887-1974

 

2 letters, 1948 and 1949.

Additional Note

Re the Sierra Club.
 

Federal Telegraph Company

 

11 memos, 1929-30

Additional Note

Included also, personnel lists, etc. from the Tube Laboratory ca. 1930.
Copy of a letter, Aug. 4, 1936, to Federal Telegraph Company in Litton Engineering Laboratories correspondence folder.
 

Federal Telephone and Radio Corporation

 

87 letters, 1942-53

 

5 memos, 1943-51

 

4 telegrams, 1944-51

Additional Note

Included also, miscellaneous material relating to the vacuum tube division, copy of an agreement with Litton and a brochure.
Copy of a letter, Nov. 24, 1947, to Federal Telephone and Radio Corporation from Crapuchettes in Paul W. Crapuchettes correspondence folder.
Copies of letters, Nov. 23, 1942, Nov. 20, 1944, Nov. 23, 1944, Nov. 24, 1944, Dec. 15, 1944, May 10, 1945, May 24, 1945, Oct. 10, 1945, Dec. 7, 1945, Jan. 31, 1946 and Nov. 7, 1946, to Federal Telephone and Radio Corporation in Litton Engineering Laboratories correspondence folder.
Copies of letters, Ap. 13, 1949, Dec. 18, 1950, Feb. 21, 1951, Mar. 17, 1951, Ap. 3, 1951, Nov. 21, 1952 and Feb. 16, 1953, to Federal Telephone and Radio Corporation in Litton Industries (of California) correspondence folder.
Copies of letters, Oct. 11, 1950, Nov. 21, 1952 and Feb. 16, 1953, to Federal Telephone and Radio Corporation from Moore in Norman H. Moore correspondence folder.
Enclosure to letter, Je. 24, 1943, in U. S. Office of Scientific Research and Development. National Defense Research Committee.
Vacuum Tube Development Committee correspondence folder is a copy of a letter to Federal Telephone and Radio Corporation from Isadore I. Rabi.
See also, Wing, Arthur K.
 

Flehr, Paul D.

 

28 letters, 1938-44

Additional Note

Included because of information on patents applied for by Litton.
Copies of letters, May 27, 1939, Je. 7, 1939 and Je. 19, 1939, to him from Gertrude Litton in Gertrude M. S. Litton correspondence folder.
 

Forrestal, James, 1892-1949

 

letter, [July 15, 1947]

 

Fuller, Leonard Franklin, 1890-

 

16 letters, 1930

Additional Note

Copy of a letter, Ap. 14, 1930, to him from Ports in Earl G. Ports correspondence folder.
Copy of a letter, Mar. 9, 1968, to him from Pratt in Haraden Pratt correspondence folder.
 

Gaylord, Robert March, 1888-

 

letter, July 19, 1944

 

General Electric Company

 

7 letters, 1932-60

Additional Note

Magnetron blueprints in Oversize.
Copy of a letter, Ap. 6, 1945, to General Electric Companies' Research Laboratory from Dow in William G. Dow correspondence folder.
Copies of letters, Aug. 4, 1936, Aug. 4, 1936, Aug. 4, 1936, Aug. 4, 1936, Dec. 27, 1944, Jan. 4, 1945, Mar. 13, 1945, May 8, 1945, May 8, 1945, May 26, 1945, Je. 13, 1945, Je. 13, 1945, Je. 16, 1945, Je. 23, 1945, Jl. 4, 1945, Jl. 20, 1945, Jl. 21, 1945, Jl. 26, 1945, Aug. 6, 1945, Aug. 6, 1945, Aug. 10, 1945, Aug. 23, 1945, Aug. 23, 1945, Sept. 8, 1945, Sept. 21, 1945, Sept. 24, 1945, Sept. 26, 1945, Sept. 27, 1945, Oct. 25, 1945, Dec. 19, 1945, Dec. 31, 1956 and May 10, 1960, to General Electric Company in Litton Engineering Laboratories correspondence folder.
Copies of letters, Ap. 10, 1952, Je. 23, 1954, Jl. 30, 1954 and Aug. 4, 1954, to General Electric Company from Moore in Norman H. Moore correspondence folder.
See also Tonks, Lewi.
 

Ginzton, Edward Leonard, 1915-

 

3 letters, 1937-55

 

memo, [August 1948]

 

Green, Cecil Howard, 1900-

 

13 letters, 1949-65

Additional Note

Included also, programs for the dedication of the Cecil and Ida Green Building at M. I. T., 1964.
Copy of a letter, Mar. 25. 1959, to him in Litton Engineering Laboratories correspondence folder.
 

Harrison, Arthur Elliot, 1908-

 

memo, June 7, 1948

 

Haynes, Gilman Ballard, 1923-

 

letter, October 16, 1963

 

Hickman, Roger Wayne, 1900-

 

3 letters, 1942

 

Hoover, Herbert Clark, 1903-

 

No incoming letters; copy of a letter to him from Green in Cecil H. Green correspondence folder.

 

Induction Heating Corporation

 

12 letters, 1944-46

Additional Note

Included also, various drawings etc. re induction vacuum equipment.
Copy of a letter, Jan. 24, 1945, and telegram, Aug. 20, 1945, to Induction Heating Corporation in Litton Engineering Laboratories correspondence folder.
 

Industrial and Commercial Electronics

 

letter, July 21, 1943

 

memo, [November 1943]

Additional Note

Included also, minutes of meetings and financial reports for 1943 and 1944.
Copy of a letter, Nov. 16, 1943. to Industrial and Commercial Electronics from Gertrude Litton in Gertrude M. S. Litton correspondence folder.
Copy of a letter, Dec. 3, 1945, to Industrial and Commercial Electronics from Washburn in Harold W. Washburn correspondence folder.
See also Scofield, Philip F. and Shermund, Ralph.
 

International Standard Electric Corporation

 

31 letters, 1939-54

 

17 memos, 1942-45

Additional Note

Included also, bill of sale for equipment sold to them by Litton, 1939.
Copies of letters, Oct. 14, 1942, Jan. 18, 1945 and Oct. 23, 1945, to International Standard Electric Corporation in Litton Engineering Laboratories correspondence folder.
See also Buttner, Harold H. and Phinney, Edward D.
 

International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation

 

69 letters, 1940-58

 

memo, April 4, 1944

 

3 telegrams, 1948

Additional Note

Re patents.
Copy of a letter, May 8, 1952, to International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation in Litton Industries (of California) correspondence folder.
Copies of letters, Jan. 31, 1955, Mar. 11, 1955, Mar. 11, 1955, Mar. 11, 1955, Mar. 14, 1955, Je. 14, 1955 and Aug. 9, 1955, to International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation in Litton Industries, Inc. correspondence folder.
Copies of letters, Sept. 10, 1952, Mar. 28, 1953, Jl. 21, 1953 and Dec. 11, 1953, to International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation from Moore in Norman H. Moore correspondence folder.
See also Phinney, Edward D.
 

Kelly, Edward M., 1914-

 

13 letters, 1957-61

Additional Note

Copy of a letter, Ap. 30, 1959, to him in Litton Engineering Laboratories correspondence folder.
 

Knight, Goodwin Jess, 1896-1960

 

letter, May 22, 1957

 

Kohl, Walter Heinrich, 1905-

 

5 letters, 1955-57

Additional Note

Included also, four papers by him on seals, etc., 1955-57.
 

Kurie, Franz Newell Devereux, 1907-

 

letter, June 12, 1945

 

Lanphier, Charles Henry, 1919-

 

letter, April 23, 1959

 

Larson, Robert William, 1900-

 

2 letters, 1950 and n. d.

 

Lawrence, Ernest Orlando, 1901-1958

 

letter, October 13, 1945

 

Litton, Gertrude M. S. (first wife)

 

11 letters, 1936-43

 

Memo, [Nov. 1943], to her in Industrial and Commercial Electronics correspondence folder.

 

Litton, Lucy T. (second wife)

 

16 letters, 1954-71

 

Litton Engineering Laboratories

 

442 letters, 1935-68

 

76 memos, 1942-57 & n. d.

 

18 telegrams, 1943-60

Additional Note

Copy of a letter, May 5, 1945, to Litton Engineering Laboratories from Backer in Lyle A. Backer correspondence folder.
Letter, Mar. 11, 1943, and telegram, Jl. 13, 1944, to Litton Engineering Laboratories from Buttner in Harold H. Buttner correspondence folder.
Copy of a letter, Je. 15, 1961, to Litton Engineering Laboratories from Currie in Cuthhert B. Currie correspondence folder.
Enclosures to letter, Jan. 7, 1946, in Cuthbert B. Currie Correspondence folder are copies of letters to and from Litton Engineering Laboratories.
Copy of a letter, Aug. 3, 1945, to Litton Engineering Laboratories from Dow in William G. Dow correspondence folder.
Letters, Nov. 28, 1944 and Jan. 25, 1945, copy of a letter, Aug. 7, 1945, telegrams, May 17, 1944 and Jl. 12, 1944, to Litton Engineering Laboratories in Federal Telephone and Radio Corporation correspondence folder.
Letter, Sept. 16, 1932, to Litton Engineering Laboratories in General Electric Company correspondence folder.
Letters, Dec. 19, 1944 and Feb. 3, 1945, to Litton Engineering Laboratories in Induction Heating Corporation correspondence folder.
Letters, Jl. 13, 1944, Aug. 9, 1944 and Aug. 14, 1945, to Litton Engineering Laboratories in International. Standard Electric Corporation correspondence folder.
Copy of a letter, Sept. 18, 1956, and letter, Nov. 20, 1958, to Litton Engineering Laboratories in Litton Industries, Inc. correspondence folder.
Letters, May 9, 1944 and Dec. 4, 1944, to Litton Engineering Laboratories from Phinney in Edward D. Phinney correspondence folder.
Letter, Jl. 16, 1957, to Litton Engineering Laboratories from Samuel in Arthur L. Samuel correspondence folder.
Letter, Nov. 1, 1945, to Litton Engineering Laboratories from Tonks in Lewi Tonks correspondence folder.
Copies of letters, Jl. 18, 1944, May 15, 1945, Nov. 23, 1945, Dec. 27, 1945, May 10, 1946, May 14, 1946, May 20, 1946, Je. 10, 1946, Je. 28, 1946 and Sept. 18, 1945, to Litton Engineering Laboratories in U. S. Office of Scientific Research and Development correspondence folder.
Copy of a letter, Aug. 2, 1945, to Litton Engineering Laboratories from Wing in Arthur K. Wing correspondence folder.
See also Crapuchettes, Paul W.
 

Litton Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (New Jersey)

 

No incoming letters; copy of a letter, Sept. 6, 1961, to Litton Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (of New Jersey) from Currie in Cuthbert B. Currie correspondence folder.

See also Backer, Lyle A.

 

Litton Industries (of California)

 

29 letters, 1947-53

 

3 memos, 1951-52

 

3 telegrams, 1952

Additional Note

Letters, Dec. 4, 1947, Je. 14, 1949, Je. 28, 1949 and Ap. 9, 1951, to Litton Industries (of California) in Federal Telephone and Radio Corporation correspondence folder.
Letter, Nov. 12, 1947, to Litton Industries (of California) from Phinney in Edward D. Phinney correspondence folder.
See also Crapuchettes, Paul W. and Moore, Norman H.
 

Litton Industries, Inc.

 

34 letters, 1954-67

 

memo, July 24, 1956

Additional Note

Included also, miscellaneous reports and releases.
Copies of letters, Nov. 6, 1953, Nov. 13, 1953, Aug. 2, 1954, Aug. 24, 1954, Oct. 27, 1954, Feb. 24, 1955, Feb. 24, 1955, Mar. 14, 1955, Mar. 16, 1955, Mar. 16, 1955, Ap. 11, 1955, May 2, 1955, Je. 17, 1955, Jan. 25, 1956, Feb. 28, 1956, Je. 22, 1956, Oct. 22, 1956, May 9, 1958 and May 22, 1958, to Litton Industries, Inc. in International Telephone and Radio Corporation correspondence folder.
Copies of letters, Sept. 9, 1955, Je. 16, 1958, Nov. 17, 1958 and Mar. 3, 1960, and letter, Aug. 18, 1959, to Litton Industries, Inc. in Lit ton Engineering Laboratories correspondence folder.
See also Crapuchettes, Paul W., Moore, Norman H. and Thornton, Charles B.
 

Marshall, Lauriston Calvert, 1902-

 

4 letters, 1951-68

Additional Note

Copies of letters, Aug. 16, 1946, Sept. 5, 1946, Sept. 13, 1946, Nov. 15, 1946 and Dec. 5, 1946, to him from Crapuchettes in Paul W. Crapuchettes correspondence folder.
 

Molnar, Julius Paul, 1916-

 

letter, January 30, 1952

Additional Note

Copy of a letter, Jan. 18, 1952, to him from Moore in Norman H. Moore correspondence folder.
 

Moore, Norman Hallam, 1918-

 

29 letters, 1949-56

 

memo, February 20, 1952

 

telegram, April 3, 1953

Additional Note

Information about Litton Industries (of California) and Litton Industries, Inc. Included also, undated note to him and "Engineering Vocabulary", 1954.
Copies of memos, Ap. 16, 1953, Nov. 8, 1956 and Nov. 17, 1956, to him from Crapuchettes in Paul W. Crapuchettes correspondence folder.
Letters, Oct. 18, 1950 and Je. 20, 1952, to him in Federal Telephone and Radio Corporation correspondence folder.
Copies of letters, Jl. 27, 1954 and Jl. 29, 1954, to him in General Electric Company correspondence folder.
Letters, Feb. 13, 1953, Feb. 16, 1953, Ap. 2, 1953, May 1, 1953, Jl. 10, 1953, Nov. 6, 1953 and Dec. 16, 1953, and copies of letters, Nov. 10, 1953, Jl. 21, 1954, Aug. 16, 1954, Aug. 23, 1954, to him in International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation correspondence folder.
Letter, Mar. 4, 1952, to him from Wing in Arthur K. Wing correspondence folder.
 

Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967

 

letter, October 14, 1949

 

Packard, David, 1912-

 

4 letters, 1949-65

 

Patterson, Robert Porter, 1891-

 

letter, July 8, 1944

Additional Note

Letter, Jl. 15, 1944, and copies of letters, Mar. 3, 1945 and Sept. 28, 1945, to him in Litton Engineering Laboratories correspondence folder.
 

Pettit, Joseph Mayo, 1916-

 

letter, July 27, 1965

 

Phinney, Edward Dana, 1901-

 

105 letters, 1938-60

 

36 memos, 1942-50

 

2 telegrams, 1947-48

Additional Note

Some re International Standard Electric Corporation and International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation.
Copy of a memo, Aug. 8, 1942, to him from Buttner in Harold H. Buttner correspondence folder.
Copies of letters, May 5, 1939 and Oct. 26, 1940, to him from Gertrude Litton in Gertrude M. S. Litton correspondence folder.
Enclosure to letter, Ap. 16, 1956, in Litton Engineering Laboratories correspondence folder is a letter from Phinney to C. V. Litton.
Copies of letters, May 1, 1944, May 4, 1944, Je. 8, 1944, Je. 12, 1944, Jl. 14, 1944, Aug. 19, 1944, Aug. 25, 1944, Aug. 26, 1944, Aug. 30, 1944, Nov. 27, 1944, Mar. 2, 1945, Mar. 19, 1945, Ap. 7, 1945, Je. 7, 1945, Je. 26, 1945, Jl. 16, 1945, Sept. 19, 1945, Sept. 26, 1945, Oct. 16, 1945, Oct. 19, 1945, Oct. 20, 1945, Oct. 23, 1945, Nov. 2, 1945, Dec. 26, 1945, Ap. 10, 1946, Oct. 11, 1946, Jl. 8, 1947 and Ap. 20, 1960, to him in Litton Engineering Laboratories correspondence folder.
Copies of letters, Oct. 16, 1947 and Nov. 26, 1947, to him in Litton Industries (of California) correspondence folder.
Copy of a letter, Jan. 24, 1946, to him in U. S. Office of Scientific Research and Development. National Defense Research Committee correspondence folder.
 

Ports, Earl George, 1901-

 

letter, April 14, 1930

 

Powell, Stanley, 1917-

 

letter, November 21, 1961

 

Pratt, Haraden, 1891-1969

 

card, August 6, 1949

 

telegram, July 29, 1938

 

2 letters, 1953 and 1968

Additional Note

Copy of a letter, Jan. 27, 1930, to him from Fuller in Leonard F. Fuller correspondence folder.
 

Rabi, Isadore Isaac, 1898-

 

3 letters, 1943-44

Additional Note

Copies of letters, Je. 29, 1943 and Sept. 11, 1943, to him from Buttner in Harold H. Buttner correspondence folder.
Enclosure to letter, Je. 24, 1943, in U. S. Office of Scientific Research and Development. National Defense Research Committee.
Vacuum Tube Development Committee correspondence folder is a copy of a letter from him to Federal Telephone and Radio Corporation.
 

Radford, William Henry, 1909-

 

3 letters, 1955

 

Raytheon Manufacturing Company

 

16 letters, 1935-44.

Additional Note

Some re Litton's patent for a vacuum-tight power transmission device.
Included also, Litton's notes on a model TX pump and the examiners report on Litton's patent application for vacuum-tight motion transmission devices, 1938.
 

Ruderfer, Martin

 

16 letters, 1962-71

Additional Note

Included also, 13 articles, 1962-64.
Speculation re the existence of an ether and discussion of other theories.
 

Samuel, Arthur Lee, 1901-

 

letter, July 16, 1957

 

Saphier, A. S., 1898-

 

letter, December 17, 1945

 

Sawyer, Grant, 1918-

 

letter, March 27, 1961

 

Schelleng, John Christopher, 1892-

 

3 letters, 1944-55

 

Scofield, Philip F.

 

3 letters, 1946-59.

Additional Note

Some re Industrial and Commercial Electronics.
Copies of letters, Ap. 28, 1941, May 3, 1941 and May 16, 1941, tohim from Shermund in Ralph Shermund correspondence folder.
 

Sherman, Vernon Wesley, 1907-

 

2 letters, 1945 and 1946

 

Shermund, Ralph

 

3 letters, 1941

Additional Note

Included because of information about the founding, with Litton, of Industrial and Commercial Electronics.
Copy of a letter, Feb. 2, 1946, to him from Scofield in Philip F. Scofield correspondence folder.
Copy of a letter, May 6, 1943, to him in Litton Engineering Laboratories correspondence folder.
 

Shrock, Robert Rakes, 1904-

 

letter, November 22, 1965

 

Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital

 

24 letters, 1955-71

 

2 cards, 1956

 

5 memos, 1956-68

Additional Note

Included also, miscellaneous materials pertaining to the hospital and its construction, 1956-68.
Copies of letters, Mar. 26, 1946, [1946], Nov. 15, 1956 and [1958], to Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital from U. S. Treasury Dept. in U Miscellaneous correspondence folder.
 

Skilling, Hugh Hildreth, 1905-

 

letter, August 15, 1944

 

Smith, Robert Frederick, 1912-

 

3 letters, 1959-63

 

Smullin, Louis Dijour, 1916-

 

letter, October 2, 1963

 

Snow, William Boring, 1903-

 

letter, September 24, 1961

 

Spangenberg, Karl Rudolph, 1910-

 

4 letters, 1949-50 & n. d.

Additional Note

Included also, "Discussion of Long Life Tubes", 1949 and table of contents for book, "Electron Tubes'" both by him.
 

Stearns, H. Myrl, 1916-

 

letter, February 11, 1964

 

Stockhausen, Karlheinz, 1928-

 

letter, March 28, 1959

 

Suits, Chauncey Guy, 1905-

 

2 memos, 1944 and 1945

Additional Note

Re U. S. Office of Scientific Research and Development. National Defense Research Committee.
 

Swann, William Francis Gray, 1884-1962

 

No incoming letters: copy of a letter, Dec. 10, 1945, to him in Litton Engineering Laboratories correspondence folder.

 

Tearl, William Henry, 1911-

 

letter, June 1, 1948

 

Terman, Frederick Emmons, 1900-

 

letter, January 22, 1945

 

receipt, February 28, 1945

Additional Note

Included also, publications and programs relating to the 1965 Stanford University convocation honoring him.
Copy of a letter, Ap. 12, 1944, to him from Buttner in Harold H. Buttner correspondence folder.
Copy of a memo, Aug. 3, 1945, to him from Dow in William G. Dow correspondence folder.
Copy of a letter, Je. 27, 1945, to him in U. S. Office of Scientific Research and Development. National Defense Research Committee correspondence folder.
 

Thompson, Laura, 1905-

 

25 letters, 1945-58

 

telegram, October 3, 1956

Additional Note

Included also, five articles by her, 1946-48 and no date.
Copy of a letter, Ap. 13, 1959, to her in Litton Engineering Laboratories correspondence folder.
 

Thornton, Charles Bates, 1913-

 

10 letters, 1954-56.

Additional Note

Mostly re Litton Industries, Inc.
Included also, addresses by him, 1955, "Organizing for Industrial Change"" and "Economic and Social Implications of Automation and Electronics ".
Enclosure to letter, Dec. 4, 1959, in Cuthbert B. Currie correspondence folder is a copy of a letter to him from Currie Enclosure to letter, Sept. 3, 1954, in I Miscellaneous correspondence folder is a copy of a letter to him from C. S. Irvine.
 

Tonks, Lewi, 1897-

 

10 letters, 1945-46.

Additional Note

Re General Electric Company Research Laboratory.
Copy of a letter, Jl. 22, 1946, to him from Crapuchettes in Paul W. Crapuchettes correspondence folder.
Copies of letters, Sept. 19, 1944, Sept. 25, 1944, Sept. 28, 1944, Feb. 6, 1945, Feb. 8, 1945, Feb. 8, 1945, Feb. 12, 1945, Feb. 21, 1945, Feb. 22, 1945, Ap. 1. 8, 1945, May 30, 1945, Jl. 19, 1945, Jl. 20, 1945, Jl. 26, 1945, Sept. 27, 1945, Oct. 5, 1945, Nov. 5, 1945 and Dec. 7, 1945, to him in Litton Engineering Laboratories correspondence folder.
 

Truell, Rohn, 1913-

 

letter, January 7, 1946

 

Turnbull, John Coryell, 1911-

 

2 letters, 1945

 

Ulrey, Dayton, 1884-

 

No incoming letters; copy of a letter, Je. 6, 1945, addressed to him in Litton's outgoing correspondence.

 

Umstattd, William Earle, 1894-

 

letter, February 9, 1954

 

U. S. Navy

 

2 letters, 1947 and 1950

Additional Note

Included also, miscellaneous materials dealing with various meetings and the civilian orientation group.
 

U. S. Navy Dept.

 

31 letters, 1945-55

 

2 memos, 1946 and 1950

 

telegram, April 8, 1946

Additional Note

Mostly from the Bureau of Ships and the Inspector of Naval Material.
Copies of letters, Jan. 19, 1945, Ap. 21, 1945, Ap. 23, 1945, Ap. 25, 1945, May 10, 1945, Je. 15, 1945, Jl. 6, 1945, Jl. 20, 1945, Jl. 26, 1945, Aug. 21, 1945, Sept. 10, 1945, Sept. 11, 1945, Sept. 15, 1945, Sept. 21, 1945, Oct. 9, 1945, Oct. 15, 1945, Oct. 25, 1945, Oct. 26, 1945, Dec. 7, 1945, Dec. 10, 1945, Dec. 17, 1945, Dec. 18, 1945, Dec. 22, 1945, Dec. 27, 1945, Feb. 4, 1946, Feb. 7, 1946, Mar. 13, 1946, Je. 4, 1946, Sept. 20, 1955 and Aug. 31, 1956, and copy of a telegram, Ap. 23, 1956, to U. S. Navy Dept. in Litton Engineering Laboratories correspondence folder.
Copies of letters, Aug. 4, 1953 and Ap. 21, 1954, to U. S. Navy Dept. from Moore in Norman H. Moore correspondence folder.
Copy of a letter, Aug. 23, 1945, to U. S. Navy Dept. from Wing in Arthur K. Wing correspondence folder.
 

U. S. Office of Scientific Research and Development

 

11 letters, 1944-46

 

memo, December 3, 1945

Additional Note

Included also, three administrative circulars, 1945-46.
Copies of letters, Jan. 19, 1945, Mar. 19, 1945, Aug. 10, 1945 and Aug. 14, 1945, to U. S. Office of Scientific Research and Development in Litton Engineering Laboratories correspondence folder.
See also Bush, Vannevar
 

U. S. Office of Scientific Research and Development. NationalDefense Research Committee.

 

14 letters, 1944-46

 

3 memos, 1945

Additional Note

Included also, drawings of piccolo magnetron, 1944, and reunion minutes, 1948.
Copies of letters, Mar. 28, 1945, May 26, 1945, Jl. 23, 1945, Oct. 8, 1945, Oct. 22, 1945, Dec. 8, 1945 and Feb. 21, 1946, to U. S. Office of Scientific Research and Development. National Defense Research Committee in Litton Engineering Laboratories correspondence folder.
See also Suits, Chauncey C.
 

U. S. Office of Scientific Research and Development. National Defense Research Committee. Vacuum Tube Development Committee.

 

10 letters, 1943-46

 

2 memos, 1943-44

 

telegram, August 21, 1943

Additional Note

Included also, minutes of meetings, 1943-45.
 

Washburn, Harold Williams, 1902-

 

10 letters, 1945-48

Additional Note

Ionization chamber blueprints in Oversize.
See also Consolidated Engineering Corporation in C Miscellaneous correspondence folder.
 

Watkins, Dean Allen, 1922-

 

letter, March 11, 1959

 

Weymouth, George Tyler, 1904-

 

4 letters, 1961

Additional Note

Copy of a letter, Jl. 25, 1961, to him from Buttner in Harold H. Buttner correspondence folder.
Enclosure to letter, Jl. 25, 1961, in Harold H. Buttner correspondence folder is a copy of a letter from him to Buttner.
 

White, Albert Easton, 1884-

 

2 letters, 1949

 

Wing, Arthur Kyle, 1908-

 

11 letters, 1945-53.

Additional Note

Some re Federal Telephone and Radio Corporation.
Copies of letters, Jan. 30, 1945, May 12, 1945, May 24, 1945, Je. 2, 1945, Au. 10, 1945, Aug. 11, 1945, Aug. 13, 1945, Aug. 13, 1945, Aug. 20, 1945 and May 13, 1946, to him and a copy of a memo, Jl. 23, 1945, to him and others in Litton Engineering Laboratories correspondence folder.
Copy of a letter, Mar. 10, 1952, to him in Litton Industries (of California) correspondence folder.
Copies of letters, Jan. 7, 1952 and May 8, 1953, to him from Moore in Norman H. Moore correspondence folder.
 

Zworykin, Vladimir Ksoma, 1889-

 

letter, February 9, 1965