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Early wireless radio artifacts [realia].
BANC PIC 19xx.031:161--OBJ; BANC PIC 19xx.031:161--OBJ
Collection Overview

Title:

Early wireless radio artifacts

Creator/Contributor:

Moorhead, Otis B.

Date:

ca. 1905-1920 (issued)

Subject:

Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.)
Radio -- Equipment and supplies

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Collected by Edwin Rasmussen and/or Col. R.B. Wolverton. Accompanying notes indicate items may be a few items from a larger collection, whereabouts unknown.
Forms part of the Historical Objects Miscellany of The Bancroft Library.
Includes tube described as the first Moorhead tube, exhibited at the Panama Pacific International Exposition, May 1915 (by maker Otis B. Moorhead). Also includes 14 smaller items, some of which may be U.S. Navy electrolytic detector tips, 1905-1906.

Physical Description:

realia
2 boxes (15 glass tubes and detector tips and 1 wooden box)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 19xx.031:161--OBJ
BANC PIC 19xx.031:161--OBJ

Origin:

No place, unknown, or undetermined