Smithsonian Institution - National Museum of American History
Scope and Contents While the collection is focused rather specifically on the development of television in America, including technical details, legal proceedings, marketing and advertisement, and manufacturing, it is also a rich source for the history of American advertising, work cultures, sales, and entertainment. There is also information about radio, mostly in periodicals collected by Du Mont. Information about Allen Du Mont is largely limited to his professional development and activities, except for a few travel photographs and information about and logbooks from his boat. Materials date from 1884 to 1965, but the bulk come from the years 1931 1960; mostly scattered periodicals comprise the earlier years. The collection includes correspondence, photographs, blueprints, films, videotapes, pamphlets, books, periodicals, newspaper and magazine clippings, annual reports, organization charts, stock records, ticker tape, legal documents, patent documents, bills, accountants' reports, ... Read More
Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
Physicist, electrical engineer, and television pioneer. Correspondence, annual reports, minutes, organization charts, patents, bids and proposals, contracts, research notes, schematics, catalogs, technical manuals, project files, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Goldsmith's career in television technology.
Hagley Museum and Library - Manuscripts and Archives Department
This series, which accounts for over half the collection, is comprised of Dr. Dichter's research proposals and studies, created by Ernest Dichter and his staffs between his arrival in the United States in 1938 and 1988.