Trade catalogs from Pickard & Burns, Inc.

Trade catalogs from Pickard & Burns, Inc.

Type of material
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Date
1900s
Variant company name
Pickard & Burns was started in 1911 by G.W. Pickard, the inventor of the silicone crystal diode, the forerunner of all transistors.
Company Name
Pickard & Burns, Inc.
Cardwell Condeser Corp., http://www.cardwellcondenser.com/PAGES/history.html
Place
Needham, Massachusetts, United States
Notes content
Undated mid-20th Century trade lit advertising the consultation, research, development and custom manufacturing services of a company that specialized in electronic equipment and antennas for industry and the military. Pickard & Burns manufacturers submarine antenna, nuclear reactor temperature monitors, and antenna coupling equipment used world wide. New products introduced in this brochure include: the "Humistor" , the log linear converter , the Bolometer amplifier, the rotary waveguide joints, IF strips for airborne radar recievers, Cecilian speakers and the tank level control/indicator probe.
Includes
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description
1 piece; 1 box
Record ID
SILNMAHTL_32489
Topic (Romaine term)
Telephone; telegraph and telecommunications equipment and supplies
Radios and radio equipment
Laboratories and laboratory supplies and equipment
Measuring; calculating and testing devices
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)
Business services (advertising; marketing; organizational management; etc.)
Nuclear materials and technologies
Military equipment and supplies (including uniforms)
Electrical apparatus and equipment
Engineering consultants and contractors
Sound recording and playback equipment (including phonographs; microphones; and phonograph records)
Computers and computer equipment
Topic
"Laboratories -- Furniture, equipment, etc."
Advertising
Armed Forces -- Equipment
Audio equipment industry
Barrels
Bottling
Business
Calculators
Commerce
Computers
Consulting engineers
Electric apparatus and appliances
Engineers
Industrial equipment
Marketing
Measuring instruments
Military supplies
Military uniforms
Nuclear energy
Nuclear engineering -- Instruments
Nuclear industry
Nuclear power plants
Optical equipment
Phonograph
Radio supplies industry
Sound -- Recording and reproducing
Location
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source
Smithsonian Libraries

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