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Guide to the Orrin E. Dunlap, Jr. collection on radio and television history

M2001

1897-1970


Descriptive Summary

Identification: M2001


Creator :Dunlap, Orrin E. (Orrin Elmer)


Title: Orrin E. Dunlap, Jr. collection on radio and television history


Dates: 1897-1970


Extent: 5.0 Cubic Feet


Language: English



Collection is open for research.


Subjects

Photographs.
Manuscripts (document genre)
Booklets.
Radio -- History.
Television -- History.
Telegraph, Wireless.
Marconi, Guglielmo
Dunlap, Orrin E. (Orrin Elmer)

Materials Cataloged Separately

Dunlap's large personal library of published works on the history of radio and television is cataloged separately and housed with the print holdings of Special Collections and University Archives. These works can be found by searching our online catalog.


Processing Information

A large portion of the Dunlap collection, including correspondence, photographs, and realia, remains unprocessed at this time. This finding aid will be routinely updated as materials are prepared for researcher use.


Contents List

Box 1 Folder 1
undated
Booklet: David Sarnoff; Forty-Fifth Anniversary in Radio
Box 1 Folder 2
1955 September
Book: The Sarnoff Story
Box 1 Folder 9
1937
What Shall We Do With Radio? by George Henry Payne
Box 1
1933 March 9
Scientific paper "Transmission on 9cm Waves"
Box 1 Oversize 1
1970
Master Proofs, Communications in Space New and Expanded Edition, by Orrin E. Dunlap Jr.
Box 1 Folder 6
undated
Dunlap's Chronology of Communications, preface and introduction (part 1)
Box 1
undated
Dunlap's Chronology of Communications, chapter 1 "The Dawn of Electricity" (part 2)
Box 1
undated
Dunlap's Chronology of Communications, chapter 2 "Discoveries that led to wireless" (part 3)
Box 1
undated
Dunlap's Chronology of Communications, chapter 3 "The Marconi Era" (part 4)
Box 1
undated
Dunlap's Chronology of Communications, chapter 4 "Radio during World War I" (part 5)
Box 1
undated
Dunlap's Chronology of Communications, chapter 5 "Opening of the broadcasting era" (part 6)
Box 1
undated
Dunlap's Chronology of Communications, chapter 6 "Radio television advances in the 30s" (part 7)
Box 1
undated
Dunlap's Chronology of Communications, chapter 7 "Radio-television in World War II" (part 8)
Box 1
undated
Dunlap's Chronology of Communications, chapter 8 "Radio-television post war" (part 9)
Box 1
undated
Dunlap's Chronology of Communications, chapter 9 "Communications in the Space Age" (part 10)
Box 1 Folder 5
1967
Dunlap's Chronology of Communications: Events, inventions ,dates and men who made history from the dawn of electricity into the space age
Box 1
1950s
The Saga of the Vacuum Tube, by Gerald F. J. Tyne (part 2)
Box 1 Folder 7
undated
The Saga of the Vacuum Tube, by Gerald F. J. Tyne (part 1)
Box 1 Folder 8
undated
A History in Photographs of the life of David Sarnoff, by G. H. Clark
Box 1
undated
Photobook of David Sarnoff (part 2)
Box 1 Folder 3
undated
The Life of Roy Weagant by G.H. Clark
Box 1 Folder 4
undated
Photobook of David Sarnoff (part 1)
Box 1 Folder 1
1932
Original Manuscript, Talking on the Radio by Orrin E. Dunlap, Jr.
Box 1 Folder 2
1920
Freedom of the Air, author biography (part 1)
Box 1
1920
Freedom of the Air chapter 1 (part 2)
Box 1
1920
Freedom of the Air chapter 2 (part 3)
Box 1
1920
Freedom of the Air chapter 3 (part 4)
Box 1
1920
Freedom of the Air chapter 4 (part 5)
Box 1
1920
Freedom of the Air chapter 5 (part 6)
Box 1
1920
Freedom of the Air chapter 6 (part 7)
Box 1
1920
Freedom of the Air chapter 7 (part 8)
Box 1
1920
Freedom of the Air chapter 8 (part 9)
Box 1
1920
Freedom of the Air chapter 9 (part 10)
Box 1
1920
Freedom of the Air chapter 10 (part 11)
Box 1
1920
Freedom of the Air chapter 11 (part 12)
Box 1
1920
Freedom of the Air chapter 12 (part 13)
Box 3 Folder 4
1962
Original Manuscript, Communications in Space by Orrin E. Dunlap Jr.
Box 1
undated
Dunlap's radio handbook for political broadcasters
Box 1 Folder 3
1914
Supplemental Biographical information subsequent to Radios 100 Men of science (part 1)
Box 1
1914
Supplemental Biographical information subsequent to Radios 100 Men of science (part 2)
Box 1
1914
Supplemental Biographical information subsequent to Radios 100 Men of science (part 3)
Box 1
1914
Supplemental Biographical information subsequent to Radios 100 Men of science (part 3)
Box 1
1914
Supplemental Biographical information subsequent to Radios 100 Men of science (part 4)
Box 2 Folder 1
1944
Radios 100 Men of Science (part 1)
Box 2
1944
Radios 100 Men of Science (part 2)
Box 2
1944
Radios 100 Men of Science (part 3)
Box 2
1944
Radios 100 Men of Science (part 4)
Box 2 Folder 5
1964
Communications in Space (part 1)
Box 2
1964
Communications in Space (part 2)
Box 2
1964
Communications in Space (part 3)
Box 2
1964
Communications in Space (part 4)
Box 2
1964
Communications in Space (part 5)
Box 2
1963 April 11
Communications in Space Lecture by Orrin E. Dunlap, Jr. at Annenberg School of Communications; University of Pennsylvania
Box 2
1946
Original Manuscript, Radar: What is it and how it works by Orrin E. Dunlap Jr. (part 1)
Box 2
1946
Original Manuscript, Radar: What is it and how it works by Orrin E. Dunlap Jr. (part 2)
Box 2
1946
Original Manuscript, Radar: What is it and how it works by Orrin E. Dunlap Jr. (part 3)
Box 4 Folder 1
undated
Album, Wireless and Radio Broadcasts
Box 2
undated
Historic Pictures: Television, Radar, Satellites (part 2)
Box 3
1942
Original Manuscript, The Future of Television by Orrin E. Dunlap Jr. (part 2)
Box 3
1942
Original Manuscript, The Future of Television by Orrin E. Dunlap Jr. (part 3)
Box 2
undated
Historic Pictures: Television, Radar, Satellites (part 3)
Box 2
undated
Historic Pictures: Television, Radar, Satellites (part 4)
Box 2
undated
Historic Pictures: Television, Radar, Satellites (part 4)
Box 4 Folder 3
undated
Folder of Marconi documents, newspaper clippings, etc.
Box 4 Folder 9
undated
Picture of Guglielmo Marconi
Box 4 Folder 10
undated
The Navy's Message to Marconi NBC Photo
Box 4 Folder 18
1969 October 24
Letter to Mr. Dunlap
Box 4 Folder 19
undated
Historic Pictures, Wireless and Radio Broadcasting
Box 4 Folder 20
undated
Booklet: Radio Communications by Senatore Guglielmo Marconi
Box 4 Folder 21
undated
Folder of letters to or from Mr. Orrin E. Dunlap, Jr.
Box 4 Folder 22
undated
Picture of the Elettra, Marconi's floating laboratory
Box 4 Folder 23
undated
The Times, Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Company
Box 4 Folder 24
undated
Picture of a radio
Box 4 Folder 25
1948
Picture of Graham McNamee
Box 4 Folder 26
1913
Booklet: Marconi's story on the advent of wireless
Box 2
undated
Development of The Projection Kinescope by V.K. Sworykin and W. H. Painter
Box 4 Folder 27
undated
The Marconigraph
Box 4 Folder 28
undated
Packing wrap to Orrin E. Dunlap, Jr.
Box 4 Folder 29
undated
Picture of a man
Box 4 Folder 30
undated
Pictures of Marconi's Eletta
Box 4 Folder 31
undated
Marconi standing beside his apparatus
Box 4 Folder 32
undated
Photographs of the first radios and broadcasting sites
Box 5 Folder 1
undated
Female sitting in front of replica of the apparatus used by Marconi
Box 5 Folder 2
1933 October
Sarnoff and Guglielmo Marconi at the RCA station, Rocky Point, LI
Box 5 Folder 3
undated
British children brought to the US for safety during WWII
Box 5 Folder 4
1928
Listening-in in 1928 by the ornamental round loud speaker
Box 5 Folder 5
1922
President Warren G. Harding
Box 5 Folder 6
1908
Marconi spark station at Siasconset, Nantucket Island
Box 5 Folder 7
undated
Little girl listening in to the radio in living room
Box 5 Folder 8
1922
Sports by radio via a one-tube Aeriola Senior set
Box 2 Folder 2
1932 September 30
An Unknown Giant of the Press by Benjamin Fine, chapters 1-3 (part 1)
Box 5 Folder 9
1921
Jack Dempsey listening in on Aeriola Senior
Box 5 Folder 10
1921 July 2
Public broadcast of the Dempsey-Carpentier, Portchester, NY
Box 5 Folder 11
undated
Professor Charles Fay, dean of Tufts College
Box 5 Folder 12
1939 April 30
Sarnoff launches television as an industry, New York Worlds Fair
Box 5 Folder 13
undated
Dr. V. K. Zworykin in his home at Taunton Lakes, N.J
Box 5 Folder 14
undated
Man sitting in front of radio in living room
Box 5 Folder 15
1939
Booklet: Television: An occupational Brief by Western Personnel Service
Box 5 Folder 16
undated
Booklet: Use of a Moving Beam of Light to Scan a Scene for Television by F. Gray
Box 5 Folder 17
undated
Booklet: Dumont Presents, Television For Your Home
Box 5 Folder 18
1937
In 1937 Maestro Arturo Toscanini was brought to America by Sarnoff to conduct the NBC Symphony Orchestra
Box 5 Folder 19
undated
Marconi Yacht, Elettra
Box 3
1964
Original Manuscript,Revised Edition, Communications in Space by Orrin E. Dunlap Jr. (part 1)
Box 5 Folder 20
undated
Marconi Yacht, Elettra
Box 3
1964
Original Manuscript,Revised Edition, Communications in Space by Orrin E. Dunlap Jr. (part 2)
Box 5 Folder 21
undated
Eduoard Branly, French physicist
Box 3
1964
Original Manuscript,Revised Edition, Communications in Space by Orrin E. Dunlap Jr. (part 3)
Box 5 Folder 22
1927
Group picture at GE Laboratories (Schenectady, NY 1927): Dr. E. F. W. Alexanderson, Mrs. Marconi, Guglielmo Marconi, Mrs. David Sarnoff and David Sarnoff
Box 2
1944
Radios 100 Men of Science (part 5)
Box 3
1964
Original Manuscript,Revised Edition, Communications in Space by Orrin E. Dunlap Jr. (part 4)
Box 6
Marconi: The Man and his Wireless galley proofs
Box 3
1964
Original Manuscript,Revised Edition, Communications in Space by Orrin E. Dunlap Jr. (part 5)
Box 7
Manuscripts, collected Sarnoff quotes
Box 3
undated
Booklet: Eldridge Reeves Johnson, Industrial Pioneer
Box 8
Miscellaneous photographs, offprints, and scrapbooks
Box 9
Framed autograph photographs
Box 3
1928
Booklet: Advertising Radio to the American Public
Box 10
Framed autograph photographs
Box 11
Framed autograph photographs and realia
Box 3
undated
Booklet: The History of Broadcasting in the United States
Box 12
Magazine and newspaper articles
Box 13
Offprints
Box 3
1923 July
Booklet: The Edison Monthly, July 1923
Box 14
Correspondence, primarily regarding Marconi
Box 15
Correspondence, primarily concerning Marconi
Box 3
1923 April
Booklet: The Edison Monthly, April 1923
Box 16
Correspondence
Box 2
undated
Historic Pictures: Television, Radar, Satellites (part 1)
Box 3
undated
Booklet: Marconi on Radio Communications
Box 3
undated
Booklet: The Marconi Short Wave Beam System
Box 3
1942
Original Manuscript, The Future of Television by Orrin E. Dunlap Jr. (part 1)
Box 3
1938
Booklet: Marconi Memorial 1938 Year Book
Box 3
undated
Booklet: Marconi Sulle Vie DellEtre
Box 3
undated
Booklet: Marconi e La T. S. F.
Box 3
undated
Booklet: Bibliografia Marconiana
Box 3
1897-1947
Booklet: Marconi Jubilee 1897-1947

Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries

Processing

Lora J. Davis, March 6, 2013.

Revisions

September 4, 2015: Filing title added by Frances Holmes

Citation

[Identification of item (Author, Title, and Date of item if known)], M2001, Orrin E. Dunlap, Jr. papers, Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries.



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