|Summary:||The John M. Baldwin papers (1931-1979) document his life as a pioneer in Television (TV) Broadcasting. The papers consist of personal materials and career related materials. The personal materials consist of clippings, a scrapbook, financial information and his autobiography. His career related materials consist of reports and information on the various domestic and international TV and radio projects he worked on; architectural drawings, road and aeronautical maps of various parts of the world, photographs, technical information on developments in radio and TV equipment, and various technical and miscellaneous published items.
|Summary:|| The Philo T. and Elma G. Farnsworth papers (1924-1992) contains biographical material, financial records, news clippings, speeches, journals, article reprints, patents, research notes, workbooks, daily activity notes, photographs, personal and professional correspondence, and awards. Philo Taylor Farnsworth (1906-1971) was a researcher, writer, and a pioneering developer of television, radar technology, peacetime applications of nuclear fusion, and the infant incubator. The last section of material in this collection contains the selected papers of his wife, Elma G. (Pem) Farnsworth (1908-2006). It includes biographical information, correspondence, notes, and the media-related articles from 1972 to 1992. Completing this section is her biography of her husband, Distant Vision: Romance and Discovery on an Invisible Frontier.