Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Largely writings of Lee De Forest including typescripts of his diary, of his published autobiography, and of an article on turbines. The small amount of his correspondence includes a series of letters to Jessica Wallace Millar.
Printed patents, reports and related material on his system for the radio control of torpedoes, inventions for musical instruments and scrapbooks of newspaper clippings and congressional publications about Hammond and his work. Half the collection is made up of clippings.
Dryden P. Morse was a heart surgeon who practiced in Philadelphia and then at Deborah Heart and Lung Center in New Jersey. A pioneer in the use of pacemakers, he was an expert on the technology of pacemakers and invented several improvements. The collection contains a small amount of correspondence, published articles and unpublished manuscripts, and information on his inventions and his interactions with pacemaker companies.
The principal figures in this collection are Jedidiah Morse (1761-1826) and his sons Samuel Finley Breese Morse (1791-1872) and Richard Cary Morse (1795-1868). More than half of the collection is made up of correspondence (1779-1868) among members of the family. Also included are legal and financial papers, sermons by Jedidiah and Richard Cary Morse, travel journals, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, printed matter, and photographs.