Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

Related Content
Topic
  • Communications--Visual –Signals, Radio and Voice
  • People-Places-Things--German
  • Places-Shore Facilities--Bases-Stations-Labs-Installations
Document Type
  • Finding Aids Glossaries Guides
Wars & Conflicts
  • World War I 1917-1918
File Formats
Location of Archival Materials

Papers of Herbert C. Hovenden

ca. 1917

Finding aid (Word)

Scope and Content Note

These papers contain information regarding World War I era wireless transmissions, the history of the Otter Cliffs Naval Radio Station, and a message for the German people from President Woodrow Wilson. This collection also contains a picture of a pre-1917 French wireless set and an article titled "The Secret in The Ship's Safe," about a German passenger liner that took refuge in the United States after the outbreak of World War I published in Sparks Journal.


Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as Papers of Herbert C. Hovenden, Archives Branch, Naval History and Heritage Command, Washington, D.C.


Subject Headings (LCSH)

United States. Navy--Communications Systems.
United States. Navy--Radio Installations.
Radio--History.
Radio, Military--United States.
Otter Cliffs Radio Station Site (Me.)
United States. Navy--History--Sources.


Extent

0.25 cubic feet

 

Published: Tue Jul 09 10:04:14 EDT 2019