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Hovenden, Herbert C. Papers 

Date: ca. 1917

Collection Number: COLL/237

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


Published: Thu Aug 05 14:01:28 EDT 2021