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Reminiscences of Preston R. Bassett : oral history, 1980.

Creator: Basset, Preston R., 1892-
Project: Individual interviews oral history collection.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 54 leaves. Tape: 2 reels. Book: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF PRESTON R. BASSETT.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Inventor, industrialist.

Scope and Contents

Laboratory work for Sperry Gyroscope Company, Brooklyn, 1915-1917; improved lighting for early motion picture industry, development of airplane beacons, experiments in all-weather flying; airplane design and construction; Hindenberg accident, 1937; impressions of many famous pilots.


Access Conditions

Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1984. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.

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