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Communication Satellites, 1962 - 1974

 Series — Box: 1-2, Folder: 1-66

Scope and Contents

Items in this series relate to news and developments in communications sattelites. Riegel wrote a short article about their impact on mass media. His manuscripts along with correspondence, reports, and publications about communications satellites make up the bulk of this series. Some items of note include reports on the progress of Canada's Telesat system, Riegel's analysis of satellite communication, and Comsat and Intelesat reports from the early 1970's


  • Issued: 1962 - 1974


Language of Materials

Almost all items in this series are in English. One publication has the Inuktitut spelling of "Anik" meaning "little brother" (ᐊᓂᒃ), the name of the Canadian Telesat Satellite.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to research use.


2.2 Linear Feet

Separated Materials

There is one small box of assorted Newspaper Clippings related to Communication Sattelites, sorted by date (1962-1974) towards the end of the collection.

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA