Amis, A. B., III (Alphonso Bobbet), 1928-2018
A. B. Amis, III (1928-2018) of Meridian, MS, was one of Radiation, Inc’s primary technical writers. Amis graduated from Georgia Tech with Honors (1951) and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, having previously spent two years in the US Navy studying electronics (1946-1948). Amis was hired at Radiation, Inc. in 1953 as an Associate Principal Engineer and retired from Harris Corp. (Radiation, Inc.’s successor) in 1988.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
This collection includes a selection of textual and photographic materials, three-dimensional objects, and digital media collected by A. B. Amis throughout his employment with Radiation, Inc. and Harris Corp. The materials cover topics such as the early space race and engineering developments of the 1960s and 1970s.
The multimedia items collected and donated by Frank Perkins focus on the administrative, historical, social, and technical operations of Radiation, Inc. (1950-1967), an engineering company based in Melbourne, FL, that focused on communications electronics.
This collection includes textual and photographic materials, three-dimensional objects, and digital and analog audio/visual media collected by various employees throughout their time working with Radiation, Inc. The materials cover topics such as the early space race and engineering developments of the 1960s and 1970s, as well as administration of the company and early development of surrounding community of Brevard County.