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A001<br>ABBOTT, WILLIAM L., 1861-1951 <br>Coll. # 1/20/9<br>University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives<br>Profession: Chief Operating Engineer of Commonwealth Edison Co.<br>Dates of collection: 1871-1981<br>Size: .7 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Includes photographs (1871-1935); university catalogues (1884-94); National Electric Construction Co. (1884-94) and Chicago Edison Co. (1895-1904) records; genealogical and biographical information (1928, 1981); and recognition documents (1928, 1935-36).  
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A001<br>ABBOTT, WILLIAM L., 1861-1951 <br>Coll. # 1/20/9<br>University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives<br>Profession: Chief Operating Engineer of Commonwealth Edison Co.<br>Dates of collection: 1871-1981<br>Size: .7 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Includes photographs (1871-1935); university catalogues (1884-94); National Electric Construction Co. (1884-94) and Chicago Edison Co. (1895-1904) records; genealogical and biographical information (1928, 1981); and recognition documents (1928, 1935-36). <br>A002<br>ACHESON, EDWARD GOODRICH, 1856-1931 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Electrochemist, engineer, and inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1872-1968<br>Size: 13,000 items<br>NUCMC #: MS76-140<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Correspondence, diaries (1906-31); biographical material, including typescript of autobiography entitled "A Pathfinder: Discovery, Invention and Industry" (1910); financial papers; laboratory notebooks relating to Acheson's experiments and inventions; newspaper clippings, and other material, chiefly 1899-1930. Includes 2 volumes of court proceedings concerning a case (1894) involving Acheson's Carborundum Co., Niagara Falls, NY, and research materials of his biographer, Raymond Szymanowitz. Correspondents include Acheson's sons, Edward, Jr., George, John, and Raymond; John P. Deringer, Thomas A. Edison, Fred E. Hunt, John S. Huyler, Andrew W. Mellon, Edward L. Nichols, Walther Rathenau, William Acheson Smith, Edmund C. Sprague, Bakewell and Bakewell, Electric Smelting and Aluminum Co., and the Electrochemical Society. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Chiefly gift of Acheson's children,<br>Howard A. Acheson and Margaret A. Stuart, 1972.  
 
 
<br>A002<br>ACHESON, EDWARD GOODRICH, 1856-1931 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Electrochemist, engineer, and inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1872-1968<br>Size: 13,000 items<br>NUCMC #: MS76-140<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Correspondence, diaries (1906-31); biographical material, including typescript of autobiography entitled "A Pathfinder: Discovery, Invention and Industry" (1910); financial papers; laboratory notebooks relating to Acheson's experiments and inventions; newspaper clippings, and other material, chiefly 1899-1930. Includes 2 volumes of court proceedings concerning a case (1894) involving Acheson's Carborundum Co., Niagara Falls, NY, and research materials of his biographer, Raymond Szymanowitz. Correspondents include Acheson's sons, Edward, Jr., George, John, and Raymond; John P. Deringer, Thomas A. Edison, Fred E. Hunt, John S. Huyler, Andrew W. Mellon, Edward L. Nichols, Walther Rathenau, William Acheson Smith, Edmund C. Sprague, Bakewell and Bakewell, Electric Smelting and Aluminum Co., and the Electrochemical Society. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Chiefly gift of Acheson's children,<br>Howard A. Acheson and Margaret A. Stuart, 1972.  
 
 
 
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A003<br>ACKERMAN, EDWARD AUGUSTUS, 1911-1973 <br>University of Wyoming Library, American Heritage Center (Laramie)<br>Profession: Geographer, teacher, consultant<br>Dates of collection: 1936-73<br>Size: 62 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS77-1255<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence with prominent scientists, notes, speeches, articles, pamphlets, periodicals, documents, printed maps, and other material, relating to geography, environmental systems and studies, water resources, and science administration. Includes material on Ackerman's consultation posts in the U.S. and abroad, his career with the U.S. Office of Strategic Services in post-World War II Japan, as assistant general manager (1952-54) of the Tennessee Valley Authority, in the organization Resources for the Future, and as an officer (1958-73) of the Carnegie Institution of Washington. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift of Mrs. Ackerman, Vaud, Switzerland, 1974.  
 
A003<br>ACKERMAN, EDWARD AUGUSTUS, 1911-1973 <br>University of Wyoming Library, American Heritage Center (Laramie)<br>Profession: Geographer, teacher, consultant<br>Dates of collection: 1936-73<br>Size: 62 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS77-1255<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence with prominent scientists, notes, speeches, articles, pamphlets, periodicals, documents, printed maps, and other material, relating to geography, environmental systems and studies, water resources, and science administration. Includes material on Ackerman's consultation posts in the U.S. and abroad, his career with the U.S. Office of Strategic Services in post-World War II Japan, as assistant general manager (1952-54) of the Tennessee Valley Authority, in the organization Resources for the Future, and as an officer (1958-73) of the Carnegie Institution of Washington. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift of Mrs. Ackerman, Vaud, Switzerland, 1974.  
 
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A004<br>ADAIR, GOLDWAITE, STANFORD &amp; DANIEL, ATLANTA, GA <br>Georgia State University Library, Southern Labor Archives (Atlanta)<br>Dates of collection: 1955-56<br>Size: 3 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS77-259<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Transcripts kept by a law firm of arbitration hearings concerning employees discharged by Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Co. during the 1955 strike by the Communications Workers of America. Cases occurred in Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift of the firm, 1973.  
 
A004<br>ADAIR, GOLDWAITE, STANFORD &amp; DANIEL, ATLANTA, GA <br>Georgia State University Library, Southern Labor Archives (Atlanta)<br>Dates of collection: 1955-56<br>Size: 3 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS77-259<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Transcripts kept by a law firm of arbitration hearings concerning employees discharged by Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Co. during the 1955 strike by the Communications Workers of America. Cases occurred in Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift of the firm, 1973.  
 
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A005<br>ADAMS, CARL F. <br>Rutgers University Libraries, Special Collections Department (New Brunswick, NJ)<br>Profession: Businessman<br>Dates of collection: 1901-35<br>Size: 1 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Contains correspondence, clippings, diagrams, and photographs of an early manufacturer and promoter of electric chairs.  
 
A005<br>ADAMS, CARL F. <br>Rutgers University Libraries, Special Collections Department (New Brunswick, NJ)<br>Profession: Businessman<br>Dates of collection: 1901-35<br>Size: 1 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Contains correspondence, clippings, diagrams, and photographs of an early manufacturer and promoter of electric chairs.  
 
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A006<br>ADAMS, ELMER ELLSWORTH, <br>1860-1950 <br>Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)<br>Profession: Politician and business leader<br>Dates of collection: 1861-1951<br>Size: 26 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS61-2786<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, financial records, campaign literature, clippings, and printed materials documenting Adams's career. Scattered throughout the collection are materials on the Otter Tail Power Co., Fergus Falls, MN, such as descriptions of its properties, business papers, information on the construction of a new dam, and information on the company's use of auxiliary steam plants to compensate for low water.  
 
A006<br>ADAMS, ELMER ELLSWORTH, <br>1860-1950 <br>Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)<br>Profession: Politician and business leader<br>Dates of collection: 1861-1951<br>Size: 26 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS61-2786<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, financial records, campaign literature, clippings, and printed materials documenting Adams's career. Scattered throughout the collection are materials on the Otter Tail Power Co., Fergus Falls, MN, such as descriptions of its properties, business papers, information on the construction of a new dam, and information on the company's use of auxiliary steam plants to compensate for low water.  
 
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A007<br>ADAMS, THOMAS CALDWELL, <br>1901-1965 <br>University of Utah Library, Special Collections Department (Salt Lake City)<br>Profession: Civil engineer, Associate Professor<br>Dates of collection: 1920-65<br>Size: 23 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: register<br>Personal and professional correspondence; reports on a variety of engineering projects in Utah, Idaho, Nevada, and Wyoming make up the greater part of the collection. Included are water, conservation, electrical power, and irrigation projects in the Upper Colorado River Basin and the Great Salt Lake. The collection also contains material from his years of teaching at the University of Utah (1927-41), including correspondence, reports, class notes, lectures, and projects. Photographs form a major part of the collection.  
 
A007<br>ADAMS, THOMAS CALDWELL, <br>1901-1965 <br>University of Utah Library, Special Collections Department (Salt Lake City)<br>Profession: Civil engineer, Associate Professor<br>Dates of collection: 1920-65<br>Size: 23 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: register<br>Personal and professional correspondence; reports on a variety of engineering projects in Utah, Idaho, Nevada, and Wyoming make up the greater part of the collection. Included are water, conservation, electrical power, and irrigation projects in the Upper Colorado River Basin and the Great Salt Lake. The collection also contains material from his years of teaching at the University of Utah (1927-41), including correspondence, reports, class notes, lectures, and projects. Photographs form a major part of the collection.  
 
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A008<br>AIKEN, GEORGE DAVID, b. 1892 <br>University of Vermont, Guy W. Bailey Library, Wilbur Special Collections (Burlington)<br>Profession: Governor, U.S. Senator<br>Dates of collection: 1936-77<br>Size: 700 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: preliminary guide<br>In part, microfilm (6 reels, positive) purchased in 1976 from Vermont Public Records Office. Originals destroyed by the State of Vermont. Correspondence and printed material relating to Aiken's activities as a member of the following Senate Committees: Civil Service (1941-47), Pensions (1941-47), Expenditures in the Executive Dept. (1941-47), Education and Labor (1941-54), Agriculture and Forestry (1941-47), Foreign Relations (1954-74), Aeronautical and Space Sciences (1965-66), Joint Committee on Atomic Energy (1959-74), Joint Committee on Republican Principles (1962), and Senate Republican Policy Committee (1959-62, 1967-68). Subjects include St. Lawrence Seaway, Cambodia, Vietnam, Farm Credit Act, food allotment bill, Civil Rights Act, antiballistic missiles, Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station (Vernon), atomic energy, flood control, firearms, Rural Water and Sewer Act, Hoover Commission, Status of Women Commission, Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, supersonic transport, Vermont transportation, Watergate, fuel oil situation in New England, and Champlain Waterway. Gift of Senator and Mrs. Aiken, 1974.  
 
A008<br>AIKEN, GEORGE DAVID, b. 1892 <br>University of Vermont, Guy W. Bailey Library, Wilbur Special Collections (Burlington)<br>Profession: Governor, U.S. Senator<br>Dates of collection: 1936-77<br>Size: 700 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: preliminary guide<br>In part, microfilm (6 reels, positive) purchased in 1976 from Vermont Public Records Office. Originals destroyed by the State of Vermont. Correspondence and printed material relating to Aiken's activities as a member of the following Senate Committees: Civil Service (1941-47), Pensions (1941-47), Expenditures in the Executive Dept. (1941-47), Education and Labor (1941-54), Agriculture and Forestry (1941-47), Foreign Relations (1954-74), Aeronautical and Space Sciences (1965-66), Joint Committee on Atomic Energy (1959-74), Joint Committee on Republican Principles (1962), and Senate Republican Policy Committee (1959-62, 1967-68). Subjects include St. Lawrence Seaway, Cambodia, Vietnam, Farm Credit Act, food allotment bill, Civil Rights Act, antiballistic missiles, Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station (Vernon), atomic energy, flood control, firearms, Rural Water and Sewer Act, Hoover Commission, Status of Women Commission, Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, supersonic transport, Vermont transportation, Watergate, fuel oil situation in New England, and Champlain Waterway. Gift of Senator and Mrs. Aiken, 1974.  
 
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A009<br>ALDWELL, THOMAS, 1896-1968 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Business executive, general manager of Northwestern Power and Manufacturing Co., Port Angeles, WA, and of Olympic Power Co., Port Angeles, author of Conquering the Last Frontier (Seattle, 1950), an autobiography<br>Size: 1.5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Collection contains mainly correspondence. Electric power material is located throughout the collection.  
 
A009<br>ALDWELL, THOMAS, 1896-1968 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Business executive, general manager of Northwestern Power and Manufacturing Co., Port Angeles, WA, and of Olympic Power Co., Port Angeles, author of Conquering the Last Frontier (Seattle, 1950), an autobiography<br>Size: 1.5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Collection contains mainly correspondence. Electric power material is located throughout the collection.  
 
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A010<br>ALEXANDERSON, ERNST FREDRIK WERNER, 1878-1975 <br>Union College, Schaffer Library, Special Collections (Schenectady, NY)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer, inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1900-75<br>Size: 15 ft. + 45 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS76-1639, MS80-338<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Chiefly business correspondence (1901-75), much of it with RCA and General Electric's patent departments; papers and notebooks from Berlin Royal Technical Institute; and specifications patents, designs and notes, blueprints, newspaper clippings, photos, and drawings pertaining to Alexanderson's inventions in the fields of radio, television, and high-frequency alternators. Correspondents include Charles P. Steinmetz and Edwin W. Rice, Jr. Gift of Dr. Alexanderson, 1970 and 1973, and of Mrs. Alexanderson, 1975.  
 
A010<br>ALEXANDERSON, ERNST FREDRIK WERNER, 1878-1975 <br>Union College, Schaffer Library, Special Collections (Schenectady, NY)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer, inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1900-75<br>Size: 15 ft. + 45 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS76-1639, MS80-338<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Chiefly business correspondence (1901-75), much of it with RCA and General Electric's patent departments; papers and notebooks from Berlin Royal Technical Institute; and specifications patents, designs and notes, blueprints, newspaper clippings, photos, and drawings pertaining to Alexanderson's inventions in the fields of radio, television, and high-frequency alternators. Correspondents include Charles P. Steinmetz and Edwin W. Rice, Jr. Gift of Dr. Alexanderson, 1970 and 1973, and of Mrs. Alexanderson, 1975.  
 
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A011<br>ALLEN, FLORENCE ELLINWOOD, 1884-1966 <br>Western Reserve Historical Society, History Library (Cleveland, OH)<br>Profession: Lawyer, judge<br>Dates of collection: 1856, 1877-1967<br>Size: 14 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS75-1315<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: register<br>Correspondence, diaries, speeches, biographical and genealogical material, articles by or about Judge Allen, awards, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and photos. Includes material on women's suffrage, outlawry of war, Tennessee Valley Authority case, and rights to outer space. Gift of Judge Allen's estate, 1967, 1970.  
 
A011<br>ALLEN, FLORENCE ELLINWOOD, 1884-1966 <br>Western Reserve Historical Society, History Library (Cleveland, OH)<br>Profession: Lawyer, judge<br>Dates of collection: 1856, 1877-1967<br>Size: 14 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS75-1315<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: register<br>Correspondence, diaries, speeches, biographical and genealogical material, articles by or about Judge Allen, awards, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and photos. Includes material on women's suffrage, outlawry of war, Tennessee Valley Authority case, and rights to outer space. Gift of Judge Allen's estate, 1967, 1970.  
 
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A012<br>ALLEN, JOHN MYRON AND FAMILY <br>Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)<br>Dates of collection: 1924-37<br>Size: 2 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS62-3252<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: inventory<br>Scrapbooks and photograph albums containing newspaper clippings, letters and announcements to stockholders, advertisements, annual reports, maps, pictures, etc., relating to the electric power plants and transmission systems of the Eastern Minnesota Power Co., Pine City, MN, General Minnesota Utilities Co., Pine City, Chengwatana Dam, and proposed hydroelectric projects on the Upper Snake River.  
 
A012<br>ALLEN, JOHN MYRON AND FAMILY <br>Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)<br>Dates of collection: 1924-37<br>Size: 2 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS62-3252<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: inventory<br>Scrapbooks and photograph albums containing newspaper clippings, letters and announcements to stockholders, advertisements, annual reports, maps, pictures, etc., relating to the electric power plants and transmission systems of the Eastern Minnesota Power Co., Pine City, MN, General Minnesota Utilities Co., Pine City, Chengwatana Dam, and proposed hydroelectric projects on the Upper Snake River.  
 
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A013<br>ALLMENDINGER FAMILY <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Dates of collection: 1890-1974<br>Size: 4 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: folder-level inventory<br>Includes correspondence, scrapbooks, family genealogy, photographs concerning family affairs, Helene Allmendinger's radio show, "The Ann Arbor Organ Company," and family members still living in Germany.  
 
A013<br>ALLMENDINGER FAMILY <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Dates of collection: 1890-1974<br>Size: 4 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: folder-level inventory<br>Includes correspondence, scrapbooks, family genealogy, photographs concerning family affairs, Helene Allmendinger's radio show, "The Ann Arbor Organ Company," and family members still living in Germany.  
 
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A014<br>AMALGAMATED ASSOCIATION OF STREET, ELECTRIC RAILWAY &amp; MOTOR COACH EMPLOYEES <br>Georgia State University Library, Southern Labor Archives (Atlanta)<br>Dates of collection: 1940-61<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS73-118<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory, index<br>Desk diaries (1940-41, 1943-46, 1948-50) of J.F. Folsom and Jessie L. Walton, presidents of the union, relating to union meetings, elections, contracts, grievances, and race relations in Atlanta public transportation, forming the bulk of the collection; 175 grievance reports (1947-61) describing disputes between union members and the Atlanta Transit Co., and miscellaneous correspondence, reports, notes, and clippings. Information on literary rights available in the library. Gift of the union, 1971.  
 
A014<br>AMALGAMATED ASSOCIATION OF STREET, ELECTRIC RAILWAY &amp; MOTOR COACH EMPLOYEES <br>Georgia State University Library, Southern Labor Archives (Atlanta)<br>Dates of collection: 1940-61<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS73-118<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory, index<br>Desk diaries (1940-41, 1943-46, 1948-50) of J.F. Folsom and Jessie L. Walton, presidents of the union, relating to union meetings, elections, contracts, grievances, and race relations in Atlanta public transportation, forming the bulk of the collection; 175 grievance reports (1947-61) describing disputes between union members and the Atlanta Transit Co., and miscellaneous correspondence, reports, notes, and clippings. Information on literary rights available in the library. Gift of the union, 1971.  
 
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A015<br>AMERICAN BELL TELEPHONE VS. PEOPLES TELEPHONE COMPANY <br>Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (Harrisburg)<br>Dates of collection: 1884<br>Size: 1 reel (2 vols.)<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: card index<br>Proceedings in the 1884 suit against Peoples Telephone Co., Harrisburg, PA, in the U.S. Circuit Court, Southern District of New York, including the argument of<br>James J. Storrow for the complainants and the defendant's brief.  
 
A015<br>AMERICAN BELL TELEPHONE VS. PEOPLES TELEPHONE COMPANY <br>Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (Harrisburg)<br>Dates of collection: 1884<br>Size: 1 reel (2 vols.)<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: card index<br>Proceedings in the 1884 suit against Peoples Telephone Co., Harrisburg, PA, in the U.S. Circuit Court, Southern District of New York, including the argument of<br>James J. Storrow for the complainants and the defendant's brief.  
 
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A016<br>AMERICAN GRAPHOPHONE COMPANY <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Dates of collection: 1888-1890<br>Size: .1 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>These records contain correspondence, notes, agreements, and cost estimates concerning efforts of the company to begin the manufacture of graphophones. Also included are drawings, done by Charles Stolpe, of a disc graphophone of Chichester A. Bell. The company was organized in 1887 to manufacture graphophones based on the design of Charles Sumner Tainter, Alexander Graham Bell, and Chichester A. Bell.  
 
A016<br>AMERICAN GRAPHOPHONE COMPANY <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Dates of collection: 1888-1890<br>Size: .1 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>These records contain correspondence, notes, agreements, and cost estimates concerning efforts of the company to begin the manufacture of graphophones. Also included are drawings, done by Charles Stolpe, of a disc graphophone of Chichester A. Bell. The company was organized in 1887 to manufacture graphophones based on the design of Charles Sumner Tainter, Alexander Graham Bell, and Chichester A. Bell.  
 
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A017<br>AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY PAPERS ON SCIENCE <br>American Philosophical Society Library (Philadelphia, PA)<br>Dates of collection: 1670-1967<br>Size: 220 items, 31 vols., 1 reel of microfilm<br>NUCMC #: MS76-888<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Among the papers are photocopies and microfilm made in 1966 from a scrapbook of Henry A. Rowland, loaned by Harriette H. Rowland, Baltimore, MD.  
 
A017<br>AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY PAPERS ON SCIENCE <br>American Philosophical Society Library (Philadelphia, PA)<br>Dates of collection: 1670-1967<br>Size: 220 items, 31 vols., 1 reel of microfilm<br>NUCMC #: MS76-888<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Among the papers are photocopies and microfilm made in 1966 from a scrapbook of Henry A. Rowland, loaned by Harriette H. Rowland, Baltimore, MD.  
 
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A018<br>AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INFORMATION SCIENCE <br>Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)<br>Dates of collection: 1961-80<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Chartered in 1961 in Columbus as a private, non-profit organization concerned with information and its transfer. Records include executive committee minutes, annual reports, constitutions, rosters, correspondence, and nominations for the Columbus Technical Council's "Technical Man/Woman of the Year" award. Collection documents both the internal and external functions of CO-ASIS.  
 
A018<br>AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INFORMATION SCIENCE <br>Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)<br>Dates of collection: 1961-80<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Chartered in 1961 in Columbus as a private, non-profit organization concerned with information and its transfer. Records include executive committee minutes, annual reports, constitutions, rosters, correspondence, and nominations for the Columbus Technical Council's "Technical Man/Woman of the Year" award. Collection documents both the internal and external functions of CO-ASIS.  
 
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A019<br>AMERICAN WOMEN IN RADIO AND TELEVISION <br>Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Radio broadcasters<br>Size: 161 items<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1163<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Transcripts of interviews, audiotapes, biographical information, and photos, of women pioneers in broadcasting. Includes material on Kathryn F. Broman, Margaret Mary Kearney, Agnes Law, Edythe Meserand, Minnie Pearl, and Ruth Crane Schaefer. Gift of American Women in Radio and Television, 1976.  
 
A019<br>AMERICAN WOMEN IN RADIO AND TELEVISION <br>Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Radio broadcasters<br>Size: 161 items<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1163<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Transcripts of interviews, audiotapes, biographical information, and photos, of women pioneers in broadcasting. Includes material on Kathryn F. Broman, Margaret Mary Kearney, Agnes Law, Edythe Meserand, Minnie Pearl, and Ruth Crane Schaefer. Gift of American Women in Radio and Television, 1976.  
 
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A020<br>ANACONDA COPPER MINING COMPANY <br>Montana Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (Helena)<br>Business: Butte, MT, copper mining corporation<br>Dates of collection: 1878-1916<br>Size: 139 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: preliminary inventory<br>General correspondence, financial records, and production records of the company's general office; some departments and many predecessor and subsidiary companies are included. Two of the subsidiary companies were Electric Light &amp; Railway Co. and Electric Railway, Light &amp; Power Co., both of Anaconda, MT. Donated by the Anaconda Copper Co., Denver, CO, 1981.  
 
A020<br>ANACONDA COPPER MINING COMPANY <br>Montana Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (Helena)<br>Business: Butte, MT, copper mining corporation<br>Dates of collection: 1878-1916<br>Size: 139 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: preliminary inventory<br>General correspondence, financial records, and production records of the company's general office; some departments and many predecessor and subsidiary companies are included. Two of the subsidiary companies were Electric Light &amp; Railway Co. and Electric Railway, Light &amp; Power Co., both of Anaconda, MT. Donated by the Anaconda Copper Co., Denver, CO, 1981.  
 
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A021<br>ANDERSON, HENRY WATKINS <br>Virginia Historical Society Library (Richmond)<br>Profession: Lawyer<br>Dates of collection: 1908-73<br>Size: 1,328 items<br>NUCMC #: MS76-811<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, speeches, logbooks, accounts, reports, newspaper clippings, obituaries, and other papers, documenting Anderson's activities as commissioner of the American Red Cross Commissions to the Balkan States and to Rumania, as the Republican gubernatorial candidate (1921), and as chairman of the board of the Seaboard Air Line Railway. Includes a report (1910) of the Virginia Railway and Power Co., Richmond. Gift of Mrs. James Asa Shield, Mankin-Sabot, VA, 1974.  
 
A021<br>ANDERSON, HENRY WATKINS <br>Virginia Historical Society Library (Richmond)<br>Profession: Lawyer<br>Dates of collection: 1908-73<br>Size: 1,328 items<br>NUCMC #: MS76-811<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, speeches, logbooks, accounts, reports, newspaper clippings, obituaries, and other papers, documenting Anderson's activities as commissioner of the American Red Cross Commissions to the Balkan States and to Rumania, as the Republican gubernatorial candidate (1921), and as chairman of the board of the Seaboard Air Line Railway. Includes a report (1910) of the Virginia Railway and Power Co., Richmond. Gift of Mrs. James Asa Shield, Mankin-Sabot, VA, 1974.  
 
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A022<br>ANDERSON, ROLAND A., b. 1899? <br>Nebraska State Historical Society, State Archives Division (Lincoln)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer, radio broadcaster, inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1920-51<br>Size: 2 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, scrapbooks, bulletins, and other papers, relating primarily to broadcasting of the Anderson Radio Station, Wahoo, NE, founded and operated by Anderson in the 1920s. Includes statements detailing the station's broadcasting signals, material relating to radio history and techniques, and photos. Gift of Mrs. Roland Anderson, 1978.  
 
A022<br>ANDERSON, ROLAND A., b. 1899? <br>Nebraska State Historical Society, State Archives Division (Lincoln)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer, radio broadcaster, inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1920-51<br>Size: 2 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, scrapbooks, bulletins, and other papers, relating primarily to broadcasting of the Anderson Radio Station, Wahoo, NE, founded and operated by Anderson in the 1920s. Includes statements detailing the station's broadcasting signals, material relating to radio history and techniques, and photos. Gift of Mrs. Roland Anderson, 1978.  
 
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A023<br>ANDREWS, ERNEST GALEN, <br>1898-1980 <br>Dartmouth College Library (Hanover, NH)<br>Dates of collection: 1935-72<br>Size: 3 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished guide<br>Consists of papers, drawings, plans, patents, and computer manuals, much of which relates to Andrews's work with Bell Telephone Laboratories, particularly the development of the relay and digital computer, radar, and Bell Telephone Laboratories equipment. Gift of Sarah Andrews, 1980.  
 
A023<br>ANDREWS, ERNEST GALEN, <br>1898-1980 <br>Dartmouth College Library (Hanover, NH)<br>Dates of collection: 1935-72<br>Size: 3 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished guide<br>Consists of papers, drawings, plans, patents, and computer manuals, much of which relates to Andrews's work with Bell Telephone Laboratories, particularly the development of the relay and digital computer, radar, and Bell Telephone Laboratories equipment. Gift of Sarah Andrews, 1980.  
 
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A024<br>ANDRUS, LEONARD A., 1883-1965 <br>University of Oregon Library (Eugene)<br>Profession: Consulting engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1921-30<br>Size: 1 vol.<br>NUCMC #: MS76-1278<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Reports of surveys of various business firms in the Pacific Northwest, among which are the American Telephone and Telegraph Co.; Armstrong Manufacturing Co., Portland, OR; Automatic Electric Brake Co.; Barnes-Lindsley Manufacturing Co., Portland, OR; Bell Telephone System; and Prairie Power Co., Prairie City, OR.  
 
A024<br>ANDRUS, LEONARD A., 1883-1965 <br>University of Oregon Library (Eugene)<br>Profession: Consulting engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1921-30<br>Size: 1 vol.<br>NUCMC #: MS76-1278<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Reports of surveys of various business firms in the Pacific Northwest, among which are the American Telephone and Telegraph Co.; Armstrong Manufacturing Co., Portland, OR; Automatic Electric Brake Co.; Barnes-Lindsley Manufacturing Co., Portland, OR; Bell Telephone System; and Prairie Power Co., Prairie City, OR.  
 
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A025<br>ANGLO-AMERICAN TELEGRAPH COMPANY <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Dates of collection: 1866-1947<br>Size: 12 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-195<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Acts, charters, and agreements, relating to the company (2 vols.); minutes of the board of directors (1873-1947); journals (1866-1912); ledgers (1866-1911); and general and deposit accounts (1904-24) of a company which laid five Atlantic cables during the 19th century and leased three of them to Western Union. Gift.  
 
A025<br>ANGLO-AMERICAN TELEGRAPH COMPANY <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Dates of collection: 1866-1947<br>Size: 12 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-195<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Acts, charters, and agreements, relating to the company (2 vols.); minutes of the board of directors (1873-1947); journals (1866-1912); ledgers (1866-1911); and general and deposit accounts (1904-24) of a company which laid five Atlantic cables during the 19th century and leased three of them to Western Union. Gift.  
 
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A026<br>ANGUS, DONALD J., 1887-1966 <br>Case Western University Libraries, Special Collections (Cleveland, OH)<br>Profession: Engineer, inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1904-63<br>Size: 3 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS68-903<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: in library<br>Correspondence, reports, laboratory notes, patents, and fiscal records of the Esterline-Angus Co., Indianapolis, IN; an unpublished history of the company (to 1943); and papers relating to the invention of the spring engine starter, to Angus's activity as a designer and manager of the Williams, IN, power plant, and to the activities of John W. Esterline, electrical engineer and inventor.  
 
A026<br>ANGUS, DONALD J., 1887-1966 <br>Case Western University Libraries, Special Collections (Cleveland, OH)<br>Profession: Engineer, inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1904-63<br>Size: 3 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS68-903<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: in library<br>Correspondence, reports, laboratory notes, patents, and fiscal records of the Esterline-Angus Co., Indianapolis, IN; an unpublished history of the company (to 1943); and papers relating to the invention of the spring engine starter, to Angus's activity as a designer and manager of the Williams, IN, power plant, and to the activities of John W. Esterline, electrical engineer and inventor.  
 
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A027<br>ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN. CITY RECORDS. <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Dates of collection: 1830-1951<br>Size: 3 ft., 22 vols.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: folder-level inventory<br>Includes city council proceedings (1834-1919), accounts (1857-61), assessment rolls (1830 and 1839), plats of the wards (1912), election returns (1847-52), scrapbooks (1904-51), and papers concerning a proposed art museum, street and interurban railways, the Ann Arbor Railroad, and the Charter Commission of 1920.  
 
A027<br>ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN. CITY RECORDS. <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Dates of collection: 1830-1951<br>Size: 3 ft., 22 vols.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: folder-level inventory<br>Includes city council proceedings (1834-1919), accounts (1857-61), assessment rolls (1830 and 1839), plats of the wards (1912), election returns (1847-52), scrapbooks (1904-51), and papers concerning a proposed art museum, street and interurban railways, the Ann Arbor Railroad, and the Charter Commission of 1920.  
 
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A028<br>ARIVACA MILLING, MINING &amp; COMMERCIAL COMPANY <br>Central Michigan University, Clarke Historical Library (Mt. Pleasant)<br>Dates of collection: 1842-90<br>Size: 369 items, 3 vols.<br>NUCMC #: MS68-532<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Business papers, including papers relating to W.F. Witherell and his activities with the Inter-State Telephone and Telegraph Co., Chicago, IL. The papers of Witherell's connection with this company form a separate file in the Arivaca Milling, Mining &amp; Commercial Co. Papers. Included are the plan of organization (1884?); memoranda statements of the costs of establishing telephone systems in California, Nevada, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Arizona, Kansas, Indian Territory, Texas, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, the Dakotas, and Nebraska; Articles of Agreement for the sale of the (A.A.) Knudson Patent Mechanical Telephone by Samuel Ashton and Samuel Smith to W. F. Witherell (1 November 1884); a report detailing confirmation of title, costs, profits, and results accomplished; a contract between the Metropolitan Telephone Co., New York, NY, and Witherell (16 October 1884); U.S. Patent 277,198 (8 May 1883), for the M.L. Baxter Transmitting Telephone; and questions, particularly those involving the G.M. Hopkins patent for the "Telephone Central Office System."  
 
A028<br>ARIVACA MILLING, MINING &amp; COMMERCIAL COMPANY <br>Central Michigan University, Clarke Historical Library (Mt. Pleasant)<br>Dates of collection: 1842-90<br>Size: 369 items, 3 vols.<br>NUCMC #: MS68-532<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Business papers, including papers relating to W.F. Witherell and his activities with the Inter-State Telephone and Telegraph Co., Chicago, IL. The papers of Witherell's connection with this company form a separate file in the Arivaca Milling, Mining &amp; Commercial Co. Papers. Included are the plan of organization (1884?); memoranda statements of the costs of establishing telephone systems in California, Nevada, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Arizona, Kansas, Indian Territory, Texas, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, the Dakotas, and Nebraska; Articles of Agreement for the sale of the (A.A.) Knudson Patent Mechanical Telephone by Samuel Ashton and Samuel Smith to W. F. Witherell (1 November 1884); a report detailing confirmation of title, costs, profits, and results accomplished; a contract between the Metropolitan Telephone Co., New York, NY, and Witherell (16 October 1884); U.S. Patent 277,198 (8 May 1883), for the M.L. Baxter Transmitting Telephone; and questions, particularly those involving the G.M. Hopkins patent for the "Telephone Central Office System."  
 
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A029<br>ARIZONA COLLECTION <br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Dates of collection: 1757-1956<br>Size: 167 items, 8 vols., 21 ft. of microfilm<br>NUCMC #: MS65-1781<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Part of the collection contains information on the water and hydroelectric development of the Salt River Valley. This is a report, "Economic Survey of Salt River Project, Arizona" (30 September 1942), written by Raymond A. Hill for the Board of Governors, Salt River Valley Water Users Association. The report covers water and hydroelectric development of the Salt River Valley and includes maps, rate schedules, and statistical tables. Hill was a member of the firm, Leeds, Hill, Barnard and Jewett, Los Angeles.  
 
A029<br>ARIZONA COLLECTION <br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Dates of collection: 1757-1956<br>Size: 167 items, 8 vols., 21 ft. of microfilm<br>NUCMC #: MS65-1781<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Part of the collection contains information on the water and hydroelectric development of the Salt River Valley. This is a report, "Economic Survey of Salt River Project, Arizona" (30 September 1942), written by Raymond A. Hill for the Board of Governors, Salt River Valley Water Users Association. The report covers water and hydroelectric development of the Salt River Valley and includes maps, rate schedules, and statistical tables. Hill was a member of the firm, Leeds, Hill, Barnard and Jewett, Los Angeles.  
 
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A030<br>ARMSTRONG, EDWIN HOWARD, 1890-1954 <br>Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Inventor, Professor of electrical engineering<br>Dates of collection: 1890-1972<br>Size: 200,000 items<br>NUCMC #: MS80-1888<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, lectures, research notes, circuit diagrams, articles, and legal and other papers, related to Armstrong's research and many inventions, including the regenerative or feedback circuit (1912); first amplified radio reception; superheterodyne circuit (1918), the basis of modern radio and radar; superregeneration (1922), a simple, high-power receiver now used in emergency-mobile service; and frequency modulation, FM (1933), static-free radio reception of high fidelity. Much material relates to his lawsuits, primarily against RCA over patent infringement. Other topics include his work at Marcellus Hartley Research Laboratory, Columbia (1913-35) and with the AEF in France during World War I, his Air Force contracts for communications development, his Army research during World War II, the Radio Club of America, the Institute of Radio Engineers, FM development at Armstrong's radio station at Alpine, NJ, the use of FM in TV, his involvement in FCC hearings and legislation, and his work with the Zenith Radio Corp. Gift of Armstrong Memorial Research Foundation, 1977.  
 
A030<br>ARMSTRONG, EDWIN HOWARD, 1890-1954 <br>Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Inventor, Professor of electrical engineering<br>Dates of collection: 1890-1972<br>Size: 200,000 items<br>NUCMC #: MS80-1888<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, lectures, research notes, circuit diagrams, articles, and legal and other papers, related to Armstrong's research and many inventions, including the regenerative or feedback circuit (1912); first amplified radio reception; superheterodyne circuit (1918), the basis of modern radio and radar; superregeneration (1922), a simple, high-power receiver now used in emergency-mobile service; and frequency modulation, FM (1933), static-free radio reception of high fidelity. Much material relates to his lawsuits, primarily against RCA over patent infringement. Other topics include his work at Marcellus Hartley Research Laboratory, Columbia (1913-35) and with the AEF in France during World War I, his Air Force contracts for communications development, his Army research during World War II, the Radio Club of America, the Institute of Radio Engineers, FM development at Armstrong's radio station at Alpine, NJ, the use of FM in TV, his involvement in FCC hearings and legislation, and his work with the Zenith Radio Corp. Gift of Armstrong Memorial Research Foundation, 1977.  
 
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A031<br>ARNOLD, BION JOSEPH, 1861-1942 <br>New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1887-1941<br>Size: 29 vols., 14 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS68-1034<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, pocket memoranda books, technical reports, and scrapbooks of clippings, relating to the development of electrical engineering and Arnold's work as a consultant on electric traction problems, both surface and underground, in Chicago, San Francisco, Cincinnati, and many other cities. Includes data on aspects of electrification of the New York Central &amp; Hudson River Railroad (Grand Central Terminal zone), of the Greenwood Lake Division of the Erie Railroad, and of sections of the Delaware, Lackawanna &amp; Western Railroad; and correspondence covering Arnold's business affairs as president and principal stockholder of the Elgin, Belvidere &amp; Rockford (IL) Railway Co.  
 
A031<br>ARNOLD, BION JOSEPH, 1861-1942 <br>New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1887-1941<br>Size: 29 vols., 14 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS68-1034<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, pocket memoranda books, technical reports, and scrapbooks of clippings, relating to the development of electrical engineering and Arnold's work as a consultant on electric traction problems, both surface and underground, in Chicago, San Francisco, Cincinnati, and many other cities. Includes data on aspects of electrification of the New York Central &amp; Hudson River Railroad (Grand Central Terminal zone), of the Greenwood Lake Division of the Erie Railroad, and of sections of the Delaware, Lackawanna &amp; Western Railroad; and correspondence covering Arnold's business affairs as president and principal stockholder of the Elgin, Belvidere &amp; Rockford (IL) Railway Co.  
 
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A032<br>ASHTON, JOHN OLIVER <br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Profession: Radio engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1938-59<br>Size: 1 carton<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: temporary guide<br>Correspondence and papers. Mostly stories written by Ashton about the early days of radio and the various pioneers for whom he worked.  
 
A032<br>ASHTON, JOHN OLIVER <br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Profession: Radio engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1938-59<br>Size: 1 carton<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: temporary guide<br>Correspondence and papers. Mostly stories written by Ashton about the early days of radio and the various pioneers for whom he worked.  
 
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A033<br>ASLAKSON, CARL INGMAN, b. 1896 <br>U.S. Army Military History Institute (Carlisle Barracks, PA)<br>Profession: U.S. military officer<br>Dates of collection: 1896-1980<br>Size: 5 boxes<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: guide<br>Official papers, scientific and technical writings, and memoirs of his service with the Army, Marines, Air Force, and especially the Coast and Geodetic Survey (1917-55). In surveying, Aslakson frequently used electronics, and he is credited with developing the SHORAN radar technique for charting coastlines.  
 
A033<br>ASLAKSON, CARL INGMAN, b. 1896 <br>U.S. Army Military History Institute (Carlisle Barracks, PA)<br>Profession: U.S. military officer<br>Dates of collection: 1896-1980<br>Size: 5 boxes<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: guide<br>Official papers, scientific and technical writings, and memoirs of his service with the Army, Marines, Air Force, and especially the Coast and Geodetic Survey (1917-55). In surveying, Aslakson frequently used electronics, and he is credited with developing the SHORAN radar technique for charting coastlines.  
 
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A034<br>ASSOCIATED GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Dates of collection: 1902-54<br>Size: 286 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS62-3818<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: in repository<br>Annual reports, accounts, audit reports, contracts, court litigation records, property and stock holdings, minutes and reorganization plans, a history of the company, and a list of companies acquired, merged, dissolved, or sold, 1919-33.  
 
A034<br>ASSOCIATED GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Dates of collection: 1902-54<br>Size: 286 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS62-3818<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: in repository<br>Annual reports, accounts, audit reports, contracts, court litigation records, property and stock holdings, minutes and reorganization plans, a history of the company, and a list of companies acquired, merged, dissolved, or sold, 1919-33.  
 
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A035<br>ATKINSON, RALPH WALDO, <br>1887-1961 <br>New Jersey Historical Society Library (Newark)<br>Profession: Scientist<br>Dates of collection: 1899-1961<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: in repository<br>Correspondence, diary (1946), research notes, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other materials, relating to the Westinghouse Electric Co., General Cable Co., U.S. atomic tests at Bikini Atoll in 1946, and the electrical engineering division of the Sindri Institute in India (1958-60). Includes correspondence with Henry Wright Fisher.  
 
A035<br>ATKINSON, RALPH WALDO, <br>1887-1961 <br>New Jersey Historical Society Library (Newark)<br>Profession: Scientist<br>Dates of collection: 1899-1961<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: in repository<br>Correspondence, diary (1946), research notes, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other materials, relating to the Westinghouse Electric Co., General Cable Co., U.S. atomic tests at Bikini Atoll in 1946, and the electrical engineering division of the Sindri Institute in India (1958-60). Includes correspondence with Henry Wright Fisher.  
 
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A036<br>ATLANTA TRANSIT COMPANY <br>Atlanta Historical Society Archives (Atlanta, GA)<br>Dates of collection: 1910-75<br>Size: 12 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS79-44<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence concerning streetcars and equipment purchased by the company; charters, franchises, and documents relating to court cases; other legal papers; appraisals of tangible and intangible property; material used for a history (1975) of transportation in Atlanta; and 472 related photos, 85 blueprints (1920s), and other records.  
 
A036<br>ATLANTA TRANSIT COMPANY <br>Atlanta Historical Society Archives (Atlanta, GA)<br>Dates of collection: 1910-75<br>Size: 12 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS79-44<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence concerning streetcars and equipment purchased by the company; charters, franchises, and documents relating to court cases; other legal papers; appraisals of tangible and intangible property; material used for a history (1975) of transportation in Atlanta; and 472 related photos, 85 blueprints (1920s), and other records.  
 
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A037<br>ATLANTIC TELEGRAPH COMPANY <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Dates of collection: 1863<br>Size: 1 vol.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Copy letterpress book labeled "Atlantic Telegraph Company--Contracts &amp;c.," consisting of correspondence and reports relating to contracts for the manufacture and laying of a transatlantic telegraph cable. Purchase, 1980.  
 
A037<br>ATLANTIC TELEGRAPH COMPANY <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Dates of collection: 1863<br>Size: 1 vol.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Copy letterpress book labeled "Atlantic Telegraph Company--Contracts &amp;c.," consisting of correspondence and reports relating to contracts for the manufacture and laying of a transatlantic telegraph cable. Purchase, 1980.  
 
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A038<br>ATOMS FOR PEACE <br>Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Institute Archives and Special Collections (Cambridge)<br>Dates of collection: 1955-75<br>Size: 7.5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Includes correspondence, records of the executive secretary, minutes of meetings, and legal and financial papers. Correspondents include Aago Niels Bohr, David Bohr, Sir John Cockcroft, George Charles de Hovosy, Dwight David Eisenhower, Sigvard Eklund, Neils Henrik, James Rhyne Killian, Isidor Isaac Rabi, Leo Szilard, and Eugene Paul Wignor.  
 
A038<br>ATOMS FOR PEACE <br>Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Institute Archives and Special Collections (Cambridge)<br>Dates of collection: 1955-75<br>Size: 7.5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Includes correspondence, records of the executive secretary, minutes of meetings, and legal and financial papers. Correspondents include Aago Niels Bohr, David Bohr, Sir John Cockcroft, George Charles de Hovosy, Dwight David Eisenhower, Sigvard Eklund, Neils Henrik, James Rhyne Killian, Isidor Isaac Rabi, Leo Szilard, and Eugene Paul Wignor.  
 
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A039<br>AVERELL, WILLIAM WOODS, <br>1832-1900 <br>New York State Library, Manuscripts and Special Collections (Albany)<br>Profession: Army officer, inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1836-1907<br>Size: 10 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS79-939<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, official orders, circulars, account books, ledgers, court records, autobiographical notes, articles, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and photos, relating to Averell's career as a student at West Point, an Indian fighter in New Mexico, a cavalry officer during the Civil War, an inventor and holder of patents for asphalt paving and insulating conduits for wires and conductors, and as inspector general of the Soldiers' Home, Bath, NY. Purchase, 1951. <br>  
 
A039<br>AVERELL, WILLIAM WOODS, <br>1832-1900 <br>New York State Library, Manuscripts and Special Collections (Albany)<br>Profession: Army officer, inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1836-1907<br>Size: 10 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS79-939<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, official orders, circulars, account books, ledgers, court records, autobiographical notes, articles, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and photos, relating to Averell's career as a student at West Point, an Indian fighter in New Mexico, a cavalry officer during the Civil War, an inventor and holder of patents for asphalt paving and insulating conduits for wires and conductors, and as inspector general of the Soldiers' Home, Bath, NY. Purchase, 1951. <br>  
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B001<br>BAGBY FAMILY <br>Virginia Historical Society Library (Richmond)<br>Dates of collection: 1824-1960<br>Size: 53,178 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Materials concerning John Hampden Chamberlayne Bagby, including a certificate (1891) from a course in advanced electricity at the University of Virginia (signed by Frances Henry Smith and James Biscoe Baker).  
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B001<br>BAGBY FAMILY <br>Virginia Historical Society Library (Richmond)<br>Dates of collection: 1824-1960<br>Size: 53,178 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Materials concerning John Hampden Chamberlayne Bagby, including a certificate (1891) from a course in advanced electricity at the University of Virginia (signed by Frances Henry Smith and James Biscoe Baker). <br>B002<br>BAGLEY, WILLIAM RICHARDSON, <br>b. 1870 <br>Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)<br>Profession: Physician<br>Dates of collection: 1923-72<br>Size: 2 reels of microfilm<br>NUCMC #: MS74-463<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Microfilm made in 1972 from originals loaned by J. Wesley White, Duluth, MN. Correspondence, reports, memoranda, and clippings (mostly 1930s), chiefly relating to the history and activities of the Minnesota Division and Duluth Chapter of the Izaak Walton League and the involvement of the Duluth Chapter in the management and expansion of Superior National Forest. Includes material on the development of fish and game and water power in Minnesota, and policies and personnel of the Minnesota Conservation Commission and Minnesota Division of Game and Fish.  
 
 
<br>B002<br>BAGLEY, WILLIAM RICHARDSON, <br>b. 1870 <br>Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)<br>Profession: Physician<br>Dates of collection: 1923-72<br>Size: 2 reels of microfilm<br>NUCMC #: MS74-463<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Microfilm made in 1972 from originals loaned by J. Wesley White, Duluth, MN. Correspondence, reports, memoranda, and clippings (mostly 1930s), chiefly relating to the history and activities of the Minnesota Division and Duluth Chapter of the Izaak Walton League and the involvement of the Duluth Chapter in the management and expansion of Superior National Forest. Includes material on the development of fish and game and water power in Minnesota, and policies and personnel of the Minnesota Conservation Commission and Minnesota Division of Game and Fish.  
 
 
 
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B003<br>BAILEY, BENJAMIN M. <br>Atlanta Historical Society Archives (Atlanta, GA)<br>Profession: Army officer<br>Dates of collection: 1901-45<br>Size: 4 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS79-51<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, military documents, clippings, photos, and other papers, relating to Bailey's academic education (1901-05), military education and subsequent training (1906-18), Army career (1906-45), including service in both World Wars, and personal and family life in Atlanta, GA. Includes correspondence, personal notes, notebooks, training manuals, and maps, relating to activities of the 1st Battalion, 15th Field Artillery, American Expeditionary Forces in Europe, primarily in France; Signal Corps photos of personnel, equipment, and terrain; notes for a history of the 2nd Division; and a study of military-press relations.  
 
B003<br>BAILEY, BENJAMIN M. <br>Atlanta Historical Society Archives (Atlanta, GA)<br>Profession: Army officer<br>Dates of collection: 1901-45<br>Size: 4 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS79-51<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, military documents, clippings, photos, and other papers, relating to Bailey's academic education (1901-05), military education and subsequent training (1906-18), Army career (1906-45), including service in both World Wars, and personal and family life in Atlanta, GA. Includes correspondence, personal notes, notebooks, training manuals, and maps, relating to activities of the 1st Battalion, 15th Field Artillery, American Expeditionary Forces in Europe, primarily in France; Signal Corps photos of personnel, equipment, and terrain; notes for a history of the 2nd Division; and a study of military-press relations.  
 
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B004<br>BAK, ANDERS K., b. 1892 <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Danish mechanical engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1923-34, 1945, 1968-70<br>Size: .4 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Contains correspondence concerning the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1945, 1968, 1970); papers on the Parsons Steam Turbine (1933); papers and blueprints on work done at the Barton Power Station, Manchester, England (1925-34); photographs of buildings, staff, and equipment at the Mason Laboratory of Yale University; and material on the Detroit Edison Co., including a corporate history (1903-23), research and operations reports (1923-26), and copy for a pamphlet.  
 
B004<br>BAK, ANDERS K., b. 1892 <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Danish mechanical engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1923-34, 1945, 1968-70<br>Size: .4 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Contains correspondence concerning the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1945, 1968, 1970); papers on the Parsons Steam Turbine (1933); papers and blueprints on work done at the Barton Power Station, Manchester, England (1925-34); photographs of buildings, staff, and equipment at the Mason Laboratory of Yale University; and material on the Detroit Edison Co., including a corporate history (1903-23), research and operations reports (1923-26), and copy for a pamphlet.  
 
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B005<br>BAKER FAMILY <br>University of Oregon Library (Eugene)<br>Dates of collection: 1864-1959<br>Size: 6 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS64-685<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, business papers, and family papers of Walter Rawalt Baker (1883-1962), farmer and electrical engineer of Salem, OR, and other family members. Part of the material relates to construction and maintenance of rural telephone lines.  
 
B005<br>BAKER FAMILY <br>University of Oregon Library (Eugene)<br>Dates of collection: 1864-1959<br>Size: 6 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS64-685<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, business papers, and family papers of Walter Rawalt Baker (1883-1962), farmer and electrical engineer of Salem, OR, and other family members. Part of the material relates to construction and maintenance of rural telephone lines.  
 
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B006<br>BAKER, HOWARD HENRY, 1902-1964, AND IRENE, b. 1901 <br>University of Tennessee at Knoxville Library, Special Collections<br>Profession: U.S. Representative (Howard H. Baker)<br>Dates of collection: 1933-65<br>Size: 49.5 ft. (60,000 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS78-578<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, speeches, bills, legislative files, clippings, scrapbooks, photos, and other papers, documenting Baker's congressional career. Includes material on his work with the Tennessee Valley Authority, the Atomic Energy Commission, and the national tax structure, stemming from his position on the House Ways and Means Committee. Gift of Mrs. Howard H. Baker, 1973.  
 
B006<br>BAKER, HOWARD HENRY, 1902-1964, AND IRENE, b. 1901 <br>University of Tennessee at Knoxville Library, Special Collections<br>Profession: U.S. Representative (Howard H. Baker)<br>Dates of collection: 1933-65<br>Size: 49.5 ft. (60,000 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS78-578<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, speeches, bills, legislative files, clippings, scrapbooks, photos, and other papers, documenting Baker's congressional career. Includes material on his work with the Tennessee Valley Authority, the Atomic Energy Commission, and the national tax structure, stemming from his position on the House Ways and Means Committee. Gift of Mrs. Howard H. Baker, 1973.  
 
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B007<br>BAKER, WALTER R. <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Profession: Vice President and General Manager, General Electric<br>Dates of collection: 1951-56<br>Size: 1 box<br>NUCMC #: MS68-2105<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Speeches and articles, primarily discussing the evolution of color television, the National Television System Committee, and the Radio-Television Manufacturers Association's Television Committee.  
 
B007<br>BAKER, WALTER R. <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Profession: Vice President and General Manager, General Electric<br>Dates of collection: 1951-56<br>Size: 1 box<br>NUCMC #: MS68-2105<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Speeches and articles, primarily discussing the evolution of color television, the National Television System Committee, and the Radio-Television Manufacturers Association's Television Committee.  
 
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B008<br>BALDWIN, GEORGE JOHNSON, <br>1856-1936 <br>University of North Carolina Library, Southern Historical Collection (Chapel Hill)<br>Profession: Business executive<br>Dates of collection: 1884-1936<br>Size: 50 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS70-342<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Business files and personal papers relating to Baldwin's career as president of numerous street-railway and electric companies in Florida, Georgia, and Texas, including Houston Electric, Key West Electric, Pensacola Electric, Savannah Electric, and Tampa Electric. Approximately 80 percent of the collection is directly concerned with electric power and street-railway companies, all of which were linked with Stone &amp; Webster, Boston, MA. Stone &amp; Webster material (1899-1924) is contained in a general series arrangement, which includes personal correspondence with Charles Stone and Edwin Webster, and also in a separate Stone &amp; Webster series (2 ft.).  
 
B008<br>BALDWIN, GEORGE JOHNSON, <br>1856-1936 <br>University of North Carolina Library, Southern Historical Collection (Chapel Hill)<br>Profession: Business executive<br>Dates of collection: 1884-1936<br>Size: 50 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS70-342<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Business files and personal papers relating to Baldwin's career as president of numerous street-railway and electric companies in Florida, Georgia, and Texas, including Houston Electric, Key West Electric, Pensacola Electric, Savannah Electric, and Tampa Electric. Approximately 80 percent of the collection is directly concerned with electric power and street-railway companies, all of which were linked with Stone &amp; Webster, Boston, MA. Stone &amp; Webster material (1899-1924) is contained in a general series arrangement, which includes personal correspondence with Charles Stone and Edwin Webster, and also in a separate Stone &amp; Webster series (2 ft.).  
 
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B009<br>BALDWIN, NORMAN LEE, 1890-1945 <br>Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)<br>Profession: Colonel, U.S. Army; Signal Officer, 4th Army<br>Dates of collection: 1943-44<br>Size: 1 folder<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Holograph. Relates to American military activities and communications in the vicinity of Paestum, Italy. Includes a memoir by J.M. Huddleston, Colonel, U.S. Army, and Surgeon, 6th Corps. Gift, Mrs. J. Allen Davis, 1968.  
 
B009<br>BALDWIN, NORMAN LEE, 1890-1945 <br>Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)<br>Profession: Colonel, U.S. Army; Signal Officer, 4th Army<br>Dates of collection: 1943-44<br>Size: 1 folder<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Holograph. Relates to American military activities and communications in the vicinity of Paestum, Italy. Includes a memoir by J.M. Huddleston, Colonel, U.S. Army, and Surgeon, 6th Corps. Gift, Mrs. J. Allen Davis, 1968.  
 
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B010<br>BANE, CHARLES A., b. 1913 <br>University of Wyoming Library, American Heritage Center (Laramie)<br>Profession: Lawyer<br>Dates of collection: 1960-73<br>Size: 10 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS77-1256<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>The collection is part of the repository's Archive of Contemporary History. Reports, often annotated, notes, court reports, appendices material, complaints, congressional investigations, committee hearings, depositions, writings by others on cases, motions, and memoranda, relating particularly to Bane's involvement (1960-66) in the price-fixing and market-allocation cases against General Electric, Westinghouse, and others. Includes ms. of Bane's book, The Electrical Equipment Conspiracies: The Treble Damage Actions (1973). Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift of Mr. Bane, 1975.  
 
B010<br>BANE, CHARLES A., b. 1913 <br>University of Wyoming Library, American Heritage Center (Laramie)<br>Profession: Lawyer<br>Dates of collection: 1960-73<br>Size: 10 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS77-1256<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>The collection is part of the repository's Archive of Contemporary History. Reports, often annotated, notes, court reports, appendices material, complaints, congressional investigations, committee hearings, depositions, writings by others on cases, motions, and memoranda, relating particularly to Bane's involvement (1960-66) in the price-fixing and market-allocation cases against General Electric, Westinghouse, and others. Includes ms. of Bane's book, The Electrical Equipment Conspiracies: The Treble Damage Actions (1973). Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift of Mr. Bane, 1975.  
 
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B011<br>BANGOR RAILWAY &amp; ELECTRIC COMPANY <br>Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)<br>Dates of collection: 1914-24<br>Size: 31 vols.<br>NUCMC #: MS60-3296<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: card catalogue<br>Monthly statements and records of this Bangor, ME, company.  
 
B011<br>BANGOR RAILWAY &amp; ELECTRIC COMPANY <br>Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)<br>Dates of collection: 1914-24<br>Size: 31 vols.<br>NUCMC #: MS60-3296<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: card catalogue<br>Monthly statements and records of this Bangor, ME, company.  
 
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B012<br>BANKS, FRANK ARTHUR, 1883-1957 <br>Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Division (Pullman)<br>Profession: Civil engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1913-57<br>Size: 15 ft. (450 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS72-1826<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished list<br>Correspondence, notes, memoranda, project histories, design and technical reports, specifications, photos, and printed material, chiefly relating to U.S. Bureau of Reclamation projects in the Northwest such as Owyhee, Deadwood, and Grand Coulee dams. Includes similar material acquired by Banks through private consultation on hydroelectric dams and public works in Washington State, British Columbia, Venezuela, and Punjab, India. Information on literary rights available in the library. Gift of John V. Banks, 1958.  
 
B012<br>BANKS, FRANK ARTHUR, 1883-1957 <br>Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Division (Pullman)<br>Profession: Civil engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1913-57<br>Size: 15 ft. (450 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS72-1826<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished list<br>Correspondence, notes, memoranda, project histories, design and technical reports, specifications, photos, and printed material, chiefly relating to U.S. Bureau of Reclamation projects in the Northwest such as Owyhee, Deadwood, and Grand Coulee dams. Includes similar material acquired by Banks through private consultation on hydroelectric dams and public works in Washington State, British Columbia, Venezuela, and Punjab, India. Information on literary rights available in the library. Gift of John V. Banks, 1958.  
 
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B013<br>BARBER, EARL HUNTINGTON, <br>b. 1883 <br>Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)<br>Profession: Engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1910-69<br>Size: 6 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS74-340<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: in library<br>Correspondence, reports, working notes, and articles, relating to Barber's career with the Massachusetts Dept. of Public Utilities, Rural Electrification Administration, U.S. Federal Power Commission, and as a consultant in gas and electric company cases in Massachusetts. Gift of Mr. Barber, 1973.  
 
B013<br>BARBER, EARL HUNTINGTON, <br>b. 1883 <br>Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)<br>Profession: Engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1910-69<br>Size: 6 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS74-340<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: in library<br>Correspondence, reports, working notes, and articles, relating to Barber's career with the Massachusetts Dept. of Public Utilities, Rural Electrification Administration, U.S. Federal Power Commission, and as a consultant in gas and electric company cases in Massachusetts. Gift of Mr. Barber, 1973.  
 
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B014<br>BARBOUR, LOUISE <br>Radcliffe College, Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America (Cambridge, MA)<br>Profession: Telephone operator<br>Dates of collection: 1917-39<br>Size: 1 box<br>NUCMC #: MS77-1725<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: card catalogue<br>Correspondence, memorabilia, and other papers, relating to Barbour's experiences with the Signal Corps in France during World War I (1918-19), which formed the basis for an article included in the collection written by her for the Bell Quarterly in 1935. Includes letters to the American Telephone &amp; Telegraph Co. and frequent references to Helen Cook, who also served as an operator with the Signal Corps.  
 
B014<br>BARBOUR, LOUISE <br>Radcliffe College, Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America (Cambridge, MA)<br>Profession: Telephone operator<br>Dates of collection: 1917-39<br>Size: 1 box<br>NUCMC #: MS77-1725<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: card catalogue<br>Correspondence, memorabilia, and other papers, relating to Barbour's experiences with the Signal Corps in France during World War I (1918-19), which formed the basis for an article included in the collection written by her for the Bell Quarterly in 1935. Includes letters to the American Telephone &amp; Telegraph Co. and frequent references to Helen Cook, who also served as an operator with the Signal Corps.  
 
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B015<br>BARCZAK, GARY J., b. 1939 <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Profession: Democratic Representative of 24th<br>Assembly District<br>Dates of collection: 1973-78<br>Size: 1 box<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: register<br>Correspondence, report drafts, hearing testimony, and other material on the Assembly Special Committee on Telephone and Electricity Rate Disparities.  
 
B015<br>BARCZAK, GARY J., b. 1939 <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Profession: Democratic Representative of 24th<br>Assembly District<br>Dates of collection: 1973-78<br>Size: 1 box<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: register<br>Correspondence, report drafts, hearing testimony, and other material on the Assembly Special Committee on Telephone and Electricity Rate Disparities.  
 
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B016<br>BARDEEN, JOHN, b. 1908 <br>Coll. # 11/10/20<br>University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives<br>Profession: Professor of electrical engineering and physics<br>Dates of collection: 1956-74<br>Size: .6 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS72-1500<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>A biography, reprints, a tape-recorded, one-hour interview (1965), with transcriptions, motion pictures, and a bibliography (1930-64). The interview includes Bardeen's comments on solid-state physics, Bell Laboratories and the transistor, xerography, scientific understanding and communication between, and education of, non-scientists and scientists, and his education and career. Motion pictures include a May 1972 interview with Bardeen, Walter Brattain, and William Shockley on the development of the transistor and a December 1972 Swedish film on the contributions of Bardeen, Cooper, and Schrieffer to the theory of superconductivity and their reunion to receive the Nobel Prize in Physics. Reprints include Nobel Lectures on "Semiconductor Research Leading to the Point Contact Transistor" (11 December 1956) and on "Electron-Phonon Interactions and Superconductivity" (11 December 1972), an address on "The Role of Basic Research" given at the Xerox Research Laboratory dedication (12 November 1964), a survey of solid state physics (1973), a history of superconductivity (1973), and a nomination for a National Medal of Science (1964). Acquired, 1964-65, 1974.  
 
B016<br>BARDEEN, JOHN, b. 1908 <br>Coll. # 11/10/20<br>University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives<br>Profession: Professor of electrical engineering and physics<br>Dates of collection: 1956-74<br>Size: .6 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS72-1500<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>A biography, reprints, a tape-recorded, one-hour interview (1965), with transcriptions, motion pictures, and a bibliography (1930-64). The interview includes Bardeen's comments on solid-state physics, Bell Laboratories and the transistor, xerography, scientific understanding and communication between, and education of, non-scientists and scientists, and his education and career. Motion pictures include a May 1972 interview with Bardeen, Walter Brattain, and William Shockley on the development of the transistor and a December 1972 Swedish film on the contributions of Bardeen, Cooper, and Schrieffer to the theory of superconductivity and their reunion to receive the Nobel Prize in Physics. Reprints include Nobel Lectures on "Semiconductor Research Leading to the Point Contact Transistor" (11 December 1956) and on "Electron-Phonon Interactions and Superconductivity" (11 December 1972), an address on "The Role of Basic Research" given at the Xerox Research Laboratory dedication (12 November 1964), a survey of solid state physics (1973), a history of superconductivity (1973), and a nomination for a National Medal of Science (1964). Acquired, 1964-65, 1974.  
 
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B017<br>BARKER, WHARTON, 1846-1921 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Financier, publicist, agent of the Czar of Russia<br>Dates of collection: 1870-1920<br>Size: 5,000 items<br>NUCMC #: MS59-148<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Correspondence, letterpress books, photos, pamphlets, clippings, and other printed matter and scrapbooks, reflecting Barker's broad interests in American and foreign business matters (banking, mining, railroad, telegraph, and telephone rights in China and Russia), and in the late-19th century political agitation over bimetallism, which at successive periods drew him into the Republican, Democratic, and Populist Parties. Gift of Rodman Barker, 1931.  
 
B017<br>BARKER, WHARTON, 1846-1921 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Financier, publicist, agent of the Czar of Russia<br>Dates of collection: 1870-1920<br>Size: 5,000 items<br>NUCMC #: MS59-148<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Correspondence, letterpress books, photos, pamphlets, clippings, and other printed matter and scrapbooks, reflecting Barker's broad interests in American and foreign business matters (banking, mining, railroad, telegraph, and telephone rights in China and Russia), and in the late-19th century political agitation over bimetallism, which at successive periods drew him into the Republican, Democratic, and Populist Parties. Gift of Rodman Barker, 1931.  
 
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B018<br>BARNOUW, ERIK, b. 1908 <br>Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Professor of film<br>Dates of collection: 1920-73<br>Size: 500 items<br>NUCMC #: MS77-73<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, theater scripts, reports, and other papers. Includes material relating to projects for the U.S. Government, the Indian film industry, radio and television networks, private ventures in the radio and film industries, and the Center for Mass Communications, Columbia University. Gift of Mr. Barnouw, 1974.  
 
B018<br>BARNOUW, ERIK, b. 1908 <br>Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Professor of film<br>Dates of collection: 1920-73<br>Size: 500 items<br>NUCMC #: MS77-73<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, theater scripts, reports, and other papers. Includes material relating to projects for the U.S. Government, the Indian film industry, radio and television networks, private ventures in the radio and film industries, and the Center for Mass Communications, Columbia University. Gift of Mr. Barnouw, 1974.  
 
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B019<br>BARNUM, WILLIAM MILO, 1856-1926 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Businessman<br>Dates of collection: 1882-99<br>Size: 2.5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Letterpress books and miscellaneous business records regarding the United States Electric Co. (1882-99), Banning Brake Shoe Co. in New Jersey (1880), Henrico Coal Co. (1887-88) and Kanawha Improvement Co. (1887-88) in West Virginia, and National Mining Co. (1879-81) and Wells Farm Land and Mining Co. (1880-84) in New York. Microfilm copy available. Acquired with Oregon Improvement Co. records.  
 
B019<br>BARNUM, WILLIAM MILO, 1856-1926 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Businessman<br>Dates of collection: 1882-99<br>Size: 2.5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Letterpress books and miscellaneous business records regarding the United States Electric Co. (1882-99), Banning Brake Shoe Co. in New Jersey (1880), Henrico Coal Co. (1887-88) and Kanawha Improvement Co. (1887-88) in West Virginia, and National Mining Co. (1879-81) and Wells Farm Land and Mining Co. (1880-84) in New York. Microfilm copy available. Acquired with Oregon Improvement Co. records.  
 
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B020<br>BARR, SAMUEL R., b. 1914 <br>University of Minnesota at Morris, West Central Minnesota Historical Center, Briggs Library<br>Profession: Electrical contractor, State Legislator<br>Dates of collection: 1954-73<br>Size: .5 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS77-481<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, tape-recorded interview and transcript, reports, journals, clippings, and related legislative material.  
 
B020<br>BARR, SAMUEL R., b. 1914 <br>University of Minnesota at Morris, West Central Minnesota Historical Center, Briggs Library<br>Profession: Electrical contractor, State Legislator<br>Dates of collection: 1954-73<br>Size: .5 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS77-481<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, tape-recorded interview and transcript, reports, journals, clippings, and related legislative material.  
 
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B021<br>BATCHELDER, SAMUEL, 1784-1879 <br>Harvard University, Houghton Library, Manuscripts Department (Cambridge, MA)<br>Profession: Manufacturer and inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1806-1902<br>Size: 220 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Chiefly letters to Batchelder and his son, John M. Batchelder, many relating to early research in telegraphy and insulation of submarine cables; and letters to others, apparently collected by the family as autographs. Correspondents include Edward Everett Hale, Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Julius Erasmus Hilgard, Samuel F.B. Morse, Benjamin Peirce, David Humphreys Storer, and John Trowbridge. Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, 1955.  
 
B021<br>BATCHELDER, SAMUEL, 1784-1879 <br>Harvard University, Houghton Library, Manuscripts Department (Cambridge, MA)<br>Profession: Manufacturer and inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1806-1902<br>Size: 220 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Chiefly letters to Batchelder and his son, John M. Batchelder, many relating to early research in telegraphy and insulation of submarine cables; and letters to others, apparently collected by the family as autographs. Correspondents include Edward Everett Hale, Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Julius Erasmus Hilgard, Samuel F.B. Morse, Benjamin Peirce, David Humphreys Storer, and John Trowbridge. Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, 1955.  
 
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B022<br>BATCHELLER, WILLIS TRYON, <br>1889-1975 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Consulting engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1915-70<br>Size: 18 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Diary (1925-63), correspondence, reports, and topical and related files, concerning his various consulting activities, mainly for the Seattle Lighting Dept. (ca. 1915-20), Columbia River Basin development (ca. 1919-35), Quincy Valley Irrigation District, Chelan River Irrigation District, and the Hanford Engineering Works. Also includes information on the Alaska Mining and Exploration Co., Alaska Pulp and Paper Co., Canadian-Alaska Railway Co., and Portland Canal Power Co.  
 
B022<br>BATCHELLER, WILLIS TRYON, <br>1889-1975 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Consulting engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1915-70<br>Size: 18 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Diary (1925-63), correspondence, reports, and topical and related files, concerning his various consulting activities, mainly for the Seattle Lighting Dept. (ca. 1915-20), Columbia River Basin development (ca. 1919-35), Quincy Valley Irrigation District, Chelan River Irrigation District, and the Hanford Engineering Works. Also includes information on the Alaska Mining and Exploration Co., Alaska Pulp and Paper Co., Canadian-Alaska Railway Co., and Portland Canal Power Co.  
 
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B023<br>BATCHER, RALPH R., 1897-1970 <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Consulting engineer, Director of the Radio Club of America<br>Dates of collection: 1925-65<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Includes correspondence, patent records, catalogues, computer data, notes, technical data, engineering studies, and records of professional organizations, concerning industrial electrical technology.  
 
B023<br>BATCHER, RALPH R., 1897-1970 <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Consulting engineer, Director of the Radio Club of America<br>Dates of collection: 1925-65<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Includes correspondence, patent records, catalogues, computer data, notes, technical data, engineering studies, and records of professional organizations, concerning industrial electrical technology.  
 
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B024<br>BATES, DAVID HOMER, 1843-1926 <br>Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Military telegrapher, author, vice president of Western Union<br>Dates of collection: 1837-1926<br>Size: 1 ft. (200 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS62-4619<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Correspondence, diary, journal (1863-65), facsimiles, photos, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and drafts and annotated proof sheets of Bates's writings. The journal serves as a record of military intelligence activities in the Civil War and of military telegraphic communication.  
 
B024<br>BATES, DAVID HOMER, 1843-1926 <br>Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Military telegrapher, author, vice president of Western Union<br>Dates of collection: 1837-1926<br>Size: 1 ft. (200 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS62-4619<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Correspondence, diary, journal (1863-65), facsimiles, photos, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and drafts and annotated proof sheets of Bates's writings. The journal serves as a record of military intelligence activities in the Civil War and of military telegraphic communication.  
 
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B025<br>BAUDINO, JOSEPH E. <br>Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Radio broadcaster<br>Dates of collection: 1940s-76<br>Size: 129 items<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1164<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Script and print of "On the Air: The Story of Broadcasting" (1944), a film produced by Westinghouse Broadcasting Co.; histories and photos of radio stations KFKX (Hastings, NE), KEX (Portland, OR), and KDKA (Pittsburgh, PA); papers on shortwave broadcasting; NBC documentary recording entitled "Rendezvous with Destiny," containing 24 radio addresses (1933-45) of Franklin D. Roosevelt; NBC private recording of D-Day landings at Normandy; and books, pamphlets, and other papers. Gift of Mr. Baudino, 1974-76.  
 
B025<br>BAUDINO, JOSEPH E. <br>Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Radio broadcaster<br>Dates of collection: 1940s-76<br>Size: 129 items<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1164<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Script and print of "On the Air: The Story of Broadcasting" (1944), a film produced by Westinghouse Broadcasting Co.; histories and photos of radio stations KFKX (Hastings, NE), KEX (Portland, OR), and KDKA (Pittsburgh, PA); papers on shortwave broadcasting; NBC documentary recording entitled "Rendezvous with Destiny," containing 24 radio addresses (1933-45) of Franklin D. Roosevelt; NBC private recording of D-Day landings at Normandy; and books, pamphlets, and other papers. Gift of Mr. Baudino, 1974-76.  
 
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B026<br>BAXTER, LIONEL F. <br>Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Radio broadcaster<br>Dates of collection: 1939-76<br>Size: 41 items<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1165<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Audiotapes of a testimonial dinner (1941) honoring Dr. George Washington Carver and of a Broadcast Pioneers banquet (1968?) honoring WSPD Radio, Toledo, OH, and George B. Storer, Sr.; radio scripts (1930s-'40s); and photos. Gift of Mr. Baxter, 1974-76.  
 
B026<br>BAXTER, LIONEL F. <br>Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Radio broadcaster<br>Dates of collection: 1939-76<br>Size: 41 items<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1165<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Audiotapes of a testimonial dinner (1941) honoring Dr. George Washington Carver and of a Broadcast Pioneers banquet (1968?) honoring WSPD Radio, Toledo, OH, and George B. Storer, Sr.; radio scripts (1930s-'40s); and photos. Gift of Mr. Baxter, 1974-76.  
 
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B027<br>BEAL, JUNIUS EMERY, 1860-1942 <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Profession: Businessman, publisher, Republican politician<br>Dates of collection: 1882-1941<br>Size: 15 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: folder-level inventory<br>Includes correspondence, letterpress books, speeches, and newspaper clippings concerning all phases of his career; also papers (1909-20) of the Michigan Public Domain Commission; papers (1877-1904) concerning the Port Huron Gas Light Co.; and printed material (1885-1905) concerning the League of American Wheelmen and Beal's interest in bicycling. Includes material on electric railroads.  
 
B027<br>BEAL, JUNIUS EMERY, 1860-1942 <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Profession: Businessman, publisher, Republican politician<br>Dates of collection: 1882-1941<br>Size: 15 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: folder-level inventory<br>Includes correspondence, letterpress books, speeches, and newspaper clippings concerning all phases of his career; also papers (1909-20) of the Michigan Public Domain Commission; papers (1877-1904) concerning the Port Huron Gas Light Co.; and printed material (1885-1905) concerning the League of American Wheelmen and Beal's interest in bicycling. Includes material on electric railroads.  
 
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B028<br>BEARD, GEORGE MILLER, 1839-1883 <br>Yale University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Archives (New Haven, CT)<br>Profession: Physician<br>Dates of collection: 1853-1923<br>Size: 2 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS72-1874<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished register<br>Correspondence, writings, biographical material, and other papers. Includes material relating to his work on the medical uses of electricity. Beard published a treatise, "Medical Uses of Electricity," and investigated electric shock techniques. Articles in the collection include "Cases of Gastralgia Treatment by Central Galvanism" (1872), "Atmospheric Electricity and Ozone" (1874), "Experiment with the Alleged New Forces" (1876), and "The Dosage of Electricity" (1879). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George Beard Walker, 1971.  
 
B028<br>BEARD, GEORGE MILLER, 1839-1883 <br>Yale University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Archives (New Haven, CT)<br>Profession: Physician<br>Dates of collection: 1853-1923<br>Size: 2 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS72-1874<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished register<br>Correspondence, writings, biographical material, and other papers. Includes material relating to his work on the medical uses of electricity. Beard published a treatise, "Medical Uses of Electricity," and investigated electric shock techniques. Articles in the collection include "Cases of Gastralgia Treatment by Central Galvanism" (1872), "Atmospheric Electricity and Ozone" (1874), "Experiment with the Alleged New Forces" (1876), and "The Dosage of Electricity" (1879). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George Beard Walker, 1971.  
 
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B029<br>BECK, ROBERT W., 1896-1968 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1913-68<br>Size: 25 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS71-594<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Reports, speeches, government documents, maps, project files, clippings, and ephemera, relating to the Public Ownership League, the National Society of Professional Engineers, James D. Ross, Friends of City Light, the Logan and Parks report on the flow of water and power potential of certain rivers in the Columbia Basin, Puget Sound Water and Light Co., the Grays Harbor Public Utility District, the Bonneville Power Administration, Grand Coulee Dam, and public power in Nebraska.  
 
B029<br>BECK, ROBERT W., 1896-1968 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1913-68<br>Size: 25 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS71-594<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Reports, speeches, government documents, maps, project files, clippings, and ephemera, relating to the Public Ownership League, the National Society of Professional Engineers, James D. Ross, Friends of City Light, the Logan and Parks report on the flow of water and power potential of certain rivers in the Columbia Basin, Puget Sound Water and Light Co., the Grays Harbor Public Utility District, the Bonneville Power Administration, Grand Coulee Dam, and public power in Nebraska.  
 
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B030<br>BEHREND, BERNARD ARTHUR, <br>1875-1932 <br>Clemson University, Robert Muldrow Cooper Library, Special Collections (Clemson, SC)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1886-1932<br>Size: 3.5 ft. (pamphlet collection)<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: index<br>Collection contains an autobiographical essay (78 pages); 18 volumes of class notes taken as an engineering student; papers, addresses, and mss. of Behrend's book on the induction motor; personal financial records; blueprint of his home laboratory; approximately 30 notebooks of his laboratory observations; correspondence; and diagrams. Collection also contains materials relating to Oliver Heaviside, including memorial sketches, outlines of his Harvard lectures, and 100 pages of notes prepared for Behrend's MIT course (July 1925) entitled "Heaviside Operational Calculus." Printed circulars (1897-1905) published by Baldwin Locomotive works, Westinghouse Electric &amp; Manufacturing Co., and General Electric Co., describing, with pictures and diagrams, electrical equipment connected with motors are also included in the collection. Pamphlets indexed by subject and author.  
 
B030<br>BEHREND, BERNARD ARTHUR, <br>1875-1932 <br>Clemson University, Robert Muldrow Cooper Library, Special Collections (Clemson, SC)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1886-1932<br>Size: 3.5 ft. (pamphlet collection)<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: index<br>Collection contains an autobiographical essay (78 pages); 18 volumes of class notes taken as an engineering student; papers, addresses, and mss. of Behrend's book on the induction motor; personal financial records; blueprint of his home laboratory; approximately 30 notebooks of his laboratory observations; correspondence; and diagrams. Collection also contains materials relating to Oliver Heaviside, including memorial sketches, outlines of his Harvard lectures, and 100 pages of notes prepared for Behrend's MIT course (July 1925) entitled "Heaviside Operational Calculus." Printed circulars (1897-1905) published by Baldwin Locomotive works, Westinghouse Electric &amp; Manufacturing Co., and General Electric Co., describing, with pictures and diagrams, electrical equipment connected with motors are also included in the collection. Pamphlets indexed by subject and author.  
 
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B031<br>BELL, ALEXANDER GRAHAM, <br>1847-1922 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Inventor and educator<br>Dates of collection: 1834-1972<br>Size: 140,000 items<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1688<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, diaries, laboratory notebooks, subject files, drafts and copies of speeches, articles, books, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers, chiefly of Bell, but also of various members of the Bell, Hubbard, Fairchild, and Grosvenor families. Papers of Bell's father, Alexander Melville Bell, include material on elocution and the physiology of speech; papers of his father-in-law, Gardiner Greene Hubbard, include material on the founding of Bell Telephone Co. and the National Geographic Society; and papers of his wife, Mabel (Hubbard) Bell, include material relating to Montessori education. Much of the material relates to Bell's invention of the telephone (1876). Other material relates to the Volta Laboratory and to Bell's interests in the education of the deaf, eugenics, marine engineering, and aviation. Correspondents include Joseph Henry, Guglielmo Marconi, and Charles Sumner Tainter. Gift of the descendants of Alexander Graham Bell, 1975. Additions to the collection are expected. Repository also has microfilm of the laboratory notebooks.  
 
B031<br>BELL, ALEXANDER GRAHAM, <br>1847-1922 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Inventor and educator<br>Dates of collection: 1834-1972<br>Size: 140,000 items<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1688<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, diaries, laboratory notebooks, subject files, drafts and copies of speeches, articles, books, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers, chiefly of Bell, but also of various members of the Bell, Hubbard, Fairchild, and Grosvenor families. Papers of Bell's father, Alexander Melville Bell, include material on elocution and the physiology of speech; papers of his father-in-law, Gardiner Greene Hubbard, include material on the founding of Bell Telephone Co. and the National Geographic Society; and papers of his wife, Mabel (Hubbard) Bell, include material relating to Montessori education. Much of the material relates to Bell's invention of the telephone (1876). Other material relates to the Volta Laboratory and to Bell's interests in the education of the deaf, eugenics, marine engineering, and aviation. Correspondents include Joseph Henry, Guglielmo Marconi, and Charles Sumner Tainter. Gift of the descendants of Alexander Graham Bell, 1975. Additions to the collection are expected. Repository also has microfilm of the laboratory notebooks.  
 
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B032<br>BELL, ALEXANDER GRAHAM, <br>1847-1922 <br>(in Historical Manuscript collection)<br>Boston University, Mugar Library, Department of Special Collections (Boston, MA)<br>Profession: Inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1847-1922<br>Size: 12 letters<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Letters relate to Bell's patents and the telephone.  
 
B032<br>BELL, ALEXANDER GRAHAM, <br>1847-1922 <br>(in Historical Manuscript collection)<br>Boston University, Mugar Library, Department of Special Collections (Boston, MA)<br>Profession: Inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1847-1922<br>Size: 12 letters<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Letters relate to Bell's patents and the telephone.  
 
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B033<br>BELL, ROSCOE E., b. 1905 <br>Harry S. Truman Library (Independence, MO)<br>Profession: Government official<br>Dates of collection: 1930-53<br>Size: 4 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS75-590<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, reports, memoranda, notes, vouchers, speech files, charts, and graphs, documenting Bell's career in the U.S. Dept. of the Interior, particularly with the Bureau of Land Management, the Bonneville Power Administration, and the Western Phosphate Program. Includes material on rural electrification. Information on literary rights available in the library. Gift of Mr. Bell, 1974.  
 
B033<br>BELL, ROSCOE E., b. 1905 <br>Harry S. Truman Library (Independence, MO)<br>Profession: Government official<br>Dates of collection: 1930-53<br>Size: 4 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS75-590<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, reports, memoranda, notes, vouchers, speech files, charts, and graphs, documenting Bell's career in the U.S. Dept. of the Interior, particularly with the Bureau of Land Management, the Bonneville Power Administration, and the Western Phosphate Program. Includes material on rural electrification. Information on literary rights available in the library. Gift of Mr. Bell, 1974.  
 
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B034<br>BELL, VERNON <br>Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)<br>Profession: Electrician<br>Dates of collection: 1926<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>A five-page typewritten account of Bell's career as a pioneer electrician of the Northwest, installing bells, lighting, and dynamos in houses, factories, and hotels, starting in 1878 in Minneapolis. Manuscript is entitled "The Introduction of Electrical Service in Minnesota."  
 
B034<br>BELL, VERNON <br>Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)<br>Profession: Electrician<br>Dates of collection: 1926<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>A five-page typewritten account of Bell's career as a pioneer electrician of the Northwest, installing bells, lighting, and dynamos in houses, factories, and hotels, starting in 1878 in Minneapolis. Manuscript is entitled "The Introduction of Electrical Service in Minnesota."  
 
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B035<br>BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY VS. PETER A. DOWD <br>Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)<br>Dates of collection: 1879<br>Size: 4 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS60-168<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: card catalogue<br>Depositions and examinations from the case between Bell Telephone Co. and Peter A. Dowd, an agent of Western Union Telegraph Co., about priority in the invention of the telephone.  
 
B035<br>BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY VS. PETER A. DOWD <br>Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)<br>Dates of collection: 1879<br>Size: 4 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS60-168<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: card catalogue<br>Depositions and examinations from the case between Bell Telephone Co. and Peter A. Dowd, an agent of Western Union Telegraph Co., about priority in the invention of the telephone.  
  
 
B036<br>BELL TELEPHONE OF PENNSYLVANIA <br>Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (Harrisburg)<br>Dates of collection: 1886-92<br>Size: 2 reels of microfilm (3 letterpress books)<br>NUCMC #: MS60-1787<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: card index<br>Executive correspondence of L.C. Kinsey &amp; Co., Williamsport, PA (1886-89), dealers in electrical lighting, and of Davis, Rhoads &amp; Co., Williamsport, PA (1887-92), engaged in the establishment of accumulator plants. These volumes include information on incandescent lighting systems, arc lights, dynamos, storage batteries, central lighting, automatic switches, house lighting, electric motors, the telephone, and electrical and street railway industries.  
 
B036<br>BELL TELEPHONE OF PENNSYLVANIA <br>Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (Harrisburg)<br>Dates of collection: 1886-92<br>Size: 2 reels of microfilm (3 letterpress books)<br>NUCMC #: MS60-1787<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: card index<br>Executive correspondence of L.C. Kinsey &amp; Co., Williamsport, PA (1886-89), dealers in electrical lighting, and of Davis, Rhoads &amp; Co., Williamsport, PA (1887-92), engaged in the establishment of accumulator plants. These volumes include information on incandescent lighting systems, arc lights, dynamos, storage batteries, central lighting, automatic switches, house lighting, electric motors, the telephone, and electrical and street railway industries.  
 
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B037<br>BENNETT, ELMER F. <br>Dwight D. Eisenhower Library (Abilene, KS)<br>Profession: Legislative Counsel, Dept. of Interior<br>Dates of collection: 1953-61<br>Size: 6 ft. (4,000 items)<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>The papers contain approximately 1,000 pages of material relating to water policy, reclamation, conservation, natural resources, hydroelectric power, and water transportation. Specific information included in the collection concerns the St. Lawrence Seaway, Colorado and Columbia Rivers projects, and Bear River water legislation. The papers are concerned primarily with legal and legislative problems of the various projects.  
 
B037<br>BENNETT, ELMER F. <br>Dwight D. Eisenhower Library (Abilene, KS)<br>Profession: Legislative Counsel, Dept. of Interior<br>Dates of collection: 1953-61<br>Size: 6 ft. (4,000 items)<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>The papers contain approximately 1,000 pages of material relating to water policy, reclamation, conservation, natural resources, hydroelectric power, and water transportation. Specific information included in the collection concerns the St. Lawrence Seaway, Colorado and Columbia Rivers projects, and Bear River water legislation. The papers are concerned primarily with legal and legislative problems of the various projects.  
 
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B038<br>BENNING, BROUGHTON W. <br>Atlanta Historical Society Archives (Atlanta, GA)<br>Profession: Amateur radio operator<br>Dates of collection: 1919-56<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS79-60<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence with other radio operators and with the American Radio Relay League (1919-21), ledger (1920s) listing stations and quality of reception, photos of radio equipment, and other papers.  
 
B038<br>BENNING, BROUGHTON W. <br>Atlanta Historical Society Archives (Atlanta, GA)<br>Profession: Amateur radio operator<br>Dates of collection: 1919-56<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS79-60<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence with other radio operators and with the American Radio Relay League (1919-21), ledger (1920s) listing stations and quality of reception, photos of radio equipment, and other papers.  
  
 
B039<br>BENT, ALFRED ERNEST, 1862-1922 <br>Colorado Historical Society, Stephen H. Hart Library (Denver)<br>Profession: Businessman, State Auditor and Treasurer<br>Dates of collection: 1900-20<br>Size: 3,300 items<br>NUCMC #: MS74-92<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence (1892-1912), business records, and printed materials, relating to the Colorado Investment &amp; Realty Co., La Junta Power and Railway Co., Lamar Electric Co., Lamar Investment Co., Lamar Land and Canal Co., Primrose Mining and Development Co., and Purgatoire Development Co. Includes reports of the Colorado State Engineer and decisions of the Colorado Public Utilities Commission.  
 
B039<br>BENT, ALFRED ERNEST, 1862-1922 <br>Colorado Historical Society, Stephen H. Hart Library (Denver)<br>Profession: Businessman, State Auditor and Treasurer<br>Dates of collection: 1900-20<br>Size: 3,300 items<br>NUCMC #: MS74-92<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence (1892-1912), business records, and printed materials, relating to the Colorado Investment &amp; Realty Co., La Junta Power and Railway Co., Lamar Electric Co., Lamar Investment Co., Lamar Land and Canal Co., Primrose Mining and Development Co., and Purgatoire Development Co. Includes reports of the Colorado State Engineer and decisions of the Colorado Public Utilities Commission.  
 
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B040<br>BERG, ERNST JULIUS, 1871-1941 <br>Union College, Schaffer Library, Special Collections (Schenectady, NY)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer, educator<br>Dates of collection: 1898-1938<br>Size: 20 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS76-1640<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Personal and professional correspondence, addresses, mss. and galleys of published books, lecture notes and student and departmental material, relating to Berg's teaching at Union College and his service as head of the Electrical Engineering Dept. at the University of Illinois, and notes and technical papers on alternators, induction motors, turbines, rotary converters, and other electrical apparatus, from his work at General Electric Co., Schenectady, NY. Correspondents include Oliver Heaviside, Edwin W. Rice, Jr., and Charles Proteus Steinmetz. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Transferred from the Electrical Engineering Dept., Union College, Schenectady, NY, 1964.  
 
B040<br>BERG, ERNST JULIUS, 1871-1941 <br>Union College, Schaffer Library, Special Collections (Schenectady, NY)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer, educator<br>Dates of collection: 1898-1938<br>Size: 20 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS76-1640<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Personal and professional correspondence, addresses, mss. and galleys of published books, lecture notes and student and departmental material, relating to Berg's teaching at Union College and his service as head of the Electrical Engineering Dept. at the University of Illinois, and notes and technical papers on alternators, induction motors, turbines, rotary converters, and other electrical apparatus, from his work at General Electric Co., Schenectady, NY. Correspondents include Oliver Heaviside, Edwin W. Rice, Jr., and Charles Proteus Steinmetz. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Transferred from the Electrical Engineering Dept., Union College, Schenectady, NY, 1964.  
 
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B041<br>BERLINER, EMILE, 1851-1929 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1888-1924<br>Size: 1 box<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Collection contains three letters concerning Berliner's telephone transmitter (1894, 1918, 1924); a manuscript written by Berliner, "How the Induction Coil Became Added to the Telephone Transmitter"; a memorandum on the Edison-Berliner-Jenkins dispute over the phonograph (1924); and various speeches and addresses made by Berliner. These include "The Loose Contact Transmitter" (1910), "The Development of the Talking Machine" (1913), "A Reminiscence" (1912), and "The Gramophone" (1888).  
 
B041<br>BERLINER, EMILE, 1851-1929 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1888-1924<br>Size: 1 box<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Collection contains three letters concerning Berliner's telephone transmitter (1894, 1918, 1924); a manuscript written by Berliner, "How the Induction Coil Became Added to the Telephone Transmitter"; a memorandum on the Edison-Berliner-Jenkins dispute over the phonograph (1924); and various speeches and addresses made by Berliner. These include "The Loose Contact Transmitter" (1910), "The Development of the Talking Machine" (1913), "A Reminiscence" (1912), and "The Gramophone" (1888).  
 
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B042<br>BESSEY, ROY FREDERIC, b. 1889 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Engineer, consultant<br>Dates of collection: 1955-63<br>Size: 15 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Speeches and writings concerning the Hells Canyon Controversy (1955-63) over nuclear power.  
 
B042<br>BESSEY, ROY FREDERIC, b. 1889 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Engineer, consultant<br>Dates of collection: 1955-63<br>Size: 15 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Speeches and writings concerning the Hells Canyon Controversy (1955-63) over nuclear power.  
 
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B043<br>BETTS, CLIFFORD ALLEN, b. 1889 <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1911, 1921-55<br>Size: 3 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-218<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Professional papers relating to hydraulic engineering, including studies of hydroelectric power systems in California, Colorado, Columbia River Basin, and Missouri Valley; laboratory reports (1930-32, 1939-41) on hydraulic engineering; published material on the Moffat Tunnel in Colorado, reclamation dams, and floods; and photos, sketches, and notes for articles by Betts.  
 
B043<br>BETTS, CLIFFORD ALLEN, b. 1889 <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1911, 1921-55<br>Size: 3 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-218<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Professional papers relating to hydraulic engineering, including studies of hydroelectric power systems in California, Colorado, Columbia River Basin, and Missouri Valley; laboratory reports (1930-32, 1939-41) on hydraulic engineering; published material on the Moffat Tunnel in Colorado, reclamation dams, and floods; and photos, sketches, and notes for articles by Betts.  
 
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B044<br>BETTS, PHILANDER, 1865-1945 <br>Rutgers University Libraries, Special Collections Department (New Brunswick, NJ)<br>Profession: Chief engineer for New Jersey Public Utilities Commission (1910-34)<br>Dates of collection: 1910-34<br>Size: 12 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Contains correspondence, reports, pamphlets, and blueprints, relating to public utilities, mainly in New Jersey. Also includes material on mechanical and electrical engineering and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  
 
B044<br>BETTS, PHILANDER, 1865-1945 <br>Rutgers University Libraries, Special Collections Department (New Brunswick, NJ)<br>Profession: Chief engineer for New Jersey Public Utilities Commission (1910-34)<br>Dates of collection: 1910-34<br>Size: 12 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Contains correspondence, reports, pamphlets, and blueprints, relating to public utilities, mainly in New Jersey. Also includes material on mechanical and electrical engineering and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  
 
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B045<br>BEUKEMA, JOHN C., 1888-1967 <br>Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections (East Lansing)<br>Profession: Business executive, secretary manager and president of the Greater Muskegon Chamber of Commerce<br>Dates of collection: 1920-61<br>Size: 19 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-517<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Chiefly correspondence, financial records, Congressional reports, newspaper clippings, printed material, and maps, relating to the development and completion of the St. Lawrence Seaway, particularly the role therein of the Greater Muskegon Chamber of Commerce&nbsp;; together with correspondence and other records of the Chamber, serving the communities of Muskegon, North Muskegon, and Muskegon Heights, MI, relating to civic affairs, business and industry, and economic problems during the Depression and post-World War II period. Correspondents include U.S. senators, U.S. representatives, Michigan governors, U.S. presidents, and various organizations, including the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Tidewater Association, National Seaway Council, Ohio Waterway Association, and Power Authority of the State of New York. Includes material on the U.S. Federal Power Authority and the Rural Electification Administration. Gifts of Mr. Beukema, 1962, and his wife, 1971.  
 
B045<br>BEUKEMA, JOHN C., 1888-1967 <br>Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections (East Lansing)<br>Profession: Business executive, secretary manager and president of the Greater Muskegon Chamber of Commerce<br>Dates of collection: 1920-61<br>Size: 19 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-517<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Chiefly correspondence, financial records, Congressional reports, newspaper clippings, printed material, and maps, relating to the development and completion of the St. Lawrence Seaway, particularly the role therein of the Greater Muskegon Chamber of Commerce&nbsp;; together with correspondence and other records of the Chamber, serving the communities of Muskegon, North Muskegon, and Muskegon Heights, MI, relating to civic affairs, business and industry, and economic problems during the Depression and post-World War II period. Correspondents include U.S. senators, U.S. representatives, Michigan governors, U.S. presidents, and various organizations, including the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Tidewater Association, National Seaway Council, Ohio Waterway Association, and Power Authority of the State of New York. Includes material on the U.S. Federal Power Authority and the Rural Electification Administration. Gifts of Mr. Beukema, 1962, and his wife, 1971.  
 
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B046<br>BEVERLEY FAMILY <br>Virginia Historical Society Library (Richmond)<br>Dates of collection: 1654-1929<br>Size: 22,037 items<br>NUCMC #: MS78-588<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, accounts, notes, bonds, commonplace book, insurance policies, bills of lading, and other papers, chiefly of Robert Beverley (1858-1928), farmer, businessman, and civic leader, of Blandfield (estate), Essex County, VA, and Wachusett (farm), Fauquier County, VA, relating to his personal and business affairs. Includes accounts and other records of Upper Rappahannock Telephone and Telegraph Co., Caret, VA, of which Beverley was president, and accounts of St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, VA, of which he was treasurer, and records of Episcopal churches in that parish. Gift of Mrs. William Nash Beverley, Blandfield, Essex County, VA, 1972.  
 
B046<br>BEVERLEY FAMILY <br>Virginia Historical Society Library (Richmond)<br>Dates of collection: 1654-1929<br>Size: 22,037 items<br>NUCMC #: MS78-588<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, accounts, notes, bonds, commonplace book, insurance policies, bills of lading, and other papers, chiefly of Robert Beverley (1858-1928), farmer, businessman, and civic leader, of Blandfield (estate), Essex County, VA, and Wachusett (farm), Fauquier County, VA, relating to his personal and business affairs. Includes accounts and other records of Upper Rappahannock Telephone and Telegraph Co., Caret, VA, of which Beverley was president, and accounts of St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, VA, of which he was treasurer, and records of Episcopal churches in that parish. Gift of Mrs. William Nash Beverley, Blandfield, Essex County, VA, 1972.  
 
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B047<br>BEYER, WALTER, 1913-1969 <br>University of California at Los Angeles, University Research Library, Department of Special Collections<br>Profession: Motion picture and television engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1935-68<br>Size: 25 ft. (ca. 2,275 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS73-60<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished guide<br>Correspondence, papers, files, catalogues, printed material, and many photos, relating to wide-screen processes and stereo sound, television, 3-D, Cordova Mark 1 Projector, Mardovan method of film conservation, traveling matte process photography and the blue screen system, film processing, lighting and lamps, theater screens, shutter and flicker data, and the American Society of Cinematographers, American Standards Association, and Motion Picture Research Council. Gift of Mrs. Beyer, 1971.  
 
B047<br>BEYER, WALTER, 1913-1969 <br>University of California at Los Angeles, University Research Library, Department of Special Collections<br>Profession: Motion picture and television engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1935-68<br>Size: 25 ft. (ca. 2,275 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS73-60<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished guide<br>Correspondence, papers, files, catalogues, printed material, and many photos, relating to wide-screen processes and stereo sound, television, 3-D, Cordova Mark 1 Projector, Mardovan method of film conservation, traveling matte process photography and the blue screen system, film processing, lighting and lamps, theater screens, shutter and flicker data, and the American Society of Cinematographers, American Standards Association, and Motion Picture Research Council. Gift of Mrs. Beyer, 1971.  
 
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B048<br>BILLINGS, JOHN SHAW, 1838-1913 <br>New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Librarian, surgeon<br>Dates of collection: 1861-1918<br>Size: 44 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS74-525<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: in library<br>Correspondence and papers relating to Billings's work with the U.S. Army Medical Dept. (1861-95), Johns Hopkins Hospital (1873-90), and the New York Public Library (1895-1913); family correspondence, including letters from Billings to his wife regarding his Civil War experiences; and lectures, addresses, notes, and miscellaneous papers. Correspondents include Alexander Graham Bell.  
 
B048<br>BILLINGS, JOHN SHAW, 1838-1913 <br>New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Librarian, surgeon<br>Dates of collection: 1861-1918<br>Size: 44 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS74-525<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: in library<br>Correspondence and papers relating to Billings's work with the U.S. Army Medical Dept. (1861-95), Johns Hopkins Hospital (1873-90), and the New York Public Library (1895-1913); family correspondence, including letters from Billings to his wife regarding his Civil War experiences; and lectures, addresses, notes, and miscellaneous papers. Correspondents include Alexander Graham Bell.  
 
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B049<br>BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION FILE <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Size: 6 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Contains clippings, articles, photographs, blueprints, patents, and technical articles, concerning persons of note in the fields of electrical science and technology.  
 
B049<br>BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION FILE <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Size: 6 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Contains clippings, articles, photographs, blueprints, patents, and technical articles, concerning persons of note in the fields of electrical science and technology.  
 
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B050<br>BIOLOGICAL COMPUTER LABORATORY CONTRACT AND CONFERENCE <br>Coll. # 11/6/17<br>University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives<br>Dates of collection: 1946-73<br>Size: 20.6 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Includes material on contracts with the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (OSR), Aeronautical Systems Division, Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory and Systems Command, Office of Naval Research (ONR), National Science Foundation (NSF, 1961-63), Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare (1958-70), Army Research Office (1968-69), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (1967-68). The series includes contracts on which director Heinz von Foerster worked, including those for Air Force Material Command (1946-53), OSR (1954-58), Cambridge Research Center (1953-60), Army Air Forces (1946-51), ONR (1947-55), and consulting projects with Westinghouse (1960-64), Army Research Office (1960-64), and NSF (1969-70). The series includes material on conferences (1950-51, 1953, 1955-71) attended by von Foerster concerning cybernetics, bionics, man-machine interaction, electrical engineering, computers, art and design, and memory; his participation in meetings of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (1964-69), American Society for Cybernetics (1967-71), NATO Advisory Board (1965, 1968), and the Annual Review of Electronics (1963-69, 1971); lectures to seminars, classes, clubs, and religious foundations; his work on the Graduate College Centennial Committee; and television presentations and visits by contract supervisors.  
 
B050<br>BIOLOGICAL COMPUTER LABORATORY CONTRACT AND CONFERENCE <br>Coll. # 11/6/17<br>University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives<br>Dates of collection: 1946-73<br>Size: 20.6 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Includes material on contracts with the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (OSR), Aeronautical Systems Division, Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory and Systems Command, Office of Naval Research (ONR), National Science Foundation (NSF, 1961-63), Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare (1958-70), Army Research Office (1968-69), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (1967-68). The series includes contracts on which director Heinz von Foerster worked, including those for Air Force Material Command (1946-53), OSR (1954-58), Cambridge Research Center (1953-60), Army Air Forces (1946-51), ONR (1947-55), and consulting projects with Westinghouse (1960-64), Army Research Office (1960-64), and NSF (1969-70). The series includes material on conferences (1950-51, 1953, 1955-71) attended by von Foerster concerning cybernetics, bionics, man-machine interaction, electrical engineering, computers, art and design, and memory; his participation in meetings of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (1964-69), American Society for Cybernetics (1967-71), NATO Advisory Board (1965, 1968), and the Annual Review of Electronics (1963-69, 1971); lectures to seminars, classes, clubs, and religious foundations; his work on the Graduate College Centennial Committee; and television presentations and visits by contract supervisors.  
 
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B051<br>BIOLOGICAL COMPUTER LABORATORY PUBLICATIONS <br>Coll. # 11/6/0/34<br>University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives<br>Dates of collection: 1960-73<br>Size: 2 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Includes proposals, reports, technical reports, and publications lists for research projects supported by Air Force, Navy, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration contracts and grants for research on the "technological realization" of "computational mechanisms observed in living organisms," "the theory and application of computational principles," the "mechanization of cognitive processes," "direct access intelligence systems," and information processing. This series includes a looseleaf BCL publications binder containing 148 microfiche of all BCL publications (1957-76) on cybernetics, cognitive studies, ecology, and related research projects.  
 
B051<br>BIOLOGICAL COMPUTER LABORATORY PUBLICATIONS <br>Coll. # 11/6/0/34<br>University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives<br>Dates of collection: 1960-73<br>Size: 2 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Includes proposals, reports, technical reports, and publications lists for research projects supported by Air Force, Navy, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration contracts and grants for research on the "technological realization" of "computational mechanisms observed in living organisms," "the theory and application of computational principles," the "mechanization of cognitive processes," "direct access intelligence systems," and information processing. This series includes a looseleaf BCL publications binder containing 148 microfiche of all BCL publications (1957-76) on cybernetics, cognitive studies, ecology, and related research projects.  
 
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B052<br>BIRMINGHAM ELECTRIC COMPANY <br>Birmingham Public Library, Department of Archives and Manuscripts (Birmingham, AL)<br>Dates of collection: 1913-52<br>Size: 41 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aids<br>Contains correspondence, expenditure requisitions, blueprints and wiring schematics, annual reports to the Alabama Public Service Commission (1934-46), and tax records, including state taxes (1925-36), annual taxes (1937-44), and rate hearings (1933), relating to electric supply and electric traction. Correspondents include the chief engineer and purchasing agents of the company and major suppliers and producers of electrical equipment. Deposited by the Alabama Power Co., 1980.  
 
B052<br>BIRMINGHAM ELECTRIC COMPANY <br>Birmingham Public Library, Department of Archives and Manuscripts (Birmingham, AL)<br>Dates of collection: 1913-52<br>Size: 41 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aids<br>Contains correspondence, expenditure requisitions, blueprints and wiring schematics, annual reports to the Alabama Public Service Commission (1934-46), and tax records, including state taxes (1925-36), annual taxes (1937-44), and rate hearings (1933), relating to electric supply and electric traction. Correspondents include the chief engineer and purchasing agents of the company and major suppliers and producers of electrical equipment. Deposited by the Alabama Power Co., 1980.  
 
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B053<br>BISHOP, JAMES W., 1874-1953 <br>Detroit Public Library, Burton Historical Collection (Detroit, MI)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1928-43<br>Size: 1 box<br>NUCMC #: MS70-1150<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence and other papers relating to the history of the Detroit Electric Light and Power Co., research for the Edison Institute at Greenfield Village (Dearborn, MI), and the Old Newsboys' Goodfellow Fund.  
 
B053<br>BISHOP, JAMES W., 1874-1953 <br>Detroit Public Library, Burton Historical Collection (Detroit, MI)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1928-43<br>Size: 1 box<br>NUCMC #: MS70-1150<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence and other papers relating to the history of the Detroit Electric Light and Power Co., research for the Edison Institute at Greenfield Village (Dearborn, MI), and the Old Newsboys' Goodfellow Fund.  
 
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B054<br>BLATCHFORD, SEWARD &amp; GRISWOLD <br>Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Institute Archives and Special Collections (Cambridge)<br>Business: New York City law firm<br>Dates of collection: 1841-1910<br>Size: 6 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Contains material on 34 patents for which the firm helped inventors apply for the patents, provided counsel during infringement suits, and advised on marketing new inventions. Patents include Samuel F. B. Morse's telegraph and Clinton Colgate's telegraph cable. Material includes letters, patents, patent applications, correspondence, notes, clippings, drawings, printed court records, court notices, bills of complaint, briefs, witness lists, depositions, subpoenas, affidavits, transcripts of testimony, and patent assignments.  
 
B054<br>BLATCHFORD, SEWARD &amp; GRISWOLD <br>Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Institute Archives and Special Collections (Cambridge)<br>Business: New York City law firm<br>Dates of collection: 1841-1910<br>Size: 6 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Contains material on 34 patents for which the firm helped inventors apply for the patents, provided counsel during infringement suits, and advised on marketing new inventions. Patents include Samuel F. B. Morse's telegraph and Clinton Colgate's telegraph cable. Material includes letters, patents, patent applications, correspondence, notes, clippings, drawings, printed court records, court notices, bills of complaint, briefs, witness lists, depositions, subpoenas, affidavits, transcripts of testimony, and patent assignments.  
 
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B055<br>BLIESNER, GUSTAV HENRY, b. 1910 <br>Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Division (Pullman)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1934-81<br>Size: 45 ft. (100,000 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS69-565<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>"My Life's Philosophy," an unpublished accumulation of letters, documents, notes, and newspaper clippings, reflecting Bliesner's life as an electrical engineer, both in industrial and academic situations, as a family man, and as a church leader.  
 
B055<br>BLIESNER, GUSTAV HENRY, b. 1910 <br>Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Division (Pullman)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1934-81<br>Size: 45 ft. (100,000 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS69-565<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>"My Life's Philosophy," an unpublished accumulation of letters, documents, notes, and newspaper clippings, reflecting Bliesner's life as an electrical engineer, both in industrial and academic situations, as a family man, and as a church leader.  
 
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B056<br>BLISS, WILLIAM JULIAN ALBERT, 1867-1940 <br>Johns Hopkins University, Ferdinand Hamburger, Jr., Archives (Baltimore, MD)<br>Dates of collection: 1867-1940<br>Size: 7 vols.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Notebooks, two of which (1892-93) pertain to electricity and magnetism.  
 
B056<br>BLISS, WILLIAM JULIAN ALBERT, 1867-1940 <br>Johns Hopkins University, Ferdinand Hamburger, Jr., Archives (Baltimore, MD)<br>Dates of collection: 1867-1940<br>Size: 7 vols.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Notebooks, two of which (1892-93) pertain to electricity and magnetism.  
 
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B057<br>BLUE HILL STREET RAILWAY COMPANY, Canton, MA. <br>Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)<br>Dates of collection: 1898-1920<br>Size: 35 vols., 1 case<br>NUCMC #: MS60-3296<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: in library<br>Directors' and stockholders' records, ledgers, cash books, letterpress book, scrapbooks, and financial reports.  
 
B057<br>BLUE HILL STREET RAILWAY COMPANY, Canton, MA. <br>Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)<br>Dates of collection: 1898-1920<br>Size: 35 vols., 1 case<br>NUCMC #: MS60-3296<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: in library<br>Directors' and stockholders' records, ledgers, cash books, letterpress book, scrapbooks, and financial reports.  
 
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B058<br>BOBROFF, BORNETT L., d. 1946 <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Profession: Inventor, president of the Teleoptic Co. (Racine, WI)<br>Dates of collection: 1904-46<br>Size: 1 box<br>NUCMC #: MS78-940<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, patents, articles, advertising matter, and other papers, relating to Bobroff's inventions; papers relating to the Teleoptic Co.; ship passenger lists from his trips to Europe; and personal correspondence. Includes material relating to Bobroff's invention of a voting machine for the Wisconsin Assembly and his dispute with the Patent Office.  
 
B058<br>BOBROFF, BORNETT L., d. 1946 <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Profession: Inventor, president of the Teleoptic Co. (Racine, WI)<br>Dates of collection: 1904-46<br>Size: 1 box<br>NUCMC #: MS78-940<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, patents, articles, advertising matter, and other papers, relating to Bobroff's inventions; papers relating to the Teleoptic Co.; ship passenger lists from his trips to Europe; and personal correspondence. Includes material relating to Bobroff's invention of a voting machine for the Wisconsin Assembly and his dispute with the Patent Office.  
 
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B059<br>BOCKMIER, PAUL T., 1891-1977 <br>Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Division (Pullman)<br>Profession: District Manager, Washington Water Power Co.<br>Dates of collection: 1850-1977<br>Size: 3 ft. (450 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS79-1993<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, reminiscences, family papers, essays, maps, photos, and printed material, relating to the Bockmier, Perry, and Ross families and the development of Whitman County, WA, together with records of Whitman Tuberculosis Association and Washington Water Power Co., Garfield, WA. Gift of Mr. Bockmier, 1959-77.  
 
B059<br>BOCKMIER, PAUL T., 1891-1977 <br>Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Division (Pullman)<br>Profession: District Manager, Washington Water Power Co.<br>Dates of collection: 1850-1977<br>Size: 3 ft. (450 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS79-1993<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, reminiscences, family papers, essays, maps, photos, and printed material, relating to the Bockmier, Perry, and Ross families and the development of Whitman County, WA, together with records of Whitman Tuberculosis Association and Washington Water Power Co., Garfield, WA. Gift of Mr. Bockmier, 1959-77.  
 
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B060<br>BOETTCHER, CHARLES, 1852-1948 <br>Colorado Historical Society, Stephen H. Hart Library (Denver)<br>Profession: Businessman<br>Dates of collection: 1870-1969<br>Size: 10,000 items<br>NUCMC #: MS76-16<br>Access: restricted until 1995<br>Finding aids: published calendar<br>In part, photocopies. Correspondence, business records, newspaper reports, scrapbooks, photos, memorabilia, and taped interviews (with transcripts) of people who knew and worked with Boettcher and his son, Claude K. Boettcher (1875-1957), who carried on his father's business interests. Most of the collection consists of Boettcher's correspondence as an executive in the companies he directed or controlled. Business interests represented include banking, beet sugar refining, Portland cement, and electrical, mining, and transportation enterprises. The repository also has 4 reels of microfilm from which photocopies of the correspondence were made.  
 
B060<br>BOETTCHER, CHARLES, 1852-1948 <br>Colorado Historical Society, Stephen H. Hart Library (Denver)<br>Profession: Businessman<br>Dates of collection: 1870-1969<br>Size: 10,000 items<br>NUCMC #: MS76-16<br>Access: restricted until 1995<br>Finding aids: published calendar<br>In part, photocopies. Correspondence, business records, newspaper reports, scrapbooks, photos, memorabilia, and taped interviews (with transcripts) of people who knew and worked with Boettcher and his son, Claude K. Boettcher (1875-1957), who carried on his father's business interests. Most of the collection consists of Boettcher's correspondence as an executive in the companies he directed or controlled. Business interests represented include banking, beet sugar refining, Portland cement, and electrical, mining, and transportation enterprises. The repository also has 4 reels of microfilm from which photocopies of the correspondence were made.  
 
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B061<br>BONE, HOMER TRUETT, 1883-1970 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: U.S. Senator, Judge<br>Dates of collection: 1934-48<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Correspondence (1934-48), speeches and writings, (1940-42), news releases (1940-43), legal documents, court papers, statistics, clippings, photographs, and other papers, concerning his involvement in the public power movement. Acquired in 1961.  
 
B061<br>BONE, HOMER TRUETT, 1883-1970 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: U.S. Senator, Judge<br>Dates of collection: 1934-48<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Correspondence (1934-48), speeches and writings, (1940-42), news releases (1940-43), legal documents, court papers, statistics, clippings, photographs, and other papers, concerning his involvement in the public power movement. Acquired in 1961.  
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B063<br>BOOTHROYD, WILLIAM H. <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Businessman, secretary of the Current Power Co.<br>Dates of collection: 1896-1922<br>Profession: .5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Personal correspondence (1905) and correspondence, legal documents, stock certificates, and other records, regarding the Current Power Co., a manufacturer of pumps and other equipment for mining and irrigation.  
 
B063<br>BOOTHROYD, WILLIAM H. <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Businessman, secretary of the Current Power Co.<br>Dates of collection: 1896-1922<br>Profession: .5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Personal correspondence (1905) and correspondence, legal documents, stock certificates, and other records, regarding the Current Power Co., a manufacturer of pumps and other equipment for mining and irrigation.  
 
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B064<br>BOSKOVIC, RUDZER <br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Size: 15 boxes, 7 vols.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: guide<br>Correspondence and other papers.  
 
B064<br>BOSKOVIC, RUDZER <br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Size: 15 boxes, 7 vols.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: guide<br>Correspondence and other papers.  
 
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B065<br>BOWEN, GEORGE S., 1829-1905 <br>Chicago Historical Society Library (Chicago, IL)<br>Profession: Entrepreneur, civic leader<br>Dates of collection: 1880s<br>Size: 74 boxes<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Correspondence, speeches, financial records, promotional materials, and newsclippings, relating to his career as an entrepreneur and civic leader in Chicago and Elgin. Topics include cotton and wool trade (1865-75); Chicago &amp; Pacific Railroad (1870s); Elgin Electric Light Co. (1880s); investments in the South, Mexico, and Asian trade; free silver and anti-trust movements (1890s); and real estate, politics, and family affairs.  
 
B065<br>BOWEN, GEORGE S., 1829-1905 <br>Chicago Historical Society Library (Chicago, IL)<br>Profession: Entrepreneur, civic leader<br>Dates of collection: 1880s<br>Size: 74 boxes<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Correspondence, speeches, financial records, promotional materials, and newsclippings, relating to his career as an entrepreneur and civic leader in Chicago and Elgin. Topics include cotton and wool trade (1865-75); Chicago &amp; Pacific Railroad (1870s); Elgin Electric Light Co. (1880s); investments in the South, Mexico, and Asian trade; free silver and anti-trust movements (1890s); and real estate, politics, and family affairs.  
 
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B066<br>BOWERSOCK, JUSTIN DEWITT, <br>1842-1922 <br>University of Kansas Libraries, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, Kansas Collection (Lawrence)<br>Profession: Businessman, U.S. Representative<br>Dates of collection: 1860-1918<br>Size: 3 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-356<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, contracts, mortgages, deeds, and other records, relating to Bowersock's business ventures, including work as a grain merchant in Iowa; purchase of a dam on the Kansas River and establishment of Kansas Water Power Co.; organization of Douglas County Bank; establishment of Griffin Ice Co., Lawrence Iron Works, and Bowersock Opera House, all in Lawrence, KS; and purchase of an interest in the Kansas and Colorado Railroad and Consolidated Pacific Cement Plaster Co. Gift of Justin Hill, 1966.  
 
B066<br>BOWERSOCK, JUSTIN DEWITT, <br>1842-1922 <br>University of Kansas Libraries, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, Kansas Collection (Lawrence)<br>Profession: Businessman, U.S. Representative<br>Dates of collection: 1860-1918<br>Size: 3 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-356<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, contracts, mortgages, deeds, and other records, relating to Bowersock's business ventures, including work as a grain merchant in Iowa; purchase of a dam on the Kansas River and establishment of Kansas Water Power Co.; organization of Douglas County Bank; establishment of Griffin Ice Co., Lawrence Iron Works, and Bowersock Opera House, all in Lawrence, KS; and purchase of an interest in the Kansas and Colorado Railroad and Consolidated Pacific Cement Plaster Co. Gift of Justin Hill, 1966.  
 
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B067<br>BOWHILL, SIDNEY A., b. 1927 <br>Coll. # 11/6/25<br>University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives<br>Profession: Professor of electrical engineering<br>Dates of collection: 1959-75<br>Size: 5.6 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS77-1166<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Chiefly correspondence with engineers in the U.S. and abroad, relating to program arrangements for meetings of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Institute of Radio Engineers, and other professional groups; to articles on aeronomy, physics of the ionosphere, radio propagation, and rocket and satellite studies of the upper atmosphere, submitted for publication in Radio Science, Journal of Atmospheric and Terrestrial Physics, and Transactions of the Institute of Radio Engineers Professional Group on Antennas and Propagation, for which Bowhill served as editor and member of the Editorial Board; and to joint research projects, graduate student applications, assistantship appointments, and other topics. Acquired, 1973, 1979.  
 
B067<br>BOWHILL, SIDNEY A., b. 1927 <br>Coll. # 11/6/25<br>University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives<br>Profession: Professor of electrical engineering<br>Dates of collection: 1959-75<br>Size: 5.6 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS77-1166<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Chiefly correspondence with engineers in the U.S. and abroad, relating to program arrangements for meetings of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Institute of Radio Engineers, and other professional groups; to articles on aeronomy, physics of the ionosphere, radio propagation, and rocket and satellite studies of the upper atmosphere, submitted for publication in Radio Science, Journal of Atmospheric and Terrestrial Physics, and Transactions of the Institute of Radio Engineers Professional Group on Antennas and Propagation, for which Bowhill served as editor and member of the Editorial Board; and to joint research projects, graduate student applications, assistantship appointments, and other topics. Acquired, 1973, 1979.  
 
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B068<br>BOYNTON BICYCLE ELECTRIC RAILWAY COMPANY, Boston, MA. <br>Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)<br>Dates of collection: 1908-13<br>Size: 1 box<br>NUCMC #: MS60-3296<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: card catalogue<br>Letters to and from E. Moody Boynton, patents, and a map.  
 
B068<br>BOYNTON BICYCLE ELECTRIC RAILWAY COMPANY, Boston, MA. <br>Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)<br>Dates of collection: 1908-13<br>Size: 1 box<br>NUCMC #: MS60-3296<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: card catalogue<br>Letters to and from E. Moody Boynton, patents, and a map.  
 
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B069<br>BRACKENRIDGE, WILLIAM ALGERNON, d. 1929 <br>Huntington Library (San Marino, CA)<br>Profession: Vice President of the Southern California Edison Co.<br>Dates of collection: 1905-25<br>Size: 23 reports<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: catalogue cards<br>Twenty-three detailed engineering reports, written by Brackenridge, on various power projects throughout the United States (such as Niagara Falls, Trenton Falls and Prospect Falls, and steam power from geysers in Sonoma County, CA) made for various companies.  
 
B069<br>BRACKENRIDGE, WILLIAM ALGERNON, d. 1929 <br>Huntington Library (San Marino, CA)<br>Profession: Vice President of the Southern California Edison Co.<br>Dates of collection: 1905-25<br>Size: 23 reports<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: catalogue cards<br>Twenty-three detailed engineering reports, written by Brackenridge, on various power projects throughout the United States (such as Niagara Falls, Trenton Falls and Prospect Falls, and steam power from geysers in Sonoma County, CA) made for various companies.  
 
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B070<br>BRADEN COPPER COMPANY <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Dates of collection: 1895-1900, 1916-20<br>Size: .4 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Contains correspondence, requisitions, proposals for projects, blueprints, plans, specifications, and worksheets for the Pangal Power Project in Chile. Also includes material on high-head hydroelectric stations, progress reports on dam and hydroelectric station work, and a bound volume of progress photographs.  
 
B070<br>BRADEN COPPER COMPANY <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Dates of collection: 1895-1900, 1916-20<br>Size: .4 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Contains correspondence, requisitions, proposals for projects, blueprints, plans, specifications, and worksheets for the Pangal Power Project in Chile. Also includes material on high-head hydroelectric stations, progress reports on dam and hydroelectric station work, and a bound volume of progress photographs.  
 
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B071<br>BRADLEY, JOSEPH P., 1813-1892 <br>New Jersey Historical Society Library (Newark)<br>Profession: Lawyer, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court<br>Dates of collection: 1836-1936<br>Size: 5,000 items<br>NUCMC #: MS60-669<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Contained in the collection are materials relating to Bradley's private law practice. These include documents, legal notes, briefs, and some correspondence about the Bell telephone, Morse telegraph, and other patent cases.  
 
B071<br>BRADLEY, JOSEPH P., 1813-1892 <br>New Jersey Historical Society Library (Newark)<br>Profession: Lawyer, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court<br>Dates of collection: 1836-1936<br>Size: 5,000 items<br>NUCMC #: MS60-669<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Contained in the collection are materials relating to Bradley's private law practice. These include documents, legal notes, briefs, and some correspondence about the Bell telephone, Morse telegraph, and other patent cases.  
 
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B072<br>BRAGG, GEORGE NATHAN, <br>1897-1975 <br>Nebraska State Historical Society, State Archives Division (Lincoln)<br>Profession: Amateur radio operator<br>Dates of collection: 1925-74<br>Size: 200 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence (1925-29, 1954-62), consisting chiefly of postcards confirming reception of Bragg's amateur radio stations, together with notes, radio log (1926-28), and other papers. Gift of Barbara B. Clayburn, 1979.  
 
B072<br>BRAGG, GEORGE NATHAN, <br>1897-1975 <br>Nebraska State Historical Society, State Archives Division (Lincoln)<br>Profession: Amateur radio operator<br>Dates of collection: 1925-74<br>Size: 200 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence (1925-29, 1954-62), consisting chiefly of postcards confirming reception of Bragg's amateur radio stations, together with notes, radio log (1926-28), and other papers. Gift of Barbara B. Clayburn, 1979.  
 
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B073<br>BRANDON, MERWIN McGEHEE, <br>b. 1898 <br>Mississippi State University, Mitchell Memorial Library, Special Collections (Mississippi State)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer, president of Underwriters' Laboratories<br>Dates of collection: 1942-74<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS79-1346<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>In part, photocopies (positive). Personal and business correspondence, speeches, memoranda, and biographical material, relating to Underwriters' Laboratories, the National Electrical Code, and electrical engineering. Gift of Mr. Brandon, 1974.  
 
B073<br>BRANDON, MERWIN McGEHEE, <br>b. 1898 <br>Mississippi State University, Mitchell Memorial Library, Special Collections (Mississippi State)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer, president of Underwriters' Laboratories<br>Dates of collection: 1942-74<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS79-1346<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>In part, photocopies (positive). Personal and business correspondence, speeches, memoranda, and biographical material, relating to Underwriters' Laboratories, the National Electrical Code, and electrical engineering. Gift of Mr. Brandon, 1974.  
 
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B074<br>BRIFFAULT, HERMA (HOYT), b. 1898 <br>New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Author, translator<br>Dates of collection: 1951-73<br>Size: 1 package<br>NUCMC #: MS76-1500<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Typescript of "To the Yukon and Beyond," a story about the Russian-American telegraph expedition to the Arctic region of Alaska and Siberia, together with correspondence regarding its publication, copies of source materials relating to the expedition, and other papers. Gift of Mrs. Briffault, 1975.  
 
B074<br>BRIFFAULT, HERMA (HOYT), b. 1898 <br>New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Author, translator<br>Dates of collection: 1951-73<br>Size: 1 package<br>NUCMC #: MS76-1500<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Typescript of "To the Yukon and Beyond," a story about the Russian-American telegraph expedition to the Arctic region of Alaska and Siberia, together with correspondence regarding its publication, copies of source materials relating to the expedition, and other papers. Gift of Mrs. Briffault, 1975.  
 
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B075<br>BRIMHALL, DEAN R., 1886-1972 <br>University of Utah Library, Special Collections Department (Salt Lake City)<br>Profession: Government official, editor, executive secretary of the Psychological Corp., president of Utah Pacific Airways<br>Dates of collection: 1881-1972<br>Size: 30 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS79-1983<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: register<br>Personal papers, including general and family correspondence, diaries and daybooks, financial records, biographical material, and Brimhall family records, particularly a diary (1881-1932) and other papers of Brimhall's father, George H. Brimhall, President of Brigham Young University; correspondence, charter and bylaws, minutes of meetings, interim and annual reports, and articles and publications of the Psychological Corp., which conducted human engineering research; material relating to American Men of Science (3d ed., 1921), of which he was co-editor; correspondence and other business records (1931-45) of Utah Pacific Airways; correspondence, speeches, news releases, and articles relating to his career with the Works Progress Administration (1935-39) and Civil Aeronautics Administration (1939-51); and subject files on Brimhall's writings, politics, education, mining, electric power, and petroglyphs. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Brimhall, 1972-74.  
 
B075<br>BRIMHALL, DEAN R., 1886-1972 <br>University of Utah Library, Special Collections Department (Salt Lake City)<br>Profession: Government official, editor, executive secretary of the Psychological Corp., president of Utah Pacific Airways<br>Dates of collection: 1881-1972<br>Size: 30 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS79-1983<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: register<br>Personal papers, including general and family correspondence, diaries and daybooks, financial records, biographical material, and Brimhall family records, particularly a diary (1881-1932) and other papers of Brimhall's father, George H. Brimhall, President of Brigham Young University; correspondence, charter and bylaws, minutes of meetings, interim and annual reports, and articles and publications of the Psychological Corp., which conducted human engineering research; material relating to American Men of Science (3d ed., 1921), of which he was co-editor; correspondence and other business records (1931-45) of Utah Pacific Airways; correspondence, speeches, news releases, and articles relating to his career with the Works Progress Administration (1935-39) and Civil Aeronautics Administration (1939-51); and subject files on Brimhall's writings, politics, education, mining, electric power, and petroglyphs. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Brimhall, 1972-74.  
 
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B076<br>BRITTIN, LEWIS HOTCHKISS, <br>1877-1952 <br>Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)<br>Profession: Industrialist, founder of Northwest Airways<br>Dates of collection: 1898, 1913-53<br>Size: .5 cubic ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS72-968<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Correspondence, reports, statements, and clippings, relating to Northwest Airways (later Northwest Airlines), trade and industrial potential of the Northwest States, air cargo flow and freight services (1944-46), proposed industrial development for Minneapolis (1915), hydroelectric development in St. Paul (1921), and the 1934 Senate investigation of airmail contracts during which Brittin was convicted of contempt. Included is a report, "Saint Paul's Plan for Development and Utilization of Power at Government Dam No. 1," by Adolph F. Meyer and Lewis H. Brittin, presented to the U.S. Federal Power Commission, 18 October 1921. Correspondents include Richard C. Lilly.  
 
B076<br>BRITTIN, LEWIS HOTCHKISS, <br>1877-1952 <br>Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)<br>Profession: Industrialist, founder of Northwest Airways<br>Dates of collection: 1898, 1913-53<br>Size: .5 cubic ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS72-968<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Correspondence, reports, statements, and clippings, relating to Northwest Airways (later Northwest Airlines), trade and industrial potential of the Northwest States, air cargo flow and freight services (1944-46), proposed industrial development for Minneapolis (1915), hydroelectric development in St. Paul (1921), and the 1934 Senate investigation of airmail contracts during which Brittin was convicted of contempt. Included is a report, "Saint Paul's Plan for Development and Utilization of Power at Government Dam No. 1," by Adolph F. Meyer and Lewis H. Brittin, presented to the U.S. Federal Power Commission, 18 October 1921. Correspondents include Richard C. Lilly.  
 
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B077<br>BROCKTON &amp; PLYMOUTH STREET RAILWAY COMPANY <br>Pilgrim Society (Plymouth, MA)<br>Dates of collection: 1919-26<br>Size: 100 items<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1352<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, minutes, meeting agendas, reports, and financial and other records.  
 
B077<br>BROCKTON &amp; PLYMOUTH STREET RAILWAY COMPANY <br>Pilgrim Society (Plymouth, MA)<br>Dates of collection: 1919-26<br>Size: 100 items<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1352<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, minutes, meeting agendas, reports, and financial and other records.  
  
 
<br>B078<br>BROOKLYN EDISON COMPANY <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Dates of collection: 1926-35<br>Size: .1 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Contains annual reports of the Mechanical Engineering Dept. of the Brooklyn Edison Co. with narrative report, photographs, drawings, and graphs. Also included is a 1926 pamphlet on the Hell Gate and Sherman Creek generating stations of the United Electric Light and Power Co., New York, NY.  
 
<br>B078<br>BROOKLYN EDISON COMPANY <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Dates of collection: 1926-35<br>Size: .1 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Contains annual reports of the Mechanical Engineering Dept. of the Brooklyn Edison Co. with narrative report, photographs, drawings, and graphs. Also included is a 1926 pamphlet on the Hell Gate and Sherman Creek generating stations of the United Electric Light and Power Co., New York, NY.  
 
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B079<br>BROUGHTON, WILLIAM GUNDRY, b. 1902 <br>Coll. # 2341<br>Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer, District Sales Manager for broadcast equipment at General Electric<br>Dates of collection: 1875-1964<br>Size: 100 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS70-1059<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished guide<br>Correspondence, logs, flight charts, accounts, drawings, specifications, agreements, catalogues, manuals, class exercises, notes, office records, memoranda, printed and mimeographed material, memorabilia, photos, slides, movie film, and tape recordings, relating to Broughton's student years at the Sibley College of Engineering, Cornell University, to his career at General Electric Co., Schenectady, NY, and to his interest in "ham" radio transmission. Includes family correspondence, chiefly relating to Broughton's father, Henry Primm Broughton, electrical engineer and "ham" radio enthusiast; correspondence with Walter Scott Goll, a family friend and manager of the General Electric plant in Fort Wayne, IN; correspondence with and publications of the Old Old Timer's Club, an organization of early experimenters in wireless communication; and material relating to Broughton's work and to his interests in airplanes, skate sailing, sailboating, and photography.  
 
B079<br>BROUGHTON, WILLIAM GUNDRY, b. 1902 <br>Coll. # 2341<br>Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer, District Sales Manager for broadcast equipment at General Electric<br>Dates of collection: 1875-1964<br>Size: 100 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS70-1059<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished guide<br>Correspondence, logs, flight charts, accounts, drawings, specifications, agreements, catalogues, manuals, class exercises, notes, office records, memoranda, printed and mimeographed material, memorabilia, photos, slides, movie film, and tape recordings, relating to Broughton's student years at the Sibley College of Engineering, Cornell University, to his career at General Electric Co., Schenectady, NY, and to his interest in "ham" radio transmission. Includes family correspondence, chiefly relating to Broughton's father, Henry Primm Broughton, electrical engineer and "ham" radio enthusiast; correspondence with Walter Scott Goll, a family friend and manager of the General Electric plant in Fort Wayne, IN; correspondence with and publications of the Old Old Timer's Club, an organization of early experimenters in wireless communication; and material relating to Broughton's work and to his interests in airplanes, skate sailing, sailboating, and photography.  
 
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B080<br>BROWN, CHANDLER PERCY, b. 1909 <br>Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)<br>Profession: Businessman<br>Dates of collection: 1905-70<br>Size: 16 vols., 2 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS73-736<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: guide<br>Correspondence with family members and members of the U.S. and Oregon Senates, relating to conservation, Oregon Children's Aid Society, trust funds, water supply in Salem, OR, and World War II; financial records of Bosler Electric Co., Breyman Bros., Stevens Steel &amp; Equipment Co., and Walton-Brown Electric Co., Salem, OR, and Ray-Maling Co., Hillsboro, OR; address, date, and title books; ledgers; and family genealogy. Information on literary rights available in the library. Gift of Mr. Brown, 1972-73.  
 
B080<br>BROWN, CHANDLER PERCY, b. 1909 <br>Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)<br>Profession: Businessman<br>Dates of collection: 1905-70<br>Size: 16 vols., 2 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS73-736<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: guide<br>Correspondence with family members and members of the U.S. and Oregon Senates, relating to conservation, Oregon Children's Aid Society, trust funds, water supply in Salem, OR, and World War II; financial records of Bosler Electric Co., Breyman Bros., Stevens Steel &amp; Equipment Co., and Walton-Brown Electric Co., Salem, OR, and Ray-Maling Co., Hillsboro, OR; address, date, and title books; ledgers; and family genealogy. Information on literary rights available in the library. Gift of Mr. Brown, 1972-73.  
 
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B081<br>BROWN, EDWARD FULLERTON, <br>b. 1891 <br>Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)<br>Profession: Journalist<br>Dates of collection: 1915-16, 1923-62<br>Size: 3 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS72-970<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Correspondence, speeches, campaign literature, and printed material, chiefly 1932-54, relating to presidential campaigns (1932-48), including William Lemke's campaign for the Union Party (1936) with which Brown was associated, repeal of the 18th Amendment, Emil Holmes's unsuccessful campaigns for various State offices, the American Security Alliance, anti-Communist literature and correspondence, and rural electrification.  
 
B081<br>BROWN, EDWARD FULLERTON, <br>b. 1891 <br>Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)<br>Profession: Journalist<br>Dates of collection: 1915-16, 1923-62<br>Size: 3 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS72-970<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Correspondence, speeches, campaign literature, and printed material, chiefly 1932-54, relating to presidential campaigns (1932-48), including William Lemke's campaign for the Union Party (1936) with which Brown was associated, repeal of the 18th Amendment, Emil Holmes's unsuccessful campaigns for various State offices, the American Security Alliance, anti-Communist literature and correspondence, and rural electrification.  
 
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B082<br>BROWN, GORDON STANLEY, b. 1907 <br>Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Institute Archives and Special Collections (Cambridge)<br>Profession: Head of the Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Dean of Engineering at MIT<br>Dates of collection: 1932-77<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Contains correspondence, reports, research proposals, newspaper clippings, speeches, reprints, and biographical material. A portion of the collection relates to the U.S. Federal Power Commission, the National Academy of Engineering, MIT, electrical engineering education, the MIT Servomechanisms Laboratory, the Electric Power Research Institute, the Whirlwind I computer, television, and professional engineering societies such as the Institute of Radio Engineers and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. A number of Brown's speeches and reprints cover such topics as feedback control systems, automation and automatic control, servomechanisms, and engineering education.  
 
B082<br>BROWN, GORDON STANLEY, b. 1907 <br>Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Institute Archives and Special Collections (Cambridge)<br>Profession: Head of the Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Dean of Engineering at MIT<br>Dates of collection: 1932-77<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Contains correspondence, reports, research proposals, newspaper clippings, speeches, reprints, and biographical material. A portion of the collection relates to the U.S. Federal Power Commission, the National Academy of Engineering, MIT, electrical engineering education, the MIT Servomechanisms Laboratory, the Electric Power Research Institute, the Whirlwind I computer, television, and professional engineering societies such as the Institute of Radio Engineers and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. A number of Brown's speeches and reprints cover such topics as feedback control systems, automation and automatic control, servomechanisms, and engineering education.  
 
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B083<br>BROWN, WILLIAM W., b. 1899 <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1920-50<br>Size: 4 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: title index<br>Contains 35 binders of engineering drawings, correspondence, and charts, concerning high-frequency alternators, low- and high-frequency antenna systems, insulators, conductors, power transformers, cables, vacuum tubes, and the General Electric Co.  
 
B083<br>BROWN, WILLIAM W., b. 1899 <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1920-50<br>Size: 4 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: title index<br>Contains 35 binders of engineering drawings, correspondence, and charts, concerning high-frequency alternators, low- and high-frequency antenna systems, insulators, conductors, power transformers, cables, vacuum tubes, and the General Electric Co.  
 
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B084<br>BRUNETTI, CLEDO, 1910-1971 <br>Foothill Electronics Museum, de Forest Memorial Library (Los Altos Hills, CA)<br>Profession: Engineer and inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1936-71<br>Size: 507 items<br>NUCMC #: MS79-1685<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>In part, photocopies. Class lectures on theory of electric networks delivered at the University of Minnesota Engineering Graduate School and publications and other papers relating to the development of the radio proximity fuse during World War II, printed circuits, electronic production, microelectronics, circuits, electronic production, microelectronics, mechanics, plastics, ceramics, design of microminiature electronic equipment, aeronautical, industrial, and medical instrumentation, radiosonde, automation in industry, business development, radar systems, and smog in Los Angeles. Gifts of Mr. Brunetti, his widow, and son, 1967-75.  
 
B084<br>BRUNETTI, CLEDO, 1910-1971 <br>Foothill Electronics Museum, de Forest Memorial Library (Los Altos Hills, CA)<br>Profession: Engineer and inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1936-71<br>Size: 507 items<br>NUCMC #: MS79-1685<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>In part, photocopies. Class lectures on theory of electric networks delivered at the University of Minnesota Engineering Graduate School and publications and other papers relating to the development of the radio proximity fuse during World War II, printed circuits, electronic production, microelectronics, circuits, electronic production, microelectronics, mechanics, plastics, ceramics, design of microminiature electronic equipment, aeronautical, industrial, and medical instrumentation, radiosonde, automation in industry, business development, radar systems, and smog in Los Angeles. Gifts of Mr. Brunetti, his widow, and son, 1967-75.  
 
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B085<br>BRUSH, CHARLES FRANCIS, <br>1849-1929 <br>Case Western Reserve University Libraries, Special Collections (Cleveland, OH)<br>Profession: Inventor of Brush arc light and Brush dynamo<br>Dates of collection: 1869-1929<br>Size: 17 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS68-904<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished guide<br>Contains family, personal, business, and scientific correspondence, diaries, laboratory notebooks, mss. of patent specifications, fiscal and other business records of the Brush Electric Co. in Cleveland, newspaper clippings, and photos. Includes C.B. Sawyer's collection relating to Brush's work and life, assembled after Brush's death.  
 
B085<br>BRUSH, CHARLES FRANCIS, <br>1849-1929 <br>Case Western Reserve University Libraries, Special Collections (Cleveland, OH)<br>Profession: Inventor of Brush arc light and Brush dynamo<br>Dates of collection: 1869-1929<br>Size: 17 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS68-904<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished guide<br>Contains family, personal, business, and scientific correspondence, diaries, laboratory notebooks, mss. of patent specifications, fiscal and other business records of the Brush Electric Co. in Cleveland, newspaper clippings, and photos. Includes C.B. Sawyer's collection relating to Brush's work and life, assembled after Brush's death.  
 
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B086<br>BRUSH, CHARLES FRANCIS, <br>1849-1929 <br>Western Reserve Historical Society, History Library (Cleveland, OH)<br>Profession: Inventor of Brush arc light and Brush dynamo<br>Size: 54 photographs<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>The photographs relate to the invention by Brush, in 1890, of a windmill to generate electricity.  
 
B086<br>BRUSH, CHARLES FRANCIS, <br>1849-1929 <br>Western Reserve Historical Society, History Library (Cleveland, OH)<br>Profession: Inventor of Brush arc light and Brush dynamo<br>Size: 54 photographs<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>The photographs relate to the invention by Brush, in 1890, of a windmill to generate electricity.  
 
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B087<br>BRYAN, GEORGE SANDS, 1879-1943 <br>New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Author<br>Dates of collection: 1918-39<br>Size: 3 vols., 4 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS68-1088<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence relating chiefly to the preparation of Bryan's book, Edison, the Man and His Work (1926), incomplete typescript of the book, miscellaneous notes, clippings, and photos used for this and earlier books, autograph album, Bryan's copy of Edison, His Life and Inventions (1929), by F.L. Dyer and T.C. Martin, and notes and photocopies of source materials related to Bryan's other writings.  
 
B087<br>BRYAN, GEORGE SANDS, 1879-1943 <br>New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Author<br>Dates of collection: 1918-39<br>Size: 3 vols., 4 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS68-1088<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence relating chiefly to the preparation of Bryan's book, Edison, the Man and His Work (1926), incomplete typescript of the book, miscellaneous notes, clippings, and photos used for this and earlier books, autograph album, Bryan's copy of Edison, His Life and Inventions (1929), by F.L. Dyer and T.C. Martin, and notes and photocopies of source materials related to Bryan's other writings.  
 
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B088<br>BRYAN, JAMES WESLEY, 1874-1956 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Attorney, public official, Washington State senator (1908-12) and U.S. Congressman (1913-15), Public Utility District Commissioner (1950-52)<br>Dates of collection: 1906-53<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Family correspondence, legal case files, published court records, and clippings relating to his terms as Washington State senator and U.S. Congressman, attempts (1906) to have him disbared, personal legal matters, his libel suit (1911) against the Times Printing Co., Seattle, and his activities as Public Utility District Commissioner. Includes printed briefs relating to the public utility movement, filed amicus curiae (1950-53). Acquired in 1962.  
 
B088<br>BRYAN, JAMES WESLEY, 1874-1956 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Attorney, public official, Washington State senator (1908-12) and U.S. Congressman (1913-15), Public Utility District Commissioner (1950-52)<br>Dates of collection: 1906-53<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Family correspondence, legal case files, published court records, and clippings relating to his terms as Washington State senator and U.S. Congressman, attempts (1906) to have him disbared, personal legal matters, his libel suit (1911) against the Times Printing Co., Seattle, and his activities as Public Utility District Commissioner. Includes printed briefs relating to the public utility movement, filed amicus curiae (1950-53). Acquired in 1962.  
 
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B089<br>BUCHTEL, JOSEPH, 1830-1916 <br>Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)<br>Profession: Photographer, inventor, community leader, sheriff<br>Dates of collection: 1851-64<br>Size: 3 folders<br>NUCMC #: MS72-1598<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Diary excerpts (May-July 1851), bills, receipts, and patents for wooden-block pavements, telegraph firehoses, mining caisson, electric signal firehoses, distributing or spray nozzle, draft regulator, and cigar trays. Information on literary rights available in the library.  
 
B089<br>BUCHTEL, JOSEPH, 1830-1916 <br>Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)<br>Profession: Photographer, inventor, community leader, sheriff<br>Dates of collection: 1851-64<br>Size: 3 folders<br>NUCMC #: MS72-1598<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Diary excerpts (May-July 1851), bills, receipts, and patents for wooden-block pavements, telegraph firehoses, mining caisson, electric signal firehoses, distributing or spray nozzle, draft regulator, and cigar trays. Information on literary rights available in the library.  
 
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B090<br>BUCKINGHAM, WILLIAM D. <br>Case Western Reserve University Libraries, Special Collections (Cleveland, OH)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1921-64<br>Size: 3 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS71-1505<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: in library<br>Contains business correspondence, patents, speeches, technical articles, and data relating to Buckingham's invention of the zirconium-concentrated arc lamp and material relating to his career with Western Union. Includes correspondence and clippings concerning Buckingham's receipt of the Franklin Institute's Wetherill Medal and Western Union's d'Humy Medal.  
 
B090<br>BUCKINGHAM, WILLIAM D. <br>Case Western Reserve University Libraries, Special Collections (Cleveland, OH)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1921-64<br>Size: 3 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS71-1505<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: in library<br>Contains business correspondence, patents, speeches, technical articles, and data relating to Buckingham's invention of the zirconium-concentrated arc lamp and material relating to his career with Western Union. Includes correspondence and clippings concerning Buckingham's receipt of the Franklin Institute's Wetherill Medal and Western Union's d'Humy Medal.  
 
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B091<br>BUFFALO, NEW YORK. CITY RECORDS. <br>Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society, Manuscripts Department (Buffalo, NY)<br>Dates of collection: 1808-1922<br>Size: 6 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS75-172<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Papers relating to lawyers, bar admission, cemeteries, businesses, societies, churches, the police department, city streets, schools, and street railways in the City of Buffalo. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift of the City of Buffalo.  
 
B091<br>BUFFALO, NEW YORK. CITY RECORDS. <br>Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society, Manuscripts Department (Buffalo, NY)<br>Dates of collection: 1808-1922<br>Size: 6 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS75-172<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Papers relating to lawyers, bar admission, cemeteries, businesses, societies, churches, the police department, city streets, schools, and street railways in the City of Buffalo. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift of the City of Buffalo.  
 
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B092<br>BUFFINGTON, JOHN V. <br>University of Virginia Library, Manuscripts Department and University Archives (Charlottesville)<br>Profession: Director of Conservation Council of Virginia<br>Dates of collection: 1970-75<br>Size: 750 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Minutes, bylaws, reports, speeches, research papers, legislative action files, and newsletters, relating chiefly to the Council of Population Growth and Control. Includes material on preservation of Assateague Island and Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Blue Ridge Dam Project, Gathright Dam, Green Springs, James River, and Northanna Nuclear Power Plant. Gift, 1977.  
 
B092<br>BUFFINGTON, JOHN V. <br>University of Virginia Library, Manuscripts Department and University Archives (Charlottesville)<br>Profession: Director of Conservation Council of Virginia<br>Dates of collection: 1970-75<br>Size: 750 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Minutes, bylaws, reports, speeches, research papers, legislative action files, and newsletters, relating chiefly to the Council of Population Growth and Control. Includes material on preservation of Assateague Island and Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Blue Ridge Dam Project, Gathright Dam, Green Springs, James River, and Northanna Nuclear Power Plant. Gift, 1977.  
 
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B093<br>BULKLEY, CHARLES S. <br>Library Association of Portland (Portland, OR)<br>Profession: Engineer-in-chief for the Western Union Telegraph Co.'s expedition for the Russian Extension<br>Dates of collection: 1865-67<br>Size: 1 vol.<br>NUCMC #: MS73-144<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Letters from members of the Western Union Telegraph Co.'s expedition for the Russian Extension and a map of Russian America (Alaska Territory) compiled from Russian charts and surveys by J.F. Lewis. The repository also has a photocopy and microfilm (negative) of the collection.  
 
B093<br>BULKLEY, CHARLES S. <br>Library Association of Portland (Portland, OR)<br>Profession: Engineer-in-chief for the Western Union Telegraph Co.'s expedition for the Russian Extension<br>Dates of collection: 1865-67<br>Size: 1 vol.<br>NUCMC #: MS73-144<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Letters from members of the Western Union Telegraph Co.'s expedition for the Russian Extension and a map of Russian America (Alaska Territory) compiled from Russian charts and surveys by J.F. Lewis. The repository also has a photocopy and microfilm (negative) of the collection.  
 
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B094<br>BURKHARDT, CHRISTIAN, 1834-1931 <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Dates of collection: 1854-96<br>Size: 1 folder<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Personal material and information on the establishment of electric power lines in St. Croix County. Includes family letters, correspondence, appointments, mortgages, and deeds. Gift of Ms. Esther Burkhardt, 1943 and 1962.  
 
B094<br>BURKHARDT, CHRISTIAN, 1834-1931 <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Dates of collection: 1854-96<br>Size: 1 folder<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Personal material and information on the establishment of electric power lines in St. Croix County. Includes family letters, correspondence, appointments, mortgages, and deeds. Gift of Ms. Esther Burkhardt, 1943 and 1962.  
 
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B095<br>BURKLAND, CARL J. <br>Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)<br>Dates of collection: 1930s-'40s<br>Size: 61 items<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1167<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Contains mainly CBS research studies, promotional items, speeches, books, and pamphlets.  
 
B095<br>BURKLAND, CARL J. <br>Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)<br>Dates of collection: 1930s-'40s<br>Size: 61 items<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1167<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Contains mainly CBS research studies, promotional items, speeches, books, and pamphlets.  
 
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B096<br>BURLESON, ALBERT SIDNEY, <br>1863-1937 <br>University of Texas at Austin, E.C. Barker Texas History Center<br>Profession: Lawyer, U.S. Representative, U.S. Postmaster General (1913-21), chairman of the U.S. Telegraph and Telephone Administration (1918), and chairman of the U.S. Commission to the International Wire Communication Conference (1920)<br>Dates of collection: 1898-1928<br>Size: 5 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS69-1957<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: descriptive register<br>Correspondence, speeches, photos, maps, broadsides, clippings, and pamphlets, relating to Burleson's legal and government career and to the Waters-Pierce case. Gift of Mrs. Albert Sidney Burleson, 1939; Library of Congress, 1944; and Mrs. Sidney B. Smith, 1963-66.  
 
B096<br>BURLESON, ALBERT SIDNEY, <br>1863-1937 <br>University of Texas at Austin, E.C. Barker Texas History Center<br>Profession: Lawyer, U.S. Representative, U.S. Postmaster General (1913-21), chairman of the U.S. Telegraph and Telephone Administration (1918), and chairman of the U.S. Commission to the International Wire Communication Conference (1920)<br>Dates of collection: 1898-1928<br>Size: 5 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS69-1957<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: descriptive register<br>Correspondence, speeches, photos, maps, broadsides, clippings, and pamphlets, relating to Burleson's legal and government career and to the Waters-Pierce case. Gift of Mrs. Albert Sidney Burleson, 1939; Library of Congress, 1944; and Mrs. Sidney B. Smith, 1963-66.  
 
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B097<br>BURNELL, LEVI, 1803-1881 <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Dates of collection: 1843-80<br>Size: 1 box<br>NUCMC #: MS62-1803<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Letters and clippings to substantiate Burnell's claim that he proposed the idea of an electric telegraph in 1827, together with a few papers concerning his invention of the anemograph and some of the records made by the instrument under the observation of Increase A. Lapham at Milwaukee in the winter of 1860-61.  
 
B097<br>BURNELL, LEVI, 1803-1881 <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Dates of collection: 1843-80<br>Size: 1 box<br>NUCMC #: MS62-1803<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Letters and clippings to substantiate Burnell's claim that he proposed the idea of an electric telegraph in 1827, together with a few papers concerning his invention of the anemograph and some of the records made by the instrument under the observation of Increase A. Lapham at Milwaukee in the winter of 1860-61.  
 
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B098<br>BUSH, VANNEVAR, 1890-1974 <br>Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Institute Archives and Special Collections (Cambridge)<br>Profession: Educator, inventor, administrator<br>Dates of collection: 1921-75<br>Size: 24 cartons<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Contains correspondence, reports, patent records, notes, memos, manuscript drafts, and galley proofs of books and articles, appointment calendars, and reprints, primarily from Bush's retirement years (1956-74). Included is material relating to the invention of Nomad radar for Raytheon Co., professional societies, and his business dealings with such companies as American Telephone and Telegraph and the Stewart-Warner Corp. A large part of the collection consists of correspondence, notes, and biographical material relating to two of his books, A Piece of the Action and Science In Not Enough. Part of the collection was transferred from the MIT Museum to the Archives in 1977, and the rest was given to the Archives by Harold Hazen and Frederick R. Fassett.  
 
B098<br>BUSH, VANNEVAR, 1890-1974 <br>Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Institute Archives and Special Collections (Cambridge)<br>Profession: Educator, inventor, administrator<br>Dates of collection: 1921-75<br>Size: 24 cartons<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Contains correspondence, reports, patent records, notes, memos, manuscript drafts, and galley proofs of books and articles, appointment calendars, and reprints, primarily from Bush's retirement years (1956-74). Included is material relating to the invention of Nomad radar for Raytheon Co., professional societies, and his business dealings with such companies as American Telephone and Telegraph and the Stewart-Warner Corp. A large part of the collection consists of correspondence, notes, and biographical material relating to two of his books, A Piece of the Action and Science In Not Enough. Part of the collection was transferred from the MIT Museum to the Archives in 1977, and the rest was given to the Archives by Harold Hazen and Frederick R. Fassett.  
 
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B099<br>BUTTE ELECTRIC AND POWER COMPANY <br>Montana Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (Helena)<br>Dates of collection: 1905<br>Size: 1 vol.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Volume entitled "Power Development of the Butte Electric and Power Co., Madison River Power Co., Montana Power Transmission Co.," including photographs, maps, graphs, and text, concerning development of the Madison River. Gift of C.W. Wetmore, n.d. <br>  
 
B099<br>BUTTE ELECTRIC AND POWER COMPANY <br>Montana Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (Helena)<br>Dates of collection: 1905<br>Size: 1 vol.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Volume entitled "Power Development of the Butte Electric and Power Co., Madison River Power Co., Montana Power Transmission Co.," including photographs, maps, graphs, and text, concerning development of the Madison River. Gift of C.W. Wetmore, n.d. <br>  
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C001<br>CADY, WALTER GUYTON, 1874-1974 <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Professor of physics, Brown University<br>Dates of collection: 1903-70<br>Size: 18 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-196<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Chiefly research notebooks (1903-67), together with records of consulting work (1932-70), patent papers, and technical reprint file. Research topics include electrical discharges in gases, piezoelectricity, ultrasonics, piezoelectric resonators and oscillators, and crystal devices. Gift. <br>C002<br>CALDWELL (E.T.) LIGHTING <br>New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division (New York, NY)<br>Dates of collection: 1900-59<br>Size: 46 vols., 1 box, 40 cartons, 1 package<br>NUCMC #: MS73-672<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: in library<br>Sketches of lighting fixtures, records of designs, invoice books, records of material received, ledgers, shipping records, index of customers, records of salaries, and other records, of a firm of designers and manufacturers of lighting fixtures, ornamental bronze, and ironwork, originally established as Edward F. Caldwell &amp; Company; business and personal correspondence and papers (1938-59) of Edward T. Caldwell; letters (1948-51) in German from Leo Spier, student at Ecole Hoteliere, Lausanne, Switzerland, to his mother, Mrs. E. T. Caldwell's housekeeper; and order books (1954-56), records of receipts and disbursements (1947-56), checkbook (1952-57), and other records of the Plastic Illuminating Co. of New York. Gift, 1971.
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C003<br>CALDWELL, WILLIAM E., b. 1890 <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1920-54<br>Size: 1.4 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Contains articles, reports, operator's manuals, and brochures dealing with steam turbines, steam generating stations, and equipment acceptance tests, relating to Caldwell's work for the United Electric Light &amp; Power Co., New York Edison Co., and Consolidated Edison Co. of New York, NY.
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C004<br>CALLAHAN, GEORGE W. <br>U.S. Army Military History Institute (Carlisle Barracks, PA)<br>Profession: Corporal &amp; Sergeant, Volunteer Signal Corps<br>Dates of collection: 1865<br>Size: 1 item<br>NUCMC #: MS76-1252<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: guide<br>Anonymous diary (January-August 1865) kept by a non-commissioned officer (probably Callahan) at the headquarters of Capt. Adin B. Capron of the Signal Office, Army of the Potomac. Includes references to the 138th Pennsylvania Infantry Regt. in which Callahan served before transferring to the Signal Corps.
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C005<br>CALVERT CLIFFS NUCLEAR POWER PLANT <br>Maryland Historical Society, Manuscripts Division (Baltimore)<br>Dates of collection: 1970-74<br>Size: 50 items, 9 vols., 2 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS78-778<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>In part, photocopies. Correspondence, memos, studies, graphs, charts, maps, figures, diagrams, photos, and other papers, relating to the construction, licensing, design, and environmental impact of a nuclear power plant built by Baltimore Gas &amp; Electric Co. at Calvert Cliffs, MD. Correspondents include Baltimore Gas &amp; Electric, the Chesapeake Environmental Protection Association, and the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. Gift of John Lyman.
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C006<br>CAME, CHARLES <br>Coll. #662<br>Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)<br>Dates of collection: 1846-60<br>Size: 75 items<br>NUCMC #: MS62-1691<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>A series of electrocopied letters from Came, of Pittsford, NY, to his wife, relating to his lectures throughout New York on electromagnetism and galvanism, his electrical treatments for disease, his exhibition of a "sleeping man" in New York City, and the difficulty of making a living.
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C007<br>CANNON, ARTHUR MONROE, <br>1911-1963 <br>University of Oregon Library (Eugene)<br>Profession: Accountant<br>Dates of collection: 1952-55<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS72-314<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Papers relating chiefly to a proposed merger of the Puget Sound Power &amp; Light Co. and the Washington Water Power Co., Spokane.
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C008<br>CAPITAL TRANSIT COMPANY <br>Columbia Historical Society Library (Washington, DC)<br>Dates of collection: 1862-1933<br>Size: 15 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS73-66<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Minute books, cashbooks, expenditures, receipts, valuation records, and vouchers of the Capital Traction Co. (1895-1933), Metropolitan Railroad Co. (1864-1902), Rock Creek Railway Co. (1888-95), Washington &amp; Georgetown Railroad Co. (1862-95), and the companies that formed the Washington Railway &amp; Electric Co., all of which were predecessors of the Capital Transit Co., Washington, DC. Gift of Oliver L. Maddox, 1972.
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C009<br>CARBONDALE MACHINE COMPANY <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Dates of collection: 1891-1902, 1912-37<br>Size: 2 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>These records of the firm, based in Carbondale, IL, and of Nicholai H. Hiller, a company officer, include letterpress copybooks of outgoing business (1891-1902), minutes of monthly meetings (directors and stockholders), and personal correspondence (1912-20), concerning refrigeration machinery, specifications, the American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society of Refrigeration Engineers, Engineers Club, and personal matters. Also included are minutes of monthly meetings of company directors and annual stockholders' meetings (1913-37), concerning investments, legal matters, assets and liability statements.
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C010<br>CARLIN, PHILLIPS <br>Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Radio broadcaster<br>Dates of collection: 1929-64<br>Size: 12 items, 6 vols., 4 folders<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1168<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, clippings, photos, and 6 scrapbooks, documenting Carlin's career. Includes programs and publicity for his Artists' Bureau engagements. Gift of Mrs. Phillips Carlin, 1974-76.
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C011<br>CARMODY, JOHN M., 1881-1963 <br>Franklin D. Roosevelt Library (Hyde Park, NY)<br>Profession: Engineer, industrial executive, chief engineer of the Civil Works Admin. (1933-35), and administrator, Rural Electrification Admin. (1936-39)<br>Dates of collection: 1900-58<br>Size: 146 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS66-27<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Papers document Carmody's work. Groups include (1) "Rural Electrification Administration, 1936-1955," a reading file of outgoing correspondence (October 1936-July 1939), miscellaneous correspondence, material relating to various states, transcripts of REA staff meetings, speeches, charts, reports, REA publications, articles about REA, clippings, and other items; and (2) "President's Informal Committee on National Power Policy," containing minutes of meetings 1-11<br>(19 January-30 April 1937), correspondence, memoranda, reports, articles, drafts of bills, and newspaper clippings. Includes papers from work with the Westinghouse Strike Committee.
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C012<br>CARNEGIE COMMISSION ON EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Dates of collection: 1963-67<br>Size: 2 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS78-963<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, reports, proceedings and tape recordings of conferences and meetings, surveys, financial and statistical data, news articles, publicity material, and other records of a commission established to study non-commercial television in the U.S. Includes drafts of the commission's final report, reports of staff visits to 65 stations, and annual reports (1963-65) of non-commercial stations. Persons represented include James R. Killian, commission chairman. Gift of the Carnegie Corp.
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C013<br>CARPENTER, DELPH, 1877-1951 <br>Herbert Hoover Library (West Branch, IA)<br>Profession: Member of Colorado River Commission<br>Dates of collection: 1877-1951<br>Size: 3 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS79-1735<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Contains correspondence, memoranda, reports, hearings, and clippings. Subjects include negotiations leading to the construction of Hoover Dam, allocation of power and water rights on the Colorado, Rio Grande, North Platte, and other rivers. Literary rights are retained by the donors. Donated by Donald A. Carpenter, 1975.
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C014<br>CARPENTER, FRANK GEORGE, <br>1855-1924 <br>(in Frances Carpenter collection)<br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Journalist<br>Dates of collection: 1875-1960<br>Size: 4 ft. (ca. 100 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS72-1708<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Primarily scrapbooks relating to Carpenter's book, Carp's Washington (arranged and edited by his daughter, Frances Carpenter, 1960), including newspaper articles and columns by Carpenter; clippings about his lecture tours, his work in Washington, DC, and his death in China; correspondence between Frances Carpenter and the Washington Star; reviews of Carp's Washington; and proposed illustrations for the book. Includes letters to Carpenter from Alexander Graham Bell. Gift of Frances Carpenter, 1969.
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C015<br>CARPENTER, HUBERT VINTON, <br>1865-1941 <br>Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Division (Pullman)<br>Profession: Professor, Dean of College of Mechanical Arts and Electrical Engineering<br>Dates of collection: 1895-1932<br>Size: 75 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, notebooks, reports, and other papers, concerning electrical research, radio station KWSU, and school construction.
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C016<br>CARROLL, FRANK <br>Atlanta Historical Society Archives (Atlanta, GA)<br>Dates of collection: 1859-1920<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS79-75<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Letters written to and legal documents (1887-1911) of Joel Hurt; documents (1892-1901) relating to merger of Atlanta Consolidated Street Railway, Atlanta Railway &amp; Power, Georgia Electric Light, and Atlanta Rapid Transit; records of East Atlanta Land Co., including incorporation papers (1907), financial statement (1919), account book (1907-11), abstracts of title, promissory notes, and memoranda relating to East Land Co.'s purchase of property owned by Southern Medical College and Providence Infirmary on Ivy Street and Edgewood Avenue.
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C017<br>CARTER, STEVEN V., 1915-1959 <br>University of Iowa Libraries, Special Collections Department (Iowa City)<br>Profession: Lawyer, U.S. Representative<br>Dates of collection: 1915-69<br>Size: 8 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS72-181<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, speeches, statements, reports, press releases, clippings, and photos, chiefly relating to Carter's term (1958-59) in Congress, but also covering his pre-congressional political and legal career. Other topics include his interest in statehood for Alaska and Hawaii, the building of the Rathbun and Red Rock dams in Iowa, youth, recreation, and natural resources. Gift of Mrs. Carter, 1971.
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C018<br>CARTER TELEPHONE COMPANY <br>Nebraska State Historical Society, State Archives Division (Lincoln)<br>Dates of collection: 1906-14<br>Size: 1 vol.<br>NUCMC #: MS76-275<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Records of subscribers and expenses and minutes of meetings of a farmers' telephone company of Harlan County, NE. Gift of Eleanor (Bloom) Ibsen, 1958.
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C019<br>CATON, JOHN DEAN <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Dates of collection: 1826-95<br>Size: 25 boxes<br>Contains miscellaneous letters and printed material, arranged chronologically, relating to the telegraph wars of the 1850s and 1860s from which Western Union emerged as an industrial monopoly.
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C020<br>CATTERALL, RALPH TUNNICLIFF, 1897-1978 <br>Virginia Historical Society Library (Richmond)<br>Dates of collection: 1954-72<br>Size: 44 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Included in the collection is correspondence relating to the Virginia Electric &amp; Power Co., Richmond, an application (1972) from the company to the Virginia State Corporation Commission, and a newspaper clipping (photocopy, 1972) concerning the company.
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C021<br>CAVE, HENRY <br>(in Automotive History collection)<br>Detroit Public Library, Burton Historical Collection (Detroit, MI)<br>Profession: Automotive engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1891-1952<br>Size: 8 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS67-347<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: descriptive list<br>The collection includes correspondence of Herman F. Cuntz relating to the Electric Vehicle Co. and the Columbia Electric Co.
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C022<br>CAVENDER, CHARLES, b. 1855 <br>Colorado Historical Society, Stephen H. Hart Library (Denver)<br>Profession: Lawyer and mining entrepreneur<br>Dates of collection: 1880-1920<br>Size: 5,000 items<br>NUCMC #: MS74-109<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, personal papers, and legal documents from Cavender's law office. In addition to various mining companies, the collection contains material relating to Charles Boettcher, the Leadville Light Co., and the Leadville Power, Water &amp; Mining Co., Leadville, CO.
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C023<br>CENTRAL ARIZONA TELEGRAPH COMPANY <br>Arizona Historical Society, Manuscripts Division (Tucson)<br>Dates of collection: 1887-92<br>Size: .3 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS75-42<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Letters relating to the purchase of stock and organization of stockholders, articles of incorporation, minutes of stockholders' meetings, and a minute book.
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C024<br>CENTRAL NEBRASKA PUBLIC POWER AND IRRIGATION DISTRICT <br>Nebraska State Historical Society, State Archives Division (Lincoln)<br>Dates of collection: 1907-59<br>Size: 15 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS65-1439<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, reports, resolutions, minutes, legal papers, agreements, hearings, court cases, congressional hearings and bills, speeches, addresses, published and unpublished articles, magazines, pamphlets, newspapers, newspaper clippings, maps, charts, phonorecords made at the dedication (1941) of the Jeffrey Canyon Hydroelectric Plant, project files (on microfilm), and the papers of Donald W. Kingsley, president (1933-41) of the board of directors of CNPPID, including correspondence, speeches, radio addresses, court cases, government bills, bylaws, schedules, articles, pamphlets, maps, charts, and newsclippings.
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C025<br>CENTRAL OHIO TRANSIT AUTHORITY <br>Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)<br>Dates of collection: 1898-1963<br>Size: 4.5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Papers and records related to the history, development, and evolution of Central Ohio Transit Authority and its predecessor motor-coach and street-railroad companies in Columbus, OH.
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C026<br>CENTRAL VERMONT PUBLIC SERVICE CORPORATION <br>University of Vermont, Guy W. Bailey Library, Wilbur Special Collections (Burlington)<br>Dates of collection: 1920-50<br>Size: 10 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Corporate records.
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C027<br>CHAFFEE, EMORY LEON, 1885-1975 <br>Harvard University Archives, Pusey Library (Cambridge, MA)<br>Profession: Teacher of electrical engineering, physics, and communications engineering<br>Dates of collection: 1926-53<br>Size: 6.5 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS76-1944<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence relating to the Harvard Physics Dept. and laboratories, teaching, research, and research contracts, plus material relating to World War II research and special training programs at Harvard. Subjects include the Hammond Research Corp., nonlinear systems, photometry, and electronics. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Acquired from Mr. Chaffee, 1961.
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C028<br>CHAMBERS, ALDINE <br>Atlanta Historical Society Archives (Atlanta, GA)<br>Profession: Lawyer and public official<br>Dates of collection: 1889-1927<br>Size: 18 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS79-79<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Includes correspondence, reports, petitions, ordinances, charter revisions, and other papers, documenting Chambers's years on the Atlanta City Council and relating to street lighting and pavement, sewer construction, public sanitation, Grady Hospital, the Water, Police, and Fire Depts., public buildings, the Board of Education, Parks Dept., Atlanta Cyclorama, building inspections, Oakland Cemetery, rights of way, and the sale of alcoholic beverages.
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C029<br>CHAMBERS, JOHN DRAKE <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Profession: Medical student<br>Dates of collection: 1874<br>Size: 1 vol.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Chambers's University of Michigan thesis, entitled, "Electricity, its History, Phenomena and Therapeutical Application."
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C030<br>CHAPEL HILL TELEPHONE COMPANY <br>University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library, Manuscripts Department and Southern Historical Collection<br>Dates of collection: 1901-05<br>Size: 3 vols.<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1890<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Ledgers showing accounts with subscribers for telephone rental and long-distance calls.
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C031<br>CHESAPEAKE AND POTOMAC TELEPHONE COMPANY OF WEST VIRGINIA <br>West Virginia University Library, West Virginia and Regional History (Morgantown)<br>Dates of collection: 1936-38<br>NUCMC #: MS59-174<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Inventory of equipment, property, and construction in progress at the Chesapeake &amp; Potomac Telephone Co.'s West Virginia installations.
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C032<br>CHESTER, EDMUND ALBERT, <br>1897-1973 <br>Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)<br>Profession: Journalist, Chief of the Latin American Dept. at Associated Press (1936-40), Director of Shortwave Broadcasting and Latin American Relations at CBS (1940-48)<br>Dates of collection: 1933-47<br>Size: 4 scrapbooks<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Photographs, clippings, correspondence, press releases, and memorabilia, relating to Latin American politics and CBS radio broadcasting in Latin America. Gift, Enna Chester, 1979.
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C033<br>CHICAGO SURFACE LINES <br>Chicago Historical Society Library (Chicago, IL)<br>Dates of collection: 1857-1951<br>Size: 13 ft. (41,100 items, 84 vols.)<br>NUCMC #: MS64-185<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, minute books, corporate records, account books, memoranda, contracts, ordinances, patents, blueprints, bank statements, and other business papers of Chicago Surface Lines, which began supervision of Chicago's public transportation in 1914. Included is material on other Chicago and suburban street-railway companies, including Chicago City Railway Co., the Chicago Railways, and the Whiting &amp; East Chicago Electric Railway Co. Includes material on Chicago subway construction.
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C034<br>CHICAGO WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION <br>Chicago Historical Society Library (Chicago, IL)<br>Dates of collection: 1893<br>Size: 280 pp.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Typescript. Report on organization, early schemes and problems, construction, operation, and the permanent power plant of the Electrical Engineering Dept. of the Exposition.
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C035<br>CHIPPEWA VALLEY RAILWAY LIGHT AND POWER COMPANY <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Dates of collection: 1913<br>Size: 150 pp.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Report concerning the facilities and operations of the Chippewa Valley Railway Light &amp; Power Co. Includes articles of incorporation, legislation, and other relevant documents.
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C036<br>CHODOROW, MARVIN, b. 1913 <br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Dates of collection: 1960<br>Size: 1 vol.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Mimeographed report, co-authored with Charles Susskind, on various kinds of microwave tubes. Includes a discussion of the electronic processes common to all tubes, as well as detailed descriptions of various tubes.
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C037<br>CHRISMORE, GEORGE, 1840-1906 <br>(in Alaska collection)<br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Profession: Surgeon<br>Dates of collection: 1866-81<br>Size: 3 vols.<br>NUCMC #: MS65-1780<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Includes journals, papers, and a logbook detailing the trip through British Columbia of Chrismore to join the Western Union Telegraph Co.'s Russian Extension expedition.
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C038<br>CHUBB, WILLIAM M. <br>U.S. Army Military History Institute (Carlisle Barracks, PA)<br>Profession: Assistant electrical engineer, radio engineer in Signal Corps<br>Dates of collection: 1903-33<br>Size: 2 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS75-823<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: guide<br>Official correspondence of this civilian employee of the Signal Corps (1904-26), diaries (September-November 1914, October 1916-July 1917, and April 1932-July 1933), miscellaneous notebooks (1904-10 and undated), and clippings and random papers, dealing with Chubb personally or with the Signal Corps. Also included are numerous annotated articles and books dealing with electronics, engineering, and the Signal Corps.
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C039<br>CLARK, BENJAMIN STEVENS, d. 1886 <br>New-York Historical Society, Manuscripts Department (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Lawyer, patent advocate<br>Dates of collection: 1867-86<br>Size: 1,000 items, 39 vols.<br>NUCMC #: MS73-660<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, account books, legal registers, patent records, and miscellaneous papers. Includes correspondence (1884-86) of E.J. Bonham, who was the Clay Center, KS, register of deeds, relating to Clark's real estate investments in Clay Center and the proposed hotel and opera house there; correspondence and papers relating to Clark's many clients, among which were Eureka Fire Hose Co., Gamewell Fire Alarm Telegraph Co. (New York, NY), Orange County Milk Assn., and National Car Spring Co.; and a small amount of later material relating to Clark's son, Harold Benjamin Clark. Gift, 1973.
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C040<br>CLARK FAMILY <br>Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)<br>Dates of collection: 1905-60<br>Size: 20 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS74-679<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: guide<br>Papers of Alfred Edward Clark (1873-1951) and Malcolm Hamilton Clark, Sr. (1885-1964), brothers and lawyers of Portland, OR, in the firm of Clark, Middleton, and Clark. Includes correspondence, business papers, papers relating to court cases, and speeches of Alfred Edward Clark. Subjects include electric utilities, lumber and lumbering, taxation, and trust companies.
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C041<br>CLARK, GEORGE H., 1881-1956 <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Radio engineer, vice president of RCA Dates of collection: ca. 1880-1950<br>Size: 276 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-197<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: register<br>A collection, compiled by Clark, of manuscripts, correspondence, business records, laboratory notes, reminiscences, newsclippings, engineering reports, blueprints, and photographs. The collection forms a documentary record of over half a century of the history of radio, with the greatest emphasis on the period from 1900-35. In particular, the collection is rich in biographical information on the men who developed the technical aspects of radio and the industry; in material on the inception, growth, and activities of radio companies, most notably the National Electric Signaling Co. and RCA; and in photographs of all aspects of radio history. The collection includes some 10,000 photographs and 3,000 negatives relating to the work of RCA Show Division. This pictorial material is primarily equipment-oriented, though there is considerable overlap into the artistic areas of radio with many studio photos and portraits of various business and entertainment personalities. The collection includes material on Reginald A. Fessenden, the National Electric Signaling Co., Alfred N. Goldsmith, and patent lawyer Philip Farnsworth.
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C042<br>CLARK, IRVING M., 1923-1978 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Lawyer, civic leader<br>Dates of collection: 1964-77<br>Size: 3 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-703<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, minutes, organizational and reference material, and other papers, relating to Clark's civic activities, including Friends of the Market (an organization supporting preservation of Seattle's Pike Place Market), Pike Place Market Historical Commission, Citizens for Sand Point Park, Bonneville Power Administration Advisory Council, and North Cascade Conservation Council. Includes personal papers (1970-75). Correspondents include Sand Point Park Citizens Advisory Committee, Seattle Community Development Dept., and Seattle Parks and Recreation Dept. Gift, 1977-78.
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C043<br>CLARK, NATHAN C., b. 1906 <br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Profession: Sierra Club leader, outdoorsman, engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1977<br>Size: .9 ft.<br>Finding aids: none<br>Photocopy of typed transcript of tape-recorded interviews conducted by Richard Searle for the Sierra Club History Committee in Los Angeles, 5-19 January 1976, Joan Clark assisting. Preface by his brother, Lewis F. Clark. Copies of photographs inserted. Among the matters covered are his career teaching electrical engineering and his work with Philo T. Farnsworth on vacuum tubes.
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C044<br>CLARKE, EDITH, 1883-1959 <br>(in Historical File)<br>General Electric Co., Research and Development Center (Schenectady, NY)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1945-59<br>Size: 1 file folder<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Contains biographical information, newspaper clippings, and letters concerning her career as an engineer at General Electric.
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C045<br>CLAYTOR, W. GRAHAM, 1886-1971 <br>Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Carol M. Newman Library, Special Collections (Blacksburg, VA)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer, executive with the Roanoke Railway &amp; Electric Co., the American Electric Power Co., the American Gas &amp; Electric Corp., and the Appalachian Power Co.<br>Dates of collection: 1907-55<br>Size: 3 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Includes correspondence with political, business, and industrial figures, materials relating to his civic pursuits and to his hobby, ham radio, and a large amount of Virginia Polytechnic Institute-related material. Correspondents include the U.S. Federal Power Commission, the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, and Philip Sporn.
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C046<br>CLEAVELAND, PARKER <br>(in Collected Scientific Manuscripts, 13th-20th Centuries)<br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History, Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology (Washington, DC)<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Contains correspondence with Joseph Henry relating to electromagnets.
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C047<br>CLEMENT, LEWIS M., b. 1892 <br>(in History of Science collection)<br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Dates of collection: 1938-75<br>Size: 1 box<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Contains reminiscences of his career in radio engineering, drafts of papers written by him on commercial radio history, applications for engineering society awards with related copies of letters from Walter R.G. Baker, H.H. Buttner, Alfred N. Goldsmith, Raymond A. Heising, Frederick R. Lack, Glen McDaniel, Donald A. Quarles, and David Sarnoff, and other supplementary material. Photographs removed to the Pictorial Collection.
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C048<br>CLEVELAND CITY COUNCIL <br>Western Reserve Historical Society, History Library (Cleveland, OH)<br>Dates of collection: 1909<br>Size: 6 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS75-1421<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Papers dealing with railways and the Street Railway Ordinance, including minutes of meetings of the Council of the Whole (20 January-14 October 1909), addresses of Homer H. McKeehan (19-20 July 1909), transcript of the proceedings before Hon. R.W. Taylor concerning differences between the City Council and the Cleveland Railway Co. over the proposed Street Railway Ordinance (18 October-1 December 1909), and minutes of the City Council meetings (23 October-18 December 1909).
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C049<br>CLEVELAND MUNICIPAL LIGHT PLANT ASSOCIATION <br>Western Reserve Historical Society, History Library (Cleveland, OH)<br>Dates of collection: 1929, 1936-53<br>Size: 6 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: register<br>Records of the Association, which was founded in 1937 to protect the interests of the Cleveland Municipal Light Plant (opened in 1914) and to reestablish the plant as a factor in the setting of rates in Cleveland's light and power industry.
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C050<br>CLOWRY, ROBERT CHARLES, <br>1838-1925 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Army officer, assistant superintendent of the U.S. Military Telegraph during the Civil War<br>Dates of collection: 1862-71<br>Size: 75 items<br>NUCMC #: MS65-897<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Military correspondence, a letterpress book (Dept. of Missouri, vol. 39), and circulars and cipher books of Clowry. The bulk of the correspondence dates from March 1864 to August 1865 and relates to military telegraphy in the Dept. of Arkansas and the Dept. of Missouri-Kansas-Arkansas.
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C051<br>CODE, JAMES A., JR., 1893-1972 <br>Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)<br>Profession: Major General, U.S. Army; Asst. Chief Signal Officer<br>Dates of collection: 1923-52<br>Size: 2 ms. boxes, 1 envelope, 1 medal case<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: preliminary inventory<br>Contains correspondence, an autobiography, reports, memoranda, military orders and citations, and printed material, relating primarily to the operation of the U.S. Signal Corps, especially during World War II. Includes three Italian Government documents relating to Benito Mussolini. Gift, Mrs. J.A. Code, 1972.
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C052<br>COE, ROBERT LEWIS, b. 1902 <br>Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Radio engineer<br>Size: 232 items<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1169<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Personal papers, books, pamphlets, and periodicals, including station logs, audiotape-slide lecture for history of broadcasting classes, history of radio station KSD (St. Louis, MO), Radio Handbook (1st ed., 1935), and photos of early radio and television equipment. Bequest of Mr. Coe and gifts of Mrs. Robert L. Coe.
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C053<br>COLE, MALVINE <br>University of Vermont, Guy W. Bailey Library, Wilbur Special Collections (Burlington)<br>Profession: Social activist<br>Dates of collection: 1950-72<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: inventory<br>Personal papers. Includes material relating to the Ball Mountain Dam hydroelectric project in Jamaica, VT.
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C054<br>COLORADO COLLECTION <br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Dates of collection: 1861-1917<br>Size: 25 items, 1 vol., 2 boxes, 4,167 ft. of microfilm<br>NUCMC #: MS65-1783<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Part of the collection contains a letterpress book (14 December 1896-19 September 1898) of letters and orders of the electrical department of the Silver Lake Mines at Silverton, CO.
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C055<br>COLORADO POWER COMPANY <br>Denver Public Library, Western History Department (Denver, CO)<br>Dates of collection: 1918-24<br>Size: 1 vol.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Letters and statistics. Gift of Northern Arizona University, 1977.
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C056<br>COLORADO RIVER COLLECTION <br>(in Colorado River Commission collection)<br>Arizona Historical Society, Manuscripts Division (Tucson)<br>Dates of collection: 1917-62<br>Size: 6 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS75-46<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Reports and other legal and government documents relating to the Colorado River Commission, hearings before the U.S. Senate and House Committees on Irrigation and Reclamation (1924-38) and on legislation for the "protection and development of the Lower Colorado Basin," material relating to the Boulder Dam Project, reports (1930-52) of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, and newspaper clippings. Includes material on waterpower, delivery of water, boundaries, appropriations, and legal aspects of the Colorado River controversy written by the U.S. Supreme Court and the Arizona Attorney General.
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C057<br>COLT, SAMUEL, 1814-1862 <br>Connecticut Historical Society Library (Hartford)<br>Profession: Inventor and manufacturer of handguns<br>Dates of collection: 1808-69<br>Size: 9 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS66-406<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Contained in the collection are papers related to the development of a submarine battery and a magnetic telegraph and correspondence on the submarine battery (1841-59, one ms. box, ca. 300 items) and on the magnetic telegraph (1842-46, one ms. box, ca. 200 items), including Colt's letters. Gift of Charles E. Gross, 1918. Literary rights are held by the director of the Society.
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C058<br>COLUMBIA AND EAU CLAIRE ELECTRIC RAILWAY COMPANY <br>University of South Carolina, South Caroliniana Library, Manuscripts Division (Columbia)<br>Dates of collection: 1896-1901<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: card catalogue<br>Bound manuscript volume of minutes of the board of directors' meetings.
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C059<br>COLUMBIA BASIN INTER-AGENCY COMMITTEE <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Dates of collection: 1946-67<br>Size: 46.5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Administrative correspondence of member state and federal agencies, minutes, and related files. The Committee was composed of state and federal agencies concerned with development of the Columbia River Basin and was superceded by the Pacific Northwest River Basins Committee.
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C060<br>COLUMBIA BROADCASTING SYSTEM <br>Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)<br>Dates of collection: 1937-43<br>Size: 226 items<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1170<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Weekly Digest of Radio Opinion (1942) providing précis by subject of commentators such as Frank Blair, Quincy Howe, and Eric Sevareid; Overnight Service (1942-43), published during World War II, providing digests of broadcasts by Hilmar Robert Baukage, Morgan Beatty, Earl Browder, Frazier Hunt, Fulton Lewis, Jr., and Lisa Sergio; and Propaganda Analysis (vols. 1-4, 1937-41), published by the Institute for Propaganda Analysis headed by Hadley Cantril, containing articles on movies and propaganda, the Fifth Column, and propaganda in the news and in the schools.
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C061<br>COLWELL, ROBERT CAMERON, <br>1884-1953 <br>West Virginia University Library, West Virginia and Regional History (Morgantown)<br>Profession: Physicist at the University of West Virginia<br>Dates of collection: 1917-59<br>Size: 4 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS66-640<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, research notebooks, and departmental records, pertaining to Colwell's research in electronics, microwave theory, and the vibration of clamped metal plates (Chladni plates).
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C062<br>CONSERVATION COUNCIL OF VIRGINIA <br>University of Virginia Library, Manuscripts Department and University Archives (Charlottesville)<br>Dates of collection: 1968-74<br>Size: 2 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS77-1212<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, minutes, financial statements, bylaws, reports, and policy statements of the council, together with correspondence and publications of member groups and special committees. Chiefly relates to Virginia legislation affecting the environment and State agencies concerned with environmental control, particularly the State Water Control Board, Air Pollution Control Board, and Governor's Council on the Environment. Includes material on strip mining; water quality control; land development; preservation of scenic, historic, and environmentally-unique areas; and controversial dams, bridges, highways, resorts, and electric power plants. Gift, 1973-75.
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C063<br>CONWAY, EDWARD <br>(in Alaska collection)<br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Profession: Telegrapher, Superintendent of the Collins Overland Telegraph Co., Assistant Engineer for the Western Union Telegraph Co.'s Russian Extension<br>Dates of collection: 1861-76<br>Size: 751 exposures on film<br>NUCMC #: MS65-1780<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Letterpress books, diaries, and other papers. Testimonials about Conway's Civil War service as a telegrapher are included. Originals in the British Columbia Provincial Archives.
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C064<br>COOK, OLA DELIGHT (LLOYD), <br>1880-1958 <br>Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)<br>Profession: Telegrapher, labor leader<br>Dates of collection: 1900-58<br>Size: 1 vol., 6 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS72-1615<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: guide<br>Correspondence, diaries (8 vols., 1914-55), constitutions, financial reports, minutes, appointment books, and other papers, relating to railroad unions, American Federation of Labor in the Pacific Northwest, Portland Labor Temple, Portland YWCA, Oregon political campaigns, and the Central Labor Council. Information on literary rights available in the library.
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C065<br>COOKE, MORRIS LLEWELLYN, <br>1872-1960 <br>Franklin D. Roosevelt Library (Hyde Park, NY)<br>Profession: Consulting engineer, government official, author<br>Dates of collection: 1910-59<br>Size: 124 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS65-29<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>The following parts of the collection relate to electrical science and technology: (1) Giant Power Survey in Pennsylvania, 1924-25 (9 ft., 18,000 pp., 26 boxes). General correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, charts, memoranda, published materials, and processed items. (2) New York State Power Authority, 1931-33 (5 ft., 10,000 pp., 16 boxes). General correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, reports, newspaper clippings, annual reports, articles, and copies of legislation. (3) Mississippi Valley Committee Papers, <br>1933-34 (2 ft., 4,000 pp., 6 boxes). General correspondence, memoranda, reports, and printed material. (4) Water Resources Section, National Resource Board Papers, 1934 (2 ft., 4,000 pp., 6 boxes). General correspondence, memoranda, reports, and articles.<br>(5) Third World Conference Papers, 1936 (2 ft., 4,000 pp., 6 boxes). General correspondence, publicity and program material, memoranda, telegrams, reports, maps and charts, press releases, and invitations.<br>(6) Rural Electrification Administration, 1935-37 (1 box plus material scattered throughout the papers). General correspondence, memoranda, drafts of letters, publications, charts, speeches, articles, and clippings. (7) General files. Material relating to the National Electric Light Association, National Rural Electrification Scheme, National Power Policy Committee (1934-35), Rural Electrification Report, Tennessee Valley Authority, and Mississippi Valley Committee minutes (5th-12th sessions, December 1933-April 1934). Also included are materials relating to the court case between Cooke and the Philadelphia Electric Co. (1914-15).
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C066<br>COOPER, MADISON, 1868-1946 <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Refrigeration engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1899-1902, 1940-46<br>Size: 1 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Includes clippings, photographs, brochures, and patents, relating to Cooper and to products manufactured by his refrigeration engineering firm.
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C067<br>COPELAND, EDMUND J., 1885-1958 <br>Detroit Public Library, Burton Historical Collection (Detroit, MI)<br>Profession: Inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1931-33<br>Size: 11 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Papers relating to the invention of electric refrigeration, including printed versions of James W. Beckmen's article "Copeland Tells How He Developed Electric Refrigeration," pictures, and a drawing of the refrigeration unit.
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C068<br>CORBETT, HENRY WINSLOW, <br>1827-1903 <br>Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)<br>Profession: U.S. Senator, merchant<br>Dates of collection: 1852-1905<br>Size: 8 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS72-1616<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: guide<br>Personal and business correspondence, articles of incorporation, insurance papers, bills of lading, invoices, stock certificates, order books, deeds and abstracts, agreements and dissolutions, and other papers, chiefly relating to Corbett's wholesale hardware firm, Corbett, Failing &amp; Co., and to the predecessor firms of Josiah Failing &amp; Co., Failing &amp; Hatt, H.W. Corbett Co., and H.W. Corbett &amp; Co. Much of the personal correspondence relates to politics. Includes material on the Oregonian Publishing Co., Oregon-California Stage Co., and Portland public utilities. Correspondents include Jay Cooke, Henry Failing, Mark Hanna, Elihu Root, William Tecumseh Sherman, and Henry Villard. Gift of the Corbett family, 1959.
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C069<br>CORNELL, ALONZO, 1832-1904 <br>Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)<br>Profession: Governor of New York<br>Dates of collection: 1856-1902<br>Size: 292 items, 2 vols.<br>NUCMC #: MS62-2343<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Part of the collection (2 vols. and 5 items) contains papers (1856-57) pertaining to Cornell's work with the New York, Albany &amp; Buffalo Telegraph Co. This includes a journal with comments on the telegraph line and an account book recording personal expenses and stock purchases of the Erie &amp; Michigan Telegraph Co.
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C070<br>CORNELL, EZRA, 1807-1874 <br>Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)<br>Profession: Businessman and philanthropist<br>Dates of collection: 1828-1936<br>Size: 13 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS62-2374, MS77-157, MS77-158<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>MS62-2374: In part, transcripts (typewritten) and photocopies. Part of the collection contains a group of papers (1843-60) that relate to the construction of the original Morse telegraph line, the financing of telegraph lines, mechanical problems of telegraphy, the consolidation of telegraph lines, the New York &amp; Erie Telegraph, and the beginnings of Western Union Telegraph. MS77-157: Carl Becker and Charles Henry Hull research notes, ca. 1907-43 (1 ft.). Correspondence, pamphlets, and other material, collected by Becker for his book, Cornell University: Founders and the Founding (1943), and by Hull for the centennial of Cornell's birth. Includes material on the telegraph, Woodward vs. Cornell (1872), and the Cornell University Board of Trustees. Persons represented include Alonzo Cornell. Described in Collection of Regional History and the University Archives, Reports of the Curator and Archivist (1954-58, p. 92). MS77-158: In part, microfilm made from originals owned by the Dewitt Historical Society of Tompkins County, Ithaca, NY, photocopies, and transcripts (typewritten). Business and family correspondence, account books (1831-74), other financial records, notebooks (1841-73), legal papers, deeds and other land papers, memoranda, autobiographical and genealogical material, memorabilia, photos, printed matter, and other papers, chiefly 1828-74, relating to Cornell and his family, reflecting his varied interests in agriculture, business, and education. Includes papers of Cornell's son, Franklin Cuthbert Cornell (1837-1908), consisting of family and business correspondence, diaries (1859-1908), accounts, and legal papers, many relating to the settlement of his own and his father's estates. Subjects represented include telegraph companies and construction, railroads in New York, and other business, civic, and social affairs in Ithaca, NY. Described in Collection of Regional History and the University Archives, Reports of the Curator and Archivist (1954-58, p. 92; 1962-66, pp. 119-121).
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C071<br>CORNELL UNIVERSITY. STUDENT NOTEBOOKS. <br>Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)<br>Dates of collection: 1870-1940<br>Size: 130 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS77-217<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Lecture and field notebooks, laboratory notebooks and reports, model account books, syllabi, and other class work. Among the subjects covered are electrical engineering and water power. Described in Collection of Regional History and University Archives, Reports of the Curator and Archivist (1948-50, p. 68; 1950-54, pp. 29-30; 1954-58, p. 111; 1958-62, p. 107; 1962-66, p. 177).
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C072<br>CORY FAMILY <br>University of California at Los Angeles, University Research Library, Department of Special Collections<br>Profession: Electrical and hydraulic engineers<br>Dates of collection: 1896-1932<br>Size: 6 ft. (140 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS71-844<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished list<br>Engineering reports, ground and surface water reports, electrical reports, mining investigations, Cory family genealogy, biographical and bibliographical material, six photo albums, and other papers, primarily of Clarence L. Cory (1872-1937), electrical engineer, and Harry Thomas Cory (b. 1870), hydraulic engineer. Subjects covered by the reports include the Crater Lake Project in Flagstaff, AZ, Los Angeles Gas &amp; Electric Co., Pacific Gas &amp; Electric Co., San Francisco Power, Gas &amp; Electric Co., agriculture in Imperial Valley, CA, California water resources development, Southern California real estate, mining engineering in the Southwest, and the St. Francis Dam disaster.
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C073<br>COULEE CITY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE <br>University of Oregon Library (Eugene)<br>Dates of collection: 1934-38<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS72-335<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence and minutes of the Chamber, coincident with the planning of the Grand Coulee Dam.
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C074<br>COWLES, WILLARD BUNCE, <br>1899-1960 <br>Nebraska State Historical Society, State Archives Division (Lincoln)<br>Profession: Radio operator<br>Dates of collection: 1917-19<br>Size: 100 items<br>NUCMC #: MS76-298<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence and diary relating to Cowles's service as a wireless shipboard radio operator during World War I, including descriptions of several Atlantic crossings and experiences in port towns. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift of Helen Cowles, Lincoln, NE, 1972.
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C075<br>COX, KENNETH ALLEN, b. 1916 <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Profession: Lawyer, member of the Federal Communications Commission<br>Dates of collection: 1964-70<br>Size: 54 items<br>NUCMC #: MS78-982<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Speeches given by Cox to broadcasting and other groups while serving on the Federal Communications Commission.
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C076<br>CRAIN, LINDON S., 1891-1968 <br>Nebraska State Historical Society, State Archives Division (Lincoln)<br>Profession: Deputy State Fire Marshal of Lancaster County, NE<br>Dates of collection: 1953-66<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Journals of inspections, literature from electrical supply companies, bulletins and magazines, newspaper clippings, and other papers from Crain's career. Includes material relating to electrical and safety problems, safety code ordinances and regulations, antennas, liquefied petroleum gas, lighting, and the establishment of a State Electrical Division. Gift of Mrs. Glen Wright, 1972.
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C077<br>CRANE, WILLIAM F.D. <br>New Jersey Historical Society Library (Newark)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1898-1900<br>Size: 3 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Includes Crane's personal correspondence (1898), the records of the Porto Rican Construction Co. (1898), Columbia &amp; Electric Vehicle Co. (Hartford, CT, 1898-99), Electric Vehicle Co. (New York, NY, 1899), and the New York Electric Vehicle Transportation Co. (New York, NY, 1899-1900), blueprints of electric vehicles and their parts (1898-1900), and printed materials, chiefly automobile trade catalogues and magazines. The three electric vehicle companies were incorporated in New Jersey. Gift of Mrs. Albert Shain, 1979.
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C078<br>CRAVEN, JOHN JOSEPH, 1822-1893 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Inventor, physician, U.S. Army officer<br>Dates of collection: 1849-1939<br>Size: 75 items<br>NUCMC #: MS73-891<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>General correspondence (1861-91) and Craven's letters to his wife, Catherine S. Craven, from aboard ship and from California during the gold rush; text of a court trial (1874-75) involving Craven's invention of a submarine telegraph cable; British patent (1876) for an improved preserving chamber; and other documents. Includes other family papers and photos. Gift of Dr. Chester D. Bradley, 1958.
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C079<br>CRAVEN, W.D. <br>New Jersey Historical Society Library (Newark)<br>Profession: Inventor<br>Size: 18 pages<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Biographical sketch of John Joseph Craven (n.d.) that seeks to prove that Craven was responsible for the discovery that gutta percha was suitable as insulation for underwater telegraph cables. According to the sketch, Craven demonstrated this in 1847 by transmitting telegraph messages in cables laid in streams and rivers. A Newark resident, Craven was later a physician in the Civil War.
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C080<br>CROUSE, JOHN ROBERT, 1874-1946 <br>(in Autograph collection)<br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Size: 250 items<br>NUCMC #: MS80-1099<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>An autograph collection which includes correspondence and other documents from various personalities, including Alexander Graham Bell, Andrew Carnegie, Peter Cooper, George Cruikshank, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, Robert Ingersoll, Samuel Morse, and Charles Steinmetz.
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C081<br>CROUSE, JOHN ROBERT, 1874-1946 <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Dates of collection: 1905-32<br>Size: 7 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-1100<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Minutes of Advisory Board of National Lamp Works, General Electric Co.; publications of Society for Electrical Development; bulletins of Cooperative Electrical Development; and printed material and photo albums relating to Camp Co-operation, Association Island, Lake Ontario, and Waldenwoods cooperative camp, near Hartland, Livingston County, MI.
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C082<br>CUMMING, ADELAIDE FISH HAWLEY, b. 1905 <br>Radcliffe College, Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America (Cambridge, MA)<br>Profession: Broadcaster<br>Dates of collection: 1922-67<br>Size: 2.5 file boxes, 1 oversize vol.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Correspondence, scripts, articles and stories, promotional literature, etc., of a broadcaster who portrayed Betty Crocker on television and radio, delivered speeches to diverse organizations, and served as a fashion commentator. The bulk of the collection documents her role as a radio commentator on a variety of topics, most of which were about women. There is very little information about her personal life.
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C083<br>CURTIS, HARRY ALFRED, 1884-1963 <br>University of Tennessee at Knoxville Library, Special Collections<br>Profession: Chemical engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1912-63<br>Size: 11 ft. (2,000 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS69-1906<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished guide<br>Business and personal correspondence, research notes, published and unpublished articles, talks, and book reviews, printed technical material, an account of Curtis's career, and photos. Includes material on electrochemistry and the TVA. Information on literary rights available in the library. Gift of Mrs. Curtis, 1964.
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C084<br>CURTO, ERNEST, b. 1920 <br>Syracuse University Libraries, George Arents Research Library, Manuscripts Collection (Syracuse, NY)<br>Profession: Lawyer, member of New York State Assembly<br>Dates of collection: 1948-65<br>Size: 17 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS66-1962<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: in repository<br>Two boxes of material relate to the New York Power Authority. This includes printed material and correspondence, both pro and con, referring to expected effects in areas of local taxation, public education, power rates, free enterprise vs. public control, and loss of land. The collection also includes official statements before hearing committees and newspaper articles and editorials.
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C085<br>CUSHING, GEORGE, b. 1888 <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Profession: News editor and vice president of Detroit radio station WJR and moderator of radio program, "In Our Opinion."<br>Dates of collection: 1942-55<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Contains correspondence, radio transcripts, scrapbooks, broadcast discs, and audio tapes of discs. Also includes material concerning the career of Senator H. Vandenberg, the senatorial campaign of 1942, and radio broadcasting in general. <br>
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D001<br>DAHLBERG, AARON, 1858-1937 <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Profession: Businessman<br>Size: 19 pp.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Contains biographical information on Dahlberg, as well as the history of the Northwest Wisconsin Electric Co., which evolved from several smaller electric companies that Dahlberg operated. Gift of Mrs. Catherine Paulson, 1972. <br>D002<br>DAHLENE, ALVIN DANIEL, 1906-1978 <br>University of Kansas Libraries, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, Kansas Collection (Lawrence)<br>Profession: Electrician<br>Dates of collection: 1906-78<br>Size: 3 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-359<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Diaries (1965-77), correspondence, scrapbooks, photos, and slides. Gift of Mrs. Lucille Phillipi, 1978.
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D003<br>DALE, C.O. <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Dates of collection: 1908-20<br>Size: .4 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Contains specifications, proposals, charts, and diagrams for U.S. Dept. of the Interior Reclamation Service projects (1908-18), a notebook of calculations for the Roosevelt Power Plant (1913), files on Bureau of Reclamation projects (1915-20), and trade publications.
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D004<br>DAM BROTHERS <br>Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Division (Pullman)<br>Dates of collection: 1910-39<br>Size: 4 ft. (5,588 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS76-837<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, notes, printed matter (1910-28), maps, and clippings of an investment brokerage firm operated by Everett Stephen Dam (b. 1885) and Milton Emery Dam (b. 1886); correspondence (1928-29) between them and their brother, Oscar Windom Dam (b. 1883), assistant collector of customs at Seattle, relating to their efforts to interest Eastern and British investors in a hydroelectric dam, industrial complex, and irrigation project on the Columbia River at Priest Rapids, Grant County, WA; correspondence and descriptive material relating to the Pasco Reclamation Co. (1910-15) and the Washington Hume Concrete Pipe Co., Seattle, WA (1925-28); and personal correspondence (1920-25) of Everett Dam. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Deposited by Roy Mundy, 1974.
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D005<br>DANA, HOMER JACKSON <br>Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Division (Pullman)<br>Profession: Research electrical engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1914-68<br>Size: 36 ft. (10,000 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS71-1979<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, mss., reports, notes, and other papers, concerning engineering research projects, experiments, inventions, professional meetings, the Washington State Research Foundation, and the Washington State University Experiment Station, where Dana was a research electrical engineer. Subjects of Dana's research include communications, electrification, facsimile transmission, highways, lie detectors and detection, refrigeration, and Washington State economic policy.
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D006<br>DAVIDSON, WILLIAM FUSON, AND FAMILY <br>Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)<br>Dates of collection: 1817-1919<br>Size: 134 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS61-2787<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Family papers include correspondence, agreements, contracts, and documents, pertaining to patent litigation about Edison's incandescent electric light. Collection also contains contracts for electrical wiring of the Economy Steam Heat and Power Co. and its successor, the St. Paul Light, Heat and Power Co. Fifteen or more volumes of electric light records, order books, meter and transformer records, and ledgers are also included in the collection.
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D007<br>DAVIS, BERGEN, 1869-1958 <br>Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Professor of physics at Columbia University (1903-39)<br>Dates of collection: 1898-1958<br>Size: 1,000 items<br>NUCMC #: MS80-1897<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, writings, notes, printed material, photos, and other papers, relating to Davis's career, including his research and work with X-ray spectrography. Includes letters from Davis's wife, Maie Pearl (Clark) Davis, pertaining to research for a biography of Davis that was published in the National Academy of Science's Biographical Memoirs (vol. 34, 1960). Other correspondents include Michael I. Pupin, Isidor I. Rabi, and Robert Simpson Woodward.
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D008<br>DAVIS, DELAMORE L., 1855-1936 <br>Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)<br>Profession: Businessman of Salem, OH<br>Dates of collection: 1840-1933<br>Size: 6 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS75-971<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: in repository<br>Chiefly business records of Salem Electric Light &amp; Power Co., Salem Street Railway Co., and Buckeye Engine Co. (Salem, OH), together with a small amount of personal correspondence and local history items. Purchased from Mr. Davis's estate, 1936.
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D009<br>DAVIS, DONALD DWIGHT <br>Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: President of WHB Radio, Kansas City, MO<br>Size: 123 items<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1171<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Radio station WHB promotional items, complete set of Swing (WHB house organ), tape recordings of "The Cliff Edwards Show," and books and other material on advertising, radio, and television. Gift of Mr. Davis.
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D010<br>DAVIS, HARRY PHILLIPS, 1868-1931 <br>University of Pittsburgh Libraries, Archives of Industrial Society (Pittsburgh, PA)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer, executive of Westinghouse Electric &amp; Manufacturing Co. (Pittsburgh, PA), pioneer in public radio broadcasting, inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1915-44<br>Size: 2 ft., 12 vols.<br>NUCMC #: MS69-1750<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: in repository<br>Business and personal correspondence, biographical data, speeches, addresses, memoranda, scripts for radio broadcasts, press releases, printed matter, minutes (1924) of a meeting of works managers from various Westinghouse plants, estate papers, scrapbooks, clippings, photos, and other papers relating to Davis's career.
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D011<br>DAVISSON, CLINTON JOSEPH, <br>1882-1958 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Physicist with Bell Telephone Laboratories and Western Electric Co.<br>Dates of collection: 1916-57<br>Size: 5 ft. (3,000 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS64-1561<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Mainly scientific papers (1917-46) covering Davisson's major research areas while he was at Bell Telephone Laboratories and the Western Electric Co. Some personal correspondence is included in the collection. Includes mss. of articles accompanied by research notes and statistics, mss. relating to his study of the secondary emission of electrons, and material relating to electron optics, the construction of instruments for electron focusing, and crystal physics used to develop quartz plates as circuit elements.
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D012<br>DAVISSON, WILLIAM IRA <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Dates of collection: 1954-64<br>Size: .5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, writings, notes, ephemera, and other materials, collected for Davisson's Ph.D. dissertation, "The Impact of Electric Power on the Economic Development of the Pacific Northwest."
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D013<br>DAYTON, COVINGTON, AND PIQUA TRACTION COMPANY <br>Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)<br>Dates of collection: 1897-1927<br>Size: 14.75 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS75-975<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, annual reports, minutes, inventory reports, financial records, stock certificates, and blueprints of an interurban line from Dayton to Piqua, OH. Gift of the Baker Library, Harvard University, 1955.
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D014<br>DEAL, HARMON B. <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Engineer at Atwater Kent Mfg. Co.<br>Dates of collection: 1929-31<br>Size: .1 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Contains blueprints, schematics, photographs, notes, and some correspondence, dealing with a 1929 study on the possible lines of development of television.
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D015<br>DECIANTIS, MICHAEL, b. 1900 <br>Rhode Island College Archives (Providence)<br>Profession: Lawyer, Assistant Attorney General of Rhode Island, chief of the Rhode Island Division of Public Utilities, town solicitor for West Warwick, RI, Associate Justice of the Rhode Island Family Court<br>Dates of collection: 1901-75<br>Size: 8 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS77-501<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: register<br>Correspondence, legal case files, and other papers, chiefly 1933-73, relating to DeCiantis's life and career. Includes material on Rhode Island politics (1936-40). Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift of Mr. DeCiantis, 1972-75. The repository also has 3 reels of microfilm (negative and positive) made in 1975 of 26 scrapbooks and 23 folders of newspaper clippings that are available for interlibrary loan.
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D016<br>DEFENSE ELECTRIC POWER ADMINISTRATION <br>(in Federal Records, RG327)<br>National Archives and Records Administration (Washington, DC)<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Records include contracts, test reports, research reports, and other material.
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D017<br>DEFENSE ELECTRIC POWER ADMINISTRATION, HOWE REPORT <br>University of Vermont, Guy W. Bailey Library, Wilbur Special Collections (Burlington)<br>Dates of collection: 1950-53<br>Size: 1 vol.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Manuscript by George Frederick Howe, part two of "An Administrative History of the Department of the Interior's Defense Agencies, 1950-1953" on the Defense Electric Power Administration. The manuscript consists of seven chapters and an appendix containing government documents. It covers the establishment of the DEPA and its organizational structure, the function of the DEPA and its relationship with the Rural Electrification Administration and the Federal Power Commission, urgent problems faced by DEPA such as power supply for aluminum production and Atomic Energy Commission expansion, the programming of electric power supply, policy in tax amortization, control of the use of scarce materials, and the limiting of consumption of electric power.
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D018<br>DE FOREST, LEE, 1873-1961 <br>Foothill Electronics Museum, de Forest Memorial Library, (Los Altos Hills, CA)<br>Profession: Inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1873-1961<br>Size: 128,444 items<br>NUCMC #: MS74-308<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory, calendar<br>In part, handwritten and typed transcripts. Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks detailing scientific work and inventions, documents relating to patents and other legal matters, awards, and scrapbooks. Gift of Mrs. de Forest, 1967. The library also has microfilm of the collection.
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D019<br>DE FOREST, LEE, 1873-1961 <br>Yale University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Archives (New Haven, CT)<br>Profession: Inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1873-1961<br>Size: 5 vols.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Collection consists of two de Forest diaries, titled "My Early Life," and "The Era of Radio," and a carbon typescript (1,186 pp. in 3 vols.) of The Father of Radio: The Autobiography of Lee de Forest.
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D020<br>DE FOREST, LEE, 1873-1961 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1884-1950<br>Size: 2 ft., 5 reels of microfilm<br>NUCMC #: MS59-25<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, mss. of essays and poetry, memorabilia, clippings, printed matter, schematics, sketches, technical notes, photos, diaries or journal notebooks, and a biographical sketch. The small correspondence file is concerned with family and close friends, and, with the diaries (1891-1949), gives information on de Forest's student days in preparatory school and at Yale University, his inventions in radio and electronics, and his efforts to exploit his discoveries through business ventures. Some entries relate to competition with Marconi. Photos and technical data concern de Forest's audion tube and other inventions.
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D021<br>DE LA BARRE, WILLIAM, 1849-1936 <br>Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)<br>Profession: Engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1861-1924<br>Size: .5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: inventory<br>Correspondence, clippings, diaries, articles, and other papers, relating to De la Barre, who emigrated from Austria in 1867, worked in Philadelphia for ten years, and, from 1878 to 1923, was employed by Minneapolis water-power owners and grain millers, particularly by Cadwallader C. and William D. Washburn. There is information on hydraulic machinery, the explosion of the Washburn A mill in Minneapolis (1878), Pillsbury-Washburn Flour Mills Co. (1889-1923), the Minneapolis Mill Co. (1883-89), hydroelectricity, reservoirs on the headwaters of the Mississippi River, preservation of the Falls of St. Anthony, William D. Washburn's lignite project in North Dakota (1905-06), De la Barre's work as a consulting engineer (1890s-1900s), his personal investments, and family affairs. Correspondents include Henry M. Byllesby, Charles A. Pillsbury, Frank Spencer, and the Washburns.
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D022<br>DELANO FAMILY <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Dates of collection: ca. 1870-1929<br>Size: 40 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Papers of the Delano family of Detroit, clippings and biographical information on various members of the Delano family, poems by Frederick M. Delano, memoirs of Frederick M. Delano, including an account of his connection (dating from 1876) with the National Bell Telephone Co., and miscellaneous clippings, biographical information, correspondence, etc.
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D023<br>DELUC, JEAN ANDRE, 1727-1817 <br>Yale University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Archives (New Haven, CT)<br>Profession: Geologist and meteorologist<br>Dates of collection: 1746-1847<br>Size: 5,000 items<br>NUCMC #: MS66-1532<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, lecture notes, and scientific writings of Deluc and his nephew, Jean Andre Deluc (1763-1847), relating to his experiments in electricity, to lectures given in Geneva by the younger Deluc, and to outstanding scientists of the period.
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D024<br>DE MORGAN, AUGUSTUS, 1806-1871 <br>American Philosophical Society Library (Philadelphia, PA)<br>Profession: English mathematician<br>Dates of collection: 1841-66<br>Size: 30 items<br>NUCMC #: MS76-902<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Letters to William Hepworth Dixon, editor of the Athenaeum (a journal of literature, science, and the fine arts), relating to the journal, other current publications, expenses of publishing, astronomy, and perspectives. Includes correspondence with Michael Faraday and Matthew Fontaine Maury. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Purchase, 1973.
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D025<br>DETROIT FRANKLIN CLUB <br>Detroit Public Library, Burton Historical Collection (Detroit, MI)<br>Business: Professional society<br>Dates of collection: 1851-52<br>Size: 5 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Contained in the collection are two papers on galvanism and electricity: "History of Galvanism," read by C.H. Ford (ca. 1851, 14 pp.) and "Speech on Electricity and Galvanism," author unknown (ca. 1851, 8 pp.).
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D026<br>DETZER, KARL WILLIAM, b. 1891 <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Profession: Michigan editor of Reader's Digest, journalist, author, script writer<br>Dates of collection: 1916-67<br>Size: 3 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: folder-level inventory<br>Contains correspondence and other material relating to Detzer's career. Among the topics mentioned are the United States' response to Mexican border trouble before World War I and World War II. Also includes scripts for radio, television, and motion pictures, as well as materials concerning publication and filming.
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D027<br>DEXTER COMPANY <br>University of Iowa Libraries, Special Collections Department (Iowa City)<br>Business: Washing machine manufacturing company in Fairfield<br>Dates of collection: 1911-51<br>Size: 20 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS62-3975<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Journals, account books, and other records, covering the Dexter Co.'s history up to its absorption by the Philco Co.
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D028<br>DIETER, NANNIELOU HEPBURN (REIER), b. 1926 <br>(in History of Science collection)<br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Profession: Radio astronomer<br>Dates of collection: 1947-74<br>Size: 1 box<br>NUCMC #: MS80-2254<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, notebook (1947) from an astronomy course given by Helen D. Prince, and photos. Correspondents include Bart J. Bok, Cecilia H. Payne-Goposchkin, and Soviet astronomer Solomon B. Pickelner.
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D029<br>DOBLE, ABNER <br>(in History of Science collection)<br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Dates of collection: 1910-54<br>Size: 2 boxes<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Includes letters from the Perfex Corp. and the Young Radiator Co., a 1948 patent for "Control Means for Correlating Supply of Aspiration to Aspirated Fluids," and 6 design notebooks (1910-29) for Doble steam cars, trucks, and railway locomotives.
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D030<br>DODD, COLEMAN <br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Dates of collection: 1945<br>Size: 1 vol.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Klystron Survey (3 October 1945), written for Sperry Gyroscope Co., Inc., Research Laboratories. Includes descriptions of tubes made and comments of customers.
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D031<br>DODGE, MARTIN J., 1851-1931 <br>Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)<br>Profession: Ohio State Representative and Senator, president of the Ohio Road Commission, director of Public Road Inquiries<br>Dates of collection: 1891-1943<br>Size: .25 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Contains official correspondence concerning road construction, postal reform, electric rail transportation, and women's suffrage, and personal correspondence on real estate and family matters.
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D032<br>DOLLAR, ROBERT <br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Dates of collection: 1872-1967<br>Size: 72 vols., 78 cartons<br>NUCMC #: MS75-283<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: report and key<br>Diaries, memoirs, and other writings of Dollar; clippings, scrapbooks, photos, and other family papers; and business records of the Robert Dollar Co. and its divisions, including Globe Wireless Ltd.
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D033<br>DONOVAN, JOHN PHILIP (BADITO IRRIGATION PROJECT) <br>Denver Public Library, Western History Department (Denver, CO)<br>Dates of collection: 1912<br>Size: 1 vol.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>"Report on Badito Irrigation Project" in Huerfano and Pueblo Counties, with 17 lengthy exhibits. Includes maps, tables, photos, a history of the project, geological data, irrigation demands, cost estimates, a report on the Colorado Southern Irrigation Co., and an examination of the affairs of the Pueblo Rocky Ford Irrigation Co.
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D034<br>DOTY, DALE E., b. 1915 <br>Harry S. Truman Library (Independence, MO)<br>Profession: Lawyer, Assistant Secretary of the Interior (1950-52), commissioner on the Federal Power Commission (1952-54)<br>Dates of collection: 1939-54<br>Size: 8 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS74-322<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished shelf list<br>Correspondence, memoranda, notes, reports, contracts, dockets, publications, and other papers, pertaining to Doty's service in the Dept. of the Interior (1939-52) and on the Federal Power Commission. Information on literary rights available in the library. Gift of Mr. Doty, 1973.
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D035<br>DRAPER, JOHN WILLIAM, 1811-1882 <br>(in Draper Family collection)<br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Meteorologist<br>Dates of collection: 1869-1911<br>Size: 16,100 items (in Draper Family collection)<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1716<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, family papers, subject files, financial papers, printed copies of speeches, articles, and books, and miscellany. Included in the collection are the papers of John Draper's son, Daniel, which relate to the latter's work (1869-1911) with the New York Meteorological Observatory and include correspondence with Alexander Graham Bell. Gift of Daniel C. Draper, 1973-74.
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D036<br>DUFFY, CLYDE, b. 1890 <br>University of North Dakota, Chester Fritz Library, Department of Special Collections (Grand Forks)<br>Profession: Lawyer, director of Otter Tail Power Co., North Dakota State Senator, director of the Ramsey National Bank (Devils Lake, ND)<br>Dates of collection: 1918-60<br>Size: 8 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS79-1105<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, reports, speeches, and pamphlets, relating to Duffy's personal life, his political activities, and his legal career, including his investigation of the State Hospital for the Insane (Jamestown, ND), and the Motor Vehicle Registration Dept.
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D037<br>DUMONT, ALLEN BALCOM, <br>1901-1965 <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer with Westinghouse Lamp Co. (1924-28) and De Forest Radio Co. (1928-31), television pioneer, founder of DuMont Laboratories, Inc.<br>Dates of collection: 1931-65<br>Size: 34 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-198<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Personal files concerning DuMont's business interests, hobbies, and charitable causes; contracts and records of lawsuits concerning DuMont's interests, especially patent litigation (1930-59); records (1941-54) of the Radio Technical Planning Board of the National Television System Committee, documenting DuMont's participation in plans for the introduction of television into widespread use and plans for technical standards; sales and trade literature (1939-58); technical publications (1940-55); fiscal records (1942-62); material concerning plans for Venezuela (1957-58); periodicals and publications (1937-55); newspaper and magazine clippings (1935-62); and photographs (1929-59). Gift. The repository also has one reel of microfilm (positive) of clipping books and photos.
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D038<br>DUMONT (Allen Balcom) LABORATORIES, INC. <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Business: Electronic television and communications engineering corporation<br>Dates of collection: 1930-60<br>Size: 56 ft. (ca. 41,000 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS68-2021<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>General correspondence, administrative files, inter-office correspondence, financial records, sales and advertising files, television files, hearing files (U.S. Senate, House, and Federal Communications Commission), and miscellaneous papers, relating chiefly to the laboratory development and commercial use of the television cathode-ray tube.
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D039<br>DUNCANSON, ETHELBERT EARNEST <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Profession: Medical student<br>Dates of collection: 1872<br>Size: 1 vol.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Duncanson's University of Michigan medical student thesis, "Medical Electricity."
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D040<br>DU PONT, FRANCIS GURNEY, <br>1850-1904 <br>Hagley Museum and Library (Wilmington, DE)<br>Profession: Vice president of E.I. du Pont de Nemours &amp; Co.<br>Dates of collection: 1818-1947<br>Size: 11,000 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: guide<br>Contains business and personal papers, including those of other family members and of E.I. du Pont de Nemours &amp; Co. The general business correspondence (1879-1904) contains information on the electrification of the Brandywine works of the Du Pont Co. and material on the Bain Electric Manufacturing Co., the Delaware &amp; Atlantic Telegraph &amp; Telephone Co., and the Brooklyn Street Railway Co.
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D041<br>DUSHMAN, SAUL, 1883-1954 <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Physical chemist, assistant director of the General Electric Co. Research Laboratory (Schenectady, NY)<br>Dates of collection: 1924-54<br>Size: 7 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-199<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence (1936-54) with publishers, editors, scientists, academic institutions, and corporations; lectures (1926-52); books, articles, and reviews (1939-52); and research notes, technical data, and reprints (1924-54). Includes material relating to quantum mechanics, electromotive force, atomic structure, electron emission, unimolecular force, high vacuum, and other research interests, and to Dushman's work at General Electric. Gift.
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D042<br>DWIGHT MANUFACTURING COMPANY <br>Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)<br>Dates of collection: 1832-1927<br>Size: 150 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS60-1742<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: in library<br>The collection includes 2 vols. of records of the Chicopee Electric Light Co. (1887-96) of Chicopee, MA, operated by the Dwight Manufacturing Co. Vol. 1 contains minutes of the Directors' and stockholders' meetings (16 February 1887-14 December 1896); Vol. 2 contains agreements, contracts, estimates (1887), deeds (1833-47), a report by Jonas W. Smith on water power (1891), correspondence (1890-95) relating to a lawsuit, miscellaneous papers, and annual statements (1887-95). <br>
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E001<br>EASTHAM, MELVILLE, 1885-1964 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Chief Engineer, General Radio Co.<br>Dates of collection: 1925-64<br>Size: 6,000 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, notebooks, blueprints and drawings, reports, financial papers, maps, and various printed materials. Gift, 1974.
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E002<br>EAU CLAIRE ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATION <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Dates of collection: 1941-47<br>Size: 1 reel of negative microfilm<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Contains annual reports of activities and progress of Eau Claire Cooperative Association, which dealt in rural electrification. <br>E003<br>ECONOMY LIGHT AND POWER COMPANY <br>Chicago Historical Society Library (Chicago, IL)<br>Dates of collection: 1908-09<br>Size: 1,101 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Articles and memos relating to the history of Des Plaines River that were used by the defense in the case of People of the State of Illinois, appellant, vs. Economy Light and Power Company, appellee.
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E004<br>EDELMAN, BERIL, b. 1904 <br>Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Management and educational consultant<br>Dates of collection: 1968-75<br>Size: 4,000 items<br>NUCMC #: MS80-1899<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, notes, memoranda, and reports, relating to Edelman's activities in the National Security Industrial Association, National Defense Education Institute, and Electronic Industries Association, and to his consulting work for government agencies and industrial concerns. Gift of Mr. Edelman, 1977.
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E005<br>EDGERTON, HAROLD EUGENE, <br>b. 1903 <br>Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Institute Archives and Special Collections (Cambridge)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer, photographer<br>Dates of collection: 1960-63<br>Size: 5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Correspondence concerning stroboscopic photography, photographic equipment, and the use of photography as a marine exploratory tool. Correspondents include Jacques Yves Cousteau; members of the staff of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; representatives of the French Navy, the U.S. Navy, Coast Guard, Dept. of the Interior, and the Smithsonian Institution; and staff members of the publications Science, Life, Time, and National Geographic. Correspondence includes a few folders concerning the MIT Dept. of Electrical Engineering and a few folders concerning Edgerton, Germeshausen &amp; Grier, Inc.
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E006<br>EDISON, JOHN <br>Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections (East Lansing)<br>Dates of collection: 1839-1915<br>Size: 3 folders<br>NUCMC #: MS80-541<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Land deeds and tax receipts of Edison, an early settler of Kent County, MI, and uncle of Thomas Alva Edison, and newspaper clippings relating to the Edison family and the life of Thomas A. Edison.
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E007<br>EDISON, THOMAS ALVA, 1847-1931 <br>Edison Winter Home and Museum (Fort Myers, FL)<br>Profession: Inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1847-1931<br>Size: 250 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>A collection of correspondence, journals, logbooks, and manuscripts, relating to Thomas A. Edison. Includes letters to and from Edison, experiment logbooks, inter-office correspondence, business records, photographs, technical drawings, and original phonograph recordings.
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E008<br>EDISON, THOMAS ALVA, 1847-1931 <br>Edison National Historic Site (West Orange, NJ)<br>Profession: Inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1868-1931<br>Size: 3.5 million items<br>NUCMC #: MS66-79<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: partial index<br>Personal and business correspondence, laboratory notebooks, record books, notes and sketches, photographs, patents and patent applications, and bookkeeping and legal records. Includes material on the genesis and early years of the telegraph, telephone, electric light and power, electric locomotive, phonograph, storage battery, and motion picture industries. Many of the records are from Edison's Menlo Park laboratory at West Orange, NJ, and many are those of Thomas A. Edison, Inc. (now the Thomas A. Edison Industries Division of McGraw-Hill Edison Co.). Also includes correspondence of Samuel Insull, Edison's secretary, and separate collections relating to Edison's chief associates, Charles Batchelor and Francis Upton. The bulk of the material covers the period 1870-1920.
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E009<br>EDISON, THOMAS ALVA, 1847-1931 <br>Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1860-1903<br>Size: 132 items<br>NUCMC #: MS80-1900<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, contracts, patent assignments, and other legal documents, relating to the development of the telegraph and its network, later telegraph companies, and the early work of Samuel F.B. Morse and other inventors. Includes 31 legal documents concerning Edison's telegraphic patents, his company, Pope, Edison &amp; Co., and its purchase by Gold and Stock Telegraph Co. (1870). Gift of Ms. Rita Zielenski, 1977.
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E010<br>EDISON, THOMAS ALVA, 1847-1931 <br>(in Sloane collection)<br>Edison Birthplace Museum (Milan, OH)<br>Profession: Inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1850-1929<br>Size: 50 items<br>NUCMC #: MS76-94<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>In part, photocopies. Chiefly photos, drawings, newspapers, other printed matter, and memorabilia; together with a few letters by Edison (mostly photocopies); a notebook (1929) kept at Fort Myers, FL, concerning Edison's experiments with making rubber from plants growing in the U.S.; 4 pp. from notebooks (1880-86) relating to the Edison-effect lamp; and patent papers. Private loan collection of Mrs. John E. Sloane, Edison's daughter.
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E011<br>EDMISTON, ANDREW, 1892-1966 <br>West Virginia University Library, West Virginia and Regional History (Morgantown)<br>Profession: U.S. Representative, newspaper editor<br>Dates of collection: 1865-1948<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS77-677<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, deeds, financial and military records, newspaper clippings, and photos, relating to Civil War amnesty oath, land transactions, World Wars I and II, politics, Rush D. Holt, C.A. Borchert Glass Co., the coal industry, U.S. War Manpower Commission, Cessna Aircraft Co., Syfo Water Co., and Thermo Electric Products. Gift of Mrs. Edmiston, 1967.
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E012<br>EDWARDS, SAMUEL H. <br>New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Telegraph operator with the U.S. Army Military Corps in Virginia during the Civil War Dates of collection: 1862-66, 1873<br>Size: 45 items<br>NUCMC #: MS70-1721<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Letters from Edwards to Mary L. Hulse describing conditions under which the operators and troops worked and lived, the Battle of Spotsylvania (VA) Court House,n 1864, and the burning and pillaging of Petersburg, VA.
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E013<br>EITEL McCULLOUGH, INC. <br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>This firm later became a part of Varian Associates.
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E014<br>EKBLAW, KARL JOHN THEODORE, 1884-1947 <br>Coll. # 8/5/24<br>University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives<br>Profession: Agricultural engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1917-29<br>Size: 4 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS75-689<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Printed material and photos relating to tractors, trucks, harvesting equipment, concrete construction, electrification, farm buildings, agricultural implements, water supply, tractor tests, and travel.
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E015<br>ELECTRIC AND ELECTRIC RAILROAD COMPANIES <br>Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)<br>Dates of collection: 1888-1901<br>Size: 6 folders<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: card catalogue<br>Contents of the folders are as follows: (1) Edison Electric Illuminating Co., Boston, MA . Copy of minutes (1893) and list of customers (1901). (2) The Electric Corp. (1894-95). Balance sheets. (3) Sprague Electric Elevator Co., New York, NY (1890-92). Agreements, papers. (4) Akron Street Railroad Co., Akron, OH (1890-92). Receipts and expenditures. (5) St. Joseph Traction &amp; Lighting Co. (1890-94). Comparative statement. (6) West End Street Railway Co., Boston, MA (1888-91). Earnings and expenses, agreement.
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E016<br>ELECTRICAL SHOW <br>Coll. # 11/6/0/5<br>University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives<br>Dates of collection: 1908-<br>Size: .1 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Printed programs (1910, 1913, 1915, 1917, 1920, 1922, 1926, 1928, 1932, 1938, 1940, 1942, 1965) from the annual Electrical Show, later a part of Engineering Open House, including descriptions of displays originated and operated by students in electrical engineering. The series also includes the newspaper, Electrograph, published in March 1908 by the Student Electrical Engineering Society.
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E017<br>ELLIS, CLYDE TAYLOR, b. 1908 <br>University of Arkansas Libraries, Special Collections (Fayetteville)<br>Profession: Lawyer, State legislator, U.S. Representative<br>Dates of collection: 1933-76<br>Size: 13 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS79-1047<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, memoranda, diary fragment, scrapbooks, photos, clippings, and other papers, relating to personal affairs, Arkansas, and national politics. Much of the material (ca. 1943 to 1976) pertains to hydroelectric development and rural electrification in the U.S., Vietnam, South America, the Soviet Union, and elsewhere; to inland waters and to flood control in the U.S., especially in Arkansas; to Ellis's work as Executive Manager of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association; to Arkansas Power &amp; Light Co. (Pine Bluff) and Electric Bond &amp; Share Co.; and to the proposed Arkansas Valley Authority, the U.S. Rural Electrification Administration, National Water Commission, Federal Power Commission, and Tennessee Valley Authority. Gift of Mr. Ellis, 1976-77.
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E018<br>ELLIS, N. RANDALL <br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Profession: Consultant engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1908-25<br>Size: 10 cartons<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: temporary guide<br>Correspondence and papers. Includes material on various dams in California, the Spring Valley Water Co., and gas rate suits involving Pacific Gas &amp; Electric Co. and others.
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E019<br>ELWELL, CYRIL FRANK, 1884-1963 <br>Stanford University Libraries, Department of Special Collections (Stanford, CA)<br>Profession: Communications engineer, chief engineer for the Poulsen Wireless Telephone and Telegraph Co.<br>Dates of collection: 1941-61<br>Size: 1.5 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS64-726<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Collection includes several versions of Elwell's autobiography, including one written under a pseudonym, together with correspondence with possible ghost writers, technical material, clippings, and other biographical sources, including information on Lee de Forest and the Hewlett-Packard Co. The engineering papers include folders on antennas, transistors, radio towers, linear electron accelerators, and a notebook of designs and circuits.
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E020<br>EMERY, ROSCOE C., 1886-1969 <br>University of Maine at Orono, Raymond H. Fogler Library, Special Collections Department<br>Profession: Insurance and real estate agent, newspaper editor, State senator<br>Dates of collection: 1900-70<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS74-400<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Business and personal correspondence, editorials, insurance policies and records, bills, mortgages, scrapbooks, clippings, and photos, relating to the Eastport Chamber of Commerce, Knights of Pythias, and the Passamaquoddy Dam project. Correspondents include U.S. Senators, State legislators, and governors. Information on literary rights available in the library. Gift of Mr. Emery's daughter, Jean Emery, 1971.
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E021<br>ENGEL, HAROLD A., b. 1903 <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Profession: Educational broadcaster, assistant director of radio and television station WHA operated by the University of Wisconsin, Madison<br>Dates of collection: 1922-68<br>Size: 2 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS78-986<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, articles, policy statements, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other papers, relating to Engel's career at radio and television station WHA, and to his general interest in educational broadcasting. Includes speeches of WHA station director Harold B. McCarty, WHA building plans, annual reports (1938-57) of the University of Wisconsin Radio-Television Committee, and material relating to the establishment and growth of educational broadcasting in Wisconsin, commercial broadcasting, opposition to educational broadcasting, the Wisconsin Committee on State-Owned, Tax-Supported Television, and professional societies. Gift of Mr. Engel, 1964-68.
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E022<br>ESPENSCHIED, LLOYD, 1889-1986 <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer, radio broadcasting pioneer, inventor, staff engineer with the Bell system (1910-54)<br>Dates of collection: 1907-69<br>Size: 11 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-200<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence (1940-68), patents (1928-53), writings and talks (1923-29), and subject files (1907-64), relating to the early history of communications engineering. Espenschied was a charter member of the Institute of Radio Engineers and participated in the 1915 transatlantic radio-telephone tests. During World War II, he began collecting source documents relating to electrical history. Documentation covers a broad range of topics in telephone and radio with some emphasis on Espenschied's special interest in the vacuum tube amplifier.
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E023<br>ESPENSCHIED, LLOYD, 1889-1986 <br>New York Genealogical and Biographical Society Library (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer, radio broadcasting pioneer, inventor, staff engineer with the Bell system (1910-54)<br>Dates of collection: 1920-73<br>Size: 10 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS76-644<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>In part, transcripts. Correspondence, journals of personal travels and attendance at international communications conferences, charts, maps, transcripts of land and financial records, ship lists, church records, photos and photographic negatives, and other papers, relating to studies of early wagon-making and hat industries; to research on German immigration, particularly to colonial Pennsylvania, Wayne County, NY, St. Clair County, IL, and St. Louis, MO, in the 19th century; and to genealogical research in Germany and the U.S. on the Espenschied family and related surnames (Crecelius, Dorscheimer, Fraenger, von Gerichten, Overstolz, Spies, Wagner, Wahlizer, and Young). Gift of Mr. Espenschied, 1973.
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E024<br>EVANS, LLEWELLYN, b. 1882 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer, Superintendent of Lighting, Tacoma, WA (1916-33), chief Electrical Engineer, Tennessee Valley Authority (1933-52)<br>Dates of collection: 1902-69<br>Size: 10.5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Correspondence, engineering reports mainly related to the Tennessee Valley Authority, material on consultant work in Austria (1947) and China (1945-46), and other papers.
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E025<br>EWERS, ERNEST A., b. 1904 <br>Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)<br>Profession: Contracting officer in U.S. Army Signal Corps Radio Division, Philadelphia Headquarters Signal Depot and Procurement District<br>Dates of collection: 1942-53<br>Size: 2 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS75-621<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, reports, orders, commissions, field and specification manuals, personnel records, and notes, relating to Ewers's service in the Signal Corps Radio Division. Transferred from the Military Order of the World Wars, 1972.
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E026<br>EXCHANGE NATIONAL BANK <br>Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Division (Pullman)<br>Dates of collection: 1880-1930<br>Size: 12 ft. (7,500 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS72-1832<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished list<br>Correspondence, minutes, records, ledgers, charter, printed material, and other papers. Includes personal and political correspondence (1906-22) of Edwin Truman Coman (b. 1869), president of the bank (1910-21), Washington State legislator (1918-20), and regent of Washington State University (1915-22), and of Everett Edmund Flood (b. 1881), Coman's assistant, vice president of the bank, and an active Republican; and records of bank subsidiaries and financial, lumber, real estate, and power businesses and corporations of the Inland Empire, of which the bank assumed partial management, especially the affairs of lumberman Fred Herrick (b. 1853). Information on literary rights available in the library.
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F001<br>FABBRI, ALESSANDRO, 1877-1922 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Naval Reserve officer<br>Dates of collection: 1917-22<br>Size: 1 ft. (ca. 1,000 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS59-206<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Biographical matter, correspondence, memorabilia, and photos. Correspondence relates to Fabbri's service as the officer in charge of the transatlantic radio station at Otter Cliffs, Bar Harbor, ME, during World War I. <br>F002<br>FARMER, MOSES GERRISH, 1820-1893 <br>University of California at Los Angeles, University Research Library, Department of Special Collections<br>Profession: Inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1830-93<br>Size: 3 ft. (ca. 700 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS71-850<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished register<br>Correspondence; papers regarding Farmer's patents and inventions of dynamos and electric motors, including published copies of his patents; biographical material and Farmer's autobiography; various writings (including school compositions); and papers of the Farmer, Shapleigh, and Little families, including correspondence.
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F003<br>FARNSWORTH, CHARLES STEWART, 1862-1955 <br>University of Alaska, E.E. Rasmuson Library, Rare Books, Archives, and Manuscripts (Fairbanks)<br>Profession: U.S. Army officer<br>Dates of collection: 1899-1943<br>Size: .5 ft. (622 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS68-2<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Part of the correspondence files (1899-1911) relates to the construction of telegraph lines near Ft. Gibbon and Ft. Egbert, AK. Gift of Robert J. Farnsworth, Charles Farnsworth's son, 1961.
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F004<br>FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS BAR ASSOCIATION <br>Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)<br>Size: 57 items<br>NUCMC #: MS79-1172<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Archives of the association. Deposited by the association.
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F005<br>FEDERAL POWER COMMISSION <br>(in Federal Records, RG138)<br>National Archives and Records Administration (Washington, DC)<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Records of the Commission.
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F006<br>FEDERAL POWER COMMISSION <br>Montana Historical Society (Helena)<br>Dates of collection: 1821-1950<br>Size: 3.5 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS79-595<br>Access: unrestricted<br>The official report, exhibits, and supporting legal briefs for the public hearing, held in Helena in 1946, of the Federal Power Commission (Docket No. IT-5840) in the matter of the Montana Power Co., Butte, MT. Exhibits and miscellaneous materials include articles, clippings, logs, journals, diaries, and legal documents, dealing with navigation on the Missouri River, including expeditions and steamboat travel. The case dealt with whether the Montana Power Co.'s dams, built ca. 1899-1909 and never licensed, were in violation of the 1935 Federal Power Act. Donated by the U.S. Federal Power Commission, Washington, DC, 1948.
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F007<br>FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION <br>(in Federal Records, RG122)<br>National Archives and Records Administration (Washington, DC)<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Records contain documentation of investigations into the organization, business, conduct, and management of power utilities.
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F008<br>FEIKER, FREDERICK M., 1881-1967 <br>Herbert Hoover Library (West Branch, IA)<br>Profession: Dean, Engineering School, George Washington University<br>Dates of collection: 1881-67<br>Size: 11 ft.<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Correspondence, memoranda, reports, clippings, and speeches, relating to various engineering societies, including the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, to Feiker's involvement with the Society for Electrical Development, to his administrative positions at Electrical World, Factory, and Systems, and to engineering education.
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F009<br>FELTON, GEORGE W. <br>Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)<br>Dates of collection: 1880<br>Size: 54 pp.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Handwritten manuscript of "Electrical Appliances for the Protection of Society," a speech that Felton delivered before the Chicago Electrical Society.
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F010<br>FESSENDEN, REGINALD AUBREY, 1866-1932 <br>North Carolina State Archives (Raleigh)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer, inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1887-1935<br>Size: 38,000 items<br>NUCMC #: MS66-1230<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, newspaper clippings, reports, pictures, printed volumes of Fessenden patents, writings on scientific subjects, lectures, an autobiography, and printer's proof of Fessenden's book, Deluged Civilization. Correspondence and other papers concern legal disputes over Fessenden's inventions; dealings with corporations; research and inventions in agricultural engineering, electric heating, short wave, television, aeronautics, submarine gyroscope, and radio; and other matters. Correspondents include George Birkhoff, Thomas Edison, Lee de Forest, Arthur E. Kennelly, J. Marvin Roberts, Oscar C. Roos, Charles W. Ridinger, Elihu Root, Lambert Schmidt, E. Kilburn Scott, William E.D. Stokes, Jr., C.J. Thatcher, and Frank L.O. Wadsworth.
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F011<br>FIELD, CYRUS WEST, 1819-1892 <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Merchant, businessman<br>Dates of collection: 1848-92, 1958<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-313<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Chiefly correspondence, resolutions, and accounts of testimonial affairs (1848-81), congratulating West on his promotion of the Atlantic cable. Also includes Field's business records (1856-81), maps, publications (ca. 1857-92), photos, and a script (1958) for a Cyrus Field exhibit, prepared by the Division of Political History, National Museum of American History. Gift.
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F012<br>FIELD, CYRUS WEST, 1819-1892 <br>New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Merchant, businessman<br>Dates of collection: 1845-1900<br>Size: 21 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS76-1509<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Personal correspondence; business papers (1853-91) relating to numerous telegraph, coal, railroad, and banking companies in which Field held an interest, including Field, Lindley and Co., Manhattan Elevated Railroad, Metropolitan Elevated Railroad, and New York Elevated Railroad; land papers (1845-92) covering holdings in New York City, Westchester County, NY (some concerned with the Croton Aqueduct), and Massachusetts; legal papers consisting of cases in which Field or his estate was involved and other cases; Amzi I. Barber mortgage papers; accounts (1843-92); Field family genealogical notes; and material on the Major Andre Monument at Tappan, NY, the James A. Garfield Memorial Fund, the Atlantic cable, and other subjects. Among the correspondents, which include many political and other prominent figures, are Joseph Henry and Samuel F.B. Morse. Gift of Lord, Day &amp; Lord, 1948.
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F013<br>FINER, HERMAN, 1898-1969 <br>National Archives and Records Administration (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Author<br>Dates of collection: 1936-38<br>Size: 8 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS74-1086<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes of meetings, transcripts, summaries of interviews with Tennessee Valley Authority officials, speeches, clippings, and publications, relating to Finer's research and writing of an administrative history of the Tennessee Valley Authority.
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F014<br>FISKEN, JOHN BARCLAY, 1861-1946 <br>University of Oregon Library (Eugene)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1910-40<br>Size: 1 box<br>NUCMC #: MS72-370<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Annual reports and documents of the Washington Water Power Co., notes on early distribution systems, a paper on the development of electric service in eastern Washington, Fisken's correspondence (1925) with old-timers about historical matters, and photos of construction and equipment.
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F015<br>FITTS, FRANK, 1884-1967 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Seattle city councilman (1932-36), field representative, Bonneville Power Admin.<br>(1938-54)<br>Dates of collection: 1932-66<br>Size: 6 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished preliminary finding aid<br>Correspondence, reports, photographs, maps, notes, ephemera, and clippings, mainly on the public power movement in Washington State.
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F016<br>FITZPATRICK, LEO JAMES, b. 1895 <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Profession: General manager of radio station WJR, Detroit, MI<br>Dates of collection: 1926-73<br>Size: 75 items<br>NUCMC #: MS80-1193<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, financial material, and printed miscellanea, mainly concerning the operation of radio station WJR and the history of radio broadcasting in general. Includes a transcript of oral history reminiscences, John F. Patt's remembrances of radio pioneer George A. Richards, and a letter (1929) from Charles E. Coughlin, containing comments on religious broadcasting.
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F017<br>FLANIGEN, CAMERON DOUGLAS, 1854-1942 <br>University of Georgia Libraries, Special Collections (Athens)<br>Profession: Businessman, civic leader, newspaper publisher, president of Athens Railway and Electric Co.<br>Dates of collection: 1867-1941<br>Size: 1,900 items<br>NUCMC #: MS64-225<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Part of the collection contains information on the Athens Railway and Electric Co. The section (75 items) on electric power contains correspondence, a brief history of street railway operation in Athens, GA, comparative receipts (1895-1909), treasurer's reports and reports of the general manager (1899-1907), tax returns, rules for operation of street cars, organization bulletin for 1914, committee reports, lists of equipment, and other items.
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F018<br>FLETCHER FAMILY <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Dates of collection: 1856-1936<br>Size: 7 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: folder-level inventory<br>Contains correspondence of George N. Fletcher and his son, Frank W. Fletcher, of Alpena, MI, and records of Fletcher business enterprises, including A.F. Fletcher &amp; Co., Fletcher, Pack &amp; Co., George N. Fletcher &amp; Sons, the Thunder Bay Boom Lumber Co., the Fletcher Paper Co., the Alpena Power Co., the Alpena Electric Light Co., the Alpena Mill Co., the Alpena Water Co., and the Alpena Sulphite Fibre Co.
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F019<br>FLY, JAMES LAWRENCE <br>Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Lawyer for the Electric Home and Farm Authority (ca. 1934), head of the legal department of the TVA (1934-39), chairman of the FCC (1939-44), and chairman of the Board of War Communications (1939-44)<br>Dates of collection: 1934-44<br>Contains material relating to James Lawrence Fly's career.
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F020<br>FOGG, J.S.H. <br>(in Autograph Collection)<br>Maine Historical Society Library (Portland)<br>Contains a few miscellaneous letters dealing with early telegraphy in New England.
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F021<br>FORD ARCHIVES <br>Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village (Dearborn, MI)<br>Dates of collection: 1919-52<br>Size: 15 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Collection contains papers relating to hydroelectric power companies.
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F022<br>FORD, HORATIO, b. 1881 <br>Western Reserve Historical Society, History Library (Cleveland, OH)<br>Profession: Collector<br>Dates of collection: 1897-1926<br>Size: 1 vol., 2 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS75-1493<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Minutes of meetings, articles of incorporation, agreements, deeds, reports, resolutions, franchises, and other records of the Cleveland and Eastern Railway Co., Cleveland and Eastern Traction Co., Eastern Ohio Traction Co., Cleveland and Chagrin Falls Railway Co., and Cleveland, Youngstown &amp; Eastern Railway Co. Gift of Mr. Ford.
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F023<br>FORNOF, WILLIAM ROBERT, b. 1918 <br>Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)<br>Profession: Businessman, city councilman<br>Dates of collection: 1962-65<br>Size: 2 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS76-1555<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, certificates, printed material, photos, and other papers, relating to the Columbus Airport Commission, rezoning, television and radio appearances, election campaigns, and public utilities. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift of Mr. Fornof, 1975.
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F024<br>FOSDICK, ELLERY ROBBINS, b. 1900 <br>Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Division (Pullman)<br>Profession: Consulting engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1927-68<br>Size: 5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: container list<br>Reports, addresses, and publications on electric power generation written by or under the direction of Fosdick.
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F025<br>FOSKETT &amp; BISHOP COMPANY <br>New Haven Colony Historical Society Library (New Haven, CT)<br>Business: Engineering and contracting firm<br>Dates of collection: 1893-1947<br>Size: 855 items<br>NUCMC #: MS80-102<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Ledgers and account books, work contracts, tax records, insurance policies and records, building plans and architectural drawings, electrical contracting records, and other records. Clients include Yale University, New Haven Railroad, Armstrong Rubber, A.C. Gilbert (toy manufacturers), Sargents (hardware firm), and the New Haven Clock Co. Literary rights of the unpublished writings in this collection are the property of the New Haven Colony Historical Society.
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F026<br>FOUNDATION COMPANY <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Business: New York subaqueous concrete construction firm<br>Dates of collection: 1887-1962<br>Size: 9.1 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: preliminary inventory, card index<br>Sketches, drawings, blueprints, contracts, and reports for a variety of projects, including subways (1921-24, 1927), organization charts (1920-21, 1928), a list of steam power stations built (1928), and photographs, albums, and newspaper clippings, concerning power plant foundations and work for the Ohio Edison Co., Springfield (1956-62).
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F027<br>FRANKENBERRY, ALLEN D. <br>West Virginia University Library, West Virginia and Regional History (Morgantown)<br>Profession: Civil War soldier<br>Dates of collection: 1861-70<br>Size: 1 reel of microfilm<br>NUCMC #: MS77-679<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Microfilm, made in 1964 from originals in the possession of Mrs. I.L. Van Voorhis, of diaries kept by Frankenberry while serving as an orderly or signalman with Company K, 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry, U.S. Signal Corps, 14th Army Corps Headquarters, Dept. of the Cumberland, Atlanta, GA, and 4th Corps, Knoxville, TN. Includes descriptions of camp life in Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia; the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, Allatoona, GA, 1864; and receiving word of Abraham Lincoln's assassination.
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F028<br>FRANKLIN, SELIM MAURICE, <br>1873-1927 <br>University of Arizona Library, Special Collections (Tucson)<br>Profession: Lawyer &amp; State legislator<br>Dates of collection: 1873-1927<br>Size: 38 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS78-494<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Includes correspondence relating to Franklin's business investments, politics, the Arizona State bar, and the University of Arizona; and docket books, legal papers, and financial records, relating to cases concerning banks, cattle companies, estates, land grants, mining, property, public utilities, and railroads, chiefly in Arizona. Gift of Mr. Franklin's son, Selim H. Franklin, 1964.
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F029<br>FRANKLIN CLUB <br>Boston Public Library (Boston, MA)<br>Dates of collection: 1849-61<br>Size: 10 vols., 1 box<br>NUCMC #: MS74-40<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished list<br>Correspondence, constitution, reports, lectures, journal, and treasurer's accounts of an organization known as the Franklin Scientific Association.
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F030<br>FRANKLIN INSTITUTE <br>Franklin Institute, Historical Collections (Philadelphia, PA)<br>Dates of collection: 1834 to date<br>Size: 315 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: catalogue<br>Includes correspondence, letters, and photographs, relating to investigations conducted by the Committee on Science and the Arts in their evaluations of potential recipients of medals awarded by the Franklin Institute. Those investigated include Guglielmo Marconi, Thomas A. Edison, and George O. Squier.
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F031<br>FRAZER, GEORGE A., 1879-1962 <br>Tennessee State Library and Archives, Archives and Manuscripts Section (Nashville)<br>Dates of collection: 1860-1911<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Charters, amendments, county grants, city franchises, and private property rights-of-way of the Nashville Railway and Light Co. and the preceding street railway companies operating in the City of Nashville and Davidson County, TN, from 29 February 1860 to 1 May 1911. Collection compiled by Frazer.
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F032<br>FRENCH, BENJAMIN BROWN, <br>1800-1870 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Clerk of U.S. House of Representatives, politician, Commissioner of Public Buildings Dates of collection: 1802-1924<br>Size: 4,000 items<br>NUCMC #: MS80-2044<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, journals (1828-70), poems, clippings, and printed matter (chiefly 1828-70). The journals record French's observations on New Hampshire politics, freemasonry, his involvement with the Magnetic Telegraph Co., the Presidency of Franklin Pierce, social life in Washington, DC, his association with Abraham Lincoln, the Civil War, and general observations on Congress. The correspondence is primarily between French and his half brother, Henry Flagg French, of Exeter, NH. Gift of Daniel Chester French, Henry H. French, Prentiss French, Margaret French Cresson, and S. LeRoy French, 1922-74; and other gifts and purchases, 1924-75. The repository also has three reels of microfilm (negative and positive) of the collection.
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F033<br>FULLER, LEONARD FRANKLIN, <br>b. 1890 <br>(in History of Science collection)<br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Profession: Research engineer, professor and chairman of the Dept. of Electrical Engineering at the University of California at Berkeley<br>Dates of collection: 1976<br>Size: .9 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Photocopy of typed transcript of tape-recorded interviews conducted between 1973 and 1975 by Arthur L. Norberg for the History of Science and Technology Project, Bancroft Library. Covers Fuller's career in electrical engineering, mainly on the West Coast, primarily with the Federal Telegraph Co., and his several academic appointments. Also includes a portfolio of supplementary documentary material and a carton containing correspondence and papers, drafts of speeches, newspaper clippings, and materials on the American Institute of Electrical Engineers and the<br>de Forest-Armstrong patent litigation.
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F034<br>FUSZ, PAUL A., 1847-1910 <br>Montana Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (Helena)<br>Profession: Businessman of Philipsburg, MT, and St. Louis, MO; president of the Montana Water, Electric Power &amp; Mining Co.<br>Dates of collection: 1903-12<br>Size: 2.5 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS79-383<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Fusz was involved with many of the most important mining ventures in the Philipsburg area, including the Granite-BiMetallic Consolidated Mining Co. Papers consist of correspondence, court papers, legal documents and reports. There are sub-groups for the American Gem Mining Syndicate, the Rimini Mining Syndicate, the United Confederate Veterans, and the Montana Water, Electric Power &amp; Mining Co. The Montana Water, Electric Power &amp; Mining Co. records include correspondence, financial records, legal documents, minutes (1897-1901), and production records (power house and load record, 1904-05). Donated by August Buschmann, 1960. <br>
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G001<br>GAINES, JAMES M., d. 1976 <br>Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Broadcasting executive<br>Dates of collection: 1938-76<br>Size: 68 items<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1173<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Chiefly photos, together with letters, awards, clippings, books, and other papers, documenting Gaines's career in radio and television. Includes scrapbooks (1938-40) of clippings relating to the radio program "Major Bowes Amateur Hour." Gift of Mrs. James M. Gaines, 1976. <br>G002<br>GALLOWAY, JOHN DEBO, 1869-1943 <br>University of California at Berkeley, Water Resources Center Archives<br>Profession: Consulting civil engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1905-40<br>Size: 9 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS71-826<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: full card catalogue<br>Correspondence, reports, photos, and miscellaneous material, relating to engineering projects, including hydroelectric power installations. Roughly 60% of the collection deals with hydroelectric power development and distribution, primarily in California. Materials include land appraisals, feasibility studies, engineering studies on dams and other structures for hydroelectric power generation, construction cost estimates, and water rights. There are two early cost and engineering studies on geothermal power development, as well as three albums and one box of photographs, primarily of dams and power plants.
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G003<br>GARD, DANIEL H., 1844-1925 <br>Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)<br>Profession: Superintendent of telegraph for the Columbus, Hocking Valley, and Toledo Railway, and bookseller of Columbus, OH<br>Dates of collection: 1831-1921<br>Size: 2 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS75-1003<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, journals, account books, legal papers, tariff of telephone rates, scrapbooks, and autograph collection. Gift of Daniel H. Gard, 1940.
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G004<br>GARFORD, ARTHUR LOVETT, <br>1858-1933 <br>Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)<br>Profession: Industrialist, politician, philanthropist<br>Dates of collection: 1877-1933<br>Size: 72 ft. (32,000 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS62-2543<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: inventory<br>The collection contains two boxes of records (1919-24) of the Electro Alloys Co. of Elyeria, OH, including correspondence relating to the building of electric furnaces to produce high quality metal castings.
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G005<br>GASSETT, WILLIAM O., 1897-1969 <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Profession: Radio operator for Ford Motor Co., pioneer in the development of aviation radio communications<br>Dates of collection: 1917-19<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-1206<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and notebooks, concerning Gassett's interest in radio and his career at Ford Motor Co.
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G006<br>GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, Boston, MA <br>Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)<br>Dates of collection: 1882-1905<br>Size: 2 vols.<br>NUCMC #: MS61-2149<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: card catalogue<br>Journal (1890-94) of the General Electric Co., Boston, MA, and papers and a history (1882-1905) of the Portland General Electric Co., Portland, OR.
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G007<br>GEORGETOWN MINING, POWER AND TRANSPORTATION COMPANY <br>Colorado Historical Society, Stephen H. Hart Library (Denver)<br>Dates of collection: 1908-09<br>Size: 1 vol.<br>NUCMC #: MS76-32<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence and newspaper clippings.
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G008<br>GEORGIA-CAROLINA POWER COMPANY <br>University of South Carolina, South Caroliniana Library, Manuscripts Division (Columbia)<br>Dates of collection: 1912<br>Size: 2 vols.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: card catalogue<br>Two bound volumes concerning an operating agreement (1 July 1912) between Georgia-Carolina Investment Co. and Augusta-Aiken Railway &amp; Electric Corp., with signatures of company officials, official seals, and certification by clerk of court of date filed and recorded in Richmond County, GA. Collection also contains a printed copy of a construction agreement.
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G009<br>GEORGIA POWER COMPANY <br>Atlanta Historical Society Archives (Atlanta, GA)<br>Dates of collection: 1925-37<br>Size: 2 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS79-140<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Annual reports of the railway dept. (1925-31) and the railway and bus dept. (1932-37), and "Atlanta Transportation System: Franchises--Ordinances" (1950).
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G010<br>GIBBES, LEWIS REEVES, 1810-1894 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Professor of mathematics, physics, and astronomy at the College of Charleston in South Carolina, naturalist<br>Dates of collection: 1793-1894<br>Size: 5,700 items<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1722<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Principally correspondence, with some printed material, clippings, specimen lists, resolutions, and miscellany. The papers, chiefly 1838-94, relate mainly to Gibbes's career and include his correspondence with other scientists on the subjects of astronomy, physics, geology, meteorology, chemistry, botany, and zoology. Other letters relate to the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Smithsonian Institution. Gibbes carried on extensive correspondence on electricity with Joseph Henry.
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G011<br>GIBBS, GEORGE SABIN, 1875-1947 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Army officer and business executive<br>Dates of collection: 1898-1947<br>Size: 3 ft. (2,407 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS62-2708<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, a field notebook (1898-99), telegrams, reports, memoranda, maps, clippings, and photos. Most of the material concerns Gibbs's career prior to his appointment as Chief Signal Officer in 1928. There is some personal correspondence through 1939 and a group of letters and telegrams at the time of his death. Includes correspondence relating to his vice presidency of the International Telephone and Telegraph Corp. and his presidency of the Postal Telegraph Cable Co. in 1931.
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G012<br>GILMAN, DANIEL COIT, 1831-1908 <br>Johns Hopkins University, Milton S. Eisenhower Library (Baltimore, MD)<br>Profession: First president of Johns Hopkins University<br>Dates of collection: 1714-1942<br>Size: 48 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Contains correspondence with Henry A. Rowland (1876-1901, 30 items) and Louis Duncan (1886-99, 50 items) and material concerning the applied electricity laboratory at Johns Hopkins University.
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G013<br>GILMAN, DANIEL HUNT, 1845-1913 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Businessman, political activist, president of the Seattle &amp; Montana Railroad and the West Street and North End Electric Railway (Seattle), founder of the Seattle, Lake Shore and Eastern Railroad, editor of the Seattle Telegraph, the Democratic newspaper, chair of the Democratic State Central Committee (1890-92)<br>Dates of collection: 1886-1902<br>Size: 2 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished folder-level inventory<br>Correspondence, (1883-1903, bulk 1890-92), agreement, proposals, writings, financial records, and clippings about his activities as a promoter of railroads, mines, real estate, and utilities.
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G014<br>GILMAN, GEORGE W. <br>Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)<br>Profession: Bell Telephone Laboratories engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1932-34<br>Size: 1 folder<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Typescript relating to the organization and equipment of an international radio-telephone communications system in Japan.
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G015<br>GLEASON, MICHAEL JAMES, b. 1910 <br>Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)<br>Profession: Commissioner of Multnomah County, OR<br>Dates of collection: 1943, 1955-74<br>Size: 9 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS76-1171<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished guide<br>Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, and budgets, relating to cable television, election campaigns, the Columbia Region Association of Governments, Glendover Golf Course, Governor's Commission on Judicial Reform, Multnomah County Home Rule Charter Committee, I-80 and I-205 freeways, juvenile detention, land conservation and use, Multnomah County audits, audit reports, ordinances, post-World War II construction and development, solid waste management, transportation, volunteer services and programs, and water. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift of Mr. Gleason, 1975.
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G016<br>GOLDSTEIN, LADISLAS, b. 1906 <br>Coll. # 11/6/24<br>University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives<br>Profession: Professor of electrical engineering<br>Dates of collection: 1947-72<br>Size: 5.6 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS75-690<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, faculty and graduate students' research proposals, contracts, renewals, progress reports, financial statements, data, photos, and printed material from Goldtein's professorship at Illinois, relating to gaseous electronics of plasma, microwave propagation through media containing free electrons, infrared radiation detection, and nuclear physics. Includes administrative documents relating to the Gaseous Electronics Laboratory and correspondence and programs for international scientific conferences. Correspondents include John G. Anderson, V.A. Bailey, Terenzio Consoli, Jean-Loup Delcroix, Pierre A. Grivet, Henry Margenau, Tadashi Sekiguchi, Joseph Taillet, Joseph T. Verdeyen, and Stanley D. Winter.
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G017<br>GOUDY, LEWIS ALDEN, 1849-1922 <br>Maine Historical Society Library (Portland)<br>Profession: President of the Dirigo Telephone Co., general manager of the Northeastern Telephone Co., baker<br>Dates of collection: 1900-03<br>Size: 500 items<br>NUCMC #: MS70-242<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Letters relating to Goudy's work with the Dirigo Telephone Co. and the Northeastern Telephone Co., concerning the early use and installation of the telephone and the public use of electric street lights.
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G018<br>GRANIK, THEODORE, 1907-1970 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Lawyer, radio and television broadcaster<br>Dates of collection: 1930-70<br>Size: 175,000 items<br>NUCMC #: MS77-1526<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, memoranda, legal proceedings, printed radio and television transcripts, scripts, production inventories, office and business papers, and newspaper clippings (chiefly 1941-67), relating primarily to Granik's law practice in Washington, DC, and New York City, and to his work in broadcasting, especially his production of "American Forum of the Air," "Youth Wants to Know," and "All America Wants to Know." Includes material relating to his service with the War Production Board, his legal work with the Bank of America, his interest in UHF and cable television, and various business ventures in graphite mining, television stations, and the sale of surplus war materials. Gift of Mrs. Hannah H. Granik, 1971.
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G019<br>GRANT, HUGH GLADNEY, 1888-1972 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Congressional aide, journalist, and commentator<br>Dates of collection: 1924-33<br>Size: 800 items<br>NUCMC #: MS80-2050<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, reports, speeches, printed matter, and other papers, comprising office files kept by Grant while serving as secretary to Alabama Senator Hugo L. Black. Includes constituent mail, material relating to the operation of the Senate, and copies of a few speeches made by Black on the Senate floor. General topics include Alabama politics, the election of 1928, prohibition, and the Muscle Shoals hydroelectric plant. Deposited by George C. Freeman, 1973.
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G020<br>GRAY, ELISHA, 1835-1901 <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1871-1938<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-201<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: index<br>Correspondence, legal documents, articles, photos, and other papers, relating to the controversy between Gray of the Western Electric Co. and Alexander Graham Bell over the invention of the telephone. Much of the material was collected by L.W. Taylor of Oberlin College. Gift.
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G021<br>GRAY, HENRY L., 1880-1974 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1940-70<br>Size: 63 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished preliminary finding aid<br>Reports, correspondence, consulting files, writings, notes, and other materials, concerning his activities as a consulting engineer for privately-owned utility companies.
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G022<br>GRAY, HORACE M., b. 1898 <br>Coll. # 9/5/22<br>University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives<br>Profession: Professor of economics at Illinois (1927-66)<br>Dates of collection: 1921-66<br>Size: 15 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Papers concerning utilities studies, water power, public power ownership and policies, the Federal Power Commission, and rural electrification.
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G023<br>GRAY, JOHN ALEXANDER <br>Huntington Library (San Marino, CA)<br>Profession: Newswriter<br>Dates of collection: 1963-65<br>Size: 75 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Letters, manuscripts, and newspaper clippings, including personal correspondence of John Alexander Gray, and information about William Mulholland, Ezra Scattergood, and other engineers connected with the procurement of water and power for Los Angeles from the Owens Valley in California and from Boulder Dam. Gray drafted articles relating to the Bureau of Power and Light (later the Dept. of Water and Power) of the City of Los Angeles. Gift of James A. Lincke, 1968.
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G024<br>GRAY, LOUIS HAROLD, 1905-1965 <br>University of Tennessee at Knoxville Library, Special Collections<br>Profession: British physicist, radiobiologist<br>Dates of collection: 1934-65<br>Size: 50 ft. (22,000 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS78-582<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, minutes of meetings, lectures, experimental notebooks, research notes, mss. and reprints of articles, publications, biographical papers, and records of commissions, congresses, and symposia, documenting Gray's career. Includes notebooks reflecting his work as the first director of the British Empire Cancer Campaign Research Unit in Radiobiology (1954-65) and material concerning his activities with the Medical Research Council (1946-65), Hospital Physicists' Association (1944-64), British Institute of Radiology (1952-64), U.S. National Research Council (1947-49), International Commission on Radiological Units (1934-62), and other organizations. Correspondents include Sir James Chadwick, Douglas E. Lea, and Ernest Rutherford. Gift of Mr. Gray's estate, 1971.
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G025<br>GRAY, PAUL EDWARD, b. 1932 <br>Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Institute Archives and Special Collections (Cambridge)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer, educator<br>Dates of collection: 1957-68<br>Size: 2.5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: preliminary list<br>Course notes, outlines, examinations, handouts, other class materials, and reprints.
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G026<br>GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY, St. Paul, MN <br>Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)<br>Dates of collection: 1879-1970<br>Size: 5,000 ft.<br>Access: partially restricted<br>Finding aids: inventory<br>Correspondence, subject files, financial data, letterpress books, annual reports, monthly balance sheets, statements of accounts, abstracts of accounts and vouchers, corporate histories, minutes, stock certificates, etc., of the various offices of the Great Northern Railway Co., including those of the branch line and subsidiary companies. Sub-groups include the President's Subject File (1891-1970, 1,000 cubic ft.), containing information on all aspects of the railroad, including the use of electricity and power plants; and the Spokane and Inland Empire Railroad Co. (1906-24) and its successors, containing annual reports, financial records, corporate histories for lines in eastern Washington and western Idaho, electric generating plants, and Spokane terminal and traction companies. Records of other branch lines, subsidiaries, and affiliated companies may contain materials on electric power generation and electric rail lines.
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G027<br>GREENE, EDWIN F., d. 1924 <br>Maryland Historical Society, Manuscripts Division (Baltimore)<br>Profession: Master of the Baltimore coffee fleet<br>Dates of collection: 1842-1955<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS76-1114<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, receipts, payrolls, code books, manifests, logbooks, notes, newspaper clippings, and other papers, relating to ships Greene mastered or inspected, voyages to South America, his employment by the Shipping Board and as marine superintendent for the France and Canada Steamship Corp., and his membership in the New York Marine Society. Also includes certificates relating to Greene's appointment in the Signal Corps during World War I and papers of Franklin A. Greene. Gift of Mrs. F.A. Greene.
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G028<br>GREENE, THOMAS GABBERT, <br>1860-1944 <br>University of Oregon Library (Eugene)<br>Profession: Lawyer<br>Dates of collection: 1894-1935<br>Size: 2 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS72-381<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Political correspondence and legal records. Includes a case file (1931-33) from Ed Rugger, et. al., vs. the Mt. Hood Electric Co., Portland, OR.
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G029<br>GREENFIELD, EUGENE WILLIS, <br>b. 1907 <br>Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Division (Pullman)<br>Profession: Researcher (1935-58), professor of electrical engineering and later Dean of Washington State University College of Engineering (1958-72), technical researcher for Anaconda Wire and Cable Co., Anaconda, MT (1935-50) and Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corp., Electrical Products Div. (1950-58)<br>Dates of collection: 1933-51<br>Size: 400 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, minutes, memoranda, working papers, and research notes, primarily on electric wire insulation, prepared while Greenfield was with the Anaconda Wire and Cable Co. and the Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corp., Electrical Products Division.
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G030<br>GRIFFITH, BENJAMIN G. <br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Profession: Radio operator<br>Dates of collection: 1924-27<br>Size: 1 box<br>NUCMC #: MS80-2262<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Chiefly letters from Griffith to his family, written while he worked at Libby, McNeill &amp; Libby canneries in Alaska, commenting on voyages to Alaska, life and working conditions at Egegik, and other topics.
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G031<br>GRIFFITH, FRANKLIN T., 1870-1952 <br>Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)<br>Profession: Business executive<br>Dates of collection: 1913-52<br>Size: 1 box<br>NUCMC #: MS74-710<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence and other material relating to Griffith's election as First Citizen for 1938 by the Portland Realty Board; scrapbooks (7 vols.) on his career with Portland General Electric, the Bonneville Power Administration, and in labor relations; and obituary notices. Information on literary rights available in the library. Gift.
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G032<br>GROSS, ERIC T.B., b. 1901 <br>Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Archives<br>(Troy, NY)<br>Profession: Phillip Sport Professor of Electric Power Systems Engineering at RPI (1963-70)<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, news releases, and publications, relating to his professorship at Rensselaer.
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G033<br>GROSS, WILLIAM L., 1839-1909 <br>Western Reserve Historical Society, History Library (Cleveland, OH)<br>Profession: Lawyer, telegrapher<br>Dates of collection: 1856, 1862-1968<br>Size: 9 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS62-4239<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished register<br>Correspondence, abstracts, orders and receipts, personnel reports, and record books relating to Gross's activities while serving at the telegraph office in Cairo, IL (1862), the U.S. Military Telegraph headquarters in Danville, KY (1863-65), the Military District of the Gulf telegraph office in New Orleans, LA (1865-66), and while managing the Western Union telegraph office in Omaha, NE (1866-67). The collection illustrates the role of the telegraph in the Civil War. Papers include reports on lines, cables, and other equipment of the Military Telegraph Line.
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G034<br>GROVER, FREDERICK WARREN, 1876-1973 <br>Union College, Schaffer Library, Special Collections (Schenectady, NY)<br>Profession: Physicist at National Bureau of Standards, professor of electrical engineering at Union College<br>Dates of collection: 1891-1967<br>Size: 10 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS76-1641<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Working notes, formal studies, articles in ms. and published form, consulting reports, Union College lecture notes, and addresses (1920-46) on astronomy. Includes material on calculation and measurement of inductance and capacitance. Gift, 1971. <br>
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H001<br>HADLEY TELEPHONE COMPANY, Lapeer, MI <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Dates of collection: 1908-25<br>Size: 1 vol.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Minutes of meetings. <br>H002<br>HAGEN, HAROLD CHRISTIAN, <br>1901-1957 <br>Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)<br>Profession: U.S. Representative from Minnesota<br>Dates of collection: 1923-57<br>Size: 19 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS62-1457<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Papers contain correspondence on the development and distribution of inexpensive public electric power. Papers concern distribution of power from the Garrison Dam (1950), hydroelectric power development on the Rainy River (1951), and rural electrification.
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H003<br>HALE, IRVING, 1861-1930 <br>Denver Public Library, Western History Department (Denver, CO)<br>Profession: Army officer, electrical engineer, general manager of the Rocky Mountain Division of the Edison Electric Co.<br>Dates of collection: 1881-1930<br>Size: 68 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS69-1443<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Approximately 4 ft. of the Hale papers concern electrical engineering. These include letters, pamphlets, and reports on electricity and specific companies in the Colorado area (ca. 1890-1910).
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H004<br>HALL, ASAPH, 1829-1907 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Astronomer and educator<br>Dates of collection: 1837-1929<br>Size: 400 items<br>NUCMC #: MS72-1723<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Chiefly letters (1875-1906) written by Hall to his son, Asaph Hall IV (1859-1930); family correspondence of Asaph Hall II (b. 1800), Chloe Stickney Hall, and Estella Hall (Mrs. Asaph Hall IV); and other papers, including a letterpress book (1864-69), diaries (1869, 1875), a journal (1874), biographical and genealogical material, a scientific notebook, lectures, speeches, typescript (1929) by Asaph Hall IV entitled "Reminiscences of the Naval Observatory," certificates, awards, and printed material. Correspondents include prominent American scientists and Alexander Graham Bell. Deposit, 1926, by Asaph Hall IV, converted to gift by Mrs. Mary E. Hall, 1947; and gift of Mrs. Wylie Kilpatrick, 1969-70.
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H005<br>HALL, CHARLES MARTIN, 1863-1914 <br>Case Western Reserve University Libraries, Special Collections (Cleveland, OH)<br>Profession: Inventor of the electrolytic process for the manufacture of aluminum, president of Aluminum Co. of America<br>Dates of collection: 1882-1909<br>Size: ca. 70 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: calendar<br>Photocopies of letters from Hall to his father, the Rev. H.B. Hall, and his sister, Julia B. Hall, relating to family matters, Hall's scientific experiments, patent suits, problems in the manufacture of aluminum and company growth. Also includes a notebook (1888-89) describing experiments, "History of C.M. Hall's Aluminum Invention, by his Sister, Julia B. Hall," newspaper clippings describing processes Hall developed; copies of patent claims, and obituary notices.
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H006<br>HALL, EDWARD KIMBALL, 1870-1932 <br>Dartmouth College Library (Hanover, NH)<br>Profession: Lawyer, business executive<br>Dates of collection: 1909-32<br>Size: 8 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS76-1835<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished guide<br>Speeches, notes, articles, conference reports, and other papers, chiefly relating to personnel and personnel relationships; material relating to Hall's duties as business manager in the U.S. Army Student Army Training Corps during World War I; notes on a course he taught at the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College; correspondence and memorabilia upon his retirement as vice president of American Telephone and Telegraph Co.; and letters of condolence, eulogies, and newspaper clippings on his death. Deposited by Edward Kimball Hall, Jr., and John Walter Pearson, 1959.
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H007<br>HALLGARTEN, KATHERINE DREW, 1908-1980 <br>Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)<br>Profession: Lawyer, chairman of the Section on Communications, Inter-American Bar Association (1961)<br>Dates of collection: 1953-79<br>Size: 40.5 ms. boxes<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Reports, conference papers and proceedings, laws and treaties, hearing transcripts, correspondence, and printed matter, relating to international communications and space law. Gift, Viva Drew Adamson, 1980.
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H008<br>HAMMER, WILLIAM JOSEPH, <br>1858-1934 <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Inventor, consulting engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1875-1934<br>Size: 30 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-202<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: published register<br>The collection is organized into four series: Series 1 contains 22 boxes of the William J. Hammer Papers, including both biographical and autobiographical material; Series 2 has 20 boxes of material on Edison; Series 3 consists of 33 boxes of reference material; and Series 4 holds 21 boxes of photographs and portraits. The collection includes articles, notes, diagrams, sketches, graphs, correspondence, magazines, newsclippings, patents, pamphlets, and technical writings, relating to the history of electric lighting, Hammer's association with Thomas A. Edison, Edison central stations, and the American Institute of Electrical Engineers. Correspondents include Charles Batchelor, Alexander Graham Bell, Emile Berliner, Samuel Insull, Francis Jehl, Arthur E. Kennelly, Hudson Maxim, Frank J. Sprague, Nikola Tesla, Elihu Thomson, William Thomson, Silvanus P. Thompson, Francis R. Upton, and Alfred Vail.
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H009<br>HAMMOND, JOHN HAYS, 1888-1965 <br>Yale University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Archives (New Haven, CT)<br>Profession: Inventor and engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1920<br>Size: 65 vols.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Collection of 65 bound volumes containing typed manuscripts. Includes information on the Hammond System of Torpedo Fire Control, Hammond Torpedo in the Naval War Games, Newport (1920), a "Report on Radio Dynamic Control of the U.S.S. Iowa," and other blueprints, patents, and articles.
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H010<br>HAMMOND, JOHN HAYS, 1888-1965 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Inventor and engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1908-65<br>Size: 7 ft. (ca. 6,000 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS69-2037<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, notebooks, sketches, technical papers, legal briefs, printed matter, chronologies, and annotated photos, chiefly 1912-53. Subjects include Hammond's basic experiments in radio control, intermediate frequency, frequency modulation, the triode electron tube, and the Elmer A. Sperry dispute on inertial guidance systems patents.
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H011<br>HAMMOND, JOHN WINTHROP, <br>d. 1934 <br>General Electric Company, Research and Development Center (Schenectady, NY)<br>Profession: Public relations writer<br>Size: approx. 20 boxes<br>Finding aids: index<br>Correspondence, reports, company records, etc., compiled by Hammond for his history of General Electric, Men and Volts. Included is correspondence and reports written by Charles P. Steinmetz, Edwin W. Rice, Jr., Willis R. Whitney, and other prominent GE employees.
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H012<br>HANFORD, FRANKLIN, 1844-1928 <br>New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Naval officer<br>Dates of collection: 1881-1927<br>Size: 1 box<br>NUCMC #: MS71-1213<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, a notebook on chemistry and physics as applied to military science with emphasis on explosives, fuses, and electricity, and other papers.
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H013<br>HANKIN, GREGORY <br>National Archives and Records Administration (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Lawyer and government official<br>Dates of collection: 1941-53<br>Size: 4 folders, 1 reel of microfilm<br>NUCMC #: MS74-1087<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Opinions, briefs, orders, and memoranda, relating to cases before the Federal Power Commission from Hankin's years as Commissioner of the Public Utilities Commission of the District of Columbia, and day files (1952-53) relating to his work in the Dept. of the Interior, Division of Water and Power.
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H014<br>HANKS, MARSHALL B. <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Profession: Inventor<br>Size: 14 cubic ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS64-349<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>A collection of materials on the development of the Nernst lamp by Hanks for the Westinghouse Co. Includes reports, memos, test data, advertising literature, patents, 1-2 dozen photograph negatives of the interior of the laboratory, and some engineering reports by Hanks.
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H015<br>HANSELL, CLARENCE WESTON, 1898-1967 <br>State University of New York at Stony Brook, Frank Melville, Jr., Memorial Library, Department of Special Collections<br>Profession: Electrical engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1928-67<br>Size: 14 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS71-1814<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished register<br>Professional and personal correspondence, scientific mss., and publications, relating to Hansell's radio and television research (ca. 1928-48) for the Radio Corp. of America, RCA's Radio Transmission Laboratory, which he founded, his service (1945) for the U.S. government as a scientific investigator in Germany, and his research both on the ionization of air and its biological effects and on the nature of matter and energy.
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H016<br>HANSEN (W.W.) LABS <br>Stanford University Libraries, University Archives (Stanford, CA)<br>Dates of collection: 1947-64<br>Size: ca. 9 ft. (20,000 items)<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Contains contracts and proposals, correspondence, reports, and memos pertaining to the construction of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center and other laboratory projects, including those on the klystron, ferromagnetics, x-ray microscopy, lasers and masers, fusion power, and microwave research. Gift.
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H017<br>HANSEN, WILLIAM WEBSTER, <br>1909-1949 <br>Stanford University Libraries, University Archives (Stanford, CA)<br>Profession: Professor of physics and director of the Microwave Laboratory at Stanford University<br>Dates of collection: 1925-74<br>Size: 9 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS67-2099, MS76-1624<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>MS67-2099: Class notes taken while at the University of Michigan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Stanford University, lecture notes, patents, unpublished studies, and notes on various experiments, especially concerning radar technology, klystron development, radiation, and microwave mechanics. MS76-1624: In part, microfilm of research notes probably made by Hansen. Chiefly professional correspondence, together with some personal correspondence, mss. of writings, research notebooks, bibliographical and biographical information, Hansen's account of the development of the klystron tube, reports on the first linear accelerator at Stanford, patents, scrapbooks of photos and memorabilia, and other papers. Correspondents include Felix Bloch, Edward Bowles, Edward Condon, the Institute of Radio Engineers, Paul Kirkpatrick, Alfred L. Loomis, Sperry Gyroscope Co., Philip M. Morse, Frederick E. Terman, David Locke Webster, Ray Lyman Wilbur, and John R. Woodyard. Gift of David Locke Webster, Stanford, CA.
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H018<br>HANSEN, WILLIAM WEBSTER, <br>1909-1949 <br>(in History of Science collection)<br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Profession: Professor of physics and director of the Microwave Laboratory at Stanford University<br>Dates of collection: 1941-44<br>Size: 4 vols.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Notes on lectures given at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on microwave generation and propagation, related to work at the MIT Radiation Laboratory. Mimeographed, with separate table of contents, edited by Samuel Seely and E.C. Pollard.
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H019<br>HANSON, MALCOLM PARKER, <br>1894-1942 <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Profession: Radio engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1906-47<br>Size: 3 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS62-2357<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, speeches, articles, and technical papers, including two logbooks. Many letters and radiograms concern Hanson's service as chief radio engineer on Richard E. Byrd's expedition to Little America in 1928-30. Correspondence for 1932 and 1933 includes an exchange with Byrd on technical radio matters pertaining to the second expedition. About half the correspondence consists of letters, written in Danish, by Hanson to his mother. These discuss his radio work and other activities at the University of Wisconsin and the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, DC, his military service in both World Wars, and the publication of The Story of Malcolm Hanson, written by his mother.
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H020<br>HARDER, WARREN J. <br>Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (Harrisburg)<br>Profession: Biographer<br>Dates of collection: 1938-66<br>Size: 2.5 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Typescripts and research file including correspondence, notes, photographs, speeches, newspaper articles, pamphlets, copies of patents and articles, and other papers. The collection centers on Daniel Drawbaugh and the history of the telephone but also includes information on other inventions in early communications and inventors, such as Bell and Edison. See Harder, Warren J., Daniel Drawbaugh, The Edison of the Cumberland Valley. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1960.)
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H021<br>HARE, ROBERT, 1781-1858 <br>American Philosophical Society Library (Philadelphia, PA)<br>Profession: Chemist, professor<br>Dates of collection: 1764-1859<br>Finding aids: ca. 850 items, 3 vols.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: catalogue<br>The collection includes correspondence with Joseph Henry concerning Hare's collection of apparatus which was donated to the Smithsonian Institution.
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H022<br>HARRIS, CHARLES COHILL, b. 1898 <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Radio engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1906-76<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-203<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, notes, mss. of writings, reports, blueprints, schematics, publications, and photos, of or collected by Harris, relating to the history and technical work of the Tropical Radio Telegraph Co., with which he worked from 1916-63, a subsidiary of United Fruit Co. Includes a scrapbook kept by William Edgar Beakes, president of the company, 1939-43. Gift.
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H023<br>HARRIS, OREN, b. 1903 <br>University of Arkansas Libraries, Special Collections (Fayetteville)<br>Profession: U.S. Representative from Arkansas<br>Dates of collection: 1926-66<br>Size: 165 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS74-31<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventories<br>Chiefly Congressional files (1941-66) containing correspondence, memoranda, speeches, legislative bills, reports, and other papers, relating to legislative matters in the areas of transportation, communications, food and drugs, securities, aviation, natural resources, business and industrial regulation, public health, legislative oversight of governmental regulatory bodies, national and Arkansas politics, and relations with constituents. Gift of Mr. Harris, 1966.
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H024<br>HARRISON, ARTHUR ELLIOT, b. 1908 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Professor of electrical engineering at the University of Washington<br>Dates of collection: 1935-73<br>Size: 3 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS76-781<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence and articles relating to Harrison's research in glaciology, minutes (1954-61) and financial records (1961-63) of the Conservation Division of the Mountaineers in Seattle, minutes (1955-58) and financial records (1955-57) of the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Sierra Club, and writings, publications, and other papers of the Sierra Club and Mountaineers. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift, 1974.
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H025<br>HARVARD UNIVERSITY. CORPORATION RECORDS. <br>Harvard University Archives, Pusey Library (Cambridge, MA)<br>Finding aids: guide<br>Minutes, correspondence files, and other documents, relating to the administration of Harvard, including a stenotype and phonograph record of the presentation of the Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator (Mark I) to Harvard by IBM in 1944.
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H026<br>HARVARD UNIVERSITY. DEPT. OF PHYSICS. <br>Harvard University Archives, Pusey Library (Cambridge, MA)<br>Dates of collection: 1886 to present<br>Finding aids: guide<br>Correspondence, records, and minutes (1910 to present). Included are administrative record series for the Radio Research Laboratory (World War II), Systems Research and Electro-acoustic Laboratories, the Underwater Sound Laboratory, the U.S. Naval Radio School (1919-21), and the Naval Training School (1942-45).
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H027<br>HARVARD UNIVERSITY. DEPT. OF STATISTICS. <br>Harvard University Archives, Pusey Library (Cambridge, MA)<br>Dates of collection: 1957 to present<br>Finding aids: guide<br>Correspondence, minutes, and student folders, relating to the Dept. of Statistics, including correspondence of Howard Aiken (1900-73), pioneer in the development of automatic computing machinery, from his term as director of the Computation Laboratory (1944-61), and some records for the Committee on the Computing Center (1961-66).
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H028<br>HARVARD UNIVERSITY. FACULTY PAPERS PRE-1940. <br>Harvard University Archives, Pusey Library (Cambridge, MA)<br>Dates of collection: 1725-1940<br>Size: 10 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS76-1965<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>In part, photocopies and transcripts (typewritten). Small, separately organized collections, consisting chiefly of correspondence, but including mss. of writings and speeches, research and other notes, reports, biographical and autobiographical papers, and business and other personal papers. The collection of Arthur E. Kennelly, a professor of electrical engineering, includes an autobiography, biographical material, reminiscences of Kennelly, correspondence relating to a commission on electric shock (1912), and a report on pre-metric weights (1934). Information on literary rights available in the repository. Acquired from various sources by gift, permanent deposit, and other means.
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H029<br>HARVARD UNIVERSITY. FACULTY PAPERS AFTER 1940. <br>Harvard University Archives, Pusey Library (Cambridge, MA)<br>Dates of collection: 1854, 1885-1970<br>Size: 18 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS76-1966, MS76-1967<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>MS76-1966: In part, photocopies and transcripts (typewritten). Small, separately organized collections, consisting chiefly of diaries, mss. of writings and speeches, lectures and other teaching material, biographical and autobiographical papers, a scrapbook, and sound recordings of events. The collection of Comfort Avery Adams (1868-1958), a professor of electrical engineering, includes a typescript and related correspondence for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences' Minute on his life. MS76-1967: The collection of Harry Ellsworth Clifford (1866-1952), a professor of electrical engineering and dean of the Engineering School, contains professional correspondence, reports, and other papers (1914-21), relating to his activities with the National Electric Light Association (1916-17) and to his consulting work with the Bay Street Railway, Newport, RI (1919-21), the American Thermophone Co., Boston (1920), Newport County (RI) Electric Co. (1919-21), the Gamewell Fire Alarm Telegraph Co., New York, NY, and the Star Electric Co. (1914). Information on literary rights available in the repository. Acquired from various sources by gift, permanent deposit, and other means.
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H030<br>HARVARD UNIVERSITY. LAWRENCE SCIENTIFIC SCHOOL. <br>Harvard University Archives, Pusey Library (Cambridge, MA)<br>Dates of collection: 1846 to present<br>Finding aids: guide<br>Minutes, correspondence, and various routine record series, including some information on electrical engineering education.
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H031<br>HARVARD UNIVERSITY. SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING. <br>Harvard University Archives, Pusey Library (Cambridge, MA)<br>Dates of collection: 1893 to present<br>Finding aids: guide<br>Minutes, correspondence, and other records relating to the Division of Engineering and Applied Physics; minutes, correspondence, and financial accounts of the Engineering Society (founded in 1893), which became the Harvard Engineers and Scientists in 1963; some correspondence of the Association of Harvard Engineers (1917-1919); minutes of the College Telegraph Co. (1873-1876); and various records of the Harvard radio station WHRB, most of which relate to administration and programming.
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H032<br>HARVEY, THOMAS WILLIAM, <br>1795-1854 <br>Hagley Museum and Library (Wilmington, DE)<br>Profession: Inventor, founder of the New York Screw Co., and first president of the Harvey Steel &amp; Iron Co., Mott Haven, NY<br>Dates of collection: 1839-40<br>Size: 4 vols.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: guide<br>Collection contains notebooks (1839-40, 4 vols.) of account with the Electro Co., NY (1839), magnetic experiments (1840), articles of association of the Harvey Galvanic Co., NY (1839), account with the Harvey Electro Magnetic Co. (1840), and a biographical sketch (36 pp., typescript) by Harvey's great-grandson, Thomas William Harvey (1884-1965).
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H033<br>HAUSER, SAMUEL THOMAS, <br>1833-1914 <br>Montana Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (Helena)<br>Profession: Territorial governor of Montana (1885-86), entrepreneur in the fields of banking, mining, smelting, ranching, railroads, irrigation, and hydroelectric power<br>Dates of collection: 1832-1941<br>Size: 29.1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS72-1579<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>More than 50% of the collection is incoming correspondence, 1864-1914. The collection also contains outgoing correspondence, financial records, legal documents, organizational records, and reports. Included are 32 subgroups of the Hauser family and Hauser enterprises. There is one small subgroup of records of the United Missouri River Power Co., Helena, MT (1890-1910), including correspondence, financial records, legal documents, organizational records, and reports, and also a small amount of material on Rocky Fork Town Electric Co. (1891-1931, total ca. .5 ft). Information on literary rights available in the repository. Bulk of collection purchased from the estate of Philip Barbour, 1955.
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H034<br>HAYS, THEODORE L., 1867-1945 <br>Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)<br>Profession: Theater manager<br>Dates of collection: 1887-1937<br>Size: 16 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS62-1230<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: inventory<br>Correspondence, minutes, financial records, scrapbooks, advertisements, and publicity materials of Hayes, manager of such St. Paul and Minneapolis theaters as the Bijou Opera House, Metropolitan Opera House, Grand Opera House, and Gayety Theatre. The correspondence (1 ft.) has information on various aspects of the theaters, including wiring; on the business of the Northern Engineering Co. (Minneapolis), an electrical contracting firm; and on the education of Theodore, Jr., in electrical engineering.
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H035<br>HEERMANS, HARRY CLAY, 1889-1930 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Civil engineer, real estate investor, land promoter<br>Dates of collection: 1889-1930<br>Size: 18 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Correspondence, minutes, financial records, and other papers, relating to Heermans's activities as promoter of Hoquiam, Raymond, and Grays Harbor, WA; owner, Corning (NY) Water Works (ca. 1895-1925); promoter of Northern Pacific Railway right of way to Hoquiam, WA (1898); and officer of various land and utility companies in Washington. Subgroups: East Hoquiam Co. (1890-1940), Grays Harbor &amp; Northern railway (1896), Grays Harbor Co. (1890-1907), Grays Harbor Tugboat Co. (1903-19), Harbor Land Co. (1890-1926), Heermans, Condon and Co. (1890-92, 1902-14), Hoquiam Water Co. (1919-21), Menlo Land Co. (1913-17), North Shore Electric Co., Hoquiam (1890-1927), Northern Pacific Railway Co. (1896-98), Raymond Home Building Co. (1910-15), Raymond Land and Improvement Co. (1904-18), Raymond Review (1913-15), Raymond Trust Co. (1907-09), State Lumber &amp; Box Co. (1907-13), and Willapa Harbor Sand &amp; Gravel Co. (1911-18).
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H036<br>HEGGEN, BERT L., b. 1894 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Public official, president of Public Utility District #1, Skagit County, WA, and of Puget Sound Utility Commissioners Association<br>Dates of collection: 1941-48<br>Size: 50 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, reports, and minutes concerning ownership of electric power in Skagit County.
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H037<br>HEINTZ, RALPH MORELL, b. 1892 <br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Profession: Electrical engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1930-76<br>Size: 1 carton<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Transcript (11 June 1975) of an interview with Heintz, conducted by Thorn Mayes on 30 June 1974, in which Heintz reminisces about the early days of vacuum tube development in the San Francisco Bay Area, including the invention of the gammatron, and discusses his companies and relations with the Robert Dollar Co. The collection also includes correspondence and newspaper clippings, patents, photographs, reports on equipment, notebooks, and 2 scrapbooks containing correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings and legal notices, relating to his career in electrical engineering and the Heintz &amp; Kaufman and Jack &amp; Heintz companies.
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H038<br>HELENA MOTOR RAILWAY COMPANY <br>Montana Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (Helena)<br>Dates of collection: 1888-90<br>Size: .3 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS79-414<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>These records of a street railway firm, organized in June 1888, include a minute book with articles of incorporation, a stock transfer journal, a stock ledger, financial records, legal documents, and general correspondence. Materials also relate to the Helena Hot Springs and Smelter Railroad Co., a successor.
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H039<br>HENRY, E. WILLIAM, b. 1929 <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Profession: Lawyer, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission<br>Dates of collection: 1963-66<br>Size: 85 boxes, 13 tape recordings<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Includes correspondence, reports, speeches, articles, interviews, and clippings from Henry's term as chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission. Gift of Mr. Henry, 1967.
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H040<br>HENRY, JOSEPH, 1797-1878 <br>Smithsonian Institution Archives (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Scientist and first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution<br>Dates of collection: 1808, 1825-78<br>Size: 25 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS72-1239<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, diaries, speeches, biographical material, and other papers, chiefly after 1846. Includes correspondence with leading contemporary scientists relating to research, policy, and professional organizations; lectures and course material, mostly from the time Henry taught mathematics and natural philosophy at Albany Academy and Princeton University; material on Henry's work in electromagnetism and on the development of the telegraph by Samuel F.B. Morse; papers relating to the Lighthouse Board, of which Henry was a member, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the National Academy of the Sciences, and the Philosophical Society of Washington; and research for and a biography of Henry by his daughter. Gift of Caroline Henry, ca. 1902. Publication of the collection, with Henry materials from other collections in the Smithsonian Institution and elsewhere, began in 1972 in The Papers of Joseph Henry (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press), edited by Nathan Reingold. The repository also has microfilm of most of the collection.
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H041<br>HENRY, JOSEPH MILTON, b. 1913 <br>(in Land Between the Lakes Project: J. Milton Henry collection)<br>Tennessee State Library and Archives, Archives and Manuscripts Section (Nashville)<br>Profession: Professor of history at Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN<br>Dates of collection: 1650-1969<br>Size: 4 ft. (2,000 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS72-1311<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished register<br>Chiefly transcripts (typewritten) and photocopies of originals in possession of various owners. Correspondence; business, school, cemetery, and church records; genealogical data; government and legal documents; personal interviews; and clippings, primarily concerning Stewart County, TN, compiled by Henry, director of the project to write a history of the Land Between the Lakes area (Tennessee and Kentucky) for the Tennessee Valley Authority. Includes many letters (1966-69) from Henry to officials of the TVA; four letters (1862-65) from a Confederate soldier; and information on the iron, oil, timber, and whiskey industries, the villages of Model, Tennessee Ridge, and Tharpe, TN, commerce and steamboats, freemasonry, and nightriders. Information on literary rights available in the library. Gift of Mr. Henry, 1972.
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H042<br>HEREFORD, FRANK H., 1861-1928 <br>Arizona Historical Society, Manuscripts Division (Tucson)<br>Profession: Lawyer<br>Dates of collection: 1888-1955<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS75-68<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Family and business correspondence relating to Arizona divorce law, construction of electric streetcar lines in Tucson, mining, Colorado River development, Arizona and national politics, Pete Kitchen estate, the Wham robbery, and biographical material written by Hereford's son, Rockwell Hereford.
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H043<br>HERLING, JOHN <br>Pennsylvania State University Library (University Park)<br>Profession: Author<br>Dates of collection: 1952-69<br>Size: 25 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS73-218<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Research notes and mss. of Herling's books The Great Price Conspiracy (1962), dealing with electrical manufacturing companies involved in the 1961 price-fixing cases with the U.S. Government, and Right to Challenge (1972), pertaining to the United Steelworkers of America (1952-69) and the union presidential election in 1965. Information on literary rights available in the library. Gift of Mr. Herling, 1972. The library also has transcripts (typewritten) of the mss.
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H044<br>HEWLETT, CLARENCE WILSON, <br>1886-1976 <br>Union College, Schaffer Library, Special Collections (Schenectady, NY)<br>Profession: Physicist at General Electric Co., Schenectady, NY, and Lynn, MA<br>Dates of collection: 1909-58<br>Size: 6 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS77-1955<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Laboratory notebooks (1933-58) containing detailed descriptions of procedures and occasional personal entries, and reports, articles, lecture notes, and other material. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift of Hewlett's daughter, 1977.
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H045<br>HILDBURGH, WALTER LEO, <br>1876-1955 <br>Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1892-1900<br>Size: 100 items<br>NUCMC #: MS66-1583<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Student records, class memorabilia, notebooks of electrical engineering experiments, projects, and research for Hildburgh's A.B. and M.A. theses, Columbia University (M.A. thesis published as On the Production of Asymmetrical Alternating Currents by Means of Electrolytic Polarization, 1900).
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H046<br>HILGARD FAMILY <br>(in History of Science collection)<br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Dates of collection: 1848-1945<br>Size: 31 vols., 32 boxes, 7 cartons, 1 package<br>NUCMC #: MS80-2266<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Primarily correspondence, writings, subject files, lecture notes, accounts, clippings, and other papers of soil scientist Eugene Woldemar Hilgard (1833-1916), relating to his work on the Northern Transcontinental Survey, with the 1880 U.S. Census, and as professor at the University of California College of Agriculture; together with papers of his father, Theodore E. Hilgard, his brothers, Julius E. Hilgard (concerning his work with the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey) and Theodore C. Hilgard (some relating to the magnetic survey).
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H047<br>HILL, ROBERT D., b. 1913 <br>Coll. # 11/10/21<br>University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives<br>Profession: Professor of physics at the University of Illinois, 1947-65<br>Dates of collection: 1947-65<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS67-461<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>The collection contains papers relating to Hill's research in atmospheric and space electricity (1961-65).
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H048<br>HINCKLEY, ROBERT H., b. 1891 <br>University of Utah Library, Special Collections Department (Salt Lake City)<br>Profession: Business executive, government official of Utah<br>Dates of collection: 1891-1977<br>Size: 46 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS79-1984<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: register<br>Correspondence, articles, speeches, subject files, photos, and other papers, documenting Hinckley's business enterprises, government career, and activities in state and local politics. Includes material on his involvement with the Federal Emergency Relief Administration, Civil Works Administration, and welfare programs in Utah, the West, Alaska, and Hawaii; his service with the Civil Aeronautics Authority, including its reorganization, Civil Pilot Training Program, and other aspects of World War II and national defense; his work as director of Contract Settlement, with papers on the Economic Cooperation Administration and Mutual Security Agency; his career with Sperry Corp. and as a founder of the American Broadcasting Co.; and his activities with the Welsh Pony Society of America. Gift of Mr. Hinckley, 1974.
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H049<br>HOAG, J. BARTON, 1898-1960 <br>American Institute of Physics, Center for History of Physics (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Physicist, educator<br>Dates of collection: 1917-62<br>Size: 5 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS68-509<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, notes, mss. of writings, reprints, etc., relating to Hoag's work in methods of television, ultra-shortwave radio, filter design for power supplies, double-heterodyne design, basic radio, and production and application of high voltages.
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H050<br>HOBBS, SAMUEL HUNTINGTON, 1895-1969 <br>University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library, Manuscripts Department and Southern Historical Collection<br>Profession: Professor of rural sociology and agricultural economics at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill<br>Dates of collection: 1916-65<br>Size: 350 items<br>NUCMC #: MS77-587<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Personal and professional correspondence, addresses, articles, surveys, clippings, and other material, relating to Hobbs's World War I service, commissions for the Rural Electrification Administration, and a report on part-time farming. Gift of William T. Hobbs, 1970.
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H051<br>HOBELMAN, ELISABETH LANSDALE DUVAL, b. 1893 <br>Maryland Historical Society, Manuscripts Division (Baltimore)<br>Profession: Radio operator<br>Dates of collection: 1917-18<br>Size: 30 items<br>NUCMC #: MS81-717<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>In part, photocopies of newspaper clippings. Correspondence, newspaper clippings, periodicals (Marconi Service News and Ocean Wireless News), and other papers, relating to Hobelman's work as wireless operator for Marconi Wireless Telegraph Co. at sea aboard the S.S. Howard. Gift of Mrs. Hobelman, 1976.
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H052<br>HOE (R.) &amp; COMPANY <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Dates of collection: 1830-1942<br>Size: 5,100 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>In part, transcripts. Business and family correspondence, letterpress books, subject files, financial records, advertising material, and legal papers, chiefly 1855-70, relating to the business enterprises of R. Hoe &amp; Co., manufacturers of printing presses and saws. Includes material relating to printing press patents. Major family members represented by business correspondence and other papers include Richard M. Hoe (1812-1886), Robert Hoe (1815-1884), Peter S. Hoe (1821-1902), and Robert Hoe (1839-1909). Subjects include travel in Europe, the New York House of Refuge, and the Magnetic Telegraph Co. Literary rights to the records of R. Hoe &amp; Co. have been dedicated to the repository. Gift of Caroline Phelps Hoe Wilcox, Arthur J. Hoe, and other family members, 1958-65.
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H053<br>HOFER (E.) &amp; SONS <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Business: Publishing company<br>Dates of collection: 1953-67<br>Size: 1.5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Copies of Industrial Power News (1953-67), published by a news service run by E. Hofer &amp; Sons, which distributed pro-private-industry editorials to newspapers throughout the Northwest. Also includes correspondence from Gus Norwood about Hofer's editorials against public power.
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H054<br>HOFFMAN, FERGUS <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Journalist, collector<br>Dates of collection: 1961-62<br>Size: 36 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Reports, briefs, speeches, and other documents on power resources of the Columbia River, especially the California Intertie and the United States-Canadian Peace River-Columbia Intertie.
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H055<br>HOLLADAY FAMILY <br>Virginia Historical Society Library (Richmond)<br>Dates of collection: 1753-1961<br>Size: 12,728 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Section 182 of this collection (196 items) includes correspondence (1872-1914) of John Waller Holladay, of Prospect Hill, Spotsylvania Co., VA, and Villa Rica, GA, with or concerning the Electric Wheel Co., Quincy, IL.
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H056<br>HOLLERITH, HERMAN, 1860-1929 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Inventor and businessman<br>Dates of collection: 1871-1929<br>Size: 10,000 items<br>NUCMC #: MS73-896<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Personal and business correspondence, Hollerith patents and other patents relating to his inventions, financial papers, blueprints and drawings, scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, and other material, chiefly 1910-27, relating to the Hollerith tabulating machines and their use in census taking (1890-1910), the operation of the Tabulating Machine Co. and its merger with the Computer-Tabulating-Recording Co. (1911), and Hollerith's later association with this company and International Business Machines. Includes miscellaneous material relating to the operation of the Hollerith farm in Mathews County, VA. Correspondents include C.L. Hayes, Philip P. Merrill, and the Frisbie Motor Co. Information on literary rights available in the Library. Gift of Mr. Hollerith's heirs, 1972.
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H057<br>HOLLINGSWORTH AND WHITNEY PAPER COMPANY <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Dates of collection: 1922-23<br>Size: .1 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Contains correspondence, photographs, tables, and notes relating to the proposed development of hydroelectric power on the St. Croix River in Maine by the Hollingsworth and Whitney Paper Co. of Boston, MA.
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H058<br>HOLTER, ANTON M., 1831-1921 <br>Montana Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (Helena)<br>Profession: Lumberman, founder of A.M. Holter Hardware<br>Dates of collection: 1861-1968<br>Size: 82.5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Includes correspondence, organizational and financial records relating to mining, agriculture, lumber, real estate, and oil interests of three generations of the family headed successively by Anton M., Norman B., and Norman J. (Jeff) Holter. Interests include the Holter Co., Holter Realty, Holter Research Foundation, Judith Farms, Montana Flour Mills, and the Helena and Frisco, Helena and Victor, and Maginnis mining companies. Includes material (1 ft.) on the United Missouri River Power Co., Helena, (correspondence and reports, 1899-1909), the Society of Nuclear Medicine (1950s), Montronics, Inc. (1959-63), and the Lower Yellowstone Project (1905-09, 1953). Gift of Norman J. Holter, 1978.
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H059<br>HOOPER, STANFORD CALDWELL, 1884-1955 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Naval officer and electrical engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1899-1955<br>Size: 15 ft. (14,000 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS68-2043<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Correspondence, diaries, tape recordings, financial and legal papers, research notes, speeches, articles, bibliographical file, and newspaper clippings, relating to Hooper's part in the planning and growth of radio communications in government service, his work in building the shore-detection radio finder system for the Navy, his design and construction of many of the Navy's high-power radio stations, his delegacy to national and international radio conferences in the 1920s and 1930s, and his role in persuading the U.S. Government to help establish the Radio Corp. of America. Other subjects include long-life receiving and transmitting tubes, high-power vacuum tubes, simultaneous-multiwave communication systems, remote-control operational techniques, depth finders, sound-oscillated radio systems, the application of long-distance radio techniques to aircraft, submarine-sound-detection systems, and radio-controlled target practice experiments.
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H060<br>HOOVER, HERBERT CLARK, <br>1874-1964 <br>Herbert Hoover Library (West Branch, IA)<br>Profession: President of the U.S., Secretary of Commerce<br>Dates of collection: 1874-1964<br>Size: 1,039 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS70-185, MS70-186<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aids<br>Correspondence, memoranda, reports, clippings, and speeches, relating to the Muscle Shoals Power Plant, the Colorado River Commission and Hoover (Boulder) Dam, Federal Power Commission, superpower grids, World Power Congress, international meetings on electric power and dams, and Federal Radio Commission. Literary rights are the property of the United States. Gift, Herbert Hoover.
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H061<br>HOOVER, HERBERT CLARK, <br>1874-1964 <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Profession: President of the U.S., Secretary of Commerce<br>Dates of collection: 1921-32, 1950<br>Size: 1 box, 1 reel of microfilm<br>NUCMC #: MS68-2218<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Transcripts (typewritten), photocopies, and microfilm. Correspondence and related materials kept by Hoover (mainly 1921-27) while he was Secretary of Commerce, pertaining to the establishment of Federal regulation of radio communication. Includes transcript of an interview (1950) with Hoover by historians Allan Nevins and Frank E. Hill, containing reminiscences of Hoover's role in the development of radio controls and in the creation of the Federal Radio Commission.
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H062<br>HOPKINS, DON <br>Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Radio broadcaster<br>Dates of collection: 1945-54<br>Size: 60 items<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1174<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Tape recording entitled "How Not to Announce," audiotapes by and about Max Conrad, WIBW Round-Up (house organ of Radio WIBW, Topeka, KS), and career clippings.
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H063<br>HOPKINS, TIMOTHY, 1859-1937 <br>(in Transportation collection)<br>Stanford University Libraries, Department of Special Collections (Stanford, CA)<br>Profession: Collector<br>Dates of collection: 1830-1936<br>Size: 6 ft. (3,000 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS67-2071<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aids<br>Reports, histories, statistics, briefs, maps, diagrams, and applications to, hearings before, and other papers of the California Railroad Commission (forerunner of the Public Utilities Commission) and the Interstate Commerce Commission. Includes information on various lumber, street, and interurban and electric railroads in California.
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H064<br>HORN, JOHN. OLD TIME TELEGRAPH HISTORY. <br>Coll. #3499<br>Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)<br>Size: 6 vols.<br>Portraits, autographs, letters, circulars, and newspaper clippings dealing with the early days of the telegraph.
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H065<br>HOSSOM, H. KENNETH <br>Eastern Washington University Library, Archives Section (Cheney)<br>Profession: Asst. Professor of political science<br>Dates of collection: 1955<br>Size: .6 cubic ft. (474 items)<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Research data for paper, "Power Policy at the Ballot Box," by Professors H. Kenneth Hossom and James Brooks, presented to the Northwest Science Association on 28 December 1955. Contains correspondence, notes, interviews, newspaper clippings, reports, surveys, and a variety of pamphlets and publications pertaining to the management and control of public utilities in Stevens County, WA, involving two utilities, the Washington Water Power Co. of Spokane (private) and the Stevens County Public Utility District (public). Correspondents include John Aston, Ken Billington, J.E. Charbonnel, C.C. Dill, Joe Garvey, Charles Graham, John Happy, Charles Hodde, Kimball Jack, Kinsey Robinson, and E.H. Sackman. Gift of H. Kenneth Hossom, 1976.
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H066<br>HOUGHTON, CLUCK, COUGHLIN AND SCHUBAT <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Dates of collection: 1936-59<br>Size: 39 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS67-2234<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory, index<br>Correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, court papers, and other material, relating to the formation of public utility districts in Washington State, the organization of cooperatives, public power legislation and financing, Puget Sound Power and Light Co., Washington Water Power Co., Northwest Electric Co., and miscellaneous legal papers of this Seattle firm's involvement in the public power movement in Washington State.
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H067<br>HOWELL, WILSON STOUT, 1855-1943 <br>Rutgers University Libraries, Special Collections Department (New Brunswick, NJ)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1879-1942<br>Size: 1 cubic ft. (6 vols., 4 folders)<br>NUCMC #: MS65-1648<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Letterbooks and diaries (1884-1920) of Howell as representative of the Edison Electric Light Co. and an associate of Thomas A. Edison; technical notes and other papers relating to electric lamps and lighting equipment (including details of the installation, 1885-87, of a generating plant for the Edison Electric Illuminating Co. of New Brunswick, NJ); papers (1933-42) relating to the Edison Pioneers, a society of engineers who worked with Edison in his early experiments with light and power; and reminiscences of early experiments with Edison.
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H068<br>HUBBARD FAMILY <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Dates of collection: 1639-1925<br>Size: 7,500 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>In part, transcripts. Chiefly correspondence (1830-97), along with diaries, notes, drawings, poems, speeches and writings, and printed material of various members of the Hubbard family and their relatives, though primarily consisting of papers of Gardiner Greene Hubbard (1822-1897), his wife, Gertrude Mercer (McCurdy) Hubbard (1827-1909), his father, Samuel Hubbard (1785-1847), and his father-in-law, Robert Henry McCurdy (1800-1880). Includes material relating to such activities of Gardiner Hubbard as his interest in the education of the deaf, the Caledonia Mines, the Moxee Co. (a Yakima, WA, ranch), and the development of the Bell telephone system in Europe; also includes papers relating to Robert McCurdy's activities during the Civil War, especially with the Union Defence Committee in New York. Family correspondents include Alexander G. Bell, Mabel G. Bell, and Gardiner Greene. Other correspondents include William F. Channing, Samuel P. Langley, and William Orton. Information on literary rights available in the library. Gift and deposit of the heirs of Gardiner Greene Hubbard, 1977.
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H069<br>HUBBELL, CHARLES S. <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Collector<br>Dates of collection: 1865-67<br>Size: 4 vols.<br>NUCMC #: MS65-1037<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Diaries of George R. Adams (3 vols., 1865-67) and F.M. Smith (1 vol., 1865-67), members of the Western Union Telegraph Expedition (1866-67). Diaries also on microfilm and available through Interlibrary Loan Service.
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H070<br>HUBBELL, HORATIO, 1840-1857 <br>Duke University, William R. Perkins Library, Manuscript Department (Durham, NC)<br>Dates of collection: 1840-57<br>Size: 13 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: card index<br>Eight letters (1854-57) concerning Hubbell's claim to have originated the idea of a telegraphic cable across the Atlantic. Includes two letters dated 1854 from Samuel F.B. Morse.
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H071<br>HULL, GORDON FERRIE, 1870-1956 <br>Dartmouth College Library (Hanover, NH)<br>Profession: Professor of physics at Dartmouth College and physicist with U.S. Army Ordnance during World War I<br>Dates of collection: 1887-1954<br>Size: 15 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS71-1016<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Contained in the collection are numerous letters from the General Electric Research Laboratory and Bell Telephone Laboratories. Hull served as a consultant to the General Electric Co. in the decade after World War I. Also contained in the collection are materials related to Hull's work in early electronics and radio development.
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H072<br>HUNT, CLYDE M. <br>Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Radio engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1926-76<br>Size: 34 items<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1175<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Chiefly photos, together with pamphlets, recordings, and other papers, relating to radio broadcasting and equipment. Gift of Mrs. Clyde M. Hunt, 1976.
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H073<br>HUNT, FREDERICK V., 1905-1972 <br>Harvard University Archives, Pusey Library (Cambridge, MA)<br>Profession: Professor of physics and communication engineering<br>Dates of collection: 1927-70<br>Size: 10 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS76-1971<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence and other papers, relating to Hunt's professional activities and career at Harvard; laboratory notebooks, papers, and patents of Hunt and others; printed and processed material of committees and organizations with which Hunt was associated; and "Project Diary" for Harvard's Acoustics Research Laboratory. Organizations in which he was involved as a consultant or officer include the Institute of Radio Engineers, Bell Telephone Laboratories, General Electric Co., Western Electric Co., Acoustical Society of America, General Radio Co., Philco Co., RCA, Raytheon, Sperry-Rand, and Sylvania. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Acquired from Professor Hunt, 1970.
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H074<br>HUNTINGTON, FRANCES D., b. 1910 <br>Central Michigan University, Clarke Historical Library (Mt. Pleasant)<br>Profession: Detroit businesswoman, engineer, owner of F.D. Huntington Co. (engineering quality control equipment), and a founder of the American Society for Quality Control and the Society for Women Engineers<br>Dates of collection: 1928-77<br>Size: 1.5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>The collection includes business correspondence, publication files, photographs, and financial records kept by Huntington during her years of service with the American Society for Quality Control, the Engineering Society of Detroit, the Society of Women Engineers, and the F.D. Huntington Co.
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H075<br>HUTCHINS FAMILY <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Dates of collection: 1837-1951<br>Size: 4 ft., 5 vols.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-1278<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Family correspondence, genealogical material compiled by Evert O. Hutchins, pertaining to the history of the Hutchins and Robertson families, miscellaneous writings of Henry Hudson Hutchins, and papers concerning the family's fruit-growing interests, the development of the Saugatuck and Ganges Telephone Co., and the history of Allegan County, MI.
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H076<br>HUTCHINSON, JOHN RAYMOND <br>Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)<br>Profession: American educator, educational and pictorial specialist in the U.S. Office of War Information during World War II<br>Dates of collection: 1918-61<br>Size: 9 ms. boxes, 2 envelopes, 5 phonorecords<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: preliminary inventory<br>Correspondence, film scripts, printed matter, photographs, and filmstrips, relating to the production of U.S. propaganda films by the Office of War Information for distribution in China during World War II, and to the history of television in the U.S. Gift of J.R. Hutchinson, 1952. Incremental gift, 1969.
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H077<br>HUTTON, SOL ELWOOD <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1931-61<br>Size: .5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished preliminary finding aid<br>Reports, articles, reprints, pamphlets, address book, correspondence, diary, and other papers mainly about his work on the Grand Coulee Dam and the Columbia River Basin Project. <br>
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I001<br>IDAHO POWER COMPANY <br>Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)<br>Dates of collection: 1949-54<br>Size: 2 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS74-734<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, reports, clippings, and other papers from the files of Francis R. Schanck, Portland consulting engineer and Oregon chairman of the Independent Engineers for Private Enterprise, concerning the controversy over the development of the Snake River-Hell's Canyon region and whether proposed dams should be built by public or private capital. Includes reports and briefs submitted to the U.S. Federal Power Commission. <br>I002<br>INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH CORPORATION <br>(in Automotive History collection)<br>Detroit Public Library, Burton Historical Collection (Detroit, MI)<br>Dates of collection: 1920-28<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS67-350<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Court records of the suit of the Industrial Research Corp. of Toledo, OH, against the General Motors Corp., General Motor Truck Co., Ostendorf Motor Car Corp., and others claiming infringement of John A. Hearney's patent dealing with the supplying of lighting and ignition current for automobiles. Includes records of Hearney's appeal against the U.S. Patent Office, which rejected his 1918 application of a patent for an automatic control mechanism for electric starters.
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I003<br>INSTITUTE OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS, INC. <br>Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., Center for the History of Electrical Engineering (New York, NY)<br>Dates of collection: 1880s to present<br>Size: ca. 250 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: partial index<br>Correspondence, reports, membership records, minutes of Board of Directors' meetings, ledgers, organization manuals, memorabilia, photographs, and other material, relating to the history of the IEEE and its predecessor organizations, the American Institute of Electrical Engineers and the Institute of Radio Engineers. Photographs also cover general topics in electrical engineering history.
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I004<br>INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MACHINISTS AND AEROSPACE WORKERS <br>Georgia State University Library, Southern Labor Archives (Atlanta)<br>Dates of collection: 1901-74<br>Size: 11 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-1951<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>District 4 (Southeastern) correspondence, minutes, legal and financial documents, and printed matter. Includes material on grievance cases, contract negotiations, seniority, lay-offs, unemployment, and disagreements over crafts and jurisdictional lines, particularly with electrical workers; and material reflecting the district's participation in AFL-CIO Railway Employees Dept. and Machinists Non-Partisan Political League. Primary correspondents are George R. Beauchamp and Roy H. Meeks, both of whom served as general chairman of the district (1950s). Other correspondents include railroad systems with which the union had contracts: Atlantic, Central of Georgia, Gulf of Mobile and Ohio, and Southern. Gift of the union through the courtesy of Richard Westbrook.
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I005<br>INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS, Local 54 (Columbus, OH) <br>Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)<br>Dates of collection: 1908-1914<br>Size: 338 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Minutes, correspondence, and convention proceedings. Topics include building trades, women's suffrage, and an Ohio Constitutional Amendment election (1912).
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I006<br>INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS, Local 66 (Houston, TX) <br>University of Texas at Arlington Library, Division of Special Collections<br>Dates of collection: 1909-62<br>Size: 2 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS74-1059<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished guides<br>In part, photocopies made in 1967 of originals loaned by the local. Minutes (1909-62), agreements (1917-61), and books of ritual. Information on literary rights available in the library. Permanent deposit by the local, 1967.
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I007<br>INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS, Local 69 (Dallas, TX) <br>University of Texas at Arlington Library, Division of Special Collections<br>Dates of collection: 1946-71<br>Size: 6 vols.<br>NUCMC #: MS73-880<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished guides<br>Minutes of meetings and minutes (1957-65) of the Electrical Workers Benefit Association. Information on literary rights available in the library. Permanent deposit by Jim Rogers, business agent for the local, 1973.
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I008<br>INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS, Local 72 (Waco, TX) <br>University of Texas at Arlington Library, Division of Special Collections<br>Dates of collection: 1912-46<br>Size: 1 reel microfilm (830 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS72-654<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Microfilm, made in 1969 from originals owned by Local 72, of minutes of meetings. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Permanent deposit, 1969.
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I009<br>INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS, Local 156 (Fort Worth, TX) <br>University of Texas at Arlington Library, Division of Special Collections<br>Dates of collection: 1919-69<br>Size: 2 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS73-881<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished guides<br>Correspondence (1929-69), minutes (1919, 1929-69), and agreements of this local which merged with Local 346, Arlington, TX, in 1969. Information on literary rights available in the Library. Deposited by Local 346, 1972.
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I010<br>INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS, Local 278 (Corpus Christi, TX) <br>University of Texas at Arlington Library, Division of Special Collections<br>Dates of collection: 1939-54<br>Size: 2 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS72-1325<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished guides<br>Correspondence (1940-51), minutes of executive board and regular meetings, and agreements. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Permanent deposit by the local, 1969.
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I011<br>INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS, Local 683 (Columbus, OH) <br>Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)<br>Dates of collection: 1924-70<br>Size: 4 rolls<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Minutes of meetings. Topics include elections, contract negotiations, financial status, and membership participation in civic and social activities.
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I012<br>INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS, Local 850 (Lubbock, TX) <br>University of Texas at Arlington Library, Division of Special Collections<br>Dates of collection: 1929-66<br>Size: 2 reels microfilm (400 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS72-1326<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished guides<br>Microfilm (negative), made in 1972 from originals loaned by the local, of minutes of meetings (1929-34, 1936-37, 1939-58, 1961-66). Information on literary rights available in the repository.
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I013<br>INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS, <br>Local 2020 (Reynoldsburg, OH) <br>Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)<br>Dates of collection: 1958-1971<br>Size: 3 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence (1961-1966), minutes (1958-1963), grievances, contracts, and various other material relating to the local, which was chartered in 1958.
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I014<br>INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ELECTRICAL, RADIO, AND MACHINE WORKERS, AFL-CIO <br>Rutgers University Libraries, Special Collections Department (New Brunswick, NJ)<br>Dates of collection: 1949-1964<br>Size: 450 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Files of James B. Carey, covering primarily the period of his presidency of the ERMW, 1949-1964. An inventory of this material, available in the University Archives, is divided into three groups: alphabetical general, office memos, and Carey speeches.
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I015<br>INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ELECTRICAL, RADIO, AND MACHINE WORKERS, Local 746 (Columbus, OH) <br>Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)<br>Dates of collection: 1954-1979<br>Size: 1.25 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Local 746, chartered in 1954, represents both electrical and cafeteria workers at the White-Westinghouse plant. Collection contains office files of Local 746, including agreements, correspondence, financial statements, grievances, minutes, newsletters, and other items. Records document negotiating process with Westinghouse; strikes in 1955, 1966, 1972, and 1976; financial condition of the local; and routine administrative affairs. Also contains records of plant cafeteria workers employed by Szabo Foods and represented by Local 746.
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I016<br>INTERNATIONAL UNION OF UNITED AUTOMOBILE, AEROSPACE, AND AGRICULTURAL WORKERS, Local 932 (Minneapolis, MN) <br>Wayne State University, Archives of Labor History and Urban Affairs (Detroit, MI)<br>Dates of collection: 1937-64<br>Size: 11 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS74-1169<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, negotiations, agreements, trials and delinquency cases of the local, formerly Local 1146, United Electrical Workers. Information on literary rights available in the repository.
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I017<br>IOWA ASSOCIATION OF ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES <br>Iowa State University Library, Department of Special Collections (Ames)<br>Dates of collection: 1942-68<br>Size: 66 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS78-311<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, reports, minutes, agenda, financial statements, franchise applications, articles of incorporation, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and photos. Includes material on the association's publication, Iowa Rural Electric Cooperative News, the Iowa State Commerce Commission, and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. Correspondents include 3 executive secretaries of the association, Earl King, Earl Wisdom, and William Wisdom. Permanent gift of the association, 1972. Additions to the collection are expected.
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I018<br>IOWA ELECTRIC LIGHT &amp; POWER COMPANY <br>University of Iowa Libraries, Special Collections Department (Iowa City)<br>Dates of collection: 1932-57<br>Size: 47 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Contains shareholders' bulletins, operative and statistical reviews and documents relating to registration of bonds. Earlier name was Iowa Railway and Light Corp., of Cedar Rapids.
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I019<br>IOWA-ILLINOIS GAS &amp; ELECTRIC COMPANY <br>Iowa-Illinois Gas &amp; Electric Company (Davenport, IA)<br>Dates of collection: 1890-<br>Size: ca. 4 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: card index<br>Correspondence, documents, pamphlets, annual reports, photographs, reprints, clippings, advertisements, and articles, relating to the history of the Iowa-Illinois Gas &amp; Electric Co., Davenport, IA; local gas and electric utilities; and streetcars and buses. Includes material from predecessor companies, especially United Light &amp; Power Co., Davenport.
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I020<br>IVES, FREDERIC EUGENE AND HERBERT EUGENE <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Inventor (Frederic), physicist (Herbert)<br>Dates of collection: 1869-1957<br>Size: 6 ft. (4,000 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS67-612<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, journals, speeches, articles, scrapbooks, patents, clippings, and other papers, relating to the inventions of Frederick Ives and his son, Herbert. Papers of F.E. Ives relate to his developmental work in photography, while those of H.E. Ives relate to his association with Bell Telephone Laboratories (1919-47). These concern his work with wire telephoto service (1924), his demonstration of production and sending of live images over wire (1928), and his work in color television development. <br>
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J001<br>JACKSON, CHARLES THOMAS, <br>1805-1880 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Boston physician, chemist, geologist<br>Dates of collection: 1829-1915<br>Size: 115 items<br>NUCMC #: MS66-1424<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Jackson claimed the discovery of the basic principles of the telegraph, the discovery of guncotton, and the use of ether as an anesthetic. The collection consists primarily of letters (1829-59) written chiefly to Jackson's brother-in-law, Charles Brown of Brown &amp; Ellis, merchants of Boston, relating to Jackson's student days in Europe, technical, topographical, and geological descriptions, the European cholera epidemic (1831), and Jackson's surgical anesthesia claims (1859). Purchased from Franklin Book Shop, Philadelphia, 1920, and Goodspeed's Book Shop, Boston, 1966. <br>J002<br>JACKSON, DUGALD CALEB, <br>1865-1951 <br>Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Institute Archives and Special Collections (Cambridge)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer, educator<br>Dates of collection: 1878-1952<br>Size: 22 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Collection includes correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes, programs, newspaper clippings, manuscripts of articles and speeches, technical reprints, travel diaries, and letters patent. Includes reports of the MIT Dept. of Electrical Engineering (1907-1935), documenting the development of Cooperative Course VI-A (between MIT and GE), the origin of the Research Division, revisions in undergraduate curriculum, and routine administrative matters. Jackson's activities outside MIT are recorded in such files as the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, American Institute of Consulting Engineers, the Engineers' Council for Professional Development, and the Society for the Promotion of Engineering Education. Personal papers include family correspondence, war letters from France (1918-19), and travel diaries including accounts of China and Japan. Jackson's activities as an inventor and consulting engineer are documented in letters patent, patent suit files, and records of his consulting firms, D.C. and William B. Jackson (1903-18) and Jackson and Moreland (1919-30). Major correspondents include Magnus W. Alexander, Charles A. Brown, Charles L. Edgar, Louis A. Ferguson, Hammond V. Hayes, Henry H. Norris, Charles F. Scott, Charles P. Steinmetz, Charles A. Stone, and Elihu Thomson. Gift, Dugald Caleb Jackson, Jr., 1976. Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be discussed with the Institute Archivist.
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J003<br>JAMES, EDGAR PERCY HORACE, <br>b. 1904 <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Profession: Advertising and public relations executive; Sales and Promotion Manager, National Broadcasting Co. (1927-41); Vice President in Charge of Advertising, Promotion, and Research, Mutual Broadcasting System (1946-49)<br>Dates of collection: 1922-69<br>Size: 9 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1001<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, speeches, writings, and advertising and promotional material, relating chiefly to James's work. Includes information on audience measurement and early development of television, correspondence with Mutual president Edgar Kobak and papers relating to Mutual's failure to enter television broadcasting, and papers relating to commercial broadcasting in Great Britain, tape recording, Corning Glass Works (1949-51), Grand Central Aircraft Co. (1952), KVOA-TV, Tucson, AZ (1953-54), A.C. Nielsen Co. (1955-69), American Marketing Association, Broadcast Advisory Council, Broadcast Measurement Bureau, National Association of Broadcasters, New York Advertising Club, and Television Broadcasters Association.
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J004<br>JANSKY, CYRIL METHODIUS, <br>1870-1959 <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1888-1957<br>Size: 3 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS62-3849<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Correspondence, magazine articles, radio talks, lectures, seminar outlines, and a group of essays on the history of electricity, intended for publication as a book. Letters to editors and public officials, comprising about one-fourth of the correspondence, express Jansky's opinions on various matters. Letters and mimeographed material by J.A. Whitlow, vice president of the Oklahoma Public Service Co., concern the Tennessee Valley Authority and private ownership of public utilities.
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J005<br>JEFFERIES, RICHARD MANNING, 1889-1964 <br>University of South Carolina, South Caroliniana Library, Manuscripts Division (Columbia)<br>Profession: Governor of South Carolina<br>Dates of collection: 1942-43, 1948-52<br>Size: 14 boxes<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: card catalogue<br>Chiefly correspondence and files as governor of South Carolina (2 March 1942-18 January 1943) and papers of the Constitution Revision Committee (1948, 1952). Includes four scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, a 1962 newspaper article entitled "Boss Man of Santee Cooper" and other material relating to the Santee-Cooper Hydro Steam Plants, dedicated in 1966 in memory of Jefferies.
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J006<br>JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY. DEPT. OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING. <br>Johns Hopkins University, Ferdinand Hamburger, Jr., Archives (Baltimore, MD)<br>Dates of collection: 1924-1977<br>Size: 2 boxes<br>Access: partially restricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Most of the records date from 1959 to 1977 and are those of the chairman (1971-74), William Huggins. The primary subject of the record group is the introduction of computers to the university during the 1960s. Huggins served on several committees that investigated purchasing a computer system and the role such a system would play in the university's activities. Also included in the record group are funding proposals directed to the National Science Foundation for the purchase of a computer system. The few files that do not pertain to computers hold materials on Huggins's other activities, such as the Biomedical Engineering Committee, the Provost Election Committee of 1970, and class reunions (1924, 1930, and 1969).
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J007<br>JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY. PRESIDENT'S OFFICE. <br>Johns Hopkins University, Ferdinand Hamburger, Jr., Archives (Baltimore, MD)<br>Dates of collection: 1875-1963<br>Size: 87.66 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: card index<br>1875-1902: Thirteen items relate to the Johns Hopkins University program of instruction in Applied Electricity and the Electrical Testing Bureau, 1886-1899, including Louis Duncan's and Henry A. Rowland's plans for the programs, assessments of financial needs, and annual reports. 1903-1963: Eight document cases relate to the School of Engineering at Johns Hopkins and include material on electrical engineering and the correspondence and subject files of Hopkins presidents. Correspondents include Hopkins electrical engineers, such as John Boswell Whitehead, Alexander Graham Christie, William B. Kouenhoven, John Harold Lampe, and Ferdinand Hamburger, Jr. The University holds the literary rights to documents produced by its employees (including faculty) in the course of their employment. The status of literary rights of documents produced by outside parties (e.g., incoming correspondence) is unknown. Transferred to the Archives from the Office of the President and through the Office of Alumni Information Services.
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J008<br>JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY. SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING. <br>Johns Hopkins University, Ferdinand Hamburger, Jr., Archives (Baltimore, MD)<br>Dates of collection: 1913-1966<br>Size: 3 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: card index<br>Includes minutes of the Advisory Board, with a card index kept by the secretary (1913-1966, 13 bound vols.); minutes of the Board of Engineering Studies (1921-1963, 4 bound vols.); minutes of the Executive Committee (1934-1942, 1 bound vol.); minutes of the Scholarship Committee (1953-1958, 1 bound vol.); minutes of the Committee on the Bachelor of Engineering Science Degree (1948-1966, 1 bound vol.); and reports to the General Assembly of Maryland (1918-1954). Transferred to the Archives by Dean Robert Roy, School of Engineering. Also includes "Carlyle Barton Laboratory, List of Publications, 1953-1972" (1 bound vol., transferred to the Archives by Prof. Ferdinand Hamburger, Jr., Director of the Carlyle Barton Laboratory).
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J009<br>JOHNSON, ELDRIDGE REEVES, <br>1867-1945 <br>University of Wyoming Library, American Heritage Center (Laramie)<br>Profession: Inventor and businessman<br>Dates of collection: 1885-1976<br>Size: 15 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS77-1269<br>Access: partially restricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, diaries (1902-33), biographical material, financial reports, clippings, booklets, ledgers, and photos, relating to the Victor Talking Machine Co. and the machine itself, Johnson's philanthropies, including the Johnson-Smithsonian Deep-Sea Expedition, the Republican Party, art and book collecting, and other topics. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift of Mr. Johnson's son, Eldridge Reeves Fenimore Johnson, 1975.
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J010<br>JOHNSON, TOM L., 1854-1911 <br>Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)<br>Profession: Mayor of Cleveland<br>Dates of collection: 1901-1908<br>Size: 8 rolls of microfilm<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Papers from Johnson's term as mayor of Cleveland, including correspondence, legal papers, petitions, and proclamations. Topics cover tax equalization, home rule, and public services in Cleveland, especially Johnson's fight, and eventual defeat in 1908, for a city-owned street railway system.
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J011<br>JOHNSTON, MERCER GREEN <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Educator, clergyman, social reformer, author, and assistant to the Rural Electrification Admin. (1936-42)<br>Dates of collection: 1860-1954<br>Size: 46 ft. (40,000 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS59-16<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Collection contains five boxes of material on the Rural Electrification Administration. This includes information on REA generating plants, such as peak output, percentage usage, utility factor, plant power factor, and optimum load conditions; printed material on interconnected power systems; and printed material (Congressional Digest) on Government ownership of electric utilities. Correspondence concerned with the REA is spread throughout the general correspondence files.
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J012<br>JONGERE-TELEGRAFISTEN VEREENIGING <br>Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)<br>Business: Telegraphic association in Brussels<br>Dates of collection: 1922-26<br>Size: 1 folder<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Minutes of meetings, bylaws, membership lists, and accounts, relating to the promotion of telegraphy in Belgium (in Flemish).
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J013<br>JOY, HENRY B., 1864-1936 <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Profession: President of the Packard Motor Co.<br>Dates of collection: 1883-1937<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings and articles relating to early developments in radio broadcasting.<br>
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K001<br>KANSAS. DISTRICT COURT (29TH DISTRICT) <br>University of Kansas Libraries, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, Kansas Collection (Lawrence)<br>Dates of collection: 1858-89<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-375<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Judgments, precipes, appraisals, executions, transcripts, and other legal documents, relating to about 150 civil suits heard before the District Court for Wyandotte County, KS. Firms represented include Great Western Telegraph Co. and Missouri Valley Lumber Co. Purchased from Smokey Hill Bookseller, Kansas City, MO, 1967. <br>K002<br>KANSAS CITY, KAW VALLEY &amp; WESTERN RAILWAY <br>University of Kansas Libraries, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, Kansas Collection (Lawrence)<br>Dates of collection: 1906-58<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-376<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, operational cost data, freight charge receipts, and accident reports from this electric interurban railway running between Kansas City, MO, and Bonner Springs and Lawrence, KS.
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K003<br>KARAPETOFF, VLADIMIR, 1876-1948 <br>Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)<br>Profession: Professor, writer, musician<br>Dates of collection: 1904-1948<br>Size: 2.75 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished guide<br>Contains biographical information, a miscellaneous collection of non-scientific works, scientific and popular reprints, photographs, personal correspondence, scrapbooks, and an incomplete card file of Karapetoff's writings.
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K004<br>KEECH, THOMAS J. <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Dates of collection: 1881<br>Size: 1 item<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Proposal, dated 28 June 1881, from Keech to the Board of Regents of the University of Michigan for connecting the various buildings of the University with the Ann Arbor Telephone Exchange.
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K005<br>KEFAUVER, ESTES <br>University of Tennessee at Knoxville Library, Special Collections<br>Profession: U.S. Senator and Representative<br>Dates of collection: 1939-1967<br>Size: 1,204 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: guide<br>Personal, constituent, and political correspondence (1935-1963), political files, legislative papers, manuscripts, newspaper and magazine clippings, and audiovisual material relating to his political career as a U.S. Senator, U.S. Representative, and chairman of various committees and subcommittees. Includes material on the Tennessee Valley Authority.
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K006<br>KEMPSTER, ARTHUR L. <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Manager, Puget Sound Traction, Light &amp; Power Co., Seattle Division (1912-19), and member, Board of Directors, New Orleans Public Service, Inc.<br>Dates of collection: 1895, 1915-1923<br>Size: 50 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Letters and memorabilia relating to his professional activities, including a report on the New York Railway Co. (1919) and letters from a World War I soldier serving in Turkey (1915).
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K007<br>KENDALL, AMOS, 1789-1869 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Journalist, U.S. Postmaster General, president of the Magnetic Telegraph Co.<br>Dates of collection: 1835-1909<br>Size: 400 items<br>NUCMC #: MS79-1794<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>In part, photocopies. Correspondence and other papers (chiefly 1835-80) relating primarily to the Magnetic Telegraph Co. and to Kendall's work on behalf of Cherokee claims and treaties. Correspondents include Samuel F.B. Morse. Gift, purchase, and transfer, 1944-66. The repository also has one reel of microfilm (negative and positive) of the collection.
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K008<br>KERST, DONALD W., b. 1911 <br>Coll. # 11/10/30<br>University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives<br>Profession: Professor of physics (1938-57)<br>Dates of collection: 1937-59<br>Size: 2 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Papers include correspondence and laboratory notebooks (1939-47) on betatron design and research, University of Illinois Physics Dept. matters, Office for Scientific Research and Development reports, and the Midwest Universities Research Association (MURA, 1953-59). Papers include patents correspondence (1940-45), blueprints, information on betatron construction, drafts of articles, research notes, memoranda to co-workers, and correspondence while Kerst was working at the University of Illinois (1938-39, 1941-42, 1945-56), at the General Electric laboratories in Schenectady, NY (1940-41), at Los Alamos, NM (1943-45), and in Madison, WI, with the MURA (1956-57). The main correspondents are Gail D. Adams, Gerald M. Almy, P. Gerald Kruger, F. Wheeler Loomis, and Bob Serber. Correspondents also include William D. Coolidge, Robert Van de Graaff, Frank B. Jewett, and I. Melville Stein.
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K009<br>KESTNBAUM, MEYER <br>Dwight D. Eisenhower Library (Abilene, KS)<br>Profession: Business executive, chairman of the Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (1954-55), Special Assistant to the President to implement the recommendations of the Second Hoover Report and the report of the Committee on Intergovernmental Relations<br>Dates of collection: 1953-60<br>Size: 11 ft. (8,000 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS71-1692<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Approximately 1,400 pages of this collection are concerned with research and development, school construction, soil and water conservation, hydroelectric power, federal as opposed to private electric power, airport development, transportation problems, and medicine and health.
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K010<br>KING, ALLAN STEWART, 1900-1979 <br>Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)<br>Profession: President of Northern States Power Co.<br>Dates of collection: 1915-79<br>Size: 5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Papers contain speeches, correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, photographs, 13 scrapbooks, and other volumes. Scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, correspondence, telegrams, programs, school papers, photographs, and other items documenting King's early life and his career with the Northern States Power Co., beginning in 1922. There is information on his personal and business activities in Fargo and Minot, ND (1923-51), his appointments to various positions within the Northern States Power Co., and his career and activities in Minneapolis from 1951 until his death in 1979.
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K011<br>KING, JUDSON <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Lecturer, writer, special consultant to the Rural Electrification Administration<br>Dates of collection: 1900-58<br>Size: 34 ft. (20,000 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS61-2045<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, unpublished mss., articles, reports, maps, scrapbooks, photos, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers. The bulk of the material relates primarily to the development of public power policy in the U.S. Unpublished manuscripts of King's writings pertain to the struggle for control of the Tennessee River and electric power, 1898-1933. These are entitled "Genesis of T.V.A., 1898-1933" and "Legislative History of Muscle Shoals." Scrapbooks are labeled "The Super Power Lobby" (1 vol., 1928), "Power Lobby Propaganda" (1 vol., 1928), "Power Trust" (2 vols., 1928), and "Hydro Investigation in Canada" (1931-32).
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K012<br>KINNERSLEY, EBENEZER. COURSE OF EXPERIMENTS. <br>Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Manuscripts Department (Philadelphia)<br>Profession: Philadelphia schoolmaster<br>Dates of collection: 1752<br>Size: 1 vol.<br>NUCMC #: MS62-1409<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Philosophical treatise on "The newly discovered Electric Fire called Electricity," describing properties of electricity and experiments performed with it.
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K013<br>KIRBY, EDWARD MONTAGUE, <br>b. 1906 <br>Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Radio broadcaster<br>Dates of collection: 1937-71<br>Size: 33 items, 1 folder, 2 cartons<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1176<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Letters, citations, memos, clippings, tape recordings, photos, and other papers documenting Kirby's career. Includes material on his program "The Army Hour" and on the Christmas Pageant of Peace, Washington, DC, 1956. Gift of Mrs. Edward M. Kirby, 1974.
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K014<br>KISTER, GEORGE, b. 1900 <br>Nebraska State Historical Society, State Archives Division (Lincoln)<br>Profession: Radio broadcaster<br>Dates of collection: 1925-72<br>Size: 1 reel of microfilm<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Microfilm, made in 1978 from originals loaned by Mr. Kister, of scrapbooks of correspondence, station newsletters, newspaper clippings, certificates, and other papers, relating to Kister's career as a broadcaster with station KMMJ in Clay Center and Grand Island, NE, and to the history of the station.
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K015<br>KOBAK, EDGAR, 1895-1962 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Publicist, broadcasting executive, and consultant<br>Dates of collection: 1916-66<br>Size: 2,000 items<br>NUCMC #: MS79-1796<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, autobiographical memoir, speeches, writings, business papers, clippings, and scrapbooks, chiefly 1949-62, relating particularly to Kobak's work with the McGraw-Hill Publishing Co., National Broadcasting Co., and Mutual Broadcasting System; to the early years of radio and television broadcasting; and to his expertise in public relations and communications. Correspondents include prominent politicians, network executives, and the National Association of Broadcasters. Gift of Evelyn H. Kobak, 1967.
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K016<br>KOLBE, FRANK F. <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Profession: Business executive, president of United Electric Coal Companies, Chicago, IL, and president and honorary director of the National Coal Association<br>Dates of collection: 1944-77<br>Size: 1 box<br>NUCMC #: MS80-1337<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, largely concerning current events and travels abroad, speeches, autobiographical writings, papers relating to Kolbe's invention of the Kolbe Coal Excavator, and other miscellaneous writings.
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K017<br>KOUENHOVEN, WILLIAM B., <br>1886-1975 <br>Johns Hopkins University, Milton S. Eisenhower Library (Baltimore, MD)<br>Profession: Professor of electrical engineering at Johns Hopkins University (1914-54), Dean of the School of Engineering (1938-53), and lecturer in surgery at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (1956-75)<br>Dates of collection: 1902-76<br>Size: 4 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished guide<br>The collection consists largely of research notes, correspondence, reprints, and films (1928-75) of Kouenhoven's work on electrical ventricular defibrillation. There is some research material on magnetic tests on drills (1921-24). Also included are his student notebooks from the Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute (1902-07) and the Technischule, Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany (1910-11). <br>
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L001<br>LABOR EDUCATION <br>Pennsylvania State University Library (University Park)<br>Dates of collection: 1946-72<br>Size: 63 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS73-219<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Records of institutes and conferences on labor education held at Pennsylvania State University, chiefly involving the Communications Workers of America, foreign labor teams, Gas, Coke, and Chemical Workers, International Ladies Garment Workers Union, International Union of Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers, Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Community Services, Pennsylvania Federation of Labor, Retail Clerks, Teamsters, Union Advisory Committee, United Auto Workers, United Steelworkers of America, and the Upholsterers Union. Information on literary rights available in the library. Gift of the Labor Studies Dept., Pennsylvania State University. Additions to the collection are anticipated. <br>L002<br>LAKE SHORE ELECTRIC RAILWAY COMPANY <br>Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)<br>Dates of collection: 1909-46<br>Size: 20 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS75-1070<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Correspondence, ledgers, balance sheets, requisitions, and other papers of an interurban line from Cleveland to Toledo, OH, and its subsidiary companies. Purchased from Joseph S. Callery, 1950.
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L003<br>LANGLIE, ARTHUR BERNARD, <br>1900-1966 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Lawyer, politician, business executive<br>Dates of collection: 1936-56<br>Size: 54 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS65-140<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Collection contains correspondence and campaign materials with the bulk of the papers dating from Langlie's second and third terms (1949-57) as governor of Washington and relate mainly to the proposed Columbia Valley Administration, electric power, and Washington State departments. Approximately 2 ft. of material is filed under the heading "Electric Power" and 2.5 ft. of material concerns the proposed Columbia Valley Administration (1949-50). Collection also contains 2 scrapbooks of clippings and related documents pertaining to the President's Committee for the Development of Scientists and Engineers.
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L004<br>LANGMUIR, IRVING, 1881-1957 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Chemist<br>Dates of collection: 1871-1957<br>Size: 43 ft. (32,000 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS71-1374<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: register<br>Correspondence, diaries, experimental notebooks, articles, speeches, clippings, photos, awards, a card reference file, and printed matter. The notebooks (1894-1957) contain data pertaining to Langmuir's work at the General Electric Research Laboratory, which led to the development of the gas-filled incandescent lamp, the high vacuum electronic tube, atomic hydrogen welding, and screening smoke generators for the Armed Forces.
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L005<br>LAPORT, EDMUND A. <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Director of broadcast engineering at RCA<br>Dates of collection: 1920-50<br>Size: .6 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>This collection, assembled by Laport, consists of about 300 photographs of antennas and broadcast installations.
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L006<br>LARK-HOROVITZ, KARL, 1892-1958 <br>American Institute of Physics, Center for History of Physics (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Physicist, chairman of the Physics Dept. at Purdue University (1942-56)<br>Size: 400 items<br>NUCMC #: MS68-511<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, mss. of writings, drafts and final typescripts of progress reports, data sheets, and reports of meetings relating to semiconductor research on germanium and silicon at Purdue University under the direction of Lark-Horovitz, primarily the World War II project to develop germanium rectifiers. Includes a mss. biography of Lark-Horovitz by an associate, Vivian Johnson.
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L007<br>LARKIN, THOMAS B., 1890-1968 <br>Dwight D. Eisenhower Library (Abilene, KS)<br>Profession: U.S. Army engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1910-67<br>Size: 3 ft. (500 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS73-482<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, notebooks, awards, memorabilia, clippings, photos, and printed matter, relating principally to Larkin's career in the U.S. Army as an engineering and supply officer. Includes material on his appointment to the U.S. Military Academy, the Fort Peck Dam project in Montana, work in the Panama Canal Zone, southern line of communications in the European Theater of Operations during World War II, Argentine Transportation Planning Group, headed by Larkin, and his retirement as director of the Mutual Weapons Security Team. Principal correspondents include Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower. Gift of Mrs. Larkin, 1969.
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L008<br>LA RUE, EUGENE CLYDE, 1879-1947 <br>Huntington Library (San Marino, CA)<br>Profession: Hydraulic engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1909-49<br>Size: 2,543 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: index, list of maps<br>Collection consists of correspondence, reports, maps, etc., which concern various water and hydroelectric projects, including the Colorado River, the San Juan River, Little Colorado, and Verde projects, and many others. There are 876 maps of western areas and 6 photograph albums.
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L009<br>LAVATELLI, LEO S. <br>Coll. # 11/10/31<br>University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives<br>Profession: Professor of physics<br>Dates of collection: 1940-78<br>Size: 3.6 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence (1951-79), reports, contracts, calculations, programs, publications, and manuscripts, relating to physics instruction and related experimentation; electricity and magnetism research; Los Alamos University lecture notes (1943-46); Physics Dept. dinners, parties, and skits (1940-42, 1948-69); electric delay line research (1951-56); Projects Quick Fix (1951-1953, 1958-59) and Mink Rafax (1958-59); sabbatical research leave at the University of Bologna (1957-60); research on data processing in high energy physics (1959-62); letters of recommendation (1964-79); and physics publications (1960-65, 1969-73).
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L010<br>LAWRENCE, HARRY F. <br>University of Montana Library (Missoula)<br>Profession: Electrician and leather worker<br>Dates of collection: 1908-13<br>Size: .1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1621<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Incoming correspondence (1911-13), legal documents, financial records (1962), and miscellaneous items of Lawrence and Myers, leather workers. Includes daybook (1912) of Gardiner Electric Light and Water Co., Gardiner, MT.
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L011<br>LEARY, MARY ELLEN <br>(in Politics in California collection)<br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Profession: Manuscript collector<br>Dates of collection: 1950-70<br>Size: 9 cartons<br>NUCMC #: MS75-317<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: list<br>Notes, press releases, and clippings, relating to California politics, and files on Braceros, Watts, Black Panthers, the aerospace industry in California and the West, regional government (non-California), and water and power in the Pacific Northwest.
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L012<br>LEAVITT, ERASMUS D., 1836-1916 <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Mechanical engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1871-1917<br>Size: 16.7 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: card index<br>Contains Leavitt's engineering drawings from the Calumet and Hecla Mining Co., including tracings and blueprints of hoisting plants, shaft hoisting gear, compression houses, waterworks, and electric plants. Also included are notebooks containing engine drawings and calculations, account books (1885), a diary, a letterpress volume of sketches and office memoranda (1884-90), scrapbooks, and a typescript on pumping engines.
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L013<br>LEFFERTS FAMILY <br>New-York Historical Society, Manuscripts Department (New York, NY)<br>Dates of collection: 1849-1925<br>Size: 1,000 items, 20 vols.<br>NUCMC #: MS73-665<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, account books, genealogical material, printed matter, and other papers of Marshall Lefferts (1821-1876), his wife, Mary Allen Lefferts (1826-1883), their sons Marshall Clifford Lefferts (b. 1848) and William Henry Lefferts (d. 1919), William Henry's wife, Edith Crane Lefferts, and son, Barent Lefferts, and other members of the Lefferts family of New York City and Long Island, NY. Includes papers relating to Marshall Lefferts's involvement with the telegraph and the English telegrapher Alexander Bain (1810-1877) in the 1850s; his interest in the Peekskill (NY) Plow Works and a farm, Mt. Florence, in Peekskill; the English patents for Thomas A. Edison's electric pen and duplicating press, and for umbrella tip fasteners; and his connection with the Equitable Gas Light &amp; Construction Co. of New York City. Also includes much genealogical material, especially on the Lefferts and Cozine families. The collection also includes letters (1870s) to William Henry Lefferts from his family and business associates in New York City while he was in China and Japan arranging the export of tea and other items, correspondence and other papers (1920s) relating to the estates of William Henry and Edith Crane Lefferts, and papers concerning the Wetherill family of Pennsylvania, particularly Rev. Joseph Bloomfield Wetherill (1835-86) and his Civil War service with Union forces in Tennessee.
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L014<br>LEFROY, SIR JOHN HENRY, 1817-1890 <br>Yale University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Archives (New Haven, CT)<br>Profession: British soldier and surveyor<br>Dates of collection: 1843-44<br>Size: 2 vols.<br>NUCMC #: MS74-1193<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Journals describing a magnetic surveying expedition to the Northwest Territories of Canada, containing financial accounts for the expedition and comments and drawings relating to Indian tribes, geology, flora, and fauna of the area. Information on literary rights available in the library. Gift of Millicent Todd Bingham, ca. 1970. The library has published a microfilm (1 reel) of the collection.
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L015<br>LEHMANN, EMIL WILHELM, <br>1887-1972 <br>Coll. # 8/5/22<br>University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives<br>Profession: Professor of agricultural engineering<br>Dates of collection: 1906-72<br>Size: 17.3 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS75-692<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, diaries (1906-07, 1913-15, 1921-63), writings, programs and course materials, publications, and photos, relating to soil and water conservation, farm machinery and equipment, farm buildings, water supplies and sanitation, rural electrification, agricultural policy, and European travel. Includes files on Lehmann's consulting work for the Central Illinois Public Service Co., Sears, Roebuck &amp; Co., International Harvester Co., and Heli Coil Corp.; farm safety and the National Safety Council; teaching at Missouri and Southern Illinois Universities; alumni activities at Mississippi State University, Texas A&amp;M University, and Iowa State University; American Society of Agricultural Engineers, Agricultural Research Institute, and the Illinois Society of Professional Engineers; Presbyterian church and fraternal organizations to which Lehmann belonged; publication and sale of Farm Mechanics; and the nursery business.
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L016<br>L'ENGLE, EDWARD McCRADY, <br>1834-1890 <br>University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library, Manuscripts Department and Southern Historical Collection<br>Profession: Confederate Army officer, lawyer, and railroad executive<br>Dates of collection: 1834-97<br>Size: 3 ft. (5,140 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS64-1047<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Contained in the collection are extensive materials relating to L'Engle's involvement with the International Ocean Telegraph Co.
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L017<br>LEONARD, DONALD SPARLING, 1903-1976 <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Profession: Michigan director of Civil Defense (1943-52), commissioner of the Michigan State Police (1947-52), Detroit police commissioner (1952-54), Republican candidate for governor (1954)<br>Dates of collection: 1925-66<br>Size: 32 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: folder-level inventory<br>Includes material concerning the use of radio in police work (especially boxes 21, 29, and 30).
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L018<br>LESOURD, FRANCIS A. <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Attorney, civic leader<br>Dates of collection: 1939-53<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence and other materials relating to the Seattle Housing Authority (1943-53), the Columbia Valley Public Power Corp. (1939-46), and the Northwest Public Power Association (1940-42).
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L019<br>LESTER, CLAUDE R., 1889-1960 <br>University of Oregon Library (Eugene)<br>Dates of collection: 1929-35<br>Size: 5 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS70-1797<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Valuation and ratemaking studies of the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Co. (1931); Portland General Electric Power Co. (1929); Portland Gas and Coke Co. (1934); California Oregon Power Co., Medford, OR (1935); Mountain States Power Co., Albany, OR (1934); Northwestern Electric Co., Portland, OR (1935); and Pacific Power and Light Co., Portland, OR (1931).
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L020<br>LEWISTON-CLARKSTON IMPROVEMENT COMPANY <br>Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Division (Pullman)<br>Dates of collection: 1888-1963<br>Size: 170 ft. (150,000 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS74-1157<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: register<br>Correspondence, legal records, contracts, vouchers, accounts, payrolls, technical data and drawings, maps, photos, and other records of a group of corporate firms which established Clarkston, WA, and an adjacent irrigated fruit-land project, developed electrical power for the project and surrounding vicinity in Washington and Idaho, and operated a toll bridge across the Snake River to Lewiston, ID. Persons represented include the principal owners, Charles Francis Adams, Grafton St. L. Abbott, Henry Adams, Edgar H. Libby, William and Elbert Wheeler, and E.A. White. Firms represented include the Grande Ronde Power Co., Clarkston, ID, and the Lewiston Light Co. Literary rights available in the library. Gift of Mrs. E.A. White and the Asotin County Historical Society, 1973.
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L021<br>LILIENTHAL, DAVID E. <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Profession: Member of Wisconsin Public Service Commission<br>Dates of collection: 1932<br>Size: 1 item<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>A letter dated 26 July 1932 from Lilienthal to R.B. Brown concerning the Milwaukee Gas Light Co. and Madison Gas and Electric Co. Gift of Mr. William E. Torkelson, 1969.
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L022<br>LINCOLN, JAMES FINNEY, b. 1883 <br>Western Reserve Historical Society, History Library (Cleveland, OH)<br>Profession: Businessman, executive head of Lincoln Electric Co., pioneer in the development of arc welding and profit sharing<br>Dates of collection: 1906-65<br>Size: 5 ft.<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: register<br>Articles, speeches, newspaper clippings, book manuscripts, court transcripts, patents, certificates, and miscellaneous printed items. The collection contains material concerning the history of the Lincoln Electric Co. (1942-56); Lincoln's incentive plan and profit sharing (1940-63); Ohio State University, Lake Erie College, Case Institute of Technology, Wooster College, and Fenn College publications (1938-65); various court cases in which Lincoln was personally involved or interested (1934-53); and labor and labor-management relations (1931-61). Donated by Mrs. James F. Lincoln, 1972. All photographs have been removed to the print and photograph collection.
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L023<br>LIPPINCOTT, DONALD KNUDSEN, <br>b. 1889 <br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Profession: San Francisco patent lawyer specializing in radio and television patents.<br>Dates of collection: 1889-
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L024<br>LITTON, CHARLES VINCENT, <br>1904-1973 <br>(in History of Science collection)<br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Profession: Engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1912-72<br>Size: 13 boxes, 6 cartons, oversize material<br>NUCMC #: MS80-2281<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, notes, notebooks, reports, blueprints and drawings, patents, and other material, concerning vacuum tubes and machinery built by Litton and his various businesses, the operation of companies, his theories of physics, and personal business.
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L025<br>LOCKWOOD, CHARLES ANDREWS, 1890-1967 <br>(in Naval Historical Foundation collection)<br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Naval officer<br>Dates of collection: 1904-67<br>Size: 7,000 items<br>NUCMC #: MS74-1068<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>In part, photocopies. Official and family correspondence, diaries (1935-67), mss. and typescripts of books, articles, and speeches, reports, memoranda, newspaper clippings, photos, and printed matter, chiefly 1940-60, relating mainly to Lockwood's naval career during World War II as commander of the U.S. Submarine Force in the Pacific and his research and writings on submarines after his retirement. A substantial part of Lockwood's papers concern the development of the submarine as an effective military weapon and includes technical data on electric-impact switches, hydraulic doors, night periscopes, radar and sonar instruments, and trial runs of submarines equipped with these devices. Deposited by the Naval Historical Foundation, 1972.
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L026<br>LOEB, LEONARD BENEDICT, b. 1891 <br>(in History of Science collection)<br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Profession: Professor of physics<br>Dates of collection: 1916-70<br>Size: 23 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS80-2283<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, speeches, notes, biographical sketches, papers and reports by Loeb and his students, clippings, and other material, primarily relating to his research in gaseous discharge physics and his teaching career. Includes letters to his parents from France during World War I, describing his work on spark plugs.
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L027<br>LOEVINGER, LEE, b. 1913 <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Profession: Lawyer, member of the Federal Communications Commission<br>Dates of collection: 1963-76<br>Size: 150 items<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1009<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Speeches, statements, articles, official opinions and orders, and other papers, relating chiefly to broadcasting and Loevinger's service with the Federal Communications Commission. Includes a bibliography of Loevinger's writings, articles about him, and 9 tape recordings of interviews, speeches, and radio call-in shows. Gifts of Mr. Loevinger, 1965-76.
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L028<br>LOEWENTHAL, ALFRED MAX, <br>1916-1980 <br>Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)<br>Profession: American labor leader; Assistant to the President, International Union of Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers (1965-67); Assistant to the President, American Federation of Teachers (1970-79)<br>Dates of collection: 1932-80<br>Size: 35 ms. boxes, 2 oversize boxes<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes, serial issues, and other printed matter, relating to trade unions in the U.S. and abroad and to socialism, communism, and Trotskyism in the U.S. Gift, Eleanor Loewenthal, 1980.
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L029<br>LONG, THOMAS GEORGE, b. 1883 <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Profession: Lawyer, member of the Board of Directors, Michigan Bell Telephone Co.<br>Dates of collection: 1916-62<br>Size: 6 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-1372<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Testimony taken in telephone company rate cases, decisions of utilities commissioners, and miscellaneous court cases.
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L030<br>LONG, WESTRAY BATTLE (BOYCE), 1901-1972 <br>Harry S. Truman Library (Independence, MO)<br>Profession: Businesswoman, government official, director of the Women's Army Corps<br>Dates of collection: 1933-62<br>Size: 2 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS74-326<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished shelf list<br>Correspondence, memoranda, reports, clippings, publications and other material, relating primarily to Long's service in the Women's Army Corps, together with personal correspondence and material relating to her work with the Rural Electrification Administration. Information on literary rights available in the library. Gift of Westray B. Nicholas, 1973.
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L031<br>LONGSWORTH, LEWIS GIBSON, <br>b. 1904 <br>Rockefeller Archive Center (North Tarrytown, NY)<br>Profession: Physical chemist at Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, New York, NY<br>Dates of collection: 1930-70<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS77-1757<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Professional correspondence, biographical information, bibliography, collected reprints, and photos. Includes correspondence with A.V. Astin on the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Tables and Constants and the Committee on Battery Additives; material on design and use of apparatus, experimental results, and calculations; and interpretations of diffusion and electrophoretic work. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift of Mr. Longsworth.
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L032<br>LONGYEAR (E.J.) COMPANY, Minneapolis, MN <br>Minnesota Historical Society, Divison of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)<br>Dates of collection: 1885-1949<br>Size: 255 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS76-2060<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: inventory<br>Correspondence, leases, mining and drilling reports, proposals, mine production and shipping statements, letterpress books, minute books, and financial records of a company incorporated in 1911 by mining entrepreneur Edmund Joseph Longyear (1864-1954) to encompass his exploration and drilling activities in Minnesota iron ranges and elsewhere, including his work with the Electric Metal Locating Co. Papers from 1890-1901 pertain largely to iron mine exploration and development on the Mesabi Range, diamond drilling, leases on mineral lands, economic conditions in the iron industry and in Mesabi Range communities, and civic affairs of Hibbing, St. Louis County. Papers after 1902 relate largely to the expansion of his activities and include information on drilling operations, mineral exploration and resources, and mining and shipping of minerals and ores in the U.S. and abroad by the Longyear companies and their clients; activities of other mining, real estate, and subsidiary organizations in which Longyear held an interest, managed, or owned; mineral lands and leases; U.S. iron ore and steel industries; iron mining and processing companies in Minnesota and the U.S.; town site development in northern Minnesota; and Longyear's family and personal affairs.
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L033<br>LOOMIS, F. WHEELER, 1889-1976 <br>Coll. # 11/10/22<br>University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives<br>Profession: Professor of physics and department head (1929-57), director of the Control Systems Laboratory (1952-59)<br>Dates of collection: 1920-76<br>Size: 1.3 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Transcripts and tapes of an interview (19 November 1965) in which Loomis discusses his decision to come to Illinois, Milo Ketchum, Ward Rodebush, family background, Newton High School and Harvard, the development of modern physics, rebuilding and recruiting a faculty at Illinois, theoretical physicists, College of Engineering, Champaign-Urbana, cyclotrons, spectroscopy, P. Gerald Kruger, betatrons, Leland Haworth, Robert Serber, Donald Kerst, Gilberto Bernardini, Moritz Goldhaber, Polykarp Kusch, research at Bell Telephone and General Electric, World War I work in anti-aircraft ballistics, a sabbatical in England before World War II, the Radiation Laboratory at MIT, radar, staffing the laboratory and writing its history, relations with industrial firms and the federal government, atomic bomb project, Harold Mott-Smith, Louis Ridenour, Control Systems Laboratory, Frederick Seitz and John Bardeen. Also includes correspondence (1932-33, 1945-76) from his work as Associate Director of the Radiation Laboratory (1941-46) at MIT and director of the MIT Lincoln Laboratory (1951-52), relating to administrative matters, MIT Systems Laboratory, National Academy of Sciences (Section of Physics), the Naval Office of Ordnance Research and Operations Evaluation Group, the Oppenheimer security clearance case, cooperative curriculum development, a speech on "The Future of Physics" (1949), publications relating to atomic physics and molecular spectroscopy (1920-40), Louis N. Ridenour, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (1950), and management of research institutions and the Radiation Laboratory.
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L034<br>LOOMIS, MAHLON, 1826-1886 <br>Yale University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Archives (New Haven, CT)<br>Profession: Inventor, dentist<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Some material in the Loomis-Todd Family papers, supplementing the major collection of Mahlon Loomis's papers at the Library of Congress, relates to early radio and the Loomis Aerial Telegraph Co.
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L035<br>LOOMIS, MAHLON, 1826-1886 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Inventor, dentist<br>Dates of collection: 1854-1910<br>Size: 250 items<br>NUCMC #: MS62-4526<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, descriptions of inventions, letters patent, an experiment notebook, notes, drawings, a speech, an unpublished article, news clippings, and photos, almost entirely on wireless telegraphy, the Loomis Aerial Telegraph Co., and its efforts to obtain financial support for Loomis's experiments. Material after 1886 concerns efforts of his family and friends to gain recognition for his work.
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L036<br>LOONEY, CHARLES THOMAS GEORGE, b. 1906 <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Civil engineer and educator<br>Dates of collection: 1917-71<br>Size: 9 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-243<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Lecture notes, handbooks, manuals, pamphlets, regulations, reports, and research bulletins, written by Looney, on structural design, concrete and steel, materials testing, impact and stress studies, bridges, earthquakes and erosion, building codes, waterpower, mathematical calculations, professional associations, and other engineering topics. Also includes lecture notes for courses taught by Hardy Cross at the University of Illinois. Gift.
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L037<br>LOWDERMILK, WALTER CLAY, <br>1888-1974 <br>(in Conservation History and Research Center collection)<br>University of Wyoming Library, American Heritage Center (Laramie)<br>Profession: Agronomist, forester<br>Dates of collection: 1914-74<br>Size: 3 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-483<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Articles, reports, technical papers, biographical data, and other material, relating to Lowdermilk's work with his wife, Inez Marks Lowdermilk, on worldwide land and water use. Related subjects and projects include hydrology; soil, water, and forest conservation; flood control, ecology, reclamation, erosion, and the historic effects of conservation and lack of conservation on civilizations; Israeli reclamation projects and policy; Chinese irrigation and famine prevention programs; erosion study in San Dimas watershed of California; Jordan Valley Authority and Irrigation Project; his book, Palestine: Land of Promise (1944); and the Soil Conservation Act (1935) and Flood Control Act (1936), both of which he helped draft while with the U.S. Soil Conservation Service. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lowdermilk, 1967-74.
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L038<br>LOWTH, JAMES, 1839-1908 <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Profession: Inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1841-1907<br>Size: 2 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS68-2259<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Personal and business correspondence and notes and drawings of Lowth's inventions. Letters from Lowth to his family during the Civil War describe his Army experiences in Louisiana. Many later letters relate to his invention and business ventures, including a few with officers of the Bell Co. concerning his invention of a new type of telephone receiver.
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L039<br>LUCE, CHARLES F., b. 1917 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Attorney, government official<br>Dates of collection: 1960-1966<br>Size: 8.5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, hearing transcripts, legislation, notebooks, and scrapbooks, relating to his career as an administrator of the Bonneville Power Administration (1961-66) and to the electric power industry in general (1951-66).
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L040<br>LUTHER, E. HARDY <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Profession: Executive with Consumers Power Co., Kalamazoo, MI<br>Dates of collection: 1956-63<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-1378<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Copies of a history of the company entitled, "Song of Service: A Century of Consumers Power Company and its Predecessors," and copies of an article and talk on the history of Consumers Power and the impact of state regulation on the company.
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L041<br>LYLES-FORD TRI-COUNTY POWER AUTHORITY <br>University of South Carolina, South Caroliniana Library, Manuscripts Division (Columbia)<br>Dates of collection: 1936-56<br>Size: 1,750 mss.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: card catalogue<br>Chiefly correspondence, reports, and legal briefs of Robinson &amp; Robinson, attorneys for Lyles-Ford, relating to the establishment of the Power Authority and litigation with the South Carolina Electric and Gas Co. Also contains 50 bound ms. volumes (1931-53) of records.
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L042<br>LYTLE, LESLIE MORRIS, 1880-1950 <br>Colorado Historical Society, Stephen H. Hart Library (Denver)<br>Profession: Railroad telegrapher, freight and ticket agent in Pennsylvania, and curator of the Julesberg Historical Society, Julesberg, CO<br>Dates of collection: 1880-1947<br>Size: 100 items<br>NUCMC #: MS76-41<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Personal and business correspondence and photographs. <br>
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M001<br>McCAA, DAVID GALEN, 1882-1954 <br>Franklin Institute, Historical Collections (Philadelphia, PA)<br>Profession: Radio engineer and inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1910-46<br>Size: 32 vols.<br>NUCMC #: MS63-156<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Notes on experiments with high-frequency circuits. <br>M002<br>McCABE, LOUIS CORDELL, b. 1904 <br>Harry S. Truman Library (Independence, MO)<br>Profession: Army officer and engineer; chief, Utilities Branch, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; U.S. War Dept. power procurement officer (1941-44); and chief, Solid Fuels Section, SHAEF for Belgium and Germany (Ruhr and Saar, 1944-45)<br>Dates of collection: 1933-47<br>Size: 4 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS77-906<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, memoranda, notes, reports, directives, maps, charts, personnel files, and publications, chiefly relating to McCabe's career. Gift of Mr. McCabe, 1975.
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M003<br>McCLINTOCK, JAMES M., 1839-1921 <br>Huntington Library (San Marino, CA)<br>Profession: Army officer<br>Dates of collection: 1861-1909<br>Size: 84 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Chiefly orders, together with letters, a journal, documents, and photos. Includes material on McClintock's service with the 51st Ohio Infantry, Signal Corps; with Grant at Vicksburg; and with Sherman in Georgia. Acquired from Maxwell Hunley, 1959.
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M004<br>McCLUNG, CALVIN M., 1828-1907 <br>(in Knoxville Utilities Board collection)<br>Knoxville-Knox County Public Library, McClung Historical Collection (Knoxville, TN)<br>Size: 1 folder<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Included in this collection compiled by McClung is a photocopy of a handwritten history of electricity in Knoxville, researched and written by Robert A. Skeene, Knoxville Utilities Board.
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M005<br>McDERMOTT, EDWARD ALOYSIOUS, b. 1920 <br>University of Iowa Libraries, Special Collections Department (Iowa City)<br>Profession: Lawyer, government official<br>Dates of collection: 1960-65<br>Size: 27 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS72-208<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, reports, speeches, statements, articles, reading and subject files, appointment books, press releases, memoranda, photos, and other papers. Includes material relating to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, civil defense, disaster relief, emergency communications systems, strategic materials, and censorship. Information on literary rights available in the library. Gift of Mr. McDermott, 1971.
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M006<br>McGHEE, CHARLES McCLUNG, <br>1828-1907 <br>Knoxville-Knox County Public Library, McClung Historical Collection (Knoxville, TN)<br>Profession: Financier, railroad executive, philanthropist, and State legislator, of Knoxville, TN<br>Dates of collection: 1857-1907<br>Size: 14 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS76-128<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: guide<br>Personal and business correspondence, ledgers, treasurer's account books for the American Cattle Trust, checkbooks, stock transaction slips, receipts, and legal papers, relating to coal mining, farming, finance, iron manufacturing, politics, public utilities, railroads, and ranching, chiefly 1886-99. Railroad companies represented include Cincinnati, Jackson and Mackinac, East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia, Knoxville and Augusta, Knoxville and Kentucky, Knoxville and Ohio, Macon and Brunswick, Memphis and Charleston, Richmond and Danville, Richmond and West Point Terminal, Selma, Rome and Dalton, Southern Railway, and Texas and Pacific. Other business interests represented include Coal Creek Mining and Manufacturing, Crown Cotton Mills, East Tennessee Iron &amp; Coal, Knoxville Water, Knoxville Woolen Mills, Lenoir City Co., Nashville Street Railway, Pacific Mail, Roane Iron, Southern Railway Security, Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad, and Western Union Beef. Described in A Guide to the Manuscript Collections of Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection, by Linda Langdon Posey (1974), pp. 43-45. Gift of Isabella Tyson Gilpin, 1961.
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M007<br>McINTIRE, JOHN ALBERT, 1843-1931 <br>California State Library, California Section (Sacramento)<br>Profession: Wholesale grocer and miner<br>Dates of collection: 1880-1931<br>Size: 3,150 items<br>NUCMC #: MS80-1842<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence; legal material; drafts for reports, pamphlets, and speeches; mining notebooks and papers, business papers; about 100 plat maps of gold mines in Amador County, CA, and the Mother Lode; photos of McIntire and family; and printed material, relating chiefly to gold mining in Amador County and the Mother Lode. Includes material on specific mines and mining companies, court cases, debris, ditches, irrigation, and power companies, and material about McIntire's wife. Purchased from Argus Books, Sacramento, CA, 1973.
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M008<br>McLAUTHLIN (George T.) COMPANY <br>Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)<br>Business: Manufacturer of elevators and handling machinery<br>Dates of collection: 1850-1919<br>Size: 80 vols.<br>NUCMC #: MS78-254<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Ledgers, journals, cashbooks, shopbooks, sales journals, and other records, of a manufacturer of elevators and handling machinery, located in Boston, MA, until 1977 and afterwards in Cambridge, MA. Gift of the company, 1977.
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M009<br>McMASTER, FITZ HUGH, 1867-1950 <br>University of South Carolina, South Caroliniana Library, Manuscripts Division (Columbia)<br>Profession: State insurance commissioner, local historian<br>Dates of collection: 1782-1960<br>Size: 2,527 items<br>NUCMC #: MS74-995<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, reminiscences, genealogical material, clippings, and other family and business papers, relating to Fairfield County, SC, history; the University of South Carolina; Woodrow Wilson Memorial, Columbia, SC; Santee-Cooper project; rural electrification; textile industry; newspapers; and political and economic conditions in South Carolina.
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M010<br>McNICOL, DONALD MONROE, <br>b. 1875 <br>New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division (New York, NY)<br>Dates of collection: 1861-1948<br>Size: 2 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS72-1052<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence (1911-48) and other papers relating to the history of telegraphy. Includes applications for membership (1908-25) in the Old Time Telegraphers' and Historical Association; collection of telegraph forms (1910-40); official logbook (1861) of the Washington, DC, Telegraph Office, recording messages sent to Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York newspapers, giving statistics of words sent, weather conditions, technical difficulties, and mentioning events of the Civil War; and articles, photos, clippings, and other papers, relating to the Civil War. Gift of<br>Mr. McNicol, 1956.
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M011<br>MAGNUSSON, CARL E., 1872-1941 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Professor of electrical engineering at the University of Washington<br>Dates of collection: 1921-54<br>Size: 9 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished preliminary inventory<br>Charts, photographs, subject files, clippings, speeches, maps relating to hydroelectric power in Washington and climatological data compiled during his career.
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M012<br>MALLORY, VIRGIL W. <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Industrial and public relations consultant<br>Dates of collection: 1954-59<br>Size: 300 items<br>NUCMC #: MS76-787<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence (1957-59), reports, speeches, writings, and other papers, relating to Initiative 198 (right-to-work), Initiative 203 (pulping-pollution standards), Pacific Northwest Power Co., Washington Reff Net Owners Association, Washington State Sportsmen's Council, West Coast Reporting Service, and the proposed Nez Perce Dam in Idaho, which Mallory campaigned against as secretary of the Northwest League of Sportsmen. Major correspondents include Weyerhaeuser Timber Co. and Tacoma Public Utilities Dept. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift of Mrs. Mallory, 1963, and a daughter, 1965.
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M013<br>MAPES, MILTON C. <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Attorney, Special Counsel to U.S. Senate Interior and Insular Affairs Committee<br>Dates of collection: 1947-65<br>Size: 3 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished preliminary finding aid<br>Notes, speeches and writings, reports, memoranda, legislation, hearing transcripts, correspondence and other papers relating to power and water resources, gathered in Mapes's work as Special Counsel. Other files from this same period are integrated with reference files of the Northwest Public Power Association records.
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M014<br>MARKS, HERBERT S., 1907-1960 <br>Franklin D. Roosevelt Library (Hyde Park, NY)<br>Profession: Lawyer; government official; Assistant General Counsel, Tennessee Valley Authority; General Counsel, Bonneville Power Administration<br>Dates of collection: 1933-46<br>Size: 21 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS65-51<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Part of the collection relates to Marks's work for the TVA and the Bonneville Power Administration. The TVA material (1933-39) includes reports relating to the history of TVA, legislation affecting TVA, opinions of the General Solicitor (1933-35), Legal Division, Intra-Office Opinions (1934-35), and legal case files. The Bonneville Power papers (1939-40) include a reading file of outgoing correspondence (August 1939-March 1940), newspaper clippings, administrative orders, land acquisition files, contracts, legislation, rate schedules, legal cases, travel vouchers, and other items.
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M015<br>MARPLE, WARREN H. <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Government official<br>Dates of collection: 1954-55<br>Size: .5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Minutes, reports, correspondence relating to his work as a representative of the Bonneville Power Administration on various committees of the Columbia Basin Inter-Agency Committee.
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M016<br>MARRIOTT, ROBERT HENRY, b. 1879 <br>Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)<br>Profession: Radio engineer, co-founder of the Institute of Radio Engineers<br>Dates of collection: 1897-1918<br>Size: .25 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Marriott's book-length autobiographical manuscript entitled, "Radio Ancestors: Pure Scientists, Boys, Crooked Stock Jobbers, and other Wireless Folk...," recounting experiences in experimental radio, and developments in radio technology and regulation.
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M017<br>MARSHALL &amp; FOX, ARCHITECTS <br>Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)<br>Dates of collection: 1925-26<br>Size: 62 items<br>NUCMC #: MS77-194<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Detail drawings of a residence in Hinsdale, IL, of the Commonwealth Edison Co. Calumet Station in Chicago, and of a stained glass window for Emmanuel Episcopal Church in LaGrange, IL, with a photo of the latter, prepared by Marshall, Fox, &amp; John N. Tilton, associate architects, and Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue Associates, consulting architects.
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M018<br>MARSHALL ELEVATOR COMPANY <br>University of Pittsburgh Libraries, Archives of Industrial Society (Pittsburgh, PA)<br>Dates of collection: 1849-1908<br>Size: 10 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS65-1751<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Letterpress books (1868-87), cashbooks, order books, journals, general ledgers, payroll ledgers, daybook, invoice book, bankbooks, merchandise book, and material-manufacturing book of a firm engaged in the business of designing, building, installing, and repairing passenger and freight elevators. The firm also made structural parts for steamboats in the mid-19th century. The bulk of material covers 1850-90. Gift of George M. Heiner, president of the company, 1964.
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M019<br>MARSHALL, LAURISTON CALVERT, 1902-1979 <br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Dates of collection: 1924-79<br>Size: 15 cartons<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: temporary guide<br>Correspondence, research notes, course notes, and other material relating to Marshall's work on accelerators at the Lawrence Radiation Laboratory and his research in space sciences.
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M020<br>MARYLAND BUSINESS RECORDS <br>Maryland Historical Society, Manuscripts Division (Baltimore)<br>Dates of collection: 1850-1941<br>Size: 63 items, 5 vols.<br>NUCMC #: MS78-776<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>A composite collection consisting of small groups of papers listed and described separately in the repository. Includes list of shareholders, payment and expense lists, and other records (1879-81), of the Maryland Telephone Co. of Baltimore. Acquired from various sources.
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M021<br>MASON, FRANK EARL, b. 1893 <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Profession: Government official, foreign correspondent, publisher<br>Dates of collection: 1931-46<br>Size: 3 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS65-1066<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Included in the collection is a typescript of Mason's testimony before a congressional hearing in 1938 relating to short-wave radio and reports about short wave. Most of his correspondence is concerned with the National Broadcasting Co.'s progress in developing short-wave facilities and with Mason's activities in the U.S. Dept. of the Navy.
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M022<br>MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY <br>Massachusetts Institute of Technology Museum (Cambridge)<br>Dates of collection: 1865-<br>Size: 600,000 photographs, 80,000 architectural drawings, 4,000 artifacts (including scientific instruments and memorabilia)<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: index and catalogue<br>Materials relating to the history of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Information on electrical engineering is found throughout the collection.
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M023<br>MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY. DIGITAL COMPUTER LABORATORY. <br>Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Institute Archives and Special Collections (Cambridge)<br>Dates of collection: 1944-59<br>Size: 18.75 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: box list<br>This laboratory later became Division 6 of Lincoln Laboratory and then part of MITRE Corp. The collection includes computation books, notes, memoranda, and other laboratory records, primarily concerning the development of vacuum tubes for use in the Whirlwind I computer.
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M024<br>MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY. OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT (COMPTON-KILLIAN). <br>Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Institute Archives and Special Collections (Cambridge)<br>Dates of collection: 1930-58<br>Size: 86 cartons<br>Access: partially restricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Collection consists mainly of correspondence and memoranda documenting the activities of the President and his staff, including Vannevar Bush as Vice President, the definition and evolution of Institute policies, and the allocation of Institute resources. Well-documented MIT activities include the development of the Van de Graaff generator, the World War II work of the MIT Radiation Laboratory and other contracts under the Office of Scientific Research and Development, and the development of nuclear engineering. Correspondents include Edward Bowles, Charles Stark Draper, Alfred Loomis, Vannevar Bush, and Lee A. DuBridge. Requests for permission to publish material from the collection should be discussed with the Institute Archivist. Transferred by James Rhyne Killian, Jr., 1978.
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M025<br>MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY. SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING, OFFICE OF THE DEAN. <br>Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Institute Archives and Special Collections (Cambridge)<br>Dates of collection: 1943-72<br>Size: 30 cartons<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Collection consists primarily of subject files concerning academic departments in the school, laboratories, funds, national organizations, and other subjects, correspondence, including a chronological file of outgoing letters (1960-68), reports, and memoranda. Included is information on Gordon Stanley Brown, MIT Digital Computer Laboratory, the PDP-1 Computer, MIT Electronic Systems Laboratory, General Electric, MIT High Voltage Research Laboratory, electrical engineering education, MIT Magnet Laboratory, RCA, and MIT Research Laboratory of Electronics. Requests to publish material from the collection should be discussed with the Institute Archivist. Transfer, 1967-1971.
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M026<br>MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLO GY. SERVOMECHANISMS LABORATORY. <br>Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Institute Archives and Special Collections (Cambridge)<br>Dates of collection: 1944-68<br>Size: 51.25 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Contains technical reports, reprints, and publications on topics related to research in the laboratory, as well as reports and publications concerning other MIT laboratories.
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M027<br>MAXIM, HIRAM PERCY, 1869-1936 <br>(in Maxim Family collection)<br>Connecticut State Library, Archives, History and Genealogy Unit (Hartford)<br>Profession: Inventor and engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1884-1961<br>Size: 6.5 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS78-165<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished guide<br>Correspondence, workbooks, scrapbooks, drawings, sketches, and photos, pertaining to Maxim, who was associated with the Maxim silencer, Selden auto, American Radio Relay League, Electric Vehicle Co. (Hartford, CT), and Amateur Cinema League; and to his father, Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim (1840-1916). Gift of Mrs. John G. Lee, 1961-73.
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M028<br>MEACHAM, JUSTIN <br>Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Collector<br>Dates of collection: 1922-'70s<br>Size: 30 items, 6 vols., 1 box<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1177<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Logs, clippings, photos, and other papers, relating to history and operations of radio stations WSBT and WGAZ, South Bend, IN.
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M029<br>MEARES, RICHARD ASHE, 1858-1946 <br>University of South Carolina, South Caroliniana Library, Manuscripts Division (Columbia)<br>Profession: Director of Rural Electrification Administration in South Carolina<br>Dates of collection: 1858, 1890-1946<br>Size: 543 items<br>NUCMC #: MS78-561<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Chiefly correspondence relating to Meares's activities with the REA, and his efforts to locate a refrigerated storage facility in Columbia, SC, with the assistance of the Reconstruction Finance Corp. Also includes a sketch (1910) of Aimwell Presbyterian Church before the Civil War, material on the request of the Council of Colored Churchmen to gain representation in the Diocesan Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church, and correspondence on Meares's membership in the Southern Electoral Reform League and other aspects of South Carolina politics.
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M030<br>MEIJER, HENDRIK <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Profession: Student at the University of Michigan<br>Dates of collection: 1972<br>Size: 1 item<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Paper written in 1972 by Meijer, entitled, "An Early History of WZZM-TV, Channel 13," a Grand Rapids, MI, television station.
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M031<br>MENDENHALL, THOMAS CORWIN, 1841-1924 <br>American Institute of Physics, Center for History of Physics (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Physicist, educator, government scientist<br>Dates of collection: 1870-1924<br>Size: 12 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS65-1719<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Collection contains correspondence (1871-1924), diaries (1891-1924), autobiographical reminiscences (to 1894), experimental and lecture notes (ca. 1883-1901), mss. of articles and speeches, clippings, etc. Part of the collection relates to Mendenhall's tenure as professor of electrical science at the U.S. Signal Corps at Washington, DC (1884-86), and his role as official U.S. delegate to the International Electrical Congress held at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893.
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M032<br>MERCIER, ERNEST, 1878-1955 <br>Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)<br>Profession: French engineer and businessman<br>Dates of collection: 1904-1955<br>Size: 1 box<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, writings, and notes (in French), relating to French electrical and oil industries, to the Redressement Francais movement, and to political conditions in France. Gift, Mme. E. Mercier.
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M033<br>MERRIAM, FRANCES LOGAN, b. 1899 <br>Montana Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (Helena)<br>Profession: Executive Secretary of the Committee for Paradise Dam<br>Dates of collection: 1948-1972<br>Size: 10.2 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>The Committee for Paradise Dam was an organization that promoted the construction of Paradise and Knowles Dams in western Montana. The majority of the papers consist of subject files containing correspondence, reports, clippings, publications, and miscellany; clippings by date; and testimony from hearings (1948-64). Also included are general correspondence and subject files relative to Merriam's work in the Montana Democratic Party (1955-72) and to the Paradise and Knowles Dams in Western Montana, (ca. 1956-63). Gift of Frances D. Logan Merriam, 1974.
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M034<br>MERSHON, RALPH D., 1868-1952 <br>Ohio State University Archives (Columbus)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer and inventor of improved techniques in high-voltage transmission lines and electrolytic condensers<br>Dates of collection: 1879-1952<br>Size: 200 boxes<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: card file<br>Personal papers relating to college days, military training, contracts as a private consultant, laboratory reports and test results, research notebooks, court cases on patent rights, and other papers.
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M035<br>METCALF, JAMES I. b. 1901 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Consulting power economist and engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1917-54<br>Size: 12 ft., 1 reel of microfilm<br>NUCMC #: MS80-731<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>In part, microfilm (negative and positive) made in 1968 of a scrapbook retained by Metcalf. Correspondence, reports, legal documents, and subject files. Includes material relating to Nebraska Consumers Public Power District (1940-42), Metcalf and Harstad Associates (1951-54), New York Power Authority (1927-42), Tennessee Valley Authority (1938-41), Consumers Public Power Conference (NY), Progressive Party (1948), Bonneville Power Administration (1939-40), and water supply, gas, and electricity in New York State. Correspondents include Francis Biddle, Juan Bloch, James Bonbright, Warren Maple, Hugh C. Mitchell, Guy C. Myers, Paul J. Raver, Thor C. Tollefson, R.W. Beck and Associates, Bonneville Power Administration, Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District, Consumers Public Power District (NE), the firm of Ford, Bacon, and David, Loup River Public Power District (NE), Metcalf and Harstad Associates, New York City mayors, New York Power Authority, Progressive Party, Tennessee Valley Authority, and Washington public utility districts. Gift of Mr. Metcalf, 1968.
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M036<br>MEXICAN POWER STATIONS <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Dates of collection: 1910<br>Size: .1 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>This collection contains photographs of Mexican hydroelectric stations, pumping stations, boilers, dams, flumes, and penstocks.
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M037<br>MEYER, HERBERT W. <br>Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)<br>Dates of collection: 1962<br>Size: 13 pp.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>"A History of the Electric Machinery Company," a 13-page account with 5 photographs, of a firm founded in 1891 that manufactured motors, alternators, and other electrical apparatus.
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M038<br>MEYER, HEYE <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Public Utility District Commissioner<br>Dates of collection: 1939-46, 1960-61<br>Size: .5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, speeches and writings, hearing transcripts, newspapers, and ephemera relating to the public power movement and Meyer's work.
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M039<br>MICHAEL, JAMES HARRY, b. 1918 <br>University of Virginia Library, Manuscripts Department and University Archives (Charlottesville)<br>Profession: Lawyer, judge, State legislator<br>Dates of collection: 1966-76<br>Size: 24 ft. (20,000 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS77-1235<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished guide<br>Correspondence, memoranda, reports, drafts and revisions of bills, research material, constituents' mail, schedules, speeches, material on Albemarle and Fluvanna Counties, and other papers, documenting Michael's service in the Virginia State Senate. Committees and commissions represented include Virginia Advisory Legislative Council, Revenue Resources and Economic Study Commission, Code Commission, Crime Commission, and Senate committees on claims, education, courts of justice, finance, and health. Topics include State and local finances and revenue raising, reorganization of the judicial system, criminal rehabilitation, establishment of a criminal information network, aid to education, revision of Virginia code of laws, Virginia budget, drug abuse, eminent domain, no-fault insurance, regulation of developers and contractors, and public utilities and energy sources. Gifts, 1975 and 1976.
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M040<br>MICHIGAN AFL-CIO <br>Wayne State University, Archives of Labor History and Urban Affairs (Detroit, MI)<br>Dates of collection: 1939-58<br>Size: 103 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS72-837<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Correspondence, reports, minutes, resolutions, notes, court decisions, proceedings, published material and newspaper clippings, relating to the Michigan AFL-CIO and Michigan CIO Council. Subjects include the AFL-CIO merger, the expulsion of the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America from the AFL-CIO, anti-labor legislation, Ford strike (1949), Progressive Party campaign (1948), McCarran-Walter Act, civil rights, election campaigns, farm labor and farm unions, housing and rent control, and workers' education. Correspondents include Arthur Goldberg, Franklin Roosevelt, Roy Wilkins, and other politicians and labor leaders. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Deposit, 1963.
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M041<br>MICHIGAN MEDIA <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Dates of collection: 1950-'70s<br>Size: 10 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: inventory<br>Scripts produced by the University of Michigan television service, along with descriptions of productions, and an inventory of films in the archive of Michigan Media.
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M042<br>MICHIGAN UNITED RAILROAD <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Dates of collection: 1907-1911<br>Size: 200 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Time tables, payrolls, inventories, annual reports, contracts, daily financial statements, and some business correspondence dealing with the operation of this interurban and city railroad.
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M043<br>MICKELSON, SIG, b. 1913 <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Profession: Broadcast journalism executive, teacher<br>Dates of collection: 1947-75<br>Size: 15 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1016<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, speeches, articles, subject files, book files, and other papers, relating to Mickelson's personal interests and to his career as a broadcast journalism executive and teacher of journalism. Includes material relating to his employment at CBS News, Time-Life Broadcast, Inc., and the Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL; subject files on Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies, International Broadcast Institute, National News Council, and communications satellites; and 39 tape recordings. Gift of Mr. Mickelson, 1975.
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M044<br>MILLER, FRIEDA SEGELKE, 1889-1973 <br>Radcliffe College, Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America (Cambridge, MA)<br>Profession: Labor administrator and official<br>Dates of collection: 1909-73<br>Size: 15 boxes, 13 folders of photographs, 2 oversize folders<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Personal and professional correspondence, reports, committee papers, petitions, conference and committee records, speeches and radio speeches, articles written by Miller, clippings, and photographs, including some papers from her early life but mainly from the period 1929-67. Much of the material relates to her career with the New York State Dept. of Labor, as assistant to the U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom, with the Women's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor, International Labor Organization (ILO), and International Union of Child Welfare (United Nations), and to her other activities and affiliations with various organizations including the International Alliance of Women. A small portion relates to the Electrical Association for Women while she was assistant to the U.S. Ambassador. Gift, Frieda Segelke Miller and Pauline Neuman, 1955-78.
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M045<br>MILLER, GEORGE W. <br>West Virginia University Library, West Virginia and Regional History (Morgantown)<br>Profession: Businessman, school principal<br>Dates of collection: 1948-71<br>Size: 10 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS77-707<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence and financial records, relating to Miller's business affairs, dealings with the Federal Power Commission, Small Business Administration, and other Government agencies, applications for teaching positions and to graduate schools, tax problems, campaign for the school board, dealings with West Virginia politicians, drilling costs and contracts for gas wells, coal sales, Gilmer County schools, land sales, road maintenance and construction, and Consolidated Gas Co. Gift of Mr. Miller, 1971.
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M046<br>MILLER, HERMAN POTTS, JR. <br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Profession: Radio engineer for Federal Telegraph Co. and ITT<br>Dates of collection: 1914-67<br>Size: 8 cartons, 1 box<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: temporary guide<br>Correspondence and papers, including a photo album kept by Miller while a student at Stanford University. Photos were moved to the Pictorial Collection.
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M047<br>MILLER, JAMES ARTHUR <br>Stanford University Libraries, Department of Special Collections (Stanford, CA)<br>Profession: Federal Telegraph Co. engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1924-64<br>Size: .5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, notes, patents, photographs, newspaper clippings and miscellaneous publications, pertaining to the development of electronic radio equipment and "millertape" which was used almost exclusively on Radio Luxembourg in the 1930s. Miller founded the Vitavox Co. in 1928 and developed the Philips-Miller method for sound reproduction. Correspondents include Edwin H. Armstrong, J.H. de Boer, Henry Lanahan, and Frederick J. Philips. Subjects include electrical engineering, photo-electric tape transmissions, radio, and sound recording. Gift of Mrs. James A. Miller, 1981.
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M048<br>MILLER, OLIVER W. <br>Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)<br>Profession: Colonel, U.S. Air Force, communications and electronics specialist<br>Dates of collection: 1943-72<br>Size: 1 ms. box, 1 scrapbook, 3 maps<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>News releases, radio messages, printed matter, photographs, clippings, and maps, relating to the development of radar and its applications in electronic warfare in the U.S. and Canadian air defense forces, to the beginning of the Korean War (1950) and to the truce talks at Kaesong, Korea, in 1951. Includes first aerial map produced by the radar mosaic method. Gift, O.W. Miller, 1975. Incremental gift, 1976.
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M049<br>MILLER, WILLIAM EDWARD, b. 1914 <br>Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)<br>Profession: Lawyer, U.S. Representative<br>Dates of collection: 1949-64<br>Size: 172 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS73-357<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished guide<br>Correspondence, speeches, press releases, bills introduced by Miller, and clippings, documenting his career in Congress, and correspondence, speeches, analyses of State voting, charts, press releases, printed material, and photos, pertaining to the 1964 presidential campaign, in which Miller was the Republican vice-presidential candidate. Congressional papers contain material on agriculture, appropriations, Armed Forces, civil service, district projects, education, Federal budget, foreign affairs, foreign trade, housing, New York State Indians, labor, railroads, internal security, Selective Service Act, statehood for Alaska and Hawaii, taxes, St. Lawrence Seaway, and Niagara power struggle. Correspondence with constituents pertains to veterans' benefits, war widows' pensions, and other claims; presidential appointments to the U.S. Military, Naval, Air Force, and Coast Guard Academies; and immigration and visa cases. Campaign materials relate to contributions, committee meetings, Congressional District Studies for the Republican Congressional Campaign Committee, and activities of the John Birch Society. Gift of Mr. Miller, 1964-66.
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M050<br>MILLIS, JOHN A. <br>Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (New York, NY)<br>Profession: U.S. Army engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1886-88<br>Size: 150 items<br>NUCMC #: MS61-3463<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Lt. Mills was the engineer in charge of the electrification project for the Statue of Liberty. The collection includes correspondence from business firms regarding supplies, from government officials asking for progress reports, and from various people interested in the application of electricity to shore and lighthouse lighting. Purchase, Bancroft, 1954.
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M051<br>MILLS, ABBOT LOW, b. 1898 <br>University of Oregon Library (Eugene)<br>Profession: Banker, member of Board of Governors, Federal Reserve<br>Dates of collection: 1930-51<br>Size: 9 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS72-456<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Correspondence, mostly relating to the business of the U.S. National Bank, Portland, OR, its policies, and relations with commercial clients and other banks; and published financial and annual reports and similar publications. Includes material relating to the Forest Grove National Bank, Great Western Malting Co., Imperial Hotel Co., Oregon Bankers Association, Portland General Electric Co., United States National Corp., the Youngs Bay Lumber Co., and bank purchase transactions.
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M052<br>MILLS, MARMION D. <br>University of Oregon Library (Eugene)<br>Profession: Transportation engineer and consultant<br>Dates of collection: 1926-54<br>Size: 3 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS72-457<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Occasional correspondence and studies of urban transportation systems for companies and municipalities, including the Buffalo Transit Co. (1948-49), Golden Gate Transit case (Pacific Greyhound Lines, 1954), National City Lines (1935-38), North Coast Transportation Co. and Portland-Seattle Stage Co. (1926-29), Oklahoma City Railway Co. (1946-48), San Francisco Municipal Railway (1950-54), Seattle Transit System (1938-42), Tacoma Railway and Power Co., Tacoma transit project (1937-38) and the British Columbia Electric Co., Vancouver, transit service report (1952-53).
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M053<br>MILWAUKEE, GALENA AND CHICAGO TELEGRAPH COMPANY <br>Chicago Historical Society Library (Chicago, IL)<br>Dates of collection: 1849<br>Size: 1 vol. (23 pp.)<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Account book (4 April - 31 October 1849) of the Madison Office of the Milwaukee, Galena and Chicago Telegraph Co.
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M054<br>MINNESOTA ASSOCIATION OF COOPERATIVES, St. Paul <br>Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)<br>Dates of collection: 1943-85<br>Size: 128 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS72-981<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: container lists<br>Correspondence, reports, minutes, financial records, promotional literature, printed materials, news releases, clippings, questionnaires, legislative bills, and related materials, documenting the administration, membership, and activities of the Minnesota Association of Cooperatives (MAC) organized in 1946 to advance the interests of Minnesota cooperatives. Included among its members and affiliates are electric and other cooperatives. Records focus on MAC's activities in public relations, education (especially vocational), legislation, rural economic development, services to farmers, workshops and conferences, and local cooperatives and related organizations. Also included are files on MAC's district organizations and meetings, annual meetings and reports, and some annual reports of local cooperatives.
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M055<br>MINNESOTA ELECTRICITY BOARD <br>(in Minnesota State Archives collection)<br>Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)<br>Dates of collection: 1899-1966<br>Size: 4 cubic ft., 9 vols.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Includes minutes (1899-1966), attorney general's opinions (1925-61), annual reports (1900-69, incomplete), and a register book of electricians' licenses granted by the Board (1899-1928). The Board's responsibilities include the supervision of electrical inspectors and inspections and condemnations of electrical installations.
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M056<br>MITCHELL, HUGH BURNTON, b. 1907 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Business executive, U.S. Senator and Representative<br>Dates of collection: 1945-52<br>Size: 49 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS66-979<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Chiefly correspondence relating to electric power in the Pacific Northwest, industrial relations in Alaska and Washington, and to politics. Approximately 2 ft. of papers are contained in a subgroup for the proposed Columbia Valley Administration. In general, electric power matters are located throughout Mitchell's papers.
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M057<br>MITCHELL, JOHN R. <br>U.S. Army Military History Institute (Carlisle Barracks, PA)<br>Profession: Union Army officer, Signal Corps<br>Dates of collection: 1863-65<br>Size: 2 vols.<br>NUCMC #: MS79-1537<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: guide<br>Diaries tracing Mitchell's Civil War service with the 140th Pennsylvania Infantry Regt., as clerk at headquarters of the 1st Division of II Corps, and with Signal Corps detachments at II Corps and the Army of the Potomac headquarters. Includes copies of Union and Confederate signal codes.
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M058<br>MONONGAHELA INCLINED PLANE COMPANY <br>University of Pittsburgh Libraries, Archives of Industrial Society (Pittsburgh, PA)<br>Dates of collection: 1863-1965<br>Size: 10 ft., 10 vols.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-447<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, minutes (1868-1964), annual reports to the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, charter, bylaws, articles of dissolution, tax returns, rates and fares, repairs and maintenance, legal, financial, stock, and employees' records, and photos, of this transportation company. Gift of Port Authority of Allegheny County, PA, Reed Smith, Shaw and McClay, and Philip L. Eizenhafer.
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M059<br>MONTANA GOVERNORS <br>Montana Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (Helena)<br>Dates of collection: 1893-1962<br>Size: 142 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Gubernatorial papers, including speeches, writings, correspondence, reports, news releases, promotions, and appointments. Also included are files of numerous state agencies and Northwestern States Development Association material on Columbia River Dams (1940s), Missouri River Dams (1940s), Missouri Basin and Columbia Basin Interagency Committees (1950s), and Paradise Dam (1950s). Donated by the University of Montana.
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M060<br>MOORE, ARTHUR DEARTH, b. 1895 <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Profession: Professor of electrical engineering at University of Michigan and city councilman in Ann Arbor<br>Dates of collection: 1927-64<br>Size: 6 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-1448<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence and other material concerning Moore's professional interests and inventions; council activities, particularly urban renewal and the effort to improve methods of garbage disposal and halt the spread of trichinosis; and files relating to activities of Tau Beta Pi, a professional society.
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M061<br>MORAN, RICHARD BARTHOLOMEW, b. 1895 <br>U.S. Army Military History Institute (Carlisle Barracks, PA)<br>Profession: Chief signal officer, U.S. 5th Army (1942-45)<br>Dates of collection: 1942-47<br>Size: 11 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS79-1544<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: guide<br>Official correspondence, subordinates' reports, charts and tables on usage of signal lines, codes, maps of signal lines, standard operating instructions, monthly historical reports, summary historical report for 1943-45, and other papers, relating to Moran's service as chief signal officer. Includes an intelligence report (1944) on the Austrian communication system, an intelligence report (1944) on the German Signal Service, an information handbook (1946) on the occupation of Austria, and material relating to the Cold War and to Moran's service in Italy during World War II and as chief signal officer of the 4th Army (1947).
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M062<br>MOREHOUSE, EDWARD WARD, <br>b. 1896 <br>Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)<br>Profession: Economist<br>Dates of collection: 1920-31<br>Size: 2 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS78-256<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Typewritten research notes on public utilities regulation, drawn from interviews and records of the Massachusetts Public Utilities Commission. Gift of Pennsylvania State University, 1976.
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M063<br>MORGAN, EDWIN BARBER, 1806-1881 <br>Wells College, Louis Jefferson Long Library (Aurora, NY)<br>Profession: U.S. Representative<br>Dates of collection: 1836-1904<br>Size: 4 ft. (3,100 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS80-2382<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Principally correspondence relating to Speaker of the House elections (1855-56), Sumner-Brooks affair, Kansas-Nebraska sentiment, establishment of express and telegraph companies, and politics and business in Cayuga County, NY. Correspondents include Henry Morgan and William H. Seward. Gift of Temple Rice Hollcroft, 1968.
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M064<br>MORGAN, HARCOURT ALEXANDER, 1867-1950 <br>University of Tennessee at Knoxville Library, Special Collections<br>Profession: Director of Louisiana State University Agricultural Experiment Station, dean of the University of Tennessee College of Agriculture, president of the University of Tennessee, and member of the Tennessee Valley Authority board<br>Dates of collection: 1905-50<br>Size: 12 ft. (ca. 8,400 items)<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: guide<br>Professional correspondence and subject files related to his philosophy of Common Mooring.
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M065<br>MORGAN, HOWARD VINCENT, <br>b. 1914 <br>University of Oregon Library (Eugene)<br>Profession: Public official, Oregon Public Utilities Commissioner, chairman of the Democratic Party of Oregon, member of the Federal Power Commission<br>Dates of collection: 1953-73<br>Size: 3 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS76-1315<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence and other papers, chiefly relating to Morgan's service with the Oregon Public Utilities Commission and the Federal Power Commission. Correspondents include C. Girard Davidson, Clifford W. Ferguson, and Richard L. Neuberger.
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M066<br>MORSE, PHILIP McCORD, b. 1903 <br>Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Institute Archives and Special Collections (Cambridge)<br>Profession: Physicist, administrator<br>Dates of collection: 1927-80<br>Size: 29 cartons<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Correspondence, memoranda, reports, financial records, notes, agendas, minutes, course material, articles, speeches, and printed matter, reflecting Morse's activities at MIT. Papers include material on a library survey project; participation in professional organizations such as the Operational Research Society of America, the Acoustical Society of America, and the American Institute of Physics; and operations research consulting work for the Organization of Economic Co-operation and Development and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Requests for permission to publish material from the collection should be discussed with the Institute Archivist. Gift, Professor Morse, 1977 and 1981.
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M067<br>MORSE, SAMUEL FINLEY BREESE, 1791-1872 <br>(in Morse Family Papers collection)<br>Yale University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Archives (New Haven, CT)<br>Profession: Artist, inventor<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: item-level catalogue<br>Although there is no separate S.F.B. Morse collection, the Morse Family Papers contain about 190 letters by Morse, 11 manuscripts and documents, and a large number of letters to Morse. There are also 27 Morse letters in other collections in the Dept. of Manuscripts and Archives.
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M068<br>MORSE, SAMUEL FINLEY BREESE, 1791-1872 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Artist, inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1793-1944<br>Size: 18 ft. (10,000 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS71-1385<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Family and general correspondence, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, clippings, newspapers, printed material, photos, a paper tape, annotated by Morse, of the first telegraph message sent, and other papers, chiefly relating to Morse's activities as an artist and inventor and his interests in abolition and the propagation of Congregational Church doctrine.
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M069<br>MORSE, SAMUEL FINLEY BREESE, 1791-1872 <br>Emory University, Robert W. Woodruff Library, Special Collections Department (Atlanta, GA)<br>Profession: Artist, inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1817-1950<br>Size: 86 items<br>NUCMC #: MS77-246<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, chiefly between Morse and his first wife, Lucretia Pickering Walker Morse, articles, pamphlets, clippings, and photos, in part, published in Samuel F.B. Morse, American Painter, by Henry B. Wehle (1932). Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Bleeker Morse, 1972.
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M070<br>MORSE, SAMUEL FINLEY BREESE, 1791-1872 <br>Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Artist, inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1930-52<br>Size: 250 items<br>NUCMC #: MS66-1595<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, photos, clippings, and printed material, relating to Morse and to the Morse Centennial of 1944. The material was collected by his granddaughter, Leila Livingston Morse.
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M071<br>MORSE, SAMUEL FINLEY BREESE, 1791-1872 <br>New-York Historical Society, Manuscripts Department (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Artist, inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1807-68<br>Size: 70 items<br>NUCMC #: MS66-1812<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: catalogue<br>Correspondence, including many letters to his brother, Sidney Edwards Morse. Many of these letters concern his interest in art and the development of the telegraph.
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M072<br>MORTON, STERLING, 1885-1961 <br>Chicago Historical Society Library (Chicago, IL)<br>Profession: Industrialist and philanthropist<br>Dates of collection: 1917-30<br>Size: 300 items, 1 vol.<br>Part of the collection concerns Morton's business partnership with Howard Krum, an electronics engineer and the inventor of the printing teletype system. Together they founded the Morkrum Co. (subsequently named the Morkrum-Kleinschmidt Corp.), a pioneering firm in the field of electronic transmission of messages and the development of the teletype machine. Morton became president of the company in 1917. The papers consist of business correspondence (1917-30), president's reports, memoranda, announcements, newsclippings, and a scrapbook, and relate mainly to the operations of the business, the development of improved teletype machinery, and the sale of the company to the American Telephone and Telegraph Co. in 1930.
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M073<br>MOSCOW, WARREN, b. 1908 <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Profession: Journalist, government official<br>Dates of collection: 1941-71<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1017<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, articles, reviews, and other papers, relating to Moscow's work as a political reporter for the New York Times and to the publication of his book Politics in the Empire State (1948); reminiscences (1950, ca. 1952) of New York State and city politics; speeches, reports, and articles (1954-61) from Moscow's service as executive assistant to New York City mayor Robert Wagner; and reports written while a consultant to the Twentieth Century Fund on Nelson Rockefeller's 1966 gubernatorial campaign, and Rockefeller's and Hubert Humphrey's 1968 Presidential campaigns. Includes material relating to Consolidated Edison and other aspects of government and services of New York City. Gifts of Mr. Moscow, 1967 and 1971.
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M074<br>MOTOROLA, INC. <br>Motorola, Inc., Archives (Schaumburg, IL)<br>Dates of collection: 1930-87<br>Size: 250 ft.<br>Finding aids: none<br>Product catalogues, photographs, sound recordings, films, correspondence, service manuals, advertising and promotional material, speeches, and publications, relating to auto radio, home radio, television, two-way radios, paging, cellular radiotelephone, semiconductors, defense and aerospace, data communications, and information processing. Includes biographical material on Paul Gavin, Robert Gavin, Daniel E. Noble, and Elmer Wavering. The collection also contains oral history interviews with key employees (1930-85).
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M075<br>MOTT, SAMUEL DIMMICK, 1852-1930 <br>New Jersey Historical Society Library (Newark)<br>Profession: Inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1857-1927<br>Size: 185 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, essays, patents, and drawings of inventions. Mott began his career as an engineer in Thomas Edison's Menlo Park laboratory. Although most of his inventions were related to aircraft, Mott also held patents on phonograph records and equipment, internal combustion engines, and various electric devices. Gift of Herb Mott, 1966.
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M076<br>MULLENDORE, WALTER CLINTON, b. 1892 <br>University of Oregon Library (Eugene)<br>Profession: Utility executive<br>Dates of collection: 1930-68<br>Size: 7 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS72-462<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence with conservative organizations and persons, especially the Foundation for Economic Education, and other personal papers.
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M077<br>MUNROE, ROY GARLAND, 1883-1970 <br>Denver Public Library, Western History Department (Denver, CO)<br>Profession: Utility employee, salesman and executive with Denver's combined gas and electric utility (1901-'50s)<br>Dates of collection: 1883-1970<br>Size: 1 vol.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence files are organized according to various sales promotions, especially for gas house heating. This collection also includes company and industry publications plus correspondence with industry leaders regarding sales promotions. Portions of this collection have no organizational form and remain in the condition in which they were retrieved from Munroe's home during the late 1970s. Also contains Munroe's 68-page autobiography, emphasizing family life, living conditions in early Denver, and his experiences as an employee of the Denver Gas &amp; Electric Co. and the Public Service Co. of Colorado. Includes clippings and pamphlets interspersed with text.
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M078<br>MURPHY, FRANCIS HAYES, 1878-1968 <br>University of Oregon Library (Eugene)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1920-40<br>Size: 2 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS72-463<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Historical data on electric lighting and documents on lighting contracts in Oregon.
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M079<br>MYER, ALBERT JAMES, 1829-1880 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Army officer and surgeon<br>Dates of collection: 1851-1933<br>Size: 300 items<br>NUCMC #: MS77-1554<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, biographical material, and printed matter, chiefly 1851-80, relating in part to Myer's service as a surgeon in the U.S. Army (1854-60), especially his assignments at Fort Davis and Duncan, TX, where he observed Indian warfare; to his role in the founding and development of the Signal Corps (1856-80); and to the Signal Corps' contribution to Union military efforts in the Civil War. Gift of Col. John Rogers Meigs Taylor, 1935. The repository also has 1 reel of microfilm (negative and positive) of the manuscript material in the collection.
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M080<br>MYER, ALBERT JAMES, 1829-1880 <br>U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Museum (Fort Monmouth, NJ)<br>Profession: Founder of the U.S. Army Signal Corps<br>Dates of collection: 1854-80<br>Size: 3 ft., 1 reel of microfilm<br>NUCMC #: MS67-145<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished list<br>In part, microfilm made from originals in the Library of Congress. Correspondence, commissions, patents, diaries, passports, Myer's M.D. thesis, "A sign language for deaf mutes," resolutions, books, weather reports, academic degrees, Mathew Brady photos, other papers, and memorabilia relating to Myer, the organization of the Signal Corps (1863), signals in the Civil War, and the Corps' weather-reporting service which was started by Myer in 1870. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gifts of Mrs. A.J. Myer, Jr., and others. The Library of Congress, Manuscript Division, also has 4 reels of microfilm (made in 1960) of part of this collection.
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M081<br>MYERS, GUY C., d. 1960 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Financier<br>Dates of collection: 1933-60<br>Size: 57 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished preliminary finding aid<br>Collection includes correspondence and related papers concerning Myers's financing of electric power projects in Seattle, WA, Oregon, and Nebraska, the Nebraska Consumers Public Power District, Seattle Dept. of Lighting, and public utilities districts of Washington and Oregon. The papers of Robert Beck and Associates, James I. Metcalf, and Houghton, Cluck, Coughlin and Schubat, with whom Myers collaborated are also in the Library. <br>
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N001<br>NARES, JAMES D. <br>Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)<br>Profession: Secretary to the Dundee, Lake Keuka, &amp; Lamoka Railroad<br>Dates of collection: 1898-1902<br>Size: 53 items<br>NUCMC #: MS77-196<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Letters to Nares relating to the development of the Penn Yan and Lake Keuka Electric Railroad and a prospectus for the line. Correspondents include the Buffalo and Susquehanna Railroad Co., General Light and Power Co. of Philadelphia, New York Central &amp; Hudson River Railroad Co., Northern Central Railway Co., and manufacturers of electric railroad construction equipment. <br>N002<br>NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BROADCASTERS <br>Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)<br>Size: 1,556 items<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1178<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Research studies, surveys, promotional items, station publications, Crossley CAB reports, and material relating to early educational broadcasting. Additions to the collection are expected.
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N003<br>NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Dates of collection: 1930-60<br>Size: 186 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS64-1619<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Files from the various departments and divisions of the company, including the Engineering Dept.
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N004<br>NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS. ELECTRICAL DIVISION. <br>(in Federal Records, RG167)<br>National Archives and Records Administration (Washington, DC)<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Papers and Technical Reports issued by the Bureau containing information on electrical science and technology. The Miscellaneous Papers of J. Howard Dellinger (5 ft.), Chief of the Radio Section (1919-46) and the Central Radio Propagation Lab (1946-48), include material relating to the development of the airplane radio finder, communication facilities of the U.S. Government, and distance range tests for radio broadcasts, and some correspondence of the Wave Propagation Committee of the Combined Communications Board (1944-45).
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N005<br>NATIONAL HELLS CANYON ASSOCIATION <br>University of Oregon Library (Eugene)<br>Dates of collection: 1953-58<br>Size: 21 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS60-604<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Includes association data and information on Hells Canyon Power Co. project nos. 1971, 2132, 2133 and on national power policy.
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N006<br>NATIONAL HELLS CANYON ASSOCIATION <br>University of Oregon Library (Eugene)<br>Dates of collection: 1953-58<br>Size: 6 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS74-847<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, reports, and publications of a lobby for the construction of Federal dams on the Snake River in Idaho and Oregon.
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N007<br>NEBRASKA BUSINESS RECORDS <br>Nebraska State Historical Society, State Archives Division (Lincoln)<br>Dates of collection: 1843-1929<br>Size: 75 items, 7 vols., 5 reels of microfilm<br>NUCMC #: MS76-435<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: guide<br>In part, microfilm made from originals privately owned. Daybooks, account books, ledgers, and other business records, chiefly of Nebraska firms, including records of the Lincoln Electric Railway Co., Lincoln, NE, and minutes and other papers (1903-29) of the Omaha, Lincoln, and Beatrice Railway Co., Lincoln, NE.
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N008<br>NEILS (J.) LUMBER COMPANY <br>University of Montana Library (Missoula)<br>Dates of collection: 1924-66<br>Size: 2 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1639<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished guide<br>Annual reports (1924-26, 1936-62) of a company which had logging and sawmilling operations in Libby, MT, and annual reports (1946-66) of its subsidiary, Montana Light and Power Co., which supplied electricity to Libby, MT. Gift of Arthur J. Neils, 1977.
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N009<br>NELIGH MILLS <br>Nebraska State Historical Society, State Archives Division (Lincoln)<br>Dates of collection: 1886-1961<br>Size: 15,100 items<br>NUCMC #: MS76-450<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence (1901-47), account books (1909-61), cashbooks, weight books (1909-44), balance books (1907-49), storage and milling records (1913-51), sales journals (1900-39), and deeds, mortgages, insurance, licenses, inventories, registers, receipts, printed material, and other papers; together with tax reports (1917-48) of Elkhorn Monument Co. and electric light accounts (1900-21) which were handled by the mill. Acquired, 1969.
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N010<br>NEWBURY, FRANK D. <br>Dwight D. Eisenhower Library (Abilene, KS)<br>Profession: Westinghouse Electric Corp. engineer (1901-35), assistant to the vice-president (1935-41), and member of the Board of Directors (1946-47); U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense for Applications Engineering (1953-57) and Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (1957); author<br>Dates of collection: 1896-1965<br>Size: 3 ft. (2,000 items)<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Approximately 400 pages of material relate to management practices and problems at Westinghouse. The Dept. of Defense papers consist of about 500 pages of correspondence, Congressional testimony, speeches, and press clippings.
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N011<br>NEW ENGLAND ASSOCIATED PRESS <br>Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)<br>Unbound letters to William Warland Clapp, author journalist, and editor of the Boston Journal. Two of the three boxes contain material relating to the Journal's affiliation with the New England Associated Press, a regional organization of the New York Associated Press-Western Associated Press; and the NYAP-WAP's contracts with Western Union for exclusive use of its telegraphic network in the gathering and distribution of news service reports.
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N012<br>NEWTON, DALE M. <br>University of Oregon Library (Eugene)<br>Profession: Private, U.S. Army, 44th Service<br>Company, U.S. Army Signal Corps<br>Dates of collection: 1918-19<br>Size: 364 items<br>NUCMC #: MS76-1318<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Letters between Newton and his family in Pocatello, ID, while posted at Fort Logan, CO, Fort Leavenworth, KS, and Brest and Cour-Cheverny, France, during World War I.
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N013<br>NEW YORK CENTRAL AND HUDSON RIVER RAILROAD COMPANY <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Dates of collection: 1886-1912, 1968<br>Size: 24 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-250<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>These records contain blueprints and plans for various railroad facilities, including elevators, wharves, stations, freight houses, ferries, shops, engine houses, power stations, and other structures for Grand Central Terminal in New York City.
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N014<br>NIAGARA FALLS HYDRAULIC POWER &amp; MANUFACTURING COMPANY <br>Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society, Manuscripts Department (Buffalo, NY)<br>Dates of collection: 1891-1924<br>Size: .2 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Personal letters and invitations (1891-1900) to Ross R. Coddington, an employee of the hydroplant; and an official photo album (1924) by W.W. Read of work on the hydroplant. Gift, Dr. Eric Brunger.
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N015<br>NIAGARA FALLS POWER COMPANY <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Dates of collection: 1890-1919<br>Size: 5.5 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: index<br>These records include photographs of the forebay, wheelpit, and tunnel (1901-04), people (1900-07), main generators (1902-05), electrical equipment (1904), governors (1901), floor and generators (1901), turbines (1901, 1905), canal and powerhouse #2 (1903), canal and river, falls and powerhouse, transmission lines, the Tonawanda Power Co. (1900), and later construction at Niagara (1907). Also included are 27 vols. of photographs and drawings of facilities and equipment (1898-1917) and power station drawings (1890).
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N016<br>NIAGARA MOHAWK POWER COMPANY <br>Syracuse University Libraries, George Arents Research Library, Manuscript Collections (Syracuse, NY)<br>Dates of collection: 1835-1921<br>Size: 16 boxes, 5 oversize packages<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: partial index<br>Primarily internal documents and correspondence, memos, and engineering reports, with emphasis on the period 1889-1900.
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N017<br>NIAGARA MOHAWK POWER COMPANY <br>Niagara Mohawk History Office (Syracuse, NY)<br>Dates of collection: 1889-present<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Internal correspondence, reports, government materials related to corporate history, testimonials by corporate officials before government hearings, and reports of the New York State Water Power Commission and the Federal Power Commission. The Niagara Falls Power Company: Hydraulic Rights and Federal Restrictions (Privately printed, 1930) is a document collection of all federal and state legislation, government hearings, and government-corporate correspondence covering company history to 1930.
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N018<br>NIXDORFF, SAMUEL PURDY, <br>1888-1965 <br>Union College, Schaffer Library, Special Collections (Schenectady, NY)<br>Profession: Engineer with General Electric Co., Schenectady, NY; associate of Ernst F.W. Alexanderson and Charles P. Steinmetz<br>Dates of collection: 1915-52<br>Size: 4 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS76-1642<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Work journals (1915-40), reports, diagrams, and other papers (1950-52). Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift of Mrs. Nixdorff, 1971.
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N019<br>NOLLET, JEAN ANTOINE <br>(in Collected Scientific Manuscripts, 13th-20th Centuries collection)<br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History, Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology (Washington, DC)<br>Dates of collection: 1742-1770<br>Size: 99 letters<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: title catalogue<br>Correspondence with Etienne Francois Dutout. Annotated copy of Giacomo Beccaria's Dell' elettricismo (1753).
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N020<br>NORRIS, GEORGE WILLIAM, <br>1861-1944 <br>Nebraska State Historical Society, State Archives Division (Lincoln)<br>Profession: U.S. Representative and Senator<br>Dates of collection: 1886-1967<br>Size: 5,500 items<br>NUCMC #: MS76-452<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence (1899-1944), speeches, mss. of Norris's writings, biographical material, pamphlets, bulletins, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks (1894-1945), and other papers, together with correspondence (1899-1967) and biographical material relating to his wife. Includes material on the TVA, REA, reorganization of the judiciary, a unicameral legislature for Nebraska, and other political and legislative issues, and portions of the Congressional Record by or about Norris and his concerns. Correspondents include Herbert Hoover. Gifts of Mr. Norris's estate, 1950, and the Library of Congress, 1956-58.
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N021<br>NORTH BROTHERS MANUFACTURING COMPANY, Philadelphia, PA <br>Hagley Museum and Library (Wilmington, DE)<br>Business: Manufacturers of iron, brass, and hardware<br>Dates of collection: 1870-1932<br>Size: 500 items<br>NUCMC #: MS72-112<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: guide<br>Correspondence, production and time report, shipment notebooks, agreements, memoranda, and other papers, of a firm of founders and manufacturers of iron, brass, and hardware. Includes correspondence with the Philadelphia Electric Co. and various Philadelphia contractors. Described in A Guide to the Manuscripts in the Eleutherian Mills Historical Library, by John B. Riggs (1970), pp. 909-910.
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N022<br>NORTH DAKOTA BUSINESS RECORDS <br>University of North Dakota, Chester Fritz Library, Department of Special Collections (Grand Forks)<br>Dates of collection: 1879-1967<br>Size: 24 items<br>NUCMC #: MS79-1086<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: guide<br>A composite collection consisting of small groups of papers listed and described separately in the repository. Includes a ledger and ms. on basic electrical maintenance (1949-62) by G.R. Thatcher, maintenance engineer for Kopper's Co.
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N023<br>NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY, St. Paul, MN <br>Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)<br>Dates of collection: 1864-1970<br>Size: 10,000 ft.<br>Access: partially restricted<br>Finding aids: guide<br>Minutes, reports, stock and financial records, correspondence, subject files, photographs, timetables, pamphlets, contracts, deeds, scrapbooks, and other materials documenting the history of the company from its incorporation in 1864 to its merger in 1970 with the Great Northern, the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy, and the Spokane, Portland and Seattle railway companies to form Burlington Northern Inc. The Mechanical Dept. records include 1 box of "electrification subject files," containing reports, charts, and correspondence on the possible electrification of some lines and background material on electrification at other railroad companies; 4 boxes of "miscellaneous subject files," including contracts for electrical service (1891-1942); and "motor rail cars subject files," containing material relating to gas-electric and diesel-electric rail cars (1922-56). The "president's subject file" (916 cubic ft., 1890s-1970) contains information on all aspects of the railroad, including power plants and the use of electricity. The "valuation engineer records" (1917-'50s) include information on electrical equipment. "Records of branch lines, subsidiaries, and affiliated companies" contain material on electrification, electric-rail lines, automatic block signalling, light, power, and telephone systems connected with the railway. Among the correspondents are Edward D. Adams and Jay Cooke.
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N024<br>NORTHWEST PUBLIC POWER ASSOCIATION <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Dates of collection: 1946-72<br>Size: 16.5 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS65-1044<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Correspondence, technical reports, hearings, court papers, campaign literature, and other papers relating to specific projects of the association in its advocacy of public control of electrical power generation and distribution in the seven states of the Columbia River Basin and the Pacific Northwest. Correspondents include congressional delegations of the Pacific Northwest states and the State and Federal agencies concerned with electric and water power.
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N025<br>NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC RAILWAY <br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Material on the electrification system of the railway.
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N026<br>NORTON, DELBERT AUSTIN, b. 1886 <br>Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)<br>Profession: Lawyer in Portland, OR; assistant attorney for the Bonneville Power Administration<br>Dates of collection: 1938-47<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS66-1270<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Papers include transcripts of hearings (1938) relating to Bonneville Dam and the Oregon Hydroelectric Commission. There are also materials relating to the Bonneville Power Commission-Pacific Northwest Regional Planning Commission's Cooperative Industrial-Economic Survey (1940).
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N027<br>NORTON, JOHN H., Jr. <br>Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)<br>Dates of collection: 1930s<br>Size: 45 items<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1179<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Personal notebooks concerning Norton's advertising clients, NBC promotional items, and statistics on early radio stations.
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N028<br>NORVIK, FREDERICK, b. 1919 <br>Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Archives<br>(Troy, NY)<br>Profession: Professor of electrical engineering at RPI<br>Dates of collection: 1951-77<br>Size: .5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, class notes, grade books, and publications.
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N029<br>NORWOOD, GUS A., b. 1916 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Executive secretary, Northwest Public Power Administration<br>Dates of collection: 1948-67<br>Size: 20 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished preliminary inventory<br>Includes correspondence with State and Federal officers regarding electric power development of the Columbia River Basin, and speeches and testimony before U.S. House and Senate committees and the Federal Power Commission, mainly regarding electric power in the Pacific Northwest.
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N030<br>NOTES ON TRAIN RESISTANCE <br>Coll. # 11/6/15<br>University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives<br>Dates of collection: 1909<br>Size: .1 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>"Notes on Train Resistance" include typewritten notes and blueprints, graphs, charts, drawings, and tables relating to steam and electric railway testing instruction given in the Railway Engineering Dept.
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N031<br>NUNN, LUCIEN <br>(in Telluride Association Records collection)<br>Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer, founder of Telluride Association<br>Dates of collection: 1890-1971<br>Size: 42 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Contains correspondence, photos, maps, blueprints, clippings, lectures, reports, constitution, bylaws, financial records, applications, and other related documents concerning Nunn and his founding of the Telluride Association, an educational organization. Includes information on the Telluride Motor Co., the Telluride Power Co., and the Ontario Power Co. <br>
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O001<br>OFFICE OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT <br>(in Federal Records, RG227)<br>National Archives and Records Administration (Washington, DC)<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Records include contracts, test reports, research reports, and other material, relating to radar, electronics, and Vannevar Bush. <br>O002<br>OGDEN, DANIEL MILLER <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Dates of collection: 1948<br>Size: 1 item (21 pp.)<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Letter from Homer T. Bone discussing his role in the public power movement, 1908-48. Photocopy of typed copy.
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O003<br>OLDS, LELAND, 1890-1960 <br>Franklin D. Roosevelt Library (Hyde Park, NY)<br>Profession: Government official<br>Dates of collection: 1890-1960<br>Size: 157 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS74-316<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: shelf list<br>Correspondence, memoranda, reports, statistics, press releases, and clippings, relating to conservation, ecology, electric power, and Olds's positions with the Council of National Defense, Shipbuilding Labor Adjustment Board, National War Labor Board, Railway Employees Dept. of the American Federation of Labor, Federated Press, New York State Power Authority, U.S. President's Commission to Study Cooperative Enterprise Abroad, Federal Power Commission, and U.S. President's Water Resources Policy Commission. Information on literary rights available in the library. Gift of Mr. Olds's estate.
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O004<br>OLDS, ROBERT F. <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Dates of collection: 1923-41<br>Size: .7 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>This collection contains magazine clippings, photographs, blueprints, and reprints concerning earth dams, reservoirs, costs of excavation, hydroelectric plants, and gates. Includes material on the Paris Bridge Project (1923), the Bellow Falls Development of the New England Power System (1928), the Madden Dam and Power Plant Project in the Panama Canal Zone (1931), the Pickwick Landing Dam of the Tennessee Valley Authority (1939), and TVA construction reports (1938, 1941).
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O005<br>OLMSTED FAMILY <br>Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society, Manuscripts Department (Buffalo, NY)<br>Dates of collection: 1826-1942<br>Size: 22.5 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>The papers of John Olmsted (1811-1890) include diaries (1828-90), correspondence with family and friends, and account books. The papers of Charles Morgan Olmsted, physicist (1881-1948), include business and personal correspondence (1909-40), bills, receipts, sketches for an airplane propeller and other aerodynamic research, scientific articles, and personal and business papers of other family members, including records of the Niagara Falls Hydraulic and Manufacturing Co., the Cliff Paper Co., and the Aragain Corp.
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O006<br>OLSON, JOHN E., b. 1892 <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Profession: Senator<br>Dates of collection: 1941-74<br>Size: 17 boxes<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: register<br>Contains minutes, reports, and financial statements of eight Wisconsin rural electric cooperatives and materials from Olson's 1949 campaign for the Wisconsin State Senate. Presented by Mr. Olson, 1969 and 1977.
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O007<br>OLYMPIA LIGHT AND POWER COMPANY, Olympia, WA <br>University of Oregon Library (Eugene)<br>Dates of collection: 1891-1912<br>Size: 3 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS66-1306<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, reports, financial records, and legal papers.
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O008<br>OREGON BUSINESS RECORDS <br>University of Oregon Library (Eugene)<br>Dates of collection: 1839-1948<br>Size: 100 items, 21 vols.<br>NUCMC #: MS76-1320<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Articles of incorporation, minutes, ledgers, account books, and other business records. Includes records of the California State Telegraph Co. Toll House Station at Ashland and of the Eugene Power Co. This is a composite collection consisting of small groups of papers or single items listed and described separately in Catalogue of Manuscripts in the University of Oregon Library, compiled by Martin Schmitt (1971), entry nos. 10, 95, 146, 159, 161, 184, 210, 300, 320, 321, 360, 423, 426, 489, 540, 682, 696, 743, 871, 877, 944, 1120. Acquired from various sources.
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O009<br>OREGON ELECTRIC RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, INC. <br>Oregon Electric Railway Historical Society, Inc. (Glenwood)<br>Dates of collection: 1891-<br>Size: 15 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Letters, tax records, and photographs relating to street railways, signal systems for trolley lines, and books on electric railway practice (1891-1918).
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O010<br>OREGON ENVIRONMENTAL COUNCIL <br>Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)<br>Dates of collection: 1952, 1958-76<br>Size: 38 ft. (28 boxes)<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: guide<br>Coalition of more than 2,500 individuals and 80 conservation, planning, sportsman, and labor organizations. Includes correspondence, environmental impact statements, reports, hearing transcripts, newsletters, clippings, etc., relating to environmental issues such as nuclear power, mining, oil, timber, recreation, air, water, pesticides, solid waste, noise pollution, wildlife, environmental education, rivers, land, and government agencies. Gift of OEC, 1976.
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O011<br>OREGON SUPREME COURT <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Dates of collection: 1949-52<br>Size: .5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Court transcripts and exhibits of Portland General Electric Co. vs. Oregon Hydroelectric Commission relating to the Pelton Dam project.
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O012<br>O'REILLY, HENRY, 1806-1886 <br>New-York Historical Society, Manuscripts Department (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Editor, pioneer in the erection of telegraph lines<br>Dates of collection: 1830-82<br>Size: 25 ft., 40 vols.<br>NUCMC #: MS61-1701<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>The bulk of the collection is comprised of correspondence, circulars, clippings, contracts, memoranda, telegrams, accounts, and miscellaneous papers (ca. 1847-55) pertaining to O'Reilly's work and plans for erecting telegraph lines throughout the United States; to the financing, construction, promotion, staffing, improvement, and management of the various lines with which he was concerned; to legislation concerning them; and to his dispute with Samuel F.B. Morse.
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O013<br>O'REILLY, HENRY, 1806-1886 <br>Rochester Public Library, Local History Division (Rochester, NY)<br>Profession: Editor, pioneer in the erection of telegraph lines<br>Dates of collection: 1826-78<br>Size: 2,000 items<br>NUCMC #: MS66-1915<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Approximately 400 items in the collection relate to the telegraph. These include correspondence, clippings, notes, stock certificates, and other material. There are also papers on the American Telegraph System, Western Union System, and other telegraph lines.
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O014<br>OSCEOLA RURAL TELEPHONE COMPANY <br>Central Michigan University, Clarke Historical Library (Mt. Pleasant)<br>Dates of collection: 1906-62<br>Size: 25 vols., 300 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Record books, letters and official documents (articles of association, annual reports, account books, correspondence, etc.) concerning the establishment, operation, and final consolidation of the Osceola Rural Telephone Co., Evart, MI (organized 1906 and incorporated 1938 with the Michigan Bell Telephone Co.).
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O015<br>OSTERTAG, HAROLD CHARLES, <br>b. 1896 <br>Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)<br>Profession: New York State assemblyman, U.S. Representative<br>Dates of collection: 1937-64<br>Size: 200 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS73-360<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished guide<br>Correspondence, statements, press releases, bills introduced by Ostertag, questionnaires, newsletters, clippings, films, tapes, and photos. Papers from Ostertag's years in the New York Assembly (1932-50) relate to interstate cooperation, aviation, discriminatory laws and trade barriers, fisheries, forestry, water diversion on the Delaware River, highway safety, interstate villages, civil defense, labor, liquor control, law enforcement and crime, marriage laws, milk control and agriculture, social welfare and relief, sanitation, and taxation. Congressional papers (1950-64) pertain to servicemen and veterans' affairs, appointments to the U.S. Military, Naval, Air Force, and Merchant Marine Academies, immigration cases, visa and passport applications, social security claims, agriculture, appropriations, civil service, conservation, Kinzua Dam and flood control in western New York and the nation, the St. Lawrence Seaway and power project, housing, labor, national defense, taxation, foreign affairs, and the management of his office and political campaigns. Gift of Mr. Ostertag, 1964-65.
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O016<br>O'SULLIVAN, JAMES EDWARDS <br>Gonzaga University, Crosby Library, Rare Book and Manuscript Collection (Spokane, WA)<br>Access: restricted<br>Papers relating chiefly to the inception, location, and development of the Coulee Dam power and irrigation projects.
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O017<br>OTTUMWA RAILWAY &amp; LIGHT COMPANY <br>University of Iowa Libraries, Special Collections Department (Iowa City)<br>Business: Street railroad, electric light and steam power company in Ottumwa, IA<br>Dates of collection: 1915-22<br>Size: 120 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished register<br>Includes maps, legal documents, correspondence, and subject files. Purchase, 1978.
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O018<br>OWINGS, CHLOE, b. 1883 <br>Radcliffe College, Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America (Cambridge, MA)<br>Profession: Social worker, researcher, writer, educator, founder of the Pasadena Institute for Radio<br>Dates of collection: 1961<br>Size: .25 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>First draft of "Living Through Covered Wagon to Space Ship Age," an unpublished autobiography begun in September 1958. <br>
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P001<br>PACIFIC NORTHWEST DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION <br>University of Oregon Library (Eugene)<br>Dates of collection: 1947-61<br>Size: 6 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS74-851<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Informational files of printed and near-print material relating to the Columbia Valley Interagency Committee, Columbia Valley Authority, National Reclamation Association, and National Water Conservation Congress. The Pacific Northwest Development Association supported the development of resources in the Columbia River Basin, but opposed Federal control of those resources. <br>P002<br>PACIFIC SLOPE MANUSCRIPTS <br>Stanford University Libraries, Department of Special Collections (Stanford, CA)<br>Dates of collection: 1893-1909<br>Size: 67 items<br>NUCMC #: MS69-1173<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aids<br>Correspondence, business and legal documents, bills, and agreements, concerning the organization, construction, and operation of the Oakland Home Telephone Co., Oakland, CA.
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P003<br>PACIFIC TRACTION CORPORATION <br>Tacoma Public Library (Tacoma, WA)<br>Dates of collection: 1907-35<br>Size: 25 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS74-1045<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Records of a street railway company organized to amalgamate the operations of several small transportation companies operating south and west of Tacoma, WA. Deposited by the city of Tacoma.
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P004<br>PACIFICA FOUNDATION <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Dates of collection: 1949-76<br>Size: 23 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1026<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, memos, personnel lists, financial and fund-raising data, policy guidelines (1965-66), newsletters, minutes of national meetings, promotional material, and other records, of a foundation operating four non-commercial, listener-supported FM-radio stations; program guides issued by stations KPFA-FM (Berkeley, CA), KPFK-FM (Los Angeles, CA), WBAI-FM (New York, NY), and KPFT-FM (Houston, TX); news scripts (1963-73), with indexes, from KPFA-FM, including coverage of the Vietnam War; and other records of the foundation and its individual stations. Gifts of the foundation and of Gene R. Stebbins, 1968-76. Additions to the collection are expected.
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P005<br>PACKARD, WALTER EUGENE, <br>1884-1966 <br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Profession: Agricultural engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1899-1966<br>Size: 10 boxes, 17 cartons, 1 oversize portfolio<br>NUCMC #: MS80-2294<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, writings, speeches, reports, notes, clippings, and photos, relating to Packard's career with the University of California's Imperial Valley Experimental Farm and Delhi State Land Settlement, Agricultural Adjustment Administration, Resettlement Administration, Farm Security Administration, and with the Central Valley Project; his work as an irrigation, land, and reclamation consultant in Mexico and Puerto Rico, and in Greece under the Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan; and his interest in public water and power and migrant labor problems.
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P006<br>PAINE, ELLERY B., b. 1875 <br>Coll. # 11/6/22<br>University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives<br>Profession: Professor of electrical engineering<br>Dates of collection: 1916, 1967<br>Size: .1 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Papers include a tape recording (1967) concerning Joseph T. Tykociner, Trygve Yensen, Harold B. Smith, Westinghouse Electric Co., patents, hazing and pushball; photocopies of recollections of electrical shows; and a reprint of an article on voltage regulation of distribution circuits.
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P007<br>PAINTER, URIAH HUNT, 1837-1900 <br>Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Manuscripts Department (Philadelphia, PA)<br>Profession: Newspaperman, lobbyist, entrepreneur<br>Dates of collection: 1855-1936<br>Size: 10,000 items, 75 vols.<br>NUCMC #: MS61-1129<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Includes correspondence pertaining to Painter's promotion of the electric light and Thomas Edison's phonograph and to his involvement as a builder of railroads and telegraph lines in Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia. Among the correspondents are Thomas A. Edison, Thomas T. Eckerts (President of Western Union Telegraph Co.), Jay Gould, Gardiner G. Hubbard, and many others prominent in business and politics during the latter part of the nineteenth century.
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P008<br>PALMER, CHARLES D., b. 1900 <br>University of Pittsburgh Libraries, Archives of Industrial Society (Pittsburgh, PA)<br>Profession: Transportation company executive<br>Dates of collection: 1942-75<br>Size: 8 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: preliminary unpublished finding aid<br>Notes, studies, minutes of board meetings of Port Authority Transit of Allegheny County, PA, and publications, slides, and newsclippings relating to transportation, rapid transit, and mass transit in Allegheny County. Gift of Charles D. Palmer, 1977.
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P009<br>PALMER, WILLIAM JACKSON, <br>1836-1909 <br>Colorado Historical Society, Stephen H. Hart Library (Denver)<br>Profession: Army officer, railroad builder<br>Dates of collection: 1840-1920<br>Size: 2,500 items<br>NUCMC #: MS74-219<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Personal and business correspondence (1858-1906), correspondence and papers (1861-65) relating to Palmer's military career, material relating to railroads, and ledgers, pamphlets, a scrapbook, and newspaper clippings. The collection also contains business papers relating to several Colorado companies, including the Denver Pacific Railway and Telegraph Co.
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P010<br>PARSONS, BRICKERHOFF, QUADE, AND DOUGLAS <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Business: Engineering firm<br>Dates of collection: 1905-18<br>Size: 3 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-252<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Reports (typewritten and printed) for various projects, especially transportation and tunnels. Includes material relating to the Austin trenching machine, the Belvedere, DeKalb, and Southern Railroad, the Brooklyn Bridge terminus and extension, wharf extension, waterpower for Columbus and Fremont, NE, Death Valley Corp., New York City subway routes, the Boston-Cambridge subway, the New York and Long Island Railroad tunnel, the London underground electric railroad, a Texas dam, the Chicago Traction and Subway Commission, and the Detroit Rapid Transit System. Gift.
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P011<br>PARSON'S GROVE TELEPHONE COMPANY <br>Montana State University, Roland R. Renne Library, Special Collections (Bozeman)<br>Dates of collection: 1916-77<br>Size: 1 vol.<br>NUCMC #: MS79-695<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Records of a rural cooperative located in the Gallatin Valley of Montana, which provided telephone service to ranch homes south and west of Belgrade, MT. Gift.
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P012<br>PATTERSON, RICHARD C., b. 1886 <br>Harry S. Truman Library (Independence, MO)<br>Profession: Diplomat, businessman, administrative officer of the American Commission to Negotiate Peace during World War I, New York City commissioner of corrections, New York City commissioner of public events, U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce, U.S. ambassador to Yugoslavia and Guatemala, U.S. minister to Switzerland, chairman of the board of the Radio-Keith-Orpheum (RKO) Corp.<br>Dates of collection: 1918-66<br>Size: 9 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS75-599<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, notes, memoranda, speech files, published material, newspaper clippings, and other papers, relating to Patterson's career. Information on literary rights available in the library. Gift of Mr. Patterson, 1974.
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P013<br>PATTERSON, ROBERT MASKELL, 1787-1854 <br>University of Virginia Library, Manuscripts Department and University Archives (Charlottesville)<br>Dates of collection: 1830-37<br>Size: 11 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Collection consists of notes and problems for Patterson's Natural Philosophy class at the University of Virginia. This includes "Problems in electricity for the senior class" (1 vol., 21 pp.) and "Questions and problems in electricity--no. 2" (1 vol., 24 pp.).
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P014<br>PEARSON, CHARLES H. <br>Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Radio program producer<br>Size: 3 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1180<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, notebooks, case material, news releases, biographical material on featured personalities, and recordings, relating to Pearson's program "The March Through Life;" recordings of episodes of "Secret Agent K-7 Returns," and other radio programs produced by the Radio Features Division of Heffelfinger Publications; and miscellaneous correspondence, notebooks, folders, commercial copy, and photos, relating to his various production, advertising, and publishing businesses. Gifts of Mrs. Charles H. Pearson, 1973, 1975.
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P015<br>PEDEN, IRENE C., b. 1925 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Professor of electrical engineering at the University of Washington<br>Dates of collection: 1966-70, 1972-76<br>Size: 11 ft.<br>Access: partially restricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished preliminary finding aid<br>Correspondence, reports, minutes, conference and convention materials, questionnaires and surveys, notes, ephemera, subject files and other papers, relating to Peden's career at the University of Washington, her work on a UNESCO project, "Access of Women to Technical Careers in the West Coast Region of the United States of America, 1966-70," and her professional association and university activities. Subgroups: Engineer's Council for Professional Development, Engineering and Accreditation Committee (1974-77); U.S. National Research Council, Space Science Board, Space Physics Committee (1974-76); Washington University, Faculty Personnel Policy and Practice Task Force (1974); Washington University, Faculty Women Special Committee (1972-74).
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P016<br>PEMBLE, CARL A. <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Profession: President of Save the St. Croix, Inc.<br>Dates of collection: 1964-71<br>Size: 4 boxes<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Contains records of Pemble's presidency of Save the St. Croix, Inc., a citizens' group opposing construction of a Northern States Power Co. generating plant on the St. Croix River because of the plant's potential for creating ecological and recreational damage. Gift of Mr. Pemble, 1971.
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P017<br>PENNSYLVANIA POWER AND LIGHT COMPANY <br>Hagley Museum and Library (Wilmington, DE)<br>Dates of collection: 1853-1954<br>Size: 3,000,000 manuscript pages<br>Finding aids: finding aids<br>Papers documenting the growth of gas and electric services in eastern Pennsylvania from 1853 to 1954, and corporate records of the 1,400 companies that merged in the early 1920s to form the Pennsylvania Power and Light Co. Acquired 1976.
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P018<br>PERHAM, DOUGLAS <br>Foothill Electronics Museum, de Forest Memorial Library (Los Altos Hills, CA)<br>Profession: Radio pioneer<br>Dates of collection: 1887-1967<br>Size: several thousand items<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Consists of documents and electrical and electronic devices relating to the early days of radio. Included are original de Forest triode and Fleming diode tubes, equipment from early Marconi radio stations, one of the first Poulsen arc transmitters, artifacts from the Federal Telegraph Co., and other early radio equipment. A report on the collection written by Arthur L. Norberg is located in the Bancroft Library at the University of California.
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P019<br>PERRINE, FREDERIC A. (Badito Irrigation Project) <br>Denver Public Library, Western History Department (Denver, CO)<br>Dates of collection: 1907<br>Size: 57 pp.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Maps, photos, and a report on the proposed power development at Badito, Huerfano County, including information on geology, marketability of electricity and irrigation water, specifications of dam, cost estimates, and recommendations. Perrine prepared the report as consulting engineer for A.P. Sickman and Associates.
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P020<br>PHILLIPS, ROD <br>Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)<br>Size: 169 items<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1181<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Scripts from Ford Television Theater, "The Actors' Studio" and "I Remember Mama;" and books, articles, and photos, relating to the history of broadcasting. Gifts of Mr. Phillips, 1975-78. Additions to the collection are expected.
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P021<br>PHYSICS CLUB OF PHILADELPHIA <br>American Philosophical Society Library (Philadelphia, PA)<br>Dates of collection: 1909-71<br>Size: 3 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS76-931<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, minutes, receipts, and other papers. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift of the Club through Marvin Gross, 1971.
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P022<br>PICKERILL, ELMO NEALE <br>Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)<br>Dates of collection: 1867-1976<br>Size: 1,610 items<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1182<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, pamphlets, periodicals, clippings, books, memorabilia, photos, and other papers, relating to the history of radio broadcasting and Pickerill's contributions to the broadcasting industry. Includes material on Lee de Forest, Guglielmo Marconi, David Sarnoff, and other broadcast pioneers. The bulk of the papers dates from the early 1920s to the 1950s. Gift of Eugene Baker, 1976.
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P023<br>PIERCE, GEORGE WASHINGTON, 1872-1956 <br>Harvard University Archives, Pusey Library (Cambridge, MA)<br>Profession: Professor of physics and communications engineering at Harvard University<br>Dates of collection: 1900-52<br>Size: 4 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS76-1996<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Notebooks, mss. of writings, and correspondence and other papers, relating to Harvard, professional activities, and patents. Includes information on radio wave propagation, electrical engineering education, radio, telephony, piezoelectricity, Lee de Forest, vacuum tubes, electronics, and magnetics. Acquired from Frederick V. Hunt, 1959 and 1970, and Harvard Physics Research Library, 1973.
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P024<br>PIERCE, HAROLD H. <br>Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections (East Lansing)<br>Profession: Treasurer of Moscow &amp; Adams Telephone Co., Hillsdale County, MI<br>Dates of collection: 1901-52<br>Size: 1 item, 3 vols.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-587<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Farm account book (1901-38), 2 account books (1902-52) of the Moscow and Adams Telephone Co., and the state permit issued to the company to string telephone wires. Gift of Clark Pierce.
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P025<br>PIERCE, WALTER MARCUS, 1861-1954 <br>Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)<br>Profession: Governor, U.S. Representative<br>Dates of collection: 1916-79<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-660<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence and biographical notes relating to Pierce's family, ranch matters, World Wars I and II, State and national Democratic politics, Prohibition, and women's suffrage; together with dictaphone belts made by Pierce's biographer, Arthur W. Bone, relating to Pierce, the Vietnam War, Bonneville Power Administration, and China. Gift of the estate of Bernice W. Bone, 1979.
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P026<br>PILLION, JOHN RAYMOND, b. 1904 <br>Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)<br>Profession: New York State assemblyman, U.S. Representative<br>Dates of collection: 1947-65<br>Size: 76 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS73-362<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished guide<br>Correspondence, speeches, hearings, news releases, questionnaires, bills introduced by Pillion, tape recordings, clippings, and scrapbooks. Topics include immigration cases, armed-services veterans' affairs, agriculture, civil defense, irrigation, reclamation, Federal Reserve System, national debt, taxation, public school prayer, Medicare, the space program, the Antarctic Treaty and Pillion's tour of Antarctica, with comments on the weather, scenery, commercial fishing, and mapping of the continent, Bay of Pigs invasion, status of Berlin, Southeast Asian situation, reciprocal trade, American investments abroad, balance of payments, Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, NATO, Common Market, communism, opposition to statehood for Hawaii and Alaska, appointments to the U.S. Military, Naval, Air Force and Merchant Marine Academies, appropriations for the Atomic Energy Commission, Dept. of the Interior, Post Office Dept., St. Lawrence Seaway, Dept. of the Treasury, other Government agencies, and local projects such as the New York State Barge Canal System, flood control in Erie County, NY, Kinzua Dam, the Buffalo, NY, harbor, Buffalo International Airport, and the New York State Thruway. Gift of Mr. Pillion, 1964.
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P027<br>PITTSBURGH BUREAU OF ELECTRICITY <br>University of Pittsburgh Libraries, Archives of Industrial Society (Pittsburgh, PA)<br>Dates of collection: 1877-1928<br>Size: 60 vols.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Yearly docket of building permits issued; record books of new additions, alterations and repairs; wiring permits; complaint (violation) docket; and 3 vols. of building permits (1894-1908) of Allegheny, PA, before its annexation by the City of Pittsburgh.
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P028<br>PITTSBURGH RAILWAYS COMPANY <br>University of Pittsburgh Libraries, Archives of Industrial Society (Pittsburgh, PA)<br>Dates of collection: 1898-1971<br>Size: 23 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Histories of local street railways, reports of a 1919 Engineers' Valuation Board, verbatim transcript of 1964-66 condemnation proceedings, labor relations file (1949-63), annual reports, property appraisals, ledgers, maps, and photographs. Gift of Pittway Corp., 1974.
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P029<br>PLATT, HELEN <br>Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)<br>Dates of collection: 1917-52<br>Size: 10 folders<br>NUCMC #: MS77-1670<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, including letters written to Platt by E.K. Sturgis while serving in France (1917-18); a history of radio station KGW, Portland, OR, including programs and scripts and a letter from Ashley C. Dixon (1927); Platt's biographical resume (1952); and miscellaneous personal papers of Harrison Gray Platt (b. 1902). Gift of Ms. Platt, 1975.
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P030<br>PLEWS, BRADFORD FRANKLIN <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Profession: Medical student<br>Dates of collection: 1873<br>Size: 1 vol.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Plews's University of Michigan medical student thesis, entitled, "Electro-physiology."
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P031<br>POLHEMUS, JAMES HENRY, <br>1887-1965 <br>University of Oregon Library (Eugene)<br>Profession: Engineer, manager of the Coos Bay Shipbuilding Co., manager and chief engineer of the Port of Portland, OR, owner of the Williamette Tug and Barge Co., and president of Portland General Electric Co.<br>Dates of collection: 1916-64<br>Size: 22 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS69-1025<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Documents, official reports, plans, and photos, together with personal diaries (1934-64).
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P032<br>PONIATOFF, ALEXANDER MATHEW, 1892-1980 <br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Profession: Founder of Ampex Co.<br>Dates of collection: 1892-1980<br>Contains material relating to the Ampex Co. and magnetic tape recording.
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P033<br>POPE, JAMES PINCKNEY, 1884-1966 <br>University of Tennessee at Knoxville Library, Special Collections<br>Profession: Director of the Tennessee Valley Authority, U.S. Senator from Idaho<br>Dates of collection: 1939-51<br>Size: 10.5 ft. (9,100 items)<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: guide<br>Correspondence, articles, speeches, and other papers, mostly dating from 1939-51, while Pope was director of the TVA. The correspondence includes Pope's reading files (1945-51), which provide insight into his life during this period, and personal letters from U.S. presidents. Many of the speeches and articles included concern various subjects on which Pope spoke when he was involved with public relations for the TVA. Also contains materials relating to Pope's Senatorial activities, including his interest in foreign affairs, the United Nations, and various world peace and brotherhood organizations. Bequest of Senator Pope, 1963.
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P034<br>PORTLAND, OR. BUSINESS RECORDS. <br>University of Oregon Library (Eugene)<br>Dates of collection: 1853-1952<br>Size: 41 items, 15 vols.<br>NUCMC #: MS76-1326<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Articles of incorporation, minutes, reports, ledgers, cashbook, and other account books and papers, of business firms in Portland, OR. Companies represented include Dunham Printing Co., Ellison-White Chautauqua System (also known as Elwyn Concert Bureau), Ewry &amp; Garnold, undertakers (formerly Brelsfoard &amp; Ewry and Ewry &amp; Cook), Fishways, Inc., engaged in construction and sale of a patented fish ladder (originally Western Fish Lift Co., Reedsport, OR), Hallock &amp; Day Co., general contractor (later Hallock &amp; McMillen), Italian American Bank, Lewis &amp; Dryden Printing Co., radio station KOIN, Portland Lone Fir Cemetery Co., and St. Johns Water Works and Lighting Co. This is a composite collection consisting of small groups of papers or single items listed and described in Catalogue of Manuscripts in the University of Oregon Library, compiled by Martin Schmitt (1971), entry nos. 287, 311, 328, 349, 436, 513, 613, 857, 862, 921. Acquired from various sources.
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P035<br>PORTLAND, OR. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. <br>University of Oregon Library (Eugene)<br>Dates of collection: 1924-39<br>Size: 66 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1133<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Administrative records, including minutes, annual reports, correspondence of chamber representatives in Washington, DC, minutes and correspondence of chamber committees, and general files, including those on advertising, air pollution, Bonneville Power Administration and dam, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Columbia River development, Columbia Valley Association, Columbia Valley Authority, industries, labor relations (especially Longshoremen's strikes of 1934-36), National Reclamation Association, National Recovery Administration, planning, railroads, roads, Timberline Lodge, Mount Hood, OR, and the tourist industry. The records are especially representative of the Depression period, 1929-39.
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P036<br>PORTLAND, OR. CITY ATTORNEY. <br>Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)<br>Dates of collection: 1930-64<br>Size: 7 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS76-1215<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence with other city departments and annual reports (1932-39). Topics include city claims, corporation counsels, mass transportation, Memorial Coliseum, television, and urban renewal, especially the Vaughn Street redevelopment project (1953-59). Correspondents include City Council, Finance Commission, Mayor's Office, Planning Commission, Police Dept., and League of Oregon Cities. Gift of the city attorney, 1973.
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P037<br>PORTLAND, OR. CIVIL SERVICE BOARD. <br>Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)<br>Dates of collection: 1906-59<br>Size: 4 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS74-777<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Appointment forms and salary slips (1907-10, 1918), job classifications and listings (1918), sample examinations for accountant, clerk, stenographer, surveyor, and utility worker, and individual personnel hearings (1906-59). Includes records (1922) of Powell vs. City of Portland, heard before the Oregon Supreme Court.
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P038<br>PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY <br>University of Oregon Library (Eugene)<br>Dates of collection: 1939-48<br>Size: 15 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS72-505<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Records relating to the reorganization of the company, from the files of Thomas W. Delzell, trustee, and later chairman of the board.
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P039<br>PORTLAND HOUSING AUTHORITY <br>Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)<br>Dates of collection: 1918-40<br>Size: 3 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS73-791<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished guide<br>Ordinances and statistics of the Portland Planning Commission on housing codes, recreation areas, public utilities, and the Vanport, OR, flood, and blueprints and maps. Information on literary rights available in the library. Gift.
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P040<br>PORTLAND TRACTION COMPANY <br>Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)<br>Business: Streetcar and bus operator in Portland, OR<br>Dates of collection: 1905-66<br>Size: 5 boxes, 56 items (MS74-780); 2 ft. (MS77-1672)<br>NUCMC #: MS74-780, MS77-1672<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>MS74-780: Clippings relating to the company's vehicles, routes, franchises, labor situation, and other matters; maps of routes for electric railroads, trolleys, and buses; and other material. Gift of the company. MS77-1672: Correspondence (1948-66), bulletins, notices, routes, tariffs, schedules, timetables, wage agreements (1944-64), streetcar passes, booklets, car data, newsletters (1949-65), and other company records. Gift of Kathleen W. Kocher in memory of Philip A. Adams, 1976. Information on literary rights for both listings available in the repository.
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P041<br>POTTER, CHARLES F. AND ISAAC B. <br>Huntington Library (San Marino, CA)<br>Profession: Lawyers<br>Dates of collection: 1905-40<br>Size: 5,000 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Letters, manuscripts, documents, photographs, and engineering reports, agreements, and surveys for California, Nevada, and Arizona, mainly related to water and power. Information on the Mono Power Co., Bishop, CA, of which Charles Potter was a director, and its legal problems with the City of Los Angeles (1905-23) over Owens Valley water rights, and a few reports on geothermal power are included. Purchased from N.A. Kovach, 1945.
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P042<br>POUND, ARTHUR, 1884-1966 <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Profession: Author, historian<br>Dates of collection: 1928-68<br>Size: 250 items, 2 ft., 1 vol.<br>NUCMC #: MS65-496, MS80-1528<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>MS65-496: Correspondence dealing with Pound's publications, personal affairs, and business matters; a manuscript, entitled "Volume and Victory," outlining the General Electric Co.'s contribution to the war effort; and a partial ms. on postwar industrial planning. MS80-1528: Correspondence, drafts of works, research materials, and copies of articles. Includes a draft of a book on Lake Ontario; research materials on RCA, radio broadcasting, and the history of General Motors; a manuscript on the state of American society (probably 1941), written by California Senator Sheridan Downey; and a scrapbook relating to World War II.
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P043<br>POWELL, RICHARD CHEADLE, <br>b. 1882 <br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Profession: Electrical engineer associated with Pacific Gas &amp; Electric Co.<br>Dates of collection: 1882
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P044<br>POWER, THOMAS CHARLES, 1839-1923 <br>Montana Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (Helena)<br>Profession: Businessman, U.S. Senator<br>Dates of collection: 1867-1951<br>Size: 224 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS79-539<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Correspondence, financial records, organizational material, court documents, and legal and other papers, relating to Power's service as a U.S. Senator, his personal affairs, and his many investments, reflecting the emergence of a frontier society and economy; together with personal papers of his son, Charles Benton Power (1868-1953). Includes material relating to T.C. Power and Brother, holding firm for many of his investments, Power's transportation companies, primarily Upper Missouri River steamboats and stagecoach lines, Judith Mercantile and Cattle Co., and other investments in wholesale and retail merchandising, steamboat lines, cattle and sheep raising, stagecoach lines, reservation and military supply contracting, hydroelectric power development, real estate, metals mining, freight lines, lumbering, hotels, automobile and carriage dealerships, fur and robe trade, petroleum, banking, irrigation, municipal water supply, and coal mining, primarily in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, and Canada. Other major power firms represented include Benton and Billings Stage Co., Benton Transportation Co., Block P Mining Co., Judith Cattle Co., J.H. McKnight and Co., and Power Townsend Co. Correspondents include the Anaconda Copper Mining Co. and the Northern Pacific Railway Co. Gift of Judith Margaret Tobin, Jane Lynn Tobin, and Thomas Benton Tobin, 1969.
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P045<br>PRANGE, LOUIS H., 1884-1957 <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Profession: Dairy farmer, State legislator<br>Dates of collection: 1952-57<br>Size: 2 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1093<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence and press clippings relating to Prange's service in the Wisconsin Senate and his political campaigns. Includes clippings relating to Prange's proposed antisubversive activities law, and discussions of highway safety, expansion of State traffic patrol, raising the drinking age, daylight savings time, right-to-work and full-train-crew laws, proprietary drugs, chiropractic medicine, Wisconsin Radio Council, and artificial food coloring in canned foods. Gift of Henry C. Prange, 1960.
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P046<br>PRATT, CHARLES RICHARDSON, 1860-1935 <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Mechanical engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1888-1935<br>Size: 4 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-253<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, diaries, and engineering notebooks; material on the development of the heavy-duty, high-rise electric elevator, and on elevator cable equalizers and safety devices, lathe drives, hydraulic transmission of power in trucks, and ship steering gears; and studies, reports, drawings, catalogues, trade literature, and photos, concerning mechanical engineering. Purchase.
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P047<br>PRATT, HARADEN, 1891-1969 <br>(in History of Science collection)<br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Profession: Electrical engineer and business executive<br>Dates of collection: 1908-69<br>Size: 4 boxes<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: report and key<br>Correspondence, notes, articles, and photographs, relating to Pratt's researches into the history of radio, his early work in radio, and his activities while chairman of the History Committee of the Institute of Radio Engineers and its successor, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. The material he gathered relating to the history of radio includes information on the Federal Telegraph Co. and articles, patents, reports, and advertisements on various other companies.
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P048<br>PRATT, MARTIN TAYLOR, 1880-1954 <br>Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)<br>Profession: Sheriff of Multnomah County, OR<br>Dates of collection: 1880-1962<br>Size: 20 vols., 1 box<br>NUCMC #: MS76-1216<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, speeches, official documents, and personal papers, relating to Pratt's tenure as sheriff, his election campaign in 1948, membership in professional organizations, and purchase of FM police-radio systems. The collection also includes 20 scrapbooks relating to the Spanish American War, the Vanport, OR, flood of 1948, the Portland, OR, newspaper strike (1960-63), and other political and law enforcement activities, together with papers relating to his father. Gift of Mr. Pratt's estate. This entry replaces MS73-796.
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P049<br>PRIEST RAPIDS IRRIGATION DISTRICT <br>Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Division (Pullman)<br>Dates of collection: 1920-51<br>Size: 8 ft. (5,000 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS72-1840<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished list<br>Correspondence with water users, suppliers, and State and Federal agencies; deeds, water and electricity contracts and other agreements; and financial and administrative records of a quasi-municipal corporation of White Bluffs and Hanford, WA, locally known as the Hanford Irrigation Project, which operated as a government business dealing in irrigation, electric power, and real estate development. Includes papers concerning the dissolution of the district following the seizure of its properties by the Federal Government for use by the Manhattan District atomic energy project. Correspondents include U.S. Public Works Administration, U.S. Works Progress Administration, Washington Emergency Relief Administration, and Washington Dept. of Conservation and Development. Information on literary rights available in the library. Gift of Mrs. Fred M. Harris, 1958.
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P050<br>PRITCHARD, S.R., 1863-1935 <br>University of South Carolina, South Caroliniana Library, Manuscripts Division (Columbia)<br>Dates of collection: 1890<br>Size: 1 vol.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: card catalogue<br>Pritchard's thesis, "The Electric Motor," submitted for a master's degree at South Carolina University and approved by Benjamin Sloan, professor of physics.
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P051<br>PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS OF OREGON <br>Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)<br>Dates of collection: 1952<br>Size: 200 items<br>NUCMC #: MS76-1218<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, speeches, pressbook, program schedules, registration lists, and other records, relating to the Northwest Engineers Centennial in 1952. Includes a tape recording of the presentation of a gold medal to Herbert Hoover. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift of J.N. Gearhart, 1969.
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P052<br>PROUTY, WINSTON LEWIS, b. 1906 <br>University of Vermont, Guy W. Bailey Library, Wilbur Special Collections (Burlington)<br>Profession: U.S. Representative and Senator<br>Dates of collection: 1951-71<br>Size: 272 ft.<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, reports, and other papers, relating to Prouty's service on House Committees on Foreign Affairs and Veterans Affairs, and Senate Committees on Labor and Public Welfare, Commerce, and Special Committee on Aging. Topics include Lake Champlain Waterway, flood control, Suez Canal, Fair Labor Standards Act, Northeast Water Compact, Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act, civil rights, Youth Conservation Corps, War on Poverty, poverty survey (1968), Taft-Hartley law, right-to-work law, Cuba, Washington, DC, antiballistic missiles, Cambodia, Tennessee Valley Authority, and Vermont Republican Party. Gift of Mrs. Winston L. Prouty, 1971.
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P053<br>PRYOR, BRITT, 1889-1958 <br>Nebraska State Historical Society, State Archives Division (Lincoln)<br>Profession: Labor leader<br>Dates of collection: 1934-58<br>Size: 100 items<br>NUCMC #: MS76-499<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence and speeches relating to Pryor's career as a labor leader and as safety director for Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District. Much of the material relates to irrigation and public power in Nebraska. Information on literary rights available in the repository.
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P054<br>PUBLIC ACCESS COALITION <br>Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)<br>Dates of collection: 1975-79<br>Size: .5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Records include background information documenting growth of cable television and FCC rulings dealing with public access to it. Other records include articles of incorporation, scattered correspondence, mailing lists, and membership lists documenting the founding and eventual demise of the PAC.
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P055<br>PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 2 OF PACIFIC COUNTY <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Dates of collection: 1940-52<br>Size: 17 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS66-981<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>General and interoffice correspondence with firms, individuals, and government agencies, minutes (1940-50) of the Board of Governors, and financial records. Correspondents include American Public Power Association, General Electric Supply Corp., Graybar Electric Co., U.S. Bonneville Power Administration, U.S. Defense Electric Power Administration, U.S. Federal Power Commission, and Westinghouse Electric Supply Corp.
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P056<br>PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT OF SNOHOMISH COUNTY <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Dates of collection: 1947-60<br>Size: 42 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished preliminary finding aid<br>The Public Utility District acquired the electrical properties of Puget Sound Power and Light in 1949. Files include those of Puget Sound Power and Light (1947-49) during the transition to public ownership and those of the PUD (1949-60).
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P057<br>PUGET SOUND POWER &amp; LIGHT COMPANY <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Business: Private utility serving northwestern Washington<br>Dates of collection: 1890-1950<br>Size: 460 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished preliminary finding aid<br>Annual reports, financial records, clippings, operating reports, correspondence, abstracts, appraisals, legal documents and other records of the general office<br>(ca. 1910-50), the Northern Division (1904-56), the Southwestern Division (1922-36), the Western Division (1930-36), and the Central Division (1905-31) of the utility. Correspondence, reports and supporting files of Frank McLaughlin, president (1931-60), mainly relating to rivalry with the Seattle Lighting Dept. and prospective merger with the Washington Water Power Co. Also included are records of the predecessor companies Cascade Power Co. (1927-31), Central Washington Gas Co. (1913-23), Montesano Light &amp; Water Co. (1905-15), Mountain Spring Co. (1893-1913), Mutual Electric Light &amp; Power Co. (1919-23), North Coast Power Co., Portland, OR (1915-24), Northwest Electric &amp; Water Works (1914-22), Olympia Light &amp; Power Co. (1892-1923), Pacific Coast Power Co. (1899-1912), Pacific Northwest Traction Co., Mt. Vernon, WA (1909-30), Puget Sound Power Co. (1902-12), Puget Sound Traction, Light &amp; Power Co., Seattle (1912-25), Seattle Cataract Co. (1899-1909), Seattle Electric Co. (1899-1930), Seattle Tacoma Power Co. (1903-12), Snoqualmie Falls &amp; White River Power Co. (1902-12), Snoqualmie Falls Power Co. (1898-1907), Tacoma Cataract Co. (1899-1906), Tacoma Industrial Co. (1902-12), Union Electric Co. (1892-99), Washington Coast Utilities (1916-24), Washington Electric Co. (1927-34), Washington-Oregon Corp. (1910-15), and Western Washington Power Co. (1912-27). The collection also contains an unpublished M.A. thesis, entitled "The Electric Railway Era in Northwest Washington, 1890-1930," Western Washington University, 1978.
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P058<br>PUGET SOUND UTILITY COMMISSIONERS ASSOCIATION <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Dates of collection: 1942-49<br>Size: 30 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, (1942-43), minutes (1949), and reports (1944-46), relating to negotiations to purchase Puget Sound Power &amp; Light Co. properties.
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P059<br>PUPIN, MICHAEL IDVORSKY, <br>1858-1935 <br>Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Physicist, inventor, and professor of electromechanics at Columbia University (1901-29)<br>Dates of collection: 1894-1953<br>Size: 2,200 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, mss. of speeches and writings, patents and specifications for patents in the electrical field, photos, and memorabilia. Includes material on his work in X-ray photography and telephony.
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P060<br>PURINTON FAMILY <br>West Virginia University Library, West Virginia and Regional History (Morgantown)<br>Dates of collection: 1873-1934<br>Size: 11 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS77-730<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, notes, lectures, books, literary mss., financial records, newspaper clippings, and photos, of Daniel B. Purinton, president of West Virginia University, and his sons, Edward E. Purinton, author, and John A. Purinton, lawyer. Subjects include Alderson-Broaddus College, Phi Beta Kappa, trip to Jerusalem in 1904, Baptist Church, West Virginia gubernatorial election of 1908, Sunday schools, Moro missions in the Philippine Islands, Western Electric Co., Swift and Co., Peabody Coal Co., and health culture. Gift of Harry A. Pettigrew and John A. Purinton, 1967.
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P061<br>PYLE, HOWARD, b. 1906 <br>Dwight D. Eisenhower Library (Abilene, KS)<br>Profession: Presidential assistant (1955-59) responsible for intergovernmental relations and political strategy and planning<br>Dates of collection: 1955-59<br>Size: 21 ft. (41,600 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS76-1872<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, studies, and printed material, relating to Pyle's duties as Presidential assistant. Topics include education, Federal-State relations, Federal highway program, and water and power development. Includes correspondence relating to election strategy and planning for 1956 and 1958 elections, and studies, statistical surveys, and analyses of congressional voting, economies of marginal congressional districts, and voter attitudes. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift of Pres. Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1960. <br> <br>
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Q001<br>QUARLES, DONALD A., 1894-1959 <br>Dwight D. Eisenhower Library (Abilene, KS)<br>Profession: Engineer at Bell Telephone Labs (1948), vice-president of Western Electric (1952), president of Sandia Corp. (1952), president of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1952-53), assistant to the Secretary of Defense (Research and Development, 1953-55), chairman of the Air Navigation Development Board (1954), Secretary of the Air Force (1955-57), Deputy Secretary of Defense (1957-59)<br>Dates of collection: 1916-60<br>Size: 10 ft. (4,000 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS76-1873<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Approximately 2,000 pp. of the collection consist of memoranda, correspondence, and minutes of meetings, relating to the American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1952-55), as well as correspondence, memoranda, and minutes of meetings, relating to the United Engineering Trustees and the Engineers' Joint Council (1953-57). The alphabetical correspondence file and public statements of Quarles while Deputy Secretary of Defense fill some 600 pp. <br>Q002<br>QUEEN (JAMES W.) AND COMPANY <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Business: Manufacturer of scientific instruments<br>Dates of collection: 1850-1952<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-204<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Chiefly catalogues describing equipment and supplies offered by the company, and blueprints and photos. Gift.
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Q003<br>QUINN, THOMAS J., b. 1917 <br>University of Pittsburgh Libraries, Archives of Industrial Society (Pittsburgh, PA)<br>Profession: Labor organizer<br>Dates of collection: 1949-55<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS77-2043<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Correspondence, subject files, leaflets, press releases, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and photos, of Quinn, former member of United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers, Local 601, East Pittsburgh, PA (Westinghouse Electric Co. district), who was convicted of contempt of Congress for refusing to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee in 1949 when the union was investigated for alleged Communist infiltration. Gift of Mr. Quinn, 1973. <br>
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R001<br>RADCLIFFE, ZOE (GREEN) <br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Dates of collection: 1899-1932<br>Size: 1 box<br>NUCMC #: MS80-2298<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, clippings of Radcliffe's poems, photos, and other papers. Among the correspondents is the Thomas A. Edison Laboratory. <br>R002<br>RAILROAD AND WAREHOUSE COMMISSION <br>(in Minnesota State Archives collection)<br>Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)<br>Size: 27 boxes<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: list<br>Valuation dockets of various electric interurban railway companies and their subsidiaries. The regulatory jurisdiction of the Commission expanded in the 1920s-'30s to include street railways and electric meters. Among the many companies included in the collection are the Minnesota N.W. Electric Co., the Chicago, Rock Island &amp; Pacific Railroad, the Great Northern Railway, the Minneapolis, Northfield and Southern, the Electric Short Line Railway, and the Minneapolis &amp; St. Louis Railroad.
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R003<br>RAILROAD COLLECTION <br>New Haven Colony Historical Society Library (New Haven, CT)<br>Dates of collection: 1813-1939<br>Size: 36 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-130<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Scrapbooks containing business records, schedules, printed matter, clippings, charts of railroad buildings and other properties, charts of railroad rights-of-way and bridges, and other papers, relating chiefly to the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad Co. system, the Fair Haven &amp; Westville Railroad Co., and to various railroads leased, merged or bought to complete it; ledgers containing minutes of meetings and some correspondence of New Haven trolley lines. The bulk of the material is dated 1839-1906.
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R004<br>RAMBO, WILLIAM RALPH, b. 1916 <br>Stanford University Libraries, University Archives (Stanford, CA)<br>Profession: Professor of electrical engineering<br>Dates of collection: 1960-71<br>Size: 20.5 ft.<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>These papers, kept in their original arrangement, reflect Rambo's administrative responsibilities as well as his research interests during the period from approximately 1960 until his retirement from Stanford in 1972. Subjects in the files include, among others, the School of Engineering, the Electrical Engineering Dept., the Stanford Electronics Labs, research policy at Stanford, course and lecture notes, the Academic Senate, student demonstrations, and the University Land and Building Development Committee. Includes papers relating to Rambo's association with Frederick E. Terman and Oswald G. Villard.
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R005<br>RANDS, HAROLD ALVA, b. 1871 <br>University of Oregon Library (Eugene)<br>Profession: Hydraulic engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1906-41<br>Size: 7 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS62-1975<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, diaries, reports, and working papers, relating to hydroelectric installations and to power and flood control surveys of the Columbia River system, and involving work for the North Coast Power Co. (Portland, OR), the Portland Electric Power Co., the Washington Water Power Co. (Garfield, WA), and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
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R006<br>RAVER, PAUL JEROME, 1894-1963 <br>University of Oregon Library (Eugene)<br>Profession: Estimating engineer for Chicago Surface Lines (1923-27), professor of public utility economics at Northwestern University (1928-29), supervisor of rates and research and member of the Rural Electrification Committee of the Illinois Commerce Commission (1933-39), administrator of the Bonneville Power Administration (1939-54), and superintendent of the Seattle City Light Co. (1954-63)<br>Dates of collection: 1926-63<br>Size: 20 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS74-854<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Personal and professional correspondence, addresses, class notes and course materials, engineering planning studies, administrative, case, and committee files, public statements, and other papers (chiefly to 1939), documenting Raver's career. Includes files of the Engineers Joint Council Board of Review on National Water Policy (1955-57), Journal of Land and Public Utility Economics, National Association of Railroad and Utilities Commissioners, Pacific Northwest Utilities Conference Committee statements (1947-56), and Washington State Advisory Council on Atomic Energy (1958-63); and transcripts of and correspondence relating to the U.S. Supreme Court case of Tennessee Electric Power Co. (Chattanooga) vs. Tennessee Valley Authority (1938).
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R007<br>RCA SHORT WAVE RADIO STATION <br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Dates of collection: 1927-62<br>Size: 1 carton, 3 rolls of microfilm<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: temporary guide<br>Log books, reports, budget data, correspondence, legal agreements, blueprints, photographs, and other material, relating to the operations and equipment of the Radio Corp. of America's short wave radio station at Bolinas, CA. Includes 3 blueprints of the station.
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R008<br>REED FAMILY <br>Virginia Historical Society Library (Richmond)<br>Dates of collection: 1921-35<br>Size: 19,358 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Correspondence (1927-33) of Pleasant Larus Reed (of Richmond and "Chelsea," King William County, VA) with or concerning the Electrical Equipment Co., Inc., Richmond, VA.
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R009<br>REMMEL, HARMON LIVERIGHT, 1852-1927 <br>University of Arkansas Libraries, Special Collections (Fayetteville)<br>Profession: Businessman and State Republican Party leader<br>Dates of collection: 1879-1927<br>Size: 7 ft. (7,304 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS61-3279<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished calendar, index, finding aid<br>Correspondence, speeches, memoranda, notes, clippings, pamphlets, photographs, maps, and other material, relating to the business interests, political activity, and other affairs of Remmel. Includes material on the appointment of Jacob Trieber as U.S. District Judge, to the visit of William Howard Taft to Little Rock in 1918, to Remmel's opposition to the Ku Klux Klan, to his political opposition to Jeff Davis, and to his gubernatorial candidacy. The collection contains a scrapbook concerning the Remmel Dam, named in honor of Remmel's work in the early development of the electric light and power industry in Arkansas. Correspondents include Herbert Clark Hoover and Andrew William Mellon. Gift of Mr. Remmel.
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R010<br>RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE <br>Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Archives (Troy, NY)<br>Dates of collection: 1524 to present<br>Size: 1,050 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: guides<br>Materials relating chiefly to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, its alumni, northern New York State, and the history of engineering and applied science in the United States. Included are the archives of the Institute as well as collections related to 19th-century chemistry, railroads, and the Brooklyn Bridge.
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R011<br>RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE. CENTER FOR TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT. <br>Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Archives (Troy, NY)<br>Dates of collection: 1973-78<br>Size: .25 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Includes correspondence, Steering Committee minutes (1974-77), research proposals, and meeting agendas. Of particular interest are research proposals on alternatives to electrical energy.
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R012<br>RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE. DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING. <br>Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Archives (Troy, NY)<br>Dates of collection: 1938-79<br>Size: .5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Includes general subject files as well as correspondence of Walter Beam, Ernest H. Holt, Kenneth E. Mortenson, Fred Sebast and Harold N. Trevett. Also contains material on the Dumont Program.
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R013<br>RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE. PRESIDENT'S OFFICE (HOTCHKISS). <br>Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Archives (Troy, NY)<br>Dates of collection: 1935-43<br>Size: 15 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: preliminary inventory<br>Subject files of administrative records, including information on academic departments, defense programs, and many individuals.
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R014<br>RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE. PRESIDENT'S OFFICE (HOUSTON). <br>Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Archives (Troy, NY)<br>Dates of collection: 1916-77<br>Size: 34.5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: preliminary inventory<br>Collection contains correspondence, subject, and financial files primarily dealing with Houston's administrative duties, but also containing papers relevant to his later responsibilities with the RPI Board of Trustees and his social responsibilities in the Troy, NY, community.
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R015<br>RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE. PRESIDENT'S OFFICE (PALMER RICKETTS). <br>Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Archives (Troy, NY)<br>Dates of collection: 1890-1934<br>Size: 12 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Collection includes correspondence and subject files relevant to Palmer Ricketts's administrative duties as President.
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R016<br>RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE. SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING. <br>Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Archives (Troy, NY)<br>Dates of collection: 1959-77<br>Size: 2 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence and subject files from the office of the Dean of the School of Engineering. Included are committee, long-range, and proposal files.
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R017<br>RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE. WHAZ RADIO STATION. <br>Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Archives (Troy, NY)<br>Dates of collection: 1922-64<br>Size: 4.5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Collection includes subject files relating to the establishment and operation of an early radio station for general broadcasting in the country.
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R018<br>RICHMOND RAILWAY AND ELECTRIC COMPANY <br>Virginia Historical Society Library (Richmond)<br>Dates of collection: 1897-1900<br>Size: 139 items<br>NUCMC #: MS64-1245<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence concerning company operations.
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R019<br>RIDLEY, GRAHAME BROOKE, <br>1885-1970 <br>University of Wyoming Library, American Heritage Center (Laramie)<br>Profession: Engineer, inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1920-70<br>Size: 7 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-490<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, notebooks, personal papers and photos, patents, blueprints, maps, and other material, relating to city water systems, conservation, irrigation, soil classification, roads, walnut-growing equipment, cane-sugar refining, fruit packing, California mining, gasoline filters, clutches, carburetors, drying apparatus, dehydrators, windows, plant design and operation, airplane and car testing, and the Electric Motor Chair Co. Many of the letters were written by Ridley to his wife during his extensive travels, including to Ireland during World War II, where he worked for Lockheed Aircraft. Gift of Mr. Ridley's daughter, Mrs. J. Kenneth Brooke, 1974.
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R020<br>RILEY, HOWARD WAIT, b. 1879 <br>(Coll. # 21/11/813)<br>Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)<br>Profession: Professor of agricultural engineering at Cornell University, chairman of the New York State Committee on the Relation of Electricity to Agriculture and of the Rural Electric Line Conference Committee<br>Dates of collection: 1924-42<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS70-1122<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence concerning rural electrification and the work of the Rural Electric Line Conference Committee, reports (1927) of the Committee on the Relation of Electricity to Agriculture, copies of articles and speeches by Riley and others, mimeographed and printed copies of the texts of a series of approx. 500 radio talks (1928-42) on electrification in farming presented by General Electric Co., and printed matter. Includes material on rural electrification in California, Idaho, Kansas, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Washington, Wisconsin, and Ontario, Canada.
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R021<br>ROBBINS, FLOYD D. <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Professor of electrical engineering at the University of Washington<br>Dates of collection: 1946-71<br>Size: 4.5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished preliminary finding aid<br>Reports, charts, technical papers, publications, professional license laws and other papers relating to Robbins's work at the University.
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R022<br>ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION <br>Rockefeller Archive Center (North Tarrytown, NY)<br>Dates of collection: 1912-75<br>Size: 1,655 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Collection contains material that largely relates to Foundation grants and Foundation-supported research. Includes material relating to computers, ultracentrifuges, radiation, electron microscopes, light amplifiers, differential analyzers, generators, and X-ray analysis. Correspondents include Vannevar Bush and Aago Niels Bohr.
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R023<br>ROESS, HAROLD R. <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Radio engineer<br>Size: 2 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-205<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, blueprints, schematic drawings, technical reprints, manuals, and photos, of or collected by Roess during his career; and notes on radio broadcasting and rebroadcasting, radio navigation, radar, antennas, and projects at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, where he worked. Gift.
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R024<br>ROGERS, HENRY J., 1811-1879 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1861-65<br>Size: 35 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Microfilm of originals in private hands. Correspondence relating to Samuel F.B. Morse and his scientific and business associates, the development of the Magnetic Telegraph Co., the incorporation of other telegraph companies, Rogers's improvements of the Morse system, the electric telegraph system in Paris, and the building of the telegraph system between Baltimore and Washington, DC. Loaned for microfilming by James Buchanan, 1941.
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R025<br>ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D., 1882-1945 <br>Franklin D. Roosevelt Library (Hyde Park, NY)<br>Dates of collection: 1933-45<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Consists of files containing correspondence, reports, memoranda, reports on TVA, power contracts, material on the Arthur Morgan hearings and controversy, and other items relating to the National Power Policy Committee, Rural Electrification Administration, Tennessee Valley Authority, and Electric Home and Farm Authority.
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R026<br>ROSE CITY TRANSIT COMPANY <br>Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)<br>Business: Public trolley and bus service<br>Dates of collection: 1909-69<br>Size: 5 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS80-665<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: guide<br>In part, photocopies and transcripts. Correspondence (1941-67), reports, memoranda, and statistical data. Includes material on Portland Railway Light and Power Co., Portland Railway Co., and Portland Traction Co. Gift of Bob Ryerson, 1976.
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R027<br>ROSE, ERNEST D. <br>Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)<br>Dates of collection: 1961<br>Size: 1 folder<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Typescript of a study entitled, "How the U.S. Heard About Pearl Harbor" (1961), relating to the dissemination of information on the 1941 Pearl Harbor attack to the American public by radio commentators.
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R028<br>ROSENBLITH, WALTER ALTER, <br>b. 1913 <br>Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Institute Archives and Special Collections (Cambridge)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer, administrator<br>Dates of collection: 1958-76, 1935-79<br>Size: 34 ft., 8.75 ft.<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: container, box list<br>Two collections, one covering the period from 1958-76, the other from 1935-79. Most of the first collection is comprised of reports and similar material. Teaching materials for electrical engineering courses, files on the establishment of the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, the Joint Committee on Engineering and Living Systems, and the Center Development Office for Computer Technology in the Biomedical Sciences are included among the files related to MIT activities. Most MIT-related files in the collection pre-date 1969, when Rosenblith became Associate Provost. Also in the collection are files concerning Rosenblith's activities in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Board on Medicine, the International Brain Research Organization, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council, as well as documentation of government service in connection with the President's Committee on Urban Housing and the Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, and other agencies. The second collection is composed of correspondence, working papers, reports and other material relating chiefly to Rosenblith's participation in biomedical engineering projects, including the work of the Committee on National Needs for the Rehabilitation of the Handicapped, the International Union of Pure and Applied Biophysics, the Biophysical Society, and the President's Science Advisory Committee Panel on the Life Sciences.
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R029<br>ROSS, CHARLES R., b. 1920 <br>University of Vermont, Guy W. Bailey Library, Wilbur Special Collections (Burlington)<br>Profession: Lawyer, government official, Federal Power Commissioner<br>Dates of collection: 1958-69<br>Size: 9 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS71-518<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished partial inventory<br>Collection primarily contains correspondence, reports, copies of Federal Power Commission hearings, printed material, and newspaper clippings, relating to Ross's position as Federal Power Commissioner. Approximately 2 ft. of the collection directly concern the 1965 Northeast power failure. This includes some clippings, but mostly hearings, proceedings and conferences between the FPC and the various power companies and state agencies. There is also 1.5 ft. of material relating to the National Power Survey of 1964.
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R030<br>ROWLAND, HENRY AUGUSTUS, 1848-1901 <br>Johns Hopkins University, Ferdinand Hamburger, Jr., Archives (Baltimore, MD)<br>Profession: First professor of physics at Johns Hopkins University (1876-1901), inventor of a ruling machine to produce large defraction gratings and of the Rowland Multiplex Printing Telegraph<br>Dates of collection: 1875-1907<br>Size: 1 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Includes manuscript addresses, articles, lecture notes, and notebooks (1881-85), a catalogue of the books in Rowland's library (1897), published articles (1875-99), and papers relating to the Multiplex Telegraph and the Rowland Telegraphic Co. (1897-1907), including correspondence, contracts, patent lists and applications, and a report of the company's president.
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R031<br>ROWLAND, HENRY AUGUSTUS, 1848-1901 <br>Johns Hopkins University, Milton S. Eisenhower Library (Baltimore, MD)<br>Profession: First professor of physics at Johns Hopkins University (1876-1901), inventor of a ruling machine to produce large defraction gratings and of the Rowland Multiplex Printing Telegraph<br>Dates of collection: 1793, 1865-1901<br>Size: 25 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Papers consist of correspondence, diaries, lectures, addresses, research notes, reports, bills, receipts, patent agreements, photographs, and a reprint collection that includes 29 vols. on electricity (1870-1900).
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R032<br>RUDENBERG, REINHOLD, 1883-1961 <br>Harvard University Archives, Pusey Library (Cambridge, MA)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1919-61<br>Size: 4 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS71-105<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Correspondence, lecture notes and other material for engineering courses taught at Harvard University, and tributes by Chester Laurens Dawes and Jacob Rosenberg given at a memorial service for Rudenberg. Other records cover patents, the electron microscope, electric power transmission and research, and the General Electric Co.
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R033<br>RUDER, WILLIAM ERNST, 1886-1963 <br>Union College, Schaffer Library, Special Collections (Schenectady, NY)<br>Profession: Metallurgist<br>Dates of collection: 1907-50<br>Size: 7 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS77-1956<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished index<br>Technical reports on filaments, magnetic properties, metallurgy and micrography, and magnetostriction. Information on literary rights available in the repository. On loan from Research and Development Center, General Electric Co., Schenectady, NY, 1976.
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R034<br>RUPLEY, SAMUEL K., b. 1844 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Military telegrapher<br>Dates of collection: 1863-1908<br>Size: 78 items<br>NUCMC #: MS72-1753<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Chiefly telegraphs sent during the Civil War by Union officers and others, including Samuel F.B. Morse, but also includes military passes and other papers. Gift of Allen S. Rupley, 1969.
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R035<br>RURAL ELECTRIFICATION ADMINISTRATION <br>(in Federal Records, RG221)<br>National Archives and Records Administration (Washington, DC)<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Records relating to development and administration of rural electrification.
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R036<br>RUSSELL, FRANK E., 1863-1923 <br>Arizona Historical Society, Manuscripts Division (Tucson)<br>Profession: Founder and manager of Tucson Gas &amp; Electric Co.<br>Dates of collection: 1874-1923<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS75-112<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Personal correspondence, reminiscences, deeds, mortgages, abstracts of titles, clippings, and other papers, relating to public utilities, appointments to public office, civic improvement, and the Tucson Volunteer Fire Dept.
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R037<br>RUSSELL, THOMAS OSMONDE, <br>1881-1961 <br>University of Oregon Library (Eugene)<br>Profession: Civil engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1908-54<br>Size: 9 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS62-4183<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Part of the collection includes records of engineering projects for the California-Oregon Power Co. <br>
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S001<br>SANDAGE, CHARLES HAROLD, <br>b. 1902 <br>Coll. # 13/2/20<br>University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives<br>Profession: Professor of advertising at Miami University, Oxford, OH; officer in U.S. Office of Price Administration<br>Dates of collection: 1930-63<br>Size: 2 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS72-165<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, newsletters, and programs (1938-48), relating to the Dept. of Marketing at Miami University, to the American Marketing Association, and to the U.S. Office of Price Administration in Ohio; surveys and reports on radio listening in the area of Bloomington, IL (1947), Champaign County, IL (1946-47, 1949-50, 1963), and Butler County, OH (1945-46); and scripts of radio broadcasts (1937-39) on consumer education. Acquired, 1970. <br>S002<br>SANGER, ELLIOTT MAXWELL, b. 1897 <br>Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Co-founder (1936) and executive vice-president and manager (1936-65) of radio station WQXR<br>Dates of collection: 1936-73<br>Size: 200 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: preliminary description<br>Included are Sanger's personal diaries (1936-67) relating to WQXR and a complete bound file of the WQXR Program Guide (June 1936-December 1963), containing a record of the broadcasting of classical music in New York City, the daily schedule, and essays on composers, music festivals, individual compositions, and music in general, written by various composers as well as by Sanger and his co-founder, John V.L. Hogan. There are also four tape recordings of radio broadcast interviews with Sanger that aired in 1973, and a file of approximately 150 letters, manuscripts, documents, photographs, and printed material, relating to the history of radio station WQXR. There are business letters, congratulatory and testimonial letters from listeners and advertisers, office memoranda and reports on the station's history, samples of newspaper clippings containing WQXR advertisements and program listings, market surveys of listeners, and promotional brochures prepared for prospective advertisers. The collection also contains a corrected typescript and galley proofs for Sanger's book Rebel in Radio (New York: Hasting House, 1972); 6 volumes of documents in support of the station's application for clear-channel status, filed with the Federal Communications Commission in 1948; and 49 photographs of the station's staff, musical personalities, studios, and transmitters. Gift of Elliott M. Sanger, 1979.
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S003<br>SAN RAFAEL RANCH COMPANY <br>Huntington Library (San Marino, CA)<br>Dates of collection: 1871-1923<br>Size: 41 items<br>NUCMC #: MS77-340<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, business and land papers, and maps, including correspondence of Conway S. Campbell-Johnston and A. Campbell-Johnston, property titles, property annexation agreements with the city of Pasadena, CA (1923), right-of-way agreements with the Pacific Electric Railway Co., and records (1899-1920) of the Church of the Angels, Highland Park, CA. Gift of Lawrence Cook, 1955, and Nicholas Brandt, 1972.
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S004<br>SANTIAM FISH AND GAME PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION <br>Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)<br>Dates of collection: 1929-31<br>Size: 1 folder<br>NUCMC #: MS74-793<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence and other papers, mostly relating to the movement against hydroelectric development on the rivers and other water resources of Linn, OR, and adjacent counties, including protest action by the Santiam Fish and Game Protective Association, and the Oregon Game Protective Association.
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S005<br>SARNOFF, DAVID, 1891-1971 <br>RCA, David Sarnoff Library (Princeton, NJ)<br>Profession: Broadcasting executive<br>Size: 700 vols.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Material on technical and commercial activities, letters, public statements, and speeches, spanning Sarnoff's entire career. Photos and other documents, including his memorandum on a radio music box, relate to his proposals for the uses of wireless, his ideas on the broad applications of wireless technology and electronics, and the wide range of his public services and interests. Among the topics covered are television, RCA, and NBC. Correspondents include five Presidents of the United States, from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Lyndon B. Johnson.
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S006<br>SAVAGE, JOHN L., b. 1879 <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Consulting engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1944<br>Size: .1 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Papers concern dams, power plants, and materials testing. Included are bound preliminary reports, with maps, on the Yangtze River Gorge project and four other Chinese projects.
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S007<br>SAVERY, THOMAS H., 1837-1910 <br>Hagley Museum and Library (Wilmington, DE)<br>Profession: Manufacturer, inventor, and business executive<br>Dates of collection: 1848-1946<br>Size: 2,800 items<br>NUCMC #: MS71-1733<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Contains papers (approx. .33 ft.) relating to the Harper's Ferry Electric Light and Power Co. Includes incorporation material, stockholders' correspondence and reports, and two copies of "Report and Appraisal of Harper's Ferry Electric Light and Power Company," by William E. Vogelback, Chicago consulting engineer. This 25-page report includes a company history and an inventory of operating equipment.
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S008<br>SCAMMON, CHARLES MELVILLE, 1825-1911 <br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Dates of collection: 1849-1911<br>Size: 6 boxes, 2 portfolios, 2 packages<br>NUCMC #: MS65-1171<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Collection contains papers relating to the Western Union Telegraph Co.'s expedition for the Russian Extension (1865-67). This part of the collection includes 27 folders and 2 vols., containing correspondence with Charles S. Bulkley and others; instructions, orders, rules and regulations, and reports by Western Union; Scammon's official report as Chief of Marine to Bulkley (8 December 1865); and testimonials for Scammon. An 83-page letterpress book, kept while Scammon was on the U.S. Revenue Steamer Shubrick (March-June 1865), on the Flag Ship Golden Gate (June 1865-March 1866) and on the Flag Ship Nightingale (March-December 1866), is supplemented by Scammon's private journal kept from June 1865 to December 1866 (159 pp.).
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S009<br>SCHALLER, WILLIAM F., b. 1899 <br>Coll. # 41/20/23<br>University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives<br>Dates of collection: 1906-15, 1921, 1967<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS69-275<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Collection contains class notes (1909-12) for electrical and mechanical engineering courses and a tape-recorded interview (1967) discussing electrical engineering at Illinois, Ernst J. Berg, Charles P. Steinmetz, faculty, and graduate work.
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S010<br>SCHILLING, JOHN T. <br>Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: General manager of radio station WHB<br>Dates of collection: 1922-62<br>Size: 23 items<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1183<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Radio station WHB pressbooks and publicity scrapbooks. Gift of Mr. Schilling.
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S011<br>SCHMIDT, HENRY A., 1861-1944 <br>University of Texas Medical Branch, Moody Medical Library, History of Medicine and Archives Department (Galveston)<br>Profession: Assayer, photographer<br>Dates of collection: 1896-1906<br>Size: 75 items<br>NUCMC #: MS80-2376<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, a laboratory notebook, receipts, and photos, relating to experiments with X-rays conducted by Schmidt as an avocation. Gift.
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S012<br>SCHNELL, JOSEPH D., d. 1914 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Military telegraph operator (1861-65), supervisor of the 11th District of New York census<br>Dates of collection: 1844-1914<br>Size: 75 items<br>NUCMC #: MS68-2068<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, autograph books, commissions, certificates, and other printed matter, relating to the Civil War activities of the Military Telegraph Corps and to Schnell's appointment as supervisor of the census.
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S013<br>SCHUYLER, JAMES DIX, 1848-1912 <br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Profession: Hydraulic engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1889-1911<br>Size: 1 box<br>NUCMC #: MS75-358<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Reports on irrigation projects, dams, and power companies in Arizona, California, Mexico, Texas, and Utah.
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S014<br>SCHWENGEL, FREDERICK DELBERT, b. 1907 <br>University of Iowa Libraries, Special Collections Department (Iowa City)<br>Profession: State legislator, U.S. Representative<br>Dates of collection: 1940-72<br>Size: 326 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS79-1616<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Legislative and congressional papers. Subjects include agriculture, chiropractic medicine in Iowa, conservation of natural resources, education, flood control, Iowa-Illinois Gas and Electric Co., Iowa Wesleyan College (Mount Pleasant), Abraham Lincoln, motor trucks, Parsons College (Fairfield, IA), roads, Republican Party in Iowa, prayer in schools, transportation, U.S. Arsenal at Rock Island, IL, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Civil War Centennial Commission, University of Iowa, Vietnam conflict, and water pollution. Iowa localities represented include Bettendorf, Burlington, Cedar County, Coralville, Coralville Lake, Davenport, Des Moines County, Fort Madison, Henry County, Iowa City, Iowa County, Jefferson County, Johnson County, Keokuk, Lee County, Louisa County, Mount Pleasant, Muscatine, Muscatine County, Scott County, Van Buren County, and Washington County. Gift of Mr. Schwengel.
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S015<br>SCIENTISTS AND SCIENCE <br>Stanford University Libraries, Department of Special Collections (Stanford, CA)<br>Dates of collection: 1865-1948<br>Size: 45 items, 2 vols.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: catalogue<br>Single items and small collections written by or about scientists and their work. Includes letters, mss. of articles and books, newsclippings, notes, diagrams, addresses, and a journal. Electrification is one of many topics in the collection. Among the scientists, engineers, and inventors included are Frank G. Baum, Thomas A. Edison, and Joseph Henry.
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S016<br>SCIOTO VALLEY TRACTION COMPANY <br>Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)<br>Dates of collection: 1904-35<br>Size: 15 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS75-1171<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, field notebook, financial records, legal agreements with contractors, monthly estimate sheets for contract work, blueprints and track specifications, history, and newspaper clippings, of an interurban traction line operating between Chillicothe, Circleville, and Columbus, OH. Gift of Gregg D. Wolfe, Columbus, OH, 1937.
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S017<br>SCOTT, CHARLES FELTON, 1864-1944 <br>Yale University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Archives (New Haven, CT)<br>Profession: Professor of electrical engineering, president of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1902-03)<br>Dates of collection: 1901-23<br>Size: 8 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-764<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, papers, notes, and official documents, relating to Scott, to the Yale Dept. of Electrical Engineering, to Scott's activities with the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, and to administrative concerns at Yale. Gift, 1945.
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S018<br>SEATTLE, WA. DEPARTMENT OF LIGHTING. <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Dates of collection: 1905-63<br>Size: 295 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS64-1269<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Papers of Seattle City Light, mostly dating from the superintendency of James Delmage Ross (1872-1939), electrical engineer. Includes correspondence, business records, legal documents, legislative bills, reports, speeches and writings, general and financial statistics, technical data, and biographical material. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence documenting the growth of Seattle's municipal power system; the impact of public power on the economy and politics of the Northwest and Nebraska as well as the U.S. in general; the rapid sophistication of electrical systems and transmission techniques; natural resources conservation; flood control; and multiple use of lands. Much is critical correspondence with engineering firms, investment houses, electrical manufacturers, city, state, national, and Canadian governmental bodies, railway companies, labor unions, newspapers, journals, and others.
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S019<br>SEIBERT FAMILY <br>U.S. Army Military History Institute (Carlisle Barracks, PA)<br>Dates of collection: 1861-66<br>Size: 49 items, 1 box<br>NUCMC #: MS79-1571<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: guide<br>Civil War correspondence of members of this Pennsylvania family. Includes 46 letters from Jacob M. Seibert (b. 1843), written while he was serving with the 93rd Pennsylvania Infantry and describing activities at headquarters, camp life, and action in Virginia; 2 letters (1864) from Benjamin Franklin Seibert, written while he was with the Signal Corps in Pennsylvania and Virginia, that include a description of the capture of Saunton and Lexington, VA, and the burning of the Virginia Military Institute; personal correspondence of David S. Seibert, who was with various Pennsylvania units and the Signal Corps in Pennsylvania and Virginia; and a letter from John Seibert, who was with the 48th Pennsylvania Militia Regiment in Pennsylvania after the Gettysburg Campaign. The collection is more fully described in Manuscript Holdings of the Military History Research Collection, by Richard J. Sommers, vol. 2 (1975), pp. 151-152. Excerpts from the letters of Jacob M. Seibert were published in Letters of a Pennsylvania Volunteer, 1861-65, compiled by Raymond Martin Bell (1971).
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S020<br>SELLERS, COLEMAN, 1827-1907 <br>American Philosophical Society Library (Philadelphia, PA)<br>Profession: Engineer, inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1863-99<br>Size: 2 vols., 130 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Includes a group of letters (1889-99) from Sellers to his son, Horace Wells Sellers, written while Coleman Sellers was a consulting engineer of the Cataract Construction Co., the Niagara Falls Power Co., and the international commission developing electric power at Niagara Falls; with some related minutes, memoranda, and other records.
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S021<br>SHAFTO, G. RICHARD <br>Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Radio broadcaster<br>Size: 2 items, 1 vol.<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1184<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Scrapbook of Shafto's speeches; a master's thesis (University of South Carolina, 1971) on his career; and a videotape cassette of South Carolina Broadcasters Association dinner honoring him in 1973.
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S022<br>SHAKOPEE, SCOTT COUNTY, MN. MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS. <br>Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)<br>Dates of collection: 1905-47<br>Size: 8 vols.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: volume list<br>Licenses and license stubs, minutes, registers, audit report, notes, assessment rolls, weather bureau daily reports, and a letterpress book. Includes the Recorder's Electric Light Plant patron account financial records; the minutes of the Electric Light Committee (1927-32), concerning actions relating to bill adjustments, payments, and collections; and general business license stubs (1923-47), primarily for electricians and plumbers.
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S023<br>SHANNON, WILLIAM D., 1887-1976 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Civil engineer, consulting engineer in the electric power industry, Washington State Senator (1947-63), member of the Hoover Commission, district manager of the War Production Board (1941-43), officer in professional and civic organizations<br>Dates of collection: 1876-1963<br>Size: 2.5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Subject files containing correspondence, reprints, reports, clippings, legislation, general correspondence, speeches and writings, minutes, photographs, ephemera, and other papers relating to Shannon's activities. Subgroups include Arboretum Foundation (1960-62); Engineers Licensing Board Bill SB 127 (1959-61); and Samuel L. Shuffleton, engineer (1918-46).
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S024<br>SHAW, ALBERT DUANE, 1841-1901 <br>Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)<br>Profession: Consular official, business executive, president of Canadian Niagara Power Co.<br>Dates of collection: 1891-96<br>Size: 1 vol.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Letterpress book, together with a few loose papers. The letters, mainly to business associates, are primarily concerned with Shaw's unsuccessful efforts to raise funds in England to build an electric railway from Queenstown, Ontario, to Niagara Falls Park; with the founding of the Canadian Niagara Power Co.; and with various prospective ventures, including the possible formation of a company to utilize an electrochemical invention. Other letters pertain to Shaw's activities as president of the YMCA and to his speech at the Founder's Day exercises of Cornell University.
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S025<br>SHAW, CHARLES GORDON <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Dates of collection: 1942<br>Size: 1 vol.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Shaw's masters thesis in speech at Wayne University, entitled, "The Development of WJR, The Goodwill Station, Detroit" (1942).
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S026<br>SHELDON, CHARLES CLARENCE, 1871-1941 <br>Nebraska State Historical Society, State Archives Division (Lincoln)<br>Profession: Farmer, businessman, conservationist, promoter of hydroelectric power<br>Dates of collection: 1933-61<br>Size: 2 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Newspaper clippings relating to the organization, history, and development of public power facilities in Nebraska, particularly Loup River Public Power District and Consumers Public Power District, collected by Sheldon. Gift of Mrs. C.C. Sheldon through C.H. Sheldon, 1972.
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S027<br>SHERRY, EDWARD PADDOCK, <br>1871-1941 <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Profession: Businessman<br>Dates of collection: 1853-1961<br>Size: 100 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1040<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, maps, land acquisition and sales records, and legal, financial, and other records, of Sherry and his family, relating chiefly to their interests in real estate, paper manufacturing, lumbering, and electric power industries, especially in Neenah and the Flambeau River region of northern Wisconsin. Includes material relating to the Flambeau Paper Co. (Park Falls, WI), Wisconsin Realty Co. (Milwaukee), and Winnebago Realty Co. (Neenah and Milwaukee). The bulk of the collection is dated 1898-1941.
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S028<br>SHIPSTEAD, HENRIK, 1881-1960 <br>Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)<br>Profession: U.S. Senator<br>Dates of collection: 1913-53<br>Size: 21 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS62-852<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Contains material relating to the Rural Electrification Administration, including correspondence about surveys, engineering, administration, and the REA Senate committee investigation of 1943-45.
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S029<br>SHOEMAKER FAMILY <br>Maryland Historical Society Library, Manuscripts Division (Baltimore)<br>Dates of collection: 1824-1950<br>Size: 58 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS78-850<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, bills, business papers, inventories, insurance policies, account books, wills, family history and genealogical material, and other papers, of a Baltimore County, MD, family. Persons represented include Samuel Moor Shoemaker I (1821-1884), his wife, Augusta Shoemaker (d. 1907), Samuel Moor Shoemaker II (1861-1933), Samuel Shoemaker III (1893-1963), who was an Episcopal clergyman and author, and his wife, Helen Smith Shoemaker. Included in the collection are business papers relating to the Deder Electric Co. Gift of Helen Smith Shoemaker, 1973.
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S030<br>SHORIKI, MATSUTARO <br>Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)<br>Profession: President of Nippon Television Network Corp.<br>Dates of collection: 1952-53<br>Size: 1 folder<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Memorandum and five pamphlets, relating to Shoriki and his plans for the development of Japanese and international telecommunications systems. Includes pamphlets by Shoriki. Gift, Ginjiro Fujihara, 1953.
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S031<br>SICKLER, MARION M. <br>California State Library, California Section (Sacramento)<br>Profession: U.S. Army sergeant, Signal Corps Observer<br>Dates of collection: 1880<br>Size: 70 items<br>NUCMC #: MS80-1864<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>U.S. War Dept. communications to Sickler at the Weather Bureau Meteorological Station in Sacramento, CA, relating to his assignment to record meteorological measurements and to warn farmers of storms, floods, frosts, and cold waves.
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S032<br>SIGNAL BATTALION, 317th FIELD <br>Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)<br>Dates of collection: 1917-72<br>Size: 1 folder<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Mimeographed typescript relating to the activities of the 317th Field Signal Battalion of the U.S. Army in France during World War I, and to reunions of veterans of the battalion. Gift, John B. Donovan, 1972.
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S033<br>SIGNAL CORPS <br>(in Federal Records, RG111)<br>National Archives and Records Administration (Washington, DC)<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Records pertain to telegraphy, telephony, submarine cables, and radio communications; the construction, installation, operation, and maintenance of communications systems; and the testing, preparation of specifications, and quality-control experimentation connected with research and development of such equipment as the radio, telephone, and radar. Among the earliest records of the Corps are documents dealing with the development and employment of telegraphic or signal trains during the Civil War, including use of the Beardslee Military Telegraph. Also present are papers relating to the lawsuit of General George O. Squier vs. the American Telephone and Telegraph Corporation (1903-23) for infringement of a patent for alternating-current telegraphy.
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S034<br>SIGNAL CORPS, U.S. ARMY <br>U.S. Army Military History Institute (Carlisle Barracks, PA)<br>Dates of collection: 1860-1950<br>Size: 56 boxes<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: guide<br>Reports, biographies, historical studies, personal and official papers, and vignettes reflecting the history of the U.S. Army Signal Corps from the Civil War to the mid-twentieth century. This material was compiled by Dr. Paul J. Scheips, U.S. Army historian.
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S035<br>SIGNAL CORPS VETERAN ASSOCIATION <br>U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Museum (Fort Monmouth, NJ)<br>Dates of collection: 1898-1950<br>Size: 2 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS67-579<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Records (1900-50) of the Association's annual meetings, together with correspondence, orders, documents, maps, photos, charts, newspaper clippings, manuals, books, and other Army communications from Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines, during and after the Spanish American War (1898-1905). Collected by members of the Association. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gifts.
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S036<br>SILLIMAN FAMILY <br>Yale University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Archives (New Haven, CT)<br>Dates of collection: 1717-1911<br>Size: 21 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS74-1201<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished register<br>Family and scientific correspondence, diaries, mss. of articles and lectures, journals, account books, and other papers, of the Silliman and allied Church, Dana, Fish, Gilman, Hubbard, and Trumbull families. Papers of Benjamin Silliman (1779-1864) and his son, Benjamin Silliman, Jr. (1816-85), both chemists, professors at Yale, and editors of the American Journal of Science, form the bulk of the collection. Includes extensive correspondence between Silliman, Sr., and leading scientists and statesmen. Subjects include political and social conditions in Connecticut and New England, the development of American science in the 19th century, and the beginnings of scientific instruction in the U.S. and, specifically, at Yale. Among the many correspondents are Robert Hare and Samuel F.B. Morse. Information on literary rights available in the library. Gifts of the Silliman family and purchases.
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S037<br>SILVER, SAMUEL, 1915-1976 <br>(in History of Science collection)<br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Profession: Professor of electrical engineering and director of the Electronics Research Laboratory and the Space Sciences Laboratory at the University of California at Berkeley<br>Dates of collection: 1939-76<br>Size: 20 boxes, 16 cartons<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: report and key<br>Letters written to Silver and copies of letters by him, reprints, notebooks, research proposals, mss. of speeches, course lectures, papers, books, materials relating to University committees and institutes, and research notes, documenting his career at the University and his research in microwave electronics and the space sciences. Also included are correspondence, minutes of meetings, and summaries of papers and reports, relating to the activities of and his involvement in various professional organizations, most notably the International Union of Radio Science and the International Council of Scientific Unions. Photographs have been moved to the Library's Pictorial Collections.
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S038<br>SILVERNAIL, FRANK <br>Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Broadcast advertising executive<br>Dates of collection: 1924-58<br>Size: 22 items<br>NUCMC #: MS78-1185<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Speeches, articles, clippings, and photos, relating to broadcast advertising. Includes excerpts from Harold E. Fellows's remarks at a testimonial to Silvernail (1958). Gift of Mrs. Ruth D. Silvernail, 1975.
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S039<br>SIMON, EMIL JACOB, 1888-1963 <br>(in History of Science collection)<br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Profession: Radio engineer, inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1888-1963<br>Size: 4 boxes<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: report and key<br>Simon's autobiography, with letters, clippings, photographs, and other materials inserted, documenting his life and career. Also contains Lee<br>de Forest memorabilia, including articles by and about the vacuum tube pioneer, letters, clippings, Simon's reminiscences, etc., and also material relating to the<br>de Forest Pioneers.
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S040<br>SIMONS, FRIEDA HENNOCK, <br>1904-1960 <br>Radcliffe College, Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America (Cambridge, MA)<br>Profession: Lawyer, member of Federal Communications Commission<br>Dates of collection: 1922-60<br>Size: 20 boxes, 174 folders, 6 vols.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Appointed by President Truman in 1948 to the Federal Communications Commission, Frieda Hennock, a New York lawyer, was the first woman member of a major federal regulatory agency. The bulk of her papers relates to her work on the FCC (1948-55) and includes correspondence, notes, drafts, speeches, opinions, and general Commission material. Letters of congratulations on important occasions in her later life show her acquaintance with leaders in business, education, and politics. The collection also includes some personal correspondence from before 1948 and papers relating to her legal work after 1955.
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S041<br>SINCLAIR, HENRY HARBINSON, <br>d. 1914 <br>Huntington Library (San Marino, CA)<br>Profession: Hydroelectric engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1819-1937<br>Size: 1,300 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Letters, manuscripts (including 9 diaries and 17 notebooks), and documents on business matters (1909-14) with the Great Western Power Co. (San Francisco, CA), Palmer Oil Co., Mt. Hood Railway and Power Co. (Portland, OR), Redlands Electric Light &amp; Power Co. (Redlands,CA), California Power Co., Edison Electric Co., and the Southern California Edison Co. The diaries (1896-1907) and notebooks (1893-1909) concern power plant inspection trips, mostly to the Kern River in California; the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association (1911-14); and the California-to-Honolulu Yacht Races (1905-08). The collection also includes Sinclair's son's papers pertaining to California Delta Farms, Inc. (1920-29). Gift of Arthur W. and Marjorie Sinclair, 1936.
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S042<br>SIOUX ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATION <br>Iowa State University Library, Department of Special Collections (Ames)<br>Dates of collection: 1938-75<br>Size: 2.5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Contains construction contracts and data system study reports, correspondence, memoranda, and printed matter. Subjects include electric cooperatives. Information on literary rights available in the library. Deposited, 1975.
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S043<br>SLATTERY, HARRY, 1887-1949 <br>Duke University, William R. Perkins Library, Manuscript Department (Durham, NC)<br>Profession: Conservationist, counsel to the National Boulder Dam Association (1925-29), administrator of the Rural Electrification Administration (1939-44)<br>Dates of collection: 1901-58<br>Size: 51,332 items, 243 vols.<br>NUCMC #: MS62-1092<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: card index<br>A large part of the collection relates to Slattery's work with the National Boulder Dam Association and the Rural Electrification Administration.
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S044<br>SLUSHER, H.E., b. 1893 <br>University of Missouri at Columbia, Ellis Library, Western Historical Manuscripts Collection<br>Profession: President of the Missouri Farm Bureau Federation<br>Dates of collection: 1944-58<br>Size: 16 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS74-492<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: card catalogue<br>Correspondence, speeches, reports, material on rural health, electrification, education, cotton, dairy and livestock farming, and other aspects of farming and agriculture. Includes correspondence with Missouri legislators, Congressmen, governors, the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, and the University of Missouri. Gift of the Missouri Farm Bureau Federation, 1959.
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S045<br>SMATHERS, JAMES FIELD <br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Profession: Inventor of electric typewriter
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S046<br>SMITH, EBEN, 1831-1906 <br>(in Memorial Collection Papers)<br>Denver Public Library, Western History Department (Denver, CO)<br>Profession: Financier, Colorado pioneer, railroad builder, mine owner<br>Dates of collection: 1890-1906<br>Size: 19 boxes, 42 bound ledgers<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Letters, papers, and records, relating to mining companies and the other business interests of Smith. He was associated with mining interests in Gilpin County and the Leadville and Cripple Creek districts of Colorado, as well as in other Western states. He was one of the builders of the Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad and was a founder of the First National Bank of Denver. After moving to Los Angeles from Denver in 1901, Smith was associated with West Coast business ventures, including the Pacific Wireless Telegraph Co.
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S047<br>SMITH, FRANCIS ORMOND JONATHAN, 1806-1876 <br>Maine Historical Society Library (Portland)<br>Profession: Lawyer, businessman, U.S. Representative<br>Dates of collection: 1818-76<br>Size: 12 ft. (6,000 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS66-484<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Collection contains material relating to patent litigation among Smith, Samuel F.B. Morse, and Henry O'Reilly over the electromagnetic telegraph.
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S048<br>SMITH, FRANCIS ORMOND JONATHAN, 1806-1876 <br>New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division (New York, NY)<br>A small collection of Smith's papers, primarily correspondence with Eliphant Case concerning the building of telegraph lines in the Ohio Valley.
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S049<br>SMITH, GEORGE OTIS, 1871-1944 <br>(in Petroleum History and Research Center collection)<br>University of Wyoming Library, American Heritage Center (Laramie)<br>Profession: Geologist, director of the U.S. Geological Survey, chairman of the U.S. Federal Power Commission<br>Dates of collection: 1906-34<br>Size: 4 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-494<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, diaries, notes, reports, speeches, press releases, and clippings, relating to conservation and natural resources. Includes 12 diary journals (1922-34) from Smith's service with the U.S. Geological Survey and the U.S. Federal Power Commission, and other material (1920s) on the U.S. Federal Oil Conservation Board. Correspondents include Henry L. Doherty, Herbert Hoover, and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Gift of Joseph C. Smith and Helen Fawcett, 1967-72.
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S050<br>SMITH, HAROLD BABBITT, 1869-1932 <br>Worcester Polytechnic Institute Archives, George C. Gordon Library (Worcester, MA)<br>Profession: Founder and head of WPI Electrical Engineering Dept.<br>Dates of collection: 1895-1930<br>Size: 18 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Correspondence and records of consulting work done for Westinghouse Co., and correspondence (bulk 1910-29) from other consulting work. All of the collection relates to electrical science and technology, especially electrical engineering education, employment for electrical engineering graduates, and lab equipment. Subjects include the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, the General Electric Co., the National Electric Light Association, Westinghouse Co. correspondence and insulator tests, and the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) Electrical Engineering Dept., construction of the electrical engineering laboratory at WPI, and the WPI electric test car facility for testing trolleys and track. Correspondents include Comfort Avery Adams, Frederick Bedell, Harry E. Clifford, Ellery B. Paine, Harris J. Ryan, Charles F. Scott, Charles P. Steinmetz, and Charles E. Skinner. Donated by the WPI Electrical Engineering Dept.
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S051<br>SMITH, SIR JAMES CARMICHAEL, bart., 1799-1838 <br>Duke University, William R. Perkins Library, Manuscript Department (Durham, NC)<br>Profession: British Army officer, colonial Governor<br>Dates of collection: 1785-1952<br>Size: 309 items, 9 vols.<br>NUCMC #: MS71-86<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: card index<br>Contains information on the business career of Sir James Robert Carmichael, 2d. bart., chairman of an early submarine telegraph cable company. A submarine cable file of 22 items (1853-'60s) holds records about the company that constructed the cable between England and Belgium in the early 1850s. A pamphlet, Convention Relative a las Communication par de Conducteurs Electriques entre Londres et Douvres (1852), describes an early submarine cable between England and France, built by John Watkins Brett. The papers include Brett's and Carmichael's application for the Belgian concession in January 1852; their correspondence about security money in March 1852; memoranda on the contracts for the manufacture of the cable, July-August 1852 (several similar memoranda are undated); a minute on the settlement with Brett (25 July 1853); and other items. Among the volumes, Lady Carmichael-Smyth's diary includes brief references during 1850-61 to her son's activities with the submarine telegraph business and the construction of cables in various parts of Western Europe. Dividends from several submarine telegraph companies are recorded in Carmichael's bankbooks of 1865-71 and 1875-80.
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S052<br>SMITH, JOSEPH "JOE", 1873-1962 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Journalist, political activist<br>Dates of collection: 1890-1957<br>Size: 9 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Diary (1890-1911), reporter's notes, correspondence (1892-1957), reports, autobiographical material and reminiscences, legal and financial miscellany, speeches, articles, notes, and other papers, relating to his career as a war correspondent and army officer in the Spanish-American War (1898-1900), a political reporter (ca. 1900-20), and a political activist and candidate for office (ca. 1900-43). Papers document especially Washington State and Seattle politics (1900-19, 1936-43), the Spanish-American War (1898-1900), progressivism, the public power movement, and wheat farming in the Palouse country, eastern Washington.
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S053<br>SMITH, STEWART WHEDON <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Profession: Medical student<br>Dates of collection: 1877<br>Size: 1 vol.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Smith's University of Michigan medical student thesis, entitled, "Two uses of medical electricity."
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S054<br>SMITH (S. MORGAN) COMPANY <br>Millersville University of Pennsylvania, Ganser Library, Archives and Special Collections (Millersville, PA)<br>Dates of collection: 1880-1955<br>Size: 33 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-2162<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, accounting data, and other business records, constituting the archives of the company, which was involved in electric power generation and the production of turbines and transmission equipment. Gift of Allis Chalmers Co.
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S055<br>SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION. ELECTRICAL SCIENCE &amp; TECHNOLOGY COLLECTION <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Dates of collection: 1862-<br>Size: 17.6 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: partial inventory<br>Contains articles, newsclippings, photographs, broadsides, pamphlets, notebooks, reports, blueprints, patents, notes, catalogues, manuals, manuscript documents, and exhibit scripts, concerning the history of electrical science and technology. Subject divisions of the collection include wireless, radio, television, and telegraph equipment, electronic testing apparatus, transistors, lasers, power equipment, sound spectrography, submarine telegraphy, radio astronomy, electron microscopes, and communications satellites.
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S056<br>SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION. MECHANICAL &amp; CIVIL ENGINEERING COLLECTION <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Dates of collection: 1786-1979<br>Size: 203 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-246<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Blueprints, technical drawings, tracings, trade literature, patents, patent specifications and drawings, reports, maps, publications, photos, glass negatives, and other material, from various branches of mechanical and civil engineering. Includes material relating to steam and internal combustion engines, refrigeration, heavy machinery, boilers, turbines, pumping, power transmission, hydraulic engineering, dams, bridges, railroad structures, canals, machine tools, foundations, and general construction. Acquired from various sources. Additions to the collection are expected.
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S057<br>SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION. TRANSFORMER HISTORY COLLECTION <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Dates of collection: 1856-1900, 1935-60<br>Size: .6 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Contains patents, photographs, newsclippings, and articles, concerning the origins and development of the transformer.
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S058<br>SNOW, WILLIAM BENHAM, 1860-1930 <br>Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Physician<br>Dates of collection: 1926<br>Size: 1 vol.<br>NUCMC #: MS77-128<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>147 letters of praise presented to Snow at the 1926 meeting of the American Electrotherapeutic Association, many relating to his editorship of the journal, Physical Therapeutics, and biographical accounts, clippings, and transcriptions of speeches at the meeting. Gift of Mrs. Florence W. Snow, 1975.
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S059<br>SOUTH CAROLINA. ROCK HILL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE <br>Winthrop College, Dacus Library, Archives and Special Collections Department (Rock Hill, SC)<br>Dates of collection: 1912-76<br>Size: 4 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS79-1298<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, lists, reports, pamphlets, brochures, program notes, newsletters, scrapbooks, and other records, documenting the history and activities of the Chamber of Commerce, including its sponsorship of the Rock Hill Community Hotel Corp. Project (Andrew Jackson Hotel) and of Rock Hill's Come-See-Me event, the Chamber's efforts to make Landsford Canal a tourist attraction, and its protest against the Ebb Lake Mutual Electrical Co. Project which proposed a hydroelectric dam, powerhouse, and other facilities on the Catawba River in York, Chester, and Lancaster Counties, SC. Gift of Rock Hill Chamber of Commerce, 1977.
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S060<br>SOUTHERN BELL TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH COMPANY <br>Atlanta Historical Society Archives (Atlanta, GA)<br>Dates of collection: 1909-53<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS79-253<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence relating to civic activities and the aviation industry, government publications relating to regulation of the communications industry, lists of veterans returning to work for Southern Bell (1945-46), annual report of Southern Bell (1953), annual reports (1909-18) of American Telephone and Telegraph Co., and other records.
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S061<br>SOUTHERN COLORADO POWER COMPANY <br>Denver Public Library, Western History Department (Denver, CO)<br>Dates of collection: 1923-25<br>Size: 1 vol.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Includes photographs, maps, reports. Gift of Northern Arizona University, 1977.
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S062<br>SOUTHWORTH, GEORGE C., <br>1890-1972 <br>AT&amp;T Archives (Warren, NJ)<br>Profession: Physicist, research electrical engineer at Bell Laboratories, inventor of waveguide transmission (a method of transmitting television, radar, and other broad-band signals through hollow metal pipes and dielectric wires)<br>Dates of collection: 1920- ca.1965<br>Size: 63 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: index<br>Collection consists of about 30 published papers with commentary, approximately 30 U.S. patents relating to microwave technology, a 75-page research history of waveguides with two appendices (263 pp. and 72 pp. of photos of apparatus), Important Developments Leading to the Bell System Radio Relay, 1902-1947 (600 pp.), and Southworth's personal scrapbook (60 pp.).
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S063<br>SPADA, JOHN <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Political and civic leader, public official, officer in the American Legion (1919-40), member of the Patrons of Husbandry (1937-64) and the Washington Forest Products Cooperative (1947, 1951, 1962), commissioner of Public Utility District No. 1 of Snohomish County (1935-38, 1963), supervisor of the Snohomish Soil Conservation District (1946-47, 1951), and a frequent correspondent with the U.S. Federal Extension Service (1942-43, 1950)<br>Dates of collection: 1919-63<br>Size: .5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Correspondence, minutes, reports, ephemera and other materials relating to Spada's activities. Microfilm copies available.
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S064<br>SPEAR, LILLIAN SYLTEN, 1897-1963 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Teacher, civic leader<br>Dates of collection: 1936-63<br>Size: 7 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS65-1055<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory<br>Correspondence, minutes of meetings, campaign material, and other papers, relating to the following organizations of which Spear was an officer: King County Utility District Association, Public Ownership League of Washington, Puget Sound Utility Commissioners' Association, Snohomish County Public County Association, Snohomish County Public Utility District, Washington Public Utility Commissioners' Association, and the Washington Public Utility Districts' Association.
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S065<br>SPEED, PERRY <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Profession: Businessman<br>Dates of collection: 1914-19<br>Size: 1 folder<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Contains the records of the Turtle Lake Electric Light &amp; Power Co. and the Poynette Electric Co., both located in Poynette, WI, and owned by Speed. Collection includes incorporation documents, bylaws, minutes, and stock records. Gift of James MacDonald, 1954.
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S066<br>SPINNING, E.S. <br>Rutgers University Libraries, Special Collections Department (New Brunswick, NJ)<br>Profession: Electrician<br>Dates of collection: 1900-40<br>Size: 1 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Consists of a reminiscence entitled "Early Electric Lighting on the Railroads," written in 1963 by Spinning, a Somerset County, NJ, resident. Spinning worked as an electrician on a number of railroads.
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S067<br>SPONABLE, EARL I. <br>Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (New York, NY)<br>Research papers on motion picture sound.
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S068<br>SPRAGUE, FRANK JULIAN, 1857-1934 <br>New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1874-1939<br>Size: 134 boxes, 222 vols.<br>Finding aids: preliminary inventory<br>Papers, correspondence, letterpress books, scrapbooks, blueprints, reports, writings, speeches, scientific notebooks, and diagrams, relating to Sprague's involvement with the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, the Naval Consulting Board, Thomas A. Edison, several electric companies (especially the General Electric Co. and the Sprague Electric Railway &amp; Motor Co.), electric locomotive and railcar components, electric elevators, and electric railway systems (including street railways, subways, and railroads) in Europe, Illinois, Massachusetts, New York, and Virginia.
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S069<br>SQUIER, GEORGE OWEN, 1865-1934 <br>United States Air Force Academy Library (Colorado Springs, CO)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer, commanding general of the U.S. Signal Corps (1917-23)<br>Dates of collection: 1833-1961<br>Size: 10 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS79-1601<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, writings, addresses, reports, printed matter, scrapbooks, tape recordings, and photos, relating to Squier's military and scientific career, including his attendance at the U.S. Military Academy, duties as commanding general of the Signal Corps, work in communication engineering, telegraphy (includes some information on the trans-Pacific cable), and telephony, and civil activities in Dryden, MI, and Washington, DC. Gift of General Squier's niece, Mrs. Kenneth Babcock, 1973.
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S070<br>SQUIER, GEORGE OWEN, 1865-1934 <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer, commanding general of the U.S. Signal Corps (1917-23)<br>Dates of collection: 1884-1945<br>Size: 4 ft., 43 vols.<br>NUCMC #: MS65-567<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Includes material pertaining to the U.S. Army Signal Corps. Part of the collection contains notes and other material related to Squier's scientific interests, particularly telegraphy and transoceanic cables.
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S071<br>STAMEY, E. LEON <br>Georgia State University Library, Southern Labor Archives (Atlanta)<br>Profession: Labor organizer in Atlanta, GA<br>Dates of collection: 1951-72<br>Size: 1,389 items<br>NUCMC #: MS77-287<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Chiefly activity reports (1969-72) of AFL-CIO organizing efforts in Atlanta and Macon, GA, and Tampa, FL, involving Stamey, the Hotel and Restaurant Employees and Bartenders International Union, and the Textile Workers Union of America; reports (1970) of the boycott in Atlanta of General Electric products; and correspondence and speech material (1963-64) describing organizing efforts in Arkansas and Oklahoma by the American Federation of Government Employees. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift of Mr. Stamey, 1972.
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S072<br>STANFORD UNIVERSITY. MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS, PHYSICS DEPT. <br>Stanford University Libraries, University Archives (Stanford, CA)<br>Dates of collection: 1937-47<br>Size: .25 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: register<br>Correspondence and newsclippings regarding the Klystron Tube Research Project (1937-45) and correspondence between department chairman Paul Kirkpatrick and Stanford President Donald B. Tresidder regarding budget and faculty matters (1943-47). Other correspondents include William W. Hansen and David Locke Webster. Sources varied.
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S073<br>STANFORD UNIVERSITY. SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING. <br>Stanford University Libraries, University Archives (Stanford, CA)<br>Dates of collection: 1915-69<br>Size: 18.5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Administrative records of the Stanford University School of Engineering, including correspondence, reports and minutes, records dealing with teaching appointments, budget files, and the annual reports to the President. Major correspondents include Herbert Hoover, Theodore Hoover, Samuel B. Morris, Joseph M. Pettit, Hugh H. Skilling, Frederick E. Terman, Donald B. Tresidder, David Locke Webster, Ray Lyman Wilbur, and Bailey Willis. Subjects include klystron tubes and the Ryan High-Voltage Laboratory.
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S074<br>STANLEY, BRUCE M., 1872-1957 <br>Arizona Historical Society, Manuscripts Division (Tucson)<br>Profession: Train dispatcher and inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1871-1935<br>Size: 5 boxes (2,326 items)<br>NUCMC #: MS62-2542<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Part of the collection (74 items) relates to Stanley's ideas concerning a duplex telegraph system. This includes 5 blueprints of wiring circuits called "The Gill," 13 letters and drawings from C.W. Harding of St. Paul, MN, to Stanley on the subjects of duplex telegraphy and telegraphone systems, 50 sketches and note pages of wiring systems made by Stanley, and 6 letters to various companies inquiring about the feasibility of Stanley's ideas.
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S075<br>STASIK, MARGARET DARIN <br>University of Pittsburgh Libraries, Archives of Industrial Society (Pittsburgh, PA)<br>Profession: Officer and organizer of the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America, Local 601, East Pittsburgh, PA; employee of Westinghouse Electric Corp.<br>Dates of collection: 1936-45<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS77-2044<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, memoranda, handbills, flyers, posters, publications, and subject files, relating to Stasik's activities. Gift of Ms. Stasik, 1973.
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S076<br>STATEWIDE CONFERENCE ON UNDERGROUND UTILITIES <br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Dates of collection: 1967<br>Size: 258 pp.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Photocopy of presentations by engineers and civic leaders. The Conference was held on 29 November-<br>1 December 1967 and was sponsored by various organizations and utility companies, including Pacific Gas and Electric Co.
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S077<br>STEARNS, DAVID LLOYD, d. 1971 <br>Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)<br>Profession: Railroad employee<br>Dates of collection: 1951-69<br>Size: 48 binders<br>NUCMC #: MS76-1230<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Research notes, maps, plans, photos, and memorabilia, relating to railroading and steamboating in the West. Includes material on logging railroads, narrow gauge railroads, the Oregon Electric Railway Co., electric railways in Portland, OR, Boise, ID, and California, and steamship and navigation companies. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift of Mr. Stearns's estate, 1971.
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S078<br>STEINMETZ, CHARLES PROTEUS, 1865-1923 <br>Schenectady County Historical Society Library (Schenectady, NY)<br>Profession: Mathematician and electrical engineer at the General Electric Co., Schenectady, NY, and professor of electrical engineering at Union College<br>Student notebooks, three laboratory notebooks (1890-93) from his employment at the Eickemeyer &amp; Osterheld Co. (Yonkers, NY), manuscripts of published and unpublished papers, some correspondence, photographs, and 13 letterpress books (1908-17) of business and personal correspondence relating to his career at General Electric, to the design of electric motors and power transmission equipment, and to his numerous public appearances. Correspondents include Ernst J. Berg and Edwin W. Rice, Jr.
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S079<br>STEINMETZ, CHARLES PROTEUS, 1865-1923 <br>Union College, Schaffer Library, Special Collections (Schenectady, NY)<br>Profession: Mathematician and electrical engineer at the General Electric Co., Schenectady, NY, and professor of electrical engineering at Union College<br>Dates of collection: 1898-1923<br>Size: 600 items<br>NUCMC #: MS67-2121<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, mss. of Steinmetz's technical writings, typewritten copies and photocopies of nontechnical magazine articles, and bills and receipts (1898-1903). Correspondence relates to Steinmetz's work for the General Electric Co., the affairs of engineering societies, and the education program at Union College.
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S080<br>STEVENS, JACK DA COSTA, b. 1901 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Consulting civil engineer to major electric utilities in U.S. and Canada, senior partner in Stevens and Conkling, Engineers and Consultants<br>Dates of collection: 1955-66<br>Size: 6 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished preliminary finding aid<br>Collection consists of correspondence, reports, field notes, and other items relating to his work in the Columbia River Basin.
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S081<br>STEWART, CLARENCE HOCKADAY <br>Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)<br>Profession: Field engineer and resident engineer of the Hibbing Power Plant, Hibbing, MN<br>Dates of collection: 1899-1947<br>Size: 3 boxes<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: inventory<br>Correspondence, reports, blueprints, specifications, and similar papers relating to the Westinghouse Electric Co., the Minnesota Electric Light &amp; Power Co., and to Stewart's work at the Hibbing Power Plant.
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S082<br>STEWART FAMILY <br>U.S. Army Military History Institute (Carlisle Barracks, PA)<br>Dates of collection: 1862-1961<br>Size: 2 boxes<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: guide<br>Letters of various generations of the Stewart family, reflecting their military service. Among them are letters (1918-19) of Lieutenant John Q. Stewart, Jr., a Princeton University astronomer who performed electronic "flash and sound detection" of enemy fire while serving in France during World War I with the 29th Engineer Regiment.
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S083<br>STIBITZ, GEORGE ROBERT, b. 1904 <br>Dartmouth College Library (Hanover, NH)<br>Profession: Mathematician, professor of physiology<br>Dates of collection: 1937-62<br>Size: 23 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS76-1844<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: inventory<br>In part, microfilm and photocopies made from papers originally held at the Moore School of Electrical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA), Bell Telephone Laboratories (New York City), National Defense Research Committee, Remington Rand, Barber-Coleman Co., and other companies. Correspondence, notes, reports, lectures, patents, compilations, drawings, photos, and other papers, relating chiefly to Stibitz's contributions to the development of the computer during his career as a mathematician for Bell Telephone Laboratories in New York and the National Defense Research Committee during World War II, and while a private consultant for government and industry. Also includes notebooks, patents and patent applications, reports, articles, advertisements, catalogues, manuals, and other material, relating to the history and development of the computer. Includes material relating to airline reservations systems and to the patent litigation cases Technitrol vs. Sperry Rand (1958-62) and Sperry Rand vs. Bell Telephone Laboratories (1960-62). Gift of Mr. Stibitz, 1966.
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S084<br>STILES, ROBERT AUGUSTUS, <br>1836-1905 <br>Virginia Historical Society Library (Richmond)<br>Dates of collection: 1863-1903<br>Size: 86 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Included in the collection is an agreement (1892) between Dr. Watkins Leigh Burton and the Burton Electric Co. of Richmond, VA (witnessed by Otho O. Owens and William P. DeSaussure), concerning the transfer of a patent on an electric heater (annexed, receipt issued by U.S. Patent Office for transfer of the patent, signed by William Edgar Simonds and bears the seal of the U.S. Patent Office).
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S085<br>STONE, GEORGE E. <br>Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)<br>Profession: Captain, U.S. Army Signal Corps<br>Dates of collection: 1918-19<br>Size: 1 ms. box, 3 envelopes<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, reports, memoranda, photographs, and memorabilia, relating to the Photographic Section of the U.S. Signal Corps in France during World War I.
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S086<br>STONE AND WEBSTER, INC. <br>Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)<br>Business: Consulting engineering firm<br>Dates of collection: 1892-1956<br>Size: 27 ft. (469 vols., 1 box)<br>NUCMC #: MS66-1647<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: listing of reports<br>Completion cost reports and booklets relating to projects of the construction and engineering division. A number of reports relate to work for electric companies such as the Tampa Electric Co., Southern California Edison, Puget Sound Power and Light, and many others, dating back to 1908. The collection includes a letterpress book (1892-1901) of W. Cameron Forbes relating to Stone and Webster.
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S087<br>STONG, CLAIR L., 1902-1975 <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer, editor of the column "The Amateur Scientist" in Scientific American <br>Dates of collection: 1952-76<br>Size: 15 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-206<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence with authors, letters from readers, article reprints, and original illustrations, from Stong's files. Gift.
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S088<br>STRICKLAND, CHARLES EDWIN, 1892-1973 <br>University of Iowa Libraries, Special Collections Department (Iowa City)<br>Profession: Businessman<br>Dates of collection: 1937-72<br>Size: 756 items<br>NUCMC #: MS76-764<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence and other papers, relating to the Interstate Power Co. (Chicago, IL), Iowa Terminal Railroad Co., Lincoln Club of Des Moines, Peoples' Gas and Electric of Mason City, and the history of Mason City. Correspondents include Norman A. Erbe, Harold R. Gross, Bourke B. Hickenlooper, Laurence C. Jones, Thomas E. Martin, and James S. Schramm. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift of Mrs. Strickland, 1974.
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S089<br>STURIES, CARL HERMAN, 1902-1978 <br>Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)<br>Profession: Colonel, U.S. Army Signal Corps, Senior Signal Adviser in the Korean Military Assistance Group (1950-52)<br>Dates of collection: 1924-66<br>Size: 19.5 ms. boxes, 1 envelope<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Diaries, correspondence, orders, reports, printed matter, and photographs, relating to the U.S. Army Signal Corps and to South Korean military activities during the Korean War. Gift, C.H. Sturies, 1967.
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S090<br>SUPERIOR WATER, LIGHT, AND POWER COMPANY <br>State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)<br>Dates of collection: 1962<br>Size: 14 pp.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Contains History of Superior's Electric, Gas, and Water Supply and Superior Water, Light, and Power Company, prepared by the Company about 1962. Gift of Fred E. Stout, 1971.
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S091<br>SUTTON, ETHEL BALDWIN, 1887-1977 <br>University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)<br>Dates of collection: 1956-65<br>Size: 1 box<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Contains scripts of an inspirational radio series, "Today's Good Word," and clippings concerning the United Church Women of Flint, MI, and religious broadcasting.
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S092<br>SWANN, WILLIAM FRANCIS GRAY, 1884-1962 <br>American Philosophical Society Library (Philadelphia, PA)<br>Profession: Physicist<br>Dates of collection: 1900-62<br>Size: 50,000 items<br>NUCMC #: MS63-15<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Correspondence covering Swann's life and interests, including the work of the Bartol Research Foundation of the Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, PA. Also contains articles on various subjects, including atomic physics, atmospheric electricity, electrodynamics, and magnetism.
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S093<br>SWEEN, SEVERN A., b. 1901 <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Profession: Public utility official, member and president of the Board of Commissioners of Public Utility District No. 1, Snohomish County, WA, and member of the board of the Washington Public Utility Commissioners' Association<br>Dates of collection: 1946-58<br>Size: 3 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS76-801<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, minutes, legal documents, reports, financial records, and other papers, relating to Sween's career. Major correspondents include Willis T. Batcheller, Harry P. Cain, Hal Holmes, Henry M. Jackson, Warren G. Magnuson, Hugh B. Mitchell, Jack D. Stevens, the Everett Chamber of Commerce, Harza Engineering Co., National Rural Electric Cooperation Association, Snohomish County Public Utility District, Puget Sound Utilities Council, U.S. Bonneville Power Association, and Washington Public Utility Districts Association. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift of Mr. Sween, 1963.
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S094<br>SWENSON, GEORGE W., b. 1912 <br>Coll. # 11/6/21<br>University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives<br>Profession: Professor of electrical engineering and astronomy<br>Dates of collection: 1957-77<br>Size: 1 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Includes correspondence, publications, photographs, and duplicated statements, relating to the satellite ionosphere program (1957-64), a visit to Russian radio astronomy installations (1961), the construction, dedication, and operation of the University's radio telescope (1958-62), the ionosphere-eclipse project (1963), an international conference at Geneva on allocation of radio frequencies for space research, satellites and radio astronomy (1963), ionospheric research (1964), and National Science Foundation committee and panel reports, correspondence, and drafts for a history of the decision to construct a large radio telescope (the Very Large Array Project, 1967-77).
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S095<br>SWEZEY, KENNETH M. <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Radio editor of the New York Sun, science writer, and specialist on the life of Nikola Tesla<br>Dates of collection: 1890-1970<br>Size: 8 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-207<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Correspondence, articles, patent records, pamphlets, clippings, and photos, relating to Swezey's study of the life of Nikola Tesla (1856-1943) and material on the induction motor, the history of electricity, and the radio industry. Includes correspondence between Swezey and Tesla, and between Tesla and others. Correspondents include Michael I. Pupin. Gift.
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S096<br>SWIFT, GEORGE LUCIEN <br>Coll. #19<br>Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)<br>Profession: Lecturer in telegraphy, electromagnetism, and galvanism<br>Dates of collection: 1723-1900<br>Size: 198 items, 1 vol.<br>NUCMC #: MS62-2197<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, notebooks, account, handbills, clippings, and lithographs, relating to Swift's tours as a lecturer on telegraphy, electromagnetism, galvanism, popular science, and spiritualism. Other family members' correspondence included.
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S097<br>SYLVANIA ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS, INC. <br>Cameron County Public Library (Emporium, PA)<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Reminiscences of founders and employees of Sylvania Electronic Products, Inc. <br>
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T001<br>TACOMA PUBLIC UTILITIES. LIGHT DIVISION. <br>University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)<br>Dates of collection: 1924-42<br>Size: .5 ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Historical sketch (1932), appropriations (1936-42), franchises and easements, construction records for steam power plant #2, bond records, and other records of the Division. <br>T002<br>TACOMA RAILWAY AND POWER COMPANY <br>Tacoma Public Library (Tacoma, WA)<br>Business: Street railway, light, and power company in Tacoma, WA<br>Dates of collection: 1899-1954<br>Size: 37 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS74-1048<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Minute books, stock ledgers and certificates, financial reports and records, legal reports, public records, publicity files, and other papers. Deposited by the city of Tacoma.
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T003<br>TAINTER, CHARLES SUMNER, <br>1854-1940 <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Inventor and manufacturer of electrical apparatus<br>Dates of collection: 1878-1919<br>Size: 2 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS80-265<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Manuscript and typescript copies of Tainter's autobiographical writings, records (1894-96) of court testimony in suits involving the phonograph, notebooks (1881-83), drawings and notes (1897-1908) for a multiple record duplicator, printed patent specifications (1880-1903), and medals, certificates, and photos. Gift.
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T004<br>TAYLOR, ROBERT STEWART, <br>1838-1918 <br>Indiana State Library, Indiana Division (Indianapolis)<br>Profession: Patent attorney<br>Dates of collection: 1869-1917<br>Size: 12,000 items<br>NUCMC #: MS60-1343<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Approximately 10% of this collection relates to the Fort Wayne Electrical Works, an early manufacturer of arc lights and dynamos, which was purchased by General Electric in 1899. The records consist of letters regarding patents and correspondence with General Electric (1885-1917).
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T005<br>TEATS, EUGENE, 1853-1919 <br>Colorado Historical Society, Stephen H. Hart Library (Denver)<br>Profession: Engineer, manufacturer of mining machinery<br>Dates of collection: 1862-1925<br>Size: 500 items<br>NUCMC #: MS74-239<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Papers relating to the development of electric power in Colorado Springs and Pueblo, CO, the Southern Colorado Power Co. (Pueblo), and the Telluride Power Co.; plans and specifications for the Rural Electrification Administration in Colorado; and pamphlets, articles, clippings, and photos.
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T006<br>TELEPHONE CASES. PUBLISHED VOLUMES. <br>Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (Harrisburg)<br>Dates of collection: 1880-87<br>Size: 22 vols.<br>Finding aids: card catalogue<br>Published record of the following court cases: U.S. Circuit Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1884, The Drawbaugh Defense (New York: 1884); U.S. Circuit Court, S.D., New York, 1880-85, American Bell Telephone Co. vs. People's Telephone Co. (Harrisburg: Meyers, 1886. 15 vols.); U.S. Circuit Court, District of NJ, American Bell Telephone Co. vs. Overland Telephone Co. of NJ (publisher and date lacking); U.S. Circuit Court, N.D., Texas Pan American Bell Telephone Co. vs. Texas Pan Electric Telephone Co. (Boston: Mudge, 1886); U.S. Patent Office, Briefs for Alexander Graham Bell and Francis Blake (Boston: Mudge, 1881); U.S. Supreme Court, October 1886, The Telephone Appeals (Boston: Mudge, 1887. 3 vols.).
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T007<br>TELEPHONE HISTORICAL COLLECTION <br>AT&amp;T Archives (Warren, NJ)<br>Contains material relating to Alexander Graham Bell.
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T008<br>TENNESSEE ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY <br>Tennessee State Library and Archives, Archives and Manuscripts Section (Nashville)<br>Dates of collection: 1860-1939<br>Size: .84 ft. (32 items, 54 vols.)<br>NUCMC #: MS69-1891<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished register<br>Annual reports, history, charts, printed matter, periodicals, scrapbook, and miscellaneous material, assembled by Arthur W. Crouch as a source for a history of the company. Includes material on the controversy over public vs. private ownership of utilities, electric light, power, and heat rates (1936), the organization, development, and future of water power, the use of electric power, and the transfer of the company to Tennessee Valley Authority ownership.
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T009<br>TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY <br>Tennessee Valley Authority Technical Library (Knoxville)<br>Dates of collection: 1933-<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Includes minutes of the TVA Board, administrative files, records concerning accounting, personnel, and labor relations, and records of the management of reservoirs and other projects. Available at Chattanooga, TN, are more than 500,000 manuscript maps, navigation charts, and aerial photographs pertaining to the Tennessee Valley region, as well as TVA records of electric power generation, real estate, and health and safety programs. TVA forestry, soil erosion, wildlife, and fishery records are housed at Norris, TN, and there are records pertaining to chemical engineering, agriculture, fertilizer, and soil erosion at Muscle Shoals, AL.
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T010<br>TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY <br>Tennessee State Library and Archives, Archives and Manuscripts Section (Nashville)<br>Dates of collection: 1933-38<br>Size: 56 cubic ft.<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>The records include statistical operating reports, wholesale power reports, and Federal Power Commission rate series reports; rural electrification production and transmission department file; TVA hearings testimony, exhibits, court transcripts, and reports; and maps, hydraulic data, and studies on flood control. Gift of Jo Conn Guild.
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T011<br>TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY. HARTSVILLE NUCLEAR PROJECT. <br>Tennessee State Library and Archives, Archives and Manuscripts Section (Nashville)<br>Dates of collection: 1974-<br>Size: 10.5 ft. (7,500 items)<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Accession lists, applicant correspondence, reports on hearings, inspections, safety evaluations, license and construction permits, memoranda, and miscellaneous materials. Received from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC. Additions received periodically.
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T012<br>TERMAN, FREDERICK EMMONS, 1900-1982 <br>Stanford University Libraries, University Archives (Stanford, CA)<br>Profession: Dean of the Stanford School of Engineering<br>Dates of collection: 1920-78<br>Size: 200 boxes<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>The collection is divided into eleven series. Series One through Series Four consist of correspondence, general files, and reports relating to the Harvard Radio Research Laboratory (1942-46), the Stanford School of Engineering (1925-46), microwave apparatus, radio, the American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1934-49), the Institute of Radio Engineers (1936-52), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (1962-77), and Edward L. Ginzton. Series Five through Series Seven consists of papers relating to patents, research, and consulting work for the government and private industry. Series Eight through Series Eleven consists of Terman's speeches, publications, publicity, and files he compiled on the history of electronics and electrical engineering.
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T013<br>TERRELL, WILLIAM DANDRIDGE, 1871-1965 <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Served on Federal Communications Commission for nearly thirty years, chief of the radio activities division of the United States Dept. of Commerce<br>Dates of collection: 1911-65<br>Size: .3 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Papers include official and personal correspondence, clippings, and photographs. As chief of the radio activities division of the United States Dept. of Commerce, Terrell presided over frequency assignments for many of the nation's first radio stations.
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T014<br>TESLA, NIKOLA, 1856-1943 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1890-1934<br>Size: 7 reels (2,500 frames)<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: item index<br>Microfilm of Tesla's papers, mainly correspondence from originals in the Musej Nikole Tesle, Beograd, Yugoslavia. Includes information on the induction motor and George Westinghouse.
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T015<br>TESLA, NIKOLA, 1856-1943 <br>(in Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection)<br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1892-1915<br>Size: 11 items<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: item index<br>Collection includes material relating to induction motors and radio. In part, photocopies (positive). Gift, Kenneth M. Swezey, 1973, and transfer from the Library's Exchange and Gift Division, 1954.
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T016<br>TESLA, NIKOLA, 1856-1943 <br>Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (New York, NY)<br>Profession: Inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1894-1931<br>Size: 1,200 items<br>NUCMC #: MS64-1364<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence with Robert Underwood Johnson, editor and author, and George Scherff, photographs, news clippings, memorabilia, patents, and manuscript and printed material, relating to Tesla's work on transformers, steam and gas turbines, oscillators, compressors, pumps, induction motors, and wireless transmitters. The collection also contains primarily social correspondence between Tesla and Johnson's wife and daughter.
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T017<br>THOMSON, ELIHU, 1853-1937 <br>Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer, inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1900-32<br>Size: 2 cubic ft.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Contains material on the Thomson Electric Welding Co. and the Thomson Spot Welder Co. Includes copies of patents, published bulletins on electric resistance welding, photos of electric welding equipment, sales literature, historical notes, and a ledger containing a record of the factory committee (1911-13), presumably for one of Thomson's plants.
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T018<br>THOMSON, ELIHU, 1853-1937 <br>American Philosophical Society Library (Philadelphia, PA)<br>Profession: Electrical engineer, inventor<br>Dates of collection: 1883-1944<br>Size: 13,600 items, 43 vols.<br>NUCMC #: MS61-930<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence, 43 letterpress books, professional papers produced while Thomson was associated with the General Electric Co., and other papers. Topics include the Thomson-Houston Co., electric motors, arc lamps, and electric generators.
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T019<br>THURSTON, ROBERT HENRY, <br>1839-1903 <br>Coll. #16/2/40<br>Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)<br>Profession: Engineer, educator, director of Sibley College of Engineering at Cornell University<br>Dates of collection: 1859-1902<br>Size: 417 items<br>NUCMC #: MS62-4323<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Chiefly correspondence relating to Thurston's efforts to further the interests of Sibley College of Engineering at Cornell University by drawing outstanding inventors, scientists, engineers, and industrialists into some kind of participation in his projects. Correspondents include Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas A. Edison.
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T020<br>TIBBETTS, FREDERICK HORACE, 1882-1938 <br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Profession: Engineer<br>Dates of collection: 1912-38<br>Size: 1 box<br>NUCMC #: MS75-380<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Articles, contracts, reports, clippings, photos, and a scrapbook, relating to Tibbetts's work with the Santa Clara Valley Water Conservation District and other irrigation districts and flood control projects in California and with the Anchorage Light &amp; Power Co. in Alaska.
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T021<br>TILLOTSON, D.T. <br>Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)<br>Dates of collection: 1845-60<br>Contains newspaper and magazine clippings pertaining to the early telegraph.
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T022<br>TOWNSEND, CALVIN K. <br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Profession: Industrial engineer, partner in Jennings Radio Manufacturing
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T023<br>TRANSCONTINENTAL STREET RAILWAY COMPANY <br>Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)<br>Dates of collection: 1879-91<br>Size: 8 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS73-822<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: guide<br>Correspondence, journals, ledgers, weekly and monthly payrolls, cash accounts and other bookkeeping records, bids, contracts, brochures, and printed matter from manufacturers of street railway equipment.
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T024<br>TRW INC. <br>Western Reserve Historical Society, History Library (Cleveland, OH)<br>Dates of collection: 1900-69<br>Size: 85 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS75-1745<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished register<br>Correspondence, reports, financial records, union literature, labor negotiations proceedings (chiefly 1933-56), biographical material, financial and economic histories, photos, clippings, publications, scrapbooks, and other records, from this automotive, aerospace, electronic, and related industries manufacturing company, formerly known as Thompson Ramo Wooldridge, Inc. Bulk of the collection pertains to the company's labor-management relationship. Includes material on predecessor and acquired companies in Cleveland and Detroit, the National Air Races and National Aircraft Show originated by the company, and public relations. Described in A Guide to the Manuscripts and Archives of the Western Reserve Historical Society (1972), pp. 292-295. Gift of the company, 1971. Harvard University, Business School, Baker Library, has transcripts of some of the records.
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T025<br>TUVE, MERLE ANTHONY, b. 1901 <br>Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)<br>Profession: Physicist<br>Dates of collection: 1916-72<br>Size: 145,000 items<br>NUCMC #: MS74-1075<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Correspondence, reports, articles, laboratory and personal notebooks, diagrams, blueprints, personnel records, memoranda, and printed material (chiefly 1941-66), relating to Tuve's scientific and administrative career, including his projects and experiments involving research on the composition of the upper atmosphere, cosmic-ray flares, high voltage, magnetism and the Earth's magnetic field, nuclear physics, the proximity fuze, the quartz furnace, seismics, and the Van de Graaff two-meter generator. Places and conferences associated with Tuve's career include the Applied Physics Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University, Dept. of Terrestrial Magnetism of the Carnegie Institution (Washington, DC), International Geophysical Year, National Academy of Sciences, Radio Astronomy Project (Greenbank, WV), and the Washington Conference on Theoretical Physics (1939-40). Includes 10 scientific notebooks (1930-31) of Tuve's wife, Dr. Winifred G. Whitman, who collaborated with Tuve in analyzing the effect on animals of high-frequency resonance radiation. Correspondents include Vannevar Bush, John A. Fleming, Lawrence R. Hafstad, John Merriam, Howard Tatel, Robert J. Van de Graaff, Carl Van Doren, and James Lloyd Weatherwax. Information on literary rights available in the library. Gift of Dr. Tuve, 1972.
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T026<br>TWIN CITY POWER COMPANY <br>University of South Carolina, South Caroliniana Library, Manuscripts Division (Columbia)<br>Dates of collection: 1928-57<br>Size: 260 mss.<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: card catalogue<br>Chiefly correspondence, reports, and legal briefs of Robinson and Robinson, attorneys for Twin City Power. Also includes maps, charts, and photostats used as legal exhibits, and correspondence relating to the Hartwell Project and other projects to improve inland river navigation.
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T027<br>TYKOCINER, JOSEPH T., 1877-1969 <br>Coll. # 11/6/20<br>University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives<br>Profession: Professor of electrical engineering (1921-49), professor emeritus (1949-69)<br>Dates of collection: 1900-69<br>Size: 23.4 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS71-1170<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished finding aid<br>Collection includes awards, photographs and slides of relatives and research experiments, newspaper clippings, autobiographical and biographical data, bibliography cards, personal and research diaries (1926-63), technical letters concerning engineering research at Illinois (1929-46), student theses, abstracts, reprints, Experiment Station Bulletins, charts, tape recordings on zetetics and research, lectures, sound-on-film demonstrations (1921-32), financial records, and sound-on-film patent cases. Research records include material on sound-on-film (1921-22), antennae models (1922-26), cable investigations (1926-33), velocity selector (1927-36), photoelectric research (1922-25, 1935-41), ultra-high frequencies and millimeter-wave research (1941-51), striations (1952-59), and zetetics (1949-69). Also contains correspondence with relatives, colleagues, students, publishing companies, and industrial firms, regarding Jews living in Europe and Palestine, immigration before and after World War II, personal matters, research information, preparation of doctoral theses, recommendations, purchasing of supplies, and publications. <br>
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U001<br>ULMAN, JOSEPH NATHAN, 1878-1943 <br>Maryland Historical Society, Manuscripts Division (Baltimore)<br>Profession: Judge on the Supreme Bench of Baltimore, chairman of the Prison Industries Reorganization Administration, advisor on criminal justice and youth to the Baltimore branch of the Urban League<br>Dates of collection: 1887-1960s<br>Size: 28 boxes<br>NUCMC #: MS73-647<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: finding aid<br>Correspondence, speeches, articles, reviews, records of cases tried, obituaries, and scrapbooks, relating to Ulman's career. Also correspondence, minutes, reports, membership list, and other papers of the Ulman Foundation. Includes material on the United Railways &amp; Electric Co. of Baltimore rate case (1927-30) and the Duker case (1931-33). Information on literary rights available in the library. Gift of Judge Ulman's daughter, Elinor Ulman, 1972. <br>U002<br>UNITED ELECTRICAL, RADIO AND MACHINE WORKERS OF AMERICA <br>Indiana State University at Evansville, Special Collections and University Archives<br>Dates of collection: 1949-54<br>Size: 2 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS78-756<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Transcripts of daily radio programs broadcast over several Evansville, IN, stations, concerning the union's local activities. Also reports of other union news, State, national and international events, and editorial commentary. Prepared, presented, and donated by Sadelle Berger, community leader of Evansville, IN, 1974.
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U003<br>UNITED ELECTRICAL, RADIO AND MACHINE WORKERS OF AMERICA <br>University of Pittsburgh Libraries, Archives of Industrial Society (Pittsburgh, PA)<br>Dates of collection: 1935-<br>Size: 500 cubic ft.<br>Access: partially restricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Central files of the national headquarters, containing general correspondence, memoranda, proceedings, resolutions, reports, circulars, bulletins, news releases, contracts, publications, district and local files, organizers' correspondence, and Conference Board files with General Electric, Westinghouse, and other companies. Deposited 1975.
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U004<br>UNITED ELECTRICAL, RADIO AND MACHINE WORKERS OF AMERICA, Local 601 (Pittsburgh, PA) <br>University of Pittsburgh Libraries, Archives of Industrial Society (Pittsburgh, PA)<br>Dates of collection: 1949-52<br>Size: 4 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS70-1846<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Papers include correspondence, memoranda, telegrams, and minutes of the executive board, membership meetings, and committees; election campaign leaflets, press releases, radio scripts, union newspapers, and photos; and material on factional disputes with IUE-CIO and on conflicts with the Association of Catholic Trade Unionists.
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U005<br>UNITED POWER ASSOCIATION, <br>Elk River, MN <br>Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)<br>Dates of collection: 1940-77<br>Size: 245 ft.<br>Access: restricted<br>Finding aids: box list<br>Correspondence files and financial records of the United Power Association and its predecessor, the Rural Cooperative Power Association. Also, a considerable amount of material relating to the Atomic Energy Commission's Elk River nuclear reactor. This includes correspondence, contracts, reports, specifications, inspection logs, test results, brochures, operating reports, and manuals, relating to the plant, which was the first nuclear plant to be built for a cooperative in the U.S.
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U006<br>UNITED STATES BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS <br>Arizona Historical Society, Manuscripts Division (Tucson)<br>Dates of collection: 1869-1929<br>Size: 7 ft.<br>NUCMC #: MS75-129<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Correspondence (1879-1910), records (1869-92) relating to regulations, weekly rations, and disbursement of officers, employment records (1898-99), U.S. Signal Service records (1892), and administrative records (1880-1912) of several agents.
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U007<br>UNITED STATES BUREAU OF SHIPS <br>(in Federal Records, RG19)<br>National Archives and Records Administration (Washington, DC)<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Records include contracts, test reports, research reports, and other material.
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U008<br>UNITED STATES COAST GUARD <br>(in Alaska Collection)<br>University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library<br>Dates of collection: 1865-67<br>Size: 91 exp. on film<br>NUCMC #: MS65-1780<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Selected documents pertaining to the Western Union Telegraph Co. expedition for the Russian Extension. Includes correspondence, abstracts of journals, and related papers. Correspondents include the Office of the Secretary of the Treasury, Capt. Charles M. Scammon, and Col. Charles S. Bulkley.
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U009<br>UNITED STATES COMMERCE DEPARTMENT <br>(in Federal Records, RG40)<br>National Archives and Records Administration (Washington, DC)<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: none<br>Records contain information on commercial prospects and possibilities for electrical equipment and utilities.
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U010<br>UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE, NORTH CENTRAL REGION. SUPERIOR NATIONAL FOREST, MN. <br>Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)<br>Dates of collection: 1903-69<br>Size: 17 reels of microfilm<br>NUCMC #: MS74-467<br>Access: unrestricted<br>Finding aids: unpublished inventory, index<br>Microfilm made in 1971 from originals loaned by the U.S. Forest Service, Superior National Forest Office, Duluth, MN. Materials relating to expansion and consolidation of forest lands; management of the fore