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Sources in Electrical History, vol. 1: Archives and Manuscript Collections in U.S. Repositories

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A001
ABBOTT, WILLIAM L., 1861-1951
Coll. # 1/20/9
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives
Profession: Chief Operating Engineer of Commonwealth Edison Co.
Dates of collection: 1871-1981
Size: .7 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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).
A002
ACHESON, EDWARD GOODRICH, 1856-1931
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Electrochemist, engineer, and inventor
Dates of collection: 1872-1968
Size: 13,000 items
NUCMC #: MS76-140
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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,
Howard A. Acheson and Margaret A. Stuart, 1972.

A003
ACKERMAN, EDWARD AUGUSTUS, 1911-1973
University of Wyoming Library, American Heritage Center (Laramie)
Profession: Geographer, teacher, consultant
Dates of collection: 1936-73
Size: 62 ft.
NUCMC #: MS77-1255
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

A004
ADAIR, GOLDWAITE, STANFORD & DANIEL, ATLANTA, GA
Georgia State University Library, Southern Labor Archives (Atlanta)
Dates of collection: 1955-56
Size: 3 ft.
NUCMC #: MS77-259
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

A005
ADAMS, CARL F.
Rutgers University Libraries, Special Collections Department (New Brunswick, NJ)
Profession: Businessman
Dates of collection: 1901-35
Size: 1 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Contains correspondence, clippings, diagrams, and photographs of an early manufacturer and promoter of electric chairs.

A006
ADAMS, ELMER ELLSWORTH,
1860-1950
Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)
Profession: Politician and business leader
Dates of collection: 1861-1951
Size: 26 ft.
NUCMC #: MS61-2786
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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.

A007
ADAMS, THOMAS CALDWELL,
1901-1965
University of Utah Library, Special Collections Department (Salt Lake City)
Profession: Civil engineer, Associate Professor
Dates of collection: 1920-65
Size: 23 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: register
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.

A008
AIKEN, GEORGE DAVID, b. 1892
University of Vermont, Guy W. Bailey Library, Wilbur Special Collections (Burlington)
Profession: Governor, U.S. Senator
Dates of collection: 1936-77
Size: 700 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: preliminary guide
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.

A009
ALDWELL, THOMAS, 1896-1968
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
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
Size: 1.5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
Collection contains mainly correspondence. Electric power material is located throughout the collection.

A010
ALEXANDERSON, ERNST FREDRIK WERNER, 1878-1975
Union College, Schaffer Library, Special Collections (Schenectady, NY)
Profession: Electrical engineer, inventor
Dates of collection: 1900-75
Size: 15 ft. + 45 ft.
NUCMC #: MS76-1639, MS80-338
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

A011
ALLEN, FLORENCE ELLINWOOD, 1884-1966
Western Reserve Historical Society, History Library (Cleveland, OH)
Profession: Lawyer, judge
Dates of collection: 1856, 1877-1967
Size: 14 ft.
NUCMC #: MS75-1315
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: register
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.

A012
ALLEN, JOHN MYRON AND FAMILY
Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)
Dates of collection: 1924-37
Size: 2 boxes
NUCMC #: MS62-3252
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: inventory
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.

A013
ALLMENDINGER FAMILY
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Dates of collection: 1890-1974
Size: 4 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: folder-level inventory
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.

A014
AMALGAMATED ASSOCIATION OF STREET, ELECTRIC RAILWAY & MOTOR COACH EMPLOYEES
Georgia State University Library, Southern Labor Archives (Atlanta)
Dates of collection: 1940-61
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS73-118
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory, index
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.

A015
AMERICAN BELL TELEPHONE VS. PEOPLES TELEPHONE COMPANY
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (Harrisburg)
Dates of collection: 1884
Size: 1 reel (2 vols.)
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: card index
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
James J. Storrow for the complainants and the defendant's brief.

A016
AMERICAN GRAPHOPHONE COMPANY
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Dates of collection: 1888-1890
Size: .1 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

A017
AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY PAPERS ON SCIENCE
American Philosophical Society Library (Philadelphia, PA)
Dates of collection: 1670-1967
Size: 220 items, 31 vols., 1 reel of microfilm
NUCMC #: MS76-888
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Among the papers are photocopies and microfilm made in 1966 from a scrapbook of Henry A. Rowland, loaned by Harriette H. Rowland, Baltimore, MD.

A018
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INFORMATION SCIENCE
Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)
Dates of collection: 1961-80
Size: 1 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

A019
AMERICAN WOMEN IN RADIO AND TELEVISION
Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)
Profession: Radio broadcasters
Size: 161 items
NUCMC #: MS78-1163
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

A020
ANACONDA COPPER MINING COMPANY
Montana Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (Helena)
Business: Butte, MT, copper mining corporation
Dates of collection: 1878-1916
Size: 139 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: preliminary inventory
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 & Railway Co. and Electric Railway, Light & Power Co., both of Anaconda, MT. Donated by the Anaconda Copper Co., Denver, CO, 1981.

A021
ANDERSON, HENRY WATKINS
Virginia Historical Society Library (Richmond)
Profession: Lawyer
Dates of collection: 1908-73
Size: 1,328 items
NUCMC #: MS76-811
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

A022
ANDERSON, ROLAND A., b. 1899?
Nebraska State Historical Society, State Archives Division (Lincoln)
Profession: Electrical engineer, radio broadcaster, inventor
Dates of collection: 1920-51
Size: 2 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

A023
ANDREWS, ERNEST GALEN,
1898-1980
Dartmouth College Library (Hanover, NH)
Dates of collection: 1935-72
Size: 3 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished guide
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.

A024
ANDRUS, LEONARD A., 1883-1965
University of Oregon Library (Eugene)
Profession: Consulting engineer
Dates of collection: 1921-30
Size: 1 vol.
NUCMC #: MS76-1278
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

A025
ANGLO-AMERICAN TELEGRAPH COMPANY
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Dates of collection: 1866-1947
Size: 12 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-195
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

A026
ANGUS, DONALD J., 1887-1966
Case Western University Libraries, Special Collections (Cleveland, OH)
Profession: Engineer, inventor
Dates of collection: 1904-63
Size: 3 ft.
NUCMC #: MS68-903
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: in library
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.

A027
ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN. CITY RECORDS.
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Dates of collection: 1830-1951
Size: 3 ft., 22 vols.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: folder-level inventory
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.

A028
ARIVACA MILLING, MINING & COMMERCIAL COMPANY
Central Michigan University, Clarke Historical Library (Mt. Pleasant)
Dates of collection: 1842-90
Size: 369 items, 3 vols.
NUCMC #: MS68-532
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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 & 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."

A029
ARIZONA COLLECTION
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Dates of collection: 1757-1956
Size: 167 items, 8 vols., 21 ft. of microfilm
NUCMC #: MS65-1781
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

A030
ARMSTRONG, EDWIN HOWARD, 1890-1954
Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (New York, NY)
Profession: Inventor, Professor of electrical engineering
Dates of collection: 1890-1972
Size: 200,000 items
NUCMC #: MS80-1888
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

A031
ARNOLD, BION JOSEPH, 1861-1942
New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division (New York, NY)
Profession: Electrical engineer
Dates of collection: 1887-1941
Size: 29 vols., 14 boxes
NUCMC #: MS68-1034
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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 & Hudson River Railroad (Grand Central Terminal zone), of the Greenwood Lake Division of the Erie Railroad, and of sections of the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad; and correspondence covering Arnold's business affairs as president and principal stockholder of the Elgin, Belvidere & Rockford (IL) Railway Co.

A032
ASHTON, JOHN OLIVER
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Profession: Radio engineer
Dates of collection: 1938-59
Size: 1 carton
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: temporary guide
Correspondence and papers. Mostly stories written by Ashton about the early days of radio and the various pioneers for whom he worked.

A033
ASLAKSON, CARL INGMAN, b. 1896
U.S. Army Military History Institute (Carlisle Barracks, PA)
Profession: U.S. military officer
Dates of collection: 1896-1980
Size: 5 boxes
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: guide
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.

A034
ASSOCIATED GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Dates of collection: 1902-54
Size: 286 ft.
NUCMC #: MS62-3818
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: in repository
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.

A035
ATKINSON, RALPH WALDO,
1887-1961
New Jersey Historical Society Library (Newark)
Profession: Scientist
Dates of collection: 1899-1961
Size: 1 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: in repository
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.

A036
ATLANTA TRANSIT COMPANY
Atlanta Historical Society Archives (Atlanta, GA)
Dates of collection: 1910-75
Size: 12 ft.
NUCMC #: MS79-44
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

A037
ATLANTIC TELEGRAPH COMPANY
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Dates of collection: 1863
Size: 1 vol.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Copy letterpress book labeled "Atlantic Telegraph Company--Contracts &c.," consisting of correspondence and reports relating to contracts for the manufacture and laying of a transatlantic telegraph cable. Purchase, 1980.

A038
ATOMS FOR PEACE
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Institute Archives and Special Collections (Cambridge)
Dates of collection: 1955-75
Size: 7.5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

A039
AVERELL, WILLIAM WOODS,
1832-1900
New York State Library, Manuscripts and Special Collections (Albany)
Profession: Army officer, inventor
Dates of collection: 1836-1907
Size: 10 ft.
NUCMC #: MS79-939
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

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B001
BAGBY FAMILY
Virginia Historical Society Library (Richmond)
Dates of collection: 1824-1960
Size: 53,178 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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).
B002
BAGLEY, WILLIAM RICHARDSON,
b. 1870
Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)
Profession: Physician
Dates of collection: 1923-72
Size: 2 reels of microfilm
NUCMC #: MS74-463
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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.

B003
BAILEY, BENJAMIN M.
Atlanta Historical Society Archives (Atlanta, GA)
Profession: Army officer
Dates of collection: 1901-45
Size: 4 ft.
NUCMC #: MS79-51
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

B004
BAK, ANDERS K., b. 1892
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Profession: Danish mechanical engineer
Dates of collection: 1923-34, 1945, 1968-70
Size: .4 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

B005
BAKER FAMILY
University of Oregon Library (Eugene)
Dates of collection: 1864-1959
Size: 6 ft.
NUCMC #: MS64-685
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

B006
BAKER, HOWARD HENRY, 1902-1964, AND IRENE, b. 1901
University of Tennessee at Knoxville Library, Special Collections
Profession: U.S. Representative (Howard H. Baker)
Dates of collection: 1933-65
Size: 49.5 ft. (60,000 items)
NUCMC #: MS78-578
Access: restricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

B007
BAKER, WALTER R.
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Profession: Vice President and General Manager, General Electric
Dates of collection: 1951-56
Size: 1 box
NUCMC #: MS68-2105
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Speeches and articles, primarily discussing the evolution of color television, the National Television System Committee, and the Radio-Television Manufacturers Association's Television Committee.

B008
BALDWIN, GEORGE JOHNSON,
1856-1936
University of North Carolina Library, Southern Historical Collection (Chapel Hill)
Profession: Business executive
Dates of collection: 1884-1936
Size: 50 ft.
NUCMC #: MS70-342
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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 & Webster, Boston, MA. Stone & 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 & Webster series (2 ft.).

B009
BALDWIN, NORMAN LEE, 1890-1945
Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)
Profession: Colonel, U.S. Army; Signal Officer, 4th Army
Dates of collection: 1943-44
Size: 1 folder
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

B010
BANE, CHARLES A., b. 1913
University of Wyoming Library, American Heritage Center (Laramie)
Profession: Lawyer
Dates of collection: 1960-73
Size: 10 ft.
NUCMC #: MS77-1256
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

B011
BANGOR RAILWAY & ELECTRIC COMPANY
Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)
Dates of collection: 1914-24
Size: 31 vols.
NUCMC #: MS60-3296
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: card catalogue
Monthly statements and records of this Bangor, ME, company.

B012
BANKS, FRANK ARTHUR, 1883-1957
Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Division (Pullman)
Profession: Civil engineer
Dates of collection: 1913-57
Size: 15 ft. (450 items)
NUCMC #: MS72-1826
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished list
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.

B013
BARBER, EARL HUNTINGTON,
b. 1883
Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)
Profession: Engineer
Dates of collection: 1910-69
Size: 6 ft.
NUCMC #: MS74-340
Access: restricted
Finding aids: in library
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.

B014
BARBOUR, LOUISE
Radcliffe College, Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America (Cambridge, MA)
Profession: Telephone operator
Dates of collection: 1917-39
Size: 1 box
NUCMC #: MS77-1725
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: card catalogue
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 & Telegraph Co. and frequent references to Helen Cook, who also served as an operator with the Signal Corps.

B015
BARCZAK, GARY J., b. 1939
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Profession: Democratic Representative of 24th
Assembly District
Dates of collection: 1973-78
Size: 1 box
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: register
Correspondence, report drafts, hearing testimony, and other material on the Assembly Special Committee on Telephone and Electricity Rate Disparities.

B016
BARDEEN, JOHN, b. 1908
Coll. # 11/10/20
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives
Profession: Professor of electrical engineering and physics
Dates of collection: 1956-74
Size: .6 ft.
NUCMC #: MS72-1500
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

B017
BARKER, WHARTON, 1846-1921
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Financier, publicist, agent of the Czar of Russia
Dates of collection: 1870-1920
Size: 5,000 items
NUCMC #: MS59-148
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

B018
BARNOUW, ERIK, b. 1908
Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (New York, NY)
Profession: Professor of film
Dates of collection: 1920-73
Size: 500 items
NUCMC #: MS77-73
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

B019
BARNUM, WILLIAM MILO, 1856-1926
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Businessman
Dates of collection: 1882-99
Size: 2.5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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.

B020
BARR, SAMUEL R., b. 1914
University of Minnesota at Morris, West Central Minnesota Historical Center, Briggs Library
Profession: Electrical contractor, State Legislator
Dates of collection: 1954-73
Size: .5 ft.
NUCMC #: MS77-481
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence, tape-recorded interview and transcript, reports, journals, clippings, and related legislative material.

B021
BATCHELDER, SAMUEL, 1784-1879
Harvard University, Houghton Library, Manuscripts Department (Cambridge, MA)
Profession: Manufacturer and inventor
Dates of collection: 1806-1902
Size: 220 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

B022
BATCHELLER, WILLIS TRYON,
1889-1975
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Consulting engineer
Dates of collection: 1915-70
Size: 18 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

B023
BATCHER, RALPH R., 1897-1970
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Profession: Consulting engineer, Director of the Radio Club of America
Dates of collection: 1925-65
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
Includes correspondence, patent records, catalogues, computer data, notes, technical data, engineering studies, and records of professional organizations, concerning industrial electrical technology.

B024
BATES, DAVID HOMER, 1843-1926
Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Military telegrapher, author, vice president of Western Union
Dates of collection: 1837-1926
Size: 1 ft. (200 items)
NUCMC #: MS62-4619
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

B025
BAUDINO, JOSEPH E.
Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)
Profession: Radio broadcaster
Dates of collection: 1940s-76
Size: 129 items
NUCMC #: MS78-1164
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

B026
BAXTER, LIONEL F.
Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)
Profession: Radio broadcaster
Dates of collection: 1939-76
Size: 41 items
NUCMC #: MS78-1165
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

B027
BEAL, JUNIUS EMERY, 1860-1942
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Profession: Businessman, publisher, Republican politician
Dates of collection: 1882-1941
Size: 15 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: folder-level inventory
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.

B028
BEARD, GEORGE MILLER, 1839-1883
Yale University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Archives (New Haven, CT)
Profession: Physician
Dates of collection: 1853-1923
Size: 2 ft.
NUCMC #: MS72-1874
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished register
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.

B029
BECK, ROBERT W., 1896-1968
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Electrical engineer
Dates of collection: 1913-68
Size: 25 ft.
NUCMC #: MS71-594
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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.

B030
BEHREND, BERNARD ARTHUR,
1875-1932
Clemson University, Robert Muldrow Cooper Library, Special Collections (Clemson, SC)
Profession: Electrical engineer
Dates of collection: 1886-1932
Size: 3.5 ft. (pamphlet collection)
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: index
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 & 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.

B031
BELL, ALEXANDER GRAHAM,
1847-1922
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Inventor and educator
Dates of collection: 1834-1972
Size: 140,000 items
NUCMC #: MS78-1688
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

B032
BELL, ALEXANDER GRAHAM,
1847-1922
(in Historical Manuscript collection)
Boston University, Mugar Library, Department of Special Collections (Boston, MA)
Profession: Inventor
Dates of collection: 1847-1922
Size: 12 letters
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
Letters relate to Bell's patents and the telephone.

B033
BELL, ROSCOE E., b. 1905
Harry S. Truman Library (Independence, MO)
Profession: Government official
Dates of collection: 1930-53
Size: 4 ft.
NUCMC #: MS75-590
Access: restricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

B034
BELL, VERNON
Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)
Profession: Electrician
Dates of collection: 1926
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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."

B035
BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY VS. PETER A. DOWD
Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)
Dates of collection: 1879
Size: 4 boxes
NUCMC #: MS60-168
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: card catalogue
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
BELL TELEPHONE OF PENNSYLVANIA
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (Harrisburg)
Dates of collection: 1886-92
Size: 2 reels of microfilm (3 letterpress books)
NUCMC #: MS60-1787
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: card index
Executive correspondence of L.C. Kinsey & Co., Williamsport, PA (1886-89), dealers in electrical lighting, and of Davis, Rhoads & 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.

B037
BENNETT, ELMER F.
Dwight D. Eisenhower Library (Abilene, KS)
Profession: Legislative Counsel, Dept. of Interior
Dates of collection: 1953-61
Size: 6 ft. (4,000 items)
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

B038
BENNING, BROUGHTON W.
Atlanta Historical Society Archives (Atlanta, GA)
Profession: Amateur radio operator
Dates of collection: 1919-56
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS79-60
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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
BENT, ALFRED ERNEST, 1862-1922
Colorado Historical Society, Stephen H. Hart Library (Denver)
Profession: Businessman, State Auditor and Treasurer
Dates of collection: 1900-20
Size: 3,300 items
NUCMC #: MS74-92
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Correspondence (1892-1912), business records, and printed materials, relating to the Colorado Investment & 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.

B040
BERG, ERNST JULIUS, 1871-1941
Union College, Schaffer Library, Special Collections (Schenectady, NY)
Profession: Electrical engineer, educator
Dates of collection: 1898-1938
Size: 20 ft.
NUCMC #: MS76-1640
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

B041
BERLINER, EMILE, 1851-1929
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Inventor
Dates of collection: 1888-1924
Size: 1 box
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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).

B042
BESSEY, ROY FREDERIC, b. 1889
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Engineer, consultant
Dates of collection: 1955-63
Size: 15 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Speeches and writings concerning the Hells Canyon Controversy (1955-63) over nuclear power.

B043
BETTS, CLIFFORD ALLEN, b. 1889
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Profession: Engineer
Dates of collection: 1911, 1921-55
Size: 3 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-218
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

B044
BETTS, PHILANDER, 1865-1945
Rutgers University Libraries, Special Collections Department (New Brunswick, NJ)
Profession: Chief engineer for New Jersey Public Utilities Commission (1910-34)
Dates of collection: 1910-34
Size: 12 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

B045
BEUKEMA, JOHN C., 1888-1967
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections (East Lansing)
Profession: Business executive, secretary manager and president of the Greater Muskegon Chamber of Commerce
Dates of collection: 1920-61
Size: 19 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-517
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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 ; 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.

B046
BEVERLEY FAMILY
Virginia Historical Society Library (Richmond)
Dates of collection: 1654-1929
Size: 22,037 items
NUCMC #: MS78-588
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

B047
BEYER, WALTER, 1913-1969
University of California at Los Angeles, University Research Library, Department of Special Collections
Profession: Motion picture and television engineer
Dates of collection: 1935-68
Size: 25 ft. (ca. 2,275 items)
NUCMC #: MS73-60
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished guide
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.

B048
BILLINGS, JOHN SHAW, 1838-1913
New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division (New York, NY)
Profession: Librarian, surgeon
Dates of collection: 1861-1918
Size: 44 ft.
NUCMC #: MS74-525
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: in library
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.

B049
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION FILE
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Size: 6 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
Contains clippings, articles, photographs, blueprints, patents, and technical articles, concerning persons of note in the fields of electrical science and technology.

B050
BIOLOGICAL COMPUTER LABORATORY CONTRACT AND CONFERENCE
Coll. # 11/6/17
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives
Dates of collection: 1946-73
Size: 20.6 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

B051
BIOLOGICAL COMPUTER LABORATORY PUBLICATIONS
Coll. # 11/6/0/34
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives
Dates of collection: 1960-73
Size: 2 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

B052
BIRMINGHAM ELECTRIC COMPANY
Birmingham Public Library, Department of Archives and Manuscripts (Birmingham, AL)
Dates of collection: 1913-52
Size: 41 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aids
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.

B053
BISHOP, JAMES W., 1874-1953
Detroit Public Library, Burton Historical Collection (Detroit, MI)
Profession: Electrical engineer
Dates of collection: 1928-43
Size: 1 box
NUCMC #: MS70-1150
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

B054
BLATCHFORD, SEWARD & GRISWOLD
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Institute Archives and Special Collections (Cambridge)
Business: New York City law firm
Dates of collection: 1841-1910
Size: 6 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

B055
BLIESNER, GUSTAV HENRY, b. 1910
Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Division (Pullman)
Profession: Electrical engineer
Dates of collection: 1934-81
Size: 45 ft. (100,000 items)
NUCMC #: MS69-565
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
"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.

B056
BLISS, WILLIAM JULIAN ALBERT, 1867-1940
Johns Hopkins University, Ferdinand Hamburger, Jr., Archives (Baltimore, MD)
Dates of collection: 1867-1940
Size: 7 vols.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Notebooks, two of which (1892-93) pertain to electricity and magnetism.

B057
BLUE HILL STREET RAILWAY COMPANY, Canton, MA.
Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)
Dates of collection: 1898-1920
Size: 35 vols., 1 case
NUCMC #: MS60-3296
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: in library
Directors' and stockholders' records, ledgers, cash books, letterpress book, scrapbooks, and financial reports.

B058
BOBROFF, BORNETT L., d. 1946
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Profession: Inventor, president of the Teleoptic Co. (Racine, WI)
Dates of collection: 1904-46
Size: 1 box
NUCMC #: MS78-940
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

B059
BOCKMIER, PAUL T., 1891-1977
Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Division (Pullman)
Profession: District Manager, Washington Water Power Co.
Dates of collection: 1850-1977
Size: 3 ft. (450 items)
NUCMC #: MS79-1993
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

B060
BOETTCHER, CHARLES, 1852-1948
Colorado Historical Society, Stephen H. Hart Library (Denver)
Profession: Businessman
Dates of collection: 1870-1969
Size: 10,000 items
NUCMC #: MS76-16
Access: restricted until 1995
Finding aids: published calendar
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.

B061
BONE, HOMER TRUETT, 1883-1970
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: U.S. Senator, Judge
Dates of collection: 1934-48
Size: 1 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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.


B062
BONTSEMA, PETER H.
Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)
Profession: Radio broadcaster
Size: 100 items
NUCMC #: MS78-1166
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Chiefly autographed photos of radio personalities, together with correspondence concerning Bontsema's research on the radio programs "Gene and Glenn" and "Ford and Glenn" (Gene Carroll, Glenn Rowell, and Ford Rush), Bontsema's memoir, Sears Roebuck and Radio WLS (Chicago, IL) material, and other books, pamphlets, and papers. Gift of Mr. Bontsema, 1976-77.

B063
BOOTHROYD, WILLIAM H.
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Businessman, secretary of the Current Power Co.
Dates of collection: 1896-1922
Profession: .5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

B064
BOSKOVIC, RUDZER
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Size: 15 boxes, 7 vols.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: guide
Correspondence and other papers.

B065
BOWEN, GEORGE S., 1829-1905
Chicago Historical Society Library (Chicago, IL)
Profession: Entrepreneur, civic leader
Dates of collection: 1880s
Size: 74 boxes
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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 & 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.

B066
BOWERSOCK, JUSTIN DEWITT,
1842-1922
University of Kansas Libraries, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, Kansas Collection (Lawrence)
Profession: Businessman, U.S. Representative
Dates of collection: 1860-1918
Size: 3 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-356
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

B067
BOWHILL, SIDNEY A., b. 1927
Coll. # 11/6/25
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives
Profession: Professor of electrical engineering
Dates of collection: 1959-75
Size: 5.6 ft.
NUCMC #: MS77-1166
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

B068
BOYNTON BICYCLE ELECTRIC RAILWAY COMPANY, Boston, MA.
Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)
Dates of collection: 1908-13
Size: 1 box
NUCMC #: MS60-3296
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: card catalogue
Letters to and from E. Moody Boynton, patents, and a map.

B069
BRACKENRIDGE, WILLIAM ALGERNON, d. 1929
Huntington Library (San Marino, CA)
Profession: Vice President of the Southern California Edison Co.
Dates of collection: 1905-25
Size: 23 reports
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: catalogue cards
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.

B070
BRADEN COPPER COMPANY
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Dates of collection: 1895-1900, 1916-20
Size: .4 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

B071
BRADLEY, JOSEPH P., 1813-1892
New Jersey Historical Society Library (Newark)
Profession: Lawyer, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
Dates of collection: 1836-1936
Size: 5,000 items
NUCMC #: MS60-669
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

B072
BRAGG, GEORGE NATHAN,
1897-1975
Nebraska State Historical Society, State Archives Division (Lincoln)
Profession: Amateur radio operator
Dates of collection: 1925-74
Size: 200 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

B073
BRANDON, MERWIN McGEHEE,
b. 1898
Mississippi State University, Mitchell Memorial Library, Special Collections (Mississippi State)
Profession: Electrical engineer, president of Underwriters' Laboratories
Dates of collection: 1942-74
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS79-1346
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

B074
BRIFFAULT, HERMA (HOYT), b. 1898
New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division (New York, NY)
Profession: Author, translator
Dates of collection: 1951-73
Size: 1 package
NUCMC #: MS76-1500
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

B075
BRIMHALL, DEAN R., 1886-1972
University of Utah Library, Special Collections Department (Salt Lake City)
Profession: Government official, editor, executive secretary of the Psychological Corp., president of Utah Pacific Airways
Dates of collection: 1881-1972
Size: 30 ft.
NUCMC #: MS79-1983
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: register
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.

B076
BRITTIN, LEWIS HOTCHKISS,
1877-1952
Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)
Profession: Industrialist, founder of Northwest Airways
Dates of collection: 1898, 1913-53
Size: .5 cubic ft.
NUCMC #: MS72-968
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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.

B077
BROCKTON & PLYMOUTH STREET RAILWAY COMPANY
Pilgrim Society (Plymouth, MA)
Dates of collection: 1919-26
Size: 100 items
NUCMC #: MS78-1352
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence, minutes, meeting agendas, reports, and financial and other records.


B078
BROOKLYN EDISON COMPANY
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Dates of collection: 1926-35
Size: .1 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

B079
BROUGHTON, WILLIAM GUNDRY, b. 1902
Coll. # 2341
Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)
Profession: Electrical engineer, District Sales Manager for broadcast equipment at General Electric
Dates of collection: 1875-1964
Size: 100 ft.
NUCMC #: MS70-1059
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished guide
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.

B080
BROWN, CHANDLER PERCY, b. 1909
Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)
Profession: Businessman
Dates of collection: 1905-70
Size: 16 vols., 2 boxes
NUCMC #: MS73-736
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: guide
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 & 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.

B081
BROWN, EDWARD FULLERTON,
b. 1891
Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)
Profession: Journalist
Dates of collection: 1915-16, 1923-62
Size: 3 ft.
NUCMC #: MS72-970
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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.

B082
BROWN, GORDON STANLEY, b. 1907
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Institute Archives and Special Collections (Cambridge)
Profession: Head of the Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Dean of Engineering at MIT
Dates of collection: 1932-77
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

B083
BROWN, WILLIAM W., b. 1899
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Profession: Electrical engineer
Dates of collection: 1920-50
Size: 4 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: title index
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.

B084
BRUNETTI, CLEDO, 1910-1971
Foothill Electronics Museum, de Forest Memorial Library (Los Altos Hills, CA)
Profession: Engineer and inventor
Dates of collection: 1936-71
Size: 507 items
NUCMC #: MS79-1685
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

B085
BRUSH, CHARLES FRANCIS,
1849-1929
Case Western Reserve University Libraries, Special Collections (Cleveland, OH)
Profession: Inventor of Brush arc light and Brush dynamo
Dates of collection: 1869-1929
Size: 17 ft.
NUCMC #: MS68-904
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished guide
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.

B086
BRUSH, CHARLES FRANCIS,
1849-1929
Western Reserve Historical Society, History Library (Cleveland, OH)
Profession: Inventor of Brush arc light and Brush dynamo
Size: 54 photographs
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
The photographs relate to the invention by Brush, in 1890, of a windmill to generate electricity.

B087
BRYAN, GEORGE SANDS, 1879-1943
New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division (New York, NY)
Profession: Author
Dates of collection: 1918-39
Size: 3 vols., 4 boxes
NUCMC #: MS68-1088
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

B088
BRYAN, JAMES WESLEY, 1874-1956
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Attorney, public official, Washington State senator (1908-12) and U.S. Congressman (1913-15), Public Utility District Commissioner (1950-52)
Dates of collection: 1906-53
Size: 1 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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.

B089
BUCHTEL, JOSEPH, 1830-1916
Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)
Profession: Photographer, inventor, community leader, sheriff
Dates of collection: 1851-64
Size: 3 folders
NUCMC #: MS72-1598
Access: restricted
Finding aids: none
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.

B090
BUCKINGHAM, WILLIAM D.
Case Western Reserve University Libraries, Special Collections (Cleveland, OH)
Profession: Electrical engineer
Dates of collection: 1921-64
Size: 3 ft.
NUCMC #: MS71-1505
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: in library
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.

B091
BUFFALO, NEW YORK. CITY RECORDS.
Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society, Manuscripts Department (Buffalo, NY)
Dates of collection: 1808-1922
Size: 6 ft.
NUCMC #: MS75-172
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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.

B092
BUFFINGTON, JOHN V.
University of Virginia Library, Manuscripts Department and University Archives (Charlottesville)
Profession: Director of Conservation Council of Virginia
Dates of collection: 1970-75
Size: 750 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

B093
BULKLEY, CHARLES S.
Library Association of Portland (Portland, OR)
Profession: Engineer-in-chief for the Western Union Telegraph Co.'s expedition for the Russian Extension
Dates of collection: 1865-67
Size: 1 vol.
NUCMC #: MS73-144
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

B094
BURKHARDT, CHRISTIAN, 1834-1931
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Dates of collection: 1854-96
Size: 1 folder
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

B095
BURKLAND, CARL J.
Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)
Dates of collection: 1930s-'40s
Size: 61 items
NUCMC #: MS78-1167
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Contains mainly CBS research studies, promotional items, speeches, books, and pamphlets.

B096
BURLESON, ALBERT SIDNEY,
1863-1937
University of Texas at Austin, E.C. Barker Texas History Center
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)
Dates of collection: 1898-1928
Size: 5 ft.
NUCMC #: MS69-1957
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: descriptive register
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.

B097
BURNELL, LEVI, 1803-1881
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Dates of collection: 1843-80
Size: 1 box
NUCMC #: MS62-1803
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

B098
BUSH, VANNEVAR, 1890-1974
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Institute Archives and Special Collections (Cambridge)
Profession: Educator, inventor, administrator
Dates of collection: 1921-75
Size: 24 cartons
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

B099
BUTTE ELECTRIC AND POWER COMPANY
Montana Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (Helena)
Dates of collection: 1905
Size: 1 vol.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

C

C001
CADY, WALTER GUYTON, 1874-1974
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Profession: Professor of physics, Brown University
Dates of collection: 1903-70
Size: 18 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-196
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.
C002
CALDWELL (E.T.) LIGHTING
New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division (New York, NY)
Dates of collection: 1900-59
Size: 46 vols., 1 box, 40 cartons, 1 package
NUCMC #: MS73-672
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: in library
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 & 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.

C003
CALDWELL, WILLIAM E., b. 1890
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Profession: Engineer
Dates of collection: 1920-54
Size: 1.4 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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 & Power Co., New York Edison Co., and Consolidated Edison Co. of New York, NY.

C004
CALLAHAN, GEORGE W.
U.S. Army Military History Institute (Carlisle Barracks, PA)
Profession: Corporal & Sergeant, Volunteer Signal Corps
Dates of collection: 1865
Size: 1 item
NUCMC #: MS76-1252
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: guide
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.

C005
CALVERT CLIFFS NUCLEAR POWER PLANT
Maryland Historical Society, Manuscripts Division (Baltimore)
Dates of collection: 1970-74
Size: 50 items, 9 vols., 2 boxes
NUCMC #: MS78-778
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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 & Electric Co. at Calvert Cliffs, MD. Correspondents include Baltimore Gas & Electric, the Chesapeake Environmental Protection Association, and the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. Gift of John Lyman.

C006
CAME, CHARLES
Coll. #662
Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)
Dates of collection: 1846-60
Size: 75 items
NUCMC #: MS62-1691
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

C007
CANNON, ARTHUR MONROE,
1911-1963
University of Oregon Library (Eugene)
Profession: Accountant
Dates of collection: 1952-55
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS72-314
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Papers relating chiefly to a proposed merger of the Puget Sound Power & Light Co. and the Washington Water Power Co., Spokane.

C008
CAPITAL TRANSIT COMPANY
Columbia Historical Society Library (Washington, DC)
Dates of collection: 1862-1933
Size: 15 ft.
NUCMC #: MS73-66
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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 & Georgetown Railroad Co. (1862-95), and the companies that formed the Washington Railway & Electric Co., all of which were predecessors of the Capital Transit Co., Washington, DC. Gift of Oliver L. Maddox, 1972.

C009
CARBONDALE MACHINE COMPANY
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Dates of collection: 1891-1902, 1912-37
Size: 2 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

C010
CARLIN, PHILLIPS
Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)
Profession: Radio broadcaster
Dates of collection: 1929-64
Size: 12 items, 6 vols., 4 folders
NUCMC #: MS78-1168
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

C011
CARMODY, JOHN M., 1881-1963
Franklin D. Roosevelt Library (Hyde Park, NY)
Profession: Engineer, industrial executive, chief engineer of the Civil Works Admin. (1933-35), and administrator, Rural Electrification Admin. (1936-39)
Dates of collection: 1900-58
Size: 146 ft.
NUCMC #: MS66-27
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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
(19 January-30 April 1937), correspondence, memoranda, reports, articles, drafts of bills, and newspaper clippings. Includes papers from work with the Westinghouse Strike Committee.

C012
CARNEGIE COMMISSION ON EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Dates of collection: 1963-67
Size: 2 ft.
NUCMC #: MS78-963
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

C013
CARPENTER, DELPH, 1877-1951
Herbert Hoover Library (West Branch, IA)
Profession: Member of Colorado River Commission
Dates of collection: 1877-1951
Size: 3 ft.
NUCMC #: MS79-1735
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

C014
CARPENTER, FRANK GEORGE,
1855-1924
(in Frances Carpenter collection)
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Journalist
Dates of collection: 1875-1960
Size: 4 ft. (ca. 100 items)
NUCMC #: MS72-1708
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

C015
CARPENTER, HUBERT VINTON,
1865-1941
Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Division (Pullman)
Profession: Professor, Dean of College of Mechanical Arts and Electrical Engineering
Dates of collection: 1895-1932
Size: 75 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence, notebooks, reports, and other papers, concerning electrical research, radio station KWSU, and school construction.

C016
CARROLL, FRANK
Atlanta Historical Society Archives (Atlanta, GA)
Dates of collection: 1859-1920
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS79-75
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Letters written to and legal documents (1887-1911) of Joel Hurt; documents (1892-1901) relating to merger of Atlanta Consolidated Street Railway, Atlanta Railway & 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.

C017
CARTER, STEVEN V., 1915-1959
University of Iowa Libraries, Special Collections Department (Iowa City)
Profession: Lawyer, U.S. Representative
Dates of collection: 1915-69
Size: 8 ft.
NUCMC #: MS72-181
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

C018
CARTER TELEPHONE COMPANY
Nebraska State Historical Society, State Archives Division (Lincoln)
Dates of collection: 1906-14
Size: 1 vol.
NUCMC #: MS76-275
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Records of subscribers and expenses and minutes of meetings of a farmers' telephone company of Harlan County, NE. Gift of Eleanor (Bloom) Ibsen, 1958.

C019
CATON, JOHN DEAN
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Dates of collection: 1826-95
Size: 25 boxes
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.

C020
CATTERALL, RALPH TUNNICLIFF, 1897-1978
Virginia Historical Society Library (Richmond)
Dates of collection: 1954-72
Size: 44 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
Included in the collection is correspondence relating to the Virginia Electric & Power Co., Richmond, an application (1972) from the company to the Virginia State Corporation Commission, and a newspaper clipping (photocopy, 1972) concerning the company.

C021
CAVE, HENRY
(in Automotive History collection)
Detroit Public Library, Burton Historical Collection (Detroit, MI)
Profession: Automotive engineer
Dates of collection: 1891-1952
Size: 8 ft.
NUCMC #: MS67-347
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: descriptive list
The collection includes correspondence of Herman F. Cuntz relating to the Electric Vehicle Co. and the Columbia Electric Co.

C022
CAVENDER, CHARLES, b. 1855
Colorado Historical Society, Stephen H. Hart Library (Denver)
Profession: Lawyer and mining entrepreneur
Dates of collection: 1880-1920
Size: 5,000 items
NUCMC #: MS74-109
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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 & Mining Co., Leadville, CO.

C023
CENTRAL ARIZONA TELEGRAPH COMPANY
Arizona Historical Society, Manuscripts Division (Tucson)
Dates of collection: 1887-92
Size: .3 ft.
NUCMC #: MS75-42
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Letters relating to the purchase of stock and organization of stockholders, articles of incorporation, minutes of stockholders' meetings, and a minute book.

C024
CENTRAL NEBRASKA PUBLIC POWER AND IRRIGATION DISTRICT
Nebraska State Historical Society, State Archives Division (Lincoln)
Dates of collection: 1907-59
Size: 15 ft.
NUCMC #: MS65-1439
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

C025
CENTRAL OHIO TRANSIT AUTHORITY
Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)
Dates of collection: 1898-1963
Size: 4.5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

C026
CENTRAL VERMONT PUBLIC SERVICE CORPORATION
University of Vermont, Guy W. Bailey Library, Wilbur Special Collections (Burlington)
Dates of collection: 1920-50
Size: 10 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Corporate records.

C027
CHAFFEE, EMORY LEON, 1885-1975
Harvard University Archives, Pusey Library (Cambridge, MA)
Profession: Teacher of electrical engineering, physics, and communications engineering
Dates of collection: 1926-53
Size: 6.5 ft.
NUCMC #: MS76-1944
Access: restricted
Finding aids: none
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.

C028
CHAMBERS, ALDINE
Atlanta Historical Society Archives (Atlanta, GA)
Profession: Lawyer and public official
Dates of collection: 1889-1927
Size: 18 ft.
NUCMC #: MS79-79
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

C029
CHAMBERS, JOHN DRAKE
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Profession: Medical student
Dates of collection: 1874
Size: 1 vol.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Chambers's University of Michigan thesis, entitled, "Electricity, its History, Phenomena and Therapeutical Application."

C030
CHAPEL HILL TELEPHONE COMPANY
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library, Manuscripts Department and Southern Historical Collection
Dates of collection: 1901-05
Size: 3 vols.
NUCMC #: MS78-1890
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Ledgers showing accounts with subscribers for telephone rental and long-distance calls.

C031
CHESAPEAKE AND POTOMAC TELEPHONE COMPANY OF WEST VIRGINIA
West Virginia University Library, West Virginia and Regional History (Morgantown)
Dates of collection: 1936-38
NUCMC #: MS59-174
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Inventory of equipment, property, and construction in progress at the Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co.'s West Virginia installations.

C032
CHESTER, EDMUND ALBERT,
1897-1973
Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)
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)
Dates of collection: 1933-47
Size: 4 scrapbooks
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Photographs, clippings, correspondence, press releases, and memorabilia, relating to Latin American politics and CBS radio broadcasting in Latin America. Gift, Enna Chester, 1979.

C033
CHICAGO SURFACE LINES
Chicago Historical Society Library (Chicago, IL)
Dates of collection: 1857-1951
Size: 13 ft. (41,100 items, 84 vols.)
NUCMC #: MS64-185
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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 & East Chicago Electric Railway Co. Includes material on Chicago subway construction.

C034
CHICAGO WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION
Chicago Historical Society Library (Chicago, IL)
Dates of collection: 1893
Size: 280 pp.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
Typescript. Report on organization, early schemes and problems, construction, operation, and the permanent power plant of the Electrical Engineering Dept. of the Exposition.

C035
CHIPPEWA VALLEY RAILWAY LIGHT AND POWER COMPANY
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Dates of collection: 1913
Size: 150 pp.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Report concerning the facilities and operations of the Chippewa Valley Railway Light & Power Co. Includes articles of incorporation, legislation, and other relevant documents.

C036
CHODOROW, MARVIN, b. 1913
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Dates of collection: 1960
Size: 1 vol.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

C037
CHRISMORE, GEORGE, 1840-1906
(in Alaska collection)
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Profession: Surgeon
Dates of collection: 1866-81
Size: 3 vols.
NUCMC #: MS65-1780
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

C038
CHUBB, WILLIAM M.
U.S. Army Military History Institute (Carlisle Barracks, PA)
Profession: Assistant electrical engineer, radio engineer in Signal Corps
Dates of collection: 1903-33
Size: 2 boxes
NUCMC #: MS75-823
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: guide
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.

C039
CLARK, BENJAMIN STEVENS, d. 1886
New-York Historical Society, Manuscripts Department (New York, NY)
Profession: Lawyer, patent advocate
Dates of collection: 1867-86
Size: 1,000 items, 39 vols.
NUCMC #: MS73-660
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

C040
CLARK FAMILY
Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)
Dates of collection: 1905-60
Size: 20 boxes
NUCMC #: MS74-679
Access: restricted
Finding aids: guide
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.

C041
CLARK, GEORGE H., 1881-1956
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Profession: Radio engineer, vice president of RCA Dates of collection: ca. 1880-1950
Size: 276 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-197
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: register
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.

C042
CLARK, IRVING M., 1923-1978
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Lawyer, civic leader
Dates of collection: 1964-77
Size: 3 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-703
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

C043
CLARK, NATHAN C., b. 1906
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Profession: Sierra Club leader, outdoorsman, engineer
Dates of collection: 1977
Size: .9 ft.
Finding aids: none
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.

C044
CLARKE, EDITH, 1883-1959
(in Historical File)
General Electric Co., Research and Development Center (Schenectady, NY)
Profession: Electrical engineer
Dates of collection: 1945-59
Size: 1 file folder
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Contains biographical information, newspaper clippings, and letters concerning her career as an engineer at General Electric.

C045
CLAYTOR, W. GRAHAM, 1886-1971
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Carol M. Newman Library, Special Collections (Blacksburg, VA)
Profession: Electrical engineer, executive with the Roanoke Railway & Electric Co., the American Electric Power Co., the American Gas & Electric Corp., and the Appalachian Power Co.
Dates of collection: 1907-55
Size: 3 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
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.

C046
CLEAVELAND, PARKER
(in Collected Scientific Manuscripts, 13th-20th Centuries)
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History, Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology (Washington, DC)
Finding aids: finding aid
Contains correspondence with Joseph Henry relating to electromagnets.

C047
CLEMENT, LEWIS M., b. 1892
(in History of Science collection)
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Dates of collection: 1938-75
Size: 1 box
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

C048
CLEVELAND CITY COUNCIL
Western Reserve Historical Society, History Library (Cleveland, OH)
Dates of collection: 1909
Size: 6 boxes
NUCMC #: MS75-1421
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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).

C049
CLEVELAND MUNICIPAL LIGHT PLANT ASSOCIATION
Western Reserve Historical Society, History Library (Cleveland, OH)
Dates of collection: 1929, 1936-53
Size: 6 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: register
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.

C050
CLOWRY, ROBERT CHARLES,
1838-1925
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Army officer, assistant superintendent of the U.S. Military Telegraph during the Civil War
Dates of collection: 1862-71
Size: 75 items
NUCMC #: MS65-897
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

C051
CODE, JAMES A., JR., 1893-1972
Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)
Profession: Major General, U.S. Army; Asst. Chief Signal Officer
Dates of collection: 1923-52
Size: 2 ms. boxes, 1 envelope, 1 medal case
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: preliminary inventory
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.

C052
COE, ROBERT LEWIS, b. 1902
Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)
Profession: Radio engineer
Size: 232 items
NUCMC #: MS78-1169
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

C053
COLE, MALVINE
University of Vermont, Guy W. Bailey Library, Wilbur Special Collections (Burlington)
Profession: Social activist
Dates of collection: 1950-72
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: inventory
Personal papers. Includes material relating to the Ball Mountain Dam hydroelectric project in Jamaica, VT.

C054
COLORADO COLLECTION
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Dates of collection: 1861-1917
Size: 25 items, 1 vol., 2 boxes, 4,167 ft. of microfilm
NUCMC #: MS65-1783
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

C055
COLORADO POWER COMPANY
Denver Public Library, Western History Department (Denver, CO)
Dates of collection: 1918-24
Size: 1 vol.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Letters and statistics. Gift of Northern Arizona University, 1977.

C056
COLORADO RIVER COLLECTION
(in Colorado River Commission collection)
Arizona Historical Society, Manuscripts Division (Tucson)
Dates of collection: 1917-62
Size: 6 ft.
NUCMC #: MS75-46
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

C057
COLT, SAMUEL, 1814-1862
Connecticut Historical Society Library (Hartford)
Profession: Inventor and manufacturer of handguns
Dates of collection: 1808-69
Size: 9 boxes
NUCMC #: MS66-406
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

C058
COLUMBIA AND EAU CLAIRE ELECTRIC RAILWAY COMPANY
University of South Carolina, South Caroliniana Library, Manuscripts Division (Columbia)
Dates of collection: 1896-1901
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: card catalogue
Bound manuscript volume of minutes of the board of directors' meetings.

C059
COLUMBIA BASIN INTER-AGENCY COMMITTEE
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Dates of collection: 1946-67
Size: 46.5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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.

C060
COLUMBIA BROADCASTING SYSTEM
Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)
Dates of collection: 1937-43
Size: 226 items
NUCMC #: MS78-1170
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

C061
COLWELL, ROBERT CAMERON,
1884-1953
West Virginia University Library, West Virginia and Regional History (Morgantown)
Profession: Physicist at the University of West Virginia
Dates of collection: 1917-59
Size: 4 boxes
NUCMC #: MS66-640
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence, research notebooks, and departmental records, pertaining to Colwell's research in electronics, microwave theory, and the vibration of clamped metal plates (Chladni plates).

C062
CONSERVATION COUNCIL OF VIRGINIA
University of Virginia Library, Manuscripts Department and University Archives (Charlottesville)
Dates of collection: 1968-74
Size: 2 ft.
NUCMC #: MS77-1212
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

C063
CONWAY, EDWARD
(in Alaska collection)
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Profession: Telegrapher, Superintendent of the Collins Overland Telegraph Co., Assistant Engineer for the Western Union Telegraph Co.'s Russian Extension
Dates of collection: 1861-76
Size: 751 exposures on film
NUCMC #: MS65-1780
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

C064
COOK, OLA DELIGHT (LLOYD),
1880-1958
Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)
Profession: Telegrapher, labor leader
Dates of collection: 1900-58
Size: 1 vol., 6 boxes
NUCMC #: MS72-1615
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: guide
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.

C065
COOKE, MORRIS LLEWELLYN,
1872-1960
Franklin D. Roosevelt Library (Hyde Park, NY)
Profession: Consulting engineer, government official, author
Dates of collection: 1910-59
Size: 124 ft.
NUCMC #: MS65-29
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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,
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.
(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.
(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).

C066
COOPER, MADISON, 1868-1946
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Profession: Refrigeration engineer
Dates of collection: 1899-1902, 1940-46
Size: 1 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Includes clippings, photographs, brochures, and patents, relating to Cooper and to products manufactured by his refrigeration engineering firm.

C067
COPELAND, EDMUND J., 1885-1958
Detroit Public Library, Burton Historical Collection (Detroit, MI)
Profession: Inventor
Dates of collection: 1931-33
Size: 11 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

C068
CORBETT, HENRY WINSLOW,
1827-1903
Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)
Profession: U.S. Senator, merchant
Dates of collection: 1852-1905
Size: 8 boxes
NUCMC #: MS72-1616
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: guide
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 & Co., and to the predecessor firms of Josiah Failing & Co., Failing & Hatt, H.W. Corbett Co., and H.W. Corbett & 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.

C069
CORNELL, ALONZO, 1832-1904
Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)
Profession: Governor of New York
Dates of collection: 1856-1902
Size: 292 items, 2 vols.
NUCMC #: MS62-2343
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Part of the collection (2 vols. and 5 items) contains papers (1856-57) pertaining to Cornell's work with the New York, Albany & 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 & Michigan Telegraph Co.

C070
CORNELL, EZRA, 1807-1874
Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)
Profession: Businessman and philanthropist
Dates of collection: 1828-1936
Size: 13 ft.
NUCMC #: MS62-2374, MS77-157, MS77-158
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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 & 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).

C071
CORNELL UNIVERSITY. STUDENT NOTEBOOKS.
Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)
Dates of collection: 1870-1940
Size: 130 ft.
NUCMC #: MS77-217
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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).

C072
CORY FAMILY
University of California at Los Angeles, University Research Library, Department of Special Collections
Profession: Electrical and hydraulic engineers
Dates of collection: 1896-1932
Size: 6 ft. (140 items)
NUCMC #: MS71-844
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished list
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 & Electric Co., Pacific Gas & Electric Co., San Francisco Power, Gas & 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.

C073
COULEE CITY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
University of Oregon Library (Eugene)
Dates of collection: 1934-38
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS72-335
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence and minutes of the Chamber, coincident with the planning of the Grand Coulee Dam.

C074
COWLES, WILLARD BUNCE,
1899-1960
Nebraska State Historical Society, State Archives Division (Lincoln)
Profession: Radio operator
Dates of collection: 1917-19
Size: 100 items
NUCMC #: MS76-298
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

C075
COX, KENNETH ALLEN, b. 1916
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Profession: Lawyer, member of the Federal Communications Commission
Dates of collection: 1964-70
Size: 54 items
NUCMC #: MS78-982
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Speeches given by Cox to broadcasting and other groups while serving on the Federal Communications Commission.

C076
CRAIN, LINDON S., 1891-1968
Nebraska State Historical Society, State Archives Division (Lincoln)
Profession: Deputy State Fire Marshal of Lancaster County, NE
Dates of collection: 1953-66
Size: 1 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

C077
CRANE, WILLIAM F.D.
New Jersey Historical Society Library (Newark)
Profession: Electrical engineer
Dates of collection: 1898-1900
Size: 3 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Includes Crane's personal correspondence (1898), the records of the Porto Rican Construction Co. (1898), Columbia & 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.

C078
CRAVEN, JOHN JOSEPH, 1822-1893
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Inventor, physician, U.S. Army officer
Dates of collection: 1849-1939
Size: 75 items
NUCMC #: MS73-891
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

C079
CRAVEN, W.D.
New Jersey Historical Society Library (Newark)
Profession: Inventor
Size: 18 pages
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

C080
CROUSE, JOHN ROBERT, 1874-1946
(in Autograph collection)
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Size: 250 items
NUCMC #: MS80-1099
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

C081
CROUSE, JOHN ROBERT, 1874-1946
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Dates of collection: 1905-32
Size: 7 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-1100
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

C082
CUMMING, ADELAIDE FISH HAWLEY, b. 1905
Radcliffe College, Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America (Cambridge, MA)
Profession: Broadcaster
Dates of collection: 1922-67
Size: 2.5 file boxes, 1 oversize vol.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

C083
CURTIS, HARRY ALFRED, 1884-1963
University of Tennessee at Knoxville Library, Special Collections
Profession: Chemical engineer
Dates of collection: 1912-63
Size: 11 ft. (2,000 items)
NUCMC #: MS69-1906
Access: restricted
Finding aids: unpublished guide
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.

C084
CURTO, ERNEST, b. 1920
Syracuse University Libraries, George Arents Research Library, Manuscripts Collection (Syracuse, NY)
Profession: Lawyer, member of New York State Assembly
Dates of collection: 1948-65
Size: 17 ft.
NUCMC #: MS66-1962
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: in repository
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.

C085
CUSHING, GEORGE, b. 1888
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Profession: News editor and vice president of Detroit radio station WJR and moderator of radio program, "In Our Opinion."
Dates of collection: 1942-55
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

D

D001
DAHLBERG, AARON, 1858-1937
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Profession: Businessman
Size: 19 pp.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.
D002
DAHLENE, ALVIN DANIEL, 1906-1978
University of Kansas Libraries, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, Kansas Collection (Lawrence)
Profession: Electrician
Dates of collection: 1906-78
Size: 3 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-359
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Diaries (1965-77), correspondence, scrapbooks, photos, and slides. Gift of Mrs. Lucille Phillipi, 1978.

D003
DALE, C.O.
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Dates of collection: 1908-20
Size: .4 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

D004
DAM BROTHERS
Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Division (Pullman)
Dates of collection: 1910-39
Size: 4 ft. (5,588 items)
NUCMC #: MS76-837
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

D005
DANA, HOMER JACKSON
Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Division (Pullman)
Profession: Research electrical engineer
Dates of collection: 1914-68
Size: 36 ft. (10,000 items)
NUCMC #: MS71-1979
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

D006
DAVIDSON, WILLIAM FUSON, AND FAMILY
Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)
Dates of collection: 1817-1919
Size: 134 ft.
NUCMC #: MS61-2787
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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.

D007
DAVIS, BERGEN, 1869-1958
Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (New York, NY)
Profession: Professor of physics at Columbia University (1903-39)
Dates of collection: 1898-1958
Size: 1,000 items
NUCMC #: MS80-1897
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

D008
DAVIS, DELAMORE L., 1855-1936
Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)
Profession: Businessman of Salem, OH
Dates of collection: 1840-1933
Size: 6 ft.
NUCMC #: MS75-971
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: in repository
Chiefly business records of Salem Electric Light & 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.

D009
DAVIS, DONALD DWIGHT
Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)
Profession: President of WHB Radio, Kansas City, MO
Size: 123 items
NUCMC #: MS78-1171
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

D010
DAVIS, HARRY PHILLIPS, 1868-1931
University of Pittsburgh Libraries, Archives of Industrial Society (Pittsburgh, PA)
Profession: Electrical engineer, executive of Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Co. (Pittsburgh, PA), pioneer in public radio broadcasting, inventor
Dates of collection: 1915-44
Size: 2 ft., 12 vols.
NUCMC #: MS69-1750
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: in repository
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.

D011
DAVISSON, CLINTON JOSEPH,
1882-1958
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Physicist with Bell Telephone Laboratories and Western Electric Co.
Dates of collection: 1916-57
Size: 5 ft. (3,000 items)
NUCMC #: MS64-1561
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

D012
DAVISSON, WILLIAM IRA
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Dates of collection: 1954-64
Size: .5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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."

D013
DAYTON, COVINGTON, AND PIQUA TRACTION COMPANY
Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)
Dates of collection: 1897-1927
Size: 14.75 ft.
NUCMC #: MS75-975
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

D014
DEAL, HARMON B.
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Profession: Engineer at Atwater Kent Mfg. Co.
Dates of collection: 1929-31
Size: .1 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Contains blueprints, schematics, photographs, notes, and some correspondence, dealing with a 1929 study on the possible lines of development of television.

D015
DECIANTIS, MICHAEL, b. 1900
Rhode Island College Archives (Providence)
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
Dates of collection: 1901-75
Size: 8 ft.
NUCMC #: MS77-501
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: register
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.

D016
DEFENSE ELECTRIC POWER ADMINISTRATION
(in Federal Records, RG327)
National Archives and Records Administration (Washington, DC)
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Records include contracts, test reports, research reports, and other material.

D017
DEFENSE ELECTRIC POWER ADMINISTRATION, HOWE REPORT
University of Vermont, Guy W. Bailey Library, Wilbur Special Collections (Burlington)
Dates of collection: 1950-53
Size: 1 vol.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

D018
DE FOREST, LEE, 1873-1961
Foothill Electronics Museum, de Forest Memorial Library, (Los Altos Hills, CA)
Profession: Inventor
Dates of collection: 1873-1961
Size: 128,444 items
NUCMC #: MS74-308
Access: restricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory, calendar
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.

D019
DE FOREST, LEE, 1873-1961
Yale University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Archives (New Haven, CT)
Profession: Inventor
Dates of collection: 1873-1961
Size: 5 vols.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

D020
DE FOREST, LEE, 1873-1961
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Inventor
Dates of collection: 1884-1950
Size: 2 ft., 5 reels of microfilm
NUCMC #: MS59-25
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

D021
DE LA BARRE, WILLIAM, 1849-1936
Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)
Profession: Engineer
Dates of collection: 1861-1924
Size: .5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: inventory
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.

D022
DELANO FAMILY
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Dates of collection: ca. 1870-1929
Size: 40 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

D023
DELUC, JEAN ANDRE, 1727-1817
Yale University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Archives (New Haven, CT)
Profession: Geologist and meteorologist
Dates of collection: 1746-1847
Size: 5,000 items
NUCMC #: MS66-1532
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

D024
DE MORGAN, AUGUSTUS, 1806-1871
American Philosophical Society Library (Philadelphia, PA)
Profession: English mathematician
Dates of collection: 1841-66
Size: 30 items
NUCMC #: MS76-902
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

D025
DETROIT FRANKLIN CLUB
Detroit Public Library, Burton Historical Collection (Detroit, MI)
Business: Professional society
Dates of collection: 1851-52
Size: 5 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.).

D026
DETZER, KARL WILLIAM, b. 1891
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Profession: Michigan editor of Reader's Digest, journalist, author, script writer
Dates of collection: 1916-67
Size: 3 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: folder-level inventory
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.

D027
DEXTER COMPANY
University of Iowa Libraries, Special Collections Department (Iowa City)
Business: Washing machine manufacturing company in Fairfield
Dates of collection: 1911-51
Size: 20 ft.
NUCMC #: MS62-3975
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Journals, account books, and other records, covering the Dexter Co.'s history up to its absorption by the Philco Co.

D028
DIETER, NANNIELOU HEPBURN (REIER), b. 1926
(in History of Science collection)
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Profession: Radio astronomer
Dates of collection: 1947-74
Size: 1 box
NUCMC #: MS80-2254
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

D029
DOBLE, ABNER
(in History of Science collection)
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Dates of collection: 1910-54
Size: 2 boxes
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

D030
DODD, COLEMAN
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Dates of collection: 1945
Size: 1 vol.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Klystron Survey (3 October 1945), written for Sperry Gyroscope Co., Inc., Research Laboratories. Includes descriptions of tubes made and comments of customers.

D031
DODGE, MARTIN J., 1851-1931
Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)
Profession: Ohio State Representative and Senator, president of the Ohio Road Commission, director of Public Road Inquiries
Dates of collection: 1891-1943
Size: .25 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Contains official correspondence concerning road construction, postal reform, electric rail transportation, and women's suffrage, and personal correspondence on real estate and family matters.

D032
DOLLAR, ROBERT
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Dates of collection: 1872-1967
Size: 72 vols., 78 cartons
NUCMC #: MS75-283
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: report and key
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.

D033
DONOVAN, JOHN PHILIP (BADITO IRRIGATION PROJECT)
Denver Public Library, Western History Department (Denver, CO)
Dates of collection: 1912
Size: 1 vol.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
"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.

D034
DOTY, DALE E., b. 1915
Harry S. Truman Library (Independence, MO)
Profession: Lawyer, Assistant Secretary of the Interior (1950-52), commissioner on the Federal Power Commission (1952-54)
Dates of collection: 1939-54
Size: 8 ft.
NUCMC #: MS74-322
Access: restricted
Finding aids: unpublished shelf list
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.

D035
DRAPER, JOHN WILLIAM, 1811-1882
(in Draper Family collection)
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Meteorologist
Dates of collection: 1869-1911
Size: 16,100 items (in Draper Family collection)
NUCMC #: MS78-1716
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

D036
DUFFY, CLYDE, b. 1890
University of North Dakota, Chester Fritz Library, Department of Special Collections (Grand Forks)
Profession: Lawyer, director of Otter Tail Power Co., North Dakota State Senator, director of the Ramsey National Bank (Devils Lake, ND)
Dates of collection: 1918-60
Size: 8 ft.
NUCMC #: MS79-1105
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

D037
DUMONT, ALLEN BALCOM,
1901-1965
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Profession: Electrical engineer with Westinghouse Lamp Co. (1924-28) and De Forest Radio Co. (1928-31), television pioneer, founder of DuMont Laboratories, Inc.
Dates of collection: 1931-65
Size: 34 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-198
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

D038
DUMONT (Allen Balcom) LABORATORIES, INC.
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Business: Electronic television and communications engineering corporation
Dates of collection: 1930-60
Size: 56 ft. (ca. 41,000 items)
NUCMC #: MS68-2021
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

D039
DUNCANSON, ETHELBERT EARNEST
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Profession: Medical student
Dates of collection: 1872
Size: 1 vol.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Duncanson's University of Michigan medical student thesis, "Medical Electricity."

D040
DU PONT, FRANCIS GURNEY,
1850-1904
Hagley Museum and Library (Wilmington, DE)
Profession: Vice president of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co.
Dates of collection: 1818-1947
Size: 11,000 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: guide
Contains business and personal papers, including those of other family members and of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & 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 & Atlantic Telegraph & Telephone Co., and the Brooklyn Street Railway Co.

D041
DUSHMAN, SAUL, 1883-1954
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Profession: Physical chemist, assistant director of the General Electric Co. Research Laboratory (Schenectady, NY)
Dates of collection: 1924-54
Size: 7 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-199
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

D042
DWIGHT MANUFACTURING COMPANY
Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)
Dates of collection: 1832-1927
Size: 150 ft.
NUCMC #: MS60-1742
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: in library
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).

E

E001
EASTHAM, MELVILLE, 1885-1964
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Chief Engineer, General Radio Co.
Dates of collection: 1925-64
Size: 6,000 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence, notebooks, blueprints and drawings, reports, financial papers, maps, and various printed materials. Gift, 1974.

E002
EAU CLAIRE ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATION
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Dates of collection: 1941-47
Size: 1 reel of negative microfilm
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Contains annual reports of activities and progress of Eau Claire Cooperative Association, which dealt in rural electrification.
E003
ECONOMY LIGHT AND POWER COMPANY
Chicago Historical Society Library (Chicago, IL)
Dates of collection: 1908-09
Size: 1,101 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

E004
EDELMAN, BERIL, b. 1904
Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (New York, NY)
Profession: Management and educational consultant
Dates of collection: 1968-75
Size: 4,000 items
NUCMC #: MS80-1899
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

E005
EDGERTON, HAROLD EUGENE,
b. 1903
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Institute Archives and Special Collections (Cambridge)
Profession: Electrical engineer, photographer
Dates of collection: 1960-63
Size: 5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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 & Grier, Inc.

E006
EDISON, JOHN
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections (East Lansing)
Dates of collection: 1839-1915
Size: 3 folders
NUCMC #: MS80-541
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

E007
EDISON, THOMAS ALVA, 1847-1931
Edison Winter Home and Museum (Fort Myers, FL)
Profession: Inventor
Dates of collection: 1847-1931
Size: 250 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

E008
EDISON, THOMAS ALVA, 1847-1931
Edison National Historic Site (West Orange, NJ)
Profession: Inventor
Dates of collection: 1868-1931
Size: 3.5 million items
NUCMC #: MS66-79
Access: restricted
Finding aids: partial index
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.

E009
EDISON, THOMAS ALVA, 1847-1931
Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (New York, NY)
Profession: Inventor
Dates of collection: 1860-1903
Size: 132 items
NUCMC #: MS80-1900
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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 & Co., and its purchase by Gold and Stock Telegraph Co. (1870). Gift of Ms. Rita Zielenski, 1977.

E010
EDISON, THOMAS ALVA, 1847-1931
(in Sloane collection)
Edison Birthplace Museum (Milan, OH)
Profession: Inventor
Dates of collection: 1850-1929
Size: 50 items
NUCMC #: MS76-94
Access: restricted
Finding aids: none
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.

E011
EDMISTON, ANDREW, 1892-1966
West Virginia University Library, West Virginia and Regional History (Morgantown)
Profession: U.S. Representative, newspaper editor
Dates of collection: 1865-1948
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS77-677
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

E012
EDWARDS, SAMUEL H.
New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division (New York, NY)
Profession: Telegraph operator with the U.S. Army Military Corps in Virginia during the Civil War Dates of collection: 1862-66, 1873
Size: 45 items
NUCMC #: MS70-1721
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

E013
EITEL McCULLOUGH, INC.
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
This firm later became a part of Varian Associates.

E014
EKBLAW, KARL JOHN THEODORE, 1884-1947
Coll. # 8/5/24
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives
Profession: Agricultural engineer
Dates of collection: 1917-29
Size: 4 ft.
NUCMC #: MS75-689
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Printed material and photos relating to tractors, trucks, harvesting equipment, concrete construction, electrification, farm buildings, agricultural implements, water supply, tractor tests, and travel.

E015
ELECTRIC AND ELECTRIC RAILROAD COMPANIES
Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)
Dates of collection: 1888-1901
Size: 6 folders
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: card catalogue
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 & Lighting Co. (1890-94). Comparative statement. (6) West End Street Railway Co., Boston, MA (1888-91). Earnings and expenses, agreement.

E016
ELECTRICAL SHOW
Coll. # 11/6/0/5
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives
Dates of collection: 1908-
Size: .1 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

E017
ELLIS, CLYDE TAYLOR, b. 1908
University of Arkansas Libraries, Special Collections (Fayetteville)
Profession: Lawyer, State legislator, U.S. Representative
Dates of collection: 1933-76
Size: 13 ft.
NUCMC #: MS79-1047
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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 & Light Co. (Pine Bluff) and Electric Bond & 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.

E018
ELLIS, N. RANDALL
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Profession: Consultant engineer
Dates of collection: 1908-25
Size: 10 cartons
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: temporary guide
Correspondence and papers. Includes material on various dams in California, the Spring Valley Water Co., and gas rate suits involving Pacific Gas & Electric Co. and others.

E019
ELWELL, CYRIL FRANK, 1884-1963
Stanford University Libraries, Department of Special Collections (Stanford, CA)
Profession: Communications engineer, chief engineer for the Poulsen Wireless Telephone and Telegraph Co.
Dates of collection: 1941-61
Size: 1.5 ft.
NUCMC #: MS64-726
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

E020
EMERY, ROSCOE C., 1886-1969
University of Maine at Orono, Raymond H. Fogler Library, Special Collections Department
Profession: Insurance and real estate agent, newspaper editor, State senator
Dates of collection: 1900-70
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS74-400
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

E021
ENGEL, HAROLD A., b. 1903
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Profession: Educational broadcaster, assistant director of radio and television station WHA operated by the University of Wisconsin, Madison
Dates of collection: 1922-68
Size: 2 ft.
NUCMC #: MS78-986
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

E022
ESPENSCHIED, LLOYD, 1889-1986
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Profession: Electrical engineer, radio broadcasting pioneer, inventor, staff engineer with the Bell system (1910-54)
Dates of collection: 1907-69
Size: 11 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-200
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

E023
ESPENSCHIED, LLOYD, 1889-1986
New York Genealogical and Biographical Society Library (New York, NY)
Profession: Electrical engineer, radio broadcasting pioneer, inventor, staff engineer with the Bell system (1910-54)
Dates of collection: 1920-73
Size: 10 boxes
NUCMC #: MS76-644
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

E024
EVANS, LLEWELLYN, b. 1882
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Electrical engineer, Superintendent of Lighting, Tacoma, WA (1916-33), chief Electrical Engineer, Tennessee Valley Authority (1933-52)
Dates of collection: 1902-69
Size: 10.5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
Correspondence, engineering reports mainly related to the Tennessee Valley Authority, material on consultant work in Austria (1947) and China (1945-46), and other papers.

E025
EWERS, ERNEST A., b. 1904
Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)
Profession: Contracting officer in U.S. Army Signal Corps Radio Division, Philadelphia Headquarters Signal Depot and Procurement District
Dates of collection: 1942-53
Size: 2 boxes
NUCMC #: MS75-621
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

E026
EXCHANGE NATIONAL BANK
Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Division (Pullman)
Dates of collection: 1880-1930
Size: 12 ft. (7,500 items)
NUCMC #: MS72-1832
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished list
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.

F

F001
FABBRI, ALESSANDRO, 1877-1922
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Naval Reserve officer
Dates of collection: 1917-22
Size: 1 ft. (ca. 1,000 items)
NUCMC #: MS59-206
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.
F002
FARMER, MOSES GERRISH, 1820-1893
University of California at Los Angeles, University Research Library, Department of Special Collections
Profession: Inventor
Dates of collection: 1830-93
Size: 3 ft. (ca. 700 items)
NUCMC #: MS71-850
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished register
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.

F003
FARNSWORTH, CHARLES STEWART, 1862-1955
University of Alaska, E.E. Rasmuson Library, Rare Books, Archives, and Manuscripts (Fairbanks)
Profession: U.S. Army officer
Dates of collection: 1899-1943
Size: .5 ft. (622 items)
NUCMC #: MS68-2
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

F004
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS BAR ASSOCIATION
Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)
Size: 57 items
NUCMC #: MS79-1172
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Archives of the association. Deposited by the association.

F005
FEDERAL POWER COMMISSION
(in Federal Records, RG138)
National Archives and Records Administration (Washington, DC)
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Records of the Commission.

F006
FEDERAL POWER COMMISSION
Montana Historical Society (Helena)
Dates of collection: 1821-1950
Size: 3.5 ft.
NUCMC #: MS79-595
Access: unrestricted
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.

F007
FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION
(in Federal Records, RG122)
National Archives and Records Administration (Washington, DC)
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Records contain documentation of investigations into the organization, business, conduct, and management of power utilities.

F008
FEIKER, FREDERICK M., 1881-1967
Herbert Hoover Library (West Branch, IA)
Profession: Dean, Engineering School, George Washington University
Dates of collection: 1881-67
Size: 11 ft.
Access: restricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

F009
FELTON, GEORGE W.
Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)
Dates of collection: 1880
Size: 54 pp.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Handwritten manuscript of "Electrical Appliances for the Protection of Society," a speech that Felton delivered before the Chicago Electrical Society.

F010
FESSENDEN, REGINALD AUBREY, 1866-1932
North Carolina State Archives (Raleigh)
Profession: Electrical engineer, inventor
Dates of collection: 1887-1935
Size: 38,000 items
NUCMC #: MS66-1230
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

F011
FIELD, CYRUS WEST, 1819-1892
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Profession: Merchant, businessman
Dates of collection: 1848-92, 1958
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-313
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

F012
FIELD, CYRUS WEST, 1819-1892
New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division (New York, NY)
Profession: Merchant, businessman
Dates of collection: 1845-1900
Size: 21 boxes
NUCMC #: MS76-1509
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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 & Lord, 1948.

F013
FINER, HERMAN, 1898-1969
National Archives and Records Administration (Washington, DC)
Profession: Author
Dates of collection: 1936-38
Size: 8 ft.
NUCMC #: MS74-1086
Access: restricted
Finding aids: none
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.

F014
FISKEN, JOHN BARCLAY, 1861-1946
University of Oregon Library (Eugene)
Profession: Electrical engineer
Dates of collection: 1910-40
Size: 1 box
NUCMC #: MS72-370
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

F015
FITTS, FRANK, 1884-1967
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Seattle city councilman (1932-36), field representative, Bonneville Power Admin.
(1938-54)
Dates of collection: 1932-66
Size: 6 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished preliminary finding aid
Correspondence, reports, photographs, maps, notes, ephemera, and clippings, mainly on the public power movement in Washington State.

F016
FITZPATRICK, LEO JAMES, b. 1895
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Profession: General manager of radio station WJR, Detroit, MI
Dates of collection: 1926-73
Size: 75 items
NUCMC #: MS80-1193
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

F017
FLANIGEN, CAMERON DOUGLAS, 1854-1942
University of Georgia Libraries, Special Collections (Athens)
Profession: Businessman, civic leader, newspaper publisher, president of Athens Railway and Electric Co.
Dates of collection: 1867-1941
Size: 1,900 items
NUCMC #: MS64-225
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

F018
FLETCHER FAMILY
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Dates of collection: 1856-1936
Size: 7 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: folder-level inventory
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 & Co., Fletcher, Pack & Co., George N. Fletcher & 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.

F019
FLY, JAMES LAWRENCE
Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (New York, NY)
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)
Dates of collection: 1934-44
Contains material relating to James Lawrence Fly's career.

F020
FOGG, J.S.H.
(in Autograph Collection)
Maine Historical Society Library (Portland)
Contains a few miscellaneous letters dealing with early telegraphy in New England.

F021
FORD ARCHIVES
Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village (Dearborn, MI)
Dates of collection: 1919-52
Size: 15 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Collection contains papers relating to hydroelectric power companies.

F022
FORD, HORATIO, b. 1881
Western Reserve Historical Society, History Library (Cleveland, OH)
Profession: Collector
Dates of collection: 1897-1926
Size: 1 vol., 2 boxes
NUCMC #: MS75-1493
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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 & Eastern Railway Co. Gift of Mr. Ford.

F023
FORNOF, WILLIAM ROBERT, b. 1918
Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)
Profession: Businessman, city councilman
Dates of collection: 1962-65
Size: 2 ft.
NUCMC #: MS76-1555
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

F024
FOSDICK, ELLERY ROBBINS, b. 1900
Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Division (Pullman)
Profession: Consulting engineer
Dates of collection: 1927-68
Size: 5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: container list
Reports, addresses, and publications on electric power generation written by or under the direction of Fosdick.

F025
FOSKETT & BISHOP COMPANY
New Haven Colony Historical Society Library (New Haven, CT)
Business: Engineering and contracting firm
Dates of collection: 1893-1947
Size: 855 items
NUCMC #: MS80-102
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

F026
FOUNDATION COMPANY
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Business: New York subaqueous concrete construction firm
Dates of collection: 1887-1962
Size: 9.1 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: preliminary inventory, card index
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).

F027
FRANKENBERRY, ALLEN D.
West Virginia University Library, West Virginia and Regional History (Morgantown)
Profession: Civil War soldier
Dates of collection: 1861-70
Size: 1 reel of microfilm
NUCMC #: MS77-679
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

F028
FRANKLIN, SELIM MAURICE,
1873-1927
University of Arizona Library, Special Collections (Tucson)
Profession: Lawyer & State legislator
Dates of collection: 1873-1927
Size: 38 ft.
NUCMC #: MS78-494
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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.

F029
FRANKLIN CLUB
Boston Public Library (Boston, MA)
Dates of collection: 1849-61
Size: 10 vols., 1 box
NUCMC #: MS74-40
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished list
Correspondence, constitution, reports, lectures, journal, and treasurer's accounts of an organization known as the Franklin Scientific Association.

F030
FRANKLIN INSTITUTE
Franklin Institute, Historical Collections (Philadelphia, PA)
Dates of collection: 1834 to date
Size: 315 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: catalogue
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.

F031
FRAZER, GEORGE A., 1879-1962
Tennessee State Library and Archives, Archives and Manuscripts Section (Nashville)
Dates of collection: 1860-1911
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

F032
FRENCH, BENJAMIN BROWN,
1800-1870
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Clerk of U.S. House of Representatives, politician, Commissioner of Public Buildings Dates of collection: 1802-1924
Size: 4,000 items
NUCMC #: MS80-2044
Access: restricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

F033
FULLER, LEONARD FRANKLIN,
b. 1890
(in History of Science collection)
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Profession: Research engineer, professor and chairman of the Dept. of Electrical Engineering at the University of California at Berkeley
Dates of collection: 1976
Size: .9 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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
de Forest-Armstrong patent litigation.

F034
FUSZ, PAUL A., 1847-1910
Montana Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (Helena)
Profession: Businessman of Philipsburg, MT, and St. Louis, MO; president of the Montana Water, Electric Power & Mining Co.
Dates of collection: 1903-12
Size: 2.5 ft.
NUCMC #: MS79-383
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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 & Mining Co. The Montana Water, Electric Power & 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.

G

G001
GAINES, JAMES M., d. 1976
Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)
Profession: Broadcasting executive
Dates of collection: 1938-76
Size: 68 items
NUCMC #: MS78-1173
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.
G002
GALLOWAY, JOHN DEBO, 1869-1943
University of California at Berkeley, Water Resources Center Archives
Profession: Consulting civil engineer
Dates of collection: 1905-40
Size: 9 ft.
NUCMC #: MS71-826
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: full card catalogue
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.

G003
GARD, DANIEL H., 1844-1925
Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)
Profession: Superintendent of telegraph for the Columbus, Hocking Valley, and Toledo Railway, and bookseller of Columbus, OH
Dates of collection: 1831-1921
Size: 2 ft.
NUCMC #: MS75-1003
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence, journals, account books, legal papers, tariff of telephone rates, scrapbooks, and autograph collection. Gift of Daniel H. Gard, 1940.

G004
GARFORD, ARTHUR LOVETT,
1858-1933
Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)
Profession: Industrialist, politician, philanthropist
Dates of collection: 1877-1933
Size: 72 ft. (32,000 items)
NUCMC #: MS62-2543
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: inventory
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.

G005
GASSETT, WILLIAM O., 1897-1969
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Profession: Radio operator for Ford Motor Co., pioneer in the development of aviation radio communications
Dates of collection: 1917-19
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-1206
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and notebooks, concerning Gassett's interest in radio and his career at Ford Motor Co.

G006
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, Boston, MA
Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)
Dates of collection: 1882-1905
Size: 2 vols.
NUCMC #: MS61-2149
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: card catalogue
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.

G007
GEORGETOWN MINING, POWER AND TRANSPORTATION COMPANY
Colorado Historical Society, Stephen H. Hart Library (Denver)
Dates of collection: 1908-09
Size: 1 vol.
NUCMC #: MS76-32
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence and newspaper clippings.

G008
GEORGIA-CAROLINA POWER COMPANY
University of South Carolina, South Caroliniana Library, Manuscripts Division (Columbia)
Dates of collection: 1912
Size: 2 vols.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: card catalogue
Two bound volumes concerning an operating agreement (1 July 1912) between Georgia-Carolina Investment Co. and Augusta-Aiken Railway & 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.

G009
GEORGIA POWER COMPANY
Atlanta Historical Society Archives (Atlanta, GA)
Dates of collection: 1925-37
Size: 2 ft.
NUCMC #: MS79-140
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Annual reports of the railway dept. (1925-31) and the railway and bus dept. (1932-37), and "Atlanta Transportation System: Franchises--Ordinances" (1950).

G010
GIBBES, LEWIS REEVES, 1810-1894
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Professor of mathematics, physics, and astronomy at the College of Charleston in South Carolina, naturalist
Dates of collection: 1793-1894
Size: 5,700 items
NUCMC #: MS78-1722
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

G011
GIBBS, GEORGE SABIN, 1875-1947
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Army officer and business executive
Dates of collection: 1898-1947
Size: 3 ft. (2,407 items)
NUCMC #: MS62-2708
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

G012
GILMAN, DANIEL COIT, 1831-1908
Johns Hopkins University, Milton S. Eisenhower Library (Baltimore, MD)
Profession: First president of Johns Hopkins University
Dates of collection: 1714-1942
Size: 48 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

G013
GILMAN, DANIEL HUNT, 1845-1913
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Businessman, political activist, president of the Seattle & 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)
Dates of collection: 1886-1902
Size: 2 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished folder-level inventory
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.

G014
GILMAN, GEORGE W.
Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)
Profession: Bell Telephone Laboratories engineer
Dates of collection: 1932-34
Size: 1 folder
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Typescript relating to the organization and equipment of an international radio-telephone communications system in Japan.

G015
GLEASON, MICHAEL JAMES, b. 1910
Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)
Profession: Commissioner of Multnomah County, OR
Dates of collection: 1943, 1955-74
Size: 9 ft.
NUCMC #: MS76-1171
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished guide
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.

G016
GOLDSTEIN, LADISLAS, b. 1906
Coll. # 11/6/24
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives
Profession: Professor of electrical engineering
Dates of collection: 1947-72
Size: 5.6 ft.
NUCMC #: MS75-690
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

G017
GOUDY, LEWIS ALDEN, 1849-1922
Maine Historical Society Library (Portland)
Profession: President of the Dirigo Telephone Co., general manager of the Northeastern Telephone Co., baker
Dates of collection: 1900-03
Size: 500 items
NUCMC #: MS70-242
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

G018
GRANIK, THEODORE, 1907-1970
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Lawyer, radio and television broadcaster
Dates of collection: 1930-70
Size: 175,000 items
NUCMC #: MS77-1526
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

G019
GRANT, HUGH GLADNEY, 1888-1972
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Congressional aide, journalist, and commentator
Dates of collection: 1924-33
Size: 800 items
NUCMC #: MS80-2050
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

G020
GRAY, ELISHA, 1835-1901
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Profession: Inventor
Dates of collection: 1871-1938
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-201
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: index
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.

G021
GRAY, HENRY L., 1880-1974
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Engineer
Dates of collection: 1940-70
Size: 63 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished preliminary finding aid
Reports, correspondence, consulting files, writings, notes, and other materials, concerning his activities as a consulting engineer for privately-owned utility companies.

G022
GRAY, HORACE M., b. 1898
Coll. # 9/5/22
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives
Profession: Professor of economics at Illinois (1927-66)
Dates of collection: 1921-66
Size: 15 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Papers concerning utilities studies, water power, public power ownership and policies, the Federal Power Commission, and rural electrification.

G023
GRAY, JOHN ALEXANDER
Huntington Library (San Marino, CA)
Profession: Newswriter
Dates of collection: 1963-65
Size: 75 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

G024
GRAY, LOUIS HAROLD, 1905-1965
University of Tennessee at Knoxville Library, Special Collections
Profession: British physicist, radiobiologist
Dates of collection: 1934-65
Size: 50 ft. (22,000 items)
NUCMC #: MS78-582
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

G025
GRAY, PAUL EDWARD, b. 1932
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Institute Archives and Special Collections (Cambridge)
Profession: Electrical engineer, educator
Dates of collection: 1957-68
Size: 2.5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: preliminary list
Course notes, outlines, examinations, handouts, other class materials, and reprints.

G026
GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY, St. Paul, MN
Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)
Dates of collection: 1879-1970
Size: 5,000 ft.
Access: partially restricted
Finding aids: inventory
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.

G027
GREENE, EDWIN F., d. 1924
Maryland Historical Society, Manuscripts Division (Baltimore)
Profession: Master of the Baltimore coffee fleet
Dates of collection: 1842-1955
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS76-1114
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

G028
GREENE, THOMAS GABBERT,
1860-1944
University of Oregon Library (Eugene)
Profession: Lawyer
Dates of collection: 1894-1935
Size: 2 ft.
NUCMC #: MS72-381
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Political correspondence and legal records. Includes a case file (1931-33) from Ed Rugger, et. al., vs. the Mt. Hood Electric Co., Portland, OR.

G029
GREENFIELD, EUGENE WILLIS,
b. 1907
Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Division (Pullman)
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)
Dates of collection: 1933-51
Size: 400 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

G030
GRIFFITH, BENJAMIN G.
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Profession: Radio operator
Dates of collection: 1924-27
Size: 1 box
NUCMC #: MS80-2262
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Chiefly letters from Griffith to his family, written while he worked at Libby, McNeill & Libby canneries in Alaska, commenting on voyages to Alaska, life and working conditions at Egegik, and other topics.

G031
GRIFFITH, FRANKLIN T., 1870-1952
Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)
Profession: Business executive
Dates of collection: 1913-52
Size: 1 box
NUCMC #: MS74-710
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

G032
GROSS, ERIC T.B., b. 1901
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Archives
(Troy, NY)
Profession: Phillip Sport Professor of Electric Power Systems Engineering at RPI (1963-70)
Size: 1 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence, news releases, and publications, relating to his professorship at Rensselaer.

G033
GROSS, WILLIAM L., 1839-1909
Western Reserve Historical Society, History Library (Cleveland, OH)
Profession: Lawyer, telegrapher
Dates of collection: 1856, 1862-1968
Size: 9 ft.
NUCMC #: MS62-4239
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished register
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.

G034
GROVER, FREDERICK WARREN, 1876-1973
Union College, Schaffer Library, Special Collections (Schenectady, NY)
Profession: Physicist at National Bureau of Standards, professor of electrical engineering at Union College
Dates of collection: 1891-1967
Size: 10 ft.
NUCMC #: MS76-1641
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

H

H001
HADLEY TELEPHONE COMPANY, Lapeer, MI
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Dates of collection: 1908-25
Size: 1 vol.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Minutes of meetings.
H002
HAGEN, HAROLD CHRISTIAN,
1901-1957
Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)
Profession: U.S. Representative from Minnesota
Dates of collection: 1923-57
Size: 19 ft.
NUCMC #: MS62-1457
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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.

H003
HALE, IRVING, 1861-1930
Denver Public Library, Western History Department (Denver, CO)
Profession: Army officer, electrical engineer, general manager of the Rocky Mountain Division of the Edison Electric Co.
Dates of collection: 1881-1930
Size: 68 boxes
NUCMC #: MS69-1443
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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).

H004
HALL, ASAPH, 1829-1907
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Astronomer and educator
Dates of collection: 1837-1929
Size: 400 items
NUCMC #: MS72-1723
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

H005
HALL, CHARLES MARTIN, 1863-1914
Case Western Reserve University Libraries, Special Collections (Cleveland, OH)
Profession: Inventor of the electrolytic process for the manufacture of aluminum, president of Aluminum Co. of America
Dates of collection: 1882-1909
Size: ca. 70 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: calendar
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.

H006
HALL, EDWARD KIMBALL, 1870-1932
Dartmouth College Library (Hanover, NH)
Profession: Lawyer, business executive
Dates of collection: 1909-32
Size: 8 ft.
NUCMC #: MS76-1835
Access: restricted
Finding aids: unpublished guide
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.

H007
HALLGARTEN, KATHERINE DREW, 1908-1980
Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)
Profession: Lawyer, chairman of the Section on Communications, Inter-American Bar Association (1961)
Dates of collection: 1953-79
Size: 40.5 ms. boxes
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

H008
HAMMER, WILLIAM JOSEPH,
1858-1934
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Profession: Inventor, consulting engineer
Dates of collection: 1875-1934
Size: 30 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-202
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: published register
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.

H009
HAMMOND, JOHN HAYS, 1888-1965
Yale University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Archives (New Haven, CT)
Profession: Inventor and engineer
Dates of collection: 1920
Size: 65 vols.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

H010
HAMMOND, JOHN HAYS, 1888-1965
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Inventor and engineer
Dates of collection: 1908-65
Size: 7 ft. (ca. 6,000 items)
NUCMC #: MS69-2037
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

H011
HAMMOND, JOHN WINTHROP,
d. 1934
General Electric Company, Research and Development Center (Schenectady, NY)
Profession: Public relations writer
Size: approx. 20 boxes
Finding aids: index
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.

H012
HANFORD, FRANKLIN, 1844-1928
New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division (New York, NY)
Profession: Naval officer
Dates of collection: 1881-1927
Size: 1 box
NUCMC #: MS71-1213
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence, a notebook on chemistry and physics as applied to military science with emphasis on explosives, fuses, and electricity, and other papers.

H013
HANKIN, GREGORY
National Archives and Records Administration (Washington, DC)
Profession: Lawyer and government official
Dates of collection: 1941-53
Size: 4 folders, 1 reel of microfilm
NUCMC #: MS74-1087
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

H014
HANKS, MARSHALL B.
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Profession: Inventor
Size: 14 cubic ft.
NUCMC #: MS64-349
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

H015
HANSELL, CLARENCE WESTON, 1898-1967
State University of New York at Stony Brook, Frank Melville, Jr., Memorial Library, Department of Special Collections
Profession: Electrical engineer
Dates of collection: 1928-67
Size: 14 ft.
NUCMC #: MS71-1814
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished register
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.

H016
HANSEN (W.W.) LABS
Stanford University Libraries, University Archives (Stanford, CA)
Dates of collection: 1947-64
Size: ca. 9 ft. (20,000 items)
Access: restricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

H017
HANSEN, WILLIAM WEBSTER,
1909-1949
Stanford University Libraries, University Archives (Stanford, CA)
Profession: Professor of physics and director of the Microwave Laboratory at Stanford University
Dates of collection: 1925-74
Size: 9 ft.
NUCMC #: MS67-2099, MS76-1624
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

H018
HANSEN, WILLIAM WEBSTER,
1909-1949
(in History of Science collection)
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Profession: Professor of physics and director of the Microwave Laboratory at Stanford University
Dates of collection: 1941-44
Size: 4 vols.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

H019
HANSON, MALCOLM PARKER,
1894-1942
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Profession: Radio engineer
Dates of collection: 1906-47
Size: 3 boxes
NUCMC #: MS62-2357
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

H020
HARDER, WARREN J.
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (Harrisburg)
Profession: Biographer
Dates of collection: 1938-66
Size: 2.5 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.)

H021
HARE, ROBERT, 1781-1858
American Philosophical Society Library (Philadelphia, PA)
Profession: Chemist, professor
Dates of collection: 1764-1859
Finding aids: ca. 850 items, 3 vols.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: catalogue
The collection includes correspondence with Joseph Henry concerning Hare's collection of apparatus which was donated to the Smithsonian Institution.

H022
HARRIS, CHARLES COHILL, b. 1898
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Profession: Radio engineer
Dates of collection: 1906-76
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-203
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

H023
HARRIS, OREN, b. 1903
University of Arkansas Libraries, Special Collections (Fayetteville)
Profession: U.S. Representative from Arkansas
Dates of collection: 1926-66
Size: 165 ft.
NUCMC #: MS74-31
Access: restricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventories
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.

H024
HARRISON, ARTHUR ELLIOT, b. 1908
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Professor of electrical engineering at the University of Washington
Dates of collection: 1935-73
Size: 3 ft.
NUCMC #: MS76-781
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

H025
HARVARD UNIVERSITY. CORPORATION RECORDS.
Harvard University Archives, Pusey Library (Cambridge, MA)
Finding aids: guide
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.

H026
HARVARD UNIVERSITY. DEPT. OF PHYSICS.
Harvard University Archives, Pusey Library (Cambridge, MA)
Dates of collection: 1886 to present
Finding aids: guide
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).

H027
HARVARD UNIVERSITY. DEPT. OF STATISTICS.
Harvard University Archives, Pusey Library (Cambridge, MA)
Dates of collection: 1957 to present
Finding aids: guide
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).

H028
HARVARD UNIVERSITY. FACULTY PAPERS PRE-1940.
Harvard University Archives, Pusey Library (Cambridge, MA)
Dates of collection: 1725-1940
Size: 10 ft.
NUCMC #: MS76-1965
Access: restricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

H029
HARVARD UNIVERSITY. FACULTY PAPERS AFTER 1940.
Harvard University Archives, Pusey Library (Cambridge, MA)
Dates of collection: 1854, 1885-1970
Size: 18 ft.
NUCMC #: MS76-1966, MS76-1967
Access: restricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

H030
HARVARD UNIVERSITY. LAWRENCE SCIENTIFIC SCHOOL.
Harvard University Archives, Pusey Library (Cambridge, MA)
Dates of collection: 1846 to present
Finding aids: guide
Minutes, correspondence, and various routine record series, including some information on electrical engineering education.

H031
HARVARD UNIVERSITY. SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING.
Harvard University Archives, Pusey Library (Cambridge, MA)
Dates of collection: 1893 to present
Finding aids: guide
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.

H032
HARVEY, THOMAS WILLIAM,
1795-1854
Hagley Museum and Library (Wilmington, DE)
Profession: Inventor, founder of the New York Screw Co., and first president of the Harvey Steel & Iron Co., Mott Haven, NY
Dates of collection: 1839-40
Size: 4 vols.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: guide
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).

H033
HAUSER, SAMUEL THOMAS,
1833-1914
Montana Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (Helena)
Profession: Territorial governor of Montana (1885-86), entrepreneur in the fields of banking, mining, smelting, ranching, railroads, irrigation, and hydroelectric power
Dates of collection: 1832-1941
Size: 29.1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS72-1579
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

H034
HAYS, THEODORE L., 1867-1945
Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)
Profession: Theater manager
Dates of collection: 1887-1937
Size: 16 ft.
NUCMC #: MS62-1230
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: inventory
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.

H035
HEERMANS, HARRY CLAY, 1889-1930
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Civil engineer, real estate investor, land promoter
Dates of collection: 1889-1930
Size: 18 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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 & 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 & Box Co. (1907-13), and Willapa Harbor Sand & Gravel Co. (1911-18).

H036
HEGGEN, BERT L., b. 1894
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Public official, president of Public Utility District #1, Skagit County, WA, and of Puget Sound Utility Commissioners Association
Dates of collection: 1941-48
Size: 50 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence, reports, and minutes concerning ownership of electric power in Skagit County.

H037
HEINTZ, RALPH MORELL, b. 1892
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Profession: Electrical engineer
Dates of collection: 1930-76
Size: 1 carton
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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 & Kaufman and Jack & Heintz companies.

H038
HELENA MOTOR RAILWAY COMPANY
Montana Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (Helena)
Dates of collection: 1888-90
Size: .3 ft.
NUCMC #: MS79-414
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

H039
HENRY, E. WILLIAM, b. 1929
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Profession: Lawyer, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission
Dates of collection: 1963-66
Size: 85 boxes, 13 tape recordings
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

H040
HENRY, JOSEPH, 1797-1878
Smithsonian Institution Archives (Washington, DC)
Profession: Scientist and first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution
Dates of collection: 1808, 1825-78
Size: 25 ft.
NUCMC #: MS72-1239
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

H041
HENRY, JOSEPH MILTON, b. 1913
(in Land Between the Lakes Project: J. Milton Henry collection)
Tennessee State Library and Archives, Archives and Manuscripts Section (Nashville)
Profession: Professor of history at Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN
Dates of collection: 1650-1969
Size: 4 ft. (2,000 items)
NUCMC #: MS72-1311
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished register
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.

H042
HEREFORD, FRANK H., 1861-1928
Arizona Historical Society, Manuscripts Division (Tucson)
Profession: Lawyer
Dates of collection: 1888-1955
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS75-68
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

H043
HERLING, JOHN
Pennsylvania State University Library (University Park)
Profession: Author
Dates of collection: 1952-69
Size: 25 ft.
NUCMC #: MS73-218
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

H044
HEWLETT, CLARENCE WILSON,
1886-1976
Union College, Schaffer Library, Special Collections (Schenectady, NY)
Profession: Physicist at General Electric Co., Schenectady, NY, and Lynn, MA
Dates of collection: 1909-58
Size: 6 ft.
NUCMC #: MS77-1955
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

H045
HILDBURGH, WALTER LEO,
1876-1955
Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (New York, NY)
Profession: Electrical engineer
Dates of collection: 1892-1900
Size: 100 items
NUCMC #: MS66-1583
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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).

H046
HILGARD FAMILY
(in History of Science collection)
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Dates of collection: 1848-1945
Size: 31 vols., 32 boxes, 7 cartons, 1 package
NUCMC #: MS80-2266
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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).

H047
HILL, ROBERT D., b. 1913
Coll. # 11/10/21
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives
Profession: Professor of physics at the University of Illinois, 1947-65
Dates of collection: 1947-65
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS67-461
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
The collection contains papers relating to Hill's research in atmospheric and space electricity (1961-65).

H048
HINCKLEY, ROBERT H., b. 1891
University of Utah Library, Special Collections Department (Salt Lake City)
Profession: Business executive, government official of Utah
Dates of collection: 1891-1977
Size: 46 ft.
NUCMC #: MS79-1984
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: register
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.

H049
HOAG, J. BARTON, 1898-1960
American Institute of Physics, Center for History of Physics (New York, NY)
Profession: Physicist, educator
Dates of collection: 1917-62
Size: 5 ft.
NUCMC #: MS68-509
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

H050
HOBBS, SAMUEL HUNTINGTON, 1895-1969
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library, Manuscripts Department and Southern Historical Collection
Profession: Professor of rural sociology and agricultural economics at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Dates of collection: 1916-65
Size: 350 items
NUCMC #: MS77-587
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

H051
HOBELMAN, ELISABETH LANSDALE DUVAL, b. 1893
Maryland Historical Society, Manuscripts Division (Baltimore)
Profession: Radio operator
Dates of collection: 1917-18
Size: 30 items
NUCMC #: MS81-717
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

H052
HOE (R.) & COMPANY
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Dates of collection: 1830-1942
Size: 5,100 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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 & 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 & Co. have been dedicated to the repository. Gift of Caroline Phelps Hoe Wilcox, Arthur J. Hoe, and other family members, 1958-65.

H053
HOFER (E.) & SONS
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Business: Publishing company
Dates of collection: 1953-67
Size: 1.5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Copies of Industrial Power News (1953-67), published by a news service run by E. Hofer & 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.

H054
HOFFMAN, FERGUS
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Journalist, collector
Dates of collection: 1961-62
Size: 36 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

H055
HOLLADAY FAMILY
Virginia Historical Society Library (Richmond)
Dates of collection: 1753-1961
Size: 12,728 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

H056
HOLLERITH, HERMAN, 1860-1929
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Inventor and businessman
Dates of collection: 1871-1929
Size: 10,000 items
NUCMC #: MS73-896
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

H057
HOLLINGSWORTH AND WHITNEY PAPER COMPANY
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Dates of collection: 1922-23
Size: .1 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

H058
HOLTER, ANTON M., 1831-1921
Montana Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (Helena)
Profession: Lumberman, founder of A.M. Holter Hardware
Dates of collection: 1861-1968
Size: 82.5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

H059
HOOPER, STANFORD CALDWELL, 1884-1955
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Naval officer and electrical engineer
Dates of collection: 1899-1955
Size: 15 ft. (14,000 items)
NUCMC #: MS68-2043
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

H060
HOOVER, HERBERT CLARK,
1874-1964
Herbert Hoover Library (West Branch, IA)
Profession: President of the U.S., Secretary of Commerce
Dates of collection: 1874-1964
Size: 1,039 ft.
NUCMC #: MS70-185, MS70-186
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aids
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.

H061
HOOVER, HERBERT CLARK,
1874-1964
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Profession: President of the U.S., Secretary of Commerce
Dates of collection: 1921-32, 1950
Size: 1 box, 1 reel of microfilm
NUCMC #: MS68-2218
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

H062
HOPKINS, DON
Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)
Profession: Radio broadcaster
Dates of collection: 1945-54
Size: 60 items
NUCMC #: MS78-1174
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

H063
HOPKINS, TIMOTHY, 1859-1937
(in Transportation collection)
Stanford University Libraries, Department of Special Collections (Stanford, CA)
Profession: Collector
Dates of collection: 1830-1936
Size: 6 ft. (3,000 items)
NUCMC #: MS67-2071
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aids
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.

H064
HORN, JOHN. OLD TIME TELEGRAPH HISTORY.
Coll. #3499
Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)
Size: 6 vols.
Portraits, autographs, letters, circulars, and newspaper clippings dealing with the early days of the telegraph.

H065
HOSSOM, H. KENNETH
Eastern Washington University Library, Archives Section (Cheney)
Profession: Asst. Professor of political science
Dates of collection: 1955
Size: .6 cubic ft. (474 items)
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

H066
HOUGHTON, CLUCK, COUGHLIN AND SCHUBAT
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Dates of collection: 1936-59
Size: 39 ft.
NUCMC #: MS67-2234
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory, index
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.

H067
HOWELL, WILSON STOUT, 1855-1943
Rutgers University Libraries, Special Collections Department (New Brunswick, NJ)
Profession: Electrical engineer
Dates of collection: 1879-1942
Size: 1 cubic ft. (6 vols., 4 folders)
NUCMC #: MS65-1648
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

H068
HUBBARD FAMILY
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Dates of collection: 1639-1925
Size: 7,500 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

H069
HUBBELL, CHARLES S.
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Collector
Dates of collection: 1865-67
Size: 4 vols.
NUCMC #: MS65-1037
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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.

H070
HUBBELL, HORATIO, 1840-1857
Duke University, William R. Perkins Library, Manuscript Department (Durham, NC)
Dates of collection: 1840-57
Size: 13 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: card index
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.

H071
HULL, GORDON FERRIE, 1870-1956
Dartmouth College Library (Hanover, NH)
Profession: Professor of physics at Dartmouth College and physicist with U.S. Army Ordnance during World War I
Dates of collection: 1887-1954
Size: 15 ft.
NUCMC #: MS71-1016
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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.

H072
HUNT, CLYDE M.
Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)
Profession: Radio engineer
Dates of collection: 1926-76
Size: 34 items
NUCMC #: MS78-1175
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Chiefly photos, together with pamphlets, recordings, and other papers, relating to radio broadcasting and equipment. Gift of Mrs. Clyde M. Hunt, 1976.

H073
HUNT, FREDERICK V., 1905-1972
Harvard University Archives, Pusey Library (Cambridge, MA)
Profession: Professor of physics and communication engineering
Dates of collection: 1927-70
Size: 10 ft.
NUCMC #: MS76-1971
Access: restricted
Finding aids: none
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.

H074
HUNTINGTON, FRANCES D., b. 1910
Central Michigan University, Clarke Historical Library (Mt. Pleasant)
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
Dates of collection: 1928-77
Size: 1.5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

H075
HUTCHINS FAMILY
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Dates of collection: 1837-1951
Size: 4 ft., 5 vols.
NUCMC #: MS80-1278
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

H076
HUTCHINSON, JOHN RAYMOND
Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)
Profession: American educator, educational and pictorial specialist in the U.S. Office of War Information during World War II
Dates of collection: 1918-61
Size: 9 ms. boxes, 2 envelopes, 5 phonorecords
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: preliminary inventory
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.

H077
HUTTON, SOL ELWOOD
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Engineer
Dates of collection: 1931-61
Size: .5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished preliminary finding aid
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.

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I001
IDAHO POWER COMPANY
Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)
Dates of collection: 1949-54
Size: 2 boxes
NUCMC #: MS74-734
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.
I002
INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH CORPORATION
(in Automotive History collection)
Detroit Public Library, Burton Historical Collection (Detroit, MI)
Dates of collection: 1920-28
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS67-350
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

I003
INSTITUTE OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS, INC.
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., Center for the History of Electrical Engineering (New York, NY)
Dates of collection: 1880s to present
Size: ca. 250 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: partial index
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.

I004
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MACHINISTS AND AEROSPACE WORKERS
Georgia State University Library, Southern Labor Archives (Atlanta)
Dates of collection: 1901-74
Size: 11 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-1951
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

I005
INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS, Local 54 (Columbus, OH)
Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)
Dates of collection: 1908-1914
Size: 338 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Minutes, correspondence, and convention proceedings. Topics include building trades, women's suffrage, and an Ohio Constitutional Amendment election (1912).

I006
INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS, Local 66 (Houston, TX)
University of Texas at Arlington Library, Division of Special Collections
Dates of collection: 1909-62
Size: 2 ft.
NUCMC #: MS74-1059
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished guides
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.

I007
INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS, Local 69 (Dallas, TX)
University of Texas at Arlington Library, Division of Special Collections
Dates of collection: 1946-71
Size: 6 vols.
NUCMC #: MS73-880
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished guides
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.

I008
INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS, Local 72 (Waco, TX)
University of Texas at Arlington Library, Division of Special Collections
Dates of collection: 1912-46
Size: 1 reel microfilm (830 items)
NUCMC #: MS72-654
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

I009
INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS, Local 156 (Fort Worth, TX)
University of Texas at Arlington Library, Division of Special Collections
Dates of collection: 1919-69
Size: 2 ft.
NUCMC #: MS73-881
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished guides
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.

I010
INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS, Local 278 (Corpus Christi, TX)
University of Texas at Arlington Library, Division of Special Collections
Dates of collection: 1939-54
Size: 2 ft.
NUCMC #: MS72-1325
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished guides
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.

I011
INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS, Local 683 (Columbus, OH)
Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)
Dates of collection: 1924-70
Size: 4 rolls
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Minutes of meetings. Topics include elections, contract negotiations, financial status, and membership participation in civic and social activities.

I012
INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS, Local 850 (Lubbock, TX)
University of Texas at Arlington Library, Division of Special Collections
Dates of collection: 1929-66
Size: 2 reels microfilm (400 items)
NUCMC #: MS72-1326
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished guides
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.

I013
INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS,
Local 2020 (Reynoldsburg, OH)
Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)
Dates of collection: 1958-1971
Size: 3 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence (1961-1966), minutes (1958-1963), grievances, contracts, and various other material relating to the local, which was chartered in 1958.

I014
INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ELECTRICAL, RADIO, AND MACHINE WORKERS, AFL-CIO
Rutgers University Libraries, Special Collections Department (New Brunswick, NJ)
Dates of collection: 1949-1964
Size: 450 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

I015
INTERNATIONAL UNION OF ELECTRICAL, RADIO, AND MACHINE WORKERS, Local 746 (Columbus, OH)
Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)
Dates of collection: 1954-1979
Size: 1.25 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

I016
INTERNATIONAL UNION OF UNITED AUTOMOBILE, AEROSPACE, AND AGRICULTURAL WORKERS, Local 932 (Minneapolis, MN)
Wayne State University, Archives of Labor History and Urban Affairs (Detroit, MI)
Dates of collection: 1937-64
Size: 11 ft.
NUCMC #: MS74-1169
Access: restricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Correspondence, negotiations, agreements, trials and delinquency cases of the local, formerly Local 1146, United Electrical Workers. Information on literary rights available in the repository.

I017
IOWA ASSOCIATION OF ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES
Iowa State University Library, Department of Special Collections (Ames)
Dates of collection: 1942-68
Size: 66 ft.
NUCMC #: MS78-311
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

I018
IOWA ELECTRIC LIGHT & POWER COMPANY
University of Iowa Libraries, Special Collections Department (Iowa City)
Dates of collection: 1932-57
Size: 47 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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.

I019
IOWA-ILLINOIS GAS & ELECTRIC COMPANY
Iowa-Illinois Gas & Electric Company (Davenport, IA)
Dates of collection: 1890-
Size: ca. 4 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: card index
Correspondence, documents, pamphlets, annual reports, photographs, reprints, clippings, advertisements, and articles, relating to the history of the Iowa-Illinois Gas & Electric Co., Davenport, IA; local gas and electric utilities; and streetcars and buses. Includes material from predecessor companies, especially United Light & Power Co., Davenport.

I020
IVES, FREDERIC EUGENE AND HERBERT EUGENE
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Inventor (Frederic), physicist (Herbert)
Dates of collection: 1869-1957
Size: 6 ft. (4,000 items)
NUCMC #: MS67-612
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

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J001
JACKSON, CHARLES THOMAS,
1805-1880
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Boston physician, chemist, geologist
Dates of collection: 1829-1915
Size: 115 items
NUCMC #: MS66-1424
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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 & 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.
J002
JACKSON, DUGALD CALEB,
1865-1951
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Institute Archives and Special Collections (Cambridge)
Profession: Electrical engineer, educator
Dates of collection: 1878-1952
Size: 22 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

J003
JAMES, EDGAR PERCY HORACE,
b. 1904
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
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)
Dates of collection: 1922-69
Size: 9 ft.
NUCMC #: MS78-1001
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

J004
JANSKY, CYRIL METHODIUS,
1870-1959
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Profession: Electrical engineer
Dates of collection: 1888-1957
Size: 3 ft.
NUCMC #: MS62-3849
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

J005
JEFFERIES, RICHARD MANNING, 1889-1964
University of South Carolina, South Caroliniana Library, Manuscripts Division (Columbia)
Profession: Governor of South Carolina
Dates of collection: 1942-43, 1948-52
Size: 14 boxes
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: card catalogue
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.

J006
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY. DEPT. OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING.
Johns Hopkins University, Ferdinand Hamburger, Jr., Archives (Baltimore, MD)
Dates of collection: 1924-1977
Size: 2 boxes
Access: partially restricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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).

J007
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY. PRESIDENT'S OFFICE.
Johns Hopkins University, Ferdinand Hamburger, Jr., Archives (Baltimore, MD)
Dates of collection: 1875-1963
Size: 87.66 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: card index
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.

J008
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY. SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING.
Johns Hopkins University, Ferdinand Hamburger, Jr., Archives (Baltimore, MD)
Dates of collection: 1913-1966
Size: 3 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: card index
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).

J009
JOHNSON, ELDRIDGE REEVES,
1867-1945
University of Wyoming Library, American Heritage Center (Laramie)
Profession: Inventor and businessman
Dates of collection: 1885-1976
Size: 15 ft.
NUCMC #: MS77-1269
Access: partially restricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

J010
JOHNSON, TOM L., 1854-1911
Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)
Profession: Mayor of Cleveland
Dates of collection: 1901-1908
Size: 8 rolls of microfilm
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

J011
JOHNSTON, MERCER GREEN
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Educator, clergyman, social reformer, author, and assistant to the Rural Electrification Admin. (1936-42)
Dates of collection: 1860-1954
Size: 46 ft. (40,000 items)
NUCMC #: MS59-16
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

J012
JONGERE-TELEGRAFISTEN VEREENIGING
Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)
Business: Telegraphic association in Brussels
Dates of collection: 1922-26
Size: 1 folder
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Minutes of meetings, bylaws, membership lists, and accounts, relating to the promotion of telegraphy in Belgium (in Flemish).

J013
JOY, HENRY B., 1864-1936
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Profession: President of the Packard Motor Co.
Dates of collection: 1883-1937
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings and articles relating to early developments in radio broadcasting.

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K001
KANSAS. DISTRICT COURT (29TH DISTRICT)
University of Kansas Libraries, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, Kansas Collection (Lawrence)
Dates of collection: 1858-89
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-375
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.
K002
KANSAS CITY, KAW VALLEY & WESTERN RAILWAY
University of Kansas Libraries, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, Kansas Collection (Lawrence)
Dates of collection: 1906-58
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-376
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

K003
KARAPETOFF, VLADIMIR, 1876-1948
Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)
Profession: Professor, writer, musician
Dates of collection: 1904-1948
Size: 2.75 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished guide
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.

K004
KEECH, THOMAS J.
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Dates of collection: 1881
Size: 1 item
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

K005
KEFAUVER, ESTES
University of Tennessee at Knoxville Library, Special Collections
Profession: U.S. Senator and Representative
Dates of collection: 1939-1967
Size: 1,204 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: guide
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.

K006
KEMPSTER, ARTHUR L.
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Manager, Puget Sound Traction, Light & Power Co., Seattle Division (1912-19), and member, Board of Directors, New Orleans Public Service, Inc.
Dates of collection: 1895, 1915-1923
Size: 50 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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).

K007
KENDALL, AMOS, 1789-1869
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Journalist, U.S. Postmaster General, president of the Magnetic Telegraph Co.
Dates of collection: 1835-1909
Size: 400 items
NUCMC #: MS79-1794
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

K008
KERST, DONALD W., b. 1911
Coll. # 11/10/30
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives
Profession: Professor of physics (1938-57)
Dates of collection: 1937-59
Size: 2 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

K009
KESTNBAUM, MEYER
Dwight D. Eisenhower Library (Abilene, KS)
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
Dates of collection: 1953-60
Size: 11 ft. (8,000 items)
NUCMC #: MS71-1692
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

K010
KING, ALLAN STEWART, 1900-1979
Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)
Profession: President of Northern States Power Co.
Dates of collection: 1915-79
Size: 5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

K011
KING, JUDSON
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Lecturer, writer, special consultant to the Rural Electrification Administration
Dates of collection: 1900-58
Size: 34 ft. (20,000 items)
NUCMC #: MS61-2045
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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).

K012
KINNERSLEY, EBENEZER. COURSE OF EXPERIMENTS.
Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Manuscripts Department (Philadelphia)
Profession: Philadelphia schoolmaster
Dates of collection: 1752
Size: 1 vol.
NUCMC #: MS62-1409
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Philosophical treatise on "The newly discovered Electric Fire called Electricity," describing properties of electricity and experiments performed with it.

K013
KIRBY, EDWARD MONTAGUE,
b. 1906
Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)
Profession: Radio broadcaster
Dates of collection: 1937-71
Size: 33 items, 1 folder, 2 cartons
NUCMC #: MS78-1176
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

K014
KISTER, GEORGE, b. 1900
Nebraska State Historical Society, State Archives Division (Lincoln)
Profession: Radio broadcaster
Dates of collection: 1925-72
Size: 1 reel of microfilm
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

K015
KOBAK, EDGAR, 1895-1962
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Publicist, broadcasting executive, and consultant
Dates of collection: 1916-66
Size: 2,000 items
NUCMC #: MS79-1796
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

K016
KOLBE, FRANK F.
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Profession: Business executive, president of United Electric Coal Companies, Chicago, IL, and president and honorary director of the National Coal Association
Dates of collection: 1944-77
Size: 1 box
NUCMC #: MS80-1337
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

K017
KOUENHOVEN, WILLIAM B.,
1886-1975
Johns Hopkins University, Milton S. Eisenhower Library (Baltimore, MD)
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)
Dates of collection: 1902-76
Size: 4 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished guide
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).

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L001
LABOR EDUCATION
Pennsylvania State University Library (University Park)
Dates of collection: 1946-72
Size: 63 ft.
NUCMC #: MS73-219
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.
L002
LAKE SHORE ELECTRIC RAILWAY COMPANY
Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)
Dates of collection: 1909-46
Size: 20 ft.
NUCMC #: MS75-1070
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

L003
LANGLIE, ARTHUR BERNARD,
1900-1966
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Lawyer, politician, business executive
Dates of collection: 1936-56
Size: 54 ft.
NUCMC #: MS65-140
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

L004
LANGMUIR, IRVING, 1881-1957
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Chemist
Dates of collection: 1871-1957
Size: 43 ft. (32,000 items)
NUCMC #: MS71-1374
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: register
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.

L005
LAPORT, EDMUND A.
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Profession: Director of broadcast engineering at RCA
Dates of collection: 1920-50
Size: .6 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
This collection, assembled by Laport, consists of about 300 photographs of antennas and broadcast installations.

L006
LARK-HOROVITZ, KARL, 1892-1958
American Institute of Physics, Center for History of Physics (New York, NY)
Profession: Physicist, chairman of the Physics Dept. at Purdue University (1942-56)
Size: 400 items
NUCMC #: MS68-511
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

L007
LARKIN, THOMAS B., 1890-1968
Dwight D. Eisenhower Library (Abilene, KS)
Profession: U.S. Army engineer
Dates of collection: 1910-67
Size: 3 ft. (500 items)
NUCMC #: MS73-482
Access: restricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

L008
LA RUE, EUGENE CLYDE, 1879-1947
Huntington Library (San Marino, CA)
Profession: Hydraulic engineer
Dates of collection: 1909-49
Size: 2,543 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: index, list of maps
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.

L009
LAVATELLI, LEO S.
Coll. # 11/10/31
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives
Profession: Professor of physics
Dates of collection: 1940-78
Size: 3.6 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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).

L010
LAWRENCE, HARRY F.
University of Montana Library (Missoula)
Profession: Electrician and leather worker
Dates of collection: 1908-13
Size: .1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS78-1621
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

L011
LEARY, MARY ELLEN
(in Politics in California collection)
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Profession: Manuscript collector
Dates of collection: 1950-70
Size: 9 cartons
NUCMC #: MS75-317
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: list
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.

L012
LEAVITT, ERASMUS D., 1836-1916
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Profession: Mechanical engineer
Dates of collection: 1871-1917
Size: 16.7 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: card index
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.

L013
LEFFERTS FAMILY
New-York Historical Society, Manuscripts Department (New York, NY)
Dates of collection: 1849-1925
Size: 1,000 items, 20 vols.
NUCMC #: MS73-665
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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 & 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.

L014
LEFROY, SIR JOHN HENRY, 1817-1890
Yale University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Archives (New Haven, CT)
Profession: British soldier and surveyor
Dates of collection: 1843-44
Size: 2 vols.
NUCMC #: MS74-1193
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

L015
LEHMANN, EMIL WILHELM,
1887-1972
Coll. # 8/5/22
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives
Profession: Professor of agricultural engineering
Dates of collection: 1906-72
Size: 17.3 ft.
NUCMC #: MS75-692
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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 & 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&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.

L016
L'ENGLE, EDWARD McCRADY,
1834-1890
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library, Manuscripts Department and Southern Historical Collection
Profession: Confederate Army officer, lawyer, and railroad executive
Dates of collection: 1834-97
Size: 3 ft. (5,140 items)
NUCMC #: MS64-1047
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Contained in the collection are extensive materials relating to L'Engle's involvement with the International Ocean Telegraph Co.

L017
LEONARD, DONALD SPARLING, 1903-1976
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
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)
Dates of collection: 1925-66
Size: 32 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: folder-level inventory
Includes material concerning the use of radio in police work (especially boxes 21, 29, and 30).

L018
LESOURD, FRANCIS A.
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Attorney, civic leader
Dates of collection: 1939-53
Size: 1 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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).

L019
LESTER, CLAUDE R., 1889-1960
University of Oregon Library (Eugene)
Dates of collection: 1929-35
Size: 5 ft.
NUCMC #: MS70-1797
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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).

L020
LEWISTON-CLARKSTON IMPROVEMENT COMPANY
Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Division (Pullman)
Dates of collection: 1888-1963
Size: 170 ft. (150,000 items)
NUCMC #: MS74-1157
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: register
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.

L021
LILIENTHAL, DAVID E.
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Profession: Member of Wisconsin Public Service Commission
Dates of collection: 1932
Size: 1 item
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

L022
LINCOLN, JAMES FINNEY, b. 1883
Western Reserve Historical Society, History Library (Cleveland, OH)
Profession: Businessman, executive head of Lincoln Electric Co., pioneer in the development of arc welding and profit sharing
Dates of collection: 1906-65
Size: 5 ft.
Access: restricted
Finding aids: register
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.

L023
LIPPINCOTT, DONALD KNUDSEN,
b. 1889
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Profession: San Francisco patent lawyer specializing in radio and television patents.
Dates of collection: 1889-

L024
LITTON, CHARLES VINCENT,
1904-1973
(in History of Science collection)
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Profession: Engineer
Dates of collection: 1912-72
Size: 13 boxes, 6 cartons, oversize material
NUCMC #: MS80-2281
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

L025
LOCKWOOD, CHARLES ANDREWS, 1890-1967
(in Naval Historical Foundation collection)
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Naval officer
Dates of collection: 1904-67
Size: 7,000 items
NUCMC #: MS74-1068
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

L026
LOEB, LEONARD BENEDICT, b. 1891
(in History of Science collection)
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Profession: Professor of physics
Dates of collection: 1916-70
Size: 23 boxes
NUCMC #: MS80-2283
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

L027
LOEVINGER, LEE, b. 1913
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Profession: Lawyer, member of the Federal Communications Commission
Dates of collection: 1963-76
Size: 150 items
NUCMC #: MS78-1009
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

L028
LOEWENTHAL, ALFRED MAX,
1916-1980
Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)
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)
Dates of collection: 1932-80
Size: 35 ms. boxes, 2 oversize boxes
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

L029
LONG, THOMAS GEORGE, b. 1883
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Profession: Lawyer, member of the Board of Directors, Michigan Bell Telephone Co.
Dates of collection: 1916-62
Size: 6 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-1372
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Testimony taken in telephone company rate cases, decisions of utilities commissioners, and miscellaneous court cases.

L030
LONG, WESTRAY BATTLE (BOYCE), 1901-1972
Harry S. Truman Library (Independence, MO)
Profession: Businesswoman, government official, director of the Women's Army Corps
Dates of collection: 1933-62
Size: 2 ft.
NUCMC #: MS74-326
Access: restricted
Finding aids: unpublished shelf list
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.

L031
LONGSWORTH, LEWIS GIBSON,
b. 1904
Rockefeller Archive Center (North Tarrytown, NY)
Profession: Physical chemist at Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, New York, NY
Dates of collection: 1930-70
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS77-1757
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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.

L032
LONGYEAR (E.J.) COMPANY, Minneapolis, MN
Minnesota Historical Society, Divison of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)
Dates of collection: 1885-1949
Size: 255 ft.
NUCMC #: MS76-2060
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: inventory
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.

L033
LOOMIS, F. WHEELER, 1889-1976
Coll. # 11/10/22
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives
Profession: Professor of physics and department head (1929-57), director of the Control Systems Laboratory (1952-59)
Dates of collection: 1920-76
Size: 1.3 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

L034
LOOMIS, MAHLON, 1826-1886
Yale University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Archives (New Haven, CT)
Profession: Inventor, dentist
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

L035
LOOMIS, MAHLON, 1826-1886
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Inventor, dentist
Dates of collection: 1854-1910
Size: 250 items
NUCMC #: MS62-4526
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

L036
LOONEY, CHARLES THOMAS GEORGE, b. 1906
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Profession: Civil engineer and educator
Dates of collection: 1917-71
Size: 9 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-243
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

L037
LOWDERMILK, WALTER CLAY,
1888-1974
(in Conservation History and Research Center collection)
University of Wyoming Library, American Heritage Center (Laramie)
Profession: Agronomist, forester
Dates of collection: 1914-74
Size: 3 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-483
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

L038
LOWTH, JAMES, 1839-1908
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Profession: Inventor
Dates of collection: 1841-1907
Size: 2 boxes
NUCMC #: MS68-2259
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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.

L039
LUCE, CHARLES F., b. 1917
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Attorney, government official
Dates of collection: 1960-1966
Size: 8.5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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).

L040
LUTHER, E. HARDY
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Profession: Executive with Consumers Power Co., Kalamazoo, MI
Dates of collection: 1956-63
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-1378
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

L041
LYLES-FORD TRI-COUNTY POWER AUTHORITY
University of South Carolina, South Caroliniana Library, Manuscripts Division (Columbia)
Dates of collection: 1936-56
Size: 1,750 mss.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: card catalogue
Chiefly correspondence, reports, and legal briefs of Robinson & 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.

L042
LYTLE, LESLIE MORRIS, 1880-1950
Colorado Historical Society, Stephen H. Hart Library (Denver)
Profession: Railroad telegrapher, freight and ticket agent in Pennsylvania, and curator of the Julesberg Historical Society, Julesberg, CO
Dates of collection: 1880-1947
Size: 100 items
NUCMC #: MS76-41
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Personal and business correspondence and photographs.

M

M001
McCAA, DAVID GALEN, 1882-1954
Franklin Institute, Historical Collections (Philadelphia, PA)
Profession: Radio engineer and inventor
Dates of collection: 1910-46
Size: 32 vols.
NUCMC #: MS63-156
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Notes on experiments with high-frequency circuits.
M002
McCABE, LOUIS CORDELL, b. 1904
Harry S. Truman Library (Independence, MO)
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)
Dates of collection: 1933-47
Size: 4 ft.
NUCMC #: MS77-906
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Correspondence, memoranda, notes, reports, directives, maps, charts, personnel files, and publications, chiefly relating to McCabe's career. Gift of Mr. McCabe, 1975.

M003
McCLINTOCK, JAMES M., 1839-1921
Huntington Library (San Marino, CA)
Profession: Army officer
Dates of collection: 1861-1909
Size: 84 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

M004
McCLUNG, CALVIN M., 1828-1907
(in Knoxville Utilities Board collection)
Knoxville-Knox County Public Library, McClung Historical Collection (Knoxville, TN)
Size: 1 folder
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

M005
McDERMOTT, EDWARD ALOYSIOUS, b. 1920
University of Iowa Libraries, Special Collections Department (Iowa City)
Profession: Lawyer, government official
Dates of collection: 1960-65
Size: 27 ft.
NUCMC #: MS72-208
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

M006
McGHEE, CHARLES McCLUNG,
1828-1907
Knoxville-Knox County Public Library, McClung Historical Collection (Knoxville, TN)
Profession: Financier, railroad executive, philanthropist, and State legislator, of Knoxville, TN
Dates of collection: 1857-1907
Size: 14 ft.
NUCMC #: MS76-128
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: guide
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 & 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.

M007
McINTIRE, JOHN ALBERT, 1843-1931
California State Library, California Section (Sacramento)
Profession: Wholesale grocer and miner
Dates of collection: 1880-1931
Size: 3,150 items
NUCMC #: MS80-1842
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

M008
McLAUTHLIN (George T.) COMPANY
Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)
Business: Manufacturer of elevators and handling machinery
Dates of collection: 1850-1919
Size: 80 vols.
NUCMC #: MS78-254
Access: restricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

M009
McMASTER, FITZ HUGH, 1867-1950
University of South Carolina, South Caroliniana Library, Manuscripts Division (Columbia)
Profession: State insurance commissioner, local historian
Dates of collection: 1782-1960
Size: 2,527 items
NUCMC #: MS74-995
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

M010
McNICOL, DONALD MONROE,
b. 1875
New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division (New York, NY)
Dates of collection: 1861-1948
Size: 2 boxes
NUCMC #: MS72-1052
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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
Mr. McNicol, 1956.

M011
MAGNUSSON, CARL E., 1872-1941
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Professor of electrical engineering at the University of Washington
Dates of collection: 1921-54
Size: 9 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished preliminary inventory
Charts, photographs, subject files, clippings, speeches, maps relating to hydroelectric power in Washington and climatological data compiled during his career.

M012
MALLORY, VIRGIL W.
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Industrial and public relations consultant
Dates of collection: 1954-59
Size: 300 items
NUCMC #: MS76-787
Access: restricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

M013
MAPES, MILTON C.
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Attorney, Special Counsel to U.S. Senate Interior and Insular Affairs Committee
Dates of collection: 1947-65
Size: 3 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished preliminary finding aid
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.

M014
MARKS, HERBERT S., 1907-1960
Franklin D. Roosevelt Library (Hyde Park, NY)
Profession: Lawyer; government official; Assistant General Counsel, Tennessee Valley Authority; General Counsel, Bonneville Power Administration
Dates of collection: 1933-46
Size: 21 ft.
NUCMC #: MS65-51
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

M015
MARPLE, WARREN H.
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Government official
Dates of collection: 1954-55
Size: .5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

M016
MARRIOTT, ROBERT HENRY, b. 1879
Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)
Profession: Radio engineer, co-founder of the Institute of Radio Engineers
Dates of collection: 1897-1918
Size: .25 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

M017
MARSHALL & FOX, ARCHITECTS
Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)
Dates of collection: 1925-26
Size: 62 items
NUCMC #: MS77-194
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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, & John N. Tilton, associate architects, and Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue Associates, consulting architects.

M018
MARSHALL ELEVATOR COMPANY
University of Pittsburgh Libraries, Archives of Industrial Society (Pittsburgh, PA)
Dates of collection: 1849-1908
Size: 10 ft.
NUCMC #: MS65-1751
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

M019
MARSHALL, LAURISTON CALVERT, 1902-1979
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Dates of collection: 1924-79
Size: 15 cartons
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: temporary guide
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.

M020
MARYLAND BUSINESS RECORDS
Maryland Historical Society, Manuscripts Division (Baltimore)
Dates of collection: 1850-1941
Size: 63 items, 5 vols.
NUCMC #: MS78-776
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

M021
MASON, FRANK EARL, b. 1893
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Profession: Government official, foreign correspondent, publisher
Dates of collection: 1931-46
Size: 3 ft.
NUCMC #: MS65-1066
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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.

M022
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Museum (Cambridge)
Dates of collection: 1865-
Size: 600,000 photographs, 80,000 architectural drawings, 4,000 artifacts (including scientific instruments and memorabilia)
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: index and catalogue
Materials relating to the history of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Information on electrical engineering is found throughout the collection.

M023
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY. DIGITAL COMPUTER LABORATORY.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Institute Archives and Special Collections (Cambridge)
Dates of collection: 1944-59
Size: 18.75 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: box list
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.

M024
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY. OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT (COMPTON-KILLIAN).
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Institute Archives and Special Collections (Cambridge)
Dates of collection: 1930-58
Size: 86 cartons
Access: partially restricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

M025
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY. SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING, OFFICE OF THE DEAN.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Institute Archives and Special Collections (Cambridge)
Dates of collection: 1943-72
Size: 30 cartons
Access: restricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

M026
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLO GY. SERVOMECHANISMS LABORATORY.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Institute Archives and Special Collections (Cambridge)
Dates of collection: 1944-68
Size: 51.25 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
Contains technical reports, reprints, and publications on topics related to research in the laboratory, as well as reports and publications concerning other MIT laboratories.

M027
MAXIM, HIRAM PERCY, 1869-1936
(in Maxim Family collection)
Connecticut State Library, Archives, History and Genealogy Unit (Hartford)
Profession: Inventor and engineer
Dates of collection: 1884-1961
Size: 6.5 ft.
NUCMC #: MS78-165
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished guide
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.

M028
MEACHAM, JUSTIN
Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)
Profession: Collector
Dates of collection: 1922-'70s
Size: 30 items, 6 vols., 1 box
NUCMC #: MS78-1177
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Logs, clippings, photos, and other papers, relating to history and operations of radio stations WSBT and WGAZ, South Bend, IN.

M029
MEARES, RICHARD ASHE, 1858-1946
University of South Carolina, South Caroliniana Library, Manuscripts Division (Columbia)
Profession: Director of Rural Electrification Administration in South Carolina
Dates of collection: 1858, 1890-1946
Size: 543 items
NUCMC #: MS78-561
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

M030
MEIJER, HENDRIK
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Profession: Student at the University of Michigan
Dates of collection: 1972
Size: 1 item
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Paper written in 1972 by Meijer, entitled, "An Early History of WZZM-TV, Channel 13," a Grand Rapids, MI, television station.

M031
MENDENHALL, THOMAS CORWIN, 1841-1924
American Institute of Physics, Center for History of Physics (New York, NY)
Profession: Physicist, educator, government scientist
Dates of collection: 1870-1924
Size: 12 ft.
NUCMC #: MS65-1719
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

M032
MERCIER, ERNEST, 1878-1955
Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)
Profession: French engineer and businessman
Dates of collection: 1904-1955
Size: 1 box
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

M033
MERRIAM, FRANCES LOGAN, b. 1899
Montana Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (Helena)
Profession: Executive Secretary of the Committee for Paradise Dam
Dates of collection: 1948-1972
Size: 10.2 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

M034
MERSHON, RALPH D., 1868-1952
Ohio State University Archives (Columbus)
Profession: Electrical engineer and inventor of improved techniques in high-voltage transmission lines and electrolytic condensers
Dates of collection: 1879-1952
Size: 200 boxes
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: card file
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.

M035
METCALF, JAMES I. b. 1901
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Consulting power economist and engineer
Dates of collection: 1917-54
Size: 12 ft., 1 reel of microfilm
NUCMC #: MS80-731
Access: restricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

M036
MEXICAN POWER STATIONS
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Dates of collection: 1910
Size: .1 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
This collection contains photographs of Mexican hydroelectric stations, pumping stations, boilers, dams, flumes, and penstocks.

M037
MEYER, HERBERT W.
Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)
Dates of collection: 1962
Size: 13 pp.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
"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.

M038
MEYER, HEYE
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Public Utility District Commissioner
Dates of collection: 1939-46, 1960-61
Size: .5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence, speeches and writings, hearing transcripts, newspapers, and ephemera relating to the public power movement and Meyer's work.

M039
MICHAEL, JAMES HARRY, b. 1918
University of Virginia Library, Manuscripts Department and University Archives (Charlottesville)
Profession: Lawyer, judge, State legislator
Dates of collection: 1966-76
Size: 24 ft. (20,000 items)
NUCMC #: MS77-1235
Access: restricted
Finding aids: unpublished guide
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.

M040
MICHIGAN AFL-CIO
Wayne State University, Archives of Labor History and Urban Affairs (Detroit, MI)
Dates of collection: 1939-58
Size: 103 ft.
NUCMC #: MS72-837
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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.

M041
MICHIGAN MEDIA
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Dates of collection: 1950-'70s
Size: 10 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: inventory
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.

M042
MICHIGAN UNITED RAILROAD
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Dates of collection: 1907-1911
Size: 200 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Time tables, payrolls, inventories, annual reports, contracts, daily financial statements, and some business correspondence dealing with the operation of this interurban and city railroad.

M043
MICKELSON, SIG, b. 1913
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Profession: Broadcast journalism executive, teacher
Dates of collection: 1947-75
Size: 15 ft.
NUCMC #: MS78-1016
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

M044
MILLER, FRIEDA SEGELKE, 1889-1973
Radcliffe College, Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America (Cambridge, MA)
Profession: Labor administrator and official
Dates of collection: 1909-73
Size: 15 boxes, 13 folders of photographs, 2 oversize folders
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

M045
MILLER, GEORGE W.
West Virginia University Library, West Virginia and Regional History (Morgantown)
Profession: Businessman, school principal
Dates of collection: 1948-71
Size: 10 ft.
NUCMC #: MS77-707
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

M046
MILLER, HERMAN POTTS, JR.
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Profession: Radio engineer for Federal Telegraph Co. and ITT
Dates of collection: 1914-67
Size: 8 cartons, 1 box
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: temporary guide
Correspondence and papers, including a photo album kept by Miller while a student at Stanford University. Photos were moved to the Pictorial Collection.

M047
MILLER, JAMES ARTHUR
Stanford University Libraries, Department of Special Collections (Stanford, CA)
Profession: Federal Telegraph Co. engineer
Dates of collection: 1924-64
Size: .5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

M048
MILLER, OLIVER W.
Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)
Profession: Colonel, U.S. Air Force, communications and electronics specialist
Dates of collection: 1943-72
Size: 1 ms. box, 1 scrapbook, 3 maps
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

M049
MILLER, WILLIAM EDWARD, b. 1914
Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)
Profession: Lawyer, U.S. Representative
Dates of collection: 1949-64
Size: 172 ft.
NUCMC #: MS73-357
Access: restricted
Finding aids: unpublished guide
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.

M050
MILLIS, JOHN A.
Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (New York, NY)
Profession: U.S. Army engineer
Dates of collection: 1886-88
Size: 150 items
NUCMC #: MS61-3463
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

M051
MILLS, ABBOT LOW, b. 1898
University of Oregon Library (Eugene)
Profession: Banker, member of Board of Governors, Federal Reserve
Dates of collection: 1930-51
Size: 9 ft.
NUCMC #: MS72-456
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

M052
MILLS, MARMION D.
University of Oregon Library (Eugene)
Profession: Transportation engineer and consultant
Dates of collection: 1926-54
Size: 3 ft.
NUCMC #: MS72-457
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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).

M053
MILWAUKEE, GALENA AND CHICAGO TELEGRAPH COMPANY
Chicago Historical Society Library (Chicago, IL)
Dates of collection: 1849
Size: 1 vol. (23 pp.)
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Account book (4 April - 31 October 1849) of the Madison Office of the Milwaukee, Galena and Chicago Telegraph Co.

M054
MINNESOTA ASSOCIATION OF COOPERATIVES, St. Paul
Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)
Dates of collection: 1943-85
Size: 128 ft.
NUCMC #: MS72-981
Access: restricted
Finding aids: container lists
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.

M055
MINNESOTA ELECTRICITY BOARD
(in Minnesota State Archives collection)
Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)
Dates of collection: 1899-1966
Size: 4 cubic ft., 9 vols.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

M056
MITCHELL, HUGH BURNTON, b. 1907
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Business executive, U.S. Senator and Representative
Dates of collection: 1945-52
Size: 49 ft.
NUCMC #: MS66-979
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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.

M057
MITCHELL, JOHN R.
U.S. Army Military History Institute (Carlisle Barracks, PA)
Profession: Union Army officer, Signal Corps
Dates of collection: 1863-65
Size: 2 vols.
NUCMC #: MS79-1537
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: guide
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.

M058
MONONGAHELA INCLINED PLANE COMPANY
University of Pittsburgh Libraries, Archives of Industrial Society (Pittsburgh, PA)
Dates of collection: 1863-1965
Size: 10 ft., 10 vols.
NUCMC #: MS80-447
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

M059
MONTANA GOVERNORS
Montana Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (Helena)
Dates of collection: 1893-1962
Size: 142 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

M060
MOORE, ARTHUR DEARTH, b. 1895
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Profession: Professor of electrical engineering at University of Michigan and city councilman in Ann Arbor
Dates of collection: 1927-64
Size: 6 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-1448
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

M061
MORAN, RICHARD BARTHOLOMEW, b. 1895
U.S. Army Military History Institute (Carlisle Barracks, PA)
Profession: Chief signal officer, U.S. 5th Army (1942-45)
Dates of collection: 1942-47
Size: 11 boxes
NUCMC #: MS79-1544
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: guide
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).

M062
MOREHOUSE, EDWARD WARD,
b. 1896
Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)
Profession: Economist
Dates of collection: 1920-31
Size: 2 ft.
NUCMC #: MS78-256
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Typewritten research notes on public utilities regulation, drawn from interviews and records of the Massachusetts Public Utilities Commission. Gift of Pennsylvania State University, 1976.

M063
MORGAN, EDWIN BARBER, 1806-1881
Wells College, Louis Jefferson Long Library (Aurora, NY)
Profession: U.S. Representative
Dates of collection: 1836-1904
Size: 4 ft. (3,100 items)
NUCMC #: MS80-2382
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

M064
MORGAN, HARCOURT ALEXANDER, 1867-1950
University of Tennessee at Knoxville Library, Special Collections
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
Dates of collection: 1905-50
Size: 12 ft. (ca. 8,400 items)
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: guide
Professional correspondence and subject files related to his philosophy of Common Mooring.

M065
MORGAN, HOWARD VINCENT,
b. 1914
University of Oregon Library (Eugene)
Profession: Public official, Oregon Public Utilities Commissioner, chairman of the Democratic Party of Oregon, member of the Federal Power Commission
Dates of collection: 1953-73
Size: 3 ft.
NUCMC #: MS76-1315
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

M066
MORSE, PHILIP McCORD, b. 1903
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Institute Archives and Special Collections (Cambridge)
Profession: Physicist, administrator
Dates of collection: 1927-80
Size: 29 cartons
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

M067
MORSE, SAMUEL FINLEY BREESE, 1791-1872
(in Morse Family Papers collection)
Yale University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Archives (New Haven, CT)
Profession: Artist, inventor
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: item-level catalogue
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.

M068
MORSE, SAMUEL FINLEY BREESE, 1791-1872
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Artist, inventor
Dates of collection: 1793-1944
Size: 18 ft. (10,000 items)
NUCMC #: MS71-1385
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

M069
MORSE, SAMUEL FINLEY BREESE, 1791-1872
Emory University, Robert W. Woodruff Library, Special Collections Department (Atlanta, GA)
Profession: Artist, inventor
Dates of collection: 1817-1950
Size: 86 items
NUCMC #: MS77-246
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

M070
MORSE, SAMUEL FINLEY BREESE, 1791-1872
Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (New York, NY)
Profession: Artist, inventor
Dates of collection: 1930-52
Size: 250 items
NUCMC #: MS66-1595
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

M071
MORSE, SAMUEL FINLEY BREESE, 1791-1872
New-York Historical Society, Manuscripts Department (New York, NY)
Profession: Artist, inventor
Dates of collection: 1807-68
Size: 70 items
NUCMC #: MS66-1812
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: catalogue
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.

M072
MORTON, STERLING, 1885-1961
Chicago Historical Society Library (Chicago, IL)
Profession: Industrialist and philanthropist
Dates of collection: 1917-30
Size: 300 items, 1 vol.
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.

M073
MOSCOW, WARREN, b. 1908
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Profession: Journalist, government official
Dates of collection: 1941-71
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS78-1017
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

M074
MOTOROLA, INC.
Motorola, Inc., Archives (Schaumburg, IL)
Dates of collection: 1930-87
Size: 250 ft.
Finding aids: none
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).

M075
MOTT, SAMUEL DIMMICK, 1852-1930
New Jersey Historical Society Library (Newark)
Profession: Inventor
Dates of collection: 1857-1927
Size: 185 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

M076
MULLENDORE, WALTER CLINTON, b. 1892
University of Oregon Library (Eugene)
Profession: Utility executive
Dates of collection: 1930-68
Size: 7 ft.
NUCMC #: MS72-462
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence with conservative organizations and persons, especially the Foundation for Economic Education, and other personal papers.

M077
MUNROE, ROY GARLAND, 1883-1970
Denver Public Library, Western History Department (Denver, CO)
Profession: Utility employee, salesman and executive with Denver's combined gas and electric utility (1901-'50s)
Dates of collection: 1883-1970
Size: 1 vol.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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 & Electric Co. and the Public Service Co. of Colorado. Includes clippings and pamphlets interspersed with text.

M078
MURPHY, FRANCIS HAYES, 1878-1968
University of Oregon Library (Eugene)
Profession: Electrical engineer
Dates of collection: 1920-40
Size: 2 ft.
NUCMC #: MS72-463
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Historical data on electric lighting and documents on lighting contracts in Oregon.

M079
MYER, ALBERT JAMES, 1829-1880
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Army officer and surgeon
Dates of collection: 1851-1933
Size: 300 items
NUCMC #: MS77-1554
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

M080
MYER, ALBERT JAMES, 1829-1880
U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Museum (Fort Monmouth, NJ)
Profession: Founder of the U.S. Army Signal Corps
Dates of collection: 1854-80
Size: 3 ft., 1 reel of microfilm
NUCMC #: MS67-145
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished list
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.

M081
MYERS, GUY C., d. 1960
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Financier
Dates of collection: 1933-60
Size: 57 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished preliminary finding aid
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.

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N001
NARES, JAMES D.
Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)
Profession: Secretary to the Dundee, Lake Keuka, & Lamoka Railroad
Dates of collection: 1898-1902
Size: 53 items
NUCMC #: MS77-196
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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 & Hudson River Railroad Co., Northern Central Railway Co., and manufacturers of electric railroad construction equipment.
N002
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BROADCASTERS
Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)
Size: 1,556 items
NUCMC #: MS78-1178
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Research studies, surveys, promotional items, station publications, Crossley CAB reports, and material relating to early educational broadcasting. Additions to the collection are expected.

N003
NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Dates of collection: 1930-60
Size: 186 ft.
NUCMC #: MS64-1619
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
Files from the various departments and divisions of the company, including the Engineering Dept.

N004
NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS. ELECTRICAL DIVISION.
(in Federal Records, RG167)
National Archives and Records Administration (Washington, DC)
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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).

N005
NATIONAL HELLS CANYON ASSOCIATION
University of Oregon Library (Eugene)
Dates of collection: 1953-58
Size: 21 ft.
NUCMC #: MS60-604
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Includes association data and information on Hells Canyon Power Co. project nos. 1971, 2132, 2133 and on national power policy.

N006
NATIONAL HELLS CANYON ASSOCIATION
University of Oregon Library (Eugene)
Dates of collection: 1953-58
Size: 6 ft.
NUCMC #: MS74-847
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence, reports, and publications of a lobby for the construction of Federal dams on the Snake River in Idaho and Oregon.

N007
NEBRASKA BUSINESS RECORDS
Nebraska State Historical Society, State Archives Division (Lincoln)
Dates of collection: 1843-1929
Size: 75 items, 7 vols., 5 reels of microfilm
NUCMC #: MS76-435
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: guide
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.

N008
NEILS (J.) LUMBER COMPANY
University of Montana Library (Missoula)
Dates of collection: 1924-66
Size: 2 ft.
NUCMC #: MS78-1639
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished guide
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.

N009
NELIGH MILLS
Nebraska State Historical Society, State Archives Division (Lincoln)
Dates of collection: 1886-1961
Size: 15,100 items
NUCMC #: MS76-450
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

N010
NEWBURY, FRANK D.
Dwight D. Eisenhower Library (Abilene, KS)
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
Dates of collection: 1896-1965
Size: 3 ft. (2,000 items)
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

N011
NEW ENGLAND ASSOCIATED PRESS
Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)
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.

N012
NEWTON, DALE M.
University of Oregon Library (Eugene)
Profession: Private, U.S. Army, 44th Service
Company, U.S. Army Signal Corps
Dates of collection: 1918-19
Size: 364 items
NUCMC #: MS76-1318
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

N013
NEW YORK CENTRAL AND HUDSON RIVER RAILROAD COMPANY
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Dates of collection: 1886-1912, 1968
Size: 24 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-250
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

N014
NIAGARA FALLS HYDRAULIC POWER & MANUFACTURING COMPANY
Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society, Manuscripts Department (Buffalo, NY)
Dates of collection: 1891-1924
Size: .2 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

N015
NIAGARA FALLS POWER COMPANY
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Dates of collection: 1890-1919
Size: 5.5 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: index
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).

N016
NIAGARA MOHAWK POWER COMPANY
Syracuse University Libraries, George Arents Research Library, Manuscript Collections (Syracuse, NY)
Dates of collection: 1835-1921
Size: 16 boxes, 5 oversize packages
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: partial index
Primarily internal documents and correspondence, memos, and engineering reports, with emphasis on the period 1889-1900.

N017
NIAGARA MOHAWK POWER COMPANY
Niagara Mohawk History Office (Syracuse, NY)
Dates of collection: 1889-present
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

N018
NIXDORFF, SAMUEL PURDY,
1888-1965
Union College, Schaffer Library, Special Collections (Schenectady, NY)
Profession: Engineer with General Electric Co., Schenectady, NY; associate of Ernst F.W. Alexanderson and Charles P. Steinmetz
Dates of collection: 1915-52
Size: 4 ft.
NUCMC #: MS76-1642
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Work journals (1915-40), reports, diagrams, and other papers (1950-52). Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift of Mrs. Nixdorff, 1971.

N019
NOLLET, JEAN ANTOINE
(in Collected Scientific Manuscripts, 13th-20th Centuries collection)
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History, Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology (Washington, DC)
Dates of collection: 1742-1770
Size: 99 letters
Access: restricted
Finding aids: title catalogue
Correspondence with Etienne Francois Dutout. Annotated copy of Giacomo Beccaria's Dell' elettricismo (1753).

N020
NORRIS, GEORGE WILLIAM,
1861-1944
Nebraska State Historical Society, State Archives Division (Lincoln)
Profession: U.S. Representative and Senator
Dates of collection: 1886-1967
Size: 5,500 items
NUCMC #: MS76-452
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

N021
NORTH BROTHERS MANUFACTURING COMPANY, Philadelphia, PA
Hagley Museum and Library (Wilmington, DE)
Business: Manufacturers of iron, brass, and hardware
Dates of collection: 1870-1932
Size: 500 items
NUCMC #: MS72-112
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: guide
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.

N022
NORTH DAKOTA BUSINESS RECORDS
University of North Dakota, Chester Fritz Library, Department of Special Collections (Grand Forks)
Dates of collection: 1879-1967
Size: 24 items
NUCMC #: MS79-1086
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: guide
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.

N023
NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY, St. Paul, MN
Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)
Dates of collection: 1864-1970
Size: 10,000 ft.
Access: partially restricted
Finding aids: guide
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.

N024
NORTHWEST PUBLIC POWER ASSOCIATION
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Dates of collection: 1946-72
Size: 16.5 ft.
NUCMC #: MS65-1044
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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.

N025
NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC RAILWAY
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Material on the electrification system of the railway.

N026
NORTON, DELBERT AUSTIN, b. 1886
Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)
Profession: Lawyer in Portland, OR; assistant attorney for the Bonneville Power Administration
Dates of collection: 1938-47
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS66-1270
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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).

N027
NORTON, JOHN H., Jr.
Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)
Dates of collection: 1930s
Size: 45 items
NUCMC #: MS78-1179
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Personal notebooks concerning Norton's advertising clients, NBC promotional items, and statistics on early radio stations.

N028
NORVIK, FREDERICK, b. 1919
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Archives
(Troy, NY)
Profession: Professor of electrical engineering at RPI
Dates of collection: 1951-77
Size: .5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence, class notes, grade books, and publications.

N029
NORWOOD, GUS A., b. 1916
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Executive secretary, Northwest Public Power Administration
Dates of collection: 1948-67
Size: 20 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished preliminary inventory
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.

N030
NOTES ON TRAIN RESISTANCE
Coll. # 11/6/15
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives
Dates of collection: 1909
Size: .1 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
"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.

N031
NUNN, LUCIEN
(in Telluride Association Records collection)
Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)
Profession: Electrical engineer, founder of Telluride Association
Dates of collection: 1890-1971
Size: 42 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

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O001
OFFICE OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
(in Federal Records, RG227)
National Archives and Records Administration (Washington, DC)
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Records include contracts, test reports, research reports, and other material, relating to radar, electronics, and Vannevar Bush.
O002
OGDEN, DANIEL MILLER
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Dates of collection: 1948
Size: 1 item (21 pp.)
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Letter from Homer T. Bone discussing his role in the public power movement, 1908-48. Photocopy of typed copy.

O003
OLDS, LELAND, 1890-1960
Franklin D. Roosevelt Library (Hyde Park, NY)
Profession: Government official
Dates of collection: 1890-1960
Size: 157 ft.
NUCMC #: MS74-316
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: shelf list
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.

O004
OLDS, ROBERT F.
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Dates of collection: 1923-41
Size: .7 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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).

O005
OLMSTED FAMILY
Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society, Manuscripts Department (Buffalo, NY)
Dates of collection: 1826-1942
Size: 22.5 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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.

O006
OLSON, JOHN E., b. 1892
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Profession: Senator
Dates of collection: 1941-74
Size: 17 boxes
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: register
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.

O007
OLYMPIA LIGHT AND POWER COMPANY, Olympia, WA
University of Oregon Library (Eugene)
Dates of collection: 1891-1912
Size: 3 ft.
NUCMC #: MS66-1306
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence, reports, financial records, and legal papers.

O008
OREGON BUSINESS RECORDS
University of Oregon Library (Eugene)
Dates of collection: 1839-1948
Size: 100 items, 21 vols.
NUCMC #: MS76-1320
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

O009
OREGON ELECTRIC RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, INC.
Oregon Electric Railway Historical Society, Inc. (Glenwood)
Dates of collection: 1891-
Size: 15 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Letters, tax records, and photographs relating to street railways, signal systems for trolley lines, and books on electric railway practice (1891-1918).

O010
OREGON ENVIRONMENTAL COUNCIL
Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)
Dates of collection: 1952, 1958-76
Size: 38 ft. (28 boxes)
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: guide
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.

O011
OREGON SUPREME COURT
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Dates of collection: 1949-52
Size: .5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Court transcripts and exhibits of Portland General Electric Co. vs. Oregon Hydroelectric Commission relating to the Pelton Dam project.

O012
O'REILLY, HENRY, 1806-1886
New-York Historical Society, Manuscripts Department (New York, NY)
Profession: Editor, pioneer in the erection of telegraph lines
Dates of collection: 1830-82
Size: 25 ft., 40 vols.
NUCMC #: MS61-1701
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

O013
O'REILLY, HENRY, 1806-1886
Rochester Public Library, Local History Division (Rochester, NY)
Profession: Editor, pioneer in the erection of telegraph lines
Dates of collection: 1826-78
Size: 2,000 items
NUCMC #: MS66-1915
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

O014
OSCEOLA RURAL TELEPHONE COMPANY
Central Michigan University, Clarke Historical Library (Mt. Pleasant)
Dates of collection: 1906-62
Size: 25 vols., 300 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.).

O015
OSTERTAG, HAROLD CHARLES,
b. 1896
Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)
Profession: New York State assemblyman, U.S. Representative
Dates of collection: 1937-64
Size: 200 ft.
NUCMC #: MS73-360
Access: restricted
Finding aids: unpublished guide
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.

O016
O'SULLIVAN, JAMES EDWARDS
Gonzaga University, Crosby Library, Rare Book and Manuscript Collection (Spokane, WA)
Access: restricted
Papers relating chiefly to the inception, location, and development of the Coulee Dam power and irrigation projects.

O017
OTTUMWA RAILWAY & LIGHT COMPANY
University of Iowa Libraries, Special Collections Department (Iowa City)
Business: Street railroad, electric light and steam power company in Ottumwa, IA
Dates of collection: 1915-22
Size: 120 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished register
Includes maps, legal documents, correspondence, and subject files. Purchase, 1978.

O018
OWINGS, CHLOE, b. 1883
Radcliffe College, Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America (Cambridge, MA)
Profession: Social worker, researcher, writer, educator, founder of the Pasadena Institute for Radio
Dates of collection: 1961
Size: .25 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
First draft of "Living Through Covered Wagon to Space Ship Age," an unpublished autobiography begun in September 1958.

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P001
PACIFIC NORTHWEST DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION
University of Oregon Library (Eugene)
Dates of collection: 1947-61
Size: 6 ft.
NUCMC #: MS74-851
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.
P002
PACIFIC SLOPE MANUSCRIPTS
Stanford University Libraries, Department of Special Collections (Stanford, CA)
Dates of collection: 1893-1909
Size: 67 items
NUCMC #: MS69-1173
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aids
Correspondence, business and legal documents, bills, and agreements, concerning the organization, construction, and operation of the Oakland Home Telephone Co., Oakland, CA.

P003
PACIFIC TRACTION CORPORATION
Tacoma Public Library (Tacoma, WA)
Dates of collection: 1907-35
Size: 25 ft.
NUCMC #: MS74-1045
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

P004
PACIFICA FOUNDATION
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Dates of collection: 1949-76
Size: 23 ft.
NUCMC #: MS78-1026
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

P005
PACKARD, WALTER EUGENE,
1884-1966
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Profession: Agricultural engineer
Dates of collection: 1899-1966
Size: 10 boxes, 17 cartons, 1 oversize portfolio
NUCMC #: MS80-2294
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

P006
PAINE, ELLERY B., b. 1875
Coll. # 11/6/22
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives
Profession: Professor of electrical engineering
Dates of collection: 1916, 1967
Size: .1 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

P007
PAINTER, URIAH HUNT, 1837-1900
Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Manuscripts Department (Philadelphia, PA)
Profession: Newspaperman, lobbyist, entrepreneur
Dates of collection: 1855-1936
Size: 10,000 items, 75 vols.
NUCMC #: MS61-1129
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

P008
PALMER, CHARLES D., b. 1900
University of Pittsburgh Libraries, Archives of Industrial Society (Pittsburgh, PA)
Profession: Transportation company executive
Dates of collection: 1942-75
Size: 8 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: preliminary unpublished finding aid
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.

P009
PALMER, WILLIAM JACKSON,
1836-1909
Colorado Historical Society, Stephen H. Hart Library (Denver)
Profession: Army officer, railroad builder
Dates of collection: 1840-1920
Size: 2,500 items
NUCMC #: MS74-219
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

P010
PARSONS, BRICKERHOFF, QUADE, AND DOUGLAS
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Business: Engineering firm
Dates of collection: 1905-18
Size: 3 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-252
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

P011
PARSON'S GROVE TELEPHONE COMPANY
Montana State University, Roland R. Renne Library, Special Collections (Bozeman)
Dates of collection: 1916-77
Size: 1 vol.
NUCMC #: MS79-695
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

P012
PATTERSON, RICHARD C., b. 1886
Harry S. Truman Library (Independence, MO)
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.
Dates of collection: 1918-66
Size: 9 ft.
NUCMC #: MS75-599
Access: restricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

P013
PATTERSON, ROBERT MASKELL, 1787-1854
University of Virginia Library, Manuscripts Department and University Archives (Charlottesville)
Dates of collection: 1830-37
Size: 11 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.).

P014
PEARSON, CHARLES H.
Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)
Profession: Radio program producer
Size: 3 ft.
NUCMC #: MS78-1180
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

P015
PEDEN, IRENE C., b. 1925
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Professor of electrical engineering at the University of Washington
Dates of collection: 1966-70, 1972-76
Size: 11 ft.
Access: partially restricted
Finding aids: unpublished preliminary finding aid
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).

P016
PEMBLE, CARL A.
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Profession: President of Save the St. Croix, Inc.
Dates of collection: 1964-71
Size: 4 boxes
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

P017
PENNSYLVANIA POWER AND LIGHT COMPANY
Hagley Museum and Library (Wilmington, DE)
Dates of collection: 1853-1954
Size: 3,000,000 manuscript pages
Finding aids: finding aids
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.

P018
PERHAM, DOUGLAS
Foothill Electronics Museum, de Forest Memorial Library (Los Altos Hills, CA)
Profession: Radio pioneer
Dates of collection: 1887-1967
Size: several thousand items
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

P019
PERRINE, FREDERIC A. (Badito Irrigation Project)
Denver Public Library, Western History Department (Denver, CO)
Dates of collection: 1907
Size: 57 pp.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

P020
PHILLIPS, ROD
Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)
Size: 169 items
NUCMC #: MS78-1181
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

P021
PHYSICS CLUB OF PHILADELPHIA
American Philosophical Society Library (Philadelphia, PA)
Dates of collection: 1909-71
Size: 3 ft.
NUCMC #: MS76-931
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence, minutes, receipts, and other papers. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift of the Club through Marvin Gross, 1971.

P022
PICKERILL, ELMO NEALE
Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)
Dates of collection: 1867-1976
Size: 1,610 items
NUCMC #: MS78-1182
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

P023
PIERCE, GEORGE WASHINGTON, 1872-1956
Harvard University Archives, Pusey Library (Cambridge, MA)
Profession: Professor of physics and communications engineering at Harvard University
Dates of collection: 1900-52
Size: 4 ft.
NUCMC #: MS76-1996
Access: restricted
Finding aids: none
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.

P024
PIERCE, HAROLD H.
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections (East Lansing)
Profession: Treasurer of Moscow & Adams Telephone Co., Hillsdale County, MI
Dates of collection: 1901-52
Size: 1 item, 3 vols.
NUCMC #: MS80-587
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

P025
PIERCE, WALTER MARCUS, 1861-1954
Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)
Profession: Governor, U.S. Representative
Dates of collection: 1916-79
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-660
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

P026
PILLION, JOHN RAYMOND, b. 1904
Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)
Profession: New York State assemblyman, U.S. Representative
Dates of collection: 1947-65
Size: 76 ft.
NUCMC #: MS73-362
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished guide
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.

P027
PITTSBURGH BUREAU OF ELECTRICITY
University of Pittsburgh Libraries, Archives of Industrial Society (Pittsburgh, PA)
Dates of collection: 1877-1928
Size: 60 vols.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

P028
PITTSBURGH RAILWAYS COMPANY
University of Pittsburgh Libraries, Archives of Industrial Society (Pittsburgh, PA)
Dates of collection: 1898-1971
Size: 23 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

P029
PLATT, HELEN
Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)
Dates of collection: 1917-52
Size: 10 folders
NUCMC #: MS77-1670
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

P030
PLEWS, BRADFORD FRANKLIN
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Profession: Medical student
Dates of collection: 1873
Size: 1 vol.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Plews's University of Michigan medical student thesis, entitled, "Electro-physiology."

P031
POLHEMUS, JAMES HENRY,
1887-1965
University of Oregon Library (Eugene)
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.
Dates of collection: 1916-64
Size: 22 ft.
NUCMC #: MS69-1025
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Documents, official reports, plans, and photos, together with personal diaries (1934-64).

P032
PONIATOFF, ALEXANDER MATHEW, 1892-1980
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Profession: Founder of Ampex Co.
Dates of collection: 1892-1980
Contains material relating to the Ampex Co. and magnetic tape recording.

P033
POPE, JAMES PINCKNEY, 1884-1966
University of Tennessee at Knoxville Library, Special Collections
Profession: Director of the Tennessee Valley Authority, U.S. Senator from Idaho
Dates of collection: 1939-51
Size: 10.5 ft. (9,100 items)
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: guide
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.

P034
PORTLAND, OR. BUSINESS RECORDS.
University of Oregon Library (Eugene)
Dates of collection: 1853-1952
Size: 41 items, 15 vols.
NUCMC #: MS76-1326
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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 & Garnold, undertakers (formerly Brelsfoard & Ewry and Ewry & Cook), Fishways, Inc., engaged in construction and sale of a patented fish ladder (originally Western Fish Lift Co., Reedsport, OR), Hallock & Day Co., general contractor (later Hallock & McMillen), Italian American Bank, Lewis & 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.

P035
PORTLAND, OR. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.
University of Oregon Library (Eugene)
Dates of collection: 1924-39
Size: 66 ft.
NUCMC #: MS78-1133
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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.

P036
PORTLAND, OR. CITY ATTORNEY.
Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)
Dates of collection: 1930-64
Size: 7 boxes
NUCMC #: MS76-1215
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

P037
PORTLAND, OR. CIVIL SERVICE BOARD.
Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)
Dates of collection: 1906-59
Size: 4 boxes
NUCMC #: MS74-777
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

P038
PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
University of Oregon Library (Eugene)
Dates of collection: 1939-48
Size: 15 ft.
NUCMC #: MS72-505
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Records relating to the reorganization of the company, from the files of Thomas W. Delzell, trustee, and later chairman of the board.

P039
PORTLAND HOUSING AUTHORITY
Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)
Dates of collection: 1918-40
Size: 3 boxes
NUCMC #: MS73-791
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished guide
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.

P040
PORTLAND TRACTION COMPANY
Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)
Business: Streetcar and bus operator in Portland, OR
Dates of collection: 1905-66
Size: 5 boxes, 56 items (MS74-780); 2 ft. (MS77-1672)
NUCMC #: MS74-780, MS77-1672
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

P041
POTTER, CHARLES F. AND ISAAC B.
Huntington Library (San Marino, CA)
Profession: Lawyers
Dates of collection: 1905-40
Size: 5,000 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

P042
POUND, ARTHUR, 1884-1966
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Profession: Author, historian
Dates of collection: 1928-68
Size: 250 items, 2 ft., 1 vol.
NUCMC #: MS65-496, MS80-1528
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

P043
POWELL, RICHARD CHEADLE,
b. 1882
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Profession: Electrical engineer associated with Pacific Gas & Electric Co.
Dates of collection: 1882

P044
POWER, THOMAS CHARLES, 1839-1923
Montana Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (Helena)
Profession: Businessman, U.S. Senator
Dates of collection: 1867-1951
Size: 224 ft.
NUCMC #: MS79-539
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

P045
PRANGE, LOUIS H., 1884-1957
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Profession: Dairy farmer, State legislator
Dates of collection: 1952-57
Size: 2 boxes
NUCMC #: MS78-1093
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

P046
PRATT, CHARLES RICHARDSON, 1860-1935
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Profession: Mechanical engineer
Dates of collection: 1888-1935
Size: 4 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-253
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

P047
PRATT, HARADEN, 1891-1969
(in History of Science collection)
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Profession: Electrical engineer and business executive
Dates of collection: 1908-69
Size: 4 boxes
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: report and key
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.

P048
PRATT, MARTIN TAYLOR, 1880-1954
Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)
Profession: Sheriff of Multnomah County, OR
Dates of collection: 1880-1962
Size: 20 vols., 1 box
NUCMC #: MS76-1216
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

P049
PRIEST RAPIDS IRRIGATION DISTRICT
Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Division (Pullman)
Dates of collection: 1920-51
Size: 8 ft. (5,000 items)
NUCMC #: MS72-1840
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished list
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.

P050
PRITCHARD, S.R., 1863-1935
University of South Carolina, South Caroliniana Library, Manuscripts Division (Columbia)
Dates of collection: 1890
Size: 1 vol.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: card catalogue
Pritchard's thesis, "The Electric Motor," submitted for a master's degree at South Carolina University and approved by Benjamin Sloan, professor of physics.

P051
PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS OF OREGON
Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)
Dates of collection: 1952
Size: 200 items
NUCMC #: MS76-1218
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

P052
PROUTY, WINSTON LEWIS, b. 1906
University of Vermont, Guy W. Bailey Library, Wilbur Special Collections (Burlington)
Profession: U.S. Representative and Senator
Dates of collection: 1951-71
Size: 272 ft.
Access: restricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

P053
PRYOR, BRITT, 1889-1958
Nebraska State Historical Society, State Archives Division (Lincoln)
Profession: Labor leader
Dates of collection: 1934-58
Size: 100 items
NUCMC #: MS76-499
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

P054
PUBLIC ACCESS COALITION
Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)
Dates of collection: 1975-79
Size: .5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

P055
PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 2 OF PACIFIC COUNTY
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Dates of collection: 1940-52
Size: 17 ft.
NUCMC #: MS66-981
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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.

P056
PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT OF SNOHOMISH COUNTY
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Dates of collection: 1947-60
Size: 42 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished preliminary finding aid
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).

P057
PUGET SOUND POWER & LIGHT COMPANY
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Business: Private utility serving northwestern Washington
Dates of collection: 1890-1950
Size: 460 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished preliminary finding aid
Annual reports, financial records, clippings, operating reports, correspondence, abstracts, appraisals, legal documents and other records of the general office
(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 & Water Co. (1905-15), Mountain Spring Co. (1893-1913), Mutual Electric Light & Power Co. (1919-23), North Coast Power Co., Portland, OR (1915-24), Northwest Electric & Water Works (1914-22), Olympia Light & 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 & Power Co., Seattle (1912-25), Seattle Cataract Co. (1899-1909), Seattle Electric Co. (1899-1930), Seattle Tacoma Power Co. (1903-12), Snoqualmie Falls & 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.

P058
PUGET SOUND UTILITY COMMISSIONERS ASSOCIATION
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Dates of collection: 1942-49
Size: 30 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence, (1942-43), minutes (1949), and reports (1944-46), relating to negotiations to purchase Puget Sound Power & Light Co. properties.

P059
PUPIN, MICHAEL IDVORSKY,
1858-1935
Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (New York, NY)
Profession: Physicist, inventor, and professor of electromechanics at Columbia University (1901-29)
Dates of collection: 1894-1953
Size: 2,200 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

P060
PURINTON FAMILY
West Virginia University Library, West Virginia and Regional History (Morgantown)
Dates of collection: 1873-1934
Size: 11 ft.
NUCMC #: MS77-730
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

P061
PYLE, HOWARD, b. 1906
Dwight D. Eisenhower Library (Abilene, KS)
Profession: Presidential assistant (1955-59) responsible for intergovernmental relations and political strategy and planning
Dates of collection: 1955-59
Size: 21 ft. (41,600 items)
NUCMC #: MS76-1872
Access: restricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

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Q001
QUARLES, DONALD A., 1894-1959
Dwight D. Eisenhower Library (Abilene, KS)
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)
Dates of collection: 1916-60
Size: 10 ft. (4,000 items)
NUCMC #: MS76-1873
Access: restricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.
Q002
QUEEN (JAMES W.) AND COMPANY
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Business: Manufacturer of scientific instruments
Dates of collection: 1850-1952
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-204
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Chiefly catalogues describing equipment and supplies offered by the company, and blueprints and photos. Gift.

Q003
QUINN, THOMAS J., b. 1917
University of Pittsburgh Libraries, Archives of Industrial Society (Pittsburgh, PA)
Profession: Labor organizer
Dates of collection: 1949-55
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS77-2043
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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.

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R001
RADCLIFFE, ZOE (GREEN)
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Dates of collection: 1899-1932
Size: 1 box
NUCMC #: MS80-2298
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence, clippings of Radcliffe's poems, photos, and other papers. Among the correspondents is the Thomas A. Edison Laboratory.
R002
RAILROAD AND WAREHOUSE COMMISSION
(in Minnesota State Archives collection)
Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)
Size: 27 boxes
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: list
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 & Pacific Railroad, the Great Northern Railway, the Minneapolis, Northfield and Southern, the Electric Short Line Railway, and the Minneapolis & St. Louis Railroad.

R003
RAILROAD COLLECTION
New Haven Colony Historical Society Library (New Haven, CT)
Dates of collection: 1813-1939
Size: 36 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-130
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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 & 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.

R004
RAMBO, WILLIAM RALPH, b. 1916
Stanford University Libraries, University Archives (Stanford, CA)
Profession: Professor of electrical engineering
Dates of collection: 1960-71
Size: 20.5 ft.
Access: restricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

R005
RANDS, HAROLD ALVA, b. 1871
University of Oregon Library (Eugene)
Profession: Hydraulic engineer
Dates of collection: 1906-41
Size: 7 ft.
NUCMC #: MS62-1975
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

R006
RAVER, PAUL JEROME, 1894-1963
University of Oregon Library (Eugene)
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)
Dates of collection: 1926-63
Size: 20 ft.
NUCMC #: MS74-854
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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).

R007
RCA SHORT WAVE RADIO STATION
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Dates of collection: 1927-62
Size: 1 carton, 3 rolls of microfilm
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: temporary guide
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.

R008
REED FAMILY
Virginia Historical Society Library (Richmond)
Dates of collection: 1921-35
Size: 19,358 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

R009
REMMEL, HARMON LIVERIGHT, 1852-1927
University of Arkansas Libraries, Special Collections (Fayetteville)
Profession: Businessman and State Republican Party leader
Dates of collection: 1879-1927
Size: 7 ft. (7,304 items)
NUCMC #: MS61-3279
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished calendar, index, finding aid
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.

R010
RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Archives (Troy, NY)
Dates of collection: 1524 to present
Size: 1,050 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: guides
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.

R011
RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE. CENTER FOR TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Archives (Troy, NY)
Dates of collection: 1973-78
Size: .25 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Includes correspondence, Steering Committee minutes (1974-77), research proposals, and meeting agendas. Of particular interest are research proposals on alternatives to electrical energy.

R012
RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE. DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Archives (Troy, NY)
Dates of collection: 1938-79
Size: .5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

R013
RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE. PRESIDENT'S OFFICE (HOTCHKISS).
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Archives (Troy, NY)
Dates of collection: 1935-43
Size: 15 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: preliminary inventory
Subject files of administrative records, including information on academic departments, defense programs, and many individuals.

R014
RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE. PRESIDENT'S OFFICE (HOUSTON).
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Archives (Troy, NY)
Dates of collection: 1916-77
Size: 34.5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: preliminary inventory
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.

R015
RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE. PRESIDENT'S OFFICE (PALMER RICKETTS).
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Archives (Troy, NY)
Dates of collection: 1890-1934
Size: 12 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Collection includes correspondence and subject files relevant to Palmer Ricketts's administrative duties as President.

R016
RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE. SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Archives (Troy, NY)
Dates of collection: 1959-77
Size: 2 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence and subject files from the office of the Dean of the School of Engineering. Included are committee, long-range, and proposal files.

R017
RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE. WHAZ RADIO STATION.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Archives (Troy, NY)
Dates of collection: 1922-64
Size: 4.5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Collection includes subject files relating to the establishment and operation of an early radio station for general broadcasting in the country.

R018
RICHMOND RAILWAY AND ELECTRIC COMPANY
Virginia Historical Society Library (Richmond)
Dates of collection: 1897-1900
Size: 139 items
NUCMC #: MS64-1245
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence concerning company operations.

R019
RIDLEY, GRAHAME BROOKE,
1885-1970
University of Wyoming Library, American Heritage Center (Laramie)
Profession: Engineer, inventor
Dates of collection: 1920-70
Size: 7 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-490
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

R020
RILEY, HOWARD WAIT, b. 1879
(Coll. # 21/11/813)
Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)
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
Dates of collection: 1924-42
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS70-1122
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

R021
ROBBINS, FLOYD D.
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Professor of electrical engineering at the University of Washington
Dates of collection: 1946-71
Size: 4.5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished preliminary finding aid
Reports, charts, technical papers, publications, professional license laws and other papers relating to Robbins's work at the University.

R022
ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION
Rockefeller Archive Center (North Tarrytown, NY)
Dates of collection: 1912-75
Size: 1,655 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
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.

R023
ROESS, HAROLD R.
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Profession: Radio engineer
Size: 2 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-205
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

R024
ROGERS, HENRY J., 1811-1879
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Inventor
Dates of collection: 1861-65
Size: 35 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

R025
ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D., 1882-1945
Franklin D. Roosevelt Library (Hyde Park, NY)
Dates of collection: 1933-45
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

R026
ROSE CITY TRANSIT COMPANY
Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)
Business: Public trolley and bus service
Dates of collection: 1909-69
Size: 5 boxes
NUCMC #: MS80-665
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: guide
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.

R027
ROSE, ERNEST D.
Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)
Dates of collection: 1961
Size: 1 folder
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

R028
ROSENBLITH, WALTER ALTER,
b. 1913
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Institute Archives and Special Collections (Cambridge)
Profession: Electrical engineer, administrator
Dates of collection: 1958-76, 1935-79
Size: 34 ft., 8.75 ft.
Access: restricted
Finding aids: container, box list
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.

R029
ROSS, CHARLES R., b. 1920
University of Vermont, Guy W. Bailey Library, Wilbur Special Collections (Burlington)
Profession: Lawyer, government official, Federal Power Commissioner
Dates of collection: 1958-69
Size: 9 ft.
NUCMC #: MS71-518
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished partial inventory
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.

R030
ROWLAND, HENRY AUGUSTUS, 1848-1901
Johns Hopkins University, Ferdinand Hamburger, Jr., Archives (Baltimore, MD)
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
Dates of collection: 1875-1907
Size: 1 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

R031
ROWLAND, HENRY AUGUSTUS, 1848-1901
Johns Hopkins University, Milton S. Eisenhower Library (Baltimore, MD)
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
Dates of collection: 1793, 1865-1901
Size: 25 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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).

R032
RUDENBERG, REINHOLD, 1883-1961
Harvard University Archives, Pusey Library (Cambridge, MA)
Profession: Electrical engineer
Dates of collection: 1919-61
Size: 4 ft.
NUCMC #: MS71-105
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

R033
RUDER, WILLIAM ERNST, 1886-1963
Union College, Schaffer Library, Special Collections (Schenectady, NY)
Profession: Metallurgist
Dates of collection: 1907-50
Size: 7 ft.
NUCMC #: MS77-1956
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished index
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.

R034
RUPLEY, SAMUEL K., b. 1844
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Military telegrapher
Dates of collection: 1863-1908
Size: 78 items
NUCMC #: MS72-1753
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

R035
RURAL ELECTRIFICATION ADMINISTRATION
(in Federal Records, RG221)
National Archives and Records Administration (Washington, DC)
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Records relating to development and administration of rural electrification.

R036
RUSSELL, FRANK E., 1863-1923
Arizona Historical Society, Manuscripts Division (Tucson)
Profession: Founder and manager of Tucson Gas & Electric Co.
Dates of collection: 1874-1923
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS75-112
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

R037
RUSSELL, THOMAS OSMONDE,
1881-1961
University of Oregon Library (Eugene)
Profession: Civil engineer
Dates of collection: 1908-54
Size: 9 ft.
NUCMC #: MS62-4183
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Part of the collection includes records of engineering projects for the California-Oregon Power Co.

S

S001
SANDAGE, CHARLES HAROLD,
b. 1902
Coll. # 13/2/20
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives
Profession: Professor of advertising at Miami University, Oxford, OH; officer in U.S. Office of Price Administration
Dates of collection: 1930-63
Size: 2 ft.
NUCMC #: MS72-165
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.
S002
SANGER, ELLIOTT MAXWELL, b. 1897
Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (New York, NY)
Profession: Co-founder (1936) and executive vice-president and manager (1936-65) of radio station WQXR
Dates of collection: 1936-73
Size: 200 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: preliminary description
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.

S003
SAN RAFAEL RANCH COMPANY
Huntington Library (San Marino, CA)
Dates of collection: 1871-1923
Size: 41 items
NUCMC #: MS77-340
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

S004
SANTIAM FISH AND GAME PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION
Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)
Dates of collection: 1929-31
Size: 1 folder
NUCMC #: MS74-793
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

S005
SARNOFF, DAVID, 1891-1971
RCA, David Sarnoff Library (Princeton, NJ)
Profession: Broadcasting executive
Size: 700 vols.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

S006
SAVAGE, JOHN L., b. 1879
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Profession: Consulting engineer
Dates of collection: 1944
Size: .1 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

S007
SAVERY, THOMAS H., 1837-1910
Hagley Museum and Library (Wilmington, DE)
Profession: Manufacturer, inventor, and business executive
Dates of collection: 1848-1946
Size: 2,800 items
NUCMC #: MS71-1733
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

S008
SCAMMON, CHARLES MELVILLE, 1825-1911
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Dates of collection: 1849-1911
Size: 6 boxes, 2 portfolios, 2 packages
NUCMC #: MS65-1171
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.).

S009
SCHALLER, WILLIAM F., b. 1899
Coll. # 41/20/23
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives
Dates of collection: 1906-15, 1921, 1967
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS69-275
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

S010
SCHILLING, JOHN T.
Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)
Profession: General manager of radio station WHB
Dates of collection: 1922-62
Size: 23 items
NUCMC #: MS78-1183
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Radio station WHB pressbooks and publicity scrapbooks. Gift of Mr. Schilling.

S011
SCHMIDT, HENRY A., 1861-1944
University of Texas Medical Branch, Moody Medical Library, History of Medicine and Archives Department (Galveston)
Profession: Assayer, photographer
Dates of collection: 1896-1906
Size: 75 items
NUCMC #: MS80-2376
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence, a laboratory notebook, receipts, and photos, relating to experiments with X-rays conducted by Schmidt as an avocation. Gift.

S012
SCHNELL, JOSEPH D., d. 1914
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Military telegraph operator (1861-65), supervisor of the 11th District of New York census
Dates of collection: 1844-1914
Size: 75 items
NUCMC #: MS68-2068
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

S013
SCHUYLER, JAMES DIX, 1848-1912
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Profession: Hydraulic engineer
Dates of collection: 1889-1911
Size: 1 box
NUCMC #: MS75-358
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Reports on irrigation projects, dams, and power companies in Arizona, California, Mexico, Texas, and Utah.

S014
SCHWENGEL, FREDERICK DELBERT, b. 1907
University of Iowa Libraries, Special Collections Department (Iowa City)
Profession: State legislator, U.S. Representative
Dates of collection: 1940-72
Size: 326 ft.
NUCMC #: MS79-1616
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

S015
SCIENTISTS AND SCIENCE
Stanford University Libraries, Department of Special Collections (Stanford, CA)
Dates of collection: 1865-1948
Size: 45 items, 2 vols.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: catalogue
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.

S016
SCIOTO VALLEY TRACTION COMPANY
Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)
Dates of collection: 1904-35
Size: 15 ft.
NUCMC #: MS75-1171
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

S017
SCOTT, CHARLES FELTON, 1864-1944
Yale University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Archives (New Haven, CT)
Profession: Professor of electrical engineering, president of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1902-03)
Dates of collection: 1901-23
Size: 8 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-764
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

S018
SEATTLE, WA. DEPARTMENT OF LIGHTING.
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Dates of collection: 1905-63
Size: 295 ft.
NUCMC #: MS64-1269
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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.

S019
SEIBERT FAMILY
U.S. Army Military History Institute (Carlisle Barracks, PA)
Dates of collection: 1861-66
Size: 49 items, 1 box
NUCMC #: MS79-1571
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: guide
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).

S020
SELLERS, COLEMAN, 1827-1907
American Philosophical Society Library (Philadelphia, PA)
Profession: Engineer, inventor
Dates of collection: 1863-99
Size: 2 vols., 130 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

S021
SHAFTO, G. RICHARD
Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)
Profession: Radio broadcaster
Size: 2 items, 1 vol.
NUCMC #: MS78-1184
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

S022
SHAKOPEE, SCOTT COUNTY, MN. MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS.
Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)
Dates of collection: 1905-47
Size: 8 vols.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: volume list
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.

S023
SHANNON, WILLIAM D., 1887-1976
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
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
Dates of collection: 1876-1963
Size: 2.5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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).

S024
SHAW, ALBERT DUANE, 1841-1901
Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)
Profession: Consular official, business executive, president of Canadian Niagara Power Co.
Dates of collection: 1891-96
Size: 1 vol.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

S025
SHAW, CHARLES GORDON
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Dates of collection: 1942
Size: 1 vol.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Shaw's masters thesis in speech at Wayne University, entitled, "The Development of WJR, The Goodwill Station, Detroit" (1942).

S026
SHELDON, CHARLES CLARENCE, 1871-1941
Nebraska State Historical Society, State Archives Division (Lincoln)
Profession: Farmer, businessman, conservationist, promoter of hydroelectric power
Dates of collection: 1933-61
Size: 2 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

S027
SHERRY, EDWARD PADDOCK,
1871-1941
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Profession: Businessman
Dates of collection: 1853-1961
Size: 100 ft.
NUCMC #: MS78-1040
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

S028
SHIPSTEAD, HENRIK, 1881-1960
Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)
Profession: U.S. Senator
Dates of collection: 1913-53
Size: 21 ft.
NUCMC #: MS62-852
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
Contains material relating to the Rural Electrification Administration, including correspondence about surveys, engineering, administration, and the REA Senate committee investigation of 1943-45.

S029
SHOEMAKER FAMILY
Maryland Historical Society Library, Manuscripts Division (Baltimore)
Dates of collection: 1824-1950
Size: 58 boxes
NUCMC #: MS78-850
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

S030
SHORIKI, MATSUTARO
Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)
Profession: President of Nippon Television Network Corp.
Dates of collection: 1952-53
Size: 1 folder
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

S031
SICKLER, MARION M.
California State Library, California Section (Sacramento)
Profession: U.S. Army sergeant, Signal Corps Observer
Dates of collection: 1880
Size: 70 items
NUCMC #: MS80-1864
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

S032
SIGNAL BATTALION, 317th FIELD
Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)
Dates of collection: 1917-72
Size: 1 folder
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

S033
SIGNAL CORPS
(in Federal Records, RG111)
National Archives and Records Administration (Washington, DC)
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

S034
SIGNAL CORPS, U.S. ARMY
U.S. Army Military History Institute (Carlisle Barracks, PA)
Dates of collection: 1860-1950
Size: 56 boxes
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: guide
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.

S035
SIGNAL CORPS VETERAN ASSOCIATION
U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Museum (Fort Monmouth, NJ)
Dates of collection: 1898-1950
Size: 2 ft.
NUCMC #: MS67-579
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

S036
SILLIMAN FAMILY
Yale University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Archives (New Haven, CT)
Dates of collection: 1717-1911
Size: 21 ft.
NUCMC #: MS74-1201
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished register
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.

S037
SILVER, SAMUEL, 1915-1976
(in History of Science collection)
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Profession: Professor of electrical engineering and director of the Electronics Research Laboratory and the Space Sciences Laboratory at the University of California at Berkeley
Dates of collection: 1939-76
Size: 20 boxes, 16 cartons
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: report and key
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.

S038
SILVERNAIL, FRANK
Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)
Profession: Broadcast advertising executive
Dates of collection: 1924-58
Size: 22 items
NUCMC #: MS78-1185
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

S039
SIMON, EMIL JACOB, 1888-1963
(in History of Science collection)
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Profession: Radio engineer, inventor
Dates of collection: 1888-1963
Size: 4 boxes
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: report and key
Simon's autobiography, with letters, clippings, photographs, and other materials inserted, documenting his life and career. Also contains Lee
de Forest memorabilia, including articles by and about the vacuum tube pioneer, letters, clippings, Simon's reminiscences, etc., and also material relating to the
de Forest Pioneers.

S040
SIMONS, FRIEDA HENNOCK,
1904-1960
Radcliffe College, Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America (Cambridge, MA)
Profession: Lawyer, member of Federal Communications Commission
Dates of collection: 1922-60
Size: 20 boxes, 174 folders, 6 vols.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

S041
SINCLAIR, HENRY HARBINSON,
d. 1914
Huntington Library (San Marino, CA)
Profession: Hydroelectric engineer
Dates of collection: 1819-1937
Size: 1,300 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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 & 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.

S042
SIOUX ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATION
Iowa State University Library, Department of Special Collections (Ames)
Dates of collection: 1938-75
Size: 2.5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

S043
SLATTERY, HARRY, 1887-1949
Duke University, William R. Perkins Library, Manuscript Department (Durham, NC)
Profession: Conservationist, counsel to the National Boulder Dam Association (1925-29), administrator of the Rural Electrification Administration (1939-44)
Dates of collection: 1901-58
Size: 51,332 items, 243 vols.
NUCMC #: MS62-1092
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: card index
A large part of the collection relates to Slattery's work with the National Boulder Dam Association and the Rural Electrification Administration.

S044
SLUSHER, H.E., b. 1893
University of Missouri at Columbia, Ellis Library, Western Historical Manuscripts Collection
Profession: President of the Missouri Farm Bureau Federation
Dates of collection: 1944-58
Size: 16 ft.
NUCMC #: MS74-492
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: card catalogue
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.

S045
SMATHERS, JAMES FIELD
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Profession: Inventor of electric typewriter

S046
SMITH, EBEN, 1831-1906
(in Memorial Collection Papers)
Denver Public Library, Western History Department (Denver, CO)
Profession: Financier, Colorado pioneer, railroad builder, mine owner
Dates of collection: 1890-1906
Size: 19 boxes, 42 bound ledgers
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

S047
SMITH, FRANCIS ORMOND JONATHAN, 1806-1876
Maine Historical Society Library (Portland)
Profession: Lawyer, businessman, U.S. Representative
Dates of collection: 1818-76
Size: 12 ft. (6,000 items)
NUCMC #: MS66-484
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Collection contains material relating to patent litigation among Smith, Samuel F.B. Morse, and Henry O'Reilly over the electromagnetic telegraph.

S048
SMITH, FRANCIS ORMOND JONATHAN, 1806-1876
New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division (New York, NY)
A small collection of Smith's papers, primarily correspondence with Eliphant Case concerning the building of telegraph lines in the Ohio Valley.

S049
SMITH, GEORGE OTIS, 1871-1944
(in Petroleum History and Research Center collection)
University of Wyoming Library, American Heritage Center (Laramie)
Profession: Geologist, director of the U.S. Geological Survey, chairman of the U.S. Federal Power Commission
Dates of collection: 1906-34
Size: 4 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-494
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

S050
SMITH, HAROLD BABBITT, 1869-1932
Worcester Polytechnic Institute Archives, George C. Gordon Library (Worcester, MA)
Profession: Founder and head of WPI Electrical Engineering Dept.
Dates of collection: 1895-1930
Size: 18 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

S051
SMITH, SIR JAMES CARMICHAEL, bart., 1799-1838
Duke University, William R. Perkins Library, Manuscript Department (Durham, NC)
Profession: British Army officer, colonial Governor
Dates of collection: 1785-1952
Size: 309 items, 9 vols.
NUCMC #: MS71-86
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: card index
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.

S052
SMITH, JOSEPH "JOE", 1873-1962
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Journalist, political activist
Dates of collection: 1890-1957
Size: 9 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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.

S053
SMITH, STEWART WHEDON
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Profession: Medical student
Dates of collection: 1877
Size: 1 vol.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Smith's University of Michigan medical student thesis, entitled, "Two uses of medical electricity."

S054
SMITH (S. MORGAN) COMPANY
Millersville University of Pennsylvania, Ganser Library, Archives and Special Collections (Millersville, PA)
Dates of collection: 1880-1955
Size: 33 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-2162
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

S055
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION. ELECTRICAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY COLLECTION
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Dates of collection: 1862-
Size: 17.6 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: partial inventory
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.

S056
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION. MECHANICAL & CIVIL ENGINEERING COLLECTION
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Dates of collection: 1786-1979
Size: 203 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-246
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

S057
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION. TRANSFORMER HISTORY COLLECTION
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Dates of collection: 1856-1900, 1935-60
Size: .6 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Contains patents, photographs, newsclippings, and articles, concerning the origins and development of the transformer.

S058
SNOW, WILLIAM BENHAM, 1860-1930
Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (New York, NY)
Profession: Physician
Dates of collection: 1926
Size: 1 vol.
NUCMC #: MS77-128
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

S059
SOUTH CAROLINA. ROCK HILL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Winthrop College, Dacus Library, Archives and Special Collections Department (Rock Hill, SC)
Dates of collection: 1912-76
Size: 4 ft.
NUCMC #: MS79-1298
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

S060
SOUTHERN BELL TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH COMPANY
Atlanta Historical Society Archives (Atlanta, GA)
Dates of collection: 1909-53
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS79-253
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

S061
SOUTHERN COLORADO POWER COMPANY
Denver Public Library, Western History Department (Denver, CO)
Dates of collection: 1923-25
Size: 1 vol.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Includes photographs, maps, reports. Gift of Northern Arizona University, 1977.

S062
SOUTHWORTH, GEORGE C.,
1890-1972
AT&T Archives (Warren, NJ)
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)
Dates of collection: 1920- ca.1965
Size: 63 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: index
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.).

S063
SPADA, JOHN
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
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)
Dates of collection: 1919-63
Size: .5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
Correspondence, minutes, reports, ephemera and other materials relating to Spada's activities. Microfilm copies available.

S064
SPEAR, LILLIAN SYLTEN, 1897-1963
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Teacher, civic leader
Dates of collection: 1936-63
Size: 7 ft.
NUCMC #: MS65-1055
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
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.

S065
SPEED, PERRY
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Profession: Businessman
Dates of collection: 1914-19
Size: 1 folder
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Contains the records of the Turtle Lake Electric Light & 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.

S066
SPINNING, E.S.
Rutgers University Libraries, Special Collections Department (New Brunswick, NJ)
Profession: Electrician
Dates of collection: 1900-40
Size: 1 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

S067
SPONABLE, EARL I.
Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (New York, NY)
Research papers on motion picture sound.

S068
SPRAGUE, FRANK JULIAN, 1857-1934
New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division (New York, NY)
Profession: Engineer
Dates of collection: 1874-1939
Size: 134 boxes, 222 vols.
Finding aids: preliminary inventory
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 & 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.

S069
SQUIER, GEORGE OWEN, 1865-1934
United States Air Force Academy Library (Colorado Springs, CO)
Profession: Electrical engineer, commanding general of the U.S. Signal Corps (1917-23)
Dates of collection: 1833-1961
Size: 10 ft.
NUCMC #: MS79-1601
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

S070
SQUIER, GEORGE OWEN, 1865-1934
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Profession: Electrical engineer, commanding general of the U.S. Signal Corps (1917-23)
Dates of collection: 1884-1945
Size: 4 ft., 43 vols.
NUCMC #: MS65-567
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

S071
STAMEY, E. LEON
Georgia State University Library, Southern Labor Archives (Atlanta)
Profession: Labor organizer in Atlanta, GA
Dates of collection: 1951-72
Size: 1,389 items
NUCMC #: MS77-287
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

S072
STANFORD UNIVERSITY. MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS, PHYSICS DEPT.
Stanford University Libraries, University Archives (Stanford, CA)
Dates of collection: 1937-47
Size: .25 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: register
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.

S073
STANFORD UNIVERSITY. SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING.
Stanford University Libraries, University Archives (Stanford, CA)
Dates of collection: 1915-69
Size: 18.5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

S074
STANLEY, BRUCE M., 1872-1957
Arizona Historical Society, Manuscripts Division (Tucson)
Profession: Train dispatcher and inventor
Dates of collection: 1871-1935
Size: 5 boxes (2,326 items)
NUCMC #: MS62-2542
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

S075
STASIK, MARGARET DARIN
University of Pittsburgh Libraries, Archives of Industrial Society (Pittsburgh, PA)
Profession: Officer and organizer of the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America, Local 601, East Pittsburgh, PA; employee of Westinghouse Electric Corp.
Dates of collection: 1936-45
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS77-2044
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence, memoranda, handbills, flyers, posters, publications, and subject files, relating to Stasik's activities. Gift of Ms. Stasik, 1973.

S076
STATEWIDE CONFERENCE ON UNDERGROUND UTILITIES
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Dates of collection: 1967
Size: 258 pp.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Photocopy of presentations by engineers and civic leaders. The Conference was held on 29 November-
1 December 1967 and was sponsored by various organizations and utility companies, including Pacific Gas and Electric Co.

S077
STEARNS, DAVID LLOYD, d. 1971
Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)
Profession: Railroad employee
Dates of collection: 1951-69
Size: 48 binders
NUCMC #: MS76-1230
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

S078
STEINMETZ, CHARLES PROTEUS, 1865-1923
Schenectady County Historical Society Library (Schenectady, NY)
Profession: Mathematician and electrical engineer at the General Electric Co., Schenectady, NY, and professor of electrical engineering at Union College
Student notebooks, three laboratory notebooks (1890-93) from his employment at the Eickemeyer & 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.

S079
STEINMETZ, CHARLES PROTEUS, 1865-1923
Union College, Schaffer Library, Special Collections (Schenectady, NY)
Profession: Mathematician and electrical engineer at the General Electric Co., Schenectady, NY, and professor of electrical engineering at Union College
Dates of collection: 1898-1923
Size: 600 items
NUCMC #: MS67-2121
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

S080
STEVENS, JACK DA COSTA, b. 1901
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Consulting civil engineer to major electric utilities in U.S. and Canada, senior partner in Stevens and Conkling, Engineers and Consultants
Dates of collection: 1955-66
Size: 6 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished preliminary finding aid
Collection consists of correspondence, reports, field notes, and other items relating to his work in the Columbia River Basin.

S081
STEWART, CLARENCE HOCKADAY
Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)
Profession: Field engineer and resident engineer of the Hibbing Power Plant, Hibbing, MN
Dates of collection: 1899-1947
Size: 3 boxes
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: inventory
Correspondence, reports, blueprints, specifications, and similar papers relating to the Westinghouse Electric Co., the Minnesota Electric Light & Power Co., and to Stewart's work at the Hibbing Power Plant.

S082
STEWART FAMILY
U.S. Army Military History Institute (Carlisle Barracks, PA)
Dates of collection: 1862-1961
Size: 2 boxes
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: guide
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.

S083
STIBITZ, GEORGE ROBERT, b. 1904
Dartmouth College Library (Hanover, NH)
Profession: Mathematician, professor of physiology
Dates of collection: 1937-62
Size: 23 ft.
NUCMC #: MS76-1844
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: inventory
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.

S084
STILES, ROBERT AUGUSTUS,
1836-1905
Virginia Historical Society Library (Richmond)
Dates of collection: 1863-1903
Size: 86 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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).

S085
STONE, GEORGE E.
Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)
Profession: Captain, U.S. Army Signal Corps
Dates of collection: 1918-19
Size: 1 ms. box, 3 envelopes
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence, reports, memoranda, photographs, and memorabilia, relating to the Photographic Section of the U.S. Signal Corps in France during World War I.

S086
STONE AND WEBSTER, INC.
Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)
Business: Consulting engineering firm
Dates of collection: 1892-1956
Size: 27 ft. (469 vols., 1 box)
NUCMC #: MS66-1647
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: listing of reports
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.

S087
STONG, CLAIR L., 1902-1975
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Profession: Electrical engineer, editor of the column "The Amateur Scientist" in Scientific American
Dates of collection: 1952-76
Size: 15 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-206
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence with authors, letters from readers, article reprints, and original illustrations, from Stong's files. Gift.

S088
STRICKLAND, CHARLES EDWIN, 1892-1973
University of Iowa Libraries, Special Collections Department (Iowa City)
Profession: Businessman
Dates of collection: 1937-72
Size: 756 items
NUCMC #: MS76-764
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

S089
STURIES, CARL HERMAN, 1902-1978
Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace Archives (Stanford, CA)
Profession: Colonel, U.S. Army Signal Corps, Senior Signal Adviser in the Korean Military Assistance Group (1950-52)
Dates of collection: 1924-66
Size: 19.5 ms. boxes, 1 envelope
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

S090
SUPERIOR WATER, LIGHT, AND POWER COMPANY
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Dates of collection: 1962
Size: 14 pp.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

S091
SUTTON, ETHEL BALDWIN, 1887-1977
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Dates of collection: 1956-65
Size: 1 box
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Contains scripts of an inspirational radio series, "Today's Good Word," and clippings concerning the United Church Women of Flint, MI, and religious broadcasting.

S092
SWANN, WILLIAM FRANCIS GRAY, 1884-1962
American Philosophical Society Library (Philadelphia, PA)
Profession: Physicist
Dates of collection: 1900-62
Size: 50,000 items
NUCMC #: MS63-15
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

S093
SWEEN, SEVERN A., b. 1901
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
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
Dates of collection: 1946-58
Size: 3 ft.
NUCMC #: MS76-801
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

S094
SWENSON, GEORGE W., b. 1912
Coll. # 11/6/21
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives
Profession: Professor of electrical engineering and astronomy
Dates of collection: 1957-77
Size: 1 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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).

S095
SWEZEY, KENNETH M.
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Profession: Radio editor of the New York Sun, science writer, and specialist on the life of Nikola Tesla
Dates of collection: 1890-1970
Size: 8 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-207
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

S096
SWIFT, GEORGE LUCIEN
Coll. #19
Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)
Profession: Lecturer in telegraphy, electromagnetism, and galvanism
Dates of collection: 1723-1900
Size: 198 items, 1 vol.
NUCMC #: MS62-2197
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

S097
SYLVANIA ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS, INC.
Cameron County Public Library (Emporium, PA)
Access: unrestricted
Reminiscences of founders and employees of Sylvania Electronic Products, Inc.

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T001
TACOMA PUBLIC UTILITIES. LIGHT DIVISION.
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Dates of collection: 1924-42
Size: .5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Historical sketch (1932), appropriations (1936-42), franchises and easements, construction records for steam power plant #2, bond records, and other records of the Division.
T002
TACOMA RAILWAY AND POWER COMPANY
Tacoma Public Library (Tacoma, WA)
Business: Street railway, light, and power company in Tacoma, WA
Dates of collection: 1899-1954
Size: 37 ft.
NUCMC #: MS74-1048
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

T003
TAINTER, CHARLES SUMNER,
1854-1940
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Profession: Inventor and manufacturer of electrical apparatus
Dates of collection: 1878-1919
Size: 2 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-265
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

T004
TAYLOR, ROBERT STEWART,
1838-1918
Indiana State Library, Indiana Division (Indianapolis)
Profession: Patent attorney
Dates of collection: 1869-1917
Size: 12,000 items
NUCMC #: MS60-1343
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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).

T005
TEATS, EUGENE, 1853-1919
Colorado Historical Society, Stephen H. Hart Library (Denver)
Profession: Engineer, manufacturer of mining machinery
Dates of collection: 1862-1925
Size: 500 items
NUCMC #: MS74-239
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

T006
TELEPHONE CASES. PUBLISHED VOLUMES.
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (Harrisburg)
Dates of collection: 1880-87
Size: 22 vols.
Finding aids: card catalogue
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.).

T007
TELEPHONE HISTORICAL COLLECTION
AT&T Archives (Warren, NJ)
Contains material relating to Alexander Graham Bell.

T008
TENNESSEE ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY
Tennessee State Library and Archives, Archives and Manuscripts Section (Nashville)
Dates of collection: 1860-1939
Size: .84 ft. (32 items, 54 vols.)
NUCMC #: MS69-1891
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished register
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.

T009
TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY
Tennessee Valley Authority Technical Library (Knoxville)
Dates of collection: 1933-
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

T010
TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY
Tennessee State Library and Archives, Archives and Manuscripts Section (Nashville)
Dates of collection: 1933-38
Size: 56 cubic ft.
Access: restricted
Finding aids: none
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.

T011
TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY. HARTSVILLE NUCLEAR PROJECT.
Tennessee State Library and Archives, Archives and Manuscripts Section (Nashville)
Dates of collection: 1974-
Size: 10.5 ft. (7,500 items)
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

T012
TERMAN, FREDERICK EMMONS, 1900-1982
Stanford University Libraries, University Archives (Stanford, CA)
Profession: Dean of the Stanford School of Engineering
Dates of collection: 1920-78
Size: 200 boxes
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

T013
TERRELL, WILLIAM DANDRIDGE, 1871-1965
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Profession: Served on Federal Communications Commission for nearly thirty years, chief of the radio activities division of the United States Dept. of Commerce
Dates of collection: 1911-65
Size: .3 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

T014
TESLA, NIKOLA, 1856-1943
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Inventor
Dates of collection: 1890-1934
Size: 7 reels (2,500 frames)
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: item index
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.

T015
TESLA, NIKOLA, 1856-1943
(in Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection)
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Inventor
Dates of collection: 1892-1915
Size: 11 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: item index
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.

T016
TESLA, NIKOLA, 1856-1943
Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (New York, NY)
Profession: Inventor
Dates of collection: 1894-1931
Size: 1,200 items
NUCMC #: MS64-1364
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

T017
THOMSON, ELIHU, 1853-1937
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Profession: Electrical engineer, inventor
Dates of collection: 1900-32
Size: 2 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

T018
THOMSON, ELIHU, 1853-1937
American Philosophical Society Library (Philadelphia, PA)
Profession: Electrical engineer, inventor
Dates of collection: 1883-1944
Size: 13,600 items, 43 vols.
NUCMC #: MS61-930
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

T019
THURSTON, ROBERT HENRY,
1839-1903
Coll. #16/2/40
Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)
Profession: Engineer, educator, director of Sibley College of Engineering at Cornell University
Dates of collection: 1859-1902
Size: 417 items
NUCMC #: MS62-4323
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

T020
TIBBETTS, FREDERICK HORACE, 1882-1938
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Profession: Engineer
Dates of collection: 1912-38
Size: 1 box
NUCMC #: MS75-380
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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 & Power Co. in Alaska.

T021
TILLOTSON, D.T.
Cornell University Libraries, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives (Ithaca, NY)
Dates of collection: 1845-60
Contains newspaper and magazine clippings pertaining to the early telegraph.

T022
TOWNSEND, CALVIN K.
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Profession: Industrial engineer, partner in Jennings Radio Manufacturing

T023
TRANSCONTINENTAL STREET RAILWAY COMPANY
Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)
Dates of collection: 1879-91
Size: 8 ft.
NUCMC #: MS73-822
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: guide
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.

T024
TRW INC.
Western Reserve Historical Society, History Library (Cleveland, OH)
Dates of collection: 1900-69
Size: 85 ft.
NUCMC #: MS75-1745
Access: restricted
Finding aids: unpublished register
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.

T025
TUVE, MERLE ANTHONY, b. 1901
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Physicist
Dates of collection: 1916-72
Size: 145,000 items
NUCMC #: MS74-1075
Access: restricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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.

T026
TWIN CITY POWER COMPANY
University of South Carolina, South Caroliniana Library, Manuscripts Division (Columbia)
Dates of collection: 1928-57
Size: 260 mss.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: card catalogue
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.

T027
TYKOCINER, JOSEPH T., 1877-1969
Coll. # 11/6/20
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives
Profession: Professor of electrical engineering (1921-49), professor emeritus (1949-69)
Dates of collection: 1900-69
Size: 23.4 ft.
NUCMC #: MS71-1170
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
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.

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U001
ULMAN, JOSEPH NATHAN, 1878-1943
Maryland Historical Society, Manuscripts Division (Baltimore)
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
Dates of collection: 1887-1960s
Size: 28 boxes
NUCMC #: MS73-647
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
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 & 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.
U002
UNITED ELECTRICAL, RADIO AND MACHINE WORKERS OF AMERICA
Indiana State University at Evansville, Special Collections and University Archives
Dates of collection: 1949-54
Size: 2 ft.
NUCMC #: MS78-756
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

U003
UNITED ELECTRICAL, RADIO AND MACHINE WORKERS OF AMERICA
University of Pittsburgh Libraries, Archives of Industrial Society (Pittsburgh, PA)
Dates of collection: 1935-
Size: 500 cubic ft.
Access: partially restricted
Finding aids: none
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.

U004
UNITED ELECTRICAL, RADIO AND MACHINE WORKERS OF AMERICA, Local 601 (Pittsburgh, PA)
University of Pittsburgh Libraries, Archives of Industrial Society (Pittsburgh, PA)
Dates of collection: 1949-52
Size: 4 ft.
NUCMC #: MS70-1846
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

U005
UNITED POWER ASSOCIATION,
Elk River, MN
Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)
Dates of collection: 1940-77
Size: 245 ft.
Access: restricted
Finding aids: box list
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.

U006
UNITED STATES BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS
Arizona Historical Society, Manuscripts Division (Tucson)
Dates of collection: 1869-1929
Size: 7 ft.
NUCMC #: MS75-129
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

U007
UNITED STATES BUREAU OF SHIPS
(in Federal Records, RG19)
National Archives and Records Administration (Washington, DC)
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Records include contracts, test reports, research reports, and other material.

U008
UNITED STATES COAST GUARD
(in Alaska Collection)
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Dates of collection: 1865-67
Size: 91 exp. on film
NUCMC #: MS65-1780
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
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.

U009
UNITED STATES COMMERCE DEPARTMENT
(in Federal Records, RG40)
National Archives and Records Administration (Washington, DC)
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Records contain information on commercial prospects and possibilities for electrical equipment and utilities.

U010
UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE, NORTH CENTRAL REGION. SUPERIOR NATIONAL FOREST, MN.
Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts (St. Paul)
Dates of collection: 1903-69
Size: 17 reels of microfilm
NUCMC #: MS74-467
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory, index
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 forest and its Boundary Waters Canoe Area; water management and proposed hydroelectric projects; arbitration by the International Joint Commission; mining in the forest and mineral prospecting by the International Nickel Co.; transportation, construction of roads, establishment of roadless areas, and regulation of autos, airplanes, and amphibious vehicles; Northern Lake States Land and People Regional Conference, Duluth, 1963; recreational planning; and logging policies.

U011
UNITED STATES NAVAL OBSERVATORY
(in Naval Historical Foundation collection)
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Dates of collection: 1830-1900
Size: 8,000 items
NUCMC #: MS76-180
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
Official correspondence and administrative records of offices of the Observatory including that of the Superintendent, Nautical Almanac Office, the Librarian, and the Superintendent of Compasses and Instruments, concerning various activities of the Observatory. Includes correspondence of Matthew Fontaine Maury (1806-73), Superintendent (1842-55, 1858-61), with ship captains who collected data on ocean winds and currents from which navigation charts were assembled. Maury's correspondence with George Manning reflects his interest in Atlantic soundings and an Atlantic telegraph cable. Correspondents of the Nautical Almanac Office include Asaph Hall, Joseph Henry, and Alexander Twining. Deposited by the Naval Historical Foundation, 1951.

U012
UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR
(in Federal Records, RG48)
National Archives and Records Administration (Washington, DC)
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Records include a small amount of material on government and industry efforts to develop electric power facilities in the United States, especially efforts at rural electrification.

U013
UNITED STATES WATER RESOURCES INTER-AGENCY COMMITTEE
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Dates of collection: 1947-66
Size: 2 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
This Federal committee was established in 1954 to coordinate policies, programs, and activities in the field of water and related land resources, and was composed of the Departments of the Interior, Agriculture, Commerce, and Health, Education and Welfare, the Army, and the Federal Power Commission. It replaced the United States Inter-Agency River Basin Committee. Correspondence, minutes, reports and other records of the Committee (1953-66), and some of its subcommittees, including the Hydrological Data Subcommittee (1947-49), Hydrology Subcommittee (1949-66), Sedimentation Subcommittee (1952-66), Benefits and Costs Subcommittee (1951), and the U.S. Federal Inter-Agency River Basin Committee (1949-50).

U014
UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA. CONFERENCE ON THE USE OF SOLAR ENERGY.
University of Arizona Library, Special Collections (Tucson)
Dates of collection: 1954-57
Size: 3 boxes
NUCMC #: MS78-493
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
Administrative correspondence and related material regarding the planning and execution of the conference, including registration, participants, guests, program, finances, publicity, exhibits, preprints, and publication of reports and papers. Includes material on the World Symposium on Applied Solar Energy, held in Phoenix, AZ, immediately following the conference, and the Solar Furnace Symposium of 1957, also in Phoenix.

U015
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS. ALUMNI ASSOCIATION NEWS.
Coll. # 11/6/0/9
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives
Dates of collection: 1968-
Size: .3 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Copies of Electrical Engineering Alumni Association News, including staff news, biographies and honors, alumni news items, addresses, class reunion lists, illustrations, and lists of alumni registered at professional meetings. The June 1968-March 1969 issues contain an electrical engineering departmental history by Prof. Ellery B. Paine. The March 1969 issue contains a table listing degrees in electrical engineering awarded from 1893 to 1968.

U016
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS. EXPERIMENT STATION.
Coll. # 11/2/1
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives
Dates of collection: 1909-61
Size: 8.3 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Subject file of the Engineering Experiment Station relating to research with public and private cooperating agencies. The electrical engineering department conducted cooperative research projects with other departments at the station.

U017
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN. BUREAU OF ALUMNI RELATIONS.
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Dates of collection: 1929-51
Size: 10 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: box-level inventory
Includes correspondence and other papers of director Wilfred B. Shaw concerning education by radio, adult education, the Alumni Club Lecture Series, the University of Michigan Press, the American Alumni Council, the Centennial of the University in 1937, University history, the Ann Arbor Art Association, the Ann Arbor Rotary Club, the Michigan Historical Commission, and the Alumni Association of the University.

U018
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN. CAMPUS BROADCAST NETWORK (WCBN).
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Dates of collection: 1953-79
Size: 7 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: folder-level inventory
Minutes of board of directors' meetings (1953-77), general manager's files, and topical news files containing material concerning student protests, local Ann Arbor and state politics, and issues of concern to the students and administration of the University of Michigan.

U019
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN. DEPT. OF JOURNALISM.
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Dates of collection: 1967-
Size: 2 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: item-level inventory
Research papers of students in journalism at the University of Michigan, containing essays on the history of Michigan newspapers and journalists, the development of radio and television broadcasting, newspapers in Adrian, Ann Arbor, Detroit, and Grand Rapids, and on the journalistic efforts of Father Charles E. Coughlin and other personalities.

U020
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN. MEDICAL SCHOOL
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Dates of collection: 1860
Size: 3 vols.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
University of Michigan medical student theses, including "The vital force and its manifestation in the animal organism," by E. Twiss, and "Electricity, its relation to life and its use as a therapeutic agent," by B. Hesse.

U021
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN. RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICE
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Dates of collection: 1913-'70s
Size: 18 ft., 1 vol.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: box or series inventory
Records of University of Michigan radio station WUOM. Includes correspondence of director Waldo Abbot, radio scripts, publicity material, scrapbooks, and tapes of spoken word programs (1947-).

U022
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN. UTILITY RECORDS
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Dates of collection: 1850-1925
Size: 5 items, 5 vols.
NUCMC #: MS65-408
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Minute book (1908-25) of the Hadley Telephone Co. (Lapeer, MI), minutes (1883-92) of the Lansing Electric Light and Power Co., time book (1882) of the Saginaw Electric Light Co. (Adrian, MI), records of the Southern Michigan Telegraph Co. (Adrian, MI), and report (1896) of the renovation of the Thomson and Houston Electric Light Station in Ann Arbor.

U023
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
University of Pennsylvania Archives (Philadelphia)
Dates of collection: 1740-
Size: 9,000 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: guide
Records of administrative, academic, and social divisions of the University, visual documents, and manuscripts relating to alumni, faculty, and trustees. Included are documents relating to the founding of the University, journals, trustees' records, matriculation and tuition registers, diplomas, archives of the Medical School, letters and manuscripts of signers of the Declaration of Independence, 18th-century manuscript maps, 22,000 photographs of University buildings and scenes, groups, and individuals, and University-related motion pictures. Genealogical source data can be found in some 150,000 individual folders which, in some instances, also contain minor manuscript material relating to historical and literary figures. Also one file containing manuscripts and photographs of electrical apparatus used at the University.

U024
UTAH POWER AND LIGHT COMPANY
University of Utah Library, Special Collections Department (Salt Lake City)
Dates of collection: 1900-'50s
Size: 7 vols.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: register
Collection consists mainly of photographs (8,000-9,000 prints and negatives) of dams, powerhouses, distribution lines, etc., of the Utah Power & Light Co. Also included in the collection is a seven-volume report to the U.S. Federal Power Commission concerning the acquisition of smaller independent power facilities by the Company between 1912 and 1938.

V

V001
VAIL, ALFRED, 1807-1859
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Inventor
Dates of collection: 1835-1938
Size: 1 ft. (75 items)
NUCMC #: MS64-1582
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Family correspondence; a journal (1835) covering Vail's travels, his activities at his family's Speedwell Iron Works, and his attendance at New York University; a scrapbook chiefly relating to Vail family genealogy, the history of Morristown, NJ, and the controversy between the heirs of Vail and Samuel F.B. Morse over their respective importance in the invention of telegraphy; and other family papers; together with drafts, galleys, and printed copies of articles and monographs about Vail by his son, James Cummings Vail, including the "Early History of the Electro-magnetic Telegraph from Letters and Journals of Alfred Vail" (1914).
V002
VAIL, ALFRED, 1807-1859
New Jersey Historical Society Library (Newark)
Profession: Inventor
Dates of collection: 1826-1912
Size: 2 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
A diary (1826-29, 1850-58), nine essays on religion and human behavior (ca. 1831-36), correspondence, Vail family genealogy, and transcriptions of the Alfred Vail manuscripts in the Smithsonian Institution. Vail worked with Samuel F.B. Morse from 1837 on the development of the electric telegraph at the Speedwell Iron Works in Morristown, NJ, which his father, Stephen Vail, owned and operated. Gift, in part, of A.A. Marsters, 1922.

V003
VAIL TELEGRAPH COLLECTION
Smithsonian Institution Archives (Washington, DC)
Profession: Inventor
Dates of collection: 1830-98, 1912
Size: 4.5 cubic ft.
NUCMC #: MS72-1258
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished guide
Correspondence, telegraph journals, research notes, account books, contracts, agreements, assignments, patent applications, scrapbooks, photos, and other papers, relating to Alfred Vail's role in telegraph development. Correspondence between Vail and Samuel F.B. Morse, Amos Kendall, George Vail, and others relates to investments, litigation and patents, administration of the Magnetic Telegraph Co. and other companies, the Morse-Joseph Henry dispute, litigation concerning Morse, Francis O.J. Smith, and Henry O'Reilly, construction of lines, insulation, receiving magnets and keys, laying lines in lead pipe, and the Baltimore-Washington line. Includes items relating to Vail's publications, especially The American Electro-Magnetic Telegraph (1845) and The Telegraph Register of Electro-Magnetic Telegraph Companies (1849), and correspondence of Vail's wife, Amanda, after his death, relating to his achievements. Gift of Mrs. Alfred Vail, George Vail, James C. Vail, and Stephen Vail.

V004
VALENTINE, HARRY
Vincennes University, Byron R. Lewis Historical Collections Library (Vincennes, IN)
Profession: Lawyer, Socialist politician
Dates of collection: 1911-34
Size: 1 box
NUCMC #: MS76-1785
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence, legal papers, pamphlets on socialism, and reports of the Home Telephone Co. Includes letters of Valentine's daughter.

V005
VAN DELDEN, EGBERT HAROLD,
b. 1905
Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (New York, NY)
Profession: Professor of business administration
Dates of collection: 1938-39
Size: 152 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Letters written to Van Delden regarding the Committee on Award of the Marconi Memorial Medal, which was to have been awarded annually for contributions to radio and for which David Sarnoff had been chosen as the first recipient before the committee was dissolved in disagreement with policies of the Italian government. The medal was never awarded. Correspondents include Lee de Forest, Ernst F.W. Alexanderson, John H. Hammond, Frank B. Jewett, Gerard Swope, Charles Edison, and Alfred N. Goldsmith. Gift of Mr. Van Delden, 1978.

V006
VAN DEPOELE, CHARLES J., 1846-1892
Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)
Profession: Inventor
Dates of collection: 1877-1946
Size: 2 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-1980
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Patents, drawings, scattered legal and business papers, and photos, of Belgian-born Van Depoele, inventor of electrical machines, light bulbs, and trolley motive power equipment, who came to America in 1869, developed several electric power companies in Detroit, MI, and Chicago, IL, and later was with Thomson-Houston of Lynn, MA. Gift of Mr. Van Depoele's granddaughter, Mrs. Helen G. Burke, 1978.

V007
VARIAN, RUSSELL H., 1898-1959
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Profession: Co-inventor of the klystron tube, co-founder (with Sigurd Varian) of Varian Associates, worked at various times for Stanford University, Humble Oil Co., Farnsworth Television Corp., and Sperry Gyroscope Co.
Dates of collection: 1937
Size: 2 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Papers contain two notebooks, 12 April-14 July 1937 and 14 July-8 September 1937, documenting development of the klystron tube at Stanford University.

V008
VARIAN ASSOCIATES
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Business: Electronics firm
Dates of collection: 1948-72
Size: 6 cartons
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: temporary guide
Includes annual and budgetary reports, copies of the firm's magazine, catalogues and promotional material, minutes of meetings, and reports on subsidiary companies. Subjects include klystron tubes and microwave apparatus.

V009
VASSEUR, ALBERT
(in History of Science collection)
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Dates of collection: 1974
Size: 3 vols.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: indexes
Copy of "De la TSF a l'électronique: histoire des techniques radioelectriques." (n.p., 1974), an unpublished book (typescript) in French on the history of wireless telegraphy from 1842 through 1950. Includes chapters on radio navigation, radar, television, and microwaves. Volume 3 consists of indexes.

V010
VERNAM, GILBERT SANDFORD, 1890-1960
George C. Marshall Research Library (Lexington, VA)
Profession: Communications engineer
Dates of collection: 1912-26
Size: 19 items
NUCMC #: MS80-842
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Diaries (1918-19, 1922-26), notes, blueprints, and other papers, relating to Vernam's career with American Telephone and Telegraph Co., patents held by him, and his contributions to cryptology. Includes material on the Morkrum set and military ciphers. Gift of Mr. Vernam's daughter, Mrs. Per W. Nielssen, 1969.

V011
VILLARD, HENRY, 1835-1900
Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)
Profession: Investor
Dates of collection: 1862-1900
Size: 45 ft.
NUCMC #: MS68-1277
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished listing
Collection contains material relating to Siemens & Halske and to the Edison Electric Light Co., including one box of miscellaneous undated Edison Electric Light Co. material; 5 boxes of annual reports (1890-92), letters (1891-92), and statements from the Edison Electric Light and Power Co. of St. Paul, MN; and 3 boxes of agreements with the Edison General Electric Co. and with Villard, letters to Siemens & Halske (1887-94), and letters to Villard (1890-91) from Siemens & Halske.

V012
VINCENNES, IN. BUSINESS RECORDS.
Vincennes University, Byron R. Lewis Historical Collections Library (Vincennes, IN)
Dates of collection: 1777-1969
Size: 7 items, 18 vols., 16 folders
NUCMC #: MS76-1747
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Account books, minutes, and other records, of general stores, physicians, banks, and other businesses, chiefly in Vincennes, IN. Companies represented include the Vincennes Electric Railway Co. and Vincennes Traction Co. Acquired from various sources.

V013
VIRGINIA ELECTRIC AND POWER COMPANY
University of Virginia Library, Manuscripts Department and University Archives (Charlottesville)
Dates of collection: 1968-74
Size: 10 ft.
NUCMC #: MS77-1250
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished guide
Preliminary and final safety analysis reports submitted by VEPCO to the Atomic Energy Commission for a license to construct a nuclear power plant in Louisa County, VA; together with correspondence, reports, hearings conducted by the AEC, and other papers generated by the contention of the North Anna Environmental Coalition that the plant was sited on a geological fault. Gift, 1974.

V014
VIRGINIA ELECTRIC AND POWER COMPANY
Virginia Historical Society Library (Richmond)
Dates of collection: 1937-
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
Auditing dept. records including chronological corporate chart of Virginia Electric and Power Co. as of 1 January 1937 (compiled in 1938 and revised in 1942), showing names and dates of mergers that now make up the company. Gift of the Virginia Electric and Power Co., 1973.

V015
VON FOERSTER, HEINZ, b. 1911
Coll. # 11/6/26
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives
Profession: Professor of electrical engineering and biophysics, director of the Biological Computer Laboratory at the University of Illinois
Dates of collection: 1949-76
Size: 28.6 ft.
NUCMC #: MS77-1192
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Correspondence relating to cybernetics, futurism, alternative living, cognitive processes, artificial intelligence, artificial language, notation of body movement, and departmental and Biological Computer Laboratory matters, including Ph.D. committees, staff and administration, student counseling, and recommendations on students and associates; together with course material in electrical engineering, biophysics and heuristics, and other papers. Acquired, 1974.

V016
VON NEUMANN, JOHN, 1903-1957
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Mathematician
Dates of collection: 1936-57
Size: 10,000 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence, drafts and mss. of articles, scientific papers, and books, lecture notes, subject and computer files, financial papers, and near-print materials. Gift, 1974-75.

W

W001
WADDELL, CHARLES EDWARD, 1877-1945
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library, Manuscripts Department and Southern Historical Collection
Profession: Consulting engineer, builder of power-generating plants
Dates of collection: 1914-34
Size: 18 vols.
NUCMC #: MS78-2372
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence, reports, and other papers, relating to various projects, including municipal electric and water facilities, generating plants for industries, and World War I defense and conservation surveys.
W002
WADDELL WOODEN WARE WORKS
Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)
Business: Furniture-manufacturing company founded by John M. Waddell
Dates of collection: 1899-1923
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS75-1221
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Company correspondence and reports, together with correspondence, surveys, and blueprints relating to the development of Paint Creek for the Paint Creek Power, Light, and Heat Co. (Greenfield, OH) in 1908. Gifts of Dean T. and George Waddell, 1965-66.

W003
WADE, JEPTHA HOMER, 1811-1890
Western Reserve Historical Society, History Library (Cleveland, OH)
Profession: Painter, telegraph developer, businessman
Dates of collection: 1743-1957
Size: 6.3 ft.
NUCMC #: MS75-1781
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished register
Family papers consisting of correspondence, business and legal documents, circulars, pamphlets, and newspaper clippings, chiefly relating to Wade's role in the expansion and consolidation of telegraph lines and companies in the Midwest, 1845-58. Includes material on the Cleveland and Cincinnati Telegraph Co., Pacific Telegraph Co., Western Union Telegraph Co., and consolidation of lines in San Francisco and the Far West, and letters from or about Ezra Cornell, Amos Kendall, and Samuel F.B. Morse. Gift of George Garretson Wade.

W004
WAITE, ARMORY HOOPER, b. 1902
(in Center for Polar Archives collection)
National Archives and Records Administration (Washington, DC)
Profession: Army officer, electronics engineer, polar explorer
Dates of collection: 1928-73
Size: 24 ft.
NUCMC #: MS76-731
Access: restricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Correspondence, lectures, and writings; diary transcripts, radio messages, and news notes relating to the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (1933-35), of which Waite was a member; memoranda on the development of a radio relay communications system (1942-45), U.S. expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctic in connection with radio wave propagation in the polar regions and the development of radio ice-depth measures, and other U.S. Army Signal Corps operations in which Waite participated (1941-57); patent papers (1943-59); newspaper and reference files relating to scientific and polar subjects (1928-57); still and motion pictures, maps, tapes, and other exhibition memorabilia and library materials; and Waite family genealogical and biographical notes. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift of Mr. Waite, 1972.

W005
WALDO, EDWARD HARDENBERGH, 1866-1950
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives
Profession: Professor of electrical engineering
Dates of collection: 1817-18, 1880, 1930-43
Size: 1.3 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Collection includes class notes (1910-12) relating to electro-chemistry and to differential and partial differential equations, class lectures (1909-30), student papers, statistics, journal articles, charts, diagrams, "Some Notes on Transformer Design" (1929) concerning the economics of transformer design, and "A Method of Transformer Design" (ca. 1915-20). Also includes forms and two scrapbooks (1890-1905) from engineering positions at General Electric Co. (1890-94), the University of Pennsylvania (1894-1904), and Crocker-Wheeler Co. (1904-07), including diagrams, tables, and blueprints pertaining to wiring systems, transformers, and motors. The collection also contains personal and family papers (1817-18, 1880-1943), including genealogy notes, correspondence, inventories, essays, announcements, newspaper articles, religious material, a scrapbook, obituaries, poems, and a golden wedding anniversary album.

W006
WALKER, CHARLES V.
New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division (New York, NY)
Dates of collection: 1847-76
Contains newspaper and magazine clippings, letters, and other material, relating to the electric telegraph, but chiefly concerning the Southeastern Railroad Co., England.

W007
WALLER, OSMER LYSANDER,
1857-1935
Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Division (Pullman)
Profession: Irrigation engineer, educator
Dates of collection: 1897-1935
Size: 10 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: container list
Correspondence, notes, drafts, reports, photographs, maps, and drawings, concerned with irrigation in Washington and Idaho (ca. 1900-35), especially relating to the Columbia Basin Survey Commission (1919-21) and other public agencies involved in the effort to reclaim the arid regions of central Washington, in part through electrification and power generation. In addition, the papers document Waller's participation in the codification of the water laws of Washington, ca. 1910-16. Also included is a portion of the papers resulting from Waller's teaching and administrative positions at Washington State University.

W008
WALLS, JOHN ABBET, 1879-1964
Bucknell University Archives (Lewisburg, PA)
Profession: Engineer, business executive
Dates of collection: 1898-1958
Size: 7 ft.
NUCMC #: MS61-2350
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: card index
Correspondence, charts, maps, statistics, printed material, and other papers, including 166 microfilm reels of business papers (1902-55) that were destroyed after microfilming. Collection relates to the hydroelectric development of the Susquehanna River by the Pennsylvania Water and Power Co. and the Safe Harbor Water and Power Corp. to serve Pennsylvania and Baltimore; the Shawinigan Water and Power Co. of Quebec; and John E. Aldred, founder and president of the three companies.

W009
WALSH, THOMAS JAMES, 1859-1933
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: U.S. Senator from Montana
Dates of collection: 1910-34
Size: 208 ft.
NUCMC #: MS59-261
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Papers of Walsh and John Edward Erickson, U.S. Senators from Montana. Walsh served from 1913 to 1933 and Erickson completed the remaining part of Walsh's term (1933-34). Legislative files contain 2 boxes of material on the Flathead River power sites. Other topics in the legislative files include government control of utilities (1918-19) and radio (1922-28), the Federal Power Commission (1928-32), and the telephone and telegraph (1919).

W010
WARD, GEORGE CLINTON, 1863-1933
Huntington Library (San Marino, CA)
Profession: Engineer, public utility company executive
Dates of collection: 1887-1936
Size: 680 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Letters, manuscripts (including 5 diaries), documents, photographs, and one scrapbook. Subject matter includes Ward's life in New York (1887-1900), two trips to the High Sierra in the area of Huntington Lake in 1922 and 1923, and Ward's work with the Big Creek hydroelectric project. Other subjects include the Pacific Light & Power Co. (Los Angeles, CA) and the Southern California Edison Co. Gift of Louise Ward Watkins, 1946-54.

W011
WARDALL, WILLIAM J., 1885-1972
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Archives
Profession: Businessman
Dates of collection: 1931-43
Size: 8.9 ft.
NUCMC #: MS75-697
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Correspondence, minutes, reports, proceedings, briefs, findings, exhibits, press releases, clippings, and other papers, relating to Wardall's service as trustee in the reorganization of McKesson & Robbins Drug Co. and the Associated Telephone Utilities Co. and the United Telephone and Electric Co.

W012
WARNE, WILLIAM, b. 1905
(in Conservation History and Research Center collection)
University of Wyoming Library, American Heritage Center (Laramie)
Profession: Government official
Dates of collection: 1930-74
Size: 27 ft.
NUCMC #: MS75-2103
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Correspondence, speeches, reports, studies, articles, memoranda, notes, technical material, pamphlets, bulletins, and plans, relating to conservation, reclamation, dams, water resources, power plants, irrigation, desalinization, earthquakes, and game and fish preservation in California and other parts of the U.S., and in Argentina, Brazil, Iran, and Korea. Includes material on the California State water project, Columbia River basin irrigation project, and Missouri River basin development. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift of Mr. Warne, 1965-75.

W013
WARTH, JOHN, b. 1921
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Conservationist
Dates of collection: 1953-72
Size: 2 reels of microfilm
NUCMC #: MS76-805
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Microfilm made in 1972 from originals in the possession of Warth. Correspondence, notes, reports, writings, and other papers, relating to conservation and North Cascades, Salmon La Sac, Baker Lake, Packwood Lake, and watersheds. Major correspondents include the Federation of Western Outdoors Clubs, National Parks Association, North Cascades Conservation Council, Sierra Club, U.S. Federal Power Commission, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. National Park Service, and Wilderness Society. Information on literary rights available in the repository.

W014
WASHINGTON PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICTS' ASSOCIATION
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Dates of collection: 1926-54
Size: 31.5 ft.
NUCMC #: MS64-1272
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
Correspondence, inter-office communications, legal documents, legislative bills, memoranda, minutes, newspapers, newspaper clippings, news releases, programs, publications, reports, speeches and writings, charts, maps, photos, and printed material of the association and its predecessor, the Public Utility District Commissioners Association. Major topics covered are the condemnation and purchase of Puget Sound Power and Light Co. properties in Seattle and the proposed Columbia Valley Authority.

W015
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING DEPT.
Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Division (Pullman)
Dates of collection: 1945-74
Size: .5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
Memoranda, correspondence, agendas and minutes, reports, and other papers, principally dating from 1955-74.

W016
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY. POWER PLANT.
Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Division (Pullman)
Dates of collection: 1909-26
Size: 700 items
Access: unrestricted
Correspondence (approx. 500 items) between H.V. Carpenter and manufacturing and distributing firms concerning machinery for the power plant. The collection also contains approx. 200 brochures from these firms concerning their products.

W017
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY. SYSTEMS & COMPUTING.
Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Division (Pullman)
Dates of collection: 1967-77
Size: 2.5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
Correspondence with university officers and offices, and off-campus correspondence, particularly with IBM.

W018
WASHINGTON WATER POWER COMPANY
Eastern Washington University Library, Archives Section (Cheney)
Dates of collection: 1888-1964
Size: 12 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
Correspondence, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and publications. A large portion of this material relates to the public vs. private power ownership controversy. Other topics include the U.S. Federal Power Commission, electric street railways, General Electric Co., Electric Bond & Share Co., American Power & Light Co., electric vehicles, Northwest Electric Light & Power Association, and nuclear power. Persons represented include David L. Huntington.

W019
WASHINGTON WATER POWER COMPANY
Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Division (Pullman)
Dates of collection: 1888-1968
Size: 29 ft. (70,000 items)
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Minute books, reports, correspondence, contracts, documents, company histories, publicity, and other papers of an electrical utility company with coverage throughout eastern Washington and northern Idaho. Included are the correspondence and papers of officials and managers of the company and of predecessor lighting, power and electric street railway companies, as well as a body of material on the question of public vs. private electric utilities.

W020
WASHTENAW BROADCASTING COMPANY
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Dates of collection: 1945
Size: 2 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Historical sketch and attached program schedule for radio stations WPAG and WGUN, operated by the Washtenaw Broadcasting Co.

W021
WATSON, JAMES CRAIG, 1838-1880
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Profession: Professor of astronomy, director of observatory at the University of Michigan and the University of Wisconsin
Dates of collection: 1857-81
Size: 1 ft., 9 vols.
NUCMC #: MS65-627
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Contained in part of the correspondence is material relating to the invention of the telephone. Watson observed Alexander Graham Bell's demonstration of the telephone at the 1876 Centennial Exhibition and later became involved in the dispute between Bell and Elisha Gray over the telephone.

W022
WATSON, PAUL GRAY, 1917-1971
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Profession: Naval officer
Dates of collection: 1964-65
Size: 6 vols.
NUCMC #: MS80-208
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence, manuals, catalogues, lists of manufacturers, and photos, compiled by Watson, documenting the history of the electron tube. Gift.

W023
WBLZ (RADIO STATION)
University of Maine at Orono, Raymond H. Folger Library, Special Collections Department
Dates of collection: 1930s
Size: 42 ft.
NUCMC #: MS78-1482
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence, logbooks, programs, and other office and station records. Deposited by the station manager.

W024
WEBB, JAMES EDWIN, b. 1906
Harry S. Truman Library (Independence, MO)
Profession: Government official, businessman, director of the Bureau of the Budget, Under Secretary of State, administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Dates of collection: 1928-75
Size: 229 ft.
NUCMC #: MS65-149
Access: restricted
Finding aids: shelf list
Correspondence, memoranda, speech files, personal business records, reports, press releases, and other papers. Includes personal correspondence; materials documenting Webb's career with the Bureau of the Budget, State Dept., and National Aeronautics and Space Administration; and items relating to his work with the National Advisory Cancer Council, the National Aeronautics Association, the Committee for Economic Development, the Oak Ridge Institute of Nuclear Studies, and the Frontiers of Science Foundation of Oklahoma, and to his activities as a member of the Board of Trustees of George Washington University and of the Committee to Study the Military Assistance Program. Information on literary rights available in the library. Gift of Mr. Webb, 1962-79.

W025
WEBBER, GORDON, b. 1912
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Profession: Author, writer for radio and television programs, advertising executive
Dates of collection: 1938-74
Size: 4 ft., 4 films, 1 recording
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: folder-level inventory
Includes scripts for the programs, "I Remember Mama," "The Firefighters," and "Reflections"; materials relating to his work in opposition to the Vietnam War; and correspondence, speeches, and manuscripts and copies of novels.

W026
WEBER, EUGENE, 1900-1960
Colorado Historical Society, Stephen H. Hart Library (Denver)
Profession: Electrical contractor
Dates of collection: 1914-60
Size: 400 items
NUCMC #: MS74-252
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence, business records, blueprints and specifications for electrical work on projects for the State, municipalities, and private corporations.

W027
WEEKS, EDWIN RUTHVEN, 1855-1938
Kansas City Museum of History and Science Archives (Kansas City, MO)
Profession: Secretary and vice president of Kansas City Electric Light Co., president of Humane Society of Kansas City
Dates of collection: 1829-1925
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-75
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Records of electric utility companies with which Weeks was associated, including minutes of the board of directors of Kansas City Electric Light Co., contracts concerning the establishment of Kawsmouth Electric Light Co. and Kansas City Gas Electric Co., a letter from Thomas Edison, a history of Kansas City Power and Light Co., and photos; minutes (1884-1922) of the Humane Society of Kansas City; and personal accounts and appointment books. Also includes the papers of Weeks's wife, Mary, comprised of record books (4 vols.) containing minutes of meetings of the Mothers' and Kindergartners' Union, which she founded, and clippings and photos relating to students and staff of Central High School, Kansas City, and a history of the Weeks family farm at Sheridan, NY, the deed (1829) for the farm, and photos of it. Gift of Mr. Weeks's daughter, Ruth Weeks.

W028
WEKZ (RADIO STATION)
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Dates of collection: 1950-68
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS78-1054
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Correspondence, publicity and promotional material, script of the dedication program, sample program logs, and other records, of a radio station serving farming areas of southern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois. Correspondents include advertisers, listeners, and politicians. Gift of the station, 1969.

W029
WELLS, BLANCHE
University of Texas at Arlington Library, Division of Special Collections
Profession: Union official of Communications Workers of America
Dates of collection: 1944-73
Size: 4 ft.
NUCMC #: MS77-2063
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
Personal correspondence and notes; correspondence from Well's term as Communications Workers of America Division 6 representative; correspondence (1951-66) and minutes (1949-66) of regular and executive board meetings of CWA local 6201, Fort Worth, TX; proceedings of negotiations (1953-66) with Southwestern Bell; CWA international convention material (1948-66); and records (1949-65) of Texas chapters of the Telephone Pioneers Association. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift of Louis Wells, 1975.

W030
WEST, OSWALD, 1873-1960
Oregon Historical Society Library (Portland)
Profession: Governor of Oregon, lawyer
Dates of collection: 1895-1960
Size: 1 box
NUCMC #: MS72-1682
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence, documents, writings, autobiographical material, clippings, and newspapers, relating to West's term as Governor (1911-16), his legal career, other Oregon Governors, the Columbia Valley Authority and other reclamation and dam projects, school land grants, Oregon's Workmen's Compensation Law, Jesse James and the James family in Oregon, Good Roads organizations, and various Oregon State departments. Information on literary rights available in the library.

W031
WESTDAHL, FERDINAND
(in Alaska Collection)
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Dates of collection: 1878
NUCMC #: MS65-1780
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Interview concerning Westdahl's experiences on the Pacific Coast since 1865, dealing primarily with the Western Union Telegraph Expedition for the Russian Extension.

W032
WESTERN ELECTRIC COMPANY
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Dates of collection: 1925
Size: 1 album
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Photograph album, prepared for a 1925 Bell System conference in Chicago, containing black-and-white photographs of the Hawthorne works of the Western Electric Co., including views of buildings and grounds, offices, laboratories, shops, and the rod and wire mill.

W033
WESTERN ELECTRIC COMPANY
(in Hawthorne Studies collection)
Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)
Dates of collection: 1924-34
Size: 7 ft., 186 microfiche
NUCMC #: MS78-258
Access: restricted
Finding aids: index
In part, microfiche of employee interviews retained at Western Electric Co., Chicago, IL. Reports, research papers, and interviews, relating to studies in industrial and employee relations carried out at Western Electric's Hawthorne Works in Chicago. Includes 300 employee interviews and several hundred units of performance tapes. Much of the collection is reproduced on microfiche. Gift of Western Electric Co., 1977.

W034
WESTERN ELECTRIC COMPANY
AT&T Archives (Warren, NJ)
Dates of collection: 1869-
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: card catalogue
Annual reports, correspondence, journals, company location maps, minutes, speeches, organization charts, headquarters telephone directories, documentary history, and biographical material relating to persons employed by the Western Electric Co. and American Telephone and Telegraph Co., including Enos N. Barton and Elisha Gray. Also contains publications, advertising records, company product information, and the Hawthorne Studies.

W035
WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Dates of collection: 1840-1961
Size: 25 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-209
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Administrative records, patents, books, articles, drawings, technical documents, clippings, and other records, relating to the development of the telegraph, and to the personnel, equipment, policies, and general history of the company. Gift.

W036
WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH EXPEDITION
Smithsonian Institution Archives (Washington, DC)
Dates of collection: 1865-67
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS78-904
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence, chiefly written to Spencer F. Baird of the Smithsonian Institution, one of the sponsors of the expedition, which was designed to study the feasibility of linking North America and Russia by telegraph across the Bering Strait; reports submitted to divisional chiefs from staff members; newspaper clippings; and notes on natural history taken by Robert Kennicott. Correspondents include Henry M. Bannister, William H. Dall, Henry Wood Elliott, and Robert Kennicott. Permanent deposit from the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC.

W037
WESTERN UNION VS. AMERICAN BELL
Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Baker Library, Manuscripts and Archives Department (Boston, MA)
Dates of collection: 1881-92
Size: 1 box
NUCMC #: MS60-168
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Unbound papers relating to the United States Circuit Court case between Western Union and American Bell Telephone.

W038
WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC & MANUFACTURING COMPANY
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Dates of collection: 1881-1950
Size: 99.3 cubic ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: preliminary inventory
Contains photographs, instruction books, bulletins, catalogues, blueprints, shop orders, correspondence, record books, and drawings, relating to Westinghouse Electric and its products.

W039
WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC & MANUFACTURING COMPANY
University of Pittsburgh Libraries, Archives of Industrial Society (Pittsburgh, PA)
Dates of collection: 1892-1901
Size: 273 contracts
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Collection of Westinghouse contracts including information on specifications, purchase confirmation, delivery, and payments.

W040
WESTON, EDWARD, 1850-1936
New Jersey Institute of Technology Archives (Newark)
Profession: Inventor, businessman
Dates of collection: 1873-1935
Size: 60 boxes
Access: restricted
Finding aids: general index
Laboratory notes, patents, letterpress books, bound court cases, some laboratory equipment and some rare books from Weston's collection relating to electrical science and technology. Topics include the U.S. Electric Lighting Co., electric generators, arc lamps, incandescent lamps, instrumentation, and the International Electrical Exhibition held at Philadelphia in 1884. Persons represented include Thomas A. Edison, Joseph Swan, Hiram Stephens Maxim, and Charles F. Brush.

W041
WHINNERY, JOHN RAY
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Profession: Professor of electrical engineering at the University of California at Berkeley

W042
WHITE, EDWIN LEE
University of North Dakota, Chester Fritz Library, Department of Special Collections (Grand Forks)
Profession: Radio engineer, experimenter in radio communications, technical advisor to the Federal Communications Commission
Dates of collection: 1891-1950
Size: 1 box
NUCMC #: MS70-376
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished guide
Correspondence, family letters, military records, monographs, writings, drawings, clippings, awards, and certificates.

W043
WHITE (S.S.) DENTAL MANUFACTURING COMPANY
Hagley Museum and Library (Wilmington, DE)
Dates of collection: 1847-1970
Size: 54,000 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
Selected records of a dental supply house founded in 1844 by Samuel Stockton White. These chiefly concern patents and the manufacture of dental equipment, but include development files on changes in electric furnaces, patent applications for electric switches, an article on the use of electricity in dentistry, and some personal papers of White's partnership with Elisha Gray, inventor of a system of electro-harmonic telegraphy, including agreements between White, Gray, and Thomas A. Edison, with printed patents concerning the telephone and telegraph involving Gray, Alexander Graham Bell, and others.

W044
WHITING SETTLEMENT TRANSMISSION COMPANY
University of Iowa Libraries, Special Collections Department (Iowa City)
Dates of collection: 1936-46
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS72-216
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Record and account books, stock certificates, customer receipts, tax returns, and canceled checks of a rural electrical power company. Information on literary rights available in the library. Gift of Herbert Pike, 1960.

W045
WHITNER FAMILY
University of South Carolina, South Caroliniana Library, Manuscripts Division (Columbia)
Dates of collection: 1836-1957
Size: 355 items
NUCMC #: MS76-1421
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Primarily family correspondence, but also includes correspondence of William Church Whitner, engineer for the Catawba Power Co. (Rock Hill, SC), relating to the development of hydroelectric power at Rock Hill.

W046
WHITNEY, J. PARKER
Denver Public Library, Western History Department (Denver, CO)
Dates of collection: 1890s
Size: 34 pp.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Typed copy, unsigned, of "Report on the condition of the Pueblo Railway Co., the Pueblo Gas and Electric Light Co., the Pueblo Light, Heat and Power Co., and the Citizens Electric Light and Power Co."

W047
WICKHAM, ARTHUR NELSON,
1868-1954
Nebraska State Historical Society, State Archives Division (Lincoln)
Profession: Telegraph operator
Dates of collection: to 1954
Size: 1,500 items
NUCMC #: MS76-610
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Chiefly charts and other genealogical material relating to the Wickham and related families, together with correspondence with family members. Gift of J.F. Wickham, 1966.

W048
WIEGAND, HENRY, 1861-1943
Johns Hopkins University, Ferdinand Hamburger, Jr., Archives (Baltimore, MD)
Dates of collection: 1861-1943
Size: 18 vols.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Eighteen notebooks, eight of which pertain to electrical science and technology.

W049
WIENER, NORBERT, 1894-1964
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Institute Archives and Special Collections (Cambridge)
Profession: Mathematician, educator
Dates of collection: 1898-1966
Size: 22.5 ft.
Access: partially restricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Personal papers, including family letters, personal and professional correspondence with American and foreign scientists, and notes, drafts, manuscripts, and reprints of unpublished articles, speeches, and books, as well as published and unpublished writings by others. Collection also contains patent information, biographical material, general records, and printed material. Among the many topics included are cybernetics, Bell Telephone Labs, the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, and the Institute of Radio Engineers. Major correspondents include Harald Bohr, Max Born, Jacob Bronowski, Vannevar Bush, Karl T. Compton, Albert Einstein, J.B.S. Haladane, G.H. Hardy, J. Robert Kline, Yuk Wing Lee, Warren S. McCulloch, Roland G.D. Richardson, Arturo Rosenblueth, Bertrand Russell, Jacob D. Tamarkin, Oswald Veblen, John von Neumann, Leo Wiener, and Jerome B. Wiesner.

W050
WIESNER, JEROME BERT, b. 1915
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Institute Archives and Special Collections (Cambridge)
Profession: Professor of electrical engineering, president of MIT
Dates of collection: 1949-51
Size: 14 ft.
Access: restricted
Finding aids: none
Collection includes correspondence, memoranda, reports, and other material arranged by subjects within years. These files concern Wiesner's consulting activities, his professional duties in the MIT Dept. of Electrical Engineering, his participation in Pugwash and other conferences, and his work on the President's Science Advisory Committee from 1960-61. Correspondents include Leo Szilard. Additional accessions anticipated.

W051
WILBUR, RAY LYMAN, 1875-1949
Herbert Hoover Library (West Branch, IA)
Profession: U.S. Secretary of the Interior, president of Stanford University
Dates of collection: 1916-48
Size: 8 ft.
NUCMC #: MS72-1449
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished guide
Correspondence, memoranda, reports, clippings, printed materials, and maps, chiefly relating to Wilbur's service as Secretary of the Interior (1929-33). Includes administrative files regarding budget and personnel, press releases, and annual reports; and subject files on agriculture, the Committee on Cultural Relations with Latin America, Federal Oil Conservation Board, Federal Power Commission, Flathead River power development, Hoover (Boulder) Dam, Indian affairs, national parks, oil policies, Oregon Trail Memorial Association, and public health. Information on literary rights available in the library. Gift of President Hoover, 1960. The Wilbur collection was formerly part of the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Stanford University.

W052
WILGUS, HORACE LAFAYETTE,
1859-1935
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Profession: Professor of law at the University of Michigan, specialist in corporation law
Dates of collection: 1879-1935
Size: 4 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: folder-level inventory
Includes material concerning radio and broadcasting.

W053
WILGUS, WILLIAM JOHN, 1865-1949
New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division (New York, NY)
Profession: Engineer
Size: 104 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: preliminary inventory
Papers relating to his professional and public activities, including the planning and building of Grand Central Terminal in New York City and the electrification of the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad.

W054
WILKES COLLEGE. EUGENE SHEDDEN FARLEY LIBRARY.
Wilkes College, Eugene Shedden Farley Library (Wilkes-Barre, PA)
Dates of collection: 1804-1970
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
The library's collections include correspondence, minute books, maps and other papers, relating to the history of transportation, particularly to urban and interurban railways and to the history of mining and mining technology, chiefly on Pennsylvania and New York properties.

W055
WILKINSON, WILLIAM HENRY
University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (Ann Arbor)
Profession: Medical student
Dates of collection: 1870
Size: 1 vol.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Wilkinson's University of Michigan medical student thesis, entitled "The triumph of electricity."

W056
WILLETS, GILSON VANDER VEER
Broadcast Pioneers Library (Washington, DC)
Profession: Radio broadcaster
Size: 113 items
NUCMC #: MS78-1186
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Scattered correspondence, an audiotape of Willets's recollections, 67 photos relating to radio stations WRNY, WOC, and WDI, and books, albums, and clippings, documenting his career. Gift of Mr. Willets and of his estate.

W057
WILLIAMS, CHARLES E.
(in Naval Historical Foundation collection)
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Naval engineer
Dates of collection: 1904-16
Size: 11 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence, blueprints, and printed matter, relating to the installation of wireless telegraph or radio equipment. Deposited by the Naval Historical Foundation, 1968.

W058
WILLIAMS, DAVID LANGLOIS,
b. 1950
Georgia State University Library, Southern Labor Archives (Atlanta)
Dates of collection: 1918
Size: 1 ft.
NUCMC #: MS80-1956
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Correspondence and minutes of meetings between the Georgia Railway and Power Co. and a committee representing its employees, agreements between the company and Local 732, memoranda of conversations, and bulletins of the American Electric Railway Association and the National War Labor Board. Persons represented include H.O. Teat. Gift, 1977.

W059
WILLIAMS, THOMAS CLAY, 1870-1941
University of South Carolina, South Caroliniana Library, Manuscripts Division (Columbia)
Dates of collection: 1924-51, 1975
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: card catalogue
Microfilm, chiefly of newspaper clippings relating to Williams and to the development of hydroelectric power in South Carolina, especially by the Lexington Power Co. on Lake Murray and the Santee-Cooper project.

W060
WILLOW RIVER POWER COMPANY
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division (Madison)
Dates of collection: 1884-1947
Size: 11 boxes
NUCMC #: MS62-4669
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
Correspondence between the Wisconsin Railroad Commission and Burkhardt Milling and Electric Power Co. (1921-22) and 81 volumes of business records, comprising almost all of the financial records of the various milling and power operations owned and managed by Christian Burkhardt (1834-1931) of Burkhardt and Hudson, WI. Includes journals (1917-43) of the Burkhardt Milling and Electric Power Co., journals (1889-97) of the Willow River Milling Co., and miscellaneous electricity and power records (1901-09). Gift of Esther and Bertha Burkhardt, 1955, 1959, and 1962.

W061
WILSON, HARRIET, b. 1897
Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Manuscripts Division (Columbus)
Profession: Superintendent of Lancaster Traction and Power Co.
Dates of collection: 1860-1946
Size: 5 reels of microfilm
NUCMC #: MS75-1241
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: in repository
Letterpress book (1897-1913) of the superintendent of Lancaster Traction and Power Co., ledger (1935) of Lancaster Traction and Power Co., and ledger (1928-29) of Indiana, Columbus, and Eastern Railroad. Gift of Harriet Wilson, 1942-49.

W062
WOLCOTT, EDSON RAY, 1877-1966
American Institute of Physics, Center for History of Physics (New York, NY)
Profession: Physicist, metallurgist
Dates of collection: 1913-60
Size: 7 ft.
NUCMC #: MS68-522
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Diaries, mss. of writings, notes, and other papers. Among the topics covered are electrical engineering education, electrometallurgy, instrumentation, and x-ray photography. Also included in the collection is an unpublished manuscript, "Evolution of Electricity" (ca. 4 ft.), on the history of electricity from the earliest times to modern times; together with various versions of the unpublished text and background reference materials consisting of reprints and typewritten copies of important papers.

W063
WOLFSOHN, JOEL D., 1900-1961
Harry S. Truman Library (Independence, MO)
Profession: Lawyer, government official, executive secretary of the National Power Policy Committee (1934-47), assistant to the Commissioner of the General Land Office (1937-41), assistant commissioner of the General Land Office (1941-46), associate director of the Bureau of Land Management (1946-47), assistant to the Secretary of the Interior (1950-52), Assistant Secretary of the Interior (1952-53), European director (1947-49) and Washington, DC, representative (1949-50) of the American Jewish Committee
Dates of collection: 1925-61
Size: 13 ft.
NUCMC #: MS72-904
Access: restricted
Finding aids: unpublished shelf list
Personal and professional correspondence, memoranda, reports, and published materials, relating to Wolfsohn's service in the National Power Policy Committee, the General Land Office, the Bureau of Land Management, the Dept. of the Interior, and the American Jewish Committee. Information on literary rights available in the library. Gift of Mrs. Wolfsohn, 1965, 1970.

W064
WOODARD, SILAS H., b. 1870
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)
Profession: Civil engineer specializing in power development, dams, tunnels, and foundation work; consulting engineer; engineer for the Isthmian Canal Commission (1899-1902), Pennsylvania Railroad (1902-09), and the Engineering Board of the St. Lawrence River Power Development Commission (1930s)
Dates of collection: 1899-1914, 1926, 1930-32
Size: 1 cubic ft.
Finding aids: item list
Papers include the Isthmian Canal Commission Report containing text, maps, profiles, and plates (1899-1901); photograph albums of the East River Tunnel (1904-08); reports on the regulation of the levels of the Great Lakes (1910-14); and reports dealing with the development of hydroelectric power on the St. Lawrence River (1930-32).

W065
WOODBURY, LEVI, AND FAMILY
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division (Washington, DC)
Profession: Lawyer, Governor of New Hampshire, Senator, Secretary of the Navy, Treasurer
Dates of collection: 1804-97
Size: 30 ft. (19,250 items)
NUCMC #: MS64-1585
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Part of the collection (ca. 110 items) relates to the Morse Telegraph vs. House Printing Telegraph case. Also contained in the collection is a 26-page handwritten manuscript, "History of the Telegraph," unsigned and undated but probably written around 1847.

W066
WOODEN, LEE
University of Oregon Library (Eugene)
Profession: Business executive, public official
Dates of collection: 1955-63
Size: 91 items
NUCMC #: MS72-586
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence relating to public power in the Pacific Northwest.

W067
WOODRUFF, EUGENE CYRUS,
1871-1944
Pennsylvania State University Library (University Park)
Profession: Electrical engineer, professor
Dates of collection: 1891-1925
Size: 5 ft.
NUCMC #: MS73-225
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Personal correspondence together with catalogues, circulars, pamphlets, and photos, collected by Woodruff, relating to the electrification of industry, particularly street railways. Companies represented include Baldwin Locomotive Works, Barber Car Co., J.G. Brill Co. (Philadelphia, PA), Cutler-Hammer Clutch Co., Edison Storage Battery Co. (Orange, NJ), Federal Signal Co., General Electric Co., Goldschmidt Thermit Co., McKean Motor Car Co., Niles Car and Manufacturing Co., St. Louis Car Co., and Westinghouse Electric Corp. Correspondents include H.W. Randall, James Byrnie Shaw, Samuel Sheldon, Harry E. Smith, N.F. Smith, and A.R. Taylor. Information on literary rights available in the library. Gift of Mrs. Woodruff's daughter, Mrs. Jean Woodruff Frances, 1972.

W068
WOODS, RUFUS, 1878-1950
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Newspaper publisher, activist in the public power movement
Dates of collection: 1915-50
Size: 1 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence, legislation, speeches and writings, reports, statements, news releases, newspapers, and other papers, relating to Woods's activities as publisher of the Wenatchee (WA) Daily World and as an advocate of the Grand Coulee Dam project.

W069
WOODYARD, JOHN
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Profession: Professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the University of California at Berkeley

W070
WORCESTER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE
Worcester Polytechnic Institute Archives, George C. Gordon Library (Worcester, MA)
Dates of collection: 1865-
Size: 500 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
Collection relates to the history of engineering education at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and contains papers of faculty and alumni, president's papers relating to the Institute's philosophy of combining practical training with theoretical education, photographs, and other archival holdings.

W071
WORKMAN, JEROME
University of Oregon Library (Eugene)
Profession: Lawyer
Dates of collection: 1912-14
Size: 84 items
NUCMC #: MS72-589
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence relating mainly to the business of the Portland, Eugene, and Eastern Railway Co., particularly street railways in Eugene, and the Humboldt Consolidated Gold Mines (Baker, OR).

W072
WORLD WAR I
Nebraska State Historical Society, State Archives Division (Lincoln)
Dates of collection: 1917-19, 1958
Size: 36 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Included in the collection are letters and other military papers (1918-19) of George Thomas Tunnicliff (1886-1962), of Garfield County, NE, who served in France with the 318th Field Signal Battalion. Gift of various sources.

W073
WORLD WAR I SURVEY
U.S. Army Military History Institute (Carlisle Barracks, PA)
Dates of collection: 1917-20
Size: 300 boxes
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: guide
Personal letters, diaries, reminiscences, and official papers of American officers and enlisted men serving in the First World War. Includes historical material on Horace Sumner Seymour, electrical engineer regiments, telegraph battalions, telephone operators, and the Signal Corps.

W074
WRIGHT, DOUGLAS G., b. 1907
Harry S. Truman Library (Independence, MO)
Profession: Engineer, government official, administrator of the Southwestern Power Administration (1943-72)
Dates of collection: 1937-74
Size: 2 ft.
NUCMC #: MS76-104
Access: restricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Correspondence, speeches, statements, press releases, publications, and newspaper clippings, relating to Wright's career, including his service at the Southwestern Power Administration. Includes material pertaining to the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift of Mr. Wright, 1974.

W075
WRIGHT, JAMES M.
Atlanta Historical Society Archives (Atlanta, GA)
Profession: Author
Dates of collection: 1930-61
Size: 6 ft.
NUCMC #: MS79-284
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Notes, a manuscript, and galleys for Wright's book, The License System of the City of Atlanta (1961). Includes material on taxes, debts, city credit, business, industry, audits, public buildings, schools, education, public health, city charter, street lighting, finance, public parks, fire and police departments, law enforcement, laws, utilities, sewers, claims, contracts, graft, city planning, traffic rules, purchasing, and zoning.

W076
WRIGHT, QUINCY, 1890-1970
University of Virginia Library, Manuscripts Department and University Archives (Charlottesville)
Profession: Professor of law
Dates of collection: 1919-65
Size: 4,900 items
NUCMC #: MS74-1142
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence, memoranda, and reports of various organizations of which Wright was a member, including the U.S. Federal Power Commission, U.S. Commission of the Executive Branch of the Government, U.N. Commission on Human Rights, American Association of University Professors, Interdepartmental Subcommittee on International Aviation Policy, 18th Conference on Science, Philosophy, and Religion in their Relation to the Democratic Way of Life (Prague, 1968), and the 1958 UNESCO Interdisciplinary Conference on International Understanding and Peaceful Cooperation. Gifts,
1959-71.

W077
WYOMING COLLECTION
University of California at Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Dates of collection: 1858-1905
Size: 30 items, 4 vols., approx. 264 ft. of microfilm
NUCMC #: MS65-1794
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Contained in the collection is a 34-page account book (1865-66), removed from the W.A. Carter Papers, "of all Expenses on Repairs of Line west of Laramie" of the Pacific Telegraph Co.

W078
WYUM, OBED ALONZO, b. 1897
University of North Dakota, Chester Fritz Library, Department of Special Collections (Grand Forks)
Profession: Farmer, citizen politician
Dates of collection: 1916-69
Size: 46 ft.
NUCMC #: MS79-1257
Access: restricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
Papers reflecting Wyum's activities in the Nonpartisan League, Farmers' Union, North Dakota Federation of Rural Electric Cooperatives, Lutheran Church, and National Planning Association. Gift of the Wyum family, 1975.

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YALE UNIVERSITY. DEPT. OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING.
Yale University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Archives (New Haven, CT)
Dates of collection: 1932-65
Size: 12 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Records of the department, including annual reports and personnel, financial, and research grant records.
Y002
YALE UNIVERSITY. SHEFFIELD SCIENTIFIC SCHOOL.
Yale University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Archives (New Haven, CT)
Profession: Educator
Dates of collection: 1895-1909
Size: 3 boxes
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Theses written for graduation or honors in the Sheffield Scientific School. Theses on electricity include "Direct current versus single phase alternating current in the electric zone connected with the Grand Central Station," "The Electrification of Steam Railroads," "An Automatic Recording and Immediate Reproducing Device for Pianos and Organs," "Long-distance Transmission of Power by Electricity," "The Submarine Telegraph," and "The Generation of Electrical Power at Niagara."

Y003
YANTIS, GEORGE FRANKLIN,
1885-1947
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Attorney, civic leader, Washington State legislator (1931-33, 1935-57, 1945), Northwest Chairman of the National Resources Committee (1937-39), member of the National Resources Planning Board (1939-43)
Dates of collection: 1935-49
Size: .5 ft.
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: unpublished inventory
Correspondence, speeches, reports, minutes relating to Yantis's activities in the Washington State legislature, National Resources Committee, National Resources Planning Board, and in other civic and research organizations. Includes information on the Council of State Governments (1944-46), Natural Resources Development Committee (1946), Northwest Regional Council (1943-44), Refrigeration Research Foundation (1943-46), Social Science Research Council (1943-45), U.S. Bonneville Power Administration (1943-45), and the U.S. National Resources Planning Board (1943).

Y004
YOUNG, OTIS BIGELOW, b. 1899
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Morris Library, Special Collections
Profession: Professor of physics
Dates of collection: 1934-67
Size: 5 ft.
NUCMC #: MS69-1795
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: finding aid
Papers, chiefly from the later 1940s and early 1950s, relating to Young's principal interests on campus, and to Synton, a national professional radio fraternity, civil aeronautics, war surplus property, cooperative capacitor research, Sangamo Electric Co., and Sigma Pi Sigma, a national physics honor society.

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ZELENY, ANTHONY, 1870-1947
University of Minnesota Libraries, University Archives (Minneapolis)
Profession: Physicist, teacher
Dates of collection: 1902-39
Size: .5 ft.
NUCMC #: MS76-1690
Access: restricted
Finding aids: unpublished finding aid
Correspondence, notes, legal papers, clippings, and photos, relating to Czechs in the U.S., electricity, smoking, students, and other topics. People and organizations represented include Morgan Brooks, Henry Crew, Frederick Scheetz Jones, American Association of Physics Teachers, American Association of University Professors, Masaryk Institute (New York, NY), National Laboratory for Invention and Research, No-Tobacco League of America, Nobel Prize Committee, and Sokol Union of America. Information on literary rights available in the repository.
Z002
ZIEBELL, ADOLPH G.
University of Washington Libraries, Manuscripts and University Archives Division (Seattle)
Profession: Public Utility District Commissioner
Dates of collection: 1939-45, 1963
Size: 150 items
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: none
Correspondence and a tape-recorded interview, with transcript, relating to the creation of the Snohomish County Public Utility District and the public power movement in the Northwest.

Z003
ZIEGLER, HANS K.
U.S. Army Military History Institute (Carlisle Barracks, PA)
Profession: Government employee of Electronics Command of the U.S. Army Signal Corps at Fort Monmouth, NJ (1947-76), including service as Chief Scientist
Dates of collection: 1930-76
Size: 1 box
Access: unrestricted
Finding aids: guide
Recollections of Ziegler's experiences with the Electronics Command of the U.S. Army Signal Corps. He emphasizes the development of electronic miniaturization and the role of government in helping nurture the development of the civilian electronics industry after World War II.