James J. Childs Numerical Control Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0420
Creators:
Childs, James J., 1926-
Dates:
1952-1991
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
55 Cubic feet
132 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Archival materials, including correspondence, photographs, and drawings relating to the field of numerical control of machinery; also a large quantity of printed material, especially trade catalogs and trade literature.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Divided into 3 series.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Expert in the field of numerical control, has served as a consultant to U.S. Government agencies on the subject.

Administration
Processing Information
This collection was processed by Craig A. Orr, archivist.
Author
Craig A. Orr
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Collection donated by James J. Childs.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Preferred Citation
James J. Childs Numerical Control Collection, 1952-1991, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Photographs -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Trade catalogs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Design drawings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Numerical control Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Correspondence -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives