Orlan W. Boston Dynamometer Papers, 1927-1950

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0811
Creators:
Boston, Orlan W.
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1927-1950
Languages:
English
Collection is in English.
Physical Description:
0.33 Cubic feet
1 box
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of technical papers, tables, charts, photographs and other information on tests of the physical, and chemical properties of metals, as determined by various cutting and other processes.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged into one series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Orlan W. Boston graduated from the University of Michigan Engineering College in 1913, received a Masters degree in 1917 and the degree of Mechanical Engineer in 1926. In 1917 he was commissioned in the U.S. Navy Bureau of Ordnance and later was employed on the Cleveland Tractor Co. In 1921 he rejoined the University of Michigan faculty as Professor, College of Engineering.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Don Darroch and Robert Harding, September 2002.
Author
Don Darroch & Robert S. Harding
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Boston donated his papers (and artifacts) to the Division of the History of Technology, Engineering and Industry Collections, (formerly the Division of Civil and Mechanical Engineering), National Museum of American History in 1961. They transferred the papers to the Archives Center in 2002.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Orlan W. Boston Papers, 1926-1947, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Conditions Governing Use
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.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Laboratory notes Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Articles Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lectures Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mechanical engineering Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dynamometer Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Charts Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI Corporate Name 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