Query: Engineers -- 1920-1980
Robert Scofield Condon Engineering Papers
Creators:
Condon, Robert B.
Condon, Robert Scofield, 1896-1973 (engineer)
Dates:
circa 1924-1973
Size:
3 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0428
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of correspondence, photographs, and copies of patents issued to inventor Robert Scofield Condon.

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Charles Adler, Jr. Collection
Creators:
Adler, Charles, Jr., 1899-1980 (engineer, inventor)
Dates:
1899 - 1980
Size:
6 Cubic feet (15 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0351
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains correspondence, news clippings, photographs, patents, and printed materials documenting the inventive career of Charles Adler, Jr. Adler is best known for his development of the first traffic actuated signal light in 1928.

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Scrapbooks and Clippings
Level:
series
Dates:
1920 - 1989
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0351
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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Photo Album: Munster, IN facility: A. Epstein & Sons, Inc. Engineers and Architects, circa 1960s
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0731
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Clippings from newspapers and trade journals on Adler's invention of automobile traffic warning system for railroad grade crossings (also photos of the device); correspondence with individuals in railroad industry
Level:
file
Dates:
1920 - 1924
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0351
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Photographs and Scrapbooks
Level:
series
Dates:
circa 1920s-1930s
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0351
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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Lloyd F. Rader Papers
Creators:
Rader, Lloyd Forrest, 1902-1979
Dates:
1925 - 1980
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0952
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Lloyd F. Rader was born in 1902 in Lincoln, Nebraska. He received his education from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, earning his bachelor, masters, and Ph. D in civil engineering. Rader taught at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, New York and he served as a professor at the University of Wisconsin at Madison for 33 years. The collection includes material about Rader's professional career, honors and awards he received, and articles and textbooks authored or co-authored by Rader about asphalt, concrete, and urban planning.

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Eisler Engineering Company records
Creators:
Eisler Engineering Company.
Dates:
1885 - 1988
bulk 1920-1950s
Size:
30 Cubic feet (49 boxes, 25 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0734
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records document Charles Eisler, a Hungarian immigrant who was a skilled mechanic and engineer and his company, Eisler Engineering Company of Newark, New Jersey, which manufactured equipment for producing electric lamps, television and radio tubes, welding equipment and laboratory equipment.

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Washington Society of Engineers Records
Creators:
Washington Society of Engineers
Remington, Charles E.
Ellenberger, William J.
Dates:
1905-1985
bulk 1930-1979
Size:
13.1 Cubic feet (30 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0972
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Washington Society of Engineers was founded in 1905 with the objective to advance engineering knowledge and maintain a high professional standard among members. Membership was open to all individuals who were actively engaged in any branch of the engineering profession. The records contain membership records, meeting minutes and reports, financial records, correspondence, projects and events details, as well as research documents.

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Fairchild Industries, Inc. collection
Creators:
Fairchild Aircraft Corp
Dates:
1919-1980
Size:
277.95 Cubic feet (255 records center boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0060
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of historical files on FI, its predecessors, and subsidiaries. The material consists primarily of historical/public relations material, including photographs and brochures, but also includes significant amounts of business records for FEAC, Kreider-Reisner, Hiller, Republic, Ranger, Stratos, and Swearingen. The collection also documents Fairchild's joint ventures with Fokker, Pilatus, and other aircraft manufacturers. The material also includes an extensive negative collection as well as film and videotape libraries.

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