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Title
Edward Lindley Bowles papers Edward Lindley Bowles papers, 1869-1990 (bulk 1920-1982).
Type
Mixed Material
Subject
Adams, Charles F. (Charles Francis), 1866-1954--Correspondence.
Alexanderson, Ernst Fredrik Werner, 1878-1975.
Armstrong, Edwin H. (Edwin Howard), 1890-1954.
Arnold, Henry Harley, 1886-1950--Correspondence.
Bowen, Harold Gardiner, 1883-1965--Correspondence.
Bush, Vannevar, 1890-1974.
Bush, Vannevar, 1890-1974--Correspondence.
Cady, Walter G. (Walter Guyton), 1874-1974.
Calosi, Carlo Luigi, 1905-1997.
Calosi, Carlo Luigi, 1905-1997--Correspondence.
Compton, K. T. (Karl Taylor), 1887-1954.
Draper, C. S. (Charles Stark)
Guillemin, Ernst A. (Ernst Adolph)
King, Ernest Joseph, 1878-1956.
Loomis, Alfred L. (Alfred Lee), 1887-1975--Correspondence.
Morison, Samuel Eliot, 1887-1976.
Nicholson, Alexander McLean.
Pierce, George Washington, 1872-1956.
Rines, David, 1884-1978.
Stratton, Julius Adams, 1901-1994--Correspondence.
Watson-Watt, Robert Alexander, Sir, 1892-1973.
Watson-Watt, Robert Alexander, Sir, 1892-1973--Correspondence.
United States. Council of National Defense. National Defense Research Committee.
United States. Department of Defense.
United States. Office of Scientific Research and Development. National Defense Research Committee.
United States. Office of Scientific Research and Development. National Defense Research Committee. Radiation Laboratory.
United States. War Department.
Bell Telephone Company.
Bentley College.
Kodály Musical Training Institute.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Round Hill Research Division.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. School of Industrial Management.
Project Rand (United States. Air Force)
Radio Corporation of America.
Rand Corporation.
Raytheon Company.
Raytheon Company. Submarine Signal Division.
Samson Electric Company.
Sloan School of Management.
Sperry Gyroscope Company.
Stockton Profile Gauge Corporation.
United Artists Corporation.
White Consolidated Industries.
Whitin Machine Works (Whitinsville, Mass.)
Anti-submarine warfare.
Electrical engineering.
Electrical engineering--Study and teaching.
Korean War, 1950-1953.
Military research.
Military weapons.
Patents.
Radar.
Strategy.
Telephone systems.
Television frequency allocation.
Torpedoes.
Universities and colleges--Massachusetts.
World War, 1939-1945.
Westphalia (Mo.)--Social life and customs.
Educators.
Engineers.
Inventors.
Language
English
Collection material in English
Identified By
Lccn: mm88067993
Summary
Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, minutes, speeches, writings, reports, oral history transcripts, subject files, legal documents, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Bowles's career as an engineer and consultant in private industry and in government as well as to his association with research universities. Documents his work with Raytheon Company; Whitin Machine Works, later White Consolidated Industries, and its subsidiaries; the U.S. War Dept. during World War II; the U.S. Dept. of Defense during the Korean War; and the U.S. Office of Scientific Research and Development National Defense Research Committee (NDRC). Includes material concerning Bowles's association with Bentley College, Kodály Musical Training Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.), and other educational facilities.
Also documents his work as a private consultant for companies and individuals securing or defending patents including Radio Corporation of America, Samson Electric Company, Sperry Gyroscope Company, inc., Stockton Profile Gauge Corporation, United Artists Corporation, Ernst Fredrik Werner Alexanderson, Edwin H. Armstrong, Walter G. Cady, Alexander McLean Nicholson, and George Washington Pierce.
Subjects include Bowles's youth in Westphalia, Mo.; the NDRC Radiation Laboratory; M.I.T.'s electrical engineering program, Round Hill Research Division, and School of Industrial Management, later the Sloan School of Management; military research and strategy, anti-submarine warfare, and development of radar, torpedoes, and other weapons; reform of the patent system; Rand Corporation and Project Rand (United States. Air Force); Raytheon Company's Submarine Signal Division; telephone systems and Bell Telephone Company; television frequency allocations; and individuals such as Vannevar Bush, Carlo Luigi Calosi, K.T. Compton, C.S. Draper, Ernst A. Guillemin, Ernest Joseph King, Samuel Eliot Morison, David Rines, and Sir Robert Alexander Watson-Watt. Includes papers of Gleason Leonard Archer, George A. Campbell, Hammond Vinton Hayes, and Harry E. Yarnell. Correspondents include Charles F. Adams, Henry Harley Arnold, Harold Gardiner Bowen, Vannevar Bush, Carlo Luigi Calosi, Alfred L. Loomis, Julius Adams Stratton, and Sir Robert Alexander Watson-Watt.
Authorized Access Point
Bowles, Edward Lindley, 1897-1990. Edward Lindley Bowles papers, 1869-1990 (bulk 1920-1982)