Mees, C.E. Kenneth (Charles Edward Kenneth), 1882-1960

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C.E.K. Mees was born in Wellingborough, England. He was educated at the University of London where he received his D. Sc. degree in 1906. His dissertation was based upon research in photographic theory. In 1912 he moved to the United States and became director of research for Eastman Kodak Co. of Rochester, N.Y. From 1934 until his retirement in 1955 he was vice president in charge of research and development. His laboratory was one of America's pioneering industrial research facilities. The processes his laboratory developed made it possible to produce a rolled film which was accessible to the amateur photographer.

From the description of Papers, 1916-1948 [microform]. (Hagley Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122458494

Physicist (photography). Director of research, Eastman Kodak Company, 1912-1934, and vice president in charge of research from 1934.

From the description of Experimental notebook [microform], 1912-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83717719

Physicist (photography). At the Eastman Kodak Company as director of research (1912-1934); and vice president in charge of research and development from 1934.

From the description of C. E. Kenneth Mees Papers, 1882-1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122469731

From the description of Experimental notebook, 1912-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154302339

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associatedWith Abney, William de Wiveleslie, Sir, 1843-1920. person
associatedWith Directors of Industrial Research (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Eastman, George, 1854-1932. person
associatedWith Eastman Kodak Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Eastman, Samuel Coffin, 1837-1917. person
associatedWith Meggers, William F. (William Frederick), 1888-1966. person
associatedWith Seares, Frederick Hanley, 1873- person
associatedWith Shane, Charles Donald, 1895-1983. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Color photography
Research, Industrial
Research, Industrial
Photographic chemicals
Photographic chemistry
Photographic emulsions
Photography, Orthochromatic


Birth 1882

Death 1960



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