Edward Lindley Bowles Papers 1869-1990 (bulk 1920-1982)

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Edward Lindley Bowles Papers, 1869-1990, (bulk 1920-1982)

Edward Lindley Bowles Papers 1869-1990 (bulk 1920-1982)

Inventor, engineer and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, manuscripts, speeches, transcripts of recorded recollections, reports, minutes, subject files, notes, legal documents, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Bowles's career as an engineer and consultant in private industry and in government, his association with research universities, and work relating to the securing and defense of patents.

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