C. E. Kenneth Mees Papers, 1882-1960.
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Kodak, short for Eastman Kodak Company is a multinational technology company based in the United States. It was founded by George Eastman in 1888. Kodak is widely known for and internationally renowned for its photographic film products. It was one of the foremost photographic film businesses of the 20th Century. In 2009 as part of a major global restructuring programme, Kodak generously donated its research department's library to DMU Archives and Special Collections. T...
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 pro...