Eugene Cyrus Woodruff collection on industrial electrification, 1896-1925.

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Woodruff, Eugene Cyrus, 1871-1944. Eugene Cyrus Woodruff collection on industrial electrification, 1896-1925.

Eugene Cyrus Woodruff collection on industrial electrification, 1896-1925.

The collection contains company pamphlets, technical reports, catalogs, photographs, and circulars concerning the electrification of industrial and street railways. The technical reports in the collection were written by prominent companies of the day including Baldwin Locomotive Works, Barber Car Company, Federal Signal Company, J.G. Brill Company, General Electric, Westinghouse, and others. Copies of Brill's Magazine date from 1908 to 1918. Also included are 75 items of correspondence between Woodruff and professors H. W. Randall, Edward H. Waldo, and A.R. Taylor and with representatives of various electrical, telephone and telegraph and railway companies including a "Mr. Watson," and the Sunbeam Incandescent Light Company. Personal correspondence includes letters to and from his father and brother, John Woodruff, dating from 1906 to 1916. Miscellaneous books include several manuals on electricity.

3 cubic feet.

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Woodruff, Eugene Cyrus, 1871-1944

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Eugene Cyrus Woodruff (1871-1944), engineering professor, inventor, and radio amateur, was professor of electrical railway engineering at the Pennsylvania State College from 1913 to 1939. From the description of Eugene Cyrus Woodruff collection on industrial electrification, 1896-1925. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 191072272 ...

Taylor, A. R. (Albert Reynolds), 1846-1929

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Waldo, Edward H. (Edward Hardenbergh), 1866-1950

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Pennsylvania State College

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Randall, H. W., BSc

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