Papers, [ca. 1890-ca. 1962].


Papers, [ca. 1890-ca. 1962].

Includes genealogical and biographical materials; World War I naval reports on submarine detection, etc.; Westinghouse Electric and Mfg. Co. materials; professional correspondence; consulting work materials; letters and materials relating to political organizations (1932-1943); ROTC history and military scholarship materials, including ROTC history and 1915 original, signed draft by Mershon; Civilian Military Education Fund materials (1920's-1944); research materials including notes, sketches, mathematical calculations, etc. for various projects (e.g., high voltage experiments, electrolyte losses, induction motors, smoothing condenser, electrolytic condenser); patents (e.g., protecting electrical systems from lightning and static disturbances, electrolytic condensers, welding materials); writings; American Institute of Electrical Engineers' materials; condenser tests (1918-1942); laboratory weekly reports from P.A. Ross to R.D. Mershon (1925-1941); memorial tributes to William Oxley Thompson, Julius F. Stone, Lord Kelvin and Edward Orton, Jr.; copies of publications. Also various scrapbooks, photos; materials regarding Mershon Auditorium and the Mershon memorial room on the Ohio State University campus (ca. 1957-1962); diplomas; Lamme and Franklin Institute engineering medals; memorabilia.

ca. 18 linear ft. (35 boxes)


SNAC Resource ID: 7098078

Ohio State University Libraries

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