John G. Callan papers, 1873-1949.


Callan, John Gurney, 1875-1940. John G. Callan papers, 1873-1949.

John G. Callan papers, 1873-1949.

Papers of John G. Callan, engineer and Professor of Industrial Management, document his academic career including the development of Industry Management courses, patents for various inventions including some for General Electric, early work as an engineer, and consulting work, 1873-1940. The collection contains correspondence, schematics, blueprints, patent records, postcards, reports, contracts, advertisements, notebooks, memoranda, photographs, sketches, brochures, book reviews, teaching material, expense reports, vouchers, graphs and leases. Teaching materials include lecture notes, proposals, reports, syllabi, and cases dealing with Engineering and Industrial Management courses, 1920-1940. The collection contains material relating to Callan's patent on erasable bond typing paper and the subsequent uses of this paper during the 1930s; and other patents in connection with steam turbines. The collection also includes records of the Cotton Textile Standards Industrial Board investigations into National Recovery Act code violations. These records contain references to textile strikes in Fall River and New Bedford, 1933-1934.

6 linear feet (12 boxes)

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United States. National Recovery Administration (corporateBody)

General electric company (corporateBody)

Founded 1892. Corporate interests include: Broadcasting; Electric Components; Household Appliances; Lighting Equipment; Motors; Telecommunications; Electromedical Industry. From the description of Technical records. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84865339 Founded 1892. From the description of General Electric Company in Camden, N.J., collection, 1878-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979711 Schenectady, NY. From the description of Electr...

Callan, John Gurney, 1875-1940. (person)

John Gurney Callan began his professional career working for the Edison Illuminating Company, 1896-1897, and joined General Electric in Lynn, Massachusetts in 1897, where he was in charge of the Lynn steam turbines. In 1909, he joined Arthur D. Little as a mechanical and electrical engineer where he helped organize the Research Department of General Motors. In 1915, Callan was appointed Professor of Steam and Gas Engineering at the University of Wisconsin; and in 1919 he became the first faculty...

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The faculty of the Harvard Business School was formally organized in 1913. For the school's first two years (1908-1910) the teaching staff was organized informally. From 1910 to 1913 the teaching and administrative staff was organized as an Administrative Board. From the description of Faculty minutes, 1908- [microform]. (Harvard Business School). WorldCat record id: 269607747 ...