Charles Kettering collection, ca. 1930-ca. 1958.


Charles Kettering collection, ca. 1930-ca. 1958.

Biographies of Kettering, including unpublished biography by Thomas A. Boyd; honorary degrees and awards, together with resume listing all degrees and awards ever received by Kettering; newsclippings and articles about him; scrapbook of clippings and photos relating to his 70th birthday celebration held in Loudonville on Aug. 29, 1946; programs from his 75th birthday party in Dayton; anthology of radio talks (1942-1945) made by Kettering entitled "Stories of Science and Invention"; his book entitled Battle for Abundance (1947); GM publications about him, including "Miss Ohio Breaks Records" (1923), "Story of DELCO" (1949), and "Kettering Digest" (1956); many photographs, some of family, some GM, and some local; and a few documents from his high school days and time spent as teacher in local one-room rural school.

ca. 10 linear ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 8052410

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Boyd, Thomas Alvin, 1888- (person)

Boyd and Kettering were General Motors Corporation men. General Motors Institute of Technology was named for Kettering in the 1990s. The Clarke Historical Library has a published copy of Professional Amateur : The Biography of Charles Franklin Kettering. From the description of Collection, 1919,1976. (Clarke Historical Library). WorldCat record id: 41147186 Ohio State University ('18, '38, '53) noted for his work with Thomas Midgley on the development of ethyl gasoline. He w...

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Kettering, Charles Franklin, 1876-1958 (person)

Inventor, scientist, and humanitarian, best known for his invention of the automobile self-starter and his co-founding of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; founder of DELCO; official of General Motors; b. near Loudonville, Ohio; resident of Dayton, Ohio. From the description of Charles Kettering collection, ca. 1930-ca. 1958. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70958264 Charles F. Kettering was born August 28, 1876 in Loudonville, Ohio to Jacob and Martha K...

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