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Hodgins, Eric, 1899-1971



  • Existence: 1899 - 1971

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Eric Hodgins papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 39080008716661]
Identifier: MC-0054
Scope and Contents Collection includes a manuscript of the article "Mr. Blandings Builds His Castle," later expanded to book length as Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House. The light-hearted story follows a family as they move from an apartment in New York City to a house in the country. Also in the collection are screen plays of television series and a movie based on the book. In addition there is a conductor's musical part, promotional photographs, and press kit for the movie. About half of the collection...
Dates: 1946 - 1958

Oral history interview with Vannevar Bush

Identifier: MC-0143
Scope and Contents of the Collection In 1964 Eric Hodgins interviewed Bush in preparation for Bush's autobiography, Pieces of the Action (1970). In the 1120-page interview transcript, Bush discussed his family and education at Tufts University; early years at MIT as a member of the Department of Electrical Engineering, his research and patents, including the development of the differential analyzer, and his roles as executive vice president and dean of the School of Engineering; his decision...
Dates: 1964

Vannevar Bush papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0078
Scope and Contents The Vannevar Bush Papers consist of correspondence, reports, patent records, notes, memos, manuscript drafts and galley proofs of books and articles, appointment calendars, and reprints primarily from 1956 to 1974. There are three series: 1. Subject Files, 2. Writings, and 3. Appointment Calendars. The collection came in two accessions, and although the two were interfiled, whenever possible the papers were kept in their original order. As a result the subject files are in three sections...
Dates: 1921 - 1974

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Electronic differential analyzers. 2
Business consultants 1
Computers -- History 1
Engines -- Design and construction. 1
Engines -- Patents. 1