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Herbert R. Stewart papers

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Identifier: MC-0211

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Herbert Stewart's years as a student at the Massachusestts Institute of Technology (MIT) are recorded in student and course notes for classes in electrical engineering, 1923 1924. There is some correspondence with Vannevar Bush about the Product Integraph. His activities as a consulting engineer are documented in articles, reports, and correspondence on issues of energy and high voltage electric systems, including projects for the New England Electric Power Service and Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company. Other professional associations are reflected in papers, correspondence, and reports from CIGRÉ (Conference Internationale des Grands Réseaux Electriques à Hautes Tension), and correspondence and committee material from IEEE (the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers).


  • Creation: 1920 - 1985


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Herbert Rowland Stewart, 1902 , S.B. 1924, S.M. 1925, both in electrical engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), was a research assistant in electrical engineering at MIT, 1924 1925. He was central station engineer at the Westinghouse Electric Corp., 1925 1934; protection engineer, 1934 1948, then electrical engineer, at the New England Power Service Co. During World War II he worked at the Harvard Underwater Sound Laboratory on Sub surface Warfare problems.


1.6 Cubic Feet (1 record carton, 2 manuscript boxes)

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