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Albert G. Thomas papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0429

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection contains the papers of Albert G. Thomas, who earned an SM in electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1923. Materials include correspondence, writings, patents, clippings, drawings, and twelve notebooks describing Thomas's work as an inventor; one notebook is a log of his inventions.

Dates

  • 1931-1969

Creator

Access note

This collection is open.

Intellectual Property Rights

Access to collections in the Department of Distinctive Collections is not authorization to publish. Separate written application for permission to publish must be made to Distinctive Collections. Copyright of some items in this collection may be held by respective creators, not by the donor of the collection.

Biography

Albert Gallatin Thomas, 1897-1979, BS, 1921, University of Virginia; SM in electrical engineering, 1923, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, worked in industry and as an inventor filed more than 100 inventions with the United States Patent Office.

Extent

7.3 Cubic Feet (7 record cartons, 1 manuscript box)

Language of Materials

English

Location

Materials are stored off-site. Advance notice is required for use.

Processing Information note

Some collection descriptions are based on legacy data and may be incomplete or contain inaccuracies. Description may change pending verification. Please contact the MIT Department of Distinctive Collections if you notice any errors or discrepancies.
Title
Guide to the Papers of Albert Gallatin Thomas
Status
Completed
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Libraries. Department of Distinctive Collections Repository

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