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Inventions -- United States -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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

Harold E. Edgerton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0025
Abstract Research materials, laboratory notebooks, correspondence, autobiographical materials, audio and video recordings of Harold E. Edgerton, professor of electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1928 to 1966, Institute Professor from 1966 to 1968, and Institute Professor Emeritus from 1968 to 1990. Edgerton perfected the stroboscope and developed photographic techniques that allowed very rapid events to be observed and captured on film. He also developed techniques...
Dates: 1889 - 1999