Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI
12.6 cu. ft.: 38 document boxes
Mixed archival materials
Stong, an electrical engineer with the Western Electric Company (1926-1962), became the editor of "The Amateur Scientist" feature of the Scientific American in 1957, and held that position until his death.
These papers are the files of the editor of "The Amateur Scientist" section of the Scientific American, 1952-1976. The feature was started in 1952 as an expansion of "The Amateur Astronomer" section of the periodical. The papers include files of Stong's predecessor and files for articles prepared but not published before his death. The files contain correspondence with authors and readers, original illustrations and photographs, and reprints of articles.
C. L. Stong Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History