Robert Scofield Condon Engineering Papers, ca. 1924-1973
Condon, Robert Scofield (engineer) 1896-1973
Condon, Robert B
Fibre Can Machinery Corp. Rutland (Vt.)
Continental Can Co
3.0 cu. ft
Robert S. Condon, engineer at Continental Can Co., was born in Bloomington, Ill. Graduate engineer, University of Illinois. Married Catherine Behrens, 1924 (d. 1958); they spent 15 years in Rutland, Vermont, where he was a founder of the Fibre Can Machinery Corp., later sold to the Continental Can Co. His second wife was Ilza de Souza Condon. After retirement, Condon continued consulting work; his last project was the "Marvel" pencil pointer or sharpener.
Documents and photographs (including prints and negatives) relating to the patents, inventions, and designs of mechanical engineer Robert Scofield Condon. The bulk of the material concerns the development of his small "Marvel" pencil sharpener.
Robert Scofield Condon Engineering Papers, ca. 1924-1973, Archives Center, National Museum of American History