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Marvin E. Mundel Industrial Engineering Collection, 1937-1996

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Creator:
Mundel, Marvin Everett (industrial engineer) 1916-1996
Donor:
Mundel, Takako
Subject:
Deming, Edwards
Gambrell, C.B
American Institute of Industrial Engineers
Society for the Advancement of Management
Purdue University
E.I. DuPont De Nemours
Japanese Management Association
Japan Productivity Center
Asian Productivity organization
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd
Aji-no-moto Corporation
Aluminum Goods Manufacturing Comp
American Colortype
A.O. Smith Company
Barbar and Coleman
Bridgestone
Briggs and Stratton
Buffalo China Company
Cindahy Brothers Company
College of Technology Birmingham, England
Gardner Board and Carton Company
Hamilton Manufacturing Company
Herbst Shoe Manufacturing Company
S.C. Johnson and Son
Kanebo Spinning Co
Kanaki Gear Plant
Kawasake Dockyard
Lockheed Shipbuilding and Construction Comp
Milwaukee Dental Research Group
Milwaukee Gas Company
Nihon Denso
Nippon Kokan Tsurumi
Nippon Electric Company
Pillsbury Mills
Sumitomo
Albert Trostel and Sons
Walgreen's
Western Printing and Lithography Corp
Westover Engineers
Yanmar Diesel Engine Company
Stephan A. Young Company
Physical description:
Motion pictures : 16mm
15 cu. ft.: 36 boxes, 75 films
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Field notes
Motion photographs
Diagrams
Correspondence
Charts
Transparencies
Motion pictures (visual works)
Loop films
Place:
Asia
Japan
United States Navy Long Beach Naval Shipyard
United States Rock Island Arsenal
Date:
1937
1937-1996
1930-2000
Measurements
20th century
1930-1950
Notes:
Mundel was a major figure in the fields of industrial engineering and time and motion studies. He is particularly known for his consultant work seminars and teaching at American manufacturing companies and United States government agencies. He also worked extensively in Japan and throughout Asia.
Summary:
Correspondence, reports, data, notes, publications, books, charts, certificates, awards, writings, photographs, films and videos that document the life and career of Marvin Mundel, a well-known expert in the field of work management and productivity enhancement. The collection demonstrates his work practices and teaching techniques. He made improvements in the field of Motion Study, in addition to exporting management techniques to Japan and other Asian Countries. His consulting work is well documented here with materials from American and Japanese corporations, as well as the products they made.
Cite as:
Marvin E. Mundel Industrial Engineering Collection, 1937-1996, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Takako Mundel
Topic:
Chronophotography
Industrial engineering
Methods engineering
Motion study
Work measurement
Industrial management
Organizational effectiveness
United States Dept. of Agriculture
Greeting cards industry
Box making
Dental offices
Dental instruments and apparatus
Shoe industry
Drafting table
Shipbuilding industry
Meat--Packing
Meat industry and trade
Meat inspection
Steel industry and trade
Steel founding
Diesel motor industry
Plant layout
Materials handling
Pharmaceutical industry
Poultry--Inspection
Poultry industry
Refuse collection
Slaughtering and slaughter-houses
Machine shops
Machinery industry
Punched card systems--Machinery
Industrial Productivity
Industrial films
Government consultants
Government productivity
Hospitals--Materials management
Food processing plants
Local number:
1999.3010 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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