General Motors Corporation Collection, circa 1938-1951
General Motors Corporation
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI
0.3 cu. ft.; 0.008 cu. meters
Mixed archival materials
New York (State)
Contains brochures, exhibit literature, photographs, plans, and reprints of the General Motors Corporation relating to engineering exhibits and studies. Included are Highway and Horizons Exhibit brochures and lecture; photocopy of a 1938 plan for New York World's Fair quartz window engine exhibit; photographs and movies on combustion analysis, 1939; and plans concerning shot-peening and surface finishing, 1938-1939. Reprints include thirteen by Gerald M. Rassweiler and Lloyd Withrow on engine studies; "Retrospect," by Rassweiler on infrared work at GM; and "Shot Blasting" and "Fatigue Weakness of Surfaces," by J. 0. Alman of the GM research laboratories, 1943-1951.