Engineer who developed machines and systems for automated machine tools. Authored a book, "Adaptive Control Systems", 1963.
Papers, mostly technical, relating to Caruthers' development of automated machine tools. The papers include technical reports and notes; schematics for specific inventions including diagrams, graphs, photographs and plans bound together; patents and related correspondence; operators' manuals; copies of papers delivered by Caruthers at engineering events; and assorted trade literature.
Felix P. Caruthers Papers, 1952-1984, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
2002.3050 (NMAH Acc.)
Register by Robert S. Harding and Don Darroch, 2 pp., avaiable in repository
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves