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Frank and Lillian Gilbreth Collection, 1907-2000 (bulk 1911-1924)

Creator:
Gilbreth, Frank Bunker 1868-1924
Gilbreth, Lillian Moller 1878-1972
Donor:
Carey, Ernestine Gilbreth
Perkins, James Secor
Gilbreth, Daniel B
Gilbreth, Frank B., Jr
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Physical description:
5 cubic feet, 27 boxes
1 BetaCam SP Video Master, 1 1" Video master, 2 cans 16mm film elements
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Autochrome process
Copy prints
Glass slides
Motion pictures (visual works)
Patents
Stereographs
Videotapes
BetaCam SP (videotape format)
Date:
1907
1907-2000
bulk 1911-1924
1900-1920
1930-1950
Notes:
Frank Gilbreth and his wife Lillian Moller Gilbreth were pioneers in the field of motion study and industrial efficiency.
Summary:
The collection consists primarily of glass plate slides (negative and positive), photoprints, and stereographs documenting the work undertaken by Frank and Lillian Gilbreth from 1910 to 1924 in the fields of motion study, shop efficiency, and factory organization; also slides dcoumenting the Gilbreth Family, their travels, residences, and friends; and the film "The Original Films of Gilbreth: The Quest for the One Best Way," 1968 by James S. Perkins.
Cite as:
Frank and Lillian Gilbreth Collection, 1907-2000 (bulk 1911-1924), Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Industrial films
Machine shops
Machinery industry
Motion study
Industrial efficiency
Industrial engineering
Industrial management
Industrial productivity
Local number:
318949 (NMAH Acc.)
1980.0785 (NMAH Acc.)
1995.0249 (NMAH Acc.)
1998.0097 (NMAH Acc.)
2003.3075 (NMAH Acc.)
2007.3218 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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