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Worthington Pump and Machinery Corporation, Engineering Records, 1955-1970

Donor:
Aronson, David
Collector:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Physical description:
3.3 cu. ft. : 10 boxes
Type:
Articles
Collection descriptions
Blueprints
Correspondence
Diagrams
Pamphlets
Reprints
Date:
1955
1955-1970
1950-2000
Notes:
Aronson joined the Engineering Department of the Worthington Corporation in 1951 as an engineer. While with Worthington, he specialized in areas relating to refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pumping. He specialized in low temperature energy utilization equipment and energy recovery systems. He holds 31 U.S. patents.
Summary:
Correspondence and technical documents pertaining to Aronson's work as an engineer with the Worthington Pump and Machinery Corporation. The correspondence files relate to acceptance or rejection of products and procedures used in the development and production of the company's products, responses to submissions to the company of inventions and products inventors hoped to license or sell to the company, responses to requests for donations and other funding by Worthington, and general company memos and reports. The technical files represent the research, design and development processes that Aronson was involved in as a mechanical engineer. Topics include heat pumps, steam generation, geothermal power, gas turbine engines, and nuclear power. Types of material include articles, pamphlets, journal reprints, conference papers, schematics, blueprints and diagrams.
Cite as:
Worthington Pump and Machinery Corporation, Engineering Records, 1955-1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Engines
Gas-turbine industry
Geothermal engineering
Geothermal resources
Nuclear energy
Refrigeration and refrigerating machinery
Heat engineering
Steam
Local number:
2007.3130 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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