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Bell & Howell Company Drawings, 1934-1967

Bell & Howell Co
Physical description:
.6 cu. ft. : 1 box
Collection descriptions
Engineering drawings
20th century
Bell & Howell Company was started in 1907 in Wheeling, Illinois. They manufactured motion picture cameras and projectors. The company merged with Böwe Systec Inc. in 2003; it was known as Böwe Bell & Howell. In 2011, Versa Capital Management bought the company and returned it to the name Bell & Howell.
Engineering drawings for various elements of the Filmo-arc motion picture projector; also two patents, one for a strip feed mechanism, 1937 (and the 1934 application for it), and a 1967 patent for a combined footage counter and end of film run indicator for a motion picture camera.
Cite as:
Bell & Howell Company Drawings, 1934-1967, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Motion picture cameras
Local number:
2013.3005 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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