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William G. Elliott Spectra-Span Records, ca. 1958-1988

Creator:
Elliott, William G. 1932-2014
Donor:
Elliott, Mark
Creator:
SpectraMetrics Burlington, Massachusetts
Elliott Laboratories Andover, Massachusetts
Physical description:
6.5 cu. ft. : 7 boxes
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Collection descriptions
Business records
Correspondence
Financial records
Laboratory notebooks
Lantern slides
Manuals
Patents
Printed materials
Reports
Writings
Date:
1958
1988
ca 1958-1988
20th century
1950-2000
1050-2000
Notes:
William G. Elliott was an engineer who in 1966 founded SpectraMetrics, which developed and marketed the SpectraSpan echelle spectrometer. He later sold SpectraMetrics, and founded Elliott Laboratories in 1972.
Summary:
The collection documents Elliott's work in developing the SpectraSpan Spectrometer and related technologies. including the use of echelle gratings and argon plasmas with the spectrometer. It also documents his companies, SpectraMetrics and Elliott Laboratories. The collection contains correspondence; photographs, including lantern slides; business and financial records; writings; laboratory notes; internal company reports; user's manuals; patents and patent-related papers; and publications and printed materials.
Cite as:
William G. Elliott Spctra-Span Records, ca. 1958-1988, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Argon plasmas
Echelle gratings
Scientific apparatus and instruments industry
Spectrometer
Spectrophotometry
Spectroscope
Spectrum analysis
Engineers
Inventions
Inventors
Local number:
2015.3157 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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