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Consists of correspondence, memoranda, and administrative files concerning departmental accessions, administrative policy and budgetary matters, exhibitions, and requests for photographs for publication; summaries of work; and subject files consisting of correspondence and memoranda covering areas and individuals in the engineering and technological sciences. Curators represented in these materials include Carl Weaver Mitman, Head Curator, 1939-1948; Frank A. Taylor, Head Curator, 1948-1957 and Curator of the Division of Engineering, 1932-1955; Robert P. Multhauf, Head Curator, 1955-1957; Frederick L. Lewton and William N. Watkins, Curators of the Division of Crafts and Industries, 1938-1946 and 1947-1957, respectively; Charles Whitebread and George S. Thomas, Associate Curators of the Division of Medicine and Public Health, 1938-1948 and 1948-1952, respectively; and George B. Giffenhagen, Associate Curator and Curator of the Division of Medicine and Public Health, 1952-1957; and Ruel P. Tolman and Jacob Kainen, Curators of the Division of Graphic Arts, 1938-1946 and 1946-1957, respectively.
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