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Armour Research Foundation project reports, 1949-1953

 Collection
Identifier: 031.02.04
Appears to be a complete set of proposal and project reports related to two research projects conducted by Armour Research Foundation for Crane Co. concerning combustion control and elimination of spotting on enamelware. Includes a register of reports is as follows: Proposal No.__Project No.__Project Name__Client__Report Date__Report No. 1721 x (Venture No.); none; Combustion Control & Elimination of Spotting of Enamelware

Dates

  • 1949-1953

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Available for Research

Collection Size

27 Item reports

Overview

Crane Co.; 10/07/1949; 1. 50-116; none ;Renewal of Contract, R & D on Cast Iron Enamelware; Crane Co.; 05/15/1950; none. 50-350; none; Renewal of Contract, R & D on Cast Iron Enamelware; Crane Co.; 12/01/1950; none. None; 5-766 G; R & D on Cast Iron Enamelware; Crane Co.; 01/01/1950; 1. None; 5-766 G; R & D on Cast Iron Enamelware; Crane Co.; 02/15/1950; 2. None; 5-766 G; R & D on Cast Iron Enamelware; Crane Co.; 04/01/1950; 3. None; 5-766 G; R & D on Cast Iron Enamelware; Crane Co.; 05/15/1950; 4. None; 5-766 G; R & D on Cast Iron Enamelware; Crane Co.; 10/15/1950; 5. None; 5-766 G; R & D on Cast Iron Enamelware; Crane Co.; 11/15/1950; 6. None; 5-766 G; R & D on Cast Iron Enamelware; Crane Co.; 01/29/1951; 7. None; 5-766 G; R & D on Cast Iron Enamelware; Crane Co.; 05/01/1951; 8. None; 5-766 G; R & D on Cast Iron Enamelware; Crane Co.; 08/08/1951; 9. None; 5-766 G; R & D on Cast Iron Enamelware; Crane Co.; 02/15/1952; 10. None; 5-766 G; R & D on Cast Iron Enamelware; Crane Co.; 04/28/1952; 10A. None; 5-766 G; R & D on Cast Iron Enamelware; Crane Co.; 05/01/1952; 11. None; 5-766 G; R & D on Cast Iron Enamelware; Crane Co.; 08/15/1952; 12. None; 5-766 G; R & D on Cast Iron Enamelware; Crane Co.; 12/01/1952; 13. 52-507 G; 5-766 G; R & D on Cast Iron Enamelware; Crane Co.; 06/27/1952; none. None; 9-1062 G; R & D on Steel & Iron Enamelware; Crane Co.; 02/01/1952; 1. None; 9-1062 G; R & D on Steel & Iron Enamelware; Crane Co.; 01/06/1952; 2. None; 9-1062 G; R & D on Steel & Iron Enamelware; Crane Co.; 09/02/1952; 3. None; 9-1062 G; R & D on Steel & Iron Enamelware; Crane Co.; 09/23/1952; 4. None; 9-1062 G; R & D on Steel & Iron Enamelware; Crane Co.; 11/15/1952; 5 (2 copies). None; 9-1062 G; R & D on Steel & Iron Enamelware; Crane Co.; 12/15/1952; 6. None; 9-1062 G; R & D on Steel & Iron Enamelware; Crane Co.; 01/15/1953; 7. None; 9-1062 G; R & D on Steel & Iron Enamelware; Crane Co.; 02/15/1953; 8 & 9. None; 9-1062 G; R & D on Steel & Iron Enamelware; Crane Co.; 04/20/1953; 10.

Biographical Note

Armour Research Foundation (ARF) was one of the first private, not-for-profit contract research laboratories in the United States. It was founded in 1936 by Armour Institute of Technology (AIT), and acquired by Illinois Institute of Technology in 1940 when IIT was created by the merger of AIT and Lewis Institute. The Armour Research Foundation of Illinois Institute of Technology, it was later reorganized as the IIT Research Institute (IITRI). Under all its iterations, the laboratory conducted research for commercial and government sources, expanding to an international operation and drew much of its staff from AIT and IIT alum and students.

Provenance

Formerly 2000.047

Processor

Catherine Bruck, University Archivist November 10, 2000

Part of the Paul V. Galvin Library. University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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