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    Robert B. Rice Film Collection, 1936-1945.
     
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    Creator: 
    Rice, Robert B., 1900-1976 (author).
    Title: 
    Robert B. Rice Film Collection, 1936-1945.
    Phy. Description: 
    2 cu. ft.
    15 reels of film, 16mm., black-and-white, sound.
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    Bio / His Notes: 
    Rice was a consulting engineer and a professor of engineering at Newark College of Engineering, 1928-1936, and North Carolina State University, 1937-1956.
    Scope and Content: 
    Films depict U.S. Navy personnel carrying out maintenance and repair operations on diesel engines. The films were made under the supervision of the Navy Bureau of Aeronautics for Bureau of Ships. 400-500 feet in length, with a voice-over commentary on technical aspects of the work on Bessemer, General Motors, and International diesel engines.
    Provenance: 
    Transferred from the Division of Engineering and Industry, 1988/06/23.
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    Register linked online to this record.
    Cite as: 
    Robert B. Rice Film Collection, 1936-1945, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
    Subject-Topical: 
    Repairing
    Engineering -- 1910-1960
    Engineers -- 1910-1960
    Diesel motor
    Marine engineering
    Mechanical engineering
    Subject-Name: 
    United States. Navy
    Newark College of Engineering
    North Carolina State University
    Form / Genre: 
    Motion pictures (visual works) -- 1930-1950
    Repository Loc: 
    Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453.
    Co-Creator: 
    Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI (collector).
    Item Information
    RepositoryCall No. 
    Archives Center at American HistoryACNMAH 0308Add Copy to MyList

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