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    Robert B. Rice Papers, 1915-1954.
     
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    Creator: 
    Rice, Robert B., 1900-1976 (author).
    Title: 
    Robert B. Rice Papers, 1915-1954.
    Phy. Description: 
    30.1 cubic feet: 82 boxes.
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    Finding aid
    Bio / His Notes: 
    Rice was a consulting engineer and professor of engineering at Newark College of Engineering, 1928-1936, and at North Carolina State University, 1937-1956.
    Summary: 
    Personal papers and correspondence (ca. 1946-1953) of Rice; publications, mostly on Diesel engines, their components and technical problems; material from Rice's academic career; directories of Diesel engine manufacturers and brochures describing their products; technical manuals and reprints of technical articles.
    Organization: 
    Divided into 7 series: 1) Indexes and directories; 2) R.B. Rice professional and academic material; 3) Diesel engines (by manufacturer); 4) Electric utility generator units; 5) Diesel components and technical problems; 6) Fuels and lubricants; 7) Reference materials.
    Provenance: 
    Transferred from Engineering and Industry, Jan. 1989.
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    Cite as: 
    Robert B. Rice Papers, 1915-1954, Archives Center, National Museumof American History.
    Subject-Topical: 
    Diesel motor
    Internal combustion engines
    Engineering -- 1910-1960
    Engineers -- 1910-1960
    Form / Genre: 
    Personal papers -- 20th century.
    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
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    Archives Center at American HistoryACNMAH 0322Add Copy to MyList

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