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1Title:  Charles P. Steinmetz papers, 1853-1921 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  00.1399 
 Creator:  Steinmetz, Charles Proteus, 1865-1923 
 Abstract:  Charles Steinmetz, German born author and inventor, joined General Electric in 1893. The papers include correspondence in German to his sister, a manuscript on motors, and 184 patents. 
 Subjects:  Steinmetz, Charles Proteus, 1865-1923 | Steinmetz, Clara | General Electric Company | Engineers | Inventors | Motors | Correspondence | Design patents | Postcards 
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2Title:  Howard Woodworth Simpson papers, 1919-1956 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  500 
 Creator:  Simpson, Howard Woodworth, 1892-1963 
 Abstract:  Howard Simpson worked for Henry Ford & Son at the Fordson tractor plant in Dearborn. He worked in tractor and transmission design. The papers include drawings, patents, notes and other data related to Fordson tractors and automobile transmission. 
 Subjects:  Simpson, Howard Woodworth, 1892-1963 | Agricultural implements | Automobiles--Transmission devices | Engineering drawings | Fordson tractors | Inventors | Mechanical engineers | Motor vehicles--Design and construction | Tractor industry--Michigan | Tractors | Tractors--Patents | Blueprints | Diaries 
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3Title:  W. Dorwin Teague papers, 1937-2001 (Bulk 1960-1999) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  2004.2 
 Creator:  Teague, W. Dorwin 
 Abstract:  Dorwin Teague was a noted industrial designer. The collection is comprised of material from both his personal and professional life. Included are correspondence, family photographs, project files, photographs, and slides, patents and miscellaneous speeches, writings and books. 
 Subjects:  Teague, W. Dorwin | Walter Dorwin Teague Associates | Automobiles--Design and construction | Industrial designers | Inventors | Housing--Energy conservation | Household electronics--Design and construction | Household appliances--Design and construction | Skis and skiing | Winter sports | Design drawings | Floppy disks | Photograph albums | Photographs 
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