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At a Glance
Scientific, professional, and academic papers of Rautenstrauch, consisting chiefly of notes, outlines, charts, and memoranda assembled by him for his courses at Columbia, his lectures, articles, and professional consultations. There is also a group of blueprints, plans, charts, and graphs related to various American industries and a large group of miscellaneous unbound periodicals, pamphlets, reports, and other printed material.
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Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Walter Rautenstrauch papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Rautenstrauch, Mrs. Walter. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1952. Accession number--M-52.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/89.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Mechanical engineer. Dr. Rautenstrauch was a consultant to manufacturing industries, and for many years, professor and Executive Officer of the Columbia University Dept. of Industrial Engineering. He was instrumental in the creation of this department which is said to be the first such department in the United States.