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Walter Rautenstrauch papers, undated

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1053
Bib ID 4079254 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Rautenstrauch, Walter, 1880-1951
Title Walter Rautenstrauch papers, undated
Physical Description 18 linear feet (35 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/37_RA-REE_09.pdf
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Description

Summary

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.

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Walter Rautenstrauch papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

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

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/89.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
blueprints (reprographic copies) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Columbia University -- : Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University. Department of Industrial Engineering Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Consultants Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Industrial engineering -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Industries -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mechanical engineers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

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.