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Walter Rautenstrauch papers, undated 

Creator: 
Rautenstrauch, Walter, 1880-1951.
Phys. Desc: 
35 boxes (35 boxes)
Call Number: 
MS#1053
Location: 
Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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Biographical Note

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.

Scope and Contents

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.