Walter Rautenstrauch papers, undated
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.