Hyman A. Steinberg Papers, 1943-2014 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 12/6/21
Acquired: 05/27/2017. 06/15, 06/23, 7/27, 2017; 02/01, 3/29/2018
Volume: 0.6 cubic feet
Available for use at:
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Description: Papers of Hyman A. Steinberg (1925-2016), Research Assistant Professor of Architecture and Specialist for the Small Homes Council (1955-58), editor Family Handyman and American Home magazines (1958-61), free-lance writer, and inventor contains biographical information; academic records; correspondence; photographs; technical, trade, and consumer publications (on home planning, construction materials, electrical appliances, and entertainment systems for American Iron and Steel Institute, Edison Electrical Institute, and Magnavox Corporation); patents, licences, and legal correspondence relating to invention of solar energy grill ("Sundiner," later renamed "SunPower Solar Grill"), Inner Channel Hearing Aid (1988), and rotary electrric shaver (2002-13); and correspondence (2003-14) with personal care and household productions manufacturers to encourage production and marketing of the Spinshaver rotary shaver.