William S. Weston Papers, 1891-1935
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Brief Description: Papers of William Summer Weston, B.L. '81, B.S. '83 (1860-1941), including patents and related documents for adjustable curve rulers for railway drafting offices (1901, 1911, 1914, 1932-35), patent petition and claim (1891, 1895) and patents for adjustable tie plates for railway rails (1914-30), electric lamp hangers (1894-97), casting apparatus (1905-08), rail braces and tie plates (1905-09), brake shoes (1907, 1918) and hydraulic clutches (1919-23) and a history of The 302nd Engineers,  (1919) in which his son Lieutenant Frederick W. Weston '10 served.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
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Urbana, IL 61820
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Record Series Number: 26/20/50
Created by: Weston, William Summer (1860-1941)
Volume: 0.4 cubic feet
Acquired: 3/3/1981
Arrangement: by type of material and chronological thereunder
Subject Index
Railroad Rails
Railway Engineering
World War I - Military Operations
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]