Correspondence of and Relating to Dorr E. Felt

Correspondence of and Relating to Dorr E. Felt

<< >>
Usage conditions apply
Downloads
Description
This acquisition consists of letters and typescript letters of Dorr E. Felt from the years 1887 through 1930, as well as a letter relating to Felt from 1934. Felt was the inventor of the Comptometer and headed Felt & Tarrant Manufacturing Company of Chicago. The material is mostly personal correspondence, although Felt's personal and business lives were intimately intertwined. Most correspondence is from the late 1920s and 1930, although there is material relating to the Columbian Exposition of 1893. For a detailed listing, see the nonaccession file.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheets, set of
date made
1887-1934
maker
Felt, D. E.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11.5 cm x 24 cm x 29 cm; 4 17/32 in x 9 7/16 in x 11 13/32 in
ID Number
1994.3060.001
nonaccession number
1994.3060
catalog number
1994.3060.001
Credit Line
Gift of Mary Elizabeth Schmidt
subject
Mathematics
See more items in
Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Adding Machines
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.

Comments

Add a comment about this object