Edwin White Papers, 1891-1950, 1980
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Brief Description:

The Edwin White Papers dates from 1891-1950 and consists of business and personal correspondence. Included in the personal letters are communication with his family, which includes Colonel Frank White, his father, and Christena White, his wife. Other correspondence includes patent quibbles regarding one of White's inventions, the Duplex Radio Communication System and other patent applications for his other inventions. Also included are disparate newspaper clippings between 1917-1942 that either feature White directly or relate to his field of specialty, radio communication. A report written with Lt. E.C. Denstaedt entitled Police Communication and a document relating to the Inter-American Technical Aviation Conference in Lima, Peru.

In addition, these papers also include documents pertaining to the "Inter-American Conference of Aviation" held in Lima, Peru in September 1937, which White had attended. Some materials include recommendations produced by the conference, transcripts of sessions, roster of attendees and countries represented. Also a collection of local newspaper clippings reporting on the event follow the conference official papers. Most of the text contained in this volume is in Spanish.

Held at:
Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections
Chester Fritz Library
3051 University Ave Stop 9000
Grand Forks, ND 58202 9000
Phone: 701-777-4625
Fax: 701-777-3319
Email: und.archives [at] library.und.edu
Record Series Number: OGLMC/0029
Created by: White, Edwin (1896-1989)
Volume: 1.25 Linear Feet
Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Subject Index
Business and Industry
Military History - World War I (WW1)
Military History - World War II (WW2)
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes:   Donation; the acquisition records are unavailable
Related Materials: Frank White Papers, OGLMC 30
PreferredCitation: (Description of Item) Edwin White Papers. OGLMC 29. Box #, Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections. Chester Fritz Library. University of North Dakota.
Finding Aid Revisions: Finding aid migrated to Archon in November 2013.