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Edwin White Papers, 1891-1950, 1980

Collection Overview

Title: Edwin White Papers, 1891-1950, 1980

Predominant Dates:1891-1950

ID: OGLMC/0029

Creator: White, Edwin (1896-1989)

Extent: 1.25 Linear Feet

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.

Acquisition Method: Donation; the acquisition records are unavailable

Related Materials: Frank White Papers, OGLMC 30

Preferred Citation: (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 Revision History: Finding aid migrated to Archon in November 2013.

Other URL: http://library.und.edu/holdings.php?id=ODIN_ALEPH008177897


Box and Folder Listing

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence, 1891-1918Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence, 1919-1925Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence, 1926-1927Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence, 1928-1930Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence, 1931-1932Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence, 1933-1936Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence, 1937-1938Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence, 1939-1942Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Correspondence, 1943Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Correspondence, 1943Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Correspondence, 1943-1944Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Correspondence, 1944-1950Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Correspondence, 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Miscellaneous CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Miscellaneous CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Correspondence: Edwin to Christena, 1915-1916Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Newspaper Clippings: Radio Communication, 1917-1942Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Report written with Lt. E.C. Denstaedt entitled Police Communication, and document entitled Final Act of the Inter-American Technical Aviation Conference held in Lima, PeruAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Official business and military papersAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Conference in PeruAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Autobiography by Edwin White, 1980Add to your cart.