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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Claire G. Ely collection of Maytag Corporation records

Accession: 2014-252

The Maytag Corporation manufactures home appliances, most well known for its washing machines, also produces dryers, dishwashers, cooktops, refrigerators, and ranges. Claire G. Ely (1905-2004) was an employee of the Maytag company for forty one years. He worked for the Kansas City Branch and then was transferred to Newton, Iowa upon his promotion in 1952 to Manager of Product and Market Planning, eventually becoming Vice President of Marketing. This collection consists of materials collected or created by Clare G. Ely and includes biographical information about the Maytag family, historical information about the Maytag company, and documents the career of Ely from Branch Manager to Vice President. The collection includes press releases, newsletters, bulletins, newspaper clippings, correspondence, reports, pamphlets, photographs, and certificates.

Dates: 1940-1993; Majority of material found within 1947-1970

River reports, surveys, and studies , 1905-1971

Accession: 1962-VII.
Scope and Content:

Series VII consists of reports, surveys, and studies produced by Pennsylvania Power & Light engineers, external organizations, or government agencies on various river systems, hydroelectric projects and developments, and water supply projects in central and eastern Pennsylvania. The majority of these documents focus on the Delaware River Basin, Susquehanna River, Lehigh River, Schuylkill River, and the Lackawanna River, as well as these rivers’ various tributaries. Subseries A, Floods and flood control, includes reports and studies on significant flooding problems along Pennsylvania’s major waterways, primarily the Susquehanna River and its drainage basin. Subseries B, Hydroelectric development and water supply projects, include reports on hydroelectric developments, reservoirs, and other water supply projects in Pennsylvania, largely east of the Allegheny River. This subseries also includes congressional documents on various river systems. Subseries C, Interstate Commission on the Delaware River Basin (INCODEL), is primarily composed of documents produced by the commission, including their activities, purpose, developments, projects, jurisdiction, and annual conference proceedings.

Dates: 1905-1971

Stanton power plant in Harding, Pennsylvania photographs

Accession: 1998-265

The Stanton steam-generated power plant began operation at Harding, Pennsylvania in 1927. It was run by the Scranton Electric Company, which was later acquired by the Pennsylvania Power & Light Company. Most of the photographs in this collection are snapshots showing the plant and employees between 1934 and 1936. There are many that show a flood which took place on March 17, 1936. The three newspaper clippings report on the demolition of the plant between 1973 and 1976.

Dates: 1934-1976; Majority of material found within 1934-1936