Heating and ventilation industry
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract: The Disposor Corporation was the sales agent for the General Fan Corporation of New York City in the 1930s. This collection consists of fourteen photographs of the General Fan Corporation's various mechanical products (ventilation and cooling units) on display at exhibits or installed in businesses, including a ship and restaurants. The album was put together by the Disposor Corporation for sales purposes.
Dates: circa 1930s
Found in: Audiovisual Collections > 1995-220, Frederick O. Barnum III collection of RCA Victor Company negatives
Scope and Contents: The Heating and cooling series contains images of temperature control equipment related to either refrigeration or thermal heating. The series is arranged into two subseries: Cooling and Thermal and dates from 1937 to 1977.
Abstract: From 1906 to the 1970s, the Honeywell corporation grew from specializing in thermostats and home heating into military engineering, cameras and computing. James Warren Scarlett (1937-2016) was a team leader and electrical engineer at Honeywell through the crucial 1970s period where they led the world in developing process control technology for industrial plants. His records illustrate the development of Honeywell's Industrial Process Control Division's TDC 2000 and TDC 3000 systems. The collection has particular strengths in materials documenting the design of the user interface, sometimes referred to as the man-machine-interface (MMI). Materials include reports, papers, presentation slides, books, correspondence, and business cards.
Dates: 1953-2004; bulk 1970-1990
Abstract: Nesbitt Aire, Inc. is one of the leading manufacturers of school heating and cooling systems. The Nesbitt Aire, Inc. records are a collection of product catalogues from the heating and cooling business of the company dating from 1933 to 2001. There is also a small portion of business correspondence, meeting minutes, employee newsletters, manuals and other publications.
Dates: 1933-2001; Majority of material found within 1950-1975
Abstract: The Johns Manville Corporation is an American insulation manufacturer. This film is a rare post-war era industrial film from Johns-Manville, Luther Reed productions about the importance of insulating your home.
Dates: circa 1940s
Found in: Audiovisual Collections > York Oil Burner Company's industrial oil burning equipment album
Abstract: The York Oil Burner Company was a manufacturer of oil-fired residential and commercial oil heating equipment. This collection consists of one album containing 80 black & white photographic prints of industrial equipment of the York Oil Burner Co., Inc. Many of the photographs are interior views of building basements showing York Oil Burner Co. equipment installed in the building's furnace system.
Dates: circa 1936