Scope and Content
Title: Olindo R. Angelillo papers
Collection Number: 233, 263, 312, 742, 828, 906, 910, 944
Angelillo, Olindo R.
Approximately 800 items
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
The Huntington Library
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, California 91108
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Abstract: This collection consists of Olindo R. Angelillo's professional papers.
Language of Material: The records are in English.
The collection is open for qualified researchers.
In order to quote from, publish, or reproduce any of the manuscripts or visual materials, researchers must obtain formal permission
from the office of the Library Director. In most instances, permission is given by the Huntington as owner of the physical
property rights only, and researchers must also obtain permission from the holder of the literary rights. In some instances,
the Huntington owns the literary rights, as well as the physical property rights. Researchers may contact the curator of this
collection for further information.
Olindo R. Angelillo papers, The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
Gift of Olindo R. Angelillo, 1970-1982.
Olindo Romulus Angelillo (Nov. 17, 1899 - May 21, 1988) was an Italian American civil engineer, inventor and scientist. Born
in Alvignano Caserta, Italy, Angelillo and his parents immigrated to the U.S. in 1901. He has studied at the University of
Southern California and the University of San Francisco Law School. Angelillo was active in California politics in the 1930s
and 1950s. He was appointed, in 1933, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt as the Federal Farm Loan Registrar of the 11th District,
comprising the states of California, Utah, Nevada, and Arizona. In 1950 Angelillo ran unsuccessfully as an Independent candidate
for California Governor. He later did work on water resources, energy development, earth movements, and air pollution control.
Angelillo was the inventor of the flume gas pollution eliminator in 1975.
Scope and Content
The Olindo R. Angelillo papers are organized into three series: 1) correspondence; 2) documents and ephemera; 3) oversize
The correspondence series, arranged chronologically, contains letters written by and addressed to Olindo R. Angelillo from
1925-1983. Topics include Angelillo’s involvement in California state politics, civil engineering, pollution control, energy
developments, and Earth movements.
The documents and ephemera series, arranged alphabetically, contains Angelillo’s biographies, drafts of letters, scientific
reports, resume, speeches, and various writings.
Oversize items include artifacts, architectural drawings, awards, maps, newspaper clippings, photos, posters, and videocassettes.
This series is arranged alphabetically.
Personal and Corporate Names
Angelillo, Olindo R.
Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956
Black, Hugo LaFayette, 1886-1971
Bowron, Fletcher, 1887-1968
Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996
Browning, Gordon, 1889-1976
Buyer, Franklin Pierce
Colden, Charles J., 1870-1938
Democratic National Committee (U.S.)
Democratic Party (Calif.). State Central Committee
Douglas, T. C. (Thomas Clement), 1904-1986
Engle, Nathanael H. (Nathanael Howard), 1893-
Ford, John Anson
Ford, Thomas F., 1873-1958
Giannini, Amadeo Peter, 1870-1949
Haskell, Floyd K.
Holifield, Chet, 1903-
Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952
Jenckes, Virginia Ellis, 1877-1975
Kefauver, Estes, 1903-1963
Kimball, Dan Able, 1896-1970
Knowland, William F. (William Fife), 1908-1974
Langlie, Arthur B. (Arthur Bernard), 1900-1966
Libby, Willard F.
Los Angeles (Calif.). Dept. of Water and Power
Luckey, E. George, 1899-1977
McAdoo, Eleanor Wilson, 1889-1967
McAdoo, W. G. (William Gibbs), 1863-1941
Mcinturff, George L., 1907-1986
Minnesota Taxpayers Association
Mitchell, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1903-1974
Moriarty, W. D. (William Daniel), 1877-1936
Myers, William Irving, 1891-1976
O’Connor, James Francis Thaddeus
Palmisano, Vincent L., 1882-1953
Patterson, William A. (William Allan), 1899-1980
Pettis, Shirley N.
Pierce, W. Dwight (William Dwight), 1881-1967
Richfield Oil Corporation
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
Roybal, Edward Ross, 1916-2005
Shipstead, Henrik, 1881-1960
Southern California Edison Company
Sparkman, John, 1899-1985
Stinson, J. Robert
Stout, Perry R., 1909-
Sykes, L. R.
Tanner, N. Eldon (Nathan Eldon), 1898-1982
Thomas, Elbert Duncan, 1883-1953
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
United States. Energy Research and Development Administration
United States. Office of Science and Technology Policy
Warren, Earl, 1891-1971
Williams, W. Walter, 1894-1983
Air quality management
California--Politics and government--20th century.
Pollution control equipment--United States.
Water resources development--Research
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Letters (correspondence)--United States
Professional papers--United States--20th century.