Guide to the Stanley Hiller, Sr. Collection, 1922-1962

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Sacramento, California 94237-0001
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California State Library. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Stanley Hiller, Sr. Collection, 1922-1962



California State Library

Sacramento, California

Contact Information:

  • California History Room
  • California State Library
  • Library and Courts Building II
  • 900 N. Street, Room 200
  • P.O. Box 942837
  • Sacramento, California 94237-0001
  • Phone: (916) 654-0176
  • Fax: (916) 654-8777
  • Email: cslcal@library.ca.gov
  • URL: http://www.library.ca.gov/
Processed by:
The California State Library staff
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1999 California State Library. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Stanley Hiller, Sr. Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1922-1962
Box Number: 501-644
Creator: Hiller family
Extent: 145 boxes
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions of Use

Please credit California State Library.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Stanley Hiller, Sr. Collection, California State Library.

Access Points

Airplanes
Canned fruit industry--California
Charcoal--California
Fish-meal--California
Fishing--California
Fishing--Pacific Coast
Fishing--Newfoundland
Fishing--Norway
Fisheries--By-products
Fishery law and legislation--California
Fishes--California
Food processing by-products industry--California
Food processing machinery
Helicopters
Hiller, Stanley, 1888-1968.
Hiller, Stanley
Labor laws and legislation
Marine resources conservation
Merchant mariners
Oils and fats
Real estate development--California--Alameda Co.
Urban transportation
Wankel engine
Waste products as feed
Waste products as fuel
Willkie, Wendell L. (Wendell Lewis), 1892-1944

Contents

Business and personal papers of Stanley Hiller, Sr. The collection includes some of Stanley Hiller, Jr.'s papers concerning two of his inventions: a new type of die-casting process and the first practical coaxial helicopter. A separate key to the arrangement of the collection and subject index to the key have been compiled by California State Library staff. The key details the contents of the collection as organized down to the folder level. No separate lists of correspondents have been compiled.

Biography

Born in Alameda, California, September 3, 1888, Stanley Hiller, Sr. was an inventor, and manufacturer of machinery and plants for processing food by-products, including the first seagoing fish processing plants (1927); a California land developer (1930-1955); commercial fisheries lobbyist (1934-1938); and early aviator. He died in Oakland, August 8, 1968.

Correspondents

  • Hiller, Stanley, 1888-1968

Material Transferred from the Collection

  • Books and printed materials, blueprints and maps (larger than 8½ x 11"), photographs (identified as California), and scrapbooks

Container List

Box 501-565

1920-1930 Business Papers

Box 566-583

Patent Papers 1920-1944

Box 584-589

Legal Papers 1924-1951

Box 590-593

Personal Papers

Box 594

Hiller, Jr. Papers

Box 595-596

Land Development Papers

Box 597-601

Willkie Campaign Papers

Box 602-603

San Francisco Bay Bridge 1948-1952

Box 604-610

Conservation Papers

Box 611-612

Labor Union Papers

Box 613-619

Santa Cruz Oil Corporation

Box 620-626

North American Herring Sales

Box 627-628

North American Fisheries

Box 629-632

Barges and Boats

Box 633-634

Marine Products Co.

Box 635

Pacific States Oil Co.

Box 635

1933 Miscellaneous

Box 635

Hillcone Steamship Co.

Box 636

Hiller Industries

Box 637-638

Late 1940s Papers

Box 639-641

1950s Papers

Box 642

Photographs

Box 643-644

Miscellaneous publications