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Edward A. Rix papers, 1852-1933.
BANC MSS 79/77 c; BANC FILM 3245 positive microfilm
Collection Overview

Title:

Edward A. Rix papers, 1852-1933
History of science and technology collection

Creator/Contributor:

Rix, Edward A. (Edward Austin), 1855-1929, creator

Abstract:

Correspondence, 1882-1926; notes; patents, 1880-1933; memory album; high school recollections; a biography by daughter, Elizabeth Rix DeWolf and illustrated autobiographical data.
Also included: family letters, mostly from his mother to friends in Vermont, from San Francisco in the 1850s.

Date:

1852 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Mechanical engineering
Inventions
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Business
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Description and travel

Note:

Included in: History of Science and Technology Collection.
Also available on microfilm with call no. BANC FILM 3245.
Photo-catalog of the Rix Compressed Air and Drill Co. removed to Pictorial Collections, The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1979.043--PIC).
San Francisco engineer, businessman and inventor of compressed air pumps and drills.

Type:

Notes.
Patents (licences)
Photograph albums.
Biographies.
Autobiographies.
Letters.

Physical Description:

print
.25 linear ft. (1 box).
1 microfilm reel : negative (BNEG Box 1708) and positive.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 79/77 c
BANC FILM 3245 positive microfilm

Origin:

California