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Derrom, Donald L
Donald L. Derrom Papers
Manuscripts Division
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2 boxes and 0.8 linear feet
Storage Note:
ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1-2


Consists of selected papers of American engineer, Donald L. Derrom; the bulk of which deals with the building of a rock crushing plant for the Rock Products Corp., Ltd., of Tel Aviv, Israel.

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of papers of Derrom, including correspondence, notes, a diary (1952), legal documents, notebooks, a commonplace book, a reading log, photographs, maps, and printed matter. The bulk of the collection deals with the building of a rock crushing plant for the Rock Products Corp., Ltd., of Tel Aviv, Israel, and includes correspondence with and reports to Derrom's firm, Kennedy Van Saun Mfg. and Eng. Corp., in New York City, especially to M. Maurice Shafer. In addition, there are notes regarding a cement manufacturing plant near Sultan Hamud, Kenya.



Collection Creator Biography:

Derrom, Donald L

Donald L. Derrom was a twentieth-century American engineer.

Collection History

Processing Information

Folder inventory added by Feng Zhu '14 in 2013.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Donald L. Derrom Papers; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1-2