Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Creator:
Stillwell, Lewis Buckley, 1863-1941
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Lewis B. Stilwell Papers
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/j6731380f
Dates:
1886-1939
Size:
49 boxes and 22.5 linear feet
Storage Note:
ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1-49
Language:
English

Abstract

The collection consists of American electrical engineer and Princeton trustee Lewis B. Stillwell's engineering reports, correspondence, photographs, blueprints, maps, and printed matter. His professional correspondence relates to his work as an electrical engineer with several energy companies, while his personal papers contain material related to his service as a Princeton trustee.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

Consists of Stillwell's engineering reports, correspondence, photographs, blueprints, maps, and printed matter. The engineering reports include as subjects the design and building of power plants and the electrification of railroads, some with accompanying photographs and blueprints. Stillwell's professional correspondence relates to his work as an electrical engineer with the Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Corporation (1886-1897), the Niagara Falls Power Company (1897-1900), and the Rapid Transit Subway Construction Company of New York (1900-1905), and, later, as consulting engineer with the Lehigh Valley Coal Company, the Paupack Water Power Project, the Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company, the Lehigh Navigation Electric Company, the United Railroads and Electric Company of Baltimore, and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Also included are personal papers, such as correspondence, account books, estate matters, and material on Princeton where Stillwell served as trustee (1920-1941).

Arrangement:

This is an unprocessed collection and remains in its original arrangement.

Collection Creator Biography:

Stillwell, Lewis Buckley, 1863-1941

Lewis Buckley Stillwell (1863-1941) was an American electrical engineer and Princeton trustee.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Gift of Richard Stillwell.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information:

This is an unprocessed collection. The contents list provided is a preliminary inventory.

The collection inventory was created by Michael Heist in August 2007.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and 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:

Lewis B. Stilwell Papers; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/j6731380f
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184