Donald L. Derrom Papers
Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]
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Donald L. Derrom was a twentieth-century American engineer.
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.
Folder inventory added by Feng Zhu '14 in 2013.
- Cement plants -- Kenya -- 20th century
- Crushed stone industry -- Israel -- 20th century
- Engineers -- Israel -- 20th century
- Manuscripts Division
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- Access Restrictions
The collection is open for research.
- Use Restrictions
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.
Includes postcards, photographs, maps, newspaper clippings, etc.Physical Description
Includes maps, reprints of data, etc. Other notes in field book.Physical Description
Includes maps, correspondence, notes, etc.Physical Description