Edwards, Charles B.

Charles B. Edwards diaries, 1901–1933.
1 box (0.41 linear feet).
About Charles B. Edwards

Charles B. Edwards was born 1869. In 1913 he was hired by Westinghouse Machine Company and in 1914, the Edwards family moved to England, where he was probably still employed by Westinghouse. Edwards returned to the United States in 1916 and by 1918, he was working mainly in New York, and the family moved to Forest Hills, Long Island and soon thereafter moved again to Haddonfield, New Jersey. Probably around the same time, he began working for New York Shipbuilding Co. in Camden. By 1932, Edwards was retired.

About the collection

This collection consists of diaries and notebooks kept by Charles B. Edwards, an engineer who worked for the Westinghouse Machine Company (East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) and the New York Shipbuilding Company (Camden, New Jersey), among other organizations. The majority of the diaries (v. 1-9) contain short, daily entries about the weather and the activities of his family, 1913-1920 and 1932-33. The notebooks (v. 10-11) contain notes, calculations, and graphs relating to ship trials, 1901-07 and 1913-15.

  • Edwards, Charles B.
  • Engineers
  • Westinghouse Machine Company
  • New York Shipbuilding Corporation
Types of material
  • Diaries
  • Notebooks
Reference files
  • New York Shipbuilding
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