Guide to the John O. Almen Papers 1859-1967
Cage 71

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Title
John O. Almen Papers
ID
Cage 71
Date [inclusive]
1859-1967
Extent
2.0 boxes
General Physical Description note
1 linear feet of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
This collection consists of: correspondence and clippings related to the Ringer Family, 1859-1921; genealogies of the Ringer, Bragg and Major families, circa 1956; photographs of Idaho mines and towns, circa 1910; publications, patent drawings, correspondence, and photographs, 1926-1967, regarding Almen's contribution to the invention of an automatic transmission.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] John O. Almen Papers, 1859-1967

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Washington State University Libraries Pullman, WA

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of: correspondence and clippings related to the Ringer Family, 1859-1921; genealogies of the Ringer, Bragg and Major families, circa 1956; photographs of Idaho mines and towns, circa 1910; publications, patent drawings, correspondence, and photographs, 1926-1967, regarding Almen's contribution to the invention of an automatic transmission.

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Arrangement note

This collection is arranged in a single series.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries 2013

http://libraries.wsu.edu/content/masc-home
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Conditions Governing Use note

Copyright restrictions apply.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

This collection was donated by automotive engineer John O. Almen between 1960 and 1968.

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Controlled Access Headings

Family Name(s)

  • Bragg family
  • Majors family
  • Ringer family

Subject(s)

  • Automobiles -- Transmission devices
  • Home and Family
  • Idaho
  • Mines and Mineral Resources
  • Mines and mineral resources -- Idaho -- Illustrations
  • Technology
  • Transportation

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

J.O. Almen - publications, part 1 1926-1967 

1 1

J.O. Almen - publications, part 2 1934-1951 

1 2

John O. Almen correspondence 1948-1969 

2 3

John O. Almen - photographs of awards 1940-1964 

2 4

Family correspondence 1859-1921 

2 5

Genealogical information regarding D.A.R. membership 1957 

2 6

Genealogies of the Ringer, Bragg, and Major families undated 

2 7

Family photos and clippings 1869-1927 

2 8