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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the Charles Walter Bryan Ship Construction Slides circa 1940s

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Bryan, Charles Walter. Ship Construction Slides

Dates:

circa 1940s

Manuscript Number:

Crerar Ms 303

Size:

1 box

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

This is a collection of slides on the process of ship construction. Images include launchings, trial runs, and models of living quarters on ships.

Information on Use

Access

The colletion is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Bryan, Charles Walter, Ship Construction Slides, Crerar Ms 303, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

This is a collection of slides on the process of ship construction. The images provide instructional diagrams for the general production process of ships in regards to the typical welding sequences and compliance to federal standards. Some types of the nautical vessels imaged in production include a destroyer, cargo vessel, DWT tanker, and luxury ships. Images of ship launchings, trial runs, and models of living quarters within the ship can also be found in this collection. There is also a single slide predicting the design for nautical vessels of the future.

Related Resources

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Box 1

Crerar Ms 303