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BOX REEL 1 Diaries, 1841-1842
Extract from Ericsson's daily journal.
BOX REEL 1 Extract from daily journal, 1841, Feb.-1842, Feb. 28
BOX REEL 1 Family Correspondence, 1860-1883
Letters exchanged between Ericsson and his brother, Nils Ericson, and his son, Hjalmar Elworth.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX REEL 1 1860-1883
(2 folders)
BOX 1-4  REEL 1-5 General Correspondence, 1821-1890
Letters received, retained copies and drafts of letters sent, copies of cablegrams, and memoranda.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX REEL 1-2 1821, 1832, 1837-1863
(14 folders)
BOX REEL 2-3 1864-1869
(11 folders)
BOX REEL 4 1870-1881
(11 folders)
BOX REEL 4-5 1882-1890, undated
(13 folders)
BOX REEL 5-6 Writings File, 1833-1880
Copies and drafts of articles, drawings, specifications, technical notes and memoranda, and poems.
Arranged alphabetically by type of writing.
BOX REEL 5-6 Articles
"American and English Iron Clads," 1862
"Improvements in Actuating and Regulating the Speed of Telegraphic Instruments," 1859
"Improvements in Street Locomotives," undated
"The Loss of the Captain," 1870
"Motive Engines," 1861
"Movable Torpedos," 1879
"New System of Naval Attack," with draft and fragmentary copy, 1854
"Submarine Warfare," 1880
"The Turret of the Pacific," 1862
List of articles by Ericsson
Poems
Specifications and technical notes
Centrifugal forces of the earth, 1870
Engines, 1836-1867
Miscellany
Notes and reply to charges by Sir John Ross in controversy over the Victory (steamship), 1833
Notes on meters, gauges, and other mensuration apparatus, 1849[?]
Notes on the moon, 1870
Screw propeller, 1837-1858
Ships
Dictator (bark), 1866
Ericsson (ship), 1854
Princeton (steamship), 1842-1846
Specification for an ironclad shot-proof steam floating battery
Spherical dynamic register
Drawings and engravings of designs
BOX 6-11  REEL 6 Financial Records, 1844-1889
Correspondence, notes, receipts, and checkbook stubs.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX REEL 6 Miscellaneous, 1844-1887, undated
(2 folders)
not filmed Checkbook stubs
1844-1862
(6 folders)
BOX 7 1862-1871
(7 folders)
BOX 8 1871-1877
(8 folders)
BOX 9 1877-1882
(13 folders)
BOX 10 1882-1886
(10 folders)
BOX 11 1886-1889
(7 folders)
BOX 11  REEL 6 Miscellany, 1836-1887
Biographical data, extracts and copies of articles relating to Ericsson and his inventions, legal papers, miscellaneous lists, technical papers, notes, and printed matter.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material.
BOX 11  REEL 6 Awards and prizes, lists of
Biographical data
Contributions to the centennial exhibition, 1877, Aug. 29
Contributions to the Kungliga Bibliotheket, Stockholm, Sweden, 1877, Oct. 17
Extracts and copies of articles relating to Ericsson and his inventions, 1860-1887
Legal papers, agreements, affidavits and patent papers, 1836-1887
Lists of ironclad vessels in the United States Navy during the Civil War, 1878
Miscellaneous
(2 folders)
Naturalization papers, 1848
Printed matter
Sketch of Ericsson at twenty-one years of age

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