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Advertising agency founded 1935 in Chicago, Ill. Collection consists of a research report on the construction of a hydroelectric power plant and aluminum manufacturing facility in British Columbia by the Aluminum Company of Canada (later ALCAN). Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Collection consists of a research report on the construction of a hydroelectric power plant and aluminum manufacturing facility in British Columbia by the Aluminum Company of Canada (later ALCAN). Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

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William States Lee papers, 1911-1933 8.5 Linear Feet — 24 boxes; 1 oversize folder

Collection contains photographs, memoranda of operations, blue prints, printed material, and volumes compiled by William States Lee in his role as consulting engineer for the construction of the Beauharnois Hydroelectric Power Station in Quebec Province, Canada. Included are over 1300 photographs which show the project's development from beginning to completion; project's weekly bound memoranda of operations from 1929-1933; and many reports, specifications, blueprints, and other plans generated from this project. Also included in this collection are some photographs, maps, and and other documents related to the Duke Power Company's hydroelectric development in the Carolinas. In addition, there is a volume outlining farming problems, especially erosion, in western North Carolina and southern Appalachia, and contains pictures of these areas.

Collection contains photographs, memoranda of operations, specifications, blue prints, sketches, printed material, and volumes chiefly relating to the construction of the Beauharnois Hydroelectric Power Station on the Saint Lawrence Ricver in Quebec Province, Canada between 1930 and 1932. William States Lee served as a consulting engineer on the project. Included are 1356 "progress pictures" which show the project's development from beginning to completion; the project's weekly bound memoranda of operations from 1929-1933; and many reports, specifications, blueprints, and other plans generated from this project.

Also included in this collection is a small amount of material on the Duke Power Company: photographs of the construction of the New Catawba Station near Fort Mill, S.C.; photographs of the construction of an unidentified hydro-electric power station most likely in the Carolinas; and maps of North and South Carolina showing the Duke Power Transmission system in 1928.

One volume--An Institute of Mountain Agriculture, circa 1925--deals with farming problems, especially erosion, in western North Carolina and southern Appalachia, and contains pictures of these areas.