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Reginald S. Dean Papers

1927-1961.

Assistant Director, U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1942-1946.

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Size: 20 linear feet, 7 linear inches.
Access: Open.
Copyright: The donor gave to the U.S. government the copyrights in this material and in any other material received by the U.S. government and maintained in a depository administered by the National Archives and Records Administration. Documents created by U.S. government officials in the course of their official duties are in the public domain. Copyright interest in other documents presumably belongs to the creators of those documents, or their heirs.
Processed by: Dennis E. Bilger (1977); Jan Davis and David Clark (2016).

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FOLDER TITLE LIST

    BUREAU OF MINES
    Correspondence File
Box 1
  • A
  • Ambrose, P.M.
  • B
  • C
  • Clemmer, J. Bruce
  • D
  • Dietrich, W.F.
  • Gross, John
  • H-J
  • K
  • L
  • M
  • McLaughlin, J.J. (folder 1)
Box 2
  • McLaughlin, J.J. (folder 2)
  • Meyer, Charles G. (patent case)
  • O-T
    Subject File
  • Articles on metallurgy - miscellaneous
  • Brossert, H.A. and Company
  • Chemical warfare, 1946-1947
  • Chromite-Shepard Chromite Beach Sands, Coos County, Oregon, 1945
  • Crimora Research and Development Company
  • Dean, Reginald S. - articles on metals
  • Dean, Reginald S. - correspondence re resignation and establishment as consultant metallurgist - 1946
  • Emulsification of slag metals
  • Flotation on Monet (Montana) chromite for Metals Reserve Company - 1944
  • Germany language report (not translated)
  • Interior Department correspondence, 1942-1945
Box 3
  • Matte smelting of manganese
  • Metallurgical investigations other than manganese benefactions
  • Metals - alunite
  • Metals - electrostatic separation
  • Metals - manganese
  • Metals and alloys - finishing
  • Metals and alloys - joining
  • Office of Military Government for Germany (U.S.) - Field information Agency - technical report on anodes July 25, 1946
  • Patent law
  • Photomigraphics
Box 4
  • Reports - The Electrochemical Society 1946-1947
  • Reports - general - 1934-1938
  • Report - chromite (Montana) 1944-1945
  • Reports - general - 1945-1946
  • Reports - general - 1948-1951
  • Report - Vanadium (Wyoming) 1949
  • Report - Selenium (Wyoming) 1949
  • Reports - miscellaneous
  • Resignation, letter
  • War Minerals report 192 - surface hardening of titanium- 1944
    CONSULTANT METALLURGIST FILES
    Correspondence File
Box 5
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • Commerce, Department of (Office of Technical Services)
  • D-E
  • F-G
  • H-I
  • Interior, Department of the (Office of the Secretary)
  • Interior, Department of the (Bureau of Mines)
  • J-K
  • Kieshan, Frank R.
  • L-M
  • Lithium Corporation of America, Inc. (2 folders)
  • McGregor, J.L.
Box 6
  • Monalith Portland Midwest Company
  • N-P
  • Parker, Ralph E. (patent attorney) (3 folders)
  • R-S
  • Redwine, Robert W.
  • School of Mines-University of Missouri-Rolla
  • Strauss, Jerome-Vanadium Corporation of America
  • T-W
    Metallurgical Processes
Box 7
  • Battery oxide
  • Machinery blueprints - Metalloy Cooperation
  • Report - Sulphur dioxide process for treatment of magnesium ore (3 folders)
  • Magazine articles
  • Miscellaneous reports - 1943-1948
  • Miscellaneous reports - 1952-1953
  • Miscellaneous reports - 1954
  • Table of conversion factors for engineers
  • Articles and reports (folders 1 and 2)
Box 8
  • Articles and reports (folders 3 and 4)
  • Correspondence (2 folders)
  • Notes
  • Receipts - financial records
  • Industrial File - Ajax Metal Cooperation
  • Industrial File - California Institute of Technology-Grace Chemical Research and Development Company
Box 9
  • Industrial File - International Nickel Company, Inc.
  • Industrial File - Lithium Cooperation
  • Industrial File - U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
  • Industrial File - U.S. Patent Office (2 folders)
  • Industrial File - University of Michigan Research Institute
  • National Carbon Company - appraisal report - 1947
  • Patent agent - Reginald S. Dean
    Patent File
Box 10
  • Anderson, Clarence T. and Reginald S. Dean 1947-1948
  • Block, W.E.H. - 1950
  • Chicago Development Company - 1945-1952
  • Davis, Charles W. - 1939-1945
  • Dean, Reginald S. - invention reports - 1948-1949
  • Dean, Reginald S. - 1943-1947
  • Dean, Reginald S. - 1948-1949
  • Dean, Reginald S. - 1950-1954
Box 11
  • Dean, Reginald S. and A.L. Fox - 1949-1951
  • Fox, A.L. - 1948-1949
  • Fox, A.L. - 1948-1949 - invention reports
  • Fox, A.L. - 1948-1949 - 1950-1952
  • Hood, Donald and Stanley - 1946-1948
Box 12
  • McGregor, James L. - 1945-1951
  • Moss, Harison C. - 1946-1947
  • Moss, Harison C. - 1948-1950
  • Raney, Benjamin - 1951
  • Redivine, Robert W. - 1945
  • St. Clair, Hillary W. - 1939-1948
  • St. Clair, Hillary W. and E. Vernon Potter - 1939-1940
Box 13
  • Foreign patents - correspondence re. 1953 (2 folders)
  • Miscellaneous Materials (2 folders)
  • Rules of practice - U.S. Patent Office
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
  • Patent law - materials re. 1944-1948
  • Patent references 1946-1961
  • Patents - abandoned - card file - 1948-1951
  • Patents - bank forms - Reginald S. Dean
  • Patents - list of inventions and patents applied for 1939-1943
Box 14
  • Patents - metallurgical - notes and graphs - miscellaneous
  • Patents - metallurgical - chromium
  • Patents - metallurgical - manganese extraction
  • Patents - metallurgical - manganese plating
  • Patents - metallurgical - manganese separation
  • Patents - metallurgical - tantalum (2 folders)
  • Patents - publications - 1948-1951
  • Patents - status cards
    P.R. Mallory Company File
  • Engineering reports - 1946-1948 (5 folders)
Box 16
  • Engineering reports - correspondence re. - 1948-1949
  • Engineering reports - 1951-1952 (2 folders)
  • Metallurgical Research Department - reports (folders 1-3)
Box 17
  • Metallurgical Research Department - reports (folders 4-7)
    Miscellaneous Files
Box 18
  • Advertising
  • Batteries, dry
  • Bell Telephone System - technical reports
  • Book on titanium metallurgy (2 folders)
  • Chromium production
  • Crimoro Research and Development Corporation
  • Crowley, C.A. - correspondence
  • Customs - financial
  • Dean, Reginald S. - personal and financial (folder 1)
Box 19
  • Dean, Reginald S. - personal and financial (folders 2-5)
  • Emulsification project
  • Frederickstown, Missouri
Box 20
  • Glass furnace
  • Internal surfaces
  • Keeshaw, Frank, Jr. - assignments
  • Leute, K.M. (Metalloy Corporation)
  • Lithium
  • Manganese ploting
  • P.R. Mallory & Company, Inc. - titanium project
  • Metal ceramics
  • Metals - general
  • Mine safety
  • Modern metals and materials
  • New emergency materials
  • New jobs - correspondence re opportunities in metallurgy
  • Patent agent
  • Patents - Reginald S. Dean
  • Patents - Cresop Moss
  • Permanent magnets
  • Potter, E. Verum
Box 21
  • Rectigiers
  • Records of European trip - 1952
  • Springs
  • Stormbeach and Line Beach Chromite Sands - Del Norte County, California
  • Titanium (5 folders)
  • Towsley, Frank H.
    Publications File
Box 22
  • Bureau of Mines - reports
  • Journal of the Electrochemical Society
  • Journal of the Metals (3 folders)
  • Metal Progress
  • Miscellaneous publications
    Symposium Titanium
Box 23
  • allotropism
  • amount of control of temperatures
  • arc melting
  • bending
  • chlorides
  • commercial alloys
  • corrosion
  • drawing
  • electralic titanium
  • Flotitanite
  • Forging
  • German language material [not translated]
  • Heat treatment of alloys
  • Hiatz and present status of titanium
  • Industrial melting
  • Inflammability and explosiblity of metal powders
  • Isothermal transformation
  • Machining
  • Mechanical properties
  • Non-heat treatable titanium
  • Pickeling
  • Reduction of chlorides
  • Reduction of sponge in metals
  • Reduction of titanium oxide
  • Refining
  • Rolling
  • Scales on titanium
  • Silver - titanium
  • thermal decomposition
  • time - temperature transformation
Box 24
  • Titanium - general
  • Titanium aluminum alloys
  • Welding
  • Western Precipitation Corporation
    CHICAGO DEVELOPMENT COMPANY
    General File
  • American Chemical Society
  • Chace, W.M. Company - alloys of high electrical resistance and low temperature
  • Chace, W.M. Company - bimetallic strip
  • Chace, W.M. Company - license agreements
  • Chace, W.M. Company - vibration damping alloys
  • Chace, W.M. Company - miscellaneous correspondence
Box 25
  • Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company of Canada, Ltd - applications received from
  • Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company of Canada, Ltd - British Empire applications filed by
  • Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company of Canada, Ltd - correspondence re British Empire patents (folder 1)
Box 26
  • Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company of Canada, Ltd - correspondence re British Empire patents (folder 2)
  • Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company of Canada, Ltd - license agreements
  • Continental Ore Corporation
  • Dallas Dan area - Oregon and Washington
  • Dean, Reginald S. - personal
  • Dean, Reginald S. -retirement from Government service, "Educated cams solve problems of the run," Popular Science, January 1956
  • Electro Manganese Corporation - general correspondence (folder 1-5)
Box 27
  • Electro Manganese Corporation - general correspondence (folder 6)
  • Electro Manganese Corporation - corporate matters
  • Electro Manganese Corporation - plant correspondence
  • Emulsol Corporation - general correspondence (4 folders)
  • Emulsol Corporation - Dean-Wright flotation, correspondence re
Box 28
  • Emulsol Corporation - magnetic separation - correspondence re (3 folders)
  • Emulsol Corporation - foreign patents
  • McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc. - abstracts - translations from foreign language technical literature - miscellaneous (4 folders)
Box 29
  • P.R. Mallory and Company
  • Manganese Alloy Corporation
  • Markey, Brigadier General D. John
  • Metalloy Corporation
  • Notes, charts, graphs - miscellaneous
  • Patents - correspondence re
  • Patents - foreign - correspondence re
  • Pitkin, Lucius, Inc.
  • Rand report - reduction with metals
  • Raney, Ben B. - correspondence re patent (2 folders)
  • Raney, Ben B. - motion to dissolve under rule 232
Box 30
  • Reports - miscellaneous
  • Riott, John P. - general correspondence and reports (2 folders)
  • Selenium production for rectifiers - report (4 folders)
  • Symposium on titanium and titanium alloys - 1952-1953
  • Timken Roller Bearing Company
Box 31
  • Titanium - correspondence re patent applications re titanium production
  • Titanium - electrolic process
  • Titanium - historical development
  • Titanium - Mallory report
  • Titanium - Miscellaneous notes re
  • Titanium - patents (folders 2)
  • Titanium - reduction of titanium oxide
  • Titanium - reduction of titanium technicloride with magnesium
Box 32
  • Titanium - reports and articles re (4 folders)
  • Titanium - Soviet research in fused salts
  • Titanium - Titanium Founders Award - presented to Reginald S. Dean, July 18, 1960
  • Titanium and titanium alloys program - report - U.S. Army
  • Titanium - Vapor- phased production of
  • United Clay Mines Corporation
  • Vanadium Corporation of America
  • Wyndale Manufacturing Corporation
    Administrative File
Box 33
  • Annual reports to stockholders
  • Corporate matters
  • Correspondence - general (2 folders)
  • Correspondence - re patent applications
  • Direct Steel
  • Engineering reports
  • Explosion, shattering
  • Foreign rights - miscellaneous correspondence
  • Miscellaneous subject matter
Box 34
  • Patents - office file (2 folders)
  • "Planning" inquiries
    PERSONAL AND MISCELLANEOUS FILES
  • Academic - School of Mines - Rolla, Missouri
  • Academic - doctoral thesis, "Physochemical Nature of Metalic Interfaces" by Reginald S. Dean, University of Maryland, 1936
  • Academic - "Atoms and Empty Space: an Analysis of the Scientific Method"
  • Academic - "A Criticism of the Scientific Method"
  • Academic - "(John) Dewey's Suppressed Psychology"
  • American Chemical Society -bulletin - 1952
Box 35
  • Cash books (3 folders)
  • Certificates and graphics
Box 36
  • European trip - 1958
  • Financial records (folders 1-4)
Box 37
  • Financial records (folders 5-9)
Box 38
  • Financial records (folder 10)
  • Financial records - ledgers
  • Flowers, family tree of, etc.
  • Home improvement information
  • Idea books
  • International atomic weights
  • Ledger book - 1859 pocket diary
Box 39
  • Musical programs
  • Passenger lists - Cunnard Lines
  • Railroad timetables
  • Rolla, Missouri - miscellaneous information
  • Roster of registered professional engineers and surveyors - June 30, 1951
  • Reports - technical - Government - Atomic Energy Commission
  • Reports - technical - Government - Bureau of Mines
  • Reports - technical - Government - Commerce Department
  • Reports - technical - Government - Defense Department
  • Reports - technical - Government - National Research Council
  • Reports - technical - Government - U.S. Patent Office
Box 40
  • Reports - technical - miscellaneous (4 folders)
Box 41
  • Reports - "Technical Associates - Internal Projects" (2 folders)
  • Scrapbooks - metals - chloride metallurgy (2 folders)
  • Scrapbooks - metals - manganese (Folders 1-2)
Box 42
  • Scrapbooks - metals - manganese (folders 3-7)
  • Scrapbooks - metals - pig iron - P.K. process in dry refining
Box 43
  • Scrapbooks - metals - scientific analysis of metallic composition (2 folders)
  • Scrapbooks - metals - sulphur (folders 1-4)
Box 44
  • Scrapbooks - metals - sulphur (folders 5-12)
Box 45
  • Scrapbooks - metals - titanium (5 folders)
  • Scrapbooks - metals - zerconium
  • Scrapbooks - metals - miscellaneous
  • Scrapbooks - miscellaneous - investment seminar - 1952 (2 folders)
Box 46
  • Scrapbooks - metals - "Application of the Differential and Integral Calculus to the General Theory of Surfaces and Curves of Double Curvature"
  • Scrapbooks - metals - "The Will to the Symbol of Power"
  • Scrapbooks - metals - "travel and tourist"
  • Scrapbooks - metals - Western Electric Company - technical reports (2 folders)
Box 47
  • "The Step Ladder" - the order of Bookfellows - 1930, 1931
  • Travel and tourist information (3 folders)
  • Cross reference sheets
  • Card Files

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