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Richard Sterling Finnie papers relating to the history of Bechtel Corporation, 1945-1967.

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Author/Creator:
Finnie, Richard Sterling.
Language:
English.
Earliest date:
1945
Latest date:
1967
Format:
  • Manuscript/Archive
  • 7 linear feet
Note:
Related material, the Richard Sterling Finnie fonds, 1890-1987, can be found at the National Archives of Canada, Ottawa. The descriptive file list to the 3.7 m of textual records is No. MSS1891. There are also 24,070 photographs, ca. 116 film reels, 6 videocassettes, 48 audio cassettes, 21 audio reels, 1 audio disc, and 5 maps.
Access:
Open for research; material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.
Summary:
22 Photographs, 31 audio tapes and 28 films relating to many of Bechtel Corporation's major construction projects. Accession 2000-347 (not on original listing) contains 7 records (78 rpm): "Santo Tomas' interviews" (2 disks), "Saudi-Arabic" (2 disks), and "Engineer roundtable" (3 disks, one broken), all 1945. Also included are 2 films: "Petrole de Zarzaitine, " 1961, and "Exploring Libya, " 1960.
Source:
Gift of Anne A. Finnie, 1987; accession 1987-059. Transfer from Archives, 2000, accession 2000-347.
Note:
Historian for Bechtel Corporation and professional photographer.
Finding Aid:
Finding aid available online and in Special Collections Reading Room.
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