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Collection TitleCL 133 Eclipse Machine Company CollectionCreatorChemung County Historical Society
Processed ByKim Richards
Date Completed:Summer 2005
Date Updated:September 2007
Provenance:The items in this collection were donated to the Booth Library by T. Curran Sekella and Reeve Howland of Motor Components LLC.
Terms:Bendix Corporation; Carburetors; MK-51 fuzes; MK-50 MOD; Eclipse Machine Company; advertising; MK-25 fuzes; Navy Bureau of Ordances
Scope:

Collections contains letters from the US Navy, as well as blue print, annual reports, financial plants, ledger books, advertising scrapbooks, and 3 16mm rolls of film.

Extent5 Linear ft.
Date Span1921-1983
Abstract

Collections contains letters from the US Navy, as well as blue print, annual reports, financial plants, ledger books, advertising scrapbooks, and 3 16mm rolls of film.



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Ledger contains an Appraisal inventory for Eclipse Machine Company.Book1201
Framed certificate from the American Red Cross for the company's assistance during tropical storm Agnes (1972).Certificate1202
16mm black and white film with sound for a 12 minute movie entitled, Need For Decision.Film13
Includes 16mm black and white film with sound for a 12 minute movie entitled, Need For Decision and documents removed from 1937 diary.Film14
Real 2 of 2 reels. Viewed by Navy Inspector Mel Hewitt, General Mgr. M. P. Whitney, and Security Officer M. D. Griswold on 1-26-61. Film is a sequential presentation of the manufature at Eclipse of the Mechanical Time Fuze of World War II. Both reels are unclassified.Film15
Description, Price List and General Information, Incorporating an Equipment List of Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles, Using the Eclipse-Bendix Drive, 1922.Booklet160101
Facet Starter Drives, Application Guide, Buyer's Guide, Cross Reference Illustrations of Types, Suppression List. Catlog No. SD-1, Weatherly Index 530, 1985 Third Issue.Catalog160102
The Bendix Drive: Description, List Prices and General Information, Incorporating an Equipment List of Passenger Cars, Commercial Vehicles and Industrial Units using the Bendix Starter Drive, Revised From 1920-1933.Catalog160103
Folder contains welcome information, copies of newspaper articles on Bendix, Programs for Special events such as recognition dinners, and an article on William Louis McGrath.Documents1602
Eclipse Bendix Drive: Catalog Supplement Incorporating an Abridged Equipment List of Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles using the Eclipse or Bendix Starter Drives, Revised 1918-1925.Catalog16 0201
The Bendix Drive - Description, List Prices and General Information, Incorporating an Equipment List of Passenger Cars, Commercial Vehicles and Industrial Units using the Bendix Starter Drive, Revised From 1920-1936.Catalog160202
The Bendix Drive - A Catalog Incorporating an Abridged Equipment List of Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles using the Eclipse or Bendix Starter Drives, Revised 1918-1927.Catalog160203
Appareils de Demarrage, Eclipse Bendix, :: Pour Toutes Applications:: Automobiles - Aviation - Marine - Moteurs fixes. French edition, 1927.Catalog160204
Eclipse Bendix Drive - A Catalog Incorporating an Abridged Equipment List of Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles using the Eclipse or Bendix Starter Drives, Revised 1920-1928.Catalog160301
Eclipse Bendix Drive - A Catalog Incorporating an Abridged Equipment List of Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles using the Bendix Starter Drives, Revised 1923-1931.Catalog160302
Eclipse Bendix Drive - 1924 Special Edition.Catalog160303
Eclipse Bendix Drive - A Catalog Incorporating an Abridged Equipment List of Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles using the Eclipse or Bendix Starter Drives, Revised 1918-1926.Catalog160304
Eclipse Bendix Drive - Catalog Supplement Incorporating an Abridged Equipment List of Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles using the Eclipse or Bendix Starter Drives, Revised 1918-1925.Catalog160401
Eclipse Bendix Drive - A Catalog Incorporating an Abridged Equipment List of Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles using the Bendix Starter Drives, Revised 1922-1930.Catalog160402
Eclipse Bendix Drive - Description, Price List and General Information, Incorporating an Equipment List of Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles using the Bendix Drive, 1923.Catalog160403
Eclipse Bendix Drive - Description, Price List and General Information, 1924.Catalog160404
Eclipse Bendix Drive - Description, Price List and General Information, Incorporating an Equipment List of Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles using the Bendix Drive, revised from 1918-1924.Catalog160501
Eclipse Bendix Drive - Description, Price List and General Information, Incorporating an Equipment List of Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles using the Bendix Drive, 1923.Catalog160502
Eclipse Bendix Drive - Genuine Bendix Drive and Component Parts, Sales and Service Manual, Section 1, revised from 1930-1940.Catalog160503
Official Bendix Starter Drive Sales and Service Catalog, 1930-46.Catalog1606
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