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The manuscript index contains links to finding aids for the collections of the Booth Library.  Each finding aid has a description of that collection along with a listing of the items within that collection.  The Booth Library staff and volunteers are updating the index daily in order to make your research experience more productive.

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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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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Copy of a booklet entitled: Who we are and what we do: Bendix, Motor Components Division, c. 1960s.Booklet160701
Article from the Elmira Sunday Telegram, March 10, 1957 entitled: Eclipse Rolled with Switch from Bikes to Automobiles.Article160702
Bulletin BB3, Bendix Coaster Brake Service Instructions.Bulletin160703
Advertisement for Bendix Landing Gear, March 1943.Advertisement160704
Specification sheet for BEDE-2, an aircraft for Project LOVE.Document160706
Solid State Fluid Pumps, Bendix, Motor Componenets Division.Brochure160707
Solid State Fluid Pumps, Bendix, Motor Componenets Division.Facet Electric Fuel Pumps, application guide, installation instructions, technical data and warranty. Catalog No. FP-8, Weatherly Index 604, July 1981.Catalog160708
Folder contains brochures, product guides and other information on STARTIX and the STROMBERG Air Valve Carburetor.Documents1608
Bendix Eclipse News, August 1956.Newsletter160901
Bendix Eclipse News, September 1957.Newsletter160902
Bendix Eclipse News, October 1954.Newsletter160903
Bendix Eclipse News, August 1954.Newsletter160904
Bendix Eclipse News, July 1952.Newsletter160905
Bendix By-Lines of "The Invisible Crew", Vol. 1, No. 1, March 1943.Magazine160906
Bendix: Capabilities, no date.Booklet170101
Information guide for Bendix: Missile and Rocketry Capabilities.Document170102
Binder contains the Certificate of Incorporation for the Eclipse Machine Company, as well as Minutes for Board meetings between 1929 and 1937.Binder1703
Binder contains the Certificate of Incorporation and By-Laws for the Eclipse Machine Company, as well as Minutes for Board meetings between 1939 and 1953.Binder1704
Folder contains various editions of Eclipse News and loose pages from the the newsletters.Newsletters1705
Folder contains the following booklets: The Bendix Electrojector; Where Ideas Unlock the Future: The Story of the Bendix Corporation; Capabilities for Timing and Safety Devices as well as Other Fuze Components from a Development and Production Viewpoint, 2 copies; and Bendix By-Lines of "The Invisible Crew", Vol. 1, No. 1, March 1943.Booklets1706
Folder contains various newspaper articles on Eclipse and Bendix.Newspapers1707
Folder contains miscellaneous documents regarding the Eclipse Machine Company.Documents1708
Booklet - Eclipse Machine Division, Bendix Aviation Corp. Employee's Manual, 1953.Booklet1709
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