Guide to the Records of the Albert Farwell Bemis Foundation, 1926-1954
AC.0302

Summary Information

Repository
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Institute Archives and Special Collections
Creator
Albert Farwell Bemis Foundation
Title
Albert Farwell Bemis Foundation records
ID
AC.0302
Date [inclusive]
1926-1954
Extent
27.3 cubic feet (27 record cartons, 1 manuscript box)
Location
Materials are stored off-site. Advance notice is required for use.
Language
English
Abstract
Albert Farwell Bemis, 1870-1936, SB in civil engineering, 1893, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), was a businessman and authority on housing. He was a member of the MIT Corporation and was on several Institute visiting committees. Provisions in his will established the Albert Farwell Bemis Charity Trust in 1936 to fund research on housing. In 1938 the trust gave funds to establish the Albert Farwell Bemis Foundation at MIT. The foundation became a separate division within MIT, with its director reporting to the president. An advisory committee of architectural and building professionals and a member of the Bemis family guided the foundation, which remained a separate division of MIT until the dean of architecture assumed its direct administration in 1948. The Department of Civil Engineering and also the School of Architecture were the units of MIT most closely allied with the work of the foundation. The collection includes correspondence, reports, manuscripts of published works, notes, financial and personnel records, publicity material, course information, index cards, bibliographies, blueprints, plans, photographs, and printed material about housing, especially prefabricated housing. The foundation ceased in 1954; the bulk of the records span the period 1939 to 1953.

Citation

Albert Farwell Bemis Foundation Records, AC 302, box X. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Institute Archives and Special Collections, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Historical note

Albert Farwell Bemis (1870-1936) studied civil engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and received his SB degree in 1893. He spent most of his business career in Boston with the Bemis Brothers Bag Company, serving as president (1909-1925) and then chairman (1925-1934). He founded the Angus Company, Ltd., a jute mill and jute machinery works, in India in 1912. For many years he served as a director of various Massachusetts mills and two Boston banks. Bemis was a member of MIT’s governing body, the Corporation, and of several Institute visiting committees.

Bemis was primarily a businessman; he also became a noted authority on housing after World War I. He established a personal holding company, Bemis Industries, Inc., which included The Housing Company, Atlantic Gypsum Co., Penn Metal Co., Fiber Products, Inc., an architectural partnership, and several other endeavors in the housing field. Building and construction research led to his development of the Cubical Module Method of design, also known as Dimensional Coordination. Bemis Industries supported low-cost housing research. Just before his death, Bemis completed the third volume of his in-depth study of the house, The Evolving House. These books described in detail his conception of the history, economics, and rationalization of shelter.

Bemis’s will established the Albert Farwell Bemis Charity Trust in 1936 to fund research on housing. On behalf of the trust, John Ely Burchard, a vice-president of Bemis Industries, Inc., and MIT class of 1923, conducted a study of existing agencies that supported research in housing. Burchard met with directors of research from the building industry, directors of governmental bureaus and housing agencies, and individual experts and associations. His study provided guidelines for the proposed foundation and assured cooperation between other facilities and the foundation.

As trustees, Bemis’s sons, F. Gregg Bemis, Alan C. Bemis, and Judson Bemis, decided to establish the foundation at MIT because of their father’s involvement with the Institute. The Albert Farwell Bemis Charity Trust’s Deed of Gift, submitted to the Institute’s Executive Committee on June 14, 1938, gave funds to be “…allocated annually to the search for and dissemination of knowledge pertaining to more adequate economical and abundant shelter for mankind for such a time as the usefulness of the aforementioned purposes shall exist, but in no event for less than twenty years; after such a time, to the aid of students by scholarships, student loans or otherwise.”

The Albert Farwell Bemis Foundation became a separate division within MIT, with its director reporting to the president of MIT or his representative. The Institute furnished space for offices and research activities and assumed the administrative and incidental overhead of the foundation’s activities. An advisory committee consisting of prominent architectural and building professionals and a member of the Bemis family provided guidance for the foundation.

John E. Burchard was the first director of the Albert Farwell Bemis Foundation. He was also professor and later dean of humanities. As director of the Bemis Foundation he was succeeded by Burnham Kelly in 1948; Kelly had been the assistant director. The foundation remained a separate division of MIT until MIT’s dean of architecture assumed its direct administration in 1948. The foundation’s major research activities ceased in 1954, with only educational support continuing.

Research program

The Albert Farwell Bemis Foundation’s research aims were:

a) to coordinate existing knowledge and research in material, construction methods, and economics of shelter

b) to stimulate and plan research in various phases of the building industry

c) to provide information for pertinent MIT research projects to the building industry, and to help define the industry’s research requirements for pertinent MIT departments

d) to participate in the Institute’s educational programs.

The foundation’s research projects evolved over the years. Some of these projects are summarized below. (See also the annotated bibliography.)

1938-1940

a) The broad aspects of housing were analyzed, including the development of proposals for planning and housing studies. Specific studies included “A method of analysing the economic distribution of shelter.”

b) A more detailed analysis was conducted on specific housing problems, such as windows, ventilation, plumbing, resins, and effects on construction costs of new methods and materials.

c) The foundation tried to evaluate problems sent to them by other groups. For example, the American Public Health Association asked the foundation to publish a field study of thermal conditions, illumination, and sound control in occupied dwellings.

d) The foundation provided general information and advice to visitors and correspondents. As a result, they established and maintained an information file on building materials and construction systems. The foundation also assisted with the MIT teaching program and public lectures and helped to bring leading building designers, such as Alvar Aalto, Paul Nelson, Antonin Raymond, and Siegfried Giedion, to the Institute.

1940-1945

During this period the foundation was largely inactive, except to maintain minimal administrative operations. They financed the organization of an Urban Redevelopment Field Station in MIT’s Department of City and Regional Planning in 1942.

1946-1954

a) Prefabrication became popular in the US in the 1930s and had a resurgence of popularity after World War II because of grave housing shortages. As a result, the foundation conducted a survey of the prefabrication industry in the US. In part, this survey illustrated the problems inherent in creating mass-produced housing units. This comprehensive prefabrication survey was the best-known project undertaken by the foundation. Through their survey and other sources, the foundation established and maintained extensive files on construction and prefabrication methods used in the US and abroad. At that time, these files were one of the largest information sources available on this topic. Besides written information, the foundation staff interviewed major producers. In an effort to supplement their information on prefabrication in the US, the foundation later conducted a similar survey on an international scale.

b) The foundation commissioned a study of ways to determine long-range changes in housing requirements through social science techniques. The University of Michigan’s Research Center for Group Dynamics studied Westgate, MIT’s married students’ dorm. They conducted a survey of social factors in the home and in the neighborhood when families were obliged to live in close quarters.

c) Eric Carlson conducted a study of the possibilities for mass-production in the cooperative housing field.

d) Herbert Heavenrich investigated the state of housing research in Great Britain.

e) During the 1949-1950 school year, the foundation helped to formulate and to teach the School of Architecture’s Industrialized House course. A special conference on industrial aspects of housing followed the course. This combination of course and conference continued until 1953.

The 1951 conference concerned housing as a national security resource and the program in 1952 dealt with mass-produced housing. The final conference was on the topic of economic development and foreign housing. Conference reports were prepared and distributed by the foundation.

f) The Bemis Fellowship in Housing was instituted in 1951 to attract students of varied backgrounds to the housing field.

g) The foundation helped to establish the Building Research Advisory Board of the National Research Council and the Housing Research Division of the Housing and Home Finance Agency (HHFA) as well as assisting several legislative bodies on building code improvements.

h) The foundation sponsored research for the development of a heat-operated heat pump in combination with a solar energy conductor and assisted the MIT Committee on Space Heating and Solar Energy.

i) Harold Horowitz conducted technical research on the mechanical facilities of the house, including the rationalization of kitchen facilities, the simplification of waste treatment and disposal methods, and other sanitation concerns that would be beneficial for conservation.

j) Victor and Aladar Olgyay worked on a climate and housing research project for the HHFA under the auspices of the foundation.

k) A study of heating and air conditioning systems for housing was conducted by Tamas Vretorisz.

The MIT School of Architecture completed two research projects that were not finished when the foundation’s research activities ceased in 1954:

a) Monsanto Chemical Company commissioned a study of the use of plastics in housing. The report came out in 1955.

b) Retirement Homes, Inc., sponsored a design study of houses for elderly couples.

Termination of the Albert Farwell Bemis Foundation

After the foundation ceased its administrative and research functions, the files were transferred to MIT’s Rotch Library which assumed the responsibility for answering inquiries from the building and housing community that were once addressed to the foundation. MIT’s students and faculty used the remaining foundation funds for research activities in architecture and planning.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

This collection includes correspondence, reports, manuscripts of published works, notes, financial and personnel records, publicity material, course information, index cards, bibliographies, blueprints, plans, photographs, and printed material about housing, especially prefabricated housing from the period 1926 to 1954, with the bulk of the material dating from 1940 to 1954.

Reports in series 1 and some material in series 2 actually predate the beginnings of the foundation. These early records describe housing research done for Bemis Industries, Inc., which was similar in nature to the later studies that the foundation sponsored. For example, Eugene Mirabelli, an MIT civil engineering professor, completed two studies for Bemis Industries and the MIT Building Research Council which compared state housing sanitation laws and studied trends in construction material. In 1935, Prentice Bradley, a 1931 MIT graduate, toured Europe and surveyed housing projects, including cooperative and prefabricated developments. Bradley sent John Burchard written reports which included a completed questionnaire and printed material describing each housing development.

Preliminary planning of the foundation started soon after Albert Farwell Bemis’s death in 1936. The administrative records in series 2 include information on these plans as well as biographical material on Bemis.

Planning of the foundation: In 1937, John Burchard wrote to housing industry leaders and architectural educators requesting suggestions for the proposed building research foundation. Burchard also visited many of the housing industry’s leaders in order to see first-hand their problems and requirements and to gather more research suggestions. Burchard’s reports and correspondence from these investigations formed the basis for the establishment of the foundation. (See series 2.)

Administrative records: The foundation was established in June 1938. Its formal administrative records include the foundation budgets from 1939 to 1955, as well as other financial and personnel records. Also included are foundation Advisory Committee correspondence, agendas, and reports. These records in series 2 span the sixteen years of the foundation’s existence, yet they form only a small part of the foundation collection.

Prefabrication survey: The bulk of the collection deals with the various research activities and services of the foundation. The largest project—a prefabrication survey—was formally started in 1947 when the foundation distributed questionnaires to manufacturers throughout the United States. Before that time, the foundation had requested prefabrication information but had not attempted a comprehensive study. As early as 1935, before the foundation started, Bemis Industries had begun gathering information from manufacturers. These early records were updated and interfiled with the survey files.

Most of the survey files are from manufacturers involved with some aspect of prefabrication, but the files also contain information from organizations such as the Tennessee Valley Authority and the Farm Security Administration. The survey files include photographs, plans, and blueprints of prefabricated houses; correspondence and completed questionnaires about the companies; advertising material; and cross reference sheets with citations to articles about the companies. (See series 5, subseries B.)

In all, the foundation surveyed almost 900 firms. For about 200 firms, separate files of confidential records were also maintained. These confidential files contain financial reports from Dunn and Bradstreet, reports and interviews done by the foundation staff, legal information, and correspondence the foundation staff considered sensitive. These files also contain some information on the Federal Housing Association’s confidential rulings.

A much smaller section of the prefabrication survey contains general information (series 5, subseries A) such as correspondence, statistics based upon the survey, and detailed reports about a few of the firms. The foundation maintained an address list of prefabricators and kept an updated list which gave geographical and alphabetical access to firms. Information from the Housing and Home Finance Agency, the Prefabricated Home Manufacturers’ Institute, and the Modular Service Association are also included in the general files.

A few years after the prefabrication survey formally started, the foundation expanded their area of inquiry by surveying prefabricators in foreign countries. They gathered information from over thirty countries in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia, but most reports are from Europe. (See series 6, subseries E.)

Index card files: An index to all the participants in the survey is in series 7. The index cards carry the names of the manufacturers in the US and abroad, the file number, and occasionally the manufacturer’s address and other notes. The cards are in alphabetical order and indicate which firms are in both the general and confidential sections. Two other sets of cards in the series also relate to the prefabrication study. One serves as a guide to the geographical location of prefabricators, and another lists bibliographical information about prefabrication.

Other research projects: While no other project was as extensive as the prefabrication survey, a variety of housing concerns were studied under the auspices of the foundation. Records concerning many of these projects are in series 2. A number of outside researchers conducted projects in association with the foundation. Eric Carlson, the associate editor of  The American City, studied cooperative housing, and the collection contains his report as well as correspondence and printed material. Harold Horowitz studied the mechanical facilities of houses; his extensive report to the foundation Advisory Board is also in the collection. Herbert Heavenrich’s correspondence and reports on British housing and the Research Center for Group Dynamics’ correspondence, notes, and graphs from their study of Westgate are further examples of foundation research records.

Educational program: Part of the foundation’s research efforts benefited MIT’s educational program. From 1949 until 1953 the foundation gave an Industrialized House Course in conjunction with MIT’s School of Architecture. Material from this course includes correspondence, assignments, schedules, and reports. An Industrialized House Conference was held at the end of each course and the collection includes information on conference arrangements, publicity, participants, and programs. The foundation summarized each conference in a report, and the collection contains transcripts of the conference proceedings and drafts of reports for the 1950, 1951, and 1952 conferences. There is little information on the 1953 conference. These Industrialized House Conferences presented prominent speakers from industry, academe, and government, such as Buckminster Fuller, Foster Gunnison, and Major General J.S. Bragdon. Requests for the reports show that the conferences received a great deal of interest from the housing community. (See series 3.)

Publications and other activities: The foundation did not limit their educational efforts to MIT. They published books and pamphlets of their own studies in an effort to reach a wider audience. Records concerning their publications, including Burnham Kelly’s  The Prefabrication of Houses, appear in series 3, along with program proposals, foundation publicity, and information about visitors. Educational outreach was one of the purposes of the foundation, and the housing and building community used the foundation as a resource for inquiries about prefabrication, low-cost housing, and other building concerns. Examples of this interchange can be found in series 3.

Information file: In order to deal with housing questions and concerns, the foundation gathered data from other research and educational programs that were conducting housing research. This information file (series 4) contains material on US government research agencies (subseries A) and non-governmental research facilities (subseries B). The Housing and Home Finance Agency conducted most of the federal projects, many in conjunction with MIT. The more general research file contains information from industries, universities, and other organizations. For example, the Building Research Advisory Group had a Building Research Institute that conducted a housing survey and held conferences, with advice from the foundation. The major part of the information file contains information from universities’ research activities. Both the federal and the non-federal files document the research work through correspondence, reports, bulletins, photographs, and printed matter. The foundation staff included clippings and cross-references to pertinent articles in their information files.

International files: The foundation’s International Housing Information File is similar to the information in the file on housing research (series 3) and the prefabrication survey (series 5). The international section contains information on the research activities of foreign government departments and agencies, housing organizations, universities, and industrial concerns. As already mentioned, the foundation expanded their prefabrication survey to provide global information. While the international information and survey files are on a much smaller scale than their US equivalents, these files also contain correspondence, reports, publicity information, photographs, clippings, and other printed material. An index file on exports is also in the collection (series 6).

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Arrangement note

For the most part, the foundation files have been kept in their original order. The seven series were not in any discernible order when received and have been placed in their sequence during processing. The foundation staff’s arrangement of individual files within each series has been retained. The series are as follows: Series 1, Reports from Bemis Industries, Inc.; Series 2, Albert Farwell Bemis Foundation Administrative Records; Series 3, Albert Farwell Bemis Foundation Research Project Files; Series 4, Information File on Housing Research; Series 5, Albert Farwell Bemis Foundation Prefabriction Survey File; Series 6, International Housing Information File; Series 7, Index Cards; Series 8, American Houses, Inc. Series 4, 5, and 6 are divided into subseries.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

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Revision Description

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Access note

The collection is open for research.

Intellectual Property Rights

Access to collections in the Institute Archives and Special Collections is not authorization to publish. Separate written application for permission to publish must be made to the Institute Archives. Copyright of some items in this collection may be held by respective creators, not by the creating office.

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Related Materials

Related Materials in the MIT Archives

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, School of Architecture and Planning, Office of the Dean, Records, 1934-1992 (AC 400)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President, Records, 1930-1959 (AC 4)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries, Records, 1889-2009 (AC 47)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, School of Humanities and Social Science, Office of the Dean, Records, 1934-1964 (AC 20)

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Albert Farwell Bemis Foundation
  • National Research Council (U.S.). Building Research Advisory Board

Personal Name(s)

  • Bragdon, John S. (John Stewart), 1893-1964
  • Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-1983
  • Gunnison, Foster, 1925-1994

Subject(s)

  • Architecture--Study and teaching.
  • Housing surveys.
  • Housing, Low income.
  • Housing--Research.
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology--History.
  • Prefabricated houses.

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Annotated Bibliography

"A Method for Analyzing the Economic Distribution of Shelter." Albert Farwell Bemis Foundation, MIT, Cambridge, MA, 1940. [Pamphlet about the broad aspects of housing.]

"Housing and Economic Development." Edited by Burnham Kelly. Albert Farwell Bemis Foundation and School of Architecture and Planning, MIT, Cambridge, MA, 1955. [Report on conference sponsored at MIT by the foundation in 1953.]

"Housing - A National Security Resource." Albert Farwell Bemis Foundation and School of Architecture and Planning, MIT, Cambridge, MA., January 19 and 20, 1951. [Report on a conference and exhibition held at the conclusion of the industrialized housing course given for the second consecutive year in the Department of Architecture at MIT.]

Housing Bulletins, Nos. 1-3. Albert Farwell Bemis Foundation, MIT, Cambridge, MA. [Three bulletins that give information on the research projects that the foundation and MIT are conducting in housing.]

"Housing - Mass Produced." Edited by Phyllis M. Kelly and Richard W. Hamilton. Albert Farwell Bemis Foundation, MIT, Cambridge, MA, January 14, 1953. [Report on conference held for the third year in succession at the end of a special course on mass production techniques and their future importance to the building industry for undergraduate and graduate architects in the Department of Architecture at MIT.]

"Industrialized House Forum," Proceedings of Course Conference, January 6 and 7, 1950. School of Architecture, MIT, Cambridge, MA, 1950. [Proceedings of a conference held at the end of a course on industrialized housing for graduate students in architecture.]

"Plastics in Housing." MIT Department of Architecture, Cambridge, MA, 1955. [Report sponsored by Monsanto Chemical Company.]

"Space Heating with Solar Energy," Proceedings of Course-Symposium held at MIT August 21-26, 1950. Albert Farwell Bemis Foundation and MIT Committee on Space Heating with Solar Energy, MIT, Cambridge, MA, 1953. [Papers were given by experts in the field of solar heating, including its mechanical and architectural aspects. Text is illustrated with many diagrams and photographs.]

Bemis, Albert Farwell, and John Burchard. The History of the Home. Vol. I,  The Evolving House. Cambridge, MA: The Technology Press, 1933.

Bemis, Albert Farwell. The Economics of Shelter. Vol. II,  The Evolving House. Cambridge, MA: The Technology Press, 1934.

Bemis, Albert Farwell. Rational Design. Vol. III,  The Evolving House. Cambridge, MA: The Technology Press, 1936.

Burchard, John E. "A Method for Analyzing the Economic Distribution of Shelter." Albert Farwell Bemis Foundation, MIT, Cambridge, MA, June 1940. [Presents a graphical method for analyzing the shelter purchasing power of a population based on any specific income distribution.]

Festinger, Schachter and Back. Social Pressures in Informal Groups. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1950. [A sociological study of MIT’s housing project for married veterans undertaken by the Research Center for Group Dynamics (since moved from MIT to the University of Michigan), and financed in part by the Bemis Foundation. Relationships are explored between physical location in the project and social structure. Included are chapters on the relationship between social and design factors by Catherine Bauer and Robert Woods Kennedy.]

Festinger, Leon, and H. Kelley, "Changing Attitudes Through Social Contact." Research Center for Group Dynamics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, September 1951. [This study was also undertaken while the Research Center for Group Dynamics was located at MIT. Relationships are explored between communication within a group in a defense housing project in the Boston area and the existence of a hostile attitude toward that group.]

Heavenrich, Herbert S., Jr. "Housing in Great Britain." Albert Farwell Bemis Foundation, Cambridge, MA, April 1952. [An informal research report, compiled after a period of study in Great Britain, intended for distribution only to those with a special interest in this field. Includes notes on the British home building industry, non-traditional housing, the Temporary Housing Programme, the Aircraft Industries Research on Housing, and on housing research in Great Britain.]

Horowitz, Harold. "A Report on a Survey of Current Research on the Application of the Heat Pump for Domestic Heating." Albert Farwell Bemis Foundation, MIT, Cambridge, MA, April 11, 1952. [Appendix B to a report prepared specifically for the Bemis Advisory Committee. Surveys current activity in the field.]

Horowitz, Harold. "An Analysis of Utilities Supplies for Housing." MA thesis, MIT Department of Architecture, 1951.

Kelly, Burnham. The Prefabrication of Houses. New York: The Technology Press of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; London: Chapman and Hall Ltd., 1951. [A comprehensive study of the prefabricated housing industry in the United States, divided into three parts: 1) an assessment by the Foundation of the history, present status, and future of the industry; 2) a detailed reporting of the products and procedures of the outstanding companies in the field; and 3) an appendix which includes a detailed an annotated bibliography.]

Kelly, Phyllis M., and Caroline Shillaber. "International Bibliography of Prefabricated Houses." Albert Farwell Bemis Foundation, MIT, Cambridge, MA, 1954.

Kelly, Phyllis M. "Notes on the Export Trade in Prefabricated Houses." Albert Farwell Bemis Foundation, MIT, Cambridge, MA, April 1953. [An informal research report intended for distribution only to those with a special interest in this field. Contains brief summaries for countries which carry on an export trade, and technical descriptions of types of prefabricated houses which are exported.]

Olgyay, Aladar, and Victor Olgyay. "Application of Climatic Data to House Design." Washington, DC, HHFA, Office of the Administrator, Division of Housing Research, 1954. [Report of a research project done for the Housing and Home Finance Agency.]

Vietorisz, Tamas. "Design of Residences for Climatic Comfort." Albert Farwell Bemis Foundation, MIT, Cambridge, MA, 1954. [Review study of mechanical and economic factors of importance in the development of rationalized heating and air-conditioning systems for housing.]

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Collection Inventory

 Series 1. Reports from Bemis Industries, Inc. 

Box

"Health and Sanitation," by E. Mirabelli, 1926 1926 

1

"Study of Trend in Cost of Building Materials," by E. Mirabelli, 1926 1926 

1

European housing reports by Prentice Bradley 1935-1936 

1

Printed material for Bradley reports, nos. 1-11 

1

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 Series 2. Albert Farwell Bemis Foundation Administrative Records 

Box

Preliminary plans 

2

History, policy, prospects 

2

Budget 1939-1955 

2

Former personnel 

2

Prospective personnel 

2

Correspondence: Blitzer, William F. 

2

Correspondence: Falkenburg, John F. 

2

Correspondence: Heavenrich, Herbert S., Jr. 

2

Correspondence: Horowitz, Harold 

2

Correspondence: McCutchan, Gordon C. 

2

Advisory Committee 1938-1954 

2

Bulletins 

2

Mailing list 

2

Republic Steel Corporation Grant 

2

Accounts 1952-1953 

2

Accounts 1953-1954 

3

Accounting notebooks 

3

Prefabricators: active list notebook 

3

Prefabricators: statistic charts 

3

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 Series 4. Information File on Housing Research 

 Subseries 4A. United States Government Research 

Box

National Bureau of Standards 

6

US Department of Commerce 

6

US Department of Agriculture 

6

US Department of Agriculture: Forest Products Laboratory 

6

National Security Resources Board 

6

US Department of Labor Reports on Housing 

6

Miscellaneous US Housing Organizations 

6

Housing and Home Finance Agency: Demonstration Houses 

6

Housing and Home Finance Agency: Federal Housing Administration 

6

Housing and Home Finance Agency: general 

6

Housing and Home Finance Agency: Home Loan Bank Board 

6

Housing and Home Finance Agency: Research Program 

6

MIT: Dwelling Types Project 

6

MIT: contract negotiations - Economic Project 1950 

6

MIT: Department of Economics’ Analysis of Housing Costs 

6

MIT: Harvard correlation 

6

MIT: research proposals 

6

MIT: solar energy heating 

6

MIT: climate and design, contract 

6

MIT: climate and design, miscellaneous 

6

MIT: climate and design, final report 

6

MIT: climate and design, requests for report 

6

 Subseries 4B. General Research 

Box

Armour Research Foundation 

6

Building Products Institute 

6

Building Research Advisory Board: general 

6

Building Research Advisory Board: Building Research Institute Conference on Porcelain Enamel 1953 

6

Building Research Advisory Board: Housing Research Committee 

6

Building Research Advisory Board: Housing Research Council 

7

Central Housing Committee 

7

Cincinnati University 

7

Columbia University Institute for Urban Land 

7

Commercial agencies 

7

Cornell University 

7

Housing insurance companies 

7

Illinois Institute of Technology 

7

A. D. Little, Inc. 

7

Louisiana State University 

7

Miami University 

7

Michigan University 

7

National Research Council 

7

New York University 

7

North Carolina University 

7

Ohio State housing research 

7

Pierce Foundation 

7

Princeton University 

7

Purdue University 

7

Research Institute for Economic Housing 

7

Small Homes Council 

7

Social Science Research Council 

7

Southwest Research Institute 

7

Stanford Research Institute 

7

Texas A and M University, College Engineering Experiment Station 

7

Twentieth Century Fund 

7

University research - miscellany 

7

Wisconsin Symposium on Housing Research 

7

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 Series 5. Albert Farwell Bemis Foundation Prefabrication Survey File 

 Subseries 5A. General Information 

Box

Prefabrication lists of systems 

7

List of prefabricators 1937-1954 

7

Prefabricators active list 

7

Foundation statistic charts 

7

Prefabrication - magazine articles 

7

Miscellaneous prefabrication: correspondence 

7

Miscellaneous prefabrication: pamphlets 

7

Miscellaneous prefabrication: clippings 

7

Miscellaneous prefabrication: clippings 

8

Questionnaire checklist 

8

Housing and Home Finance Agency - mobile housing 

8

Modular Service Association 1943-1948 

8

Prefabricated Home Manufacturers’ Institute: convention proceedings 

8

Prefabricated Home Manufacturers’ Institute: commercial standards 

8

Prefabricated Home Manufacturers’ Institute: correspondence 

8

Prefabricated Home Manufacturers’ Institute: publicity 

8

Prefabricated Home Manufacturers’ Institute: surveys 

8

Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Merrill Foundation Grant 

8

Massachusetts Institute of Technology: student research projects 

8

Bilt-Rite 

8

Cambridge Corporation 

8

Cerel 

8

Danielson, F. H. A. 

8

Delaney 

8

Fox Meadow Corporation: Hartman 

8

Johnson 

8

Oman 

8

Rounds 

8

Strollo 

8

Westover 

8

Miscellaneous 

8

 Subseries 5B. Survey 

Arrangement note

The staff of the foundation organized the survey records into a roughly alphabetical sequence and labeled each file with a letter and a number (e.g., A/1, A/2, A/3, B/1, B/2….) with miscellaneous material placed at the beginning of each letter. The confidential files are organized in the same way (e.g., C.A/1, C.A/2, C.A/3, C.B./1, C.B/2). The foundation’s folder numbering system has been retained.

Box

Abingdon Potteries, Inc. 

8

Acca Supply Corp. 

8

Adams Rite Manufacturing Co. 

8

E. S. Adkins and Co. 

8

Advance Development Co. 

8

Aeolian American Co. 

8

Akron Hardware Manufacturing Corp. 

8

Alexander Lumber and Fuel Co. 

8

Alma Trailer Co. 

8

Alumatic Corporation of America 

8

American Standardized Building Corp. 

8

American Steel Homes Co. 

8

American Type Founders 

8

Angelina County Lumber Co. 

8

Associated Industries Inc. 

8

W. G. Avery Body Co. 

8

A Frame (File No. A/1) 

8

Acorn Houses Inc. (File No. A/2) 

8

Adirondack Log Cabin Co., Inc. (File No. A/3) 

8

Adams-Edgar Lumber Co. (File No. A/4) 

8

Adjustable Steel Form Co. (File No. A/5) 

8

Admiral Homes Inc. (File No. A/6) 

8

Airform Construction (including Wallace Neff Balloon House) (File No. A/7) 

8

Aladdin Co. (File No. A/8) 

9

Alleghany Homes Corp. (File No. A/9) 

9

Allen Unit Construction, Inc. (File No. A/10) 

9

All Steel Lumber Co. (File No. A/11) 

9

Aluminaire (File No. A/12) 

9

American Builders Supply, Inc. (File No. A/13) 

9

American Community Builders, Inc. (File No. A/14) 

9

American Cyanamid and Chemical (File No. A/15) 

9

American Fabricators Inc. (File No. A/16) 

9

American Houses Inc. (including Riderwood Lumber Processing Co.) (File No. A/17) 

9

American Engineering and Development Co. (File No. A/18) 

9

American Lumber Co., Inc. (including Lifetyme Homes) (File No. A/19) 

9

American Prefabricators(File No. A/20) 

9

Anchorage Homes, Inc. (File No. A/21) 

9

Arcy Corporation (File No. A/22) 

9

Arlington Homes Manufacturing Corp. (File No. A/23) 

9

American Rolling Mill Co. (including Steelox) (File No. A/24) 

9

Armostone (File No. A/25) 

9

Armor Products Inc. (File No. A/26) 

9

Atterbury, Grosvenor (File No. A/27) 

9

Acacia Lumber Co. (File No. A/28) 

9

Ambler Olsen (including Keasbey & Mattison Co.) (File No. A/29) 

9

Bagley and Sewall Co. 

9

Baker Lumber and Supply Co. 

9

Bank Building and Equipment 

9

Barrett and Hilp 

9

Barrett Division 

9

Barr Lumber Co. 

9

Bell Aircraft Corp. 

9

Bent Steel Inc. 

9

R. F. Berryman 

9

Best Built Company of Chicago 

9

Better Living Inc. 

9

Beyster, H. E., and Associates Inc. 

9

J. W. Black Lumber Co. 

9

Algernon Blair 

9

Blanchard Co. 

9

Boeing Aircraft Co. 

9

Bossert 

9

W. P. Bridges 

9

Gordon Bronson Construction Co. 

9

E. L. Bruce Co. 

9

Brust and Brust 

9

Buckingham Sawmill Co. 

9

Burns MacIntosh 

9

B. and P. System (File No. B/1) 

9

Baermann, Walter (File No. B/2) 

9

Baker, Ervay (including Mercury Aircraft, Inc.) (File No. B/3) 

9

Baker, Morris T. (File No. B/4) 

9

Bakelite Corp. (File No. B/5) 

9

Banks, J.S. (File No. B/6) 

9

Barden and Robeson Corp. (File No. B/7) 

9

Basalite (Basalt Rock Co. Inc.) (File No. B/8) 

9

Bates, Walter (File No. B/9) 

9

Battle Deck House (File No. B/10) 

9

Beamy-Style (Bemis Industries) (File No. B/11) 

9

Beck, W. G. (File No. B/12) 

9

Bell Building Co. (File No. B/13) 

9

Beltsville (File No. B/14) 

9

Bender Body Co. (File No. B/15) 

9

Bennett Lumber Corp. (File No. B/16) 

9

Berloy (File No. B/17) 

9

W. G. Best Factory Built Homes Inc. (File No. B/18) 

9

Bethlehem Steel Co. Inc. (File No. B/19) 

9

Better Living Inc. (File No. B/20) 

9

Betzler Interlock (File No. B/21) 

9

Bildcost (File No. B/22) 

9

Arthur W. Binns, Inc. (File No. B/23) 

9

Blaw-Knox Co. (File No. B/24) 

9

Pierre Blouke (File No. B/25) 

9

George Boes (File No. B/26) 

9

J. A. Bow (File No. B/27) 

9

Bowman Brothers (File No. B/28) 

9

L. C. Bowers and Sons, Inc. (File No. B/29) 

9

Bradford Homes, Inc. (File No. B/30) 

9

George W. Brandt (File No. B/31) 

9

Simon Breines (File No. B/32) 

9

Brice-Pearson Corp. (File No. B/33) 

9

Broderick Steel Frame Corp. (File No. B/34) 

9

Brooks-Skinner Co. (File No. B/35) 

9

The Broughton Co. (File No. B/36) 

10

Keith Brown Building Supply (File No. B/37) 

10

Bruhn Steel Products Co. (File No. B/38) 

10

T. H. Buell and Co. (File No. B/39) 

10

Buffelen Manufacturing Co. (File No. B/40) 

10

Builders Manufacturing Co. (File No. B/41) 

10

Burke Millwork Co. (File No. B/42) 

10

Burns Exhibition House (File No. B/43) 

10

George D. Burr (File No. B/44) 

10

L. L. Burton (File No. B/45) 

10

Butler Lumber Co., Inc. (File No. B/46) 

10

Butler Manufacturing Co. (File No. B/47) 

10

Byrne Concrete Unit (File No. B/48) 

10

Borg-Warner Corp. (including Ingersoll Utility Unit) (File No. B/49) 

10

J. W. Briscoe (File No. B/50) 

10

David D. Bohannon Organization (File No. B/51) 

10

Byrne Organization Inc. (File No. B/52) 

10

Berger Lumber Co. (File No. B/53) 

10

Braun Lumber Co. (File No. B/54) 

10

Bunyan, The Paul, Co. (File No. B/55) 

10

Bush Prefabricated Structures, Inc. (File No. B/56) 

10

R. H. Best, Inc. (File No. B/57) 

10

Bralei Homes, Inc. (File No. B/58) 

10

Builders, New England (File No. B/59) 

10

Cadillac Millwork and Lumber Co. 

10

Calbar Paint and Varnish Co. 

10

C. K. Callaham and Sons Lumber Co., Inc. 

10

Camden Shipbuilding and Marine Railway Co. 

10

John H. Carl and Sons, Inc. 

10

Carlton Lumber Company 

10

Carr, Adams, and Collier 

10

Carruthers and Son Lumber Co. 

10

Casein Company of America 

10

Cavetown Planing Mill Co. 

10

Certified Homes Inc. 

10

Champion Hardward Co. 

10

Chesebro, Whitman Co. Inc. 

10

Chicago Construction Equipment Co. 

10

Chickering Building Constuction 

10

Coastal Housing Co. 

10

Coburn Trolley Track Co. 

10

Vernil S. Collins 

10

Commonwealth Plywood Co. Limited 

10

Connors Steel Co. 

10

Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corp. 

10

Cooper Lumber Co. 

10

Copco Corporation 

10

Coper-Cel Corp. 

10

Covered Wagon Co. 

10

Cromar Manufacturing Corp. 

10

Crouch & Beahan Co. 

10

Cuffman Lumber Co. 

10

Curtis Companies Inc. 

10

Cairns Corp. (File No. C/1) 

10

California Pre-Fab Corp. (File No. C/2) 

10

Cameron Lumber Co., Inc. (File No. C/3) 

10

M. Capp Manufacturing Co. (File No. C/4) 

10

Philip Carey Manufacturing Co. (File No. C/5) 

10

Carlson, Victor C. (File No. C/6) 

10

Carpenter, M. H. (File No. C/7) 

10

Celotex Corp. (File No. C/8) 

10

Century of Progress Exhibition (File No. C/9) 

10

Churubusco Lumber Co. (File No. C/10) 

10

Charlotte Lumber and Manufacturing Co. (File No. C/11) 

10

City Lumber Co. (File No. C/12) 

10

Clairton, PA (includes Gilbert-Varker Inc.) (File No. C/13) 

10

Clay Products Institute (File No. C/14) 

10

Clements Corp. (File No. C/15) 

10

Coastal Properties Corp. (File No. C/16) 

10

Colorado Fuel and Iron Corp. (File No. C/17) 

10

Columbian Steel Tank Company (File No. C/18) 

10

Concrete Grid Form Construction (File No. C/19) 

10

Concrete Hollowall Co. (File No. C/20) 

10

Concrete Plank Co., Inc. (File No. C/21) 

10

Conair Sales Inc. (File No. C/22) 

10

Construction Products Co. (File No. C/23) 

10

Con Tee Co. (File No. C/24) 

10

Contemporary Homes Inc. (File No. C/25) 

10

John Cooper Co. Inc. (File No. C/26) 

10

Crawford Corp. (File No. C/27) 

10

Critchfield Corp. (File No. C/28) 

10

John E. Conzelman (File No. C/29) 

10

A. H. Coombs (File No. C/30) 

10

Copper Houses Inc. (File No. C/31) 

10

Corkanstele (Cork Insulation Co. Inc.) (File No. C/32) 

10

Cotton Textile Institute (including Kocher and Frey) (File No. C/33) 

10

Cozy Cottages Inc. (File No. C/34) 

10

J. H. Cresmer (File No. C/35) 

10

Crossett, Watzek, Gates Co. (includes Fordyce-Crossett Sales Co.) (File No. C/36) 

10

F. Malcolm Crowe (File No. C/37) 

10

Crozier Ideal Homes System (File No. C/38) 

10

Curren Fabrihome Corp. (File No. C/39) 

10

Crozier-Straub Inc. (File No. C/40) 

10

Horrie B. Culpepper (File No. C/41) 

10

Connecticut Pre-Cast Buildings Corp. [including Twachtman] (File No. C/42) 

10

Carroll Tri-Ply Co. (File No. C/43) 

10

Currier Lumber Co. (File No. C/44) 

10

Connett "Engineered" Homes, Inc. (File No. C/45) 

10

A. J. Cook Lumber Company (File No. C/46) 

10

Clements Panel Company (File No. C/47) 

10

Colpaert Homes, Inc. (File No. C/48) 

10

Dally Construction and Engineering Co. 

10

J. R. Darrow Company 

10

Dayville Manufacturing Company 

10

Del-Mar Cabinet Co. Inc. 

10

Diffenbaugh Lumber Co. 

10

R. E. Dill 

10

Douglas Aircraft Company 

10

Harry L. Dovell 

10

Louis C. Dunn Co. 

10

Dwell-Ette Southwest, Inc. 

10

Ardner A. Dailey (File No. D/1) 

10

R. J. Daum Construction Co. (File No. D/2) 

10

Day Housing Corp. (File No. D/3) 

10

Dayton Steel Houses Inc. (File No. D/4) 

10

Allison H. Dean (File No. D/5) 

10

O. A. Deichmann (File No. D/6) 

10

Designers for Industry Inc. (File No. D/7) 

10

Developers Inc. (File No. D/8) 

10

C. H. Dexheimer & Son. (File No. D/9) 

10

Dextone Co. (File No. D/10) 

10

Diebold Safe and Lock Co. (File No. D/11) 

10

C. W. Donaldson (File No. D/12) 

10

Dooley’s Basin and Drydock Inc. (File No. D/13) 

10

Douglas Fir Plywood Assn. (File No. D/14) 

11

Dow Chemical Co. (File No. D/15) 

11

Maurice Deutsch (Durabilt and Dur-I-Cell Systems) (File No. D/16) 

11

W. E. Dunn. Manufacturing Co. (File No. D/17) 

11

Durisol Inc. (File No. D/18) 

11

Dykes and Gerhardt (File No. D/19) 

11

Detroit Steel Products Co. (includes Fenestra Building Panels) (File No. D/20) 

11

Defoe Shipbuilding Co. (File No. D/21) 

11

East Coat Aeronautics Inc. 

11

Eastern Homes Inc. 

11

Economy Housing Co. 

11

Edwards Manufacturing Co. 

11

Empire Utilities Corp. 

11

Equity Lumber Co. 

11

Eslien Co. 

11

Ess-Wood Corporation 

11

Estate Homes Inc. 

11

Estey Organ Co. 

11

Eureka Williams Corp. 

11

J. J. Earley (File No. E/1) 

11

Economy Portable Housing Co. (File No. E/2) 

11

Eddy Shipbuilding Corp. (File No. E/3) 

11

Edison Cement Corp. (File No. E/4) 

11

C. Egloff (File No. E/5) 

11

Emendorff Corp. (including K-Veneer Panels) (File No. E/6) 

11

Emos Emery (File No. E/7) 

11

Evans Products Co. (File No. E/8) 

11

Expandable Homes Inc. (File No. E/9) 

11

H. Effenberger (File No. E/10) 

11

Fabricated Buildings Corp. 

11

Fairfield Lumber and Supply Co. 

11

Farwest Sales and Engineering Co. Inc. 

11

Federal Millwork Corp. 

11

Howard T. Fisher & Associates - see General Houses Inc. 

11

Flury and Crouch Inc. 

11

Ford Nelson Mill Co. 

11

Forehand and Taylor, Inc. 

11

Fort and White Homes, Inc. 

11

Foundation Co. 

11

Olen T. Freeman 

11

George A. Fuller Co. 

11

Fusco-Amatruda Co. 

11

Fabricated Homes Inc. (File No. F/1) 

11

Fabricated Home Co. (File No. F/2) 

11

Fabricated Houses Inc. (File No. F/3) 

11

Farm Security Administration (File No. F/4) 

11

F. P. Farnsworth and Co. Inc. (File No. F/5) 

11

C. W. Fellgren (File No. F/6) 

11

Fenestra Building Panels - see Detroit Steel Products Co. 

11

Ferro-Enamel Corp. (File No. F/7) 

11

Firesafe Builders Products Corp. (File No. F/8) 

11

Ernest Flagg (File No. F/9) 

11

Flexicore Co. Inc. (File No. F/10) 

11

Forbert Corp. (File No. F/11) 

11

Ivon R. Ford Inc. (includes Hudson Supply & Equipment Co., Preco Corp., H. Riedel Lumber Co., and Tri-State Homes Inc.) (File No. F/12) 

11

Fordyce-Crossett Sales Co. - see Crossett, Watzek, Gates Co. 

10

Fort Wayne Housing Project (File No. F/13) 

11

T. J. Foster (File No. F/14) 

11

Fox Brothers Manufacturing Co. (File No. F/15) 

11

Fox Metal Products Corp. (File No. F/16) 

11

Framed Concrete (File No. F/17) 

11

Framingham Homes Inc. (File No. F/18) 

11

Frost, H. T. (File No. F/19) 

11

Fuller Houses Inc. (File No. F/20) 

11

Functional Buildings Inc. (File No. F/21) 

11

F. W. Fitzpatrick (File No. F/22) 

11

Fabcrete of America, Inc. (File No. F/23) 

11

Florida Builders Inc. (File No. F/24) 

11

Gabriel Steel Co. 

11

Dr. Haig Galijikian 

11

Gamel Inc. 

11

General Housing Co. 

11

General Mobile Home Coach Co. 

11

General Products Company Inc. 

11

Gilbane Building Co. 

11

Gilbert-Varker Inc. - see Clairton, PA 

10

Gillinder Brothers Inc. 

11

Gimbels 

11

Globe Aircraft Corp. 

11

Globe Aircraft Corp. 

11

Goedde Lumber Co. 

11

M. H. Golden 

11

A. Lloyd Goode 

11

Goodyear Aircraft Corp. 

11

Grant and Grant Engineering Corp. 

11

Thomas Greenlees 

11

W. R. Grimshaw Co. 

11

Arthur Gales Co. (File No. G/1) 

11

Neal Garrett (File No. G/2) 

11

GBH-Way Homes Inc. (File No. G/3) 

11

Norman Bel Geddes & Co. (File No. G/4) 

11

General Homes Inc. (File No. G/5) 

11

General Houses Inc. (includes Howard T. Fisher & Associates) (File No. G/6) 

11

General Housing Co. (File No. G/7) 

11

General Housing Corp. (File No. G/8) 

11

General Housing Supply (File No. G/9) 

11

General Industries Inc. (File No. G/10) 

11

General Panel Corp. (File No. G/11) 

11

General Panel Corp. of California (File No. G/12) 

11

General Plywood Corp. (File No. G/13) 

11

General Timber Service Inc. (File No. G/14) 

11

Georgia Housing Co. Inc. (File No. G/15) 

11

Cass Gilbert (File No. G/16) 

11

Kate Gleason (File No. G/17) 

11

Globe-Wernicke Co. (File No. G/18) 

11

Goldsmith Metal Lath Co. (File No. G/19) 

11

Good-All Electric Manufacturing Co. (File No. G/20) 

11

Goodland Homes, Inc. (including Vetter Manufacturing Co.) (File No. G/21) 

11

Gordon-Van Tine Co. (File No. G/22) 

11

Prosper L. Gottschalk (File No. G/23) 

11

Gould Industries Inc. (File No. G/24) 

11

Green Lumber Co. (File No. G/25) 

11

Green’s Ready Built Homes (File No. G/26) 

11

L. Grossman Sons, Inc. (File No. G/27) 

12

Gunnison Homes Inc. (including U.S. Steel Homes, Inc.) (File No. G/28) 

12

Great Lakes Steel Corp. (including Stran-Steel) (File No. G/29) 

12

Gresham Construction Co. (File No. G/30) 

12

Hanshn-Noble Company 

12

Charles Harbaugh Lumber Co. 

12

Maurice R. Harrison 

12

F. L. Hartung Co. 

12

C. Harry Heinz 

12

Hill-Top Lumber Co. 

12

Hilz Homes Co. 

12

Homes Permanesque 

12

Hoosier Homes, Inc. 

12

Horning Lumber Co. 

12

House That Breathes - see Insulated Construction Corp. 

13

Housing Company 

12

Hudson Supply & Equipment Co. - see Ivon R. Ford Inc. 

11

Hull Housing Co. 

12

Hussmann-Ligonier Co. 

12

Huston Homes, Prefabricated 

12

H. M. K. Builders Co. (File No. H/1) 

12

Haco Company (File No. H/2) 

12

Hahn Concrete Lumber System (File No. H/3) 

12

Hamill and Jones (File No. H/4) 

12

Louis Hansen (File No. H/5) 

12

B. C. Harloff (File No. H/6) 

12

William H. Harman Corp. (File No. H/7) 

12

Harnischfeger Corp. (File No. H/8) 

12

H. C. Hartley (File No. H/9) 

12

Haskelite Manufacturing (File No. H/10) 

12

E. F. Hauserman Co. (File No. H/11) 

12

Hayes Econocrete Corp. of America (File No. H/12) 

12

Hayward Lumber and Investment Co. (File No. H/13) 

12

Higgins, Inc. (File No. H/14) 

12

Hobart Brothers (File No. H/15) 

12

E. F. Hodgson Co. Inc. (File No. H/16) 

12

Hoess Brothers (File No. H/17) 

13

Hollow Concrete Wall Mold Co. (File No. H/18) 

13

Holsman and Holsman (File No. H/19) 

13

Home Builders Corp. (File No. H/20) 

13

Home Building Corp. (File No. H/21) 

13

Home Corporation of America (File No. H/22) 

13

Homograf Corp. (File No. H/23) 

13

Homeola Corp. (File No. H/24) 

13

Horsley Structures Inc. (File No. H/25) 

13

W. H. Houghton (File No. H/26) 

13

Houses Inc. (File No. H/27) 

13

Houston Ready Cut House Co. (File No. H/28) 

13

Howe and Lescase (File No. H/29) 

13

John L. Hudson Co. (File No. H/30) 

13

Hueber Bros. (File No. H/31) 

13

Huts (File No. H/32) 

13

Hydraulic Steelcraft Co. (File No. H/33) 

13

Housemart, Inc. (File No. H/34) 

13

Hilco Homes Co. (File No. H/35) 

13

Homasote Company (including Previews Inc.) (File No. H/36) 

13

IPC Co. Inc. 

13

H. W. Iffinger Co. Inc. 

13

Indiana Bridge Co. Inc. 

13

Indiana Demountable Housing Inc. (including Midland Building Industries Inc.) 

13

Industrial Research Laboratories 

13

Industrial Systems Co. - see Geo. L. Mesker 

14

Ingalls Iron Works Co. 

13

Ingersoll Utility Unit - see Borg-Warner Corp. 

10

Insul 

13

Interlocking Steel Structures Inc. 

13

Interlocking Walls Corp. 

13

Intermountain Houses 

13

International Derrick and Equipment Co. 

13

Interstate Sash and Door Co. 

13

Iowa Brokerage Co. 

13

IBEC Housing Corp. (File No. I/1) 

13

Illinois Lumber Manufacturing Co. (File No. I/2) 

13

Indian Head Demonstration Project (File No. I/3) 

13

Industry-Engineered House (File No. I/4) 

13

C. H. Ingersoll (File No. I/5) 

13

Insulated Construction Corp. (including House That Breathes) (File No. I/6) 

13

Insulated Steel Construction Co. (File No. I/7) 

13

Insulrock Homes Corp. (including Knap-America, Inc.) (File No. I/8) 

13

Insulite Co. (File No. I/9) 

13

Inter Industries Inc. (File No. I/10) 

13

Interlox Co. (File No. I/11) 

13

International Mill and Timber Co. (including Sterling Homes) (File No. I/12) 

13

Iron Wood Co. (File No. I/13) 

13

J. M. Irwin and Co. (File No. I/14) 

13

Inland Homes Corporation (File No. I/15) 

13

International Homes Inc. (File No. I/16) 

13

J. and B. Manufacturing Co. 

13

Jackson Co. 

13

Charles F. Jaeger 

13

Johnson Co. 

13

Arthur A. Johnson Corp. 

13

Carl E. Johnson - see Ward Cabin Co. 

17

Johnson and Associates (Robert F.) 

13

Jones and Laughlin 

17

Joseph Lumber Co. 

13

Jasper Wood Products Co. (File No. J/1) 

13

Johns-Manville Products Corp. (File No. J/2) 

13

T. L. Johnson (File No. J/3) 

13

W. S. Johnson Building Co. (File No. J/4) 

13

Johnson Housing Co. (File No. J/5) 

13

Johnson Quality Homes Inc. (File No. J/6) 

13

Floyd P. Johnston (File No. J/7) 

13

Joltcrete Inc. (File No. J/8) 

13

Juul Steel Houses (File No. J/9) 

13

K-Veneer Panels - see Emendorff Corp. 

11

Kalt Corp. 

13

Keasbey & Mattison Co. - see Ambler Olsen 

9

Kelly Corp. 

13

Kelvinator Division 

13

Keystone Roofing Manufacturing Co. 

13

Kiewitt, G. R. 

13

T. C. King 

13

Klassen and Hodgson 

13

Knap-America, Inc. - see Insulrock Homes Corp. 

13

Kocher and Frey - see Cotton Textile Institute 

10

Krieger Steel Sections, Inc. 

13

K. and M. Corp. (File No. K/1) 

13

Kaiser Community Homes Inc. (File No. K/2) 

13

Kashner-Bender Inc. (File No. K/3) 

13

Kenneth Kassler Associates (File No. K/4) 

13

Alfred Kastner (File No. K/5) 

13

H. Vaughan Kent (File No. K/6) 

13

G. F. Keck (File No. K/7) 

13

W. S. Kelly (File No. K/8) 

13

Klicka Lumber Co. (File No. K/9) 

13

Klinger Manufacturing Co. (File No. K/10) 

13

L. G. Knipe (File No. K/11) 

13

Knox Corp. (File No. K/12) 

13

A. L. Kocher (File No. K/13) 

13

Kolb Prefabricated Buildings (File No. K/14) 

13

F. X. A. Kreil (File No. K/15) 

13

Kit Mfg. Co. Inc. (including Transa-Housing Inc.) (File No. K/16) 

13

Lafferty 

13

Laidlaw 

13

Lakeside Lumber Co. 

13

F. K. Laliberte and Son, Inc. 

13

Laminated Wood Products Inc. 

13

Charles Lateiner 

13

Lewis E. Legg Lumber Co. - see Marshall Lumber Co. Inc. 

14

Leisure House Inc. 

13

Libbey Owens Ford Glass Co. 

13

Lifetyme Homes - see American Lumber Co., Inc. 

9

Lincoln Lumber Co. 

13

Lone Star Cement Corp. 

13

Luhring Lumber Co. Inc. 

13

Lynn Construction Co. Inc. 

13

Lake Engineering Co. (File No. L/1) 

13

G. B. Lambert (File No. L/2) 

13

Lambie Concrete House Corp. (File No. L/3) 

13

Lamella Roof Syndicate Inc. (File No. L/4) 

13

C. T. Larson (File No. L/5) 

13

H. G. Larzelere (File No. L/6) 

13

Latisteel Inc. (File No. L/7) 

13

W. F. Lea (File No. L/8) 

13

C. R. Lehrack (File No. L/10) 

13

Lester Brothers, Inc. (File No. L/11) 

13

R. G. LeTourneau Inc. (including Tournalayer) (File No. L/12) 

13

Harlow Lewis (File No. L/13) 

13

Lewis Manufacturing Co. (File No. L/14) 

13

Lexington Lumber Co. (File No. L/15) 

13

“Life” Houses (File No. L/16) 

13

Lincoln Houses Corp. (File No. L/17) 

13

Lincoln Lumber Co. (Oakland, Calif.) (File No. L/18) 

13

H. T. Lindeberg (File No. L/19) 

13

S. R. Lindsay (File No. L/20) 

13

E. H. Lockwood (File No. L/21) 

13

Long-Bell Lumber Co. (File No. L/22) 

13

Loxide Structures Inc. (including West Coast Mills) (File No. L/23) 

13

Lumber Fabricators Inc. (File No. L/24) 

14

Luria Engineering Corp. (File No. L/25) 

14

Erwin M. Lurie (File No. L/26) 

14

Lustron Corp. (File No. L/27) 

14

J. B. Lyman, R. E. Collins (File No. L/28) 

14

Lifetime Buildings, Inc. (File No. L/29) 

14

Albert J. Lilygren Co. (File No. L/30) 

14

I. F. Laucks Inc. (including Uniwall) (File No. L/31) 

14

Levitt and Sons Inc. (File No. L/32) 

14

Claude T. Lindsay Inc. (File No. L/33) 

14

Lumber Engineering Co. (File No. L/34) 

14

Lynebilt Corporation (File No. L/35) 

14

Lincoln Homes Co. (File No. L/36) 

14

Loctwall Corporation (File No. L/37) 

14

Long Island Houses and Lumber Company (File No. L/38) 

14

Robert McCarthy Co. 

14

E. H. McClintock 

14

McCrady-Rodgers Co. 

14

MacFarlane 

14

James McHugh Construction Co. 

14

McLeod and Sinclair 

14

R. L. McCaig (File No. Mc./1) 

14

McClintic-Marshall Corp. (File No. Mc./2) 

14

McKay Engineering Co. (File No. Mc./3) 

14

MACO Structures 

14

Marshall Electric Co. 

14

Marsh and Truman Lumber Co. 

14

Mathews Supply Corp. 

14

Mercury Aircraft, Inc. - see Baker, Ervay 

9

Metal Buildings Inc. 

14

Metropolitan Greenhouse Manufacturing Corp. 

14

Midland Building Industries Inc. - see Indiana Demountable Housing Inc. 

13

Midwest Houses, Inc. 

14

Anthony P. Miller, Inc. 

14

Minnesota Linseed Oil Paint Co. 

14

Mion Construction Co. 

14

Model Homes Inc. 

14

Modern Builders Inc. 

14

Modern Standardized Building Co. 

14

Monarch Lumber and Plumbing Co. 

14

Monroe Corp. 

14

Morrison-Merrill and Co. 

14

Earl W. Muntz 

14

Myers Construction Co. 

14

R. C. Mahon Co. (File No. M/1) 

14

T. Manning (File No. M/2) 

14

Marloch Manufacturing Corp. (File No. M/3) 

14

Marsal Co. (File No. M/4) 

14

Martin-Parry Corp. (File No. M/5) 

14

Maryland Modern Housing Corp. (File No. M/6) 

14

Masonite Corp. (File No. M/7) 

14

Matthews and Kenan (File No. M/8) 

14

A. S. Merriett (File No. M/9) 

14

Geo. L. Mesker (including Industrial Systems Co.) (File No. M/10) 

14

Metal Forms Corp. (File No. M/11) 

14

Metal Homes Co. (File No. M/12) 

14

Metz Homes Inc. (File No. M/13) 

14

C. L. Michod (File No. M/14) 

14

Midwest Fabricators, Inc. (File No. M/15) 1952 

14

Mobilhome Corp. (File No. M/16) 

14

Modular Structures Inc. (File No. M/17) 

14

Modulok Inc. (File No. M/18) 

14

M. M. Moen Inc. (File No. M/19) 

14

Monolithic Hollow Concrete Form Corp. (File No. M/20) 

14

M. D. Morrill (File No. M/21) 

14

H. A. Mugler (File No. M/22) 

14

Munlock Engineering Co. (File No. M/23) 

14

E. W. Marten (File No. M/24) 

14

Marshall Lumber Co. Inc. (including Louis E. Legg Lumber Co.) (File No. M/25) 

14

Modern Crete, Inc. (File No. M/26) 

14

Modern Homes Corp. (File No. M/27) 

14

Modular Homes, Inc. (File No. M/28) 

14

Cliff May and Chris Choate (File No. M/29) 

14

N. and A. Cabinet Works 

14

National Façade Corporation 

14

National Fireworks Inc. 

14

National Refrigerators Co. 

14

Naugle 

14

New American Homes Inc. 

14

New Jersey Permacrete Corp. 

14

North Main Lumber Co. 

14

Northeast Building Co. - see Penobscot Cabin Co. 

16

Novelle System 

14

G. E. Nagel (File No. N/1) 

14

National Concrete Lumber Co. (File No. N/2) 

14

National Homes Corp. (File No. N/3) 

14

National Homes Corp. (File No. N/3) 

15

National Homes Foundation (File No. N/4) 

15

National Houses Inc. (File No. N/5) 

15

National Lumber Manufacturers Association (File No. N/6) 

15

National Self Shaded House Corp. (File No. N/7) 

15

National Small Homes Demonstration (File No. N/8) 

15

National Steel Homes (File No. N/9) 

15

Needham Concrete House Co. (File No. N/10) 

15

Nelson Cement Stone Co. (File No. N/11) 

15

Paul Nelson (File No. N/12) 

15

R. J. Neutra (File No. N/13) 

15

New Century Homes Inc. (File No. N/14) 

15

New England Concrete Pipe Co. (File No. N/15) 

15

Nichols and Cox Lumber Co. (File No. N/16) 

15

Normac Inc. (File No. N/17) 

15

Bernard Novambere (File No. N/19) 

15

Northern Homes, Inc. (File No. N/20) 

15

Norge Cottages, Inc. (File No. N/21) 

15

National Log Construction Company of Montana (File No. N/22) 

15

Nicoll Lumber Co. (File No. N/23) 

15

Nelson-Way Homes Inc. (File No. N/24) 

15

Oettinger Lumber Co. 

15

Ohio Hydraulic Stone Co. 

15

A. H. Olmsted (File No. O/1) 

15

R. C. Olmsted (File No. O/2) 

15

W. Otterson and A. E. Hatch (File No. O/3) 

15

Paine Lumber Co. Ltd. 

15

Palmetex Corp. 

15

Panhandle American Houses 

15

Par-Lock Appliers 

15

Earl N. Peak 

15

Peerless Built-In Fixture Co. 

15

Penna Dri-Bilt Housing Co. 

15

Peterson Builders, Inc. 

15

Pilgrim Homes Inc. 

15

Pine Street Lumber Co. - see Schuman Brothers Lumber Co. 

16

Pittsburgh Corning Corp. 

15

Pittsburgh Steel Homes Inc. 

15

Plasticrete Corp. 

15

Plaswood Corp. 

15

Plunkett-Webster Lumber Co. Inc. 

15

Plywood Los Angeles Co. 

15

Pollman Homes - see Thyer Manufacturing Corp. 

17

Pontiac Millwork Co. 

15

Ponty Built Homes 

15

Possum Creek Lumber Co. Inc. 

15

Precision Housing Corp. 

15

Preco Corp. - see Ivon R. Ford Inc. 

11

Prefab. Mfg. Co. 

15

Pre-Fab Transit Co. 

15

Previews Inc. - see Homasote Company 

13

P. and K. Woodcrafting Co. (File No. P/1) 

15

Pacific System Homes Inc. (File No. P/2) 

15

Pacific Coast Aggregates Inc. (File No. P/3) 

15

Page and Hill Homes (File No. P/4) 

15

Palace Corp. (File No. P/5) 

15

Palisade Structures (File No. P/6) 

15

Palmer Lumber and Millwork Co. (File No. P/7) 

15

Palmer Steel Buildings Inc. (File No. P/8) 

15

Pancrete Wall Co. (File No. P/9) 

15

Parent Bros. (File No. P/10) 

15

Parkhurst Systems Inc. (File No. P/11) 

15

Pauly Tile Co. (File No. P/12) 

15

Pease Woodwork Co. Inc. (File No. P/13) 

15

John Pedersen (File No. P/14) 

15

Peerless Construction Co. (including Tyrocrete) (File No. P/15) 

15

Peerless Housing Co. Inc. (File No. P/16) 

15

Pemberton Lumber and Millwork Corp. (File No. P/17) 

15

Pioneer Log Cabin Co. (File No. P/19) 

15

Plywood Systems (File No. P/20) 

15

Porcelain Steel Buildings Co. (File No. P/21) 

15

Porete Manufacturing Co. (File No. P/22) 

15

Portland Cement Association (File No. P/23) 

15

Pospisil Co. (File No. P/24) 

15

Poston-Springfield Brick Co. (File No. P/25) 

15

Niels Poulson (File No. P/26) 

15

Prebilt Co. (File No. P/27) 

15

Prebilt Homes Co. Inc. (File No. P/28) 

15

Precision Homes Co. (File No. P/29) 

15

Prefabricated Construction Co. (File No. P/30) 

15

Prefabrication Engineering Co. (File No. P/31) 

15

Pre-Fab Industries Corp. (File No. P/32) 

15

Pre-Fab Industries (File No. P/33) 

15

Pre-Fabricated Home Builders (File No. P/34) 

15

Prefabricated Products Co. (File No. P/35) 

15

Prefab Homes and Supplies Inc. (File No. P/36) 

15

Presto-Up Cottages (File No. P/37) 

16

Production Line Structures (File No. P/38) 

16

Putnam Lumber Co. (File No. P/39) 

16

Pennurban Housing Corp. (File No. P/40) 

16

Penobscot Cabin Co. (including Northeast Building Co.) (File No. P/41) 

16

The Pratt Construction Co. (File No. P/42) 

16

Place Homes, Inc. (File No. P/43) 

16

Plymouth Building Corp. (File No. P/44) 

16

Precision Built Homes, Inc. (File No. P/45) 

16

Pressed Steel Car Co. (File No. P/46) 

16

Prince Georges Development Co. (File No. P/47) 

16

Perma-Bilt Homes (File No. P/48) 

16

Quality Homes Inc. (File No. Q/1) 

16

Quantico, Va. (File No. Q/2) 

16

Quirk Co. (File No. Q/3) 

16

Riderwood Lumber Processing Co. - see American Houses Inc. 

9

H. Riedel Lumber Co. - see Ivon R. Ford Inc. 

11

Roberts Industries 

16

Rock Island Lumber Co. 

16

Roddis Lumber and Veneer Co. 

16

Rowe and Thompson 

16

C. R. Rudinger, Inc. 

16

“RST” Engineering Co. (File No. R/1) 

16

The Georege Rackle and Sons Co. (File No. R/2) 

16

Raleigh Mastercraft Homes Inc. (File No. R/3) 

16

Real Estate Inc. (File No. R/4) 

16

I. F. Reed (File No. R/5) 

16

Reenforced Brick Masonry (File No. R/6) 

16

Reliance Homes Inc. (File No. R/7) 

16

Revere Copper and Brass Inc. (File No. R/8) 

16

Reynolds Metals Co. (File No. R/9) 

16

H. H. Robertson Co. (File No. R/10) 

16

Rockwood Gypsum Corp. of America (File No. R/11) 

16

Rostone Corp. (File No. R/12) 

16

Dr. W. H. Roughsedge (File No. R/13) 

16

S. E. Roush (File No. R/14) 

16

P. Rutten (File No. R/15) 

16

Rockhold and Webb (File No. R/16) 

16

Roberts and Schaefer Co. (including Zeiss-Dywidag Roof System) (File No. R/17) 

16

Republic Steel (File No. R/18) 

16

Richmond Homes, Inc. (File No. R/19) 

16

Renner Homes Inc. (File No. R/20) 

16

Safety Welding Co. 

16

St. Elmo Housing Corp. 

16

St. Paul and Tacoma Lumber Co. 

16

Charles L. Schwartz 

16

W. W. Scott Co. 

16

Scullin Steel 

16

Service Woodworking Co. 

16

M. Shapiro and Sons 

16

The Shurtleff Co. 

16

A. O. Smith Co. 

16

Ivy H. Smith Co. 

16

Snedaker and Co. Inc. 

16

Solar Homes Co. 

16

Solomit 

16

Southwestern Sash and Door Co. 

16

South Shore Lumber and Supply Co. 

16

Spears Lumber Co. 

16

Special Materials 

16

Standard Building Co. 

16

Standard Engineering Corp. 

16

Standard Fireproof Construction Co. 

16

Stanley Works 

16

Stanway Prefabricated Building Co. 

16

Steel Joist Institute 

16

Steel-Weld Homes Inc. 

16

Steelox - see American Rolling Mill Co. 

9

Steger Furniture Manufacturing Co. 

16

Sterling Homes - see International Mill and Timber Co. 

13

Suspension Steel 

16

Eero Saarinen (File No. S/1) 

16

W. B. Sanders (File No. S/2) 

16

Santa Ana Lumber Co. (File No. S/3) 

16

F. McM. Sawyer (File No. S/4) 

16

Harvey W. Schick, Inc. (File No. S/5) 

16

Harry J. Scott (File No. S/6) 

16

Scott Lumber Co. (File No. S/7) 

16

C. H. Schub (File No. S/8) 

16

Seaboard Ready-Built Homes Inc. (File No. S/9) 

16

Sears, Roebuck and Co. (File No. S/10) 

16

Severson-Schlintz Inc. (File No. S/11) 

16

Shappert Engineering Co. (File No. S/12) 

16

Sheboygan Fabricators Ltd. (File No. S/13) 

16

Shelter Industries Inc. (File No. S/14) 

16

John T. Simpson (File No. S/15) 

16

Simplex Concrete Form Co. (File No. S/16) 

16

Skill-Craft Homes Inc. (File No. S/17) 

16

D. N. Skillings (File No. S/18) 

16

A. L. Sleeman (File No. S/19) 

16

W. and J. Sloane (File No. S/20) 

16

Smith and Hill Inc. (File No. S/21) 

16

Solaray Corp. (File No. S/22) 

16

Soulé Steel Co. (File No. S/23) 

16

Southern Brick and Tile Manufacturers Association Inc. (File No. S/24) 

16

Southern California Homes Inc. (File No. S/25) 

16

Southern California Stancraft Corp. (File No. S/26) 

16

Southern Mill and Manufacturing Co. (File No. S/27) 

16

Southern Pine Association (File No. S/28) 

16

Southern States Iron Roofing Co. (File No. S/29) 

16

Speedbrick, Corp. (File No. S/30) 

16

Standard Fabrication Inc. (File No. S/31) 

16

Standard Prefabricating Co. (File No. S/32) 

16

James H. Stannard Co. (File No. S/33) 

16

Steel-Bilt Homes Inc. (File No. S/34) 

16

Steelcraft Manufacturing Co. (File No. S/35) 

16

Steel Frame House Co. (File No. S/36) 

16

Steel Housing Corp. (File No. S/37) 

16

W. T. Steilberg (File No. S/38) 

16

J. A. Stein (File No. S/39) 

16

B. Stickney (File No. S/40) 

16

Stockade Building System Inc. (File No. S/41) 

16

Stoneform Corp. (File No. S/42) 

16

Storagewall Inc. (File No. S/43) 

16

Stout Engineering Laboratories Inc. (File No. S/44) 

16

Stran-Steel - see Great Lakes Steel Corp. 

12

Strathmoor Co. (File No. S/45) 

16

Structiform Engineering Co. (File No. S/46) 

16

Structo Inc. (File No. S/47) 

16

Structural Clay Products Institute (File No. S/48) 

16

Structures Inc. (File No. S/49) 

16

Summer Cottages (File No. S/50) 

16

Superior Buildings Co. (File No. S/51) 

16

Super Structures Inc. (File No. S/52) 

16

F. S. Swan (File No. S/53) 

16

David Swope (File No. S/54) 

16

Schuman Brothers Lumber Co. (including Pine Street Lumber Co.) (File No. S/55) 

16

Sears, Roebuck and Co. (File No. S/56) 

16

Semico, Inc. (File No. S/57) 

17

Swift Homes, Inc. (File No. S/58) 

17

Southwest American Houses Inc. (File No. S/59) 

17

Scholz Homes Inc. (File No. S/60) 

17

Tech Homes of Massachusetts 

17

Technical Applicance Corp. 

17

Time Proof Houses Inc. 

17

Tolerton Co. 

17

Tournalayer - see R.G. LeTourneau Inc. 

13

Transa-Housing Inc. - see Kit Manufacturing Co. Inc. 

13

Travelodge Corp. 

17

Tri-State Homes Inc. - see Ivon R. Ford Inc. 

11

Tumwater Lumber Mills Co. 

17

A. C. Tuxbury Lumber Co. 

17

Twachtman - see Connecticut Pre-Cast Buildings Corp. 

10

Tyler Fixture Corp. 

17

Takapart Products Co. (File No. T/1) 

17

Robert Tappan, Architect (File No. T/2) 

17

W. D. Teague (File No. T/3) 

17

Tec-Bilt Homes of Miami, Inc. (File No. T/4) 

17

Techome Co. (File No. T/5) 

17

Tech Process Inc. (File No. T/6) 

17

Tee-Stone Corp. (File No. T/7) 

17

Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Co. (File No. T/8) 

17

Texas Concrete Construction Co. (File No. T/9) 

17

Texas Pre-Fabricated Housing Company (File No. T/10) 

17

E. N. Thayer (File No. T/11) 

17

Thyer Manufacturing Corp. (including Pollman Homes) (File No. T/12) 

17

Tilecrete Co. (File No. T/14) 

17

Timber Engineering Co. (File No. T/15) 

17

Timber Structures Inc. (including Speedwall) (File No. T/16) 

17

Timken-Detroit Axle Co. (File No. T/17) 

17

Timbolok Inc. (File No. T/18) 

17

Traylor-Dewey Contracting Co. (File No. T/19) 

17

Tovell Construction Co. (File No. T/20) 

17

Trailer Coach Manufacturers Assn. (File No. T/21) 

17

Trend Homes Inc. (File No. T/22) 

17

Truscon Steel Co. (File No. T/23) 

17

Tube Turns Inc. (File No. T/24) 

17

C. T. Tucker (File No. T/25) 

17

TVA (File No. T/26) 

17

Techbuilt Houses (Carl Koch) (File No. T/27) 

17

Universal Fabricating and Manufacturing Co. 

17

US Plywood 

17

U.S. Steel Homes, Inc. - see Gunnison Homes Inc. 

12

United Steel Fabricators, Inc. 

17

Unit-Steel Co. 

17

Universal Building 

17

Uniwall - see I. F. Laucks Inc. 

14

D. Underdown (File No. U/1) 

17

Unit Construction Co. (File No. U/2) 

17

Universal Form Clamp Co. (File No. U/3) 

17

Universal House Corp. (File No. U/4) 

17

US Challenge Co. (File No. U/5) 

17

US Gypsum Co. (File No. U/6) 

17

US Homes Inc. (File No. U/7) 

17

US Housing Materials Corp. (File No. U/8) 

17

US Portable Housing Co. (File No. U/9) 

17

Upson Co. (File No. U/10) 

17

Universal Metal Sections Co. (File No. U/11) 

17

Unit Structures, Inc. (File No. U/12) 

17

Vacuum Concrete Inc. (File No. V/1) 

17

N. K. Vanderbeek (File No. V/2) 

17

W. H. Van Guilder (File No. V/3) 

17

C. L. Van Ness (File No. V/4) 

17

Van-Packer Corp. (File No. V/5) 

17

Variplan Sales Agency Inc. (File No. V/6) 

17

Ventilating Block Co. Inc. (File No. V/7) 

17

Vetter Manufacturing Co. - see Goodland Homes, Inc. 

11

Victory Housing Corp. (File No. V/8) 

17

Vinylite House (File No. V/9) 

17

Wagner 

17

Wallace Neff Balloon House - see Airform Construction 

8

Ward Cabin Co. (including Carl E. Johnson) 

17

Waterproofing Construction Materials Corp. 

17

Watkins Inc. 

17

Weber Showcase and Fixture Co. Inc. 

17

Weldcrete 

17

West Coast Mills - see Loxide Structures Inc. (box 13) and Wollander Farwest Homes (box 17) 

13, 17

Westwood Homes 

17

Whitcomb and Johnson 

17

Whittredge Portable Buildings Co. 

17

Willcox Construction Co. 

17

Williams and Hunting Co. 

17

Williamson, Inc. 

17

Wilson Homes, Inc. 

17

Winston (N. K.) Associates 

17

Wood Fabricating Co. 

17

Charles J. Woods 

17

Woodworking Industries Inc. 

17

World’s Market Custom Built Homes 

17

Howard S. Wright and Co. 

17

Wadsworth Building Co. (File No. W/1) 

17

Walpole Woodworkers Inc. (File No. W/2) 

17

Martin Wagner (File No. W/3) 

17

Axel G. Wedberg (File No. W/4) 

17

C. R. Weeks (File No. W/5) 

17

G. and J. Weir Ltd. (File No. W/6) 

17

West Coast Lumbermen’s Association (File No. W/7) 

17

Weston Paper and Manufacturing Co. (File No. W/8) 

17

Weyerhaeuser Timber Co. (File No. W/9) 

17

Wheeling Corrugating Co. (File No. W/10) 

17

W. H. Whyte Construction Co. (File No. W/11) 

17

Wickes Inc. (File No. W/12) 

17

Wiener, Sert and Schulz (including Ratio Structures) (File No. W/13) 

17

John J. Wilson (File No. W/14) 

17

Corwin Willson (File No. W/15) 

17

Cy Williams Fabricators (File No. W/16) 

17

Wingfoot Homes Inc. (File No. W/17) 

17

E. M. Winter (File No. W/18) 

17

Wollander Farwest Homes (including West Coast Mills) (File No. W/19) 

17

K. V. Wolsey Co. Inc. (File No. W/20) 

17

Wood Lumber Co. (File No. W/21) 

17

Frank Lloyd Wright (File No. W/22) 

17

Wadsworth Homes, Inc. (File No. W/23) 

17

Weakley Lumber Co., Inc. (File No. W/24) 

17

Well Built Manufacturing Co. Inc. (File No. W/25) 

17

Otto Yokes (File No. Y/1) 

17

Don H. York (File No. Y/2) 

17

Young’s Pre-Fab Engineering Co. (File No. Y/3) 

17

Philip Youtz (File No. Y/4) 

17

Yetter Homes, Inc. (File No. Y/5) 

17

Zeiss-Dywidag Roof System - see Roberts and Schaefer Co. 

16

H. H. Zimmerling (File No. Z/1) 

17

Acorn Houses Inc. (File No. C.A/1) 

18

Adequate Housing Inc. (File No. C.A/2) 

18

Adirondack Log Cabin (File No. C.A/3) 

18

Admiral Homes Inc. (File No. C.A/4) 

18

Airform Construction (File No. C.A/5) 

18

Aladdin Co. (Aladdin Readi-Cut Houses) (File No. C.A/7) 

18

American Fabricators Inc. (File No. C.A/9) 

18

American Houses Inc. (File No. C.A/10) 

18

American Lumber Co. Inc. (File No. C.A/11) 

18

American Type Founders (File No. C.A/12) 

18

Arlington Homes Manufacturing (File No. C.A/14) 

18

Anchorage Homes Inc. (File No. C.A/13) 

18

Atlantic Brick and Tile Company (File No. C.A/15) 

18

Barrett and Hilp (File No. C.B/1) 

18

Bent Steel Inc. (File No. C.B/2) 

18

Benton Building Company (File No. C.B/3) 

18

Better Living Inc. (File No. C.B/4) 

18

Bitting Inc. (File No. C.B/5) 

18

Boester, Carl (File No. C.B/6) 

18

Borg-Warner Corp. (including Ingersoll Utility Unit) (File No. C.B/7) 

18

Brady Construction Company (File No. C.B/8) 

18

Brennan and Harrington (File No. C.B/9) 

18

Keith Brown Building Supply (File No. C.B/10) 

18

Bruscino Builders (File No. C.B/11) 

18

Buffelen Manufacturing Co. (File No. C.B/12) 

18

Burns Exhibition House (File No. C.B/13) 

18

Butler Manufacturing Co. (File No. C.B/14) 

18

Byrne Organization Inc. (File No. C.B/15) 

18

California Pre-Fab Corp. (File No. C.C/1) 

18

Capitol Prefabricators Inc. (File No. C.C/2) 

18

Carlton Lumber Company (File No. C.C/3) 

18

Carpenter, M. H. (File No. C.C/4) 

18

Celotex Corp. (File No. C.C/5) 

18

Centrifugal and Mechanical Ind. (File No. C.C/6) 

18

Clements Corp. (File No. C.C/7) 

18

Crawford Corp. (File No. C.C/8) 

18

Currier Lumber Co. (File No. C.C/9) 

18

Cozy Cottages Inc. (File No. C.C/10) 

18

Dade Bros. Inc. (File No. C.D/1) 

18

Defoe Shipbuilding Co. (File No. C.D/2) 

18

De Huff, Paul (File No. C.D/3) 

18

Dickinson, R. C. Co. Inc. (File No. C.D/4) 

18

Douglas Aircraft Company (File No. C.D/5) 

18

Durabilt Homes Co. (File No. C.D/6) 

18

Drycemble Corp. (File No. C.D/7) 

18

Douglas Fir Plywood Association (File No. C.D/8) 

18

Eastern Fabricators Inc. (File No. C.E/1) 

18

Economy Portable Building Co. (File No. C.E/2) 

18

Eddy Shipbuilding Corp. (File No. C.E/3) 

18

Fabcrete of America, Inc. (File No. C.F/1) 

18

Farwest Sales and Engineering Co. (File No. C.F/2) 

18

Ferrocon (File No. C.F/3) 

18

Field Detroit Co. (File No. C.F/4) 

18

Ivon R. Ford Inc. (includes Hudson Supply and Equipment Co., Preco Corp., H. Riedel Lumber Co., and Tri-State Homes Inc.) (File No. C.F/5) 

18

Forest City Materials Co. (File No. C.F/6) 

18

Forest Products Lab (File No. C.F/7) 

18

Fox Brothers Manufacturing Co. (File No. C.F/8) 

18

Fox Metal Products Corp. (File No. C.F/9) 

18

Fuller Houses Inc. (File No. C.F/10) 

18

Gamel Inc. (File No. C.G/1) 

18

Giger, Erwin (File No. C.G/2) 

18

General Building Units Inc. (File No. C.G/3) 

18

General Homes Inc. (File No. C.G/4) 

18

General Houses Inc. (File No. C.G/5) 

18

General Housing Corp. (File No. C.G/6) 

18

General Panel Corp. (File No. C.G/7) 

18

General Panel Corp. of California (File No. C.G/8) 

18

General Industries, Inc. (File No. C.G/9) 

19

Getzel Woodwork Co. (File No. C.G/10) 

19

General Plywood Corp. (File No. C.G/11) 

19

Goldsmith Metal Lath Co. (File No. C.G/12) 

19

Goodwillie Green (File No. C.G/13) 

19

Gould Industries Inc. (File No. C.G/14) 

19

Green Lumber Co. (File No. C.G/15) 

19

Green’s Ready Built Homes (File No. C.G/16) 

19

Gunnison Homes Inc. (File No. C.G/17) 

19

Hamill and Jones (File No. C.H/1) 

19

William H. Harman Corp. (File No. C.H/2) 

19

Harnischfeger Corp. (File No. C.H/3) 

19

E. F. Hauserman Co. (File No. C.H/4) 

19

Hayes Econocrete Corp. of America (File No. C.H/5) 

19

Hayward Lumber and Investment Co. (File No. C.H/6) 

19

Henry, James (File No. C.H/7) 

19

Higgins, Inc. (File No. C.H/8) 

19

E. F. Hodgson Co. Inc. (File No. C.H/9) 

19

Home Builders Corp. (File No. C.H/10) 

19

Home Corporation of America (File No. C.H/11) 

19

Homeola Corp. (File No. C.H/12) 

19

Horsley Structures Inc. (File No. C.H/13) 

19

Housing Research Inc. (File No. C.H/14) 

19

Houston Ready Cut House Co. (File No. C.H/15) 

19

John L. Hudson Co. (File No. C.H/16) 

19

Hudson Supply and Equipment Co. - see Ivon R. Ford Inc. 

18

Huston Homes, Prefabricated (File No. C.H/17) 

19

H. W. Iffinger Co. Inc. (File No. C.I/1) 

19

Independent Lumber Co. (File No. C.I/2) 

19

Ingersoll Utility Unit - see Borg-Warner Corp. 

18

Ingleside Inc. (File No. C.I/3) 

19

Insulrock Homes Corp. (File No. C.I/4) 

19

Interlocking Walls Corp. (File No. C.I/5) 

19

Charles F. Jaeger (File No. C.J/1) 

19

Johnson Quality Homes Inc. (File No. C.J/2) 

19

Johnson and Associates (File No. C.J/3) 

19

Juul Steel Houses (File No. C.J/4) 

19

Kaiser Community Homes Inc. (File No. C.K/1) 

19

Kashner-Bender Inc. (File No. C.K/2) 

19

Knox Corp. (File No. C.K/3) 

19

Lawonn (File No. C.L/1) 

19

Lifetime Buildings, Inc. (File No. C.L/2) 

19

Lincoln Houses Corp. (File No. C.L/3) 

19

Lincoln Lumber Co. (Oakland, Calif.) (File No. C.L/4) 

19

Claude T. Lindsay Inc. (File No. C.L/5) 

19

Lustron Corp. (File No. C.L/6) 

19

Lumber Fabricators Inc. (File No. C.L/7) 

19

Merriam and Twachtman (File No. C.M/1) 

19

Metal Homes Co. (File No. C.M/2) 

19

Mifflinburg Body Co. (File No. C.M/3) 

19

Modern Standardized Building Co. (File No. C.M/4) 

19

Modelow Co. (File No. C.M/5) 

19

Mallery (File No. C.M/6) 

19

National Homes Corp. (File No. C.N/1) 

19

New Century Homes Inc. (File No. C.N/2) 

19

Nichols and Cox Lumber Co. (File No. C.N/3) 

19

Nicoll and Co. (File No. C.N/4) 

19

Normac Inc. (File No. C.N/5) 

19

Northwest Fabricators Inc. (File No. C.N/6) 

19

Nygaard Builders (File No. C.N/7) 

20

Page and Hill Homes (File No. C.P/1) 

20

Painger System (File No. C.P/2) 

20

Pease Woodwork Co. Inc. (File No. C.P/3) 

20

Peerless Housing Co. Inc. (File No. C.P/4) 

20

Plainfield Lumber and Supply Co. (File No. C.P/5) 

20

Ply-Wel Industries (File No. C.P/6) 

20

Prebilt Co. (File No. C.P/7) 

20

Prebilt Homes Co. Inc. (File No. C.P/8) 

20

Precision Builders (File No. C.P/9) 

20

Precision-Built Homes Corp. (File No. C.P/10) 

20

Precision Homes Co. (File No. C.P/11) 

20

Precision Housing Corp. (File No. C.P/12) 

20

Preco Corp. (File No. C.P/13) 

20

Preco Corp. - see Ivon R. Ford Inc. 

18

Pre-Fabricated Home Builders (File No. C.P/14) 

20

Pre-Fab Industries (File No. C.P/15) 

20

Prefabricated Products Co. (File No. C.P/16) 

20

Production Line Structures (File No. C.P/17) 

20

Red-E-Bilt Homes (File No. C.R/1) 

20

Reid, Maxwell (File No. C.R/2) 

20

Reliance Homes Inc. (File No. C.R/3) 

20

Republic Steel (File No. C.R/4) 

20

Reynolds Metal Co. (File No. C.R/5) 

20

Rieger, H. R. Co. (File No. C.R/6) 

20

H. Riedel Lumber Co. - see Ivon R. Ford Inc. 

18

Raleigh Mastercraft Homes Inc. (File No. C.R/7) 

20

Sanford Inc. (File No. C.S/1) 

20

Seaboard Ready-Built Homes Inc. (File No. C.S/2) 

20

Scott Lumber Co. (File No. C.S/3) 

20

Shelter Industries Inc. (File No. C.S/4) 

20

Snead and Co. (File No. C.S/5) 

20

Soulé Steel Co. (File No. C.S/6) 

20

Southern Mill and Manufacturing Co. (File No. C.S/7) 

20

Southern California Homes Inc. (File No. C.S/8) 

20

Southwest American Houses Inc. (File No. C.S/9) 

20

Spalding Building Corp. (File No. C.S/10) 

20

Standard Fireproof Construction Co. (File No. C.S/11) 

20

Standard Prefabricating Co. Inc. (File No. C.S/12) 

20

Standard Fabrication Inc. (File No. C.S/13) 

20

Steelcraft Manufacturing Co. (File No. C.S/14) 

20

Stout Engineering Laboratories Inc. (File No. C.S/15) 

20

Strathmoor Co. (File No. C.S/16) 

20

Structures Inc. (File No. C.S/17) 

20

Simpson Supply and Lumber Co. (File No. C.S/18) 

20

Tacoma Lumber Fabricating Co. (File No. C.T/1) 

20

Tech Process Inc. (File No. C.T/2) 

20

Texas Pre-Fabricated Housing Company (File No. C.T/3) 

20

Timber Structures Inc. (File No. C.T/4) 

20

Tovell Construction Co. (File No. C.T/5) 

20

Tri-State Homes Inc. - see Ivon R. Ford Inc. 

18

Unicon of Ohio Inc. (File No. C.U/1) 

20

Unit Structures Inc. (File No. C.U/2) 

20

US Homes Inc. (File No. C.U/3) 

20

US Housing Co. (File No. C.U/4) 

20

US Housing Materials Corp. (File No. C.U/5) 

20

US Portable Housing Co. (File No. C.U/6) 

20

US Prefab Corp. (File No. C.U/7) 

20

Utley, J. A. Co. Inc. (File No. C.U/8) 

20

Vacuum Concrete Inc. (File No. C.V/1) 

20

Wickes Inc. (File No. C.W/3) 

20

Winner Manufacturing Co. (File No. C.W/4) 

20

Wingfoot Homes Inc. (File No. C.W/5) 

20

Wadsworth Building Co. (File No. C.W/1) 

20

Western Wood Fabricating Co. (File No. C.W/2) 

20

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 Series 6. International Housing Information File 

 Subseries 6A. General Information Files 

Box

Miscellaneous 

21

Africa 

21

Australia 

21

Finland 

21

France 

21

Germany 

21

Great Britain 

21

Holland 

21

Israel 

21

Italy 

21

Japan 

21

Russia 

21

Singapore 

21

Sweden 

21

 Subseries 6B. Government Departments and Agencies 

Box

Great Britain: British Information Services 

21

Great Britain: Ministry of Health 

21

Great Britain: Ministry of Works - correspondence 

21

Great Britain: Ministry of Works - publications 

21

 Subseries 6C. Housing Organizations 

Box

France, Laboratoires du Batiment et des Travaux Publics 

21

Great Britain: miscellaneous 

21

Great Britain: The Building Centre 

21

Great Britain: Building Documentation Committee 

21

Great Britain: Committee for the Industrial and Scientific Provision of Housing 

21

Great Britain: Commonwealth Fund Fellowships in Housing 

21

Great Britain: The Housing Centre 

21

Great Britain: The Institute of Housing 

21

Great Britain: National Housing and Town Planning Council 

21

 Subseries 6D. Housing Research 

Box

Australia: Commonwealth Experimental Building Station 

21

Australia: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research 

21

Austria: Experimental Institute for Heat and Sound Technique 

21

Canada: National Research Council 

21

Columbia: Housing Research and Training Center 

21

Denmark: National Institute of Building Research 

21

France: Scientific and Technical Building Center 

21

Germany: Technische Hochschule Stuttgart 

21

Great Britain: Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Building Research Station 

21

Great Britain: Fulmer Research Institute 

21

Great Britain: Ministry of Works 

21

Holland: Baucentrum 

22

Holland: Research Institute of Public Health 

22

India: Ministry of Health 

22

Israel: Hebrew Institute of Technology 

22

Israel: Research Council 

22

South Africa: National Building Research Institute 

22

Sweden: State Committee on Building Research 

22

 Subseries 6E. International Prefabrication Survey 

Box

Miscellaneous 

22

Exports 

22

Export Report copies sent - comments 

22

Bibliography 

22

Africa: miscellaneous 

22

Argentina: miscellaneous 

22

Australia: miscellaneous 

22

Australia: Hudson, George 

22

Australia: McDonald Construction 

22

Australia: New South Wales Housing Commission 

22

Australia: Operation Snail (Victoria) 

22

Australia: Queensland Housing Commission 

22

Australia: Vandyke Brothers Pty. Ltd. 

22

Australia: West Australia Housing Commission 

22

Austria: miscellaneous 

22

Austria: ELS - Holzhauser 

22

Austria: Feuer, Leon 

22

Austria: Gollob, Johann 

22

Austria: Gstur, M. 

22

Austria: Hartl, Wenzel 

22

Austria: Holzbauwerke Matthias Bachler 

22

Austria: Morawetz, H. 

22

Austria: Oesterreichische Holzbauerband 

22

Austria: Oesterreichische Holzhaus - Gesellschaft 

22

Austria: Sagmeister 

22

Austria: Thermobau 

22

Austria: Thermobau Gesellschaft 

22

Belgium: Miscellaneous 

22

Belgium: Baumes and Marpent, S. A. 

22

Belgium: Jambes 

22

Brazil: miscellaneous 

22

Brazil: Organisacao Moacyr Ribas Limitada 

22

Canada: miscellaneous 

23

Canada: Canadian Prefab, Inc. 

23

Canada: Colonial Homes 

23

Canada: Customline Prefab, Ltd. 

23

Canada: Faircraft Industries, Ltd. 

23

Canada: Hallidays 

23

Canada: Lindal Homes, Ltd. 

23

Canada: North American Buildings, Ltd. 

23

Canada: Prefab Structures 

23

Canada: Stevenson 

23

Caribbean area: miscellaneous 

23

Czechoslovakia: miscellaneous 

23

Denmark: miscellaneous 

23

Denmark: Kallton 

23

Denmark: Tyge Holm and F. Grut 

23

Finland: miscellaneous 

23

Finland: Puurakenne (including International Homes Inc.) 

23

Finland: Puutalo Oy 

23

France: miscellaneous 

23

France: (Philhome) Edouard Albert 

23

France: Leon Bille 

23

France: Beaudouin, Lods, Prouvé, Forges de Strasbourg (Marcel Lods) 

23

France: Alfred Chevalier 

23

France: Expansion Urbaine Rurale 

23

France: Pierre Ferrero 

23

France: Fillod 

23

France: Grames 

23

France: HIMO (Hinard) 

23

France: Isotherm 

23

France: Lecorche Freres 

23

France: Minimal 

23

France: E. Mopin and Co. 

23

France: Ottin, ETM, Camus 

23

France: Prefab Components 

23

France: Rennaise de Prefabrication 

23

France: Societe Centrale d'Exploitation de Procedes de Prefabrication (SCEPP) 

23

France: Societe des Materiaux de Construction de la Seine (VIVAX) 

23

France: Societe des Maisons Phenix 

23

France: Societes Reunies Everite-Sitube 

23

France: Andne Sive 

23

France: Societe Technique Pour L'Utilisation des Alliages Legers (Omnium de Prefabrications d'Entreprises et de Constructions) 

23

France: Societe Technique Pour L'Utilisation des Alliages Legers (Jean Prouve) 

23

Germany: miscellaneous 

23

Germany: Otto Delfs 

23

Germany: Deutscher Holzbau - Verband 

23

Germany: Rudolf Kurz 

23

Germany: Metal Houses 

23

Germany: Steel Houses 

23

Germany: Wender and Dürholt 

23

Great Britain: miscellaneous 

24

Great Britain: prefab. components 

24

Great Britain: lists of prefabricators 

24

Great Britain: A 

24

Great Britain: William Airey 

24

Great Britain: Aircraft Industries Research Organisation on Housing and Aluminum Bungalow 

24

Great Britain: All Purpose Building (Apee) 

24

Great Britain: Almin 

24

Great Britain: Aluminum Buildings, Ltd. 

24

Great Britain: Aluminum Union 

24

Great Britain: Arcon 

24

Great Britain: Army Housing Experiment (Maresfield) 

24

Great Britain: Atholl 

24

Great Britain: B 

24

Great Britain: Bernard and Smith 

24

Great Britain: Bellrock 

24

Great Britain: Blackburn 

24

Great Britain: H. Boot 

24

Great Britain: Booth and Co. (Uniport) 

24

Great Britain: Boulton and Paul 

24

Great Britain: Braithwaite 

24

Great Britain: Bristol 

24

Great Britain: British Cast Concrete Federation 

24

Great Britain: British Iron and Steel Federation 

24

Great Britain: British Steel Construction 

24

Great Britain: Donald Brown 

24

Great Britain: Buckwyn Constructions 

24

Great Britain: Building Plant Hire (OnSite) 

24

Great Britain: C 

24

Great Britain: A. Cameron, Ltd. 

24

Great Britain: Cawood Wharton 

24

Great Britain: Clothed Concrete Construction 

24

Great Britain: CD Productions (Punt System) 

24

Great Britain: Churchill Constructors 

24

Great Britain: W. H. Colt 

24

Great Britain: Concrete Systems 

24

Great Britain: Crosby 

24

Great Britain: Crudens 

24

Great Britain: Cussins 

24

Great Britain: D 

25

Great Britain: John Ellis and Sons 

25

Great Britain: Estrex, Ltd. 

25

Great Britain: G 

25

Great Britain: Gardiner Sons and Co. 

25

Great Britain: Gills, Ltd. (Engineers) 

25

Great Britain: Girlings Ferro Concrete 

25

Great Britain: H 

25

Great Britain: Robert H. Hall 

25

Great Britain: Vic Hallam Ltd. (Derwent) 

25

Great Britain: Hawksley 

25

Great Britain: F. Hills and Sons, Ltd. 

25

Great Britain: Holoplast 

25

Great Britain: J. Howard 

25

Great Britain: J 

25

Great Britain: Jicwood 

25

Great Britain: K 

25

Great Britain: K-D Homes, Ltd. (London) 

25

Great Britain: Kingston (Arch. Cr.) 

25

Great Britain: L 

25

Great Britain: Laing 

25

Great Britain: M 

25

Great Britain: George May 

25

Great Britain: Maycrete 

25

Great Britain: Medway 

25

Great Britain: N 

25

Great Britain: Neata Products (Cheltenham) 

25

Great Britain: R. Nerdrum, Ltd. 

25

Great Britain: Newsum (Riley) 

25

Great Britain: Newland Prentice 

25

Great Britain: Norda 

25

Great Britain: Orlit 

25

Great Britain: P 

25

Great Britain: Papworth Industries 

25

Great Britain: Prefabricated Construction 

25

Great Britain: Plysyl 

25

Great Britain: R 

25

Great Britain: Reema 

25

Great Britain: Robert Building Inv. 

25

Great Britain: Rubery, Owen and Co. 

25

Great Britain: S 

25

Great Britain: Scanhouse 

25

Great Britain: Schindler 

25

Great Britain: Scottish Construction Co. 

25

Great Britain: Selleck Nicholls (Cornish Unit) 

25

Great Britain: Shipston Houses, Ltd. 

25

Great Britain: W. J. Simms Sons and Cooke 

25

Great Britain: Simplified Brick 

25

Great Britain: SMD 

25

Great Britain: Smith, G. V. 

25

Great Britain: Spooners, Ltd. (Hull) 

25

Great Britain: Stent 

25

Great Britain: T 

25

Great Britain: Tarran (Myton) 

25

Great Britain: Terrapin Dwellings 

25

Great Britain: Thermo Insulated Units 

25

Great Britain: Trusteel Corp. (Overseas), Ltd. 

25

Great Britain: U 

25

Great Britain: Uni-Sec. Ltd. 

25

Great Britain: Unity Structures 

25

Great Britain: Vent-Axia, Ltd. 

25

Great Britain: W 

25

Great Britain: Wates, Ltd. 

25

Great Britain: Weir Housing Corp. 

25

Great Britain: Wimpey 

25

Great Britain: Winget 

25

Great Britain: Woolaway 

25

Greece: miscellaneous 

26

Holland: miscellaneous 

26

Holland: Bartels 

26

Holland: FP/10/A 

26

Holland: Betona 

26

Holland: Boucoomb. Bronsysteem 

26

Holland: Bredero’s 

26

Holland: Bouwbedrijf NV 

26

Holland: N.V. Timmerfabriek de Concurent; E. Handl (Puinbeton) 

26

Holland: Jarino Building Co. Ltd.; Kingma and Zoon 

26

Holland: Kleinburink; Kossel 

26

Holland: Krap (Elementenbouw): Jan Kuipers 

26

Holland: Maatschappij Onsite 

26

Holland: Merrem and La Porte 

26

Holland: Monoliet - Betonbouw; Muys and de Winter 

26

Holland: Nederlands Bouwsyndicaat; Nederlandse Maatschappij voor Volkshujsvesting 

26

Holland: Joh. Peeman 

26

Holland: Polynorm 

26

Holland: Rijn - landsche Betonbouw 

26

Holland: Rottinghuis 

26

Holland: Schokbeton 

26

Holland: ten Bosch 

26

Holland: van Schaardenburg (Bakker) 

26

Holland: van Wijnen (Korrelbeton) 

26

Holland: Ing. - Bur. Voor Bouwnijverheid 

26

Holland: Afd. “Varsseveld” 

26

Holland: Aannemersbedrijf Wilma (Henssen) 

26

India and Burma: miscellaneous 

26

Israel: miscellaneous 

26

Italy: miscellaneous 

26

Italy: Guiseppe Tonini 

26

Japan: Dr. Shizuo Ban (Z-block) 

26

Jugoslavia: miscellaneous 

26

Malaya: miscellaneous 

26

Morocco: Societe INAI 

26

New Zealand: miscellaneous 

26

Norway: miscellaneous 

26

Norway: Maarud Bedrifter 

26

Norway: Noreno 

26

Norway: Norge Cottages (Tregaard) 

26

Poland: miscellaneous 

26

Romania: miscellaneous 

26

Russia: miscellaneous 

26

South Africa: Creteweld (Pty) Ltd. 

26

South Africa: R. Leggat Pty. 1950 

26

South Africa: R. W. Rumble 

26

South Africa: Ten Building Elements 

26

South Pacific: miscellaneous 

26

Sweden: miscellaneous 

26

Sweden: Amals Sagverks AB 

26

Sweden: AB Aneby Industrier 

26

Sweden: A. B. Bostadsforskning (Elemenhus) 

26

Sweden: Byggnadsfirman Stockholms-Villor 

26

Sweden: A. B. Fogelfors Bruk 

26

Sweden: Hedlund’s Swedish Timber Houses 

26

Sweden: HSB-BORO 

26

Sweden: Aktiebolaget Industribostader 

26

Sweden: Olsson and Rosenlunds A. B. 

26

Sweden: Internatl. Siporex 

26

Sweden: Aktiebolaget Statens Skogsind 

26

Sweden: Stex Houses 

26

Sweden: Aktiebolaget Svenska Trähus 

26

Sweden: Widmark and Platzer 

26

Sweden: WST-hus (Werno) 

26

Switzerland: miscellaneous 

26

Switzerland: Durisol 

26

Switzerland: Gribi and Co. 

26

Switzerland: Neilson Bohny 

26

Uruguay: S. A. Rocco 

26

USA (Imports) 

26

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 Series 7. Index Cards 

Box

Prefabricators file 

27

Bibliography file 

27

Address file 

27

Geographical location file 

27

 Series 8. American Houses, Inc. 

Box

Advertising literature 1933-1953 

28

Articles regarding American Houses, Inc. 1935-1937 

28

General sales plans and data 1945-1956 

28

Research studies: No. 23, Fourteen-sided Hospital Unit 1943 

28

Research studies: No. 26, Center for Child Care 1943 

28

Research studies: No. 28, Rectangular Hospital Unit (designed for air transport) 1944 

28

Specifications and instructions: American Motohome specifications and reports\ 1935-1936 

28

Specifications and instructions: The Fieldman’s Handbook 1947 

28

Specifications and instructions: Practical Suggestions for Erecting American Houses circa 1947 

28

Specifications and instructions: Steel Cottage specifications and plans 1948 

28

Specifications and instructions: Technical information and problem solving undaetd 

28

Photographs of projects: demonstration dormitories, Aberdeen, Maryland 

28

Photographs of projects: houses, Fort Bragg, North Carolina undated 

28

Photographs of projects: houses, Wichita, Kansas undated 

28

Photographs of projects: houses, Wichita Falls, Texas undated 

28

Photographs of projects: US Navy barracks and mess hall, Portsmouth, Virginia 1942-1943 

28

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 Series 3. Albert Farwell Bemis Foundation Research Project Files 

Box

Air Conditioning 

3

Cooperative Housing: Miscellaneous 

3

Cooperative Housing: American Friends Service Committee 

3

Cooperative Housing: Report by Eric Carlson and material tied to text 

3

Cooperative Housing: Monson reprints 

3

Foundations, research support 

3

Great Britain housing reports by H.S. Heavenrich, correspondence 

3

Group Dynamics 1946-1953 

3

Group Dynamics: Catherine Bauer, social issues 

3

"Home Financing," by D.S. Tucker 

3

Industrialized House Conference: publication 1950 

4

Industrialized House Conference: report requests 1950 

4

Industrialized House Conference: arrangement and expenses 1951 

4

Industrialized House Conference: publicity 1951 

4

Industrialized House Conference: conference participants 1951 

4

Industrialized House Conference: program and registration list 1951 

4

Industrialized House Conference: report publication 1951 

4

Industrialized House Conference: report requests 1951 

4

Industrialized House Conference: arrangement and expenses 1952 

4

Industrialized House Conference: publicity 1952 

4

Industrialized House Conference: conference participants 1952 

4

Industrialized House Conference: program and registration list 1952 

4

Industrialized House Conference: report publication 1952 

4

Industrialized House Conference: report requests 1952 

4

Industrialized House Conference: notes 1953 

4

Industrialized House Course: assignments and student reports 1949-1950 

4

Industrialized House Course: assignments and schedules 1950-1951 

4

Industrialized House Course: correspondence 1950-1951 

4

Industrialized House Course: student reports 1950-1951 

4

Industrialized House Course: assignments and schedules 1951-1952 

4

Industrialized House Course: correspondence 1951-1952 

4

Industrialized House Course: reference material 1951-1952 

4

Industrialized House Course: student reports 1951-1952 

4

Industrialized House Course: assignments and schedules 1952-1953 

4

Lighting - Wakefield Project 

5

Lustron Study: correspondence and interviews 

5

Mechanical Facilities Program: miscellaneous 1951-1952 

5

Mechanical Facilities Program: heat pump 1951-1952 

5

Mechanical Facilities Program: heating 1951-1952 

5

Mechanical Facilities Program: kitchen design 1951-1952 

5

Mechanical Facilities Program: organic waste, high rate composting 1951-1952 

5

Mechanical Facilities Program: sanitation 1951-1952 

5

Mechanical Facilities Program: H. Horowitz Report to Advisor Board 1951-1952 

5

Monsanto Plastics in Housing Project 

5

Nichols Wire & Aluminum Co. Research Project 

5

"Notes on the Export Trade in Prefabricated Houses," by P.M. Kelly 

5

Plastics Conference 1950 

5

Prefabrication book: correspondence with publisher 1949-1950 

5

Prefabrication Book: complimentary copies and inquiries 

5

Program proposals 1950-1953 

5

Proposals for laboratory facilities 

5

Foundations: possible research support 

5

Soil Housing Project - Lambe 

5

Inquiries: Literature and publication requests, questions about Bemis activities, etc. 

5

Inquiries: low cost housing 

5

Inquiries: prefabrication 1938-1954 

5

Inquiries: requests for research proposals, etc. 

5

Inquiries: miscellaneous 

5

Foundation publicity 

6

Visitors 

6

Visits of foreign technical teams 

6

Lake Forest College Course - "Integrated Building Design and Construction"  

6

McGill demonstration training course for "Construction Industry Integration"  

6

Trip reports 

6

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