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Mellon Institute Reprints

Identifier: 2020-0009

Content Description

This collection comprises 40 boxes of reprints of scientific articles written by members of the Mellon Institute for Industrial Research. The reprints are organized by the author's last name. Currently there is no item level descprtion. Contact the University Archives for more information.


  • circa 1920-1980

Biographical / Historical

The Mellon Institute of Industrial Research was a non-profit independent research firm, dedicated to solving the immediate research needs of industry and training new scientific researchers for the benefit of society as a whole. The institute was established in 1913 with financial support from Pittsburgh financiers Andrew W. Mellon (1855-1937) and Richard B. Mellon (1958-1933). Originally founded as the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research and School of Specific Industries at the University of Pittsburgh, it was the first major research firm of its kind in the United States. In 1927, the institute separated from the University of Pittsburgh and incorporated as an independent, non-profit organization that was managed by a board of trustees. It also changed its name to Mellon Institute of Industrial Research.


40 Linear feet (40 boxes)



Mellon Institute Reprints
Emily Davis
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Repository Details

Part of the Carnegie Mellon University Archives Repository

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