Guide to the Merrill S. Hugo Papers

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2012 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0352
Creator: Hugo, Merrill S.
Title: Merrill S. Hugo papers
Dates: 1901-1960
Bulk Dates: 1941-1960
Physical Description: 5 Linear feet
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford University Libraries.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Information about Access

The materials are open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

Ownership & Copyright

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Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

[identification of item], Merrill S. Hugo Papers (SC0352). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical note

Hugo, a 1924 engineering graduate of Stanford and a Major with the United States Army Ordnance Department, joined the Stanford faculty in 1930 and served as director of the Gage Laboratory, School of Engineering.

Scope and Contents

The materials consist of records the Gage Laboratory and the Stanford School of Engineering. Included are correspondence, research notes, procedural manuals, tolerance tables, technical reports, blueprints , schematics, transparencies, and diagrams.

Access Terms

Stanford University. Gage Laboratory.
Stanford University. School of Engineering--Faculty.
Engineering.
Ordnance.


Collection Contents

 

Papers

Box 1

History of Gage Laboratory

Scope and Content Note

Gage Lab correspondence during the 1940's; Report of Gage Meeting in Philadelphia, 1943; History of Metrology; History of Gage Manufacturers; Stanford Ordiance School: Bibliography of Light Metals & Alloys
Box 2

Operation of Laboratory

Scope and Content Note

Gage Laboratory procedures -Job Instruction: Planning Group Report; operation of Gage Laboratory
Box 3

Professional Organizations/Education

Scope and Content Note

Gage Laboratory instructions (Hugo 's copy); Professional Engineering Organization: Education committee; California Society of Professional Engineers
Box 4

Registration of Engineering Teachers

Scope and Content Note

California Society of Professional Engineers: correspondence, j ournals, committees
Box 5

Gage Laboratory

Scope and Content Note

correspondence with Dept. of War: Office of Chief of Ordnance; inspection forms; Gage Tolerance Tables; Gage Transparencies & Diagrams
Box 6

Gage Laboratory

Scope and Content Note

Blueprints & schematics; working Lab notes/tables/charts; research notes; History of Stanford Engineering: report to C.D. Marx, 1901; tolerance table
Box 7

Stanford Engineering department

Scope and Content Note

Engineering professor's reprints; time schedules; newspaper/magazine clippi ngs; project reports; 35mm black and white slides: Gage Laboratory
Box 8

Inspectors Manual for Macroetching, report no. 313.1/10 N.L. Read, 1941

Box 8

Directives of the Gage section; Industrial service Research & Engineering Division Ordnance Deparbnent (M.S . Hugo)

Box 8

Directives of the Gage section; Industrial Service Researc..'1 & Engineering Division Ordnance Deparbnent (edition differs from previous entry)

Box 8

Military Standard Gages, Snapf Plain, Adjustable MIL-STD-118 14 Jan~ry 1953

Box 8

Gage CK Worksheets] (1 black volume)

Box 8

Military Standard Gages, Plug, Plain, Cylindrical (GO) MIL-STD-110 25 January 1951

Box 8

Gage Laboratory No. GL-20 (laboratory notebook bound)

Box 8

Military standard Gages, Ring, Plain (GO) MIL-STD-112 25 January 1951

Box 8

Military Standard Gage Inspection MIL-STD-120 12 December 1950 (2 copies)

Box 8

Quality Control with DoAll Gages and Gage Instruments: a Handbook of Scientific Inspection

Box 8

Manual Gage Inspection: prepared under the direction of the Chief of Ordnance U. S. Army

Box 8

Ordnance Inspection Handbook on Gage Preliminary Edition September 1944 ORD-M608-5-SEC. 800

Box 8

section 800: Gage Inspection Methods, 1 July 1945 p.801-1205