Hank, Marshall W.
State Historical Society of Wisconsin
Area Research Center at Green Bay
Crofin Library, 7th Floor
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
2420 Nicolet Drive
Green Bay, WI 54311-7001
Papers, mainly 1898-1904, of an electrical engineer and inventor, primarily concerning his work for the George Westinghouse Company on the development of the Nernst Lamp, an early incandescent street light soon replaced by further technology. Included are papers on the history and development of the lamp; correspondence with george Westinghouse and fellow employees and associates; advertising materials; experimental data, charts, reports; theses; photographs of lab interiors; patents; and some World War I engineering reports concerning his work on standardization and specifications for the U.S. Navy Aircraft Division. An example of the lamp and parts is available in the SHSW Museum.