Scope and Contents note
The collection includes volumes of data and conclusions for a series of engineering projects as well as corporate records of Great Lakes Utilities Corporation, American States Utilities Corporation and the Seattle Gas Company.
- Creation: 1911-1956
- Gellert, Nathan Henry, 1889-1959 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access note
Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.
Conditions Governing Use note
Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
Nathan Gellert (1889-1959) was a graduate of the Sheffield Scientific School, Yale University, and worked for utilities companies in Philadelphia and New York and as head of the Gellert Engineering Company, specializing in design and construction of gas plants and problems of gas technology. As vice-president in charge of operations, Atlantic Gas Company, he managed its subsidiaries during a change-over to natural gas. He was president of the Board of Directors, Seattle Gas Company, and active in the introduction of natural gas to the Pacific Northwest.
23.25 linear feet (17 boxes)
Language of Materials
Nathan Gellert (1889-1959) was an engineer specializing in design and construction of gas plants and problems of gas technology. The papers include volumes of data and conclusions for a series of engineering projects as well as corporate records.
Material within this collection may have little to no intellectual or physical arrangement. Any arrangement may have derived from the records' creators or custodians. It may be necessary to look in multiple places for the same types of materials.
Other Finding Aids
Paper finding aid with additional information is available in Special Collections & University Archives.
General Physical Description note
16 containers, 3 volumes
15 resord storage boxes, 1 manuscript box, 1 half-manusript box
Collection processed by staff.
This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal organization and rehousing.
Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
Processing Information note
Collection is processed.
- Guide to the Nathan H. Gellert Papers
- Complete Description
- Finding aid prepared by University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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