Manuscript Group 1092, William F.D. Crane, Electrical Engineer Papers, 1898 – 1900
Archives Documents, Manuscripts, Maps, & Photographs
1092. CRANE, WILLIAM F.D., electrical engineer.
Papers, 1898-1900. 3 ft.
Personal correspondence, 1898-1899; business records, 1898-1900;
blueprints; newspaper clippings; printed material, chiefly
catalogs for various electrical vehicle companies. Crane, a
Cornell University graduate, was secretary of The Porto Rican
Construction Company, lived in Puerto Rico and later moved to the
Oranges. He worked for several electric vehicle firms,
among them the Columbia and Electric Vehicle Company, Hartford,
Connecticut and the New York Electric Vehicle Transportation
Company, New York, N.Y. Inventory available.
Gift of Mrs. Albert Shain, 1979.