Fonds F01170 - Herbert Douglass Short fonds

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Herbert Douglass Short fonds

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CA ON00239 F01170

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  • 1929-1984 (Creation)
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    Short, Herbert Douglass

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16 m of textual records.

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(1909-1987)

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Herbert Douglass Short was born in 1909 at Thetford Mines, Quebec. In 1933 he graduated from Queen's University with a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering. From 1935 to 1960, as a specialist in underground transmission cable systems, Short worked for Canada Wire and Cable (and its subsidiary Fabricon) as Development and then Chief Engineer. As consulting engineer he worked for Lacal Industries, 1963-1967, and Industrial Wire and Cable, 1967-1970. Also, as consulting engineer, he had his own firm from 1960 to his death in 1987.

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The fonds consists of project work, technical papers, subject files and reference material on underground transmission cable systems, design and installation. Includes St. Lawrence River cable crossing.

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Donated by Andrew D. Bratkowski - 1987

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  • English

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5025

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  • Shelf: 5025