A Guide to the Walter E. Lobo Papers, 1929-1955 Lobo, Walter E. Papers Ms1985-014

Walter E. Lobo Papers, 1929-1955

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1985-014


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2018 (CC0).

Processed by: Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1985-014
Title
Walter E. Lobo Papers, 1929-1955
Physical Characteristics
2.2 Cubic Feet 3 boxes
Creator
Lobo, Walter E. (Walter Eder), 1905-1995
Language
English

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish from the Walter E. Lobo Papers must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Acquisition Information

The Walter E. Lobo Papers were donated to Special Collections in 1985.

Processing Information

Some inital processing and description of the collection was completed in 1985. Additional description was completed in November 2018.


Biographical Note

Walter E. Lobo was born in 1905 in New York. The bulk of his career was spend as a senior chemical engineer for M. W. Kellogg Company in their Jersey City, New Jersey, branch. The company was an architect-engineering company catering to petroleum and chemical industries which performed contract research and development for Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey, Standard of Indiana, Texaco, Cities Service, and others. Lobo died in 1995 in Fairfield, Connecticut.

Scope and Contents

The Walter E. Lobo Papers mainly consist of Lobo's microfilmed files (99 reels) dealing with natural gas and oil; thermodynamics; thermal and catalytic cracking; catalytic polymerization; hydrocracking; hydrocarbon synthesis; heat transfer; furnaces; distillation; and other petroleum and energy-related topics (including laboratory reports from Jersey City and field reports on equipment startup). In addition, there are several folders of textual documents, including a typescript catalog and index of the microfilm, a typescript translation of S.Y. Gersch'sĀ Enriched Air (originally published in Moscow in 1939), several typescript reports on German petroleum production (1945-1947), and indexes to the Technical Advisory Committee of the Petroleum Industry War Council Technical Oil Mission microfilm reels (1947). Please note: the index to the microfilm has been digitized and is available with full text searching. See the "Alternate Form Available" note below.

Arrangement

This collection is organized into two series: papers and microfilm. Boxes 2 and 3 contain the indexes and typescripts. Box 1 contains the collection of microfilm.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Science and Technology

Contents List

Box-Folder 2
1
Enriched Air by S. Ya. Gersh, 1939
Box-Folder 2
2
Guide to Refinery Operating Costs, 1966
Box-Folder 2
3
Large Scale Production of Oxygen, 1947
Box-Folder 3
1
The German Chemical Industry: A Bibliography of the Chemical Metallurgical and Process Industries
Box-Folder 3
2
Index to Microfilmed Files
Alternate Form Available

The paper index to the microfilm, which contains additional information about the contents of individual reels, also exists as as text-searchable PDF. The list below contains of microfilm reel titles, job numbers, reel numbers, and sheet numbers, depending on how it was labeled. The PDF includes more detatiled titles and descriptions.

Box-Folder 3
3
List of Process Management's Translations of I. G. Reports
Microfilm
Alternative Form Available

The paper index to the microfilm, which contains additional information about the contents of individual reels, also exists as as text-searchable PDF. The list below contains of microfilm reel titles, job numbers, reel numbers, and sheet numbers, depending on how it was labeled. The PDF includes more detatiled titles and descriptions.

  • Box 1
    Glass Bath Heater Operations
  • Box 1
    Sarofim
  • Box 1
    Radiation Heat Temps [?] in Cylindrical formation [?]
  • Box 1
    Silber Thesis
  • Box 1
    Gautreaux Thesis
  • Box 1
    Radiactive Transport on a cylindrical test furnace
    1971
  • Box 1
    Proceedings of Gas - Dottie Gould
  • Box 1
    Est. 9823/1/1-13, 1945-1948
  • Box 1
    Est. 1029/2/13-31
  • Box 1
    Job 5740/3/31-44, 1945-1949
  • Box 1
    Job 6500/4/44-52, 1946-1951
  • Box 1
    Job 6720/5/53-60, 1947-1949
  • Box 1
    Job 8855/6/61-69, 1949
  • Box 1
    Est. 1024/7/69-75, 1947-1948
  • Box 1
    Est. 1024-1/8/76-97, 1947-1948
  • Box 1
    Est. 9961/9/98-121, 1946-1948
  • Box 1
    Job 7141/10/121-135, 1948-1949
  • Box 1
    Job 7141/11/135-139, 1948-1949
  • Box 1
    Job 7141/12/140-165, 1946-1948
  • Box 1
    Job 7141/13/157a-189a, 1948
  • Box 1
    Job 7141/14/159a-162a, 1948-1949
  • Box 1
    Est. 9485/15/163a-173, 1940-1941
  • Box 1
    Est. 9585-4/16/173-187, 1940-1941
  • Box 1
    Est. 9564/17/187-217, 1941
  • Box 1
    A-2-901/18/217-254, 1926-1949
  • Box 1
    A-4-8/19/255-264, 1935-1945
  • Box 1
    A-4-108/20/264-288, 1943-1947
  • Box 1
    A-4-131/21/289-326, 1931-1949
  • Box 1
    A-7-905/22/326-339, 1930-1951
  • Box 1
    A-8-103/23/339-350, 1922-1953
  • Box 1
    A-10-9/24/350-368, 1940-1951
  • Box 1
    A-10-10/25/365-404, 1938-1953
  • Box 1
    B-2-4/26/405-411, 1930-1953
  • Box 1
    B-2-8/27/411-424, 1936-1952
  • Box 1
    B-6-9/28/424-436, 1932-1953
  • Box 1
    B-6-17/29/436-446, 1937-1947
  • Box 1
    B-6-21/30/446-462, 1941-1953
  • Box 1
    B-6-36/31/463-484, 1932-1940
  • Box 1
    C-1-3/32/484-509, 1929-1936
  • Box 1
    D-1-11/33/510-534, 1930-1950
  • Box 1
    D-4-6/34/535-526, 1936-1953
  • Box 1
    D-5-1/35/557-597, 1929-1947
  • Box 1
    E-6-1/36/598-629, 1929-1938
  • Box 1
    E-7-108/37/530-565, 1932-1945
  • Box 1
    E-8-104/38/666-692, 1937-1945
  • Box 1
    E-9-6/39/693-697, 1939-1941
  • Box 1
    E-9-7/40/698-705, 1933-1948
  • Box 1
    E-9-11/41/706-731, 1937-1948
  • Box 1
    E-11-10/42/731-746, 1938-1944
  • Box 1
    E-12-10/43/718-757, 1938-1948
  • Box 1
    E-12-13/44/758-765, 1939-1945
  • Box 1
    E-12-21/45/766-777, 1945-1948
  • Box 1
    E-12-31/46/777-789, 1938-1952
  • Box 1
    E-12-114/47/789-804, 1939-1952
  • Box 1
    E-12-213/48/804-819, 1939-1953
  • Box 1
    E-12-403/49/819-832, 1941-1946
  • Box 1
    E-12-908/50/832-841, 1949-1951
  • Box 1
    E-12-910/51/841-847, 1949-1953
  • Box 1
    E-13-1/52/848-861, 1937-1947
  • Box 1
    E-15-1/53/861-868, 1944-1946
  • Box 1
    E-15-2/54/868-878, 1943-1948
  • Box 1
    E-15-3/55/789-888, 1937-1950
  • Box 1
    E-15-8/56/889-895, 1929-1950
  • Box 1
    Job 900/57/896-902
  • Box 1
    Job 900/58/903-910,+ 1948
  • Box 1
    Job 900/59/911-917, 1945-1953
  • Box 1
    Job 900/60/918-943, 1932-1952
  • Box 1
    F-2-3/61/944-963, 1930-1953
  • Box 1
    G-1-2/62/964-984, 1930-1953
  • Box 1
    G-2-8/63/985-1010, 1939-1950
  • Box 1
    G-5-4/64/1010-1034, 1929-1953
  • Box 1
    G-10-1/65/1035-1055, 1929-1951
  • Box 1
    H-2-2/66/1056-1084, 1940-1952
  • Box 1
    K-2-4/67/1085-1105, 1937-1951
  • Box 1
    K-5-3/68/1106-1124, 1934-1952
  • Box 1
    L-3-3/69/1125-1142, 1929-1953
  • Box 1
    L-5-1/70/1143-1154, 1935-1945
  • Box 1
    L-5-10/71/1155-1170, 1928-1948
  • Box 1
    N-2-1/72/1170-1199, 1929-1953
  • Box 1
    T-1-1/73/1199-1213, 1937-1953
  • Box 1
    T-2-10/74/1214-1221, 1934-1950
  • Box 1
    U-5-2/75/1222-1239, 1940-1953
  • Box 1
    V-1-1/76/1239-1272, 1935-1952
  • Box 1
    W-1-12/77/1273-1287, 1929-1933
  • Box 1
    X-1-12/78/1289-1307, 1929-1939
  • Box 1
    X-1-32/79/1308-1323, 1926-1939
  • Box 1
    X-1-46/80/1323-1345, 1927-1948
  • Box 1
    X-2-18/81/1346-1353, 1930-1949
  • Box 1
    X-3-2/82/1354-1360, 1930-1937
  • Box 1
    X-3-10/83/1369-1371, 1938-1939
  • Box 1
    X-3-16/84A/1373-1385
    1945
  • Box 1
    Y-1-1/84B/1386-1391
  • Box 1
    Y-101/84C/1392
  • Box 1
    Y-101/84/1450-1457, 1931-1945
  • Box 1
    Y-103/85/1458-1466, 1931-1945
  • Box 1
    Y-111/86/1466-1475, 1933-1945
  • Box 1
    Y-402/87/1476-1485
  • Box 1
    Y-704/88/1485-1503
  • Box 1
    Y-903/89/1504-1517, 1945-1952
  • Box 1
    Y-916/90/1517-1523, 1952

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Lobo, Walter E. (Walter Eder), 1905-1995