A Guide to the Carl George Kreiger Papers, 1930-1967 Kreiger, Carl George, Papers Ms1982-013

A Guide to the Carl George Kreiger Papers, 1930-1967

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1982-013


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1982-013
Title
Carl George Krieger Papers, 1930-1967
Physical Charactertistics
15.0 cu. ft. 19 boxes
Creator
Krieger, Carl George
Location
Please note: This collection is located in off-site storage and require 2-3 days notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information.
Language
English
Abstract
The collection contains correspondence, speeches, notebooks, photographs, recordings, and clippings relating to the areas of agriculture, gas, oil, tractors, air and water pollution, waste treatment, and public relations.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Carl George Krieger Papers must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Carl George Krieger Papers, Ms1982-013, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Carl George Krieger Papers were donated to the University Libraries in August 1982.

Processing Information

The Carl George Krieger Papers are in their original order. The initial 43 boxes were condensed to 19 boxes and moved to off-site storage. A box-level inventory and collection description were created after the materials were donated. The finding aid was created from this inventory in January 2011.

Biographical Note

Carl George Krieger (1905-1979) was a gas engine specialist and a pioneer in the development of the high-compression tractor. Krieger worked in the management structure of Ethyl Gasoline Corporation (1927-1969); was director of the Farm Equipment and Machinery Division of the War Production Board (WPB); was a special assistant to the WPB's chairman during World War II; and served as chairman of the Agricultural Development Committee of the American Petroleum Institute in the post-war years. A native of Portsmouth, Virginia, hew as the first agricultural engineering graduate at Virginia Polytechnic Institute in 1926.

Scope and Content

The collection includes correspondence, speeches, notebooks, photographs, audio and video recordings, a scrapbook, and clippings and magazine articles on topics related to agriculture, gas, oil, tractors, air and water pollution, waste treatment, and public relations.

Arrangement

The Carl George Krieger Papers are in their original order. Boxes 1-2 contains biographical information and correspondence. Boxes 2-10 contain subject files. Boxes 11-13 include materials relating to Krieger's tenure at Ethyl Gasoline Corporation. Boxes 14-16 contain publications. Boxes 17-19 include training films and video recordings relating to farm topics.

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Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

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Contents List

Personal/Biographical Files and Correspondence.
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Subject Files.
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Ethyl Gasoline Corporation Materials.
Box 10-13 (4 boxes)
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Video Recordings.
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