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E. M. Lustig papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1790

Scope and Contents note

This collection includes information on, photographs and drawings of, and legal documents relating to many of this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, native's inventions. It also includes miscellaneous newspaper and magazine clippings, information on his father's bookstore, personal items, and objects used in his experiments.

Dates

  • circa 1910-1980

Biographical/Historical note

Lustig was born December 6, 1905 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. His father was a Hungarian emigrant, and his mother was from New Orleans, Louisiana. They owned Lustig's Bookstore in Tuscaloosa. Lustig studied chemical engineering at Bernard College in Cullman, Alabama. He subsequently moved to California, and worked for North American Aviation, Inc, the Douglas Aircraft Company, and the Continental Aeronautic Corp. He later started the Catalytic Engineering and Manufacturing Corporation in Fort Valley, Georgia, where he invented many items. Lustig also wrote for the Peach County Enterprise mainly on political issues. He married and had a child, Leila.

Extent

2.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection includes information on, photographs and drawings of, and legal documents relating to many of this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, native's inventions. It also includes miscellaneous newspaper and magazine clippings, information on his father's bookstore, personal items, and objects used in his experiments.

Provenance

Gift of L. M. Lustig, 2000

General

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Processed by

revised, Donnelly Lancaster, 2006
Title
Guide to the E. M. Lustig papers
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500