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Guide to the Myron S. Falk Papers
1869-1947
 MS 3047

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Creator: Falk, Myron S., (Myron Samuel)
Title: Myron S. Falk papers
Dates: 1869-1947
Abstract: The Myron S. Falk papers include correspondence, financial ledgers, diaries, photographs, print matter, artifacts, and film gathered throughout the life of Myron S. Falk (1878-1945), a New York City based engineer. Falk worked as a consulting and chief engineer for the New York State Water Supply Commission and multiple construction and manufacturing companies. He was also an officer or on the Board of Directors for various institutions, including Wonham, Bates, and Goode Trading Corp. and Mt. Sinai Hospital. Additionally, Falk was Vice President at the American Bemberg Corporation, and served as a Lieutenant during World War I and World War II in the Ordnance Department building ammunition plants. For his work, Falk traveled often, going to Cuba, Brazil, and the Mediterranean, as well as China, Japan, and Korea with the American Silk Mission in 1923, during which he wrote detailed correspondence to his children.
Quantity: 15.18 Linear feet in 13 boxes and two oversize folders
Language of Materials Note: Materials primarily in English, with some correspondence and bills in French, Italian, Asian languages, and, possibly, Dutch.
Call Phrase: MS 3047