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Guide to the Myron S. Falk Papers
1867-1950
 MS 3047

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Collection processed by Alexandra Gomer (2018) and Larry Weimer (2021)

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Falk, Myron S. (Myron Samuel)
Title: Myron S. Falk family papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1867-1950
Abstract: The Myron S. Falk family papers include correspondence, financial ledgers, diaries, photographs, print matter, artifacts, and film pricipally related to Falk, a New York City based engineer, and his immediate family, and to a lesser extent to his wife Milly's family, the Einsteins . Myron Falk (1878-1945) worked as a consulting and chief engineer for the New York State Water Supply Commission and multiple construction and manufacturing companies. He was also on the Board of Directors or an officer of 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: 17.67 Linear feet in 17 boxes of various sizes and four oversize folders
Language: Materials primarily in English, with some correspondence and bills in French, Italian, Asian languages, and, possibly, Dutch.
Call Phrase: MS 3047