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Frank Austin papers
The Papers of Frank E. Austin contain photographs, negatives, business correspondence, bills of sales and receipts related to "The Austin Workshop." Also contains patent applications, sketches, drawings, clippings, magazines, photographs and pamphlets related to Austin's various inventions, including the ant farm and the x-ray. Additionally, the papers contains several of Austin's short writings titled: "The Autobiography of Sir Lancelot by Himself," "Honey Bee," "Bumble Bees," "The Ants of King Solomon," "The Lazy Males of Antville," and other ant related pieces.
- 1895 - 1940
- Austin, Frank Eugene, 1873-1964 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.
1.5 linear ft. (3 boxes)
Language of Materials
Frank Eugene Austin (1873-1964), professor of engineering and inventor. Dartmouth College Class of 1895. The collection consists of papers relating to Austin's inventions and business, including his ant farm.
Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA