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Electronics Corporation of America Brand Items

 Item
Identifier: OBJ001.135

Dates

  • 1953 - 1986

Creator

Biographical / Historical

Founded by Arthur Metcalf in 1936, the company specialized in industrial power, modernization, and automation. It was also known for its Military and Aerospace division. Initially located in Waltham, the company expanded to One Memorial Drive in Cambridge with its research headquarters. After the 1950s, its PHOTOSWITCH line specialized in photo-electronic controls.

Extent

12 Items (1 box) : Seven (7) ECA pins. Three (3) ECA/ Photoswitch Park Avenue pocket knives. One (1) set of ECA Sheaffer pens. One (1) ECA/Photoswitch potato peeler.

Language of Materials

English

Related Materials

Electronics Corporation of America Collection (CHC006)

Processing Information

Removed from Electronics Corporation of America Collection (CHC006)
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge Historical Commission Archives Repository

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