Fuller and Perkins Families Papers
Scope and Contents
This collection contains materials on Frederick Fuller with a few items concerning his William G. Fuller and his daughter, Evelyn Fuller Perkins. The bulk of the collection consists of photographs of various types of cash registers invented by Frederick Fuller. There are only a few items relating to William G. Fuller and his family. The extent of the collection is 1 box and one oversize custom enclosure (.5 linear feet).
Biographical / Historical
Frederick Fuller was born in Norwich, Conn., on April 11, 1861. He invented a cash register and founded the Union Cash Register Co. which was bought by National Cash Register Co., in 1907 and Fuller joined the firm as an inventor. He began working with his friend, Thomas J. Watson, president of IBM. A separate laboratory was created by IBM for Mr. Fuller in East Orange, New Jersey. He died in 1943. William G. Fuller was Mr. Fuller nephew. William G. Fuller (1895-1978) was manager of Meacham Field in Fort Worth from 1927 until his retirement in 1961 and was an important figure in the history of aviation in the city.
.5 Linear Feet (1 Box and 1 Oversize Custom Enclosure)
Language of Materials
- Fuller and Perkins Families Papers
- Harry Max Hill
- 27 April 1995
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