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Fuller and Perkins Families Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-0012

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).

Dates

  • unknown

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.

Extent

.5 Linear Feet (1 Box and 1 Oversize Custom Enclosure)

Language of Materials

English

Physical Location

Archives: 1F1
Title
Fuller and Perkins Families Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Harry Max Hill
Date
27 April 1995
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Fort Worth Public Library Archives Repository

Contact:
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Fort Worth Texas 76102
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