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Series I: An Inventory,, 1901-1986, 1989


Scope and Content Note

From the Collection:

The Pratt & Whitney Company Records contain blueprints, administrative records, publications, notes, correspondence, photographs, photographic negatives and a film of the Pratt & Whitney company from 1901 to 1989.

The largest portion of the collection consists of photographs, and photographic negatives, of company related equipment, materials, events, and people throughout the company's history. The photographs document many facets of the company, including branch offices, small tools and gages, the Steinle Machine Company, sub contract work, Taylor & Fenn, drills, cutters and cutting tools, the International Harvester Company, lathes, Pratt & Whitney's 100th birthday party, automatic duplicating machines, bottle molds, conventional gages (cylindrical, thread, tri-roll), forging dies, the machine tool division, machining centers, and various other precision tools.

The records also include a 16 mm film, "P&W Presents a New Plant," filmed in 1939, showing the construction of a new facility in West Hartford, Connecticut.


  • 1901-1986, 1989


The collection is open and available for research.


91.4 Linear Feet (96.2 linear feet in total; takes up 91.4 linear feet of shelf space)

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, University of Connecticut Library Repository

University of Connecticut Library
405 Babbidge Road Unit 1205
Storrs Connecticut 06269-1205 USA US