Adolph Stuber Interview Collection

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Adolph Stuber interview collection
Creator: Stuber, Adolph, 1889-
Call Number: D.441
Dates: 1976-1981
Physical Description: 3 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Processing Information
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Related Materials
Content List
Collection Overview
Title: Adolph Stuber interview collection
Creator: Stuber, Adolph, 1889-
Call Number: D.441
Dates: 1976-1981
Physical Description: 3 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
Adolph Stuber (1889-1984) was born in Louisville, Kentucky. His father William G. Stuber was a photographer and chemist who joined the Eastman Kodak Company in 1894 and succeeded George Eastman as President in 1925. Adolph followed in his father's footsteps and joined Kodak shortly after receiving his bachelors in mechanical engineering from Cornell in 1912. He became General Manager of Camera Works in 1923 and was transferred to the Sales Department as Assistant Vice President in 1933. He was promoted to Vice President for Sales in 1942, becoming Vice President for Sales and Advertising three years later. He is best known as the creator of Kodak's Colorama exhibit, which appeared in Grand Central Terminal from 1950 to 1990. Stuber also helped develop the first metal-frame camera.

Adolph Stuber was elected to the Board of Directors on February 18, 1947. He retired from management in 1954 and from the Board in 1962.

Scope and Content
On June 11-13, 1976 an interview with Adolph Stuber was conducted by Reese Jenkins, a Visiting Associate Professor of History at the University of Rochester and an authority on twentieth century science and technology. W. Allen Wallis also participated for the first half hour and made Super 8 sound films of over an hour of conversation. The collection includes several transcripts of the interview, related correspondence, a Super 8 motion picture film with sound track, and recordings of the interview.

Subject(s):
Photographic industry
Interviews
Stuber, Adolph, 1889-
Eastman Kodak Company
Processing Information
Processed by: Eileen Fay.Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Adolph Stuber Interview Collection was donated by W. Allen Wallis in April 1981 and November 1982. .Access
The Adolph Stuber interview collection is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Adolph Stuber interview collection, D.441, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Materials
See also: Edwin Jaeckle Interview Collection and the Edwin Jaeckle Papers . A cataloged copy of the Stuber interview transcript is also available, which can be accessed by searching the library's catalog


Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Eileen Fay.
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
Rush Rhees Library
Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
rarebks@library.rochester.edu
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Content List
Box 1, Folder 1-3Complete final transcript
Box 1, Folder 4Correspondence, 1976-1981
Box 1, Folder 5Transcript belonging to W. Allen Wallis
Box 1, Folder 6Draft #1
Box 2, Folder 1Draft #2
Box 2, Folder 2Draft - "Sunday Morning"
Box 2, Folder 3-4Draft
Box 2, Folder 5Draft #4
Box 3, Reel 1-3Super 8 motion picture film with sound track
Box 3, Object 1A-3GInterview of Adolph Stuber by W. Allen Wallis and Reese V. Jenkins, June 11-13, 1976
CD Audio transfer from compact cassettes performed February 2019. 1A-1D: June 11, 1976. 3 CDs total 2A-C: June 12, 1976: 3 CDs total 3A-G: June 13, 1976: 7 CDs total



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