(left to right): Alfred E. Gibson (b. 1883?) and his wife Mary Wallihan Gibson (1883-1972)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-1911]

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Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1938

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-1911

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Summary

Mechanical engineer Alfred E. Gibson (b. 1883?) and his wife Mary Wallihan Gibson (1883-1972) are shown observing a welding operation, 1938. The couple, who were both involved in The Wellman Engineering Company, Cleveland, Ohio, had just received an award from the James F. Lincoln Arc Welding Foundation recognizing their scientific contributions to arc welding, especially on low alloy high strength steels. Canadian-born Alfred E. Gibson, president of Wellman Engineering, had just served as president of the American Welding Society. Mary Wallihan Gibson was a graduate of the University of Colorado, Denver.

Subject

  • Gibson, Alfred E
  • Gibson, Mrs. Alfred E
  • Wellman Engineering Company
  • American Welding Society
  • James F. Lincoln Arc Welding Foundation

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-1911

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

1938

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Topic

  • Welding
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Electric welding

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Black-and-white photographs

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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-1911]

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