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Cahill, Edward H. (1886-1974)

Papers, 1909-1976, 0.1 cu.ft.

Pioneer in aerial mapping and designer of the first mapping camera used in an airplane in the United States (1918). Graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1909); executive in the Philadelphia engineering firm of Brock and Weymouth. Papers consist of an original photograph of Cahill standing next to the camera he designed (ca. 1920); an offprint of an address given by Cahill to the Engineers Club of Philadelphia (1939); and copies of Cahill's obituary notices and correspondence of his widow, Mrs. Jane Cahill (1974-1982).

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