Ross Associates, Inc. Records 1958-1997

Size
360 linear feet
Location

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Call number
MC 00264

Records of Ross Associates, Inc., including discussions of individual plant background, history of manufacturing (including equipment and design), plant management, and standards of manufacturing; standardization of work flow, design of work flow, determination of the conditions under which each operation should take place, finances, costs; and discussion of the history of individual companies; drawings and plans for new as well as redesigned plants; electronic files on diskette both of architectural and financial data. Also found in these records are published and unpublished articles, correspondence, manuals, and the Ross Report files.

The corporate letterhead of Ross Associates, Inc. reads: Ross Associates, Incorporated. Consulting Managment Engineers.

Biographical/historical note

The corporate letterhead of Ross Associates, Inc. reads: Ross Associates, Incorporated. Consulting Managment Engineers.

Scope/content

Records of Ross Associates, Inc., include discussions of individual plant background, history of manufacturing (including equipment and design), plant management, and standards of manufacturing; standardization of work flow, design of work flow, determination of the conditions under which each operation should take place, finances, costs; and discussion of the history of individual companies; drawings and plans for new as well as redesigned plants; electronic files on diskette both of architectural and financial data. Also found in these records are published and unpublished articles, correspondence, manuals, and the Ross Report files.

Physical description

144 cartons and 200 tubes

Arrangement

Collection is arranged in ten series: Series 1. Project Files; Series 2. Subject Files; Series 3. Rolled Drawings; Series 4. Computer Diskettes; Series 5. Client Files; and Series 6. Standards and Data; Series 7. Publications; Series 8. Correspondence; Series 9; Ross Report Files; Series 10. Manuals.

Use of these materials

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The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Ross Associates, Inc. Records, MC 00264, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Donated by Vincent Ross, 1999 (Accession no. 1999.0007) and 2009. Addition to the collection was added in 2010 (Accession no. 2010.0066).

Processing information

Processed by Special Collections Staff; Encoded by Steven Mandeville-Gamble, 2006 April 25 Updated by Judy Allen Dodson 2010 June

Access to the collection

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Ross Associates, Inc. Records, MC 00264, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.