Collection abstract: Elmer Ambrose Sperry (1860-1930), who invented the ship gyrostabilizer, gyrocompass, marine gyropilot, high-intensity search light, and aerial torpedo, was the founder of the Sperry Gyroscope Company. This collection consists of both personal and business papers.
Collection size: 27 linear feet
Access: The collection is open for research. A finding aid with a detailed description about the contents of this collection is available online.
Accession number: 1893
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