"Brown & Sharpe: The Partnership that Changed the World" Lecture & RIHS Annual Meeting
Save the Date for RIHS 194th Annual Meeting: November 10, 2015
November 10, 2015 at 5:30PM
Aldrich House, 110 Benevolent Street, Providence, RI
“Brown & Sharpe: The Partnership that Changed the World”
Presented by Ged Carbone
If you ate a Shredded Wheat biscuit or drove a car in the 20th century, you have the inventions of Brown & Sharpe Mfg. Co. to thank for it: they produced the first machine to manufacture Shredded Wheat and the universal grinding machine responsible for the seemingly effortless spin of a car’s wheels. Joseph Brown & Lucian Sharpe — whose inventions inspired Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell– revolutionized technology through a synergistic partnership that changed the world.
To RSVP for the Annual Meeting and to request a mail ballot, please contact Mary Lou Upham at 401-331-8575 x133 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Because RIHS bylaws require that 10% of membership be personally present or return their proxies to have a quorum for the election, RIHS members are asked to please make every effort to vote online by November 5th if you have any doubts about your attendance. Members can also fill out the proxy ballot (PDF) and fax it to 401-351-0127 or mail it to the office: Mary Lou Upham, 110 Benevolent Street, Providence, RI 02906.
Seating is limited, reservations required.