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Cledo Brunetti papers, 1930-1971

Summary Information
Title: Cledo Brunetti papers
Dates: 1930-1971
Creator: Brunetti, Cledo, 1910-
Extent: 1 box Extent: (1.3 linear feet)
Language: English
Collection Number: 672
Collection contains the papers of Cledo Brunetti, alumnus of the University of Minnesota and director of engineering research and development at General Mills.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries. University Archives

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

The collection was deposited on March 14, 1974 and September 4, 1975 by Mrs. Cledo Brunetti.

Access Restrictions:

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only.


Requests for permission to quote from the Cledo Brunetti papers should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives head.

Processing Information:

Collection has not been processed.

Preferred Citation:

Cledo Brunetti papers, University of Minnesota Archives.

Biographical Sketch of Cledo Brunetti (1910-1971)

Cledo Brunetti was born on April 1, 1910 in Virginia, Minnesota. He earned his B.E.E. in 1932 and Ph.D. in 1937 from the University of Minnesota. His Ph.D. was the first earned in the field of engineering from the University of Minnesota. After completing his Ph.D., Dr. Brunetti was an instructor and assistant professor at Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA; 1937-1941), lecturer at George Washington University (1941-1942), consultant for the Office of Scientific Research and Development (1942-1946), researcher and chief of the National Bureau of Standards electrical engineering section (1941-1949), associate director of the Stanford Research Institute (1949-1953) and director of engineering research and development at General Mills. Cledo Brunetti died in 1971.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains correspondence, biographical materials, clippings and articles regarding his career, conference programs and publications on electrical engineering.

Subject Terms
Index Terms
  • This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Brunetti, Cledo, 1910- -- Archives
  • Electric engineering