Bibliography About R. G. LeTourneau

BOOKS:

Ackland, Donald F. Moving Heaven and Earth: R. G. LeTourneau: Inventor, Designer, Manufacturer, Preacher. New York: Iversen-Ford Associates, 1949.  In the LeTourneau University Library: TA 140 .L63 A5

Allhands, J. L. Tools of the Earth Mover: Yesterday and Today Preserved in Pictures. Huntsville, Tex: Sam Houston College Press, 1951.  In the LeTourneau University Rare Book Room (non-circulating): RARE TA 725 .A55 Foundation Directory

Geller, Edward. The Story of Ambitious Men Who Made Jobs for Thousands Through Free Enterprise. Detroit, Mich: E. & I. Geller, 1952. Cartoon strips originally appeared in the Detroit Free Press.  In the LeTourneau University Rare Book Room (non-circulating): RARE JUV E 176 .G45

Haskins, Dorothy C. Christians You Would Like to Know. Grand Rapids, Mich: Zondervan, 1954. Chapter on R. G. LeTourneau.  In the LeTourneau University Library: BR 1700 .H28

Huffman, Lambert. Not of this World. Lambert Huffman, 1951. [Chapter 12, pgs. 148-149].  In the LeTourneau University Library: BX 8143 .H8 H8

Laird, Donald Anderson. The Technique of Building Personal Leadership: Proved Ways for Increasing the Powers of Leadership. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1944. [pgs. 4-5].  In the LeTourneau University Library: BF 636 .L273

Lorimer, Albert W. God Runs My Business: The Story of R. G. LeTourneau. New York: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1941.  In the LeTourneau University Rare Book Room (non-circulating): RARE TA 140 .L63 L67

Lorimer, Albert W. God Runs My Business: The Story of Robert LeTourneau. Translated by Claes Collenbert. Stockholm: Missionsforbudnets Forlag, 1948. (Text in Swedish).  In the LeTourneau University Library: TA 140 .L63 G4

Lorimer, Albert W. Robert LeTourneau: The Life of a Sincerely Dedicated Christian Man. Translated by Demetrius I. Magkriote. Athens, Greece: O Logos, [nd]. (Text in Greek).  In the LeTourneau University Rare Book Room (non-circulating): RARE TA 140 .L63 L676

Margaret Estes Library. Memorial Rites and Tributes for Mr. R. G. LeTourneau. Reproductions of obituaries and tributes from Texas newspapers and funeral program. Longview, Tex: LeTourneau University, 1972.  In the LeTourneau University Rare Book Room: RARE TA 140 .L63 Z5
National Cyclopedia of American Biography.  In the LeTourneau University Library (non-circulating): REF E 176 .N28C

Nichols, Herbert L. Jr. Moving the Earth: The Workbook of Excavation. Greenwich, Conn: North Castle Books, 1955. Contains pictures and descriptions of many LeTourneau earthmoving machines.  In the LeTourneau University Library (non-circulating): REF TA 735 .N52

Selby, Robert Haralson. Earthmovers in World War II: R. G. LeTourneau and His Machines. Doctoral dissertation -- Case Western Reserve University, 1970.  In the LeTourneau University Library (non-circulating): REF TA 725 .S4

Stjernstrom, Nels E. The Joy of Accomplishment: It's Always Too Soon to Quit. Longview, Tex: LeTourneau University Press, 1989.  In the LeTourneau University Library: TA 140 .L63 S74 1989

Who's Who in America, 1958-1959.  In the LeTourneau University Library (non-circulating): REF E 176 .W642

Who's Who in Engineering.

Who's Who in Industry.

Who's Who in the South and Southwest.  In the LeTourneau University Library (non-circulating): REF CT213 .W45 ... Vol. F 1939-1942. pgs. 76-77.  New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1967. pg. 944 lists the LeTourneau Foundation.

VIDEOTAPES:

Louise Dick, interview by Joan Hallmark, September 21, 1987, videotape recording, Proud of East Texas television program, KLTV-TV, Tyler, Texas. [contains discussion of R. G. and "Mom" LeTourneau]. In the LeTourneau University Library:  Videocassette TA 140 .L63 P76 / LOST 1/26/2009

ARCHIVES MATERIALS:

Generations of Caleb T. LeTourneau (1857-1927) and Elizabeth Lorimer (1854-1933). Vertical File - Rare Book Room, LeTourneau University Library, Longview, Texas. (genealogical information on LeTourneau and Lorimer families)

Hay, Thomas Arthur. Martin genealogy. (genealogical information on LeTourneau family)

LeTourneau College  NOW. Vol 1, No. 1- ; 1936-. Title varies: 1936-46: NOW published by R. G. LeTourneau, Inc. (college and company news); 1947-Feb. 1961: LeTourneau Tech's NOW; July 1955: divided into two publications: LeTourneau Tech's NOW (college) and LeTourneau Scope (company); March 1961-1989 LeTourneau College NOW; 1989 -present LeTourneau University NOW. In the LeTourneau University Rare Book Room: RARE LD 3061 .L4563 a12

LeTourneau Scope.  July, 1955 - . R. G. LeTourneau, Inc. (company newspaper; contains company news formerly included in NOW and LeTourneau Tech's NOW).

Longview News-Journal clippings - 1946 scattered to 1969. Located in Rare Book Room, LeTourneau University Library.

Lorimer, E. Albert. Genealogical record of the Bordie, Lorimer, LeTourneau, Hay, Dallof, and Martin families.

Momentos, Advertising, various company records, files of speaking engagements of R. G. LeTourneau are housed in the R. G. LeTourneau Archives of  LeTourneau University.

R. G. LeTourneau, Inc., Annual Report. 1936 - 1970. Located in gray acid-free box in LeTourneau University Margaret Estes Library Rare Book Room.

WABCO Construction and Mining Equipment Group. A Tradition of Excellence: A history of earthmoving and WABCO Construction and Mining Equipment Group, An American-Standard Company. Peoria, IL: Westinghouse Air Brake Company, 1974. Contains section on R. G. LeTourneau, pgs. 11-13.  In the LeTourneau University Rare Vertical File - LeTourneau, R. G. -- Biography.

 

ARTICLES:

Newsweek Nov. 11, 1940
pg. 50
Popular Science Jan. 1942
pgs. 52-57+
Business Week May 03, 1941
pg. 28+
Collier's Dec. 25, 1943
pg. 36+
Reader's Digest March 1944
pgs. 99-102
Business Week Oct. 14, 1944
pg. 110
Life Oct. 16, 1944
pgs. 49-50+
Time Sept. 17, 1945
pgs. 77-78
Iron Age Feb. 28, 1946
pg. 95
Factory Management March 1946
pgs. 90-94
Commercial & Financial Chronicle   Apr 15, 1946
pg. 2008
Manufactures Record May 1946
pgs. 50-51
American Magazine Jan 1946
pgs. 34-35
Technical Education News May 1948
pgs. 7-10
Rock Product Sept. 1949
pg. 41
Business Week Sept. 3, 1949
pg. 26
Welding Journal July 1950
pgs. 547-548
Barron's Sept. 3, 1951
pgs. 11-12
Business Week July 26, 1952
pgs. 58-59
Time July 28, 1952
pgs. 65-67
Iron Age Sept. 18, 1952
pgs. 177-178
Roads & Engineering Construction May 1953
pg. 76
Engineering News-Record May 07, 1953
pg. 101
Business Week May 16, 1953
pg. 182
Commercial & Financial Chronicle May 18, 1953
pg. 2136-2137
Engineering News-Record Dec. 17, 1953
pg. 26
Newsweek Dec. 28, 1953
pg. 57
Fortune Feb. 1954
pg. 52
Business Week Feb. 13, 1954
pg. 18
Scholastic Feb. 17, 1954
pgs. 102-104
Iron Age Feb. 18, 1954
pg. 79
Civil Engineer March 1954
pg. 194
Engineering News-Record March 11, 1954
pgs. 101-102
Flight Metal Age April 1954
pg. 16
Popular Mechanics May 1955
pgs. 81-84
Nation's Business Aug. 1955
pg. 24
Barron's Apr. 23, 1956
pgs. 9-10
New York Times Oct. 14, 1956
pg. 125
Fortune Nov. 1956
pg. 133
Business Week Feb. 02, 1957
pg. 33
Power Engineer Apr. 1957
pg. 101
Time June 24, 1957
pg. 92+
Barron's Dec. 30, 1957
pgs. 5-6
Miami Herald Jan. 11, 1958
pg. ??
Houston Post (Jim Mousner article) Jan. 26, 1958
pg. ??
Current Biography 1958
pgs. 244-245
Aviation Week Mar. 16, 1959
pg. 104
Cosmopolitan October 1959
pg. 37
Newsweek Nov. 16, 1959
pgs. 89-90
Texas Parade April 1960
pg. 27
Cosmopolitan October 1959
pg. 37
Diesel and Gas Engine Progress October 1959
pgs. 24-25
Think Magazine May 1960
pgs. 28-32
Longview News-Journal Jan. 01, 1960
pgs. 1-5
Popular Science Sept. 1960
pgs. 84-88
Time Sept. 1960
Cover story
Congressional Record Apr. 15, 1965
pgs. A1857-A1876
Texas Highways Jan. 1966
pgs. 10-12
Popular Mechanics July 1966
pgs. 96-100
CBCM Contact Apr. 25, 1967
pgs. 1-4
Brigg-Weaver Eager Nov. 1967
pgs. 1, 3
Roads and Streets July 1969
pgs. 23, 94-95
The Southwestern (SWEPCO) April 1970
pgs. 12-13
Pacer (Marathon Mfg. Co.) Spring 1986
pgs. 1-3
Peoria Journal (Illinois) May 21, 1988
pg. ??
Longview News-Journal Nov. 21, 1988
pgs. 1A, 12A
Longview News-Journal Jan. 22, 1989
pgs. 1E-2E
Equipment Echoes Dec. 1994
pgs. 17-22

  PERUVIAN TIMES (newspaper):

September 4, 1964 pg. 5
April, 16, 1965 pgs. 4 & 5
August 20, 1965 pg. 20
September 20, 1965 pg. 20
February 7, 1969 pg. 4
February 28, 2969 Cover & pgs. 8-11
October 9, 1970 pg. 1
October 2, 1964 Cover & pg.s 3-4
July 2, 1965 pg. 4
May 13, 1966 pg. 1
April 28, 1967 pg. 6
February 14, 1969 pg. 1
June 6, 1969 pg. 4


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