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Norman J. Radow Collection, 1964-1965

Identifier: SC-R-002

Content Description

The Norman J. Radow Collection consists of two engineering drawings related to the Apollo project, dated 1964-1965. The copies are possibly diazo prints, and were sent to Paul Radow (Norman's father), from the Otis Elevator Company, where he worked as an engineer and led the design team on creating the elevator system for the Apollo project. Also included is the envelope in which the drawings were sent.


  • Creation: 1964-1965


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research. Archival materials may contain sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state “right to privacy” laws.  Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals without the consent of those individuals may have legal cause for action if facts concerning an individual’s private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person. KSU archives staff have taken care to identify and, in some cases, remove sensitive information found within its archival collections when undertaking archival processing work. However, privacy protected information may be revealed during use of the archival collections, particularly in those collections that are unprocessed or have been minimally processed. Researchers agree to make no notes or other recordation of privacy protected information if found within the archival collections, and further agree not to publish, publicize, or disclose such information to any other party for any purpose if found within the archival collections. Researchers agree to indemnify and hold harmless Kennesaw State University and its officers, employees, and agents from and against all suits, claims, actions, and expenses arising out of use of archival collections held by the Kennesaw State University Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. Permission to publish, reproduce, publicly display, broadcast, or distribute this material must be secured from the repository and/or copyright holder.

Biographical or Historical Information

Norman J. Radow was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1957. He has been a trustee of the KSU Foundation since 1999, serving as Chair from 2007 to 2012. He graduated with a bachelor's degree from the State University of New York, as well as a law degree from New York Law School in 1981. Norman Radow moved to the Atlanta area in 1987, and in 1994 founded and served as CEO of RADCO, a real estate development company. In honor of his parents, he launched the Paul and Beverly Radow Lecture Series on Jewish Life in the South in 2013, as a collaboration with the Kennesaw State University Department of Museums, Archives and Rare Books and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Through the real estate committee and then as Chair, Radow has played a central role in new construction on the campus, including residence halls, parking decks, dining hall, and the Sports and Recreation Park. Norman's father, Paul Radow, was an engineer at Otis Elevator Company who at one point led the design team in the creation of the elevator system for the Apollo Space project. For a more detailed biographical description, please refer to the KSU Oral History Project, "Interview with Norman J. Radow":


3 item (2 oversize folders)

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Method of Acquisition

Transferred to the Kennesaw State University Archives from KSU Development Director Colin Byrne (3391 Town Point Drive, Kennesaw, Georgia) on March 31, 2017 (Accession 17-009).

Related Materials

KSU Oral History Project
Interview with Norman J. Radow

Processing Information

Processed by: Armando Suarez, April 2017

Armando Suarez
April 2017
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Repository Details

Part of the Kennesaw State University Archives Repository

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