Guide to the Robert B. Rice Film Collection
NMAH.AC.0308

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0308
Creators:
Rice, Robert B., 1900-1976
Dates:
1936-1945
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 cubic feet
15 motion picture films
black and white, sound
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Films depict U.S. Navy personnel carrying out maintenance and repair operations on diesel engines. The films were made under the supervision of the Navy Bureau of Aeronautics for Bureau of Ships. 400-500 feet in length, with a voice-over commentary on technical aspects of the work on Bessemer, General Motors, and International diesel engines.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Rice was a consulting engineer and a professor of engineering at Newark College of Engineering, 1928-1936, and North Carolina State University, 1937-1956.

Administration
Processing Information note
Processed by Archives Center, NMAH staff.
Author
Finding aid prepared by NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Robert B. Rice.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation note
Robert B. Rice Film Collection, 1936-1945, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Conditions Governing Access note
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use note
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Engineering and Industry, June 23, 1988.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Newark College of Engineering. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
North Carolina State University. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Navy. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Diesel motor Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engineering--1910-1960 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engineers--1910-1960 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marine engineering Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mechanical engineering Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Motion pictures (visual works)--1930-1950 Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Repairing Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C., 20013-7012
Phone: 202-633-3270
archivescenter@si.edu