Guide to Borsig Steam Engine Records

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0956
Creators:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Philip Carey Manufacturing Company (Lockland, Ohio).
Beberdick, Frank H.
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1933-1988.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.5 cubic feet
2 boxes, 8 oversize folders
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Records of the Borsig Steam Engines installed at the Philip Carey Manufacturing Company, Lockland, Ohio. The papers include engine logs (which include drawings), articles, and black-and-white photographs.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
The Phillip Carey Manufacturing Company was a manufacturer of industrial thermal insulation for pipes and boilers. They installed two Borsig steam engines, imported from Berlin, in their factory in 1930. Borsig had been founded in 1837 by August Borsig, his company built steam engines to support German railroads.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Collection donated by Frank H. Beberdick.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Preferred Citation
Borsig Steam Engine Records, 1933-1988, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Fees for commercial reproduction.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Donated by Frank H. Beberdick to the Division of Engineering and Industry (now called the Division of Work and Industry), National Museum of American History.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Steam-engines Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 20th century Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ohio -- Manufacturing Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Logs (records) Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engines Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Insulation (Heat) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Articles Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI. Corporate Name 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
archivescenter@si.edu