Guide to Nordberg Manufacturing Company Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0975
Creators:
Nordberg Manufacturing Company
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1891-1947
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
14.6 cubic feet
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of the company's photo and negative archives; miscellaneous trade publications, 1891-1940; G. Turnwald notebooks, 1928-1942; technical memoranda, 1929-1947; trade literature; operating manuals; parts books; Nordberg company history; machinery proposals; order books, 1890-1913; time records, 1898-1903; Chain Belt Company catalogs, 1892-1915; blueprint bundles used in shops.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series. Arrangement: By type of material.

Historical
Historical
The Nordberg Manufacturing Company, founded in 1890 by Bruno V. Nordberg, built steam engines (later diesel engines) and heavy machinery in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Portions of collection stored in NMAH, but glass negatives are stored off-site, requiring special arrangements to view them.
Preferred Citation
Division of the History of Technology, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Call repository for reproduction and copyright information.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Transferred from Division of Work and Industry to the Archives Center, 2006.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Heavy machinery Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Diesel engines Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Notebooks Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Steam-engines Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Trade catalogs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass -- 19th-20th century Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marine engines Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Milwaukee (Wis.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blueprints Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chain Belt Company Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nordberg, Bruno V. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
History of Technology, 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
Tunrwald, Gustav Personal 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
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