Guide to the A.B. Starr Mechanical Engineering Lab Reports

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1034
Creators:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Gordon, Robert B.
Starr, A.B., 1882-1962
Dates:
1905-1906.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.3 cubic feet
1 box
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Three volumes of laboratory notes compiled by Starr while a student at Sibley College, Cornell University. The tests written about in the notebooks related to engines, steam, tensile strength of cast iron, lubricants, and other subjects. The notebooks contain notes, charts and graphs, and cyanotypes.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Albert B. Starr graduated from Sibley College in 1907. For a time he was the acting Assistant Postmaster in East Hampton, Connecticut.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Robert B. Gordon, 1991.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Preferred Citation
A.B. Starr Mechanical Engineering Lab Reports, 1905-1906. 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 to the National Museum of American History, Division of Engineering and Industry, by Robert B. Gordon, in 1991. Transferred to the Archives Center in 2007.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Steam-engines Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lubrication and lubricants Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Laboratory notebooks Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Steam engineering Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mechanical engineers Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Boilers Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Graphs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cyanotypes Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cornell University. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sibley College of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanic Arts. 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