Guide to the Mechanical and Civil Engineering Glass Plate Negatives

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1089
Creators:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1915 - 1980s.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2.5 cubic feet
5 boxes
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs documenting civil and mechanical engineering activities, equipment, facilities, and projects. Some of the subjects are boilers, engines, turbines, lighthouses, aqueducts, bridges, factories, roads, hydroelectric stations, kilns and mills. Few of the images are identified.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Division of Work and Industry, National Museum of American History.,12th Street and Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C., 20560. Transfer.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Preferred Citation
Mechanical and Civil Engineering Glass Plate Negatives, 1915-1980s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Fees for commercial reproduction.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Artificially created collection, collected for the Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering's reference collections; date and source of acquisition unknown. Transferred to the Archives Center in 2007 by the DIvision of Work and Industry.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Boilers Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aqueducts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Civil engineering Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bridges Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Water-power Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mills Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Roads Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Turbines Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engines Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Factories Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kilns Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lighthouses 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
archivescenter@si.edu
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