Guide to the Washington, D.C. Bridges Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1095
Creators:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Meigs, John
Dates:
1900-1905.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4.5 cubic feet
20 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Photoprints and negatives documenting the construction of several Washington, D.C. bridges. The Washington Aqueduct Bridge is the subject of most of the images. The Washington Channel Bridge, the Potomac Highway Bridge, and the 11th Street Bridge are also included among the images. Additionally, there is a letterpress book, an employee time book, and a notebook containing diagrams and measurements.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Meigs was a Washington, D.C. civil engineer.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Donated in the 1960s to the National Museum of History and Technology (now the National Museum of American History).

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Preferred Citation
Washington, D.C. Bridges Collection, 1900-1905, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Fees for commercial reproduction.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Transferred by the Division of Work and Industry to the Archives Center in 2007.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Washington (D.C.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rivers -- Washington (D.C.) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bridges -- Washington (D.C.) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI Corporate 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

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
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives