Guide to the Baldwin Locomotive Works Scrapbooks

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1181
Creators:
Baldwin Locomotive Works.
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1867-1929.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.5 cubic feet
4 volumes
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Four scrapbooks containing items relating to the Baldwin Locomotive Works, including: blueprints, photographs, examples of company letterhead and blank company forms, clippings and articles, business records such as contracts and specifications, trade literature, and miscellany.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
The Baldwin Locomotive Works was started as a sole proprietorship by Matthias W. Baldwin in 1831. The company was the largest railroad engineering plant of its kind in the world. It is now out of business.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Collection donated by James C. Macinnes.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Preferred Citation
Baldwin Locomotive Works Scrapbooks, 1867-1929, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Fees for commercial reproduction.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Smithsonian Institution owns rights.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Transferred to the Archives Center in 2009 from the Division of Work and Industry.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Business records -- 1860-1930 Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Articles Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blueprints Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Transportation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Trade literature Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroads Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 20th century Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Specifications Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Letterheads Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Contracts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 19th century Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Locomotive industry -- Pennsylvania Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Baldwin, Matthias W. (industrialist) Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Work and Industry, Division of, 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