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863 documents — Page 1 of 87
Creators:
Providence Engineering Works.
Dates:
1881-1923, 1933
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet, 6 boxes, 11 volumes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1076
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection includes order books, 1883-1898, 1898-1918, 1894-1923; shipping book, 1883-1892; detailed cost record, 1892-1896; parts listing; pattern list, 1890-1907; miscellaneous order book, 1916-1920; book of standard and special engine details, 1881-1889; and drawing list, 1881-1908; also photographs, glass negatives, drawings, publications, and other material concerning Corliss engines and Rice and Sargent steam engines.

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Creators:
Orr, Craig
Kahle Engineering Company.
Dates:
undated
Size:
4 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0735
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Four cubic feet of records relating to Kahle Engineering Company's involvement in the manufacture of equipment for producing electric lamps, television and radio tubes, welding equipment and laboratory equipment.

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Creators:
Eisler Engineering Company.
Dates:
(bulk 1920-1950s), 1885-1988
Size:
30 cubic feet, 49 boxes, 25 oversize folders
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0734
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records document Charles Eisler, a Hungarian immigrant who was a skilled mechanic and engineer and his company, Eisler Engineering Company of Newark, New Jersey, which manufactured equipment for producing electric lamps, television and radio tubes, welding equipment and laboratory equipment.

Found In
Creators:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1835-1930
Size:
0.3 cubic feet, 1 box
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0225
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Mainly personal notebooks of engineers, although one is a listing of products of a manufacturer of gears and another is a compilation of shop orders for various products of a manufacturer. They generally contain technical descriptions, drawings, specifications, and financial data.

Found In
Creators:
King, Howard L.
Schlefer, Marion King
Dates:
1928-1949.