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Creators:
National Museum of American History ., Division of Engineering and Industry
Dates:
circa 1948-1988
Size:
7.99 linear meters and oversize.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 397
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of correspondence and memoranda pertaining to horology, exhibit proposals, manufacturers of engineering equipment, models, collections management, minutes of meetings, acquisitions, and installation of exhibits. Also included are blueprints for the Hall of Heavy Machinery; exhibit scripts from Power and the Early Ste...

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Creators:
Kahle Engineering Company.
Orr, Craig
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:
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.
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1089
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Central Engineering Dept
Dates:
1987-1998
Size:
10.5 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-007
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Assignment/Support Requests. For projects funded through the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO), the mechanism for formally requesting engineering support is to submit a form called an 'Assignment/Support Request' (ASR). An ASR functions both as an internal purchase order for engineering services, and as ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Planning and Engineering Services. Engineering and Design Branch
Dates:
1970-1975, with materials dating from 1961
Size:
3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 641
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit primarily documents the interior construction of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG). There is a smaller amount of documentation regarding the National Zoological Park restaurant. Included are correspondence with contractors and suppliers, blueprints, specifications, and photographs.

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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.

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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 ...

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Creators:
Hartung, Marion John, 1886-1978
Dates:
1906-1907
Size:
0.3 cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1033
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of two bound volumes of mechanical engineering laboratory reports written by Hartung while he was a student at Cornell University.

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Creators:
Rice, Robert B., 1900-1976
Dates:
1936-1945
Size:
2 cubic feet
15 motion picture films (black and white, sound)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0308
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Films depict U.S. Navy personnel carrying out maintenance and repair operations on diesel engines. The films were made under the supervision of the Navy Bureau of Aeronautics for Bureau of Ships. 400-500 feet in length, with a voice-over commentary on technical aspects of the work on Bessemer, General Motors, and International diesel engines.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations
Dates:
2013
Collection ID:
Accession 13-287
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the public Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations website as it existed on July 26, 2013. Within the larger website are subsites for the Office of Safety, Health, and Environmental Management and the Office of Engineering Design and Construction. The website includes strategic planning documents, mission ...

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