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Creators:
Eisler Engineering Company.
Dates:
(bulk 1920-1950s), 1885-1988
Size:
30 Cubic feet, ; 49 boxes, 25 oversize folders, including photographs and blueprints
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.

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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:
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:
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:
Schlefer, Marion King
King, Howard L.
Dates:
1928-1949.
Size:
1 Cubic feet, 3 boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0990
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

One cubic foot of reports on tunnels, including several in the New York subway system.

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Creators:
Bethlehem Steel Corporation
Robertson, Donald
Dates:
undated
Size:
1,item :,reel., 1 Items
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0864
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A 16mm film, published by Bethlehem Steel Corporation, entitled "Building the Golden Gate Bridge", undated.

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Creators:
Condon, Robert Scofield, (engineer), 1896-1973
Condon, Robert B.
Dates:
circa 1924-1973
Size:
3 cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0428
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The approximately 3 cubic feet of material contain copies of patents issued to Robert Scofield Condon for pencil lead pointers, pencil sharpeners, milling machines, gear cutting machines, and similar devices, as well as correspondence related to the patents from the United States Patent Office and with attorneys. Photographs depict Condon designs and inventions. The collection includes a very interesting example of Condon's actual pencil sharpener attached to a photograph, showing the pencil sha...

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Creators:
Clement Communications.
Dates:
2001-2003.
Size:
3 Cubic feet, 14 folders
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0799
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

One hundred twenty five posters exhorting employees to practice good safety habits.

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Creators:
Muhlfeld, John E.
Brosterman, Norman
Smith, Sanford
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Dates:
1900-1955
Size:
240 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1169
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The bulk of this collection consists of approximately 26,500 original ink and pencil drawings from which blueprints were later made. The drawings depict not only the rolling stock but the components of the railroad equipment, from the largest to the smallest. The drawings are indexed, titled, numbered, dated and annotated with dimensions and other information. In addition to the drawings, the collection also includes thousands of blueprints, photographs, ledgers, books, and periodicals.

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