The collection includes business correspondence, proposals, contracts, specifications, photographs of engines, and catalogs and advertising.
Matthew Mawhinney, an engineer specializing in industrial furnace design and operation, collected this material during his career with Salem Engineering Co. and later as a consulting engineer.
This collection contains a manuscript history of the Corliss Engine written by William Sawyer. The documents include text with written edits and illustrations.
Personal papers and correspondence (ca. 1946-1953) of Rice; publications, mostly on Diesel engines, their components and technical problems; material from Rice's academic career; directories of Diesel engine manufacturers and brochures describing their products; technical manuals and reprints of technical articles.
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.
The collection contains material from fourteen dam construction projects (1918-1946), including notes, blueprints, reports, drawings, and corres¬pondence. In addition there is cost data (1923-1943), equipment and materials testing data (1939-1945), a notebook, photoprints (1926-1938), related journal articles (1927, 1933, 1940), and miscellaneous r...
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.
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.
Records of the Borsig Steam Engines installed at the Philip Carey Manufacturing Company, Lockland, Ohio. The papers include engine logs (which include drawings), articles, and black-and-white photographs.
Technical papers, notes, and publications which reflect DeJuhasz's career as a mechanical engineer, inventor, and professor and particularly his interest in development of diesel engines, engineering instruments, and his invention of the engine indicator for measuring cylinder pressures.