Guide to the Engineering Notebook Collection
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0225
Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
Dates:
1835-1930
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.3 Cubic feet
1 box
Repository:
Collection of personal notebooks of civil engineers.

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
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.

Administration
Author
Robert S. Harding
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.
Custodial History
Collection transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Engineering and Industry (now Division of Work and Industry), August 7, 1986. The notebook of J. Parker Snow has been transferred to the J. Parker Snow Wooden Bridge Collection, NMAH.AC.1000
Processing Information
Collection processed by Robert Harding, 1987.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Engineering Notebook Collection, 1835-1930, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Technical descriptions Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Technical notes Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Financial data Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Furnaces Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architecture -- United States Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Inspections Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bridges Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Boilers Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mechanical engineering and engineers Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mills and mill-work Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kilns Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lists Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engineering: financial accounting Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engineering notebooks Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engineers Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engineering: shop orders Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Piers Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Docks Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Civil engineering Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engineering Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroads Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroad car builders Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Steam-engines Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Shop orders Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Notebooks Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Refrigeration and refrigerating machinery Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hendrick Manufacturing Company Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gordon, W. F. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blaisdell, Alfred O. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Snow, J. Parker Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sheldon, Frank P. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Richardson, William J. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Reed, James Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Woodruff and Beach Iron Works. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bennett, C. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ames Iron Works. 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