Guide to the Hyde Windlass Company Blueprints and Drawings

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0239
Creators:
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Hyde Windlass Company
Dates:
circa 1895-1950
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 Cubic feet
2 boxes
Repository:
The Hyde Windlass Company was founded in 1895 for the manufacture of deck machinery. Growing interest in marine transportation and the necessity for it because of wars increased the company's size enabling it to design and manufacture a larger variety of products from propellers and marine fittings to other heavy machine assemblies.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Blueprints and drawings for the company's manufacturing of marine machinery and equipment.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The Hyde Windlass Company was founded in 1895 for the manufacture of deck machinery. Growing interest in marine transportation and the necessity for it because of wars increased the company's size enabling it to design and manufacture a larger variety of products from propellers and marine fittings to other heavy machine assemblies.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by NMAH Staff, undated
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Hyde Windlass Company, Bath, Maine.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Hyde Windlass Company, ca. 1895-1950, 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.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Transportation.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Shipping Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ships -- Equipment and supplies Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marine machinery Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Naval architecture -- Designs and plans Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Maine Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marine engineering Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blueprints Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Deck (Naval architecture) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hyde, General Thomas W. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bath 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