Guide to the Chester O. Dale Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0951
Creators:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dale, C. O.
Dates:
1908-1920
Languages:
English
Some materials in Spanish.
Collection is in English.
Physical Description:
1.16 Cubic feet
5 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Collection contains correspondence, specifications, contsruction estimates, proposals, photographs and blue prints of plans, sections, elevations, charts and diagrams for United States Department of the Interior, Reclamation Service Projects, 1908-1918.
Rancagua, Chile where they built a Rio Pangal Hydroelectric Power Plant and and extension of the Coya Power Plant plans and specs done by the Braden Copper Company and the Hugh L. Cooper Consulting Enginners

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collectioon is divied into five series.
Series 1: Correspondence
Series 2: Construction Estimates
Series 3: Projects
Series 4: Specifications
Series 5: Photographs

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Alison Oswald, 2016.
Author
Alison Oswald
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collected for the National Museum of American History by the Division of Civil and Mechanical Engineering (now called the Division of Work and Industry). Date unknown.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Chester O. Dale Collection, 1908-1920, 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
Collection transferred to the Archives Center from the Divisioon of Work and Industry in 2007.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Reclamation projects Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Trade catalogs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Power plants Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Specifications Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Notebooks -- 1900-1950 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Charts Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Department of the Interior Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bureau of Reclamation. 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