Guide to Borsig Steam Engine Records

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0956
Creators:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Philip Carey Manufacturing Company (Lockland, Ohio).
Beberdick, Frank H.
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1933-1988
Languages:
English
Some materials in German.
Physical Description:
1.5 Cubic feet
2 boxes, 8 oversize folders
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Records of the Borsig Steam Engines installed at the Philip Carey Manufacturing Company, Lockland, Ohio. The papers include engine logs, drawings, an index to the drawings (in German), articles, and black-and-white photographs.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is arranged into one series.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
The Phillip Carey Manufacturing Company was a manufacturer of industrial thermal insulation for pipes and boilers. They installed two Borsig steam engines, imported from Berlin, in their factory in 1930. Borsig had been founded in 1837 by August Borsig, his company built steam engines to support German railroads.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Alison Oswald, archivist, 2018.
Author
Alison Oswald
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Collection donated by Frank H. Beberdick, 1988.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation
Borsig Steam Engine Records, 1933-1988, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
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.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Donated by Frank H. Beberdick to the Division of Engineering and Industry (now called the Division of Work and Industry), National Museum of American History.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Steam-engines Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ohio -- Manufacturing Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Logs (records) Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engines Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Insulation (Heat) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Articles Type 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

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