Guide to James Leffel and Company Records

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0960
Creators:
James Leffel and Company
Dates:
circa 1867-1957
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
20 Cubic feet
44 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The records contain business and legal records; correspondence; patents and patent files; specifications; charts;blueprints; mechanical drawings and original catalog art; photographs and negatives; catalogs, 1868-1870, 1877-1878, 1883, 1900, 1902, 1924; and clippings.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The company was established in 1862. It is one of the leading manufacturers of waterwheels and turbines. The company has its shop and operation in Springfield, Ohio.

Administration
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Collected for the National Museum of American History.
Ownership and Custodial History
Original provenance unknown. Transferred by the Division of Work and Industry to the Archives Center in 2007.
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation
James Leffel and Company Records, 1867-1957, 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.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Steam-boilers Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stokers, Mechanical Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Steam-engines Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Springfield (Ohio) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Specifications Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Business records Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blueprints Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 19th century Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Correspondence Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Trade catalogs Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Valves Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hydraulic turbines Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Water-wheels Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Order books Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Patents Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Charts Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of History of Technology Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering 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