Guide to Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company Records

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0977
Creators:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1881-1950
Languages:
English
Collection is in English.
Physical Description:
99.3 Cubic feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
These records of the Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company of East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, contain photographs of gas engines, steam turbines, machine tools, foundry and manufacturing methods, and automobile engines, 1896-1921; instruction books, bulletins, and catalogs, 1889-1950; engine lists for compound, junior compound, and standard engines, 1881-1913; blueprints, specifications, shop orders, and correspondence; record books for Corliss engines, turbines, pumps, 1900-1910; and drawings of Otto gas engines, 1900-1906, and Westinghouse pumps and engines, 1883-1921.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is unarranged.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company Records, 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 Work and Industry in 2007.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Steam-engines Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Internal combustion engines Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Machine-tools Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Steam-turbines Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawings -- 19th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blueprints Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Correspondence -- 1880-1950 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pittsburgh (Pa.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white photographs 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
History of Technology, Division of, 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