Guide to the Lawrence Robbins Water Mill Photographs

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0995
Creators:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Ogden, Darius
Robbins, Lawrence
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1916-1917.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.3 Cubic feet
1 box
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Black-and-white photoprints of mills, taken ca. 1916-1917, some captioned in shorthand; a notebook, also in shorthand; two postcards of mills; a typescript essay entitled "On the Hunting of Old Mills"; and maps, presumably used to find the mills. Of those captioned, most of the mills in the captioned photographs are in Maryland and Virginia.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Washington, D.C. lawyer and amateur photographer.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Donated by Darius A. Ogden to the National Museum of American History's Division of Work and Industry (then called the Division of Engineering and Industry) in 1993.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Preferred Citation
Lawrence Robbins Water Mill Photographs, 1916-1917, 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
Transferred to the Archives Center in 2007.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Postcards -- 20th century -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mills -- Maryland Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mills -- Virginia Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Maryland Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Virginia Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Maps Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1910-1920 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Essays Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI 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

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