Guide to the Samuel E. Reed Bridge Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1001
Creators:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Reed, Samuel E., 1872-1964
Reed, Grace Fillmore
Dates:
1947-1964.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3 Cubic feet
9 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Scrapbooks kept by Reed (and by his wife after his death) on the subject of bridges. Contents of the scrapbooks vary, and include postcards, photographs with detailed captions, stickers, articles, and clippings. One set of scrapbooks relates to covered bridges, another set relates to all other types of bridges. The scrapbooks are arranged by location and include bridges all over America as well as other countries.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Bridge enthusiast.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Donated to the Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering (now the Division of Work and Industry) by Reed's widow, Grace Reed, in 1964.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Preferred Citation
Samuel E. Reed Bridge Collection, 1947-1964, 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
Covered bridges Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bridges Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Postcards Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Work and Industry, Division of, 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