- Collection ID:
Reed, Samuel E., 1872-1964
- Physical Description:
Collection consists of scrapbooks documenting bridges in the United States and other countries.
Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Scrapbooks kept by Reed and by his wife, Grace Fillmore Reed, (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 from all over America as well as other countries.
Collection is arranged into one series.
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 Fillmore Reed, in 1964.
Collection processed by Isaac Meth, intern; supervised by Alison Oswald, archivist, 2022.
Ownership and Custodial History
Transferred from the Division of Work and Industry to the Archives Center in 2007.
Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at email@example.com or 202-633-3270.
Samuel E. Reed Bridge Collection, 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.
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
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