Guide to the Robert Lee Weide Photographs

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1012
Creators:
Blake, Beverly B.
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Weide, Robert Lee
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1910-1933.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.3 Cubic feet
1 box
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Photographs and photograph albums documenting engineering projects with which Robert Weide was involved. They include the Potomac Electric Power Company plant in Washington, D.C.; the Bureau of Engraving and Printing building in Washington, D.C.;. a hydroelectric plant on the James River for Bedford City, Virginia; a power plant in Salem, Ohio; a power plant in Ridgway, Pennsylvania; a power plant in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia; a power plant in Logan, West Virginia; a dam project at Coleman Falls, Virginia; the Madeira School in Fairfax, Virginia; a railroad bridge at Clifton Forge, Virginia; a railroad station at Buffalo Springs, Virginia; and other projects. Also includes images of families, street scenes, and recreational activities (such as fishing and picnicking) at some of these locations. Devil Anse Hatfield (of the Hatfield-McCoy feud,) is in some of the photographs.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is arranged into one series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Robert Lee Weide was a construction engineer who worked for the James Baird Company of Washington, D.C.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Alison Oswald, archivist, 2018.
Author
Alison Oswald
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Donated by Beverly B. Blake in 1980 to the Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering (now called the Division of Work and Industry).

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Preferred Citation
Robert Lee Weide Photographs, 1910-1933, 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 from the Division of Work and Industry to the Archives Center in 2007.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Dams Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
West Virginia -- Logan Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
West Virginia -- White Sulphur Springs Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photograph albums Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Guyandotte River Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Coosawattee River Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroad stations -- Virginia Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroad bridges Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Virginia -- Buffalo Springs Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Virginia -- Bedford City Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pennsylvania -- Ridgway Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ohio -- Salem Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Virginia -- New Castle Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Virginia -- Covington Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Virginia -- Clifton Forge Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Power plants Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blake, Beverly B. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hatfield, Devil Anse, 1839-1921 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Bureau of Engraving and Printing Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Potomac Electric Power Company (Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
James Baird Company (Washington, D.C.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Madeira School (McLean, Va.) 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