Guide to the David Plowden North American Bridge Photographs

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1019
Creators:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Plowden, David
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1970-1976
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.15 Cubic feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs Plowden took of bridges, aqueducts and viaducts all over the United States and a few in Canada. The photographs are of various types of bridges: truss, suspension, covered. Some photographs feature close-up details of architectural elements, such as arches, chains, towers and ornamentation.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Author and photographer.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by David Plowden, date unknown.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION.
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
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.
Preferred Citation
David Plowden North American Bridge Photographs, 1970-1976, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Donated to the Museum's Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering in 1984. Transferred to the Archives Center in 2007.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Bridges -- Canada Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bridges -- United States Topic 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