Guide to the David Plowden North American Bridge Photographs

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1019
Creators:
Plowden, David
Dates:
1970-1976
Languages:
English
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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
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by David Plowden, date unknown.
Ownership and Custodial History
Donated to the Museum's Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering in 1984. Transferred to the Archives Center in 2007.
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Preferred Citation
David Plowden North American Bridge Photographs, 1970-1976, 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.

More Information

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Bridges -- Canada Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 20th century Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bridges -- United States Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering 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
https://americanhistory.si.edu/archives