Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Guide to the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Photographs

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1022
Creators:
Cotton, Robert, Sir
Dates:
1984-1985.
Languages:
English
.
Physical Description:
0.3 Cubic feet
1 box
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Fifty-eight titled photographs taken by Sir Robert Cotton, of scenes along the C & O Canal, including locks, acqueducts, canal station; and cyclists and joggers along the towpaths.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Administration
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Sir Robert Cotton, date unknown.
Ownership and Custodial History
Donated by Robert Cotton to the Division of Engineering and Industry (now the Division of Work and Industry) in 1986. Transferred to the Archives Center in 2007.
Processing Information
Colleciton 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
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Photographs, 1984-1985, 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.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Canals -- West Virginia Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Locks Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- 1980-1990 Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aqueducts Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Canals -- Maryland Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Canals -- Virginia Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Canals -- Washington (D.C.) 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 Engineering and Industry 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