Guide to the Canadian Bridges Photograph Albums

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1025
Creators:
Edwards, Llewellyn N., 1873-1952
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1873-1911
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.3 Cubic feet
1 box
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
The collection consists of two photograph albums documenting two Canadian drawbridges. One album, covering the years 1889 to 1911, documents the Coteau Bridge in Quebec. The Coteau Bridge crosses the St. Lawrence River in Quebec. It includes images of the bridge, the construction crew and machinery.
The other album, covering the years 1873 to 1901, documents the International Bridge on the St. Mary's River in Ontario. The International Bridge connects Sault Ste. Marie in Michigan to Sault Ste. Marie in Ontario. Most of the photographs are captioned and document the process of the bridge's construction. The photographers are unknown.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Llewellyn N. Edwards, 1873-1952, was a civil engineer and designer. He worked from 1901 to 1943 for the Boston Bridge Works, the Boston and Maine Railroad, the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad, the Grand Trunk Railway of Canada, the Toronto Department of Works, the United States Bureau of Public Roads, and the Maine State Highway Commission.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Griffin Brown, (intern), supervised by Vanessa Broussard Simmons, archivist, July 2010.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Llewellyn Edwards, 1964.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research and access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Preferred Citation
Canadian Bridges Photograph Albums, 1973-1911, 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.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Collection transferred by Division of Work and Industry to the Archives Center, 2007.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Bridges -- Canada Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 1850-1900 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
St. Mary's River (Ontario, Can.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 1900-1910 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sault Ste. Marie (Michigan) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photograph albums -- 19th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawbridges Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Internatilonal Bridge (St Mary's River, Ontario, Can) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bridges -- Design and construction Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Coteau Bridge (Quebec, Can.) Place 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