Guide to the Westinghouse Philippines Power Mission Photo Album

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1035
Creators:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Quick, Ray
Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company
Quick, Glorene
Dates:
1947
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.15 Cubic feet
1 box
Repository:
Photographs that document Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing employee Ray Quick's travels to the Philippines and Guam to explore the power potential of the islands.

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
This collection consists of 150 photographs assembled by Ray Quick, arranged in the form of a travelogue. They document Quick's travels to the Philippines in 1947 to determine if Westinghouse Power could bring electricity to the islands. Most of the images are group portraits or landscape scenes, as well as American graves and sunken ships. Places featured include Corregidor, Guam, Itogon Trail, La Guardia Airport, and Manila Bay. There are also photographs of the Philippines National Power Company in Luzon. The photographs are captioned.

Arrangement
Arrangement
This collection is arranged in one series.
Series 1, Photograph Album, 1947

Biographical
Biographical
: Ray Quick, an employee of Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company, explored the power potential of the Philippines between May 28 and July 8, 1947. The company was founded by George Westinghouse in 1886 and pioneered long-distance power transmission. Quick died on October 5, 1976.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Kiley Orchard (intern), supervised by Vanessa Broussard Simmons, archivist, 2008.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
The collection was donated by Ray Quick's wife, Glorene Quick, to the National Museum of American History's Division of Mechanical Engineering in 1978.

Container
1

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Preferred Citation
Westinghouse Philippines Power Mission Photo Album, 1947, 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
The collection was transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Mechanical Engineering, 2007.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Philippines Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mills and mill-work Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Power stations Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bridges -- Philippines Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Guam Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rice paddies Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electricity -- Philippines Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Volcanoes Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Work and Industry, Division of, 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