Guide to the Silas H. Woodard Papers

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1038
Creators:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Woodard, Silas H., 1870-1961
Dates:
1899-1932
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Cubic foot
3 boxes, 3 map-folders
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
The papers of Silas H. Woodard include the Isthmian Canal Commission Report containing text, maps, profiles, and plates, 1899-1901; photograph albums on the East River Tunnel, 1904-1908; reports on the regulation of the levels of the Great Lakes, 1910-1914; and reports dealing with the development of hydroelectric power on the St. Lawrence River, 1930-1932.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series. Arrangement: By project.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Silas H. Woodard, civil engineer specializing in power development, dams, tunnels, and foundation work, served as an engineer for the Isthmian Canal Commission, 1899-1902; the Pennsylvania Railroad, 1902-1909; and the Engineering Board of the St. Lawrence River Power Development Commission, 1930s. Woodard also worked as a consulting engineer.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION.
Conditions Governing Use
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
Silas H. Woodard Papers, circa 1899-1932, Archives Center, National Museum of American

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John Frances Little Panama Canal Scrapbook (AC0708)
Charles Wood Panama Canal Photograph Album (AC1114)
Robert Dearborn Panama Canal Glass Negatives (AC1111)
William Currie Photograph Album (AC1043)
Roland A. McCrady Photograph Collection (AC0710)
George S. Morison Collection (AC0978)
George W. Sims Papers (AC0127)
William R. Hutton Papers (AC0987)
Division of Cultural History Lantern Slides and Stereographs (AC0945)
Robert F. Olds Collection (AC0231)

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Original provenance unknown. Transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Work and Industry, 2007.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Reports Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photograph albums Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Great Lakes (North America) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Maps -- 19th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
St. Lawrence River Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tunnels Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dams Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Canals 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
Isthmian Canal Commission. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
St. Lawrence River Power Development Commission. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pennsylvania Railroad. 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