Guide to the G. P. Herrick Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1058
Creators:
Herrick, Gerard Post, 1873-1955
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1842-1912
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.3 Cubic feet
1 box
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
The collection documents Herrick's blast furnace and rotary steam engine business, including business correspondence, patent documents, drawings, machine operations data, and publications.

Arrangement
Arrangement
One series.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Gerardus Post Herrick, an attorney in New York City who turned inventor, graduated from Princeton in 1895. He improved the original design of the blast furnace, and later invented a rotary steam engine.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Collection donated by Mrs. G. P. Herrick.

General Note
General Note
Originally M&CE #51. Duplicate SIRIS record, Bib. # 234612, deleted 4/24/08.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
G. P. Herrick Collection, 1842-1912, 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
Transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Work and Industry, 2007.

Keywords
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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