Guide to the Cuyler W. Brooks Papers

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1059
Creators:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Brooks, Cuyler W.
Dates:
1934-1962
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.3 Cubic feet
5 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
The collection documents the engineering career of Cuyler W. Brooks, who worked on projects including dams, mills, and water and power plants, many of them overseas and particularly in South America. The papers include project files, proposals, drawings, specifications, contracts, correspondence, and articles.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Electrical engineer, who worked for several corporations, including General Electric, Westinghouse, and the Army Corps of Engineers. He died in 1990.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Collection donated by Mrs. Cuyler W. Brooks.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Preferred Citation
Cuyler W. Brooks Papers, 1934-1962, 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
Donated to the Division of Work and Industry (then called the Division of Engineering and Industry) in 1991. Transferred to the Archives Center in 2007.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Dams Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hydraulic engineering Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mills Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Technical literature Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Project files Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Power plants Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Reports Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Specifications Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Articles Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Contracts Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Correspondence Type 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