Guide to the Cuyler W. Brooks Papers

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1059
Creators:
Brooks, Cuyler W.
Dates:
1934-1962
Languages:
English
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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
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Collection donated by Mrs. Cuyler W. Brooks, 1991.
Ownership and Custodial History
Transferred to the Archives Center from Division of Work and Industry (then called the Division of Engineering and Industry) in 2007.
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Collection open for research 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.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Dams Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hydraulic engineering Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mills Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Technical literature Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Project files Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Power plants Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Reports Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Specifications Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Articles Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Contracts Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Correspondence Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering 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
https://americanhistory.si.edu/archives