Guide to the Hartford, Connecticut Bridge Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1066
Creators:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Adams, Nettie
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1903-1905
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.15 Cubic feet
1 box
Repository:
The collection consists of an album of 208 mounted photographs documenting the Connecticut River Bridge in Hartford, Connecticut. Subjects include the bridge, approaches, and street construction work.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection contains an album of 208 mounted photographs documenting the construction of the Connecticut River Bridge in Hartford, Connecticut. Included among the photographs is a group portrait of commissioners, engineers, and contractors at Laying Corner Stone, East Abutment on April 16, 1904. There are also photographs of businesses, carriages, children playing, construction workers, houses and street cars. There is also some correspondence in the album. The individual who created the album is unknown.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is arranged into one series.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Deborah Khuanghlawn (intern); supervised by Vanessa Broussard Simmons, archivist, 2010.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection purchased by Nettie W. Adams in 1971 for the the Museum's Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering (now the Division of Work and Industry).

Container
1

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Hartford, Connecticut Bridge Collection, 1903-1905, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
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.

Related Materials
Materials in the Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Llewellyn N. Edwards Papers, 1925-1964 (AC0959)
Nathan W. Morgan Papers, circa 1902-1972 (AC0965)
Quebec Bridge Photograph Collection, 1905-1986 (bulk 1905-1916) (AC1026)
Victor C. Darnell Bridge Construction Photographs, 1908-1913 (AC1018)
Canadian Bridges Photograph Albums, 1873-1911 (AC1025)
Snake River Irrigation Project Photo Album, 1912 (AC1031)
Minnesota Railroads Photograph Albums, 1886-1887 (1023)

Custodial History
Custodial History
Collection transferred from the Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering (now the Division of Work and Industry) to the Archives Center in 2007.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Bridges -- Connecticut Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Albums -- 1900-1920 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Connecticut Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bridges -- Design and construction Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Construction Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hartford (Conn.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- 1900-1910 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI. Corporate Name 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