- Collection ID:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
- Physical Description:
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.
Collection is arranged into one series.
Collection processed by Deborah Khuanghlawn (intern); supervised by Vanessa Broussard Simmons, archivist, 2010.
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).
Using the Collection
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.
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)
Collection transferred from the Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering (now the Division of Work and Industry) to the Archives Center in 2007.
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012