Guide to the Edison General Electric Works Photograph Album

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1077
Creators:
Butler, William H.
Edison General Electric Works. (Schenectady (N.Y.)
Dates:
1892
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.3 Cubic feet
2 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
An album entitled "With Edison in Schenectady". It contains captioned photographs of subjects such as building exteriors and interiors, staff members, the power station, generators, close-ups of machines, and scenes of the factory floor. It was compiled and published by William H. Butler.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is arranged into one series.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Electrical product manufacturing company, established by Thomas A. Edison in Schenectady in 1886, consolidating all of Edison's electrical and power machinery interests.

Administration
Author
Alison Oswald
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Collection purchased from dealer, Keith D. DeLellis, 1985.
Ownership and Custodial History
Purchased in 1985 by the Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering. Transferred to the Archives Center in 2007 by the Division of Work and Industry.
Processing Information
Collection processed by Alison Oswald, archivist, 2018.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Preferred Citation
Edison General Electric Works Photograph Album, 1892, 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
Factories -- 1890-1900 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photograph albums -- 19th century Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- 1890-1900 Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Schenectady (N.Y.) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electricity Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electrical manufacturing Topical 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
Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry 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