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2.5 Cubic feet
1 box, 17 map folders
Collection documents select plumbing and heating projects undertaken by the T.B. Cryer Company in New Jersey.
Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
These records contain plans and specifications for plumbing and heating systems installed in residences, schools, and public buildings in Newark, Orange, East Orange, West Orange, Montclair, and other locations in New Jersey. The drawings consist of blueprints, pencil tracings, linen and typescript contracts and specifications, and correspondence related to the projects.
Collection is arranged into two series.
Series 1: List of Drawings (by Project Number), 1962, undated
Series 2: Projects, 1892-1950
Thomas Blackburn Cryer (1864-1935) was born in London, Ontario, Canada and came to the United States in 1909 and formed a heating, ventilating and contracting and engineering firm, T.B. Cryer Company, in Newark, New Jersey.
New York Times
, "Thomas B. Cryer," March 29, 1935.
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Donated to the National Museum of History and Technology (now called the National Museum of American History) by Clifford T.I. Cryer in 1962.
Collection processed by Alison Oswald, archivist, 2023.
Ownership and Custodial History
Transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Work and Industry in 2007.
Using the Collection
T.B. Cryer Company Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at email@example.com or 202-633-3270.
Materials at Smithsonian Libraries
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collection holds a proposal from T.B. Cryer Company (1922) related to oil burners by Schuette & Koerting Company.
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