Guide to the S. Morgan Smith Company Records

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1099
Creators:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Allis-Chalmers
S. Morgan Smith Company
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1890-1914.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
23 Cubic feet
88 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Archival materials, including photographs, advertising art, catalogs and other trade literature, documenting the equipment, facilities, personnel and products of the S. Morgan Smith Company, engineers and contractors. The subjects of the photographs include engines, fire pumps, generators, paper machinery, turbines, the construction of a dam and hydroelectric station by the Atlanta Water and Electric Power Company, and the Mathis Dam near Atlanta.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Engineering company in York, Pennsylvania, it later became Allis-Chalmers.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Donated to the National Museum of History and Technology (now the National Museum of American History) in 1968 by the Allis-Chalmers Company.

Using the Collection
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.
Preferred Citation
S. Morgan Smith Company Records, 1890-1914, Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Transferred from the Division of Work and Industry to the Archives Center in 2007.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Power plants Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass -- 19th-20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass -- 1890-1920 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Advertisements Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dams Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engines Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fire pumps Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hydroelectric power plants Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hydraulic engineering Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Generators and generating stations Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Atlanta (Ga.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Water-power Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Turbines Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Trade literature Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Catalogs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
York (Pa.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Atlanta Water and Electric Power Company Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], 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