Guide to the William E. Hallett Papers

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1112
Creators:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Hallett, William E., 1864-1932
Dates:
1900-1925.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.3 Cubic feet
1 box
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
The collection relates to Hallett's career as an engineer and his work with engines. The collection includes correspondence, engineering notebooks, writings, photographs, patent materials, clippings, and publications,.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Hallett was an engineer for the Alamo Manufacturing Company, and designed the first Alamo Engine. While employed with the Hall Gas Engine Company he developed a heavy-duty gas engine. His last position was divisional chief engineer for the Hayes Wheel Company in Albion Michigan.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Preferred Citation
William E. Hallett Papers, 1900-1925, 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.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Transferred to the Archives Center in 2007 by the Division of Work and Engineering.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Correspondence -- 1900-1950 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 1900-1950 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings -- 1900-1950 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engines Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engineers Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Patents Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Notebooks -- 1900-1950 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Alamo Engine Company Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hall Gas Engine Company Bucyrus, Ohio Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hayes Wheel Company Albion, Michigan 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