Guide to the Harry A. McBride Railroad Photographs
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1171
Creators:
McBride, Harry A.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
ca. 1940s-1950s.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4.5 Cubic feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of approxiamtely 3,000 views of railroads, railroad equipment, stations, yards and employees. The emphasis is on American railroads, but the collection includes a few views of railroad subjects in Africa, Asia, Central and South America, Europe, Scandinavia and several island nations.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series, arranged by railroad.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
McBride was a foreign service officer and museum official. He was also a railroad enthusiast.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Colonel Harry A. McBride, Date Unknown

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research.
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research and access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Preferred Citation
Harry A. McBride Railroad Photographs, 1940s-1950s, 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
Donated by Harry A. McBride in 1960 to the National Museum of American History (then called the National Museum of History and Technology), Division of Transportation (now part of the Division of Work and Industry). Transferred to the Archives Center in 2009.

Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
An inventory for the Harry A. McBride Railroad Photographsis available.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Railroads -- Buildings and structures Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroad trains Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroad stations Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroad companies Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Transportation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroads -- 20th century -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroads -- Rolling-stock Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroads -- Employees Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Transportation, Division of, 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