Leslie Company Photograph Albums

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1182
Creators:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Leslie Company
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
ca. 1890-1900.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Cubic foot
2 volumes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Two albums of photographs depicting rotary snow plows for railroads.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Started near the turn of the twentieth century by John Leslie, the Leslie Company was established to automate the removal of snow in railroads through the production of steam powered rotary plows, as well as other types of steam equipment.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Collection donated by the Leslie Company, 1968.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION.
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
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.
Preferred Citation
Leslie Company Photograph Albums, ca. 1890-1900, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Donated to the Division of Transportation, National Museum of History and Technology (now the National Museum of American History) by the Leslie Company in 1968. Transferred to the Archives Center in 2009 by the Division of Work and Industry.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Snow protection Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Steam engineers Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Steam-engines Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Snow removal Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Snow plows Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroads -- Equipment and facilities Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Steam engineering Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Work and Industry, 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