R. Wallace Steel Papers

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1449
Creators:
Steel, R. Wallace
Dates:
1864-1903
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 Cubic Feet
1 map-folder
Repository:
The collection documents railroad engineer R. Wallace Steel and his work with railroads, primarily in Pennsylvania and Missouri.

Content Description
Content Description
The collection consists of the papers of railroad engineer R. Wallace Steel, and documents his work with railroads, primarily in Pennsylvania and Missouri. The papers include engineering reports, financial documents, legal documents, progress reports on railroad work, payroll documents, maps, letters, linen tracings, and plans and drawings for structures such as fences, gates, arches, culverts, abutments, tunnels and railroad stations.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
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
R. Wallace Steel Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.

Custodial History
Custodial History
The collection was transferred from Division of Work and Industry to the Archives Center in 2017.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Architectural drawings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engineering drawings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Legal documents Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Linen tracings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Maps -- 19th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroad bridges Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroad construction Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroad engineering Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroad engineers Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroad stations Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroads Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Financial records -- 19th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Payrolls Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Letters (correspondence) -- 19th century Type 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