R. Wallace Steel Papers

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1449
Creators:
Steel, R. Wallace
Dates:
1864-1903
Languages:
English
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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
Author
NMAH Staff
Custodial History
The collection was transferred from Division of Work and Industry to the Archives Center in 2017.
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.

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.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Architectural drawings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engineering drawings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Legal documents Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Linen tracings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Maps -- 19th century Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroad bridges Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroad construction Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroad engineering Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Railroad stations Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Financial records -- 19th century Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Payrolls Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Letters (correspondence) -- 19th century Genre Form 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
https://americanhistory.si.edu/archives