Archives Center, National Museum of American History

James Nicol Halkett Papers

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1455
Creators:
Halkett, James Nicol, 1895-1953
Dates:
1924-1951
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2 Cubic feet
4 boxes
Repository:
The collection documents the life and work of engineer and inventor James Nicol Halkett.

Content Description
Content Description
The collection documents the life and work of engineer and inventor James Nicol Halkett. The collection includes blueprints, photographs, his notes about machines, papers relating to his work with Crowe Name Plate Manufacturing Company, papers relating to his work in time and motion studies while employed at the Fisher Body plant, lab notes, notebooks with some illustrations, formulas, reports, brochures from the machine companies, and trade literature such as brochures and catalogs.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collectioon is arranged into one series.

Administration
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated to the Archives Center by Kim Gillet, Muffie Austin, Jan Truitt and Scott Halkett in 2018.
Processing Information
The collectioon 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
James Nicol Halkett Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Black-and-white photographs Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Industrial engineering Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Industrial management Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Industrial productivity Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Laboratory notebooks Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Letters Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Machinery industry Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Metallurgical engineers Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Motion study Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Reports Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Test reports Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Crowe Name Plate Manufacturing Company Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
General Motors Corporation. Fisher Body Division 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