- Collection ID:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
- Physical Description:
45.5 Cubic feet
78 boxes, map folders, and loose materials
Collection documents the implementation of, and scholarship associated with, the founding of the discipline of Industrial Archeology (IA) in the United States.
Collection documents the implementation of, and scholarship associated with, the founding of the discipline of Industrial Archeology (IA) in the United States. National Museum of History and Technology curator Robert Vogel is generally credited with the founding and study of IA in the United States. The collection documents important industrial sites through drawings, photographs, research reports, correspondence, notes and other information.
Collection is unarranged.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection assembled by Robert Vogel, curator, National Museum of American History.
Collection transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Work & Industry in February 2022.
Using the Collection
Industrial Archaeology Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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