Collection Records,
circa 1899 and undated

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 97-034
Creators:
United States National Museum. Division of Mechanical Technology
Dates:
circa 1899 and undated
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of registrar cards that document objects acquired in the Division of Mechanical Technology, United States National Museum prior to 1912, when that Division was known as the Division of Technology reporting to the Department of Anthropology. Some of the cards also date to when Mechanical Technology was a section of the Division of Engineering. The cards primarily include information on objects such as models of locomotives, vessels, and coal mining tools, with earlier dates spanning from 1888 to 1900. In addition there is a notebook of "boats sent to storage," from the year 1899.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-034, United States National Museum. Division of Mechanical Technology, Collection Records

Keywords
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