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Dates:
1870-1880
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1049
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Ewin, James Lithgow (inventor)
Dates:
1873, 1874, 1879.
Size:
1 Cubic foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0051
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection includes an English patent paper #2126 for improved vulcanizable water-proof gum, 1873, to Benjamin Joseph Barnard Mills; a U.S. patent paper #151,109 for improvement in the art of manufacturing horseshoes, 1874; and an English patent paper #1194 for improvement in street-lighting apparatus.

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Dates:
1870s-1880s
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0069
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Dodge, W.C.
Clark, Alexander Melville
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1877
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1017
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A British patent issued to Alexander Melville Clark for an improved process for preventing the accumulation of carbon in retorts used for the distillation of carbureted hydrogen. There is a wax seal attached to the end of the patent.

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Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Pratt, Charles Richardson, 1860-1935
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
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Dates:
1860-1935
bulk 1910-1924
Size:
6 Cubic feet (13 boxes, 8 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0958
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers document the professional career of mechanical engineer, Charles Richardson Pratt. The papers include correspondence, patents, patent application materials, agreements, photographs, publications, and blueprints for many of Pratt's inventions, especially his work on elevators.

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Dates:
1929
1921
1911
1900-1903
1880s-1890s
1859-1872
1877-1879
Level:
series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0293
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This series contains material related to the operations of the foundry and production of Frick and Company at Waynesboro. Subseries 4.1 Orders includes many sample order forms, mortgage paperwork and contracts for engines, threshers, sawmills, refrigeration machines, cold storage units, ice plants and their component parts, as well as numerous ex...

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Creators:
Central States Anthropological Society (U.S.)
Dates:
ca. 1870-1901
Level:
item
Size:
4 Items
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S02
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Four views about photography and photographers, including assembly of an Underwood Patent Extension Stereograph Cabinet; an unusual advertising stereograph for T.F.M. White (New Bedford, Mass.); a rural house with a sign for Knapp's Stereoscopic Views; and a camera in a large gathering of people.

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Creators:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Bay State Gas Company.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1858-1929
Size:
0.75 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1049
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers document an investigation by M.L. Webb, an attorney from Massachusetts, into possible trust violations by the coal and gas industry of New England, New Jersey, and Delaware in the late nineteenth century. Documents assembled by Webb include patents, stock records, photographs, correspondence, hand written notes, published materials, and investigation notebooks.

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Dates:
circa 1870-1901
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S02
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Including the assembly of an Underwood Patent Extension Stereograph Cabinet; an unusual advertising stereograph for T.F.M. White (New Bedford, Mass.); a rural house with a sign for Knapp's stereoscopic views; a camera in a large gathering of people; and a little girl peering into a table model stereoscope. See also: Cemeteries, Groups, Landscapes, ...

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Dates:
circa 1870s-1905
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S02
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Three White House and interiors; three Patent Office (exterior view by Bell & Bro., 1869, on flat, yellow mount; two interiors (one by B. L. Singley, published by Keystone View Co., 1894, flat, buff mount; and one by Bell & Bro., undated., flat, salmon mount).

Houses, Interiors, Politics and Presidents

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