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History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Snow, J. Parker
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
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Dates:
1882-1933
bulk 1930-1933
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1000
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The J. P. Snow Papers document Snow's history of wooden bridges and his work as a civil engineer. The history was written in the 1930s with Robert Fletcher, Director Emeritus of the Thayer School of Civil Engineering at Dartmouth College.

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Edwards, Llewellyn N., 1873-1952
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1925-1964
Size:
2.3 Cubic feet (7 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0959
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Llewellyn Nathaniel Edwards, a civil engineer and bridge builder.

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file
Collection ID:
Accession 97-083
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Creators:
Shanks, Lester
Dates:
1876-2010
bulk 1973-2008
Size:
3 Cubic feet (14 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1244
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection is comprised of the results of Shanks's research on covered bridges, mostly in America but also covered bridges in Canada and Switzerland. Included are albums containing color photographs of covered bridges, slides of covered bridges, postcards depicting covered bridges; maps, and guidebooks; newsletters, magazines, and newspaper clippings on the subject of covered bridges.

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1959-1960
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from September 1959 to December 1960.

Original caption reads, "Wooden bridge called Iyi Oka, between road south from Mgbom Village and Unwana Village-Group, the latter a related Village-Group to Afikpo. Later it collapsed. Typical of the wooden plank road bridges of the time." [Ottenberg field research notes, September 1959-December 1960, Part I].

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Creators:
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (color, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0200
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Illustration of a bridge joining Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua and El Paso, Texas. The bridge includes a streetcar / trolley moving people across the bridge. The wooden bridge spans the Rio Grande floodplain and river.

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Creators:
Roche, Mary Alice
Roche, John P.
Dates:
[1960?]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Transparencie (col., 2 3/8 X 2 1/2 in.)
Collection ID:
AAG.ROC
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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Creators:
McConnell, Mary Carter
Dates:
2000 Aug.
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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