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Creators:
Plowden, David
Dates:
1970-1976
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1019
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs Plowden took of bridges, aqueducts and viaducts all over the United States and a few in Canada. The photographs are of various types of bridges: truss, suspension, covered. Some photographs feature close-up details of architectural elements, such as arches, chains, towers and ornamentation.

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Franklin Machine Company Providence, Rhode Island
Corliss, George H. (George Henry), 1817-1888
Dates:
1930.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1016
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of an album illustrating the history of the Corliss Steam Engine.

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Creators:
Dodge, W.C.
Clark, Alexander Melville
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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Creators:
Weide, Robert Lee
Dates:
1910-1933.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1012
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs and photograph albums documenting engineering projects with which Robert Weide was involved. They include the Potomac Electric Power Company plant in Washington, D.C.; the Bureau of Engraving and Printing building in Washington, D.C.;. a hydroelectric plant on the James River for Bedford City, Virginia; a power plant in Salem, Ohio; a p...

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Creators:
Darnell, Victor
Dates:
undated
1908-1913
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1018
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs of bridge construction projects collected by Victor Darnell was an early student of civil engineering and a pioneering civil engineer.

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Creators:
Van Tassell, A.R.
Jackson, Paul
Dates:
1900-1956.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1015
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photograph album documenting the work and life of A.R. Van Tassell, an engineer who worked on structures in Hawaii as well as the Panama Canal.

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Creators:
Sluder, Joyce
Stuck, Leon
Dates:
1927-1928
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1008
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A photograph album with black-and-white photographs documenting road building in cities on Long Island, New York.

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Creators:
Union Copper Mining Company
Giorgianni, Paul J.
Giorgianni, Rachel R.
Dates:
1903-1905.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
1 Volume
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1006
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Weekly reports of accomplishments, some correspondence, supply orders.

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Creators:
Alabama Mining Institute
Dates:
undated.
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1004
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two volumes of photographs, plus negatives, of mining villages in Alabama, featuring company commissaries, hospitals, dining halls, boarding houses, schools, and recreational facilities. The photographs are captioned as to which facilities were for white employees and which for "colored" employees. Companies documented include the Woodward Iron Com...

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Creators:
Reed, Samuel E., 1872-1964
Reed, Grace Fillmore
Dates:
1947-1964
Size:
3 Cubic feet (9 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1001
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scrapbooks kept by Reedand by his wife, Grace Fillmore Reed, after his death) on the subject of bridges. Contents of the scrapbooks vary, and include postcards, photographs with detailed captions, stickers, articles, and clippings. One set of scrapbooks relates to covered bridges, another set relates to all other types of bridges. The scrapbooks ar...