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Creators:
Fanning, Robbie
Dates:
1903-2002
bulk 1993-2002
Size:
5 Cubic feet (13 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1139
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents materials gathered by Robbie Fanning, publisher of sewing related books and newsletters and includes the history of major sewing machine brands, machine accessories, machine embroidery, machine needles, thread, binding, interfacing, and other sewing notions.

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Creators:
Shafer, Mary C.
Sheppard, Stephen
Vogel, Robert M.
Warner, Peter M.
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Dates:
1876-1993
Size:
3.3 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1132
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents World's Fairs from 1876 to 1993.

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Dates:
1861-1994
Size:
76 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1136
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents various aspects of railroad companies through pamphlets; trade catalogs; operating and service manuals, especially for railroad equipment; specifications; magazines and reprints; bulletins, and articles.

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Creators:
Learned, Clyde E. (civil engineer)
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1949 - 1949
1913-1939
Size:
0.4 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0226
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Clyde E. Learned (1885-?) was the senior highway engineer for the U.S. Bureau of Public Roads, District Three, during the years 1919-1939. He was later a design engineer for the Public Roads Administration, Division Nine, in 1949.

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Creators:
Boston, Orlan W.
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1927-1950
Size:
0.33 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0811
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of technical papers, tables, charts, photographs and other information on tests of the physical, and chemical properties of metals, as determined by various cutting and other processes.

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Creators:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
James Leffel and Company
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
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Dates:
ca. 1867-1957.
Size:
0.7 Cubic feet (044 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0960
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The records contain business and legal records; correspondence; patents and patent files; specifications; charts;blueprints; mechanical drawings and original catalog art; photographs and negatives; catalogs, 1868-1870, 1877-1878, 1883, 1900, 1902, 1924; and clippings.

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Creators:
Kronenberg, Max, 1894-
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1954-1971
Size:
1.3 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0813
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection includes technical reports containing laboratory notes, charts, graphs, drawings, and diagrams relating to Kroenberg's career as a researcher and analyst in the field of machining of metals from the 1920s to the 1960s. The papers are in English, in Kronenberg's native German as well as in French, Russian and Spanish. They relate t...

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Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dale, C. O.
Dates:
1908-1920
Size:
1.16 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0951
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection contains correspondence, specifications, contsruction estimates, proposals, photographs and blue prints of plans, sections, elevations, charts and diagrams for United States Department of the Interior, Reclamation Service Projects, 1908-1918. Rancagua, Chile where they built a Rio Pangal Hydroelectric Power Plant and and extension of t...

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Creators:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Caruthers, Felix P.
Dates:
1952-1984
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0812
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers, mostly technical, relating to Caruthers' development of automated machine tools. The papers include technical reports and notes; schematics for specific inventions including diagrams, graphs, photographs and plans bound together; patents and related correspondence; operators' manuals; copies of papers delivered by Caruthers at engineering events; and assorted trade literature.

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Creators:
Mundel, Marvin Everett, 1916-1996 (industrial engineer)
Dates:
1937-1996
Size:
15 Cubic feet (36 boxes)
75 motion picture films
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0676
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Marvin E. Mundel Industrial Engineering Collection contains correspondence, reports, data, notes, publications, books, charts, certificates, awards, writings, photographs, films and videos that document the life and career of Marvin Mundel, a well-known expert in the field of work management and productivity enhancement.