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Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Wetherill Company
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Dates:
ca. 1875-1930.
Size:
80 Cubic feet (48 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0992
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These records document the activities of the Wetherill Plant of the Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company, originally the Wetherill Company, particuarly the manufacture of steam and diesel engines. Included are engine specification cards; bound lists and charts of specifications and prices; a bound index of drawing numbers, 1886-1928; steam engine ...

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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:
circa 1867-1957
Size:
20 Cubic feet (44 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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National Museum of American History (U.S.)
Dates:
1996.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0649
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Spiral-bound notebooks, in which visitors to the National Museum of American History exhibition "Who's in Charge?" could record their memories of working life.

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Ossur North America
Ott, Katherine
Phillips, Van
Dennis, Maggie
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Dates:
1991-2004
Size:
1.35 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0859
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Video oral history interview of Van Phillips, inventor of the Flex-Foot and other innovative prosthetic feet, conducted by Katherine Ott and Maggie Dennis, February 27, 2004, and design drawings and printed materials regarding prosthetic feet by Van Phillips, Hilary D. Pouchak, and Slobodon Djordjevic.

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Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Dates:
2009-06-03
2008-07-16
2011 May 7
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1281
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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MacCormack, Forrest (intern)
Smillie, T. W. (Thomas William), 1843-1917
Talman, Hugh (photographer)
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
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Dates:
1993 - 1993
circa 1888-1899, 1906
Size:
2 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0416
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Twenty glass plate negatives and reference copy prints of the images taken between the late 1880s and the early 1900s by Frances Benjamin Johnston and Thomas W. Smillie. The images depict the skyline of Washington D.C., views from the 1893 World's Fair: Columbian Exposition, blueprints for the Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building, and an unidentified orchestra.

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History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Looney, Charles Thomas George, 1906-1987
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1917-1971.
Size:
9.1 Cubic feet (29 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1084
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers of Charles T. G. Looney contain handbooks, lectures, manuals, pamphlets, regulations reports, and research bulletins on structural design, concrete and steel materials testing, impact and stress studies, bridges, earthquakes, and erosion, building codes, waterpower, mathematical calculations, professional associations, and related engine...

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Marconi, Maria, Marchesa
Marconi, Elletra, Princess
Marconi, Guglielmo, Marchese, 1874-1937
Dates:
1930s.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0167
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A photomechanical photograph (with plate marks, bearning Marconi's signature) of the Marchese Marconi and two photographic copy prints of the Marchese, the Marchesa, and their daughter Elettra Marconi. Also three copy photographs (in control file) made by OPPS, apparently from a loan. Copies of other Marconi family photographs: OPPS Negs. 88-16398...

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Wainwright Family
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
circa 1777-1893
Size:
0.33 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0244
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The correspondence, financial and legal materials, writing and notes, and various other materials of the Wainwright family who lived in early 1800s New York.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
MacFarlane, W.D.
Dates:
ca. 1870-1892.
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 Box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0337
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scrapbook created by W. D. MacFarlane who was a partner, with his brother Robert, in the MacFarlane Old Dye Works in Albany, New York. The book contains chemical solutions for dying textiles, newspaper clippings, marriage and obituary notices, poems and political cartoons.