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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Transportation
Hyde Windlass Company
Dates:
circa 1895-1950
Size:
2 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0239
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Hyde Windlass Company was founded in 1895 for the manufacture of deck machinery. Growing interest in marine transportation and the necessity for it because of wars increased the company's size enabling it to design and manufacture a larger variety of products from propellers and marine fittings to other heavy machine assemblies.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Gallagher, James (civil engineer)
Dates:
1924-1931
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0228
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Materials relating to bridge construction in California. Includes a set of drawings for the San Joaquin River Bridge, Mossdale, California (1924), a California Division of Highways Bridge Department Manual (1931), and booklets by the California Highway Commission containing contracts and specifications for the construction of bridges on state highw...

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Creators:
Underwood & Underwood Studios
Underwood & Underwood, Inc.
Dates:
circa 1930s-1940s
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0219
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Negatives depict agricultural subjects.,The collection contains 109 4" x 5" glass negatives, 5 5" x 7" glass negatives, 5 5" x 7" film negatives, and 2 6-1/2" x 8-1/2" glass negatives. There are xerographic copies of selected original captions (originals, on enclosures, discarded). Stock file for newspaper and magazine reproduction.

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Creators:
Savage, John L., 1879-? (civil engineer)
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Dates:
1944
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0227
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Materials concerning dams, power plants, and materials testing in China, for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. It consists of a bound volume of preliminary reports, with maps, prepared for China's National Resources Commission by John L. Savage, consulting engineer. Includes a report on the Yangtze River Gorge Project (11/1944) and several other Chin...

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Creators:
Zwoyer, Eugene (Executive Director, ASCE)
American Society of Civil Engineers.
Wisely, William H. (Executive Director, ASCE)
Laing, Kirby
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Dates:
1929-1969
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0229
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Technical papers by Mr. Camp and other Fellows of ASCE, published in The ASCE Journal or other professional journals in the field of civil engineering. They deal primarily with problems of water supply and sewage disposal.

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Richards, Linda, 1841-1930 (nurse)
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical Sciences
Dates:
1886-1890
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0221
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Linda Richards was the first woman nurse trained in the United States at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. When these letters were written, she was a missionary nurse and the head of the first training school for nurses in Japan.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
Mawhinney, Matthew (engineer)
Dates:
1917-1978
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0224
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Matthew Mawhinney, an engineer specializing in industrial furnace design and operation, collected this material during his career with Salem Engineering Co. and later as a consulting engineer.

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Creators:
Halkett, James A. E. (physicist)
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical Sciences
Wesolowski, Sigmund A.
Dates:
1948-1951.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0220
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Halkett and Wesolow(ski) materials show the process of technological innovation through laboratory protocols. They also demonstrate the various alternatives explored in the search for effective artificial circulation by using materials which would not damage or clot blood and that could be sterilized. The evolution of the pumping mechanism and powe...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
Dates:
1835-1930
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0225
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection of personal notebooks of civil engineers.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical Sciences
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical Sciences
Dates:
1938-1974
Size:
36 Cubic feet (81 Films, 16mm)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0222
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Films vary in subject, production source, and intended audience. Includes both silent and sound black-and-white, and color films with sound.