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Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Page Tractor Company
Dates:
1940-1979
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1005
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers documenting Page Tractor Company and its parent company, Pioneer Manufacturing. The papers include customer inquiries and the responses to them, drawings and blueprints, invoices, trade literature, parts catalogs and price lists, and instruction manuals.

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Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
J. & W. Jolly Company.
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dates:
ca. 1880-1924.
Size:
2.4 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1009
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These records document the activities of the J. & W. Jolly Company of Holyoke, Massachusetts. Included are turbine test reports from the testing flume of the Holyoke Water Power Company, 1890-1912; photographs of vertical water turbine assemblies and parts, ca 1880; a record of wheels, and turbines, ca1896-1921; and tracings of governors for turbin...

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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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Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Erie City Iron Works.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1869-1960
bulk 1875-1912
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1050
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents a company founded in the 1840s in Erie, Pennsylvania as Presque Isle Foundry. It changed its name to Erie City Iron Works in 1851. Erie City iron Works made engines (stationary, portable and agricultural), boilers, and circular saw mills. The documents include products through catalogs, trade literature, photographs, blueprints and drawings.

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McIntosh, Seymour and Company
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
circa 1886-1939
Size:
93.6 Cubic feet (174 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0985
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The records document the design, manufacture, and operation of steam and diesel engines by McIntosh, Seymour and Company of Auburn, New York.

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Creators:
Forgie, James
Dates:
1890 - 1949
bulk 1900-1935
Size:
38.8 Cubic feet (85 boxes; 33 map-folders; 18 volumes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0986
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers contain correspondence, reports, drawings, blueprints, cost estimates, contracts, specifications, regulations, legal documents, photographs, profiles, diagrams, clippings, and publications concerning projects which Forgie worked on, especially the Holland and Lincoln Tunnels, the Midtown Hudson Tunnels in New York City. Also included are...

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Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Grassman, Herbert S.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1915-1939
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (3 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0955
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These papers contain photographs, contracts, specifications, and reports for projects consulting engineer, Herbert Grassman worked on.

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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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Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Foundation Company (The).
Dates:
1887-1969
Size:
9 Cubic feet (17 boxes, 28 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0974
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These records include sketches, drawings, blueprints, contracts, and reports relating to highway and railroad bridges, tunnels, subways, mine shafts, canals and waterways, dams, concrete buildings, concrete construction, derricks and derrick barges, cranes, caissons and caisson construction, air locks, pumps, jacks, engines, and turbines; also phot...

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Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Pratt, Charles Richardson, 1860-1935
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
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Dates:
1860-1935
bulk 1910-1924
Size:
6 Cubic feet (13 boxes, 8 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0958
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers document the professional career of mechanical engineer, Charles Richardson Pratt. The papers include correspondence, patents, patent application materials, agreements, photographs, publications, and blueprints for many of Pratt's inventions, especially his work on elevators.