Query: Bridges -- United States
David Plowden North American Bridge Photographs
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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in NMAH.AC.1019 for Bridges -- United States
William L. Bird Postcard Collection
Dates:
1900-1990
Size:
6 Cubic feet (19 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1465
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of postcards on numerous subjects.

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Lester Shanks Collection of Covered Bridge Photographs and Ephemera
Creators:
Shanks, Lester
Dates:
1876-2010
bulk 1973-2008
Size:
3 Cubic feet (16 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1244
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection is comprised of the results of Shanks's research on covered bridges, mostly in America but also covered bridges in Canada and Switzerland. Included are albums containing color photographs of covered bridges, slides of covered bridges, postcards depicting covered bridges; maps, and guidebooks; newsletters, magazines, and newspaper clippings on the subject of covered bridges.

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Raymond E. Wilson Covered Bridge Collection
Creators:
Wilson, Raymond E.
Millington, Ruth H.
National Society for the Preservation of Covered Bridges.
Dates:
1958-1974.
Size:
1.6 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0999
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection relates to covered bridges in America and Europe. It includes hundreds of slides (with index) of photographs of covered bridges; an album of prints of photographs of covered bridges in Germany, Switzerland and Austria; books and pamphlets, both national and regional, about covered bridges; newsletters from covered bridge …

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Robert Covington Stereograph Portfolio
Creators:
Covington, Robert L.
Dates:
1989-2008
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1201
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A portfolio of stereographic inkjet photoprints, including views of American bridges, such as the Brooklyn Bridge, roads and highways, Hoover Dam, views taken from the World Trade Center, New York, and one image of Tokyo.

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in NMAH.AC.1201 for Bridges -- United States
MS 3323 Material relating to Indian bridges of Maryland and Virginia; also Delaware and North Carolina
Creators:
Marye, William Bose, 1886-1979
Dates:
ca. 1932-1949 and 1956
Size:
5 Boxes
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3323
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Consists of general introduction and typed summary for each site, written ca. 1934-36; revisions and corrections of the introduction and for some site reports, completed 1956; notes and transcripts from, and photostats of land grants; annotated printed maps and sketch maps and plats; negatives and photographs of bridge localities; correspondence.

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Nathan W. Morgan Papers
Creators:
Morgan, Nathan W.
Dates:
1888-1972
bulk 1930s
Size:
10 Cubic feet (29 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0965
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers contain materials relating to the design and construction of highway bridges.

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Lucinda Rudell Covered Bridge Collection
Creators:
Moyer, Frances
Rudell, Lucinda
Dates:
1942-1986
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1028
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Mrs. Rudell's research on covered bridges, mostly in the United States, but also including some in Europe and Canada.

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in NMAH.AC.1028 for Bridges -- United States
Canadian Bridges Photograph Albums
Creators:
Edwards, Llewellyn Nathaniel, 1873-1952
Dates:
1873-1911
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1025
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of two photograph albums documenting two Canadian drawbridges. One album, covering the years 1889 to 1911, documents the Coteau Bridge in Quebec. The Coteau Bridge crosses the St. Lawrence River in Quebec. It includes images of the bridge, the construction crew, and machinery. The other album, covering the years …

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Benjamin Franklin Bridge Photograph Album
Dates:
1922-1926.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1029
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sixty-six pages from a photograph album compiled by an anonymous photographer, documenting the Philadelphia-Camden or Delaware River Bridge, now called the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.

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