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Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Meigs, John
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Dates:
1900-1905.
Size:
4.5 Cubic feet (20 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1095
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photoprints and negatives documenting the construction of several Washington, D.C. bridges. The Washington Aqueduct Bridge is the subject of most of the images. The Washington Channel Bridge, the Potomac Highway Bridge, and the 11th Street Bridge are also included among the images. Additionally, there is a letterpress book, an employee time book, a...

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Creators:
Meigs, Montgomery C., 1816-1892
Dates:
1870 - 1890
Size:
12.5 Cubic feet (27 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0984
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Mongomery C. Meigs, an Army officer, engineer, architect, and scientist. Meigs's papers include scrapbooks and photographs relating primarily to his work on the Pension Building and the Washington Aqueduct in Washington, D.C. but also his interest in politics, military affairs, construction, Native Americans, inventions, real estate, and financial matters.

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Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Modjeski and Masters
Dates:
1870-1979
bulk 1900-1940
Size:
60 Cubic feet (139 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0976
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The records document the work of consulting engineers and bridge builders, Ralph Modjeski (1861-1940) and Frank Masters (1883-1974) of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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Gruber, Martin A.
Dates:
1919-1924
Size:
0.75 cu. ft. (1 document box) (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7355
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Martin A. Gruber Photograph Collection consists of black and white photographs taken by Gruber between 1919 and 1924. Subjects include buildings, bridges, monuments, and trees and flowers of the Washington, D.C., area, as well as views of the National Zoological Park. Many of the images in this collection are available online. View Digit...

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Redfield, Edward Willis, 1869-1965
Dates:
1900 May 12
Size:
1 Item (folded sheet, 21 x 15 cm.)
Collection ID:
AAA.redfedwa2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Handwritten letter, one folded sheet, dated May 12, 1900. Letter was written by landscape painter Edward Willis Redfield to Mr. Morris (possibly Harrison S. Morris, Director of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts). Redfield describes the highlights of the American sections of the Paris Exposition Universalle of 1900, including paintings loane...

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Blake, Beverly B.
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Weide, Robert Lee
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Dates:
1910-1933.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1012
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs and photograph albums documenting engineering projects with which Robert Weide was involved. They include the Potomac Electric Power Company plant in Washington, D.C.; the Bureau of Engraving and Printing building in Washington, D.C.;. a hydroelectric plant on the James River for Bedford City, Virginia; a power plant in Salem, Ohio; a p...

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Hutton, William R., 1826-1901
Dates:
1830-1965
Size:
30 Cubic feet (33 boxes, 21 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0987
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers document the life and work of William R. Hutton, a civil engineer during the late 1800s to the early 1900s. Materials include diaries, notebooks, correspondence, letterpress copy book, printed materials, publications, specifications, photographs, drawings, and maps that document the construction of several architectural and engineering projects during this period. Most notable are the records containing information related to the construction of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, Hudson River Tunnel, the Washington Aqueduct, the Kanawha River Canal, and the Washington/Harlem River Bridge. There are also several records about railroads in the state of Maryland, the District of Columbia and elsewhere, including the Western Maryland Railroad, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Colorado Midlands Railway, Baltimore and Drum Point Railroad, the Northern Adirondack Railroad, and the Pittsfield and Williamstown Railroad. The records can be used to track the progression of these projects, and engineering innovation during the late 1800s to the early 1900s.

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McConnell, Philip, 1900-1958
Dates:
[ca. 1957]
Size:
357 Pages ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.mccophil
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Manuscripts on form and the aesthetics of mass production.

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Fitch, Gladys Kelley, b. 1896
Dates:
c1937
Size:
13 Pages
Collection ID:
AAA.fitcglad
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Field of decoration / Human relation / A plea for creative Youth / Approach through technique

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Furey, Joseph E., 1906-
Millstein, Barbara Head
Dates:
1989 April
Size:
43 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.furejose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Joseph Furey conducted by Barbara Head Millstein. Furey speaks of his family background and education; his work as a laborer on the Golden Gate Bridge and the George Washington Bridge; his wife Lillian Flemming and their children; the evolution of his decorated apartment at 447 16th Street in Brooklyn; his materials and methods; his ha...

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