Query: Dams
Hales Bar Dam Collection
Creators:
Chattanooga and Tennessee River Power Company
Dates:
1905-1968
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1051
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Hales Bar Dam was built on the Tennessee River to improve river navigation and produce hydroelectric power. Construction work on the dam, which took place from 1905 to 1913, faced engineering challenges and leaks due to the broken and creviced limestone beneath the dam. The collection spans 1905-1968 and includes papers, reports, drawings and photographs related to the construction of the dam, as well as documents related to its maintenance in the decades following its completion.

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John A. Beemer Papers
Creators:
Beemer , John A., 1879-
Dates:
1907-1956
bulk 1919-1931
Size:
3 Cubic feet (4 boxes; 3 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0957
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers document Beemer's engineering activities as a civil engineer who worked on irrigation and dam related projects.

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Narrows Dam (Yadkin River, North Carolina) Photograph Album
Creators:
Kemmer, Frank
Dates:
1916-1917
Size:
0.33 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1041
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photograph album showing all aspects of construction of the Narrows Dam on the Yadkin River in North Carolina.

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Julian Hinds Collection
Creators:
Hinds, Julian, 1881-1975 (civil engineer)
Dates:
1881-1975
Size:
14.2 Cubic feet (41 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0287
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A letter dated August 4, 1971 from the Executive Director, American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY, to Julian Hinds stated: "This is addressed to you as an Honorary Member of the Society at the request of the ASCE Committee on the History and Heritage of American Civil Engineering to bring …

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MS 2418 One large tracing and one large blue print of "Old Dam" in Animas Valley, New Mexico
Creators:
Gaillard, David Du Bose, 1859-1913
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2418
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Herbert S. Grassman Papers
Creators:
Grassman, Herbert S.
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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Charles Edwards Wood Panama Canal Photograph Album
Creators:
Wood, Charles Edwards, 1876-1954
Dates:
undated
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1114
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An album of photographs taken during the construction of the Panama Canal. Subjects of the photographs include the earliest digging, tree removal, mosquito control, locks, equipment, Wood's family, a fire in Colon that occurred during the building of the Canal, and the first boats to use the Canal. Photographs include …

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Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of International Activities
Dates:
1963-1969
Size:
5.5 cu. ft. (11 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 91
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include correspondence, memoranda, and other information about the activities of the Office of International Activities, which establishes cooperative research programs with institutions of higher learning in other countries and fosters programs for the international exchange of persons in those fields of science and humanities related to the Smithsonian …

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Robert F. Olds Collection
Creators:
Olds, Robert F., 1881- (civil engineer)
Dates:
1918-1948
Size:
1.2 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0231
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains material from fourteen dam construction projects (1918-1946), including notes, blueprints, reports, drawings, and corres¬pondence. In addition there is cost data (1923-1943), equipment and materials testing data (1939-1945), a notebook, photoprints (1926-1938), related journal articles (1927, 1933, 1940), and miscellaneous related journals, manuals, and catalogs.

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Walter J. Lubken photographs of the Salt River, Rio Grande, and Yuma Projects
Creators:
Lubken, Walter J., 1881-1960
Dates:
circa 1904-1906
Size:
19 Prints (silver gelatin)
2 Prints (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.87-2H
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made during the Rio Grande Project in New Mexico, Salt River Project in Arizona, and Yuma Project in Arizona and California. The collection includes images of scenery, roads and wagons, Apache workers, dams, farms, and remains of Fort Selden, Fort McRae, and Mesilla Jail. There are also two images …

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