Pittsburgh and West Virginia Railway Company Drawings
Engineering drawings (81) of the Centralized Traffic Control Machine electrical circuits of the Pittsburgh and West Virginia Railway Company (later Norfolk and Western Railway Company). The circuits extend from Connellsville, Pennsylvania to Pittsburgh Junction, Ohio and include those for mechanical controls, electrical signals, and telephone communications. The drawings were made in …
Anthony Lanza World War II Letters and Photographs
Lanza, Anthony, 1925-1995
World War II personal papers, photographs, and printed material of Anthony R. Lanza, who served in the U.S. Army in Japan between 1944 and 1946.
A. J. Noerager Collection
Noerager, A. J.
Photographs of Chilean power stations and equipment; and engineering drawings and blueprints of the Braden Copper Company, Rancaqua, Chile.
John Altoon art work and papers
Over 300 pencil and pencil and ink drawings, circa 1950s-1960s, mostly contained in sketchbooks and tablets, as well as numerous loose sketches and several mixed-media works on board. Also found are Altoon's letters and a ship's log dating from his years of WWII Navy service in the Pacific.
Wadsworth W. Mount Collection
This collection contains photographs, negatives, blueprints, patents, test reports and correspondence dealing with Mount's rocket application inventions.
Ralph H. Baer Papers
Ralph H. Baer was a German-born ordnance specialist, inventor, and engineer. He was a pioneer of early videogame technology. The papers include autobiographical materials; firearms notes, manuscripts, and photographs; and videogame and television engineering notes, diagrams, schematics, and video documentation.
Dr. Edward H. Angle Orthodontics Papers
Angle, Edward H. (Edward Hartley), 1855-1930
Business and professional papers of Dr. Edward H. Angle, relating to his pioneering work in orthodontics. The papers include letters to and from Dr. Angle; photographs, subjects including Angle, his patients, equipment, skulls and jawbones and other demonstration photographs of orthodontic subjects, including some x-ray photographs (radiographs); notes and writings …
Crown Central Petroleum Advertising Collection
The collection includes advertising materials for Crown Central's credit card and credit check programs, for gifts (cameras, kitchenware) offered by its service station to repeat customers; a set of posters and a design drawing for them, exhorting drivers to drive safely, featuring images of governors of states, President Dwight Eisenhower …
Cass Gilbert Collection
Gilbert, Cass, 1859-1934
Belden & Company (45 Clinton Street, Newark, N.J.)
The contents of the collection date from 1897 to 1936. The bulk of the collection consists of loose-leaf binders of photo prints of forty-one Cass Gilbert buildings under construction between 1908 and 1936. (This represents less than half of his firm's total output.) The volumes are arranged alphabetically by name of building. A few …