Query: Engineering museums
Records
Dates:
1886-1956
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (9 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 297
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the activities of the Division of Engineering and its predecessors. Included is early correspondence between curators and administrators of the USNM and the Smithsonian; an incomplete general correspondence file, R-Z, circa 1904-1919; annual and quarterly reports of the Division; histories of the Division of Technology, 1906; administrative files including …

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Marion John Hartung Mechanical Engineering Laboratory Reports
Creators:
Hartung, Marion John, 1886-1978
Dates:
1906-1907
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1033
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of two bound volumes of mechanical engineering laboratory reports written by Hartung while he was a student at Cornell University.

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Chuse Engine and Manufacturing Company Records
Creators:
Chuse Engine and Manufacturing Company. (Mattoon, Illinois)
Dates:
1915-1921
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1088
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection includes business correspondence, proposals, contracts, specifications, photographs of engines, and catalogs and advertising.

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Providence Engineering Works Records
Creators:
Providence Engineering Works
Dates:
1850-1933
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet (10 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1076
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection includes order books, 1883-1898, 1898-1918, 1894-1923; shipping book, 1883-1892; detailed cost record, 1892-1896; parts listing; pattern list, 1890-1907; miscellaneous order book, 1916-1920; book of standard and special engine details, 1881-1889; and drawing list, 1881-1908; also photographs, glass negatives, drawings, publications, and other material concerning Corliss engines and Rice and Sargent steam engines.

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Curatorial Records
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Engineering and Industry
Dates:
1952-1987
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-146
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Robert M. Vogel, Curator, documenting his curatorial and professional activities in the Division of Engineering and Industry. Earlier records date back to when the division was known as the Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering at the National Museum of American History (NMAH …

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Washington Society of Engineers Records
Creators:
Washington Society of Engineers
Remington, Charles E.
Ellenberger, William J.
Dates:
1905-1985
bulk 1930-1979
Size:
13.1 Cubic feet (30 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0972
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Washington Society of Engineers was founded in 1905 with the objective to advance engineering knowledge and maintain a high professional standard among members. Membership was open to all individuals who were actively engaged in any branch of the engineering profession. The records contain membership records, meeting minutes and reports, financial records, correspondence, projects and events details, as well as research documents.

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William E. Hallett Papers
Creators:
Hallett, William E., 1864-1932
Dates:
1900-1925.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1112
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection relates to Hallett's career as an engineer and his work with engines. The collection includes correspondence, engineering notebooks, writings, photographs, patent materials, clippings, and publications,.

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Records
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Engineering and Industry
Dates:
circa 1948-1988
Size:
18.81 cu. ft. (18 record storage boxes) (1 12x17 box) (1 film box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 397
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of correspondence and memoranda pertaining to horology, exhibit proposals, manufacturers of engineering equipment, models, collections management, minutes of meetings, acquisitions, and installation of exhibits. Also included are blueprints for the Hall of Heavy Machinery; exhibit scripts from Power and the Early Steam Engine and for Building the …

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Skinner Engine Company Records
Creators:
Skinner Engine Company
Dates:
1880-1960.
Size:
29 Cubic feet (81 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1087
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records of the Skinner Engine Company, Erie, Pennsylvania, manufacturers of Universal Unaflow engines, include correspondence and orders, 1905-1939, 1948-1951; drawings, blueprints, tracings, photographs, and files on Corliss engines, diesels, steam turbines, variable steam controls, and Kingsford and Stumpf stationary and marine unaflow engines, 1890-1941, 1944, 1948-1951; instruction and lubrication manuals, catalogs, sales literature, and other …

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Architectural Drawings
Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Dates:
1959-1974
Size:
7 oversize folders.
Collection ID:
Accession 05-111
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document exhibition and building planning of the Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering for the Hall of Tools, the Hall of Heavy Machinery, the Hall of Power Machinery, offices, and work space in the National Museum of History and Technology (now the National Museum …

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