Query: Loose the Mighty Power: Impressions of the Steam Engine in America (Exhibition) (1978-1979: Washington, D.C.)
Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Work and Industry
Dates:
1950, 1959-1988, 1996, 2004, 2006
Size:
2.09 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 16x20 box) (3 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 19-221
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document planning, development and production activities for the exhibitions A Material World, Loose the Mighty Power: Impressions of the Steam Engine in America, Abandoned Mine Scenes, On Time, Time and Navigation: The Untold Story of Getting from Here to There, as well as the …

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in Accession 19-221 for Loose the Mighty Power: Impressions of the Steam Engine in America (Exhibition) (1978-1979: Washington, D.C.)
John Stringfellow 1868 Engine Sketch
Creators:
Stringfellow, John.
Dates:
bulk 1868
Size:
0.08 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1131
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This consists of one item, a 4.5 by 7 inch pencil drawing by Stringfellow illustrating the changed propellor drive used with his 1868 engine. This item is framed.

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in NASM.XXXX.1131 for Loose the Mighty Power: Impressions of the Steam Engine in America (Exhibition) (1978-1979: Washington, D.C.)
Publications
Dates:
2014-2015
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-031
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the following publications that accompanied exhibitions at the National Museum of the American Indian: Nation to Nation: Treaties Between United States and American Indian Nations, edited by Suzan Shown Harjo; Glittering World: Navajo Jewelry of the Yazzie Family, edited by Lois Sherr Dubin; The Great Inka …

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in Accession 15-031 for Loose the Mighty Power: Impressions of the Steam Engine in America (Exhibition) (1978-1979: Washington, D.C.)
Erasmus D. Leavitt Papers
Creators:
Calumet and Hecla Mining Company.
Leavitt, Erasmus D., 1836-1916
Dates:
1861-1955
Size:
20.4 Cubic feet (4 boxes, 82 folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0966
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers document prominent nineteenth-century steam engineer Erasmus D. Leavitt.

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in NMAH.AC.0966 for Loose the Mighty Power: Impressions of the Steam Engine in America (Exhibition) (1978-1979: Washington, D.C.)
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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in Record Unit 397 for Loose the Mighty Power: Impressions of the Steam Engine in America (Exhibition) (1978-1979: Washington, D.C.)
Edward Wellman Serrell Aeronautical Papers
Creators:
Serrell, Edward Wellman
Dates:
1865-1867
Size:
0.73 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2011.0040
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Edward Wellman Serrell Aeronautical Papers contains material related to the efforts, during and after the American Civil War, of Brigadier General E. W. Serrell of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to design and build the Valomotive, a steam-powered helicopter.

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in NASM.2011.0040 for Loose the Mighty Power: Impressions of the Steam Engine in America (Exhibition) (1978-1979: Washington, D.C.)
Worthington Pump and Machinery Corporation, Engineering Records
Creators:
Aronson, David, 1923-2015
Dates:
1955-1970
Size:
3.3 Cubic feet (10 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0947
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection documents the correspondence and technical documents related to David Aronson's work as an engineer with the Worthington Pump and Machinery Corporation. The correspondence files relate to acceptance or rejection of products and procedures used in the development and production of the company's products, responses to submissions to the …

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in NMAH.AC.0947 for Loose the Mighty Power: Impressions of the Steam Engine in America (Exhibition) (1978-1979: Washington, D.C.)
Worthington Corporation Records
Creators:
Holly Manufacturing Company
Worthington Corporation
Dates:
1840-1982
Size:
18 Cubic feet (54 boxes, 1 map folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0916
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection documents the products and business activities of the Worthington Corporation, its predecessors and its subsidiaries. The records focus on the products that the Worthington Corporation produced, including steam pumps, hydraulic pumps and gas engines.

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in NMAH.AC.0916 for Loose the Mighty Power: Impressions of the Steam Engine in America (Exhibition) (1978-1979: Washington, D.C.)
Frick Company Records
Creators:
Frick Company, George (Waynesboro, Pa.)
Dates:
1852-1961
bulk 1860-1920
Size:
26 Cubic feet (49 boxes, 4 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0293
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection documents, in correspondence, publications, forms, paperwork, drawings, newspaper clippings, diplomas and photographs, the operations and products of the Frick Company of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, manufacturers of steam-powered engines (portable, stationary, and traction), sawmills, threshing machines, grain separators and other mechanized agricultural harvesting implements, refrigeration, mechanical cooling systems, and ice making plants, from its founding in 1852 through 1961.

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in NMAH.AC.0293 for Loose the Mighty Power: Impressions of the Steam Engine in America (Exhibition) (1978-1979: Washington, D.C.)
John Stevens Collection
Creators:
Watkins, J. Elfreth (John Elfreth), 1852-1903
Stevens, John, 1749-1838
Dates:
1808-1881
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0333
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The main component of this collection is a double-spaced typewritten document of 858 pages transcribed (apparently in 1903) from original records and consisting of correspondence, newspaper articles, technical descriptions, legal documents, and other material relating to John Stevens, his professional work and career. Some of the correspondence is between Stevens and his …

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in NMAH.AC.0333 for Loose the Mighty Power: Impressions of the Steam Engine in America (Exhibition) (1978-1979: Washington, D.C.)
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