Query: National Museum of American History (U.S.). Hall of Heavy Machinery
Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Dates:
circa 1955-1985
Size:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-116
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document research, exhibition planning, and collecting activities of the Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering for the Hall of Civil Engineering and the Hall of Heavy Machinery in the National Museum of American History. Materials include the correspondence and memoranda of Robert M. Vogel, Assistant Curator, 1958-1960, Associate Curator …

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in Accession 95-116 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Hall of Heavy Machinery
Mechanical and Civil Engineering Stereograph Cards
Creators:
Vogel, Robert M.
Dates:
circa 1867-circa 1926
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet (6 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1090
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Approximately 350 stereo cards of engineering subjects, such as bridges, tunnels, lighthouses, canals, quarries, etc., including both U.S. and foreign subjects.

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in NMAH.AC.1090 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Hall of Heavy Machinery
Hyde Windlass Company Blueprints and Drawings
Creators:
Hyde Windlass Company
Dates:
circa 1895-1950
Size:
2 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0239
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Hyde Windlass Company was founded in 1895 for the manufacture of deck machinery. Growing interest in marine transportation and the necessity for it because of wars increased the company's size enabling it to design and manufacture a larger variety of products from propellers and marine fittings to other heavy machine assemblies.

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in NMAH.AC.0239 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Hall of Heavy Machinery
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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in Accession 05-111 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Hall of Heavy Machinery
Southwark Foundry and Machine Company Records
Creators:
Baldwin-Southwark Corporation
Baldwin Locomotive Works
Southwark Foundry and Machine Company
De La Vergne Engine Company
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Dates:
circa 1868-1945.
Size:
342 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1107
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of engineering drawings of steam engines, blowing engines, turbines, generators, testing machinery, steam hammers, boilers, machine tools, and other machinery manufactured by the Southwark Foundry and Machine Company, circa 1880-1916; transfers of patent rights, reports, lists, financial documents, and other material concerning Southwark and its predecessors, circa 1868-1885; and …

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in NMAH.AC.1107 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Hall of Heavy Machinery
Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Engineering and Industry
Dates:
1927, 1953-1987
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-085
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the exhibition records of Robert M. Vogel during his tenure as Assistant Curator, 1958-1961, Associate Curator, 1962-1966, and Curator, 1967-1985, of the Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering; and as Curator of the Division of Engineering and Industry, 1986- . The accession also includes some records that date to the Division …

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in Accession 05-085 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Hall of Heavy Machinery
Exhibition Records
Dates:
1915-1981, 2002-2003, 2007-2008
Size:
2.28 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (2 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 20-133
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document planning, development and production activities for the exhibitions The Coke Push: A Centennial Portfolio of Industrial Art, Abandoned Mine Scenes, Lead and Zinc Mine Scenes of the Past, Labor Day, The United States Census, 1790-1960, The Changing American Farm, 1831-1981, The Clockwork Universe: German Clocks …

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in Accession 20-133 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Hall of Heavy Machinery
Atlas Imperial Diesel Engine Company Records
Creators:
Atlas Imperial Diesel Engine Company.
Dates:
1917-1968
bulk 1925-1954
Size:
3.2 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0996
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Atlas Imperial Diesel Engine Company started in 1903 by John F. Lorimer. The company produced diesel engines for a variety of machines, including marine vessels, locomotives, and farm equipment. The collection includes background and historical information on the company, instruction manuals, marketing literature, corporate records, and drawings and photographs.

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in NMAH.AC.0996 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Hall of Heavy Machinery
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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in NMAH.AC.1112 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Hall of Heavy Machinery
Nordberg Manufacturing Company Collection
Creators:
Nordberg Manufacturing Company
Dates:
1891-1947
Size:
45 Cubic feet (58 boxes, 110 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0975
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of the company's photo and negative archives; miscellaneous trade publications; G. Turnwald notebooks; technical memoranda; trade literature; operating manuals; parts books; Nordberg company history; machinery proposals; order books; time records; Chain Belt Company catalogs; and blueprints used in the shops.

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