Query: National Museum of Engineering and Industry
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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Records
Creators:
United States National Museum. Department of Engineering and Industries
Dates:
1891-1957
Size:
7.5 cu. ft. (15 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 84
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records originated mostly in the office of the Head Curator of the Department of Engineering and Industries, under Carl W. Mitman and Frank A. Taylor, but include records of several other curators, primarily Smith Hempstone Oliver and Paul E. Garber. The records include general correspondence, memoranda, and administrative files …

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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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Matthew Mawhinney Industrial Furnace Collection
Creators:
Mawhinney, Matthew (engineer)
Dates:
1917-1978
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0224
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Matthew Mawhinney, an engineer specializing in industrial furnace design and operation, collected this material during his career with Salem Engineering Co. and later as a consulting engineer.

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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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Curatorial Records
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Engineering and Industry
Dates:
1985-1989
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-087
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Jeffrey K. Stine, Curator, and document his activities as principle investigator of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway (TTW) history project, in which he researched and wrote a history of the construction of TTW for the Historical Division of the United States Corps of Engineers. Materials …

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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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Special Projects Records
Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Office of the Director
Dates:
1953-1978
Size:
3 cu. ft. (6 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 279
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records of special projects in the National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT), as well as throughout the Smithsonian, focus on several major activities, including the Computer History Project in cooperation with the American Federation of Information Processing Societies (AFIPS), the bicentennial celebration of James Smithson's birth, acquisition of …

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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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Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Engineering and Industry
Dates:
circa 1973-1982, 1988-1991
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-101
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document Jeffrey K. Stine's involvement in the conceptual phase of the Science in American Life (SAL) exhibition at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). Stine served as coordinator of the feasibility study for the exhibition, and was lead Curator from July 1989 to October …

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