Query: Piers
Donald M. Burmister Papers
Creators:
Burmister, Donald, 1895-1981
Dates:
1927-1974
Size:
5.5 Cubic feet (14 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1068
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists primarily of reports, prepared by Burmister, relating to consulting projects concerning beach erosion, building and bridge foundations, airports, highways, docks, piers, bulkheads, and land development. Most of the reports were prepared under the Soil Mechanics Laboratory, Columbia University. The laboratory was established by Burmister in 1933 as one of …

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Northern Pacific Railroad Bridge Construction Photograph Album
Creators:
Rila, Carter
Ainsworth Bridge Company
Dates:
1883-1884
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1030
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of one bound photograph album, 1883-1884, documenting the construction of the Northern Pacific Railroad Bridge over the Snake River. The images depict machinery, piers, boats, and construction workers.

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Rip Van Winkle Bridge Photographs
Creators:
New York Department of Public Works
Dates:
1933-1935
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1027
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs that document the construction of the Rip Van Winkle Bridge in New York during various stages of construction, construction crews, and pier interiors.

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Sonora Carver Papers
Creators:
Carver, Sonora Webster, 1904-2003
Dates:
1891-1994, undated
1891-1994
Size:
3 Cubic feet (8 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0521
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents Sonora Carver's career as a diving horse rider and her advocacy work with the Lighthouse for the Blind.

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The Foundation Company Records
Creators:
Foundation Company (The).
Dates:
1887-1969
Size:
9 Cubic feet (17 boxes, 28 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0974
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These records include sketches, drawings, blueprints, contracts, and reports relating to highway and railroad bridges, tunnels, subways, mine shafts, canals and waterways, dams, concrete buildings, concrete construction, derricks and derrick barges, cranes, caissons and caisson construction, air locks, pumps, jacks, engines, and turbines; also photographs, photograph albums, and newspaper clippings …

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Stereo Photographers Stereographs
Creators:
Kraus, Jeffrey (dealer)
Underwood & Underwood
Strohmeyer & Wyman
Raven Books
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Dates:
1893-1904
Size:
4 Items
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0414
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Four stereographs showing stereo photographers at work: (1) "Taking a View for You & U," copyright 1893 by J. F. Jarvis, Washington, D.C. (little girl holding field camera); (2) uncaptioned view of man standing on pier amid ruins, published by Underwood & Underwood, undated, identified as Bert Underwood in pencil on mount; (3) "Our well known …

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Engineering Notebook Collection
Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
Dates:
1835-1930
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0225
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection of personal notebooks of civil engineers.

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Jerome Milkman scrapbooks
Creators:
Milkman, Jerome, b. 1884
Dates:
1930-[ca. 1959]
Size:
2.5 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.milkjero
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Scrapbooks on artists.

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Frank Lobdell interview
Creators:
Lobdell, Frank, 1921-
Burgard, Timothy Anglin
Dates:
2002 October 30
Size:
27 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.lobdfran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A 27 page interview transcript of Frank Lobdell conducted 2002 October 30, by Timothy Anglin Burgard, curator, Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, at Lobdell's Pier 70 Studio, in San Francisco, California, conducted in preparation for the exhibition, "Frank Lobdell: The Art of Making and Meaning," at the California Palace of the Legion of …

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David McNeely Stauffer papers
Creators:
Stauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913
Dates:
1817-1910
Size:
170 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.staudavi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, 1850-1910, biographical data, and miscellany pertaining to Stauffer's study of early American printmakers.

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