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History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Niagara Falls Power Company
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Dates:
1899 - 1919
Size:
7 Cubic feet (14 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0949
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of bound photograph albums and loose photographs documenting the construction of the Adams Power Station (hydroelectric plant) and allied structures of the Niagara Falls Power Company, 1899-1919.

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Powers, Francis Gary, 1929-1977
Dates:
1929-1986
bulk 1952-1977
Size:
1.53 Cubic feet (2 legal document boxes, 1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0010
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material relating to Francis Gary Powers's flying career in the Air Force, Central Intelligence Agency, and later pursuits. The majority of the documents deal with the May 1960 U-2 incident, in which Powers was shot down over the Soviet Union during a reconnaisance mission and imprisoned. Materials include: logbooks; flight records from his military and civilian careers; a pocket diary and journal he kept during his Soviet imprisonment; letters to his parents; materials collected by his parents as his father attempted to visit him including a telegram from Nikita Khrushchev and a New Testament given to Powers by his mother during his Soviet trial; Congressional hearing material; newspaper articles; Life magazine; and several photographs of Powers.

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Creators:
Powers, Hiram, 1805-1873
Dates:
1819-1953
bulk 1835-1883
Size:
12.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.powehira
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor Hiram Powers measure 12.4 linear feet and date from 1819 to 1953, with the bulk of the material dating from 1835 to 1883. Over two-thirds of the collection consists of Powers' correspondence with business associates, purchasers of his artwork, and numerous friends in the United States and Florence, Italy. Of note is Powers' "Studio Memorandum," from 1841 to 1845, which contains dated notations of letters written, receipts and expenditures, business contacts, works in progress, commissions and price quotations for work, comments on problems encountered during studio work, and other notes. Additional papers include scattered biographical material, financial and legal records, printed materials, photographs of Powers, his family, artwork, as well as an extensive collection of carte de visite and cabinet card portraits of many notable figures. Also found is a small amount of artwork by Powers and others, a scrapbook, and two autograph and memorabilia albums.

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Creators:
Powers, William C.
Dates:
1862-1863
Size:
0.11 Cubic Feet (2 folders)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0562
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains photographs and blueprints of the Powers (W. C.) Helicopter (1862).

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Powers, Stephen, 1840-1904
Whipple, Amiel Weeks, 1817?-1863
Dates:
undated
Size:
8 pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS805
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Compared in parallel columns. Pages printed vocabulary form of U. S. Geographic and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region. See the originals.

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Pilling, Arnold R.
Power, Thomas W., 1849-1921
Power, Emily
Dates:
undated
Size:
40 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7089
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Also contains related correspondence between Emily Power, Autograph letter signed and Arnold Pilling, Typescript letter; and of Pilling's notes, Autograph document, August 9, 1972. Includes description by a Weitchpec school teacher 1905-1911 of the Deerskin Dance in the village of Weitchpec in 1907; correspondence between Pilling and author's daugh...

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American Public Power Association
Dates:
1950 - 1982
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1337
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Persuasive printed materials offered by the Association to member utilities, to use as ads in local newspapers or as bill stuffers, on public interest subjects such as holiday safety, energy saving, the conveniences of electric appliances, and other topics; persuasive printed materials, mostly offered by investor-owned utilities, in opposition to p...

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Creators:
Power, Susan K.
Dates:
undated
Size:
43 copy prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R89-14
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Copies of family photographs, including those of the Archambault and Gates families, collected by Susan K. Power. There are studio portraits, images of family members in regalia, and photographs of crafts and paintings; a beaded satchel can be seen in multiple images, including nineteenth and twentieth century photographs. Annotated electrostatic...

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Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Quick, Ray
Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company
Quick, Glorene
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Dates:
1947
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1035
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs that document Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing employee Ray Quick's travels to the Philippines and Guam to explore the power potential of the islands.

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Creators:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Detroit Edison Company.
Bak, Anders K., 1892-
Dates:
1923-1970
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1065
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains papers assembled by Anders K. Bak, a Danish mechanical engineer and employee of the Detroit Edison Power Company. The papers include personal correspondence concerning the American Society of Mechanical Engineers; papers on the Parsons Steam Turbine; papers and blueprints on work done at the Barton Power Station in Manchester, England; and Detroit Edison Company background material, blueprints, articles, power plant test reports, information and data.

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