Query: Roads -- Design and construction
Clyde E. Learned Papers
Creators:
Learned, Clyde E. (civil engineer)
Dates:
1913-1939, 1949
Size:
0.4 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0226
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Clyde E. Learned (1885-?) was the senior highway engineer for the U.S. Bureau of Public Roads, District Three, during the years 1919-1939. He was later a design engineer for the Public Roads Administration, Division Nine, in 1949.

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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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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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D. Ward King Road Grader Collection
Creators:
King, D. Ward
Dates:
1902-2005
Size:
0.75 Cubic feet ( 2 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1332
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs, publications and correspondence related to D. Ward King's invention the King Road Drag, or the Split-Oak drag, which improved rural travel in the early 20th century by introducing a simple design and low-effort system for grading poor-quality roads. The King Road Drag was promoted heavily across the United States and Canada via the "Good Roads Campaign" originally sponsored by the railroad companies in the early decades of the twentieth century.

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Nathan W. Morgan Papers
Creators:
Morgan, Nathan W.
Dates:
1888-1972
bulk 1930s
Size:
10 Cubic feet (29 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0965
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers contain materials relating to the design and construction of highway bridges.

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National Museum Building Construction Records
Dates:
1890, 1901-1916, 1923
Size:
6.1 cu. ft. (11 document boxes) (4 3x5 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 79
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records, together with record units 80, 81, and 187 contain full documentation of construction of the 1911 National Museum Building, from internal planning and contracts to construction details and costs. Rathbun prepared a history of the museum construction, which was published as A Descriptive Account of the Building Recently Erected for the Departments …

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Llewellyn N. Edwards Papers
Creators:
Edwards, Llewellyn Nathaniel, 1873-1952
Dates:
1910-1967
Size:
2.3 Cubic feet (7 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0959
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Llewellyn Nathaniel Edwards, a civil engineer and bridge builder.

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Project Files (Microfiche and Microfilm)
Dates:
1993
Size:
6.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (11 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-009
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of microfilms and microfiche of Office of Design and Construction (ODC) project files previously transferred to the Archives. The film includes copies of material in accessions 89-106, 91-018, 91-082, 91-114, 92-068, 92-138. Researchers should consult finding aids to these collections for further description of materials listed here by project number.

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Project Files
Dates:
1976-1982
Size:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 84-015
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of the Central Files of the Office of Design and Construction. The files are identified by project number and title. Included are projects related to the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI), the National Air and Space Museum (NASM), the Renwick Gallery of Art, the …

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Project Files
Dates:
1969-1986
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 87-113
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of receipts, blueprints, correspondence, inspectors' logs, and specifications concerning Office of Design and Construction projects. Buildings and museums documented in this collection include: Arts and Industries Building, Smithsonian Institution Service Center, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Museum Support Center, National Air and Space Museum, National Museum of …

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