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Creators:
Vogel, Robert M.
Sawyer, William D.
Dates:
1988
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1329
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains a manuscript history of the Corliss Engine written by William Sawyer. The documents include text with written edits and illustrations.

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Franklin Machine Company Providence, Rhode Island
Corliss, George H. (George Henry), 1817-1888
Dates:
1930.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1016
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of an album illustrating the history of the Corliss Steam Engine.

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Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Philip Carey Manufacturing Company (Lockland, Ohio).
Beberdick, Frank H.
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
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Dates:
1933-1988
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes, 8 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0956
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records of the Borsig Steam Engines installed at the Philip Carey Manufacturing Company, Lockland, Ohio. The papers include engine logs, drawings, an index to the drawings (in German), articles, and black-and-white photographs.

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History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Leslie Company
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
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Dates:
ca. 1890-1900.
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 volumes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1182
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two albums of photographs depicting rotary snow plows for railroads.

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Creators:
Stringfellow, John.
Dates:
bulk 1868
Size:
0.08 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1131
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This consists of one item, a 4.5 by 7 inch pencil drawing by Stringfellow illustrating the changed propellor drive used with his 1868 engine. This item is framed.

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Watkins, J. Elfreth (John Elfreth), 1852-1903
Stevens, John, 1749-1838
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1808-1881
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0333
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The main component of this collection is a double-spaced typewritten document of 858 pages transcribed (apparently in 1903) from original records and consisting of correspondence, newspaper articles, technical descriptions, legal documents, and other material relating to John Stevens, his professional work and career. Some of the correspondence is...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1981, 1995
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-267
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of camera rolls used in the production of "John Bull: The World's Oldest Operable Locomotive" (5:11). This 1981 film documents the John Bull, the world's oldest operable locomotive, running down the rails under its own steam on the occasion of its 150th anniversary. It accompanies the National Museum of American Hi...

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Herrick, Gerard Post, 1873-1955
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1842-1912
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1058
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Herrick's blast furnace and rotary steam engine business, including business correspondence, patent documents, drawings, machine operations data, and publications.

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Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Holly Manufacturing Company
Worthington Corporation
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Dates:
1840-1982
Size:
18 Cubic feet (54 boxes, 1 map folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0916
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection documents the products and business activities of the Worthington Corporation, its predecessors and its subsidiaries. The records focus on the products that the Worthington Corporation produced, including steam pumps, hydraulic pumps and gas engines.

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Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Gordon, Robert B.
Starr, A.B., 1882-1962
Dates:
1905-1906
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1034
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Three volumes of laboratory notes compiled by Starr while a student at Sibley College, Cornell University. The tests written about in the notebooks related to engines, steam, tensile strength of cast iron, lubricants, and other subjects. The notebooks contain notes, charts and graphs, and cyanotypes.

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