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Creators:
United States National Museum. Division of Engineering
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, ...

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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), and when the ...

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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 include c...

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Walter, Thomas Ustick, 1804-1887
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
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Dates:
1855-1862
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet ( 1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1010
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of 146 salt-paper prints (structural and decorative details) of the United States Capitol Dome, between 1855 and 1862. Dimensions range from 6 ¾" x 9 ½" to 17 1/8" x 10".

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Creators:
Meigs, Montgomery C., 1816-1892
Dates:
1870 - 1890
Size:
12.5 Cubic feet (27 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0984
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Mongomery C. Meigs, an Army officer, engineer, architect, and scientist. Meigs's papers include scrapbooks and photographs relating primarily to his work on the Pension Building and the Washington Aqueduct in Washington, D.C. but also his interest in politics, military affairs, construction, Native Americans, inventions, real estate, and financial matters.

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Rice, Robert B., 1900-1976
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1936-1945
Size:
2 Cubic feet
15 motion picture films (black and white, sound)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0308
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Films depict U.S. Navy personnel carrying out maintenance and repair operations on diesel engines. The films were made under the supervision of the Navy Bureau of Aeronautics for Bureau of Ships. 400-500 feet in length, with a voice-over commentary on technical aspects of the work on Bessemer, General Motors, and International diesel engines.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History ., Division of Engineering and Industry
Dates:
circa 1948-1988
Size:
7.99 linear meters and oversize.
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 Ste...

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Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Plowden, David
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1970-1976
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1019
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs Plowden took of bridges, aqueducts and viaducts all over the United States and a few in Canada. The photographs are of various types of bridges: truss, suspension, covered. Some photographs feature close-up details of architectural elements, such as arches, chains, towers and ornamentation.

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Learned, Clyde E. (civil engineer)
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1949 - 1949
1913-1939
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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Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dale, C. O.
Dates:
1908-1920
Size:
1.16 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0951
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection contains correspondence, specifications, contsruction estimates, proposals, photographs and blue prints of plans, sections, elevations, charts and diagrams for United States Department of the Interior, Reclamation Service Projects, 1908-1918. Rancagua, Chile where they built a Rio Pangal Hydroelectric Power Plant and and extension of t...

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