Query: National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
Narrows Dam (Yadkin River, North Carolina) Photograph Album
Creators:
Kemmer, Frank
Dates:
1916-1917
Size:
0.33 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1041
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photograph album showing all aspects of construction of the Narrows Dam on the Yadkin River in North Carolina.

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in NMAH.AC.1041 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
A.R. Van Tassell Photograph Albums
Creators:
Van Tassell, A.R.
Jackson, Paul
Dates:
1900-1956.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1015
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photograph album documenting the work and life of A.R. Van Tassell, an engineer who worked on structures in Hawaii as well as the Panama Canal.

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in NMAH.AC.1015 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
Lucinda Rudell Covered Bridge Collection
Creators:
Moyer, Frances
Rudell, Lucinda
Dates:
1942-1986
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1028
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Mrs. Rudell's research on covered bridges, mostly in the United States, but also including some in Europe and Canada.

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in NMAH.AC.1028 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
Felix P. Caruthers Papers
Creators:
Caruthers, Felix P.
Dates:
1952-1984
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0812
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers, mostly technical, relating to Caruthers' development of automated machine tools. The papers include technical reports and notes; schematics for specific inventions including diagrams, graphs, photographs and plans bound together; patents and related correspondence; operators' manuals; copies of papers delivered by Caruthers at engineering events; and assorted trade literature.

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in NMAH.AC.0812 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
Robert B. Rice Papers
Creators:
Rice, Robert B., 1900-1976
Dates:
1915 - 1954
Size:
30.1 Cubic feet (81 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0322
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Personal papers and correspondence (ca. 1946-1953) of Rice; publications, mostly on Diesel engines, their components and technical problems; material from Rice's academic career; directories of Diesel engine manufacturers and brochures describing their products; technical manuals and reprints of technical articles.

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in NMAH.AC.0322 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
Bollman Truss Bridge Collection
Creators:
Vogel, Robert M.
Bollman, Wendell, 1814-1884
Dates:
1852-1986
Size:
3 Cubic feet (4 boxes and 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1064
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents various aspects of the development, implementation and research value of the Bollman truss bridge design.

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in NMAH.AC.1064 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
Max Kronenberg Machining Science Papers
Creators:
Kronenberg, Max, 1894-
Dates:
1954-1971
Size:
1.3 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0813
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection includes technical reports containing laboratory notes, charts, graphs, drawings, and diagrams relating to Kroenberg's career as a researcher and analyst in the field of machining of metals from the 1920s to the 1960s. The papers are in English, in Kronenberg's native German as well as in French, Russian and Spanish …

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in NMAH.AC.0813 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
W. A. Fishbaugh Panama Canal Photograph Album
Creators:
Hunt, Mary Alice Minear
Hunt, George Laird
Fishbaugh, William Arthur
Minear, A. Bruce
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Dates:
1905-1908.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1021
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photograph album of commercially-produced photographs of Panama Canal construction.

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in NMAH.AC.1021 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
Quebec Bridge Photograph Collection
Creators:
Enterline, Stevenson
Eney, William J.
Quebec Bridge Company.
Dates:
1905-1986
bulk 1905-1916
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (3 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1026
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the construction of the first and second Quebec Bridges over the St. Lawrence River. Construction on the first bridge began in 1900 and the bridge collapsed before completion in 1907. Construction on the second Quebec Bridge, which is the longest cantilever bridge in the world, was completed in 1917.

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in NMAH.AC.1026 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
Jacob Rabinow Papers
Creators:
Rabinow, Jacob, 1910-
Dates:
1947-1990
Size:
5.5 Cubic feet (14 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0403
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents three major areas of Jacob Rabinow's work in improvement of electronic and other devices: phonograph record players, optical character recognition (reading machines) and automatic self regulation of watches and clocks.

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in NMAH.AC.0403 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
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