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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Dates:
1965-1985
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-086
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes the records of Robert M. Vogel, Curator, relating to the field of industrial archaeology and documents his role as an officer of the Society for Industrial Archaeology. Materials include correspondence with scholars, professional societies, universities, and museums. Also includes some articles, clippings, and phot...

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Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Wood, Charles Edwards, 1876-1954
Wood, Charles E., Jr.
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)
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Dates:
undated
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1114
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An album of photographs taken during the construction of the Panama Canal. Subjects of the photographs include the earliest digging, tree removal, mosquito control, locks, equipment, Wood's family, a fire in Colon that occurred during the building of the Canal, and the first boats to use the Canal. Photographs include images of the Gatun Dam and lo...

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Creators:
Mudge, Charles Stanley "Stan", 1923-2017
Dates:
Circa 1950s to 1960s
Size:
0.04 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0039
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Charles Stanley "Stan" Mudge worked for McDonnell Aircraft Corporation in St. Louis, Missouri where his work included testing relating to various types of aircraft armament, landing gear, ejection systems, and testing on the Mercury spacecraft. This collection consists of approximately 29 photographs relating to Mudge's work.

This collection is in English.

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Baker, Jacob
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1963 September 25
Size:
85 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.bakerj63
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Jacob Baker conducted by Harlan Phillips on 1963 September 25 for the Archives of American Art.

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Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
J. & W. Jolly Company.
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Dates:
ca. 1880-1924.
Size:
2.4 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1009
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These records document the activities of the J. & W. Jolly Company of Holyoke, Massachusetts. Included are turbine test reports from the testing flume of the Holyoke Water Power Company, 1890-1912; photographs of vertical water turbine assemblies and parts, ca 1880; a record of wheels, and turbines, ca1896-1921; and tracings of governors for turbin...

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Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Darnell, Victor C.
Berlin Iron Bridge Company (East Berlin, Conn.).
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Dates:
1890-1953
Size:
2 Cubic feet (1 box, 5 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1032
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Blueprints and plans for facilities built by the company, including coal-handling bridges, coal unloading towers, dock trestles, and coal-handling plants and two photograph albums from the Berlin Iron Bridge Company, East Berlin, Connecticut. The images in one of the albums are mostly of factory scenes. The other album contains mostly images of bri...

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Blake, Beverly B.
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Weide, Robert Lee
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Dates:
1910-1933.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1012
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs and photograph albums documenting engineering projects with which Robert Weide was involved. They include the Potomac Electric Power Company plant in Washington, D.C.; the Bureau of Engraving and Printing building in Washington, D.C.;. a hydroelectric plant on the James River for Bedford City, Virginia; a power plant in Salem, Ohio; a p...

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Lombard Governor Company.
Sorensen, William
American Lincoln Corporation
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)
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Dates:
1898-1970s.
Size:
6.75 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1091
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of records documenting the Lombard Governor Company: photographs (including glass plate negatives), blueprints, printed material, price lists, reports, catalogs and trade literature, bulletins, and a notebook of patents.

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Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Maevis, Alfred
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
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Dates:
1903-1969
Size:
1 Cubic foot (5 Boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0954
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection relates to Maevis' work on the New York subway system.

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Smith, Lawrence Talma, 1899-
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)
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Dates:
circa 1927-1966
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0988
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection includes engineering reports, contract specifications, construction photographs, and drawings for South Park Commissioners and Chicago Park District projects, 1927, 1931, 1935-1940; Ohio Turnpike projects, 1951; railway bridges, 1953-1954; and Northern Illinois Toll Highway projects, 1954-1956. Also included are a copy of Smith's the...

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