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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of the History of Technology
Dates:
1983-2003
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 03-088
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the correspondence of William E. Worthington, Jr., Museum Specialist, with museums, professional organizations, colleagues, and individuals documenting the history of mechanical and civil engineering. Earlier correspondence dates back to when the Division of the History of Technology was known, respectively, as ...

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Creators:
Brosius, Harry, 1921-[ca.1986]
Dates:
1945
Size:
0.23 Cubic Feet ((1 slim legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1990.0049
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 49 photographs taken by Brosius during his World War II career. The prints cover the following topics: the Japanese Surrender Delegation, Ie Shima, 1945, (with Douglas C-54 and Mitsubishi G4M in background); scenes from occupied Japan; derelict Japanese aircraft; nose art on Consolidated and North American aircraft; and ...

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Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Darnell, Victor
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
undated
1908-1913
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1018
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs of bridge construction projects collected by Victor Darnell was an early student of civil engineering and a pioneering civil engineer.

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Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co.
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1860-1936
Size:
18 Cubic feet (55 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0208
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection of engineering reports and correspondence from the Engineering Department of the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Company. The Philadelphia and Reading Railroad was most used for the transportation of anthracite coal within Pennsylvania from 1833 through the early 1970s.

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Busignies, Henri Gaston, 1905-1981 (electronic/communications engineer)
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1905-1981
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0098
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Documentation of Gaston's role in the development of radio direction finders during World War II.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations
Dates:
2012
Collection ID:
Accession 13-046
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Smithsonian Gardens blog, crawled on June 1, 2012. The blog opened in February 2012, provides a behind the scenes look at the Smithsonian Institution's horticulture related collections and exhibitions. Materials are in electronic format.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations
Dates:
2013
Collection ID:
Accession 13-186
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Office of Facilities Management and Reliability website as it existed on March 12, 2013. The website includes information about the offices and its operations, programs, and projects. Materials are in electronic format.

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Colorado Fuel and Iron Company
Elk Rapids Iron Company
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Rust Boiler Company
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Dates:
1890-1928
Size:
5 Cubic feet (14 boxes and 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1070
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers, comprised mostly of business correspondence (typescript, handwritten, and letter press books), from Edwin Rust's career as an engineer, specializing in boilers and steam engines. Also included are agreements, receipts, telegrams, blueprints, sketches, job cost records, rate of wages (Antrim Iron Company), daily labor reports (Elk Rapid Iron...

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Dates:
1962-1965, 1975-1976
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-147
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Robert M. Vogel, Curator, which document planning, development and production activities for "1876: A Centennial Exhibition" at the Arts and Industries Building, particularly in regard to the Ingersoll-Rand Company rock drill and Cameron steam pump platforms, and for the refrigeration section of t...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Central Engineering Dept
Dates:
1992-1996
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-193
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a continuation of materials from Accessions 05-007, 05-075, and 06-075. Records include drawings for various components of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Chandra X-Ray Observatory (formerly the Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility or AXAF). Materials include lists, forms, and drawings.

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