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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Engineering and Industry
Dates:
1927, 1953-1987
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-085
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the exhibition records of Robert M. Vogel during his tenure as Assistant Curator, 1958-1961, Associate Curator, 1962-1966, and Curator, 1967-1985, of the Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering; and as Curator of the Division of Engineering and Industry, 1986- . The accession also includes some records that date...

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Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Modjeski and Masters
Dates:
1870-1979
bulk 1900-1940
Size:
60 Cubic feet (139 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0976
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The records document the work of consulting engineers and bridge builders, Ralph Modjeski (1861-1940) and Frank Masters (1883-1974) of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Rader, Lloyd Forrest, 1902-1979
Rader, Helen
Dates:
1925 - 1980
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0952
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Lloyd F. Rader was born in 1902 in Lincoln, Nebraska. He received his education from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, earning his bachelor, masters, and Ph. D in civil engineering. Rader taught at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, New York and he served as a professor at the University of Wisconsin at Madison for 33 years. The collection includes material about Rader's professional career, honors and awards he received, and articles and textbooks authored or co-authored by Rader about asphalt, concrete, and urban planning.

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Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Bay State Gas Company.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1858-1929
Size:
0.75 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1049
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers document an investigation by M.L. Webb, an attorney from Massachusetts, into possible trust violations by the coal and gas industry of New England, New Jersey, and Delaware in the late nineteenth century. Documents assembled by Webb include patents, stock records, photographs, correspondence, hand written notes, published materials, and investigation notebooks.

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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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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Dates:
1959-1974
Size:
7 oversize folders.
Collection ID:
Accession 05-111
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document exhibition and building planning of the Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering for the Hall of Tools, the Hall of Heavy Machinery, the Hall of Power Machinery, offices, and work space in the National Museum of History and Technology (now the National Museum of American History). Some ...

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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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Boston, Orlan W.
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1927-1950
Size:
0.33 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0811
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of technical papers, tables, charts, photographs and other information on tests of the physical, and chemical properties of metals, as determined by various cutting and other processes.

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Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1890-1915, undated.
Size:
2.33 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1080
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The photographic images in this collection are largely of railway bridge construction and other properties owned by the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company at the turn of the twentieth century. Images are of two distinct projects (mostly construction) taken in and around the St. Louis, Missouri area (1890-1900): of a bridge project (name and location unknown) spanning 1902-1903; and of the construction of the Metropolis Bridge (that crosses the Ohio River at Metropolis, Illinois, about 12 miles south of Paducah, Kentucky) between 1914-1915. For the latter project Ralph Modjeski originally served as consultant engineer and then as chief civil engineer of construction. There are also negatives of unidentified bridge construction.

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Creators:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1835-1930
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0225
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection of personal notebooks of civil engineers.

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