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Creators:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Brooks, Cuyler W.
Dates:
1934-1962
Size:
1.3 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1059
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the engineering career of Cuyler W. Brooks, who worked on projects including dams, mills, and water and power plants, many of them overseas and particularly in South America. The papers include project files, proposals, drawings, specifications, contracts, correspondence, and articles.

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Creators:
United States. Panama Canal Commission
Panama Canal Company
Dates:
1903-circa 1939
Size:
6 Cubic feet (41 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1116
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of 719 negatives on various subjects relating to the building of the Panama Canal and the U.S. presence there until the late 1930s.

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Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1850-1915
Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956
Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956
Standley, Paul Carpenter, 1884-1963
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Dates:
1912
Size:
211 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4841
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes acssociated notes and correspondence, 100 pages. Manuscript has extensive pencil and red ink editing by F, W. Hodge, Ethnologist-in-Charge, Bureau of American Ethnology, and some pencil notations by Paul C. Standley, Assistant Curator, Division of Plants, U. S. National Museum.

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Creators:
United States National Museum. Department of Botany
Dates:
1936-1965
Size:
6.78 cu. ft. (13 document boxes) (14 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 227
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Records include some correspondence belonging to Mary Agnes Chase, which was forwarded to Swallen; Ernest R. Sohn, associate curator of Botany, 1956; and Thomas R. Soderstrom, curator of Grasses, 1964-1965. Correspondents include U.S. and foreign botanists; agricultural experiment stations; field botanists; state geological surveys; fores...

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Creators:
National Museum of Natural History
Dates:
2011
Collection ID:
Accession 11-290
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of four websites maintained by the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) as they existed in June and July 2011. The education section of the main NMNH website, crawled on June 2, 2011, provides information about field trip planning, teacher workshops, and volunteer opportunities as well as lesson plans, activity wo...

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Creators:
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957
Richards, J. S., 1854-
Dates:
undated
Size:
39 Items (ca. pages ca. 39 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3942
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

(Old Number 3917) 10 sheets of original drawings of the Mid'e and 2 Mid'e diagrams reproduced in Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 45. Drawings made for F. Densmore, 1907-1908 and transmitted by her to the Bureau of American Ethnology, August 4, 1937. Also native (?) drawing of noose for catching rabbits described in the bulletin. (Specimen of ...

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Creators:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Frick Company, George (Waynesboro, Pa.)
Dates:
1852-1961
bulk 1860-1920
Size:
26 Cubic feet (49 boxes, 4 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0293
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection documents, in correspondence, publications, forms, paperwork, drawings, newspaper clippings, diplomas and photographs, the operations and products of the Frick Company of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, manufacturers of steam-powered engines (portable, stationary, and traction), sawmills, threshing machines, grain separators and other mechanized agricultural harvesting implements, refrigeration, mechanical cooling systems, and ice making plants, from its founding in 1852 through 1961.

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Creators:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Stevens, Tom ?
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4117A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents: (1) Vocabulary notes, especially concerning technology, food gathering, and place names. 18 pages. (2) "List of plants collected by Dr John R. Swanton." Scientific and Haida names. 2 pages, typed. (3) Printed copy of "A Preliminary Catalogue of the Collections of Natural History and Ethnology in the Provincial Museum, Victoria, British Co...

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Creators:
Braden Copper Company
Noerager, A. J.
Dates:
1914-1940.
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0017
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs of Chilean power stations and equipment; and engineering drawings and blueprints of the Braden Copper Company, Rancaqua, Chile.

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Creators:
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1875-1911.
Size:
2.6 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0158
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records of construction by plant. Includes orders, dates of construction, customers and costs for passenger, dining and freight cars.

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