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Hammond Coal Company.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Dates:
1937-1954.
Size:
3 Cubic feet (12 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1003
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the business activities of the Hammond Coal Company. It includes correspondence, "bootleg" registrations, reports on mine inspections, equipment inventories, grievances, financial records, production reports, contracts, employee information, accident and injury reports, and payroll ledgers. Also included are papers relating...

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Brosterman, Norman
Delaware and Hudson Railway Company
Muhlfeld, John E.
Nahem, Edward T.
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Dates:
1900-1955
Size:
240 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1169
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The bulk of this collection consists of approximately 26,500 original ink and pencil drawings from which blueprints were later made. The drawings depict not only the rolling stock but the components of the railroad equipment, from the largest to the smallest. The drawings are indexed, titled, numbered, dated and annotated with dimensions and other ...

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Creators:
Souther, John
Globe Iron Works (Boston, Massachusetts)
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
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Dates:
1867-1918
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0953
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents entrepreneur and inventor John Souther and his manufacturing companies Globe Works and American Steam Locomotive. Much of the collection consists of documentation and correspondence related to Globe Works' legal affairs.

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Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Gilman Manufacturing Company. (Janesville, Wisconsin)
Dates:
1930s
Size:
0.33 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1057
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An album of photographs of mining equipment manufactured by Gilman Manufacturing Company, Janesville, Wisconsin, including factory scenes and forges.

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Edwards, Llewellyn Nathaniel, 1873-1952
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Dates:
1910-1967
Size:
2.3 Cubic feet (7 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0959
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Llewellyn Nathaniel Edwards, a civil engineer and bridge builder.

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Creators:
Vogel, Robert M.
Sawyer, William D.
Dates:
1988
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1329
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains a manuscript history of the Corliss Engine written by William Sawyer. The documents include text with written edits and illustrations.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of the History of Technology
Dates:
1984, 1991, and 2006
Collection ID:
Accession 18-160
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of exhibition records created by Steven D. Lubar, during his time as curator within the Division of Engineering and Industry and later the Division of the History of Technology. The materials cover his work on the exhibition, Engines of Change: The American Industrial Revolution, 1790-1860. Included in the accession ...

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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:
National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Transportation
Dates:
circa 1927-1973 and undated
Size:
23 cu. ft. (23 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 239
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records chiefly document the operations of the Division of Transportation from its creation in 1957, and the operations of the Section of Land Transportation, 1946-1957. Lesser amounts of records relate to the administration of the land transportation collections prior to 1946 and to the marine transportation collections before 1957...

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Creators:
Bier, Peter J.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Dates:
1915-1970
bulk 1934-1959
Size:
3.3 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0973
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Peter J. Bier, born in Hungary, immigrated to the United States in 1904. Bier worked as an engineer for the Bureau of Reclamation in the Department of the Interior from 1923-1954, and continued to work as a consultant in the field after retirement. The collection includes materials related to his work with the Bureau of Reclamation, including project materials, drawings, designs, and inspection reports and data, along with materials documenting his time as an engineering consultant.

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