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Creators:
Herrick, Gerard Post, 1873-1955
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1842-1912
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1058
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Herrick's blast furnace and rotary steam engine business, including business correspondence, patent documents, drawings, machine operations data, and publications.

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History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Woodward Governor Company
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1902-1960
Size:
7 Cubic feet (40 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1094
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The records contain catalogs, operator's manuals, illustrations, technical bulletins, glass plate negatives, and annual reports dealing with the activities and products of the company.

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Creators:
Smith, Walter Sumpter, 1897-1943
Dates:
1918-1939
Size:
4.76 Cubic feet (4 records center boxes, 1 flatbox)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0023
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The majority of the collection was compiled by Mrs. W. Sumpter Smith and consists of newspaper clippings and photos. The clippings come primarily from newspapers in and about the Birmingham, AL region and deal with general aviation news from the time period 1918-1935. There are clippings dealing with Sumpter and his activities throughout the collec...

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Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Beers, Royce. L., 1888-
Dates:
ca. 1900-1969.
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet (4 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0880
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents stokers and fuel burners and includes patents, awards, articles, notebooks, graphs, drawings, tables, and company publications.

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Baldwin-Hamilton Company
Baldwin Southwark Corporation
Baldwin Locomotive Works.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
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Dates:
circa 1868-1945.
Size:
342 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1107
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Engineering drawings of steam engines, blowing engines, turbines, generators, testing machinery, steam hammers, boilers, machine tools, and other machinery manufactured by the Southwark Foundry and Machine Company, circa 1880-1916; transfers of patent rights, reports, lists, financial documents, and other material concerning Southwark and its prede...

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Creators:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of
Beers, E.R.
Dates:
1909-1938
Size:
6.3 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0232
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents E.R. Beers's business records, his personal collection of Edison trivia, and correspondence between Beers and General Electric (1909-1922).

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History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Morgan, Nathan W.
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Dates:
ca. 1902-1972.
Size:
10 Cubic feet (29 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0965
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These papers contain materials relating to the design and construction of highway bridges: scrapbooks of clippings compiled by Morgan on suspension, concrete arch, moveable, steel arch, timber, concrete, steel simple span, cantilever, and stone bridges; photographs of American bridges taken by Morgan, 1938; clippings, photographs, pamphlets, and bo...

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Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Skinner Engine Company
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Dates:
1880-1960.
Size:
29 Cubic feet (81 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1087
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records of the Skinner Engine Company, Erie, Pennsylvania, manufacturers of Universal Unaflow engines, include correspondence and orders, 1905-1939, 1948-1951; drawings, blueprints, tracings, photographs, and files on Corliss engines, diesels, steam turbines, variable steam controls, and Kingsford and Stumpf stationary and marine unaflow engines, 1...

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Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Wetherill Company
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Dates:
ca. 1875-1930.
Size:
80 Cubic feet (48 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0992
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These records document the activities of the Wetherill Plant of the Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company, originally the Wetherill Company, particuarly the manufacture of steam and diesel engines. Included are engine specification cards; bound lists and charts of specifications and prices; a bound index of drawing numbers, 1886-1928; steam engine ...

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Creators:
Souther, John
Globe Iron Works (Boston, Massachusetts)
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], 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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