Query: National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
Ross Winans Letterbook
Creators:
Winans, Ross, 1796-1877 (railroad equipment supplier)
Dates:
1850-1851.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0155
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Letterbook contains copies of 417 business letters, arranged chronologically, relating to the manufacture and sale of railroad equipment including locomotive engines, tenders, and car wheels. These letters were replicated in a process similar to carbon copies in an almost perfectly uniform handwriting.

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Parsons, Brinckerhoff, Quade and Douglas Records
Creators:
Parsons, Brinckerhoff, Quade and Douglas
Dates:
1906-2003
bulk 1906-1918
Size:
5 Film reels
5 Cubic feet (11 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0969
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the engineering firm of Parsons, Brinckerhoff, Quade and Douglas through reports prepared for a variety of clients.

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John A. Roebling Collection
Creators:
Roebling, Charles Gustavus, 1849-1918
Roebling, Ferdinand W. (Ferdinand William), 1842-1917
John A. Roebling's Sons Company
Roebling, John Augustus, 1806-1869
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Dates:
1836-1975
bulk 1930-1950
Size:
18.5 Cubic feet (62 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0981
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the work of the John A. Roebling's Sons Company, builders of bridges. The materials consist primarily of photograph albums documenting some of the bridges, tramways, ski lifts and chair lifts that Roebling's Sons Company was involved with. The documentation also includes specifications, patents, and reference materials about the engineering process of building bridges and bridges in general.

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Electricity and Modern Physics Photonegatives
Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Information, Technology and Society
Dates:
1890 - 1930
Size:
6 Cubic feet (34 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0715
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographic negatives and some glass plate negatives depicting subjects relating to the Division of Electricity and Modern Physics' artifact collections and research interests. Negatives include portrait photographs of engineers (Marconi, Tesla, Bell, and Zworykin), images of radios, telegraphy equipment, and phonographs.

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Records
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. Included are correspondence and …

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Royce L. Beers Papers
Creators:
Beers, Royce. L., 1888-
Dates:
circa 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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Emmet Mercury Boiler Records
Creators:
Hartford Electric Light Company.
Foster Wheeler Corporation
Stone and Webster.
General Electric Company
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Dates:
1920 - 1961
Size:
4 Cubic feet (11 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0968
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Emmet Mercury Boiler Records contains information about General Electric Company and Hartford Electric Light Company's development, installation, and use of William Le Roy Emmet's mercury boiler units. The mercury boiler units used mercury fluid along with steam power to improve cycle efficiency in converting coal or oil to electric power. The collection contains articles, news clippings, reports, instruction manuals, log books, data sheets, photographs, and drawings related to the experimental unit installed at Dutch Point, Connecticut, and the first commercial use of a mercury boiler at the South Meadow Station in Hartford, Connecticut.

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New York Central Railroad Valuation Negatives
Creators:
Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company
New York Central Railroad Company
Dates:
1914-1923
Size:
12 Cubic feet (36 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1072
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of photographic negatives relating to a valuation study of the New York Central Railroad dating from 1914 to 1923.

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Nelson Dickerman Papers
Creators:
Dickerman, Nelson, 1881-1952
Urbanski, Pauline
Dates:
1880-1965.
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0542
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers relating to the career and life of mining engineer Nelson Dickerman: letters, photographs, clippings and diaries kept during his mining career. Much of the material is personal, rather than professional, relating to Dickerman's family and children. Family photographs include baby books.

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Anders K. Bak Papers
Creators:
Detroit Edison Company.
Bak, Anders K., 1892-
Dates:
1923-1970
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1065
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains papers assembled by Anders K. Bak, a Danish mechanical engineer and employee of the Detroit Edison Power Company. The papers include personal correspondence concerning the American Society of Mechanical Engineers; papers on the Parsons Steam Turbine; papers and blueprints on work done at the Barton Power Station in Manchester, England; and Detroit Edison Company background material, blueprints, articles, power plant test reports, information and data.

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