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Savage, John L., 1879-? (civil engineer)
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Dates:
1944
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0227
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Materials concerning dams, power plants, and materials testing in China, for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. It consists of a bound volume of preliminary reports, with maps, prepared for China's National Resources Commission by John L. Savage, consulting engineer. Includes a report on the Yangtze River Gorge Project (11/1944) and several other Chin...

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Zippo Manufacturing Company
Jones, William (Vice President, Zippo Lighter)
Dates:
1937 - 1998
Size:
0.75 Cubic feet (2 boxes, 3 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0094
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Advertising brochures, posters, and articles on the company.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
Dates:
undated
Size:
10 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0315
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Although the obvious intention of the organizers of this file was to produce a comprehensive, alphabetical file of images of important scientists, inventors, engineers, and other figures in the history of science and technology, the resulting representation of significant subjects is somewhat haphazard. Also, there are some portraits of subjects o...

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences
American Scale and Service Company
Dates:
1912-1956
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0010
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These records of this company, located in Kansas City, Missouri, include invoices; bills of material (quantity surveys); sales records with model name, number, date, customer; and promotional literature and specifications.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
Gordon, Robert B.
Starr, A.B., 1882-1962
Dates:
1905-1906
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1034
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Three volumes of laboratory notes compiled by Starr while a student at Sibley College, Cornell University. The tests written about in the notebooks related to engines, steam, tensile strength of cast iron, lubricants, and other subjects. The notebooks contain notes, charts and graphs, and cyanotypes.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Electricity and Modern Physics
Automatic Telephone Company, Ltd.
Corrigan, Reseda
Dates:
1895-1930
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0581
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Press clippings, 1895-1897, from British publications (some unidentified) and one French journal describing the invention and the organization of the Automatic Telephone Company, Ltd. A note on the life of Max Margowski, one of the company's organizers is included, with statements of the company accounts (one a 1901 balance sheet). A record of liti...

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Transportation
United Transportation Union
Nelsen, Malcolm H.
Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen
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Dates:
1950s-1960s..
Size:
4.6 Cubic feet (14 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1173
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection relates to Nelson's work with railroad labor unions, including the United Transportation Union and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen. The collection includes grievance files, bylaws of committees of the unions, meeting minutes and reports of those committees, company newsletters, and internal memoranda.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Information, Technology and Society
Hashimoto, Kazuo
Kilby, Jack
Hashimoto Corporation
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Dates:
1954-1994.
Size:
2 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0874
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of material documenting early telephone answering devices.

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Wright, Helena, 1946-
Boyer, Helen King, 1919-
Dates:
1984 Nov. 13 - 1986 Mar. 20
Size:
4 Sound cassettes (Total (ca. 90 min. each))
2 Sound cassettes (Boyer)
2 Sound cassettes (Colescott)
Collection ID:
AAA.wrighele
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interviews conducted by Helena E. Wright of Helen Boyer and Warrington Colescott for research related to her position as curator in the division of Graphic Arts in the Department of Social and Cultural History at the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
Union Copper Mining Company
Giorgianni, Paul J.
Giorgianni, Rachel R.
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Dates:
1903-1905.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
1 Volume
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1006
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Weekly reports of accomplishments, some correspondence, supply orders.

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