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Creators:
Watkins, J. Elfreth (John Elfreth), 1852-1903
Stevens, John, 1749-1838
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1808-1881
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0333
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The main component of this collection is a double-spaced typewritten document of 858 pages transcribed (apparently in 1903) from original records and consisting of correspondence, newspaper articles, technical descriptions, legal documents, and other material relating to John Stevens, his professional work and career. Some of the correspondence is...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Buildings Management Department
Dates:
1947-1979, with related records from 1902
Size:
102.06 cu. ft. (98 record storage boxes) (7 tall document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 532
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
Lombard Governor Company.
Sorensen, William
American Lincoln Corporation
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
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Dates:
1898-1970s.
Size:
6.75 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1091
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of records documenting the Lombard Governor Company: photographs (including glass plate negatives), blueprints, printed material, price lists, reports, catalogs and trade literature, bulletins, and a notebook of patents.

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Creators:
Bissell, Hezekiah
Dates:
1920-1928
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1445
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the reminiscences of Hezekiah Bissell, a railroad engineer who worked in the western United Statesstates with the Union Pacific Railroad, and in Peru.

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Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Waddington's Antique Auction House (Toronto, Ontario, Canada).
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1912
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1031
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A photograph album documenting an irrigation project on the Snake River in Arizona, precise location unknown. The images depict a dam, construction camp, excavation, ferries, cranes, pumping stations, canals and personnel.

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Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Western Electric Company.
Dates:
1925.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1036
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This album, prepared for a Bell System conference in Chicago, 1925, contains black-and-white photographs of the Hawthorne, Illinois Works of the Western Electric Company including views of buildings and grounds, offices, laboratories, shops, and the rod and wire mill.

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T.B. Cryer Company
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1890 - 1950
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1085
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These records contain plans and specifications for plumbing and heating systems installed in a residence, schools, and public buildings in Newark, Orange, West Orange, Rahway, and Montclair, New Jersey.

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Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railroad.
Dates:
1880-1890
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1073
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the location and existence of bridges for several of the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway lines.

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History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Northern Pacific Railway Company
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
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Dates:
1881-1949
Size:
0.16 Cubic feet (1 box )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1067
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of photoprints documenting the construction of the Northern Pacific Railway.

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Creators:
Economic Cooperation Administration.
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Sanford, William
Dates:
1948-1952
Size:
2.7 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0318
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Correspondence, memoranda, and interim and final reports on planning and scheduling of team visits and summaries of findings and impressions of team members. Some reports are in foreign languages and English translations.

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