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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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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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Blankman, Lynn V.
Dates:
1906-1959
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box))
0.21 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.1989.0088
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of photographs and newspaper clippings chronicling Blankman's exploits in the aviation field. Included are photographs of Roy Francis, as well as other early pioneer aviators; photographs of aircraft including Sikorsky, Curtiss, Martin, Savoia-Marchetti; photographs of a 1930s trip to Alaska in a Sikorsky S-38; and photogra...

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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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Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Meigs, John
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Dates:
1900-1905.
Size:
4.5 Cubic feet (20 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1095
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photoprints and negatives documenting the construction of several Washington, D.C. bridges. The Washington Aqueduct Bridge is the subject of most of the images. The Washington Channel Bridge, the Potomac Highway Bridge, and the 11th Street Bridge are also included among the images. Additionally, there is a letterpress book, an employee time book, a...

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History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Treloar, Elmer, 1902-
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
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Dates:
1970-1973.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1078
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of negatives of photographs documenting railroad stations in the United States and Canada. The majority of the slides are of stations in the Midwestern U.S.

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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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Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Cotton, Robert, Sir
Dates:
1984-1985.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1022
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Fifty-eight titled photographs taken by Sir Robert Cotton, of scenes along the C & O Canal, including locks, acqueducts, canal station; and cyclists and joggers along the towpaths.

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History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Ogden, Darius
Robbins, Lawrence
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Dates:
1916-1917.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0995
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Black-and-white photoprints of mills, taken ca. 1916-1917, some captioned in shorthand; a notebook, also in shorthand; two postcards of mills; a typescript essay entitled "On the Hunting of Old Mills"; and maps, presumably used to find the mills. Of those captioned, most of the mills in the captioned photographs are in Maryland and Virginia.

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