Query: National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Company Records
Creators:
Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co.
Dates:
1860-1936
Size:
18 Cubic feet (55 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0208
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection of engineering reports and correspondence from the Engineering Department of the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Company. The Philadelphia and Reading Railroad was most used for the transportation of anthracite coal within Pennsylvania from 1833 through the early 1970s.

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in NMAH.AC.0208 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
J. Parker Snow Collection
Creators:
Snow, J. Parker
Dates:
1882-1933
bulk 1930-1933
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1000
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The J. P. Snow Papers document Snow's history of wooden bridges and his work as a civil engineer. The history was written in the 1930s with Robert Fletcher, Director Emeritus of the Thayer School of Civil Engineering at Dartmouth College.

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Frick Company Records
Creators:
Frick Company, George (Waynesboro, Pa.)
Dates:
1852-1961
bulk 1860-1920
Size:
26 Cubic feet (49 boxes, 4 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0293
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection documents, in correspondence, publications, forms, paperwork, drawings, newspaper clippings, diplomas and photographs, the operations and products of the Frick Company of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, manufacturers of steam-powered engines (portable, stationary, and traction), sawmills, threshing machines, grain separators and other mechanized agricultural harvesting implements, refrigeration, mechanical cooling systems, and ice making plants, from its founding in 1852 through 1961.

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Leslie Company Photograph Albums
Creators:
Leslie Company
Dates:
ca. 1890-1900.
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 volumes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1182
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two albums of photographs depicting rotary snow plows for railroads.

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in NMAH.AC.1182 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
Chuse Engine and Manufacturing Company Records
Creators:
Chuse Engine and Manufacturing Company. (Mattoon, Illinois)
Dates:
1915-1921
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1088
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection includes business correspondence, proposals, contracts, specifications, photographs of engines, and catalogs and advertising.

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in NMAH.AC.1088 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
Mechanical and Civil Engineering Glass Plate Negatives
Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
Dates:
1915 - 1980s.
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1089
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs documenting civil and mechanical engineering activities, equipment, facilities, and projects. Some of the subjects are boilers, engines, turbines, lighthouses, aqueducts, bridges, factories, roads, hydroelectric stations, kilns and mills. Few of the images are identified.

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in NMAH.AC.1089 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
Mechanical and Civil Engineering Stereograph Cards
Creators:
Vogel, Robert M.
Dates:
circa 1867-circa 1926
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet (6 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1090
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Approximately 350 stereo cards of engineering subjects, such as bridges, tunnels, lighthouses, canals, quarries, etc., including both U.S. and foreign subjects.

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in NMAH.AC.1090 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
Division of Work and Industry Lantern Slide Collection
Creators:
Dodge Manufacturing Co.
Missionary Catechists of Divine Providence.
Dates:
1886-1931.
Size:
18 Cubic feet (37 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1013
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of 19th and early 20th century lantern slides collected by the Division of Work and Industry, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.

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in NMAH.AC.1013 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
Dean F. Petersen Collection
Creators:
Petersen, Dean F., 1913-1989
Dates:
1952-1977
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0967
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents some of the writings by Dean F. Petersen, a civil engineer specializing in water resource management.

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in NMAH.AC.0967 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
Robert Wetherill Company Records
Creators:
Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company
Wetherill Company
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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