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Creators:
North American Water and Power Alliance.
Ralph M. Parsons Corporation (Pasadena, Calif.)
Dates:
1964-1990
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1052
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains executive reports, promotional material, correspondence, articles and publications documenting the North American Water and Power Alliance (NAWAPA), which was a large-scale, transcontinental water transfer plan designed by the Ralph M. Parsons Corporation in 1964.

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Creators:
National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Dates:
1959-1974
Size:
7 oversize folders.
Collection ID:
Accession 05-111
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document exhibition and building planning of the Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering for the Hall of Tools, the Hall of Heavy Machinery, the Hall of Power Machinery, offices, and work space in the National Museum of History and Technology (now the National Museum of American History). Some ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations
Dates:
1977-2002
Size:
4.19 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 12x17 box) (4 blueprint storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-134
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of project files of the Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations (OFEO), with earlier records dating from when OFEO was known as the Office of Design and Construction (ODC), that were reviewed by the Office of the Secretary. The files primarily document renovation and repair projects in the Smithsonian Insti...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction
Dates:
1964-1985
Size:
7.5 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 640
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records were maintained by James M. Murphy. He served as Chief Engineer, Engineering and Construction Branch, BMD, 1964-1974; Chief, Engineering and Design Branch, OFPES, 1974-1977; Chief, Facilities Data Branch, OFPES, 1978-1980; Supervisory Engineer, ODC, 1981; and Quality Control Senior Engineer, ODC, 1982- . This record unit primar...

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Creators:
Sutton, John G.
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
ca. 1903-1961.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0994
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers contain a scrapbook, 1903-1912; publications of C. G. Elliot, head of the USDA's drainage work; papers and reports on drainage pumping plants, tile, and ditches, 1916-1920, 1926, 1931; and historical studies of drainage work, 1937-1938, 1947,1957,1961.

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Creators:
T.B. Cryer Company
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (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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Creators:
Washburn Wire Company
Dates:
1934-1979
Size:
1 Cubic foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0074
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These records consist of a copy of a legal agreement to convey real property between the Company and the City of New York; diagrams showing designation of buildings; illustrations; Business Plan and Loan Request, 1979-1980, 1980-1981; photographs; book of Plans for Plant Revision, which contains: monthly and yearly production charts, real estate ma...

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Creators:
Bottom, Virgil Eldon
Dates:
1936-1983.
Size:
0.33 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0148
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of letters from Virgil Bottom requesting information about the early days of the quartz crystal industry in the United States and letters from "Old Timers" in the industry received by Bottom in response to his request of December 10, 1980; print materials, including a "History of the Quartz Crystal Industry in the United St...

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Creators:
Mayer, Norman
Dates:
bulk 1940s-2000s
Size:
16.6- Cubic feet ((17 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2016.0022
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately seventeen cubic feet of LTA material created or gathered by Norman Mayer during his career, 1941-2000s. The material spans from early Goodyear, Navy and Zeppelin design material, to later LTA designs from the 1970s-2000s, including those from Airship Industries Ltd, American Skyship Industries and CargoLift...

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History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Looney, Charles Thomas George, 1906-1987
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Dates:
1917-1971.
Size:
9.1 Cubic feet (29 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1084
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers of Charles T. G. Looney contain handbooks, lectures, manuals, pamphlets, regulations reports, and research bulletins on structural design, concrete and steel materials testing, impact and stress studies, bridges, earthquakes, and erosion, building codes, waterpower, mathematical calculations, professional associations, and related engine...

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