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Creators:
Robinson, Holton Duncan, 1863-1945
Dates:
1889 - 1938
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0963
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Business papers, patents, and photographs of bridges documenting the work of Holton Duncan Robinson, world-renowned engineer in suspension bridge cable design and construction.

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Creators:
Hartford Electric Light Company.
Foster Wheeler Corporation
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Stone and Webster.
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Dates:
1920 - 1961
Size:
4 Cubic feet (11 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0968
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Emmet Mercury Boiler Records contains information about General Electric Company and Hartford Electric Light Company's development, installation, and use of William Le Roy Emmet's mercury boiler units. The mercury boiler units used mercury fluid along with steam power to improve cycle efficiency in converting coal or oil to electric power. The collection contains articles, news clippings, reports, instruction manuals, log books, data sheets, photographs, and drawings related to the experimental unit installed at Dutch Point, Connecticut, and the first commercial use of a mercury boiler at the South Meadow Station in Hartford, Connecticut.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Dates:
1965-1985
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-086
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes the records of Robert M. Vogel, Curator, relating to the field of industrial archaeology and documents his role as an officer of the Society for Industrial Archaeology. Materials include correspondence with scholars, professional societies, universities, and museums. Also includes some articles, clippings, and phot...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations
Dates:
1979-2002
Size:
1.43 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 04-078
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes the records of William W. Brubaker, Director, 2001- , with earlier records documenting the activities of Richard L. Siegle, Director, Office of Facilities Services, 1987-1994. Material includes correspondence, memoranda, and notes; budget summaries; quarterly program review; blueprints; building repairs and restoration ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations
Dates:
2013-2015
Collection ID:
Accession 15-164
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of two websites and a Tumblr blog maintained by the Smithsonian Gardens. The primary Smithsonian Gardens website, crawled February 3, 2015, includes information about the gardens; educational resources and opportunities; and the Smithsonian Garden's collections, including those of the Archives of American Gardens. ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Planning and Engineering Services
Dates:
1961-1969 and undated
Size:
1.19 cu. ft. (1 document box) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Accession T89075
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes blueprints for modifications and renovations to various systems and spaces at the National Museum of Natural History, and cabinet sketches for the National Zoological Park Bird House.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations
Dates:
2012-2013
Collection ID:
Accession 14-057
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a website and blog maintained by the Smithsonian Gardens as they existed on July 26, 2013. The website includes information about the gardens, events, volunteer opportunities, exhibitions, and collections, including those of the Archives of American Gardens. The blog, opened in February 2012, provides a behind the scene...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Buildings Management Department. Engineering and Construction Branch
Dates:
1963-1974
Size:
1.61 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 tall document box) (1 folder oversize material)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 639
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists of exterior construction progress photographs and some blueprints documenting construction of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the National Air and Space Museum, and the National Museum of History and Technology, as well as the renovation of the Patent Office, Civil Service Commission, and Natural History ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Facilities Planning and Engineering Services
Dates:
1899-1913, 1949, 1960-1978
Size:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes) (13 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 637
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records contain project files, blueprints, contract and work files, photographs, and correspondence related to several renovation projects. Included are renovation and restoration plans for the Arts and Industries Building, the Patent Office Building (home to the National Collection of Fine Arts and National Portrait Gallery), and the ...

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Creators:
Nevinger, Donald
Dates:
[ca. 1960s-1980s]
Size:
0.72 Cubic Feet ((2 letter document boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2001.0012
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of engineer's data and notes relating to mostly unmanned (drone) aircraft. Included in the notebooks are also articles, papers, and reports gleaned from a variety of sources.

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