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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of History of Technology
Looney, Charles Thomas George, 1906-1987
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
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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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of History of Technology
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
Skinner Engine Company
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Dates:
1880-1960.
Size:
29 Cubic feet (81 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1087
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records of the Skinner Engine Company, Erie, Pennsylvania, manufacturers of Universal Unaflow engines, include correspondence and orders, 1905-1939, 1948-1951; drawings, blueprints, tracings, photographs, and files on Corliss engines, diesels, steam turbines, variable steam controls, and Kingsford and Stumpf stationary and marine unaflow engines, 1...

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of History of Technology
Wetherill Company
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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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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Pelton Water Wheel Company
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of History of Technology
Brayton, A.P.
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Dates:
1880-1975
Size:
1 Cubic foot (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1093
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers relating to the Pelton Water Wheel Company of San Francisco, California. Materials include correspondence; business records; photographs, including cyanotypes; negatives, images of turbines; advertisements; journals; blueprints; articles; and trade literature, including catalogs.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Wilson, Raymond E.
Millington, Ruth H.
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Dates:
1958-1974.
Size:
1.6 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0999
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection relates to covered bridges in America and Europe. It includes hundreds of slides (with index) of photographs of covered bridges; an album of prints of photographs of covered bridges in Germany, Switzerland and Austria; books and pamphlets, both national and regional, about covered bridges; newsletters from covered bridge organization...

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
New York Department of Public Works
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Dates:
1933-1935
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1027
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs that document the construction of the Rip Van Winkle Bridge in New York during various stages of construction, construction crews, and pier interiors.

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Kauffman, Christian S.
Cordelia Furnace (Cordelia, Pa.).
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
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Dates:
1851-1883
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (3 volumes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1103
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Three volumes of business records from the Cordelia Furnace, Cordelia, Pennsylvania, and its store.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of History of Technology
Allis-Chalmers
S. Morgan Smith Company
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
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Dates:
1890-1914.
Size:
23 Cubic feet (88 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1099
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Archival materials, including photographs, advertising art, catalogs and other trade literature, documenting the equipment, facilities, personnel and products of the S. Morgan Smith Company, engineers and contractors. The subjects of the photographs include engines, fire pumps, generators, paper machinery, turbines, the construction of a dam and hy...

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of History of Technology
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
Petersen, Dean F., 1913-1989
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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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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Vogel, Robert M.
Dates:
ca. 1867-ca. 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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