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Souther, John
Globe Iron Works (Boston, Massachusetts)
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
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Dates:
1867-1918
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0953
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents entrepreneur and inventor John Souther and his manufacturing companies Globe Works and American Steam Locomotive. Much of the collection consists of documentation and correspondence related to Globe Works' legal affairs.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of History of Technology
Woodward Governor Company
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Dates:
1902-1960
Size:
7 Cubic feet (40 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1094
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The records contain catalogs, operator's manuals, illustrations, technical bulletins, glass plate negatives, and annual reports dealing with the activities and products of the company.

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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
Dale, C. O.
Dates:
1908-1920
1908-1920
Size:
1.16 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
1.16 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0951
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection contains correspondence, specifications, contsruction estimates, proposals, photographs and blue prints of plans, sections, elevations, charts and diagrams for United States Department of the Interior, Reclamation Service Projects, 1908-1918. Rancagua, Chile where they built a Rio Pangal Hydroelectric Power Plant and and extension of t...

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Hartung, Marion John, 1886-1978
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
Dates:
1906-1907
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1033
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of two bound volumes of mechanical engineering laboratory reports written by Hartung while he was a student at Cornell University.

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Blake, Beverly B.
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
Weide, Robert Lee
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Dates:
1910-1933.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1012
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs and photograph albums documenting engineering projects with which Robert Weide was involved. They include the Potomac Electric Power Company plant in Washington, D.C.; the Bureau of Engraving and Printing building in Washington, D.C.;. a hydroelectric plant on the James River for Bedford City, Virginia; a power plant in Salem, Ohio; a p...

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Pennsylvania Railroad.
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of History of Technology
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:
ca. 1903-1910.
Size:
3.6 Cubic feet (14 boxes)
On paper and glass, silver gelatin.
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1048
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Glass plate negatives and stereographs relating to the construction of Penn Station and the Pennsylvania Railroad's work in New York City, including the Station foundations and the East and Hudson River tunnels.

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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
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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Philip Carey Manufacturing Company (Lockland, Ohio).
Beberdick, Frank H.
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
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Dates:
1933-1988
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes, 8 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0956
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records of the Borsig Steam Engines installed at the Philip Carey Manufacturing Company, Lockland, Ohio. The papers include engine logs, drawings, an index to the drawings (in German), articles, and black-and-white photographs.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Schlefer, Marion King
King, Howard L.
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry
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Dates:
1928-1949.
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0990
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

One cubic foot of reports on tunnels, including several in the New York subway system.

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Waddington's Antique Auction House (Toronto, Ontario, Canada).
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Dates:
1912
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1031
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A photograph album documenting an irrigation project on the Snake River in Arizona, precise location unknown. The images depict a dam, construction camp, excavation, ferries, cranes, pumping stations, canals and personnel.

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