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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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Waddington's Antique Auction House (Toronto, Ontario, Canada).
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
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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Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dale, C. O.
Dates:
1908-1920
Size:
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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Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
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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History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Woodward Governor Company
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
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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Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Butler, William H.
Edison General Electric Works. (Schenectady (N.Y.)
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Dates:
1892
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1077
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An album entitled "With Edison in Schenectady". It contains captioned photographs of subjects such as building exteriors and interiors, staff members, the power station, generators, close-ups of machines, and scenes of the factory floor. It was compiled and published by William H. Butler.

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Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
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Dates:
1881-1950
Size:
99.3 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0977
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These records of the Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company of East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, contain photographs of gas engines, steam turbines, machine tools, foundry and manufacturing methods, and automobile engines, 1896-1921; instruction books, bulletins, and catalogs, 1889-1950; engine lists for compound, junior compound, and standar...

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Sutton, John G.
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], 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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Zwoyer, Eugene (Executive Director, ASCE)
American Society of Civil Engineers.
Wisely, William H. (Executive Director, ASCE)
Laing, Kirby
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Dates:
1929-1969
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0229
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Technical papers by Mr. Camp and other Fellows of ASCE, published in The ASCE Journal or other professional journals in the field of civil engineering. They deal primarily with problems of water supply and sewage disposal.

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Pennsylvania Railroad.
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
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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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