Query: National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry
A.B. Starr Mechanical Engineering Lab Reports
Creators:
Gordon, Robert B.
Starr, A.B., 1882-1962
Dates:
1905-1906
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1034
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Three volumes of laboratory notes compiled by Starr while a student at Sibley College, Cornell University. The tests written about in the notebooks related to engines, steam, tensile strength of cast iron, lubricants, and other subjects. The notebooks contain notes, charts and graphs, and cyanotypes.

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Victor C. Darnell Bridge Construction Photographs
Creators:
Darnell, Victor
Dates:
undated
1908-1913
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1018
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs of bridge construction projects collected by Victor Darnell was an early student of civil engineering and a pioneering civil engineer.

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Nickerson and Collins Refrigeration Photographs
Creators:
Nickerson and Collins Co.
Dates:
1888-1928
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1044
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs of refrigeration equipment manufactured by Nickerson and Collins. Companies represented include: American Butt Copany, Hygiene Ice Company, Hygenic Ice and Cold Storage Company, Boston Terminal Refrigerating Company, Dixie Ice and Cold Storage Company, National Poultry and Egg Company, Alpine Ice Company, Standard Ice Manufctauring Company, Bryn Mawr Ice Manufacturing …

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David Plowden North American Bridge Photographs
Creators:
Plowden, David
Dates:
1970-1976
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1019
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs Plowden took of bridges, aqueducts and viaducts all over the United States and a few in Canada. The photographs are of various types of bridges: truss, suspension, covered. Some photographs feature close-up details of architectural elements, such as arches, chains, towers and ornamentation.

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Northern Pacific Railway Photoprints
Creators:
Northern Pacific Railway Company
Dates:
1881-1949
Size:
0.16 Cubic feet (1 box )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1067
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of photoprints documenting the construction of the Northern Pacific Railway.

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Samuel E. Reed Bridge Collection
Creators:
Reed, Samuel E., 1872-1964
Reed, Grace Fillmore
Dates:
1947-1964
Size:
3 Cubic feet (9 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1001
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scrapbooks kept by Reedand by his wife, Grace Fillmore Reed, after his death) on the subject of bridges. Contents of the scrapbooks vary, and include postcards, photographs with detailed captions, stickers, articles, and clippings. One set of scrapbooks relates to covered bridges, another set relates to all other types of …

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William Currie Photograph Album
Creators:
Currie, William
Dates:
1904-1912
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1043
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

William Currie was a civil engineer and photographer who worked during the early twentieth century. The photograph album documents irrigation systems in the western United States, sewage systems in Louisville, Kentucky, and work on the Panama Canal.

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McIntosh, Seymour and Company Records
Creators:
McIntosh, Seymour and Company
Dates:
circa 1886-1939
Size:
93.6 Cubic feet (174 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0985
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The records document the design, manufacture, and operation of steam and diesel engines by McIntosh, Seymour and Company of Auburn, New York.

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Lombard Governor Company Records
Creators:
Lombard Governor Company.
Sorensen, William
American Lincoln Corporation
Dates:
1898-1970s.
Size:
6.75 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1091
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of records documenting the Lombard Governor Company: photographs (including glass plate negatives), blueprints, printed material, price lists, reports, catalogs and trade literature, bulletins, and a notebook of patents.

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John L. Savage Papers
Creators:
Savage, John L., 1879-? (civil engineer)
Dates:
1944
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0227
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Materials concerning dams, power plants, and materials testing in China, for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. It consists of a bound volume of preliminary reports, with maps, prepared for China's National Resources Commission by John L. Savage, consulting engineer. Includes a report on the Yangtze River Gorge Project (11/1944) and several …

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