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Cummings Structural Concrete Company Records, 1884-1952

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Creator:
Cummings Structural Concrete Company
Author:
Cummings, Robert A. 1866-1962
Collector:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI
Subject:
American Society of Civil Engineers
Physical description:
20 cubic feet
25 boxes
Type:
Lantern slides
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Business records
Research
Drawings
Blueprints
Glass negatives
Place:
Pittsburgh (Pa.)
Date:
1884
1884-1952
1900-1950
Notes:
Robert A. Cummings (1866-1937) was a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania consulting civil engineer and an early advocate of reinforced concrete construction.
Summary:
Correspondence and business records documenting Cummings's firm, consulting work, and participation in professional associations, especially the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1892-1893, circa 1900-1939; technical data and publications on soils testing, 1900-1939; and drawings, blueprints, and photographs and glass negatives of construction projects.
Cite as:
Cummings Structural Concrete Company Records, 1884-1952, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Civil engineers
Civil engineering
Concrete construction
Engineering
Reinforced concrete
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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