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Alexander Lyman Holley Papers, 1864-1883

Author:
Holley, Alexander Lyman (mechanical engineer) 1832-1882
Holley, Mary
Collector:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI
Physical description:
20.1 cu. ft.; 0.569 cu. meters
Type:
Correspondence
Collection descriptions
Professional papers
Drawings
Tracings
Date:
1864
1864-1883
19th century
1860-1890
Summary:
These papers document Holley's work as a mechanical engineer, especially his design of Bessemer plants and other steel production components. Includes drawings and tracings, 1864-1882, by Holley and his staff or copied by Holley on European trips, relating mostly to steel production, but also to steam engines and railway engineering.
Also: four microfilm reels containing copies of correspondence of Holley (and his wife Mary) concerning design and construction of steel production facilities.
Cite as:
Alexander Lyman Holley Papers, 1864-1883, Division of the History of Technology, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Engineering
Steel mills
Steam engines
Railway engineering
Mechanical engineers
Mechanical engineering
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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