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Uriah A. Boyden Papers, 1823-1879

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Author:
Boyden, Uriah A (Uriah Atherton). 1804-1879
Creator:
Francis, Joseph Sidney
Schultze, Bernhard
Boyden, Seth
Collector:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI
Subject:
New England Glass Company
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Physical description:
21 cu. ft.; 20 boxes, 45 oversize folders
Type:
Arrticles
Collection descriptions
Correspondence
Financial records
Letterpress copybooks
Drawings
Patents
Photographs
Clippings
Legal documents
Place:
Boston (Mass.)
Date:
1823
1823-1879
19th century
Notes:
Boston civil engineer.
Summary:
This collection documents the activities of Uriah Atherton Boyden, a Boston civil and mechanical engineer. The papers cover the span of Boyden's life, but the bulk of them date from between 1830 and 1879. The materials relate to his professional engineering life, including his work as an engineer for the Nashua and Lowell Railroad Corporation and his work with turbines at New England mills and manufacturing companies. The collection also contains papers that illustrate his scientific interests, including sound, meteorology, chemistry, and physics. Personal papers and correspondence are largely absent from the collection. Materials include correspondence, notes, calculations, articles, notebooks, legal documents, financial documents, patents and patent assignments, design drawings, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, business cards, and a print of a daguerreotype.
Cite as:
Uriah A. Boyden Papers, 1806-1879, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Mechanical engineers
Civil engineers
Mills and mill-work
Hydraulic engineering and engineers
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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