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Nicholai H. Hiller Collection, 1890-1937

view Nicholai H. Hiller Collection, 1890-1937 digital asset number 1
Creator:
Hiller, Nicholai H. 1868-1963
Donor:
Hiller, Paul W
Creator:
Hendricks Manufacturing Company
Carbondale Machine Company
Collector:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI
Physical description:
3 cu. ft. : 9 boxes, 1 oversize folder
Type:
Blueprints
Collection descriptions
Correspondence
Design drawings
Lecture notes
Letterpress copybooks
Manuals
Minutes
Notebooks
Patents
Technical drawings
Date:
1891
1937
1890-1937
1880-1910
Notes:
The Carbondale Machine Company, based in Carbondale, Pennsylvania, was one of the first companies to manufacture refrigeration machinery.
Summary:
The collection includes: Hiller's patents, lecture notes, design drawings, instruction manuals, trade literature, notebooks and card files on various refrigeration subjects, two volumes of blueprints, and bulletins. Additionally, there are eleven bound volumes of records, two of which are the minute books of the Carbondale Machine Company of Carbondale, Pennsylvania. They contain the minutes from the meetings of the Directors and Board of Trustees. The other volumes are letterpress books of Hiller's personal and business correspondence. Most are from his time with the Carbondale Machine Company, though some are from his employment with Hendricks Manufacturing Company.
Cite as:
Nicholai H. Hiller Papers, 1890-1937, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Machinery
Machinery industry
Refrigeration and refrigerating machinery
Local number:
2007.3166 (NMAH Ac.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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