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G. P. Herrick Collection, 1842-1912

Creator:
Herrick, Gerard Post 1873-1955
Collector:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Physical description:
0.3 cu. ft.; 1 box
Type:
Brochures
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Correspondence
Patents
Photographs
Place:
New York
Date:
1842
1912
1842-1912
20th century
Notes:
Originally M&CE #51. Duplicate SIRIS record, Bib. # 234612, deleted 4/24/08.
Gerardus Post Herrick, an attorney in New York City who turned inventor, graduated from Princeton in 1895. He improved the original design of the blast furnace, and later invented a rotary steam engine.
Summary:
The collection documents Herrick's blast furnace and rotary steam engine business, including business correspondence, patent documents, drawings, machine operations data, and publications.
Cite as:
G. P. Herrick Collection, 1842-1912, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Blast furnaces
Rotary steam engines
Steam-engines
Local number:
2007.3130 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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