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Nathan W. Morgan Papers, ca. 1902-1972

Donor:
Morgan, Nathan W
Collector:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI
Subject:
American Bridge Company
Bureau of Public Roads
Physical description:
10 cu. ft.; 29 boxes
Type:
Drawings
Collection descriptions
Pamphlets
Clippings
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Trade catalogs
Reports
Place:
New York
California
San Francisco (Calif.)
Date:
1902
1972
ca 1902-1972
20th century
Notes:
Nathan W. Morgan, government civil engineer, worked for the American Bridge Company, 1916-1925, and for the Bureau of Public Roads, Bridge Division, 1925-1961.
Summary:
These papers contain materials relating to the design and construction of highway bridges: scrapbooks of clippings compiled by Morgan on suspension, concrete arch, moveable, steel arch, timber, concrete, steel simple span, cantilever, and stone bridges; photographs of American bridges taken by Morgan, 1938; clippings, photographs, pamphlets, and books on bridge welding, 1909-1959; catalog histories, construction stories, and illustrated pamphlets, 1902-1959; drawings and articles on moveable bridges, 1924; reprints, brochures, technical reports, research reports, bridge authority reports and advertising for highway bridges, chiefly in New York and San Francisco, 1918-1959; unsorted clippings on highway bridges, bridge welding, and tunnels, 1954-1968; seven binders of bridge photographs, 1922-1937; and clippings and photographs of bridge construction design, 1969-1972.
Cite as:
Nathan W. Morgan Papers, 1902-1972, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Bridges--Design and construction
Moveable bridges
Welding
Tunnels
Iron and steel bridges
Concrete bridges
Local number:
2007.3080 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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