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Skinner Engine Company Records, 1880-1960

Creator:
Skinner Engine Company
Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI
Subject:
Chuse Engine Company
Harrisburg
Nordberg Manufacturing Company
Four Valve
Ridgway
Physical description:
27 cu. ft.; 108 boxes
Type:
Correspondence
Collection descriptions
Contracts
Financial records
Trade catalogs
Drawings
Blueprints
Bulletins
Journals (periodicals)
Tracings
Photographs
Photograph albums
Date:
1880
1880-1960
20th century
19th century
Summary:
Records of the Skinner Engine Company, Erie, Pennsylvania, manufacturers of Universal Unaflow engines, include correspondence and orders, 1905-1939, 1948-1951; drawings, blueprints, tracings, photographs, and files on Corliss engines, diesels, steam turbines, variable steam controls, and Kingsford and Stumpf stationary and marine unaflow engines, 1890-1941, 1944, 1948-1951; instruction and lubrication manuals, catalogs, sales literature, and other publications issued by the company, 1880-1960; tractor boiler patents, 1904; Stumpf patents, 1911; contracts, 1912-1917, 1934, 1941; and calculations, 1938. Also includes articles, advertisements, blueprints, bulletins, catalogs, correspondence, and photographs relating to other engine builders, including Chuse Engine Company, Harrisburg, Nordberg, Four Valve, and Ridgway, 1911-1938.
Addendum, 2013 : Correspondence, engine blueprints, contracts, financial records, photographs and photograph albums, sales materials, bulletins, journals, advertising, trade literature.
Cite as:
Skinner Engine Company Records, 1880-1960, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Advertising
Steam-engines
Unaflow engines
Steam-turbines
Diesel engines
Boilers
Local number:
1985.3138 (NMAH Acc.)
2014.3057 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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