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Robert Wetherill Company Records, ca. 1875-1930

Creator:
Wetherill Company
Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock 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:
Wetherill Company
Physical description:
80 cu. ft.; 48 boxes and volumes
Type:
Card files
Collection descriptions
Specifications
Trade catalogs
Ledgers (account books)
Drawings
Date:
1875
1930
ca 1875-1930
Summary:
These records document the activities of the Wetherill Plant of the Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company, originally the Wetherill Company, particuarly the manufacture of steam and diesel engines. Included are engine specification cards; bound lists and charts of specifications and prices; a bound index of drawing numbers, 1886-1928; steam engine catalogs, ca. 1895-1910; drawings and plans for compound and Corliss steam engines, 1875-1921; engine record books, 1876-1902; order books, 1888-1891, 1895-1912; a delivery book, 1916; ledgers, 1876-1885; and drawings for the SunDoxford diesel engine, ca. 1920-1930.
Topic:
Steam-engines
Diesel engines
Local number:
2007.3094 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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