Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
1 cu. ft. : 3 boxes
New York (N.Y.)
New York (State)
Maevis was an engineer who worked on New York City's subway system.
The collection relates to the construction of the New York subway system. Included are diagrams; photographs of workers and of demolition, excavation, and dredging in the tunnels; reprints from professional engineering journals on topics relating to the subway construction; contracts; volumes containing budget information listing the costs for various elements for specific parts of the system; invitations for bids from contractors; and a bound volume of "Public Service Record", a monthly publication of the New York City Public Service Commission.
Alfred Maevis Collection, 1903-1969, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
2007.3073 (NMAH Acc.)
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves