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Raymond E. Wilson Covered Bridge Collection, 1958-1974

Photographer:
Wilson, Raymond E
Donor:
Millington, Ruth H.
Creator:
National Society for the Preservation of Covered Bridges
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:
1.6 cu. ft. : 5 boxes
Type:
Blueprints
Collection descriptions
Books
Clippings
Newsletters
Pamphlets
Patents
Photograph albums
Photographs
Slides (photographs)
Place:
Austria
Germany
Switzerland
United Sates
Date:
1958
1958-1974
20th century
1950-2000
Notes:
Mechanical engineer and covered bridge enthusiast.
Summary:
The collection relates to covered bridges in America and Europe. It includes hundreds of slides (with index) of photographs of covered bridges; an album of prints of photographs of covered bridges in Germany, Switzerland and Austria; books and pamphlets, both national and regional, about covered bridges; newsletters from covered bridge organizations, both national and regional, such as the National Society for the Preservation of Covered Bridges; drawings; notes; copies of patents, an album of photographs entitled TRUSSES; articles and clippings; correspondence about covered bridges; blueprints of plans for repair work on bridges.
Cite as:
Raymond E. Wilson Covered Bridge Collection, 1958-1974, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Bridges
Covered bridges
Local number:
1984.0009 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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