Raymond E. Wilson Covered Bridge Collection, 1958-1974
Wilson, Raymond E
Millington, Ruth H.
National Society for the Preservation of Covered Bridges
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
1.6 cu. ft. : 5 boxes
Mechanical engineer and covered bridge enthusiast.
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.
Raymond E. Wilson Covered Bridge Collection, 1958-1974, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
1984.0009 (NMAH Acc.)
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves