Papers, comprised mostly of business correspondence, from Edwin Rust's career as an engineer, specializing in boilers and steam engines. Some letters relate to various engineering companies Rust was associated with, including the Rust Boiler Company of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company of Pueblo, Colorado; The Elk Rapids Iron Company, Michigan; the Rust-Helander Engineering Company of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; the Rust Engineering Company, Birmingham, Alabama. Rust's brother Henry is one of the correspondents. Photographs of boilers and boiler equipment are also included in the papers.
Edwin Rust Papers, 1899-1922, Archives Center, National Museum of American History