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Trade cards

Collection Source:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Frick Company, George (Waynesboro, Pa.)  Search this
Container:
Box 6, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1880s
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Frick Company Collection, 1852-1961, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Frick Company Records
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Can hoists, tanks, floor: installed

Collection Source:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Frick Company, George (Waynesboro, Pa.)  Search this
Container:
Box 30, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Frick Company Collection, 1852-1961, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Frick Company Records
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0293-ref434

Cold room/refrigeration units: catalog illustrations

Collection Source:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Frick Company, George (Waynesboro, Pa.)  Search this
Container:
Box 32, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Frick Company Collection, 1852-1961, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Frick Company Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0293-ref460

Trade cards

Collection Source:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Frick Company, George (Waynesboro, Pa.)  Search this
Container:
Box 34, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1883-1884
1880
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Frick Company Collection, 1852-1961, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Frick Company Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0293-ref501

20-ton traveling crane

Collection Source:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Frick Company, George (Waynesboro, Pa.)  Search this
Container:
Box 36, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1893
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Frick Company Collection, 1852-1961, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Frick Company Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0293-ref576

Frick Co. foundry (interiors)

Collection Source:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Frick Company, George (Waynesboro, Pa.)  Search this
Container:
Box 36, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1880s-1890s
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Frick Company Collection, 1852-1961, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Frick Company Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0293-ref577

Ice and Frost: Series A (selections)

Collection Source:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Frick Company, George (Waynesboro, Pa.)  Search this
Container:
Box 6, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1920s
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Frick Company Collection, 1852-1961, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Frick Company Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0293-ref95

Yadkin River Dam Photograph Album

Source:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Creator:
Kemmer, Frank  Search this
Former owner:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Extent:
0.33 Cubic Feet (1 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs -- 1910-1920
Photograph albums -- 20th century
Place:
Yadkin River (N.C.)
North Carolina
Date:
1916-1917
Summary:
Photograph album showing all aspects of construction of the Narrows Dam on the Yadkin River in North Carolina.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of one album containing 101 photographs documenting the hydroelectric project and construction of the Narrows Dam on the Yadkin River near Badin, North Carolina. Frank Kemmer took the photographs from December 30, 1916 through April 25, 1917. Images include the trusses, piers, cranes and other equipment.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged in one series.

Series 1, Photograph Album, 1916-1917
Biographical / Historical:
Narrows Dam is located on the Yadkin River, one of the largest rivers in North Carolina. The dam and its hydroelectric station was constructed by the Aluminum Company of America (Alcoa), to supply power for an aluminum production plant nearby.
Related Materials:
Other Archives Center collections relating to dams and hydroelectric power plants include Robert F. Olds Collection and John L. Savage Collection.
Separated Materials:
Four lantern slides of electric furnace operation were placed in the Division of Engineering and Industry reference collection and received no numbers.
Provenance:
The collection was donated to the Department of the History of Science and Technology, Division of Engineering and Industry by Frank Kemmer's granddaughter, Anne Wheelock, in 1990. It was transferred to the Archives Center in 2007.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.

Physical Access: Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use. All duplication requests must be reviewed and approved by Archives Center staff.
Topic:
Rivers -- North Carolina  Search this
Dams -- North Carolina  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1910-1920
Photograph albums -- 20th century
Citation:
Yadkin River Dam Photograph Album, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1041
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Yadkin River Dam Photograph Album
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1041

Richard H. Miller Bridge Collection: postcards and slides

Collector:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Miller, Richard H.  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Extent:
1.6 Cubic Feet (5 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Postcards
Picture postcards -- 20th century
Photographs -- Color transparencies -- 1950-2000
Slides (photographs)
Date:
ca. 1950-1988 and undated
Scope and Contents:
A collection of postcards accumulated by Miller on the subject of bridges, and of photographic slides of bridges all over America and the world. Some of the postcards are used but most are not. The slides are captioned.
Arrangement:
Divided into 2 series. Series 1: Postcards; and Series 2: Slides. Both series are in alphabetical order by geographical location.
Biographical / Historical:
Bridge enthusiast.
Provenance:
Donated by Richard H. Miller in 1991.
Restrictions:
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION.
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Fees for commercial reproduction.
Topic:
Bridges  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Picture postcards -- 20th century
Photographs -- Color transparencies -- 1950-2000
Slides (photographs)
Citation:
Richard H. Miller Bridge Collection, 1950-1988 and undated, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0950
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0950

Matthew Mawhinney Industrial Furnace Collection

Collector:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Creator:
Mawhinney, Matthew (engineer)  Search this
Names:
Salem Engineering Co  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic Feet (3 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Correspondence -- 1930-1950
Place:
Ohio
Salem (Ohio)
Date:
1917-1978
Summary:
Matthew Mawhinney, an engineer specializing in industrial furnace design and operation, collected this material during his career with Salem Engineering Co. and later as a consulting engineer.
Scope and Contents:
The collection includes several engineering textbooks authored by Mr. Mawhinney and others. Also included is correspondence of Mr. Mawhinney with professional engineering groups relating to articles in professional journals and presentations to meetings of professional societies. This collection also includes correspondence with numerous industrial corporations and many photographs of furnaces and other industrial equipment.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into three series.

Series 1: Correspondence

Series 2: Photographs

Series 3: Publications
Biographical / Historical:
Matthew Mawhinney, a graduate of Carnegie Institute of Technology and an engineer specializing in industrial furnace design and operation, collected this material during his career with Salem Engineering Co. (Salem, Ohio) and later as a consulting engineer.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Mrs. Matthew H. Mawhinney, 1978.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Furnaces  Search this
Engineering  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence -- 1930-1950
Citation:
Matthew Mawhinney Industrial Furnace Collection, 1917-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0224
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Matthew Mawhinney Industrial Furnace Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0224

Lucinda Rudell Covered Bridge Collection

Source:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Creator:
Moyer, Frances  Search this
Rudell, Lucinda  Search this
Former owner:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Cubic Feet (1 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Ephemera
Newsletters
Photographs -- 20th century
Pamphlets
Postcards
Placemats
Scrapbooks -- 20th century
Articles
Correspondence
Writings
Date:
1942-1986
Summary:
The collection documents Mrs. Rudell's research on covered bridges, mostly in the United States, but also including some in Europe and Canada.
Scope and Contents note:
The collection is comprised of Mrs. Rudell's research on covered bridges, mostly in the United States but also including some in Europe and Canada. Included are letters, responses to her inquiries to local groups and governments, pamphlets, travel and tourist information, writings on covered bridges, postcards, clippings, a photograph album of covered bridges, newsletters from the Society for the Preservation of Covered Bridges, and ephemera such as placemats and greeting cards depicting covered bridges.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into one series.
Biographical/Historical note:
Collector of covered bridge materials.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Frances Moyer in 1987.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Covered bridges  Search this
Greeting cards -- 20th century  Search this
Bridges  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ephemera
Newsletters
Photographs -- 20th century
Pamphlets
Postcards
Placemats
Scrapbooks -- 20th century
Articles
Correspondence
Writings
Citation:
Lucinda Rudell Covered Bridge Collection, 1942-1986, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1028
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Lucinda Rudell Covered Bridge Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1028
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ECA Technical Assistance Papers

Creator:
Economic Cooperation Administration.  Search this
Sanford, William  Search this
Source:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Former owner:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Extent:
2.7 Cubic Feet (8 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
Europe
Date:
1948-1952
Scope and Contents note:
Correspondence, memoranda, and interim and final reports on planning and scheduling of team visits and summaries of findings and impressions of team members. Some reports are in foreign languages and English translations.
Arrangement:
1 series. Arranged by serial number, apparently in chronological order.
Biographical/Historical note:
About 1500 documents relating to visits of more than 100 European "productivity teams" to U.S. industrial facilities as part of the Marshall Plan program to rebuild Western Europe's industry after WWII. ECA organized these visits.
Provenance:
Collection donated by William Sanford, November 15, 1988.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Industrial productivity  Search this
Marshall Plan  Search this
Technology transfer  Search this
Citation:
ECA Technical Assistance Papers, 1948-1952, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of William Sanford.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0318
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0318

Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Photographs

Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Creator:
Cotton, Robert, Sir  Search this
Former owner:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Cubic Feet (1 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- 1980-1990
Place:
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal
Date:
1984-1985.
Scope and Contents note:
Fifty-eight titled photographs taken by Sir Robert Cotton, of scenes along the C & O Canal, including locks, acqueducts, canal station; and cyclists and joggers along the towpaths.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Sir Robert Cotton, date unknown.
Restrictions:
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION.
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Fees for commercial reproduction.
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark.
Topic:
Canals -- West Virginia  Search this
Locks  Search this
Aqueducts  Search this
Canals -- Maryland  Search this
Canals -- Virginia  Search this
Canals -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- 1980-1990
Citation:
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Photographs, 1984-1985, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1022
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1022

Robert B. Rice Film Collection

Author:
Rice, Robert B., 1900-1976  Search this
Collector:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Names:
Newark College of Engineering  Search this
North Carolina State University  Search this
United States. Navy  Search this
Extent:
2 Cubic Feet
15 motion picture films (black and white, sound)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
motion picture films
Motion pictures (visual works) -- 1930-1950
Date:
1936-1945
Scope and Contents:
Films depict U.S. Navy personnel carrying out maintenance and repair operations on diesel engines. The films were made under the supervision of the Navy Bureau of Aeronautics for Bureau of Ships. 400-500 feet in length, with a voice-over commentary on technical aspects of the work on Bessemer, General Motors, and International diesel engines.
Biographical / Historical:
Rice was a consulting engineer and a professor of engineering at Newark College of Engineering, 1928-1936, and North Carolina State University, 1937-1956.
Provenance:
Robert B. Rice.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Mechanical engineering  Search this
Marine engineering  Search this
Engineering -- 1910-1960  Search this
Repairing  Search this
Diesel motor  Search this
Engineers -- 1910-1960  Search this
Genre/Form:
Motion pictures (visual works) -- 1930-1950
Citation:
Robert B. Rice Film Collection, 1936-1945, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0308
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Robert B. Rice Film Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0308

Woodruff & Beach Ironworks Notebook, cover page, [notebook]

Collector:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Subject:
Woodruff and Beach Iron Works  Search this
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item, 7.6" x 4.7"
Type:
Notebooks
Date:
1867
Topic:
Engineering  Search this
Engineering notebooks  Search this
Local number:
AC0225-0000001 (AC Scan No.)
Restrictions & Rights:
Unrestricted research use by appointment
Copyright status unknown. Request reproduction permission from Archives Center
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Engineering Notebook Collection 1835-1930
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_362827

Alfred O. Blaisdell Notebook, [notebook]

Collector:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Subject:
Blaisdell, Alfred O  Search this
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item, 7.3" x 4.5"
Type:
Notebooks
Date:
1899
1899 - 1912
Topic:
Engineering  Search this
Engineering notebooks  Search this
Local number:
AC0225-0000002 (AC Scan No.)
Restrictions & Rights:
Unrestricted research use by appointment
Copyright status unknown. Request reproduction permission from Archives Center
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Engineering Notebook Collection 1835-1930
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_362828

J. Parker Snow, Sketch Book Number 2, [notebook]

Collector:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Subject:
Snow, J. Parker  Search this
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item, 10.3" x 7.5"
Type:
Notebooks
Date:
1880
1890
Circa 1880s
Topic:
Engineering  Search this
Kilns  Search this
Mills and mill-work  Search this
Engineering notebooks  Search this
Local number:
AC0225-0000003 (AC Scan No.)
Restrictions & Rights:
Unrestricted research use by appointment
Copyright status unknown. Request reproduction permission from Archives Center
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Engineering Notebook Collection 1835-1930
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_362829

Frank P. Sheldon data book [notebook]

Collector:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Subject:
Sheldon, Frank P  Search this
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item, 6.5" x 4.2"
Type:
Notebooks
Date:
1870
1880
1870 - 1880
Topic:
Engineering  Search this
Engineering notebooks  Search this
Local number:
AC0225-0000004 (AC Scan No.)
Restrictions & Rights:
Unrestricted research use by appointment
Copyright status unknown. Request reproduction permission from Archives Center
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Engineering Notebook Collection 1835-1930
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_362830

Hendrick Manufacturing Company [notebook]

Collector:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Subject:
Hendrick Manufacturing Company  Search this
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item, 10.5" x 8.0"
Type:
Notebooks
Date:
1890
1870 - 1880
Topic:
Engineering  Search this
Engineering notebooks  Search this
Local number:
AC0225-0000005 (AC Scan No.)
Restrictions & Rights:
Unrestricted research use by appointment
Copyright status unknown. Request reproduction permission from Archives Center
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Engineering Notebook Collection 1835-1930
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_362831

Ames Iron Works [notebook]

Collector:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Subject:
Ames Iron Works  Search this
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item, 9.4" x 7.5"
Type:
Notebooks
Date:
1889
December 1889
Topic:
Engineering  Search this
Locomotive builders  Search this
Engineering notebooks  Search this
Local number:
AC0225-0000006 (AC Scan No.)
Restrictions & Rights:
Unrestricted research use by appointment
Copyright status unknown. Request reproduction permission from Archives Center
See more items in:
Engineering Notebook Collection 1835-1930
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_362832

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