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Congo Belge - Produits Pelle à vapeur

Creator:
Desaix, E.  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
ca. 1920
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "Congo Belge / Belgische Kongo - Série / Reeks / 6 No 8 - Pelle à vapeur. / Stoomschop. / Desaix, Bruxelles."
Translated postcard caption reads: "Belgian Congo - Series 6 No 8 - Steam shovel."
Postcard 8 of 10; Belgian Congo: Products, Series 6.
Local Numbers:
EEPA Desaix Series 6 No. 8
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Industry  Search this
Excavating machinery  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 2011-001-0538
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref3842

Alfred Maevis Collection

Collector:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Maevis, Alfred  Search this
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (5 Boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Technical literature
Diagrams
Contracts
Photographs
Financial records
Specifications
Reprints
Place:
New York (N.Y.) -- Transportation
Date:
1903-1969
Summary:
The collection relates to Maevis' work on the New York subway system.
Scope and Contents:
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.
Arrangement:
The collection was processed by Alison Oswald, archivist, 2018.
Biographical / Historical:
Maevis was a civil engineer who worked on the New York subway system, and who published frequently on engineering topics.
Provenance:
The original provenance of the collection is unknown, and is recorded as "collected for NMAH".
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:
Subways -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Local transit -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Tunnels -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Urban transportation -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Underground construction  Search this
Excavating machinery  Search this
Excavations -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Dredging -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Technical literature
Diagrams
Contracts
Photographs -- 20th century
Financial records -- 20th century
Specifications
Reprints
Citation:
Alfred Maevis Collection, 1903-1969, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0954
See more items in:
Alfred Maevis Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0954

Diary

Collection Creator:
Craton, Forman H., 1902-1983  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 2-3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1942
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:
Forman H. Craton Collection, 1902-1983, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Forman H. Craton Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0454-ref269
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[Trade catalogs from Marion Power Shovel Co.]

Company Name:
Marion Power Shovel Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Marion Steam Shovel Co. ; Div. of Universal Marion Corp. ; Subsidiary of Pittsburgh Coke & Chemical Co. ; Marion Power Shovel Div. , Dresser Industries, Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
Steam shovels ; excavating machinery ; draglines ; rotary blast hole drills ; "Marion Groundhog" company publication ; dredges .
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
197 pieces; 3 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Marion, Ohio, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Construction and earth-moving machinery  Search this
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Construction equipment  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Mining machinery industry  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_29654
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_29654

[Trade catalogs from Fuller Mfg. Co.]

Company Name:
Fuller Mfg. Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Fuller & Sons Mfg. Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Transmissions, clutches, controls sets. Heavy duty and military truck transmissions ; Transmissions with hydraulic couplings for rail cars, power units, winches, tractors, road rollers, road building machinery, excavating machinery, locomotives, yarders, capstans, drilling rigs, hoists.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Physical description:
35 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Road building machinery and equipment  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Agricultural tools and machinery  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Well drilling equipment: water; oil; etc.  Search this
Construction and earth-moving machinery  Search this
Railroad; streetcar; subway and tramway equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Agricultural implements  Search this
Agricultural machinery  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Construction equipment  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Engines  Search this
Gas well drilling  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Motors  Search this
Oil well drilling  Search this
Railroad equipment industry  Search this
Road machinery  Search this
Roads -- Design and construction  Search this
Street-railroads  Search this
Subways  Search this
Water well drilling  Search this
Well drillers  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_15332
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_15332

[Trade catalogs from Fried. Krupp Grusonwerk A.-G.]

Company Name:
Fried. Krupp Grusonwerk A.-G.  Search this
Related companies:
Fried. Krupp AG ; Grusonwerk. Fried. Krupp, AG., Essen; Krupp-Dolberg; Krupp Werkzeugstahle; Grusonwerk; Krupp-Gluhringmotor.  Search this
Notes content:
Rolling mills for precious metals; cold rolling mills for long sheets; metal wire rod rolling mills; bar rolling mills for non-ferrous metals and alloys. Kibbling and grinding mills. Pipe and other castings. Forgings; shafts; cable making machinery; oil mill machinery; steel for motor cars; excavating machinery; materials handling equipment on rails and crawler tracks; ore dressing machinery; crushing machinery; chemical laboratory equipment; metal rolling mills; metal presses; cement machinery.
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
45 pieces; 3 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Magdeburg, Germany
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Mining machinery; equipment and supplies  Search this
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Brass; bronze and specialty metals  Search this
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Foundries; supplies and equipment  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Mills and milling supplies  Search this
Topic:
Automobiles  Search this
Brass  Search this
Bronze  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Foundries  Search this
Glass  Search this
Iron industry and trade  Search this
Metals  Search this
Milling machinery  Search this
Mining machinery industry  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Porcelain  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Steel industry and trade  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_15481
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_15481

[Trade catalogs from Ruth Dredger Mfg. Corp.]

Company Name:
Ruth Dredger Mfg. Corp.  Search this
Notes content:
excavating machinery for excavation, digging and cleaning open ditches, earth moving, highway construction and maintenance, and levee building ; self-cleaning buckets ;
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
11 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Los Angeles, California, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Construction and earth-moving machinery  Search this
Road building machinery and equipment  Search this
Topic:
Construction equipment  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Road machinery  Search this
Roads -- Design and construction  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_15653
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_15653

Designed for digging : the first 75 years of Bucyrus-Erie Company / by Harold F. Williamson and Kenneth H. Myers, II

Title:
Digging
Author:
Williamson, Harold Francis 1901-  Search this
Myers, Kenneth Holston 1919-  Search this
Subject:
Bucyrus-Erie Company  Search this
Physical description:
384 p. : ill., facsims., plans, ports. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1955
Topic:
Excavation machinery--History  Search this
Construction equipment industry--History  Search this
Mining machinery industry--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_703483

[Trade catalogs on Athey excavation machinery (hydraulic bulldozers, carts, conveyor-belts, conveyor drives, conveyor screen plants, feeder conveyors, loaders (belt, force-feed, tractor, mobile), trailers (dump, log, quarry, platform, tractor), wagons (combination, platform, tractor) wheels (arch, cruiser, track)); window shades, weatherstrips ... ]

Author:
Athey Products Corporation  Search this
Kolman Manufacturing Co  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<116> v. : ill
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
1922
[1922?]-
Topic:
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Bulldozers  Search this
Loaders (Machines)  Search this
Tractor trailer combinations  Search this
Window shades  Search this
Call number:
053339
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_703539

[Trade catalogs on excavating machinery : excavators (drainage ditch, sewer, trench), graders, wagon loaders, mixers (concrete, asphalt), pavers (special, street, cube, drum), pumps (steam, vacuum), terracers, ditching machines, rock crushers, rock-drills, dumping and mining cars, plows, scrapers (buck, drag, wheel), carts, rollers, pile drivers ... ]

Author:
F.C. Austin Company  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<9> v. : ill
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
1890
[1890]-
Topic:
Excavating machinery  Search this
Graders (Earthmoving machinery)  Search this
Trenching machinery  Search this
Mixing machinery  Search this
Rock-drills  Search this
Call number:
053546
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_705484

[Trade catalogs on excavating and road-building equipment (trench machines, trench widening devices, trench excavators, draglines, ditchers, backfillers, convertible shovels, mixers, pavers, road tamper and finishers, asphalt plants, backfillers, wagon loaders, bucket elevators, crane shovels), rock crushers, street sweepers, cube mixers ... ] :

Author:
Austin Machinery Corporation  Search this
F.C. Austin Mfg. Co  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<17> v. : ill
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
1894
[1894?]-
Topic:
Excavating machinery  Search this
Road machinery  Search this
Trenching machinery  Search this
Mixing machinery  Search this
Cranes, derricks, etc  Search this
Call number:
053686
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_709281

[Trade catalogs on dredging machinery ... ]

Author:
American Steel Dredge Co  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<1> v. : ill
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
195u
[195-?]-
Topic:
Dredges  Search this
Dredging  Search this
Earthmoving machinery  Search this
Excavating machinery  Search this
Bushwacker (Brand name)  Search this
Call number:
053706
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_709284

[Trade catalogs on construction machinery (concrete mixers, concrete plants, concrete products, power shovels, steam shovels, road scrapers, road rollers, grab buckets, pile-driving hammers, trench machines, tractors, dump cars, wagon loaders); international trade, international commerce, international economic relations ... ]

Author:
American International Corporation  Search this
Allied Construction Machinery Corporation  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<2> v. : ill
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
191u
[191-?]-
Topic:
International trade  Search this
Construction equipment  Search this
Concrete products  Search this
Power shovels  Search this
Excavating machinery  Search this
Call number:
053923
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_718244

[Trade catalogs on excavating machinery, excavating buckets, hoists ... ]

Author:
American Manufacturing & Engineering Co  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<1> v. : ill
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
1925
[1925?]-
Topic:
Excavating machinery  Search this
Buckets (Excavating machinery)  Search this
Hoisting machinery  Search this
Cableway (Brand name)  Search this
Call number:
053955
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_719456

Dump trucks and diggers / Robert Crowther

Author:
Crowther, Robert, 1948-  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 20 cm
Type:
Specimens
Juvenile literature
Date:
1996
Topic:
Toy and movable books  Search this
Excavating machinery  Search this
Trucks  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Vocabulary  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_774467

[Trade catalogs on air pollution control equipment, gas scrubbers, dust collectors, heat exchangers, emission parameter analyzer, electrostatic precipitators, mining machinery, mining machine trucks, shuttle cars, loaders, stopers, rock and coal excavation equipment, rotary, core and rock drills, oil drills, coal drills, diamond drills, stoping drills, piston drills, hammer drills, plug drills, rotators, ventilating drills, drill steel furnaces, drill sharpeners, drill bits, track and coal cutters, pumping systems, vacuum pumps, air pumps, air and gas compressors, augers, miners, mine fans, blowers, belt and chain conveyors, conveyor chains, slushers, elastomeric materials, electrical connectors, receptacles, portable lighting and tool lines, electric cable vulcanizers, crawler equipment, carpullers, materials handling equipment, hoisting machinery, kitchen exhausters ... ]

Author:
Joy Industrial Equipment Company  Search this
Sullivan Machinery Company  Search this
Joy Machinery Company  Search this
Joy Manufacturing Company  Search this
Compton, Inc  Search this
Canadian Sullivan Machinery Co  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<1181> v. : ill. (some col.)
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
1899
1899-
Topic:
Pollution control equipment  Search this
Drilling and boring machinery  Search this
Mining machinery  Search this
Excavating machinery  Search this
Compton (Brand name)  Search this
Robbins (Brand name)  Search this
Axivane (Brand name)  Search this
Call number:
050843
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_615953

[Trade catalogs on mining and rock cutting equipment : boring machines, tunneling machines, excavator-loaders, hydraulic jacks, dust collectors ... ]

Author:
AEC, Incorporated  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<7> v. : ill
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
1978
1978-
Topic:
Drilling and boring machinery  Search this
Rock excavation  Search this
Excavating machinery  Search this
Hydraulic jacks  Search this
Dust control  Search this
Call number:
051496
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_668233

[Trade catalogs on trenching equipment (braces, pipe barrows, plank caps, puller dogs, brick baskets), mauls, tampers, buckets, derricks, coal cars ... ]

Author:
Alliance Brace and Tool Company  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<1> v. : ill
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
190u
[190-?]-
Topic:
Pipe supports  Search this
Trenching machinery  Search this
Underground pipelines  Search this
Buckets (Excavating machinery)  Search this
Cranes, derricks, etc  Search this
Call number:
051878
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_673617

[Trade catalogs on air compressors (portable, steam driven, belt driven), centrifugal pumps, vacuum pumps, concrete mixers, generators, vibrators, air tools (rock drills, paving breakers, tampers, wagon drills, air grinders, chipping hammers, rivet hammers) ... ]

Author:
American Air Compressor Corp  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<4> v. : ill
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
1926
1926-
Topic:
Air-compressors  Search this
Electric generators  Search this
Centrifugal pumps  Search this
Excavating machinery  Search this
Rock-drills  Search this
Call number:
052008
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_675108

[Trade catalogs on backhoe vibratory soil compactors ... ]

Author:
Allied Steel & Tractor Products  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<2> v. : ill
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
197u
[197-?]-
Topic:
Soil compaction  Search this
Backhoes  Search this
Excavating machinery  Search this
Vibration  Search this
Ho-Pac (Brand name)  Search this
Call number:
052015
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_675118

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