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Ohio Edison Company, Stratton, Ohio

Collection Source:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Foundation Company (The).  Search this
Container:
Box 6, Folder 7-8
Type:
Archival materials
Microform
Date:
1957
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:
The Foundation Company Records, circa 1887-1962, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Ohio Edison Company, Stratton, Ohio

Collection Source:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Foundation Company (The).  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1958-1959
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:
The Foundation Company Records, circa 1887-1962, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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The Foundation Company Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Ohio Edison Company, Stratton, Ohio

Collection Source:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Foundation Company (The).  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1959-1960
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:
The Foundation Company Records, circa 1887-1962, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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The Foundation Company Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0974-ref562

Ohio Edison Company, Stratton, Ohio

Collection Source:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Foundation Company (The).  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1960-1962
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:
The Foundation Company Records, circa 1887-1962, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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The Foundation Company Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0974-ref563

Ohio Edison Company, Stratton, Ohio

Collection Source:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Foundation Company (The).  Search this
Container:
Box 13, Box 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1960
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:
The Foundation Company Records, circa 1887-1962, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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The Foundation Company Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0974-ref591

Ohio Edison Company advertisements, 1934

Collection Creator:
Northern States Power Company  Search this
Hooks, Benjamin, Dr.  Search this
Xcel Energy  Search this
Reddy Communications, Inc.  Search this
Reddy Kilowatt, Inc.  Search this
Gofman, John W.  Search this
Commoner, Barry, 1917-  Search this
Collins, Ashton B.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Physical Access: Researchers must use reference copies of audio-visual materials. Reference copies are ½ inch VHS, audio cassette, or compact disc. When no reference copy exists, the Archives Center staff will produce reference copies on an "as needed" basis, as resources allow. There are no reference copies on VHS or DVD for the filmstrips, and the Archives Center does not have a filmstrip projector.

Technical Access: Titles on Beta Max video tape and all picture and audio elements for Original Film (OF) 913.7 cannot be viewed. Viewing the film and filmstrip portion of collection requires special appointment.
Collection Rights:
Collection items are available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions.
Collection Citation:
Reddy Kilowatt Records, 1926-1999, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Reddy Kilowatt Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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The Foundation Company Records

Source:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Creator:
Foundation Company (The).  Search this
Names:
Chase Manhattan Bank  Search this
Ohio Edison Company.  Search this
Former owner:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Extent:
9 Cubic feet (17 boxes, 28 map-folders)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Photograph albums
Blueprints
Sketches
Reports
Contracts
Drawings
Date:
1887-1969
Scope and Contents note:
These records include sketches, drawings, blueprints, contracts, and reports relating to highway and railroad bridges, tunnels, subways, mine shafts, canals and waterways, dams, concrete buildings, concrete construction, derricks and derrick barges, cranes, caissons and caisson construction, air locks, pumps, jacks, engines, and turbines; also photographs, photograph albums, and newspaper clippings concerning projects for office building and power plant foundations, docks, dry docks, and piers, and work for the Ohio Edison Company, Chase Manhattan Bank, and the Boston Common Underground Garage.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into two series.

Series 1: Photographs

Series 2: Drawings
Biographical/Historical note:
The Foundation Company was a New York subaqueous concrete construction firm founded in 1902. It was created to pool the knowledge of engineers who specialized in the construction of bridge piers and building foundations. The compnay was a leader in the development of the pneumatic caisson method for the construction of foundations. This method made possible the skyscrapers of New York City. Additonally, the company also worked on power houses/stations, shipyards, and docks.
Provenance:
Donated to the National Museum of History and Technology (now the National Museum of American History) in 1966.
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:
Pumping machinery  Search this
Mine shafts  Search this
Lifting-jacks  Search this
Hydraulic engineering  Search this
Air locks (Chambers)  Search this
Subways  Search this
Roads -- Design and construction  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Railroad bridges  Search this
Concrete construction  Search this
Dams  Search this
Derricks  Search this
Bridges -- Design and construction  Search this
Caissons  Search this
Canals  Search this
Concrete  Search this
Turbines  Search this
Underwater tunnels  Search this
Waterways  Search this
Engineers  Search this
Engines  Search this
Tunnels  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 20th century
Photograph albums -- 20th century
Blueprints
Sketches
Reports
Contracts
Drawings
Citation:
The Foundation Company Records, circa 1887-1962, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0974
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The Foundation Company Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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