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Providence Engineering Works Records

Creator:
Providence Engineering Works  Search this
Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], 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
Names:
Providence Steam Engine Company  Search this
Rice and Sargent Company  Search this
Extent:
2.5 Cubic feet (10 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Blueprints
Order books
Drawings
Photographs
Trade literature
Place:
Providence (RI)
Date:
1850-1933
Scope and Contents:
Collection includes order books, 1883-1898, 1898-1918, 1894-1923; shipping book, 1883-1892; detailed cost record, 1892-1896; parts listing; pattern list, 1890-1907; miscellaneous order book, 1916-1920; book of standard and special engine details, 1881-1889; and drawing list, 1881-1908; also photographs, glass negatives, drawings, publications, and other material concerning Corliss engines and Rice and Sargent steam engines.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Biographical / Historical:
Engineers specializing in stationary engines and general machinery. It was incorporated in 1863 as the Providence Steam Engine Company, and merged in 1889 with the Rice and Sargent Engine Company to become the Providence Engineering Works.
Provenance:
Donated to the Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering by Charles T. Main, Inc. in 1965.
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:
Steam-engines  Search this
Genre/Form:
Blueprints
Order books
Drawings
Photographs -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass -- 19th-20th century
Trade literature
Citation:
Providence Engineering Works, 1850-1933, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1076
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Providence Engineering Works Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1076

Contract and report upon the pumping engine at Hope Station, erected by the Providence Steam Engine Co

Author:
Providence Steam Engine Company  Search this
Subject:
Providence Steam Engine Company  Search this
Physical description:
11 p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Rhode Island
Providence
Date:
1876
Topic:
Pumping machinery  Search this
Engines  Search this
Pumping stations  Search this
Call number:
TJ900 .C76 1876
TJ900.C76 1876
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_360909

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