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Price current of steam engines & boilers

Author:
Tangye Brothers & Holman  Search this
Type:
Books
Trade catalogs
Date:
Nd
Topic:
Steam-engines  Search this
Call number:
34050
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_274758

[Trade catalogs on steam engines : special automatic, single cylinder, double cylinder, compound ... ]

Author:
Allfree Engine Company  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<1> v. : ill
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
191u
[191-?]-
Topic:
Steam-engines  Search this
Steam-engines, Compound  Search this
Call number:
051876
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_673615

[Trade catalogs on road rollers, compactors, agricultural machinery (plows, steam engines, baling machines) ... ]

Author:
Albaret (Firm)  Search this
MM. Albaret & cie  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<6> v. : ill
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
1877
1877-
Topic:
Road rollers  Search this
Agricultural machinery  Search this
Plows  Search this
Steam-engines  Search this
Call number:
051829
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_672332

Engine list

Author:
MORRIS MACHINE WORKS  Search this
Type:
Books
Trade catalogs
Date:
1892
Topic:
Steam-engines  Search this
Call number:
26471
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_235385

Eclipse corliss engines

Author:
Frick Co  Search this
Type:
Books
Trade catalogs
Date:
1912
Topic:
Steam-engines  Search this
Call number:
37681
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_287479

Treatise on the steam engine / by James Renwick

Author:
Renwick, James 1792-1863  Search this
Guyonneau de Pambour, F.-M (François Marie) b. 1795  Search this
Former owner:
United States Naval Observatory Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
x, 327 p., [9] folded leaves of plates : ill. (engravings) ; 23 cm
Type:
Early works to 1850
Date:
1848
Topic:
Steam-engines  Search this
Call number:
TJ464 .R42 1848
TJ464.R44X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_293760

A description of Tyler's truss-frame steam engine and fuel-saving boilers ... also some practical instructions for putting up and running steam engines and saw mills and other machinery built at the American Machine Works, Springfield, Mass

Author:
Tyler, Philos B  Search this
Physical description:
27 p. illus. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1853
Topic:
Steam-engines  Search this
Call number:
621.11T983
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_246247

[Trade catalogs on direction/bridge indicator and engineer's/engine room alarm ... ]

Author:
Plant Mills Indicator Corporation  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<1> v. : ill
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
193u
[193-?]-
Topic:
Ships--Equipment and supplies  Search this
Navigation--Equipment and supplies  Search this
Signals and signaling  Search this
Indicators for steam-engines  Search this
Plant Mills (Brand name)  Search this
Call number:
052819
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_693270

A treatise on modern steam engines and boilers, including land, locomotive, and marine engines and boilers. For the use of students. By Frederick Colyer. Illustrated by forty-six large folding plates

Author:
Colyer, Frederick  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 128 p. 46 pl. (part fold.) 29 x 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1886
Topic:
Steam-engines  Search this
Steam-boilers  Search this
Call number:
TJ465.C65X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_296641

Early Railroad Steam Engine, (painting)

Painter:
Unknown  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Shelburne Museum Shelburne Vermont 05482 Accession Number: 27.2.6-19
Topic:
Architecture--Vehicle--Train  Search this
Control number:
IAP 54000138
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_62825

An account and description of an improved steam-engine : which will, with the same quantity of fuel, and in an equal space of time, raise above double the quantity of water than any lever engine of the same dimensions ... / by N.D. Falck ..

Title:
Falck's Improved steam-engin [i.e. steam-engine] DSI
Improved steam-engine
Author:
Falck, N. D (Nikolai Detlef) 1736-1783  Search this
Physical description:
[4], ii, 47, [1] p., [1] folded leaf of plates : ill. ; 21 cm. (8vo)
Type:
Early works to 1850
Early works to 1800
Date:
1776
Topic:
Steam-engines  Search this
Pumping machinery  Search this
Call number:
TJ464 .F35 1776
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_699701

An account of Mr. Tho. Savery's engine for raising water by the help of fire

Title:
Mr. Tho. Savery's engine for raising water by the help of fire
Author:
Savery, Thomas 1650?-1715  Search this
Royal Society (Great Britain)  Search this
Physical description:
p. 228, [1] folded leaf of plates : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Early works to 1800
Early works to 1850
Date:
1699
Topic:
Mine pumps  Search this
Mining engineering  Search this
Steam-engines  Search this
Call number:
Q41.L8 R8 v. 21, no. 253 1699
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_774184

A treatise on navigation by steam : comprising a history of the steam engine, and an essay towards a system of the naval tactics peculiar to steam navigation, as applicable both to commerce and maritime warfare : including a comparison of its advantages as related to other systems in the circumstances of speed, safety and economy, but more particularly in that of the national defence : illustrated with plates and engravings / by Captain John Ross ..

Author:
Ross, John Sir 1777-1856  Search this
Donor:
Burndy Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
xxiii, [1], 182, [2], 68 p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Early works to 1850
Date:
1828
Topic:
Steam-navigation  Search this
Steam-engines  Search this
Naval art and science  Search this
Call number:
VM615.R82X 1828
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_362821

Records

Topic:
Die Welt Als Uhr (The World as a Clock) (Motion picture)
Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Engineering and Industry  Search this
Extent:
18.81 cu. ft. (18 record storage boxes) (1 12x17 box) (1 film box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Floor plans
Illustrations
Motion pictures (visual works)
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Manuscripts
Clippings
Exhibition catalogs
Audiotapes
Drawings
Date:
circa 1948-1988
Descriptive Entry:
These records consist of correspondence and memoranda pertaining to horology, exhibit proposals, manufacturers of engineering equipment, models, collections management, minutes of meetings, acquisitions, and installation of exhibits. Also included are blueprints for the Hall of Heavy Machinery; exhibit scripts from Power and the Early Steam Engine and for Building the Brooklyn Bridge: The Design and Construction; inquiries from private collectors, companies, universities, and individuals; Edward A. Battison research notes; personal papers and publications; records from the exhibition The Clockwork Universe: German Clocks and Automata, 1550-1650; administrative files; photographs, contact sheets, and slides of the Division's exhibits and specimens; and the motion picture film Die Welt Als Uhr (The World as a Clock).
Historical Note:
With the establishment of the Museum of History and Technology (MHT) in 1957, the Division of Engineering - minus its collections in physical science, electricity, and transportation - became the Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, in the Department of Science and Technology. Administrative changes in 1978 established two new Departments, History of Science and History of Technology. The Division of Mechanisms was split from the Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, and the divisions split between the departments. The creation of the Department of the History of Science and Technology in 1980 returned the divisions to the same department, and in 1986 they merged to form the Division of Engineering and Industry. (For a history of the antecedent divisions and units to the Division of Engineering and Industry before 1957, see Record Unit 297.)

Curators and staff of the Division included Frank A. Taylor, Curator of the Division of Engineering, 1933-1955; Robert P. Multhauf, Associate Curator of the Division of Engineering, 1954, and Curator, 1955-1957; Robert M. Vogel, Assistant Curator of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, 1958-1961, Associate Curator, 1962-1966, Curator, 1967-1985, and Curator of Engineering and Industry, 1986-1988; Edwin A. Battison, Associate Curator of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, 1958-1969, Curator, 1970-1977, and Research Associate of Mechanisms, 1978-1980; Carlene E. Stephens, Museum Technician of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, 1974-1977, Museum Specialist, 1977-1983, Curator of Mechanisms, 1984-1985, and Curator of Engineering and Industry, 1986- ; Otto Mayr, Curator of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, 1970-1977, and Curator of Mechanisms, 1978-1984; Robert C. Post, Museum Specialist, Mechanical and Civil Engineering, 1973-1974; David F. Noble, Curator of Mechanisms, 1983-1985; Tom D. Crouch, Curator of Engineering and Industry, 1986; and Steven Lubar, Curator of Engineering and Industry, 1987- .
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Industries -- History  Search this
Engineering -- History  Search this
Historical museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Floor plans
Illustrations
Motion pictures (visual works)
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Manuscripts
Clippings
Exhibition catalogs
Audiotapes
Drawings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 397, National Museum of American History. Division of Engineering and Industry, Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 397
See more items in:
Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru0397

Five hundred and seven mechanical movements, embracing all those which are most important in dynamics, hydraulics, hydrostatics, pneumatics, steam engines, mill and other gearing, presses, horology, and miscellaneous machinery ; and including many movements never before published, and several which have only recently come into use, by Henry T. Brown

Author:
Brown, Henry T  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 8-122 p. illus. 19 x 16 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1890
Topic:
Mechanical movements  Search this
Call number:
TJ181 .B87 1890Z
TJ181.B87 1890Z
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_215478

Exercises on mechanics and natural philosophy, or, An easy introduction to engineering, for the use of school and private students : containing various applications of the principle of work : the theory of the steam engine, with simple machines : theorems and problems on accumulated work : the equilibrium of structure, with the theory of the arch : the pressure and efflux of fluids : calculations on railway cuttings, &c., &c. / by Thomas Tate

Author:
Tate, Thomas (Thomas Turner) 1807-1888  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 163 p. ; 18 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1849
Topic:
Mechanical engineering  Search this
Call number:
TJ146.T21 1849X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_287010

Catalogue of the mechanical engineering collection in the science division of the Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington. With descriptive and historical notes. Part 1 ..

Author:
Victoria and Albert Museum  Search this
Physical description:
419, [2] p. XII pl. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1907
Topic:
Machinery  Search this
Call number:
TJ6.L5V5 1907X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_245973

River of dark dreams : slavery and empire in the cotton kingdom / Walter Johnson

Author:
Johnson, Walter 1967-  Search this
Physical description:
526 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Mississippi River Valley
United States
Date:
2013
19th century
Topic:
Slavery--History  Search this
Cotton growing--History  Search this
Slavery--Economic aspects--History  Search this
Capitalism--History  Search this
Social change--History  Search this
Imperialism--History  Search this
Slave trade--History  Search this
Race relations  Search this
History  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Territorial expansion  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1002503

182, United States Capitol, print of detail of vertical steam engine for Committee Room fans

Collection Creator:
Meigs, Montgomery C., 1816-1892  Search this
Container:
Box 20
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1857
Collection Restrictions:
The 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:
Montgomery C. Meigs Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Montgomery C. Meigs Papers
Montgomery C. Meigs Papers / Series 2: Photographs and Sketches / 2.4: United States Capitol
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0984-ref271

Glut : mastering information through the ages / Alex Wright

Author:
Wright, Alex 1966-  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 286 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
History
Date:
2008
2007
2008, ©2007
Topic:
Information organization--History  Search this
Information storage and retrieval systems--History  Search this
Information society--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1110201

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