United States National Museum. Division of Mechanical Technology Search this
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
circa 1899 and undated
This accession consists of registrar cards that document objects acquired in the Division of Mechanical Technology, United States National Museum prior to 1912, when
that Division was known as the Division of Technology reporting to the Department of Anthropology. Some of the cards also date to when Mechanical Technology was a section
of the Division of Engineering. The cards primarily include information on objects such as models of locomotives, vessels, and coal mining tools, with earlier dates spanning
from 1888 to 1900. In addition there is a notebook of "boats sent to storage," from the year 1899.