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Lecanora subfusca (L.) Ach.

Biogeographical Region:
75 - Northeastern U.S.A.  Search this
Collector:
E. E. Honey  Search this
G. D. Darker  Search this
Place:
Along road, near waterworks between Race Point and Provincetown, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, United States, North America
Collection Date:
24 Jan 1937
Taxonomy:
Fungi Ascomycota Lecanoromycetes Lecanorales Lecanoraceae
Published Name:
Lecanora subfusca (L.) Ach.
Barcode:
02491243
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Botany
Bryophytes and Lichens
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13402152

Fteley-Stearns Water Current Meter

Maker:
C. L. Berger and Sons  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 9 13/32 in x 5 in x 5 1/4 in; 23.876 cm x 12.7 cm x 13.335 cm
overall: 10 in x 4 1/8 in x 5 1/8 in; 25.4 cm x 10.4775 cm x 13.0175 cm
Object Name:
water current meter
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
after 1898
Credit Line:
Arthur Frazier
ID Number:
PH.330410
Accession number:
289788
Catalog number:
330410
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Measuring & Mapping
Water Currents
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1434202
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Reservoir #3 on the Sudbury River--Framingham, Mass., January, 1990

Artist:
Frank Gohlke, born Wichita Falls, TX 1942  Search this
Medium:
chromogenic print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1990
Topic:
Landscape\season\autumn  Search this
Architecture Exterior\industry\waterwork  Search this
Architecture Exterior\industry\Saxonville Dam  Search this
Landscape\river\Sudbury River  Search this
Landscape\Massachusetts\Framingham  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist and museum purchase made possible by Kent and Marcia Minichiello
Object number:
1992.69.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1990, Frank W. Gohlke
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1992.69.2

Boston Water Works Collection

Creator:
Vogel, Robert M.  Search this
Boston Water Works.  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Cubic feet (5 Boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Later prints
Place:
Boston (Mass.)
Date:
1895-1932
Summary:
The collection consists of cyanotype and silver gelatin photographs, print negatives, publications, stamps, and a glass plate negative, documenting the Metropolitan Water Works during its construction.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of four series. Series 1,Cyanotype photographs and Series 2,Cyanotype photographs contain a total 877 cyanotype photographs.

Series 3, contains 128 silver gelatin photographs, 14 print negatives.

Series 4, contains one glass plate negative, two stamps and two publications.

The material's from 1895 to 1919. The material is arranged by number.

Overall the cyanotype photographs are in good condition while some show signs of water damage. Images depict different installations of the Boston Waterworks system, views of pumping stations being installed and in operation as well as views of water mains. The first publication relates to the Metropolitan District Water supply tunnel from the Ware River to the Wachusett Reservoir and the second publication relates to the Boston Society of Civil Engineers excursion to water supply from the Metropolitan District, October 22, 1932. The stamps were used to label the cyanotype photographs with the name of the collection, date it was received, and the museum division name.
Arrangement:
The Collection is organized into three series.

Series 1: Cyanotype Photographs, 1897-1919

Series 2: Silver Gelatin Photographs, 1896-1921

Series 3: Glass Plate Negative, Stamps, and Publications, 1932
Biographical:
In 1846, the city of Boston established the first municipal water utility in order to maintain and operate the Cochituate Water Works, known as the Boston Water Commissioners. In 1850, the Cochituate Water Board is established.In 1865, the Mystic Water Board was established. In 1875 the Cochituate Water Board and Mystic Water Board merge to create the Boston Water Board. Later in 1895, the Boston Water Board was abolished, which lead to the establishment of the Metropolitan Water Board, resulting in the transfer of maintenances and operations of the Boston Water Board to the Metropolitan Water Board as well as the Spot Pond Water Works of the towns of Melrose, Malden and Medford. The Boston Water Board then became known as the Boston Water Department. In 1901, the Metropolitan Water Board merged with the Board of Metropolitan Sewerage Commissioners to form the Metropolitan Water and Sewerage Board. In 1919, the Metropolitan Park Commission merges with the Metropolitan Water and Sewerage Board to form the Metropolitan District Commission (MDC).

Source

Historical note was provided courtesy of: Sean M. Fisher, Archivist, DCR Archives, Office of Cultural Resources, Bureau of Planning and Resource Protection, MA Department of Conservation and Recreation, 251 Causeway St., Suite 600, Boston, MA 02114-2119
Related Materials:
Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Archives

Metropolitan Water Works photograph collection, 1876-1930 (bulk 1895-1921)

Series includes photographic documentation of the Boston Water Board's construction between 1890 and 1895, representing the Hopkinton Reservoir and Dam, and Sudbury Reservoir and Dam; and the photographic documentation of the Metropolitan Water Works system through three successive state agencies between 1895 and 1926.
Provenance:
The collection was acquired by Curator Robert Vogel, Division of Work and Industry, National Museum of American History, 1964-1965.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
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:
Water utilities -- Massachusetts  Search this
Water tunnels -- Massachusetts  Search this
Water supply -- Massachusetts  Search this
Tunnels -- Massachusetts  Search this
Pumping stations  Search this
Dams -- Massachusetts  Search this
Waterworks -- Massachusetts  Search this
Water-supply engineers -- Massachusetts  Search this
Water-supply engineering -- Massachusetts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- 1900-1950
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- 1890-1900
Later prints
Citation:
Boston Water Works Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1117
See more items in:
Boston Water Works Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1117

Regulation and Taxation

Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1854-1914
Scope and Contents note:
Includes rate and tariff schedules, rules and regulation, ordinances, reports, municipal contract detail, policy statements, meeting proceeding, fire hydrants. Areas covered: New York (Watertown, Croton Aqueduct), Maine, Virginia, Maryland, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Interstate Traffic, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Oregon (Portland),
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series 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.
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Waterworks, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Waterworks
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-waterworks-ref44

Landscape with Waterwheel and Boy Fishing, (painting)

Title:
Fishing on the Old Mill Dam, (painting)
Painter:
Bingham, George Caleb 1811-1879  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Museum of Fine Arts 465 Huntington Avenue Boston Massachusetts 02115 Accession Number: 1971.53
Date:
1853
Topic:
Landscape--River  Search this
Architecture exterior--Industry--Mill  Search this
Figure male--Child  Search this
Recreation--Sport & Play--Fishing  Search this
Architecture exterior--Industry--Waterwork  Search this
Control number:
IAP 20491125
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_264872

Washington, D.C. - Landmarks and Points of Interest

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 06 Nov 2007 05:00:00 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_a0fb52599b3f4ef282619d58eb0b5761

Weir on the Thames at Caversham Bucks, (painting)

Painter:
Brockman, Ann 1899-1943  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Smith College Smith College Museum of Art Elm Street at Bedford Terrace Northampton Massachusetts 01063 Accession Number: 1900:70-1
Date:
1895
Topic:
Landscape--England--Caversham  Search this
Landscape--River--Thames River  Search this
Architecture exterior--Industry--Waterwork  Search this
Architecture--Boat  Search this
Architecture exterior  Search this
Control number:
IAP 22280603
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_455636

The Old Mill (Dam, Mill, Man Fishing in Foreground), (painting)

Painter:
Unknown  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Fruitlands Museums 102 Prospect Hill Road Harvard Massachusetts 01451 Accession Number: 212
Topic:
Landscape  Search this
Architecture exterior--Industry--Mill  Search this
Architecture exterior--Industry--Waterwork  Search this
Figure male  Search this
Recreation--Sport & Play--Fishing  Search this
Control number:
IAP 21560077
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_350615

Dam in East Acton on Concord Street, (painting)

Title:
Dam on Concord Road, East Acton, (painting)
Painter:
Davis, Arthur Fuller 1863-1953  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Acton Memorial Library 486 Main Street Acton Massachusetts 01720 Accession Number: 38.1.9
Topic:
Architecture exterior--Industry--Waterwork  Search this
Landscape--Road--Concord Road  Search this
Landscape--Massachusetts--Acton  Search this
Control number:
IAP 9D790033
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_351118

Waterworks, Fairmont Park, Philadelphia, (painting)

Painter:
Strickland, William 1788-1854  Search this
Medium:
Gouache
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Museum of Fine Arts 465 Huntington Avenue Boston Massachusetts 02115 Accession Number: 51.2790
Topic:
Cityscape--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia  Search this
Cityscape--River--Schuylkill River  Search this
Landscape--Park--Fairmount Park  Search this
Architecture--Monument--Fountain  Search this
Architecture exterior--Industry--Waterwork  Search this
Architecture--Other--Gazebo  Search this
Control number:
IAP 20491403
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_265149

Fairmount Waterworks, (painting)

Painter:
Unknown  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Heritage Plantation of Sandwich Grove Street, Box 566 Sandwich Massachusetts 02563
Topic:
Cityscape--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia  Search this
Architecture--Industry--Waterwork  Search this
Landscape--Park--Fairmount Park  Search this
Control number:
IAP 22720003
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_270632

"Cochituate Reservoir," Boston, (photograph)

Artist:
Whipple  Search this
Medium:
Crystalotype
Type:
Photographs
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Topic:
Architecture--Industry--Waterwork  Search this
Cityscape--Massachusetts--Boston  Search this
Waterscape--Lake--Cochituate Reservoir  Search this
Control number:
AECI 03760063
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_75741

Laying the Corner Stone of the Beacon Hill Reservoir, Boston, Nov. 22, 1847, (painting)

Artist:
Wight, M.  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Topic:
History--United States  Search this
Cityscape--Massachusetts--Boston  Search this
Architecture--Industry--Waterwork  Search this
Portrait group  Search this
Control number:
AECI 03070128
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_63130

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