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Collector:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Donor:
Ogden, Darius  Search this
Photographer:
Robbins, Lawrence  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Maps
Photographs
Essays
Place:
Maryland
Virginia
Date:
1916-1917.
Scope and Contents:
Black-and-white photoprints of mills, taken ca. 1916-1917, some captioned in shorthand; a notebook, also in shorthand; two postcards of mills; a typescript essay entitled "On the Hunting of Old Mills"; and maps, presumably used to find the mills. Of those captioned, most of the mills in the captioned photographs are in Maryland and Virginia.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Biographical / Historical:
Washington, D.C. lawyer and amateur photographer.
Provenance:
Donated by Darius A. Ogden to the National Museum of American History's Division of Work and Industry (then called the Division of Engineering and Industry) in 1993.
Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled 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:
Postcards -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Mills -- Maryland  Search this
Mills -- Virginia  Search this
Genre/Form:
Maps
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1910-1920
Essays
Citation:
Lawrence Robbins Water Mill Photographs, 1916-1917, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0995
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0995