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Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Engineering and Industry  Search this
Subject:
Taylor, Frank A (Frank Augustus) 1903-2007  Search this
Multhauf, Robert P  Search this
Vogel, Robert M  Search this
Battison, Edwin A  Search this
Stephens, Carlene E. 1949-  Search this
Mayr, Otto  Search this
Post, Robert C  Search this
United States National Museum  Search this
Physical description:
4.5 cu. ft. processed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Date:
1948
1948-1981
Category:
Series Level Description
Notes:
To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.
Organization:
Unarranged
Summary:
Consists of records documenting the activities of the Division of Engineering and Industry during the tenures of 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; and Robert C. Post, Museum Specialist, Mechanical and Civil Engineering, 1973-1974.
Materials pertain to herology, manufactures and engineering equipment, models, collections management, acquisitions, and other administrative matters, including curatorial and staff correspondence and memoranda, minutes of meetings, and topical files. Records predating 1957 were created and maintained by the Division of Engineering.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Topic:
Engineering--History  Search this
Industries--History  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS00535
See more items in:
Divisional Records 1948-1981 [National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Engineering and Industry]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_219692