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Division of Transportation Stereograph Collection

Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Former owner:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (1 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Stereographs
Date:
1867-1927
Summary:
The collection contains stereographs by various makers. Most depict trains, railroads and railroad related subjects such as railyards, railroad bridges, elevated trains.
Content Description:
The collection contains stereographs by various makers. Most depict trains, railroads and railroad related subjects such as railyards, railroad bridges, elevated trains. Also included are many maritime subjects, including steamships, riverboats, harbors and shipyards. A few of the cards depict scenes in American cities such as New York and Chicago. The vast majority of the images are of scenes in the Northeastern United States, though there are several from Colorado, and a few foreign subjects.
Arrangement:
Collection is unarranged.
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.
Topic:
Harbors  Search this
Passenger ships  Search this
Railroad bridges  Search this
Railroad tracks  Search this
Railroad yards  Search this
Railroads -- Trains  Search this
Railroad construction  Search this
Railroads, Elevated  Search this
River boats  Search this
Ships  Search this
Shipyards  Search this
Travel photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Stereographs
Citation:
Division of Transportation Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1468
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1468
Online Media:

Morris Jacks Papers

Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Names:
Empire State Building  Search this
Yankee Stadium (New York, N.Y. : 1923-2009)  Search this
Former owner:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Extent:
3 Cubic feet (6 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Reports
Blueprints
Legal documents
Color slides
Photographs
Date:
1929-1974
Summary:
Papers document consulting engineer Morris Jacks and his work with the Empire State Building, Yankee Stadium, and the Third Avenue Transit Corporation.
Content Description:
Papers document consulting engineer Morris Jacks and his work with the Empire State Building, Yankee Stadium, and the Third Avenue Transit Corporation. The collection consists of correspondence, appraisals, reports, blueprints, legal documents, and other notes about Jacks's work related to the valuation of structures.
Arrangement:
The Collection is arranged into 4 series.

Series 1: Personal Materials, undated

Series 2: Empire State Building, 1929-1975

Series 3: Third Avenue Transit Corporation, 1949-1955

Series 4: Yankee Stadium, 1945-1976
Biographical / Historical:
Morris Jacks was a ptacticing and consulting engineer who graduated from Washington University (St. Louis) in 1920. He supervised construction projects in Missouri and New York City and was president and chief engoneer of Sola Engineering Corporation which worked on excavations and foundations. Jacks also conducted appraisals and the valuation of structural improvements (buildings, fixtures, machinery, piping, and wiring) working for the City of New York , Board of Taxes and Assessments He also acted as an expert witness, providing testimony in state and federal court for legal cases involving construction costs and depreciations of buildings and equipment.
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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:
Engineering -- 20th century  Search this
Stadiums  Search this
Appraisals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Reports
Blueprints -- 20th century
Legal documents -- 20th century
Color slides -- 20th century
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- 1930-1950
Citation:
Morris Jacks Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1448
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Morris Jacks Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1448

Personal Materials

Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
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:
Morris Jacks Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1448, Series 1
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Morris Jacks Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1448-ref1

Appraisal, structural steel

Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1968-03-1968-04
Collection Restrictions:
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:
Morris Jacks Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Morris Jacks Papers
Morris Jacks Papers / Series 2: Empire State Building
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1448-ref10

Appraisal, draft with index

Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1968-05-07
Collection Restrictions:
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:
Morris Jacks Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Morris Jacks Papers
Morris Jacks Papers / Series 2: Empire State Building
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1448-ref11

Appraisal, revisions and drafts

Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1968
Collection Restrictions:
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:
Morris Jacks Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Morris Jacks Papers
Morris Jacks Papers / Series 2: Empire State Building
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1448-ref12

Appraisal by Morris Jacks

Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1968-05-15
Collection Restrictions:
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:
Morris Jacks Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Morris Jacks Papers
Morris Jacks Papers / Series 2: Empire State Building
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1448-ref13

Appraisal-related correspondence

Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1968-03-1968-08
Collection Restrictions:
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:
Morris Jacks Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Morris Jacks Papers
Morris Jacks Papers / Series 2: Empire State Building
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1448-ref14

Appraisal, tenant additions

Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1968-05
Collection Restrictions:
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:
Morris Jacks Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Morris Jacks Papers
Morris Jacks Papers / Series 2: Empire State Building
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1448-ref15

Tenant improvements

Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1968
Collection Restrictions:
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:
Morris Jacks Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Morris Jacks Papers
Morris Jacks Papers / Series 2: Empire State Building
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1448-ref16

Correspondence

Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1968-1975
Collection Restrictions:
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:
Morris Jacks Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Morris Jacks Papers
Morris Jacks Papers / Series 2: Empire State Building
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1448-ref17

Petition of Charles F. Noyes Company

Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1954
Collection Restrictions:
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:
Morris Jacks Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Morris Jacks Papers
Morris Jacks Papers / Series 3: Third Avenue Transit Corporation
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1448-ref18

Appraisal, central office building

Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1949
Collection Restrictions:
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:
Morris Jacks Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Morris Jacks Papers
Morris Jacks Papers / Series 3: Third Avenue Transit Corporation
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1448-ref19

Empire State Building

Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1929-1975
Collection Restrictions:
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:
Morris Jacks Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1448, Series 2
See more items in:
Morris Jacks Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1448-ref2

Correspondence

Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1954-1955
Collection Restrictions:
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:
Morris Jacks Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Morris Jacks Papers
Morris Jacks Papers / Series 3: Third Avenue Transit Corporation
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1448-ref20

Evaluation

Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1955
Collection Restrictions:
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:
Morris Jacks Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Morris Jacks Papers
Morris Jacks Papers / Series 3: Third Avenue Transit Corporation
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1448-ref21

Photographs and slides

Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1954
Collection Restrictions:
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:
Morris Jacks Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Morris Jacks Papers
Morris Jacks Papers / Series 3: Third Avenue Transit Corporation
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1448-ref22

Trustees Report and Notice

Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1951
Collection Restrictions:
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:
Morris Jacks Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Morris Jacks Papers
Morris Jacks Papers / Series 3: Third Avenue Transit Corporation
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1448-ref23

Condemnation proceedings

Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1949
Collection Restrictions:
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:
Morris Jacks Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Morris Jacks Papers
Morris Jacks Papers / Series 3: Third Avenue Transit Corporation
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1448-ref24

New York Coliseum Building, bus repair notes

Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
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:
Morris Jacks Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Morris Jacks Papers
Morris Jacks Papers / Series 3: Third Avenue Transit Corporation
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1448-ref25

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