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Armand Hammer Exhibition; SI Staff at Meeting

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Vogel, Robert M  Search this
Tucker, Louis Leonard 1927-  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Physical description:
35mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1970
March 19, 1970
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-008 [OPA-1612]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_372637

Correspondence through 1938

Collection Creator:
Ya-Ching, Lee  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1938
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Lee Ya-Ching Papers, NASM.2008.0009, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Lee Ya-Ching Papers / Series 2: Professional
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2008-0009-ref45
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Dumpy Level

User:
Vogel, Robert M.  Search this
Maker:
Berger Engineering Instruments  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 11 in x 4 in; 13.97 cm x 27.94 cm x 10.16 cm
overall in case: 7 in x 12 3/4 in x 5 3/4 in; 17.78 cm x 32.385 cm x 14.605 cm
Object Name:
level
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
ca. 1960
ID Number:
2007.0214.1
Catalog number:
2007.0214.1
Accession number:
2007.0214
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-57ed-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1334940
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Range and Height Finder

User:
Vogel, Robert M.  Search this
Maker:
Topcon Corporation  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 4 in x 12 1/4 in; 8.89 cm x 10.16 cm x 31.115 cm
overall in case: 13 1/2 in x 6 3/4 in x 4 in; 34.29 cm x 17.145 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
range and height finder
Place made:
Japan
Date made:
ca. 1960
ID Number:
2007.0214.5
Catalog number:
2007.0214.5
Accession number:
2007.0214
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-57ee-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1334941
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Compass

User:
Vogel, Robert M.  Search this
Maker:
Eugene Dietzgen Company  Search this
Object Name:
Pocket Compass
pocket compass
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Date made:
circa 1960
ID Number:
2007.0214.4
Catalog number:
2007.0214.4
Accession number:
2007.0214
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-57ef-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1334942

Locke Hand Level

User:
Vogel, Robert M.  Search this
Maker:
Swift Instruments, Inc.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 1 in x 5 1/4 in x 1 in; 2.54 cm x 13.335 cm x 2.54 cm
overall: 1 1/16 in x 5 1/16 in x 1 1/16 in; 2.69875 cm x 12.85875 cm x 2.69875 cm
Object Name:
Locke level
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
circa 1960
ID Number:
2007.0214.3
Catalog number:
2007.0214.3
Accession number:
2007.0214
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-57f0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1334944
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Level

User:
Vogel, Robert M.  Search this
Maker:
L. S. Starrett Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 3/4 in x 8 in x 4 1/4 in; 32.385 cm x 20.32 cm x 10.795 cm
overall in case: 11 1/2 in x 13 3/4 in x 4 7/8 in; 29.21 cm x 34.925 cm x 12.3825 cm
Object Name:
level
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Athol
Date made:
circa 1960
ID Number:
2007.0214.2
Accession number:
2007.0214
Catalog number:
2007.0214.2
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-5879-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_1334946
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Boston Water Works Collection

Creator:
Vogel, Robert M.  Search this
Boston Water Works.  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Cubic feet (5 Boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
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
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1117

Glass Plate Negative and Stamps

Collection Creator:
Vogel, Robert M.  Search this
Boston Water Works.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1932
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
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:
Boston Water Works Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1117, Series 3
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Boston Water Works Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1117-ref102

Cyanotype Photographs (52-7599/Unidentified)

Collection Creator:
Vogel, Robert M.  Search this
Boston Water Works.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1897-1919
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
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:
Boston Water Works Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1117, Series 1
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Boston Water Works Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1117-ref12

52-308

Collection Creator:
Vogel, Robert M.  Search this
Boston Water Works.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Date:
Undated
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
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:
Boston Water Works Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Boston Water Works Collection
Boston Water Works Collection / Series 1: Cyanotype Photographs (52-7599/Unidentified)
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1117-ref15

600-699

Collection Creator:
Vogel, Robert M.  Search this
Boston Water Works.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
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:
Boston Water Works Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Boston Water Works Collection
Boston Water Works Collection / Series 1: Cyanotype Photographs (52-7599/Unidentified)
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1117-ref17

1000-1099

Collection Creator:
Vogel, Robert M.  Search this
Boston Water Works.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
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:
Boston Water Works Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Boston Water Works Collection
Boston Water Works Collection / Series 1: Cyanotype Photographs (52-7599/Unidentified)
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1117-ref24

1109-1199

Collection Creator:
Vogel, Robert M.  Search this
Boston Water Works.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Date:
March 1897 - June 1897
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
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:
Boston Water Works Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Boston Water Works Collection
Boston Water Works Collection / Series 1: Cyanotype Photographs (52-7599/Unidentified)
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1117-ref25

4823-4898

Collection Creator:
Vogel, Robert M.  Search this
Boston Water Works.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Date:
January 1903 - March 1903
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
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:
Boston Water Works Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Boston Water Works Collection
Boston Water Works Collection / Series 1: Cyanotype Photographs (52-7599/Unidentified)
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1117-ref26

4900-4998

Collection Creator:
Vogel, Robert M.  Search this
Boston Water Works.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Date:
March 1903 - May 1903
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
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:
Boston Water Works Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Boston Water Works Collection
Boston Water Works Collection / Series 1: Cyanotype Photographs (52-7599/Unidentified)
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1117-ref27

5000-5090

Collection Creator:
Vogel, Robert M.  Search this
Boston Water Works.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Date:
May 1903 - June 1903
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
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:
Boston Water Works Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Boston Water Works Collection
Boston Water Works Collection / Series 1: Cyanotype Photographs (52-7599/Unidentified)
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1117-ref30

5109-5199

Collection Creator:
Vogel, Robert M.  Search this
Boston Water Works.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Date:
June 1903 - August 1903
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
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:
Boston Water Works Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Boston Water Works Collection
Boston Water Works Collection / Series 1: Cyanotype Photographs (52-7599/Unidentified)
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1117-ref31

5210-5299

Collection Creator:
Vogel, Robert M.  Search this
Boston Water Works.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Date:
August 1903 - October 1903
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
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:
Boston Water Works Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Boston Water Works Collection
Boston Water Works Collection / Series 1: Cyanotype Photographs (52-7599/Unidentified)
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1117-ref32

5605-5699

Collection Creator:
Vogel, Robert M.  Search this
Boston Water Works.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Date:
August 1904 - October 1904
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
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:
Boston Water Works Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Boston Water Works Collection
Boston Water Works Collection / Series 1: Cyanotype Photographs (52-7599/Unidentified)
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1117-ref33

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