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Nathan W. Morgan Papers

Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of History of Technology  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of History of Technology  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Creator:
Morgan, Nathan W.  Search this
Names:
American Bridge Company  Search this
Bureau of Public Roads  Search this
Extent:
10 Cubic feet (29 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Clippings
Pamphlets
Drawings
Photographs
Trade catalogs
Reports
Place:
New York
San Francisco (Calif.)
California
Date:
ca. 1902-1972.
Scope and Contents:
These papers contain materials relating to the design and construction of highway bridges: scrapbooks of clippings compiled by Morgan on suspension, concrete arch, moveable, steel arch, timber, concrete, steel simple span, cantilever, and stone bridges; photographs of American bridges taken by Morgan, 1938; clippings, photographs, pamphlets, and books on bridge welding, 1909-1959; catalog histories, construction stories, and illustrated pamphlets, 1902-1959; drawings and articles on moveable bridges, 1924; reprints, brochures, technical reports, research reports, bridge authority reports and advertising for highway bridges, chiefly in New York and San Francisco, 1918-1959; unsorted clippings on highway bridges, bridge welding, and tunnels, 1954-1968; seven binders of bridge photographs, 1922-1937; and clippings and photographs of bridge construction design, 1969-1972.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Biographical / Historical:
Nathan W. Morgan, government civil engineer, worked for the American Bridge Company, 1916-1925, and for the Bureau of Public Roads, Bridge Division, 1925-1961.
Provenance:
Donated by Nathan W. Morgan to the National Museum of History and Technology (now the National Museum of American History), Division of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, in 1964.
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:
Concrete bridges  Search this
Iron and steel bridges  Search this
Tunnels  Search this
welding  Search this
Moveable bridges  Search this
Bridges -- Design and construction  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks -- 20th century
Clippings -- 20th century
Pamphlets -- 20th century
Drawings -- 20th century
Photographs -- 20th century
Trade catalogs
Reports
Citation:
Nathan W. Morgan Papers, 1902-1972, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0965
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0965

American Bridge Company, 1935

Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanisms  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences  Search this
Collection Creator:
Instrument Society of America  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status unknown. Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning intellectual property rights. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply.
Collection Citation:
Instrument Society of America Collection, 1911-1972, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Instrument Society of America Collection
Instrument Society of America Collection / Series 3: Trade Literature
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0215-ref34

5c New York World's Fair single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 1244
Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (blue green); adhesive / engraving
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
New York
United States of America
Date:
April 22, 1964
Topic:
Technology & Inventions  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Object number:
1980.2493.5474
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8310eccd1-1a7d-410f-b3d0-87e14ab75f36
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1980.2493.5474

The American Bridge Company

Object Name:
Sheet of Paper
ID Number:
MC.319907
Catalog number:
319907
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Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-8100-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_847556

Pier A, American Bridge Company work, Number 74

Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of History of Technology  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering  Search this
Collection Author:
Garrett, John W. (John Work), 1820-1884  Search this
Latrobe, Benj. H. (Benjamin Henry), 1807-1878  Search this
Collection Creator:
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company  Search this
Container:
Box 38, Folder 3614
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
4/22/1920
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs and glass plate negatives 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:
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Records
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Records / Series 9: Negatives / 9.5: Herrs Island – Allegheny, New York River Bridge
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1086-ref6178

Piers A & B, American Bridge Company's work, Number 89

Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of History of Technology  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering  Search this
Collection Author:
Garrett, John W. (John Work), 1820-1884  Search this
Latrobe, Benj. H. (Benjamin Henry), 1807-1878  Search this
Collection Creator:
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company  Search this
Container:
Box 38, Folder 3623
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
5/25/1920
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs and glass plate negatives 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:
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Records
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Records / Series 9: Negatives / 9.5: Herrs Island – Allegheny, New York River Bridge
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1086-ref6187

American Bridge Company driving piles for pier C extension, Number 96

Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of History of Technology  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering  Search this
Collection Author:
Garrett, John W. (John Work), 1820-1884  Search this
Latrobe, Benj. H. (Benjamin Henry), 1807-1878  Search this
Collection Creator:
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company  Search this
Container:
Box 38, Folder 3631
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
6/24/1920
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs and glass plate negatives 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:
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Records
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Records / Series 9: Negatives / 9.5: Herrs Island – Allegheny, New York River Bridge
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1086-ref6195

American Bridge Company

Collection Creator:
Colorado Fuel and Iron Company  Search this
Elk Rapids Iron Company  Search this
Rust Boiler Company  Search this
Rust Engineering Company  Search this
Rust, Edwin  Search this
Rust, Henry Bedinger, 1872-1936  Search this
Rust-Helander Engineering Company  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of History of Technology  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1901
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Unprotected photographs must be handled 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:
Edwin Rust Papers, 1899-1922, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Edwin G. Rust Papers
Edwin G. Rust Papers / Series 2: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1070-ref523

American Bridge Company, type H turntable, Port Morris, New Jersey

Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Collection Donor:
ConRail  Search this
Collection Creator:
Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad  Search this
Container:
Map-folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1920
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Unprotected photographs must be handled 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:
Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Records
Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Records / Series 2: Drawings / 2.1: Railroad Terminals, Shops and Transfer Tables
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1074-ref752

American Bridge Company, erection pay roll

Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Work and Industry  Search this
Collection Creator:
Lehigh Valley Railroad Company  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 40
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1901-05-1901-09
Collection Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled 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:
Lehigh Valley Railroad Records, 1882-1936, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Lehigh Valley Railroad Records
Lehigh Valley Railroad Records / Series 5: Miscellaneous
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1046-ref587

Album 1, Ambridge Works Structural Fabricating Division, American Bridge Company, Ambridge, Pennsylvania (Negative #1000-Negative #1034)

Collection Creator:
Aikins, Russell Chorley, 1896-  Search this
U.S. Steel Corporation  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
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:
U.S. Steel Corporation Photograph Albums, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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U.S. Steel Corporation Photograph Albums
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1037-ref525

Album 16, Gary Plant of American Bridge Company, Gary, Indiana (Negative #1736-Negative #1754)

Collection Creator:
Aikins, Russell Chorley, 1896-  Search this
U.S. Steel Corporation  Search this
Container:
Box 6, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
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:
U.S. Steel Corporation Photograph Albums, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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U.S. Steel Corporation Photograph Albums
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1037-ref562

American Bridge Company, New York, New York

Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
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: Bridges, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Bridges
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Bridges / 1: Bridge Builders and Suppliers of Bridge Construction Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-bridges-ref677

American Bridge Company, New York, New York

Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Container:
Oversize 86, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
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: Bridges, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Bridges
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Bridges / 1: Bridge Builders and Suppliers of Bridge Construction Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-bridges-ref678

American Bridge Company Shipping Statements, I-Steel work, no. 3, Loads 1 - 55, July 21, 1905 - March 27, 1906.

Collection Creator::
United States National Museum. Superintendent of Construction for the United States National Museum Building  Search this
Container:
Box 24 of 27
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 81, United States National Museum. Superintendent of Construction for the United States National Museum Building, Records
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Records
Records / Series 11: Construction Administration, 1903 - 1910. / Box 24
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0081-refidd1e19099

American Bridge Company Shipping Statements, I-2nd floor steel, no. 6, Loads 1 - 37, 40 - 42, September 2, 1906 - December 6, 1906.

Collection Creator::
United States National Museum. Superintendent of Construction for the United States National Museum Building  Search this
Container:
Box 24 of 27
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 81, United States National Museum. Superintendent of Construction for the United States National Museum Building, Records
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Records
Records / Series 11: Construction Administration, 1903 - 1910. / Box 24
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0081-refidd1e19112

American Bridge Company Shipping Statements, I-3rd floor steel, no. 6, Loads 40 - 75, 40 - 42, December 6, 1906 - March 8, 1907.

Collection Creator::
United States National Museum. Superintendent of Construction for the United States National Museum Building  Search this
Container:
Box 24 of 27
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 81, United States National Museum. Superintendent of Construction for the United States National Museum Building, Records
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Records
Records / Series 11: Construction Administration, 1903 - 1910. / Box 24
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0081-refidd1e19124

American Bridge Company Shipping Statements, J-attic steel, no. 6, Loads 1 - 4, 5 - 40, July 17, 1907 - December 19, 1907.

Collection Creator::
United States National Museum. Superintendent of Construction for the United States National Museum Building  Search this
Container:
Box 24 of 27
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 81, United States National Museum. Superintendent of Construction for the United States National Museum Building, Records
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Records
Records / Series 11: Construction Administration, 1903 - 1910. / Box 24
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0081-refidd1e19136

American Bridge Company blueprints. Including measurements for I-beams, indexes to drawings, wall plates, and tie rods for all floors. All work done at the Edge Moot plant, May 1905 - April 1907.

Collection Creator::
United States National Museum. Superintendent of Construction for the United States National Museum Building  Search this
Container:
Box 8 of 27
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 81, United States National Museum. Superintendent of Construction for the United States National Museum Building, Records
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Records
Records / Series 5: Blueprints and Drawings, 1894-1919 (bulk 1903-1909). / Box 8
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0081-refidd1e3822

Blueprints - American Bridge Company (5 folders)

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Buildings Management Department  Search this
Container:
Box 37 of 105
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 532, Smithsonian Institution. Buildings Management Department, Records
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Records
Records / Series 1: Harold L. Haworth and Roy W. Johnson Files Mostly Concerning the History and Technology Building (MHT), 1956-1979 [Files of the Resident Engineer] / Box 37
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0532-refidd1e13594

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