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Engineering Notebook Collection

Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry  Search this
Names:
Ames Iron Works.  Search this
Hendrick Manufacturing Company  Search this
Woodruff and Beach Iron Works.  Search this
Bennett, C.  Search this
Blaisdell, Alfred O.  Search this
Gordon, W. F.  Search this
Reed, James  Search this
Richardson, William J.  Search this
Sheldon, Frank P.  Search this
Snow, J. Parker  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box

)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Technical descriptions
Technical notes
Financial data
Inspections
Lists
Drawings
Shop orders
Notebooks
Date:
1835-1930
Summary:
Collection of personal notebooks of civil engineers.
Scope and Contents note:
Mainly personal notebooks of engineers, although one is a listing of products of a manufacturer of gears and another is a compilation of shop orders for various products of a manufacturer. They generally contain technical descriptions, drawings, specifications, and financial data.
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.
Occupation:
Engineers  Search this
Topic:
Furnaces  Search this
Architecture -- United States  Search this
Bridges  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Mechanical engineering and engineers  Search this
Mills and mill-work  Search this
Kilns  Search this
Engineering: financial accounting  Search this
Engineering notebooks  Search this
Engineering: shop orders  Search this
Piers  Search this
Docks  Search this
Civil engineering  Search this
Engineering  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Railroad car builders  Search this
Steam-engines  Search this
Refrigeration and refrigerating machinery  Search this
Genre/Form:
Technical descriptions
Technical notes
Financial data
Inspections
Lists
Drawings
Shop orders
Notebooks
Citation:
Engineering Notebook Collection, 1835-1930, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0225
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Engineering Notebook Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8b4c9d0f7-246c-410c-a9e6-591c65a470a5
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0225
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Ames Iron Works, Oswego, New York

Collection Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1888-1890
Scope and Contents:
Technical notes and data on steam engines and other machinery.
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:
Engineering Notebook Collection, 1835-1930, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Engineering Notebook Collection
Engineering Notebook Collection / Series 1: Engineering Notebooks
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep86fb0933d-4c83-4f2a-bd70-218f2620b803
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0225-ref516

Ames Iron Works [notebook]

Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry  Search this
Names:
Ames Iron Works.  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 9.4" x 7.5")
Container:
Box 1, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Notebooks
Date:
December 1889
Scope and Contents:
Diagrams and figures for locomotive boiler parts.
Local Numbers:
AC0225-0000006 (AC Scan No.)
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.
Topic:
Engineering  Search this
Locomotive builders  Search this
Engineering notebooks  Search this
Genre/Form:
Notebooks
Collection Citation:
Engineering Notebook Collection, 1835-1930, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Engineering Notebook Collection
Engineering Notebook Collection / Series 1: Engineering Notebooks / Ames Iron Works, Oswego, New York
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep88be60a82-c702-48ed-bde6-0e7008e3c3da
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0225-ref524

[Trade catalogs from Pierce Butler & Pierce Mfg. Corp.]

Variant company name:
Established 1839 ; also in Syracuse (19th Century location) and in NYC  Search this
Company Name:
Pierce Butler & Pierce Mfg. Corp.  Search this
Related companies:
Ames Iron Works  Search this
Notes content:
1890 wood toilet seats ; boilers ; 1912, 1910, 1919, 1923 "Pierce Fitters Book" ; economical heating with Pierce boilers and radiators ; packless valves ; 1900 boilers and radiators for steam and water heating ; Pebco boilers ; Ames high speed automatic engines, 1902 ; Ames engines & boilers 1904 ; Ames boiler catalogs circa 1920s
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists and manual
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
21 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Oswego, New York, United States
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Foundries; supplies and equipment  Search this
Fuel (includes oil; petroleum; gas; coal; etc.)  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Heating; ventilation and air conditioning  Search this
Industrial equipment or mechanical machinery (including supplies and components)  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Plumbing supplies and fixtures  Search this
Topic:
Air conditioning  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Coal  Search this
Engines  Search this
Foundries  Search this
Fuel  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Furniture industry and trade  Search this
Heating  Search this
Heating and ventilation industry  Search this
House furnishings  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Iron industry and trade  Search this
Machinery  Search this
Motors  Search this
Petroleum  Search this
Plumbing equipment industry  Search this
Plumbing fixtures  Search this
Steel industry and trade  Search this
Ventilation  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_32541
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_32541

10 Cents

Maker:
Ames Iron Works  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 cm x 13.7 cm; 2 3/8 in x 5 13/32 in
Object Name:
paper currency
Place made:
United States: New York, Oswego
Date made:
1862-11-01
Credit Line:
Richard S. Schlein
ID Number:
2003.0020.241
Accession number:
2003.0020
Catalog number:
2003.0020.241
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-28f0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1329351

Ames Iron Works

Collection Creator:
Brown, Bernis B., 1888-1960  Search this
Container:
Box 11, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1870, 1873, 1956
Collection Restrictions:
Collection 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:
Bernis B. Brown Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Bernis B. Brown Collection
Bernis B. Brown Collection / Series 8: Trade Literature
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8765d5840-a7f4-4527-9114-9f17eb90d3e3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1047-ref658

Connecticut's Ames Iron Works : family, community, nature, and innovation in an enterprise of the early American republic / by Gregory Galer, Robert Gordon, Frances Kemmish

Author:
Galer, Gregory  Search this
Gordon, Robert  Search this
Kemmish, Frances  Search this
Subject:
Ames Iron Works (Salisbury, Conn.) History  Search this
Physical description:
p. 83-194 : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Connecticut
Salisbury (Conn.)
Date:
1998
C1998
19th century
Topic:
Iron foundries--Salisbury--History  Search this
History  Search this
Economic conditions  Search this
Call number:
HD9519.A64 G35 1998
Q11 .C9 v.54 p.83-194
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_562337

STEEL PLATE FIREBOX BOILERS, STANDARD & IMPERIAL TYPES

Author:
PIERCE, BUTLER & PIERCE MFG. CORP AMES IRON WORKS DIVISION  Search this
Type:
Books
Trade catalogs
Date:
1925
Topic:
Boilers  Search this
Call number:
006395
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_218695

Illustrated catalogue

Author:
Ames Iron Works, Oswego, N.Y  Search this
Physical description:
28 p. illus. 19 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Date:
1887
Topic:
Steam-engines  Search this
Call number:
621.11A514
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_246100

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