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Medal, Kelvin Gold, Institution of Civil Engineers, 1974, Charles Draper

Materials:
Gold medal w/storage case.
Dimensions:
3-D: 1.3 x 5.1cm (1/2 x 2 in.)
3-D (Case): 8.9 x 8.9 x 1.9cm (3 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 3/4 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons
Country of Origin:
United Kingdom
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Charles S. Draper
Inventory Number:
A19800586000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv99498b24a-e6e6-4846-97b7-4824950e8379
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19800586000
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Robert Edwin Peary

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Robert Edwin Peary, 6 May 1856 - 2 Feb 1920  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 20.2 x 12.7cm (7 15/16 x 5")
Mount: 33 x 24.5cm (13 x 9 5/8")
Mat: 45.7 x 35.6cm (18 x 14")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1908-1909
Topic:
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Exterior\Ship  Search this
Vehicle\Ship\Deck rail  Search this
Equipment\Optical Devices\Binoculars  Search this
Costume\Outerwear\Coat\Jacket\Parka  Search this
Robert Edwin Peary: Male  Search this
Robert Edwin Peary: Natural Resources\Explorer  Search this
Robert Edwin Peary: Natural Resources\Explorer\Arctic  Search this
Robert Edwin Peary: Military\Navy\Officer  Search this
Robert Edwin Peary: Politics and Government\Government Official\Surveyor  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.93.353
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Portrait Gallery
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4ada444d7-8b1b-4364-91af-d18ff62101c1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.93.353

Frederick West Lander

Artist:
Mathew B. Brady, 1823? - 15 Jan 1896  Search this
Sitter:
Frederick West Lander, 17 Dec 1821 - 2 Mar 1862  Search this
Medium:
Half-plate ambrotype
Dimensions:
Image: 11.5 × 8.8cm (4 1/2 × 3 7/16")
Case Open: 15.5 × 24.8 × 1cm (6 1/8 × 9 3/4 × 3/8")
Case Closed: 15.5 × 12.2 × 2cm (6 1/8 × 4 13/16 × 13/16")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1857
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Bowtie  Search this
Frederick West Lander: Male  Search this
Frederick West Lander: Natural Resources\Explorer  Search this
Frederick West Lander: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War\Union  Search this
Frederick West Lander: Science and Technology\Engineer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; purchase funded by the photography acquisitions endowment established by the Joseph L. and Emily K. Gidwitz Memorial Foundation
Object number:
NPG.2016.53
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Portrait Gallery
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2016.53
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Specification of George Scheutz and Edward Scheutz calculating machines

Title:
Letters patent to George Scheutz, of Salisbury Street, in the county of Middlesex, gentleman, and Edward Scheutz, of the same place, civil engineer, for the invention of "improvements in machinery or apparatus for calculating, and printing the results of such calculations"
G. & E. Scheutz's Improvements in machinery for calculating, &c
Author:
Scheutz, Georg 1785-1873  Search this
Former owner:
Locke, L. Leland (Leslie Leland) 1875- ,- DSI  Search this
Author:
Scheutz, Edward 1821-1881  Search this
Great Britain Patent Office  Search this
Donor:
Grove City College Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
11 pages, [2] folded leaves of plates illustrations 28 cm
Type:
Patents
Date:
1855
Topic:
Calculators  Search this
Calculators--Patents  Search this
Mathematical instruments  Search this
Call number:
QA75 .S344 1855
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_973646

An elementary course of civil engineering for the use of cadets of the United States' Military Academy by D.H. Mahan

Title:
Civil engineering
Author:
Mahan, D. H (Dennis Hart) 1802-1871  Search this
Former owner:
Heafer, James Henry DSI  Search this
Author:
United States Military Academy  Search this
Physical description:
401 pages illustrations 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1860
Topic:
Civil engineering  Search this
Call number:
TA145 .M34 1860
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_969450

The report of Her Majesty's Commissioners for the Universal Exhibition of works of industry, agriculture, and fine art, held at Paris in the year 1867

Title:
Paris Exhibition
Reports on the Paris Universal Exhibition, 1867 presented to both houses of Parliament by command of Her Majesty
Author:
Great Britain Royal Commission for the Paris Exhibition (1867)  Search this
Exposition universelle de 1867 à Paris  Search this
Physical description:
7 volumes illustrations, maps, plans 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
Great Britain
France
Paris
Date:
1868
1869
Topic:
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Technology  Search this
Call number:
T801.E1 G7 1868
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_956284

World Trade Center building performance study : data collection, preliminary observations, and recommendations / [report editor, Therese McAllister : chapter leaders and authors, Gene Corley [and others]

Author:
McAllister, Therese  Search this
Corley, W. G (William Gene)  Search this
United States Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration  Search this
United States Federal Emergency Management Agency Region II  Search this
Greenhorne & O'Mara  Search this
Subject:
World Trade Center (New York, N.Y. : 1970-2001) Evaluation  Search this
Physical description:
1 volume (various pagings) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New York (State)
New York
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
2002
Topic:
Building failures  Search this
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001  Search this
Buildings--Blast effects  Search this
Tall buildings--Performance  Search this
Buildings  Search this
Evaluation  Search this
Buildings, structures, etc  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_708307

Second Space Age Facilities Conference; Aero Space Transport Division, specialty conference, Los Angeles, California, April 24-26, 1968

Author:
Space Age Facilities Conference (2d : 1968 : Los Angeles)  Search this
American Society of Civil Engineers Aero-Space Transport Division  Search this
Physical description:
457 p. illus. 22 cm
Type:
Congresses
Date:
1968
[1968]
Topic:
Ground support systems (Astronautics)  Search this
Call number:
TL4000 .S63 1968mX
TL4000.S63 1968mX
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_6144

Aviation crossroads : challenges in a changing world : proceedings of the 23rd Air Transport Conference, Arlington, Virginia June 22-24, 1994 / edited by William J. Sproule ; sponsored by the Air Transport Division of the American Society of Civil Engineers in cooperation with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ... [et al.]

Author:
International Air Transportation Conference (23rd : 1994 : Arlington, Va.)  Search this
Sproule, William J  Search this
American Society of Civil Engineers Air Transport Division  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 213 p. : ill., plans ; 22 cm
Type:
Congresses
Date:
1994
C1994
Topic:
Airports  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_469937

Airports; key to the air transportation system

Author:
Airports Conference (1971 : Atlanta)  Search this
American Society of Civil Engineers Air Transport Division  Search this
Airport Operators Council International  Search this
Physical description:
vi, 291 p. illus. 22 cm
Type:
Congresses
Date:
1971
[1971 or 2]
Topic:
Airports  Search this
Call number:
TL725.A1 A542 1971X
TL725.A1A542 1971X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_36337

Boston's water resource development : past, present, and future : proceedings of a session / sponsored by the Boston Society of Civil Engineers Section in conjunction with the ASCE National Convention in Boston, Massachusetts, October 29, 1986 ; edited by Jonathan A. French

Author:
French, Jonathan A  Search this
American Society of Civil Engineers Boston Society of Civil Engineers Section  Search this
ASCE National Convention (1986 : Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Physical description:
v, 46 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
Massachusetts
Boston
Date:
1986
C1986
Topic:
Water resources development  Search this
Water-supply engineering--History  Search this
Call number:
TC425.B6B67 1986X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_355931

A manual of the manufacture of gas from tar, oil, and other liquid hydrocarbons and extracting oil from sewage sludge by Wm. Burns, C.E

Author:
Burns, William civil engineer  Search this
Donor:
Burndy Library DSI  Search this
Former owner:
Newark College of Engineering DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[4], 68, 17, [7] pages, [3] folded leaves of plates illustrations 19 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1887
Topic:
Coal-tar products  Search this
Gas  Search this
Gas manufacture and works  Search this
Call number:
TP759 .B96 1887
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_276441

The life story of the late Sir Charles Tilston Bright, civil engineer with which is incorporated the story of the Atlantic cable, and the first telegraph to India and the Colonies by his brother Edward Brailsford Bright ... and his son Charles Bright .

Author:
Bright, Edward Brailsford 1831-  Search this
Bright, Charles Sir 1863-1937  Search this
Former owner:
Jardine, Robert DSI  Search this
Donor:
Burndy Library DSI  Search this
Subject:
Bright, Charles Tilston Sir 1832-1888  Search this
Physical description:
2 volume illustrations (1 color), facsimile, portrait 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1899
[1899]
Topic:
Cables, Submarine  Search this
Telegraph  Search this
Transatlantic cables  Search this
Call number:
TA140.B733 B74 1899
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_274836

Airports for the future: proceedings of the conference sponsored by the Institution of Civil Engineers [and others], and held at the Institution of Civil Engineers, 11-12 April, 1967

Author:
Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain)  Search this
Physical description:
[6], 129 pages illustrations, plans 28 cm
Type:
Congresses
Conference papers and proceedings
Date:
1967
Topic:
Airports  Search this
Aeroportos (Projeto E Construcao)  Search this
Call number:
TL725 .A29 1967
TL725.A29 1967
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_23173

Thomas Telford, engineer : proceedings of a seminar held at the Coalport China Works Museum, Ironbridge, April 1979, under the auspices of the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust and Telford Development Corporation / edited by Alastair Penfold ; foreword by Dr. Neil Cossons

Author:
Penfold, Alastair  Search this
Subject:
Telford, Thomas 1757-1834  Search this
Physical description:
x, 181 p. : ill., maps, port. ; 24 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
1980
Topic:
Civil engineers--Biography  Search this
Civil engineering--History  Search this
Call number:
TA140.T3 T45
TA140.T3T45
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_137313

Engineering America : the life and times of John A. Roebling / Richard Haw

Title:
Life and times of John A. Roebling
Author:
Haw, Richard 1968-  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xi, 628 pages) : illustrations
Type:
Biography
Electronic books
Biographies
History
Place:
United States
Germany
Mühlhausen (Thuringia, Germany)
Mühlhausen (Thuringia)
Date:
2020
19th century
Topic:
Civil engineers  Search this
Suspension bridges--History  Search this
Railroad bridges--History  Search this
German Americans  Search this
Immigrants  Search this
Railroad bridges  Search this
Suspension bridges  Search this
Call number:
TA140.R7 H39 2020 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1151177

The bridges of medieval England : transport and society, 400-1800 / David Harrison

Author:
Harrison, David (David Featherstone)  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (249 pages)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
England
Date:
2007
2004
Topic:
Bridges--History  Search this
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Industries--Transportation  Search this
TRANSPORTATION--Public Transportation  Search this
Bridges  Search this
Call number:
HE377.G73 H37 2007 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1149656

The life story of the late Sir Charles Tilston Bright, civil engineer : with which is incorporated the story of the Atlantic cable, and the first telegraph to India and the colonies / by his brother Edward Brailsford Bright ... and his son Charles Bright

Author:
Bright, Edward Brailsford 1831-1913  Search this
Author:
Bright, Charles Sir 1863-1937.  Search this
Subject:
Bright, Charles Tilston 1832-1888  Search this
Physical description:
2 volumes : illustrations ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1899
[1899]
Topic:
Cables, Submarine  Search this
Call number:
TA140.B733 B74 1899
TA140.B733B74 1899
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1147156

The life story of Sir Charles Tilston Bright, civil engineer : which is incorporated the story of the Atlantic cable, and the first telegraph to India and the colonies

Author:
Bright, Charles Sir 1863-1937  Search this
Bright, Edward Brailsford 1831-1913  Search this
Subject:
Bright, Charles Sir 1863-1937  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 478 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1908
Topic:
Transatlantic cables  Search this
Call number:
TK5611 .B85 1908
TK5611.B85 1908
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_112020

An underground guide to sewers, or, Down, through & out in Paris, London, New York, &c. Stephen Halliday ; foreword by Peter Bazalgette

Title:
Down, through & out in Paris, London, New York, &c
Author:
Halliday, Stephen  Search this
Physical description:
255 pages illustrations (some color) 25 cm
Type:
Books
Informational works
Illustrated works
History
Date:
2019
Topic:
Sewerage--History  Search this
Sewage--Purification--History  Search this
Sewage--Purification  Search this
Sewerage  Search this
Kanal  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1116205

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