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Kauffman Collection

Creator:
Kauffman, Christian S.  Search this
Cordelia Furnace (Cordelia, Pa.).  Search this
Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Former owner:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Extent:
0.25 Cubic feet (3 volumes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Business records
Date:
1851-1883
Scope and Contents note:
Three volumes of business records from the Cordelia Furnace, Cordelia, Pennsylvania, and its store.
Arrangement:
Divided into 3 series: Quarry Lime book, 1883; Receipt book, 1851-1858; and Cordelia Furnace Store Journal, 1868-1870.
Biographical/Historical note:
Originally called the Rough and Ready, the furnace was built in 1848 at Cordelia. It was purchased by C. S. Kauffman in 1855.
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
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:
Iron -- Pennsylvania  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Genre/Form:
Business records -- 1850-1900
Citation:
Kauffman Collection, 1851-1883, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1103
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Kauffman Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1103

Receipt Book

Collection Creator:
Kauffman, Christian S.  Search this
Cordelia Furnace (Cordelia, Pa.).  Search this
Collection Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1851-1858
Collection Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
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:
Kauffman Collection, 1851-1883, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Kauffman Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1103-ref12

Quarry Line Book

Collection Creator:
Kauffman, Christian S.  Search this
Cordelia Furnace (Cordelia, Pa.).  Search this
Collection Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1883
Collection Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
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:
Kauffman Collection, 1851-1883, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Kauffman Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1103-ref14

Lebanon Valley Furnace 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:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1906-1907
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-ref648

Elks Rapids Blast Furnace

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:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Container:
Box 14, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1905-1907
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-ref829

Colorado Fuel and Iron Company, blast furnace, sectioon and elevation

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:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Container:
Map-folder 1
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 5: Drawings, Blueprints and Sketches
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1070-ref846

Blast furnace drawings and data for various companies

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:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Container:
Map-folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1910-1917
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 5: Drawings, Blueprints and Sketches
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1070-ref850

David Plowden Steel Manufacturing Photographs

Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Creator:
Plowden, David  Search this
Former owner:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Extent:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1981
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs documenting the steel industry. Subjects include blast furnaces, steel mills, ore barges, and other related subjects.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into one series.
Biographical/Historical note:
David Plowden (1932-) is an American photographer of urban cities, steam trains, American farmlands, and small towns.
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center

David Plowden North American Bridge Photographs

Photographs Plowden took of bridges, aqueducts and viaducts all over the United States and a few in Canada. The photographs are of various types of bridges: truss, suspension, covered. Some photographs feature close-up details of architectural elements, such as arches, chains, towers and ornamentation.

Materials at Other Organizations

Chicago History Museum

David Plowden photograph collection

Includes photographs of steel mills and coke plants, automobile assembly factories, oil refineries, printing plants, food processing plants, and other industries in Chicago's Central Manufacturing District and other locations in the Chicago metropolitan area and northern Indiana. Includes transportation yards for railroads and trucks, and some scenes of the Calumet River and the Indiana Harbor. Many buildings show the demise of industry in these locations.

Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

David Plowden photographs and papers, 1948-2011

This collection consists of photographs and papers that document the work of David Plowden as a photographer and author, 1948-2011.

Buffalo History Museum

David Plowden photographic collection, 1968-1985

featuring Buffalo waterfront scenes, grain elevators, steel mills, and Great Lakes steamers. Also includes photographs of places other than Buffalo.

Library of Congress

Photographs of architecture, landscapes, and transportation in the United States and Canada

hese large-format photographs show details of vernacular architecture buildings such as barns; rural, small town, industrial, and urban landscape scenes; and transportation (railroads, ferries, steamships, and roadways).
Provenance:
Collection donated by David Plowden, 1985.
Donated by David Plowden to the Museum's Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering (now Division of Work and Industry) in 1984.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Unprotected photographs must be handled 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:
Blast furnaces  Search this
Steel industry and trade  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 20th century
Citation:
David Plowden Steel Manufacturing Photographs, 1981, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1020
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David Plowden Steel Manufacturing Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1020

Blast furnace

Collection Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Plowden, David  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1981
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:
David Plowden Steel Manufacturing Photographs, 1981, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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David Plowden Steel Manufacturing Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1020-ref543

Blast furnaces

Collection Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Plowden, David  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1981
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:
David Plowden Steel Manufacturing Photographs, 1981, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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David Plowden Steel Manufacturing Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1020-ref544

Blast furnaces

Collection Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Plowden, David  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1981
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:
David Plowden Steel Manufacturing Photographs, 1981, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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David Plowden Steel Manufacturing Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1020-ref545

Blast furnace

Collection Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Plowden, David  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1981
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:
David Plowden Steel Manufacturing Photographs, 1981, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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David Plowden Steel Manufacturing Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1020-ref546

Blast furnace stoves

Collection Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Plowden, David  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1981
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:
David Plowden Steel Manufacturing Photographs, 1981, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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David Plowden Steel Manufacturing Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1020-ref548

Open hearth furnace, charging hot metal

Collection Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Plowden, David  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1981
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:
David Plowden Steel Manufacturing Photographs, 1981, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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David Plowden Steel Manufacturing Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1020-ref549

Puddler blast furnace

Collection Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Plowden, David  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1981
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:
David Plowden Steel Manufacturing Photographs, 1981, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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David Plowden Steel Manufacturing Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1020-ref550

Cast house blast furnace

Collection Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Plowden, David  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1981
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:
David Plowden Steel Manufacturing Photographs, 1981, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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David Plowden Steel Manufacturing Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1020-ref559

Furnace tube wastage studies

Collection Creator:
Hartford Electric Light Company.  Search this
Foster Wheeler Corporation  Search this
Stone and Webster.  Search this
General Electric Company  Search this
Babcock and Wilcox Company.  Search this
Emmet, William Le Roy, 1859-  Search this
Collection Source:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Container:
Box 9, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1955
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives.
Collection Rights:
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 when requesting reproductions. Copyright held by the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Citation:
Emmet Mercury Boiler Records, 1920-1961, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Emmet Mercury Boiler Records
Emmet Mercury Boiler Records / Series 4: South Meadow Station Operational Records / 4.1: Data Sheets and Reports
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0968-ref102

Black and white photographs of mercury furnace walls

Collection Creator:
Hartford Electric Light Company.  Search this
Foster Wheeler Corporation  Search this
Stone and Webster.  Search this
General Electric Company  Search this
Babcock and Wilcox Company.  Search this
Emmet, William Le Roy, 1859-  Search this
Collection Source:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Container:
Box 11, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1925 September 23
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives.
Collection Rights:
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 when requesting reproductions. Copyright held by the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Citation:
Emmet Mercury Boiler Records, 1920-1961, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Emmet Mercury Boiler Records
Emmet Mercury Boiler Records / Series 4: South Meadow Station Operational Records / 4.3: Photographs and Drawings
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0968-ref117

Mercury furnace walls

Collection Creator:
Hartford Electric Light Company.  Search this
Foster Wheeler Corporation  Search this
Stone and Webster.  Search this
General Electric Company  Search this
Babcock and Wilcox Company.  Search this
Emmet, William Le Roy, 1859-  Search this
Collection Source:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Container:
Box 8, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1935
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives.
Collection Rights:
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 when requesting reproductions. Copyright held by the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Citation:
Emmet Mercury Boiler Records, 1920-1961, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Emmet Mercury Boiler Records
Emmet Mercury Boiler Records / Series 4: South Meadow Station Operational Records / 4.3: Photographs and Drawings
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0968-ref92

Lyon, Dorsey A. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, Electric Furnaces for Making Iron and Steel

Collection Collector:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Collection Creator:
Pratt, Charles Richardson, 1860-1935  Search this
Container:
Box 10, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1916
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:
Charles Richardson Pratt Papers, 1860-1935, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Charles Richardson Pratt Papers
Charles Richardson Pratt Papers / Series 7: Publications
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0958-ref180

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