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[Trade catalogs from Combustioneer Automatic Coal Burner]

Variant company name:
Jane's office, "Modern American Home"  Search this
Company Name:
Combustioneer Automatic Coal Burner  Search this
Related companies:
Steel Products Engineering Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Combustioneer provides automatic coal burning for heating homes
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Springfield, Ohio, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Heating; ventilation and air conditioning  Search this
Topic:
Air conditioning  Search this
Heating  Search this
Heating and ventilation industry  Search this
Ventilation  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10191
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10191

[Trade catalogs from Kohler Co.]

Variant company name:
Jane's office, Modern American homes  Search this
Company Name:
Kohler Co.  Search this
Related companies:
most pieces read: Kohler of Kohler  Search this
Notes content:
Better homes, radiant heating equipment, enameled plumbing ware, bathroom accessories, boilers, heaters, radiators, sinks, showers, toilets
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
6 pieces; 6 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Kohler, Wisconsin, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Heating; ventilation and air conditioning  Search this
Plumbing supplies and fixtures  Search this
Topic:
Air conditioning  Search this
Heating  Search this
Heating and ventilation industry  Search this
Plumbing equipment industry  Search this
Plumbing fixtures  Search this
Ventilation  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10470
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10470

Technology Review

Collection Creator:
Brooks, Arthur Raymond, 1895-1991  Search this
Container:
Box 10, Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
November 1961
1961-05
1930-07
Scope and Contents:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, vol. 32, no. 8, July 1930; vol. 63, no. 7, May 1961; and vol. 64, no. 1, November 1961.
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:
Arthur Raymond Brooks Collection, NASM.1989.0104, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Arthur Raymond Brooks Collection
Arthur Raymond Brooks Collection / Series 1: Professional Materials / 1.8: Magazines
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1989-0104-ref314
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Patent No. 1943233, Myron G. Beard, Heating and ventilating systems

Collection Creator:
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company  Search this
Container:
Box 9, Folder 20
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1/9/1934
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:
Curtiss-Wright Corporation Archives - Patent Files, Acc. 1987-0029, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Curtiss-Wright Corporation Records - Patent Files
Curtiss-Wright Corporation Records - Patent Files / Series 1: Patents / 1.1: United States Patents
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1987-0029-ref438

Patent No. 2050240, Myron G. Beard, Heating and ventilating systems for aircraft

Collection Creator:
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company  Search this
Container:
Box 11, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
8/11/1936
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:
Curtiss-Wright Corporation Archives - Patent Files, Acc. 1987-0029, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Curtiss-Wright Corporation Records - Patent Files
Curtiss-Wright Corporation Records - Patent Files / Series 1: Patents / 1.1: United States Patents
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1987-0029-ref531

T.B. Cryer Company Records

Creator:
T.B. Cryer Company  Search this
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 History of Technology  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
Extent:
2.5 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Specifications
Place:
Orange (N.J.)
West Orange (N.J.)
Rahway (N.J.)
Montclair (N.J.)
Newark (N.J.)
Date:
1890 - 1950
Scope and Contents:
These records contain plans and specifications for plumbing and heating systems installed in a residence, schools, and public buildings in Newark, Orange, West Orange, Rahway, and Montclair, New Jersey.
Arrangement:
1 series. Arrangement: By project.
Biographical / Historical:
The T.B. Cryer Company was a Newark, New Jersey, heating and ventilating contracting and engineering firm.
Provenance:
Donated to the National Museum of History and Technology (now called the National Museum of American History) in 1962.
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:
Plumbing  Search this
Heating and ventilating  Search this
Public buildings  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Specifications
Citation:
T.B. Cryer Company Records, ca. 1890-1950, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1085
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1085

Women's Auxiliary, National Association of Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors Records

Creator:
Women's Auxiliary, National Association of Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors  Search this
Extent:
14 Cubic feet (37 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Ledgers (account books)
Proceedings
Programs
Correspondence
Newsclippings
Newsletters
Date:
1919 - 2015
Summary:
This collection documents the activities of the Women's Auxiliary, National Association of Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling Contractors through financial materials, photographs, convention and scrapbook materials.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of the organizational records of the Women's Auxiliary of the National Association of Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling Contractors. The materials include financial records; by-laws; charter books for state and local chapters and for committees; ledger books detailing financial expenditures convention proceedings, auxiliary newsletters, informational brochures, and convention programs; scrapbooks compiled by presidents, and photograph albums. The scrapbooks relate to convention activities and include photographs taken at conventions. The scrapbooks cover almost every year of the Auxiliary's existence.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into six series.

Series 1: Historical Background, 1919-2015

Series 2: Financial Materials, 1979-1999

Series 3: Convention Materials, 1934; 1940-2010

Series 4: Publications, 1953-2010

Series 5: Photographs, 1950s-2003

Series 6: Publicity, 1965; 1976; 1982
Historical:
NAPHCC was originally called the National Association of Master Plumbers (NAMP). In 1953 it became the National Association of Plumbing Contractors; in 1963 it became the National Association of Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors (NAPHCC). In the years before the organization was started and during its early years, most plumbers were self-employed individuals rather than employees of larger contracting companies. Their wives were likely to be involved in the business. Often wives answered inquiries, kept the books, made appointments, and performed other duties in addition to their own domestic tasks.

NAMP was founded in 1882 to promote the interests of plumbers who considered themselves "true craftsmen" at a time of rapid transition from outdoor to indoor plumbing and of major technological improvements in residential and commercial buildings. These master plumbers tended to be specialists in metal work or gas fitting. They saw their mission as ensuring a safe and sanitary public plumbing system, and this remains their mission. They also promoted what was termed "trade protection" and opposed the sale of plumbing materials to anyone other than master plumbers. They foresaw, accurately, a time when there would be stringent governmental regulations on public sanitation facilities.

NAMP's Women's Auxiliary was founded at the 1919 NAMP convention by Emily Hornbrook (b. 1857). A year later the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified, giving American women the right to vote. However, this auxiliary was not allowed to use the name and seal of the Association until 1921. In these early years, the Auxiliary was involved in scholarships for the children of members, raising the profile of the plumbing profession, discovering ways to help their husbands' businesses, and advocating for better public sanitation.

Over time the Auxiliary's activities expanded, and these activities are extremely well documented in the scrapbooks in the collection. For example, in response to the increasing governmental regulation of public sanitation, the Auxiliary formed a very active Sanitation Committee. In 1938, Anna Corcoran, the Chair of this committee, reported, "The Sanitation Program has become a march of progress for the Auxiliary…The women are now demanding, and in some cases getting, clean and sanitary restrooms, lavatory and toilet facilities in public theaters, restaurants, stores, parks and filling stations." They worked with Texaco to set standards of sanitation in their gas station restrooms. Texaco used these changes to their benefit in their ad campaigns, and other oil companies followed suit. During the World War II years, the Auxiliary promoted educational efforts to spread the word about the transmission of water-borne diseases including polio, typhoid, TB, and diphtheria, and advocated for the need for proper sanitary systems to reduce the incidence of diseases. In the decades that followed, the Auxiliary was active in promoting such issues as water pollution, labor practices (such as the Family Medical Leave Act), civil rights, pipeline safety, fuel economy standards, conservation, and recycling. They continued to fund scholarships for the education of the children of members, and they also had a loan program for members in need.

The mission of the Auxiliary today is to work in partnership with the National Association and the industry through cooperation, communication, and education. More specifically, its goals include promoting the industry to the public; drawing more young people into the industry through educational programs in an effort to address the shortage of people with these essential skills and filling a gap once filled by trade and vocational high schools; and protecting the nation's health through advocacy and grass roots efforts to improve public sanitation and the water supply.
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Series: Plumbing (AC0060)

Estelle Ellis Collection (AC0423)

Earl S. Tupper Papers (AC0470)

Priscilla of Boston Collection (AC0557)

Dorothy Shaver Collection (AC0631)

Stanley Home Products (AC0788)

Spokeswoman Magazine Printed Materials Collection (AC0931)
Provenance:
The collection was donated by Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling Contractors National Auxiliary, through Sandy Stack, President on February 20, 2012.
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:
Public health  Search this
Heating and ventilating  Search this
Heating  Search this
Plumbing  Search this
Trade associations  Search this
Sanitation  Search this
Women  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Ledgers (account books)
Proceedings
Programs
Correspondence
Newsclippings
Newsletters
Citation:
Women's Auxiliary, National Association of Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1304
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Women's Auxiliary, National Association of Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1304

Heating and Ventilating Plans, 1-2-3 Office Floors, Street Level, #3153,

Collection Creator:
New York Central Railroad/Penn Central Railroad Companies  Search this
Container:
Bin C-11 (tube 7)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
5/5/1908
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
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:
Grand Central Terminal Collection, dates, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Grand Central Terminal Collection
Grand Central Terminal Collection / Series 4: Drawings
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1071-ref461

Heating and Ventilating Riser Sheet, #3156,

Collection Creator:
New York Central Railroad/Penn Central Railroad Companies  Search this
Container:
Bin C-11 (tube 7)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
5/26/1908
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
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:
Grand Central Terminal Collection, dates, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Grand Central Terminal Collection
Grand Central Terminal Collection / Series 4: Drawings
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1071-ref462

Heating and Ventilating Riser Sheet, #3151,

Collection Creator:
New York Central Railroad/Penn Central Railroad Companies  Search this
Container:
Bin C-11 (tube 7)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
6/1/1908
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
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:
Grand Central Terminal Collection, dates, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Grand Central Terminal Collection
Grand Central Terminal Collection / Series 4: Drawings
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1071-ref463

Heating and Ventilating Riser Sheet, #3158,

Collection Creator:
New York Central Railroad/Penn Central Railroad Companies  Search this
Container:
Bin C-11 (tube 7)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
6/9/1908
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
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:
Grand Central Terminal Collection, dates, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Grand Central Terminal Collection
Grand Central Terminal Collection / Series 4: Drawings
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1071-ref464

Heating and Ventilating Pipe Loft and 4th Office Floor, #3434,

Collection Creator:
New York Central Railroad/Penn Central Railroad Companies  Search this
Container:
Bin C-11 (tube 7)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
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:
Grand Central Terminal Collection, dates, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Grand Central Terminal Collection
Grand Central Terminal Collection / Series 4: Drawings
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1071-ref465

Heating and Ventilating Addition to Present Temporary Power Plant, #3490,

Collection Creator:
New York Central Railroad/Penn Central Railroad Companies  Search this
Container:
Bin C-11 (tube 7)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
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:
Grand Central Terminal Collection, dates, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Grand Central Terminal Collection
Grand Central Terminal Collection / Series 4: Drawings
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1071-ref466

American Standard, heating and ventilating unit, PD 36036

Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical Sciences  Search this
Collection Author:
Parke, Davis Company  Search this
Container:
Box 360, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1960
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:
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:
Parke, Davis Research Laboratory Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Parke, Davis Research Laboratory Records
Parke, Davis Research Laboratory Records / Series 9: Equipment Data Files
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0001-ref13315

Leo Baekeland Diary Volume 51

Author:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944  Search this
Collection Creator:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (6.0" x 3.5")
Container:
Box 21, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Diaries
Date:
1932 May 31-1932 October 23
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:
Family -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries -- 20th century
Collection Citation:
Leo Baekeland Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Leo H. Baekeland Papers
Leo H. Baekeland Papers / Series 4: Diaries
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0005-ref340
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188, Post Office extension, design for heating and ventilating the building

Collection Creator:
Meigs, Montgomery C., 1816-1892  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Russell, Andrew J., 1829-1902  Search this
Container:
Box 20
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1859 October 13
Collection Restrictions:
The 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:
Montgomery C. Meigs Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Montgomery C. Meigs Papers
Montgomery C. Meigs Papers / Series 2: Photographs and Sketches / 2.3: Post Office
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0984-ref277

114, United States Capitol, boilers for heating and ventilating

Collection Creator:
Meigs, Montgomery C., 1816-1892  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Russell, Andrew J., 1829-1902  Search this
Container:
Box 26
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
The 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:
Montgomery C. Meigs Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Montgomery C. Meigs Papers
Montgomery C. Meigs Papers / Series 2: Photographs and Sketches / 2.4: United States Capitol
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0984-ref475

158, Post Office Extension, design for heating and ventilating the building

Collection Creator:
Meigs, Montgomery C., 1816-1892  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Russell, Andrew J., 1829-1902  Search this
Container:
Box 27
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
The 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:
Montgomery C. Meigs Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Montgomery C. Meigs Papers
Montgomery C. Meigs Papers / Series 2: Photographs and Sketches / 2.3: Post Office
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0984-ref520

Aircraft Design, Passenger Cabin, Heating and Ventilation

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
See more items in:
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Air Transport
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Air Transport / Series F0: Air Transport, General
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-f-ref121

Aircraft Design, Passenger Cabin, Heating and Ventilation

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Container:
Drawer F0, Folder 094050-01
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Documents
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
See more items in:
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Air Transport
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Air Transport / Series F0: Air Transport, General / Aircraft Design, Passenger Cabin, Heating and Ventilation
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-f-ref122

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