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Atlas Imperial Diesel Engine Company Records

Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Creator:
Atlas Imperial Diesel Engine Company.  Search this
Names:
Imperial Gas Engine Company.  Search this
Former owner:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Extent:
3.2 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Leaflets
Blueprints
Correspondence
Pamphlets
Specifications
Photographs
Proposals
Advertisements
Instructional materials
Trade catalogs
Date:
1917-1968
bulk 1925-1954
Summary:
The Atlas Imperial Diesel Engine Company started in 1903 by John F. Lorimer. The company produced diesel engines for a variety of machines, including marine vessels, locomotives, and farm equipment. The collection includes background and historical information on the company, instruction manuals, marketing literature, corporate records, and drawings and photographs.
Scope and Contents note:
These records include information on Atlas's products, and include trade literature, blueprints, advertising, bulletins, specifications, catalogs, operators manuals, proposals, correspondence, photographs, and historical articles on the company and on engines.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged into five series.

Series 1: History of Atlas Imperial Diesel Engine, 1917-1966

Series 2: User Instructions and Manuals, circa 1920-19522

Series 3: Marketing Literature, circa 1918-1954

Series 4: Corporate Records, circa 1921-1968

Series 5: Drawings and Photographs, circa 1920-1959
Biographical/Historical note:
The Atlas Imperial Diesel Engine Company was an Oakland, California, manufacturer of marine propulsion machinery. The company was founded in 1903 by John Lorimer in San Francisco, California. In 1916 it merged with Imperial Gas Engine Company. The company produced various diesel engines for a variety of uses, including marine vessels, tractors, and locomotives. In 1950, Atlas Imperial was acquired by National Supply Company, however, Atlas Diesels were manufactured up to 1957 at which point the National Supply Company sold their diesel engine division to White Motor Company and was renamed as White Diesel Engine Division.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Ralph S. Lorimer.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives.
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.
Topic:
Diesel engines  Search this
Engines  Search this
Mechanical engineering  Search this
Heavy machinery  Search this
Marine engines  Search this
Propulsion systems  Search this
Steam-engines  Search this
Genre/Form:
Leaflets
Blueprints
Correspondence -- 20th century
Pamphlets
Specifications
Photographs -- 20th century
Proposals
Advertisements
Instructional materials
Trade catalogs
Citation:
Atlas Imperial Diesel Engine Company Records, circa 1917-1968, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0996
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Atlas Imperial Diesel Engine Company Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0996

Marine engines brochures

Collection Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Atlas Imperial Diesel Engine Company.  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
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:
Atlas Imperial Diesel Engine Company Records, circa 1917-1968, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Atlas Imperial Diesel Engine Company Records
Atlas Imperial Diesel Engine Company Records / Series 3: Marketing Literature
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0996-ref57

Charles Richardson Pratt Papers

Collector:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Creator:
Pratt, Charles Richardson, 1860-1935  Search this
Names:
Sprague, Frank J.  Search this
Extent:
6 Cubic feet (13 boxes, 8 oversize folders)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Diaries
Drawings
Trade catalogs
Photographs
Notebooks
Letterpress books
Patents
Place:
Montclair (N.J.)
Date:
1860-1935
bulk 1910-1924
Summary:
The papers document the professional career of mechanical engineer, Charles Richardson Pratt. The papers include correspondence, patents, patent application materials, agreements, photographs, publications, and blueprints for many of Pratt's inventions, especially his work on elevators.
Scope and Contents:
These papers contain personal materials of Charles R. Pratt; letterpress copybooks; engineering notebooks; diaries; material relating to the development of the heavy-duty, high-rise electric elevator; material concerning elevator cable equalizers and safety devices, Morton-Jacobsen and other lathe chucks, lathe drives and the Pratt Driver, the hydraulic transmission of power in trucks, and ship steering gear; and studies reports, drawings, photographs, catalogs, and trade literature concerning mechanical engineering.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into eight series.

Series 1: Personal Materials, 1875-1935

Series 2: Diaries, 1894, 1928-1931

Series 3: Correspondence, 1872-1920

Series 4: Notebooks, 1880, 1889, 1900

Series 5: Inventions, 1860-1927

Series 6: Photographs, 1890-1902

Series 7: Publications, 1895-1929

Series 8: Drawings, 1878-1929
Biographical / Historical:
Charles Richardson Pratt (1860-1935), was born in Massachusetts to John C. and Mary Anne Richardson. He graduated from the Hopkins School of Boston and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1879. Pratt worked at Whittier Machine Company of Boston (1882-1890) where he designed and built the first electric elevator in 1888. The elevator was installed in the Tremont House, Boston. Pratt also worked as an agent and later as a consulting engineer for the Otis Elevator Company, the inventors of the hydraulic elevator.

Pratt was best known for his development of the first electrically powered elevator. In 1892, inventor Frank Sprague (1857-1934) founded the Sprague Electric Elevator Company, and with Charles R. Pratt developed the Sprague-Pratt Electric Elevator. They demonstrated that electrically powered elevators were capable of competing with hydraulic elevators. Pratt held several engineering positions and worked for the Marine Engine Company of Newark, New Jersey (1902-1905) developing elevator systems; consulting engineer to the Universal Speed Control Company of New York City (1906-1919); consultant to the American Engineering Company of Philadelphia (1912); mechanical superintendent at the Crocker Wheel Company of Ampere, New Jersey (1919); engineer for the E. Horton and Sons Company of Connecticut (1920-1923); the General Tractors Corporation (1924-1927); and was associated with the Watson Elevator Company of New York City (1928-1930). Pratt patented many of his ideas, earning over thirty-five patents related mostly to elevators,

Pratt was a member of the Masons, the Sons of the American Revolution, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the MIT Club of New Jersey, and the Motor Club of London. He married Mary Byron Ladd and they had two children, Gertrude Ladd Pratt and Donald Richardson Pratt.
Provenance:
This collection was purchased from Charles R. Pratt's daughter, Gertrude Pratt Vance, in 1973.
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:
Mechanical engineering and engineers  Search this
Inventors  Search this
Elevators  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Patents -- 1890-1900  Search this
Power transmission  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries
Drawings
Trade catalogs
Photographs -- 19th century
Notebooks
Letterpress books
Patents -- 1870-1880
Citation:
Charles Richardson Pratt Papers, 1860-1935, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0958
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Charles Richardson Pratt Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0958
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US 676,152 (elevator safety device)

Collection Collector:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (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 5, Folder 18
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1904 - 1905
Scope and Contents:
Includes assignment to Marine Engine and Machine Company.
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 5: Inventions
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0958-ref113

Pratt elevator safety car drawing built by Marine Engine and Machine Company

Collection Collector:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (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
Extent:
1 Lantern slide
Container:
Box 11, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Lantern slides
Date:
1890 - 1890
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 6: Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0958-ref194

#33, [Interior shop floor view of Marine Engine and Machine Company?]

Collection Collector:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (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
Extent:
1 Lantern slide
Container:
Box 11, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Lantern slides
Date:
1900 - 1900
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 6: Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0958-ref195

#32, Marine Engine Company building, aerial view

Collection Collector:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (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
Extent:
1 Lantern slide
Container:
Box 11, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Lantern slides
Date:
undated
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 6: Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0958-ref196

Gear with oil, made by Marine Engine and Machine Company

Collection Collector:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (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
Extent:
1 Lantern slide
Container:
Box 11, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Lantern slides
Date:
undated
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 6: Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0958-ref197

Diesel marine Engines, crosshead type

Collection Creator:
McIntosh, Seymour and Company  Search this
Collection Collector:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1922
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 Citation:
McIntosh, Seymour and Company Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
McIntosh, Seymour and Company Records
McIntosh, Seymour and Company Records / Series 1: Background Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0985-ref120

Photographs

Collection Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Holly Manufacturing Company  Search this
Worthington Corporation  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1840-1964
Scope and Contents:
This series consists of the various black and white photographs, airbrushings and illustrations maintained by the Worthington Corporation. They document many aspects of the company's history and products. Most of the photographs are unlabeled product photographs, mostly taken for catalogs. The series also contains photographs documenting work at the various Worthington Works sites. These include both interior and exterior photographs of factories and photographs of employees. Included in these employee photographs are several showing racially integrated factory floors.

The numbered photographs at the beginning of this series were retained along with their file listing. The series also contains portions of a numbered series of photographs and airbrushings of products produced at the Blake and Knowles plant. These products include diesel engines, power cylinders and marine engines and have been arranged based on their product serial number.
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:
Worthington Corporation Records, 1840-1982, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0916, Series 4
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Worthington Corporation Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0916-ref521

Merchant Marine/Navy World War Two Oral History and Memorabilia Collection

Creator:
Porter, John C.  Search this
Collector:
Armed Forces History, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Navarre, Jack B., 1925- (merchant seaman)  Search this
Armed Forces History, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Names:
San Mateo Coast Guard Station  Search this
United States. Merchant Marine  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Newspapers
Oral history
Scrapbooks
Identity cards
Menus
Correspondence
Military passes
Photographs
Diaries
Passports
Place:
San Mateo (Calif.)
Date:
1943-2001
Summary:
The collection documents individuals who served in the Merchant Marine's and Navy between 1943 and 1946.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of primarily of reminscenes with individuals who served n the Merchant Marine and Navy.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into two series.

Series 1: Individual Reminiscences, 1945-1997

Series 2: Supplemental Documentation, 1943-2001-08
Provenance:
Collection donated by Delia Porter, date unknown, and Jack B. Navarre, August 24, 1990.
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:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Merchant Marine  Search this
Ships -- Manning  Search this
Merchant Marine -- Manning of vessels -- United States  Search this
Merchant Marine -- United States  Search this
Seamen -- 1940-1950  Search this
Merchant seamen  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean  Search this
Marine engineers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Newspapers -- Ships -- 1940-1950
Oral history -- 1940-1950
Scrapbooks -- 1900-1950
Identity cards -- 1940-1950
Menus -- Ships -- 1940-1950
Correspondence -- 1940-1950
Military passes -- Ships -- 1940-1950
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1940-1950
Diaries -- 20th century
Passports
Citation:
Merchant Marine/Navy World War Two Oral History and Memorabilia Collection, 405, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0405
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Merchant Marine/Navy World War Two Oral History and Memorabilia Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0405

Robert B. Rice Film Collection

Author:
Rice, Robert B., 1900-1976  Search this
Collector:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Names:
Newark College of Engineering  Search this
North Carolina State University  Search this
United States. Navy  Search this
Extent:
2 Cubic feet
15 Motion picture films (black and white, sound)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Motion picture films
Motion pictures (visual works)
Date:
1936-1945
Scope and Contents:
Films depict U.S. Navy personnel carrying out maintenance and repair operations on diesel engines. The films were made under the supervision of the Navy Bureau of Aeronautics for Bureau of Ships. 400-500 feet in length, with a voice-over commentary on technical aspects of the work on Bessemer, General Motors, and International diesel engines.
Biographical / Historical:
Rice was a consulting engineer and a professor of engineering at Newark College of Engineering, 1928-1936, and North Carolina State University, 1937-1956.
Provenance:
Robert B. Rice.
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:
Mechanical engineering  Search this
Marine engineering  Search this
Engineering -- 1910-1960  Search this
Repairing  Search this
Diesel motor  Search this
Engineers -- 1910-1960  Search this
Genre/Form:
Motion pictures (visual works) -- 1930-1950
Citation:
Robert B. Rice Film Collection, 1936-1945, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0308
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Robert B. Rice Film Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0308

Alfred O. Blaisdell, 268 Clermont Ave., Brooklyn, New York

Collection Creator:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1899-1912
Scope and Contents:
Technical notes and drawings on various marine engineering problems; also notes on electricity, early aviation (Wright Brothers), telescopes, and religion.
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
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0225-ref517

Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974

Creator:
Jacques Seligmann & Co.  Search this
Jacques Seligmann & Co.  Search this
Subject:
Hauke, Cesar M. de (Cesar Mange)  Search this
Glaenzer, Eugene  Search this
Haardt, Georges  Search this
Seligman, Germain  Search this
Seligmann, Arnold  Search this
Parker, Theresa D.  Search this
Waegen, Rolf Hans  Search this
Trevor, Clyfford  Search this
Seligmann, René  Search this
Seligmann, Jacques  Search this
De Hauke & Co., Inc.  Search this
Jacques Seligmann & Co  Search this
Eugene Glaenzer & Co.  Search this
Germain Seligmann & Co.  Search this
Gersel  Search this
Type:
Gallery records
Topic:
Mackay, Clarence Hungerford, 1874-1938 -- Art collections  Search this
Schiff, Mortimer L. -- Art collections  Search this
Arenberg, duc d' -- Art collections  Search this
Liechtenstein, House of -- Art collections  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- France -- Paris  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war  Search this
La Fresnaye, Roger de, 1885-1925  Search this
Art, Renaissance  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Art treasures in war  Search this
Art, European  Search this
Theme:
The Art Market  Search this
Art Gallery Records  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9936
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212486
AAA_collcode_jacqself
Theme:
The Art Market
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212486
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Rotorway Scorpion Too

Manufacturer:
RotorWay Aircraft Incorporated  Search this
Materials:
Steel-tube frame; fiberglass cockpit fairing, aluminum components.
Dimensions:
Rotor diameter 24 feet, height 7 feet 6 inches, length 20 feet 6 inches
Type:
CRAFT-Rotary Wing
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of Harry C. Theurer DDS.
Inventory Number:
A19860266000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Hangar:
Boeing Aviation Hangar
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv998d4b2b9-4569-4ad9-8b50-b06f0a407d7a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19860266000
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Sterling (Sunbeam) Cossack, V-12 Engine

Manufacturer:
Sterling Engine Company (Buffalo, New York)  Search this
Designer:
Sunbeam Motor Car Company, Ltd.  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum, Steel, Paint, Phenolic
Dimensions:
Height 128.3 cm (50.5 in.), Width 121.9 cm (48 in.), Depth 190.5 cm (75 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Reciprocating & Rotary
Country of Origin:
United Kingdom
Date:
1917
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Air Force, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio. No known restrictions.
Inventory Number:
A19610136000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9f6eddcff-11c3-479f-9c14-f726c1afe5bb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19610136000
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Ecker Flying Boat

Manufacturer:
Herman A. Ecker  Search this
Materials:
Airframe: Wood
Fabric Covering: Muslin
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 12.8 m (42 ft)
Length: 7.69 m (25 ft 2.6 in)
Height: 3.1 m (10 ft 2 in)
Weight: approximately 800 kg (1,760 lb)
Updated Weight: 960 lbs.
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1912-1913
Credit Line:
Gift of Herman A. Ecker.
Inventory Number:
A19620099000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv980146805-e9d6-4e55-bdcb-04ba5a38ca08
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19620099000

Junkers Jumo 211-9, Inverted V-12 Engine

Manufacturer:
Junkers Flugzeug und Motorenwerke A.G.  Search this
Materials:
Paint, Steel, Aluminum, Rubber, Plastic, Magnesium, Copper, Cadmium Plating, Leather
Dimensions:
Height 105.3 cm (41.44 in.), Width 80.4 cm (31.63 in.), Depth 217.3 cm (85.56 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Reciprocating & Rotary
Country of Origin:
Germany
Date:
Circa World War II
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Navy
Inventory Number:
A19710914000
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/nv99828a008-7600-4b87-9221-94fa0d31feda
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19710914000

Opel (Argus) Type III, In-line 6 Engine

Manufacturer:
Opel Motor Works (Russelsheim, Germany)  Search this
Materials:
Steel
Aluminum
Paint
Copper Alloy
Rubber
Dimensions:
Length 188 cm (74 in.), Width 70.8 cm (27.9 in.), Height 121 cm (47.6 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Reciprocating & Rotary
Country of Origin:
Germany
Date:
Circa 1916 - 1917
Credit Line:
Transferred from the War Department, Air Corps, Materiel Division, Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio Transferred from the War Department, Air Corps, Materiel Division, Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio
Inventory Number:
A19340007000
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Union Type 1-6, In-line 6 Engine

Manufacturer:
Union Gas Engine Company, Oakland, California  Search this
Materials:
Steel, Aluminum, Paint, Ceramic, Rubber, Textile, Preservative coating
Dimensions:
Overall: 40 3/4 in. × 17 in. × 65 in. (103.5 × 43.2 × 165.1cm)
Approximate (Weighed with Stand): 337.5kg (744lb.)
Height 103.5 cm (40.75 in.), Width 43.2 cm (17 in.), Depth 165.1 cm (65 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Reciprocating & Rotary
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
Circa 1917
Credit Line:
Gift of Stanley H. Page
Inventory Number:
A19390028000
Restrictions & Rights:
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