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Chester O. Dale Collection

Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Creator:
Dale, C. O.  Search this
Former owner:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Names:
United States. Bureau of Reclamation  Search this
United States. Department of the Interior  Search this
Extent:
1.16 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Trade catalogs
Specifications
Notebooks
Charts
Date:
1908-1920
Scope and Contents:
Collection contains correspondence, specifications, contsruction estimates, proposals, photographs and blue prints of plans, sections, elevations, charts and diagrams for United States Department of the Interior, Reclamation Service Projects, 1908-1918.

Rancagua, Chile where they built a Rio Pangal Hydroelectric Power Plant and and extension of the Coya Power Plant plans and specs done by the Braden Copper Company and the Hugh L. Cooper Consulting Enginners
Arrangement:
The collectioon is divied into five series.

Series 1: Correspondence

Series 2: Construction Estimates

Series 3: Projects

Series 4: Specifications

Series 5: Photographs
Provenance:
Collected for the National Museum of American History by the Division of Civil and Mechanical Engineering (now called the Division of Work and Industry). Date unknown.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Reclamation projects  Search this
Power plants  Search this
Genre/Form:
Trade catalogs
Specifications
Notebooks -- 1900-1950
Charts
Citation:
Chester O. Dale Collection, 1908-1920, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0951
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Caletones Plant, Rancagua, Chile

Collection Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dale, C. O.  Search this
Container:
Map-folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1917 - 1917
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:
Chester O. Dale Collection, 1908-1920, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Chester O. Dale Collection
Chester O. Dale Collection / Series 3: Projects
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0951-ref12

Coya Power Plant/Cachapoal Power Plant

Collection Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dale, C. O.  Search this
Container:
Map-folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1916 - 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:
Chester O. Dale Collection, 1908-1920, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Chester O. Dale Collection
Chester O. Dale Collection / Series 3: Projects
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0951-ref13

Hydraulic Development, Rio de Lages, Brazil

Collection Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dale, C. O.  Search this
Container:
Map-folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1907 - 1907
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:
Chester O. Dale Collection, 1908-1920, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Chester O. Dale Collection
Chester O. Dale Collection / Series 3: Projects
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0951-ref14

Salt River Water Users Association, Phoenix, Arizona

Collection Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dale, C. O.  Search this
Container:
Map-folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1912 - 1913
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:
Chester O. Dale Collection, 1908-1920, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Chester O. Dale Collection
Chester O. Dale Collection / Series 3: Projects
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0951-ref15

Yakima Outlook pumping

Collection Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dale, C. O.  Search this
Container:
Map-folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1915 - 1915
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:
Chester O. Dale Collection, 1908-1920, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Chester O. Dale Collection
Chester O. Dale Collection / Series 3: Projects
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0951-ref16

Boise Project/Arrowrock Dam

Collection Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dale, C. O.  Search this
Container:
Map-folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1914 - 1914
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:
Chester O. Dale Collection, 1908-1920, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Chester O. Dale Collection
Chester O. Dale Collection / Series 3: Projects
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0951-ref17

Photographs

Collection Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dale, C. O.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1908 - 1920
Scope and Contents:
This series contains both black and white originals and prints for two construction projects, the Mexico Light and Power dam project and the Pangal, Chile dam project (hydraulic power development). Many of the photographs are captioned and dated.
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:
Chester O. Dale Collection, 1908-1920, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0951, Series 5
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0951-ref18

Braden Copper Company, Hydraulic Power Development at Pangal, (progress photographs)

Collection Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dale, C. O.  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 4-5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1917 - 1920
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:
Chester O. Dale Collection, 1908-1920, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Chester O. Dale Collection
Chester O. Dale Collection / Series 5: Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0951-ref19

Correspondence

Collection Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dale, C. O.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1915 - 1918
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:
Chester O. Dale Collection, 1908-1920, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0951, Series 1
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Chester O. Dale Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Correspondence

Collection Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dale, C. O.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
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:
Chester O. Dale Collection, 1908-1920, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Chester O. Dale Collection
Chester O. Dale Collection / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0951-ref25

Correspondence

Collection Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dale, C. O.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1917
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:
Chester O. Dale Collection, 1908-1920, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Chester O. Dale Collection
Chester O. Dale Collection / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0951-ref26

Correspondence

Collection Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dale, C. O.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1918
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:
Chester O. Dale Collection, 1908-1920, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Chester O. Dale Collection
Chester O. Dale Collection / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0951-ref27

Correspondence

Collection Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dale, C. O.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
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:
Chester O. Dale Collection, 1908-1920, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Chester O. Dale Collection
Chester O. Dale Collection / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0951-ref28

Correspondence

Collection Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dale, C. O.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1915
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:
Chester O. Dale Collection, 1908-1920, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Chester O. Dale Collection
Chester O. Dale Collection / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0951-ref29

MIscellaneous notes

Collection Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dale, C. O.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
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:
Chester O. Dale Collection, 1908-1920, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Chester O. Dale Collection
Chester O. Dale Collection / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0951-ref30

Projects

Collection Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dale, C. O.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1907 - 1915
Scope and Contents:
This series contains primarily blueprints (24' x 36") of plans, sectional views, eletrical diagrams, charts, and maps for various projects Chaester O. Dale consulted on. The projects are arranhged alphabetically by name. Researchers should consult the correspondence and specifivcations for associated project documentation.
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:
Chester O. Dale Collection, 1908-1920, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0951, Series 3
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Chester O. Dale Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0951-ref31

Construction Estimates

Collection Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dale, C. O.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 7-9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1917 - 1918
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:
Chester O. Dale Collection, 1908-1920, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0951, Series 2
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Chester O. Dale Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Blueprints for various projects

Collection Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dale, C. O.  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1912 - 1914
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:
Chester O. Dale Collection, 1908-1920, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Chester O. Dale Collection
Chester O. Dale Collection / Series 3: Projects
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0951-ref33

Engineering News

Collection Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Dale, C. O.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1920 April 20
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:
Chester O. Dale Collection, 1908-1920, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Chester O. Dale Collection
Chester O. Dale Collection / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0951-ref34

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