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Robert B. Rice Film Collection

Author:
Rice, Robert B., 1900-1976  Search this
Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry  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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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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DIESEL ENGINE GOVERNORS

Collection Author:
Rice, Robert B., 1900-1976  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (16 mm, black and white)
Container:
Reel 1
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Scope and Contents:
c. 400 ft. The U. S. Navy Bureau of Aeronautics presents, copyright 1942 Audio Productions Inc. Under the Technical Direction of The Engineering Department, Submarine School U.S. Submarine Base, New London, Connecticut. Produced by Audio Productions Inc. Overspeed Governor On head leader: Diesel Governor U.S. Navy MN 44
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:
Robert B. Rice Film Collection, 1936-1945, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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THE GENERAL MOTORS 16 278A DIESEL ENGINE BEARINGS

Collection Author:
Rice, Robert B., 1900-1976  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (16 mm, black and white)
Container:
Reel 2
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Scope and Contents:
c. 400 ft. 1945. On head leader: "U.S. Navy Training Film Restricted" General Motors Diesel Engine 16 278A MN 3707b Bearings
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:
Robert B. Rice Film Collection, 1936-1945, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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COOPER BESSEMER DIESEL ENGINE MAINTENANCE BENCHWOR. PART 2. INSPECTION OF PISTON

Collection Author:
Rice, Robert B., 1900-1976  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (16 mm, black and white)
Container:
Reel 3
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Scope and Contents:
c. 350 ft. United States Navy Training Film prepared under the supervision of the Bureau of Aeronautics for the Bureau of Ships by ESCAR MOTION PICTURE SERVICE, INC. 1943 On head leader: "U.S. Navy Training Film. Cooper Bessemer Diesel Engine Maintenance Benchwork. Part 2. Inspection of Piston. Restricted"
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:
Robert B. Rice Film Collection, 1936-1945, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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THE GENERAL MOTORS 16 278A DIESEL ENGINE. BENCHWORK.

Collection Author:
Rice, Robert B., 1900-1976  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (16 mm, black and white)
Container:
Reel 4
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Scope and Contents:
c. 400 ft. PART I. United States Navy Training Film Restricted. 1945. By ESCAR MOTION PICTURE SERVICE, INC. On lead header: U.S. Navy Training film. Restricted. General Motors Diesel Engine 16 278A MN 3707e. Benchwork Part I
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:
Robert B. Rice Film Collection, 1936-1945, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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ELECTRODYNAMICS

Collection Author:
Rice, Robert B., 1900-1976  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (16 mm, black and white)
Container:
Reel 5
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Scope and Contents:
c. 350 ft. An Instructional Sound Film Produced by ERPI Classroom Films Inc. in collaboration with Harvey B. Lemon, PH.D., University of Chicago Physical Sciences Series. 1936
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:
Robert B. Rice Film Collection, 1936-1945, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0308-ref20

COOPER BESSEMER DIESEL ENGINE MAINTENANCE, FUEL SYSTEM. PART 2. INJECTOR BLOCK RECONDITIONING AND REASSEMBLY

Collection Author:
Rice, Robert B., 1900-1976  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (16 mm, black and white)
Container:
Reel 6
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Scope and Contents:
c. 500 ft. Restricted: to be shown to authorized personnel only! United States Navy Training film: Bureau of Aeronautics for Bureau of Ships. 1943 On head leader: U.S. Navy Training Film. Cooper Bessemer Diesel, Engine Maintenance MN 2364n Fuel System. Part 2. Restricted. Injector Block Reconditioning and Reassembly
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:
Robert B. Rice Film Collection, 1936-1945, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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SCAVENGING AND SUPERCHARGING OF DIESEL ENGINES, TWO STROKE CYCLE

Collection Author:
Rice, Robert B., 1900-1976  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (16 mm, black and white)
Container:
Reel 7
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Scope and Contents:
c. 450 ft. United States Navy Training film produced under supervision of Bureau of Aeronautics for Bureau of Ships by Audio Productions Inc. U.S. Navy Training Film MN 42 b. Reel 2. 1943. On head leader: Diesel Engine. U.S. Navy MN42B
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:
Robert B. Rice Film Collection, 1936-1945, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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COOPER BESSEMER DIESEL ENGINE MAINTENANCE ENGINE. DISASSEMBLY. PART 2

Collection Author:
Rice, Robert B., 1900-1976  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (16 mm, black and white)
Container:
Reel 8
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Scope and Contents:
c. 475 ft. Restricted: to be shown to authorized personnel only. United States Navy Training Film produced under supervision of Bureau of Aeronautics for Bureau of Ships by ESCAR MOTION PICTURE SERVICE INC. 1943. On head leader: H 3918 RI Cooper Bessemer Diesel Engine. Part 2. Maintenance Engine Disassembly MN2364b. Restricted
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:
Robert B. Rice Film Collection, 1936-1945, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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COOPER BESSEMER DIESEL ENGINE MAINTENANCE ENGINE. REASSEMBLY. PART 2

Collection Author:
Rice, Robert B., 1900-1976  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (16 mm, black and white)
Container:
Reel 9
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Scope and Contents:
c. 475 ft. Restricted: to be shown to authorized personnel only. United States Navy Training Film produced under supervision of Bureau of Aeronautics for Bureau of Ships by ESCAR MOTION PICTURE SERVICE INC. 1943. On head leader: U.S. Navy Training Film. Cooper Bessemer Diesel Engine Maintenance MN 2364K. Engine Reassembly. Part I. Restricted
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:
Robert B. Rice Film Collection, 1936-1945, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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INTERNATIONAL DIESEL POWER

Collection Author:
Rice, Robert B., 1900-1976  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (16 mm, black and white)
Container:
Reel 10
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Scope and Contents:
c. 500 ft. International Industrial Power Presents. Produced by Wilding Picture Productions Inc. On head leader: International Diesel
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:
Robert B. Rice Film Collection, 1936-1945, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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ELLIOTT BUCHI TURBOCHARGER FOR DIESEL ENGINE DISASSEMBLY

Collection Author:
Rice, Robert B., 1900-1976  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (16 mm, black and white)
Container:
Reel 11
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Scope and Contents:
c. 475 ft. Restricted: to be shown to authorized personnel only! United States Navy Training Film produced under supervision of Bureau of Aeronautics for Bureau of Ships by ESCAR MOTION PICTURE SERVICE INC. 1944. On head leader: A3960 Elliott Buchi Turbocharger Diesel Engine Disassembly. R. 1. U.S. Navy. Restricted.
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:
Robert B. Rice Film Collection, 1936-1945, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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DIESEL ENGINE MARQUETTE DIVISION. PART I. BASIC HYDRAULIC GOVERNOR

Collection Author:
Rice, Robert B., 1900-1976  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (16 mm, black and white)
Container:
Reel 12
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Scope and Contents:
c. 450 ft. Produced under supervision of Bureau of Aeronautics for Bureau of Ships by Audio Productions Inc. 1943.
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:
Robert B. Rice Film Collection, 1936-1945, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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GENERAL MOTORS DIESEL ENGINE UNIT INJECTORS DISASSEMBLYAND REASSEMBLY. MODEL 278

Collection Author:
Rice, Robert B., 1900-1976  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (16 mm, black and white)
Container:
Reel 13
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Scope and Contents:
c. 475 ft. Credits: Restricted: to be shown to authorized personnel only! United States Navy Training Film produced under supervision of Bureau of Aeronautics for Bureau of Ships. 1944. On head leader: General Motors Diesel Engine Unit injectors Disassembly Reassembly. Model 278.
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:
Robert B. Rice Film Collection, 1936-1945, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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THE GENERAL MOTORS 16 278A DIESEL ENGINE BENCHWORK. PART II

Collection Author:
Rice, Robert B., 1900-1976  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (16 mm, black and white)
Container:
Reel 14
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Scope and Contents:
c. 500 ft. Credits; U.S. Navy Training Film. Restricted. 1945. On head leader: U.S. Navy Training Film Restricted. GM Diesel Engine 16 278A MN3707f Benchwork. Part II.
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:
Robert B. Rice Film Collection, 1936-1945, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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GENERAL MOTORS DIESEL ENGINE UNIT INJECTOR MAINTENANCE

Collection Author:
Rice, Robert B., 1900-1976  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry  Search this
Extent:
1 Film reel (16 mm, black and white)
Container:
Reel 15
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Scope and Contents:
c. 475 ft. Credits:Restricted: to be shown to authorized personnel only! United States Navy Training Film produced under supervision of Bureau of Aeronautics for Bureau of Ships 1944, The Jam Handy Organization Inc.
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:
Robert B. Rice Film Collection, 1936-1945, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Engineering Notebook Collection

Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry  Search this
Names:
Ames Iron Works.  Search this
Hendrick Manufacturing Company  Search this
Woodruff and Beach Iron Works.  Search this
Bennett, C.  Search this
Blaisdell, Alfred O.  Search this
Gordon, W. F.  Search this
Reed, James  Search this
Richardson, William J.  Search this
Sheldon, Frank P.  Search this
Snow, J. Parker  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box

)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Technical descriptions
Technical notes
Financial data
Inspections
Lists
Drawings
Shop orders
Notebooks
Date:
1835-1930
Summary:
Collection of personal notebooks of civil engineers.
Scope and Contents note:
Mainly personal notebooks of engineers, although one is a listing of products of a manufacturer of gears and another is a compilation of shop orders for various products of a manufacturer. They generally contain technical descriptions, drawings, specifications, and financial data.
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquisition 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.
Occupation:
Engineers  Search this
Topic:
Furnaces  Search this
Architecture -- United States  Search this
Bridges  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Mechanical engineering and engineers  Search this
Mills and mill-work  Search this
Kilns  Search this
Engineering: financial accounting  Search this
Engineering notebooks  Search this
Engineering: shop orders  Search this
Piers  Search this
Docks  Search this
Civil engineering  Search this
Engineering  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Railroad car builders  Search this
Steam-engines  Search this
Refrigeration and refrigerating machinery  Search this
Genre/Form:
Technical descriptions
Technical notes
Financial data
Inspections
Lists
Drawings
Shop orders
Notebooks
Citation:
Engineering Notebook Collection, 1835-1930, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0225
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Online Media:

C. Bennett (?) Railway Coach Co.

Collection Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1835-1840
Scope and Contents:
Notes, drawings, data on railroad installations and operations, and waterworks
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 / Series 1: Engineering Notebooks
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0225-ref511

Woodruff & Beach Iron Works, Commerce Street, Hartford, Connecticut

Collection Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1867
Scope and Contents:
List of gears and other patterns belonging to W & B Iron Works (includes technical descriptions of gears.
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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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0225-ref512

Frank P. Sheldon, Mill Engineer and Architect, Providence, Rhode Island

Collection Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Engineering and Industry  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1870-1875
Scope and Contents:
Technical cost and financial data on textile mill equipment and installations.
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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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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