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New York Bridge Company, Brooklyn, New York

Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series 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.
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Bridges, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Bridges
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Bridges / 1: Bridge Builders and Suppliers of Bridge Construction Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-bridges-ref713

Horatio Allen Papers

Creator:
Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889  Search this
Names:
New York (N.Y.). Croton Aqueduct Board  Search this
New York Bridge Company  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Cubic feet (1 box, 1 map folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Legal documents
Patents
Specifications
Place:
Croton Aqueduct (N.Y.)
Date:
1840-1872
Summary:
The collection documents civil engineer Horatio Allen's work with the Croton Aqueduct Board in New York, and with the New York Bridge Company.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of civil engineer Horatio Allen's professional papers, documenting his work with the Croton Aqueduct Board in New York and with the New York Bridge Company. The collection does not contain materials related to his presidency of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Included are correspondence, technical writings, patents, specifications, and legal documents. The technical papers in this collection are primarily focused on hydrants, steam engines, and cut-off valves for steam engines.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as a single series.
Biographical / Historical:
Horatio Allen (May 10 1802 – December 31 1889) was an engineer in the early days of the American railroad industry. He also served as the Commissioner of the Croton Aqueduct Board and was involved in the New York Bridge Company, which built the Brooklyn Bridge.
Related Materials:
Materials at Other Organizations

South Caroliniana Library at the University of South Carolina

Horatio Allen papers, 1830-1834
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:
Fire hydrants  Search this
Hydraulic engineering and engineers  Search this
Steam-engines  Search this
Valves  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence -- 19th century
Legal documents -- 19th century
Patents -- 19th century
Specifications -- 19th century
Citation:
Horatio Allen Papers, 1840-1872, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1447
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Horatio Allen Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1447

New York Bridge Company Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1869-1872
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:
Horatio Allen Papers, 1840-1872, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Horatio Allen Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1447-ref4

An act to incorporate the New York Bridge Company, for the purpose of constructing and maintaining a bridge over the East River, between the cities of New York and Brooklyn

Physical description:
21 p. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
1867
1867?]
Topic:
Design and construction  Search this
Call number:
TG25.N53 A188 1867
TG25.N53A188 1867
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_402976

Report of John A. Roebling, C.E., to the president and directors of the New York Bridge Company, on the proposed East River Bridge

Author:
Roebling, John Augustus 1806-1869  Search this
Physical description:
48 p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
1870
Topic:
Bridges  Search this
Call number:
TG25.N53 A188 1867
TG25.N53A188 1867
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_402978

Reports of the Executive Committee, Chief Engineer, and General Superintendent, of the New York Bridge Company, June 1, 1872

Author:
Roebling, Washington Augustus 1837-1926  Search this
Kingsley, W. C  Search this
Physical description:
45 p. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
1872
Topic:
Design and construction  Search this
Call number:
TG25.N53 A188 1867
TG25.N53A188 1867
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_402979

Report of the Executive Committee of the New York Bridge Company

Physical description:
p. [3]-4 ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New York (State)
East River
Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
1874
1874?]
Topic:
Bridges  Search this
Design and construction  Search this
Call number:
TG25.N53 A188 1867
TG25.N53A188 1867
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_402987

Report of the Chief Engineer

Author:
Roebling, Washington Augustus 1837-1926  Search this
Physical description:
p. [5]-8 ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New York (State)
East River
Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
1874
1874?]
Topic:
Bridges  Search this
Design and construction  Search this
Call number:
TG25.N53 A188 1867
TG25.N53A188 1867
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_402989

East River Bridge : Laws and engineer's reports

Author:
Roebling, John Augustus 1806-1869  Search this
Roebling, Washington Augustus 1837-1926  Search this
Collingwood, Francis 1834-1911  Search this
Smith, Andrew H (Andrew Heermance) 1837-1910 Effects of high atmospheric pressure, including the caisson disease  Search this
American Society of Civil Engineers  Search this
New York Bridge Company  Search this
Former owner:
Museum of the City of New York DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (various pagings), folded leaves of plates : ill., plans ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
1868
1868-1884
[1868-1884]
Topic:
Suspension bridges--Design and construction  Search this
Decompression sickness  Search this
Design and construction  Search this
Call number:
TG25.N53 E13 1868
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1004983

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