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[Man inspecting railroad steam engine.] [stereo photonegative.]

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Brown Bros.  Search this
H.C. White Co.  Search this
Names:
Jamestown Ter-centennial Exhibition (1907 : Hampton Roads, Va.)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3 3/4" x 7")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Virginia
Local Numbers:
RSN 5394

Video number 04108
General:
Currently stored in box 1.1.29 [160B].
"Jamestown Exposition / Brown Bro's '07" on original negative sleeve.
Orig. no. 22-B
Collection Restrictions:
Researchers should view the positive videodisc image first or locate the image in SIRIS on the World Wide Web. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center.

A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.,Contact David Haberstich, 633-3721.

Digital image files linked to item-level records in SIRIS Webpac.
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:
Exhibitions -- 1900-1910 -- Virginia  Search this
Engines -- Virginia  Search this
Trains -- Virginia  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 1: H. C. White glass plates / 1.1: H.C. White Negatives / RSN Numbers 5349-5434
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref5345

Wrecks

Creator:
National Postal Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2009-06-02T21:35:46Z
Topic:
Postal service;Letter mail handling;Stamp collecting  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianNPM
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNPM
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_6FXE0wGCJz4

Is Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin the Future of Space Exploration?

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2016-12-09T16:20:01Z
Youtube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianMagazine
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianMagazine
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_bgWHBBfjZII

Stringfellow Steam Engine

Manufacturer:
John Stringfellow  Search this
Materials:
Metal
Copper alloy
Steel
Cotton
Wood
Paint
Clear coating
Dimensions:
3-D: 60.5 × 12.8 × 60.2cm (23 13/16 × 5 1/16 × 23 11/16 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Reciprocating & Rotary
Country of Origin:
United Kingdom
Date:
1868
Credit Line:
Purchased from Frederick J. Stringfellow
Inventory Number:
A18890001000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Hangar:
Mary Baker Engen Restoration Hangar
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv94f9074d2-f4b4-4348-9bae-1d016dfabb6a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A18890001000
Online Media:

Leslie Company Photograph Albums

Collector:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Donor:
Leslie Company  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (2 volumes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
ca. 1890-1900.
Scope and Contents:
Two albums of photographs depicting rotary snow plows for railroads.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Biographical / Historical:
Started near the turn of the twentieth century by John Leslie, the Leslie Company was established to automate the removal of snow in railroads through the production of steam powered rotary plows, as well as other types of steam equipment.
Provenance:
Collection donated by the Leslie Company, 1968.
Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
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:
Snow protection  Search this
Steam engineers  Search this
Steam-engines  Search this
Snow removal  Search this
Snow plows  Search this
Railroads -- Equipment and facilities  Search this
Steam engineering  Search this
Citation:
Leslie Company Photograph Albums, ca. 1890-1900, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1182
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1182

Chuse Engine and Manufacturing Company Records

Creator:
Chuse Engine and Manufacturing Company. (Mattoon, Illinois)  Search this
Source:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Former owner:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Advertisements
Contracts
Proposals
Specifications
Photographs
Date:
1915-1921.
Scope and Contents note:
The collection includes business correspondence, proposals, contracts, specifications, photographs of engines, and catalogs and advertising.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Biographical/Historical note:
Founded in 1885, the Chuse Engine and Manufacturing Company manufactured Corliss and other engines.
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquisiton unknown.
Restrictions:
Collection open for research on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
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:
Corliss steam-engine  Search this
Engines  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence -- 20th century
Advertisements
Contracts
Proposals
Specifications
Photographs -- 20th century
Citation:
Chuse Engine and Manufacturing Company Records, 1915-1921, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1088
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1088

G. P. Herrick Collection

Creator:
Herrick, Gerard Post, 1873-1955  Search this
Source:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Former owner:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Patents
Clippings
Brochures
Correspondence
Photographs
Place:
New York
Date:
1842-1912
Scope and Contents note:
The collection documents Herrick's blast furnace and rotary steam engine business, including business correspondence, patent documents, drawings, machine operations data, and publications.
Arrangement:
One series.
Biographical/Historical note:
Gerardus Post Herrick, an attorney in New York City who turned inventor, graduated from Princeton in 1895. He improved the original design of the blast furnace, and later invented a rotary steam engine.
General Note:
Originally M&CE #51. Duplicate SIRIS record, Bib. # 234612, deleted 4/24/08.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Mrs. G. P. Herrick.
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:
Steam-engines  Search this
Rotary steam engines  Search this
Blast furnaces  Search this
Genre/Form:
Patents -- 20th century
Clippings -- 20th century
Brochures
Correspondence -- 20th century
Photographs -- 20th century
Citation:
G. P. Herrick Collection, 1842-1912, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1058
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1058

Die mechanische Wármetheorie von R. Clausius

Author:
Clausius, R (Rudolf) 1822-1888 http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n85800208 http://viaf.org/viaf/36968732  Search this
Author:
Planck, Max 1858-1947 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n80038130 http://viaf.org/viaf/34487615  Search this
Pulfrich, C (Carl) 1858-1927 http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no95035612 http://viaf.org/viaf/13054838  Search this
Donor:
Burndy Library DSI http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n83827146 http://viaf.org/viaf/149783636  Search this
Physical description:
3 volume illustrations 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1876
1891
Topic:
Electromechanical analogies  Search this
Kinetic theory of gases  Search this
Steam-engines  Search this
Thermodynamics  Search this
Call number:
QC311 .C616 1876
QC311.C616 1876
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_284140

James Leffel and Company Records

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 [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.  Search this
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Creator:
James Leffel and Company  Search this
Extent:
20 Cubic feet (44 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Specifications
Business records
Blueprints
Photographs
Correspondence
Trade catalogs
Order books
Drawings
Patents
Clippings
Charts
Place:
Springfield (Ohio)
Date:
circa 1867-1957
Scope and Contents:
The records contain business and legal records; correspondence; patents and patent files; specifications; charts;blueprints; mechanical drawings and original catalog art; photographs and negatives; catalogs, 1868-1870, 1877-1878, 1883, 1900, 1902, 1924; and clippings.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Biographical / Historical:
The company was established in 1862. It is one of the leading manufacturers of waterwheels and turbines. The company has its shop and operation in Springfield, Ohio.
Provenance:
Collected for the National Museum of American History.
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:
Steam-boilers  Search this
Stokers, Mechanical  Search this
Steam-engines  Search this
Valves  Search this
Hydraulic turbines  Search this
Water-wheels  Search this
Genre/Form:
Specifications
Business records
Blueprints
Photographs -- 19th century
Correspondence
Trade catalogs
Order books
Drawings
Patents
Clippings
Charts
Citation:
James Leffel and Company Records, 1867-1957, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0960
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0960

Bethlehem Steam Engine Gauge Panel

Measurements:
overall: 102 in x 28 in; 259.08 cm x 71.12 cm
Object Name:
gauge panel, steam engine
engine, steam, gauge panel
Credit Line:
Gift of City of Baltimore, Maryland
ID Number:
MC.316807
Catalog number:
316807
Accession number:
228814
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-bfa1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1377910

Reynolds Corliss Steam Engine, Model

Object Name:
engine, steam, model
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Julia E. Winslow, Westbrook, Maine.
ID Number:
MC.311991
Catalog number:
311991
Accession number:
157370
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Mechanical and Civil Engineering
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-175a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1379568

Cobbler

Physical Description:
tin (overall material)
Object Name:
Toy, Workshop Figure, Steam Engine, Accessory
toy, accessory, steam engine
Subject:
Toys  Search this
Occupation, general  Search this
Shoemaking  Search this
Steam Engines  Search this
Credit Line:
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Collection of American Toys
ID Number:
1971.295669.330
Accession number:
295669
Catalog number:
295669.330
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-d6f7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_336239

toy, engine, steam

Object Name:
Toy, Boiler, Steam Engine Accessory
toy, engine, steam
Date made:
ca
ca 1879
Subject:
Toys  Search this
Steam Engines  Search this
Credit Line:
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Collection of American Toys
ID Number:
1971.295669.333
Catalog number:
295669.333
Accession number:
295669
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-3c17-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_336329

Frederick E. Sickels

Creator:
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2016-12-12T19:54:12Z
Topic:
American History  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianAmHistory
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAmHistory
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_edGVNM06rUs

Two prime movers of globalization : the history and impact of diesel engines and gas turbines / Vaclav Smil

Title:
Prime movers of globalization
Author:
Smil, Vaclav http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n82053006  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (261 pages) : illustrations, maps
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Date:
2010
Topic:
Diesel motor--History  Search this
Gas-turbines--History  Search this
Technology and civilization  Search this
Transportation--Technological innovations--History  Search this
Motor vehicles--Motors--History  Search this
Globalization--History  Search this
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING--Mechanical  Search this
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING--Inventions  Search this
Diesel motor  Search this
Gas-turbines  Search this
Globalization  Search this
Motor vehicles--Motors  Search this
Transportation--Technological innovations  Search this
Dieselmotor  Search this
Gasturbine  Search this
Transport  Search this
Technik  Search this
Globalisierung  Search this
ENVIRONMENT/General  Search this
Call number:
TJ795 .S5746 2010 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1141965

World Industrialization : Shared Inventions, Competitive Innovations, and Social Dynamics / Michel Vigezzi

Author:
Vigezzi, Michel http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n96002239 http://viaf.org/viaf/29570448/  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (205 pages)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Date:
2020
Topic:
Industrialization  Search this
Call number:
HD2329
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1140780

 Hagerstown Steam Engine & Machine Company, Dealers in Engine Machinery, Hagerstown, Maryland

Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969  Search this
Container:
Box 11, Folder 13
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: Stoves and Heating Industry, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Stoves and Heating Industry
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Stoves and Heating Industry / 1: Manufacturers and Distributors
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-stoves-ref1554

Union Works. Manufacturers of Locomotives, Stationary Steam Engines and Steam Boilers, Boston, Massachusetts

Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969  Search this
Container:
Box 108, Folder 47
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: Railroads, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Railroads
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Railroads / 3: Manufacturers and Distributors of Railroad Cars, Equipment and Supplies
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-railroads-ref3686

A modern course in statistical physics / Linda E. Reichl

Author:
Reichl, L. E. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n79057048 http://viaf.org/viaf/93790027/  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xiii, 467 pages) : illustrations
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Date:
2016
Topic:
Statistical physics  Search this
Science  Search this
SCIENCE--Mechanics--Thermodynamics  Search this
Statistische Physik  Search this
Statistische Mechanik  Search this
Call number:
QC174.8 R453 2016 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1137921

Energy, entropy and engines : an introduction to thermodynamics / Sanjeev Chandra, University of Toronto, Canada

Author:
Chandra, Sanjeev http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n00016446 http://viaf.org/viaf/35683307/  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Date:
2016
Topic:
Thermodynamics  Search this
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING--Mechanical  Search this
Call number:
TJ265
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1136976

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