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    Cummings Structural Concrete Company Records, 1884-1952.
     
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    Cummings Structural Concrete Company
    Title: 
    Cummings Structural Concrete Company Records, 1884-1952.
    Phy. Description: 
    20 cubic feet.
    25 boxes.
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    Bio / His Notes: 
    Robert A. Cummings (1866-1937) was a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania consulting civil engineer and an early advocate of reinforced concrete construction.
    Scope and Content: 
    Correspondence and business records documenting Cummings's firm, consulting work, and participation in professional associations, especially the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1892-1893, circa 1900-1939; technical data and publications on soils testing, 1900-1939; and drawings, blueprints, and photographs and glass negatives of construction projects.
    Organization: 
    Divided into 8 series: Series 1, Biographical, 1904-1936 and undated; Series 2, Operational Records, 1884-1952 and undated; Series 3, Subject Files, 1891-1949 and undated; Series 4, Publications, 1887-1955; Series 5, Photographs, 1902-1916 and undated; Series 6, Photograph Negatives, undated; Series 7, Glass Plate Negatives, 1889-1918 and undated; Series 8, Lantern Slides, undated.
    Provenance: 
    Transferred from the Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering 7/31/86
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    Cite as: 
    Cummings Structural Concrete Company Records, 1884-1952, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
    Subject-Topical: 
    Civil engineers
    Civil engineering
    Concrete construction
    Engineering
    Reinforced concrete
    Subject - Geographical: 
    Pittsburgh (Pa.)
    Subject-Name: 
    American Society of Civil Engineers
    Form / Genre: 
    Lantern slides
    Photographs -- 1900-1950
    Business records
    Research
    Drawings
    Blueprints
    Glass negatives
    Repository Loc: 
    Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453.
    Co-Creator: 
    Cummings, Robert A., 1866-1962 (author).
    Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI (collector).
    History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI (collector).
    Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI (collector).
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    Archives Center at American HistoryACNMAH 0218Add Copy to MyList

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