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    Greville Bathe Papers, 1933-1967.
     
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    Creator: 
    Bathe, Greville (author).
    Title: 
    Greville Bathe Papers, 1933-1967.
    Phy. Description: 
    4.3 cu. ft.; 9 boxes.
    Bio / His Notes: 
    Philadelphia engineer and historian.
    Summary: 
    Papers contain archival materials comprising Bathe’s research on Oliver Evans (1755-1819), an American engineer engaged in the development of steam engines. The collection includes copies of letters, design drawings, pamphlets and a book written by Evans, patents, a scrapbook, articles, genealogical information, Evans' will, and writings by Bathe on Evans, including his book about him. Correspondence with libraries and other scholars is included, as are papers relating to the book such as reviews, notebooks, papers relating to the printing and publishing. There is also research material on American engineer Jacob Perkins, for Bathe’s books Citizen Genet (1946), Horizontal Windmills (1948), and Ship of Destiny...Merrimac (1951), and assorted trade catalogs and materials pertaining to Bathe's manufacturing companies in London and Philadelphia. A photograph album compiled by Bathe containing photographs and sketches of models built by Bathe is also included.
    Organization: 
    1 series.
    Provenance: 
    Originally a bequest to the National Museum of American History from Bathe, the collection was transferred from Division of Work and Industry to the Archives Center in 2007.
    Finding aids: 
    Box list.
    Restrictions: 
    UNPROCESSED COLLECTION.
    Subject-Topical: 
    Windmills
    Steam-engines
    Engineering -- History
    Subject-Name: 
    Perkins, Jacob, 1766-1849
    Form / Genre: 
    Photograph albums
    Catalogs
    Notebooks
    Writings
    Wills
    Genealogies
    Patents
    Design drawings
    Articles
    Pamphlets -- 19th century
    Letters
    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: 
    Evans, Oliver 1766-1819
    History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI (collector).
    Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI (collector).
    Item Information
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    Archives Center at American HistoryACNMAH 0970Add Copy to MyList

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