Alexander Lyman Holley Papers, 1864-1883

Summary
These papers document Holley's work as a mechanical engineer, especially his design of Bessemer plants and other steel production components. Includes drawings and tracings, 1864-1882, by Holley and his staff or copied by Holley on European trips, relating mostly to steel production, but also to steam engines and railway engineering.
Also: four microfilm reels containing copies of correspondence of Holley (and his wife Mary) concerning design and construction of steel production facilities.
Cite as
Alexander Lyman Holley Papers, 1864-1883, Division of the History of Technology, National Museum of American History
Date
1864
1864-1883
19th century
1860-1890
author
Holley, Alexander Lyman (mechanical engineer) 1832-1882
Holley, Mary
collector
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI
Physical description
20.1 cu. ft.; 0.569 cu. meters
Topic
Engineering
Steel mills
Steam engines
Railway engineering
Mechanical engineers
Mechanical engineering
Data Source
Archives Center, National Museum of American History