Alexander Lyman Holley Papers, 1864-1883

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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
Repository Loc.
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History Division of Work and Industry. P.O. Box 37012, MRC 629, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call for appointment, (202-633-3920)
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
Uniform title
ENGINEERING COLLECTIONS DATABASE
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