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Erastus Washington Smith Papers, 1758-1917 (bulk 1850-1881)

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Erastus Washington Smith Papers, 1758-1917 (bulk 1850-1881): Finding Aid

United States Naval Academy. Special Collections & Archives.
589 McNair Road
Annapolis, Maryland 21402-5029, USA
Phone: 410-293-6922
http://usna.edu/Library/sca/

Published in June 1986



Summary Information

Location: Special Collections & Archives Department - Manuscripts
Creator: Smith, Erastus Washington
Title: Erastus Washington Smith Papers
Dates: 1758-1917
Bulk Dates: 1850-1881
Size: 1.2 linear feet (2 manuscript boxes, 3 flat boxes, 3 oversize folders)
Abstract: Erastus Washington Smith was an engineer noted for his work in marine steam engine manufacturing, steam water pump production, and on the Harlem River Bridge and Brooklyn Bridge. The papers include correspondence and periodicals pertaining to Smith's engineering career, as well as materials related to U.S.S. Dunderberg and steamship Oregonian.
Call number: MS 213
Language(s) of material: English

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