Robert Fulton collection

Collection Data

Description
Robert Fulton (1765-1815) was an American civil engineer and inventor. The Robert Fulton Collection consists of manuscript letters and documents by or relating to him, including photostat copies of items held in private collections, chiefly concerning steam navigation. Miscellaneous items include a drawing of a torpedo detonator and a lease signed by his father, 1767. The collection is an artificial amalgamation of Fulton materials acquired through donations and purchases.
Names
Fulton, Robert, 1765-1815 (Creator)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1767 - 1816
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 18244
Topics
Steam-navigation
Steamboats
Torpedoes
Civil engineers
Inventors
Genres
Correspondence
writings
Drawings
Notes
Biographical/historical: Robert Fulton was an American civil engineer and inventor.
Content: The Robert Fulton Collection consists of manuscripts and photostats of letters by or relating to Robert Fulton. The collection is an amalgamation of materials acquired by the Manuscripts and Archives Division through donations and purchases.
Physical Description
Extent: .35 linear feet 1 box, 1 volume, 1 oversize folder
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21177263
MSS Unit ID: 18244
Archives collections id: archives_collections_18244
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d42d8c90-d6af-0134-4819-00505686d14e
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