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Title Papers Regarding Mill Condition / Repairs, 1917-2006 & undated
Object ID 2011.3.9
Object Name Letter
Scope & Content Papers regarding Mill condition / repairs 1917 to 2006

1917
Copy of blueprint sheet 18" x 24" and slightly smaller copy of
Scale drawing of mill water wheel and how it functions, incl. Deming Triplex Pump. Blueprint drawing of water wheel mfd by Fitz Water Wheel Co. for John T. Morris estate. [1917, large sheet]

9/26/1934
Copy of letter
Letter from Hartz Machinery Company to Mr. James Lambert, Supt. of Morris Arboretum.
Estimate on repairs to turbine water wheel. 2 pp.

9/20/1943
Photocopy
Purchase order for turbine repairs, signed by J.R. Schramm

9/22/1943
Photocopy
Order from Campbell Water Wheel Company for turbine repairs as described by Schramm. 2 pp.

4/20/1944
Copy of letter
Letter from J.R. Schramm to Theo. C. Ulmer. Can you get materials for repairs to mill race gate?

6/3/1944
Copy of letter
Letter from J.R. Schramm to Mr. Boulton Earnshaw. Please place order for turbine repairs without competitive bidding.

6/6/1944
Photocopy
Order from Theo. C. Ulmer for lifting device for dam gate.

1945 - 1950
Photocopy
Fitz Water Wheel company letter regarding repairs to Burnham turbine water wheel. 1 page. n.d.

12/1946
Copy of article
Article by J.R. Schramm in Morris Arboretum Bulletin. "Lignum-Vitae at the Arboretum Mill." 2 pp.

7/17/2006
Photocopy
Memo from Hank Webster to John Shober re shaft and gear at mill. 2 pp. incl. photographs.

Undated
Photocopy
Photocopy of pages from Norrish, Burnham & Co. Engineers catalog for new, improved standard turbine water wheel (no date, but pencil note indicates firm was used by John and Lydia Morris), 8 pp.

1921 Water Supply Commission of Pennsylvania -

Date 1917-2006
People Lambert, James
Schramm, PhD, Jacob R
Year Range from 1910
Year Range to 2010