Found 14 collections related to Civil engineers

Lafferty, Robert Charles, 1880-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1681
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Robert Charles Lafferty (1880- ) was an architect and engineer of New York City. Collection consists of letters, 1922-1954, from civic organizations and individuals regarding proposals made by Lafferty concerning New York City transit problems;... more
Greene, George Sears, 1801-1899
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19039
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
George Sears Greene (1801-1899) was a Union officer in the Civil War, a founder of the American Society of Civil Engineers and Architects, and was responsible for numerous railroads and aqueduct construction projects. These papers relate to a... more
Stauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2865
3.25 linear feet (8 boxes and 1 v.)
David McNeely Stauffer (1845-1913) was an American civil engineer, editor, artist, and collector. He worked for several railroads including the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad until 1876 when he went into private practice. He wrote scholarly... more
Van Slyke, Daniel, 1799-1831
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3141
.5 linear feet (1 box, 1 v.)
Daniel Van Slyke (1799-1831) was a civil engineer who worked on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. Collection consists of correspondence, documents and scrapbook belonging to Van Slyke. Correspondence, 1822-1880, concerns his work on the Chesapeake... more
Corthell, E. L. (Elmer Lawrence), 1840-1916
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 676
2.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Elmer Lawrence Corthell (1840-1916), a civil engineer, was active as a consulting engineer on railway, bridge, hydroelectric, irrigation, jetty, levee, and other projects in the U.S., Latin America and Europe. He had an office in New York City... more
Fulton, Robert, 1765-1815
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18244
.52 linear feet (1 box, 1 volume, 1 oversized folder)
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... more
Parsons, William Barclay, 1859-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18137
1 linear foot (2 boxes, 1 oversize portfolio)
Writings, drawings and publications on or by Robert Fulton collected by civil engineer William Barclay Parsons for his book Robert Fulton and the Submarine, published in 1922.
Parsons, William Barclay, 1859-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2346
6 linear feet (18 boxes)
William Barclay Parsons (1859-1932) was an American civil engineer. Collection consists of correspondence, lecture notes, and materials used in preparation of Parsons's book, Engineers and Engineering in the Renaissance, published in 1939.... more
Swift, J. G. (Joseph Gardner), 1783-1865
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2935
.3 linear feet (1 box); 1 microfilm reel
Joseph Gardner Swift (1783-1865) was a civil engineer and officer in the U.S. Army. He was one of two students of the first graduating class in 1802 of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. By the age of twenty-eight he was a colonel and Chief... more
Wilgus, William J. (William John), 1865-1949
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3325
115 linear feet (112 boxes)
William John Wilgus (1865-1949) was a civil engineer who worked for the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad. By 1899 he was the chief engineer for construction and maintenance of way and in 1903 became vice-president in charge of... more
Brooke, Robert, 1770-1821
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 403
.42 linear feet (1 box, 1 volume, 1 other item)
Robert Brooke was an American surveyor and civil engineer based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Robert Brooke papers relating to the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, 1796-1845 (bulk 1804-1805), comprise five volumes used by Brooke chiefly during... more
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18116
.31 linear feet (1 volume, 1 folder)
Dr. Thomas Addis Emmet (1828-1919) was a renowned surgeon and early collector of American manuscripts of the Revolutionary Era. Cadwallader D. Colden (1769-1834), a lawyer and politician, was Mayor of New York City from 1818 to 1821. The... more
Stanton, Robert Brewster, 1846-1922
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2860
18.07 linear feet (36 boxes, 2 volumes, 2 oversized folders, 13 tubes, 1 other item)
Robert Brewster Stanton (1846-1922) was a civil and mining engineer, who as chief engineer of the Denver, Colorado Canyon and Pacific Railroad Company led a survey party through the Grand Canyon in 1889-1890. The collection includes... more
Montague, Gilbert Holland, 1880-1961
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18136
.4 linear feet (1 box, 1 volume, 1 oversize folder)
The Gilbert H. Montague Collection of Robert Fulton Manuscripts contains correspondence, writings and drawings by the famed American civil engineer and inventor.
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