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Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4641
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Nikola Tesla was a Serbian-American inventor and electrical engineer. The collection consists of brief letters, three to Stanford White (1901) touching on the construction of Tesla’s transmission tower and building (known as Wardenclyffe); three... more
Smith, W. Ward (William Ward), 1893-1968
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18090
1 linear foot (3 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The W. Ward Smith genealogical research papers contains William Ward Smith's genealogical notes, essays, clippings, charts, correspondence, ca. 1920s-1940s; original family letters and documents; and photographs relating to Smith's genealogical... more
Church, B. S. (Benjamin Silliman), 1836-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4195
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Benjamin Silliman Church was a civil engineer who spent much of his career working on improvements to the Croton Aqueduct. The papers consist of a small quantity of material created or retained by Church during the course of his career as an... more
Haskell, Charles Frederick Beals, 1856-1895
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1347
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Charles Frederick Beals Haskell (1856-1895) was an engineer for the Great Northern Railroad. Collection consists of correspondence, account books, printed matter, and other papers. Letters, 1889-1891, include ones from Haskell to his wife while he... more
Hawks, Francis T.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1359
.4 linear feet (1 v.)
Francis T. Hawks was an assistant engineer of Central Park in New York City. Collection consists of correspondence, memoranda and notes received by Hawks from Central Park officials. Sketches, diagrams and measurements are found on some items and... more
Greene, F. V. (Francis Vinton), 1850-1921
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1235
3 linear feet (6 boxes, 11 v.)
Francis Vinton Greene (1850-1921) was an American soldier, engineer and author. His military duties included serving as military attaché in Russia in 1877, teaching at West Point, and commanding volunteers during the Spanish-American War. In 1903... more
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3311
.6 linear feet (1 box, 3 v.)
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) was an American artist. Collection consists of papers of James McNeill Whistler; his mother, Anna M. Whistler; and father, George Washington Whistler (1800-1849) a noted railroad engineer. Items include... more
Arnold, Bion J. (Bion Joseph), 1861-1942
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 129
11.31 linear feet (14 boxes, 21 volumes)
Bion J. Arnold (1861-1942) was an engineer who advised Chicago and other cities on the development of their electric transit systems. He devised the plan for the electrification of Grand Central Terminal in New York City. Collection consists of... more
Sprague, Frank J. (Frank Julian), b. 1857
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2850
100 linear feet (110 boxes, 164 v., 68 packages)
Papers document Sprague's career as an inventor and engineer in the field of rail transportation from his days as a U.S. Naval Academy cadet until his death in 1934. Papers consist chiefly of his correspondence and business records of his... more
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