Found 18 collections related to Engineers

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
Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York Railroad Co.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2375
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Weekly progress reports of the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York Railroad Company's resident engineer, Section K, Bergen Hill Tunnels, recording work done on excavation and tunnel lining for period March 17, 1906-December 19, 1908. Two volumes
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
Boucher, William J
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 345
.25 linear feet (1 box)
These three volumes, labeled "Special Work," contain William J. Boucher's data relative to subway construction in New York City in 1905-1907
Schmidt, Stephen.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2692
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Papers relating to the construction of Route 43, Section 1 (and relating routes and sections) of the New York City subway. Consists of a diary maintained by Schmidt recording his professional activities as a section engineer with the New York... more
Bonney, Thérèse (1894-1978).
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4176
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters, 1933-1934, to American photographer and publicist Thérèse Bonney from institutions and individuals in France relating to the life and career of Hilaire Bernigaud, Comte de Chardonnet. Chardonnet was a French engineer, industrialist, and... 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
Ferguson, James, 1710-1776
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 988
.3 linear feet (1 v.)
James Ferguson (1710-1776) was a Scottish philosopher, astronomer and engineer. Collection consists of scrapbook containing letters, ca. 1769-1775, by Ferguson, relating to his work and other scientific matters; drawings, pencil sketches, charts,... 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
Harwood, George A
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18810
.94 linear feet (2 boxes)
George A. Harwood was the chief engineer for the New York City and Hudson River Railroad Company during the construction and electrification of Grand Central Terminal between 1903 and 1913. His collection of material related to Grand Central... 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
Mallman, Paul
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1851
2.6 linear feet (5 boxes)
Paul Mallman was an American engineer and metallurgist. He worked as a consultant for the governments of Japan, China, Germany, Russia, and Great Britain in the 1910s and 1920s. Collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, writings,... 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
Sullivan, John Francis, 1878-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2923
16.1 linear feet (13 boxes, 5 other items)
John Francis Sullivan (1878- ) was an engineer who worked on New York City municipal improvement projects from the 1900s through the 1920s. In 1930 he was appointed City Planner. From 1918 to 1920, as an Army Reserve officer, Sullivan directed... more
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1719
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Notebook was kept by Lee when he was an army engineer stationed at Fort... 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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