7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Bridges.

  1. Gilbert Thompson journal, 1857-1901

    1 item ; 1 container ; .2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Union soldier and topographical engineer. Journal of Thompson's Civil War experiences in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., while serving as a topographical engineer in the Engineer Battalion, U.S. Army of the Potomac. Includes correspondence, laid in, of Nathaniel Prentiss Banks.

  2. Lee Lawrie papers, 1908-1990

    15,500 items ; 65 containers plus 2 oversize ; 26 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Sculptor. General and family correspondence, sculpture commission files, biographical file, and other papers documenting Lawrie's career as a sculptor whose works were an integral part of public buildings, monuments, and churches throughout the United States.

  3. Joseph Cowles Mehaffey papers, 1925-1959

    900 items ; 3 containers ; 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. Army engineer and governor of the Panama Canal Zone. Personal correspondence relating primarily to life in the Canal Zone and the operation of the Panama Canal and material concerning Mehaffey's various engineering projects, including the Arlington Memorial Bridge and renovation of the White House.

  4. Spanish colonial government, Mariana Islands records, 1678-1899

    157 items ; 13 containers ; 5.5 linear feet ; 12 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Royal decrees, court records, orders to and from the governor, circulars, miscellaneous reports, and other documents. Subjects covered include missionary and church matters, public health measures, agriculture, prisons and criminal investigations, the building and repair of roads, bridges, and military installations, education, and local government for all of the islands, but particularly Guam....

  5. James Houston Henderson papers, 1913-1920

    23 items ; 1 container ; 0.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Surveyor and civil engineer. Correspondence, employment records, biographical notes, and photographs chiefly relating to Henderson's work as chief surveyor of the Panama Canal and as civil engineer for the the Panama Railroad.

  6. Nathaniel Sisson papers, 1838-1932

    1,100 items ; 10 containers plus 4 oversize ; 6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Union soldier and businessman. Correspondence, financial records, medals, printed matter, and writings pertaining to Sisson’s Civil War service, political activities, and business enterprises in Maryville, Missouri.

  7. Octave Chanute papers, 1807-1955

    10,325 items ; 46 containers plus 1 oversize ; 17.4 linear feet ; 25 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil engineer and aviation pioneer. The bulk of the collection relates to Chanute's experiments with gliders and his scientific and financial support of aeronautical pioneers. Other papers concern his career as a builder of railroads and his service as chief engineer of the Erie Railroad and railroads in Illinois and Kansas.