7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Civil engineers.

  1. Robert R. Furman papers, 1944-1985

    350 items ; 1 container ; .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil engineer and United States Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, diary notes, interviews and writings, notes and notebooks, and miscellaneous items relating to Furman’s service with the Manhattan Project during World War II.

  2. William Franklin Patterson papers, 1812-1937

    230 items ; 1 container ; .4 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil engineer and army officer. Correspondence, military records, writings, newspapers, notes, and fragments relating principally to Patterson’s Civil War service in the Union Army.

  3. Lewis M. Haupt papers, 1849-1923

    3,000 items ; 9 containers ; 4.0 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil engineer and public official. Correspondence, minutes, memoranda, reports, speeches, and articles relating to the selection of a route for an isthmian canal and to Haupt's efforts to secure the Nicaraguan route includes records of the Nicaraguan Canal Commission and the Isthmian Canal Commission, with further material relating to Herman Haupt and his duties as chief of construction and...

  4. 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.

  5. Henry Clay Derrick papers, 1848-1994

    40 items ; 1 container ; 0.4 linear feet ; 1 micofilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil engineer and army officer. Diaries recording Derrick's service with other former Confederate and Union soldiers in the Egyptian army (Jaysh) under the Khedive as an engineer conducting surveys and preparing maps, a description of a military expedition into Abyssinia, transcripts and synopses of portions of the diaries and Derrick's letters to his wife, Mary Frances Crosby Derrick, and...

  6. Jedediah Hotchkiss papers, 1835-1908

    20,000 items ; 74 containers ; 29.6 linear feet ; 61 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Confederate army officer, topographical and mining engineer, and historian. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, subject files, writings, financial papers, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous printed material relating principally to Hotchkiss's service with the Confederate army as a topographical engineer in Virginia and his involvement with various land and mining schemes in West...

  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.