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Civil engineers -- United States -- Biography

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

John S. Webb papers

Identifier: MS-0040
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the professional papers (25 items, 1883-1905) of John S. Webb. Included are two letters concerning a railroad under construction in Mississippi, a patent for a rail joint (with sketch), blueprints, and drawings from various construction projects. Additionally, there are eight photographs.

Sydney B. Williamson Papers

Identifier: MS-0206
Overview Sydney B. Williamson was a civil engineer whose most notable achievement was his service as Division Engineer of the Pacific Division of the Panama Canal construction project (1907- 1914). The collection contains project files, photographs, and drawings documenting Williamson's work in Panama, with particular emphasis on the construction of the Miraflores and Pedro Miguel Locks.