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Ms engineering journal of James Pugh Kirkwood, relating to Pensacola docks in Florida, and projects elsewhere

 Item — Box: CLX-A-1564, Folder: Coll-1795 / SC-Acc-2017-0006, n/a: data_value_missing_1b8b24ef908520ab39d51c14357ae234
Identifier: Coll-1795

Content Description

This ms engineering journal is in two parts, spanning the period of Kirkwood's career associated with the Pensacola docks in Florida, 1845-1847, but also covering the period 1871-1877 providing a wealth of information on the occupation of the USA's most important civil engineers.
The content is: copy letters which offer a detailed account of the exigencies of the task at Pensacola; and, diary or journal entries.
The volume also has - at the end - a combination of biographical notes, names and addresses... being professional contacts in the USA, the names of Kirkwoods including one in Scotland (in Helensburgh), and other Scottish addresses.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1845-1877

Creator

Extent

0.05 folder

Title
Ms engineering journal of James Pugh Kirkwood, relating to Pensacola docks in Florida, and projects elsewhere
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Repository Details

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