Reports, studies, diagrams, and articles relating to consulting projects undertaken by Burmister concerning beach erosion, building and bridge foundations, airports, highways, docks, piers, bulkheads, and land development.
The collection consists primarily of materials collected by Sonora Webster Carver documenting her career as a diving horse rider and later in life her advocacy work with the Lighthouse for the Blind.
The collection consists of one bound photograph album, 1883-1884, documenting the construction of the Northern Pacific Railroad Bridge over the Snake River. The images depict machinery, piers, boats, and construction workers.
Four stereographs showing stereo photographers at work: (1) "Taking a View for You & U," copyright 1893 by J. F. Jarvis, Washington, D.C. (little girl holding field camera); (2) uncaptioned view of man standing on pier amid ruins, published by Underwood & Underwood, n.d., identified as Bert Underwood in pencil on mount; (3) "Our well known Stereosc...
These records include sketches, drawings, blueprints, contracts, and reports relating to highway and railroad bridges, tunnels, subways, mine shafts, canals and waterways, dams, concrete buildings, concrete construction, derricks and derrick barges, cranes, caissons and caisson construction, air locks, pumps, jacks, engines, and turbines; also phot...
Photographs that document the construction of the Rip Van Winkle Bridge in New York during various stages of construction, construction crews, and pier interiors.
Collection of personal notebooks of civil engineers.
Photograph album showing all aspects of construction of the Narrows Dam on the Yadkin River in North Carolina.
A collection of 719 negatives on various subjects relating to the building of the Panama Canal and the U.S. presence there until the late 1930s.
The papers of cartoonist Denys Wortman measure 2.0 linear feet and date from 1887 to 1980. The collection includes biographical material, correspondence, personal business records, writings, interviews, artwork, printed material, and photographs.