Henry Grattan Tyrrell and Mary Maude Knox Tyrrell Papers, ca. 1895-1941
Tyrrell, Henry Grattan 1867-1948
Tyrrell, Mary Maude Knox
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI
2.3 cu. ft.; 6 boxes
Henry Grattan Tyrrell, civil and bridge engineer and architect, authored a number of books dealing with bridge building and other civil engineering topics. His wife, Mary Maude Knox Tyrrell, co-authored and illustrated many of the books.
The papers contain biographical and bibliographical files; publications and manuscripts on bridges, artistic bridge design, municipal bridge planning, moveable bridges, the feasibility of floating tunnels, and the design and construction of factories and mill buildings in the United States, Canada, and Great Britain, 1900-1920; correspondence, 1895, 1908-1922, 1931-1941; and newspaper clippings and scrapbooks containing biographical and advertising material.