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Silas H. Woodard Papers, ca. 1899-1932

Creator:
Woodard, Silas H. 1870-1961
Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI
Subject:
Isthmian Canal Commission
Pennsylvania Railroad
St. Lawrence River Power Development Commission
Physical description:
1 cu. ft.; 4 boxes
Type:
Reports
Collection descriptions
Maps
Photograph albums
Place:
Great Lakes (North America)
St. Lawrence River
Date:
1899
1899-1932
ca 1899-1932
19th century
Notes:
Woodard, civil engineer specializing in power development, dams, tunnels, and foundation work, served as an engineer for the Isthmian Canal Commission, 1899-1902; the Pennsylvania Railroad, 1902-1909; and the Engineering Board of the St. Lawrence River Power Development Commission, 1930s. He also worked as a consulting engineer. Died 8 Dec. 1961 (obituary in New York Times, 9 Dec. 1961, p. 27, referenced in e-mail from Mr. Arden Phair, St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada, 28 Oct. 2014.
Summary:
The papers of Silas H. Woodard include the Isthmian Canal Commission Report containing text, maps, profiles, and plates, 1899-1901; photograph albums on the East River Tunnel, 1904-1908; reports on the regulation of the levels of the Great Lakes, 1910-1914; and reports dealing with the development of hydroelectric power on the St. Lawrence River, 1930-1932.
Topic:
Dams
Tunnels
Canals
Local number:
2007.3114 (NMAH Acc.)
Restrictions:
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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