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Ward Engineering Company


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Brooks McCabe, Compiler, Papers of Aretas Brooks Fleming and Records of Charles Ward Engineering

Collection Number: A&M 3697
Overview Papers of Aretas Brooks Fleming, Governor of West Virginia (1890-1893), and records of the Charles Ward Engineering Works of Charleston, West Virginia, compiled by Brooks McCabe. The A.B. Fleming papers include: Fleming's notes pertaining to cases from his career as a lawyer and circuit court judge (1878-1888); photographs of Governor Fleming and others (4 items, ca.1890-1920); papers regarding the A.B. Fleming estate and its heirs (1923-1952); genealogical and historical information related...
Dates: 1878-1952; Majority of material found within 1878-1942

Ward Engineering Company Archives and Manuscripts

Collection Number: A&M 2298
Scope and Contents Records of a Charleston, West Virginia, business which introduced to the western waters of the United States a new design of towboat whose essential features were water-tube boilers, multiple-expansion engines, and screw propulsion; thus replacing the traditional paddle wheel towboats that navigated the Ohio and Mississippi river systems. Charles Ward (1841-1915), a British engineer, who emigrated to Charleston in 1871, founded the industry and designed these new boats. This collection...
Dates: 1871-1977 and undated

Ward Engineering Company, Archives and Manuscripts Microfilm

Collection Number: A&M 2266
Scope and Contents

Two diaries of Charles Edwin Ward (1841-1915), dealing mainly with trips to Europe and California, in 1883 and 1886, plus a scrapbook of the Charles Ward Engineering Company, a Charleston boat building company, for the year 1897.

Dates: 1883-1897

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Boating industry -- Charleston (W. Va.) 2
Charleston. 2
Diaries and journals. 2
Mississippi River 2
Rivers and river valleys. 2