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Samuel R. Jenkins (b. 1870) Diaries and Photographs

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1761
Overview Eighteen diaries, 1890-1934, of Samuel R. Jenkins, a civil engineer from Grafton. There are lengthy entries for the period, 1890-1892, when Jenkins was a student at West Virginia University. He did surveys and supervised construction work in various parts of West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, read widely, and commented on works of Henry George, John W. Draper, and John Fiske. There are photographs of Jenkins and of an engineering job done by him for the American Bridge Company at...
Dates: 1890-1934

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  • Subject: Builders and contractors X
  • Names: Draper, John William, 1811-1882 X