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Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Charles E. Krebs (1870-1954) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1792
Overview Scrapbooks, mainly of newspaper clippings, maintained by a mining engineer, geologist, and businessman from Charleston. The scrapbooks contain clippings, announcements, and a few letters relating to Krebs' business, Charleston civic affairs, and professional engineering organizations. Topics covered include: the oil boom at Blue Creek in 1912; oil field development in Kanawha and Clay counties; oil and coal shipments on the C.&O.; coal, oil, gas, and coke production figures; report on...
Dates: 1912, 1935, 1939

Consolidation Coal Company, Consultant Report and Clippings

Collection Number: A&M 1159

The collection consists of a typescript report by J.C. Gaskill, assistant consulting engineer, on accidents, fires, and explosions at the mines of the Consolidation Coal Company and other companies, 1886-1926; and newspaper clippings concerning Consolidation's operations around Fairmont, West Virginia.

Dates: 1915-1956

Emory L. Kemp Papers regarding Industrial History

Collection Number: A&M 4230
Scope and Contents This collection includes materials from Dr. Emory L. Kemp’s career of researching, documenting, and preserving historic structures. Kemp was a practicing civil engineer from 1952-1959, then taught civil engineering, historic preservation, and the history of technology from 1962-2003 at West Virginia University. He served as an expert consultant for the preservation of many historic engineering structures, including bridges, waterways, and mills. He also published regularly and remained...
Dates: 1735-2021

Felix Nemegyei, Engineer, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 4189
Overview Papers of Felix Nemegyei. Nemegyei, also known as Felix DeNemegyei or Nemegyei Bodog, was a Hungarian soldier and engineer who immigrated to the United States in 1851. He settled in West Virginia and became the owner of an iron works and other businesses. Papers include records of Nemegyei's academic performance as a student, records of his military service in Europe, material regarding military engineering, and family history. Family history material includes items regarding Nemegyei's...
Dates: 1811-1850

Frank Duff McEnteer, Engineer, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3751
Overview Personal and professional papers of Frank Duff McEnteer, a consulting engineer in Clarksburg, West Virginia who pioneered the use of reinforced concrete for the construction of buildings and bridges. His legacy as an engineer includes the design and construction of many bridges in West Virginia and other locations. This collection includes series of personal and family papers (boxes 1-10), business papers (boxes 11-18), professional papers (boxes 19-22), photographs (boxes 22-25), blueprints...
Dates: circa 1891-1992; Majority of material found within 1900-1957

Harry Outen Cole Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0640
Overview Papers of Harry Outen Cole (1874-1950), a Morgantown, West Virginia engineer who was with the Pacific Division of the Panama Canal, 1908-1912. In addition to correspondence there are reports, speeches, newspaper clippings, U.S. documents, photographs, blueprints, and structural drawings of the Panama Canal, with some data on the proposed Nicaraguan Canal. Correspondents include Chapman Revercomb and Melvin C. Snyder. Included is a microfilm of an autobiographical sketch, "Some Episodes in...
Dates: 1909-1950

John Paul and Marie Hall Jones Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2856
Scope and Contents Papers of the Jones family of Fairmont, West Virginia, 1930-1973. Includes correspondence of Marie to family and friends in West Virginia from Malaysia, where John was a petroleum engineer in the 1930s; investment records of John Paul Jones, 1930-1965; specifications for their home in Fairmont, 1949; and papers of the West Virginia Nature Conservancy, 1960s, in which the Joneses were active.Series include:Series 1. Personal Correspondence from Malaysia -- Marie Hall...
Dates: 1930-1973

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

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