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Langford Taylor Alden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 93

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1904 - 1940

Biographical / Historical

Langford Taylor Alden was born in Troy, NY in 1887. He entered Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1904 as a member of the class of 1908 and graduated in June 1909 with a degree in Civil Engineering. During his 46 year career a civil engineer his work focused on bridges, harbor development, and industrial plant design and construction in New York, California, Idaho, Virginia, Mexico, Canada, and Japan. During World War I he served in the French Foreign Legion and American Ambulance Service and during World War II he worked for the U.S. Navy’s Bureau of Ships. He died in Carmel, California in 1985.

Extent

.4 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box)

Language of Materials

English

Title
Langford Taylor Alden Papers
Status
Completed
Author
John Dojka
Date
7/26/2021
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Institute Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
110 8th Street
Institute Archives and Special Collections
Rensselaer Libraries, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy NY 12180-3590 US
518 276 8340