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Railroads -- United States -- History -- 19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Othniel Foster Nichols papers

 Collection — 3 boxes
Identifier: MC 7
Abstract

The collection contains personal and professional papers, scrapbooks and a photo album primarily related to O. F. Nichols' work on the Williamsburg and Manhattan Bridges and for the Brooklyn Elevated Railroad Company.

Dates: Created: 1869-1900; Other: Majority of material found in 1887-1900

Philip Walter Henry papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC 75
Abstract

This collection consists of personal and business papers and memorabilia beginning with a scrapbook created by Philip Walter Henry during his days as a student at R.P.I. through his career as a civil engineer.

Dates: Created: 1881-1947

Skilton Family papers

 Collection — 17 Boxes
Identifier: MC 22
Abstract

The Skilton Family Papers are comprised of the papers of James, Julius and George Skilton, three brothers, natives of Troy and graduates of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. The collection focuses mainly on their professional careers with a focus on international affairs, legal issues, engineering discussions, and personal and family matters.

Dates: Created: 1830-1903