Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
The Roebling Collection documents the personal and professional activities of John A. Roebling and Washington A. Roebling; and business activities of the John A. Roebling’s Sons Company. The material dates from 1824 to 1926 with the bulk of the material dating from 1844 to 1883.
The Horsford Family Papers comprises a collection of papers created by various members of the Horsford, Gardiner, and L’Hommedieu families.
The collection contains family letters, legal documents (personal, professional, and business), primarily written by residents of New York State and miscellany; photographs of nineteenth-century portraits from the album of Elizabeth Van Rensselaer; black and white photographs taken in the mid-1950s and 1960s of Van Rensselaer family member portraits and homes; newspapers with articles relating to the Van Rensselaer family.
Reports produced by John V.W. Reynders as a consultant to steel and a photo documentation of the construction of the Bear Mountain Bridge make up this collection of professional papers.
The Marcus L. Filley Papers comprise business correspondence related to the sale of stoves manufactured by the Filley foundry in Green Island, NY. Some family papers, diaries and photographs are also included in this collection.
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.
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.