James Wallace Beardsley Papers,1848-1934

Collection Number: 2768

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
James Wallace Beardsley papers, 1848-1934, 1906-1934 (bulk).
Collection Number:
2768
Creator:
James Wallace Beardsley, 1860-1944
Quantity:
.4 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, reports, maps and charts, plans and clippings.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence, reports, maps and charts, plans and clippings concerning irrigation engineering; includes material relating to Puerto Rican dams, and various U.S. dam and irrigation projects. Includes 1848 background report concerning Puerto Rico.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence, reports, maps and charts, plans and clippings concerning irrigation engineering; includes material relating to Puerto Rican dams, and various U.S. dam and irrigation projects. Includes 1848 background report concerning Puerto Rico.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Beardsley, James Wallace, 1860-1944.

Subjects:
Irrigation engineering.
Irrigation.
Civil engineers.

Places:
Latin America.
Puerto Rico.

Form and Genre Terms:
Reports.
Maps.
Charts.
Clippings.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
James Wallace Beardsley papers, #2768. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Irrigation reports, U.S.
1906-1909
Box 1 Folder 2
Mandalay Canal - maps
1909
Box 1 Folder 3
Mandalay Canal - maps
1909
Box 1 Folder 4
Mandalay Canal - maps
1909
Box 1 Folder 5
Puerto Rico irrigation (reports)
1913
Box 1 Folder 6
Puerto Rico irrigation projects (correspondence, reports)
1910-1913
Box 1 Folder 7
Coama Dam, Puerto Rico (maps)
1913
Box 1 Folder 8
Notes on Puerto Rican Irrigation Service
1915
Box 1 Folder 9
Sugar beets, Colorado (report)
1914-1915
Box 1 Folder 10
Sugar cane projects
1912-1926
Box 1 Folder 11
Irrigation Project Reports, U.S.
1917
Box 1 Folder 12
Panama Road Specifications
1921
Box 1 Folder 13
Philippine Report
1921
Box 1 Folder 14
Dominican Republic Project - reports
1927
Box 1 Folder 14
Dominican Republic Project - reports
1926-1928
Box 1 Folder 14
Dominican Republic Project - maps and pamphlet
1922-1923
Box 1 Folder 15
Dominican Republic Project - blueprints
1926-1927
Box 1 Folder 18
Misc. correspondence
1910-1933
Box 1 Folder 19
Clippings
1915-1934
Box 1 Folder 20
Published maps