United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Amos Fries (1873-1963) was an engineer, served in the Philippines during the Moro uprising, organized the Chemical Warfare Service, and was an advocate for conservative causes. The collection consists of biographical material, correspondence, manuscripts by Fries, others, and Elizabeth Fries, and photographs.
Jay Kalez was an author of mystery, detective, and adventure stories. The collection contains short story and article manuscripts, publisher and agent correspondence, and Army Corps of Engineer press releases.
Harold A. Rands (1871-1952) was a civil engineer who superintended hydroelectric installations, was in charge of power and flood control surveys on the Columbia River and tributaries for the U. S. Corp of Engineers, and served as senior engineer for the construction of the Bonneville Dam and powerhouse complex. The collection contains field diaries, correspondence, reports, project files including Columbia river and Bonneville Dam projects, and photographs.
Thomas Matthew Robins was a native of Maryland who graduated from West Point and served in Cuba in 1908 and in World War I. He later moved to Portland, Oregon where he was in charge of construction of the Bonneville Dam. Collection contains engineering project and research files, speeches, correspondence, personal information and photographs.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is a federal agency that provides public engineering services. This collection includes a single bound photo album produced by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers depicting the construction of roads and bridges, including the first Rim Road, in Crater Lake National Park between 1913-1915. The album is initialed and likely assembled by Assistant Engineer George E. Goodwin.