Newell, Frederick Haynes, 1862-1932

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Consulting engineer and public official.

From the description of Frederick Haynes Newell papers, 1885-1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980182

Civil engineer; head, Dept. of Civil Engineering, University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus).

From the description of Papers, 1891-1919. (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign). WorldCat record id: 28420476

Biographical Note

  • 1862, Mar. 5: Born, Bradford, Pa.
  • 1885: Graduated, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1888: Appointed assistant hydraulic engineer, U.S. Geological Survey
  • 1890: Married Effie Josephine Mackintosh
  • 1902: Appointed chief engineer, U.S. Geological Survey; became head of newly created U.S. Reclamation Service in the Department of the Interior
  • 1907: Appointed member of Inland Waterways Commission
  • 1915: Dismissed from U.S. Reclamation Service by Interior Secretary Frederick K. Lane
  • 1932, July 5: Died

From the guide to the Frederick Haynes Newell Papers, 1885-1931, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn John Ripley Freeman papers, Bulk, 1876-1932, 1827-1952 Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Libraries
referencedIn Newlands, Francis G. (Francis Griffith), 1848-1917. Francis Griffith Newlands papers, 1869-1936 (inclusive), 1899-1917 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918, recipient. Letters from various correspondents, American period, 1876-1937 Houghton Library
referencedIn Theodore Roosevelt Collection: Books, pamphlets, periodicals, 18-- - <ongoing> Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Newell, Frederick Haynes, 1862-1932. Frederick Haynes Newell papers, 1885-1931. Library of Congress
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Francis Griffith Newlands papers, 1869-1936, 1899-1917 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Records of the U.S. Geological Survey. 1839 - 2008. Records Concerning Field Operations
creatorOf Records of the U.S. Geological Survey. 1839 - 2008. Records Concerning quot;The Dynamics of Windmills,quot; by J. Alfred Griffiths
creatorOf Newell, Frederick Haynes, 1862-1932. Papers, 1891-1919. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
referencedIn Newlands, Francis G. (Francis Griffith), 1848-1917. Francis Griffith Newlands papers, 1869-1936 (inclusive), 1899-1917 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Records of the U.S. Geological Survey. 1839 - 2008. Records Concerning the Administration of International Waterways
creatorOf Frederick Haynes Newell Papers, 1885-1931 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Frederick H. Newell Papers, 1891, 1916, 1919 University of Illinois Archives
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
correspondedWith Chase, Frank D., d. 1937 person
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
correspondedWith Finney, Edward C. (Edward Clingan), 1869-1956 person
correspondedWith Frank, Glenn, 1887-1940 person
associatedWith Freeman, John Ripley, 1855-1932 person
correspondedWith Garfield, James Rudolph, 1865-1950 person
associatedWith Gerhard, Arthur H. person
correspondedWith Graves, Henry Solon, 1871-1951 person
correspondedWith Hagedorn, Hermann, 1882-1964 person
correspondedWith Howell, Robert Beecher, 1864-1933 person
correspondedWith Husband, William Walter, 1871-1942 person
correspondedWith Keppel, Frederick P. (Frederick Paul), 1875-1943 person
correspondedWith Moses, George H. (George Higgins), 1869-1944 person
associatedWith National Advisory Board for Fuels and Structural Materials (U,S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Newell family. family
associatedWith Newell, Roger S. (Roger Sherman), b. 1898. person
associatedWith Newlands, Francis G. (Francis Griffith), 1848-1917. person
correspondedWith Norris, George W. (George William), 1861-1944 person
associatedWith Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918 person
correspondedWith Penney, J. C. (James Cash), 1875-1971 person
correspondedWith Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946 person
correspondedWith Pirquet von Cesanatico, Clemens Peter, Freiherr, 1874-1929 person
correspondedWith Seymour, Charles, 1885-1963 person
correspondedWith Shaw, Albert, 1857-1947 person
correspondedWith Tarbell, Ida M. (Ida Minerva), 1857-1944 person
associatedWith United States. Public Lands Commission (1903-1905) corporateBody
associatedWith United States Reclamation Service. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus) corporateBody
correspondedWith Wilson, Riley Joseph, 1871-1947 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Romorantin (France)
United States
World War, 1914-1918--Medical care
Public opinion
Public lands--United States
Public lands
Land use
World War, 1914-1918--Public opinion
Land use--United States
World War I--Agricultural and Industrial Production and Construction
France--History and Geography
Industrial priorities
World War I--Hospitals, Medicine and Mortality
Public officials
Civil engineers--Illinois
Departmental chairmen (Universities)--Illinois


Birth 1862-03-05

Death 1932-07-05




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SNAC ID: 16251494