Shaw, Charles B.

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An act of the General Assembly approved February 9, 1836 directed a survey be completed to establish the best route for a railroad from Gordonsville to Harrisonburg, the practicality, advantages to the community, and probable cost.

From the description of Gordonsville to Harrisonburg Railroad field notes, 1836, 1838. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122538925

Charles Shaw was the Librarian at the North Carolina College for Women (now UNCG) from 1920 until 1927. He left the North Carolina College for Women to become the Librarian at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania.

From the description of Charles B. Shaw collection of letters written by famous women, 1881-1916. (University of North Carolina at Greensboro, University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 547232459

Charles Shaw's report to the Board of Public Works summarized findings based on field notes taken by Mr. Sinton, which estimate the degree of difficulty and the expected cost of the road from Bath to Shepherdstown, a distance of 32 1/2 miles.

From the description of Bath to Shepherdstown Turnpike field notes, 1836. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86147453

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correspondedWith Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906 person
correspondedWith Antin, Mary, 1881-1949 person
correspondedWith Beaux, Cecilia, 1855-1942 person
associatedWith Crozet, Claudius, 1790-1864. person
correspondedWith Deland, Margaret Wade Campbell, 1857-1945 person
correspondedWith Gale, Zona, 1874-1938 person
associatedWith Gordonsville to Harrisonburg Railroad (Va.) corporateBody
associatedWith Koch, Fr. person
correspondedWith Nordica, Lillian, 1857-1914 person
correspondedWith Palmer, Alice Freeman, 1855-1902 person
correspondedWith Peck, Annie S. (Annie Smith), 1850-1935 person
correspondedWith Stone, Lucy, 1818-1893 person
associatedWith Virginia. Board of Public Works. corporateBody
associatedWith Woodman, Horace. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Virginia--Orange County
Virginia
Virginia
Bath to Shepherdstown Turnpike (Va.)
Maryland
West Virginia
Virginia--Bath County
Virginia--Rockingham County
Subject
Railroads
Toll roads
Roads--Maps
Manuscript maps
Roads--Surveying
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