Frederick Haynes Newell Papers 1885-1931


Frederick Haynes Newell Papers 1885-1931

Consulting engineer and public official. Correspondence, diaries, articles, subject files, and clippings relating mainly to Newell's service in the U.S. Reclamation Service and on the U.S. Public Lands Commission and the National Advisory Board for Fuels and Structural Materials.

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