Papers. 1859-1898.


King, W. R. (William Rice), 1839-1898. Papers.

Papers. 1859-1898.

Army officer, Engineer. Cadet letters to his parents, 1859-1862, commenting on living conditions, overall good health of the cadets and the curriculum; letter of 19 May 1862 briefly mentions promotions of West Point graduates to ranking positions in the Union forces; pen and ink sketch of cadet room ca. 1860; engineering notes; technical reports and patent papers; correspondence, 1873-1898; drawings; diagrams; photographs; published articles.

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King, W. R. (William Rice), 1839-1898 (person)

United States. Army. Corps of Engineers (corporateBody)

A study of the Herendeen Bay area coal seams was ordered by Brigadier General Lloyd E. Jones in 1942. The report was prepared by Lt. Richard H. Yost of the 151st Engineer Regiment. An examination of the area was made in 1943 by Lt. Col. C.W. Jeffers of the Quartermaster Corps and Robert S. Sanford of the Bureau of Mines; the report of their survey was prepared by George O. Gates in 1944. From the description of Herendeen Bay Coal Fields Reports, 1942-1944. (Unknown). WorldCat record ...

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