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Watkins, J. Elfreth (John Elfreth), 1852-1903

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1852 - 1903

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Allen family papers

 Collection
Accession: 1978
Abstract:

Horatio Allen (1802-1889) was a noted civil engineer and inventor, who worked with the Delaware & Hudson Canal Company, the South Carolina Canal and Railroad Company, the Croton Aqueduct, and the New York & Erie Railroad. The bulk of his the papers is personal correspondence (1818-1864), and biographical materials collected by his family. Also included is a small collection of Allen's business papers, particularly concerning his work on the New York & Erie Railroad.

Dates: 1818-1925