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Collection Details


Collection Name: James Maxwell Papers
Repository Name: University of Delaware. Library. Special Collections Department [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Newark, Delaware, United States
URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/findaids/maxwell.htm
Dates Spanned: 1860-1949
Description: The James R. Maxwell Papers consist of the personal, professional, and family papers of James Maxwell, a resident of Newark, Delaware, and a civil engineer who worked for significant railroads in the American West and South America in the late 19th century. The collection spans the dates 1860-1949, with the bulk of the material from 1867-1900, and illuminates Maxwell's and his family's experiences in Delaware, the American West, Peru, and other countries through which they traveled.
Broad Subjects: Science and Technology; Biography; Transportation
ASP Subjects: Civil engineering; Diaries; Letters; Railroads--United States; United States
Collection Code: OHC0004862