Eugene LeHardy diary

Eugene LeHardy diary

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: LeHardy, Eugene, d. 1874
Title: Eugene LeHardy diary
Dates: 1851-1853
Quantity: 2.0 folders
Coll. Number: ms1046

Biographical/Historical Note

Eugene LeHardy (d. 1874), civil engineer, chief engineer for the Selma, Rome and Dalton Railroad Company, born in Belgium, resided in Rome, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a diary of Eugene LeHardy, written at Rome, Georgia, from 1851 to 1853. Written entirely in French, LeHardy details his work surveying a railroad line between Rome, Georgia and Jacksonville, Alabama, probably the Selma, Rome and Dalton Railroad Company. Also includes comments on business affairs, farming and gardening, fruit growing, weather, and an interesting passage on an exhibition of the Etowah Agricultural and Mechanical Association.

Index Terms

Agricultural exhibitions--Georgia.
Etowah Agricultural and Mechanical Association.
Rome (Ga.)
Selma, Rome, and Dalton Railroad Company.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Eugene LeHardy diary, ms 1046. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related collections in this repository: Selma, Rome and Dalton Railroad Company letter book, ms 1048.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

2Physical characteristics of the line; land appraisal Floyd County