|Creator:||LeHardy, Eugene, d. 1874|
|Title:||Eugene LeHardy diary|
Eugene LeHardy (d. 1874), civil engineer, chief engineer for the Selma, Rome and Dalton Railroad Company, born in Belgium, resided in Rome, Georgia.
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.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
Eugene LeHardy diary, ms 1046. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.
Related collections in this repository: Selma, Rome and Dalton Railroad Company letter book, ms 1048.