Selma, Rome and Dalton Railroad Company letter book

Selma, Rome and Dalton Railroad Company letter book

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Selma, Rome, and Dalton Railroad Company.
Title: Selma, Rome and Dalton Railroad Company letter book
Dates: 1868-1871
Quantity: 1.0 folder (1 letter book)
Coll. Number: ms1048

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 letter book of Eugene LeHardy, chief engineer for the Selma, Rome and Dalton Railroad Company from April, 1868 - October, 1871. The letters are mainly addressed to the railroad's officers including E.G. Barney, George M. Chapman, J. H. Delano, and D. S. Printup and discuss the building of the railroad and other rail and civic business in northwest Georgia and Alabama.


Index Terms

Business records.
Dalton (Ga.)
LeHardy, Eugene, d. 1874
Letter books.
Railroads--Alabama--Design and construction.
Railroads--Alabama.
Railroads--Georgia--Design and construction.
Railroads--Georgia.
Rome (Ga.)
Selma (Ala.)

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

Selma, Rome, and Dalton Railroad Company letter book, ms 1048. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Material

Related collections in this repository: Eugene LeHardy diary, ms 1046.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Letter Book