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The Resource A. Walton White Evans Family papers

A. Walton White Evans Family papers

A. Walton White Evans Family papers, 1709-1891
A. Walton White Evans Family papers
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Evans family papers
Collection documents the professional life of civil engineer A. Walton White Evans. Correspondence, journals, reports and articles provide documentation of Evans' work as a civil engineer and consultant on railroad projects from 1838 to 1886. Family correspondence is dated primarily during the time of Evans' work in Chile and Peru from 1850 to 1860. His letters to his wife Anna are included in a series of her correspondence.The collection also contains a small amount of correspondence between Evans' parents Eliza and Thomas (1800-1815) and between Anna's parents Sarah and John Zimmerman (1841-1850)
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Anthony Walton White Evans was born in New Brunswick, NJ October 31, 1817, the son of Thomas M. Evans and Eliza M. White. His maternal grandfather was Brigadier General Anthony Walton White, a Revolutionary War veteran. Walton Evans (he dropped the Anthony early in life) attended local schools before entering the Rensselaer Institute in 1834.
A. Walton White Evans Family papers
A. Walton White Evans Family papers
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12.0 linear feet.
Organization method
The collection is arranged in six series.

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