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Guide to the Charles D. Marx Correspondence Regarding Bridges SCM0192
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  • Title: Charles D. Marx correspondence regarding bridges
    Identifier/Call Number: SCM0192
    Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.0 folder(s)
    Date (inclusive): 1926-1930
    creator: Marx, Charles D.
    creator: Marx, Charles David,, 1857-1939.

    Scope and Contents note

    Collection pertains to the construction of a bridge from San Francisco to Oakland. Included are correspondence, memoranda, and reports of the San Francisco-Alameda County Bridge Commission, 1926, along with one sketch; and memoranda, minutes of meetings, and reports of boring operations, 1929-1930, of the San Francisco Bay Bridge Commission.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Charles D. Marx was professor of civil engineering at Stanford University from its founding in 1891 to his retirement in 1923. After his retirement he was a consultant on many engineering projects, including serving on the technical board of the San Francisco-Alameda County Bridge Commission.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    California.. Dept. of Public Works.. San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Division..
    San Francisco-Alameda County Bridge Commission..
    Stanford University. -- General subdivision--Faculty.;
    Bridges--California--San Francisco Bay Area.
    San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (Oakland and San Francisco, Calif.)