The Alexander Bonnyman Collection consists of four notebooks related to Bonnyman's work as an engineer for the Atlanta, Birmingham and Atlantic Railroad, c. 1908-11. The notebooks contain drawings, charts, photographs, reports, tables, and maps related to construction and operation of the railroad.
Notebooks are arranged chronologically with undated ledger stored last. One folder of oversize documents is housed in the map cabinets by accession number.
Source of Acquisition
Isabel Bonnyman Stanley
Method of Acquisition
The Alexander Bonnyman Collection was donated to the Archives of Appalachia by Isabel Bonnyman Stanley, Bonnyman's granddaughter and professor in the Department of English, East Tennessee State University, on February 18, 1994.
Ned Irwin completed processing, and the collection was opened to researchers in March 1997.