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Alexander Bonnyman Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-440

Scope and Contents

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.


  • 1905-1911


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


1.00 linear feet


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.

Processing Information

Ned Irwin completed processing, and the collection was opened to researchers in March 1997.

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA