Alexander Bonnyman Papers
Scope and Contents
The Alexander Bonnyman Papers consist of documents related to Bonnyman's work as an engineer for the Atlanta, Birmingham and Atlantic Railroad, circa 1905-1911. The collection contains drawings, charts, photographs, reports, tables, and maps related to construction and operation of the railroad.
- 1905-1911, undated
- Bonnyman, Alexander, 1868-1953 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.
1.00 linear feet
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The 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. Tracy Dalton reprocessed the collection in June 2021.
- African American construction workers Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Atlanta, Birmingham & Atlantic Railroad Company
- Maps Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Personal papers Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Photographs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Railroads--Alabama--Design and construction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Railroads--Georgia--Design and construction Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Railroads--Southern States Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
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- Script of description