Humphreys, D. C. (David Carlisle), 1855-1921
- Existence: 1855-1921
C.E., W&L, 1878. Instructor of mathematics, W&L, 1877-78; adjunct professor of applied math, W&L, 1885; Thomas A. Scott professor of applied math, W&L, 1889; (Thomas A. Scott) professor of civil engineering, W&L, 1896-1921; dean school of engineering, W&L, 1904; dean school of applied science, W&L, 1912-21. See Who's Who, 1918-1919.
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents A typescript report by leading engineers of the community outlining four unique plans for supplementing the Lexington, Virginia water-supply. At the time, the local resevoir and general supply was suffering from a lack of rain. The report includes data on the local springs (water output and elevations) and historical rain fall data for the vicinity.
File — Container: RHS Collections #0083 - #0087, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents This file consists of a map of west Buenva Vista and Waverly from 1890.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of ten notebooks of Humphrey's surveys of Lexington, Buena Vista, and surrounding areas in Virginia, including surveys for the Lexington Development Company.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an albumen photograph of D. C. Humphreys' home in Lexington, Virginia. Humphreys was a professor at Washington and Lee University.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1894 - 1895
Scope and Contents Includes letters written to Houston (1900-1902) when he was a member of the Board of Trustees of Washington and Lee University; papers, notebook, clippings concerning the issue of sectarianism at Washington and Lee. Correspondents include David Carlisle Humphreys, William Caruthers Preston, Henry St. George.
Dates: Inclusive 1898-1903