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Humphreys, D. C. (David Carlisle), 1855-1921

 Person

Dates

  • 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:

"A report on additional water supply for Lexington, Va. made Nov. 17th, 1904.", 1904-11-17

 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.
Dates: 1904-11-17

Buena Vista - Waverly, 1890

 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.
Dates: 1890

David Carlisle Humphreys land survey field books

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0321
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.
Dates: 1891

Photograph of D. C. Humphreys' Home

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0057
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

William Paxton Houston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0068
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