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RG 77 - Office of the Chief of Engineers, Correspondence - Wilmington, North Carolina


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Correspondence, 1884-1938

National Archives Identifier 2794671

This series consists of letters sent, letters received, and press copies of correspondence on topics such as river and harbor projects, surveys, and fortifications.


Letters Received and Sent, 1884-1906

Entry 1113; 55 boxes

 

Box 1-2. Beaufort Harbor Project, 1892-1906

Box 3-4. Beaufort and New River Waterway Project, 1891-1905

Box 5. Beaufort and New Bern River Waterway, 1893-1905

Box 6. Black River Project, 1892-1912

Box 7-24. Cape Fear River Below, 1892-1906

Box 25-28. Cape Fear River Above, 1892-1924

Box 29. Contentnia Creek, 1892-1906

Box 30. Fishing Creek, 1892-1926

Box 31. Georgetown Harbor and Lockwood’s Folly River, 1892-1894

Box 32-33. Neuse River, 1893-1904

Box 34-35. New River, 1892-1906

Box 36. New River and Swainsboro River, 1895-1904

Box 37. Northeast River, 1899-1912

Box 38-40. Ocracoke Inlet, 1892-1904

Box 41-44. Pamlico and Tar River, 1892-1906

Box 45. Shallotte and Stanton River, 1893-1905

Box 46. Town Creek and Northeast River, 1899-1906

Box 47-48. Trent River, 1889-1906

Box 49-52. Wingaw Bay, 1892-1896

Box 53. Yadkin River, 1892-1897

Box 54. Miscellaneous Indexed Letters, 1899-1906

Box 55. Miscellaneous Indexed Letters, 1903-1910

 

Reports of Operations, 1891-1907

Entry 1121; 3 boxes

 

Box 1.  Reports of Cape Fear Below

Property Records, 1891-1906

Records of Accounts, 1891-1907

Box 2.  Reports of Operations

Contracts, 1906

Reports of Steamers and Dredges, 1896-1900

Box 3.  Reports of Operations, 1891-1907

 

Letters Received and Sent, 1892-1909

Entry 1117; 14 boxes (94-98, 1-9)

 

Box 94. Letters and Civil Service Applications, 1897-1909

Box 95. Letters Received, 1895-1904

Box 96. Letters Received, 1896-1900

Box 97. Miscellaneous Letters, 1896-1903

Box 98. Financial Correspondence, 1892-1898

Box 1. Letters Received related to Funds, 1898-1901

Box 2. Letters Received related to Funds, 1901

Box 3. Letters Received related to Funds, 1902

Box 4. Letters Received related to Funds, 1903

Box 5. Letters Received related to Funds, 1903-1904

Box 6. Letters regarding Monuments, 1905-1906

Box 7. Letters regarding National Defense and Personnel, 1898-1901

Box 8. Letters regarding National Defense and Personnel, 1895-1898

Box 9. Letters regarding National Defense and Personnel, 1898-1901

 

Letters Received and Sent, 1892-1906

Entry 1114; 16 boxes (56-71)

 

Box 56-71. Correspondence regarding Fortifications, 1892-1906

 

Letters Received and Sent, 1892-1906

Entry 1116; 21 boxes (73-93)

 

Box 73-84. Letters Received, 1892-1903

Box 85. Letters Received, 1904

Box 86-88. Letters Received, 1905

Box 89. Letters Received, 1906

Box 90. Letters Sent, 1892-1893

Box 91. Letters Sent, 1895-1897

Box 92. Letters Sent, 1892-1899

Box 93. Letters Sent, 1903-1906

 

Reports Received and Sent, 1893-1897

Entry 1120; 5 boxes (1-5)

 

Box 1. Reports Sent, 1893-1894

Box 2-3. Reports Sent, 1894-1895

Box 4. Reports Sent, 1896-1897

Box 5. Reports Received, 1894-1895

*Endorsements, 1909 (Entry 1119)

 

 

Field Survey Notebooks, 1903-1934

Entry 1122; 5 boxes

 

Box 1.  Cape Fear, 1909-1921

Fort Caswell 1913-1921

Box 2.  Beaufort Inlet – Wrightrifle Tretle, 1910-1934

Box 3.  Cross Section and Field Books, 1903-1934

Box 4.  Survey of Spur Dikes on Lower Lilliport, 1903-1934

Box 5.  Level Books, 1903-1934

 

Register of Correspondence, 1905-1906

Entry 1115; 1 box (72)

 

Each entry of correspondence includes the correspondence number, the date, the name or firm to whom or by whom the correspondence was sent, and a brief description.

 

Examination and Survey Files, 1907-1938

Entry 1118; 7 boxes (1-7)

 

There are index sheets throughout the files that list the correspondence number, description of the correspondence, date, and to and from whom the correspondence was written. There are also maps and drawings attached to some of the correspondence throughout the series. The second number denotes the folder number in the box (Box

1.3 = Box 1, Folder 3).

 

Box 1.1. Bogue Sound near Morehead City, 1909-1910

Box 1.2. Various creeks and rivers, 1909-1917

Little Contentnia Creek, 1909

Box 1.3. Smiths Creek, 1909-1935

White Oak River, 1907-1916

Box 1.4. White Oak River, 1907-1916

Maysville, 1915

Assignments by the Chief of Engineers (with index sheet), 1919-1927

Box 1.5. Assignments by the Chief of Engineers, General Matters of, and Instructions

(with index sheet), 1909-1930

Box 1.6. Assignments by the Chief of Engineers, General Matters of, and Instructions

(with index sheet), 1930-1935

Box 2.1. Swift Creek, 1909-1911

Box 2.2. Contentnia Creek, 1909

Core Creek, 1910-1912

Belhaven Harbor, 1910-1912

Slades Creek, 1910-1912

Box 2.3. Core Sound Channel to Newport River, 1910-1922

Box 2.4. Elizabeth River, 1910-1912

Fishing Creek, 1910-1911

Box 2.5. Shallotte River, 1915-1920

Deep Creek, 1911-1928

Box 2.6. Shelter River, 1912-1920

Box 3.1. Cape Channel, 1912-1913

Harbor at Silver Lake Ocracoke, 1912-1928

Box 3.2. Harbor at Silver Lake Ocracoke, 1912-1928

Inland Waterway Pamlico River at Goose Creek to Jones Bay, 1913

Box 3.3. New River, 1912

Northwest Prong Bay River to Dam Bayboro, 1912-1913

Newport River, 1913

Box 3.4. Newport River, 1913

Hoods Creek, 1915

Neuse River, 1915-1918

Box 3.5. Neuse River, 1915-1918

Town Creek, 1916-1929

Gales Creek, 1916-1917

Box 4.1. Queens Creek, 1917-1918

Waterway from New Bern to Wilmington via Trent and Northeast Rivers, 1919-

1920

Mill Cut – stream flowing into Neuse River 5 miles west of Adams Crek, 1922-

1924

Box 4.2. Mill Cut, 1922-1924

Cape Fear above with a view to 3rd Lock and Dam, 1922-1930

Box 4.3. Cape Fear above with a view to 3rd Lock and Dam, 1922-1930

Box 4.4. Cape Fear above with a view to 3rd Lock and Dam, 1922-1930

Box 5.1. Cape Fear above with a view to 3rd Lock and Dam, 1922-1930

Box 5.2. South River to Sloans Bridge, 1925

Box 5.3. Proposed Improvement to Cape Fear River, 1922-1930

Box 5.4. Lockwood Folly River, 1925

Shallotte River, 1925-1926

Elizabeth River, 1925

Box 5.5. Muddy Slough, 1925

Belhaven Harbor, 1925-1937

Box 5.6. Belhaven Harbor, 1925-1937

Newport River, 1925-1933

Box 6.1. Smiths Creek and Harbor at Oriental, 1925-1939

Box 6.2. North River, 1925-1933

Beaufort Harbor and Gallants Channel, 1925-1939

Box 6.3. Beaufort Harbor and Gallants Channel, 1925-1939

Channel from North River via Black Sound to Lighthouse Bay, 1927-1933

Douglas Bay, 1927-1929

Box 6.4. Far Creek from Pamlico Sound to Engelhard, 1927-1931

Smiths Creek, 1927-1932

Box 6.5. Smiths Creek, 1927-1932

Battlefield at Bentonville, 1928-1929

Fort Fisher, 1928

Box 6.6. Battlefield at Alamance, 1928 (1808 map of location) Box 7.1. Channel Pamlico Sound to Beaufort Harbor, 1930-1940

Box 7.2 Vandemere Harbor, 1935-1936

Channel Pamlico Sound to Beaufort, 1937-1939

Box 7.3. Trent River from Trenton to Tuckahoe Bridge, 1930-1932

Pamlico Sound to Beaufort, 1931-1937

Box 7.4. Contentnia Creek, 1937-1938

Factory Landing near Hampstead, 1936-1937

Flood Control of Drum Inlet, 1936-1938

Box 7.5. Inland Waterway from Cape Fear to St. Johns River (FL), 1936

Mill Creek at Pollocksville, 1930

Limestone Creek, 1930

Box 7.6. Contentnia Creek, 1930-1935

Alligator Creek, 1930-1931

 

Press Copies of Endorsements, 1909

Entry 1119; 1 small book

 

This small bound volume is in Box 5 of Entry 1120 – Reports, 1893-1897.

 

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