James Maxwell papers


Creator: Maxwell, James Riddle, 1836-1912
Date(s): 1860-1949
Bulk Dates: 1867-1900
Call Number: MSS 0170
Language: Materials in English and Spanish.
Abstract: The James R. Maxwell papers consist of the personal, professional, and family papers of James Maxwell, a resident of Newark, Delaware, and a civil engineer who worked for significant railroads in the American West and South America in the late 19th century.
Physical Description:
  • 4.4 linear feet (13 boxes)
  • 2 oversize removals
Source: Gift of Homer Riddle Lee, 1961-1965.
Processing: Processed by Kim Sebold, 1989. Revised by Kelly Baum, February 1994. Encoded by Thomas Pulhamus, March 2010, and Lora J. Davis, September 2011. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard