Guide to the Charles D. Marx Correspondence Regarding Bridges SCM0192

Finding aid prepared by Daniel Hartwig
Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Stanford University Libraries.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, California, 94305
Repository email: speccollref@stanford.edu
May 2011


Title: Charles D. Marx correspondence regarding bridges
Identifier/Call Number: SCM0192
Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder(s)
Date (inclusive): 1926-1930
creator: Marx, Charles D.
creator: Marx, Charles David,, 1857-1939.

Scope and Contents note

Collection pertains to the construction of a bridge from San Francisco to Oakland. Included are correspondence, memoranda, and reports of the San Francisco-Alameda County Bridge Commission, 1926, along with one sketch; and memoranda, minutes of meetings, and reports of boring operations, 1929-1930, of the San Francisco Bay Bridge Commission.

Biographical/Historical note

Charles D. Marx was professor of civil engineering at Stanford University from its founding in 1891 to his retirement in 1923. After his retirement he was a consultant on many engineering projects, including serving on the technical board of the San Francisco-Alameda County Bridge Commission.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

California.. Dept. of Public Works.. San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Division..
San Francisco-Alameda County Bridge Commission..
Stanford University. -- General subdivision--Faculty.;
Bridges--California--San Francisco Bay Area.
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (Oakland and San Francisco, Calif.)

Box 1

Correspondence