Finding aid for the Materials relating to the building of a bridge at Bergerac, ca. 1768-1840

Finding aid prepared by Teresa Morales.


Descriptive Summary

Title: Materials relating to the building of a bridge at Bergerac
Date (inclusive): circa 1768-1840
Number: 870536
Creator/Collector: Dordogne (France)
Physical Description: 2.0 linear feet (circa 220 items)
Repository:
The Getty Research Institute
Special Collections
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, California, 90049-1688
(310) 440-7390
Abstract: A comprehensive collection of architectural materials related to the building of a bridge at Bergerac in southwest France (bulk ca. 1825), containing plans, designs, proposals, explanations, estimates, specifications, correspondence, and other supporting materials.
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Language: Collection material is in French

Administrative Information

Access

Open for use by qualified researchers.

Publication Rights

Preferred Citation

Materials relating to the building of a bridge at Bergerac, ca. 1768-1840, Getty Research Institute, Research Library, Accession no. 870536.
http://hdl.handle.net/10020/cifa870536

Acquisition Information

Acquired in 1987.

Scope and Content of Collection

Architectural plans, designs, proposals, explanations, estimates, specifications, correspondence, maps, and other supporting materials (the bulk falling around 1825) relating to the building of a bridge at Bergerac in southwest France (department Dordogne) and to the redesign of city streets to accomodate it. The collection apparently comprises a virtually complete archive of the project through the design stage.

Indexing Terms

Subjects - Topics

Architecture--France--18th century
Architecture--France--19th century
Bridges
Civil Engineering

Subjects - Places

Bergerac (France)
Dordogne (France)

Genres and Forms of Material

Architectural drawings--19th century--France
Broadsides--19th century--France
Manuscripts--France--19th century


Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Legal documents and cost estimates; ca. 1820

Physical Description: ca. 56 items
Box 1, Folder 2

Legal documents, letters and cost estimates; ca. 1820

Physical Description: ca. 17 items
Box 1, Folder 3

Letters, reports, cost estimates and drawings; ca. 1820

Physical Description: ca. 62 items
Box 1, Folder 4

Letters, reports, cost estimates and drawings; ca. 1820-1840

Physical Description: ca. 57 items
Box 2*

Letters, 1822, 1829, 1830

Physical Description: 8.0 items

Scope and Content Note

8 items. 30 Oct ?; No. 14, 30 Apr 1822; No. 21, 22 Oct 1822; No. 54, 30 Oct 1829; No. 58, 30 Oct 1829; No. 59, 31 Oct 1829; No. 60, 11 Mar 1830; No. 61, 16 Mar 1830
Box 3*

Architectural Drawings, 1768-1825

Box 3*, Folder 1

Plans, elevations, sections, and details, 1820-1823

Physical Description: 9.0 items

Scope and Content Note

No. 7, 1823, Ponforme à l'éxécution; No. 17, 1820, Élévation détail; No. 5, 1822, Profil et Sondes; No. 2, 1822, Fondation des Piles; No. 14, 1820, Derrière des Pavillons; No. 18, 1820, Ville; No. 5, 1820, Élévation detail; No. 22, 1821; Plan général et élévation; No. 23, 1821, Charpente de cintre
Box 3*, Folder 2

Map, plans, elevations, sections, and details, 1768-1825

Physical Description: 16.0 items

Scope and Content Note

No. 2, 1820, Plan général de la Ville (map); No. 1, 1768, Plan et élévation du l'ancien pont; No. 19, 1822, Plan et profil; No. 1, 1818; No. 3, 1818, Élévation; No. 18, 1820, Profil; No. 22, 1822, Plan et profil; No. 2, 1818, Élévation paralleles; No. 16, 1822, Plan des sabots en fonts; No. 6, 1820, Grillage de fondations; No. 10, 1820, Élévation des murs de quai; No. 25, 1825, Profils de sondes; No. 9, 1820, Coupes des voussoirs; No. 16, 1820, Coupes détails; No. 3, 1822, Caisons de la 4e pile; No. 8, 1823, Détail de grillage de fondation
Box 3*, Folder 3

Sections, broadside, and plans, 1771-1822

Physical Description: 5.0 items

Scope and Content Note

No. 8, 1820, Profils de nivellement; Affiche d'adjudication (broadside); No. 1, 1822, Plan général; No. 21, 1820, Profil de nivellement; No. 3, 1771, Plan, Pont de Bergerac