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S. Clifford Doughty papers, 1952-1978.
BANC MSS 2006/171 Box 1; BANC MSS 2006/171 Box 2
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S. Clifford Doughty papers, 1952-1978


Doughty, S. Clifford., creator


Consist of files on engineering projects, including bridges, underwater platforms and pilings in California, such as the Hunter's Point submarine quay wall, Richardson Bay Bridge Widening, the Feather River Bridge, the Martinez-Benicia Bridge and others in California. Files include a variety of information such as correspondence, notes, photographs, charts, blueprints, articles and clippings about each project. The collection also includes Doughty's reference materials, generally relating to schedules of tides, currents or winds for places all over the world. Researchers interested in specific projects included or the building materials of the time may be interested in the collection. Of particular note are the photographs of work progress in many of the project booklets.


1952 (issued)


Doughty, S. Clifford -- Archives
Civil engineers -- California
Bridges -- Design and construction -- California


Collection processed at folder level in 2002.
S. Clifford Doughty papers, BANC MSS 2006/171, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Transfer; from Transportation Library; in 1991.
S. Clifford Doughty was an outstanding, highly-skilled Construction Engineer, who designed the methods and procedures as well as specialized equipment necessary for major marine construction projects. He worked for the Pacific Bridge Company in the 1950's and was the Chief Construction Engineer for Ben C. Gerwick, Inc. from the early 1960's on. Doughty's projects are generally bridges, underwater pilings, platforms, or walls. Notable projects for which he prepared the procedures while working for Ben C. Gerwick, Inc. were the Ocean Outfall for PG&E's Moss Landing Steam Power Plant, extending a mile into the ocean for the largest steam power plant (oil-fired) in the world at the time. Among the bridge projects on which he was involved were the Feather River Bridge, a long pre-stressed concrete railroad bridge and the Marine Terminal Facilities for the US Navy at San Francisco Naval Shipyard in Hunter's Point.
In English.
Bancroft BANC MSS 2006/171: Removed from the Charles Derleth papers. (BANC MSS 91/116 c) CU-BANC

Physical Description:

2 boxes (.8 linear ft.)




BANC MSS 2006/171 Box 1
BANC MSS 2006/171 Box 2