Olaf Laurgaard papers, 1919-1940 PDF
- Laurgaard, Olaf
- Olaf Laurgaard papers
- 1919-1940 (inclusive)19191940
- 3.0 linear feet, (6 containers)
- Collection Number
- Ax 018
- Olaf Laurgaard (1880-1945) was city engineer of Portland, Oregon. The papers are correspondence, reports, plans, specifications, and drawings for a Portland, Oregon waterfront project, 1919-1933, and other city projects.
- University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
1299 University of Oregon
- Access Restrictions
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Historical NoteReturn to Top
Olaf Laurgaard (1880-1945) was city engineer of Portland, Oregon. He worked for the Tennessee Valley Authority from 1937-1940, at which time he kept an engineer's diary.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The papers are correspondence, reports, plans, specifications, and drawings for a Portland, Oregon waterfront project, 1919-1933 and other city projects. Materials are ordered chronologically.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
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[Identification of item], Olaf Laurgaard Papers, Ax 018, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
|1||2||Waterfront--Plans submitted to Community branch||Nov. 24|
|2||2||Day & Zimmerman Report No. 2863||December 29, 1930|
|2||3||Portland West-Side Waterfront Development Project||August 1933|
|2||4||Remodeling of Buildings||May 1933|
|2||5||Improvement of Front Ave||May 1933|
|2||6||Esplandade with Rail & Lights||May 1933|
|2||7||City Engineer||March 29, 1923|
|3||2||Front Street Intercepting Sewer and Drainage System||May 27, 1921-July 15, 1929|
|4||1||O-W.R. & N. Regrade||1916|
|4||2||Protection of the Harbor Value of Portland in Providing Necessary Bridges in the Future||1924|
|4||3||Plans and Specifications for Viaducts & Approaches||1916|
|4||4||N.P.T. CO., S.P.&S. RY. CO. and U.RYS. CO. on Lovejoy St.||April 6, 1928|
|4||5||Ordinances Referring to Matters Under the Jurisdiction of the City Engineer||June 16, 1922|
|4||6||Preliminary Estimate for Street Improvement--COPY||February 1930|
|4||7||Change of Grade of Corbett St. ET AL||October 1926|
|5||1||O. Laurgaard Constuction Engineer -- diary||January 10, 1937-December 31, 1937|
|5||2||General Office Engineer -- diary||January 15, 1936-January 9, 1937|
|5||3||Diary -- O. Laurgaard||January 1, 1940|
|6||1||O. Laurgaard Constuction Engineer -- diary||January 1, 1938-December 31, 1938|
|6||2||O. Laurgaard Constuction Engineer -- diary||January 1, 1939-December 31, 1939|
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Subject Terms :
- Civil engineers--Oregon.
- Civil engineers--United States.
- Waterfronts--Oregon--Portland--Design and construction
- Personal Names :
- Laurgaard, Olaf, 1880-1945--Correspondence
- Laurgaard, Olaf, 1880-1945--Diaries
- Corporate Names :
- Portland (Or.). Office of City Engineer
- Tennessee Valley Authority
- Geographical Names :
- Portland (Or.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
- Form or Genre Terms :
- Architectural drawings
- Engineering drawings