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ca. 1920-ca. 1940
|Title:||Virgil Markle Collection|
|Dates||ca. 1920-ca. 1940|
|Abstract:||Consists of correspondence, photographs, surveying/work notes, work time cards and other documents belonging to Virgil Markle, a civil engineer who was in charge of constructing the coastal highways near Sea Girt, NJ.|
|Quantity:||.66 linear feet (2 boxes located 5th fl. above Curator of Manuscripts desk and 1 OS in mapcase)|
|Collection Number:||MG 1682|
Virgil Markle was a Monmouth County based civil engineer in charge of building coastal highways near Sea Girt, N.J. He was a licensed by the State of New Jersey as a municipal and highway engineer and land surveyor and was employed by the State of New Jersey Highway Department in the 1920s and 1930s. He was responsible for the construction of the southern Monmouth County section of Route No. 35, among several other roads and highways in the County of Monmouth.
This collection consists of correpondence, booklets, time cards, photographs, brochures, and notebooks pertaining to the career of Virgil Markle, a Monmouth County based civil engineer. There is also a folder of large sized blueprints in this collection. The photographs are of work sites, buildings, roads, and vehicles. There are miscellaneous publications, many of which are advertisements for construction related products such as concrete and measuring tapes. There are also several brochures of the Keuffel and Esser Company, a New Jersey based manufacturer of surveying equipment. There are also professional licenses, small surveying aids, and time cards pertaining to his employment at the State of New Jersey Highway Department. There is a proposal for highway beautification of Route No. 35 in Belmar and a yearly report of the Central Construction Division.
|The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, forms, and occupations documented in this collection.|
|Keuffel & Esser Co.|
|New Jersey Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors.|
|New Jersey. Civil Service Commission.|
|New Jersey. State Highway Department.|
|Building materials--New Jersey.|
|Highway engineering--New Jersey.|
|Roads--Design and construction.|
|Monmouth County (N.J.)|
|Red Bank (N.J.)|
|Sea Girt (N.J.)|
In the Library Collection:
Bulletin 21 : (Geologic Series) A List of Bench Marks in New Jersey. Trenton, N.J. Revised to 1920 by Loren P. Plummer. Trenton, N.J. : State of New Jersey, 1921.
Map of State of New Jersey Showing State Highway Routes Under Construction, Detours, Etc. Together With Main Automobile Routes. Trenton, N.J. : State Highway Commission, 1919.
Motor Vehicle and Traffic Laws and Regulations Title 39 of the Revised Statutes. Trenton, N.J. : New Jersey Department of Motor Vehicles, n.d.
In the Museum Collection:
Sandbags, pencils, plumb kit, caliper kit, -- Museum ID 2004.17.1-5
This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 1682, Virgil Markle Collection, The New Jersey Historical Society.
Donated by Stephen Mimh, 2004.
Virgil Markle Collection
|1||2||Work related notes, reports, sketches, proposal, survey, blueprint, surveying tools||ca. 1920s|
|1||3||Stationery, envelopes, time cards, work related documents, surveyors' licenses||ca. 1920s|
|1||7||Miscellaneous publications: Highway Dept., road construction brochures||ca. 1920s|
|2||2||Keuffel & Esser publications, American Steel and Wire Co.||ca. 1920s|
|2||3||State of NJ Rosters Licensed Engineers and Land Surveyors||1921,1936|
|2||4||Engineer inspector booklet, blue print suggestion booklet, concrete information booklets||1908-1930|
|2||5||Catalog of Kolesch & Co.||ca. 1920s|
|2||6||State of NY Commission of Highway Booklets||ca. 1920s|
|2||7||International Correspondence School Booklets||ca. 1910|
|2||8||American Blue Print & Supply Co., advertising/calendar cards||1931-1932|
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