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Parsons, William Barclay, 1859-1932

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View Resource Illustrated Classics of Engineering from the William Barclay Parsons Collection and Others

William Barclay Parsons served on the board of the New York Public Library from 1911 until his death in 1932. Parsons was also the chief engineer of the New York City subway system for many years, and collected hundreds of volumes related to civil engineering projects and transportation engineering, which he later donated to the library. This digital collection brings together books and...

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