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Edward S. Philbrick papers regarding a sewer system for Brookline (Mass.)

 Collection — Box: Shared B
Identifier: MC-0218

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Edward S.Philbrick Collection consists of correspondence, notes, and calculations relating to specifications for a sewer system for the town of Brookline (Mass.), circa 1870.


  • Creation: 1867 - 1870


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Edward Southwick Philbrick was a member of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Corporation, 1866-1869 and 1875-1889. A Harvard educated civil engineer, he worked for the Boston and Albany Railroad for a number of years as a designer and construction engineer. Philbrick was active with the United States Sanitary Commission during the Civil War, and was a member of the Brookline (Mass.) Board of Selectmen and the Brookline Water Board.


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