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Item or Series Title City Engineering and Surveying Ledgers
Catalog Number 1989-10-002
Description This collection includes records from Lansing city departments from the 19th century. Volumes are as follows:

City Surveyor and Sewer Engineer's Reports, 1879-1884 (ledger of handwritten reports submitted to the mayor and city council; 143 pages)

Proceedings of the Board of Sewer Commissioners of the City of Lansing, 1878-1882 (board originally appointed by the Common Council of Lansing in May, 1878; ledger includes reports and agreements between the city and various contractors for drain construction; approximately 320 pages)

City Engineer's Field Notes, 1888-1891 (Patrick O'Connell, City Engineer; survey data and remarks on various road grade, drain, and other projects; 234 pages)

City Engineer's Field Notes, 1891-1895 (Patrick O'Connell, City Engineer until 1891, Ernest Sellers succeeding; survey data and remarks on various road grade, drain, and other projects; 237 pages)

Due to the fragile condition of these documents they have not been digitized. Contact the library for access.
Collection Title City Engineering and Surveying Ledgers
Creator City of Lansing
Other Creators Lansing City Assessor
Abrams Aerial Survey Corporation
StereoFoto, Inc.
Dates of Creation 1878-1895
Year Range from 1878
Year Range to 1895
Object Name Fonds
Search Terms Lansing (Mich.)
Surveying
Sewers
City planning