Texas Archival Resources Online

TABLE OF CONTENTS


Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Benjamin Casey Allin, III, Papers, 1911, 1929-1971.



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Allin, Benjamin Casey, III
Title: Benjamin Casey Allin, III, Papers
Dates: 1911, 1929-1971
Abstract: Papers relate to personal and professional activities of Allin, Port engineer, U.S. Army Colonel who served in both world wars, and Chicago native. Memorial book, newspaper clippings, and letter organized by type of material.
Extent: 3 inches
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Benjamin Casey Allin, III, Port engineer, U.S. Army Colonel who served in both world wars, and Chicago native. Married Dorothy May Newell in 1913; authored an autobiography, Reaching for the sea (Boston: Meador Publishing Co., (c. 1956)), and several other works; and died at Berkeley, California, where he had resided for 14 years.

Return to the Table of Contents


Scope and Contents

Papers relate to personal and professional activities of Allin. Memorial book, newspaper clippings, and letter organized by type of material. Included are materials concerning his engineering career as designer and builder of ports, including the Port of Houston; his military career; and his musical compositions.

Return to the Table of Contents


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Return to the Table of Contents


Index Terms

Subjects
Allin, Benjamin Casey--Archives.
Port of Houston Authority.
Port of Miami (Fla.)
Civil engineering--United States.
Composers--United States.
Harbors--California.
Harbors--Design and construction.
Harbors--Florida--Miami.
Harbors--Texas--Houston.
San Francisco Bay (Calif.)

Return to the Table of Contents


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Benjamin Casey Allin, III, Papers, 1911, 1929-1971, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Return to the Table of Contents


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

box
3E270 Papers, 1911, 1929-1971, and undated
box
3Y551 Photographs, 1960 and undated

Return to the Table of Contents