Allen, Robert A., 1885-1968
- Existence: 1885-1968
- Existence: 1885 - 1968
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Robert A. Allen Papers
Abstract Robert A. Allen was born on May 16, 1886 in Pueblo, Colorado. He received his education there and also at the University of Nevada, Reno where he studied electrical engineering and graduated in 1915. He served as an assistant state engineer under J.G. Scrugham and was subsequently appointed by Governor Scrugham to the post of state engineer, 1923-1927. Following a period of private engineering practice in Carson City, Allen served as federal public works administrator from 1933 until...
Gordon A. Sampson Papers
Abstract Gordon A. Sampson was a Nevada businessman and last general manager of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad. The collection includes Sampson's reminiscences of his military career, Margaret Ryan Sampson's diary of a trip to Calgary, Canada (1964), a biography of Max C. Fleischmann, a W.P.A. history of the Nevada Episcopal Church, Robert A. Allen's report on the Virginia and Truckee Railroad, and legal papers from the Interstate Commerce Commission's hearings on the abandonment of the Virginia...