CARNEGIE (S. STEVE) PAPERS (Mss. 2531) Inventory Compiled by Nicole M. Graham Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library Louisiana State University Libraries Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Revised 2009

CONTENTS OF INVENTORY

SUMMARY .................................................................................................................................... 3
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL NOTE ...................................................................................... 4
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE ................................................................................................... 4
INDEX TERMS .............................................................................................................................. 5
CONTAINER LIST ........................................................................................................................ 6

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SUMMARY

Size.

8 linear feet

Geographic locations.

Louisiana

Inclusive dates.

ca. 1935-1968

Language.

English

Summary.

Engineering files, blueprints, correspondence, personnel and subject files, and photographic materials documenting the work of S. Steve Carnegie, contract civil engineer of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Restrictions on access.

Special advance arrangement must be made with LLMVC staff to view films in this and other collections.

Related collections.

None.

Copyright.

Physical rights are retained by the LSU Libraries. Copyright is retained by descendants of the author of the materials in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Citation.

S. Steve Carnegie Papers, Mss. 2531, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.

Stack location(s).

91:44-47

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL NOTE

S. Steve Carnegie was a contract civil engineer who worked on projects around southern Louisiana from the 1930s to the 1960s. Carnegie and his company, Carnegie & Smith, worked on projects for J. L. Voorhies, civil engineer for the City of Baton Rouge.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The S. Steve Carnegie papers consist of engineering files, correspondence, subject files, personnel files, and photographic materials which document civil engineering projects. The engineering files are arranged geographically and contain contracts, specifications, blueprints, reports, and other items documenting work on engineering and construction projects. These projects include sewerage and sanitation works, highway construction, subdivision plans, and parks and public facilities in southern Louisiana including the towns of Amite, Baldwin, Baton Rouge, Bogalusa, Crowley, Independence, Morgan City, Plaquemine, Port Allen, Rayne, St. Martinville, Slidell, Sulphur, and Vinton, Louisiana. Correspondence pertains to engineering projects and includes letters from suppliers. The collection also contains personnel files and files on subjects including pollution, testing, sewers, fencing, and filtration. Photographic materials consist of photographs, negatives, and 16mm motion picture films depicting engineering and construction work. In addition to engineering projects, some films depict flooding in Baton Rouge (1955 or 1958?), Hurricane Camille, posters of women, and footage of the 1948 Miss America pageant.

INDEX TERMS

City planning--Louisiana--Baton Rouge. Civil engineering--Louisiana. Civil engineers--Louisiana. Highway engineering--Louisiana. Motion pictures (visual works) Public works--Louisiana. Sewage disposal plants--Design and construction. Sewerage--Louisiana.

CONTAINER LIST

Stack Location

Box

Folders per box

Contents

Series I, Engineering files, arranged geographically

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1

26

Amite, La., Treatment Plant, Federal Grant, Contractors’ Bids and Work

91:45

2

21

Baldwin, La., Sanitary Sewerage System, Federal Grant Baton Rouge, La., Subdivision Plats, Sewerage Districts

3

22

Baton Rouge, La., Benchmarks, Subdivision Plats, Photographs Bogalusa, La., Carnegie & Smith vs. City of Bogalusa Crowley, La., 1950 Sewerage Lift Station

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4

25

Independence, La., Water Works Improvement, Contractors’ Bids and Work Morgan City, La., Colored Swimming Pool Plaquemine/Port Allen, La., Natural Gas

5

20

Rayne/Ruston, La., Sewerage Project St. Martinville, La., Sewerage Project Slidell, La., 1960 Sewerage Project, Water Improvements Sulphur, La., Contractors’ Bids and Work Vinton, La., Sewerage Project

Series II, Correspondence

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6

1-6

Correspondence with suppliers, general correspondence

Series III, Subject and Personnel Files

7-31

Subject files, pollution, testing, sewers, fencing, filtration, lists of contractors, personnel files

Series IV, Photographic Materials

91:47

6

32-38

S. Steve Carnegie, engineering photographs, Personal photographs, negatives

7

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16mm films:

1. Amite, Fire Station, 1967 (color)

2. Baldwin, Sanitary Installation, 1966 (color)

3. Baton Rouge, Flood, 1955 or 1958 (black & white)

4. Baton Rouge, Brick Washing Filter, 1967 (color)

5. Baton Rouge, LSU Well, Ben Hur Plant, undated (color)

6. Baton Rouge Waterworks, 1943? (black & white)

7. Baton Rouge, District #6 Sewers, undated

8. Baton Rouge, LSU football (black & white); New Orleans Mardi Gras, undated (color)

9. East Baton Rouge Parish, Cast Iron Installations, Sewers, undated (black & white)

10. Belfair, Soil Cement Road, Elevated Tank Construction, Amite, 1968 (color)

11. Bogalusa, Bay Sewer, 1953 (color)

12. After Camille, undated (color)

13. Independence Tower, Tulane, etc., 1967-68 (color)

14. Lafayette, New Sewage Treatment Plant, undated (color)

15. Slidell, Drill Stem Test, July 1955 (color)

16. Sunset, Swimming Pool, undated (color)

17. 135 U.S. Experiment Station, “Bessie Cutoff,” undated (color)

18. Film of Blueprints, undated (color)

19-21. Road construction, undated (color)

22. Concrete Embankment Sewage Treatment Facility, undated (color)

23. Construction site, undated (color)

24. Drums/Pylons, undated (black & white)

25-26. Captions, Back wash filter, humor about Carnegie, undated (black & white)

27. Road construction, undated (color)

28. Miss America contestants, 1948 (black & white)

29-31. Poster art, women, undated (color)

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8

35

Subject files