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Albert Baldwin Wood papers

Identifier: SC-337-MS

Scope and Contents

Printed materials include Tulane University commencement programs; a copy of the Congressional Record of May 21, 1953 (in which Woods testified before Congress concerning control works limiting the flow of water from the Mississippi River to the Atchafalaya River; 1949, 1953-1954 New Orleans Annual Reports; other miscellaneous items.


  • Creation: 1856-1879


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Biographical / Historical

Albert Baldwin Wood was a world-recognized engineer and designer of water pumps, notably the "Wood Screw Pump," designed in 1913. He served with the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans in the early 1900s and was General Superintendent from 1938 until his death in 1956. He was a graduate of Tulane University with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 1899.


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City Archives & Special Collections
219 Loyola Avenue
New Orleans LA 70112