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Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

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Structural division in the length of a building or roof. The unit within a building between a pair of piers or buttresses; the division of a roof marked by its main trusses.

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O’Shaughnessy, Michael Maurice

Abraham Hoffman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 1108 words.

O’Shaughnessy, Michael Maurice (28 May 1864–12 October 1934), hydraulic engineer, was born in Limerick, Ireland, the son of Patrick O’Shaughnessy and Margaret O’Donnell. In 1884 he received...

Caswell, Richard (1729–1789), surveyor and politician in America

William S. Powell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; US Politics. 1200 words.

Caswell, Richard (1729–1789), surveyor and politician in America, was born on 3 August 1729 at Mulberry Point, a plantation overlooking Chesapeake Bay, near Joppa, Baltimore county,...

Turnor, Philip (1750/51–1799/1800), land surveyor and map maker

G. Malcolm Lewis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Cartography. 1505 words.

Turnor, Philip (1750/51–1799/1800), land surveyor and map maker, came from Laleham, Middlesex, and was originally engaged in farming. He first comes to notice in the records of the Hudson's...