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Personal papers of C F Harlow

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Personal papers of C F Harlow: documents 1881-mid 20th century, photographs 1920-mid 20th century.

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1881-mid 20th century

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BW189

Administrative /‚Äč Biographical history

C F Harlow was a civil engineer working on the Grand Junction and Grand Union canals. He began his career as an assistant to the engineer, Mr Milner. After Mr Milner's retirement C F Harlow took over his position and then progressed to take charge of a greater length of the canal. He left the Grand Union Canal Company following the outbreak of World War Two but continued to work as an engineer constructing airfield runways.

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