“Father of the Danube” Charles Augustus Hartley Hand Written Letter Dated 1892. This is one of the only Hartley documents to exist outside of a museum and is a piece of engineering history. This item is certified authentic by Todd Mueller Auctions and comes with their Certificate of Authenticity. Sir Charles Augustus Hartley. MICE (3 February 1825 – 20 February 1915) was an eminent. Due to his extensive work mapping the longest river in western Europe, he became known as’The Father of the Danube. Hartley was born in 1825 at. He was educated at. Like most engineers of his generation he was engaged in. Work in the early part of his career, being employed by the Scottish Central Railway. Subsequently, he devoted himself to. And the improvement of. For the purposes of navigation. From 1848 to 1855 he was employed overseeing the construction of Sutton harbour. He was employed in connection with some of the largest and most important waterways of the world, including the early work (1861) on the. After serving in the. (1853 – Feb 1856) as a captain of engineers in the Anglo-Turkish contingent, he was appointed engineer-in-chief for the works carried out by the. For improving the navigation at the mouths of that river, and that position he retained till 1872, when he became consulting engineer to the Commission. In 1875, he was one of the committee appointed by the authority of the. To report on the works necessary to form and maintain a deep channel through the south pass of the. And in 1884 the British government nominated him a member of the international technical commission for widening the. In addition, he was consulted by the British and other governments in connection with many other river and harbour works, including the improvement of the navigation of the. And of the ports of. In 1869 he was created a Fellow of the. Royal Society of Edinburgh. In 1862 and made. K. C. M. G. He was an active member of the. Institution of Civil Engineers. And for his written papers was awarded their. Watt, and Stephenson medals. He also received the. In 1913 in recognition of his public service. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Historical”. The seller is “historicsellsmemorabilia” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.
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“Father of the Internet” Vinton Cerf Hand Written Letter. This item is certified authentic by Todd Mueller Autographs and comes with their Certificate of Authenticity. ForMemRS, (/srf/; born June 23, 1943) is an American Internet pioneer, who is recognized as one of”the fathers of the Internet”, sharing this title with TCP/IP co-inventor Bob Kahn. His contributions have been acknowledged and lauded, repeatedly, with honorary degrees and awards that include the National Medal of Technology, the Turing Award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Marconi Prize and membership in the National Academy of Engineering. In the early days, Cerf was a manager for the United States’ Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) funding various groups to develop TCP/IP technology. When the Internet began to transition to a commercial opportunity during the late 1980s. Cerf was instrumental in the funding and formation of ICANN from the start. He waited a year before stepping forward to join the ICANN Board, and eventually became chairman. He was elected as the president of the Association for Computing Machinery in May 2012, and in August 2013 he joined the Council on CyberSecurity’s Board of Advisors. Cerf is active in many organizations that are working to help the Internet deliver humanitarian value in our world today. He is supportive of innovative projects that are experimenting with new approaches to global problems, including the digital divide, the gender gap, and the changing nature of jobs. Cerf is also known for his sartorial style, typically appearing in a three-piece suita rarity in an industry known for its casual dress norms. The item “Father of the Internet Vinton Cerf Hand Written Letter Todd Mueller COA” is in sale since Monday, September 25, 2017. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Science, Inventor”. The seller is “historicsellsmemorabilia” and is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Turks and caicos islands, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Canada.