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Merriman, Mansfield, 1848-1925

 Person

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Civil Engineering Surveying Notes, 1880-1898

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0121
Overview A historical description of Lehigh University’s campus and its relationship to Bethlehem through surveying notes made by the civil engineering students from Sophomore Classes in the 1880s as recorded in this field notebook. The Surveying classes were under the instruction of Professor Charles L. Doolittle, father of poetess Hilda Doolittle. Some of the student notations were made by H. H. McClintic and C. D. Marshall, who would later form the company that built the Panama Canal gates.

Frank Oliver Dufour Notes

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Identifier: SC MS 0189
Overview This manuscript primarily presents the civil engineering problems from Prof. Mansfield Merriman’s class on “Materials of Mechanics.” Also, included in the notebook is a curious collection of “recipes” for making beer, brick, bread, glass of various types, coloring pottery, glycerine, descriptions of various telegraph systems: duplex differential method as perfected by Frischer, duplex bridge method perfected by Dr. Muirhead, and the Atlantic Cable System as well as a blueprint from the Pencoyd...

Lecture notes taken by Albert Beardsley Jessup in Mansfield Merriman Civil Engineering class

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Identifier: SC MS 0318
Overview The notes pertain to a Construction class taught by Professor Merriman. The topics covered throughout of the lectures give insight into how construction was viewed in the late 1800s, including accepted building materials and construction methods. The meticulousness of the notes testify to Albert Beardsley Jessup’s diligence as a student. The material is also covered in great detail, which emphasizes Professor Merriman’s expertise in the field of civil engineering.

Robert Blum Olney Bridge Design Class Notebook

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Identifier: SC MS 0226
Overview This manuscript contains three bridge design class exercises indicating the instructional process to train engineering students. Specific step-by-step instruction in designing for various railroad bridge spans, building material specifications, structural loads and stresses to be considered as presented in the professor’s lecture. The complete process of calculating the design with comparisons of different conditions, as well as material available, costs incurred of every aspect of the...

Speeches of Henry Sturgis Drinker President of Lehigh University

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Identifier: SC MS 0020
Overview Typescripts of speeches, many with additional penciled-in notes, given by Dr. Drinker as president of Lehigh University, as president of the American Forestry Association, and as a supporter of war preparedness and the Student Army Training Corps movement.

William J. Eney papers

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Identifier: SC MS 0117
Overview Documents and photographs related to Lehigh University Civil Engineering faculty William J. Eney's early teaching years (1930s) at civil engineering summer camps (Canadensis, Pa.) including his lecture documents on bridge engineering, his own invention of testing equipment, correspondence between Smithsonian Institution and Lehigh University about Eney Deformeter, photographs and documents about construction of Fritz Engineering Laboratory addition and Baldwin Universal Testing Machine (1950s),...

World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893

 File — Volume: 0229, Item: 033
Scope and Contents Logbook of visitors who visited Lehigh stand at Chicago 1893 World's Columbian Exposition.

See the vertical file: https://asa.lib.lehigh.edu/Record/311303 describiong the content of the items displayed at Lehigh's exhibit