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Professor Mansfield Merriman Lecture Notes Taken by Edgar A. Borhek, 1904

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS0266
Abstract

The lecture notes reflect an interesting view into the field of civil engineering at the turn of the twentieth century. The notes indicate that a student in civil engineering was expected to have a multidisciplinary diversity. Some examples given in the lectures illustrate the broad field of knowledge possessed by Professor Mansfield Merriman.

Dates: 1904

Robert Heysham Sayre diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0336
Abstract

A diary/appointment book of Robert H. Sayre, chief engineer of Lehigh Valley Railroad and a trustee of Lehigh University. The diary contains entries about the activities of a person responsible for the daily running of a railroad.

Dates: 1860

Robert M. Wheeler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0140
Abstract Documents and photographs assembled by Robert M. Wheeler primarily of the portion of his career as Mine Captain of No. 3 mine at the Cornwall Iron Mine, a subsidiary of Bethlehem Steel Corporation. His contributions to the iron ore operation in the Cornwall Iron Mine as well as other mines belonging to the Bethlehem Cornwall Corporation were valued by the Bethlehem executives based on the correspondence content. Mr. Wheeler’s material gives an insight into open pit and underground mining...
Dates: 1956 - 1984

Samuel Harrison Tilghman, Lehigh Class of 1907, Bridge Design Portfolio

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS0179
Abstract This document is a collection of class assignments in bridge design and topographic drawing offered at the turn of the twentieth century in Lehigh University’s civil engineering curricula. The assignment included making drawings for a truss bridge design proposed for crossing the Monocacy Creek, plotting a plan for a proposed trolley line in Delaware County, the surveying calculations for a railroad on South Mountain, a survey of Lehigh’s campus at the time, a plot of land in Saucon Valley,...
Dates: 1904 - 1907

The Autobiography of John Fritz Holographic Manuscript, ca. 1910

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0011
Scope and Contents

This collection contains material regarding John Fritz’s early life and his professional career later on. It also includes miscellaneous material relevant to his life.

Dates: 1910

Ventilation Investigation Hudson River Vehicular Tunnel (Holland Tunnel)

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Identifier: SC MS 0118
Abstract

A detailed pioneering engineering report determining the ventilation criteria for an underwater vehicular tunnel which became known as the Holland Tunnel. At its time of opening in 1927 the Holland Tunnel was known as the “eighth wonder of the world.”

Dates: 1921-1922

Walnut Street Bridge, Hellertown (Pa.)

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0367
Abstract

Detailed drawings of the structural members of a historic cast-iron Pratt-truss bridge which the students of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Lehigh University used for refurbishing and reconstructing the bridge in a public park in nearby Hellertown, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1991

William C. Bowie Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0364
Abstract

Four scrapbooks containing miscellaneous newspaper clippings, correspondence. Each volume individually indexed. The materials in the scrapbooks are not arranged chronologically throughout: Vol. 1 1891-1937; Vol 2 1919-1937; Vol. 3 1916-1937, Vol. 4 1889-1939. William C. Bowie's career in scientific research in the theory of isostasy and its application to dynamics and structural geology is reflected in these scrapbooks.

Dates: 1889-1929

William J. Eney papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0117
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1900 - 1982

Willis Appleford Slater Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0100
Abstract This collection is composed of the papers of Willis A. Slater, a Lehigh University civil engineering professor, chair of the department and director of Fritz Engineering Laboratory. The papers give insight into Slater's professional career as a civil engineer, particularly his work with reinforced concrete. The items contained in this collection range from 1910 to 1937 and include reports, blueprints, diaries, correspondence, photographs, and notebooks. Of particular interest are Slater's...
Dates: 1910 - 1937

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