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Blair Birdsall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0175
Abstract

This collection contains the technical and professional documents of consulting engineer Blair Birdsall. Most of the collection are documents pertaining to the multitude of bridges he worked on, including the Golden Gate, Chesapeake Bay, and Brooklyn Bridges, as a consulting engineer or as a design engineer. The collection spans from 1900 to 2002 covering his entire career and also early Steinman Boynton Gronquist & Birdsall and John A. Roebling Sons Engineering companies.

Dates: Inclusive Dates

Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0263
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1969-2000; 1946-2003

General Lafayette’s Tour of the United States

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0124
Abstract

This scrapbook contains newspaper clippings from the arrival of the Marquis de Lafayette in August 1884 at New York to his visit to Norfolk, Virginia in October 1824. Among the newspaper articles are five engravings depicting General Lafayette.

Dates: August-October 1824

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Lehigh University Grant Projects 2
Lehigh University Special Collections 1
 
Subject
Civil engineering 2
Civil engineers 2
New York (N.Y.) 2
Philadelphia (Pa.) 2
Alvsborg Bridge (Gothenburg, Sweden) 1
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Ambassador International Bridge (Detroit, Michigan) 1
Anchorage 1
Angus L. Macdonald Bridge (Halifax - Dartmouth) 1
Architects. 1
Armed forces -- Officers 1
Atlanta (Ga.) 1
Baltimore, Maryland 1
Bangkok 1
Bangladesh 1
Bethlehem (Pa.) 1
Bidwell Bar Bridge (Oroville, California) 1
Blaw-Knox Pipe Line Bridge (Charleston, Tennessee) 1
Blueprints 1
Bogota 1
Bombay 1
Boston 1
Boston, Massachusetts 1
Boulder Dam Bridge (AZ) [Mike O'Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge] 1
Bridges 1
Bronx-Whitestone Bridge (New York, N.Y.) 1
Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.) 1
Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel (NY) [Hugh L. Carey Tunnel] 1
Brunei 1
Brussells 1
Bucksport Suspension Bridge (Bucksport, Maine) [Waldo-Hancock Bridge?] 1
Budapest 1
Bulgaria 1
Cairo 1
Camrbridge 1
Cantilever bridges 1
Canton (China) 1
Chains 1
Chesapeake Bay Bridge (Maryland) 1
Chester Bridge (Chester, Illinois) 1
Chicago 1
Clippings (information artifacts) 1
Color photographs. 1
Color slides. 1
Columns 1
Composite materials -- Testing 1
Concord, Massachusetts 1
Concrete 1
Correspondence 1
Correspondences 1
Covington-Cincinnati Bridge (Cincinnati, Ohio) [John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge] 1
Daule River Bridge (Guayaquil, Ecuador) [National Unity Bridge] 1
Deer Isle Bridge (Me.) 1
Delaware Memorial Bridge (New Castle, Delaware) 1
Delaware River Bridge (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Denver 1
Detroit 1
Dodge Street (Lincoln Highway) Bridge (Omaha, NE) 1
Dubai 1
East Boston Bridge 1
East Fredericktown Vesta Coal Preparation Plant 1
Engravings 1
Florianopolis Bridge (Hercilio Luz Bridge, Brazil) 1
Forth Road Bridge (Scotland) 1
Frames 1
Fremont Bridge (Seattle, Wash.) 1
Friction 1
Garden State Parkway (New Jersey) 1
Geneva 1
George Washington Bridge (New York, N.Y.) 1
Glen Canyon Dam (Ariz.) 1
Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco, Calif.) 1
Grand Mère Suspension Bridge (Quebec, Canada) 1
Hartford Bridge. 1
Henry Hudson Bridge (New York, N.Y.) 1
Hong Kong 1
Honolulu 1
Hudson River, New York 1
Hutsonville Bridge (Hutsonville, Illinois) 1
Istanbul 1
Jeddah 1
Johannesburg 1
Karnali Bridge (Nepal) 1
Kuala Lumpur 1
Kuwait 1
Las Vegas 1
Leningrad 1
Liverpool 1
London 1
Los Angeles 1
Mackinac Bridge (Mich.) 1
Maldonado Bridge (Uruguay) 1
Martin-Pena Canal (Puerto Rico) 1
Materials--Testing 1
Mecca 1
Miami (Fl.) 1
Minneapolis (Minn.) 1
Montréal (Québec) 1
Mount Hope Bridge (Bristol, Rhode Island) 1
Mount Vernon, Virginia 1
New Haven, Connecticut 1
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Names
Allan, John, 1779-1834 1
Beedle, Lynn S. 1
Fritz Engineering Laboratory 1
Johannot, Antoine, 1803-1852 1
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834 1