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Civil Engineering Surveying Notes, 1880-1898

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0121
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1880-1898

Engineering Field Books 1893-1910

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0253
Abstract

Interesting examples of engineering calculations and observations before the age of computers. Some books have calculations recording the Lehigh River flow and flood stages as well as New York City engineering works at the turn of the twentieth century.

Dates: 1893-1910; Majority of material found within 1901-1902

Frank Oliver Dufour Notes

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0189
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1896-19??

Robert Blum Olney Bridge Design Class Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0226
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1891 - 1892

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Lehigh University. Department of Civil Engineering 1
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Lohse, Charles William 1
Lydon, William Anthony 1
Mack, James Struthers 1
Marshall, Charles Donnell 1
McClintic, Howard Hale 1
Meily, Harry Smuller 1
Merkle, Joseph Franklin 1
Merriman, Thaddeus, (1876-1939) 1
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Norfolk and Western Railroad 1
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