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Charles A. Vinscherer Civil Engineering Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0122
Abstract

This manuscript describes observations and comparisons of various waterways engineering structures in eastern United States and the Rhineland of Germany. Detailed notations are made about the structures on the Schuylkill Navigation system above Reading, PA and the Louisville – Portland Canal system.

Dates: 1855 to 1881

Civil Engineering Works Photograph Collection

 Item
Identifier: SC Photo-0020
Abstract The collection of photographs illustrate various types of civil engineering works including the Whipple through truss railroad bridge, Pennsylvania through truss bridge, suspension bridges, cantilever bridges, reinforced concrete arch bridges and buttress dams. Among the bridge photographs are included the Brooklyn Bridge, the Firth of Forth Bridge, the Tay Bridge and Niagara Falls “Honeymoon” Bridge collapses, the Pecos River railroad trestle bridge and the “Luten Design” reinforced...
Dates: 1879-1984; Majority of material found within 1879-1984

Construction Photographs of Bridge Over 9th Street in Chester, Pennsylvania

 Collection
Identifier: SC Photo-0002
Abstract

28 black & white photographs documenting the destruction of the old one and construction of the new bridge over 9th Street in Chester, Pennsylvania, in 1925 to 1926.

Dates: 1925-1926

Copy of Engineers Private Journal [on] Harlem Bridge

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0142
Abstract This journal appears to be a unique record of daily on site observations and construction processes of the building of a second Harlem River bridge at the site of Third Avenue, County of New York (Manhattan). It contains copied documents such as the New York State Legislature’s document Chapter 774 dated April 17, 1857 authorizing the building of a new bridge at the site, as well as the design requirements for the new bridge, removal of the previous bridge and the official appointment and...
Dates: 1857-1861

David E. Guise Collection on Bridges

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0345
Abstract

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Dates: 1880-2000

Delaware River Bridge Construction Photographs, 1921-1926

 Collection
Identifier: SC Photo-0007
Abstract Delaware River Bridge (also known as the Benjamin Franklin Bridge from 1956) construction photographs (circa 1921-1926) contain 208 photographs and one fiscal report dated 1928. Each of these items relate to the Delaware River Bridge connecting Philadelphia, PA to Camden, N.J. The subjects of the photographs are various on site construction views, several artist’s renderings of the proposed bridge and some neighborhood demolition views. An annual report of 21 pages by the Joint...
Dates: 1921-1926

Documents of Rollin Reuben Keim, Lehigh Class of 1919

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0224
Abstract

A collection of ephemera of a Lehigh alumnus, Rollin Reuben Keim, concerning his personal interests, his career as a City of Bethlehem businessman and contributions to his Lehigh Class as Class correspondent for Lehigh Alumni Bulletin. Major portion of the collection is data and visual material related to the Hill-to-Hill Bridge, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1792-1923, 1969; Majority of material found within 1792-1923, 1969

Fritz Engineering Laboratory Civil Engineering Research Documents 1925-1955

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0287
Abstract

In 1955 Fritz Engineering Laboratory, originally built by John Fritz in 1909-1910, dedicated a new seven-story addition known as the new Fritz Laboratory. From that time on there was a systematic filing of research reports. Before this date the research reports in Fritz Laboratory were not designated systematically. This collection of manuscripts was produced or collected by faculty prior to 1955.

Dates: 1925-1955

Fritz Engineering Laboratory “Project 237” Documents

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0143
Abstract “Project 237” was created by the Lehigh University Department of Civil Engineering for the purpose of recording Fritz Engineering Laboratory research history. During the decades, especially from the earliest days of the first decade (1910) of operation to the mid 1980s, Fritz Engineering Laboratory was a center of important civil engineering research doing research that would be included in the nation’s building specifications such as AASHTO, ACI, ASTM, AWS. The Lab was known worldwide for...
Dates: 1952-2007

Henry Sylvester Jacoby Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0063
Abstract

Henry S. Jacoby Papers contains diplomas and certificates he received, drawings and illustrations for some of his books, scrapbooks about Lehigh (1872-1877), typescripts of some of his publications, and correspondence to and from the American Railway Engineering Association. The correspondence is of special to any engineer interested in the work involved in formulating a textbook or the forensics of old bridges.

Dates: 1872 - 1944

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Beedle, Lynn S. 2
Bethlehem Steel Company 2
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Eney, William J. 2
Fritz, John, 1822-1913 2
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Grace, Eugene G. (Eugene Gifford), 1876-1960 2
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Merriman, Mansfield, 1848-1925 2
Sutherland, Hale, 1884- 2
Texas and New Orleans Railroad Company 2
Unknown 2
Ambursen, Nils Frederick, 1876-1953 1
American Cable Company, Inc. 1
American Railway Engineering Association 1
Astin, Allen Varley 1
Batcheler, Bowen & Wolverton 1
Battey, Edward 1
Beckel Iron Foundry 1
Bewley, Loyal Vivian 1
Bodine, Alfred V. 1
Bugbee, Bertie H. 1
C. I. Hood & Co. Lowell, Mass 1
Carroll, Katie 1
Carroll, Minnie A. 1
Cartwright, Ellen 1
Caryle, Minnie 1
Champion Bridge Company 1
Chester Creek Bridge 1
Concrete Steel Bridge Company 1
Conradi, G.A. 1
Cornell University 1
Dallman, Martin 1
Delaware Bridge Joint Commission of the States of Pennsylvania and New Jersey 1
Dillard, Sophia E. 1
Donovan, Mary A. 1
Dromgoold, Lizzie M 1
Dromgoole, Agnes J. 1
Dromgoole, Mary E. 1
E. W. Hoyt & Co. Lowell, Mass 1
Errera, Samuel Joseph. 1
Finn, Bernard S. 1
Flowers, R. C. 1
Fritz Engineering Laboratory 1
G. E. Marsh & Company 1
Gallagher, Robert Taylor 1
Garcelon, H. S. 1
Gardner, David I. 1
Gibson, Glenn James 1
Gillooley, Dora M. 1
Glyillory, Dorra 1
Grossart, Lewis John Henry 1
H. S. Garcelon Iodine & Medicine Dayville, Conn. 1
Harpel, Kenneth 1
Harrington, Howard & Ash Engineers 1
Havercamp's Photographs 1
Hellertown Historical Society 1
Henry Kern Photographer 1
Henry, Nellie A. 1
Herney, Annie 1
Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record 1
Hubbard, Frederick 1
Hubbard, Frederick, 1817-1895 1
Hudson, Clarence Walter 1
Jacoby, Henry Sylvester, 1857-1955 1
Johnston, Archibald, 1865-1948 1
Johnston, Bruce Gilbert, 1905- 1
Karakash, John J. 1
Keim, Rollin Reuben 1
Keystone State Construction Company 1
King Bridge Company Cleveland, Ohio 1
King Iron Bridge Company 1
King Iron Bridge and Manufacture Company 1
King, George E. 1
King, Harry W. 1
King, James A. 1
King, Norman C. 1
King, Zenas 1
Knapp & Company New York 1
Lee, Mabel 1
Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company 1
Lehigh University. Department of Civil Engineering 1
Liscomb, Lemuel F., 1841-1916 1
Louisville and Portland Canal Company 1
Luten Bridge Company 1
Luten Engineering Company 1
Luten, Daniel B., 1869-1946 1
Lynach, Rosie A. 1
M. Deveraux & Son, Charleston, West Virginia 1
Martin, Edward, 1879-1967 1
McAlpine, Charles S. 1
McAlpine, William J. (William Jarvis) 1
McClintic-Marshall Corporation 1
Melia, Annie 1
Mellor, Emma 1
Moffett, Agnes L. 1
Moffett, Katie E. 1
Moffett, Willie A. 1
Muhlenberg, Edward Duchman, 1831-1883 1
Myers, Richmond E. 1
National Bridge Company 1
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