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Civil Engineering Surveying Notes, 1880-1898

Identifier: SC MS 0121

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

Civil Engineering Works Photograph Collection

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

Civil War Letters and Memorabilia Collected by John Henry Stuckey

Identifier: SC MS 0371

Collection of United States Civil War letters primarily between the families of Joseph D. Richardson (Beverly, NJ), Lloyd Girton and Francis Rupert (Bloomsburg, PA) including responding letters and one additional letter from a Confederate soldier William T. Bickham (Franklintown, LA). Also included are patriotic iconography envelopes - some with or without stamps and related references used by the Civil War enthusiast who assembled the letters and related reference material.

Dates: 1861 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1864

Classical League of the Lehigh Valley

Identifier: SC MS 0326
Abstract This collection contains documents and the meeting minute book of the “Classical league of the Lehigh Valley”, established in May 1922, by the teachers, instructor and professors of Greek and Latin of Allentown, Easton and Bethlehem, including colleges and high schools. Records seemed to be compiled by Mary L. Hess, secretary and treasurer. The documents are included is the list of members, expenses and some printed invitations, programs, etc. about regional meetings and “Bimillennial...
Dates: 1922-1957; Majority of material found within

Coal Miner’s Archive: John Nuttall and George W. McGaffey

Identifier: SC MS 0392

A fascinating collection of material about the coal industry in western Pennsylvania and West Virginia and the Nuttall family’s expansion of their bituminous coal empire in the mid Nineteenth Century. The Nuttall Family history is prominent today in connection with the New River Gorge National Park in West Virginia.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1817 - 1998

Collection of Wheel Charts, Wheel Calculators and other Circular Ephemera

Identifier: SC MS 0378

Small collection of two-dimensional interactivity of complex information packaged in an informational design requiring hand - eye coordination of using a wheel chart. Perhaps the best example is the lumber scale to determine the necessary lumber required to build a specifically determined structure or the necessary cement required to make a cubic yard of concrete.

Dates: 1920 - 2005

Congressman Francis E. Walter Guest Book

Identifier: SC MS 0349

Guest book kept in the Congressman Francis E. Walter's office at the Capitol Hill includes autographs of wide range of guests and visitors cultural and political figures such as President Kennedy, Pearl S. Buck, Olivia DeHaviland, James Michener, Alexandra Tolstoy. Handmade book is gold colored silk Chinese accordion styled pages of thick board with ivory peg fasteners for front cover with three Chinese characters on paper label.

Dates: 1955-1959

Construction of Coxe Laboratory, 1908-1919

Identifier: SC MS 0034

General correspondence, plans, blueprints, invoices and correspondence regarding insurance for Coxe Mining Laboratory.

Dates: 1908-1919

Construction of Packard Laboratory

Identifier: SC MS 0033
Scope and Contents

Material includes vouchers, bank statements, a check book, and work sheets for bonds, for the building of the Packard Laboratory in 1929 1932.

Dates: 1929-1932

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

Identifier: SC Photo-0002

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

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