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Lecture notes taken by Albert Beardsley Jessup in Mansfield Merriman Civil Engineering class

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0318
Abstract

The notes pertain to a Construction class taught by Professor Merriman. The topics covered throughout of the lectures give insight into how construction was viewed in the late 1800s, including accepted building materials and construction methods. The meticulousness of the notes testify to Albert Beardsley Jessup’s diligence as a student. The material is also covered in great detail, which emphasizes Professor Merriman’s expertise in the field of civil engineering.

Dates: 1895-06

Lynn S. Beedle Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0288
Abstract A varied assortment of documents collected by Lynn S. Beedle, professor of structural engineering, former head of Fritz Engineering Laboratory research, and founder of the Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat at Lehigh University. Included among the documents are records of his U.S. Navy career observing the atomic bomb tests at Bikini Atoll in 1946. Also included in the collection are student reports written by Beedle during his graduate student days as well as reports written by...
Dates: 1948-1968

[Panama Canal]: Memoria y Planos de un Anteproyecto para la Terminacion del Canal de Panama

 File
Identifier: SC MS 0258
Scope and Contents The collection is a single manuscript measuring 21.5 x 15.5 cm. stored in a black paper wrapped box measuring 27 x 22 x 3 cm. The manuscript is contained within stiff card paper covers of burgundy colored paper with gilt title “Memoria y Planos de un anteprocyecto para la terminacion del Canal De Panamá por D. Gabriel M. Campo” and decorative borders. The pages are edged in red. It is illustrated with three folded plans including two blue prints: Proyecto de construccion en túnel Plano,...
Dates: 1892-1894

Photo Album of Bridges by G. W. Philips

 Collection — Volume: PHOTO0018.01
Identifier: SC Photo-0018
Abstract The album contains a collection of photographs of six Pennsylvania bridges and several railroad works possibly inspected by G. W. Philips in a period from 1900 to 1930. Perhaps the most well-known Pennsylvania bridge is the multi concrete arch Hyner Bridge over the Susquehanna River near Renovo, Pennsylvania. The Hell Gate Bridge over the East River in New York City is an anomaly among the construction photographs in the album as the only New York bridge. The album is an interesting...
Dates: 1900-1930; Majority of material found within 1900-1930

Professor Karl Ludwig Meissner Engineering Lectures

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0201
Abstract This manuscript is a set of class notes presumed taken by a student (R. Nachwitz?) attending lectures by Professors Schneider and Karl Ludwig Meissner on Civil Engineering topics given at the Collegium Carolinum in Braunschweig, Germany during 1849-50. Topics covered in technical mechanics included effect of friction, strength of materials, mechanics of gear teeth, analysis of fire hoses and nozzles, vibration in structures. The general topic of “Baukunst” (Art of Building/ Architecture)...
Dates: 1849 - 1850

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

Richard H. Tucker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0041
Abstract

This collection includes documents from Richard H. Tucker’s days as both a student and a professor at Lehigh University, such as correspondences, newspaper clippings, scrapbook, diplomas, certificates and photographs.

Dates: 1875-1894

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

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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Lehigh University 3
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Eney, William J. 2
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Ambursen, Nils Frederick, 1876-1953 1
American Railway Engineering Association 1
Astin, Allen Varley 1
Bethlehem Steel Corporation 1
Bewley, Loyal Vivian 1
Bodine, Alfred V. 1
Campo, Gabriel Moreno, 1849-1905 1
Champion Bridge Company 1
Collegium Carolinum - Braunschweig 1
Concrete Steel Bridge Company 1
Cornell University 1
Doolittle, C. L. (Charles Leander), 1843-1919 1
Drinker, Henry S. (Henry Sturgis), 1850-1937 1
Durkee, Jackson Leland 1
Durkee, Judith 1
Errera, Samuel Joseph. 1
Finn, Bernard S. 1
Fritz, John, 1822-1913 1
Gallagher, Robert Taylor 1
Gardner, David I. 1
Grace, Eugene G. (Eugene Gifford), 1876-1960 1
Harpel, Kenneth 1
Harrington, Howard & Ash Engineers 1
Harrison, Alexander 1
Henry Kern Photographer 1
Holland, Gilbert 1
Hubbard, Frederick 1
Hubbard, Frederick, 1817-1895 1
Jacoby, Henry Sylvester, 1857-1955 1
Jessup, Albert Beardsley 1
Karakash, John J. 1
Lehigh University. Curricula 1
Lehigh University. Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering 1
Luten Bridge Company 1
Luten Engineering Company 1
Luten, Daniel B., 1869-1946 1
McAlpine, Charles S. 1
McAlpine, William J. (William Jarvis) 1
Meissner, Karl Ludwig (1809-1868) 1
National Bridge Company 1
Neville, Harvey A. (Harvey Alexander), 1898-1983 1
Norfolk and Western Railroad 1
Olney, Clarence Crosby (1843-1908) 1
Olney, Robert Blum LUCE 1891 (1870-1903) 1
Packer, Asa, 1805-1879 1
Pennsylvania Department of Highways/Transportation 1
Philips, G. W. 1
Phoenix Bridge Company 1
Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad 1
Robert Blum Olney (LU 1892) 1
Sale, Madison 1
Shelton, Thomas J. 1
Showalter, David N. (David Norman) 1
Slutter, Roger G. 1
Smiley, E. Kenneth 1
Sopko, Richard N. 1
Southern Pacific Railroad Company 1
Stottard, George Dinsmore 1
Stout, Robert D 1
Sutherland, Hale, 1884- 1
Texas and New Orleans Railroad Company 1
Tucker, R. H. (Richard Hawley), 1859-1952 1
Unknown 1
Vogel, Robert M. 1
Whitaker, Martin Dewey, 1902-1960 1
Wood, Fernando, 1812-1881. 1
Worthington, William E. 1
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