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Alexander Harrison, Lehigh Class of 1913, Civil and Mechanical Engineering Textbooks

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Identifier: SC MS 0337
Overview Collection of civil and mechanical engineering textbooks used by Alexander Harrison, C.E.1913. Also includes sheets exams, problem notes, clipping and a photograph.

Birkinbine Engineering Company Records, Collection I

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Identifier: SC MS 0084.1
Overview This collection includes books, bound pamphlets and offprints, maps and drawings, letter books, ore samples, photographs, and manuscript material regarding the Birkinbine Engineering Company.

Civil Engineering Works Photograph Collection

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Identifier: SC Photo-0020
Overview 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 concrete...

Copy of Engineers Private Journal [on] Harlem Bridge

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Identifier: SC MS 0142
Overview 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...

David N. Showalter, Lehigh University, Class of 1906 Notebooks, Textbooks, and Yearbooks

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Identifier: SC MS 0050
Overview This collection includes personal notes from Showalter’s classes, along with yearbooks and textbooks.

Fritz Engineering Laboratory Civil Engineering Research Documents 1925-1955

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Identifier: SC MS 0287
Overview 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.

Henry Sylvester Jacoby Papers

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Identifier: SC MS 0063
Overview 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.

Herman Haupt Civil War Military Transportation Photographs

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Identifier: SC Photo-0001
Overview This collection contains an incomplete series of photographs taken by Andrew J. Russell under the direction of Herman Haupt. These photographs capture different methods for the construction and deconstruction of bridges and other engineering projects implemented during the Civil War to aid military transportation. These photographs are described in detail by Haupt in the accompanying text volume. A series of images, many of which appear to be illustrations of scenes depicted in the photographs,...

Joseph Phineas Davis Journal of Travels in Cuzco (Peru)

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Identifier: SC MS 0305
Overview Informative journal of travels in the region of Puno and Cuzco containing information about the Andean culture, indigenous populations, places, topography, Andean Indian ruins and building features. During the Davis exploration of southeastern Peru he was joined by American archaeologist and U.S. Commissioner to Peru, Ephraim George Squier and together they measured and observed with great care the Inca ruins in the Cuzco region.

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

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Identifier: SC MS 0318
Overview 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.

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Champion Bridge Company 1
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Luten Bridge Company 1
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Meissner, Karl Ludwig (1809-1868) 1
National Bridge Company 1
Neville, Harvey A. (Harvey Alexander), 1898-1983 1
Norfolk and Western Railroad 1
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Tucker, R. H. (Richard Hawley), 1859-1952 1
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Whitaker, Martin Dewey, 1902-1960 1
Wood, Fernando, 1812-1881. 1
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