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Lynn S. Beedle Papers

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

Russell E. Gackenbach Collection Related to Atomic Bomb Missions

Identifier: SC MS 0279

The collection of photographs, recordings, publications and documents contains numerous photos of World War II military life as well as individual insight into preparations for the atomic bomb mission over Japan ending World War II including an original photo of the “mushroom cloud” over Hiroshima taken by the creator.

Dates: 1942 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1945