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Blair Birdsall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0175
Abstract

This collection contains the technical and professional documents of consulting engineer Blair Birdsall. Most of the collection are documents pertaining to the multitude of bridges he worked on, including the Golden Gate, Chesapeake Bay, and Brooklyn Bridges, as a consulting engineer or as a design engineer. The collection spans from 1900 to 2002 covering his entire career and also early Steinman Boynton Gronquist & Birdsall and John A. Roebling Sons Engineering companies.

Dates: Inclusive Dates

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

Collection of Bridge Postcards

 Item
Identifier: SC Photo 0026
Dates: 1910-1970

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

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Lehigh University Special Collections 21
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Subject
Civil engineering 10
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Railroad bridges 6
Truss bridges 5
Scrapbooks 4
Bridges -- Design and construction 3
Columns 3
Composite materials -- Testing 3
Iron and steel bridges 3
Suspension bridges 3
Aluminum Bridges 2
Baldwin Universal Testing Machine 2
Blueprints 2
Bridge engineering 2
Bridges -- Pennsylvania 2
Bridges -- United States 2
Bronx (New York, N.Y.) 2
Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.) 2
Cantilever bridges 2
Chains 2
Civil engineering--Study and teaching 2
Concrete 2
Correspondence 2
Dams 2
Delaware River Bridge (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Environmental Engineering 2
Frames 2
Friction 2
Fritz Engineering Laboratory. 2
Materials--Testing 2
Plates (Engineering) 2
Railroads 2
Reinforced concrete 2
Sketchbooks 2
Stability 2
Steel 2
Stresses and strains 2
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black-and-white negatives 2
Adams County (Ohio) 1
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Bethlehem (Pa.) 1
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Bidwell Bar Bridge (Oroville, California) 1
Biloxi, Mississippi 1
Blair Bridge, Montgomery County, Maryland 1
Blaw-Knox Pipe Line Bridge (Charleston, Tennessee) 1
Bolts and nuts 1
Boulder Dam Bridge (AZ) [Mike O'Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge] 1
Bridges - Suspension 1
Bridges -- -- New Hampshire 1
Bridges -- Canada 1
Bridges -- China 1
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Bridges -- Massachusetts 1
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Bridges -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Bridges -- Peru -- Nineteenth century 1
Bridges -- Scotland 1
Bridges -- Testing 1
Bridges -- Vermont 1
Bridges – Québec (Province) -- Québec. 1
Bridges – Switzerland 1
Bridges, iron highway 1
Bridges-- 1
Bronx-Whitestone Bridge (New York, N.Y.) 1
Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel (NY) [Hugh L. Carey Tunnel] 1
Bruce G. Johnston Professorship 1
Bucksport Suspension Bridge (Bucksport, Maine) [Waldo-Hancock Bridge?] 1
Bucktail Trail 1
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Language
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Names
Beedle, Lynn S. 3
Bethlehem Steel Company 3
Eney, William J. 3
Bethlehem Steel Corporation 2
Fritz Engineering Laboratory 2
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Fritz, John, 1822-1913 2
Grace, Eugene G. (Eugene Gifford), 1876-1960 2
Lehigh University 2
Lehigh University. Department of Civil Engineering 2
Louisville and Portland Canal Company 2
Merriman, Mansfield, 1848-1925 2
Schuylkill Navigation Company 2
Sutherland, Hale, 1884- 2
Texas and New Orleans Railroad Company 2
Union Canal Company of Pennsylvania 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
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
Lebanon Valley Railroad Company. 1
Lee, Mabel 1
Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company 1
Lehigh University. Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering 1
Liscomb, Lemuel F., 1841-1916 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
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