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

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0337
Abstract

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

Dates: 1909-1915

Birkinbine Engineering Company Records, Collection I

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0084.1
Abstract

This collection includes books, bound pamphlets and offprints, maps and drawings, letter books, ore samples, photographs, and manuscript material regarding the Birkinbine Engineering Company.

Dates: ca. 1860 to ca. 1940

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

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

Copy of Engineers Private Journal [on] Harlem Bridge

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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

Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0263
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1969-2000; 1946-2003

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

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0050
Abstract

This collection includes personal notes from Showalter’s classes, along with yearbooks and textbooks.

Dates: 1902 - 1906

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

Henry Sylvester Jacoby Papers

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Identifier: SC MS 0063
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1872 - 1944

Herman Haupt Civil War Military Transportation Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SC Photo-0001
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1863

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Ambursen, Nils Frederick, 1876-1953 1
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Astin, Allen Varley 1
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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
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. Department of Civil 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
Pennsylvania Railroad Company 1
Philips, G. W. 1
Phoenix Bridge Company 1
Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad 1
R. Nachwitz 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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