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Jackson Leland Durkee Papers [Draft]

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0283
Abstract

This collection consists of papers of Jackson Leland Durkee, consulting bridge engineer, related to the bridges mainly in the USA.

Dates: 1930 - 2002

Joseph Phineas Davis Journal of Travels in Cuzco (Peru)

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0305
Abstract

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.

Dates: May 26 to July 29, 1864

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

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Lehigh University Special Collections 20
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Civil engineering 17
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Boulder Dam Bridge (AZ) [Mike O'Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge] 1
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Bridges -- Peru -- Nineteenth century 1
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Bridges-- 1
Bronx (New York, N.Y.) 1
Bronx-Whitestone Bridge (New York, N.Y.) 1
Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel (NY) [Hugh L. Carey Tunnel] 1
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es 1
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Beedle, Lynn S. 4
Merriman, Mansfield, 1848-1925 4
Eney, William J. 3
Lehigh University 3
Lehigh University. Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering 3
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Fritz Engineering Laboratory 2
Pennsylvania Railroad Company 2
Ambursen, Nils Frederick, 1876-1953 1
American Railway Engineering Association 1
Astin, Allen Varley 1
Bethlehem Steel Company 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. 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
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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