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Bethlehem Housing Authority records

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0334
Abstract In an effort to boost local economy and employment in the building trades, the Bethlehem Housing Authority directors embarked on large scale public housing projects. Monies provided by the federal government to the states and ultimately to the local communities were applied to several housing projects: Temporary War Housing Project 1943 to accommodate the large influx of workers for Bethlehem Steel's wartime effort which became known as the Pembroke Housing; the Robert Pfeifle Houses,...
Dates: 1943-1962

Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Records

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

Engineering Field Books 1893-1910

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0253
Abstract

Interesting examples of engineering calculations and observations before the age of computers. Some books have calculations recording the Lehigh River flow and flood stages as well as New York City engineering works at the turn of the twentieth century.

Dates: 1893-1910; Majority of material found within 1901-1902

Samuel Harrison Tilghman, Lehigh Class of 1907, Bridge Design Portfolio

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS0179
Abstract This document is a collection of class assignments in bridge design and topographic drawing offered at the turn of the twentieth century in Lehigh University’s civil engineering curricula. The assignment included making drawings for a truss bridge design proposed for crossing the Monocacy Creek, plotting a plan for a proposed trolley line in Delaware County, the surveying calculations for a railroad on South Mountain, a survey of Lehigh’s campus at the time, a plot of land in Saucon Valley,...
Dates: 1904 - 1907

Walnut Street Bridge, Hellertown (Pa.)

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0367
Abstract

Detailed drawings of the structural members of a historic cast-iron Pratt-truss bridge which the students of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Lehigh University used for refurbishing and reconstructing the bridge in a public park in nearby Hellertown, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1991

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