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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

Caspar Wistar Haines, Lehigh 1874 Manuscript of “Curvas de Ferro Carril”

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0016
Abstract

The manuscript, in Spanish, of a small book entitled “Curvas de Ferro Carril” (“Railroad Curves”) written by Mr. Haines between 1883 and 1899 while he was working in Mexico. The book was never published. Included is some correspondence from Mr. H. H. Filley about the tables to be used in the book.

Dates: 1883-1899

Henry Sylvester Jacoby Papers

 Collection
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

Willis Appleford Slater Papers, 1910-1937

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0100
Dates: Inclusive Dates

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Lehigh University Special Collections 2
Lehigh University Grant Projects 2
 
Subject
Blueprints 3
Correspondence 3
Notebooks 2
Photographs 2
Reinforced concrete 2
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Alvsborg Bridge (Gothenburg, Sweden) 1
Ambassador International Bridge (Detroit, Michigan) 1
Angus L. Macdonald Bridge (Halifax - Dartmouth) 1
Arch Dams -- testing 1
Authors 1
Bidwell Bar Bridge (Oroville, California) 1
Blaw-Knox Pipe Line Bridge (Charleston, Tennessee) 1
Boulder Dam Bridge (AZ) [Mike O'Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge] 1
Bridges 1
Bridges -- Design and construction 1
Bronx-Whitestone Bridge (New York, N.Y.) 1
Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.) 1
Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel (NY) [Hugh L. Carey Tunnel] 1
Bucksport Suspension Bridge (Bucksport, Maine) [Waldo-Hancock Bridge?] 1
Buffalo (N.Y.) 1
Cantilever bridges 1
Cement -- testing 1
Certificates 1
Chains 1
Chesapeake Bay Bridge (Maryland) 1
Chester Bridge (Chester, Illinois) 1
Chicago (Ill.) 1
Civil engineering 1
Civil engineering--Study and teaching 1
Columns 1
Composite materials -- Testing 1
Concrete 1
Concrete slabs -- Design and Construction 1
Concrete slabs -- testing 1
Covington-Cincinnati Bridge (Cincinnati, Ohio) [John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge] 1
Daule River Bridge (Guayaquil, Ecuador) [National Unity Bridge] 1
Deer Isle Bridge (Me.) 1
Delaware Memorial Bridge (New Castle, Delaware) 1
Delaware River Bridge (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Detroit (Mich.) 1
Diplomas 1
Dodge Street (Lincoln Highway) Bridge (Omaha, NE) 1
Drawings (visual works) 1
East Boston Bridge 1
East Fredericktown Vesta Coal Preparation Plant 1
Florianopolis Bridge (Hercilio Luz Bridge, Brazil) 1
Forth Road Bridge (Scotland) 1
Frames 1
Fremont Bridge (Seattle, Wash.) 1
Friction 1
Garden State Parkway (New Jersey) 1
George Washington Bridge (New York, N.Y.) 1
Glen Canyon Dam (Ariz.) 1
Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco, Calif.) 1
Grand Mère Suspension Bridge (Quebec, Canada) 1
Harrisburg (Pa.) 1
Hartford Bridge. 1
Henry Hudson Bridge (New York, N.Y.) 1
Hutsonville Bridge (Hutsonville, Illinois) 1
Jersey City (N.J.) 1
Karnali Bridge (Nepal) 1
Letters (correspondence) 1
Mackinac Bridge (Mich.) 1
Maldonado Bridge (Uruguay) 1
Manuscripts (documents) 1
Martin-Pena Canal (Puerto Rico) 1
Materials--Testing 1
Mexico 1
Mount Hope Bridge (Bristol, Rhode Island) 1
Muncy (Pa.) 1
New York (N.Y.) 1
New York State Thruway (New York) 1
Niagara River Bridge 1
North Tonawanda (New York) 1
Panama Bridge (Panama) [Centennial Bridge?] 1
Park Avenue Viaduct (New York, N.Y.) 1
Plates (Engineering) 1
Professors (Teachers) 1
Railroad bridges 1
Railroad engineering 1
Roebling's Delaware Aqueduct/Bridge (Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania) 1
Sciotoville Railroad Bridge (Sciotoville, Ohio) 1
Scrapbooks 1
Severn Bridge (England : Railroad bridge) 1
St. John’s Bridge (Portland, Oregon) 1
St. Louis (Mo.) 1
Stability 1
Steel 1
Stevenson Creek Dam, Santa Clara County, California 1
Storebaelt Bridge (Denmark) 1
Stresses and strains 1
Suspension bridges 1
Tacoma Narrows Bridge (Tacoma, Wash. : 1940) 1
Thousand Islands Bridge (N.Y. and Ont.) 1
Torsion 1
Towers 1
Trusses 1
Typescripts 1
Verona Island Bridge (ME) [Penobscot Narrows Bridge] 1
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Language
English 3
Spanish; Castilian 1
 
Names
American Railway Engineering Association 1
Cornell University 1
Filley, H. H. (Hiel Hamilton) 1
Fritz Engineering Laboratory 1
Haines, Caspar Wistar, -1935 1