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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

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

Lehigh University President Henry Coppée Manuscripts and Lecture Notes

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0018
Abstract

Manuscripts, and holograph notebooks of some lectures delivered by Henry Coppée, first president of Lehigh University, on Woman, Education, Rhetoric, English language and literature, Christian Evidences, International Law, Health, and History, as well as the manuscript of his published book "Conquest of Spain by the Arab Moors." Most interesting are his personal observations as an Army officer marching into Mexico City during the Mexican-American War.

Dates: 1846-1893

Robert M. Wheeler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0140
Abstract Documents and photographs assembled by Robert M. Wheeler primarily of the portion of his career as Mine Captain of No. 3 mine at the Cornwall Iron Mine, a subsidiary of Bethlehem Steel Corporation. His contributions to the iron ore operation in the Cornwall Iron Mine as well as other mines belonging to the Bethlehem Cornwall Corporation were valued by the Bethlehem executives based on the correspondence content. Mr. Wheeler’s material gives an insight into open pit and underground mining...
Dates: 1956 - 1984

Ventilation Investigation Hudson River Vehicular Tunnel (Holland Tunnel)

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0118
Abstract

A detailed pioneering engineering report determining the ventilation criteria for an underwater vehicular tunnel which became known as the Holland Tunnel. At its time of opening in 1927 the Holland Tunnel was known as the “eighth wonder of the world.”

Dates: 1921-1922

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Barnako, F. R. 1
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