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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

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

Charles A. Vinscherer Civil Engineering Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0122
Abstract

This manuscript describes observations and comparisons of various waterways engineering structures in eastern United States and the Rhineland of Germany. Detailed notations are made about the structures on the Schuylkill Navigation system above Reading, PA and the Louisville – Portland Canal system.

Dates: 1855 to 1881

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

Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Records

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

Harry John McNally Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0377
Abstract

Harry John McNally's personal and professional documents mostly related to Madison Square Garden & Penn Station

Dates: 1935 - 1989

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

Ivan Viest Books, Publications, Presentations

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0225
Abstract

Publications, presentation notes, and presentations on structural engineering, load and resistance factor design for steel structures, bridge testing and composite construction using steel and concrete. Presentations took place at universities and ASCE and AISC conferences.

Dates: 1980-2004

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

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Lehigh University Special Collections 18
Lehigh University Grant Projects 2
 
Subject
Civil engineers 19
Civil engineering 8
Photographs 7
Notebooks 5
Civil engineering--Study and teaching 3
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Railroad engineering 3
Structural engineering 3
Blueprints 2
Bridges 2
Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.) 2
Composite materials -- Testing 2
Correspondence 2
Correspondences 2
Environmental Engineering 2
Fritz Engineering Laboratory. 2
Iron and steel workers. 2
Iron mines and mining 2
Manuscripts (documents) 2
Mechanical engineers 2
Mining engineering 2
Railroad bridges 2
Scrapbooks 2
Adams County (Ohio) 1
Allegheny River 1
Alvsborg Bridge (Gothenburg, Sweden) 1
Ambassador International Bridge (Detroit, Michigan) 1
American River Bridge, California 1
Anchorage 1
Angus L. Macdonald Bridge (Halifax - Dartmouth) 1
Architects. 1
Architecture 1
Atlanta (Ga.) 1
Authors 1
Baldwin Universal Testing Machine 1
Bangkok 1
Bangladesh 1
Beasley Fork Bridge, Ohio 1
Belleair (Fla.) 1
Belleview Bridge, Belleair, Florida 1
Bethlehem (Pa.) 1
Bethlehem Cornwall Corporation 1
Bethlehem Iron Company 1
Bethlehem Mines Corp. 1
Bethlehem Steel Corporation 1
Bidwell Bar Bridge (Oroville, California) 1
Blair Bridge, Montgomery County, Maryland 1
Blaw-Knox Pipe Line Bridge (Charleston, Tennessee) 1
Bogota 1
Bombay 1
Boston 1
Boulder Dam Bridge (AZ) [Mike O'Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge] 1
Bridge engineering 1
Bridges -- Design and construction 1
Bridges -- Peru -- Nineteenth century 1
Bridges -- United States 1
Bridges – Québec (Province) -- Québec. 1
Bridges – Switzerland 1
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
Brunei 1
Brussells 1
Bucksport Suspension Bridge (Bucksport, Maine) [Waldo-Hancock Bridge?] 1
Bucktail Trail 1
Budapest 1
Bulgaria 1
Cairo 1
Camrbridge 1
Canadensis (Pa.) 1
Canal Street, Manhattan, N.Y. 1
Canals -- Panama 1
Cantilever bridges 1
Canton (China) 1
Cement -- testing 1
Cemetery Bridge, Benton Harbor, Michigan 1
Certificates 1
Chains 1
Chemical engineering 1
Chemistry -- Study and teaching 1
Chesapeake Bay Bridge (Maryland) 1
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (Md. and Washington, D.C.) 1
Chester Bridge (Chester, Illinois) 1
Chicago 1
Cicott Street Bridge, Logansport, Indiana 1
Civil Engineering -- Testing 1
Civil engineers. 1
Clinton County, Pennsylvania 1
Clippings (information artifacts) 1
Color photographs. 1
Color slides. 1
Columns 1
Composite Construction 1
Concrete 1
Construction drawings. 1
Covington-Cincinnati Bridge (Cincinnati, Ohio) [John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge] 1
Cuzco (Peru) 1
Dams 1
Dams; Power Plants 1
Daule River Bridge (Guayaquil, Ecuador) [National Unity Bridge] 1
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Language
English 17
Spanish; Castilian 2
es 1
French 1
 
Names
Beedle, Lynn S. 2
Bethlehem Steel Corporation 2
Fritz, John, 1822-1913 2
Lehigh University 2
Lehigh University. Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering 2
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Pennsylvania Railroad Company 2
Ambursen, Nils Frederick, 1876-1953 1
American Railway Engineering Association 1
Astin, Allen Varley 1
Barnako, F. R. 1
Batcheler, Bowen & Wolverton 1
Beckel Iron Foundry 1
Bernhardt, J. 1
Bewley, Loyal Vivian 1
Bodine, Alfred V. 1
Branscom, R. K. 1
Brown, N. 1
Campo, Gabriel Moreno, 1849-1905 1
Century Construction Company 1
Champion Bridge Company 1
Concrete Steel Bridge Company 1
Conrad, James 1
Cornell University 1
Coxe, Eckley B. (Eckley Brinton), 1839-1895 1
Dallman, Martin 1
Eney, William J. 1
Ensminger 1
Entrekin, P. B. 1
Errera, Samuel Joseph. 1
Filley, H. H. (Hiel Hamilton) 1
Finn, Bernard S. 1
Fraser, Donald M. 1
Frith, D. L. 1
Fritz Engineering Laboratory 1
Gallagher, Robert Taylor 1
Gardner, David I. 1
Grace, Eugene G. (Eugene Gifford), 1876-1960 1
Grandi, Peter, Sr. 1
Green, B. C. 1
Guider, James W. 1
Haines, Caspar Wistar, -1935 1
Harpel, Kenneth 1
Harrington, Howard & Ash Engineers 1
Hellertown Historical Society 1
Henry Kern Photographer 1
Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record 1
Holland, Clifford Milburn 1
Jacoby, Henry Sylvester, 1857-1955 1
James Hollis Wells (Civil Engineering Class of 1885) 1
Karakash, John J. 1
Ketter, Richard 1
Leach, Edward P. 1
Lehigh University – Buildings. 1
Lehigh University – Campus 1
Lehigh University – History 1
Lehigh University. Class of 1885. 1
Lipensky, Milan 1
Louisville and Portland Canal Company 1
Luten Bridge Company 1
Luten Engineering Company 1
Luten, Daniel B., 1869-1946 1
Lyons, D. S. 1
M. Deveraux & Son, Charleston, West Virginia 1
Maurer, William 1
McNally, Harry John, 1914-1989 1
McNally, Harry John, Jr, 1938- 1
Merriman, Mansfield, 1848-1925 1
Muhlenberg, Edward Duchman, 1831-1883 1
Myers, James A. 1
Naftzinger, A. Wayne 1
National Bridge Company 1
Neil, C. R. 1
Neville, Harvey A. (Harvey Alexander), 1898-1983 1
New Jersey Interstate Bridge and Tunnel Commission 1
Numbers, Robert Warren (Class of 1950) 1
Olson, H. O. 1
O’Connell, J. J. 1
Payrow, Harry Gordon (1882-1947?) 1
Peets, Robert G. 1
Pennsylvania Department of Highways/Transportation 1
Peterson, A. F. 1
Philips, G. W. 1
Phoenix Bridge Company 1
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey 1
Post, M. P. 1
Renfrew, R. T. 1
Rivot, Louis Edouard, 1820-1869 1
Rogich, D. C. 1
Rothwell, Richard P. (Richard Pennefather), 1836-1901 1
Rupkey, A. M. 1
Sale, Madison 1
Schuylkill Navigation Company 1
Schwartz, Ralph 1
Shale, S. J. 1
Shelton, Thomas J. 1
Showers, Lester 1
Singstad, Ole Knutsen 1
Slutter, Roger G. 1
Smiley, E. Kenneth 1
Smith, A. T. 1
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