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Albert Ladd Colby Report on the Boston Molasses Tank

Identifier: SC MS 0098
Scope and Contents Total 10 volumes collection contains typescript reports of the test results, blue prints of the molasses tank and photographs of steel pieces from the tank that are tested. First 4 volumes of the collection, lacking the volumes fifth and sixth*, contain Albert Ladd Colby’s final general report to the defense team, Larkin & Perry Attorneys at Law. Additional 5 volumes are A. L. Colby’s private and confidential reports to Larkin & Perry and a summary of his testimony in the court....
Dates: 1919-1922

Alexander Harrison, Lehigh Class of 1913, Civil and Mechanical Engineering Textbooks

Identifier: SC MS 0337

Collection of civil and mechanical engineering textbooks used by Alexander Harrison, C.E.1913. Also includes sheets exams, problem notes, clipping and a photograph.

Dates: 1909-1915

American Chemical Society, Lehigh Valley Section Record Books, 1894-1943

Identifier: SC MS 0130

Three record books covering the Lehigh Valley Section of American Chemical Society's records, including meeting minutes and by-laws, from its earliest meeting where the section was organized in 1894, to its 260th meeting in December 1943.

Dates: 1894-1943

Bethlehem (Pa.) Coal Companies Records

Identifier: SC MS 0069

This collection contains by-laws, minutes of meetings, indexes, and reports of several local coal companies, and corporations, with the same officers serving jointly in many of them.

Dates: 1888 - 1956

Birkinbine Engineering Company Records, Collection I

Identifier: SC MS 0084.1

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

Identifier: SC MS 0175

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”

Identifier: SC MS 0016

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

Identifier: SC MS 0122

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

Charles R. Nippert Papers

Identifier: SC MS0239

Materials on Bethlehem Steel (including ephemera, catalogs, technical reports and drawings), Lehigh University (brochures, reports, Alumni Association publications); publications on manufacturing of steel and steel products, Pennsylvania and Lehigh Valley municipal maps compiled by Charles R. Nippert, Lehigh Class of 1947, a mechanical engineer at Bethlehem Steel Corporation.

Dates: 1922 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1976

Civil Engineering Works Photograph Collection

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

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