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Professor Karl Ludwig Meissner Engineering Lectures

Identifier: SC MS 0201
Abstract This manuscript is a set of class notes presumed taken by a student (R. Nachwitz?) attending lectures by Professors Schneider and Karl Ludwig Meissner on Civil Engineering topics given at the Collegium Carolinum in Braunschweig, Germany during 1849-50. Topics covered in technical mechanics included effect of friction, strength of materials, mechanics of gear teeth, analysis of fire hoses and nozzles, vibration in structures. The general topic of “Baukunst” (Art of Building/ Architecture)...
Dates: 1849 - 1850

Professor Mansfield Merriman Lecture Notes Taken by Edgar A. Borhek, 1904

Identifier: SC MS0266

The lecture notes reflect an interesting view into the field of civil engineering at the turn of the twentieth century. The notes indicate that a student in civil engineering was expected to have a multidisciplinary diversity. Some examples given in the lectures illustrate the broad field of knowledge possessed by Professor Mansfield Merriman.

Dates: 1904

Records of American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Lehigh Valley Chapter

Identifier: SC MS 0339.MS

A collection of correspondence and other documents outlining the activities of the Lehigh Valley section of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and the activities of the organization's 75th Anniversary as celebrated by the Lehigh Valley section in the form of a slide presentation. A brief history of the creation of the Lehigh Valley Section of the AIChE is also included among the correspondence.

Dates: 1957-1985

Richard H. Tucker Papers

Identifier: SC MS 0041

This collection includes documents from Richard H. Tucker’s days as both a student and a professor at Lehigh University, such as correspondences, newspaper clippings, scrapbook, diplomas, certificates and photographs.

Dates: 1875-1894

Robert Blum Olney Bridge Design Class Notebook

Identifier: SC MS 0226
Abstract This manuscript contains three bridge design class exercises indicating the instructional process to train engineering students. Specific step-by-step instruction in designing for various railroad bridge spans, building material specifications, structural loads and stresses to be considered as presented in the professor’s lecture. The complete process of calculating the design with comparisons of different conditions, as well as material available, costs incurred of every aspect of the...
Dates: 1891 - 1892

Robert Daniel Stout Documents, Lehigh University Metallurgical Engineering Professor

Identifier: SC MS 0248

The material in this collection consists of a scrapbook, photographs, award certificates, publications and memorabilia that were collected from the office of Robert D. Stout, Lehigh professor at Materials Science and Engineering and turned over to Special Collections.

Dates: 1939-2012; Majority of material found within 1939-1980

Robert M. Wheeler Papers

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

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

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

Shop Visits, 1888-1892

Identifier: SC MS 0037

Includes three holograph notebooks by F. duP. Thomson, Lehigh 1890, evidently made as part of his course work at Lehigh in 1888-1890. Also includes a bound compilation of holographic notes titled Sophomore Shop Visits, 1892." All are notes and drawings of specific generic equipment, with no names or locations of places visited.

Dates: 1888-1892; Majority of material found in 1888-1890, 1892

Speeches of Henry Sturgis Drinker President of Lehigh University

Identifier: SC MS 0020

Typescripts of speeches, many with additional penciled-in notes, given by Dr. Drinker as president of Lehigh University, as president of the American Forestry Association, and as a supporter of war preparedness and the Student Army Training Corps movement.

Dates: 1905 - 1929

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