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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

Brodhead Real Estate and Other Lehigh University Property Files

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0359
Abstract

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Dates: 2000-2016; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1961

Carl H. Bechhoefer, Class of 1910, Lehigh memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0382
Abstract

Class and Reunion memorabilia, and civil engineering service photographs and a notebook (law study and research notes) of Carl Haydn Bechhoefer, Lehigh Class of 1910. Donated by grandnephew, Eric Young.

Dates: 1910 - 1940

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 Surveying Notes, 1880-1898

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0121
Abstract

A historical description of Lehigh University’s campus and its relationship to Bethlehem through surveying notes made by the civil engineering students from Sophomore Classes in the 1880s as recorded in this field notebook. The Surveying classes were under the instruction of Professor Charles L. Doolittle, father of poetess Hilda Doolittle. Some of the student notations were made by H. H. McClintic and C. D. Marshall, who would later form the company that built the Panama Canal gates.

Dates: 1880-1898

David E. Guise Collection on Bridges

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0345
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Dates: 1880-2000

Engineering Field Books 1893-1910

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0253
Abstract

Interesting examples of engineering calculations and observations before the age of computers. Some books have calculations recording the Lehigh River flow and flood stages as well as New York City engineering works at the turn of the twentieth century.

Dates: 1893-1910; Majority of material found within 1901-1902

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

Location of Pipes in the Lehigh University Park

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0200
Abstract

An historical engineering viewpoint of the campus facilities of 1885 with small location maps of buildings, streets, water and gas pipes drawn by survey measurements.

Dates: June-July 1885

[Panama Canal]: Memoria y Planos de un Anteproyecto para la Terminacion del Canal de Panama

 File
Identifier: SC MS 0258
Scope and Contents The collection is a single manuscript measuring 21.5 x 15.5 cm. stored in a black paper wrapped box measuring 27 x 22 x 3 cm. The manuscript is contained within stiff card paper covers of burgundy colored paper with gilt title “Memoria y Planos de un anteprocyecto para la terminacion del Canal De Panamá por D. Gabriel M. Campo” and decorative borders. The pages are edged in red. It is illustrated with three folded plans including two blue prints: Proyecto de construccion en túnel Plano,...
Dates: 1892-1894

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Notebooks 11
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Photographs 4
Civil engineering 3
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Bridges 2
Civil engineers. 2
Correspondence 2
Jersey City (N.J.) 2
Lehigh River (Pa.) 2
Reinforced concrete 2
South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 2
###OPTIONAL – Geographical terms, local Lehigh building names, etc. 1
Alvsborg Bridge (Gothenburg, Sweden) 1
Ambassador International Bridge (Detroit, Michigan) 1
Angus L. Macdonald Bridge (Halifax - Dartmouth) 1
Arch Dams -- testing 1
Art -- Collectors and collecting 1
Art, Israeli 1
Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 1
Audiotapes 1
Belmont Tunnel New York City 1
Bench marks—Pennsylvania—Allentown. 1
Bench marks—Pennsylvania—Lehigh River. 1
Bench marks—Pennsylvania—South Bethlehem. 1
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 1
Bidwell Bar Bridge (Oroville, California) 1
Blaw-Knox Pipe Line Bridge (Charleston, Tennessee) 1
Booksellers 1
Boulder Dam Bridge (AZ) [Mike O'Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge] 1
Bridges -- Peru -- Nineteenth century 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
Calypso Island – Lehigh River 1
Canals -- Panama 1
Cantilever bridges 1
Cement -- testing 1
Chains 1
Charity organization 1
Chesapeake Bay Bridge (Maryland) 1
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (Md. and Washington, D.C.) 1
Chester Bridge (Chester, Illinois) 1
Chicago (Ill.) 1
Christian Bleich House 1
Class reunions 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
Cuzco (Peru) 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
Dodge Street (Lincoln Highway) Bridge (Omaha, NE) 1
East Boston Bridge 1
East Fredericktown Vesta Coal Preparation Plant 1
East Penn Junction 1
East River, New York 1
Englewood, New Jersey 1
Environmental Engineering 1
Felix Dam, Schuylkill River, Berks County, Pennsylvania 1
Field notes 1
Flatbush Avenue Terminal 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
Hudson River, New York 1
Hutsonville Bridge (Hutsonville, Illinois) 1
Hydraulics Laboratory 1
Inca architecture 1
Islay (Peru : Province) 1
Islay (Peru) 1
Jewish-Christian relations 1
John Danner House 1
Kanawha River (W. Va.) 1
Karnali Bridge (Nepal) 1
Lapel pins 1
Law -- Study and teaching 1
Lawyers 1
Lehigh University 1
Lehigh University -- Alumni and alumnae 1
Lehigh University -- Class of 1910 1
Long Island City 1
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Language
English 11
es 1
Spanish; Castilian 1
 
Names
Bradford, William 2
Merriman, Mansfield, 1848-1925 2
Walker, Richard Washington 2
Wells, James Hollis (Class of 1885) 2
Auchmuty, Harrison Link 1
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Batcheler, Bowen & Wolverton 1
Bates, Edmund A 1
Beatty, William Donaldson 1
Bechhoefer, Carl H. (Carl Haydn), 1883-1946 1
Berg, Walter G. 1
Berman Family 1
Bermudes, Francisco Alberto 1
Bethlehem Steel Company 1
Beverson, William Lowrey 1
Bonnot, Alexander 1
Bonzano, Hubert Alexander 1
Bowman, William James Jarrand 1
Breinig, Richard Singmaster 1
Brown, John Henry 1
Bruegel, Adolph Theodore 1
Bryan, Kennerly 1
Butler, Charles Noble 1
Byers, Morton Lewis 1
Campo, Gabriel Moreno, 1849-1905 1
Coast and Geodetic Survey 1
Connard, George Philip 1
Cornelius, Justice Cox 1
Cunningham, Benjamin Amos 1
Dallman, Martin 1
Dalrymple, Francis Wharton 1
Daniels, Reuben 1
Davis, George Herschel 1
Davis, William Schaff 1
DeWitt, Philip Hoffecker 1
Domenech, Manuel Victor 1
Doolittle, C. L. (Charles Leander), 1843-1919 1
Douglas, Henry Bowman 1
Dufour, Frank Oliver 1
East Penn Railroad 1
Edson, William Noble 1
Engelbert, John Roberts 1
Fink, Frederick William 1
Focht, Charles Wesley 1
Foote, William Banks 1
Frescoln, Samuel Wilson 1
Freyhold, Felix 1
Fritz Engineering Laboratory 1
Gates, William 1
Goodnow, William Theodore 1
Goodwin, H. Stanley 1
Gotwald, Robert Caldwell 1
Grossart, Lewis John Henry 1
Harper, Harry Tallman 1
Harwi, Solomon Jacob 1
Hazleton, Simeon Cole 1
Heikes, Irving Andrew 1
Hillegass, Harry Hurd 1
Hittell, John Benjamin 1
Hofford, Edwin Franklin 1
Hood, George Gowen 1
Hopkins, Charles Comstock 1
Hudson and Manhattan Railroad 1
Jacobs & Davies 1
James Hollis Wells (Civil Engineering Class of 1885) 1
Jardine, John Andrew 1
Jencks, Sterry Henry 1
Junken, Charles Alexander 1
Kerr, David Garrett 1
Kittrell, James Wesson 1
Langston, Frederick Bowman Jr. 1
Langston, William 1
Lehigh University 1
Lehigh University – Buildings. 1
Lehigh University – Campus 1
Lehigh University – History 1
Lehigh University. Class of 1885. 1
Lehigh University. Department of Civil Engineering 1
Lehigh University. Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering 1
Lehigh University—History. 1
Lehigh University—Surveys. 1
Lohse, Charles William 1
Louisville and Portland Canal Company 1
Lydon, William Anthony 1
M. Deveraux & Son, Charleston, West Virginia 1
Mack, James Struthers 1
Marshall, Charles Donnell 1
McClintic, Howard Hale 1
Meily, Harry Smuller 1
Merkle, Joseph Franklin 1
Merriman, Thaddeus, (1876-1939) 1
Miller, Charles Henry 1
Miller, George Philips 1
Millholland, Paul Douglass 1
Morrow, James Alexander 1
Mott, Daniel Livermore 1
Muhlenberg, Edward Duchman, 1831-1883 1
Myers, Harry Krider 1
North Penn Railroad 1
Numbers, Robert Warren (Class of 1950) 1
Palmer, Harry 1
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