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

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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

Papers of Arthur Murray

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Identifier: SC MS 0147
Abstract

This collection contains the papers and belongings of Arthur F. Murray, Lehigh University class of 1905. It provides information on Murray’s work on engineering rifles during World War I, as well as his professional interests and time at Lehigh. The collection is composed of 20 items including textbooks, newspaper clippings, notebooks, ledgers, periodicals, and ephemera.

Dates: 1901 - 1920; Majority of material found within 1916 - 1918

Philip I. and Muriel M. Berman Papers Collection II

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Identifier: SC MS 0115
Scope and Contents The Philip I. and Muriel M. Berman Papers: Collection II provides extensive documentation of the various interrelated interests and activities of Philip and Muriel Berman. These include their involvement with Jewish causes, such as State of Israel Bonds, the American Jewish Committee, the Jewish Publication Society, and Hadassah; collecting art (especially outdoor sculpture), donating art (especially to educational institutions and hospitals), and encouraging artists (Israeli artists among...
Dates: 1863 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1997

Philip Schopp Sketchbook

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Identifier: SC MS 0157
Abstract A manuscript notebook and sketchbook attributed to Philip (Phillip) Schopp (1828-1893), a German immigrant who was a member of the 75th Pennsylvania Volunteers Regiment in the American Civil War serving first as a Captain and later promoted to Colonel before being discharged in 1862. The notebook contains many superb illustrations mostly from the Schuylkill Navigation System, the Union Canal, and a few from the Louisville-Portland Canal. The drawings and notations reflect a career as a...
Dates: 1851-1886

Photographs and blueprints of Washington State Highway Department: Bridges 1920 to 1931

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Identifier: SC MS 0291
Abstract

Photographs and blueprints of highway bridges built in the 1920s as part of the State of Washington’s Public Works Department post World War I building program. Also some photographs of bridges built in California, apparently designed by Charles Andrew who was bridge engineer for California State Highway Department as well as Washington State Highway Department and Oregon.

Dates: 1920-01-01 - 1931-12-31

Preston A. Lambert Papers 1884 - 1927

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Identifier: SC MS 0183
Abstract

These papers reflect an era of formally engraved invitations, letters of appreciation among faculty, students, university presidents and alumni and general camaraderie. Interesting historical notes are stated in some of the letters in the exchange between a faculty member and three University presidents.

Dates: 1884 - 1927

Professor Karl Ludwig Meissner Engineering Lectures

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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

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Identifier: SC MS0266
Abstract

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 Ludwig and Erwin Loewy

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Identifier: SC MS 0078
Abstract The Ludwig and Erwin Loewy Records consists of boxes containing correspondence, photographs, blueprints, magazines, clippings, ephemera, artifacts, books, speeches, staff memoranda, reports, corporate histories, and passports, 1928-1959. The companies that the Loewy brothers were involved with or created are Hydropress, Inc., Schloemann, The Loewy Engineering Co. Ltd, SPIDEM, Loewy Machinery Supply, Loma Machine, and Sintercast. Correspondence and photographs related to the donation of...
Dates: 1928-1959

Robert Blum Olney Bridge Design Class Notebook

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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

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es 1
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