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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

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

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

Construction Photographs of Bridge Over 9th Street in Chester, Pennsylvania

 Collection
Identifier: SC Photo-0002
Abstract

28 black & white photographs documenting the destruction of the old one and construction of the new bridge over 9th Street in Chester, Pennsylvania, in 1925 to 1926.

Dates: 1925-1926

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

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

Photo Album of Bridges by G. W. Philips

 Collection — Volume: PHOTO0018.01
Identifier: SC Photo-0018
Abstract The album contains a collection of photographs of six Pennsylvania bridges and several railroad works possibly inspected by G. W. Philips in a period from 1900 to 1930. Perhaps the most well-known Pennsylvania bridge is the multi concrete arch Hyner Bridge over the Susquehanna River near Renovo, Pennsylvania. The Hell Gate Bridge over the East River in New York City is an anomaly among the construction photographs in the album as the only New York bridge. The album is an interesting...
Dates: 1900-1930; Majority of material found within 1900-1930

Photograph Album of the De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd. Kimberley, South Africa 1899-1905

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0230
Abstract

This collection of photographs records the careers of two Lehigh alumni in mining engineering and illustrate the diamond mining procedures in South Africa of the world’s most famous mining conglomerate – De Beers, from 1899 to 1905.

Dates: 1899-1905

Robert M. Wheeler Papers

 Collection
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

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Lehigh University Special Collections 10
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Civil engineers 12
Photographs 10
Civil engineering 5
Lehigh University -- Alumni and alumnae 3
Notebooks 3
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Blueprints 2
Bridges 2
Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.) 2
Composite materials -- Testing 2
Correspondence 2
Correspondences 2
Jersey City (N.J.) 2
New York (N.Y.) 2
Railroad bridges 2
Railroad engineering 2
Reinforced concrete 2
Scrapbooks 2
Structural engineering 2
black-and-white photographs 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
Arch Dams -- testing 1
Architects. 1
Atlanta (Ga.) 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 Mines Corp. 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 -- Pennsylvania 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
Buffalo (N.Y.) 1
Bulgaria 1
Cairo 1
Camrbridge 1
Canadensis (Pa.) 1
Canal Street, Manhattan, N.Y. 1
Cantilever bridges 1
Canton (China) 1
Cape Colony, South Africa 1
Cement -- testing 1
Cemetery Bridge, Benton Harbor, Michigan 1
Chains 1
Chesapeake Bay Bridge (Maryland) 1
Chester (Pa.) 1
Chester Bridge (Chester, Illinois) 1
Chicago 1
Chicago (Ill.) 1
Cicott Street Bridge, Logansport, Indiana 1
Civil engineering--Study and teaching 1
Civil engineers. 1
Class reunions 1
Clinton County, Pennsylvania 1
Clippings (information artifacts) 1
Color photographs. 1
Color slides. 1
Columns 1
Composite Construction 1
Concrete 1
Concrete slabs -- Design and Construction 1
Concrete slabs -- testing 1
Construction workers 1
Covington-Cincinnati Bridge (Cincinnati, Ohio) [John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge] 1
Dams 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
Denver 1
Detroit 1
Detroit (Mich.) 1
Diamond mines and mining- South Africa 1
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Beedle, Lynn S. 2
Bethlehem Steel Corporation 2
Fritz Engineering Laboratory 2
Lehigh University. Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering 2
Pennsylvania Railroad Company 2
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Ambursen, Nils Frederick, 1876-1953 1
Astin, Allen Varley 1
Babcock & Wilcox 1
Baldwin-Westinghouse 1
Barnako, F. R. 1
Bechhoefer, Carl H. (Carl Haydn), 1883-1946 1
Bellis-Morcom Co. 1
Bernhardt, J. 1
Bewley, Loyal Vivian 1
Bodine, Alfred V. 1
Branscom, R. K. 1
Brigham, Alexander Fay 1
Brown, N. 1
Bultfontein Mine 1
Century Construction Company 1
Champion Bridge Company 1
Chester Creek Bridge 1
Concrete Steel Bridge Company 1
Conrad, James 1
De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd. 1
Dutoitspan Mine 1
Eney, William J. 1
Ensminger 1
Entrekin, P. B. 1
Errera, Samuel Joseph. 1
Finn, Bernard S. 1
Fraser, Donald M. 1
Frith, D. L. 1
Fritz, John, 1822-1913 1
Fuller, John Torrey 1
Gallagher, Robert Taylor 1
Gardner, David I. 1
General Electric Company 1
Grace, Eugene G. (Eugene Gifford), 1876-1960 1
Grandi, Peter, Sr. 1
Green, B. C. 1
Guider, James W. 1
Harpel, Kenneth 1
Harrington, Howard & Ash Engineers 1
Havercamp's Photographs 1
Henry Kern Photographer 1
Holland, Clifford Milburn 1
James Cochrane & Co. 1
Karakash, John J. 1
Ketter, Richard 1
Kimberley Mine 1
Kimberley Underground Mines 1
Leach, Edward P. 1
Lipensky, Milan 1
Luten Bridge Company 1
Luten Engineering Company 1
Luten, Daniel B., 1869-1946 1
Lyons, D. S. 1
Maurer, William 1
McNally, Harry John, 1914-1989 1
McNally, Harry John, Jr, 1938- 1
Merriman, Mansfield, 1848-1925 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
Olson, H. O. 1
O’Connell, J. J. 1
Parson Westinghouse Co. 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
Rhodes, Cecil John 1
Rogich, D. C. 1
Rupkey, A. M. 1
Sale, Madison 1
Schwartz, Ralph 1
Seymour, T. J. 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
Sopko, Richard N. 1
Southern Pacific Railroad Company 1
Stottard, George Dinsmore 1
Stout, Robert D 1
Sutherland, Hale, 1884- 1
Tebelman, C. G. 1
Texas and New Orleans Railroad Company 1
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Engineering Experiment Station 1
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