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Archibald Johnston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0281
Abstract

Collection of wide ranging documents related to Archibald Johnston, a prominent graduate of Lehigh University Class of 1889, noting his careers at Bethlehem Steel Corporation and as the first mayor of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The material is complimentary to an earlier received Johnston collection of cablegrams sent while Mr. Johnston represented Bethlehem Steel Company in South America.

Dates: 1885 to 2005; Majority of material found within 1888 to 1948

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

Documents of Rollin Reuben Keim, Lehigh Class of 1919

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0224
Abstract

A collection of ephemera of a Lehigh alumnus, Rollin Reuben Keim, concerning his personal interests, his career as a City of Bethlehem businessman and contributions to his Lehigh Class as Class correspondent for Lehigh Alumni Bulletin. Major portion of the collection is data and visual material related to the Hill-to-Hill Bridge, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1792-1923, 1969; Majority of material found within 1792-1923, 1969

A.Roy Eckardt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0149
Abstract

A. Roy Eckardt Papers contain drafts of publications, published books and articles, correspondence, scrapbooks, audio recordings about Judaism, Christianity, Jewish-Christian relations, Holocaust. There are also family and personal material, Lehigh University administrative documents.

Dates: 1939 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1994

F. B. Peck Limestone Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0190
Abstract

Frederick Burritt Peck, a geologist, created a notebook detailing information regarding the Vanport Limestone in Lawrence County in Pennsylvania. His preliminary report is divided into different topics about the limestone from its availability to its general description. The destination of the report is unknown.

Dates: 1898 to 1955

George and Helen Papashvily Archives

 File
Identifier: SC MS 0090
Abstract

George and Helen Papashvily Archives consists of manuscripts, correspondence with publishers and agents, and clippings of articles Helen Papashvily wrote. Also included are photographs of George's sculptures, exhibition catalogs and programs, and correspondence concerning his ventures. The third section of the material includes cartons of letters from readers, fans, and friends; a box of slides and other ephemera, including the two hoods from their honorary degrees.

Dates: 1996

Girdler Family Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0247
Abstract An extensive collection of correspondence, information and genealogical searches made by current family members to trace ancestors into the Seventeenth Century when it is believed the first of the Girdlers came to the American colonies. The early ancestors settled in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts and were involved in the mariner trade as sailors, masters and captains of merchant ships. Perhaps the most famous was Lewis Girdler, master of the “Betsy” who was a licensed privateer...
Dates: 1783 to 1995; Majority of material found within 1802 to 1915

Harvey Bassler Papers, 1900-1968

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0019
Abstract Correspondence, handwritten and also edited transcription of diaries and records of the donation of his personal library of Harvey Bassler, who was a geologist for Standard Oil Company in Peru, from 1920-1932. Included are the diaries and other notes he took on his field trips in Peru, an edited copy of the diaries and the duplicated compilation of the diaries written by Bradford Willard in 1965-1966, as well as much personal correspondence during the period. Also included is a list of the...
Dates: 1900-1968; Majority of material found within 1926-1939

Henry K. Wetherhold World War II Memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0081
Abstract

Henry K. Wetherhold served in the 364th Bombardment Squadron, 305th Bombardment Group, 8th Air Force, from 1943-1945 as a pilot. He flew 30 missions in a B-17, all of which are described and documented in this album, including photos and newspaper clippings. Documentation of his army service, awards, etc. is included. There are also sketches, photos, notes, etc. of reunions with his group, and photos of his family, up to 1994.

Dates: 1943-1945

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Bethlehem (Pa.) 2
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Newspaper clippings 2
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Reinforced concrete 2
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Alvsborg Bridge (Gothenburg, Sweden) 1
Ambassador International Bridge (Detroit, Michigan) 1
Angus L. Macdonald Bridge (Halifax - Dartmouth) 1
Arab-Israeli conflict 1
Arch Dams -- testing 1
Armed forces -- Officers 1
Berlin, Germany 1
Bethlehem (Pa.) -- History 1
Bethlehem Pike, Northampton County, Pennsylvania 1
Bidwell Bar Bridge (Oroville, California) 1
Blaw-Knox Pipe Line Bridge (Charleston, Tennessee) 1
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Cadiz, Spain 1
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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
Diaries 1
Dodge Street (Lincoln Highway) Bridge (Omaha, NE) 1
East Boston Bridge 1
East Fredericktown Vesta Coal Preparation Plant 1
Easton (Pa.) 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
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Geologists 1
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Harrisburg (Pa.) 1
Hartford Bridge. 1
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Hutsonville Bridge (Hutsonville, Illinois) 1
Hydraulic presses 1
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Hudson, Clarence Walter 2
Johnston, Archibald, 1865-1948 2
New York times 2
Schwab, Charles M., 1862-1939 2
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Wilbur, Warren A. 2
American Locomotive Company 1
Avitzur, Betzalel, 1925- 1
Baldwin Locomotive Works 1
Barrows, William A 1
Bassler, Harvey, 1883-1950 1
Bechhoefer, Carl H. (Carl Haydn), 1883-1946 1
Bethlehem Bridge Commission 1
Bethlehem Steel Company 1
Bethlehem Steel Corporation. Employees 1
Black Diamond Express 1
Blackmar, John M. 1
Conradi, G.A. 1
Coppée, Henry, 1821-1895 1
DEMAG Cranes 1
DeSaulles, Elizabeth 1
DeSaulles, John “Jack” Gerard Longer, (1879-1817) 1
Dixey, Richard W., 1809-1860 1
Dixey, Robert Hooper 1
Drinker, Henry S. (Henry Sturgis), 1850-1937 1
Drown, Thomas M., (Thomas Messinger), 1842-1904 1
Eckardt, A. Roy (Arthur Roy), 1918- 1
Eckardt, Alice 1
Edmund, Kimball 1
Elkus Family 1
Elkus Music Company 1
Elkus, Jonathan 1
Errázuriz Vergara, Blanca 1
Fackenthal, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin) 1
Fisher, Nathaniel, 1742-1812 1
Fox, Robert L. 1
Fritz Engineering Laboratory 1
Fritz, John, 1822-1913 1
Gipson , Lawrence Henry, 1880-1971 1
Girdler, Robert Mercer 1
Girdler, Sarah J. 1
Girdler, William 1
Grace, Eugene G. (Eugene Gifford), 1876-1960 1
Grossart, Lewis John Henry 1
Heard, John 1
Hill-to-Hill Bridge Commission 1
Holocaust Museum and Memorial 1
Hulick, William 1
Hydropress, Inc. (New York) 1
Institute for Metal Forming, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, USA 1
J. B. Elkus & Son Music Company 1
Johnston Family 1
Keim, Rollin Reuben 1
Lambert, Alice A. (Knauss), 1862-1942 1
Lambert, Preston A. 1
Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company 1
Lehigh University--Alumni and alumnae. 1
Lehigh University. Class of 1948. 1
Lehigh University. Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering 1
Lehigh University. Faculty 1
Lehigh University. Library 1
Lehigh Valley Railroad Company 1
Lehigh Valley Transit Company 1
Life (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Linz, Brigitte Dolores Loewy, 1936- 1
Lipscomb, John 1
Loewy 1
Loewy Construction Co., Inc. (New York) 1
Loewy Engineering Co., Ltd. (England) 1
Loewy, Erwin, 1897-1959 1
Loewy, Ludwig, 1887 -1942 1
Loewy-Hydropress Division of the Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton Corporation 1
Low Tile Company 1
MacGregor, James 1
MacGregor, Thomas 1
McClintic-Marshall Corporation 1
Misiolek, Wojciech Z. 1
New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad Company 1
North Penn Railroad 1
Overland Music Distributors 1
Papashvily, George 1
Papashvily, Helen 1
Peck, Frederick Burritt, 1862-1925 1
Pennsylvania Railroad Company 1
Pfeifle, Robert, 1880-1958 1
Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Company 1
Richard Mine (Morris County, N.J.) 1
Rooney, John J. 1
Sayre, Robert H. (Robert Heysham), 1824-1907 1
Schloemann, Eduard, 1840-1914 1
Schloemann, Walter 1
Schloemann-Siemag (Dusseldorf, Germany) 1
Sheehan, Peter 1
Standard Oil Company 1
Sweetzer, Ralph H 1
Taylor, Robert S. 1
Thomas , David 1
Thomas , Samuel 1
Thomas Iron Company 1
Thomas, John 1
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