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Henry Sylvester Jacoby Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0063
Abstract

Henry S. Jacoby Papers contains diplomas and certificates he received, drawings and illustrations for some of his books, scrapbooks about Lehigh (1872-1877), typescripts of some of his publications, and correspondence to and from the American Railway Engineering Association. The correspondence is of special to any engineer interested in the work involved in formulating a textbook or the forensics of old bridges.

Dates: 1872 - 1944

Market Street Bridge/Kittanning Bridge 1932

 Collection
Identifier: SC Photo-0019
Abstract

The collection shows a series of construction photos of a Pennsylvania Department of Highways Parker Through Truss Bridge built by the McClintic-Marshall Company. The bridge is known as the Market Street Bridge or the Kittanning Bridge and carries Business US 422 over the Allegheny River from Kittanning, PA to Applewold on the opposite bank. Also very cursorily are a few photos and brief description of the Brewery Bridge in Latrobe, PA.

Dates: 1931-1932; Majority of material found within 1931-1932, 1958

Philip I. and Muriel M. Berman Papers Collection II

 Collection
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

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

William C. Bowie Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0364
Abstract

Four scrapbooks containing miscellaneous newspaper clippings, correspondence. Each volume individually indexed. The materials in the scrapbooks are not arranged chronologically throughout: Vol. 1 1891-1937; Vol 2 1919-1937; Vol. 3 1916-1937, Vol. 4 1889-1939. William C. Bowie's career in scientific research in the theory of isostasy and its application to dynamics and structural geology is reflected in these scrapbooks.

Dates: 1889-1929

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