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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

Knight Family Scrapbook 1878-1894

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0252
Abstract

This scrapbook is a vintage example of a nineteenth century tradition known as a common book, a personal collection of interesting newspaper articles such as poetry, local news, obituaries, photographs, and souvenirs of events.

Dates: 1878-1894; Majority of material found within 1893-1894

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

Robert Blum Olney Bridge Design Class Notebook

 Collection
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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