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Delaware River Bridge Construction Photographs, 1921-1926

Identifier: SC Photo-0007
Abstract Delaware River Bridge (also known as the Benjamin Franklin Bridge from 1956) construction photographs (circa 1921-1926) contain 208 photographs and one fiscal report dated 1928. Each of these items relate to the Delaware River Bridge connecting Philadelphia, PA to Camden, N.J. The subjects of the photographs are various on site construction views, several artist’s renderings of the proposed bridge and some neighborhood demolition views. An annual report of 21 pages by the Joint...
Dates: 1921-1926

Liscom Family Correspondence

Identifier: SC MS 0171
Abstract This collection is a single family’s involvement in the development of bridge building in 19th century America. The perspective is of a family of New England itinerant entrepreneur bridge builders. The types of bridges noted are specifically the truss and cantilever styles, illustrated with blueprints, drawings and photographs. The correspondence is between family members working for several bridge fabricating companies. The range of time primarily from the mid 1850s to 1905 shows the...
Dates: 1836 to 1905

Records of the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Identifier: SC MS 0314
Abstract Documents in this collection are from the City of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, concerning redevelopment and urban renewal projects in the city from 1953 to 1999. The collection contains reports, meeting minutes, maps, site plans, architectural drawings and other publications related to urban renewal projects of Packer Avenue, Webster and Butler Streets and Northampton Heights in South Bethlehem, and Broad and Main Streets, Civic Center and Monocacy Creek in North...
Dates: 1953-1999; Majority of material found within 1953-1976

Robert M. Wheeler Papers

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

South Bethlehem Historical Society Collection

Identifier: MS0250
Abstract A diverse collection of documents, publications, photographs, oral history recordings, memorabilia representing the socio-econonmcal, educational, cultural and artistic developments of various ethnic groups that made possible the industrialization of South Bethlehem. Some examples are the large collections of vintage Bethlehem postcards and photographs of depicting buildings that do not exists anymore. Also included in the collection are items representing Bethlehem Steel Corporation, St....
Dates: 1865 - 2023

The Autobiography of John Fritz Holographic Manuscript, ca. 1910

Identifier: SC MS 0011
Scope and Contents

This collection contains material regarding John Fritz’s early life and his professional career later on. It also includes miscellaneous material relevant to his life.

Dates: 1910

The Bosshardt Furnace and Its Product

Identifier: SC MS 0199

This manuscript is a report based on personal observations regarding a variation of the open-hearth furnace manufacture of steel castings first installed in Switzerland in the early 20th century and later installed in the United States. Detailed descriptions of the process and the quality of the product are presented.

Dates: 1925-1930

The Lehigh Coal And Navigation Company collection

Identifier: SC MS 0120
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1826-1913; Bulk, 1826-1913 1815-1940

Walnut Street Bridge, Hellertown (Pa.)

Identifier: SC MS 0367

Detailed drawings of the structural members of a historic cast-iron Pratt-truss bridge which the students of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Lehigh University used for refurbishing and reconstructing the bridge in a public park in nearby Hellertown, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1991

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