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Fritz Engineering Laboratory “Project 237” Documents

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Identifier: SC MS 0143
Overview “Project 237” was created by the Lehigh University Department of Civil Engineering for the purpose of recording Fritz Engineering Laboratory research history. During the decades, especially from the earliest days of the first decade (1910) of operation to the mid 1980s, Fritz Engineering Laboratory was a center of important civil engineering research doing research that would be included in the nation’s building specifications such as AASHTO, ACI, ASTM, AWS. The Lab was known worldwide for some...

The Autobiography of John Fritz Holographic Manuscript, ca. 1910

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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.

William J. Eney papers

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Identifier: SC MS 0117
Overview Documents and photographs related to Lehigh University Civil Engineering faculty William J. Eney's early teaching years (1930s) at civil engineering summer camps (Canadensis, Pa.) including his lecture documents on bridge engineering, his own invention of testing equipment, correspondence between Smithsonian Institution and Lehigh University about Eney Deformeter, photographs and documents about construction of Fritz Engineering Laboratory addition and Baldwin Universal Testing Machine (1950s),...

YMCA at Lehigh 1894-1936

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Identifier: SC MS 0197
Overview This collection of correspondence reflects the activities of Lehigh’s campus Christian group which aligned itself with the international organization of the Young Men’s Christian Association. The YMCA was encouraged by the University’s President Henry S. Drinker and several professors acting as advisors however the YMCA provided its own personnel to run the operation on campus.