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Blair Birdsall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0175
Overview 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.

Charles A. Vinscherer Civil Engineering Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0122
Overview This manuscript describes observations and comparisons of various waterways engineering structures in eastern United States and the Rhineland of Germany. Detailed notations are made about the structures on the Schuylkill Navigation system above Reading, PA and the Louisville – Portland Canal system.

Civil Engineering Works Photograph Collection

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Identifier: SC Photo-0020
Overview The collection of photographs illustrate various types of civil engineering works including the Whipple through truss railroad bridge, Pennsylvania through truss bridge, suspension bridges, cantilever bridges, reinforced concrete arch bridges and buttress dams. Among the bridge photographs are included the Brooklyn Bridge, the Firth of Forth Bridge, the Tay Bridge and Niagara Falls “Honeymoon” Bridge collapses, the Pecos River railroad trestle bridge and the “Luten Design” reinforced concrete...

Collection of Bridge Postcards

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Identifier: SC Photo 0026

Construction Photographs of Bridge Over 9th Street in Chester, Pennsylvania

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Identifier: SC Photo-0002
Overview 28 black & white photographs documenting the destruction of the old one and construction of the new bridge over 9th Street in Chester, Pennsylvania, in 1925 to 1926.

Copy of Engineers Private Journal [on] Harlem Bridge

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Identifier: SC MS 0142
Overview This journal appears to be a unique record of daily on site observations and construction processes of the building of a second Harlem River bridge at the site of Third Avenue, County of New York (Manhattan). It contains copied documents such as the New York State Legislature’s document Chapter 774 dated April 17, 1857 authorizing the building of a new bridge at the site, as well as the design requirements for the new bridge, removal of the previous bridge and the official appointment and...

David E. Guise Collection on Bridges

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Identifier: SC MS 0345
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Delaware River Bridge Construction Photographs, 1921-1926

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Identifier: SC Photo-0007
Overview 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 Commissioners...

Documents of Rollin Reuben Keim, Lehigh Class of 1919

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Identifier: SC MS 0224
Overview 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.

Fritz Engineering Laboratory Civil Engineering Research Documents 1925-1955

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Identifier: SC MS 0287
Overview In 1955 Fritz Engineering Laboratory, originally built by John Fritz in 1909-1910, dedicated a new seven-story addition known as the new Fritz Laboratory. From that time on there was a systematic filing of research reports. Before this date the research reports in Fritz Laboratory were not designated systematically. This collection of manuscripts was produced or collected by faculty prior to 1955.

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Beedle, Lynn S. 3
Bethlehem Steel Company 3
Eney, William J. 3
Bethlehem Steel Corporation 2
Fritz Engineering Laboratory 2
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Fritz, John, 1822-1913 2
Grace, Eugene G. (Eugene Gifford), 1876-1960 2
Lehigh University 2
Lehigh University. Department of Civil Engineering 2
Louisville and Portland Canal Company 2
Merriman, Mansfield, 1848-1925 2
Schuylkill Navigation Company 2
Sutherland, Hale, 1884- 2
Texas and New Orleans Railroad Company 2
Union Canal Company of Pennsylvania 2
Unknown 2
Ambursen, Nils Frederick, 1876-1953 1
American Cable Company, Inc. 1
American Railway Engineering Association 1
Astin, Allen Varley 1
Batcheler, Bowen & Wolverton 1
Battey, Edward 1
Beckel Iron Foundry 1
Bewley, Loyal Vivian 1
Bodine, Alfred V. 1
Bugbee, Bertie H. 1
C. I. Hood & Co. Lowell, Mass 1
Carroll, Katie 1
Carroll, Minnie A. 1
Cartwright, Ellen 1
Caryle, Minnie 1
Champion Bridge Company 1
Chester Creek Bridge 1
Concrete Steel Bridge Company 1
Conradi, G.A. 1
Cornell University 1
Dallman, Martin 1
Delaware Bridge Joint Commission of the States of Pennsylvania and New Jersey 1
Dillard, Sophia E. 1
Donovan, Mary A. 1
Dromgoold, Lizzie M 1
Dromgoole, Agnes J. 1
Dromgoole, Mary E. 1
E. W. Hoyt & Co. Lowell, Mass 1
Errera, Samuel Joseph. 1
Finn, Bernard S. 1
Flowers, R. C. 1
G. E. Marsh & Company 1
Gallagher, Robert Taylor 1
Garcelon, H. S. 1
Gardner, David I. 1
Gibson, Glenn James 1
Gillooley, Dora M. 1
Glyillory, Dorra 1
Grossart, Lewis John Henry 1
H. S. Garcelon Iodine & Medicine Dayville, Conn. 1
Harpel, Kenneth 1
Harrington, Howard & Ash Engineers 1
Havercamp's Photographs 1
Hellertown Historical Society 1
Henry Kern Photographer 1
Henry, Nellie A. 1
Herney, Annie 1
Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record 1
Hubbard, Frederick 1
Hubbard, Frederick, 1817-1895 1
Hudson, Clarence Walter 1
Jacoby, Henry Sylvester, 1857-1955 1
Johnston, Archibald, 1865-1948 1
Johnston, Bruce Gilbert, 1905- 1
Karakash, John J. 1
Keim, Rollin Reuben 1
Keystone State Construction Company 1
King Bridge Company Cleveland, Ohio 1
King Iron Bridge Company 1
King Iron Bridge and Manufacture Company 1
King, George E. 1
King, Harry W. 1
King, James A. 1
King, Norman C. 1
King, Zenas 1
Knapp & Company New York 1
Lebanon Valley Railroad Company. 1
Lee, Mabel 1
Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company 1
Lehigh University. Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering 1
Liscomb, Lemuel F., 1841-1916 1
Luten Bridge Company 1
Luten Engineering Company 1
Luten, Daniel B., 1869-1946 1
Lynach, Rosie A. 1
M. Deveraux & Son, Charleston, West Virginia 1
Martin, Edward, 1879-1967 1
McAlpine, Charles S. 1
McAlpine, William J. (William Jarvis) 1
McClintic-Marshall Corporation 1
Melia, Annie 1
Mellor, Emma 1
Moffett, Agnes L. 1
Moffett, Katie E. 1
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