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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.

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...

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.

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...

Herman Haupt Civil War Military Transportation Photographs

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Identifier: SC Photo-0001
Overview This collection contains an incomplete series of photographs taken by Andrew J. Russell under the direction of Herman Haupt. These photographs capture different methods for the construction and deconstruction of bridges and other engineering projects implemented during the Civil War to aid military transportation. These photographs are described in detail by Haupt in the accompanying text volume. A series of images, many of which appear to be illustrations of scenes depicted in the photographs,...

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Beedle, Lynn S. 3
Eney, William J. 3
Bethlehem Steel Company 2
Bethlehem Steel Corporation 2
Fritz Engineering Laboratory 2
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Fritz, John, 1822-1913 2
Lehigh University. Department of Civil Engineering 2
Merriman, Mansfield, 1848-1925 2
Sutherland, Hale, 1884- 2
Texas and New Orleans Railroad Company 2
Unknown 2
Ambursen, Nils Frederick, 1876-1953 1
American Cable Company, Inc. 1
Astin, Allen Varley 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
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
Grace, Eugene G. (Eugene Gifford), 1876-1960 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
Johnston, Bruce Gilbert, 1905- 1
Karakash, John J. 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 University 1
Lehigh University. Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering 1
Louisville and Portland Canal Company. 1
Luten Bridge Company 1
Luten Engineering Company 1
Luten, Daniel B., 1869-1946 1
Lynach, Rosie A. 1
Martin, Edward, 1879-1967 1
McAlpine, Charles S. 1
McAlpine, William J. (William Jarvis) 1
Melia, Annie 1
Mellor, Emma 1
Moffett, Agnes L. 1
Moffett, Katie E. 1
Moffett, Willie A. 1
Myers, Richmond E. 1
National Bridge Company 1
Neville, Harvey A. (Harvey Alexander), 1898-1983 1
New York Shipbuilding Corporation 1
New York and New Haven Railroad Company 1
New-York and Harlem Rail Road Company 1
Norfolk and Western Railroad 1
Olney, Clarence Crosby (1843-1908) 1
Olney, Robert Blum LUCE 1891 (1870-1903) 1
Pennsylvania Department of Highways/Transportation 1
Pennsylvania Railroad Company 1
Philips, G. W. 1
Phoenix Bridge Company 1
Photo-Engraving Company, New York 1
Pinkham, Lydia E. 1
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