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Bethlehem Steel Company Documents, 1905-1945

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0181
Abstract This collection reflects steel making practice at the turn of the twentieth century particularly the reuse of by-products of steel manufacture. It appears that the European steel manufacture was interested in economical reuse of the by-products. Bethlehem Steel Company recognized the potential of the European manufacturing practice and sent engineers to Europe to observe these practices. Also included in this collection are descriptions of Pennsylvania steel mills at the turn of the...
Dates: 1905-1945

Bethlehem Steel Site's Transformation Related Newspaper Clippings Collected by Cate Cameron

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0380
Abstract

A collection of printed material (mostly newspaper clippings) about the transformation of Southside Bethlehem, PA from a closed-down steel mill site to redeveloped arts and cultural heritage site for (ArtsQuest and Musikfest) a casino, an arts pavilion of indoor and outdoor theater venues, restaurants, an industrial museum, an industrial historic site and a public broadcasting television station.

Dates: 1987 - 2009

Birdsboro Steel Foundry & Machine Company Record Book

 Item
Identifier: SC MS 0297
Abstract

A very detailed account of the Brooke Family control of the foundry and machine company. The transactions reflect the singular family control for almost 200 years in spite of large indebtedness to maintain control of power, wealth and influence in the iron and steel industry of Berks County, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1906-01-01 - 1937-12-31

Birkinbine Engineering Company Records, Collection I

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0084.1
Abstract

This collection includes books, bound pamphlets and offprints, maps and drawings, letter books, ore samples, photographs, and manuscript material regarding the Birkinbine Engineering Company.

Dates: ca. 1860 to ca. 1940

Birkinbine Engineering Company Records, Collection II

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0084-2
Abstract The Birkinbine Engineering Company got its start through Henry P. M. Birkinbine. His son, John, gained early engineering experience through various water supply projects in and around Philadelphia; this experience later helped direct the Birkinbine Engineering Company’s involvement in many water-related projects around the country in the late 19th century as part of the improved public sanitation initiatives. The Birkinbine firm also specialized in mining engineering, both in the United...
Dates: 1840-1963

Bittner Family Documents

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0092
Abstract

Material consist of wills, court documents, and a few photographs pertaining to the family of Elias Bittner, sons Albert, George, and Frank, and their families of Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1902-1975

Blacksmith Ledgers of David Whipple 1829-1907

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0178
Abstract The collection contains two ledgers, one letter and two receipts connecting the families –Whipple, Wheeler and Rogers – all of Bradford County, PA. Each ledger is inscribed on the inside cover or front page with the name David Whipple, Wilmot, thereby, attributing the creator of the ledgers. Within the pages are assorted client names, types of blacksmithing services performed and service charges. In addition to the pages of the two booklets serving for business accounting, the blank areas...
Dates: 1829-1906

Blair Birdsall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0175
Abstract

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.

Dates: Inclusive Dates

Bradford Willard Correspondence and Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0113
Abstract

A collection of student tributes written on the occasion of Lehigh Geology professor Dr. Bradford Willard’s retirement at the end of the Spring Semester 1959. Dr. Willard’s wit and the esteem his peers held for him are humorously recalled in letters from some correspondents who could not attend the honorary dinner.

Dates: 1898 - 1960

Brodhead Real Estate and Other Lehigh University Property Files

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0359
Abstract

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Dates: 2000-2016; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1961

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Lehigh University. Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering 7
Sayre, Robert H. (Robert Heysham), 1824-1907 7
Unknown 7
Beedle, Lynn S. 6
Lehigh University--Alumni and alumnae. 6
Lehigh Valley Railroad Company 6
Mack, James D. (James Decker), 1916- 6
Merriman, Mansfield, 1848-1925 6
Schwab, Charles M., 1862-1939 6
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Fritz, John, 1822-1913 5
Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company 5
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Lehigh University. Students 5
Bach Choir of Bethlehem (Bethlehem, Pa.) 4
Doolittle, C. L. (Charles Leander), 1843-1919 4
Eney, William J. 4
Fritz Engineering Laboratory 4
Johnston, Archibald, 1865-1948 4
Lamberton, Robert Alexander, 1824-1893 4
Lehigh University. Department of Civil Engineering 4
Lehigh University. Presidents 4
Wilbur, Warren A. 4
Chandler, W. H. (William Henry), 1841-1906 3
Drown, Thomas M., (Thomas Messinger), 1842-1904 3
Elkus, Jonathan 3
General Electric Company 3
Honeyman, Robert B. 3
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Neville, Harvey A. (Harvey Alexander), 1898-1983 3
New York times 3
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Pennsylvania Railroad Company 3
Schuylkill Navigation Company 3
Stevens, William Bacon, 1815-1887 3
Stout, Robert D 3
Taylor, Robert S. 3
Thomas Iron Company 3
Whitaker, Martin Dewey, 1902-1960 3
Wilbur, E. P. (Elisha Packer), 1833-1910 3
Wolle Family 3
Baldwin Locomotive Works 2
Bassler, Harvey, 1883-1950 2
Bieber, Irwin W., 1847-1909 2
Blake, Robert William, 1864-1921 2
Brodhead Family 2
Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919 2
Cummings, Mary Hannah Packer, 1839-1912 2
Davis, Richard Harding, 1864-1916 2
Douglas, Henry Bowman 2
Drown, Thomas Messinger 2
Elkus Family 2
Emery, Natt M. (Natt Morrill), 1873-1935 2
Eric Doolittle (1870-1920) Lehigh Class 1891 (CE) 2
Estes, William L. (William Lawrence), 1855-1940 2
Farmersville Church 2
Franklin, William S. (William Suddards), 1863-1930 2
Frazier, Benjamin West (1841-1905) 2
Gatewood, John 2
Gipson , Lawrence Henry, 1880-1971 2
Grossart, Lewis John Henry 2
H. D. (Hilda Doolittle), 1886-1961 2
Hudson, Clarence Walter 2
Hughes, Percy, 1872- 2
Keim, Rollin Reuben 2
Lafayette College (Easton, Northampton County, Pa.) 2
Lambert, Preston A. 2
Leach, Howard Seavoy, 1887-1948 2
Lehigh University – Buildings. 2
Lehigh University – History 2
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Lehigh University. Administration 2
Lehigh University. Alumni Assocation. 2
Lehigh University. Athletics 2
Lehigh University. Buildings 2
Lehigh University. Communications and Public Affairs 2
Lehigh University. Communications and Public Affirs 2
Lehigh University. Department of Chemistry 2
Lehigh University. Development and Alumni Relations 2
Lehigh University. Honorary degree recipients 2
Lehigh University. Libraries 2
Lehigh Valley Rail Road Company 2
Lester Bernstein (ca. 1881-1965) 2
Life (Chicago, Ill.) 2
Likins, Peter W. 2
Linderman, Robert Packer 2
Loewy-Hydropress Division of the Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton Corporation 2
Louisville and Portland Canal Company 2
McAlpine, William J. (William Jarvis) 2
McClintic-Marshall Corporation 2
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