Found in 58 Collections and/or Records:
Three record books covering the Lehigh Valley Section of American Chemical Society's records, including meeting minutes and by-laws, from its earliest meeting where the section was organized in 1894, to its 260th meeting in December 1943.
Collection of wide ranging documents related to Archibald Johnston, a prominent graduate of Lehigh University Class of 1889, noting his careers at Bethlehem Steel Corporation and as the first mayor of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The material is complimentary to an earlier received Johnston collection of cablegrams sent while Mr. Johnston represented Bethlehem Steel Company in South America.
The Chemical Society was formed in 1871, encouraged by Prof. Chandler, and according to the notes, was still active in the 1950s. The material here includes 6 manuscript notebooks from the early days of the society.
Geology class notebook of Barron D. Berger contains geological observations about local Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania sites perhaps no longer visibly apparent. These observations and notes were probably used in Geology 6 which he took in 1935-1936 academic year.
This manuscript notebook includes survey data of a road to be built between Pottsville to Shamokin (then an Indian Territory) in 18th century. It also contains detailed information on surveyor’s measurements and coordinates; descriptions of the terrain, and insight into frontier Pennsylvania and the interaction between the English settlers, militias and the native people on the Schuylkill and Susquehanna rivers of colonial Pennsylvania.
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.