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Notebooks

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 75 Collections and/or Records:

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

Captain William Herman Wilhelm Journal 1898-1902

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0194
Abstract

This personal journal is an interesting read about battlefield observations of a little known war recently named the Philippine American War which was a result of the better known conflict the Spanish American War. The author of this diary was briefly a student at Lehigh University but graduated from West Point and served with distinction in the U.S. Infantry. He lost his life on the frontlines in the Philippine American War.

Dates: 1898-1902

Carl Adams Baer Silk Mill Notes 1912-1922

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0193
Abstract

Interesting insight into the workings of textile machinery specifically of local Lehigh Valley silk mills. There were many silk mills in the early 20th century in the Lehigh Valley.

Dates: 1912-1922

Carl H. Bechhoefer, Class of 1910, Lehigh memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0382
Abstract

Class and Reunion memorabilia, and civil engineering service photographs and a notebook (law study and research notes) of Carl Haydn Bechhoefer, Lehigh Class of 1910. Donated by grandnephew, Eric Young.

Dates: 1910 - 1940

Charles A. Vinscherer Civil Engineering Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0122
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1855 to 1881

Charles R. Nippert Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS0239
Abstract

Materials on Bethlehem Steel (including ephemera, catalogs, technical reports and drawings), Lehigh University (brochures, reports, Alumni Association publications); publications on manufacturing of steel and steel products, Pennsylvania and Lehigh Valley municipal maps compiled by Charles R. Nippert, Lehigh Class of 1947, a mechanical engineer at Bethlehem Steel Corporation.

Dates: 1922 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1976

Civil Engineering Surveying Notes, 1880-1898

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0121
Abstract

A historical description of Lehigh University’s campus and its relationship to Bethlehem through surveying notes made by the civil engineering students from Sophomore Classes in the 1880s as recorded in this field notebook. The Surveying classes were under the instruction of Professor Charles L. Doolittle, father of poetess Hilda Doolittle. Some of the student notations were made by H. H. McClintic and C. D. Marshall, who would later form the company that built the Panama Canal gates.

Dates: 1880-1898

Colonial Iron Manufacture Ledger 1770-1773

 Collection
Identifier: MS0312
Scope and Contents The ledger book entries begin May 17, 1770 ending August 3, 1773, however, inside the front and back covers are the childish notations of Mary Bird (1753-1813), daughter of William Bird (1706-1761), builder of the Berkshire Furnace, indicating dates of January 7, 1767 and February 1767 among her efforts at practicing cursive handwriting. Mary Bird was the ninth child of William and Brigitte Huling (1710/5?-1790/92?) Bird. Mary married Colonel George Ross Jr. (b.?-d.1779) in 1773 in Christ...
Dates: 1767 - 1773; Majority of material found within 1770 - 1772

Cornelia P. Clark Notebook

 File
Identifier: SC MS 0269-MS
Abstract

This manuscript is fine example of a nineteenth century common place book belong to Cornelia Clark of Newark, New Jersey. The entries date 1821 and 1822. The volume illustrates early nineteenth century script and an insight to the literary interests of the creator who displayed a well-versed knowledge of English literature.

Dates: 1821-1822

David E. Guise Collection on Bridges

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0345
Abstract

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Dates: 1880-2000