Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 58 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SC MS 0201
Abstract This manuscript is a set of class notes presumed taken by a student (R. Nachwitz?) attending lectures by Professors Schneider and Karl Ludwig Meissner on Civil Engineering topics given at the Collegium Carolinum in Braunschweig, Germany during 1849-50. Topics covered in technical mechanics included effect of friction, strength of materials, mechanics of gear teeth, analysis of fire hoses and nozzles, vibration in structures. The general topic of “Baukunst” (Art of Building/ Architecture) was...
Identifier: SC MS 0078
Abstract The Ludwig and Erwin Loewy Records consists of boxes containing correspondence, photographs, blueprints, magazines, clippings, ephemera, artifacts, books, speeches, staff memoranda, reports, corporate histories, and passports, 1928-1959. The companies that the Loewy brothers were involved with or created are Hydropress, Inc., Schloemann, The Loewy Engineering Co. Ltd, SPIDEM, Loewy Machinery Supply, Loma Machine, and Sintercast. Correspondence and photographs related to the donation of this...
Identifier: SC MS 0226
Abstract This manuscript contains three bridge design class exercises indicating the instructional process to train engineering students. Specific step-by-step instruction in designing for various railroad bridge spans, building material specifications, structural loads and stresses to be considered as presented in the professor’s lecture. The complete process of calculating the design with comparisons of different conditions, as well as material available, costs incurred of every aspect of the...
Dates: 1891 - 1892
Identifier: SC MS 0235
Abstract This collection is a compilation of material presenting a case for a fair tariff on wool based on value of goods, the manufacture of dyes and duty on dye stuff, labeling, weights and measures. The collector of this collection of pamphlets, newspaper articles and correspondence, Samuel S. Dale, produced this work for the purpose of securing wise legislation affecting the production of wool.
Dates: 1900-1930; 1900-1928, 1930
Identifier: SC MS 0037
Abstract Includes three holograph notebooks by F. duP. Thomson, Lehigh 1890, evidently made as part of his course work at Lehigh in 1888-1890. Also includes a bound compilation of holographic notes titled Sophomore Shop Visits, 1892." All are notes and drawings of specific generic equipment, with no names or locations of places visited.
Dates: 1888-1892; Majority of material found in 1888-1890, 1892
Identifier: SC MS 0031
Identifier: SC MS 0071
Identifier: SC MS 0100