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Notebooks

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 75 Collections and/or Records:

Philip Schopp Sketchbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0157
Abstract A manuscript notebook and sketchbook attributed to Philip (Phillip) Schopp (1828-1893), a German immigrant who was a member of the 75th Pennsylvania Volunteers Regiment in the American Civil War serving first as a Captain and later promoted to Colonel before being discharged in 1862. The notebook contains many superb illustrations mostly from the Schuylkill Navigation System, the Union Canal, and a few from the Louisville-Portland Canal. The drawings and notations reflect a career as a...
Dates: 1851-1886

Photographs and blueprints of Washington State Highway Department: Bridges 1920 to 1931

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0291
Abstract

Photographs and blueprints of highway bridges built in the 1920s as part of the State of Washington’s Public Works Department post World War I building program. Also some photographs of bridges built in California, apparently designed by Charles Andrew who was bridge engineer for California State Highway Department as well as Washington State Highway Department and Oregon.

Dates: 1920-01-01 - 1931-12-31

Preston A. Lambert Papers 1884 - 1927

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0183
Abstract

These papers reflect an era of formally engraved invitations, letters of appreciation among faculty, students, university presidents and alumni and general camaraderie. Interesting historical notes are stated in some of the letters in the exchange between a faculty member and three University presidents.

Dates: 1884 - 1927

Professor Karl Ludwig Meissner Engineering Lectures

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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)...
Dates: 1849 - 1850

Professor Mansfield Merriman Lecture Notes Taken by Edgar A. Borhek, 1904

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS0266
Abstract

The lecture notes reflect an interesting view into the field of civil engineering at the turn of the twentieth century. The notes indicate that a student in civil engineering was expected to have a multidisciplinary diversity. Some examples given in the lectures illustrate the broad field of knowledge possessed by Professor Mansfield Merriman.

Dates: 1904

Records of Ludwig and Erwin Loewy

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1928-1959

Robert Blum Olney Bridge Design Class Notebook

 Collection
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

Robert D. Billinger Laboratory Notebooks

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0292
Abstract

Notes of Professor Robert D. Billinger in general Chemistry and preparation for history of chemical literature taught both at Lehigh and Yale Universities.

Dates: 1926-01-01 - 1938-12-31

Samuel S. Dale Wool Industry Documents, 1902-1928

 Collection
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

Shop Visits, 1888-1892

 Collection
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