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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SC MS 0084-2
Overview 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 States...
Identifier: SC MS 0195
Overview These notes are Harry M. Ullmann’s class notes made by him during his PhD studies at Johns Hopkins University in the early 1890s. The notes provide insight on teaching methods and content in late 19th century chemistry at a major U.S. university. Also included is a humorous diary of travel through Europe in the style of Mark Twain’s travels abroad. Ullmann was a professor of chemistry at Lehigh University from 1894 to 1938. He was chairman of the combined Chemistry and Chemical Engineering...
Identifier: SC MS 0079
Overview The collection contains some Lehigh University class notes and syllabi, and a notebook of material as Class Correspondent for the Class of 1926. The rest of the material concerns his career in the U.S. Public Health Service. Papers he wrote, notebooks of material regarding promotions and assignments, and his retirement files, and scrapbooks are included.