Skip to main content

Civil engineers

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

Bethlehem Housing Authority records

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0334
Abstract In an effort to boost local economy and employment in the building trades, the Bethlehem Housing Authority directors embarked on large scale public housing projects. Monies provided by the federal government to the states and ultimately to the local communities were applied to several housing projects: Temporary War Housing Project 1943 to accommodate the large influx of workers for Bethlehem Steel's wartime effort which became known as the Pembroke Housing; the Robert Pfeifle Houses,...
Dates: 1943-1962

Birkinbine Engineering Company Records, Collection I

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0084.1
Abstract

This collection includes books, bound pamphlets and offprints, maps and drawings, letter books, ore samples, photographs, and manuscript material regarding the Birkinbine Engineering Company.

Dates: ca. 1860 to ca. 1940

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

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

Caspar Wistar Haines, Lehigh 1874 Manuscript of “Curvas de Ferro Carril”

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0016
Abstract

The manuscript, in Spanish, of a small book entitled “Curvas de Ferro Carril” (“Railroad Curves”) written by Mr. Haines between 1883 and 1899 while he was working in Mexico. The book was never published. Included is some correspondence from Mr. H. H. Filley about the tables to be used in the book.

Dates: 1883-1899

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

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

Civil Engineering Works Photograph Collection

 Item
Identifier: SC Photo-0020
Abstract The collection of photographs illustrate various types of civil engineering works including the Whipple through truss railroad bridge, Pennsylvania through truss bridge, suspension bridges, cantilever bridges, reinforced concrete arch bridges and buttress dams. Among the bridge photographs are included the Brooklyn Bridge, the Firth of Forth Bridge, the Tay Bridge and Niagara Falls “Honeymoon” Bridge collapses, the Pecos River railroad trestle bridge and the “Luten Design” reinforced...
Dates: 1879-1984; Majority of material found within 1879-1984

Construction Photographs of Bridge Over 9th Street in Chester, Pennsylvania

 Collection
Identifier: SC Photo-0002
Abstract

28 black & white photographs documenting the destruction of the old one and construction of the new bridge over 9th Street in Chester, Pennsylvania, in 1925 to 1926.

Dates: 1925-1926

Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0263
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1969-2000; 1946-2003