Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 59 Collections and/or Records:
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 concrete...
Dates: 1879-1984; Majority of material found within 1879-1984
Identifier: SC MS 0207
Abstract A curious collection of ephemera representative of Victorian era interests in collecting postcards and Bible studies. The Cramer Family lived in South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania at the end of the nineteenth century and early twentieth century.
Dates: 1892 to 1908
Identifier: SC MS 0224
Abstract A collection of ephemera of a Lehigh alumnus, Rollin Reuben Keim, concerning his personal interests, his career as a City of Bethlehem businessman and contributions to his Lehigh Class as Class correspondent for Lehigh Alumni Bulletin. Major portion of the collection is data and visual material related to the Hill-to-Hill Bridge, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Dates: 1792-1923, 1969; Majority of material found within 1792-1923, 1969
Identifier: SC MS 0086
Abstract This collection contains materials relating to Lehigh alumnus and benefactor Charles L. Taylor and the construction of Taylor Gymnasium and Taylor Hall, along with articles regarding his personal life and his relations with Andrew Carnegie.
Identifier: SC MS 0149
Abstract A. Roy Eckardt Papers contain drafts of publications, published books and articles, correspondence, scrapbooks, audio recordings about Judaism, Christianity, Jewish-Christian relations, Holocaust. There are also family and personal material, Lehigh University administrative documents.
Dates: 1939 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1994
Identifier: SC MS 0190
Abstract Frederick Burritt Peck, a geologist, created a notebook detailing information regarding the Vanport Limestone in Lawrence County in Pennsylvania. His preliminary report is divided into different topics about the limestone from its availability to its general description. The destination of the report is unknown.
Dates: 1898 to 1955
Identifier: SC MS 0090
Abstract George and Helen Papashvily Archives consists of manuscripts, correspondence with publishers and agents, and clippings of articles Helen Papashvily wrote. Also included are photographs of George's sculptures, exhibition catalogs and programs, and correspondence concerning his ventures. The third section of the material includes cartons of letters from readers, fans, and friends; a box of slides and other ephemera, including the two hoods from their honorary degrees.
Identifier: SC MS 0247
Abstract An extensive collection of correspondence, information and genealogical searches made by current family members to trace ancestors into the Seventeenth Century when it is believed the first of the Girdlers came to the American colonies. The early ancestors settled in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts and were involved in the mariner trade as sailors, masters and captains of merchant ships. Perhaps the most famous was Lewis Girdler, master of the “Betsy” who was a licensed privateer...
Dates: 1783 to 1995; Majority of material found within 1802 to 1915
Identifier: SC MS 0067
Abstract The material here is primarily personal and includes fragmentary correspondence from Springfield, Mass., and Lehigh University, and Bethlehem, Pa., involvements. There is a great deal of material about David: his baby books, a diary of his life that his mother kept, and many formal pictures and snapshots of him, as well as Harold and Louise.
Dates: 1917 - 1970