Bridge and Building Forensics: Civil Engineering Archives at Lehigh University
This two-year project, “Bridge and Building Forensics: Civil Engineering Archives at Lehigh University,” will process and create finding aids for six civil engineering archival collections, including the papers of John Fisher; Blair Birdsall; Willis Slater; and the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. In addition, a collection of postcards depicting American bridges and a series of photographs showing laboratory testing will be described. Cataloging these archives will provide access to correspondence, reports, subject files, court records, images, and engineering data, among other materials.
This project was made possible through Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives Program funded by the Mellon Foundation.