Donald M. Burmister Papers
Collection consists primarily of reports, prepared by Burmister, relating to consulting projects concerning beach erosion, building and bridge foundations, airports, highways, docks, piers, bulkheads, and land development. Most of the reports were prepared under the Soil Mechanics Laboratory, Columbia University. The laboratory was established by Burmister in 1933 as one of …
Northern Pacific Railroad Bridge Construction Photograph Album
Ainsworth Bridge Company
The collection consists of one bound photograph album, 1883-1884, documenting the construction of the Northern Pacific Railroad Bridge over the Snake River. The images depict machinery, piers, boats, and construction workers.
Rip Van Winkle Bridge Photographs
Photographs that document the construction of the Rip Van Winkle Bridge in New York during various stages of construction, construction crews, and pier interiors.
Sonora Carver Papers
Collection documents Sonora Carver's career as a diving horse rider and her advocacy work with the Lighthouse for the Blind.
The Foundation Company Records
These records include sketches, drawings, blueprints, contracts, and reports relating to highway and railroad bridges, tunnels, subways, mine shafts, canals and waterways, dams, concrete buildings, concrete construction, derricks and derrick barges, cranes, caissons and caisson construction, air locks, pumps, jacks, engines, and turbines; also photographs, photograph albums, and newspaper clippings …
Stereo Photographers Stereographs
Underwood & Underwood
Strohmeyer & Wyman
Four stereographs showing stereo photographers at work: (1) "Taking a View for You & U," copyright 1893 by J. F. Jarvis, Washington, D.C. (little girl holding field camera); (2) uncaptioned view of man standing on pier amid ruins, published by Underwood & Underwood, undated, identified as Bert Underwood in pencil on mount; (3) "Our well known …
Engineering Notebook Collection
Collection of personal notebooks of civil engineers.
Frank Lobdell interview
Burgard, Timothy Anglin
A 27 page interview transcript of Frank Lobdell conducted 2002 October 30, by Timothy Anglin Burgard, curator, Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, at Lobdell's Pier 70 Studio, in San Francisco, California, conducted in preparation for the exhibition, "Frank Lobdell: The Art of Making and Meaning," at the California Palace of the Legion of …
David McNeely Stauffer papers
Letters, 1850-1910, biographical data, and miscellany pertaining to Stauffer's study of early American printmakers.