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   David B. Steinman Papers, 1907-1959

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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); David B. Steinman Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.:Ms Coll/
Bib ID:5712491 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Steinman, D. B. (David Barnard), 1886-1960.
Title:David B. Steinman Papers, 1907-1959
Physical description:.25 linear ft. (1 box)
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection has no restrictions. This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 5 series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Series I: Correspondence

Series II: Invitations

Series III: Biographical

Subseries III.1: Education

Subseries III.2: Military

Subseries III.3: Lecture Notes

Series IV: Awards

Subseries IV.1: 1950

Subseries IV.2: 1951

Subseries IV.3: 1952

Subseries IV.4: 1953

Subseries IV.5: 1954

Subseries IV.6: 1955

Subseries IV.7: 1956

Subseries IV.8: 1957

Subseries IV.9: 1958

Subseries IV.10: 1959

Subseries IV.11: Undated

Series V: Writings of Others

Subseries V.1: Carbon Copies

Subseries V.2: Carbon copies

Subseries V.3: Unidentified

Subseries V.4: Printed

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Using the Collection

Offsite

Access Restrictions

This collection has no restrictions.

 This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

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Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); David B. Steinman Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Papers processed 8/29/06 anm

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion November 11, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2010-03-25 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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AwardsPortalCLIOArchiveGRID
LettersPortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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Armstrong, Edwin H. (Edwin Howard), 1890-1954PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Columbia University. Dept. of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Finch, James Kip, 1883-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Mackinac Bridge (Mich.)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Steinman, D. B. (David Barnard), 1886-1960PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

David B. Steinman, 11 June 1886- 21 Aug. 1960, bridge design engineer known for his studies of airflow and wind velocity that helped make possible aerodynamically stable bridges. He assisted in design and construction of the Hell Gate Arch Bridge (New York City), the Florianopolis Bridge (Brazil), the Mackinac Bridge (Michigan), and the Triborough Bridge (New York City).

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