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Benjamin Franklin Bridge Construction Photograph Album

Collection ID

SCRC 287

Related Subject(s)

Collecting Area(s)


Collection Summary


Benjamin Franklin Bridge Construction Photograph Album


Collection ID
SCRC 287

0.25 linear feet (1 box)

Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries

Materials in English.


Detailed Collection Information

Description of Collection

Disbound photograph album containing 106 images of all stages of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge construction, with street scenes and city views of Camden, N.J., and Philadelphia, Pa., from January 19, 1926 to June 1, 1926.  Cover of album embossed with "Leon S. Moisseiff" (1872-1943) who was the bridge engineer.

Patron Information

Alternate Form Available

Photographs from this album have been digitized and are available online on the Temple University Digital Collections website

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Temple University’s online library catalog: http://temple-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/fulldisplay?d...

Research Access

Open for research.

Collections Stored Off-Site

This collection may be housed off-site at the Library Depository, and require up to two business days to retrieve. Please review the finding aid and be prepared to identify specific materials to be retrieved. Contact the Special Collections Research Center in advance of your visit, so that materials may be relocated to the reading room for research.

Publication and Copyright Information

The Benjamin Franklin Bridge Construction Photograph Album is the physical property of the Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries. Intellectual property rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for determining the identity of rights holders and obtaining their permission for publication and for other purposes where stated.

Preferred Citation

Benjamin Franklin Bridge Construction Photograph Album, SCRC 287, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Purchased in September 2013.          

Processing Information

Processed and finding aid prepared in September 2017 by Katy Rawdon, Coordinator of Technical Services.


Index Terms

The following headings have been used to index the description of this collection in Temple University’s electronic catalog:

Personal Names:
Moisseiff, Leon Solomon, 1872-1943


Bridges--Delaware River (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.)--History
Bridges--Design and construction
Bridges--New Jersey—Camden--Benjamin Franklin Bridge--History
Bridges--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--Benjamin Franklin Bridge--History

Benjamin Franklin Bridge (Philadelphia, Pa.)--History
Camden (N.J.)
Philadelphia (Pa.)