exhibition of rare books is
presented in honor of the American Society of Civil Engineers 150th
Anniversary, 1852 - 2002. It celebrates the rich heritage and
accomplishments of civil engineers, and the association of the ASCE with
the Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology.
Centuries of Civil
Engineering draws upon highlights
from the Linda Hall Library collections to focus on the historical
accomplishments of both American engineers and their European predecessors
and counterparts. All of the books displayed in this exhibition are from
the collections of the Linda Hall Library, and were on display in the
librarys exhibition hall from February - October, 2002.
The Linda Hall
the library for the American Society of Civil Engineers in 1995, when the
Engineering Societies Library in New York was transferred to the Linda
Hall Library in Kansas City. All ASCE publications are now deposited at
the Linda Hall Library, where archival copies of past ASCE publications
may also be found.