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Finding Aid to the T.Y. Lin Papers, 1932-1998
BANC MSS 99/308 cz  
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Description
The T.Y. Lin papers, 1932-1998, consist of personal and professional records of Lin's engineering and political work including calculations, drawings, reports and analyses for five major design projects: the Rio Colorado Bridge, the Intercontinental Peace Bridge, the Ruck-A-Chucky Bridge, the Gibraltar Bridge, the development of Shanghai's Pudong District and the proposal to retrofit the Golden Gate Bridge. Additionally, there is incoming and outgoing correspondence, a large amount of publicity collected by Lin, writings (published and unpublished), photographs, and slides.
Background
T.Y. (Tung Yen) Lin (b. Fuzhou, China November 14, 1911), is professor emeritus at University of California, Berkeley and an eminent and pioneering engineer in the arena of prestressed concrete and in the design and construction of long-span bridges.
Extent
Number of containers: 6 cartons, 1 box and 15 oversize folders Linear feet: approximately 7.9
Restrictions
Copyright has been assigned to The Bancroft Library for all materials except for those copyrighted by T.Y. Lin and materials relating to Pudong. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the appropriate curator or the Head of Public Services for forwarding. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and the copyright. For commercial use, permission must first be obtained from T.Y. or Margaret Lin, or their heirs, successors, or assigns.
Availability
Collection is open for research.