Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
This is one of the few artifacts that exist at Lehigh of Asa Packer, Lehigh University’s founder. The album is a fabulous record of who was who during the Packer Family’s lifetime. The album reflects the importance and wealth that Asa and Sarah Packer had acquired during their life being with virtually only their own fortitude, hard work, and entrepreneurial endeavor.
This collection contains late 19th and early 20th century newspaper clippings detailing the life and accomplishments of Asa Packer.
An attempt is made to trace the Linderman Family as it is directly associated with Lehigh University. The Lindermans in the United States seemingly trace their ancestry to Jacob von Linderman who came to New York in 1710. He is believed to be a relative of the brother of Margarette Linderman Luther, the mother of the German Reformation religious leader, Martin Luther.
A diary/appointment book of Robert H. Sayre, chief engineer of Lehigh Valley Railroad and a trustee of Lehigh University. The diary contains entries about the activities of a person responsible for the daily running of a railroad.
- Bethlehem (Pa.) 3
- Industrialists 2
- Mauch Chunk (Pa.) 2
- Albums 1
- Books 1
- Civil engineers 1
- Clippings (information artifacts) 1
- Correspondence 1
- Diaries 1
- Fritz, John, 1822-1913 1
- Genealogy 1
- Lehigh University 1
- Lehigh Valley Rail Road 1
- Nineteenth century industrialists 1
- Nineteenth century social customs 1
- Obituaries 1
- Philadelphia (Pa.) 1
- Photographs 1
- Railroad president 1
- South Bethlehem (Bethlehem, Pa.) 1
- Universities and colleges 1
- Wedding anniversaries 1 ∧ less