Coppée, Henry, 1821-1895
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SC MS 0254
Overview This manuscript describes two late nineteenth century courses of study at Lehigh University – metallurgy and international law. The breathe of the knowledge of these topics at the time presents an excellent overview of the scope of Lehigh’s range of education.
Identifier: SC MS 0324
Overview These notes give an insight into Lehigh University’s history curriculum in the nineteenth century. The notes reveal the focus on separate primary and secondary sources in each lecture. The nature of the lectures demonstrates Dr. Coppee’s extensive knowledge of world history.
Identifier: SC MS 0018
Overview Manuscripts, and holograph notebooks of some lectures delivered by Henry Coppée, first president of Lehigh University, on Woman, Education, Rhetoric, English language and literature, Christian Evidences, International Law, Health, and History, as well as the manuscript of his published book "Conquest of Spain by the Arab Moors." Most interesting are his personal observations as an Army officer marching into Mexico City during the Mexican-American War.
Identifier: SC MS 0003
Overview This collection includes letters written to the office of the President (some to the Secretary of the Faculty or the Registrar) between 1866 and 1921. These letters cover many aspects of "Life as President of Lehigh". Also included are sixty one "Letter Books" with the replies from the President in chronological order from 1878 to 1920.
Identifier: SC MS 0020
Overview Typescripts of speeches, many with additional penciled-in notes, given by Dr. Drinker as president of Lehigh University, as president of the American Forestry Association, and as a supporter of war preparedness and the Student Army Training Corps movement.