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Assorted materials with various dates

 File — Box: SC MS 0281.05, Folder: 01
Identifier: SC MS 0281.05.01

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The contents of the collection were presented to Lehigh University in archive boxes with a “bookplate” of the autograph Arch Johnston written over the legs of a two-humped camel with Box # ____ and on the bottom of “bookplate” label is printed Janet Johnston Housenick and William D. Housenick Memorial Foundation as identifier on seven of the boxes, the remainder just have Archibald Johnston Papers handwritten on plain labels.


  • Creation: 1938 to 1948


Conditions Governing Access

Collection housed remotely. Users need to contact 24 hours in advance.


From the Collection: 10 Linear Feet (15 light gray archival boxes) ; 10 linear feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Separated Materials

Assorted materials with various dates 28.5 x 25 x 3.5 cm black pebble paper 3-ring binder, red-edged paper label with smudged notes describing contents of press clipping noting AJ’s 82nd birthday (Allentown Call), biographical notes, including observations on importance of ordnance to BSCo and specifically notes the two trips to St. Petersburg, Russia to measure ship armor at request of Admiral Sinavin Souchakoff, much of trip made by sleigh; BSCo. envelope containing blank BSCo letterhead; booklet titled “Practical Ideas on Extending Foreign Trade” by A. Johnston, Vice Pres. of Bethlehem Steel Co., six pages

Repository Details

Part of the Lehigh University Special Collections Repository

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