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Uncataloged Loose Papers/Clippings, 1907 to 1926

 File — Box: SC MS 0281.12, Folder: 03
Identifier: SC MS 0281.12.03

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: 1907 to 1926


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

Uncataloged Loose Papers/Clippings 1907 “The Hundred Best Poems (Lyrical) in the English Language,” Second Series, Selected by Adam L. Gowans; Gowans & Gray, Ltd, Glasgow, 144 p. filed separately 1909 April 26 (Receipt for telegram sent from Berlin) 1912 “Interest Tables on One Thousand Dollars” Montgomery & Co. New York 1913 August 23 Summerlin Hopkins K.T. Club Peking Life Membership card 1914 June 5 from Freas Styer (Norristown) to A. Johnston (3 page typed letter on onion skin paper) re: title of Joseph Johnston to Lot 137 on Carson farm 1916 December 21 (empty envelope) to Archibald Johnson from 321 West 55th New York 43 1920 February 27 (bank book) First National Bank Bethlehem – A. Johnston #2 Special entries go to January1922 with note that “all $ transferred to #1 City Special” 1920 March 22 (3 x 5” index card)”Parks Key to Real American…” (2 cards with notes for speech) 1920 Xmas card from Arch (son) to Dad 1923 December 20 House of Representatives Member’s Pass 1924 April 14 Bethlehem Game, Fish and Forestry Association membership card 1924 June 7 (photograph sepia 8.5 x 6 cm) ’89 – 35th Reunion Mutt & Jeff (photo of two men short and tall standing in front of Alumni Building) 1924 Republican County Committee of Northampton County member card 1925-1926 January 1 Bethlehem Game, Fish and Forestry Association membership card 1925 April 9 from Patricia Robertson (New York) to Johnston (handwritten note On American Consular Service stationery) requesting a meeting 1925 June 30 Harrisburg Chamber of Commerce member card 1925 November 1 Rotary International Honorary member card 1925 December 31 Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce membership card 1925 Quaker City Cab Co. Philadelphia Member Union League 1925 Westchester Biltmore Country Club Rye, N.Y. Non-resident member 1925 Western Union Telegraph Company Collect Card No. JCB 428 1926 January 1 Sunshine Club membership card (2 cards) 1926 March 25 Steamer Tickets envelope S.S. Matsonia sailing to Hilo, Hawaii (this envelope contained notes for February 27, 1926 Yosemite, March 11 Pali – Hill & Sea, March 14 Punch Bowl, handwritten poem on S.S. Matsonia Letterhead “There are miles of roads in Old Northampton…” No Date copper engraving plate for Archibald Johnston business card, Christmas Card inscribed Mr. & Mrs. Archibald Johnston (Nativity scene on gold foil), Peking Club letterhead handwritten note from Arch, photograph 13.5 x 8.5 cm of Adml Lucho Gomes & daughter, (3 x 5” index cards: Books to Read, “Might of the Roaring Boiler…” “To be Priv to Present Token…”, address for: Willard A. Mitchell, Lawyer, Mrs. J. Claton Strawbridge, The Pennsylvania Society Incorporated, Bernard’s, IreneHastrop?, Old Gold. Large assortment of business cards: C. L. Altemus, Battles & Co., L. Bielfeld, Mauricio Bouckenooghe, Emilio R. Casares, Walter J. Cathrall, Paoting Hung Nien Chang, Kwun Tsu Chow, Tzu-Chi Chow, R. Chappuzeau Cienfuegos, George Cool, Herod Cutter, Claude H. Dearolf, Noah Dietrich, John Doering, Blanca Erazuriz(Vergara), Emil S. Fischer, M. Domecg Garcia y Senora, I. V. Gillis, Ed. J. Grösser, George E. Harris, Chas. F. Harrison, H. Hicks & Sons, Herbert M. Hills, Walter L. Himes, Tien E Ho, William Hopkins, C. N. Hsüeh, J. Irizar, Marie Kefer, D.Kelleher, C. Kimminour, K. T. King, Arthur Knapp, Harry B. Kuhns,Margaret La Rue, La Munyon, Emerie Robert Leonard, C. L. Lew, BaronLiang, Louis McCarthy Little, John R. Livezey, Theodore A. Maas, JohnV. A. MacMurray, Santiago M. Malone, Felix Materna, Drury Albert McMillen, Walter McNichols, Otto Meinardus, O. E. Meyer, E. D. Mill,Albert D. Miller, J. B. Miller Keyless Lock Co., W. L. Miller, MurtaAppleton & Co., Arthur A. Nichols,Wilhelm Pape, Raymond W. Parlin, J. H. Pomeroy, David M. Randall, William Watts Rose, John H. Ross, W. B.Sanders, H. H. Schulze, Norman D. Schulze, Eugene M. Shaffer, Lung Shan, G. Walter Smith, H. R. Snyder, Taylor Company, Charles Harrison Tëaff, Ellwood S. Thomas, G. D. Tingar, H. Tsing, S. P. Tung, Harry Turner, U.S. Navy, William Peterkin Upshur, L. Van Orden, Bernard Sanders Van Rensselaer, P. F. T. van VeenE. Videla, Harry E. Walls, PehWang, Dion Williams, R. A. Wilson, Y. L. Woo, Edgar Worch, MangShion Yang, Pao Chai Yi, K. S. Lew Tse Ying, T. Yung, 3 cards Chinese symbols only; next 16 cards were together in an envelope from Hotel St.Francis marked “Foreign Cards”: Le Baron de Béville, Alfredo de CastroL. Cubillo, Hel. Currey, Geffroy, Luis Gomez C., Gustave Heslouin, Yen-Pei Huang, Luis Izquierdo, Henry D. Lewis, Willy de Marsano, Jenny Oppenheim Eisler, Geo. Bronson Rea, Chai-chang Woo, Alexandre C. Vouros, Koliang Yih

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