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Archibald Johnston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0281
Abstract

Collection of wide ranging documents related to Archibald Johnston, a prominent graduate of Lehigh University Class of 1889, noting his careers at Bethlehem Steel Corporation and as the first mayor of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The material is complimentary to an earlier received Johnston collection of cablegrams sent while Mr. Johnston represented Bethlehem Steel Company in South America.

Dates: 1885 to 2005; Majority of material found within 1888 to 1948

Engineering Field Books 1893-1910

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0253
Abstract

Interesting examples of engineering calculations and observations before the age of computers. Some books have calculations recording the Lehigh River flow and flood stages as well as New York City engineering works at the turn of the twentieth century.

Dates: 1893-1910; Majority of material found within 1901-1902

Hardware Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0256
Abstract

There is a two-fold interest in this item. The actual hardware illustrated within the catalogue that was utilized as a scrapbook for some Lehigh University newspaper articles appearing in many newspapers between 1907 to 1912. The hardware illustrated in the book is now of considerable interest to antique restoration. Much of the hardware reflects the Eastlake and Art Nouveau architectural styles. The newspaper articles feature many interesting features of Lehigh’s history.

Dates: 1897 - 1912; Majority of material found within 1907 - 1912

Knight Family Scrapbook 1878-1894

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0252
Abstract

This scrapbook is a vintage example of a nineteenth century tradition known as a common book, a personal collection of interesting newspaper articles such as poetry, local news, obituaries, photographs, and souvenirs of events.

Dates: 1878-1894; Majority of material found within 1893-1894

Location of Pipes in the Lehigh University Park

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0200
Abstract

An historical engineering viewpoint of the campus facilities of 1885 with small location maps of buildings, streets, water and gas pipes drawn by survey measurements.

Dates: June-July 1885

Philip Mason Palmer Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0028
Abstract

Writings relating to the history of Lehigh University. Includes typescript on the founding of Lehigh, notes on the history of the College of Arts and Science, a biography of William Bacon Stevens (first president of the Board of Trustees), and material about Severin Ringer (professor of modern languages and literature at Lehigh from 1871-1904).

Dates: 1880-1951

Robert Blum Olney Bridge Design Class Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0226
Abstract This manuscript contains three bridge design class exercises indicating the instructional process to train engineering students. Specific step-by-step instruction in designing for various railroad bridge spans, building material specifications, structural loads and stresses to be considered as presented in the professor’s lecture. The complete process of calculating the design with comparisons of different conditions, as well as material available, costs incurred of every aspect of the...
Dates: 1891 - 1892

Scrapbook of Bethlehem Bach Choir, January 1917

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0236
Abstract This scrapbook contains newspaper clippings relating to the Bach Choir’s first appearance outside Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. This event occurred in January 1917 appearing in Carnegie Hall, New YorkCity as a featured participant in the New York Philharmonic’s 75th anniversary festival. Charles Schwab of Bethlehem Steel Company generously paid for the trip to New York. Lehigh University’s Henry Drinker provided the logistics for getting the 300 members of the Choir to New York for the...
Dates: 1916-1917; October 1916 to June 2, 1917

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Merriman, Mansfield, 1848-1925 3
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Fritz, John, 1822-1913 2