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George Augustus Horne Photographs, Class of 1899

 Collection
Identifier: SC Photo-0029
Abstract

Twelve glass plate negative photographs of Lehigh campus buildings, both interior and exterior views circa 1898. The photographer and the donor collectively represent an extensive Lehigh family spanning two centuries.

Dates: 1897-1899

The Lehigh Coal And Navigation Company collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0120
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1826-1913; Bulk, 1826-1913 1815-1940

The Morris Canal and Banking Company Business Papers 1843-1864

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0156
Abstract The Morris Canal started in 1825 was built from Phillipsburg, New Jersey on the Delaware River eastward across northern New Jersey to connect in 1831with the Passaic River tidewaters as a public highway. By 1836 it was extended to Jersey City on the Hudson River. Its main commerce was carrying coal from Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley to the growing iron industry in New Jersey and iron ore back to Pennsylvania but also carried other freight. The canal was the only canal in America that utilized...
Dates: 1843-1864

Wetherill Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0163
Abstract

This collection contains documents reflecting a time frame from mid 18th century to mid 19th century. The Wetherill family was a Philadelphia Quaker family prominent in manufacture and civic leadership. The documents specifically indicate a family interest in the Philadelphia Water Works, the Schuylkill Navigation Company and promoting the establishment of the Schuylkill Canal.

Dates: Mid 18th century to the mid 19th century

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