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David H. Childs manuscript: "Yes Siree!"

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Identifier: SC MS 0309
Abstract

This is a charming collection of juvenile poetry and illustrations generally unknown in the body of children’s literature. The poetry is attributed to a Lehigh alumnus who graduated with a degree in metallurgy. The poetry seems to express the author’s fondness for nature and his family feelings.

Dates: 1953?

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Association Documents, 1938-1948

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Identifier: SC MS 0160
Abstract

This collection contains documents from the early movement in bird conservation and rapture education efforts in the United States. The Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (Pennsylvania) is the world’s oldest wildlife sanctuary exclusively committed to protection and observation of birds of prey.

Dates: 1938-1948

Lewis Girdler Ships Letter Schooner "Betsy" 1807

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Identifier: SC MS 0191
Abstract This manuscript is a passport document for a schooner rigged ship named “Betsy” associated with the port of Marblehead, Massachusetts. This “ships letter” was issued in four languages under the authorization of President Thomas Jefferson with his original signature. It is a bill of lading of cargo the “Betsy” had in its hold passing through the customhouse in Marblehead with a cargo bound for Martinique in the year 1807. Lewis Girdler is listed as master or commander of the “Betsy” on this...
Dates: 1807

Muster Roll of the German Regiment in Service of the United States

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Identifier: SC MS 0167
Abstract A unique record of soldiers of German origin who served the “United States” in the Continental Army under the command of Lt. Col. Ludwig Weltner from Frederick, Maryland as opposed to the German troops who served in the British Army. In May 1776 the Second Continental Congress established the Eighth Maryland Regiment, more popularly known as the German Regiment or German Battalion as an infantry unit. The Regiment was formed of eight companies: four from Maryland and four from Pennsylvania...
Dates: 1778-06 - 1780-12

Philip Mason Palmer Manuscripts

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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

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