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Identifier: SC MS 0254
Overview This manuscript describes two late nineteenth century courses of study at Lehigh University – metallurgy and international law. The breathe of the knowledge of these topics at the time presents an excellent overview of the scope of Lehigh’s range of education.
Identifier: SC MS 0324
Overview These notes give an insight into Lehigh University’s history curriculum in the nineteenth century. The notes reveal the focus on separate primary and secondary sources in each lecture. The nature of the lectures demonstrates Dr. Coppee’s extensive knowledge of world history.
Identifier: SC MS 0332
Overview This manuscript incorporates Lehigh University's first president Henry Coppee's ideas for a plan as well as a diary of his early years at Lehigh University. Before coming to Lehigh Coppee had a distinguished career in the U.S. Army and at University of Pennsylvania. With suggestions from Bishop William Stevens, Lehigh's first president of the Board of Trustees and T. R. Jencks, a scholar from Harvard University, Coppée formulated the student course of study, the laws of governance and a...
Identifier: SC MS 0183
Overview These papers reflect an era of formally engraved invitations, letters of appreciation among faculty, students, university presidents and alumni and general camaraderie. Interesting historical notes are stated in some of the letters in the exchange between a faculty member and three University presidents.