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Asa Packer Biographical Material and Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0058
Abstract

This collection contains some memorabilia, photographs but mostly notes, correspondence, and several copies of a paper, titled “Asa Packer: A Connecticut Yankee in King Coal's Court,” written by Milton C. Stuart for the Newcomen Society in 1938.

Dates: 1805 - 1940

Asa Packer Estate Accounts and Other Financial Documents, 1879-1924

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0005
Abstract

A collection of financial records, including receipts, bills, statements, etc., in four separate Estate Accounts, administered by the trustees of the estate of Asa Packer, and Lehigh University covering the period May 1879 through 1972.

Dates: 1854 - 1972

Asa Packer Graphic Design Book Project

 File
Identifier: SC MS 0109
Abstract

Asa Packer books designed and constructed by Lehigh University students as class projects called “Asa Packer Book Project” for their Graphic Design III taught by Professor Thom Lepley in the Spring of 2003-2004 and Fall of 2004-2005 academic years. Through this graphic design project, the students were to research and study artifacts and evidence of Asa Packer’s lifespan and then tell a unique story in a hand-bound artist book that would define Asa Packer and his legacy.

Dates: 2003-2005

Asa Packer & Lehigh University Newspaper Clippings

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0104
Abstract

This collection contains late 19th and early 20th century newspaper clippings detailing the life and accomplishments of Asa Packer.

Dates: 1843-1912

Estate documents of Harry E. Packer

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0040
Abstract

This collection contains material relating to the settlement of Harry Packer's estate, which was tied in with the settlement of Asa Packer's estate. He was the youngest son of Asa Packer, founder of Lehigh University.

Dates: 1883-1933

Lehigh University History by W. Ross Yates

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0076
Abstract The material here includes two separate typescripts of his history of Lehigh University. The first one, tentatively titled The Story of the Lehigh University: An Intimate History, is very detailed, and includes an index of names mentioned. (Notes and corrections are from James Mack, who read it). The second typescript more closely resembles the published work, with a lot of the original material omitted. (The introduction is different). The book, published in 1992 by Lehigh University...
Dates: 1865-1992

Lehigh University Plan by Henry Coppee

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Identifier: SC MS 0332
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1865-1876

Linderman Family Genealogy Documents (Including Brodhead, Packer, Sayre, Frick Families)

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0271
Abstract

An attempt is made to trace the Linderman Family as it is directly associated with Lehigh University. The Lindermans in the United States seemingly trace their ancestry to Jacob von Linderman who came to New York in 1710. He is believed to be a relative of the brother of Margarette Linderman Luther, the mother of the German Reformation religious leader, Martin Luther.

Dates: 1710 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1856 - 1995

Poster of Asa Packer Letter of Acceptance for Governor

 Item
Identifier: SC MS 0241
Abstract

Political poster contains Asa Packer’s acceptance of running for governor in the 1869 gubernatorial elections on the Democratic Party ticket. The election took place on October 12, 1869 and Packer lost to republikcan candidate John W. Geary by 4596 votes.

Dates: 1869

Richard H. Tucker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0041
Abstract

This collection includes documents from Richard H. Tucker’s days as both a student and a professor at Lehigh University, such as correspondences, newspaper clippings, scrapbook, diplomas, certificates and photographs.

Dates: 1875-1894

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Doolittle, C. L. (Charles Leander), 1843-1919 2
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Lamberton, Robert Alexander, 1824-1893 2
Lehigh Valley Railroad Company 2
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Stevens, William Bacon, 1815-1887 2
Tucker, R. H. (Richard Hawley), 1859-1952 2
Wilbur, E. P. (Elisha Packer), 1833-1910 2
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