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Asa and Sarah Packer Golden Wedding Anniversary Album, January 23, 1878

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0261
Abstract

This is one of the few artifacts that exist at Lehigh of Asa Packer, Lehigh University’s founder. The album is a fabulous record of who was who during the Packer Family’s lifetime. The album reflects the importance and wealth that Asa and Sarah Packer had acquired during their life being with virtually only their own fortitude, hard work, and entrepreneurial endeavor.

Dates: 1878

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

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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

Automobile Road Maps of Europe and North America

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0356
Abstract

Collection composed primarily of Alphonse Taride maps for regions of France circa 1920s and a few other vintage maps: Brentano's British Isles, Rand McNally's New England: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Canadian Maritime Provinces and Germany's Schwartzwald region. The maps reflect the era of the establishment of the automobile as a cultural symbol of freedom of the road and travel between the two World Wars.

Dates: 1922-1926

Barbara Pearson Teaching through Dance Curriculum Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0386
Abstract

The collection teaching material from Barbara Pearson’s work as an art educator. The collection contains series of lesson plans, workshop plans, and some audio files. Barbara Pearson was a dance instructor and educator. The collection contains curricular samples from her teaching career in Lehigh Valley (Pennsylvania).

Dates: 1977 - 2007

Barron D. Berger Geology 6 Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0192
Abstract

Geology class notebook of Barron D. Berger contains geological observations about local Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania sites perhaps no longer visibly apparent. These observations and notes were probably used in Geology 6 which he took in 1935-1936 academic year.

Dates: 1925-1936

Beamish-Sinclair Tanganyika Papers 1930-1932

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0211
Abstract This is an interesting collection of correspondence expounding the British political and economic attitudes toward its African colonies in the early 1930s through the opinions expressed by H. H. Beamish to his various correspondents. The Sinclair family was quite prominent in Tanganyika at the time and wanted a close alliance with Kenya in promoting the coffee trade and in dealing with the “native question in East Africa.” Both Tanganyika and Kenya as British colonies shared the coffee...
Dates: 1930 to 1932

Benjamin Franklin Fackenthal chemical analysis notebook

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0188
Abstract An interesting collection of early twentieth century analyses of ores collected by Benjamin Franklin Fackenthal, Jr., a prominent chemist of the era. Fackenthal established laboratories at the Durham Iron Works in Riegelsville, Pa and also in Lancaster, Pa. where mineral analysis was made of iron ores and limestone from samples sent by clients. What is especially interesting about the notebook is the listing of many iron ore and limestone quarries located in the Lehigh Valley area. Among...
Dates: 1856-1941

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