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Identifier: SC MS 0086
Overview This collection contains materials relating to Lehigh alumnus and benefactor Charles L. Taylor and the construction of Taylor Gymnasium and Taylor Hall, along with articles regarding his personal life and his relations with Andrew Carnegie.
Identifier: SC MS 0114
Overview Articles, correspondence and biographical information on Henry S. Drinker and his presidency at Lehigh University. Collection is assembled by Prof. Edward J. Gallagher, Department of English at Lehigh University while he was teaching a course that required using primary sources at Special Collections. Prof. Gallagher based his research on the original letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Cecilia Beaux.
Identifier: SC MS 0003
Overview This collection includes letters written to the office of the President (some to the Secretary of the Faculty or the Registrar) between 1866 and 1921. These letters cover many aspects of "Life as President of Lehigh". Also included are sixty one "Letter Books" with the replies from the President in chronological order from 1878 to 1920.
Identifier: SC MS 0111
Overview “Percy Hughes Publications and Papers (1872-1952)” collection contains photographs, correspondence, family documents, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, books and academic articles, and reprints on Philosophy, Psychology, Education, Higher Education, Sports Education, and Lehigh University by Percy Hughes who was a Lehigh professor and taught Philosophy, Psychology and Education, and was a lifelong friend of John Dewey.The collection was researched, compiled and organized by Elizabeth Hughes...
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.
Identifier: SC MS 0236
Overview This scrapbook contains newspaper clippings relating to the Bach Choir’s first appearance outside Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. This event occurred in January 1917 appearing in Carnegie Hall, New YorkCity as a featured participant in the New York Philharmonic’s 75th anniversary festival. Charles Schwab of Bethlehem Steel Company generously paid for the trip to New York. Lehigh University’s Henry Drinker provided the logistics for getting the 300 members of the Choir to New York for the...
Identifier: SC MS 0020
Overview Typescripts of speeches, many with additional penciled-in notes, given by Dr. Drinker as president of Lehigh University, as president of the American Forestry Association, and as a supporter of war preparedness and the Student Army Training Corps movement.
Identifier: SC MS 0197
Overview This collection of correspondence reflects the activities of Lehigh’s campus Christian group which aligned itself with the international organization of the Young Men’s Christian Association. The YMCA was encouraged by the University’s President Henry S. Drinker and several professors acting as advisors however the YMCA provided its own personnel to run the operation on campus.