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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

Brodrick-Brodhead Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0152
Abstract Two handwritten letters dated March 5, 1841[Daniel Dingman Brodhead] and April 19, 1841 [Mary Ann Brodrick] donated to Lehigh University’s Special Collections by Robert Brodhead Honeyman, a descendent of Daniel Dingman Brodhead and Mary Ann Brodrick who married in 1847. Robert B. Honeyman was related by way of Emily (Emilie) “Lassie” Linderman Brodhead (b. 1870 – d. after 1906) of Mauch Chunk, Pennsylvania, a sister of Albert and Daniel, who married a Robert Browne Honeyman June 5, 1895 of...
Dates: 1841

Documents Related to Lehigh University Centennial Celebrations, 1961-1966

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0228
Abstract

This collection contains documents related to Lehigh University Centennial celebrations (1961-1966) that includes Centennial Convocation Symposium titled “The Exercise of Men’s Incredible Powers”; Lehigh Development Office Centennial Fund fundraising documents, 100th Birthday; special Centennial issues of newspapers, magazines, various clippings, press releases, memos, correspondence and other publications.

Dates: 1961-1966; Majority of material found within 1963, 1965

Julian Albert Leonhard Correspondence, 1903-1904

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0227
Abstract

The letters in this collection were sent by Leonhard Family and Lehigh University President Thomas M. Drown about Julian Albert Leonhard's death from typhoid fever in his freshman year from a possible fraternity hazing prank. Leonhard’s typhoid was caused by contaminated water which was believed to be from the Bethlehem city water.

Dates: 1903-1904, 2011

Lehigh University Presidents' Correspondence, 1866-1921

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0003
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1866-1921

LEPOCO (Lehigh-Pocono Committee of Concern) Archives

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Identifier: SC MS 0174
Abstract LEPOCO, the Lehigh-Pocono Committee of Concern, is a non-profit citizens group of approximately 1000 members (as of 2015), based in the Lehigh Valley. Founded in 1965 to oppose the war in Vietnam, LEPOCO's concerns have broadened to include a range of problems that endanger peace and the planet. The collection includes memorabilia preserved from numerous events, newsletters, meeting minutes, and publications. The documents record not only the activities of LEPOCO but also almost the entire...
Dates: 1962-2020

Letters to Sheldon Zalkind

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS0243
Scope and Contents

This collection contains letter from 1943 from family and Lehigh friends to Sheldon Zalkind during his time in the military. It’s composed of 43 items, including correspondences, postcards, and a photograph.

Dates: 1943

Nicholas Balabkins Correspondence, 1957-1991

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0246
Abstract The collection is composed of the academic, personal, and research related correspondences and documents of Nicholas Balabkins, an economics professor at Lehigh University (currently a professor emeritus), from the years 1957 to 1982. The materials in the collection are mostly composed or but are not limited to personal letters, academic reviews, publications, article submissions, research correspondences, and travel information. Balabkins often traveled for research purposes, mainly to...
Dates: 1957 to 1982

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

Speeches of Henry Sturgis Drinker President of Lehigh University

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0020
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1905 - 1929

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Lehigh University 4
Drinker, Henry S. (Henry Sturgis), 1850-1937 3
Packer, Asa, 1805-1879 3
Coppée, Henry, 1821-1895 2
Coxe, Eckley B. (Eckley Brinton), 1839-1895 2
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Doolittle, C. L. (Charles Leander), 1843-1919 2
Drown, Thomas M., (Thomas Messinger), 1842-1904 2
Drown, Thomas Messinger 2
Emery, Natt M. (Natt Morrill), 1873-1935 2
Franklin, William S. (William Suddards), 1863-1930 2
Lamberton, Robert Alexander, 1824-1893 2
Linderman, Garrett B. 2
Sayre, Robert H. (Robert Heysham), 1824-1907 2
Thornburg, Charles Lewis 2
Tucker, R. H. (Richard Hawley), 1859-1952 2
Arthur , James B. 1
Ashbaugh, F. R. 1
Ashby, James C. 1
Babasinian, Vahan S. 1
Balabkins, Nicholas, 1926-2023 1
Barnes, Harry Elmer, 1889-1968 1
Bartlett, Ralph L. 1
Beck, George C. 1
Becker, Sylvanus A. 1
Berkeley, William N. 1
Bickley, John H. 1
Birckhead, Malbone Hunter 1
Bird, Frederic Mayer 1
Blake, Robert W. 1
Blake, Robert William, 1864-1921 1
Brashear, John A. 1
Brodhead Family 1
Brodhead, Charles 1
Brodhead, Daniel D. 1
Brodrick Family 1
Brodrick, Mary Ann 1
Brown, S. LeRoy 1
Callen, Arthur S. 1
Carnegie, Andrew 1
Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919 1
Cassidy, Frank P. 1
Chandler, Steward 1
Chandler, W. H. (William Henry), 1841-1906 1
Charles, Rollin L. 1
Chiles, George S. 1
Conkling, Leon D. 1
Conrad, Lowell E. 1
Coxe, Sophia G. 1
Crawford, C. M. 1
Cummings, Mary Hannah Packer, 1839-1912 1
Daniels, Joseph 1
Davis, Walter W. 1
Dawson, Joseph R. 1
Debreceni, John 1
Derwinski, Edward J. (Edward Joseph), 1926-2012 1
Dolt, Maurice L. 1
DuBois, Augustus Jay 1
Eckfeldt, Howard 1
Eric Doolittle (1870-1920) Lehigh Class 1891 (CE) 1
Estes, William L. (William Lawrence), 1855-1940 1
Ferencz, Benjamin B., 1920- 1
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Fox, Charles Shattuck 1
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George, Ralph E. 1
Gilbert, Chester G. 1
Gilmore, Ralph John 1
Goodwin, Homer Stanley 1
Gowdy, R. C. 1
Grace, Eugene G. (Eugene Gifford), 1876-1960 1
Gruber, H. D. 1
Hall, Robert W. 1
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Harding, Hugh Wilson 1
Harper, F. A. (Floyd Arthur), 1905-1973 1
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Heck, Robert Culbertson Hays 1
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Henley, Archibald Richard 1
Herr, Hiero B. 1
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Hoekstra, Peter A. 1
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Howarth, Harry A. S 1
Hughes, Percy L. 1
Ingalsbe, Frank Richmond 1
Institute of Jewish Affairs 1
Johnston, Archibald, 1865-1948 1
Joyce, Ezra W. 1
Kilby, C. M. 1
Kimball, James Putnam 1
Kingsbury, F. B. 1
Klein, A. W. 1
Klein, Joseph F. 1
Knebelman, M. S. 1
Kohr, Leopold, 1909-1994 1
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