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Alexander Clark Taylor Journal and Extracts

Identifier: SC MS 0296

A journal kept by Alexander Clark Taylor, a primary school teacher from Vineland, New Jersey, contains his recollections of antebellum life on a Virginia plantation.

Dates: 1843-1846

Asa Packer & Lehigh University Newspaper Clippings

Identifier: SC MS 0104

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

Dates: 1843-1912

Delaware River Bridge Construction Photographs, 1921-1926

Identifier: SC Photo-0007
Abstract Delaware River Bridge (also known as the Benjamin Franklin Bridge from 1956) construction photographs (circa 1921-1926) contain 208 photographs and one fiscal report dated 1928. Each of these items relate to the Delaware River Bridge connecting Philadelphia, PA to Camden, N.J. The subjects of the photographs are various on site construction views, several artist’s renderings of the proposed bridge and some neighborhood demolition views. An annual report of 21 pages by the Joint...
Dates: 1921-1926

Estate documents of Harry E. Packer

Identifier: SC MS 0040

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

Frank E. Ellwanger Commonplace Book 1906-1914

Identifier: SC MS 0169
Abstract An early 20th Century scrapbook containing miscellaneous household tidbits of knowledge, medical remedies, scientific inventions and mechanical observations compiled by Frank Ellwanger, a citizen of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Personal observations and notations as well as articles clipped from newspapers, magazines and brochures are included. With its various recipes for making home remedies and references to do-it-yourself solutions, the volume compares to a receipt book or commonplace...
Dates: 1906-1914

General Lafayette’s Tour of the United States

Identifier: SC MS 0124

This scrapbook contains newspaper clippings from the arrival of the Marquis de Lafayette in August 1884 at New York to his visit to Norfolk, Virginia in October 1824. Among the newspaper articles are five engravings depicting General Lafayette.

Dates: August-October 1824

Joseph W. Richards collection

Identifier: SC MS 0097

This collection contains material related to Joseph W. Richards, Lehigh professor and the college’s first PhD recipient, including certificates, awards, property titles, and photographs of the Richards family.

Dates: 1890s - 1901

Lehigh Valley Railroad Documents

Identifier: SC MS 0159

Reflected in this collection is the bureaucracy of the Lehigh Valley Railroad Company from a train conductor’s view. The collection contains bulletins, supplements to bulletins, correspondence about operation of trains, train fares, schedules of train stations, time tables, conductor’s documentation of passengers’ destinations, tickets issued and material especially about the Black Diamond Express – the LVRR’s most famous train.

Dates: 1870-1981; Majority of material found within 1909-1915

Muster Roll of the German Regiment in Service of the United States

Identifier: SC MS 0167
Abstract A unique record of soldiers of German origin who served the “United States” in the Continental Army under the command of Lt. Col. Ludwig Weltner from Frederick, Maryland as opposed to the German troops who served in the British Army. In May 1776 the Second Continental Congress established the Eighth Maryland Regiment, more popularly known as the German Regiment or German Battalion as an infantry unit. The Regiment was formed of eight companies: four from Maryland and four from Pennsylvania...
Dates: 1778-06 - 1780-12

Philadelphia Surveyor John H. Levering Ledger

Identifier: SC MS 0173
Abstract This folio itemizes an interesting view into the northwestward expansion of the City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in an era of growth in the mid-19th century. What is shown by the surveying entries is the incorporation, by the 1854 Act of Consolidation, of Roxborough Township and the Borough of Manayunk into the City of Philadelphia’s 21st Ward. A list of landowners requiring surveying services reflects on Lehigh University’s collection of 18th and 19th century industrial collections with...
Dates: 1873 - 1888

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Packer, Asa, 1805-1879 3
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American Locomotive Company 1
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Delaware Bridge Joint Commission of the States of Pennsylvania and New Jersey 1
Dickson, Beitler & McCouch Law Offices 1
Doolittle, C. L. (Charles Leander), 1843-1919 1
Drinker, Henry S. (Henry Sturgis), 1850-1937 1
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Eaton & Glover Company 1
Ellwanger, Frank E. 1
Ellwanger, Frank E. (b. 1875) 1
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Haussegger, Nicholas, 1729-1786 1
Johannot, Antoine, 1803-1852 1
John H. Levering (1831 – c.1897) 1
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Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834 1
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Martin, Edward, 1879-1967 1
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National Car Wheel Company 1
New York Shipbuilding Corporation 1
New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad Company 1
Packard, James Ward, 1863-1928 1
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Packer, Harry E., 1850-1884 1
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Pense, Muriel, Mrs., 1935- 1
People’s Telephone & Telegraph Company 1
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Rochester Coal Company 1
Rooney, John J. 1
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