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Alexander Clark Taylor Journal and Extracts

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0296
Abstract 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

Alexander Harrow Manuscript Diary, 1791-1800

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Identifier: SC MS 0331
Abstract An interesting 18th century logbook diary written by Alexander Harrow a commander of the British Naval Armament on the Great Lakes. His logbook relates journeys made between Fort Erie and Detroit on board various vessels. This particular diary keeps copies of his correspondence, orders for materials, land purchases, interactions with the indigenous population, military service, overseeing shipments for government supplies and civilian passengers while in service of the British government. ...
Dates: 1791-1817; Majority of material found within 1791-1799

Benjamin Leroy Miller Papers, 1894-1944

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0013
Abstract The collection includes correspondence to (and carbons of replies from) Prof. Miller, and also includes mounted newspaper clippings, diaries and photographs of his South American trip in 1915 and diaries of his trip around the world in 1937, plus his daily personal diaries from 1891 to 1913 and from 1929 until his death in 1944.
Dates: 1874-1944; Majority of material found within 1907-1944

Edward Logan Forstall, Lehigh University, Class of 1920

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0043
Abstract This collection contains Forstall’s Lehigh University application and report cards (1917-1920), Delta Upsilon Fraternity certificate and publications, Philadelphia Alumni Club programs and correspondence from the 1960s and 1970s, a scrapbook, personal diaries from 1917-1925, and correspondence with a woman from South Africa in the 1930s.
Dates: 1917-1989

Harold P. Thomas and Family Papers

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Identifier: SC MS 0067
Abstract The material here is primarily personal and includes fragmentary correspondence from Springfield, Mass., and Lehigh University, and Bethlehem, Pa., involvements. There is a great deal of material about David: his baby books, a diary of his life that his mother kept, and many formal pictures and snapshots of him, as well as Harold and Louise.
Dates: 1917 - 1970

Harvey Bassler Papers, 1900-1968

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Identifier: SC MS 0019
Abstract Correspondence, handwritten and also edited transcription of diaries and records of the donation of his personal library of Harvey Bassler, who was a geologist for Standard Oil Company in Peru, from 1920-1932. Included are the diaries and other notes he took on his field trips in Peru, an edited copy of the diaries and the duplicated compilation of the diaries written by Bradford Willard in 1965-1966, as well as much personal correspondence during the period. Also included is a list of the...
Dates: 1900-1968; Majority of material found within 1926-1939

James H. LeVan Papers (1922-1992)

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0079
Abstract The collection contains some Lehigh University class notes and syllabi, and a notebook of material as Class Correspondent for the Class of 1926. The rest of the material concerns his career in the U.S. Public Health Service. Papers he wrote, notebooks of material regarding promotions and assignments, and his retirement files, and scrapbooks are included.
Dates: 1922-1992

Robert Heysham Sayre diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0336
Abstract A diary/appointment book of Robert H. Sayre, chief engineer of Lehigh Valley Railroad and a trustee of Lehigh University. The diary contains entries about the activities of a person responsible for the daily running of a railroad.
Dates: 1860

Robert Stuart and Pacific Fur Company Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0184
Abstract This manuscript is a handwritten copy of an original journal made by Robert Stuart, a junior partner of John Jacob Astor’s Pacific Fur Company, during his overland trip from the mouth of the Columbia River on the Pacific Ocean via St. Louis on the Mississippi River to New York City where Astor had his office. The narrative in this manuscript describes the day to day struggle of discovery, and observations of terrain, flora, fauna, and native tribes encountered along the way.
Dates: 1812-1813

William L. Estes, Jr. Papers, 1895-1971

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0014
Abstract Personal papers of William L. Estes, Jr., M.D. Includes diary of his experiences as Army surgeon in World War I, and papers relating to his subsequent medical career in Bethlehem, Pa., and his civic activities in that city.
Dates: 1895-1971

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