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The Lehigh Coal And Navigation Company records

Identifier: SC MS 0120
Abstract The Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company was a prominent coal mining and shipping company first established in 1820 with the merger of the Lehigh Coal Mining Company and the Lehigh Navigation Company, both of which operated in the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania beginning in 1818. The Company owned and operated an extensive system of coalmines in Pennsylvania’s Carbon and Schuylkill Counties, two canals, and several railroads and railways. The Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company is credited...
Dates: Bulk, 1826-1913; 1815-1940

Lehigh University President Henry Coppée Manuscripts and Lecture Notes

Identifier: SC MS 0018

Manuscripts, and holograph notebooks of some lectures delivered by Henry Coppée, first president of Lehigh University, on Woman, Education, Rhetoric, English language and literature, Christian Evidences, International Law, Health, and History, as well as the manuscript of his published book "Conquest of Spain by the Arab Moors." Most interesting are his personal observations as an Army officer marching into Mexico City during the Mexican-American War.

Dates: 1846-1893

Lehigh Valley Railroad Land Documents

Identifier: SC MS 0275
Scope and Contents The collection contains approximately 384 documents (deeds, titles, indentures, correspondence and leases) for anthracite coal lands, 40 envelopes, 20 maps, two pamphlets, one photogravure, and one large colored "painting." In general, the items are dusty, stained, crumpled, and some are very fragile.The earliest date mentioned in the documents is 1773 (Tomlinson survey of land) referred to in a later dated deed to the most recent items from the Peca Coal Company dated 1962. The...
Dates: 1773-1962

Michael Polanyi publications compiled by Gilbert Doan

Identifier: SC MS 0322

The collection contains works by Michael Polanyi from 1952 to 1970. It includes technical papers, philosophical articles and lectures, and critiques of his work. The articles were collected by Lehigh Materials Science and Engineering Professor Gilbert Doan.

Dates: 1952-1970

Nineteenth Century British Explorer Maps

Identifier: SC MS 0204
Abstract 16 hand drawn maps represent British exploration in the nineteenth century. Twenty-six maps illustrating the travels of various British explorers at the behest of the British Admiralty compose the collection. Among the explorations mapped are Sir John Franklin’s first voyage, his two overland journeys and Sir William Edward Parry’s voyages on the ships Hecla, Griper and Fury in the Arctic searching for the Northwest Passage and the North Pole, Major Dixon Denham, Capt. Hugh Clapperton, and...
Dates: 1818-1824

Opera Manuscripts by Jonathan Elkus

Identifier: SC MS 0021

Manuscripts and related documents for three operas by Elkus: Medea (1965), Helen in Egypt (1970), and The Mandarin (1967). For Helen in Egypt, includes programs and reviews, correspondence with librettist Jere Knight, and Knight's resume. For The Mandarin, includes synopsis and programs, and librettos by Richard Franko Goldman.

Dates: 1965-1970

Papers of Carl F. Strauch Professor of English, Lehigh University

Identifier: SC MS 0052

This collection includes articles, manuscripts, and correspondence relating to his publications as well as syllabi, lecture notes and student papers from his teaching at Lehigh. Extensive material from his work on the following authors: Carlyle, Arnold, Hawthorne, Poe, James, Melville, Whitman, and Emerson. Material on other 19th century authors and on the Romantic period is also included.

Dates: 1930-1980

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

Records of the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Identifier: SC MS 0314
Abstract Documents in this collection are from the City of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, concerning redevelopment and urban renewal projects in the city from 1953 to 1999. The collection contains reports, meeting minutes, maps, site plans, architectural drawings and other publications related to urban renewal projects of Packer Avenue, Webster and Butler Streets and Northampton Heights in South Bethlehem, and Broad and Main Streets, Civic Center and Monocacy Creek in North...
Dates: 1953-1999; Majority of material found within 1953-1976

Robert M. Wheeler Papers

Identifier: SC MS 0140
Abstract Documents and photographs assembled by Robert M. Wheeler primarily of the portion of his career as Mine Captain of No. 3 mine at the Cornwall Iron Mine, a subsidiary of Bethlehem Steel Corporation. His contributions to the iron ore operation in the Cornwall Iron Mine as well as other mines belonging to the Bethlehem Cornwall Corporation were valued by the Bethlehem executives based on the correspondence content. Mr. Wheeler’s material gives an insight into open pit and underground mining...
Dates: 1956 - 1984

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