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Farmersville Church Record Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0186
Abstract

Farmersville Church (currently known as St. John’s Farmersville Church, Easton, Pennsylvania) record book that contains information in several handwritings on weddings, baptisms, funerals for the year of 1877.

Dates: 1877

Girdler Family Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0247
Abstract An extensive collection of correspondence, information and genealogical searches made by current family members to trace ancestors into the Seventeenth Century when it is believed the first of the Girdlers came to the American colonies. The early ancestors settled in Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts and were involved in the mariner trade as sailors, masters and captains of merchant ships. Perhaps the most famous was Lewis Girdler, master of the “Betsy” who was a licensed privateer...
Dates: 1783 to 1995; Majority of material found within 1802 to 1915

Lectures by Charles Russ Richards on iron and metallurgy

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0208
Abstract

This manuscript contains the notes for 20 Lectures attributed to Charles Russ Richards (1871-1941), Lehigh University President 1922-1935, possibly written during his early career as a professor at the University of Nebraska (1893-1911). The lecture notes present a fascinating insight into the intricate iron making process at the end of the Nineteenth and early Twentieth centuries providing comparisons of the various methods and countries processing iron.

Dates: 1893-1911