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Archives of Chemical Society of Lehigh University

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0074
Abstract

The Chemical Society was formed in 1871, encouraged by Prof. Chandler, and according to the notes, was still active in the 1950s. The material here includes 6 manuscript notebooks from the early days of the society.

Dates: 1871 - 1920

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

Knight Family Scrapbook 1878-1894

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0252
Abstract

This scrapbook is a vintage example of a nineteenth century tradition known as a common book, a personal collection of interesting newspaper articles such as poetry, local news, obituaries, photographs, and souvenirs of events.

Dates: 1878-1894; Majority of material found within 1893-1894

Photograph Album of the De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd. Kimberley, South Africa 1899-1905

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0230
Abstract

This collection of photographs records the careers of two Lehigh alumni in mining engineering and illustrate the diamond mining procedures in South Africa of the world’s most famous mining conglomerate – De Beers, from 1899 to 1905.

Dates: 1899-1905

Preston A. Lambert Papers 1884 - 1927

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0183
Abstract

These papers reflect an era of formally engraved invitations, letters of appreciation among faculty, students, university presidents and alumni and general camaraderie. Interesting historical notes are stated in some of the letters in the exchange between a faculty member and three University presidents.

Dates: 1884 - 1927

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

Scrapbook of Bethlehem Bach Choir, January 1917

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0236
Abstract This scrapbook contains newspaper clippings relating to the Bach Choir’s first appearance outside Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. This event occurred in January 1917 appearing in Carnegie Hall, New YorkCity as a featured participant in the New York Philharmonic’s 75th anniversary festival. Charles Schwab of Bethlehem Steel Company generously paid for the trip to New York. Lehigh University’s Henry Drinker provided the logistics for getting the 300 members of the Choir to New York for the...
Dates: 1916-1917; October 1916 to June 2, 1917

Wrestling Scrapbook, 1926-1936

 Collection
Identifier: L 378 V-L527-1926-1936
Scope and Contents

Wrestling scrapbook compiled by Robert B. Lewis contains clippings and other ephemera (1926-1936) on Lehigh wrestling including list of wrestling team members and coaches.

Dates: 1926 - 1936

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