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Albany Water Works, 1835-1851

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0154
Abstract

This is a ten document collection comprised of eight pamphlets, a manuscript, and a detailed map regarding 19th century Albany, New York’s municipal water supply. The documents are dated from 1842 to 1850 but an earlier history of water supply for Albany is reflected within the documents.

Dates: 1842 - 1850

Automobile Road Maps of Europe and North America

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0356
Abstract

Collection composed primarily of Alphonse Taride maps for regions of France circa 1920s and a few other vintage maps: Brentano's British Isles, Rand McNally's New England: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Canadian Maritime Provinces and Germany's Schwartzwald region. The maps reflect the era of the establishment of the automobile as a cultural symbol of freedom of the road and travel between the two World Wars.

Dates: 1922-1926

Birkinbine Engineering Company Records, Collection I

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0084.1
Abstract

This collection includes books, bound pamphlets and offprints, maps and drawings, letter books, ore samples, photographs, and manuscript material regarding the Birkinbine Engineering Company.

Dates: ca. 1860 to ca. 1940

Campus Maps, Architectural Drawings, Site Plans and Floor Plans

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0398
Abstract

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Dates: 1865-2020

Charles R. Nippert Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS0239
Abstract

Materials on Bethlehem Steel (including ephemera, catalogs, technical reports and drawings), Lehigh University (brochures, reports, Alumni Association publications); publications on manufacturing of steel and steel products, Pennsylvania and Lehigh Valley municipal maps compiled by Charles R. Nippert, Lehigh Class of 1947, a mechanical engineer at Bethlehem Steel Corporation.

Dates: 1922 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1976

Collection of Maps by Johann George and Johann Christian Schreiber, circa 1740-1750

 Collection — Box: 912 S378a 1740.01, Item: 01-35
Identifier: 912 S378a 1740
Scope and Contents The Lehigh collection is composed of 35 individual antique maps of different sizes. Twenty-seven maps indicate that they were manufactured by Johann Georg Schreiber, three maps indicate their manufacture was supervised by his widow and five maps are attributed to Johann Christ. Schreiber. The paper is heavy laid paper. The maps have never been bound. The maps measure approximately 17 x 26.5 cm and the overall sheets measures 24 x 32 cm. The image is produced by copperplate engraving. Each...
Dates: 1710-1816

Harvey Bassler Papers, 1900-1968

 Collection
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

Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company Maps from Library of William Arthur Lathrop, President of LCNC 1906-1912

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS0415
Scope and Contents

The collection of 19 maps issued by the Pennsylvania Bureau of Mines details both the anthracite and bituminous coal fields of Pennsylvania in great detail.

Dates: 1898

The Lehigh Coal And Navigation Company records

 Collection
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

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