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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

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

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

Nineteenth Century British Explorer Maps

 Collection
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

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

 Collection
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

South American Maps

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0094
Abstract

Donated by Lehigh alumnus Harvey Bassler, this is a collection of 144 maps of different areas of South America. They are arranged by Dewey Decimal number, are mostly from Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, and are in either Spanish or German.

Dates: 1875-1925

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Maps (documents) 9
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Cartography 3
Geology 3
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Cartographers 2
Coal mines and mining 2
Construction drawings. 2
Diaries 2
Geologists 2
Lehigh River Valley (Pa.) 2
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Peru 2
Photographs 2
Railroads -- Design and construction 2
Africa -- Description and travel 1
Albany (N.Y.) 1
Architects. 1
Architecture 1
Arctic Ocean 1
Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration 1
Atlases, German -- Early works to 1800 1
Azores 1
Bethlehem (Pa.) 1
Bethlehem (Pa.) -- History 1
Bethlehem Steel Corporation 1
Blueprints 1
Bolivia 1
Botany 1
Brazil 1
Canada, Northern 1
Civil engineering 1
Civil engineers 1
Coal and Canals 1
Engravers 1
Environmental Engineering 1
Erie Canal (N.Y.) 1
France -- Description and travel 1
Germany -- Description and travel 1
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Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.) 1
Iquitos (Peru) 1
Iron and Steel 1
Iron mines and mining 1
Iron ores 1
Lecture notes 1
Lehigh University 1
Lehigh University -- Alumni and alumnae 1
Lehigh University--Students 1
Leipzig (Germany) 1
Magazines (periodicals) 1
Military bases 1
Minersville (Pa.) 1
Mining engineers 1
Mosquitoes -- Control 1
Newspaper clippings 1
Notebooks 1
Ore deposits 1
Pamphlets 1
Patroon Creek (N.Y.) 1
Peru -- Description and travel 1
Petroleum -- Geology 1
Rensselaer Lake (N.Y.) 1
Road maps 1
Sanitary Engineering 1
Sanitary engineers 1
School yearbook 1
Scrapbooks 1
Ships -- Sanitation 1
Site plans 1
South America 1
Telegrams 1
Textbooks 1
Urban planners 1
Urban renewal 1
Water -- Purification 1
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Language
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Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company 2
Albany (N.Y.) Water Works 1
Albany (N.Y.). Water Commissioners' Office 1
Albany Evening Journal 1