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Alexander Clark Taylor Journal and Extracts

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0296
Abstract

A journal kept by Alexander Clark Taylor, a primary school teacher from Vineland, New Jersey, contains his recollections of antebellum life on a Virginia plantation.

Dates: 1843-1846

Asa Packer & Lehigh University Newspaper Clippings

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0104
Abstract

This collection contains late 19th and early 20th century newspaper clippings detailing the life and accomplishments of Asa Packer.

Dates: 1843-1912

Blair Birdsall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0175
Abstract

This collection contains the technical and professional documents of consulting engineer Blair Birdsall. Most of the collection are documents pertaining to the multitude of bridges he worked on, including the Golden Gate, Chesapeake Bay, and Brooklyn Bridges, as a consulting engineer or as a design engineer. The collection spans from 1900 to 2002 covering his entire career and also early Steinman Boynton Gronquist & Birdsall and John A. Roebling Sons Engineering companies.

Dates: Inclusive Dates

Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0263
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1969-2000; 1946-2003

Delaware River Bridge Construction Photographs, 1921-1926

 Collection
Identifier: SC Photo-0007
Abstract Delaware River Bridge (also known as the Benjamin Franklin Bridge from 1956) construction photographs (circa 1921-1926) contain 208 photographs and one fiscal report dated 1928. Each of these items relate to the Delaware River Bridge connecting Philadelphia, PA to Camden, N.J. The subjects of the photographs are various on site construction views, several artist’s renderings of the proposed bridge and some neighborhood demolition views. An annual report of 21 pages by the Joint...
Dates: 1921-1926

Estate documents of Harry E. Packer

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0040
Abstract

This collection contains material relating to the settlement of Harry Packer's estate, which was tied in with the settlement of Asa Packer's estate. He was the youngest son of Asa Packer, founder of Lehigh University.

Dates: 1883-1933

Frank E. Ellwanger Commonplace Book 1906-1914

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0169
Abstract An early 20th Century scrapbook containing miscellaneous household tidbits of knowledge, medical remedies, scientific inventions and mechanical observations compiled by Frank Ellwanger, a citizen of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Personal observations and notations as well as articles clipped from newspapers, magazines and brochures are included. With its various recipes for making home remedies and references to do-it-yourself solutions, the volume compares to a receipt book or commonplace...
Dates: 1906-1914

General Lafayette’s Tour of the United States

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0124
Abstract

This scrapbook contains newspaper clippings from the arrival of the Marquis de Lafayette in August 1884 at New York to his visit to Norfolk, Virginia in October 1824. Among the newspaper articles are five engravings depicting General Lafayette.

Dates: August-October 1824

Joseph W. Richards collection

 Series
Identifier: SC MS 0097
Abstract

This collection contains material related to Joseph W. Richards, Lehigh professor and the college’s first PhD recipient, including certificates, awards, property titles, and photographs of the Richards family.

Dates: 1890s - 1901

Lehigh Valley Railroad Documents

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0159
Abstract

Reflected in this collection is the bureaucracy of the Lehigh Valley Railroad Company from a train conductor’s view. The collection contains bulletins, supplements to bulletins, correspondence about operation of trains, train fares, schedules of train stations, time tables, conductor’s documentation of passengers’ destinations, tickets issued and material especially about the Black Diamond Express – the LVRR’s most famous train.

Dates: 1870-1981; Majority of material found within 1909-1915

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Mauch Chunk (Pa.) 3
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Delaware River Bridge (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia (Pa.) – Social life and customs. 2
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Alvsborg Bridge (Gothenburg, Sweden) 1
Ambassador International Bridge (Detroit, Michigan) 1
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Angus L. Macdonald Bridge (Halifax - Dartmouth) 1
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Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
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Daule River Bridge (Guayaquil, Ecuador) [National Unity Bridge] 1
Deer Isle Bridge (Me.) 1
Delaware Memorial Bridge (New Castle, Delaware) 1
Delaware River (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.) 1
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East Fredericktown Vesta Coal Preparation Plant 1
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Packer, Asa, 1805-1879 3
Lehigh Valley Railroad Company 2
Allan, John, 1779-1834 1
American Cable Company, Inc. 1
American Electrochemical Society 1
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American Locomotive Company 1
Baldwin Locomotive Works 1
Barber, Laird H. 1
Beedle, Lynn S. 1
Bethlehem Steel Company 1
Bispham, George Tucker, 1838-1906 1
Black Diamond Express 1
Bowman's Creek Land & Lumbering Company 1
Buffalo, Rochester, and Pittsburgh Railway Company 1
Butler, Zebulon, 1731-1795 1
Cayuta Manufacturing Company 1
Centre Square Water Works (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Chateaugay Ore & Iron Company 1
Cummings, Chas. H. 1
Cummings, Mary Hannah Packer, 1839-1912 1
Delaware Bridge Joint Commission of the States of Pennsylvania and New Jersey 1
Dickson, Beitler & McCouch Law Offices 1
Doolittle, C. L. (Charles Leander), 1843-1919 1
Drinker, Henry S. (Henry Sturgis), 1850-1937 1
E. P. Wilbur Bank & Trust Company 1
E.P. Wilbur Trust Company 1
Eaton & Glover Company 1
Ellwanger, Frank E. 1
Ellwanger, Frank E. (b. 1875) 1
Fritz Engineering Laboratory 1
Girard Trust Company 1
Gummere, R. Morris 1
Haussegger, Nicholas, 1729-1786 1
Johannot, Antoine, 1803-1852 1
John H. Levering (1831 – c.1897) 1
Keystone State Construction Company 1
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834 1
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de—Journeys—United States 1
Lamberton, Robert Alexander, 1824-1893 1
Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820 1
Lehigh University 1
Lehigh University – History 1
Lehigh University. Buildings 1
Lehigh University. Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering 1
Lehigh Valley Transit Company 1
Levering, John H. 1
Linderman Skeer Company 1
London Mine Company 1
Martin, Edward, 1879-1967 1
Moreau, John Bostwick (1812-1886) 1
National Car Wheel Company 1
New York Shipbuilding Corporation 1
New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad Company 1
Packard, James Ward, 1863-1928 1
Packer Family 1
Packer Memorial Church 1
Packer, Harry E., 1850-1884 1
Pennsylvania Railroad Company 1
Pense, Muriel, Mrs., 1935- 1
People’s Telephone & Telegraph Company 1
Philadelphia (Pa.). Water Department 1
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 1
Richards, Joseph W. 1
Rochester Coal Company 1
Rooney, John J. 1
Roosevelt, Nicholas, J., 1767-1854 1
Samuel Wetherill Family 1
Sayre Land Company 1
Sayre Stamping Company 1
Sayre Water Company 1
Schuylkill Navigation Company 1
Taylor, Alexander Clark, 1825-1858 1
Tucker, R. H. (Richard Hawley), 1859-1952 1
Union Bank and Trust Company of Bethlehem, Pa. 1
United States. Continental Congress 1
United States. Department of the Navy 1
Weltner Family 1
Wetherill, Joseph, b. 1747/8 1
Wetherill, Samuel, 1736 -1816 1
Wetherill, Samuel, Jr., 1752 1
Wilbur, E. P. (Elisha Packer), 1833-1910 1
Wonfor, George A. 1
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