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Archibald McIntyre Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0354
Abstract

These letters give a brief glimpse into the mining business in the early Nineteenth Century. Alexander McIntyre to whom these letters are addressed was an ambitious entrepreneur in the coal and iron country of New York and Pennsylvania with his name being passed on to many sites in these states.

Dates: 1825-1851

Asa Packer Estate Accounts and Other Financial Documents, 1879-1924

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0005
Abstract

A collection of financial records, including receipts, bills, statements, etc., in four separate Estate Accounts, administered by the trustees of the estate of Asa Packer, and Lehigh University covering the period May 1879 through 1972.

Dates: 1854 - 1972

Harry M. Ullmann Notebooks

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0195
Abstract These notes are Harry M. Ullmann’s class notes made by him during his PhD studies at Johns Hopkins University in the early 1890s. The notes provide insight on teaching methods and content in late 19th century chemistry at a major U.S. university. Also included is a humorous diary of travel through Europe in the style of Mark Twain’s travels abroad. Ullmann was a professor of chemistry at Lehigh University from 1894 to 1938. He was chairman of the combined Chemistry and Chemical...
Dates: 1890 - 1915

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

Lehigh Valley Railroad Ledger 1863-1874

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0198
Abstract

Single volume ledger of Lehigh Valley Rail Road Company containing information on the locomotive and railroad car maintenance, repair and management records from 1863-1874.

Dates: 1863-1874

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