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Lehigh University Property Ownership Documents

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0335
Abstract

Lehigh University Property Ownership Collection contains documents related to the University owned properties and fraternity houses around the Asa Packer Campus, South Bethlehem. Most of the properties were demolished as part of the Urban renewal program for Lehigh's expansion in the north of Packer Avenue. The individual files for each property reports created by "L.D. Sheridan, Real Estate Department, Bethlehem Steel Corporation"

Dates: 1963-1969

Lehigh Valley Railroad Land Documents

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0275
Scope and Contents The collection contains approximately 384 documents (deeds, titles, indentures, correspondence and leases) for anthracite coal lands, 40 envelopes, 20 maps, two pamphlets, one photogravure, and one large colored "painting." In general, the items are dusty, stained, crumpled, and some are very fragile.The earliest date mentioned in the documents is 1773 (Tomlinson survey of land) referred to in a later dated deed to the most recent items from the Peca Coal Company dated 1962. The...
Dates: 1773-1962

Philadelphia Surveyor John H. Levering Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0173
Abstract This folio itemizes an interesting view into the northwestward expansion of the City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in an era of growth in the mid-19th century. What is shown by the surveying entries is the incorporation, by the 1854 Act of Consolidation, of Roxborough Township and the Borough of Manayunk into the City of Philadelphia’s 21st Ward. A list of landowners requiring surveying services reflects on Lehigh University’s collection of 18th and 19th century industrial collections with...
Dates: 1873 - 1888