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Archives of Chemical Society of Lehigh University

Identifier: SC MS 0074

The Chemical Society was formed in 1871, encouraged by Prof. Chandler, and according to the notes, was still active in the 1950s. The material here includes 6 manuscript notebooks from the early days of the society.

Dates: 1871 - 1920

Bethlehem Natural Science Association Scrapbook

Identifier: SC MS0413
Scope and Contents

This scrapbook entails 62 numbered pages of assorted newspaper articles primarily from the Bethlehem Globe-Times and the Allentown Call-Chronicle, the Association’s correspondence (meeting notice postcards, By-laws), 15 original black and white/sepia photographs of various nature outings and members. The scrapbook has a title page of “Mark Twain’s Scrap Book Patent 281 657 with Directions to use a little moisture on the gummed lines… Daniel Slote & Company New York.”

Dates: 1938 - 1960

Hardware Scrapbook

Identifier: SC MS 0256

There is a two-fold interest in this item. The actual hardware illustrated within the catalogue that was utilized as a scrapbook for some Lehigh University newspaper articles appearing in many newspapers between 1907 to 1912. The hardware illustrated in the book is now of considerable interest to antique restoration. Much of the hardware reflects the Eastlake and Art Nouveau architectural styles. The newspaper articles feature many interesting features of Lehigh’s history.

Dates: 1897 - 1912; Majority of material found within 1907 - 1912

James H. LeVan Papers (1922-1992)

Identifier: SC MS 0079

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

Knight Family Scrapbook 1878-1894

Identifier: SC MS 0252

This scrapbook is a vintage example of a nineteenth century tradition known as a common book, a personal collection of interesting newspaper articles such as poetry, local news, obituaries, photographs, and souvenirs of events.

Dates: 1878-1894; Majority of material found within 1893-1894

Photograph Album of the De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd. Kimberley, South Africa 1899-1905

Identifier: SC MS 0230

This collection of photographs records the careers of two Lehigh alumni in mining engineering and illustrate the diamond mining procedures in South Africa of the world’s most famous mining conglomerate – De Beers, from 1899 to 1905.

Dates: 1899-1905

Preston A. Lambert Papers 1884 - 1927

Identifier: SC MS 0183

These papers reflect an era of formally engraved invitations, letters of appreciation among faculty, students, university presidents and alumni and general camaraderie. Interesting historical notes are stated in some of the letters in the exchange between a faculty member and three University presidents.

Dates: 1884 - 1927

Richard H. Tucker Papers

Identifier: SC MS 0041

This collection includes documents from Richard H. Tucker’s days as both a student and a professor at Lehigh University, such as correspondences, newspaper clippings, scrapbook, diplomas, certificates and photographs.

Dates: 1875-1894

Scrapbook of Bethlehem Bach Choir, January 1917

Identifier: SC MS 0236
Abstract This scrapbook contains newspaper clippings relating to the Bach Choir’s first appearance outside Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. This event occurred in January 1917 appearing in Carnegie Hall, New YorkCity as a featured participant in the New York Philharmonic’s 75th anniversary festival. Charles Schwab of Bethlehem Steel Company generously paid for the trip to New York. Lehigh University’s Henry Drinker provided the logistics for getting the 300 members of the Choir to New York for the...
Dates: 1916-1917; October 1916 to June 2, 1917

South Bethlehem Historical Society Collection

Identifier: MS0250
Abstract A diverse collection of documents, publications, photographs, oral history recordings, memorabilia representing the socio-econonmcal, educational, cultural and artistic developments of various ethnic groups that made possible the industrialization of South Bethlehem. Some examples are the large collections of vintage Bethlehem postcards and photographs of depicting buildings that do not exists anymore. Also included in the collection are items representing Bethlehem Steel Corporation, St....
Dates: 1865 - 2023

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