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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

Obed Hathaway Logbook from Ship “Bedford” 1789-1796

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Identifier: SC MS 0218
Abstract

An interesting document describing a young man’s apprenticeship at sea learning the seaman’s trade and passing his free time writing poetry and songs to entertain his ship board companions. The date of this logbook is the late eighteenth century describes the early American whaling trade out of New Bedford, Massachusetts later forever immortalized in Herman Melville’s “Moby Dick.”

Dates: 1789-1794

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