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Identifier: SC MS 0368
Overview A nineteenth century ledger contains example of calligraphy and extensive examples of arithmetic calculations in preparation for various trades such as carpentry, mercantile, roofing and masonry.
Identifier: SC MS 0005
Overview 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.
Identifier: SC MS 0297
Overview A very detailed account of the Brooke Family control of the foundry and machine company. The transactions reflect the singular family control for almost 200 years in spite of large indebtedness to maintain control of power, wealth and influence in the iron and steel industry of Berks County, Pennsylvania.
Identifier: SC MS 0229
Overview This collection contains financial records, statements, ledgers, checkbooks, register of students, faculty salaries, building expenses and other materials from the administrative offices and various departments of Lehigh University, from 1866 to 1935 (not complete). See also other Lehigh University archive collections for more information.
Identifier: SC MS 0198
Overview 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.
Identifier: SC MS 0369
Overview A nineteenth-century ledger illustrating the transactions of a combined mercantile and medical practice in Cumberland County (Pa.). The most of the ledger deals with costs of medical services and the mercantile goods available to the farming residents.
Identifier: SC MS 0352
Overview A 19th-century merchant's general store daybook featuring the pattern of commerce in the years 1827-1844 for an entrepreneur who was a carpenter, blacksmith, tradesman also became a judge of elections. Many names of customers in the ledger are family names that are still prominent in the Carbon and Northampton Counties of Pennsylvania.
Identifier: SC MS 0173
Overview 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...
Identifier: SC MS 0351
Overview The collection is an account book and some inserts such as an Inventory list of 19th century Pennsylvania carpenter Thomas Arner's estate at time of death, a Notice regarding the sale of his possessions. The account book documents Thomas Arner's business activities and has information on local families and their business practices.
- Subject: Ledgers (account books) X
- Armorcast Birdsboro Steel Foundry & Machine Company 1
- Arner, Thomas 1
- Barde Family. 1
- Barde, John Louis 1
- Bird Family. 1
- Bird, Mark 1
- Bird, William 1
- Birdsboro Iron Foundry Company 1
- Birdsboro Steel Foundry & Machine Company 1
- Brooke Family. 1
- Brooke, D. Owen 1
- E. & G. Brooke Iron Company 1
- Furness, Frank 1
- John H. Levering (1831 – c.1897) 1
- Kauffman Family 1
- Kauffman, Benjamin 1
- Kern, William, 1827-1855 1
- Lehigh University 1
- Lehigh Valley Rail Road Company 1
- Lehigh Valley Railroad Company 1
- Levering, John H. 1
- Odenwelder Family 1
- Odenwelder, Andrew Jackson 1
- Packer, Asa, 1805-1879 1
- Ross Family 1
- Ross, Robert W. 1
- Sayre, Robert H. (Robert Heysham), 1824-1907 1 ∧ less