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Beta Chi House Photograph Album, Circa 1950s

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Identifier: SC Photo-0017
Overview The collection of photographs is a nostalgic look at fraternity life in the 1950s. Possibly it was composed and presented on the occasion of the retirement of the gentleman to whom the album is dedicated – Willie Johnson. Mr. Johnson was an African American who lived on the premises of the Beta House at least until the mid 1960s employed as general factotum.

George Augustus Horne Photographs, Class of 1899

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Identifier: SC Photo-0029
Overview Twelve glass plate negative photographs of Lehigh campus buildings, both interior and exterior views circa 1898. The photographer and the donor collectively represent an extensive Lehigh family spanning two centuries.

Gregory C. Lee, LU 1937

 Collection
Identifier: BA055
Overview Personal collection of Lehigh University winter photographs, graduation photos, military airplanes and armament from ROTC training program at Aberdeen Proving Grounds.

Harry J. Atticks Photographs

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Identifier: SC Photo-0030
Overview A collection of turn of the late 19th century photographs from Lehigh alumnus Harry J. Atticks, Class of 1893. Most of photographs are depict Lehigh University buildings and grounds.

Jacob Mark Frey Papers

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Identifier: SC MS 0068
Overview Collection of correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings gathered by J. Mark Frey, related to Lehigh University, Lehigh YMCA, Chinese students, Bethlehem Bach Choir and Bethlehem Steel Corporation. Frey was the secretary of Lehigh YMCA and involved with Americanization and naturalization classes for Bethlehem Steel’s immigrant workers and an enthusiast of the Bethlehem Bach Choir. The collection provides a valuable picture of one employee’s life at Lehigh University in the...

Lehigh University Presidents' Correspondence, 1866-1921

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Identifier: SC MS 0003
Overview This collection includes letters written to the office of the President (some to the Secretary of the Faculty or the Registrar) between 1866 and 1921. These letters cover many aspects of "Life as President of Lehigh". Also included are sixty one "Letter Books" with the replies from the President in chronological order from 1878 to 1920.

Pursel Family Music Autograph Collection

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Identifier: SC MS 0298
Abstract This collection includes famous composers and musicians autographs and related invoices of purchases addressed to Harold Pursel and family. An interesting view into a family hobby of collecting autographs from famous Nineteenth and early Twentieth Century musicians.

Ralph G. Schwarz collection

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Identifier: SC MS 0321
Overview Documents related to the creation of the Lehigh Music Festivals of 1948-1949: correspondence, photographs, booklets, flyers, publications, clippings, 2 albums of vinyl records of audio recordings of the actual performances. Also included are Chi Psi Fraternity directories and the Class of 1948 50th reunion files. Ralph G. Schwarz was an active and creative member of all the entities stated.

Scrapbook of Bethlehem Bach Choir, January 1917

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Identifier: SC MS 0236
Overview 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...