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Alexander Clark Taylor Journal and Extracts

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Identifier: SC MS 0296
Overview A journal kept by Alexander Clark Taylor, a primary school teacher from Vineland, New Jersey, contains his recollections of antebellum life on a Virginia plantation.

Asa Packer & Lehigh University Newspaper Clippings

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Identifier: SC MS 0104
Overview This collection contains late 19th and early 20th century newspaper clippings detailing the life and accomplishments of Asa Packer.

Blair Birdsall Papers

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Identifier: SC MS 0175
Overview This collection contains the technical and professional documents of consulting engineer Blair Birdsall. Most of the collection are documents pertaining to the multitude of bridges he worked on, including the Golden Gate, Chesapeake Bay, and Brooklyn Bridges, as a consulting engineer or as a design engineer. The collection spans from 1900 to 2002 covering his entire career and also early Steinman Boynton Gronquist & Birdsall and John A. Roebling Sons Engineering companies.

Delaware River Bridge Construction Photographs, 1921-1926

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Identifier: SC Photo-0007
Overview Delaware River Bridge (also known as the Benjamin Franklin Bridge from 1956) construction photographs (circa 1921-1926) contain 208 photographs and one fiscal report dated 1928. Each of these items relate to the Delaware River Bridge connecting Philadelphia, PA to Camden, N.J. The subjects of the photographs are various on site construction views, several artist’s renderings of the proposed bridge and some neighborhood demolition views. An annual report of 21 pages by the Joint Commissioners...

Estate documents of Harry E. Packer

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Identifier: SC MS 0040
Overview This collection contains material relating to the settlement of Harry Packer's estate, which was tied in with the settlement of Asa Packer's estate. He was the youngest son of Asa Packer, founder of Lehigh University.

Frank E. Ellwanger Commonplace Book 1906-1914

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Identifier: SC MS 0169
Overview An early 20th Century scrapbook containing miscellaneous household tidbits of knowledge, medical remedies, scientific inventions and mechanical observations compiled by Frank Ellwanger, a citizen of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Personal observations and notations as well as articles clipped from newspapers, magazines and brochures are included. With its various recipes for making home remedies and references to do-it-yourself solutions, the volume compares to a receipt book or commonplace book...

General Lafayette’s Tour of the United States

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Identifier: SC MS 0124
Overview This scrapbook contains newspaper clippings from the arrival of the Marquis de Lafayette in August 1884 at New York to his visit to Norfolk, Virginia in October 1824. Among the newspaper articles are five engravings depicting General Lafayette.

Joseph W. Richards collection

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Identifier: SC MS 0097
Overview This collection contains material related to Joseph W. Richards, Lehigh professor and the college’s first PhD recipient, including certificates, awards, property titles, and photographs of the Richards family.

Lehigh Valley Railroad Documents

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Identifier: SC MS 0159
Overview Reflected in this collection is the bureaucracy of the Lehigh Valley Railroad Company from a train conductor’s view. The collection contains bulletins, supplements to bulletins, correspondence about operation of trains, train fares, schedules of train stations, time tables, conductor’s documentation of passengers’ destinations, tickets issued and material especially about the Black Diamond Express – the LVRR’s most famous train.

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Packer, Asa, 1805-1879 3
Lehigh Valley Railroad Company 2
Allan, John, 1779-1834 1
American Cable Company, Inc. 1
American Electrochemical Society 1
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American Locomotive Company 1
Baldwin Locomotive Works 1
Barber, Laird H. 1
Beedle, Lynn S. 1
Bethlehem Steel Company 1
Bispham, George Tucker, 1838-1906 1
Black Diamond Express 1
Bowman's Creek Land & Lumbering Company 1
Buffalo, Rochester, and Pittsburgh Railway Company 1
Butler, Zebulon, 1731-1795 1
Cayuta Manufacturing Company 1
Centre Square Water Works (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Chateaugay Ore & Iron Company 1
Cummings, Chas. H. 1
Cummings, Mary Hannah Packer, 1839-1912 1
Delaware Bridge Joint Commission of the States of Pennsylvania and New Jersey 1
Dickson, Beitler & McCouch Law Offices 1
Doolittle, C. L. (Charles Leander), 1843-1919 1
Drinker, Henry S. (Henry Sturgis), 1850-1937 1
E. P. Wilbur Bank & Trust Company 1
E.P. Wilbur Trust Company 1
Eaton & Glover Company 1
Ellwanger, Frank E. 1
Ellwanger, Frank E. (b. 1875) 1
Fritz Engineering Laboratory 1
Girard Trust Company 1
Gummere, R. Morris 1
Haussegger, Nicholas, 1729-1786 1
Johannot, Antoine, 1803-1852 1
John H. Levering (1831 – c.1897) 1
Keystone State Construction Company 1
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834 1
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de—Journeys—United States 1
Lamberton, Robert Alexander, 1824-1893 1
Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820 1
Lehigh University 1
Lehigh University. Buildings 1
Lehigh University. Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering 1
Lehigh Valley Transit Company 1
Levering, John H. 1
Linderman Skeer Company 1
London Mine Company 1
Martin, Edward, 1879-1967 1
Moreau, John Bostwick (1812-1886) 1
National Car Wheel Company 1
New York Shipbuilding Corporation 1
New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad Company 1
Packard, James Ward, 1863-1928 1
Packer Family 1
Packer Memorial Church 1
Packer, Harry E., 1850-1884 1
Pennsylvania Railroad Company 1
Pense, Muriel, Mrs., 1935- 1
People’s Telephone & Telegraph Company 1
Philadelphia (Pa.). Water Department 1
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 1
Richards, Joseph W. 1
Rochester Coal Company 1
Rooney, John J. 1
Roosevelt, Nicholas, J., 1767-1854 1
Samuel Wetherill Family 1
Sayre Land Company 1
Sayre Stamping Company 1
Sayre Water Company 1
Schuylkill Navigation Company 1
Taylor, Alexander Clark, 1825-1858 1
Tucker, R. H. (Richard Hawley), 1859-1952 1
Union Bank and Trust Company of Bethlehem, Pa. 1
United States. Continental Congress 1
United States. Department of the Navy 1
Weltner Family 1
Wetherill, Joseph, b. 1747/8 1
Wetherill, Samuel, 1736 -1816 1
Wetherill, Samuel, Jr., 1752 1
Wilbur, E. P. (Elisha Packer), 1833-1910 1
Wonfor, George A. 1
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