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Found in 58 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SC MS 0296
Identifier: SC MS 0331
Overview An interesting 18th century logbook diary written by Alexander Harrow a commander of the British Naval Armament on the Great Lakes. His logbook relates journeys made between Fort Erie and Detroit on board various vessels. This particular diary keeps copies of his correspondence, orders for materials, land purchases, interactions with the indigenous population, military service, overseeing shipments for government supplies and civilian passengers while in service of the British government. ...
Identifier: SC MS 0130
Overview Three record books covering the Lehigh Valley Section of American Chemical Society's records, including meeting minutes and by-laws, from its earliest meeting where the section was organized in 1894, to its 260th meeting in December 1943.
Identifier: SC MS 0281
Overview Collection of wide ranging documents related to Archibald Johnston, a prominent graduate of Lehigh University Class of 1889, noting his careers at Bethlehem Steel Corporation and as the first mayor of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The material is complimentary to an earlier received Johnston collection of cablegrams sent while Mr. Johnston represented Bethlehem Steel Company in South America.
Identifier: SC MS 0074
Overview 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.
Identifier: SC MS 0192
Overview Geology class notebook of Barron D. Berger contains geological observations about local Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania sites perhaps no longer visibly apparent. These observations and notes were probably used in Geology 6 which he took in 1935-1936 academic year.
Identifier: SC MS 0188
Overview An interesting collection of early twentieth century analyses of ores collected by Benjamin Franklin Fackenthal, Jr., a prominent chemist of the era. Fackenthal established laboratories at the Durham Iron Works in Riegelsville, Pa and also in Lancaster, Pa. where mineral analysis was made of iron ores and limestone from samples sent by clients. What is especially interesting about the notebook is the listing of many iron ore and limestone quarries located in the Lehigh Valley area. Among the...
Identifier: SC MS 0203
Overview This manuscript notebook includes survey data of a road to be built between Pottsville to Shamokin (then an Indian Territory) in 18th century. It also contains detailed information on surveyor’s measurements and coordinates; descriptions of the terrain, and insight into frontier Pennsylvania and the interaction between the English settlers, militias and the native people on the Schuylkill and Susquehanna rivers of colonial Pennsylvania.
Identifier: SC MS 0069
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.