Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 58 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SC MS 0038
Abstract Contains four notebooks by Lehigh University students George Duck '82, J.W. Richards '86, J.W. Boyd '90, and Edward S. Knisely ‘97 from chemistry classes at the University. Titles of courses and instructors' names are not indicated.
Identifier: SC MS 0332
Abstract This manuscript incorporates Lehigh University's first president Henry Coppee's ideas for a plan as well as a diary of his early years at Lehigh University. Before coming to Lehigh Coppee had a distinguished career in the U.S. Army and at University of Pennsylvania. With suggestions from Bishop William Stevens, Lehigh's first president of the Board of Trustees and T. R. Jencks, a scholar from Harvard University, Coppée formulated the student course of study, the laws of governance and a...
Identifier: SC MS 0159
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1870-1981; Majority of material found within 1909-1915
Identifier: SC MS 0174
Abstract LEPOCO, the Lehigh-Pocono Committee of Concern, is a non-profit citizens group of approximately 1000 members (as of 2015), based in the Lehigh Valley. Founded in 1965 to oppose the war in Vietnam, LEPOCO's concerns have broadened to include a range of problems that endanger peace and the planet. The collection includes memorabilia preserved from numerous events, newsletters, meeting minutes, and publications. The documents record not only the activities of LEPOCO but also almost the entire...
Identifier: SC MS 0166
Abstract Lester Bernstein graduated from Lehigh University in 1904 with a degree in Civil Engineering. Bernstein, the Civil Engineering Society Treasurer and President, was awarded the Civil Engineering Society Prize in 1902-03. The collection consists of a Physical Laboratory Notebook from his second semester freshman year (Feb. 1901 – Jun. 1901). This notebook includes experiments on the study of thermal expansion, use of a barometer and the study of the principles of movement.
Dates: February 1901-June 1901
Identifier: SC MS 0200
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.”
Identifier: SC MS 0258
Scope and Contents The collection is a single manuscript measuring 21.5 x 15.5 cm. stored in a black paper wrapped box measuring 27 x 22 x 3 cm. The manuscript is contained within stiff card paper covers of burgundy colored paper with gilt title “Memoria y Planos de un anteprocyecto para la terminacion del Canal De Panamá por D. Gabriel M. Campo” and decorative borders. The pages are edged in red. It is illustrated with three folded plans including two blue prints: Proyecto de construccion en túnel Plano, Perfil...
Identifier: SC MS 0157
Abstract A manuscript notebook and sketchbook attributed to Philip (Phillip) Schopp (1828-1893), a German immigrant who was a member of the 75th Pennsylvania Volunteers Regiment in the American Civil War serving first as a Captain and later promoted to Colonel before being discharged in 1862. The notebook contains many superb illustrations mostly from the Schuylkill Navigation System, the Union Canal, and a few from the Louisville-Portland Canal. The drawings and notations reflect a career as a...
Identifier: SC MS 0183
Abstract These papers reflect an era of formally engraved invitations, letters of appreciation among faculty, students, university presidents and alumni and general camaraderie. Interesting historical notes are stated in some of the letters in the exchange between a faculty member and three University presidents.
Dates: 1884 - 1927