Found in 70 Collections and/or Records:
Lehigh Valley Railroad Documents
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.
LEPOCO (Lehigh-Pocono Committee of Concern) Archives
Lester Bernstein Physical Laboratory Notebook
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.
Location of Pipes in the Lehigh University Park
An historical engineering viewpoint of the campus facilities of 1885 with small location maps of buildings, streets, water and gas pipes drawn by survey measurements.
Masters’ Degree in Business: Notebooks and Textbooks
Material including syllabi, notes, tests, etc. for MBA degree in 1960s, and textbooks for the courses, donated by Richard S. Gilbert, G. 1970. Donated in 1997.
Obed Hathaway Logbook from Ship “Bedford” 1789-1796
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.”
[Panama Canal]: Memoria y Planos de un Anteproyecto para la Terminacion del Canal de Panama
Philip I. and Muriel M. Berman Papers Collection II
Philip Schopp Sketchbook
Preston A. Lambert Papers 1884 - 1927
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.