Packer Memorial Church
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SC Photo-0017
Abstract 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.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950-1955; 1950-1966
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.
Dates: 1906-01-01 - 1971-12-31
Identifier: SC MS 0321
Abstract 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.
Identifier: SC MS 0236
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1916-1917; October 1916 to June 2, 1917