Skip to main content

Lehigh University

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Scrapbook of Bethlehem Bach Choir, January 1917

 Collection
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

Speeches of Henry Sturgis Drinker President of Lehigh University

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0020
Abstract Typescripts of speeches, many with additional penciled-in notes, given by Dr. Drinker as president of Lehigh University, as president of the American Forestry Association, and as a supporter of war preparedness and the Student Army Training Corps movement.
Dates: 1905 - 1929

YMCA at Lehigh 1894-1936

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0197
Abstract This collection of correspondence reflects the activities of Lehigh’s campus Christian group which aligned itself with the international organization of the Young Men’s Christian Association. The YMCA was encouraged by the University’s President Henry S. Drinker and several professors acting as advisors however the YMCA provided its own personnel to run the operation on campus.
Dates: 1894 - 1936