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Northampton County (Pa.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew J. Odenwelder Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0368
Abstract

A nineteenth century ledger contains example of calligraphy and extensive examples of arithmetic calculations in preparation for various trades such as carpentry, mercantile, roofing and masonry by Andrew Jackson Odenwelder of East Allen Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1837 - 1848; Majority of material found within 1843 - 1847

Bethlehem Natural Science Association Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS0413
Scope and Contents

This scrapbook entails 62 numbered pages of assorted newspaper articles primarily from the Bethlehem Globe-Times and the Allentown Call-Chronicle, the Association’s correspondence (meeting notice postcards, By-laws), 15 original black and white/sepia photographs of various nature outings and members. The scrapbook has a title page of “Mark Twain’s Scrap Book Patent 281 657 with Directions to use a little moisture on the gummed lines… Daniel Slote & Company New York.”

Dates: 1938 - 1960

Charles R. Nippert Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS0239
Abstract

Materials on Bethlehem Steel (including ephemera, catalogs, technical reports and drawings), Lehigh University (brochures, reports, Alumni Association publications); publications on manufacturing of steel and steel products, Pennsylvania and Lehigh Valley municipal maps compiled by Charles R. Nippert, Lehigh Class of 1947, a mechanical engineer at Bethlehem Steel Corporation.

Dates: 1922 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1976

Documents Related to Lehigh Valley Homeopathy

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0348
Abstract

This small collection contains documents related to the establishment of homeopathic medicine in America. The first homeopathic medical school was founded in Bath, Pennsylvania in 1828 and later built in 1834 in Allentown, Pennsylvania rather than the famous Hahnemann Homeopathic College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1848.

Dates: 1828-1941

Jeff Parks '70 Collection

 Collection — Box 0388
Identifier: SC MS 0388
Abstract Jeff Parks, Lehigh University Class of 1970, locally known as “Mr. Musikfest,” assembled this collection which includes genealogical records and examples of Fraktur of his ancestors who were early residents of Northampton County, parental memorabilia, high school and college (Lehigh University memorabilia, awards, gift plates, memorabilia from Musikfest, ArtsQuest, SteelStacks, photographs, promotional material including t-shirts, programs, community/urban development plans and local history...
Dates: 1741 - 2021

Merchant William Kern General Store Daybook

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0352
Abstract

A 19th-century merchant's general store daybook featuring the pattern of commerce in the years 1827-1844 for an entrepreneur who was a carpenter, blacksmith, tradesman also became a judge of elections. Many names of customers in the ledger are family names that are still prominent in the Carbon and Northampton Counties of Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1827-1855

Penn Patent, 1773: property record for land on Lehigh River island, Easton (Pa.)

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0240
Abstract

An American colonial era Patent (property record) from the Penn Family granting mineral, hunting and fishing rights on their land.

Dates: 1773

Series 9: Minute Books, 1953-1999

 Series
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Documents in this collection are from the City of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, concerning redevelopment and urban renewal projects in the city from 1953 to 1999. The collection contains reports, meeting minutes, maps, site plans, architectural drawings and other publications related to urban renewal projects of Packer Avenue, Webster and Butler Streets and Northampton Heights in South Bethlehem, and Broad and Main Streets, Civic Center and Monocacy Creek in North Bethlehem. The 25...
Dates: 1953-1999

William G. Barthold Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS0282
Abstract

This collection documents the life and accomplishments of the Honorable William Gregory Barthold (1897-1969): Northampton County Judge, Pennsylvania State Senator, and Lehigh University Class of 1918. Material includes newspaper excerpts from local area publications, certifications and awards, personal correspondence, political advertisements and endorsements, and photographs.

Dates: 1914 - 1969