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Bethlehem (Pa.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

Asa and Sarah Packer Golden Wedding Anniversary Album, January 23, 1878

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0261
Abstract

This is one of the few artifacts that exist at Lehigh of Asa Packer, Lehigh University’s founder. The album is a fabulous record of who was who during the Packer Family’s lifetime. The album reflects the importance and wealth that Asa and Sarah Packer had acquired during their life being with virtually only their own fortitude, hard work, and entrepreneurial endeavor.

Dates: 1878

Asa Packer Estate Accounts and Other Financial Documents, 1879-1924

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0005
Abstract

A collection of financial records, including receipts, bills, statements, etc., in four separate Estate Accounts, administered by the trustees of the estate of Asa Packer, and Lehigh University covering the period May 1879 through 1972.

Dates: 1854 - 1972

Asa Packer Graphic Design Book Project

 File
Identifier: SC MS 0109
Abstract

Asa Packer books designed and constructed by Lehigh University students as class projects called “Asa Packer Book Project” for their Graphic Design III taught by Professor Thom Lepley in the Spring of 2003-2004 and Fall of 2004-2005 academic years. Through this graphic design project, the students were to research and study artifacts and evidence of Asa Packer’s lifespan and then tell a unique story in a hand-bound artist book that would define Asa Packer and his legacy.

Dates: 2003-2005

Asa Packer & Lehigh University Newspaper Clippings

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0104
Abstract

This collection contains late 19th and early 20th century newspaper clippings detailing the life and accomplishments of Asa Packer.

Dates: 1843-1912

Bethlehem Housing Authority records

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0334
Abstract In an effort to boost local economy and employment in the building trades, the Bethlehem Housing Authority directors embarked on large scale public housing projects. Monies provided by the federal government to the states and ultimately to the local communities were applied to several housing projects: Temporary War Housing Project 1943 to accommodate the large influx of workers for Bethlehem Steel's wartime effort which became known as the Pembroke Housing; the Robert Pfeifle Houses,...
Dates: 1943-1962

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

Bethlehem Steel Site's Transformation Related Newspaper Clippings Collected by Cate Cameron

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0380
Abstract

A collection of printed material (mostly newspaper clippings) about the transformation of Southside Bethlehem, PA from a closed-down steel mill site to redeveloped arts and cultural heritage site for (ArtsQuest and Musikfest) a casino, an arts pavilion of indoor and outdoor theater venues, restaurants, an industrial museum, an industrial historic site and a public broadcasting television station.

Dates: 1987 - 2009

Brodrick-Brodhead Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0152
Abstract Two handwritten letters dated March 5, 1841[Daniel Dingman Brodhead] and April 19, 1841 [Mary Ann Brodrick] donated to Lehigh University’s Special Collections by Robert Brodhead Honeyman, a descendent of Daniel Dingman Brodhead and Mary Ann Brodrick who married in 1847. Robert B. Honeyman was related by way of Emily (Emilie) “Lassie” Linderman Brodhead (b. 1870 – d. after 1906) of Mauch Chunk, Pennsylvania, a sister of Albert and Daniel, who married a Robert Browne Honeyman June 5, 1895 of...
Dates: 1841

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

Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0263
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1969-2000; 1946-2003