New York (N.Y.)
Subject Source: Lcnaf
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SC MS 0263
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1969-2000; 1946-2003
Identifier: SC MS 0366
Abstract A collection of drawings of large industrial machinery and patents resulting from the refinement and improvement of the machinery manufactured and used by Loewy Hydropress Inc.
Dates: 1950 - 1970
Identifier: SC MS 0040
Abstract This collection contains material relating to the settlement of Harry Packer's estate, which was tied in with the settlement of Asa Packer's estate. He was the youngest son of Asa Packer, founder of Lehigh University.
Identifier: SC MS 0124
Abstract This scrapbook contains newspaper clippings from the arrival of the Marquis de Lafayette in August 1884 at New York to his visit to Norfolk, Virginia in October 1824. Among the newspaper articles are five engravings depicting General Lafayette.
Dates: August-October 1824
Identifier: SC MS 0159
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1870-1981; Majority of material found within 1909-1915
Identifier: SC photo-0021
Abstract John Reid, the acknowledged photographer of this picture, was in his lifetime known as a pioneer photographer of the “Iron Horse” (steam locomotives). He introduced the convention of taking the photographs “from a position just ahead of the smoke box” in the late 1850s. This angle is apparent in this photograph as the 4-4-0 steam locomotive positioned on the Harlem Bridge. The bridge is an example of a Post box-truss type developed by Simeon S. Post in 1863. Based on information printed on...
Dates: Circa 1867-1871
Identifier: SC MS 0001
Abstract Richard Harding Davis, 1864-1916, was a student at Lehigh University from 1882-1884. During his stay he wrote many novels and short stories and was a prominent war correspondent during the Spanish-American War (1898). The documents here include letters, telegrams and notes, mostly written by Davis. It is predominantly letters to his publisher, J. Henry Harper, at Harper and Brothers, but also includes other letters to Raymond H. Walters, Lehigh University, a few letters from Rebecca Harding...