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Scrapbooks

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Gold Discoveries Scrapbook 1848-1852

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0234
Abstract

A fascinating collection of nineteenth century published information about gold discoveries, mining, economical influence and transportation around the world. Anything anyone wanted or needed to know about gold is included in the newspaper articles glued to the pages of the scrapbook. Whoever took the time to collect the information had a very serious intent or need to know about gold.

Dates: 1848-1852

Henry K. Wetherhold World War II Memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0081
Abstract

Henry K. Wetherhold served in the 364th Bombardment Squadron, 305th Bombardment Group, 8th Air Force, from 1943-1945 as a pilot. He flew 30 missions in a B-17, all of which are described and documented in this album, including photos and newspaper clippings. Documentation of his army service, awards, etc. is included. There are also sketches, photos, notes, etc. of reunions with his group, and photos of his family, up to 1994.

Dates: 1943-1945

Henry Sylvester Jacoby Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0063
Abstract

Henry S. Jacoby Papers contains diplomas and certificates he received, drawings and illustrations for some of his books, scrapbooks about Lehigh (1872-1877), typescripts of some of his publications, and correspondence to and from the American Railway Engineering Association. The correspondence is of special to any engineer interested in the work involved in formulating a textbook or the forensics of old bridges.

Dates: 1872 - 1944

James H. LeVan Papers (1922-1992)

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0079
Abstract

The collection contains some Lehigh University class notes and syllabi, and a notebook of material as Class Correspondent for the Class of 1926. The rest of the material concerns his career in the U.S. Public Health Service. Papers he wrote, notebooks of material regarding promotions and assignments, and his retirement files, and scrapbooks are included.

Dates: 1922-1992

John M. Blackmar: Class of 1929 Reunions Material 1929-1989

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0141
Abstract

This collection is an assortment of Class of 1929 memorabilia and especially concentrates on names of the Classmates.

Dates: 1929-1989

King Iron Bridge Company Scrapbook, 1892

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0206
Abstract This scrapbook is an interesting contrast of nineteenth century ephemera – albumen photographs and chromolithographic trade cards and calling/visiting cards. The photographs present the metal truss design of bridges built by the King Iron Bridge Company in various places in the 1880s. The trade cards promoting patent medicines and perfume and the calling cards display the beautiful art of the chromolithograph printing process. The scrapbook seems to represent a popular Victorian Era...
Dates: 1880s

Knight Family Scrapbook 1878-1894

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0252
Abstract

This scrapbook is a vintage example of a nineteenth century tradition known as a common book, a personal collection of interesting newspaper articles such as poetry, local news, obituaries, photographs, and souvenirs of events.

Dates: 1878-1894; Majority of material found within 1893-1894

LEPOCO (Lehigh-Pocono Committee of Concern) Archives

 File
Identifier: SC MS 0174
Abstract LEPOCO, the Lehigh-Pocono Committee of Concern, is a non-profit citizens group of approximately 1000 members (as of 2015), based in the Lehigh Valley. Founded in 1965 to oppose the war in Vietnam, LEPOCO's concerns have broadened to include a range of problems that endanger peace and the planet. The collection includes memorabilia preserved from numerous events, newsletters, meeting minutes, and publications. The documents record not only the activities of LEPOCO but also almost the entire...
Dates: 1962-1999

Leslie Hunter Whitten Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0007
Abstract Born on February 21, 1928 in Jacksonville Florida, Leslie Hunter Whitten was a Hearst newspaper reporter for the Washington Post, an associate on Jack Anderson's newspaper column, and accomplished novelist. He graduated from Lehigh University in 1950. This collection documents various stages of Whitten's life, especially the years in Washington DC as a journalist. Letters, documents, notes, photographs, etc. relating to Les Whitten's early years, schooling, and work as a Hearst reporter,...
Dates: 1934-2009