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Philadelphia (Pa.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

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

Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Records

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

Estate documents of Harry E. Packer

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1883-1933

General Lafayette’s Tour of the United States

 Collection
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

Joseph W. Richards collection

 Series
Identifier: SC MS 0097
Abstract This collection contains material related to Joseph W. Richards, Lehigh professor and the college’s first PhD recipient, including certificates, awards, property titles, and photographs of the Richards family.
Dates: 1890s - 1901

Lehigh Valley Railroad Documents

 Collection
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

[Letterhead] Charles H. Brightly Philadelphia Mathematical Instrument Maker , 2016-06-30 - 2016-06-30

 File
Abstract Example of a business stationery or letterhead of a Nineteenth century business concern in Philadelphia indicating that at the time Philadelphia was a leading center for scientific, engineering, surveying and astronomical instrument making.
Dates: Usage: 2016-06-30 - 2016-06-30

Muster Roll of the German Regiment in Service of the United States - Continental Congress June 1778 to December 1780

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0167
Abstract A unique record of soldiers of German origin who served the “United States” in the Continental Army under the command of Lt. Col. Ludwig Weltner from Frederick, Maryland as opposed to the German troops who served in the British Army. In May 1776 the Second Continental Congress established the Eighth Maryland Regiment, more popularly known as the German Regiment or German Battalion as an infantry unit. The Regiment was formed of eight companies: four from Maryland and four from Pennsylvania –...
Dates: 1778-06 - 1780-12; Majority of material found within 1778 - 1780

Richard H. Tucker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0041
Abstract This collection includes documents from Richard H. Tucker’s days as both a student and a professor at Lehigh University, such as correspondences, newspaper clippings, scrapbook, diplomas, certificates and photographs.
Dates: 1875-1894