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Bethlehem (Pa.) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Archibald Johnston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0281
Abstract

Collection of wide ranging documents related to Archibald Johnston, a prominent graduate of Lehigh University Class of 1889, noting his careers at Bethlehem Steel Corporation and as the first mayor of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The material is complimentary to an earlier received Johnston collection of cablegrams sent while Mr. Johnston represented Bethlehem Steel Company in South America.

Dates: 1885 to 2005; Majority of material found within 1888 to 1948

Bethlehem Historic Musical Programs and Booklets

 Collection — Box 0402
Identifier: SC MS 0402
Abstract

Primarily the musical performance programs are from the Moravian Seminary for Women’s Music Department but also a few commencement programs are included and community musical events.

Dates: 1850 - 1950

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

Percy Hughes: Publications and Papers, 1872-1952

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0111
Abstract “Percy Hughes Publications and Papers (1872-1952)” collection contains photographs, correspondence, family documents, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, books and academic articles, and reprints on Philosophy, Psychology, Education, Higher Education, Sports Education, and Lehigh University by Percy Hughes who was a Lehigh professor and taught Philosophy, Psychology and Education, and was a lifelong friend of John Dewey.The collection was researched, compiled and organized by Elizabeth Hughes...
Dates: 1872-1952

Records of the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0314
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1953-1999; Majority of material found within 1953-1976

South Bethlehem Historical Society Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS0250
Abstract A diverse collection of documents, publications, photographs, oral history recordings, memorabilia representing the socio-econonmcal, educational, cultural and artistic developments of various ethnic groups that made possible the industrialization of South Bethlehem. Some examples are the large collections of vintage Bethlehem postcards and photographs of depicting buildings that do not exists anymore. Also included in the collection are items representing Bethlehem Steel Corporation, St....
Dates: 1865 - 2023