Found in 72 Collections and/or Records:
Albert Ladd Colby Report on the Boston Molasses Tank
Allen J. Barthold Papers (1914-1984)
The collection includes papers from his undergraduate work at Lehigh as well as his graduate and professional work at Yale and Lehigh. The collection also includes photographs and memorabilia from his life as well as papers regarding his two year leave of absence to the Dominican Republic and his work involving the Richards Harding Davis Collection at Lehigh's Linderman Library.
Archibald Johnston Papers
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.
Asa and Sarah Packer Golden Wedding Anniversary Album, January 23, 1878
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.
Benjamin Leroy Miller Papers, 1894-1944
The collection includes correspondence to (and carbons of replies from) Prof. Miller, and also includes mounted newspaper clippings, diaries and photographs of his South American trip in 1915 and diaries of his trip around the world in 1937, plus his daily personal diaries from 1891 to 1913 and from 1929 until his death in 1944.
Beta Chi House Photograph Album, Circa 1950s
The collection of photographs is a nostalgic look at fraternity life in the 1950s. Possibly it was composed and presented on the occasion of the retirement of the gentleman to whom the album is dedicated – Willie Johnson. Mr. Johnson was an African American who lived on the premises of the Beta House at least until the mid 1960s employed as general factotum.
Bethlehem Chamber Music Society Archives
The material here includes the details of the beginning, constitution, incorporation, IRS material; much correspondence through the years regarding meetings, finances, and performers; secretary’s and treasurer’s reports; mailing lists (computer printouts); publicity material; and programs, posters, contracts and grant proposals. The material was donated in 1999 and 2001 by the Bethlehem Chamber Music Society.
Bittner Family Documents
Material consist of wills, court documents, and a few photographs pertaining to the family of Elias Bittner, sons Albert, George, and Frank, and their families of Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Blair Birdsall Papers
This collection contains the technical and professional documents of consulting engineer Blair Birdsall. Most of the collection are documents pertaining to the multitude of bridges he worked on, including the Golden Gate, Chesapeake Bay, and Brooklyn Bridges, as a consulting engineer or as a design engineer. The collection spans from 1900 to 2002 covering his entire career and also early Steinman Boynton Gronquist & Birdsall and John A. Roebling Sons Engineering companies.
Bradford Willard Correspondence and Photographs
A collection of student tributes written on the occasion of Lehigh Geology professor Dr. Bradford Willard’s retirement at the end of the Spring Semester 1959. Dr. Willard’s wit and the esteem his peers held for him are humorously recalled in letters from some correspondents who could not attend the honorary dinner.