Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 59 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SC MS 0236
Abstract This scrapbook contains newspaper clippings relating to the Bach Choir’s first appearance outside Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. This event occurred in January 1917 appearing in Carnegie Hall, New YorkCity as a featured participant in the New York Philharmonic’s 75th anniversary festival. Charles Schwab of Bethlehem Steel Company generously paid for the trip to New York. Lehigh University’s Henry Drinker provided the logistics for getting the 300 members of the Choir to New York for the...
Dates: 1916-1917; October 1916 to June 2, 1917
Identifier: SC MS 0015
Abstract A collection of letters written in 1941 to Professor H.R. (Bosey) Reiter in response to his request to alumni for reminiscences of their undergraduate experiences in athletics. The material was to be used in a publication for the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the University, but there is no record that this was ever done. Responses came from graduates from the 1880s through the 1930s, including a few who also sent photographs.
Identifier: SC Photo-0015
Abstract This collection depicts a pioneering field trip made in 1922 by Lehigh’s Mining Engineering department. It consists of 127 black and white photographs, one map, two letters, and three decorative album covers. Thirty of the photographs are duplicated indicating that the official photographer of the field trip made at least two sets of photographs. The acquisition of the photographs are from two separate sources; one set in 1964 and the larger set in 2011. The Mining Department field trip...
Dates: July 7, 1922 to September 1, 1964
Identifier: SC MS 0071
Identifier: SC MS 0044
Abstract Includes office files, correspondence, and lists of award winners from the Sports Office of Lehigh University from 1930-1980. Sports award winners are complete from 1939-1970. Flagpole Day Ceremony awards are complete from 1958-1977. Intramural files are primarily from the 1960s and 1970s. Also included is material from Car Rallyes, Turkey Trots, Emery Relay programs, and Beta Theta Pi Fraternity (Mr. Steckbeck was faculty advisor).
Dates: 1930 - 1980
Identifier: SC MS 0118
Abstract A detailed pioneering engineering report determining the ventilation criteria for an underwater vehicular tunnel which became known as the Holland Tunnel. At its time of opening in 1927 the Holland Tunnel was known as the “eighth wonder of the world.”
Vinkovci, Croatia, Dam Construction Photograph Album: “The Contributions and Voluntary Work of the Citizens of Vinkovci built this Dam in 1953 to Serve the Economic and cultural improvement of our town and its surroundings…”
Identifier: SC Photo-0022
Abstract A photographic record of the construction of a small concrete dam by citizens of Vinkovci, Yugoslavia (now Croatia). It appears to have been created for propaganda purposes for the young and growing Yugoslavian Socialist movement. A number of photographs of the builders of the dam.
Identifier: SC MS 0117
Abstract Documents and photographs related to Lehigh University Civil Engineering faculty William J. Eney's early teaching years (1930s) at civil engineering summer camps (Canadensis, Pa.) including his lecture documents on bridge engineering, his own invention of testing equipment, correspondence between Smithsonian Institution and Lehigh University about Eney Deformeter, photographs and documents about construction of Fritz Engineering Laboratory addition and Baldwin Universal Testing Machine (1950s),...
Dates: 1900 - 1982
Identifier: SC MS 0100