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Asa Packer: Manuscripts and Newpapers

Library research guide on Lehigh University founder Asa Packer and his family, including his daughter Lucy Linderman and family.

Manuscripts and Newspapers

  • Packer Family Financial Records and Related Documents

Asa Packer biographical material. Call number: SC MS 0058

Asa Packer estate accounts. Call number: SC MS 0005

Asa Packer and Lehigh University. Call number: SC MS 0104

Harry E. Packer estate accounts. Call number: SC MS 0040

Estate of Mary Packer Cummings. Call number: SC MS 0301


  • Printed Material

Last Will and Testament of Harry E. Packer. Call number: L P1194L

Last Will and Testament of Mary Packer Cummings. Call number: L P1195L

Last Will and Testament of the Hon. Asa Packer. Call number: L P119L

In the Court of Common Pleas of Carbon County. Asa Packer vs. Joseph Noble, Call number: L P119i


The Brown & White

Full-text serchable digital archives of Lehigh University student newspaper often published news and articles related Asa Packer, Packer Family and Lehigh Valley Railroad.


RefWorks list of selected historic New York Times articles that reference Asa Packer

Click 'view' to see articles.  Articles available for on campus use only.  Off-campus users must first enter Lehigh user ID & pass.


America's Historic Newspapers

Search with the term 'Asa Packer' to return article results from The Philadelphia Enquirer, Macon Telegraph, Wilksbarre Telegraph, Salt Lake Tribune and more.

ASA Library Catalog "Articles"

Search with the term 'Asa Packer', 'Lehigh Valley Rail Road'