Exhibit Case 1

Cathedral of Commerce

The Cathedral of Commerce, the Highest Building in the World. [New York], s.n., 1920.

This pamphlet describes New York City’s Woolworth Building, at the time of the publication, a landmark structure and the world’s first skyscraper.

Gift of Julie Kerssen, Archivist, the Seattle Municipal Archives

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Cassius Curtis Papers.

These papers, formerly housed in the Physics Department, were recently transferred to Special Collections.  This material, consisting of research notes, publications, and correspondence amassed during Professor Curtis’s thirty-year tenure at Lehigh, will allow researchers to gain a better understanding of scientific practices and discoveries of the time.

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Neil Curtis, transferred by the Physics Department, Lehigh University

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