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Lehigh University. Library


Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Daily Register, The Lehigh University Library, 1878-1881

 File — Volume 0229, Item: 177
Scope and Contents

Delinquent list 1901-1902; Library book records

Dates: 1878-1881

George Augustus Horne Photographs, Class of 1899

Identifier: SC Photo-0029

Twelve glass plate negative photographs of Lehigh campus buildings, both interior and exterior views circa 1898. The photographer and the donor collectively represent an extensive Lehigh family spanning two centuries.

Dates: 1897-1899

Harvey Bassler Papers, 1900-1968

Identifier: SC MS 0019
Abstract Correspondence, handwritten and also edited transcription of diaries and records of the donation of his personal library of Harvey Bassler, who was a geologist for Standard Oil Company in Peru, from 1920-1932. Included are the diaries and other notes he took on his field trips in Peru, an edited copy of the diaries and the duplicated compilation of the diaries written by Bradford Willard in 1965-1966, as well as much personal correspondence during the period. Also included is a list of the...
Dates: 1900-1968; Majority of material found within 1926-1939

James D. Mack Lehigh University Library Documents

Identifier: SC MS 0145
Abstract James D. Mack was Lehigh University Librarian from 1948(?) to 1976. Mr. Mack graduated from Lehigh Class of 1938. He was hired by University Librarian Howard S. Leach in 1946 as his assistant. Leach died two years later. In the early 1960’s Mack had his title changed to Library Director. He retired in 1976 and became Rare Book Curator. As Director he was succeeded by Berry G. Richards and as Rare Book curator Daniel Traister succeeded him. Eventually Philip Metzger succeeded Daniel...
Dates: 1926-1989; Majority of material found within 1960-1985

Lehigh University Library Correspondence, 1924-1935

Identifier: SC MS 0009

Letters written mostly to and from the president of Lehigh University, Charles Russ Richards, and the librarian, Howard Seavoy Leach, concerning all aspects of library business.

Dates: 1924-1935

Lehigh University Library History, 1878-1974

Identifier: SC MS 0030

Includes original invoices of purchases, 1878-1899; year-end and statistical reports from 1888-1922; financial statements, 1888-1896; miscellaneous correspondence and documents relating to the library and its history; and correspondence and a budget for Prof. Ross Yates projected history of Lehigh University (1974).

Dates: 1878-1984; Majority of material found within 1878-1899; Majority of material found within 1888-1922; Majority of material found within 1878-1896

(Library Director's Correspondence Letterbook), 1904-1906

 File — Volume 0229, Item: 090
Scope and Contents

Carbon copies of letter correspondence of William H. Chander 727 leaves, only 22 pgs. used William Henry Chandler Thomas Drown

Dates: 1904-1906

List of Library Alcove Users, 1878-1882

 File — Volume 0229, Item: 088
Scope and Contents

List of readers using Linderman Library alcoves with the subject they were studying and their residence

Dates: 1878-1882

Lost Books, 1950-1958

 File — Volume 0229, Item: 085
Scope and Contents

List of books lost from the library Includes book title, author, call #, price, who paid, their address, and date

Dates: 1950-1958

(Modern Language's Library Ledger), 1904-1907

 File — Volume 0229, Item: 089
Scope and Contents

List of books reflecting department of Modern Language's library At end, some accounting info Also includes receipt from New York bookseller sent to professor Phillip Palmer

Dates: 1904-1907