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John M. Blackmar: Class of 1929 Reunions Material 1929-1989

Identifier: SC MS 0141

Scope and Contents

The collection contains four folders containing a reunion ledger book, reunion photographs, programs and correspondence. The book measures 36 cm x 22 cm x 2 cm bound in brown buckram with red corners and spine embossed with gold. The pages are numbered up to 156 and on inside flyleaf is printed John M. Blackmar 1929 Class Secretary.


  • Creation: 1929-1989


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Collection housed remotely. Users need to contact 24 hours in advance.

Biographical / Historical

John M. Blackmar was a member of Lehigh’s Class of 1929 and served as Class Secretary. He appeared to be in faithful attendance for many of the Lehigh Reunions as indicated by the material in this collection. The material represents documentation of most five year reunions – the first in 1934 through the 60th in 1989. He died sometime between 1993 and 1998.


1 volume, 36 cm.

Language of Materials



This collection is an assortment of Class of 1929 memorabilia and especially concentrates on names of the Classmates.


There are four folders. The first folder contains the ledger book, the second three photographs, the third various programs and news articles, and the fourth material for the 55th and 60th reunions.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donation from Blackmar


No additions anticipated.

Physical Description

1 volume, 36 cm.


Finding Aid of the John M. Blackmar: Class of 1929 Reunions Material 1929-1989
William Ying
April 23, 2013
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Repository Details

Part of the Lehigh University Special Collections Repository

Lehigh University
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