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Asa Packer Graphic Design Book Project

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Identifier: SC MS 0109
Asa Packer books designed and constructed by Lehigh University students as class projects called “Asa Packer Book Project” for their Graphic Design III taught by Professor Thom Lepley in the 2003-2004 academic year. Through this graphic design project, the students were to research and study artifacts and evidence of Asa Packer’s lifespan and then tell a unique story in a hand-bound artist book that would define Asa Packer and his legacy. The course is offered spring semesters.
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of the books and posters created by the Design III students, 2003-2005.

Dates

  • 2003-2005

Creator

Extent

2 Linear Feet (3 boxes + 1 folder)

Overview

Asa Packer books designed and constructed by Lehigh University students as class projects called “Asa Packer Book Project” for their Graphic Design III taught by Professor Thom Lepley in the Spring of 2003-2004 and Fall of 2004-2005 academic years. Through this graphic design project, the students were to research and study artifacts and evidence of Asa Packer’s lifespan and then tell a unique story in a hand-bound artist book that would define Asa Packer and his legacy.

Biographical / Historical

This graphic design course and the book project aimed to address the questions about Asa Packer’s life and his motivations. The book project also provided students with the unique experience of designing their own books.

Arrangement of the Collection

The materials are arranged chronologically as they were submitted and by format: books and posters.

Creator

Title
Finding Aid of Asa Packer graphic design book project, 2003-2005
Status
completed
Author
Special Collections staff
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English.
Sponsor
Lehigh University

Repository Details

Part of the Lehigh University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Lehigh University
Linderman Library
30 Library Drive
Bethlehem PA 18045 USA
610-758-4506
610-758-6091 (Fax)