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James H. LeVan Papers (1922-1992)

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0079
The collection contains some Lehigh University class notes and syllabi, and a notebook of material as Class Correspondent for the Class of 1926. The rest of the material concerns his career in the U.S. Public Health Service. Papers he wrote, notebooks of material regarding promotions and assignments, and his retirement files, and scrapbooks are included.

Dates

  • 1922-1992

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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

Conditions Governing Use

Collection is open for research.

Extent

5 Linear Feet (9 Archival boxes, 3 flat boxes)

Overview

The collection contains some Lehigh University class notes and syllabi, and a notebook of material as Class Correspondent for the Class of 1926. The rest of the material concerns his career in the U.S. Public Health Service. Papers he wrote, notebooks of material regarding promotions and assignments, and his retirement files, and scrapbooks are included.

Biographical / Historical

James H. LeVan was born in 1905, graduated from Minersville, Pa. High School in 1922, and Lehigh University in 1926. He received a MS degree from Harvard in 1931. He had a distinguished career as a Sanitary Engineer with the United States Public Health Service from 1931 to 1969. He was an Alumni Class Correspondent for Lehigh from 1945 to 1992. He died December 27, 1992. He is survived by two sons, James, Lehigh ‘56, and Raymond.

Arrangement

Content of this collection arranged chronologically, then topically.
Title
James H. LeVan Papers (1922-1992)
Status
completed
Author
Special Collections Staff
Date
1994-08-26
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • 2012-04-04: Finding aid information revised by Arielle Willett
  • 2017-03-23: Added to ArchivesSpace

Repository Details

Part of the Lehigh University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Lehigh University
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Bethlehem PA 18045 USA
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