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Lehigh University Property Ownership Documents

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0335
Lehigh University Property Ownership Collection contains documents related to the University owned properties, including vacant lots, rentals and fraternity houses around the Asa Packer Campus, South Bethlehem. Most of the properties were demolished as part of the Urban Renewal program for Lehigh's expansion in the north of Packer Avenue.

Dates

  • 1963-1969

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

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

Collection is open for research.

Extent

3 Linear Feet (1 box + 1 flat folder)

Overview

Lehigh University Property Ownership Collection contains documents related to the University owned properties and fraternity houses around the Asa Packer Campus, South Bethlehem. Most of the properties were demolished as part of the Urban renewal program for Lehigh's expansion in the north of Packer Avenue. The individual files for each property reports created by "L.D. Sheridan, Real Estate Department, Bethlehem Steel Corporation"

Biographical / Historical

In the late 1950s, Lehigh University acquired number of properties around its South Bethlehem campus for planning to expand toward the north of Packer Avenue. "Brodhead properties" were donated by Albert Brodhead, Class of 1888, in 1938 and as of 2017, Lehigh still owns and maintains most of these real estate.

Arrangement

Collection divided into two series based on format: Building records and architectural site plans.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from Facilities & Services (Lehigh Finance Administration) April 3, 2017 – Karen Williamson

Related Materials

Anna Pongracz papers. SC MS 0139 Urban Renewal (Lehigh Collection Vertical File) SC LVF U73 [Lehigh University property acquisitions, 1959] SC LPub 0235 O.S. pt.1 Bethlehem Housing Authority records. SC MS 0334 Bethlehem Redevelopment Authority records. SC MS 0314

Legal Status

Please inquire about copyright information.
Title
Lehigh University Property Ownership DocumentsSC MS 0335
Status
completed
Author
Eleanor Nothelfer
Date
May 23, 2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Lehigh University Library and Technology Services

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)