Henry S. Drinker, Class of 1871 President of Lehigh University 1905-1920
Scope and Contents
This collection contains certificates, diplomas, honorary memberships, and other accolades, mostly after his retirement. Also contains financial records of Drinker's college years.
- 1869 - 1929
Biographical / Historical
Henry S. Drinker graduated from Lehigh in 1871, a member of a class of 6, and became an active alumnus, serving on the first Alumni Association Board, and as a Trustee before becoming president of the University in 1905. He was interested in preserving the natural environment (forestry), and also involved in the formation of Army training camps through college campuses (now ROTC). He died in 1937.
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Language of Materials
This collection includes certificates, diplomas, honorary memberships, and other accolades, mostly after his retirement. It also contains financial records of Drinker's college years.
Material in the collection is arranged according to subject.
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Part of the Lehigh University Special Collections Repository
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