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Memorabilia of Monroe Jackson Rathbone

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0088
The material here includes memorabilia donated to Lehigh by Rathbone's family in 1997 and consists of a carton of ceremonial hoods given to him when he received honorary degrees from various colleges and universities (not labeled), and framed certificates and other awards given to him.

Dates

  • 1956-1967

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access Restrictions

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

Use Restrictions

Collection is open for research.
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Extent

9 Linear Feet (5 flat boxes)

Overview

The material here includes memorabilia donated to Lehigh by Rathbone's family in 1997 and consists of a carton of ceremonial hoods given to him when he received honorary degrees from various colleges and universities, framed certificates, memorabilia and other awards given to him.

Biographical / Historical

Monroe Jackson Rathbone, Class of 1921, was a very active alumnus of Lehigh University. Born in 1900 in West Virginia, he went on to become the CEO of Exxon Mobile Petroleum company. He also served as President of the Board of Trustees at Lehigh, and Rathbone Hall, a dining facility, was dedicated and named after him.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by format.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Rathbone Family, 1997.

Related Materials

SC LVF R234 Rathbone, Monroe Jackson, 1900-1976. (Lehigh Collection Vertical File) SC LVF R235 Rathbone Hall (Lehigh Collection Vertical File)
Status
completed
Author
Arielle Willett
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
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