Lehigh University Library History, 1878-1974
Scope and Contents
Material includes original invoices of purchases from 1878 1899; Year end statistical reports from 1888 1922; Annual (and monthly) financial statements from 1878 1896; Correspondence and planning for the dedication of the "new" library in 1930; Other miscellaneous library material up to 1974.
- Majority of material found within 1878-1899
- Majority of material found within 1888-1922
- Majority of material found within 1878-1896
- Yates, W. Ross (Willard Ross) (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection housed remotely. Users need to contact 24 hours in advance.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection is open for research.
Biographical / Historical
W. Ross Yates received a B.A. and M.A. from the University of Oregon, and a Ph.D. from Yale. He taught political philosophy and related subjects at Kenyon College, the University of Vermont, and Lehigh University, where he served on the faculty for 31 years, nine of them in the position of Dean of the College of Arts and Science.
0.4 Linear Feet (1 box) ; .4 linear feet
Language of Materials
Includes original invoices of purchases, 1878-1899; year-end and statistical reports from 1888-1922; financial statements, 1888-1896; miscellaneous correspondence and documents relating to the library and its history; and correspondence and a budget for Prof. Ross Yates projected history of Lehigh University (1974).
The material is organized chronologically.
- Lehigh University Library History, 1878-1974
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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