Bernhard Fortmann Collection
Scope and Contents
The collection was compiled by Bernhard Fortmann and donated to Lehigh University by Peter Fortmann. This collection contains photographs, certificates, magazines, newspaper clippings, a book about Asa Packer, and some other materials such as a 50 cent from 1862.
- 1862 - 1983
Conditions Governing Access
Collection housed remotely. Users need to contact 24 hours in advance.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection is open for research.
Please inquire about copyright information.
Biographical / Historical
Bernhard Fortmann was born on November 10, 1983 in Hillsdale, NJ. Fortmann attended Lehigh University as an Industrial Engineer major in the class of 1934. After college, Fortmann worked at Curtiss Wright Corporation and then at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation\ both in Connecticut. Fortmann passed away on June 4, 2012. For more information on Bernhard Fortmann, see this obituary Collins Funeral Home, Norwalk (CT) http://collins-funeral.com/obituaries/bernhard-g-fortmann/.
1 Linear Feet (One flat box; 15 x 12 inches)
Language of Materials
Small collection of Bernhard Fortmann (Class of 1934) student, reunion and professional documents and photos. Documents include Lehigh football programs, The Burr, and Lehigh Review (student publications)
The collection is arranged into five series: photographs, certificates, magazines, other materials, and book.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection was left on the Linderman Circulation Desk on November 22, 2019 by Bernard Fortmann’s son Peter Fortmann.
Folder 21 - State of South Carolina 50 cents banknote Numismatic Collection SC MS 0242
Series 4 - Folder 1: Conferedate States 50 cent banknote from 1862 South Carolina filed with Numismatic Collection.
- Fortmann, Peter (Donor, Person)
- Fortmann, Bernhard (Compiler, Person)
- Rachel Gingrich
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
Part of the Lehigh University Special Collections Repository
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Bethlehem PA 18045 USA