Honorary Degree & Alumni Awards
Scope and Contents
Collection contains correspondences, press releases, lists, forms, and photographs all regarding the honorary degrees and alumni awards of Lehigh University.
- 1971 - 1977
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
Joseph King Jr. was born July 21, 1939 in Montoursville, Pennsylvania. King earned a bachelor’s degree in Engineering Mechanics from Lehigh University in 1961 and then went on to obtain a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Tensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1965. After obtaining his degrees, he worked at United Technologies Corp. for 40 years, retiring in 2001, and continued to work as a consultant following his retirement. He was also involved with the alumni association at Lehigh University. Joseph King Jr. died on May 11, 2010 at the age of 70.
1 box, .5 linear feet
Language of Materials
Materials arranged by format.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donation, February 29, 2012 – Donated by Lehigh University Alumni Association
Existence and Location of Originals
Lehigh University, Linderman Library, Special Collections
- Honorary Degree & Alumni Awards
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
Part of the Lehigh University Special Collections Repository
30 Library Drive
Bethlehem PA 18045 USA