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Letters to Sheldon Zalkind

Identifier: SC MS0243

Scope and Contents

This collection contains letter from 1943 from family and Lehigh friends to Sheldon Zalkind during his time in the military. It’s composed of 43 items, including correspondences, postcards, and a photograph.


  • 1943

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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

Sheldon Zalkind attended Lehigh University, Class of 1945. He was a member of Pi Lambda Phi fraternity, participated in university productions, and served in the military at Fort Dix, New Jersey, and Camp Lee, Virginia. He continued on to get his Masters from Columbia in 1945, and his Doctorate from NYU in 1951 before becoming a professor of Psychology at City College of New York.


1 box, .5 linear feet (40 items)

Language of Materials



The materials in this collection are arranged by sender then date order in 3 series.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Alden Richardson (South Carolina), December 20, 2012.

Existence and Location of Originals

Lehigh University, Linderman Library, Special Collections

Letters to Sheldon Zalkind
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Repository Details

Part of the Lehigh University Special Collections Repository

Lehigh University
Linderman Library
30 Library Drive
Bethlehem PA 18045 USA
610-758-6091 (Fax)