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Homer Research Laboratory Buildings B&C Records

Identifier: SC MS0286


Collections retrieved from the abandoned Homer Research Laboratory Buildings B and C after the property transfer finalized in the summer of 2013.

Boxes on LMC shelves Boxes 1 to 73 + 3 unnumbered 8, 9, 10, 17, 18, 20 missing


  • Creation: 1980 - 2001


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

Bethlehem Steel Corporation’s Homer Research Lab was built and opened in late 1960s. The research campus was acquired by Lehigh University in 1997 and remaining last two buildings, B and C, were transferred to Lehigh in 2013.


4 boxes (2 linear feet ; 1 oversize map (54 x 37 cm) height x length)

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Series 1: Corporate Directories

Series 2: Film reels [2] 16 mm films

Series 3: Video Cassettes [28] VHS Cassettes

Series 4: Photographs Title: Gravel quarry [possibly Pennsylvania] Color Dimensions: Date: 1970s(?) Photographer:

Title: Homer Research Lab sign taken down Three men taking down the door sign of Homer Research Lab Dimesions: Date: 1990s

Series 5: Office Files Files from the office of Tim Miller Packed by Sharon Siegler, Mark Canney, Diana Toolan In LMC 2

Series 6: Engineering and Technical Drawings, plans, etc. Documents moved and digitized by Dan Lopresti These are still in Packard Lab as of February 26, 2015

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Bethlehem Steel Glass Plates and Meeting Minutes Bethlehem Steel reports

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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)