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Matthew Currie Collection

Identifier: SC MS0416

Scope and Contents

The collection material consists of three research pamphlets unrelated to each other except by age.


  • Creation: 1929 - 1937
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1929 - 1937

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

Mr. Currie acquired these diverse items along with Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company coal field maps noted in the SC MS 0415 listing through his hobby of browsing through piles of old paper ready for recycling.


3 book : pamphlets

Language of Materials




Materials arranged chronologically from 1929 to 1937.

Physical Location

Lehigh University, Linderman Library, Special Collections

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Material acquired as a gift from Matthew Currie who found the pamphlets in a paper recycling location April 15, 2022 and is part of the donation of the maps from the library of William Arthur Lathrop SC MS 0415.

Related Materials

2020. Ferreiro, Larrie D. “Bridging the Seas: The rise of naval architecture in the Industrial Age 1800-2000.” Cambridge: MIT Press

Separated Materials

The items noted in SC MS 0415 are a part of the Currie Collection but cataloged separately due to its direct relationship to other collections in Special Collections.

Matthew Currie Collection
Ilhan Citak and Eleanor Nothelfer
June 29, 2022
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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)