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Ernest Nevin Dilworth papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0146
Abstract

Ernest Nevin Dilworth was a professor of English at Lehigh from 1949 to 1977. Collection contains manuscript drafts of his published work and reference/citation cards, notes, and correspondence with publishers and colleagues.

Dates: 1949-1990; Majority of material found within 1949-1977

Henry Sylvester Jacoby Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0063
Abstract

Henry S. Jacoby Papers contains diplomas and certificates he received, drawings and illustrations for some of his books, scrapbooks about Lehigh (1872-1877), typescripts of some of his publications, and correspondence to and from the American Railway Engineering Association. The correspondence is of special to any engineer interested in the work involved in formulating a textbook or the forensics of old bridges.

Dates: 1872 - 1944

James Decker Mack and the Writing of Matthew Flinders, 1774-1814

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0048
Abstract

The material includes correspondence re the development and publication of Mack's book Matthew Flinders, 1774-1814. Melbourne: Nelson (Australia), 1966. It includes files on the publisher, Thomas Nelson & Sons, Ltd.; the American Philosophical Society, who gave Mack a grant to do research; & Sir Gavin de Beer-who arranged the grant. Also included are Mack's note cards for the book, arranged by date (1801-1814).

Dates: 1961 to 1983

Lehigh University History by W. Ross Yates

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0076
Abstract The material here includes two separate typescripts of his history of Lehigh University. The first one, tentatively titled The Story of the Lehigh University: An Intimate History, is very detailed, and includes an index of names mentioned. (Notes and corrections are from James Mack, who read it). The second typescript more closely resembles the published work, with a lot of the original material omitted. (The introduction is different). The book, published in 1992 by Lehigh University...
Dates: 1865-1992

Lehigh University Library History, 1878-1974

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0030
Abstract

Includes original invoices of purchases, 1878-1899; year-end and statistical reports from 1888-1922; financial statements, 1888-1896; miscellaneous correspondence and documents relating to the library and its history; and correspondence and a budget for Prof. Ross Yates projected history of Lehigh University (1974).

Dates: 1878-1984; Majority of material found within 1878-1899; Majority of material found within 1888-1922; Majority of material found within 1878-1896

Leslie Hunter Whitten Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0007
Abstract Born on February 21, 1928 in Jacksonville Florida, Leslie Hunter Whitten was a Hearst newspaper reporter for the Washington Post, an associate on Jack Anderson's newspaper column, and accomplished novelist. He graduated from Lehigh University in 1950. This collection documents various stages of Whitten's life, especially the years in Washington DC as a journalist. Letters, documents, notes, photographs, etc. relating to Les Whitten's early years, schooling, and work as a Hearst reporter,...
Dates: 1934-2009

Papers of Carl F. Strauch Professor of English, Lehigh University

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0052
Abstract

This collection includes articles, manuscripts, and correspondence relating to his publications as well as syllabi, lecture notes and student papers from his teaching at Lehigh. Extensive material from his work on the following authors: Carlyle, Arnold, Hawthorne, Poe, James, Melville, Whitman, and Emerson. Material on other 19th century authors and on the Romantic period is also included.

Dates: 1930-1980

Richard Harding Davis Correspondence and Other Documents

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0001
Abstract Richard Harding Davis, 1864-1916, was a student at Lehigh University from 1882-1884. During his stay he wrote many novels and short stories and was a prominent war correspondent during the Spanish-American War (1898). The documents here include letters, telegrams and notes, mostly written by Davis. It is predominantly letters to his publisher, J. Henry Harper, at Harper and Brothers, but also includes other letters to Raymond H. Walters, Lehigh University, a few letters from Rebecca Harding...
Dates: 1887-1916

William McCollum, Don Marquis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0061
Abstract

Collection contains material from the estate of William McCollum, Jr., Lehigh 1937. It includes photocopies of letters written by Don Marquis, which were collected and published by McCollum. Also included are four boxes of personal material from McCollum, typescripts of many unpublished poems, and a memoir.

Dates: 1975-1982

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