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Benjamin Leroy Miller Papers, 1894-1944

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0013
Abstract

The collection includes correspondence to (and carbons of replies from) Prof. Miller, and also includes mounted newspaper clippings, diaries and photographs of his South American trip in 1915 and diaries of his trip around the world in 1937, plus his daily personal diaries from 1891 to 1913 and from 1929 until his death in 1944.

Dates: 1874-1944; Majority of material found within 1907-1944

Documents Related to Charles L. Taylor, Lehigh Class of 1876

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0086
Abstract

This collection contains materials relating to Lehigh alumnus and benefactor Charles L. Taylor and the construction of Taylor Gymnasium and Taylor Hall, along with articles regarding his personal life and his relations with Andrew Carnegie.

Dates: 1879-1951

Harold P. Thomas and Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0067
Abstract

The material here is primarily personal and includes fragmentary correspondence from Springfield, Mass., and Lehigh University, and Bethlehem, Pa., involvements. There is a great deal of material about David: his baby books, a diary of his life that his mother kept, and many formal pictures and snapshots of him, as well as Harold and Louise.

Dates: 1917 - 1970

Harvey Bassler Papers, 1900-1968

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0019
Abstract Correspondence, handwritten and also edited transcription of diaries and records of the donation of his personal library of Harvey Bassler, who was a geologist for Standard Oil Company in Peru, from 1920-1932. Included are the diaries and other notes he took on his field trips in Peru, an edited copy of the diaries and the duplicated compilation of the diaries written by Bradford Willard in 1965-1966, as well as much personal correspondence during the period. Also included is a list of the...
Dates: 1900-1968; Majority of material found within 1926-1939

James H. LeVan Papers (1922-1992)

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0079
Abstract

The collection contains some Lehigh University class notes and syllabi, and a notebook of material as Class Correspondent for the Class of 1926. The rest of the material concerns his career in the U.S. Public Health Service. Papers he wrote, notebooks of material regarding promotions and assignments, and his retirement files, and scrapbooks are included.

Dates: 1922-1992

Julian Albert Leonhard Correspondence, 1903-1904

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0227
Abstract

The letters in this collection were sent by Leonhard Family and Lehigh University President Thomas M. Drown about Julian Albert Leonhard's death from typhoid fever in his freshman year from a possible fraternity hazing prank. Leonhard’s typhoid was caused by contaminated water which was believed to be from the Bethlehem city water.

Dates: 1903-1904, 2011

Sports History at Lehigh University Collected by H.R. (Bosey) Reiter in 1941

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0015
Abstract

A collection of letters written in 1941 to Professor H.R. (Bosey) Reiter in response to his request to alumni for reminiscences of their undergraduate experiences in athletics. The material was to be used in a publication for the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the University, but there is no record that this was ever done. Responses came from graduates from the 1880s through the 1930s, including a few who also sent photographs.

Dates: 1941

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