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Linderman Library

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

0054.0001 - Baluster [from Linderman Library Rotunda Spiral Staircase ], 1878

 Item — Object 0054.0001
Identifier: 0054.01
Scope and Contents

0054.0001Title: Baluster [from Linderman Library Rotunda Spiral Staircase ]Date: 1878Description: 25 inches ; 10 lbs.Note: Wrought iron baluster of hand-rail from the lower section of the staircase that used to be attached to the basement/café level. Removed during the Renovation 2005-2007(3 samples)Keywords: baluster ; staircase ; stair ; wrought iron ; rotunda ; Linderman

Location: SC-D

Dates: 1878

0054.0002 - Door Lock with a Lehigh Knob [from Linderman Library], 1929

 Item — Object 0054.0002
Scope and Contents

0054.0002Title: Door Lock with Lehigh Knob [from Linderman Library]Date: 1929Note: Door lock from Linderman Library with "Lehigh" on the knob/handle. Removed during the Renovation 2005-2007Keywords: lock ; Linderman

Location: SC-B

Dates: 1929

[Art on paper] Linderman Library pen and ink drawing, 1930

 Item — Box SC Prints, Box: 1, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents

Pen and ink drawing of Linderman Library entrance used in Lehigh publications, especially the Epitome 1931:

Dates: 1930

Beta Chi House Photograph Album, Circa 1950s

Identifier: SC Photo-0017

The collection of photographs is a nostalgic look at fraternity life in the 1950s. Possibly it was composed and presented on the occasion of the retirement of the gentleman to whom the album is dedicated – Willie Johnson. Mr. Johnson was an African American who lived on the premises of the Beta House at least until the mid 1960s employed as general factotum.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1950-1955; 1950-1966

George Augustus Horne Photographs, Class of 1899

Identifier: SC Photo-0029

Twelve glass plate negative photographs of Lehigh campus buildings, both interior and exterior views circa 1898. The photographer and the donor collectively represent an extensive Lehigh family spanning two centuries.

Dates: 1897-1899

Harry J. Atticks Photographs

Identifier: SC Photo-0030

A collection of turn of the late 19th century photographs from Lehigh alumnus Harry J. Atticks, Class of 1893. Most of photographs are depict Lehigh University buildings and grounds.

Dates: 1897-1912; Majority of material found within 1892-1893

Henry Sparks Pickands Collection

Identifier: SC MS0404
Scope and Contents

The material in this collection is diverse assortment of Lehigh related memorabilia and the owner’s pride in his Lehigh connection: class notes, ceramic drinking utensils, glassware, jewelry [two pairs of cuff links, tie bar, tie tack, ring], felt pennants, poster.

Dates: 1957 - 1962; Majority of material found within 1957 - 1977

James D. Mack Lehigh University Library Documents

Identifier: SC MS 0145
Abstract James D. Mack was Lehigh University Librarian from 1948(?) to 1976. Mr. Mack graduated from Lehigh Class of 1938. He was hired by University Librarian Howard S. Leach in 1946 as his assistant. Leach died two years later. In the early 1960’s Mack had his title changed to Library Director. He retired in 1976 and became Rare Book Curator. As Director he was succeeded by Berry G. Richards and as Rare Book curator Daniel Traister succeeded him. Eventually Philip Metzger succeeded Daniel...
Dates: 1926-1989; Majority of material found within 1960-1985

Lehigh University Administrative Records - Collection 2

Identifier: SC MS 0229

This collection contains financial records, statements, ledgers, checkbooks, register of students, faculty salaries, building expenses and other materials from the administrative offices and various departments of Lehigh University, from 1866 to 1935 (not complete). See also other Lehigh University archive collections for more information.

Dates: 1866-1958

Lehigh University Library Correspondence, 1924-1935

Identifier: SC MS 0009

Letters written mostly to and from the president of Lehigh University, Charles Russ Richards, and the librarian, Howard Seavoy Leach, concerning all aspects of library business.

Dates: 1924-1935