Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
A collection of financial records, including receipts, bills, statements, etc., in four separate Estate Accounts, administered by the trustees of the estate of Asa Packer, and Lehigh University covering the period May 1879 through 1972.
The collection contains printed material, clippings and correspondence on the development of the Gettysburg (Pa.) Soldiers’ National Cemetery during the American Civil War. Correspondence is mainly between John R. Bartlett, the Secretary of the Cemetery Commission and David Wills, President of the Cemetery Commission but other state representatives are also included.
C.U.R.E., University Goals Committee Joint Commission on University Life: Lehigh and the Problem of Coeducation, 1968-1970
Materials relating to "Coeducation at Lehigh", including student protest and university reform, particularly the decision to adopt coeducation. Also includes papers of the Committee of Undergraduates for Responsible Education (CURE), the University Goals Committee, and the Joint Commission on University Life.
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.
This collection contains documents from the early movement in bird conservation and rapture education efforts in the United States. The Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (Pennsylvania) is the world’s oldest wildlife sanctuary exclusively committed to protection and observation of birds of prey.
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).
Writings relating to the history of Lehigh University. Includes typescript on the founding of Lehigh, notes on the history of the College of Arts and Science, a biography of William Bacon Stevens (first president of the Board of Trustees), and material about Severin Ringer (professor of modern languages and literature at Lehigh from 1871-1904).
Documents related to the creation of the Lehigh Music Festivals of 1948-1949: correspondence, photographs, booklets, flyers, publications, clippings, 2 albums of vinyl records of audio recordings of the actual performances. Also included are Chi Psi Fraternity directories and the Class of 1948 50th reunion files. Ralph G. Schwarz was an active and creative member of all the entities stated.