Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
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).
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.
Records on Robert B. Honeyman Gifts to Lehigh University Library (1924-1978) contain items relating to Honeyman’s collection of rare books and manuscripts and his gift of part of that collection to his alma mater Lehigh University. These records include correspondence, primarily with Lehigh librarians Howard Seavoy Leach and James D. Mack, inventory and appraisal lists, and receipts for purchases from international antiquarian book dealers.