Lehigh University will celebrate its 150th Anniversary during the academic year 2015-16. During the several semesters leading up to this Sesquicentennial Celebration, dozens of Lehigh students conducted original research about Lehigh's history. These students, enrolled in classes taught by Professor Vincent Munley (Economics) and Professor Scott Gordon (English), worked in teams on topics as varied as Packard Lab and the history of the Gryphon Society. They consulted published sources, such as Catherine Bowen’s History of Lehigh University (1924) and Ross Yates’s Lehigh University: A History (1992), and unpublished ones available only in the archival holdings in Lehigh’s Special Collections. They also drew on the digitized Brown and White (1894-present), which contains vast materials, still largely untapped, for the history of Lehigh University. Students discovered amazing images, collected forgotten video clips, and conducted interviews with people who helped transform Lehigh over the last fifty years. Many of these students have published their findings here.
Architect: --- Patron: Nancy Maginnes Kissinger Dates: 1970 Type: Academic In honor of Albert B. Maginnes '21
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