Posted: February 18, 2020
Special Collections announces its spring exhibit, “Worth Keeping: Preserving the Past / Informing the Future.” Inspired by the title of an 1890s Atlantic City directory, this exhibit is intended to
Posted: January 20, 2020
Lehigh’s Special Collections brings its unique and fascinating rare books and materials to the classroom, offering undergraduates and graduates unforgettable learning experiences using cuneifor
Posted: November 25, 2019
One of the biggest challenges digital libraries face isn't what happens before and during digitization, but what happens after.
Posted: October 9, 2019
Lehigh Libraries' Special Collections is offering three new Creative Curiosity 5x10 events this semester.
Posted: September 24, 2019
The author is guest writer Wilberto (Berto) Sicard '20, an Africana Studies student and Special Collections assistant, pictured right with Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro.
In Spring 2019, I was deep in the process of applying to several internships and came upon two competitive government internships in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, the state’s capital and seat of government. The Pennsylvania House of Representatives sponsored the first internship, which consisted of working as an Archives Intern and performing the work of describing, preserving, and organizing the history of the House. The second internship was offered by the James A. Finnegan Foundation and required an essay competition. Following the essay competition, the Foundation selected between four to eight winners who were then assigned to a 10-week paid position within the state government. Additionally, the program featured weekly lunches with key Pennsylvania cabinet members and officials.
Posted: April 24, 2019
Lehigh Archives and Special Collections Librarian Ilhan Citak convened a panel of Lehigh
Posted: March 17, 2019
In his first week on the job in Lehigh’s Special Collections, Vito Scocozzo ‘19, found himself face to face with a well-worn Edgar Allen Poe book from 1845. His task?
Posted: October 23, 2018
Shoeless Joe, the Babe & the Steel: The Highly Unlikely 1918 Bethlehem Steel League
Thursday, November 29, 12:00 p.m., Linderman 200, The Scheler Humanities Forum
Posted: November 30, 2017
While it is easy to think of Special Collections as a static repository, the collection is constantly growing through new acquisitions and donations to better serve the Lehigh community.