Browse Exhibits (37 total)
An exhibition of remarkable early astronomical works, featuring first or rare editions by Copernicus, Brahe, Galileo, Kepler, Newton and others.
Physical exhibition dates: 9/15/2003 - 3/15/2004.
This exhibition brings to life the real literary figures who are members of the Dante Club by displaying some of their publications held by Lehigh's libraries.
Physical exhibition dates: 3/15/2004 - 6/30/2004.
This exhibition contains documents and publications about the minor planet called "Planet Lehigh" discovered in 1909. The exhibition also has information about asteroids generally; the history of astronomy at Lehigh University; and information about the present day astronomy and astrophysics program.
Physical exhibition dates: 11/15/2004 - 3/15/2005
This exhibition is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Fritz Engineering Laboratory addition that houses the Baldwin Universal test machine which is capable of testing the strength of materials up to 5 million pounds. Documents, photographs and artifacts about John Fritz, Fritz Lab and Civil Engineering Department are exhibited.
Physical exhibition dates: 3/15/2005 - 5/2/2005
Special Collections is celebrating Lehigh's founder Asa Packer's 200th Birthday by exhibiting six unique artist books that were designed and handbound by Lehigh University students as Graphic Design III class projects called "Asa Packer Book Project".
Physical exhibition dates: 7/22/2005 - 1/17/2006
This exhibition celebrates Benjamin Franklin's 300th birthday with selection of works from Special Collections authored or printed by Benjamin Franklin.
Physical exhibition dates: 01/17/2006 - 04/15/2006
This online exhibition is part of Lehigh University's celebration of the 150th anniversary of publication of Leaves of Grass. The exhibition brings together major editions of Leaves of Grass from Special Collections' holdings.
Online exhibition only. A small selection is on display in Zoellner Arts Center.
This exhibition features selected photographs from Howard David Ginder's album that contains 206 original printed photographs taken during his years at Lehigh, 1915-1919.
Physical exhibition dates: 4/15/2006-9/30/2006
A selection of photographs and documents from Lehigh Archives featuring the Linderman Library's transformation from the 19th century pioneer library to a 21st century Humanities Center.
Physical exhibition dates: 3/19/2007 - 4/10/2007
An exhibition that features selections from Lehigh's Ornithology books including Audubon, Catesby, Gould, Wilson and others.
Physical exhibition dates: 5/10/2007-2/2/2008
His Holiness the Dalai Lama will come to Lehigh University in July 2008 for an historic series of teachings sponsored by the Tibetan Buddhist Learning Center in Washington, N.J., in collaboration with the university. In commemoration of this momentous occasion, Special Collections has prepared a small exhibit in the Alumni Memorial Building.
Physical exhibition dates: 10/10/2007 - 08/30/2008
Linderman Library opens a door on the world through its exhibit of cartographic materials from Lehigh's collections. The show features maps of the New World and early world maps, Lehigh University and Bethlehem, Western exploration, and more. Lehigh faculty and students frame this rich collection by providing their own "cartographic perspective" on how to map the world and why maps matter.
Physical exhibition dates: 2/21/2008 - 6/30/2008
This exhibition on the history of engineering education is featuring civil engineering toys, tools and technological innovations.
Physical exhibition dates: 8/15/2008 - 1/15/2009
Special Collections is honoring President Abraham Lincoln's 200th birthday with a collection of materials from Lehigh University Libraries. In Bayer Galleria Linderman Library 3rd Floor.
Physical exhibition dates: 2/15/2009 - 6/30/2009
An exhibition featuring works from Lehigh's premier Darwin collection.
Physical exhibition dates: 2/15/2009 - 6/30/2009
This exhibition includes classics from antiquity, children's favorites, and fine literature produced by The Limited Editions Club whose works have been illustrated by extraordinary artists like Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, and so on.
Physical exhibition dates: 8/12/2009 - 12/12/2009
This exhibit commemorates the founding of the Royal Society in 1660 and highlights recent developments that are transforming scientific communications once again. Some of the highlights of the exhibition are the articles published in the Philosophical Transactions by Isaac Newton, Captain James Cook, Benjamin Franklin and Stephen Hawking. Visitors can also explore Lehigh's role in research and scholarly publishing through the selections from 1870s to 1930s.
Physical exhibition dates: 1/22/2010-5/26/2010
An exhibition commemorating the opening of the STEPS building by looking back at environmental education and developments at Lehigh University.
Physical exhibition dates: 08/26/2010-12/17/2010
"The American Environment through Travelers' Eyes", the new Linderman Library exhibit, opens on February 9, 2011. The exhibit, which follows on the heels of "Environmental STEPS: Environmental Education and Action at Lehigh", is part of a celebration of library resources in environmental history planned to commemorate the opening of the new STEPS building. The exhibit, which is on display throughout Linderman, features travel associated with specific modes of transportation, such as the automobile, trains, and ships in the Caf Gallery. Exhibition space on the first floor displays important works in both North and South American travel. The Bayer Galleria on the third floor will display examples of travel undertaken by Lehigh faculty, staff, and students. Material will detail educational field trips, as well as travel motivated by scientific exploration and discovery. Please also visit the Parents' Gallery on the fourth floor to view a selection of contemporary works.
Physical exhibition dates: 02/09/2011-07/01/2011
Thanks to the generosity of many Friends of Lehigh, including Alumni, Faculty, Staff, Students, and a myriad of others who have supported Special Collections in recent years, Lehigh’s historical collections have grown in size, breadth and uniqueness. We have chosen to highlight those gifts received since Linderman Library reopened following an extensive renovation in 2007, continuing the tradition of filling this magnificent facility with surprising treasures. Special Collections takes this opportunity to give visitors and the Lehigh community a glimpse of many of those recent gifts, perhaps inspiring future generations of donors who may help build the collections.
Physical exhibition dates: 7/29/2011 - 11/4/2011