Dictionary of American Biography
On display is the entry for Lehigh University's founder Asa Packer. This biographical description of Packer's life was written by Lehigh history professor Lawrence H. Gipson. Gipson wrote six other entries for this dictionary, including one for Lehigh's first president, Henry Coppée.
Dictionary of American Biography: published under the auspices of the American Council of Learned Societies. Volume XIV
New York: Scribner's Sons, 1934.
Lehigh University Catalog Record: https://asa.lib.lehigh.edu/Record/191005