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Linderman Library and Zoellner Arts Center Fundraising Documents


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This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Lehigh University Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

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Susan Vengrove was hired by Lehigh University in the late 1990s to fundraise for building of the Zoellner Art Center and the renovation of Linderman Library. She was the Zoellner Art Center's Development Officer. In this capacity she apparently inherited a number of files of important personages involved in funding various projects for expansion of Lehigh University. She retired on July 29, 2019.

This collection is a diverse assortment of numerous special events sponsored at Lehigh University composed of events programs related to art, architecture, design and music. There are brochures, flyers, photographs, books, a VHS, and a DVD, and other souvenir items.

Collection arranged topically in two major series: Linderman Library and Zoellner Arts Center. Other series are personal files and Wilbur Power House dedication and the Architectural Digest article about the President's House.

Material was transferred by Susan Vengrove on her retirement from Lehigh University, July 29, 2019.

The video cassettes, special art books, a floppy disk and a DVD are filed elsewhere.

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Collection housed remotely. Users need to contact 24 hours in advance.

Use Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

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Collection Inventory

/repositories/3/archival_objects/96283. Linderman Library Floor Tile .
Box 0370.01 Folder 01
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Linderman Library Floor Tile measuring 5 x 5 x 1 cm cobalt blue in brown sheer fabric bag with presentation tag "Lehigh University presents this gift in recognition of your generosity to Linderman Library - May 17, 2007. The enclosed tile was taken from Linderman's ground floor prior to the renovation that transformed the stack area into a cafe and lounge …." There are two colored pictures to illustration the original location of the tile.

/repositories/3/archival_objects/96284. Photograph.
Box 0370.01 Folder 02
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Photograph of Linderman Library in a presentation folder

/repositories/3/archival_objects/96285. Letter from Brad Eric Scheler.
Box 0370.01 Folder 03
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Brad Eric Scheler '74 BA letter dated May 23, 2017 to Susan Vengrove.

/repositories/3/archival_objects/96286. Neil Schwab '62G.
Box 0370.01 Folder 04
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Neil Schwab '62G died January 24, 20ll collection of letters and emails of recollections of the philanthropic work he did for Lehigh and elsewhere. He was a Linderman Library donor of the Humanities Librarian Office.

/repositories/3/archival_objects/96277. Music & Dance Commission! .
Box 0370.01 Folder 05
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Zoellner Arts Center Season 07.08 program presents Pascal Rioult Dance Company, note to Deborah Zacarakis from Jane F. Meehan January 28 Preliminary notes for commission of "Small Steps, Tiny Revolutions" Lehigh University Music Department 2008-2009 Season: Specially Commissioned by Zoellner Arts Center - "Small Steps, Tiny Revolutions" with Pascal Rioult Dance Theatre Premiered January 26, 2008 World Premier - Based on a poem by Deborah Sacarakis, music by Steven Sametz (2 discs) [Program includes works of choreography by Pascal Rioult, newspaper clipping, photocopies of info. "Operas on Opera" Sunday, September 14, 2008, Zoellner Arts Center "Chanticleer" performance April 17, 2010 Zoellner Arts Center Celebrating 15 Years 2011-2012

"Preserving the Arts for Lehigh" brochure "Ladies & Gentlemen Please Take Your Seat" brochure 1997-98 Inaugural Season program (2 copies) 1997 January 19 The Morning Call, Sunday Magazine "Zoellner Center becomes home to Lehigh U's arts program" 1998 May 1997-98 Inaugural Season program: Isaac Stern Victoria and Robert E. Zoellner '54 photographs (2 prints) by Stephen Barth

Photography Stabler Arena Inaugural Gala Reception 9-27-1997 (color photograph 25.5 x 20 cm) and photocopy of print 18 x 13 cm) 2000-01 Season program, March 2001 Bolshoi Symphony Orchestra 2004 Season Gala - Wynton Marsalis & Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra

Dexter F. Baker '50: Dorothy and Dexter F. Baker '50 (color photograph 30 x 20 cm) The Morning Call September 30, 2001 "Basking in the Cultural Spotlight" re:

Governor's Arts Awards - Dorothy and Dexter Baker Foundation The Morning Call October 4, 2001 "Governor Extols arts lovers at Symphony

Hall" re: Dexter and Dorothy Baker receiving Governor's Award October 17, 2007 from Dexter F. and Dorothy H. Baker Foundation to Elizabeth

Scofield letter re: 10th anniversary of Zoellner Arts Center and Baker Hall May 2010 Color Photograph 28 x 21.5 cm Dexter Baker '50 marching with sign LEHIGH Engineers in an Alumni Reunion parade November 2012 Dexter F. Baker - A Celebration of Life funeral service program, Lehigh University In Memory of Dexter F. Baker Two color photographs 10 x 15 cm, 12.5 x 17.5 cm - Dexter & Dorothy Baker standing with 14 students Color photograph 12.5 x 18 cm Dexter Baker '50 and Lee A. Butz '55 standing with third man (back to camera)

George and Mary D'Angelo "47:

Photocopy 1991 Lehigh Alumni Bulletin "Lehigh in Our Lives" Mary &

George J. D'Angelo '47

1995 D'Angelo Young Artist Competition

1996 Inaugural Season of the new Mary D'Angelo Performing Arts

Center Mercyhurst College program

1997 21st Annual D'Angelo Young Artist Competition Mercyhurst College

1998 22nd Annual D'Angelo Young Artists Competition in Piano

2007/2008 Mercyhurst College Mary D'Angelo Performing Arts Center

July 21, 2010 letter from George J. D'Angelo to Susan re: Salerni opera

December 28, 2010 note to Mary & George from Susan Vengrove

Erie Times-News October 7, 2011 "Helping Hearts"

Claire and Ted Diamond (2 color photographs 10 x 15 cm, 17 x 11 cm in black

paper folder Jo Von New York, N.Y.)

Mike Pomerantz Class of 1947, Photos, Articles, Programs, Notes, Disk Folder: Brown and White February 4, 1947 (front page) "Twelfth Night", April 25, 1947;

Royal Viking Sun postcard March 12, 1998 from Ruth & Mike Pomerantz to Susan (Vengrove) Morning Call March 7, 2004 "Victoria Vogue is proud to be a powder

puff" by Ron Devlin (Myron "Mike" Pomerantz, director of Victoria Vogue company in Hanover Township, Northampton County, 4 sheets titled "70 Years of Making Make-Up Look Better The History of Victoria Vogue"); Myron "Mike" Pomerantz '47 appeared in several productions of The Mustard and Cheese Club most notably "Twelfth Night" (CD disk of Photos) others include - "Philadelphia Story," Spring '46, "Streets of New York,"Summer '46, "12th Night," Fall '46, "Pirates of Penzance" Spring '47; June 10, 2009 letter from Pam Pepper to Mr. & Mrs. Myron (Ruth & Mike) Pomerantz; 11-8-09 "Twelfth Night, or What You Will" - Lehigh's 21st century production proclamation; Department of Theatre programs: The Misanthrope, April 2004 (2 copies) Proof, October 2005 The Country Wife, October 2007 (2 copies) Twelfth Night, November 2009 Manila envelope from LU Development Office to Mr. Myron Pomerantz'47

/repositories/3/archival_objects/96278. Zoellner Arts Center (continues).
Box 0370.01 Folder 06
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Photograph black & white 12 x 17 cm in white Lehigh folder of Bob Zoellner, Vicki Zoellner, Ron Ulrich, Tony Corallo

Lehigh University Music Department 2010-2011 program re: Salerni one-act

opera "The Life and Love of Joe Coogan" September 26, 2010;

Invitation from President Alice Gast to reception;

Salerni Opera reception CD disk;

September 10, 2010 letterhead from Carl Reiner to Susan Vengrove re:

Salerni opera

"Life and Love of Joe Coogan" flyers (2 copies)

Photocopy of Mary Tyler Moore and Dick Van Dyke from Library of Congress re: Comic opera based on 'Dick Van Dyke' episode Two color photographs 10 x 15 cm (scenes of opera)

/repositories/3/archival_objects/96279. Zoellner Arts Center anniversary booklet.
Box 0370.02 Folder 01
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16/16 Zoellner Arts Center - Lehigh University (booklet still in cellophane wrapper measures 21 x 25 x 1 cm, black paper jacket)

/repositories/3/archival_objects/96280. Season Programs.
Box 0370.02 Folder 02
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Zoellner Arts Center at Lehigh University season programs:

Inaugural Season 1997-98 (3 copies)

1998-99 Season (Eva Bornstein, Executive Director)

1999-2000 Season

2001 Season - Gala - Vienna Mozart Orchestra

2001-2002 Season (Liz Schofield, Executive Director)

2002-2003 Season - Gala Itzhak Perlman

2003-2004 Season - Gala 2003 Marilyn Horne & Barbara Cook 2004-2005 Season - Gala 2004 Dance Theatre of Harlem 2005-2006 Season - Gala 2005 Bernadette Peters 2006-2007 Season - Gala 2006 New York Philharmonic

/repositories/3/archival_objects/96281. Opera Programs.
Box 0370.02 Folder 03
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Music Department - Named Endowed Funds 1999-2000 "A Night at the Opera II The Three Divas" 1999 "The Marriage of Figaro" September 10, 1999 (2 copies) 2001 "Il Barbiere di Siviglia" 2003-2004 Music Department program 2004 January 18 The Morning-Call "Mutual admiration opera" 2004 January 30 Brown and White "LU professor's opera debuts" (3 copies) 2008 "Opera on Opera" flyers (8 copies) 2008-2009 Music Department program (2 copies) Libretto "Tony Caruso's Last Broadcast"

/repositories/3/archival_objects/96282. H.A. Sigg & Hans Baer.
Box 0370.02 Folder 04
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Invitation to Hans Baer to H. A. Sigg - Recent Works: Paintings, Sculpture and Collage 2002 Zoellner Arts Center

/repositories/3/archival_objects/96276. Berman Family .
Box 0370.02 Folder 05
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Celebrating 25 Years 1984-2009 (booklet) Henry Moore An Exhibition in Celebration of Philip I. Berman (1915-1997)

"Henry Moore A Centennial Salute" (booklet) Philip and Muriel Berman Center for Jewish Studies Newsletter, Volume 11 Winter 1997-98; Volume 17 January 2006 Lehigh University

/repositories/3/archival_objects/96275. Joan F. & John M. Thalheimer '55 .
Box 0370.02 Folder 06
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Success Through Entrepreneurship Pennsylvania 2010 (colored photocopies) Leadership Plaza Induction Founder's Day October 22, 2011 Student Entrepreneur Competition 2011 Manila envelope of Thalheimer photographs

/repositories/3/archival_objects/96274. Wilbur Powerhouse Dedication.
Box 0370.02 Folder 07
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Energizing Young Minds: The Rebirth of Wilbur Powerhouse Dedication April 30, 2003 program and bookmark "IPD (Integrated Product Design) Wild about Wilbur Powerhouse"

/repositories/3/archival_objects/96273. Architectural Digest. Lehigh University President's House renovation.
Box 0370.02 Folder 08
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Lehigh University President's House. February 2001. Architectural Digest Before & After edition, pages 88-102. Original copy of magazine & photocopy

Print, Suggest