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  • Lehigh University Library
    Image | 1962 | Sjoerd Koopman Library Postcard CollectionCaption on the back reads: "UNIVERSITY LIBRARY Lehigh University Bethlehem, Pennsylvania This five-story, collegiate Gothic building contains 390,000 volumes of general and special collections, with annual accessions of 10,000 volumes. Originally built in 1877, the modern section housing the main reading room was added in 1929." Postcard was never mailed