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MS Eng 1291.1

Lamont, Thomas Stilwell, 1899-1967. Thomas Stilwell Lamont correspondence, 1954-1966: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Eng 1291.1
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Lamont, Thomas Stilwell, 1899-1967.
Title: Thomas Stilwell Lamont correspondence,
Date(s): 1954-1966.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence of banker and Harvard Corporation member Thomas Stilwell Lamont.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

72M-102. Gift of Mr. Corliss Lamont, 315 West 106th Street, New York, New York 10025; received: 1972 June 12.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Thomas Stilwell Lamont Correspondence, 1954-1966 (MS Eng 1291.1). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Lamont, son of financier Thomas W. Lamont, was a banker and served on Harvard University's Board of Corporation.


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Scope and Contents

Consists chiefly of letters from various correspondents to Lamont, regarding John Masefield's proposed recording for the Academy of American Poets and Masefield's poem written as a tribute to Lamont's parents, Thomas William and Florence Lamont. Also includes correspondence between the Academy and Lamont regarding the recording.

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