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MS Am 1681

Stimson, Frederic Jesup, 1855-1943, recipient. Frederick Jesup Stimson letters from various correspondents, 1915-1924: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: f
Call No.: MS Am 1681
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Stimson, Frederic Jesup, 1855-1943, recipient.
Title: Frederic Jesup Stimson letters from various correspondents,
Date(s): 1915-1924.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.08 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters to the American legal author Frederic Jesup Stimson.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

45M-652, 45M-653, and 45M-654. Gift of Mrs. Frederic J. StimsonDedham, Massachusetts; received: ca. 1943.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Frederic Jesup Stimson letters from various correspondents, 1915-1924 (MS Am 1681). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Stimson was assistant attorney-general of Massachusetts (1884-1885) and wrote many novels about and reference works on the law.

Scope and Contents

Contains letters written to Frederic Stimpson by Mark Anthony de Wolfe Howe, Sumner Wells, Barrett Wendell, Percival Lowell, and letters from A. Lawrence Lowell, written to Stimpson while he was Ambassador to the Argentine Republic in Buenos Aires. Letters discuss politics in the United States in the early part of the 20th century, including presidents Wilson and Harding, and their presidential campaigns, and politics abroad, particularly in Russia and Germany. Also discussed are women's suffrage, and critiques of articles written by Stimson. A. Lawrence Lowell discussed in his letters employment at Harvard, and the death of relatives and colleagues.

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