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MS Am 1760.1

Livingstone, Richard Winn, Sir, 1880-1960. Sir Richard Winn Livingstone letters to Lucien Price, 1908-1960: Guide.

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Last update on 2012 December 17.

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1760.1
Creator: Livingstone, Richard Winn, Sir, 1880-1960.
Title: Sir Richard Winn Livingstone letters to Lucien Price,
Date(s): 1908-1960.
Quantity: 2 boxes (2 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters from British educational philosopher Lucien Price to American author and journalist Lucien Price.

Acquisition Information:

56M-203,60M-85,62M-111. Gift of Lucien Price; 75 Hancock Street, Boston 14, Massachusetts; received: 1957,1961, and 1962.

Access Restrictions:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Sir Richard Winn Livingstone Letters to Lucien Price, 1908-1960 (MS Am 1760.1). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Historical Note

Livingstone was a British educational philosopher. Lucien Price (1883-1964) was an author and journalist.

Scope and Content

Letters document their long-standing and warm friendship, and are primarily written from Corpus Christi College and while on lecture tours in the U.S. and Canada. Letters are peppered with references to Greek and Roman literature, as well as discussions of Classical literature and philosophy, especially Plato. Includes numerous clippings from newspapers and magazines, particularly articles written by Livingstone, and a few family photographs. Also includes letters from other members of the Livingstone family to Price that deliver family news and personal greetings.

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