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MS Am 1479

Lichtenstein, Walter, 1880-1964. Walter Lichtestein correspondence, 1935-1954: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1479
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Lichtenstein, Walter, 1880-1964.
Title: Walter Lichtestein correspondence,
Date(s): 1935-1954.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters to American economist and banker Walter Lichtenstein.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

55M-275. Gift of Walter Lichtenstein; received: 1955.
Transferred from Harvard University Archives.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Walter Lichtestein Correspondence, 1935-1954 (MS Am 1479). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Lichtenstein was an economist and banker with First National Bank of Chicago (1918-1945).


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Letters to Walter Lichtenstein from various persons together with carbon copies of some of Lichtenstein's replies. Includes 30 letters from Herbert Hoover and 5 letters from Adlai Stevenson. The letters to Lichtenstein are mostly short and largely personal. Lichtenstein's letters are generally longer and include commentary on political and economic issues.

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