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MS Am 1481

Garrett, Garet, 1878-1954. Garet Garrett papers, 1925-1954: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1481
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Garrett, Garet, 1878-1954.
Title: Garet Garrett papers,
Date(s): 1925-1954 (inclusive), 1941-1943 (bulk).
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Papers of American financial writer, editor, and novelist Garet Garrett.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

56M-171. Bequest of Dorothy Williams Garrett; received: 1956.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Garet Garrett Papers, 1925-1954 (MS Am 1481). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Garrett was an American financial writer and editor for newspapers, a novelist, and the author of books and essays on economics and politics. He was editorial writer-in-chief of the Saturday Evening Post (1940- 1942) and editor of American Affairs, a quarterly published by the National Conference Board (1944-1950).


Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Contains professional correspondence, mostly incoming, concerning Garrett's editorials and other writings, and subjects such as international trade and national defense during World War II. Includes correspondence with Herbert Hoover and others. Also the manuscript of That Satan Said, a play by Garrett.

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