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MS Am 2458

Hale, Richard Walden, 1871-1943. Richard Walden Hale papers concerning Review of the news, 1918: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 2458
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Hale, Richard Walden, 1871-1943.
Title: Richard Walden Hale papers concerning Review of the news,
Date(s): 1918.
Quantity: 1 collection (.25 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters, newsletters, and other materials concerning Hale's Review of the News sent to Richard Clarke Cabot while he was stationed with an American medical corps in France during World War I.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

No accession number; Gift of Richard Walden Hale; received: 1929 June 24. Recataloged from H796.18F*.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Richard Walden Hale Papers Concerning Review of the News, 1918 (MS Am 2458). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Richard Walden Hale (1871-1943) was a Boston lawyer. Together with Dudley Huntington Dorr, he was a founder in 1918 of the Boston law firm of Hale and Dorr. Richard Clarke Cabot was an American physician who advanced clinical hematology, was an innovator in teaching methods, and was a pioneer in social work. In 1917 Cabot took up a position in the Medical Reserve Corps for a year, and was stationed in Bordeaux, France.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Includes: correspondence between Richard Walden Hale and Ella Lyman Cabot and Richard Clarke Cabot concerning Hale's writing and sending the Review of the news to Cabot in France, while Cabot was with the medical corps (Massachusetts General Hospital unit) during World War I; typescript carbon copies of newsletters from 1918 May - December, and duplicate copies; 1929 letter of donation from Hale to Widener Library, Harvard University; and a 1918 letter from Hale to Henry Cabot Lodge concerning war reports he needed.

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