Lamont, Corliss, 1902-1995

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1902-03-28
Death 1995-04-26
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

John Reed (1887-1920) was an American journalist and revolutionary. He graduated from Harvard College in 1910, joined the staff of The Masses in 1913, was a war correspondent in Mexico and Europe for Metropolitan Magazine, publicist for the Russian Revolution, and head of the American Communist Labor Party.

From the guide to the Corliss Lamont papers concerning John Reed, 1910-1967., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Reed (1887-1920) was an American journalist and revolutionary. He graduated from Harvard College in 1910, joined the staff of The Masses in 1913, was a war correspondent in Mexico and Europe for Metropolitan Magazine, publicist for the Russian Revolution, and head of the American Communist Labor Party.

From the description of Corliss Lamont papers concerning John Reed, 1910-1967. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612243937

Corliss Lamont was a friend of Rockwell Kent. Lamont helped arrange both Kent's funeral and a memorial service in New York City.

From the description of Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1971. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155901911

Author, teacher.

From the description of Reminiscences of Corliss Lamont : oral history, 1984. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743017

From the description of Reminiscences of Corliss Lamont : oral history, 1960. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743029

Author, philosopher and a director of the American Civil Liberties Union, 1932-1954, (Harvard, A.B., 1924; Columbia, Ph.D., 1932) Lamont has been active in humanist causes throughout his life. (See Who's Who in America, 1984-1985).

From the description of Papers, 1929-1932 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006695

Philosopher and author.

Columbia University Ph. D., 1932.

From the description of Corliss Lamont papers, 1891-1993. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 506124382

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Subjects:

  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Poets, English
  • Humanism
  • Civil rights
  • Peaceful change (International relations)
  • English literature--20th century
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Working class women
  • Communism
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Spiritualism
  • Strikes and lockouts--Building cleaning industry
  • minimum wage
  • Authors--Interviews
  • Families
  • Women cleaning personnel
  • Working class
  • Religion
  • American literature--10th century
  • Governmental investigations

Occupations:

  • Philanthropists
  • College teachers
  • Educators
  • Humanists
  • Authors
  • Collector
  • Philosophers

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Soviet Union (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)