Elmhirst, L.K. (Leonard Knight), 1893-1974Alternative names
Cornell University Class of 1921. Leonard Knight Elmhirst was instrumental in the planning of Willard Straight Hall, Cornell University. He was the second husband of Dorothy Payne Whitney Straight, the widow of Willard Straight. He and his wife regenerated Dartington Hall, a 14th century estate, into a school focusing on progressive education, scientific agriculture, rural industry, and the arts.
From the description of Leonard K. Elmhirst reminiscence, 1920. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64072903