Elmhirst, L.K. (Leonard Knight), 1893-1974

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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

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referencedIn Newman, Jared T. (Jared Treman), 1855-1937. Jared Treman Newman papers, 1803-1953, 1803-1937 (bulk). Cornell University Library
referencedIn Ladd, Carl E. 1888-1943. Carl E. Ladd papers, 1932-1943. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Beatrice Argetsinger Betten reminiscences, undated. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Carl E. Ladd papers, 1932-1943. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Burr, George Lincoln, 1857-1938. George Lincoln Burr papers, 1861-1942. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Straight, Michael Whitney. Michael Whitney Straight papers, 1931-2002. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Betten, Beatrice Argetsinger. Beatrice Argetsinger Betten reminiscences, undated. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Elmhirst, Dorothy Whitney Straight, 1887-1968. Dorothy Whitney Straight Elmhirst papers, 1887-1978, 1887-1926 (bulk). Cornell University Library
referencedIn Ladd, Carl E., 1888-1943. Carl E. Ladd papers, 1932-1943. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Dorothy Whitney Straight Elmhirst papers, 1887-1978, 1887-1926 (bulk) Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Elmhirst, L. K. (Leonard Knight), 1893-1974. Leonard K. Elmhirst reminiscence, 1920. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Victoria Ocampo papers, 1908-1979. Houghton Library
referencedIn Jared Treman Newman papers, 1803-1953, 1803-1937 (bulk) Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Dorothy Whitney Straight Elmhirst papers from Dartington Hall, 1890-1976, 1920-1958 (bulk) Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Elmhirst, Dorothy Whitney Straight, 1887-1968. Dorothy Whitney Straight Elmhirst papers from Dartington Hall, 1890-1976, 1920-1958 (bulk). Cornell University Library
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associatedWith Betten, Beatrice Argetsinger. person
associatedWith Betten, Beatrice Argetsinger. person
associatedWith Burr, George Lincoln, 1857-1938. person
associatedWith Carl E., Ladd 1888-1943. person
associatedWith Cornell University corporateBody
associatedWith Dartington Hall (Totnes, Devon) corporateBody
associatedWith Elmhirst, Dorothy Payne Whitney Straight. person
associatedWith Elmhirst, Dorothy Whitney Straight, 1887-1968. person
associatedWith Elmhirst, Dorothy Whitney Straight, 1887-1968. person
associatedWith Jared T. (Jared Treman) Newman, 1855-1937. person
associatedWith Ladd, Carl E., 1888-1943. person
associatedWith Newman, Jared T. (Jared Treman), 1855-1937. person
correspondedWith Ocampo, Victoria, 1891- person
associatedWith Straight, Michael Whitney. person
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Birth 1893-06-06

Death 1974-04-16

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