Cairns, Huntington, 1904-1985

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Author, government official, and lawyer; died 1985.

From the description of Papers of Huntington Cairns, 1780-1984 (bulk 1925-1984). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71065994

Biographical Note

  • 1904, Sept. 1: Born, Baltimore, Md.
  • 1922: Graduated, Baltimore City College (high school), Baltimore, Md.
  • 1925: Baltimore, Md. Baltimore Maryland Maryland LL.B., University of Maryland Law School, Baltimore, Md.; awarded first prize for thesis on law of charitable trusts in Maryland
  • 1926: Admitted to Maryland bar
  • 1926 - 1937 : Associate and, from 1933, partner in the law firm of Piper, Carey, and Hall, Baltimore, Md.
  • 1930: Married Florence Faison Butler
  • 1934 - 1937 : Special legal adviser, Customs Bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department
  • 1937 - 1943 : Assistant general counsel, Treasury Department
  • 1938 - 1941 : Member of Maryland Tax Revision Commission
  • 1940 - 1941 : Moderator, "Invitation to Learning" radio program
  • 1943 - 1946 : Secretary and member, American Commission for Protection and Salvage of Artistic and Historic Monuments in War Areas
  • 1943 - 1965 : Secretary-treasurer and general counsel, National Gallery of Art Special legal adviser, Customs Bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department
  • 1948: Moderator, Lectures in Criticism Symposium, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.
  • 1949 - 1959 : Lecturer in criticism, Johns Hopkins University
  • 1961: Chairman, Presidential Inaugural Concert Committee
  • 1965: Retired, Kitty Hawk, N.C.
  • 1966: Received Rockefeller Public Service Award
  • 1985, Jan. 21: Died, Nags Head, N.C.

From the guide to the Huntington Cairns Papers, 1780-1984, (bulk 1925-1984), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn David E. Finley papers, 1921-1977 Library of Congress
referencedIn Cain, James M. (James Mallahan), 1892-1977. Papers of James M. Cain, 1901-1978 (bulk 1925-1978). Library of Congress
referencedIn William McGuire Papers, 1868-1998, (bulk 1967-1997) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, ca. 1933-1997. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Bollingen Foundation. Bollingen Foundation records, 1927-1981 (bulk 1945-1973). Library of Congress
referencedIn Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959. Abraham Flexner papers, 1865-1989 (bulk 1900-1959). Library of Congress
creatorOf Huntington Cairns Papers, 1780-1984, (bulk 1925-1984) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Bonner, Catharine,. Oral history interview with Catharine Bonner, 1989 June 2. National Gallery of Art Library
creatorOf Miller, Francis Pickens, 1895-1978. Papers of Francis Pickens Miller, 1915-1976. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Adams, E. James,. Oral history interview with E. James Adams, 1992 May 5. National Gallery of Art Library
referencedIn McGuire, William, 1917-. William McGuire papers, 1868-1998 (bulk 1967-1997). Library of Congress
referencedIn Malinowski, Bronislaw, 1884-1942. Bronislaw Malinowski papers, 1869-1946 (inclusive), 1914-1939 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993. Lillian Gish papers, 1909-1992. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Lillian Gish papers, 1909-1992 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Cairns, Huntington, 1904-1985. Papers of Huntington Cairns, 1780-1984 (bulk 1925-1984). Library of Congress
creatorOf Miller, Henry, 1891-1980. Henry Miller collection of papers, [1932]-1978. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn James M. Cain Papers, 1901-1978, (bulk 1925-1978) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Henry Miller collection of papers, 1932]-1978 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Joseph Ishill papers, 1888-1966. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Walker, John, 1906, Dec. 24-1995,. Oral history interview with John Walker, 1997 July 27. National Gallery of Art Library
referencedIn Foy, Elizabeth,. Oral history interview with Elizabeth Foy, 1989 15 and 16 May. National Gallery of Art Library
referencedIn Malinowski, Bronislaw, 1884-1942. Bronislaw Malinowski papers, 1869-1946 (inclusive), 1914-1939 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Bollingen Foundation Records, 1927-1981, (bulk 1945-1973) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Frank, Jerome, 1889-1957. Jerome New Frank papers, 1918-1972 (inclusive), 1929-1957 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Barry, Mabel,. Oral history interview with Mabel Barry, 1992 October 6. National Gallery of Art Library
referencedIn Jerome New Frank papers, 1918-1972, 1929-1957 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Abraham Flexner Papers, 1865-1989, (bulk 1900-1959) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Frank, Jerome, 1889-1957. Jerome New Frank papers, 1918-1972 (inclusive), 1929-1957 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Scott Millross Buchanan papers, 1911-1972. Houghton Library.
referencedIn E. E. Cummings papers, 1870-1969. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Harvard University. Dept. of Music. Records of the Symposium on Music Criticism, held May 1-3, 1947 at Harvard, 1946-1948 (inclusive)] Harvard University, Loeb Music Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Adams, E. James, person
associatedWith Barry, Mabel, person
associatedWith Bollingen Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Bonner, Catharine, person
correspondedWith Buchanan, Scott Millross, 1895-1968 person
associatedWith Butler family. family
associatedWith Butler family. family
correspondedWith Cain, James M. (James Mallahan), 1892-1977. person
correspondedWith Calverton, V. F. (Victor Francis), 1900-1940 person
associatedWith Carnes family. family
associatedWith Carnes family. family
associatedWith Center for Hellenic Studies (Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Crombie, A. C. (Alistair Cameron), 1915-1996 person
correspondedWith Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962 person
associatedWith Dumbarton Oaks. corporateBody
correspondedWith Eliot, Alexander person
correspondedWith Feibleman, James Kern, 1904- person
associatedWith Finley, David E. (David Edward) person
correspondedWith Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959. person
associatedWith Foy, Elizabeth, person
associatedWith Frank, Jerome, 1889-1957. person
associatedWith Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993. person
correspondedWith Hamilton, Edith, 1867-1963 person
associatedWith Harvard University. Dept. of Music. corporateBody
associatedWith Heath family. family
associatedWith Heath family. family
associatedWith Hergesheimer, Joseph, 1880-1954. person
correspondedWith Ishill, Joseph. person
associatedWith Johns Hopkins University Lectures on Literary Criticism (Symposium : 1948) corporateBody
correspondedWith Knox, T. M. (Thomas Malcolm), 1900-1980 person
correspondedWith MacNeill, Ben Dixon, 1889-1960 person
correspondedWith Malik, Charles Habib, 1906-1987 person
associatedWith Malinowski, Bronislaw, 1884-1942. person
associatedWith Maryland. Tax Revision Commission (1939) corporateBody
correspondedWith McGuire, William, 1917- person
correspondedWith Mellon, Paul person
correspondedWith Mellon, Paul person
correspondedWith Mencken, August, 1889-1967 person
associatedWith Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956. person
associatedWith Miller, Francis Pickens, 1895-1978. person
associatedWith Miller, Henry, 1891-1980. person
associatedWith National Gallery of Art (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith National Home Library Foundation (U.S.) corporateBody
correspondedWith New Directions Publishing Corp. corporateBody
associatedWith Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972. person
correspondedWith Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph), 1878-1965 person
correspondedWith Schuster, M. Lincoln (Max Lincoln), 1897-1970 person
associatedWith Siegel, Eli, 1902-1978. person
correspondedWith Tate, Allen, 1899-1979 person
associatedWith Textile Museum (Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Tietsch, F. L. (Franz Ludwig) person
associatedWith United States. Bureau of Customs. corporateBody
associatedWith Walker, John, 1906, Dec. 24-1995, person
correspondedWith Wells, H. Neal person
correspondedWith Wells, H. Neal person
correspondedWith Yntema, Hessel E. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
North Carolina
Maryland
North Carolina
Subject
Motion pictures--Censorship
Practice of law
Practice of law--Maryland
Taxation
Authors, American
Arts
Censorship
Literature--History and criticism--Congresses
Motion pictures--Censorship--United States
Philosophy
Taxation--Maryland
Law
Occupation
Authors
Public officials
Lawyers
Function

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Birth 1904-09-01

Death 1985

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