Papers, 1910-1972 (inclusive), 1959-1972 (bulk).


Papers, 1910-1972 (inclusive), 1959-1972 (bulk).

Collection contains Grant's correspondence with Alice and Margaret Hamilton, associates of Connecticut College (which had in 1962 named a new dormitory for Edith and Alice Hamilton), and numerous others primarily about Hamilton's life and health, and about the research for, and publication of the book. Included are photographs of Hamilton and others, articles by and about Hamilton, and reviews of the biography.

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