Papers, ca. 1895-1940.

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Pearl, Raymond, 1879-1940. Papers, ca. 1895-1940.

Papers, ca. 1895-1940.

This collection includes correspondence as well as notebooks, scrapbooks, diplomas, photographs, and 33 volumes of diaries. There is significant correspondence with his wife (ca. 500 letters) and mother (ca. 300 letters), particularly for the years 1895-1934. Of special note is the correspondence with his friend, colleague, and fellow Baltimorean, H. L. Mencken (ca. 500 letters). The papers contain interesting information on the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, "The Baltimore Sun," Birth Control Federation of America, Dartmouth College, International Institute of Statistics, the Johns Hopkins University, and the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C.

ca. 15,000 items (15 linear ft.).

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