Papers, 1894-1948 (inclusive).

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Lamont, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1870-1948. Papers, 1894-1948 (inclusive).

Papers, 1894-1948 (inclusive).

Correspondence; articles; speeches; files relating to the New York Evening Post, 1917-1923, and The Saturday Review of Literature, 1924-1948; records, 1906-1916, of Lamont, Corliss and Company; clippings, and photos. Relates to Lamont's partnership in J.P. Morgan & Company, his Exeter and Harvard connections, various directorships, congressional hearings which concerned him, properties, charitable interests, and especially to his role in the World War I Peace Conference and subsequent monetary and reparations commissions. Correspondents include well-known literary and political figures of this country and abroad during the 1920's and 1930's.

144 linear ft. (286 boxes, 21 v.)

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Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957

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American author and journalist. From the description of Letter to unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1940 October 25. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810653 Christopher Morley was an American editor, an author, and a Rhodes scholar. Morley was one of the founders of the "Saturday Review of Literature," of which he was an editor from 1924 to 1940. A prolific author, he wrote more than 50 books. His novels include PANASSUS ON WHEELS (1917), THE HAUNTED BOOKS...

Allen, Frederick Lewis, 1890-1954

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Editor and author. From the description of Frederick Lewis Allen papers, 1890-1954 (bulk 1933-1954). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979963 Frederick Lewis Allen was vice-president of Harper & Bros., publishers, and editor of Harper's magazine. From the description of Letters, 1926-1953, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155877934 Biographical Note ...

Filene, E. A. (Edward Albert), 1860-1937

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Merchant and reformer, of Boston, Mass.; president of William Filene's Sons Co., established 1851 in Boston, by his father William Filene; spoke and wrote extensively on retailing, merchandizing, business, cooperative credit, and world peace; founder of the credit union movement (1908-1937). From the description of Edward A. Filene papers, 1888-1937 (bulk 1907-1937). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70973639 Edward A. Filene, of the Boston department store firm, sponsored the ...

Morgan, Harjes and Company.

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Canby, Henry Seidel, 1878-1961

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Writer, editor, critic. From the description of Reminiscences of Henry Seidel Canby and Amy Loveman : oral history, 1955. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481130 Epithet: editor of 'Saturday Review of Literature' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0001e2 Canby was a critic, editor and Yale University professor (1899-1922). He was one of the founder...

Thompson, William Boyce, 1869-1930

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Duffield, Pitts, 1869-1938.

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Morgan Grenfell & Co.

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Leffingwell, R. C. (Russell Cornell), 1878-1960

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U.S. assistant secretary of the treasury. From the description of R.C. Leffingwell letterbooks, 1917-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 707025202 Biographical Note 1878, Sept. 10 Born, New York, N.Y. 1899 Graduated, Yale University, New Haven, Conn. 19...

Lamont family.

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International Minerals and Chemicals Corporation.

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Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978

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James Bryant Conant (1893-1978) was a chemist, educator and public servant. Conant taught chemistry at Harvard from 1917-1933; he served as Harvard's president from 1933-1953. He was the national director of defense research from 1941-1945, and was instrumental in the creation of the atomic bomb. He continued as President of Harvard until 1953, at which time he was made United States High Commissioner for Germany. When allied military occupation of Germany ended in 1955, Conant became the U.S. A...

J.P. Morgan & Co.

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Harvard Club of New York City

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An organization of Harvard alumni living in and around New York City, the Harvard Club of New York City was organized in 1865. From the description of Records of the Harvard Club of New York City, ca. 1865-1994. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 500769722 ...

Morgan, J. P. (John Pierpont), 1867-1943

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Epithet: of MS Facsimile Suppl. II British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000754.0x000172 American financier. From the description of Typed letter signed : New York, to Mrs. Ackermann, 1918 May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874981 ...

Davison, Henry Pomeroy, 1867-1922

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Henry Pomeroy Davison was born on June 12, 1867 in Troy, Pennsylvania, son of George B. and Henrietta Davison. After completing his education he became a bookkeeper in a bank managed by one of his relatives, and at age 21 he gained employment at a bank in Bridgeport, Connecticut, the hometown of his wife Kate Trubee. Three years later he moved to New York City where he was employed by the Astor Place Bank, and sometime later became president of the Liberty National Bank. Several years later he w...

Morrow, Dwight W. (Dwight Whitney), 1873-1931

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Epithet: US senator and diplomatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000410.0x0003cd Lawyer with Simpson, Thacher & Reed, 1905-14; banker with J.P. Morgan & Co., 1914-27; Ambassador to Mexico, 1927-30; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1930-31; trustee of educational and philanthropic institutions. Married Elizabeth Reeve Cutter; four children: Elisabeth, Anne, Dwight Jr., Constance. From the des...

Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959

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John Foster Dulles (1888-1959), the fifty-third Secretary of State of the United States for President Dwight D. Eisenhower, had a long and distinguished public career with significant impact upon the formulation of United States foreign policies. He was especially involved with efforts to establish world peace after World War I, the role of the United States in world governance, and Cold War relations between the United States and the Soviet Union. Dulles was born on February 25, 18...

Astor, Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor, Viscountess, 1879-1964

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Born Nancy Witcher Langhorne, of Richmond, Va., and "Mirador," Albemarle co., Va. Married Robert Gould Shaw, 1897; divorced, 1903; one son, Robert Gould. Married Waldorf Astor (1879-1952) of Cliveden, Buckinghamshire, Eng., 1906; five children: William Waldorf (b. 1907), Nancy Phyllis Louise (b. 1909), Frances David Langhorne (b. 1912), Michael (b. 1916), and John Jacob (b. 1918). Elected first woman to Parliament, 1919, serving twenty-five years. From the description of Pa...

Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924

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Woodrow Wilson (b. Thomas Woodrow Wilson, December 28, 1856, Staunton, Virginia-d.February 3, 1924, Washington, D.C.), was the twenty-eight President of the United States, 1913-1921; Governor of New Jersey, 1911-1913; and president of Princeton University, 1902-1910. Author, educator, and statesman. He served as the 28th President of the United States (1913-1921). Lawyer, author, educator, president of Princeton University, governor of New Jersey, and president of t...

Marquand, John P. (John Phillips), 1893-1960

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Marquand was an American novelist and short story writer best known for his novels of upper class New England life and for his stories of the fictional detective Mr. Moto. From the description of Correspondence, 1892-1960. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122468968 From the description of Compositions, 1892-1951. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 83157834 From the guide to the John Phillips Marquand correspondence, 1892-1960., (Houghton Library, Har...

American Foundation

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Private foundation for promotion of charitable, scientific, literary, and educational activities. From the description of American Foundation miscellaneous records, 1930-1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867489 The American Foundation maintained the American Peace Award, offered by Edward W. Bok for "the best practical plan by which the United States may cooperate with other nations to achieve and preserve the peace of the world". From the description of Co...

James, Henry, 1879-1947

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Nephew of the novelist Henry James. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Peru, Vt., to Professor [Kenneth B.] Murdock, 1943 Sept. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270693513 United States representative, Inter-Allied Danube River Commission, 1919. From the description of Henry James papers, 1918-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868854 Henry James was the son of William James and nephew of the novelist Henry James. ...

Harjes, Herman Henry 1876-1926

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Lamont, Corliss, 1902-1995

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John Reed (1887-1920) was an American journalist and revolutionary. He graduated from Harvard College in 1910, joined the staff of The Masses in 1913, was a war correspondent in Mexico and Europe for Metropolitan Magazine, publicist for the Russian Revolution, and head of the American Communist Labor Party. From the guide to the Corliss Lamont papers concerning John Reed, 1910-1967., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Reed (1887-1920) was an Amer...

Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946

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H. G. Wells, Herbert George Wells (b. September 21, 1866, Bromley, Kent, England-d. August 13, 1946, London, England), best remembered for imaginative novels such as The Invisible Man and The War of the Worlds, prototypes for modern science fiction, was a prolific writer and one of the most versatile in the history of English letters. He produced an average of nearly three books a year for more than fifty years, in addition to hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles. His works ranged from f...