Papers of Charles W. Eliot, 1834-1869 and 1909-1926 (bulk), 1807-1945 (inclusive).


Papers of Charles W. Eliot, 1834-1869 and 1909-1926 (bulk), 1807-1945 (inclusive).

The Papers of Charles William Eliot document his personal and professional life, starting principally from his birth to 1869 and from 1909 until his death. These papers are comprised of materials recounting Eliot's student days, his teaching career, and his early writings (up to 1869). It documents his travels around the world and provides an account of the many honors, awards, and accolades that Eliot received over his lifetime. A considerable part of these papers concern Eliot's extensive social reform activities that he participated in during his retirement years. In addition, these papers include biographical materials highlighting Eliot's relationship with his family and close friends.

40 cubic feet (99 document boxes, 21 portfolio boxes)

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