Papers of Edward Waldo Forbes, 1856-1971 (inclusive).

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Forbes, Edward Waldo, 1873-1969. Papers of Edward Waldo Forbes, 1856-1971 (inclusive).

Papers of Edward Waldo Forbes, 1856-1971 (inclusive).

These papers document the personal and professional life of Edward Waldo Forbes (EWF) and the lives of members of the Forbes family. They include EWF's personal and professional correspondence and papers, diaries and calendars, writings, acccount books, school papers, lecture notes, and memorabilia. Of note are the manuscript of EWF's history of the Fogg Art Museum, papers relating to Gerry's Landing (a riverfront site in Cambridge), papers relating to Harvard Riverside Associates, and papers relating to EWF's World War I Red Cross service. Included are diaries belonging to Margaret Laighton Forbes and Sarah Forbes.

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