Letters to Eleanor Elkins Widener and A. Hamilton Rice : manuscript, 1915-1940.

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Widener, Eleanor Elkins,. Letters to Eleanor Elkins Widener and A. Hamilton Rice : manuscript, 1915-1940.

Letters to Eleanor Elkins Widener and A. Hamilton Rice : manuscript, 1915-1940.

Miscellaneous correspondence pertaining to the library, including the memorial tablet to Eleanor Elkins Widener dedicated in 1938. Correspondents include Henry Cabot Lodge, Archibald Cary Coolidge, Thomas Lamont, A. Lawrence Lowell, Jerome D. Green, Keyes Metcalf. A few letters and papers are on other subjects, including the donation of a building to the Hill School, 1929.

ca. 30 items ; 28 cm.

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