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Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978

 Person

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Austin Wakeman Scott papers

Collection Identifier: HOLLIS 601712
Overview: The bulk of the correspondence in this collection relates to Scott's activities as law teacher and legal scholar, and to his work as an authority in the fields of trusts and civil procedure. Other material relates to his service as clerk of the Ames Foundation (1920-1966); member of the board of the Harvard Cooperative Society (1940's and 1950's); and miscellaneous writings concerning the history of the Harvard Law School and his courses at the Rutgers U. School of Banking.

Records of Radcliffe College President Ada Louise Comstock, 1923-1943

Collection Identifier: RG II, Series 2
Overview: Official Radcliffe College correspondence, reports, memoranda, etc., of Ada Louise Comstock, educator and third president of Radcliffe College.

Papers of James Bryant Conant, 1862-1987

Collection Identifier: UAI 15.898
Overview: James Bryant Conant (1893-1978) was a chemist, educator and public servant. The wide variety of his interests and occupations are reflected in the title of his memoirs, My Several Lives. Conant's "several lives" included periods as a Harvard University chemistry professor, Harvard University president, national director of defense research, ambassador to Germany and as an author of critical works examining secondary education in the United States. This collection documents professional...

Edwin Joseph Cohn papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c375
Overview: The Edwin Joseph Cohn papers, 1927-1955 (inclusive), are a product of Cohn's professional appointments, activities, and research, during the period of his service at Harvard Medical School as the Head of the Department of Physical Chemistry and Director of the University Laboratory of Physical Chemistry Related to Medicine and Public Health, and at Harvard University as the Chairman of the Division of Medical Sciences of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Chairman of the Department of...

Elton Mayo papers

Collection Identifier: Arch GA 54
Overview: Psychologist Elton Mayo was a professor and Head of the Department of Industrial Research at Harvard Business School. Types of materials included in this collection are professional and personal correspondence, research and teaching materials from HBS and abroad, writings and speeches.

Felix Frankfurter Visual Materials

Collection Identifier: HOLLIS 12254359
Overview: Prints and photographs relating to the life and career of Felix Frankfurter.

George Packer Berry records, 1941-1968 (inclusive), 1941-1968 (inclusive)

Sub-Group Identifier: RG M-DE01
Scope and Content: The records of the Office of the Dean are the product of the activities of the Dean of Harvard Medical School, during the years 1949-1965 under the tenure of George Packer Berry. Included are records from the administrative activities of the Office of the Dean, as well as records related to the Dean's involvement in outside professional and governmental groups. Also included are records resulting from the activities of standing and ad hoc committees at Harvard Medical School, as well as records...

Harvard University. Cancer Commission records

Collection Identifier: M-CE21, Series 00626-00629
Overview: The Harvard University Cancer Commission records, 1888-1945, are the product of the Commission’s administrative, clinical, and research activities.

Papers of Ada Louise Comstock, 1818-1982 (inclusive), 1887-1982 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 471; T-156
Overview: Correspondence, photographs, etc., of Ada Louise Comstock, Radcliffe College president, 1923-1943, and pioneer for women in higher education.