Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
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.
FOUND IN: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe InstituteCollection Identifier: RG II, Series 2
Overview: Official Radcliffe College correspondence, reports, memoranda, etc., of Ada Louise Comstock, educator and third president of Radcliffe College.
FOUND IN: Harvard University ArchivesCollection 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...
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...
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.
Overview: Prints and photographs relating to the life and career of Felix Frankfurter.
FOUND IN: Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine) / Record Group: Harvard Medical School. Office of the Dean recordsSub-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...
Overview: The Harvard University Cancer Commission records, 1888-1945, are the product of the Commission’s administrative, clinical, and research activities.
FOUND IN: Harvard University Archives / Collection: Records of the Office of News and Public Affairs : Photographs / Series: Graduate School of Public Administration [John F. Kennedy School of Government], 1938-1974 / Item: [Littauer Center Cornerstone Laying / Item: Contact sheetsItem Identifier: UAV 605
Depicted: Left to Right: Dean John H. Williams, James B. Conant, Lucius N. Littauer.
FOUND IN: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe InstituteCollection 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.