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COLLECTION Identifier: Mss:8993 1913-1936 C116

Ella Lyman Cabot papers

Scope and Contents

Cabot's papers, from 1919 to 1934, include leases of her real estate, stock investments, tax records, and correspondence regarding her finances, which she managed herself.


  • 1913-1934


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials stored onsite. Please contact for more information regarding access procedures.


1 linear feet (2 boxes)

Biographical / Historical

Ella Lyman Cabot (1866-1934), of Cambridge, Massachusetts, was a lecturer at Salem Normal School and the author of numerous books on civics and education. She was a beneficiary in the wills of Elizabeth Pratt, Mary Pratt, Robert Pratt, Elizabeth Sprague, Arthur T. Lyman (her father), and Julia Lyman.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of the Estate of Richard C. Cabot, 1942.

Processing Information

Processed: November 2020 By: Baker Library Special Collections Staff
Processing Information To enhance discoverability, this collection was removed from an artificial collection of records pertaining to estate, real estate, and private management in December 2020.
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Repository Details

Part of the Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University Repository

Baker Library Special Collections holds unique resources that focus on the evolution of business and industry, as well as the records of the Harvard Business School, documenting the institution's development over the last century. These rich and varied collections support research in a diverse range of fields such as business, economic, social and cultural history as well as the history of science and technology.

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