Ernest Hillman papers
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Extent3 linear feet (6 boxes)
Ernest Hillman Jr. helped found the Spoleto Festival USA and served as president of the Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum. He was also a philanthropist who, at the time of his death, was contributing to over seventy-five civic, cultural and artistic organizations as well as serving as the founder and chairman of the Society for Peace in the Middle East. Additionally, Mr. Hillman traveled the world extensively, first as a liaison officer in the Navy and then later, on his own. He captured these recollections in his memoir, Liaison: An Instinctive Way of Life published in 2000 and Heroes: Family and Friends published in 2002. He died at his home in Fairfield, Connecticut in 2002.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
By: Dominique Tremblay
- Hillman, Ernest, 1912-2002. Ernest Hillman Papers, 1933-1935: A Finding Aid
- Baker Library
- EAD ID
Part of the Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University Repository
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